Kim Young-chul

Kim Young-chul ( 김영철) is a prominent comedian and singer from South Korea. Besides he is a cast member in JTBC’s Knowing Bros, a South Korean Television entertainment program. 

Recently, in 2022 February, Kim Young-chul published a human essay ‘Cry and Laughed’. Presently he also served in Kim Young-chul’s Power FM which is airing on SBS Power FM.

Quick Facts

Real Name Kim Young-chul
Hangul 김영철
Hanja 金榮澈
Age 49 years old
Date of Birth June 23, 1974
Birth Place Ulsan, South Korea
Zodiac sign ♎ Cancer
Height 5 feet 11 inches (182 cm)
Weight 67 kg
Net worth $6 Million
Mother Name N/A
Father Name N/A
Siblings Ae-sook
Kim Ok-ran
Profession Comedian and Singer
Education Dongguk University
Spouse N/A
Spouse’s Date of Birth N/A

Kim Young-chul Bio, Age, Parents, and Education

Famous South Korean comedian, Kim Young-chul was born on June 23, 1974, in Ulsan, South Korea. As of 2023, his age 49. According to his birth chart data, his sun sign is Cancer.

In Hangul Kim Young-chul’s name is written as 김영철, in hanja, it is written as 金榮澈, and his family name is Lee.

He holds a South Korean nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. Presently his biological mother and father’s name are not mentioned yet. Besides he has two siblings named Ae-sook and Kim Ok-ran.


As per the sources he earned his bachelor’s degree from Dongguk University. Besides his schooling life educational background is not clearly mentioned.

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Kim Young-chul with his manager and brother having a dinner

Kim Young-chul Social Media

He is currently active on most of his social media accounts he is active on Instagram under the user name @luxekim with 394k followers with a verified blue mark. On Twitter as @CalebYC with 115k followers, on Facebook as @superpowerkim with 26k followers with a verified blue mark, and on TikTok as @luxekim with 68.9k followers with a verified blue mark. He is on YouTube as @toomuch07 with 50.3k subscribers and has an official website profile in mystic89.

Instagram @luxekim
Twitter @CalebYC
Youtube @toomuch07
Facebook @superpowerkim
TikTok @luxekim
Official Website mystic89

Kim Young-chul’s Girlfriend and Dating

He is single and not dating anyone at the moment. Till now, he has not seen anyone romantically involved with anyone.

Also, his past affairs are not revealed at the moment.

Kim Young-chul Comedian & Singer Career

Kim Young-chul is one of the popular media faces of people. He rose to notable after he made his appearances in the Korean show, Infinite Challenge. Besides he was also the subject of memes because of his pronunciation of the phrase “Cheer up, superpower” sounding like “Cheer up, super po-wall”.

His stand-up comedy is Obersucational, Sketch, Wit, Pardoy, Slapstick, Drama, Sitcom, and Music. In the year 2004, he was featured in Precious Family, a South Korean television series, portraying the cast of Shin Shin-chul which was aired on KBS2.

His other famous television drama work includes End of Love cast of Kim II-gu, Real School as Kim Young-chul, Angry Mom as English Teacher, Gangnam Scandal as CHoi Seo-Hyung’s Friends, and Dinner Mate as Jjoda Man.

Not only this, but he has been featured in numerous television shows his debut television show was Comedy Everything in the World. After featuring in this show, he earned his name and fame in the entertainment industry. In the same year, he was in Show! Lucky Train and Gag Concert.

His television shows list are listed below:

  • Hail Quiz
  • Strong Heart
  • Sweet Night
  • Now On My Way to Meet You
  • Go Show
  • Star Gazing
  • King of Mask Singer
  • Idol Star Athletics Championships
  • Real Men
  • Knowing Bros
  • Gibutique
  • Madams’ Secret Recipe
  • Comedy Blue vs. White – Cider
  • I Live Alone
  • Law of the Jungle
  • With You
  • We Have Delivery
  • King of Comedy
  • Cafeteria
  • Friendly Driver
  • Where Are You Going, DdaengChul?
  • Grandma’s Restaurant in Samcheong-dong
  • Eating Out Day
  • King of Mask Singer
  • Rossily in Secret Island
  • Rossily in Secret Ulsan

In the year 2007 he published a book titled, Shameless Young-chul English which was published by Random House Korea, The Shameless Young-Chul English (2009) which was also published by Random House Korea and Shameless SET published by Dun & Bradstreet, and Fun Fun Children Young-chul English published by Cine21 Books.

Kim Young-chul Net Worth

The net worth of Kim Young-chul of $6 million as per some sources and most of his income is from his Comedy and Singing career.

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Kim Young-chul with his friend and colleagues

Body Stats: Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Kim Young-chul stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches and weighs 67 kg as per some sources. His full body measurements are currently not available and will update it soon.

He has black hair and a pair of beautiful black eyes.

Kim Young-chul Rumors, Scandals, and Gossip

He prefers to maintain his low profile and there is no record of him being involved in any kind of Rumors and Scandals.

Also, he has not been the topic of any Gossip

Trophies and Awards

Year Awards Category Result
2000 7th Korea Entertainment Arts Awards Male Comedy Award Won
Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Variety Performer Won
TV Entertainment Awards Male Gagman Rookie Award Won
2010 SBS Entertainment Awards All-round Entertainer Award[10] Won
2015 MBC Entertainment Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Nominated
Top Excellence Award – Show/Variety Won
Best Couple Award with Jung Gyu-woon Nominated
2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Male Variety Performer Nominated
2017 Melon Music Awards Best Trot with Hong Jin-young Won
SBS Entertainment Awards Radio DJ Award Won
2018 Korea Brand Awards Radio DJ of the Year Won


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