Korea is a peninsular region well known for its entertainment hub across the globe. It has also vast industry, including film industry and drama industry. Korean industries have versatile, talented and handsome actors, beautiful Korean actresses and other artists which are filled in television drama, thrilling movies and sitcoms. These industries are like a hub for the artists and deliver their art and performance to the world. It is currently home to some of the most handsome men in East Asia.
Judging by their physical looks, charm, personality, and fame, take a look at some of the hottest actors in Korea (in no particular order) who have worked their way to becoming the perfect male leads. When coupled with fame and success, these men are simply irresistible. If you see them in action, you cannot help but fall in love with their films or whatever genre they are involved in. Their style, their way of delivery of speech, their facial expressions and their gestural movements together made them world famous.
Here are our picks for the top 10 famous and most handsome Korean actors in 2017-2018
11. Lee Dong-wook
Lee Dong-wook is one of the most talented actor in Korean film industry. He was born in South Korean capital Seoul on 6th November 1981. He is best known for his leading roles in the television dramas My Girl (2005), Scent of a Woman (2011), Hotel King (2014), and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016-2017) due to which he got popularity among the female fans across the world. He started his acting career in 1999 and went on to appear in several TV series before hitting stardom with 2005 romantic comedy “My Girl”. Moreover, with his recent avatar as a Grim Reaper in ‘Goblin’ – a latest TV N’s blockbuster drama, he became a household name as his popularity increasing day by day.
10. Nam Joo-hyuk
Nam Joo-hyuk is an upcoming star from South Korea, who does many youthful roles in Korean films which are close to heart of his youth fans. With 23-year of age he was among the most talented actor in this era of Korean cinema. Born on February 22, 1994 Busan, South Korea he debuted in 2013 as a model for the SONGZIO Homme Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Previously starring as a supporting role in Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, Nam Joo Hyuk starred in his first major male lead role in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo last year.
9. So Ji-sub
So Ji Sub is a popular and celebrated South Korean actor, author and rapper. Born on November 4, 1977 in Seoul he loved swimming and hip-hop music and started his career as a jeans model. He became a model for the jeans brand STORM in 1995 and then made his acting debut in the 1996 sitcom “Three Guys and Three Girls.” Because of his love for hip-hop, he rapped two original songs under the stage name “G” or “G-Sonic” for the soundtracks of “Rough Cut” and the television drama “Cain and Abel” and has released a number of other tracks.
8. Gong Yoo
Gong Ji-chul, better known by his stage nick name Gong Yoo, is 37-year-old South Korean artist who was born in Busan on 10 July 1979. The actor is known for his mind-blowing performance in the movies like Train to Busan (2016), Silenced (2011), The Age of Shadows (2016) and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016-2017). Gong Yoo graduated from Kyung Hee University with a B.A. theater degree and worked as a model before entering show business as a video jockey with Mnet. The actor is often seen on television commercials, he is known to be rather private with no social media accounts. He is on top floor of his career in 2016 with a zombie blockbuster hit Train to Busan making him one of the most high profile South Korean actors for that year.
7. Lee Soo-hyuk
Model-turned-actor Lee Soo Hyuk is even more handsome after going through a small transformation. Born on May 31, 1988 he debuted as a model in designer Jung Wook-jun’s Lone Costume fashion show in 2006. Lee Soo Hyuk was called “the chief of the cold handsome” and he was as popular as a cold look reminiscent of a vampire. He was famous for his strong dark circles around his eye which are gone now and his new look received a lot of positive comments. In 2017, Lee signed with YG Entertainment.
6. In-sung Jo
In-sung Jo is a Korean actor cum model who was born in July 28, 1981 in Seoul, South Korea and started to have an acting career in 2000. He is best known for his leading roles in the television series What Happened in Bali (2004), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), and It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014), as well as the films The Classic (2003), A Dirty Carnival (2006), A Frozen Flower (2008) and The King (2017). By 2016 He will made his silver screen debut after 8 years by the movie The King alongside Jung Woo-sung and the movie will be directed by Han Jae Rim. He also famous for his high number for commercials for some brands.
5. Seo Kang Joon
Seo Kang Joon is a Korean actor, singer, and a model. He was born on October 12th, 1993 in Gyeonggido Province of South Korea. He is the leader of 5urprise, a five-member actor-idol group debuted in 2013. His first major role was in the 2014 romantic comedy “Sly and Single Again.” He is also a cast member of a hit variety show “Roommate,” and the star of “After School: Lucky or Not” along with his group mates from 5urprise. His hobbies include horseback riding, tennis, golf, and piano. He caught fans attention as the second male lead in Cheese in the Trap. Fans were quick to point out his perfect facial features and unique eye color which left fans in awe of his sticking good looks.
4. Won Bin
Won Bin, born November 10, 1977 in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, South Korea, is a popular actor. He is the youngest of five siblings (two older brothers and two older sisters). He first gained wide popularity in 2000 after starring in the KBS’s television series Autumn in My Heart. He then made his move acting debut in the 2001 film “Guns and Talks” and has since gained public reward for his performances in the films Taegukgi, Mother and The Man from Nowhere.
3. Park Hae Jin
Park Hae Jin, born on May 1, 1983 in Busan, South Korea, is a South Korean multi-talented artist with skills of actor, singer and model. He is best known for his role in the MBC television series East of Eden where he plays Shin Myung-hoon, a ruthless man who steals another person’s sweetheart. He also seen playing the leading man in some Chinese dramas. He made his acting debut in the 2006 television drama “Famous Chil Princesses”. In late 2013, he acted in the highly rated SBS drama, My Love from the Star. In 2014, he joined the SBS television series Doctor Stranger and also joined the OCN television series Bad Guys.
2. Kim Soo-hyun
Kim soo hyun is born on 16 February 1988 in Seoul. He enrolled in Chung-Ang University, majoring in Theater and Film Studies. He was in the 2009 short film Worst Friends by Namkoong Sun, which won the Best Film in Social Drama at the Mise en Scène Short Film Festival. Kim became a household name in 2011 after starring in teen musical drama Dream High. He known for his roles in the television dramas Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), My Love from the Star (2013) and The Producers (2015), as well as the movies The Thieves (2012) and Secretly, Greatly (2013).
1. Kim Woo Bin
The most handsome and famous Korean actors. No list is ever complete without the renowned Kim Woo Bin who was born on July 16, 1989. He began his career as a runway model and made his acting debut in the television drama White Christmas. This hunk of a man has achieved international success for his lead roles in films such as A Gentleman’s Dignity, The Heirs, and School 2013. He began his career as a runway model and made his acting debut in the television drama White Christmas. After a successful career as a model, it’s no wonder his perfect proportions and unique look caught everyone’s attention making him one of the hottest actors in Korea.
Above are the most famous and hottest actor of the Korean film industry. We make our hard attempt to compile the above list using the actors attitude, their way of walking, their facial expression and many more, all of this criteria checked by our expert hope you people enjoy the details of each and every actor provide in the list. As it is well said “Actors who Catch Heart of Girls Instantly” .Now, It’s your turn to rate the above list and express your views.