Following the end of Kim Young Kwang‘s contract with CHOII Entertainment, the model-turned-actor decides to sign with a new agency Enpino, hoping to develop himself as an actor.Enpino expressed, “We are excited to be working with Kim Young Kwang. Kim Young Kwang has made significant contributions in setting the trend for model-turned-actors and we will provide full support for his future.”
Kim Young Kwang himself stated, “I hope to develop further as an actor, moving forward from the initial model-turned-actor visual image to one who is recognized for his acting abilities. I am nervous and excited to be able to further myself with the challenges to come as an actor under this new agency.”
Kim Young Kwang is a great example of a model-turned-actor, as he was casted in numerous hit dramas including tvN Plus Nine Boys, KBS2 Good Doctor, SBS The Birth of Secret, and KBS2 Love Rain. His fans are also excited for his role in the upcoming SBS drama Pinocchio and he recently joined the first script reading with drama leads Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye. Pinocchio will air its first broadcast on November 12th, taking the Wednesday and Thursday 10PM KST timeslot.
Owing to his previous career as a model, the 187-cm tall man was able to showcase his well worked-out body in his recently-ended drama Plus Nine Boys.
Other good role models of model-turn-actors who have made it big include Lee Soo Hyuk, Ahn Jae Hyun, Kim Woo Bin, Lee Jong Suk, Seo Kang Jun, and Song Jae Rim.