Kim Garam: Bio, Net Worth, Controversies & More

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Kim Garam, born in the year 2005, on 16th November, is famous as a South Korean singer, model, social media personality, performer, and also media face. As a Kpop idol, she has become really popular among the fans. 

The fans of Kpop know her the best as the former member of Le Sserafim. For those of you who don’t know about this group, let us tell you that Source Music and HYBE formed this girl group. Kim joined this group on its debut. 

A lot of people may also know that Kim also appeared in ENHYPEN’s music video Drunk Dazed. Recently, Kim is under controversy after a series of scandals occurred shortly after her debut in the group. Some sources claim that she has been embroiled in school bullying accusations and that has taken a toll on her popularity.

If you want to know more about Kim Ga ram and her life, it’s time to go through this article. Here we will mention everything that you need to know about Kim as well as her controversy. 

Kim Garam
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Kim Garam

Real Name Kim Garam
Nickname Otter, Jelly Girl
Net Worth $500k-800k USD (As Of 2022)
Date of Birth 16 November 2005
Age 16 years old (As Of 2022)
Birthplace Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Current Residence Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Profession Singer, Dancer, Korean Popstar, Social Media Influencer
Martial Status Unmarried
Boyfriend/ Affairs N/A
Religion Christianity 
Zodiac sign Scorpio

If you want to know about Kim Garam, then it’s best that we start from the very beginning. So, we do know Kim as a Kpop Idol and a former member of Le Sserafim. The fans of Kpop also know her as Miss Garam. She is qutie famous as the youngest Kpop celebrity and she made her debut with Le Sserafim this year, in 2022, at the age of just 17.

According to the sources, few people accused her of bullying other students in her middle school. Not only that, there are accusations that she engages in underage smoking and drinking. 

However, Hybe Corp has denied such allegations and they claimed that Kim herself was a victim of bullying. But it’s also true that Hybe terminated the contract with Kim Ga ram on 20th July because of those allegations. So, that’s why the Le Sserafim group will now continue as a five-member group. 

Now, if you want to know about Kim’s life, then let us tell you that her date of birth is 2005, 16th Nov. Therefore, as of 2022, she is around 16 years old. She is from Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. Kim follows the Christian religion. 

As per the sources, she went to Seoul gaebong Elementary school for her basic studies. Thereafter, she went to Kyeongin middle school for her higher studies. At present, she is studying at the School of Performing Arts Seoul or SOPA. In addition to her education, she also focused on her Kpop career. 

Family Details Of Kim

Many people may like to know that Kim Ga ram has two siblings in the family. She has an elder sister and a younger brother. However, there are no details available about her parents. It’s because Kim hasn’t shared any details about her parents.

Family Details Of Kim
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Personal Life 

There’s no denying the fact that Kim is quite an attractive singer and dancer. As a Kpop idol, she has a lot of well-wishers. However, when it comes to her love life, there are no details available. It seems that currently she is single. 

Kim Garam’s Career

Becoming a Kpop star is always a special feeling and that’s exactly what defines Kim Garam. Since her childhood, she always had a dream to become one as she fancied singing and dancing. 

At present, she has become a Kpop star and a member of Le Sserafim. Moreover, it’s also worth noting that she appeared in ENHYPEN’s music video Drunk Dazed. It’s also true that she had a dream to become an actress as well. 

Even though she made her debut in the group Le Sserafim, she left the group on July 20th, 2022, due to school bullying allegations. At present, she is focusing on her entertainment career. 

Kim Garam School Violence
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Kim Garam School Violence

A user reported that Kim Ga ram was a school bully. Since then, the story has gone viral. There was one post claiming that Kim “Transferred schools because she hit her classmate on the head with a brick and injured him…My friend’s sister is very close to Kim and I heard about it. It’s from my friend.”

Moreover, a user also accused her of dropping out of school to go out drinking with other students or even older students. In addition, some even mentioned that once a police car took the female idol to the school. It’s as if, she always threatened her classmates and bullied them. The school violence committee also summoned her because she didn’t comply with the school rules. 

Kim Garam School Bullying

A coin has both sides and so does this story of Kim Garam. So, a person, claiming to be her friend mentioned some riveting facts. They said that some people forced Kim to take pictures despite her not understanding what was written on the board. 

In other words, she wasn’t a bully but she was the one who was a victim of school bullying. Whatever the case is, this viral incident has severely dented her reputation as a Kpop Idol. 

Net Worth

Kim is a great singer and dancer. She makes a lot of money from her professional career. As per the sources, she has a net worth of around 500-800k USD approx as of 2022.

Net Worth
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  • Who Is Kim Garam?

Kim is a famous Kpop star from South Korea and a former member of Le Sserafim. 

  • In Which Video Did Kim Feature?

Kim featured in ENHYPEN’s MV ‘Drunk Dazed’. 

  • Why Did Kim Leave Le Serrafim?

Due to the school bullying accusations, she had to leave the Le Serrafim girl group.

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