South Korean Celebrities Born In August

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G-Dragon
(Singer-songwriter)
G-Dragon
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

G-Dragon is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer. Nicknamed the King of K-pop, G-Dragon is recognized for his influence on music, fashion trends, and youth culture in South Korea. In 2016, he was named as one of the most influential Asian under 30 by Forbes. His work is often cited as an influence by many of his contemporaries.

 2 
Song Ji-hyo
(Actress, Model)
Song Ji-hyo
17
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea

South Korean actress and model, Song Ji-hyo, is a prominent figure in the South Korean entertainment industry and has appeared in many hit TV shows and films. Beginning her career as a model, she soon branched out into acting. One interesting fact about the actress is that she has a degree in tax accounting!

 3 
Lee Sung-kyung
(Actress, Model)
Lee Sung-kyung
24
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Lee Sung-kyung shot to fame as a supermodel before appearing in Korean dramas such as Cheese in the Trap and The Doctors. She then delivered an award-winning performance in the series Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, playing her first lead role. She has also collaborated with popular music artists.
 4 
Yoo Seung-ho
(South Korean Actor)
Yoo Seung-ho
41
Birthdate: August 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyeyang District, Incheon, South Korea

South Korean actor Yoo Seung-ho soared to stardom as a child actor, with the movie The Way Home. He then starred in series such as The Emperor: Owner of the Mask and movies such as Joseon Magician. He has won honors such as the KBS, MBC, and the SBS awards.

 5 
Yeo Jin-goo
38
Birthdate: August 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
South Korean actor Yeo Jin-goo started as a child actor. He gained the nickname "Nation's Little Brother" and later went on to star in series such as Moon Embracing the Sun and movies such as Hwayi: A Monster Boy, and won a Blue Dragon Film Award for the latter.
 6 
Jang Keun-suk
(South Korean Actor)
Jang Keun-suk
9
Birthdate: August 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danyang County, South Korea
Known as Asia’s Prince, South Korean singer/actor Jang Keun-suk soared to fame with the K-drama You're Beautiful, which also popularized his signature guy-liner. He attributes his dramatic weight loss after his mandatory military training to his strict soju diet. His bipolar disorder exempted him from active military duty.
 7 
Yoo Jae-suk
(Comedian)
Yoo Jae-suk
9
Birthdate: August 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Suyu-dong, South Korea
South Korean comedian Yoo Jae-suk is known for his association with FNC Entertainment. He has hosted shows such as Infinite Challenge and Running Man. He is also part of the K-pop supergroup SSAK3. He was voted the Favorite Comedian at the 2013 Annual Nickelodeon Korea Kids' Choice Awards.
 8 
Hong Jin-young
(South Korean Singer)
Hong Jin-young
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

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.

 9 
Bae Yong-joon
(South Korean Businessman and Former Actor)
Bae Yong-joon
2
Birthdate: August 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Bae Yong-joon is a South Korean former actor best known for his portrayal of Kang Joon-sang/Lee Min-hyeong in the TV drama series Winter Sonata, which became a huge success in more than 20 countries. His performance in the series earned him several awards, including KBS Drama Awards. An active businessman, Bae is credited with founding a management agency called KeyEast.

 10 
Tiffany Hwang
(Singer)
Tiffany Hwang
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
 11 
Younghoe Koo
(South Korean Professional American Football Placekicker)
Younghoe Koo
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 12 
Yesung
(Singer, Actor)
Yesung
2
Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buseong-dong, Cheonan, South Korea

Yesung is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, MC, and radio personality. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior and its subgroups Super Junior-H and Super Junior-K.R.Y. Over the years, Yesung has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry by recording songs for various movies and television dramas.

 13 
Go Joon-hee
(Actress)
Go Joon-hee
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 14 
Kwon Sang-woo
(South Korean Actor)
Kwon Sang-woo
6
Birthdate: August 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea
South Korean actor Kwon Sang-woo soared to fame with his role of Kim Ji-hoon in the film My Tutor Friend and his performance in the K-drama Stairway to Heaven. Known as “Mr. Tears” for his melodramatic roles, he later launched a cosmetic company named Natural Tears
 15 
Uhm Jung-hwa
(Actress)
Uhm Jung-hwa
8
Birthdate: August 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jecheon, South Korea

Uhm Jung-hwa is a South Korean actress, singer, and dancer. Her amazing performance in the 2013 thriller film Montage earned her the Korean Film Actors Association AwardGrand Bell Award, and Korean Culture Entertainment Award. Dubbed the evergreen, Uhm Jung-hwa is recognized as a role model within the Korean entertainment industry. 

