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.

Soon-Yi PrevinSoon-Yi Previn
08 October 1970
Actress
Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki
19 September 1985
Actor

Steven YeunSteven Yeun
21 December 1983
Actor, Singer

Kim TaehyungKim Taehyung
30 December 1995
Pop Singer

Cha Eun-wooCha Eun-woo
30 March 1997
Singer

JungkookJungkook
01 September 1997
Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band,
Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo
22 November 1981
Actress

Ken JeongKen Jeong
13 July 1969
Comedian

Kim Jong-hyunKim Jong-hyun
08 April 1990
Singer-songwriter
Hyun Bin Hyun Bin
25 September 1982
Actor

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye
18 February 1990
Actress
JennieJennie
16 January 1996
Singer

SugaSuga
09 March 1993
Rapper

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon
16 December 1988
Actor

Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin
11 January 1982
Actress

Seo Ye-jiSeo Ye-ji
06 April 1990
Actress
Lee Min-ho Lee Min-ho
22 June 1987
Actor

Kim Seok-jinKim Seok-jin
04 December 1992
Singer

RM (Rap Monster)RM (Rap Monster)
12 September 1994
Rapper

Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook
05 July 1987
Actor
Kim Soo-hyunKim Soo-hyun
16 February 1988
South Korean Actor

Ji SooJi Soo
30 March 1993
South Korean Actor
Lee Jong–sukLee Jong–suk
14 September 1989
Actor

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun
04 June 1999
Actress

J-HopeJ-Hope
18 February 1994
Rapper
Bong Joon-hoBong Joon-ho
14 September 1969
Film Director

Kim So-yeonKim So-yeon
02 November 1980
Actress
Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
10 December 1994
Singer, Actress

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook
06 November 1981
Actor

Nam Joo-hyukNam Joo-hyuk
22 February 1994
Actor, Model
Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi
13 January 1987
Singer

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Kim Tae-heeKim Tae-hee
29 March 1980
South Korean actress
Jun Ji-hyunJun Ji-hyun
30 October 1981
South Korean Actress

Lee Joon-gi Lee Joon-gi
17 May 1982
Actor, Model

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon
18 August 1988
Singer-songwriter

Park Min-youngPark Min-young
04 March 1986
Actress
Jo Seung-wooJo Seung-woo
28 March 1980
Actor
Kim BumKim Bum
07 July 1989
Actor

Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun
12 July 1970
Actor

SulliSulli
29 March 1994
Actress, Singer

Gong YooGong Yoo
10 July 1979
Actor
Shin Se-kyungShin Se-kyung
29 July 1990
Actress

Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin
16 July 1989
Actor

Song Ji-hyo Song Ji-hyo
15 August 1981
Actress, Model

Kim Tae-riKim Tae-ri
24 April 1990
Actress

Jay ParkJay Park
25 April 1987
Rapper
Park Hyung-sik Park Hyung-sik
16 November 1991
Singer, Actor

Lee Si-youngLee Si-young
17 April 1982
South Korean Actress
Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo
14 July 1985
Actor

Seung-Hui ChoSeung-Hui Cho
18 January 1984
Murderer

Moon Jae-inMoon Jae-in
24 January 1953
Current President of South Korea
Lee Sung-kyungLee Sung-kyung
10 August 1990
Actress, Model

Song Seung-heonSong Seung-heon
05 October 1976
Actor
Sung HoonSung Hoon
14 February 1983
Actor

Im Si WanIm Si Wan
 
Singer

Kim Go-eunKim Go-eun
02 July 1991
South Korean Actress

Park Bo-youngPark Bo-young
12 February 1990
South Korean Actress

Lee Tae-minLee Tae-min
18 July 1993
Singer, Actor
Kim Yoo-jungKim Yoo-jung
22 September 1999
South Korean Actress

Kim HyunaKim Hyuna
06 June 1992
Singer

Choi Min-hoChoi Min-ho
09 December 1991
Rapper

PSYPSY
31 December 1977
Singer-songwriter
Choi Tae-joonChoi Tae-joon
07 July 1991
South Korean Actor

Kim Hyun-joongKim Hyun-joong
06 June 1986
South Korean Actor
Ahn Jae-hyunAhn Jae-hyun
01 July 1987
Actor, Model

Song Kang-hoSong Kang-ho
17 January 1967
Actor

BaekhyunBaekhyun
06 May 1992
Singer & Actor
SeohyunSeohyun
28 June 1991
South Korean Actress

Jo In-sungJo In-sung
29 July 1981
Actor
Yoo Ah-inYoo Ah-in
06 October 1986
Actor

Jang HyukJang Hyuk
20 December 1976
Actor

Do Kyung-sooDo Kyung-soo
12 January 1993
K-Pop Singer
Jung Il-wooJung Il-woo
09 September 1987
South Korean Actor

Yeo Jin-gooYeo Jin-goo
13 August 1997
Actor
Im Yoon-ahIm Yoon-ah
30 May 1990
Singer

Ha Ji-wonHa Ji-won
28 June 1978
South Korean Actress

Moon Chae-wonMoon Chae-won
13 November 1986
South Korean Actress

Kang Ha-neulKang Ha-neul
21 February 1990
South Korean Actor
Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol
27 November 1992
Rapper
Han Hyo-jooHan Hyo-joo
22 February 1987
South Korean Actress

Ki Tae-youngKi Tae-young
09 December 1978
Actor

Yoo Jae-sukYoo Jae-suk
14 August 1972
Comedian

Shin Min-aShin Min-a
05 April 1984
Actress & Model
Ji SungJi Sung
27 February 1977
Actor

Jung So-minJung So-min
16 March 1989
Actress

KaiKai
14 January 1994
Singer, Actors

Yoon Eun-hyeYoon Eun-hye
03 October 1984
South Korean Actress

Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
02 February 1952
11th President of South Korea
Park Chan-wookPark Chan-wook
23 August 1963
Film Director

Seo Hyun-jinSeo Hyun-jin
27 February 1985
South Korean Actress
Park Hae-JinPark Hae-Jin
01 May 1983
South Korean Actor

Jang Na-raJang Na-ra
18 March 1981
Musician, Actress
Seo Kang-joonSeo Kang-joon
12 October 1993
Singer & Actor
Yoo In-naYoo In-na
05 June 1982
Actress