List of famous South Koreans who have done their country proud.

South Korea is a historically significant nation with a rich cultural legacy, and it comes as no surprise that South Koreans have enriched the world in diverse ways through their contributions to the fields of business, science, mathematics, fine arts, and sports. One of the thriving economies of the world, South Korea has been the native land of several successful businesspeople like Moon Kook-hyun, Park Han-yong, and Seokhyo Jang. Their rich literary heritage is reflected in the works of writers and poets like Cheong Chi-yong, Oh Soo-yeon, and Kim Seong-dong. South Koreans are known for their intelligence and creativity. The nation has given birth to numerous creative souls who have made a mark for themselves in the fields of filmmaking, dance, acting, and visual media. The works of film directors like Nelson Shin, Song Hae-sung, and Yoon Je-kyoon are popular not only in South Korea but also have a substantial global audience. Talking of internationally famous South Koreans, we have to mention prominent lawyer Song Sang-Hyun who once served as the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Check out this section to know more about famous South Koreans.

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon
(Singer-songwriter)

18 August 1988

Seoul, South Korea

Leo

Steven YeunSteven Yeun
(Actor, Singer)

21 December 1983

Seoul, South Korea

Sagittarius

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye
(Actress)

18 February 1990

Gwangju, South Korea

Aquarius

Kim Soo-hyunKim Soo-hyun
(South Korean Actor)

16 February 1988

Seoul, South Korea

Aquarius

Kim Tae-heeKim Tae-hee
(South Korean actress)

29 March 1980

Ulsan, South Korea

Aries

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon
(Actor)

16 December 1988

Seoul, South Korea

Sagittarius

Song Ji-hyo Song Ji-hyo
(Actress, Model)

15 August 1981

Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea

Leo

Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
(Singer, Actress)

10 December 1994

Buk District, Gwangju, South Korea

Sagittarius

Joo WonJoo Won
(South Korean Actor)

30 September 1987

Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea

Libra

Kim Tae-yeonKim Tae-yeon
(South Korean Singer)

09 March 1989

Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Pisces

Kim Hyun-joongKim Hyun-joong
(South Korean Actor)

06 June 1986

Seoul, South Korea

Gemini

Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun
(Actor)

12 July 1970

Seongnam, South Korea

Cancer

Hwang Jung-eumHwang Jung-eum
(Actress, Singer)

25 January 1985

Seoul, South Korea

Aquarius

Park Bo-youngPark Bo-young
(South Korean Actress)

12 February 1990

Jeungpyeong County, South Korea

Aquarius

Jun Ji-hyunJun Ji-hyun
(South Korean Actress)

30 October 1981

Seoul, South Korea

Scorpio

Ha Ji-wonHa Ji-won
(South Korean Actress)

28 June 1978

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin
(Actor)

16 July 1989

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Choi Ji-wooChoi Ji-woo
(South Korean Actress)

11 June 1975

Paju, South Korea

Gemini

Song Il-gookSong Il-gook
(Actor, TV Personality)

01 October 1971

Seoul, South Korea

Libra

Bae DoonaBae Doona
(South Korean Actress)

11 October 1979

Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea

Libra

Jang Keun-sukJang Keun-suk
(South Korean Actor)

04 August 1987

Danyang County, South Korea

Leo

Yoon Eun-hyeYoon Eun-hye
(South Korean Actress)

03 October 1984

Guro District, South Korea

Libra

Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
(11th President of South Korea)

02 February 1952

Jung District, Taegu, South Korea

Aquarius

Jung Eun-jiJung Eun-ji
(Singer)

18 August 1993

Haeundae District, South Korea

Leo

Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi
(Singer)

13 January 1987

Banghak-dong, Dobong District, South Korea

Capricorn

Lee Joon-gi Lee Joon-gi
(Actor, Model)

17 May 1982

Busan, South Korea

Taurus

Seo In-gukSeo In-guk
(South Korean Singer)

23 October 1987

Yaeum-Jangsaengpo-dong, Ulsan, South Korea

Libra

Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook
(Actor)