 16 
Jung Eun-ji
(Singer)
Jung Eun-ji
1
Birthdate: August 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Haeundae District, South Korea

Jeong Eun-ji is a South Korean actress, singer, and voice actress. Over the years, she has won several awards as part of the popular girl group, Apink. She has also won several prestigious awards for her work as a solo artist. Some of these awards include Baeksang Arts Award, KBS Drama Award, and SBS Drama Award.

 17 
Go Ah-sung
(Actress)
Go Ah-sung
1
Birthdate: August 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 18 
Andrew Kim Taegon
(Saint)
Andrew Kim Taegon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dangjin-si, South Korea
Died: September 16, 1846
 19 
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
(Canadian TV Host and Actor)
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a Canadian TV host and actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Appa in the television adaptation of Ins Choi's play Kim's Convenience. Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's performance in the series earned him four Canadian Screen Awards under the Best Actor in a Comedy Series category.

 20 
Kim Gu
(13th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea)
Kim Gu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haeju, North Korea
Died: June 26, 1949
 21 
Seo Hyelin
(South Korean Singer)
Seo Hyelin
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gwangju
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Kim Yo-han
(South Korean Professional Volleyball Player.)
Kim Yo-han
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
 23 
Bongyoung Park
(Korean Dancer and Choreographer)
Bongyoung Park
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: August 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Korea
 24 
Zach Choi
(South Korean YouTube Star)
Zach Choi
2
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 25 
Lee Sang-su
(South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Lee Sang-su
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 26 
Yun Posun
(President)
Yun Posun
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dunpo-myeon, Asan-si, South Korea
Died: July 18, 1990
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Choi Hyeon-ju
(South Korean Archer)
Choi Hyeon-ju
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jeonbuk, South Korea
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Rumiko Tani
(Television personality and a former idol singer associated with Hello! Project)
Rumiko Tani
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
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Ryu Seung-min
(South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Ryu Seung-min
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 30 
Park Chan-wook
(Film Director)
Park Chan-wook
8
Birthdate: August 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul

Park Chan-wook is a South Korean screenwriter, filmmaker, and former film critic. Renowned for directing films that depict brutal subject matters, such as The Vengeance Trilogy, Park is regarded as one of the most popular and acclaimed filmmakers in South Korea. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award.

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Yoo Yeon-seong
(South Korean Professional Badminton Player)
Yoo Yeon-seong
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jeongeup, Jeonbuk, South Korea
 32 
Ko Un
(Poet)
Ko Un
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kunsan, South Korea
 33 
Kim Gi-jung
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Kim Gi-jung
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dangjin, South Chungcheong, South Korea
 34 
Oh Jin-hyek
(South Korean Archer)
Oh Jin-hyek
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nonsan-si, South Korea
 35 
Kim Sa-rang
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Kim Sa-rang
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
 36 
Han Yongun
(Poet)
Han Yongun
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hongseong-gun, South Korea
Died: June 29, 1944
 37 
Lee Woo-seok
(South Korean Athlete)
Lee Woo-seok
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Korea
 38 
Lee Jang-mi
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Lee Jang-mi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
 39 
Choi Min-ho
(South Korean Judoka and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Choi Min-ho
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gimcheon-si, South Korea
 40 
Chang Myon
(Former Vice President of South Korea)
Chang Myon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jongno District, Seoul
Died: June 4, 1966
 41 
Jung Jae-sung
(South Korean Professional Badminton Player)
Jung Jae-sung
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Died: March 9, 2018
 42 
Cha Dong-min
(South Korean Taekwondo Practitioner)
Cha Dong-min
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 43 
Park Kyung-Mo
(South Korean Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Park Kyung-Mo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Okcheon-gun, South Korea
 44 
Stephanie
(Singer)
Stephanie
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Stephanie is an American actress and singer of Japanese and Armenian descent. She is currently signed to Sony Music Japan and has released a couple of studio albums so far. Many of her songs have also been featured in several Japanese films. In 2007, Stephanie was honored at the Japanese Music Awards for her contribution to the Japanese music industry.

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Pooh in Korea
(YouTuber Who Posts Vlogs About Food, Culture and Daily Life)
Pooh in Korea
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: India
 46 
Dalha
(TikTok Lip-sync and Cosplay Content Creator)
Dalha
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
 47 
David Kim
(YouTuber as One-half of the DKDKTV Channel)
David Kim
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Korea
 48 
Danny Kim
(YouTuber as One-half of the DKDKTV Channel)
Danny Kim
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Korea
 49 
Geon Hoo Park
(South Korean Instagram Comedian)
Geon Hoo Park
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: August 21, 2017
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Korea
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Lina Ahn
(Instagram Tattoo Artist)
Lina Ahn
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: August 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Korea