Famous South Korean Models

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 1 Cha Eun-woo

Cha Eun-woo
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gunpo-si, South Korea

Cha Eun-woo is a South Korean model, actor, and singer. He achieved popularity as part of the famous boy band Astro. His popularity increased after playing Do Kyung-seok in a television series titled Gangnam Beauty, after which he was named in GQ Korea magazine's Men of the Year list in 2018.

 2 Song Ji-hyo

Song Ji-hyo
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Famous As: Actress, Model
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 Joon-gi

Lee Joon-gi
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

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.

 4 Ahn Jae-hyun

Ahn Jae-hyun
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: July 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Ahn Jae-hyun is best known for his award-winning performance in the series Cinderella with Four Knights. He has also been part of the series Reunited Worlds and The Beauty Inside. He initially gained fame as a model and was featured at events such as the Korea Heritage Fashion Show.

 5 Lee Sung-kyung

Lee Sung-kyung
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Famous As: Actress, Model
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.

 6 Rain

Rain
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea

 7 Lee Kwang-soo

Lee Kwang-soo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Namyangju, South Korea

Lee Kwang-soo is a South Korean actor, model, and entertainer. He is best known for his work in the popular variety show Running Man, for which he has won several awards, such as SBS Entertainment Awards. He has also been honored with other prestigious awards like Korea Drama Award, APAN Star Award, and SBS Drama Award.

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 8 Shin Min-a

Shin Min-a
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Famous As: Actress & Model
Birthdate: April 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yatap-dong

Shin Min-a is a South Korean actress and model who had the reputation of being the highest-paid endorser in her country. She has starred in popular television series like A Love to Kill, Arang and the Magistrate and Tomorrow, With You, and has won numerous awards for her acting prowess. She has appeared in several music videos and featured in the T Magazine.

 9 Yoo Ah-in

Yoo Ah-in
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Yoo Ah-in is best known for playing Lee Jong-su in Burning, the first Korean movie to be on the final shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Yoo has also appeared in the series Sungkyunkwan Scandal and Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love, and the film Punch

 10 Claudia Kim

Claudia Kim
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Korea

 11 Arden Cho

Arden Cho
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas

Arden Cho of Teen Wolf and Chicago Med fame recently made headlines with her publicized relationship and then her break-up with YouTuber Ryan Higa. The former model who had once been part of the Miss Korea pageant, is also a talented singer and a skilled poker player.

 12 Go Ara

Go Ara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jinju-si, South Korea

 13 Hong Jong-hyeon

Hong Jong-hyeon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 14 Lee Soo-hyuk

Lee Soo-hyuk
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 0000 AD

Lee Soo-hyuk is a South Korean actor and model best known for his portrayal of Gwi in the TV series The Scholar Who Walks the Night, for which he won the Best New Actor award at the 2015 MBC Drama Awards. Before establishing himself as an actor, Lee walked down the runways for brands like Song Zio and General Idea.

 15 Kim Young-kwang

Kim Young-kwang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

 16 Sung Joon

Sung Joon
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Famous As: Model, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Sung Joon is a South Korean model and actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series like Madame Antoine: The Love Therapist. Over the years, Sung Joon has earned nominations at prestigious award ceremonies like KBS Drama Awards and SBS Drama Awards. In 2014, he was named a New Icon at the 7th Style Icon Awards.

 17 Jeon Hye-bin

Jeon Hye-bin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do

 18 Park Ji-yeon

Park Ji-yeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 19 Jung Ryeo-won

Jung Ryeo-won
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor, Model
Birthdate: January 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul

 20 Ahn So-hee

Ahn So-hee
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 21 Go Joon-hee

Go Joon-hee
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 22 Julien Kang

Julien Kang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Julien Kang is a South Korean actor and model best known for his appearance in popular variety shows, such as We Got Married and Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education. He first achieved popularity for playing Kang Gu-ra in the 2012 TV series Goodbye Dear Wife, where he starred opposite Ryu Si-won. 

 23 Lee Eun-ju

Lee Eun-ju
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gunsan-si
Died: February 22, 2005

 24 Kiana Kim

Kiana Kim
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Famous As: Model, Actress, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea