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.

Cha Eun-wooCha Eun-woo
30 March 1997
Singer
Ken JeongKen Jeong
13 July 1969
Comedian

JungkookJungkook
01 September 1997
Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band,

Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
10 December 1994
Singer, Actress

Nam Joo-hyukNam Joo-hyuk
22 February 1994
Actor, Model

Hyun Bin Hyun Bin
25 September 1982
Actor
Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin
11 January 1982
Actress

JennieJennie
16 January 1996
Singer

Kim Seok-jinKim Seok-jin
04 December 1992
Singer
SugaSuga
09 March 1993
Rapper

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon
16 December 1988
Actor
Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook
05 July 1987
Actor

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye
18 February 1990
Actress

Kim Jong-hyunKim Jong-hyun
08 April 1990
Singer-songwriter

Kim Soo-hyunKim Soo-hyun
16 February 1988
South Korean Actor

Lee Jong–sukLee Jong–suk
14 September 1989
Actor
Lee Si-youngLee Si-young
17 April 1982
South Korean Actress

J-HopeJ-Hope
18 February 1994
Rapper

Bong Joon-hoBong Joon-ho
14 September 1969
Film Director

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook
06 November 1981
Actor
Kim So-yeonKim So-yeon
02 November 1980
Actress

Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo
22 November 1981
Actress
Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki
19 September 1985
Actor

Jun Ji-hyunJun Ji-hyun
30 October 1981
South Korean Actress

Park Min-youngPark Min-young
04 March 1986
Actress
Shin Se-kyungShin Se-kyung
29 July 1990
Actress

Kim Tae-heeKim Tae-hee
29 March 1980
South Korean actress
Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun
12 July 1970
Actor

Gong YooGong Yoo
10 July 1979
Actor

Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi
13 January 1987
Singer
SulliSulli
29 March 1994
Actress, Singer

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Steven YeunSteven Yeun
21 December 1983
Actor, Singer
Lee Joon-gi Lee Joon-gi
17 May 1982
Actor, Model

Kim BumKim Bum
07 July 1989
Actor

Lee Jin-wookLee Jin-wook
16 September 1981
Actor

Lee Sung-kyungLee Sung-kyung
10 August 1990
Actress, Model
Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin
16 July 1989
Actor
Park Hyung-sik Park Hyung-sik
16 November 1991
Singer, Actor

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

Im Si WanIm Si Wan
 
Singer

Soon-Yi PrevinSoon-Yi Previn
08 October 1970
Actress
Do Kyung-sooDo Kyung-soo
12 January 1993
K-Pop Singer

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun
04 June 1999
Actress

Song Seung-heonSong Seung-heon
05 October 1976
Actor

Jay ParkJay Park
25 April 1987
Rapper

Kim Yoo-jungKim Yoo-jung
22 September 1999
South Korean Actress
Kim Go-eunKim Go-eun
02 July 1991
South Korean Actress

PSYPSY
31 December 1977
Singer-songwriter
Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon
18 August 1988
Singer-songwriter

Ji SungJi Sung
27 February 1977
Actor

KaiKai
14 January 1994
Singer, Actors
Song Kang-hoSong Kang-ho
17 January 1967
Actor

Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo
14 July 1985
Actor
Moon Jae-inMoon Jae-in
24 January 1953
Current President of South Korea

Ahn Jae-hyunAhn Jae-hyun
01 July 1987
Actor, Model

Lee Tae-minLee Tae-min
18 July 1993
Singer, Actor

Im Yoon-ahIm Yoon-ah
30 May 1990
Singer

SeohyunSeohyun
28 June 1991
South Korean Actress
Han Ji-minHan Ji-min
05 November 1982
Actress

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

Kim HyunaKim Hyuna
06 June 1992
Singer

Lee Bo-youngLee Bo-young
12 January 1979
Actress
Seo Ye-jiSeo Ye-ji
06 April 1990
Actress

Jung Il-wooJung Il-woo
09 September 1987
South Korean Actor
Yoo Jae-sukYoo Jae-suk
14 August 1972
Comedian

Yeo Jin-gooYeo Jin-goo
13 August 1997
Actor

Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
02 February 1952
11th President of South Korea
Kim Hyun-joongKim Hyun-joong
06 June 1986
South Korean Actor

Lee HyoriLee Hyori
10 May 1979
South Korean Singer, Actress
Park Jin-youngPark Jin-young
13 January 1972
Singer

Jang HyukJang Hyuk
20 December 1976
Actor

Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol
27 November 1992
Rapper
Lee Min-jungLee Min-jung
16 February 1982
Actress

Ji SooJi Soo
30 March 1993
South Korean Actor
Seo Kang-joonSeo Kang-joon
12 October 1993
Singer & Actor

Yoo In-naYoo In-na
05 June 1982
Actress

Yeon Jung-hoonYeon Jung-hoon
06 November 1978
Actor

Yoo Ah-inYoo Ah-in
06 October 1986
Actor
Go Kyung-pyoGo Kyung-pyo
11 June 1990
Actor, Comedian
Park Hae-JinPark Hae-Jin
01 May 1983
South Korean Actor

SeungriSeungri
12 December 1990
Singer

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

Uhm Jung-hwaUhm Jung-hwa
17 August 1969
Actress
Oh Yeon-seoOh Yeon-seo
22 June 1987
Actress

Sung HoonSung Hoon
14 February 1983
Actor

Shin Min-aShin Min-a
05 April 1984
Actress & Model

Jung Woo-sungJung Woo-sung
22 April 1973
Actor

Choi Tae-joonChoi Tae-joon
07 July 1991
South Korean Actor
Han Hyo-jooHan Hyo-joo
22 February 1987
South Korean Actress

Seo Hyun-jinSeo Hyun-jin
27 February 1985
South Korean Actress
Kim Ha-neulKim Ha-neul
21 February 1978
Actress

Kang Ha-neulKang Ha-neul
21 February 1990
South Korean Actor
Seung-Hui ChoSeung-Hui Cho
18 January 1984
Murderer
Park Chan-wookPark Chan-wook
23 August 1963
Film Director