Who Is Mia Dae Kim? All About Daniel Dae Kim’s Wife

July 13, 2023   | July 18, 2023  | 

    Mia Dae Kim is famous as the wife of American actor Daniel Dae Kim. The couple tied the knot in the year 1993.  Coming up to 2023, it’s been over three decades since the duo got hitched and they are still leading a blissful matrimonial relationship. The husband and wife also together share two sons.

    While her spouse Daniel is a renowned actor best known for his roles in Lost, Hawaii Five-0, Angel, and Saint Row video games series, Mae is a graphic designer and mostly lives a low-key life.

     Here we have some more interesting facts about Mia. So, let’s get to know in detail.

    Key Takeaways

    • Daniel Dae Kim’s wife, Mia is a graphic designer by profession.
    • The duo walked down the aisle at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairfield in 1993. 
    • She has two sons with her husband, Zander Kim, born in 1996 and Jackson Kim, born in 2002.
    • Mia currently resides with her family in Honolulu, Hawaii. She also split her time between New York and Los Angeles. 

    Who is Mia Dae Kim? All You Need to Know About Daniel Dae Kim’s Wife

    Mia is a graphic designer. She began her designing career soon after her graduation from Smith College at Springer-Verlag New York Inc., a publisher of medical and science books in Manhattan.

    Mia, the wife of the Korean actor Daniel Dae Kim.
    Mia and her Korean actor hubby Daniel Dae Kim

    Further, she has also one acting credit to her name. As per IMDb, she portrayed the role of Diana in one episode of the TV series The Knickerbocker Gang.

    Mia Dae Kim’s Age And Education 

    She was born ‘Mia Haeyoung Rhee’ to her Korean parents on March 15, 1965, in Easton, Connecticut, the United States. As of 2023, she is 58 years of age. Similarly, she spent most of her early life in her hometown.

    As for education, she completed her higher studies at Smith College, an art college located in Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Her Ethnicity And Nationality

    With regard to her ethnic background, the celebrity partner is of Asian-American descent. She is American Citizen based on her birth. But, born to Korean parents, she is also Korean by nationality. 

    Details On Mia’s Parents; She Lost Her Mom in 1991

    Mia Dae is the daughter of Chong Heon Rhee and his late wife Youngsil Rhee. Her father Chong is a doctor by profession and works as a pulmonary specialist at Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut.  

    Speaking of her mom Youngsil, she passed away in her early 50s on December 3, 1991, almost two years before Mia’s marriage to Daniel. 

    Her Huband Daniel Is an Actor 

    Mia’s husband Daniel, 54 is an accomplished American actor. Starting acting in the 1991 film American Shaolin, Kim has come a long way and has given several hit movies and TV shows. He is best known for his work in Lost and Angel.

    Mia's famous hubby Daniel
    Daniel Dae Kim is an actor from Busan, South Korea.

    As per IMDb, the actor has a total of 96 acting credits in total. Let’s have a look at some of his movies and TV shows.

    TV Series

    • The Good Doctor (2019)
    • Star Wars: Visions (2023
    • New Amsterdam (2020-2023)
    • The Casagrandes (2020-2021)
    • Crusade (1999)


    • American Shaolin (1991)
    • Addicted to Love (1997)
    • The Jackal (1997)
    • For Love of the Game (1999) and many others

    In addition to acting, Daniel also runs a TV and film production house, 3AD. The famous TV series Good Doctor has been produced under his company, 3AD.

    Mia Is The Great Supporter Of Daniel’s Acting Career 

    Back on October 14, 2021, Mia’s spouse talked about his acting journey with People magazine. While having an exclusive talk, he stated that he wouldn’t have taken the risk to jump into the acting world if his wife hasn’t been there for him as a supporter. In this regard,  the Hellboy actor said,

    When I first met my wife, I wasn’t even thinking about becoming an actor,”

    Daniel stated that he rather wanted to be a lawyer,

    “I was going to be a lawyer, like a good Korean boy. Or an engineer. I chose none of them

    He further added how grateful he is towards his life partner,

    And my wife stood by me when I made that very risky choice. I’m forever grateful for her support and she’s been the rock of our relationship.”

    Mia Dae Kim Is The Wife Of Daniel Dae Kim; Their Wedding Details

    Mia Walked down the aisle with her husband Daniel on June 12, 1993, in the intimate wedding ceremony held at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairfield, Connecticut. Their marriage ceremony was attended by their close family, and friends along with some notable personalities like Episcopal ministers Louis Lunardini and Ki Chun Lee.

    Mia and her husband Daniel are married since 90s
    Mia and her spouse Daniel dated for some time before their wedding.

    Coming up to 2023, it’s been 30 years of their marriage and yet the beautiful couple is leading their nuptial gracefully with no conflict and sign of breakage. 

    Matter of fact, Mia and her spouse Daniel began dating long before his career kicked off.

    Mia Shares Two Children With Her Spouse

    Mia and her spouse Daniel Dae welcomed two sons named Zander Kim and Jackson Kim. Her older son Zander was born in the year 1996 which makes him 26 years in 2023. Like his father, he has also started working as an actor. Further, the Brown University alumni is also an editor for Black Dog & Leventhal at Hachette Book Group.

    Mia's husband and their two sons.
    Mia’s husband Daniel with their son. Source: Instagram

    Further, Jackson, the younger one came into this world on 15th January 2002. After graduating from the New York University Stern School of Business, he is currently busy with his modeling career. Jackson has modeled for several renowned bands.

    Where Is Mia Today? Her Social Media Handles

    As per the information provided on her Facebook, she resides in Honolulu, Hawaii with her family. She also split her time between New York and Los Angeles. 

    Now, talking about her social media presence, she is on Facebook where she has shared some of her family pictures. Further, she has a private Instagram account.

    Mia Dae Kim’s Net Worth

    Mia is reported to have a net worth of $300,000 which she must have earned through her career as a graphic designer. Meanwhile, her famous husband Daniel Dae has an estimated fortune of $10 million as of 2023.

    He mostly makes his money from his acting career.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Mia Haeyoung Rhee
    Popular Name Mia Dae Kim
    Birth Place Easton, Connecticut
    Birthday March 15, 1965
    Age 59 years
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Asian-American
    Father Chong Heon Rhee
    Mother Youngsil Rhee
    College Smith College
    Profession Graphic Designer
    Net Worth $300,000
    Height 5'7"
    Eye Color Black
    Hair Color Black
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Daniel Dae Kim
    Children Zander Kim and Jackson Kim