Kim Jin-kyu

Muna 19 Jul,2022

Facts of Kim Jin-kyu

Full Name
Kim Jin-kyu
Birth Name
Kim Jin-kyu
Famous Name
Kim Jin-kyu
South Korean
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$500,000 to $1 million
Famous for
Defending skills
Started career as


Currently Married

Kim Jin-kyu is a former football player coming from Yeongdeok, Gyeongbuk, South Korea, who played professionally as a defender for various teams and also the South Korean national team representing them in multiple events. Apart from that, he also played a center-back. Furthermore, Jin-kyu was one of the most loved and skilled players on his team.

Besides, he has been a part of multiple teams and also led them to win various games. Not only that, but he was a great playmaker who helped his squad to win some championships too.

Insights On His Career At Club

Kim Jin-kyu started playing football when he was in 4th grade. As we know, he went to Andong High School. After graduating, Jun-kyu headed straight to K League rather than playing for a university. 

During his time at Jeonnam Dragons, he set a record by becoming the youngest player to achieve a goal on his team. And in 2005, he was transferred to Jubilo Iwata. In January of 2007, he came back to Jeonnam Dragons. Later, he got chances to play for various teams, and on July 25, 2007, Jun-kyu joined FC Seoul. And with the team FC Seoul, he played in numerous games and was also a part of them when they won the K League in the year 2010.

Kim Kim Jin-kyu during a match SOURCE:

In January 2011, he transferred to the Chinese Super League side Dalian Shide. Later, he went to J1 League club Ventforet Kofu on loan for six months. Moreover, Jun-kyu returned to FC Seoul after Kofu was relegated to the Second Division. In addition to that, he signed a deal with Pattaya United on loan from Muangthong United in the Thai Premier League in the year 2016.

More On His International Career

Jin-kyu has represented the South Korean national team in some events, mainly in the 2005 East Asian Football Championship. And Jin-kyu scored his first goal in a match against China. Further, he was also selected to represent South Korea in FIFA World Cup in 2006.

Similarly, he became the captain of the Korean national football team for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Apart from that, Jin-kyu appeared in various games representing the nation in events like the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Asian Cup, 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, and many more.

Career Earnings and Net Worth Revealed

Jin-kyu has amassed a considerable sum of money from his professional career as a football player. During his professional career, he played for multiple teams, from where he has surely received great pay. As per the Transfermrkt, Jin-kyu had a huge market value.

The same report claimed his market value in 2005 was €850 Th. His highest mark value was €1.50M which was in the 2009-2010 season. Having such impressive pay, Jin-kyu has a fair net worth which is speculated to be around $500,000 to $1 million.

During his professional career, Jin-kyu may have worked with some sports brands or companies. After retiring from football, he may have been engaged in some fields from which he may make a living through it.

Kim Kim Jin-kyu celebrating after a victory SOURCE:

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Married Life: Is Kim Jin-kyu Married or Single?

The former player, Jin-kyu, may be leading a single life as there are no details about him being involved in any romantic affairs. On the other hand, Jin-kyu's fans have also speculated that he may have married, but due to the lack of information, we are unable to confirm this point.

In the same way, Jin-kyu is a private person and is also not much active on any social media platforms. Due to this reason, we are unknown if he has a wife or a girlfriend. Like many other footballers, Jin-kyu also prefers to keep himself far from the public domain as he is highly aware of his privacy. Kim Jin-kyu during his game SOURCE:

However, the retired footballer may give some updates in the future as his fans and well-wishers have been eager to know about it for a long time. We will also share more news about his personal life in the future.

Short Insights On His Early Life

Kim Jin-kyu was born on February 16, 1985, in Yeongdeok, Gyeongbuk, South Korea. He holds South Korean nationality. As said above, Jin-kyu is a very private person and has not opened up anything in the media. So, his parents and family details remain under review.

Apart from that, he also has an older brother. Unfortunately, the name of his brother remains far from the public domain. As for his education, he went to Andong High School from 2000 to 2002. 

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Is He Active On Social Media?

Jin-kyu is a private person, and he does not have much activeness on social media. At the time of this post, he is officially unavailable on any social media platforms. Besides that, we can find multiple fake accounts of Jin-kyu on Instagram and Twitter. 

Some Facts About Kim Jin-kyu

  • Kim Jin-kyu is a native of Yeongdeok, Gyeongbuk, South Korea.
  • Jin-kyu started playing football in the 4th grade after being influenced by his older brother.
  • From 2000 to 2002, he went to Andong High School.
  • During his professional career, Jin-kyu played as a defender and a center-back.
  • He stands at the height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
  • His birthdate is February 16, 1985. 
  • According to Transfermrkt, he now works as an assistant manager at FC Seoul Res. 

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