Find out more about the greatest South Koreans, including Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo, Park Hyung-sik, Yoo Seung-ho and Bae Suzy.

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.

Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin

11 January 1982

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

24 January 1953

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon

16 December 1988

Park Min-youngPark Min-young

04 March 1986

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye

18 February 1990

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

16 November 1991

Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki

19 September 1985


18 February 1994

Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook

05 July 1987

Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi

13 January 1987

Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
(Singer, Actress)

10 December 1994

Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo

22 November 1981

Soon-Yi PrevinSoon-Yi Previn

08 October 1970

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

12 October 1993

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon

18 August 1988

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

10 August 1990


22 May 1991

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

17 May 1982

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

02 February 1952

Jay ParkJay Park

25 April 1987

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

15 August 1981

Gong YooGong Yoo

10 July 1979

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

22 February 1994

Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin

16 July 1989

Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun

12 July 1970

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

16 February 1988

Steven YeunSteven Yeun
(Actor, Singer)

21 December 1983

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun

04 June 1999

Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol

27 November 1992

Im Yoon-ahIm Yoon-ah

30 May 1990

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

17 August 1993

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

30 October 1981

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

12 February 1990

Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo

14 July 1985

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook

06 November 1981

Oh Yeon-seoOh Yeon-seo

22 June 1987

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

06 June 1986

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

18 March 1981

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

04 November 1977

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

29 March 1980

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

01 July 1987

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

09 March 1989

Sung HoonSung Hoon

14 February 1983

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

07 July 1991

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

04 August 1987

Bae DoonaBae Doona
(South Korean Actress)

11 October 1979

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

22 February 1987

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

06 September 1989

Kim BumKim Bum

07 July 1989

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

22 September 1999

Xiumin Xiumin

26 March 1990

Yoon Shi-yoonYoon Shi-yoon
(South Korean Actor)

26 September 1986

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

28 June 1978

Ku Hye-sunKu Hye-sun

09 November 1984

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

02 May 1995

Lee Tae-hwanLee Tae-hwan

21 February 1995

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

15 May 1990

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

09 September 1987

Choi Si-wonChoi Si-won

07 April 1986

Jung So-minJung So-min

16 March 1989

Lee HyoriLee Hyori
(South Korean Singer, Actress)

10 May 1979

Jang Dong-gunJang Dong-gun

20 April 1972

Ji SooJi Soo
(South Korean Actor)

30 March 1993

(South Korean Actress)

28 June 1991

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

09 August 1985

Jo In-sungJo In-sung

29 July 1981

Seo Ye-jiSeo Ye-ji

06 April 1990

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

02 July 1991

Yoo Jae-sukYoo Jae-suk

14 August 1972

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

25 January 1985

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

03 October 1984


12 December 1990

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

07 April 1986

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

05 April 1984

Shin Se-kyungShin Se-kyung

29 July 1990