Claudia Kim is one of the most sought-after actresses in South Korea who made it big in Hollywood. She’s got a girl-next-door vibe and a sexy body that everyone likes.
Kim Soo Hyun, also known by her English name Claudia Kim Shampine is born in 1985 in Seoul, South Korea. She stayed in the United States until she was six years old before moving back to her home country.
As a child, she wanted to become an international lawyer but later aspired to be a TV anchor in high school. She got her inspiration from CNN Asia’s news anchor Karuna Shinsho.
She attended Ewha Womans University, where she majored in international relations. While studying, she worked as a reporter in the university’s English newspaper Ewha Voice. She took her internship at Arirang TV and The Korea Times.
In 2005, Kim made her entertainment debut after winning a modeling contest. She became the first winner without any prior experience in modeling.
Since then, Kim aspired to be in a German fashion show. She also took acting lessons in the hope of becoming an artist.