Famous People Born In Gwangju

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Park Shin-hye
(Actress)
Park Shin-hye
47
Birthdate: February 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Park Shin-hye is a popular and acclaimed South Korean actress, model, and singer. Regarded as one of the most successful actresses of her generation, Park Shin-hye became the first Korean star to model for Visa and the first Korean celebrity to serve as a global ambassador for jewelry brand Swarovski. She is also known for her involvement in charitable causes.

 2 
Bae Suzy
(Singer, Actress)
Bae Suzy
34
Birthdate: December 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Bae Suzy was signed as part of the South Korean all-girl group Miss A after being eliminated from Mnet Superstar K. She has appeared in series such as Dream High and movies such as Architecture 101. Her frequent brand endorsements have earned her the nicknames "CF Queen" and "Human Dior."

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J-Hope
(Rapper)
J-Hope
50
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

 4 
Seungri
(Singer)
Seungri
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Lee Seung-hyun became a South Korean celebrity with his reputation as the youngest member of boy band, Big Bang. With his stage name Seungri, the singer and songwriter who came up with several popular songs went on to star in movies. He was involved in the Burning Sun sex scandal. He is also a businessman and participates in philanthropic activities.

 5 
An San
(South Korean Archer)
An San
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 6 
An Se-young
(South Korean Badminton Player)
An Se-young
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Hong Jin-young
(South Korean Singer)
Hong Jin-young
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo

In 2020, Korean singer and former SWAN member Hong Jin-young shocked her fans by admitting she had plagiarized in her master’s thesis written in 2009, leading her university to plan to revoke her degrees. The controversy led to her scenes from shows such as My Ugly Duckling being edited out.

 8 
Ki Sung-yueng
(South Korean Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ki Sung-yueng
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Moon Geun-young
6
Birthdate: May 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

Moon Geun-young is a South Korean actress with several prestigious awards under her belt. She has won KBS Drama Awards and SBS Drama Awards among many other awards. After starting her career as a child actress, Moon became the youngest winner of a Grand Prize. Also known for her charity work, Moon has donated money to several non-profit organizations.

 10 
Kim Taek-soo
(Former South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Kim Taek-soo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
 11 
Jung-ho Kang
(Baseball player)
Jung-ho Kang
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Byung-hyun Kim
(Baseball player)
Byung-hyun Kim
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Seo Hyelin
(South Korean Singer)
Seo Hyelin
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Yi So-yeon
(Astronaut)
Yi So-yeon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
 15 
Kim Yo-han
(South Korean Professional Volleyball Player.)
Kim Yo-han
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Yang Hak-seon
(Gymnast)
Yang Hak-seon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Jung Jiwoo
(Instagram Star as the Sister of BTS Member J-Hope)
Jung Jiwoo
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: January 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn