Otherwise known as Charlie Kim, he is an award-winning comedian and singer. He has been seen in the long-running sketch comedy series Gag Concert. He also starred in the variety series 2 Days & 1 Night and served as the executive chairman of the Busan International Comedy Festival.
He briefly majored in acting at Dankook University before dropping out. He would then debut as a comedian with SBS's fourth class. His big break was as a cast member of Gag Concert in 1999.
He has released several musical albums including 2011's Happy Singer Project and 2017's Good Zombie.
His sister, Kim Mi Jin, is a television host. He married musical actress Kim Eun-young in 2006.