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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim  

Chris Abraham
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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Kim. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Kim on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Kim as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Kim along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Kim, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Kims include Lil' Kim, Gail Kim, and Daniel Dae Kim, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 44
Kimberly Denise Jones known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, living much of her ...more
Gail Kim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 42
Gail Kim-Irvine is a Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model and actress of Korean descent currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. She also worked with ...more
Daniel Dae Kim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 50
Daniel Dae Kim is an American actor, producer, and director. Kim is best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row series of ...more
Byung-hyun Kim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 40
Byung-hyun Kim is a South Korean professional baseball pitcher for the KIA Tigers of Korea Baseball Organization. He is best known for his years with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red ...more
Nellie Kim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 61
Nellie Vladimirovna Kim is a retired Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals and a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, and two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. She was ...more
Ok-bin Kim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 32
Kim Ok-bin is a South Korean actress. Kim made her debut in an online beauty contest in 2004, and began her acting career with a role in 2005 film Voice. Subsequent appearances include the ...more
Jay Kim is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 79
Chang Joon “Jay” Kim is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California and ambassador for Korean-American relations. He was the first Korean-American to be elected to the ...more
Sun-woo Kim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 41
Sun-woo "Sunny" Kim is a former South Korean professional baseball pitcher of the Korean Baseball Organization. He has previously played in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red ...more
Daul Kim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Dec. at 20 (1989-2009)
Kim Daul was an international South Korean fashion model, Painter and blogger. She committed suicide at the age of 20.
Lily Kim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 38
Lily Kim is a Korean-American media personality in Chicago. She is the Managing Partner and Host of Ascene Chicago, the online entertainment guide to the best of Chicago's Asian scene. She is ...more
James Kim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Dec. at 35 (1971-2006)
James Kim was an American television personality and technology analyst for the former TechTV international cable television network, reviewing products for shows including The Screen Savers, ...more
Yu-ri Kim is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Dec. at 22 (1989-2011)
Yu-ri Kim was a South Korean fashion model, who was active from late 2000s to early 2010s. Despite being considered one of the most promising models in the runway scene in South Korea, she died ...more
Jacqueline Kim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 53
Jacqueline Joan Kim is an American writer, actress, filmmaker and composer. She was nominated for a FIND Independent Spirit award for Best Supporting Actress in the film, Charlotte Sometimes.
So Yong Kim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 51
So Yong Kim is an award-winning Korean American independent filmmaker. She has made three feature films, In Between Days, Treeless Mountain and For Ellen, set in Canada, South Korea and the ...more
Min Kim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
André Kim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Dec. at 75 (1935-2010)
Andre Kim was a South Korean fashion designer based in Seoul, South Korea. He was known predominantly for his evening and wedding gown collections. He is survived by his adopted son, Kim
Eric B. Kim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 65
Eric B. Kim is a Korean American businessman in the technology field. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1954. At the age of 11, his family moved to Los Angeles, in the United States. He ...more
Hye Sun Kim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Pat Kim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Mi-kyung Kim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
Mi-kyung Kim age 55
Kim Mi-Kyeong is an actress.
Jinah Kim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 47
Jinah Kim is a Korean American reporter for NBC News and KNBC in Los Angeles, California. She is also President of the Los Angeles chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. She is ...more
Ji-yeong Kim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 44
Ji-yeong Kim is an actress.
Allen Kim is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 28
Kim Kibum, now better known by his stage name in Japan Allen Kibum, is a South Korean idol singer, dancer, actor and television host. He is best known for being a former member of South Korean ...more
Yeon Joo Kim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 38
Yeon Joo Kim is an actor.
Jaegwon Kim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Kim
age 84
Jaegwon Kim is a Korean American philosopher who works at Brown University. He is best known for his work on mental causation and the mind-body problem. Key themes in his work include: a ...more