05 July 1987

Anyang, South Korea

Cancer

SeungriSeungri
(Singer)

12 December 1990

Gwangju, South Korea

Sagittarius

Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo
(Actress)

22 November 1981

Dalseo District, Daegu, South Korea

Scorpio

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun
(Actress)

04 June 1999

Australia

Gemini

Ji SungJi Sung
(Actor)

27 February 1977

Seoul, South Korea

Pisces

Kim BumKim Bum
(Actor)

07 July 1989

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki
(Actor)

19 September 1985

Secheon-dong, Daejeon, South Korea

Virgo

Jung Yong-hwaJung Yong-hwa
(Singer-songwriter, Record Producer, Actor)

22 June 1989

Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Ku Hye-sunKu Hye-sun
(Acress)

09 November 1984

Bupyeong District, Incheon, South Korea

Scorpio

TabloTablo
(Rapper)

22 July 1980

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Park Min-youngPark Min-young
(Actress)

04 March 1986

Seoul, South Korea

Pisces

Yoo Jae-sukYoo Jae-suk
(Comedian)

14 August 1972

Suyu-dong, South Korea

Leo

Nam Joo-hyukNam Joo-hyuk
(Actor, Model)

22 February 1994

Busan, South Korea

Pisces

Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo
(Actor)

14 July 1985

Namyangju, South Korea

Cancer

SeohyunSeohyun
(South Korean Actress)

28 June 1991

Guro-dong, Guro District, South Korea

Cancer

DaesungDaesung
(Singer)

26 April 1989

Incheon, South Korea

Taurus

Kim So-eunKim So-eun
(South Korean Actress)

06 September 1989

Toegyewon-myeon, Namyangju

Virgo

Moon Geun-youngMoon Geun-young
(Actress)

06 May 1987

Gwangju, South Korea

Taurus

Kwon Sang-wooKwon Sang-woo
(South Korean Actor)

05 August 1976

Daejeon, South Korea

Leo

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook
(Actor)

06 November 1981

Seoul, South Korea

Scorpio

Lee Jong-hyunLee Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor & Musician)

15 May 1990

Busan, South Korea

Taurus

Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol
(Rapper)

27 November 1992

Seoul, South Korea

Sagittarius

Jo In-sungJo In-sung
(Actor)

29 July 1981

Cheonho-dong, Gangdong District, South Korea

Leo

Lee Jin-wookLee Jin-wook
(Actor)

16 September 1981

Cheongju, South Korea

Virgo

Shin Se-kyungShin Se-kyung
(Actress)

29 July 1990

Yangcheon District, South Korea

Leo

So Ji-subSo Ji-sub
(South Korean Actor)

04 November 1977

Seoul, South Korea

Scorpio

Han Hyo-jooHan Hyo-joo
(South Korean Actress)

22 February 1987

Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea

Pisces

Kim So-yeonKim So-yeon
(Actress)

02 November 1980

Seoul, South Korea

Scorpio

Joo Sang-wook Joo Sang-wook
(Actor)

18 July 1978

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

UeeUee
(South Korean singer)

09 April 1988

Jung District, Daejeon, South Korea

Aries

Sung JoonSung Joon
(Model, Actor, Singer)

10 July 1990

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Kim Sae-ronKim Sae-ron
(Actress)

31 July 2000

Seoul, South Korea

Leo

Lee Bo-youngLee Bo-young
(Actress)

12 January 1979

Seoul, South Korea

Capricorn

Moon Chae-wonMoon Chae-won
(South Korean Actress)

13 November 1986

Daegu, South Korea

Scorpio

Kang Hye-jungKang Hye-jung
(Actress)

04 January 1982

Incheon, South Korea

Capricorn

Yoo Ah-inYoo Ah-in
(Actor)

06 October 1986

Daegu, South Korea

Libra

Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin
(Actress)

11 January 1982

Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea

Capricorn

Shin Min-aShin Min-a
(Actress & Model)

05 April 1984

Yatap-dong

Aries

Jang Na-raJang Na-ra
(Musician, Actress)

