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
(Comedian)

13 July 1969

Park ChanyeolPark Chanyeol
(Rapper)

27 November 1992

SuhoSuho
(Singer)

22 May 1991

Xiumin Xiumin
(Actors)

26 March 1990

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

01 September 1997

J-HopeJ-Hope
(Rapper)

18 February 1994

Park Seo-joonPark Seo-joon
(Actor)

16 December 1988

Soon-Yi PrevinSoon-Yi Previn
(Actress)

08 October 1970

Jennie KimJennie Kim
(K-Pop Singer)

16 January 1996

Park Min-youngPark Min-young
(Actress)

04 March 1986

Lee Byung-hunLee Byung-hun
(Actor)

12 July 1970

Song Hye-kyoSong Hye-kyo
(Actress)

22 November 1981

Ji Chang-wookJi Chang-wook
(Actor)

05 July 1987

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

04 November 1977

Song Joong-kiSong Joong-ki
(Actor)

19 September 1985

Park Shin-hyePark Shin-hye
(Actress)

18 February 1990

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

16 November 1991

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon
(Singer-songwriter)

18 August 1988

Bae Suzy Bae Suzy
(Singer, Actress)

10 December 1994

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

12 October 1993

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

15 August 1981

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

06 June 1986

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

12 February 1990

Steven YeunSteven Yeun
(Actor, Singer)

21 December 1983

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

01 July 1987

Jung So-minJung So-min
(Actress)

16 March 1989

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

27 February 1985

Gong YooGong Yoo
(Actor)

10 July 1979

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

17 May 1982

Kim Woo-bin Kim Woo-bin
(Actor)

16 July 1989

Hyun Bin Hyun Bin
(Actor)

25 September 1982

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

30 October 1981

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

23 October 1987

Jay ParkJay Park
(Rapper)

25 April 1987

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

16 February 1988

Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin
(Actress)

11 January 1982

Lee Seung-giLee Seung-gi
(Singer)

13 January 1987

Kim Tae-riKim Tae-ri
(Actress)

24 April 1990

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

22 February 1994

Kim So-hyunKim So-hyun
(Actress)

04 June 1999

Im Yoon-ahIm Yoon-ah
(Singer)

30 May 1990

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

24 January 1953

Ku Hye-sunKu Hye-sun
(Acress)

09 November 1984

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

09 March 1989

Sung HoonSung Hoon
(Actor)

14 February 1983

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

22 February 1987

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

29 March 1980

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

22 September 1999

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

26 September 1986

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

03 October 1984

SeungriSeungri
(Singer)

12 December 1990

SeohyunSeohyun
(South Korean Actress)

28 June 1991

Lee Min-jungLee Min-jung
(Actress)

16 February 1982

Ji SungJi Sung
(Actor)

27 February 1977

Lee Kwang-sooLee Kwang-soo
(Actor)

14 July 1985

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

28 June 1978

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

10 August 1990

Jo In-sungJo In-sung
(Actor)

29 July 1981

Lee Dong-wookLee Dong-wook
(Actor)

06 November 1981

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

17 August 1993

Choi Si-wonChoi Si-won
(Singer)

07 April 1986

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

05 April 1984

Ki Hong LeeKi Hong Lee
(Actor)

30 September 1986

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

07 July 1991

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

13 November 1986

Oh Yeon-seoOh Yeon-seo
(Actress)

22 June 1987

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

18 March 1981

Bae DoonaBae Doona
(South Korean Actress)

11 October 1979

Yoo In-naYoo In-na
(Actress)

05 June 1982

Kim BumKim Bum
(Actor)

07 July 1989

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

07 April 1986

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

25 March 1976

Ji SooJi Soo
(South Korean Actor)

30 March 1993

Park Chan-wookPark Chan-wook
(Film Director)

23 August 1963

Han Ji-minHan Ji-min
(Actress)

05 November 1982