Famous South Korean - South Korean Celebrities

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.

Find out more about the greatest South Koreans, including Ken Jeong, Son Ye-jin, Moon Jae-in, Park Seo-joon and Park Min-young.

The Most Famous South Korean

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Park Seo-joonDecember 16, 1988South KoreanPark Seo-joon is a famous South Korean actor
Nakyung ParkSeptember 1, 1977South KoreanNakyung Park is a South Korean painter who is married to actor Wesley Snipes
Kim Tae-riApril 24, 1990South KoreanKim Tae-ri is a South Korean model and actress
Seo Ye-jiApril 6, 1990South KoreanSeo Ye-ji is a South Korean actress
Lee HyoriMay 10, 1979South KoreanLee Hyori is a popular South Korean singer, actress, television presenter, and activist
Ji Chang-wookJuly 5, 1987South KoreanJi Chang-wook is a South Korean actor
Kiana KimMarch 30, 1980South KoreanKiana Kim is a well-known Korean model, actress, and entrepreneur
Lee Jong–sukSeptember 14, 1989South Korean: Lee Jong-suk is a popular South Korean actor and model
JungkookSeptember 1, 1997South KoreanJungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer, and rapper of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys or BTS
Lee WanJanuary 3, 1984South KoreanLee Wan is a South Korean film and television actor
Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye is the 11th and present President of South Korea

Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee was the first president of South Korea

South KoreanMarch 26, 1875133 views

Sun Myung Moon

Sun Myung Moon was a Korean religious leader who founded the Unification Church

Kim Dae Jung

Kim Dae Jung is a former Korean President and a Nobel Peace prize winner

Kim Hyuna

Kim Hyuna is a South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and model

Joshua Hong

Joshua is an American-born South Korean singer and dancer

AmericanDecember 30, 1995160 views

Baekhyun

Baekhyun (Byun Baek-hyun) is a budding South Korean singer and actor

South KoreanMay 6, 1992104 views

QPark

QPark is a Korean-American comedian, and social media influencer

AmericanJuly 17, 1979148 views

Bongyoung Park

Bongyoung Park is a South Korean dancer and choreographer

Jenn Im

Jenn Im is a Korean-American YouTuber

AmericanSeptember 22, 1990149 views