Hyun Bin

Hyun Bin | Before & After The Military Service

Hyun Bin is a 40-year-old South Korean actor who has been in the Korean Entertainment industry for 20 years. He held a fan meeting on March 7, 2011, to convey the message of his leaving for the military. Fans were heartbroken and were in tears as they saw him go. 

Hyun Bin served in the Military as required for 21 months from  March 2011 to December 2012.

Let’s have a look at his updates after returning from the Military. 

Career Life & Updates After Military

A press conference was held to welcome the actor after the military.  “I’m achieving things step by step with my fellow soldiers, and I feel good about myself. I’m also learning things about myself that I didn’t know while training here. It’s a very meaningful time for me,” said the actor at the press conference. 

After he returned from the Military, he announced his appearance in the leading role of the movie ‘The Fatal Encounter,’ and the TV show ‘Tears of the Earth – from the North Pole to the South Pole.’ In 2015, he appeared in the K-Drama ‘Hyde Jekyll, Me.’

Hyun Bin Military Enlistment

At 29 years old, Hyun Bin enlisted in the military nearly 8 years after his debut. 

Place of ServiceMarine Corps
Position heldSoldier

Why should all men in South Korea serve in the Military?

Conscription, under the Constitution of South Korea, states that it is mandatory for all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years to serve in the Military. The duration of the service differs according to the military branch they serve. Usually, Active soldiers serve for a period of 18 months, Navy soldiers for 20 months, and Air force soldiers for 21 months

Male citizens between the above age range go through an ‘Impairment and Disability evaluation’ before enlisting in the “first citizen service” mandate. 

The actor Hyun Bin also had to serve as required despite having some breakthrough moments as an artist in the entertainment industry.   

Family & Relationships

Hyun Bin has been in relationships with a few actresses. He dated Song Hye-kyo in 2009 and just when the public thought the relationship was serious and could end in marriage, the couple announced their fallout in 2011.

Since 2016, Hyun has been in a relationship with the actress Kang So-ra. However, in January 2021, it came to light that Hyun Bin was dating actress Son Ye-jin. On March 31, 2022, the couple got married in Seoul. In June 2022, Bin and Son announced they were expecting their first child together.

FatherKim Won-hung
MotherNot mentioned
SiblingsOne brother
SpouseSon Ye-jin
Children 1

Hyun Bin Biography

NameKim Tae-pyung
NationalitySouth Korean
Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1982,
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
Age (As of March 2023)40
EducationChung-Ang University
Height184 cm
Weight84 Kg
Marital StatusMarried

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How long did Hyun Bin serve in the Military?

Hyun Bin served in the military for nearly 21 months, from March 7, 2011, to December 6, 2012

When did Hyun Bin enlist in the Military? 

He enlisted in the military on March 7, 2011, and was 29 years old at the time. 

When was Hyun Bin discharged from the Military? 

He was discharged on  December 6, 2012, from service in the Marine Corps

How old is Hyun Bin?

Hyun Bin is 40 years old as of March 2023. 

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