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Jungkook
(Singer-Songwriter and Youngest Member and Vocalist of the South Korean Boy Band ‘BTS’)
Jungkook
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo

One of the most loved South Korean celebrities, Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer and rapper of the extremely popular South Korean musical band BTS. The charismatic and talented artist joined BTS in 2013 and has since then entertained audience with his songs, videos and live performances. Jungkook has also done solo projects and appeared in many TV shows.

 2 
Jimin
(Singer)
Jimin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Gong Yoo
(Actor)
Gong Yoo
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Birthdate: July 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer

South Korean actor Gong Yoo is best known for his role in the television drama Coffee Prince. Interested in pursuing an acting career from a young age, he earned a B.A. degree in theater. He began his career as a video jockey and soon debuted as an actor. The talented actor is the winner of many awards.

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Daniel Dae Kim
(played Jin-Soo Kwon in the popular television show Lost and later joined the CBS show Hawaii Five-0)
Daniel Dae Kim
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Birthdate: August 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Nam Joo-hyuk
(Actor, Model)
Nam Joo-hyuk
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Birthdate: February 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nam Joo-hyuk is best known for his award-winning role in the epic film The Great Battle. He began his career as a model and shot to fame with the role of Han Yi-an in the KBS2 series Who Are You: School 2015. He has endorsed Dior Men and Penshoppe
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Lee Joon-gi
(Actor, Model)
Lee Joon-gi
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries

Lee Joon-gi is a South Korean actor and model. His popularity overseas has established him as one of the top Hallyu stars. Since he is a martial arts practitioner, Lee Joon-gi seldom uses a stunt double and is recognized as one of Korea's top action stars. His ability to pull off dangerous fight scenes often inspires young talents in Korea.

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Sulli
(Actress, Singer)
Sulli
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Birthdate: March 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries

Sulli was a South Korean model, actress, and singer who achieved international recognition as part of the girl group f(x). In Korea, Sulli was recognized as a pop culture icon, mainly thanks to her outspoken persona. Her suicide at the age of 25 left many fans mourning and evoked a strong reaction on various social media platforms.

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Sandara Park
(South Korean Singer & Actress)
Sandara Park
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Birthdate: November 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Famous for her baby-face and youthful skin, the South Korean singer and actress is a celebrity not just in her country, but also in the Philippines. Despite her humble beginning, Sandara Park rose to prominence as a singing sensation with a number of chart-topping songs. She also featured in television shows and movies and is considered as a trendsetter.

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Park Hae-Jin
(South Korean Actor)
Park Hae-Jin
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Birthdate: May 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
South Korean actor Park Hae-jin is best known for his roles in series such as Doctor Stranger, Bad Guys, and Man to Man. He has won several honors, such as the KBS, MBC, and APAN Star Awards. An avid philanthropist, he has also donated to causes such as child welfare.
 10 
Kang Ha-neul
(South Korean Actor)
Kang Ha-neul
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Birthdate: February 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
South Korean actor Kang Ha-neul soared to fame with his roles in series such as The Heirs, Angel Eyes, and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and films such as Mourning Grave, Twenty, and Midnight Runners. He was named to the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2020.
 11 
Jang Hyuk
(Actor)
Jang Hyuk
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Birthdate: December 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
South Korean actor and rapper Jang Hyuk is best known for his roles in movies such as Volcano High and Windstruck, and series such as Thank You, The Slave Hunters, and You Are My Destiny. He has also authored a book of essays, titled Jang Hyuk, Hot-Blooded Man.
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Lee Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor & Musician)
Lee Jong-hyun
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Birthdate: May 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus

South Korean singer and actor Lee Jong-hyun gained fame as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band CNBLUE. His involvement in the Burning Sun scandal caused him to leave the band. He has also appeared in films such as Acoustic and series such as Orange Marmalade.

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Kim Seul-gi
(Actress)
Kim Seul-gi
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Birthdate: October 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra

Kim Seul-gi is a South Korean actress known for her performance in critically acclaimed dramas, such as Oh My Ghost, The Guardians, and Splash Splash Love. From 2011 to 2013, she was an important cast member of the popular variety television program, Saturday Night Live Korea. Over the years, Kim Seul-gi has won several awards, including a KBS Drama Award.

