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South Korean singer


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Intro South Korean singer
Is Singer Actor Model
From South Korea China Hong Kong
Field Fashion Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender female
Birth 24 November 1980, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
Age 41 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Korea University
Acoustic music
The details (from wikipedia)


Soy Kim (Korean: 소이; born 김소연 in 1980) is a South Korean actress, singer-songwriter and model.



Soy started her acting career as Hye-young in the 2005 movie The Wig. After landing several lead roles in movies such as Drawing Paper, Ohayo Sapporo, she began working closely with Director Shin Yeon-shick in movies such as Rough Play, The Avian Kind, and most recently a lead role in his omnibus Like a French Film opposite Steven Yeun from The Walking Dead.


Due to her fluency in English, Korean & Chinese, Soy has had the opportunity to interview many Hollywood stars such as Ben Stiller, Liam Neeson, Mike Myers, Beyoncé. Most recently, Soy has interviewed Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy & Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for the 2015 Academy Award-winning film The Revenant.


Soy was included in the original lineup for S.E.S under SM Entertainment in 1997 but left the group prior to debut due to personal reasons.

Soy started her musical career as the leader of 5-member K-pop girl band T.T.MA in 1999. After releasing two albums, the group disbanded in 2002 and Soy now performs under the moniker, Raspberry Field.

Early life

Soy was born the youngest of 2 siblings in Hong Kong. She has an older sister named Hey (Real name: Kim Hye-won) who is married to Korean singer Cho Kyu-chan. Her parents were South Korean diplomats, allowing her to travel to many countries in her youth such as England, United States and Taiwan.

Upon her return to South Korea, she enrolled in Korea University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Chinese Language & Literature. She is also an M.A. candidate in Media studies.

Soy is fluent in English, Korean & Chinese.


As Raspberry Field

Studio albums
  • Sweet & Bitter (2013)
  • Dream, Cast (2015)
  • Saturday Afternoon (2010)
  • Have You Seen...? (2010)
  • You Know, (2010)
  • Can You (2012)
  • What a Feeling (2013)
  • Time Traveler (2013)


Studio albums
  • In the Sea (1999)
  • 2nd Story I Wanna Be... (2000)
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