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.

Ken JeongKen Jeong

13 July 1969

(Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys)

01 September 1997

Jennie KimJennie Kim
(K-Pop Singer)

16 January 1996

Jung Joon-youngJung Joon-young

21 February 1989


18 February 1994


12 December 1990

Soon-Yi PrevinSoon-Yi Previn

08 October 1970

Jang Ja-yeonJang Ja-yeon

25 January 1980

Park Min-youngPark Min-young

04 March 1986

Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook

05 July 1987

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook

06 November 1981

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon

16 December 1988

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Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo

22 November 1981

Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki

19 September 1985

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye

18 February 1990

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon

18 August 1988

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

15 May 1990

Yoo In-naYoo In-na

05 June 1982

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Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
(Singer, Actress)

10 December 1994

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

16 November 1991

Steven YeunSteven Yeun
(Actor, Singer)

21 December 1983

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

22 February 1994

Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin

16 July 1989

Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi

13 January 1987

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Jay ParkJay Park

25 April 1987

Moon Jae-inMoon Jae-in
(Current President of South Korea)

24 January 1953

Hyun Bin Hyun Bin

25 September 1982

Gong YooGong Yoo

10 July 1979

Arden ChoArden Cho

16 August 1985

Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun

12 July 1970

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

12 February 1990

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

15 August 1981

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

30 October 1981

Yong Jun-hyungYong Jun-hyung

19 December 1989

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

16 February 1988

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

04 November 1977

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Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol

27 November 1992

(K-Pop Singer)

18 May 1988

Ji SooJi Soo
(South Korean Actor)

30 March 1993

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

17 August 1993

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun

04 June 1999

Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo

14 July 1985

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Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin

11 January 1982

Kim Yoo-jungKim Yoo-jung
(South Korean Actress)

22 September 1999

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

17 May 1982

Bong Joon-hoBong Joon-ho
(Film Director)

14 September 1969

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

01 July 1987

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

29 March 1980

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Ku Hye-sunKu Hye-sun

09 November 1984


22 May 1991

Lee Sung-kyungLee Sung-kyung
(Actress, Model)

10 August 1990

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

28 June 1978

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

09 March 1989

Xiumin Xiumin

26 March 1990

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

02 February 1952

Im Yoon-ahIm Yoon-ah

30 May 1990

Sung HoonSung Hoon

14 February 1983

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

06 June 1986

Choi Si-wonChoi Si-won

07 April 1986

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

22 February 1987

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Jo In-sungJo In-sung

29 July 1981

Choi Tae-joonChoi Tae-joon
(South Korean Actor)

07 July 1991

Seo Kang-joonSeo Kang-joon
(Singer & Actor)

12 October 1993

Jung So-minJung So-min

16 March 1989

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

04 June 1986

Han Ji-minHan Ji-min

05 November 1982

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Hong Jin-youngHong Jin-young
(South Korean Singer)

09 August 1985

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

25 March 1976

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

05 April 1984

Yoon Kyun-sangYoon Kyun-sang

31 March 1987

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

18 March 1981

Yeo Jin-gooYeo Jin-goo

13 August 1997

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Kim TaehyungKim Taehyung
(Pop Singer)

30 December 1995

Jeon So-minJeon So-min
(Actress, Model)

07 April 1986

Seo Hyun-jinSeo Hyun-jin
(South Korean Actress)

27 February 1985