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Yeon Jung-hoon
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Birthdate: November 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Yeon Jung-hoon is a South Korean actor best known for playing Park Hyun-soo in the popular TV series, Pots of Gold, for which he received an APAN Star Award and MBC Drama Award. Apart from being an actor, Yeon Jung-hoon has also hosted TV shows, such as Top Gear Korea, the South Korean version of BBC's Top Gear.

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Park Si-yeon
(Actress)
Park Si-yeon
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Birthdate: March 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries

Park Si-yeon is a South Korean actress best known for her performance in the 2006 film The Fox Family, for which she received the prestigious Baeksang Arts Award in 2007. Although she first became known as the girlfriend of singer-actor Eric Mun, Park Si-yeon has managed to earn respect for her acting skills over the years.

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Jung Hye-sung
(Actress)
Jung Hye-sung
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Birthdate: April 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Simon Dominic
(Singer)
Simon Dominic
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Joseph Kahn
(Director)
Joseph Kahn
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Birthdate: October 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
 19 
Chae Jung-an
(Actress)
Chae Jung-an
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Birthdate: September 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo

Chae Jung-an is a South Korean singer and actress whose portrayal of Han Yoo-joo in the 2007 TV series Coffee Prince earned her a couple of nominations at the 2007 MBC Drama Awards. Over the course of her career, Chae Jung-an has won awards, such as a Seoul Music Award, APAN Star Award, Korea Drama Award, and MBC Drama Award.

 20 
Cho Jin-woong
(Actor)
Cho Jin-woong
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Birthdate: April 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ryu Ji-hye
(South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Ryu Ji-hye
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 22 
Lee Han-sup
(South Korean Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Lee Han-sup
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Shin-Soo Choo
(Baseball player)
Shin-Soo Choo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Kim Min-jun
(Actor)
Kim Min-jun
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Birthdate: July 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Kim Ja-ok
(Actress)
Kim Ja-ok
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Birthdate: October 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 16, 2014
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Jang Wooyoung
(Singer)
Jang Wooyoung
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Birthdate: April 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Chung Mong-joon
(Association football player, Politician)
Chung Mong-joon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
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Charles J Pedersen
(Organic Chemist Best Known for Describing Methods of Synthesizing Crown Ethers)
Charles J Pedersen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 26, 1989

Charles J. Pedersen was an American organic chemist. He is best remembered for winning the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is one of only two Nobel Prize laureates born in Korea. Charles Pedersen is also remembered for spending his entire 42-year career at DuPont, where he gained inspiration from many famous chemists like Roy J. Plunkett and Julian Hill.

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Kim Bo-kyung
(Actress)
Kim Bo-kyung
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Birthdate: April 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 2, 2021
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Yang Hyo-jin
(South Korean Volleyball Player)
Yang Hyo-jin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Moon Sung-min
(South Korean Volleyball Player)
Moon Sung-min
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Chae Yoo-jung
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Chae Yoo-jung
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Lee Hyo-jung
(South Korean Former Badminton Player)
Lee Hyo-jung
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Kim Ji-yeon
(South Korean Left-Handed Sabre Fencer)
Kim Ji-yeon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Kim Kyu-sik
(Vice President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (1940-1947))
Kim Kyu-sik
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 10, 1950
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Kim Ji-hyun
(Former South Korean Badminton Player)
Kim Ji-hyun
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Kim Moon-soo
(Former South Korean Badminton Player)
Kim Moon-soo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Hyun Jung-hwa
(Retired South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Hyun Jung-hwa
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Lee Young-suk
(Retired South Korean Badminton Player)
Lee Young-suk
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Lee Jang-mi
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Lee Jang-mi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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HyuneeEats
(YouTuber as Part of the South Korean Mukbang Community)
HyuneeEats
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Jooshica
(TikTok Star Who Posts Skits and Beauty Content)
Jooshica
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Dalha
(TikTok Lip-sync and Cosplay Content Creator)
Dalha
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Birthdate: August 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo