Korean actors are unique and inimitable, they are touching and emotional. So, here you go, Korean actor: top 10 most handsome guys list. Their talent, appearance, and charisma are out of this world! You also can find some drama recommendations, don’t miss out on their best performances!
10. Seo In Guk
Seo In Guk actually launched his singer career before debuting as an actor, back in 2009, he became a winner of the first season in the talent show Superstar K. But he surprisingly showed his incredible acting skill by playing diverse roles such as Joseon era royals, young students, and even murderers. Seo In Guk made his real breakthrough after Reply 1997. And here are some of his best performances you should also check out: Squad 38, The King’s Face, The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (also called Hundred Million Stars From the Sky)
9. Nam Joo Hyuk
He started as a model so his body and his face is just incredibly amazing. Soon after, he debuted as a Korean actor in “Who are you: School 2015” playing as a high school swimmer and made a big break with “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo), in which Nam Joo Hyuk was an amazing boyfriend. Whether he is a sweet guy or cool gentlemen, you can’t stop admitting his looks! His excellent acting skill can also be found at his other famous dramas: “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Ryeo” and “Bride of Habaek”.
8. So Ji Sub
Ji Sub debuted as a jeans model first, and started his television debut two years later. Coincidentally, the drama series in which he received his first role was called “Model”. But only after the drama “Sorry, I Love you” that he became a top star on Korea and in Asia overall. Since then, he has starred in a great number of popular television dramas, especially he became well recognized for his leading roles in such dramas as Master’s Sun, Oh My Venus, Cain and Abel, and Phantom.
7. Park Bo Gum
Park Bo Gum is called the “Nation’s Crown Prince” after his appearance in a popular drama “Love in the Moonlight”. He is also the youngest Korean actor to become Actor of the Year (according to Gallup Korea) and the first among all the actors ever to get to the top in the Korea Power Celebrity list (according to Forbes)! He gained popularity for his diverse range of roles in dramas he played. Here are some of the best: Love In The Moonlight, Hello Monster, Reply 1988.
6. Kim Soo Hyun
Kim Soo Hyun is well-known internationally. Starting his career at the age of 19, now he is one of the most popular and most expensive actors in the industry! Kim Soo Hyun started his acting career through a drama “Dream High”, in which he played a country guy who turned out to be a true musical genius and his iconic role was an alien professor in “The man who came from the star”. Moreover, Kim Soo Hyun is also incredibly famous for his acting in “Moon Embracing the Sun”, where he starred as the young king Lee Hwon. This historical even earned the “national drama” status!
5. Lee Min Ho
This korean actor’s popularity extends far beyond Korea and to many other countries throughout the world! Lee Min Ho made a breakthrough in his acting career through KBS2 drama “Boys Over Flowers”, thanks to the success of the drama, he is considered to be a real Hallyu star. Additionally, he has been remembered for his leading roles in The Heirs, City Hunters, and Legend of the Blue Sea. Lee also starred in Gangnam Blues and Bounty Hunters (a film produced in China).
4. Ji Chang Wook
Ji Chang Wook is best known after the historical drama “Empress Ki” playing the 16th emperor of the Yuan Dynasty. His portrayal of the king left an unforgettable impression on the audience, earning him recognition. Furthermore, “Healer” is also one of the most successful drama of Ji Chang Wook, he even took martial arts lessons for the role of a mysterious guy. The drama became popular worldwidely and his reputation extends far beyond Korean borders! After this success, he even starred in Mandarin-language dramas.
3. Song Joong Ki
When it comes to Korean actor: top 10 most handsome guys list, we cannot forget Song Joong Ki who is tremendously popular in Asia for his handsome and talent. His fame rose incredibly through his role in the historical drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal and the show Running Man. But Song Joong Ki’s first leading role on TV was in the melodrama The Innocent Man. After completing his military service, he jumped straight into the lead role in the big worldwide hit K-drama “Descendants of the Sun” and the breakdown of his marriage with Song Hye Kyo created a terrific splashing the popular press.
2. Lee Jong Suk
Same as many Korean actors mentioned above, Lee Jong Suk started out as a runway model and was even considered the youngest Korean model (he started his modeling career at the age of 15). However, he soon switched to TV and his appearance as the title character in drama School 2013 brought him his first acting award and real fame. Here’s a little portion of some of his most well-known dramas: Pinocchio, W: Two Worlds, While You Were Sleeping.
- Lee Jun Ki
Being called “flower boy”, Lee Jun Ki is known as a Korean actor, model, and also singer. He is also known as the charming prince of historical dramas because he looks really good in traditional Korean clothes. Lee Jun Ki became popular after his very first leading role in The King and the Clown. It’s pretty an unusual historical that revolves around two male clown actors – one with masculine traits and the other with highly effeminate ones. Lee Jun Ki played a homosexual clown really well, which tremendously boosted his popularity. However, after this film, he started to play more masculine roles to avoid typecasting. Here are some of his best performances that you definitely don’t want to miss: Gunman in Joseon, The Scholar Who Walks the Night, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo