Jihae's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Jihae Kim (born c. 1981), better known by the mononym Jihae, is a South Korean singer and actress living in the United States. She debuted as a singer in 2007 and has since released four full-length albums. As an actress, she has appeared in the miniseries Mars (2016) and the film Mortal Engines (2018).
Jihae's first acting experience was playing two leading roles as identical twins -- one the commander of the first human colony on Mars, the other, the Secretary General of Space Agency on earth -- in Mars, Ron Howard's National Geographic miniseries. Mars returned for a second season last fall released in 171 countries.
Jihae has performed at the London Olympics, Cannes Film Festival and the United Nations General Assembly. Following her passion for human rights, she continues to donate her time and performance to a variety of nonprofits, including Hillary Clinton's 2012 Hours Against Hate, the Willie Mae Rock Camp, and Acumen Funds. Jihae recently donated 'Let's Come Together' song to International Medical Corps in an effort to help the dire tragedy faced by millions of migrants today.
Jihae was born in South Korea to a diplomat father and an opera-trained mother. She grew up in Africa, Europe, and America attending ten schools in 3 different languages by the time she became a teenager. She launched a record label and released her first album, 'My Heart Is An Elephant' in 2007 featuring collaborations with Lenny Kravitz and Michel Gondry.
Related sites for this celeb