18 March 1981

Seoul, South Korea

Pisces

Cha Tae-hyunCha Tae-hyun
(South Korean Actor)

25 March 1976

Seoul, South Korea

Aries

Yoo In-naYoo In-na
(Actress)

05 June 1982

Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Gemini

Lee Dong-gookLee Dong-gook
(Footballer)

29 April 1979

Pohang, South Korea

Taurus

Kang So-raKang So-ra
(South Korean Actress)

18 February 1990

Gangdong District, South Korea

Aquarius

Jung Il-wooJung Il-woo
(South Korean Actor)

09 September 1987

Seoul, South Korea

Virgo

LeeteukLeeteuk
(Singer)

01 July 1983

Eunpyeong District, South Korea

Cancer

Ahn Jae-hyunAhn Jae-hyun
(Actor, Model)

01 July 1987

Seoul, South Korea

Cancer

Jung Joon-youngJung Joon-young
(Singer-songwriter)

21 February 1989

Jakarta, Indonesia

Pisces

Kang Min-hyukKang Min-hyuk
(South Korean Musician, Actor)

28 June 1991

Ilsan-gu, Goyang, South Korea

Cancer

Yeo Jin-gooYeo Jin-goo
(Actor)

13 August 1997

Seoul, South Korea

Leo

Lim Ju-hwanLim Ju-hwan
(Actor)

18 May 1982

Seoul, South Korea

Taurus

Choi Min-sikChoi Min-sik
(Actor)

30 May 1962

Seoul, South Korea

Gemini

Park Hyung-sik Park Hyung-sik
(Singer, Actor)

16 November 1991

Yongin, South Korea

Scorpio

Yoo Seung-hoYoo Seung-ho
(South Korean Actor)

17 August 1993

Gyeyang District, Incheon, South Korea

Leo

Park Jin-youngPark Jin-young
(Singer)

13 January 1972

Seoul, South Korea

Capricorn

Uhm Jung-hwaUhm Jung-hwa
(Actress)

17 August 1969

Jecheon, South Korea

Leo

Lee Da-haeLee Da-hae
(Actress)

19 April 1984

Seoul, South Korea

Aries

Bae Yong-joonBae Yong-joon
(South Korean Actor)

29 August 1972

Mapo District, Seoul, South Korea

Virgo

Eunhyuk Eunhyuk
(Singer-songwriter)

04 April 1986

Seoul, South Korea

Aries

Gong YooGong Yoo
(Actor)

10 July 1979

Busan, South Korea

Cancer

Sungha JungSungha Jung
(Guitarist)

02 September 1996

Cheongju, South Korea

Virgo

Soyou (Kang Ji-hyun) Soyou
(Singer)

02 December 1992

Jeju Island, South Korea

Sagittarius

Cha Seung-wonCha Seung-won
(Actor)

07 June 1970

Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Gemini

Lee Yeon-heeLee Yeon-hee
(Actress)

09 January 1988

Samsan-myeon

Capricorn

Hong Jong-hyunHong Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor, Model)

02 February 1990

Seoul, South Korea

Aquarius

Kim Hee-sun Kim Hee-sun
(South Korean Actress)

11 June 1977

Seoul, South Korea

Gemini

Chae Jung-anChae Jung-an
(Actress)

09 September 1977

Busan, South Korea

Virgo

Park Yoo-chunPark Yoo-chun
(Singer-songwriter, Actor)

04 June 1986

Seoul, South Korea

Gemini

Kang Ha-neulKang Ha-neul
(South Korean Actor)

21 February 1990

Busan, South Korea

Pisces

Han Ji-minHan Ji-min
(Actress)

05 November 1982

Heukseok-dong, Dongjak District,Seoul, South Korea

Scorpio

Yook Sung-jaeYook Sung-jae
(South Korean Singer)

02 May 1995

Yongin, South Korea

Taurus

Hwang Jung-minHwang Jung-min
(Actor)

01 September 1970

Masan, South Korea

Virgo

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