Kim Ga-yeon

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Kim Ga-yeon
Kim So-yeon

(1972-09-09) 9 September 1972 (age 49)
Bongseon-dong, Nam District, Gwangju, South Korea
Years active1990–present
(m. 1995; div. 1998)

(m. 2011)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Ga-yeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Kayŏn
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGim So-yeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Soyŏn

Kim Ga-yeon (born Kim So-yeon, 9 September 1972) is a South Korean actress and former owner of the StarCraft II team SlayerS.

Personal life[edit]

In 2011, Kim entered into a common-law marriage with South Korean former professional StarCraft player Lim Yo-hwan, which was kept secret for two years. They had a daughter, born on 1 August 2015.[1] In 2016, she and Lim Yo-Hwan had a wedding.[2]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1995 LA Arirang SBS
2001 Life Is Beautiful KBS2
2004 Lovers In Paris Employee SBS
2004-2005 Heaven's Fate Han Ok-Jin MBC
2006-2007 Queen Of The Game Samantha SBS
2007 Cruel Love Kang Jo-Ran KBS2
2008 Working Mom Park In-Hye SBS
2009 Princess Ja Myung Yeo-rang SBS
2011 Insu, The Queen Mother Prince jTBC
2013 Ruby Ring Bae Se-Ra KBS2
2014 There is a Blue Bird (Ep. 2 Cinderella Syndrome) Cameo TV Chosun
2018 What's Wrong with Secretary Kim tvN
2020 Brilliant Heritage Shin Ae-ri KBS1

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2004 41st Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Mr. Handy Won


  1. ^ ddangha (2 August 2015). "Kim Ga Yeon and Lim Yo Hwan Couple Welcomes Healthy Baby Daughter to Their Family". Soompi. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. ^ Lee, Hyun Kyung. "결혼 김가연 임요환, 혼인신고 5년 만에 결혼식 진행…사회 유재석, 부케받은 홍석천, 조세호까지 참석". 2016-05-09. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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