Representation of Asian culture in mainstream society has exploded over the past few years. From music to fashion, we have witnessed a huge expanse of interest in Asian culture, especially in South Korea. Certain things specific to South Korea have become a global movement, as is the case with K-pop. Not only is South Korea infusing into the music industry, but there are several South Korean actors who are known for their talent and skills. Many of them are also very good looking, and have grown very popular with their fan base. If you want to learn more about the top celebrities in this category, check out the 8 most handsome South Korean actors who made this list.
Hyun Bin was born Kim Tae Pyung in Seoul in 1982. He has become famous for his appearance in drama films like Crash Landing on You, Memories of the Alhambra, Secret Garden, and Confidential Assignment. He is also a model for companies like Omega and Bench.
Park Bo Gum
Born in Seoul in 1993, Park Bo Gum has appeared in several movies. Some of his films include Coin Locker Girl, Encounter, Hello Monster, Moonlight Drawn by Clouds and A Hard Day. He started acting at age 9, and is one of the most recognizable and well known actors of South Korea.
Lee Min Ho
Lee Min Ho was born in Seoul in 1987. He started his acting career in high school and has gone on to star in several films, like Boys Over Flowers, Personal Taste, Legend of the Blue Sea and Heirs. He is also a model, who has worked with Louis Vuitton, Etude House, and Bench.
Song Joong Ki
Song Joong Ki was born in 1985 in Daejeong, and is another notable actor of South Korea. He has starred in many dramas, with Sungkyunkwan Scandal being the film that springboarded his career. Before acting, he was a professional high speed skater.
Park Seo Joon
Born in 1988 in Seoul, Park Seo Joon is the star of several films like What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, Fight for My Way, She Was Pretty and Itaewon Class. He is also a brand ambassador and model for brands like Montblanc, and has won awards for his acting and modeling.
Ji Chang Wook
Ji Chang Wook was born in Anyang, and has starred in films like Healer, Suspicious Partner, The Bros, The K2 and The Empress Ki. He began in acting through musical theater and later made the transition to television. He has modeled with brands like Calvin Klein, Lotte Duty Free, OB Beer, AMH and more. He has won many awards for his acting, and is also a singer featured on a few soundtracks of movies he’s starred in.
Gong Ji Cheol
Also known as Gong Yoo, Gong Ji Cheol is the star of several films like Coffee Prince, Silenced, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, and The Age of Shadows. He is also a model and has worked with several top brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Mind Bridge. He is a popular and very well-known South Korean actor.
Park Hyung Sik
Park Hyung Sik is what some call a triple threat, as he acts, dances and sings. He was born in Yongin in 1991. He is known for appearing in movies like Suits, The Juror, Heirs, Strong Girl Bong-soon and Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. He is also a member of the K-pop bands ZE:A and ZE:A Five. He has won several awards for his acting, both South Korean awards and around the world.