Kim Jung Gi Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 31, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
Edited by Aditi Gupta
Fact-checked by Aanchal Padmavat
Kim Jung Gi is the artist of Superani and a featured artist at Angouleme International Comics and Galerie Maghen.
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About Kim Jung Gi

Kim Jung Gi is a famous cartoonist, animator, illustrator, and art instructor from South Korea.

Kim Jung Gi worked in various industries, including movies, music, and government exhibitions. He had put together a feature exhibition in the Republic of Korea president's official residence and workplace, Cheongwadae.

Kim Jung Gi Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kim Jung Gi's net worth?

Famous illustrator from South Korea Kim Jung Gi has an estimated net worth of over $16 million.

How much does Kim Jung Gi earn per year?

Kim Jung Gi has not disclosed his annual earnings. However, his primary income source is his career as a cartoonist and illustrator.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kim Jung Gi?

Kim Jung Gi is approximately 5 ft 10 in (179 cm) tall.

How old is Kim Jung Gi?

Born in 1975, illustrator Kim Jung Gi is 47 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Korean cartoonist and animator Kim Jung Gi was born in 1975 in the town of Goyang-Si, in the province of Kyongki-Do, South Korea.

Kim Jung Gi enrolled at the Fine Arts School, majoring in Arts and Design. After high secondary graduation, he attended Dong-Eui University, located in Busan, for three years.

Soon after graduation from college, he served his two years in the South Korean army in the Special Forces Unit.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kim Jung Gi dating?

Kim Jung Gi is currently not dating or married to anyone. Besides, he hasn't revealed his past relationships or dating history either.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kim Jung Gi is an illustrator and comic artist from South Korea known for his artistic capacity and publications of several comics, especially his artistic graphic novels 'SpyGames' and 'McCurry, NYC, 9/11'.

Kim Jung Gi's debut publication was published in Young Jump Magazine. The publication was 'Funny Funny', featuring numerous short stories.

Later, Kim Jung Gi collaborated with Seung-Jin Park for his six-volume comic. Seung-Jin Park is the writer of 'Tiger The Long Tail'. He has also worked alongside the French author Bernard Werber, producing their written novels 'Paradise' (2010) and 'Third Humanity' (2013).

Kim Jung Gi's best-known works include 'First SketchBook' (2007), six volumes of 'Tiger The Long Tail' (2008-2010), 'Paradise' (2010), 'Second SketchBook' (2011), 'Third SketchBook' (2013), 'SpyGames' (2014), 'Fourth SketchBook' (2015), 'Fifth SketchBook' (2016), and 'McCurry, NYC, 9/11'.

Kim Jung Gi has a total of six sketchbooks in print. It equals 4,500 pages worth of drawings in 12 years. He has also collaborated with Katsuya Terada, a Japanese artist, in 2017 for their sketchbook of various drawings.

Kim Jung Gi runs a drawing school in Seoul, South Korea. The drawing school was named AniChanga.

What awards has Kim Jung Gi won?

Kim Jung Gi holds the Guinness World Records for Longest Drawing By An Individual. He also won the Multicultural Excellence Award in 2019 by The ANA Educational Foundation.

Other Interesting Kim Jung Gi Facts And Trivia

  • Kim Jung Gi conducted various exhibitions in private schools and universities teaching the Korean Comic book, Manhwa.
  • In 2011, Kim Jung Gi took part in Bucheon's Comic Festival.
  • Kim Jung Gi is associated with fellow illustrator Karl Kopinski.
  • During his service in the Special Forces Unit in the South Korean army, Kim Jung Gi memorized the array of vehicles and different weapons.
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Kim Jung Gi Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Kim Jung Gi

Date of Birth



South Korean

Place of Birth




179 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown


Illustrator, Comics Artist


Dong-Eui University

Net Worth

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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