Famous South Korean Sportspersons

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 1 Son Heung-min

Son Heung-min
19
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chuncheon-si, South Korea

 2 Park Ji-Sung

Park Ji-Sung
6
Famous As: Footballer Midfielder
Birthdate: February 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Goheung-gun, South Korea

 3 Chan Sung Jung

Chan Sung Jung
6
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: March 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pohang-si, South Korea

 4 Lee Si-young

Lee Si-young
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, South Korea
South Korean actor Lee Si-young is best known for shows such as Becoming a Billionaire and Real Men and movies such as Meet the In-Laws. She has won the KBS and MBC awards, too. Once an amateur boxer, she has earned titles such as the National Amateur Boxing Championship.
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 5 Younghoe Koo

Younghoe Koo
5
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: August 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 6 Hines Ward

Hines Ward
5
Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: March 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 7 Lee Dong-gook

Lee Dong-gook
6
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pohang, South Korea
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 8 Dong Hyun Kim

Dong Hyun Kim
5
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Television personality
Birthdate: November 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suwon, South Korea
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 9 Yuna Kim

Yuna Kim
659
Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: September 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bucheon-si, South Korea

 10 Lee Yong-dae

Lee Yong-dae
9
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hwasun, South Jeolla, South Korea
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 11 Ki Sung-yueng

Ki Sung-yueng
5
Famous As: South Korean footballer
Birthdate: January 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwangju

 12 Choi Hong-man

Choi Hong-man
5
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: October 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jeju, South Korea

 13 Chung Hyeon

Chung Hyeon
5
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suwon, South Korea

 14 Phillip Rhee

Phillip Rhee
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 15 Hyun-jin Ryu

Hyun-jin Ryu
3
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

 16 Shin-Soo Choo

Shin-Soo Choo
3
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

 17 Kim Yeon-koung

Kim Yeon-koung
0
Famous As: Volleyball player
Birthdate: February 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ansan, South Korea

 18 Son Wan-ho

Son Wan-ho
3
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: May 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea

 19 Lee Chung-yong

Lee Chung-yong
4
Famous As: South Korean footballer
Birthdate: July 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul

 20 Ji-man Choi

Ji-man Choi
3
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

 21 Park Chu-young

Park Chu-young
3
Famous As: South Korean footballer
Birthdate: July 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Daegu

 22 Park Joo-bong

Park Joo-bong
2
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: December 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Imsil, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea

 23 An Se-young

An Se-young
2
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: February 5, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

 24 Jang Mi-ran

Jang Mi-ran
3
Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gangwon, South Korea

 25 Son Yeon-jae

Son Yeon-jae
4
Famous As: Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: May 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 26 Park In-Bee

Park In-Bee
3
Famous As: South Korean golfer
Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 27 Kim Duk-koo

Kim Duk-koo
1
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goseong County, Gangwon, South Korea
Died: November 18, 1982

 28 Chan Ho Park

Chan Ho Park
3
Famous As: Baseball pitcher
Birthdate: June 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gongju, South Korea

 29 Hong Myung-bo

Hong Myung-bo
2
Famous As: South Korean footballer
Birthdate: February 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul

 30 Joe Son

Joe Son
5
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: November 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Korea

 31 Ji Dong-won

Ji Dong-won
2
Famous As: South Korean footballer
Birthdate: May 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chuja Islands, Jeju City

 32 Jung-ho Kang

Jung-ho Kang
1
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

 33 Pak Se-Ri

Pak Se-Ri
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Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: September 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taej┼Ćn, South Korea

 34 Kwang-hyun Kim

Kwang-hyun Kim
1
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: July 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 35 Byung-hyun Kim

Byung-hyun Kim
1
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

 36 Kwon Soon-woo

Kwon Soon-woo
2
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: December 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sangju, South Korea

 37 Hwang Chul-soon

Hwang Chul-soon
1
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goseong County, South Korea

 38 Lee Da-yeong

Lee Da-yeong
0
Famous As: Volleyball player
Birthdate: October 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea

 39 Sung Ji-hyun

Sung Ji-hyun
2
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 40 Viktor Ahn

Viktor Ahn
8
Famous As: Skater
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 41 Lee Dae-hoon

Lee Dae-hoon
2
Famous As: Taekwondo athlete
Birthdate: February 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 42 Jung Woo-young

Jung Woo-young
1
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulsan, South Korea

 43 Nam Tae-hee

Nam Tae-hee
1
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jinju, Gyeongnam, South Korea

 44 Choi Hyun-mi

Choi Hyun-mi
3
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pyongyang, North Korea

 45 Go Yoo-min

Go Yoo-min
2
Famous As: Volleyball player
Birthdate: February 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pohang-si, South Korea
Died: July 28, 2020

 46 Cha Du-ri

Cha Du-ri
1
Famous As: Retired footballer right back, right winger, or striker position
Birthdate: July 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 47 Lee Hyun-il

Lee Hyun-il
2
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: April 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 48 Shin Soo-ji

Shin Soo-ji
2
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 49 Kim Woo-jin

Kim Woo-jin
2
Famous As: Archer
Birthdate: June 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chungbuk, South Korea

 50 Ko Sung-hyun

Ko Sung-hyun
2
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: May 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Goesan-gun, Chungbuk, South Korea