Im Si Wan

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Im Si Wan is a singer from South Korea. Additionally, he is well-known for his acting and hosting abilities on television shows. He was a founding member of the boyband ZE: A. He serves as the group’s leader and is the band’s lead vocalist. He also occasionally plays the violin. It aided him in developing his career throughout his youth. He was also a member of the group’s subgroup ZE: A Five. He’s also had some success as an actor, having appeared in the cable television series ‘Misaeng’ in 2014. Misaeng was also referred to as ‘Incompletion of Life’. His 2013 film, ‘The Attorney,’ is a critical and commercial success, and his performance in the film was lauded. Generally, he prefers to play roles that are a good fit for him. These include roles in which he is portrayed as a gentleman with impeccable looks, manners, and lifestyle. ‘A Melody to Remember’ and ‘Waiting for Love’ are two of his other significant works.

Childhood & Adolescence

Im Si Wan was born in Busan, South Korea on 1 December 1988. ImWoong Jae was his given name. He was always interested in music and the arts, even as a child. Later in life, he decided to pursue a career in music.

He attended Busan Gudeok High School and Busan National University. He later attended the University of East Broadcasting Arts after graduating from the University. He is currently enrolled at Woosong Information College.

He is variously referred to as Lim Shi Wan, Im Si Wan, and Yim Si Wan. His stage name, on the other hand, is simply Si Wan.

Career of Im

Im was in Busan for the Chin Chin Song Festival when he was recruited as a trainee by Star Empire. He joined a group called ‘Children Of Empire’ shortly after beginning his training. The group consisted of nine members, who trained together for three years before embarking on guerilla performances across the country.

A year later, on 7th January 2010, the group made its debut with ‘Nativity,’ an extended play. The group reformed as a boyband and adopted the moniker ZE: A. They made their KBS Music Bank debut on 15 January 2010.

Im debuted in 2012 as a young Heo Yeom in the period drama ‘Moon Embracing The Sun.’ It achieved widespread acclaim and outperformed the industry standard of 40% viewer ratings, earning it the title of National Drama.

This aided Im significantly, as his acting was highly regarded and the critics lauded his performance. He also achieved a certain level of prominence in South Korea’s acting industry.

Later that year, he starred in the revenge drama ‘Man From The Equator’ as a cold young man with a pessimistic outlook on life as a result of a tragic backstory. He was later cast in the 2012 sitcom ‘Standby’ and the 2013 drama special ‘Waiting For Love’.

He was cast in the courtroom drama film ‘The Attorney’ in 2013, which was a critical and commercial success. I portrayed a young student who is arrested and tortured by the police on suspicion of being a communist sympathizer. The film went on to become South Korea’s eighth best-selling film. In South Korea, it sold approximately 11 million tickets.

He made his television debut in 2014 with two drama series, ‘Misaeng’ and ‘Triangle’. In the series ‘Misaeng’, also known as ‘Incomplete Life: Prequel’, he portrayed a former baduk player who must adapt to Korean culture. He portrayed a boy raised in a cold chaebol household in ‘Triangle.’

He then returned to the big screen in 2016 with the war drama film ‘A Melody To Remember,’ in which he portrayed a good-hearted soldier who believes in miracles and hopes for them despite his dire circumstances.

In 2017, he continued to play roles that were out of character for him. In the crime caper film ‘One Line,’ he portrayed a cunning con man, and in the crime action film ‘The Merciless,’ he portrayed an undercover cop who works with a drug smuggling ring.

Significant Works

He portrayed Joseph in ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, a musical theatre production. In 2011 and 2012, he appeared on the variety show ‘Birth of a Family.’

In 2012, he hosted the KBS Network’s 2012 Dream Concert and the SBS Super Concert at Yeosu EXPO.

‘Loveability’ and ‘Spectacular’ are two of his major studio albums. Both of these albums were produced by the boyband ZE: A. ZE: A’s previous single albums include ‘Nativity,’ ‘Leap for Detonation,’ ‘Exciting,’ and ‘Phoenix.’

Among his other chart-topping singles are ‘Beautiful Lady,’ ‘The Ghost Of The Wind,’ ‘All Day Along,’ and ‘Level Up. He has appeared in numerous music videos, including ‘Aftermath’, ‘Breathe’, ‘Continue’, ‘My Only Wish’, and ‘Love Letter’.

Awards and Accomplishments

Im Si Wan was invited to the Cannes Film Festival for the first time in 2017.

He was appointed ambassador by the Korea Tourism Organization, the Tissot Swatch Group, Woosong University in Gyeonggi Province, the Korea International Trade Association, and FinTech Financial Technology Group Inc.

He won the 12th MBC Entertainment Awards’ Best Newcomer in a Sitcom Award in 2012 for his role in ‘Standby’.

He was named Best New Actor at the 9th Max Movie Awards and the 3rd Marie Claire Film Awards in 2013. Among his other honors are the Best Fashionista Award at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards, the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards at the 51st Grand Bell Awards, the Popularity Award at the 35th Blue Dragon Film Awards, and the 3rd Korean Film

Actors Association Awards for his role in the film ‘The Attorney.’ Wan was also named Best New Actor at the 33rd MBC Drama Awards for his performance in ‘Triangle’. He won the Best Actor award at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards, the Asia Special Award for Best Actor at the 10th Asia Model Festival Awards, the Best New Actor (TV) award at the 51st Baeksang Arts Awards, the Actor Special Jury Prize at the 8th Korea Drama Awards, and the Excellence Award for Actor in a Miniseries at the 4th APAN Star Awards for his role in ‘Misaeng’.

Private Life of Im

Although little is known about Ipersonal m’s life, it is well known that he began serving in the military on 11th July, 2017 to fulfill his mandatory military service. The mandatory service will conclude on April 10th, 2019.

He stands approximately 175 centimeters tall and weighs approximately 55 kilograms. He maintains a social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Prior to becoming famous, he ran an online clothing store.

Estimated Net Worth

The net worth of Im is $3million.


He co-starred in the Chinese South Korean web drama ‘My Catman’ alongside Chae Soo Bin and Kim Myung Soo.

He was cast in the historical melodrama ‘The King In Love’ as an ambitious crown prince. He is proficient on the violin and guitar, as well as vocals.