Korean actress – top 10 most beautiful and successful

Much like with actors in Korea, there are also a fair amount of actresses that are loved, adored, and respected by the viewing audience. Here’s the list of korean actress – top 10 most beautiful and successful whose brilliant talent, appearance, good personality and charm are hard not to notice.

  1. Jun Ji Hyun

Joon Ji Hyun was already Korea’s darling ever since she starred in the drama My Sassy Girl. However, when she starred in the hit drama My Love from the Star, she immediately rose into international fame.

korean actress jun ji hyun

She is most definitely among one of Korea’s highest rated drama actresses now. You can also see her in fantasy-romantic comedy Windstruck, major hit, blockbuster drama Legend of the Blue Sea, and in other notable films like The Thieves, The Berlin File, Assassination, and Il Mare.

  1. Song Hye Kyo

She’s one of the highest ranked Korean actress. Through her appearances in several well-received dramas and movies, she has risen to triple A status throughout Asia.

korean actress song hye kyo

The actress made her debut starring in KBS2’s Autumn in My Heart and in All In, both dramas gained fame abroad including Taiwan, Japan, and Europe. Song Hye Kyo is also well-known for her leading roles in television dramas Full House, That Winter, the Wind Blows, Descendants of the Sun and Encounter.

  1. Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy is a singer-turn-actor. At the beginning, she debuted as a member of Miss A in 2010 under JYP Entertainment. Due to her natural beauty, Suzy became popular and started acting career. Her first drama was “Dream High” in 2011, then she was a lead actress. Despite her young age, Suzy is still worth being in korean actress – top 10 most beautiful and successful that gains many achievements. In 2011, she became an ambassador for 16th Gyang Korea Flower Show. In 2013, Suzy got another ambassadorship of Korean National Police Agency.

korean actress bae suzy

Beside her debut drama “Dream High”, you can check out some of her career-defining performances at: Gu Family Book, Uncontrollably Fond, While You Were Sleeping.

  1. Park Shin Hye

Shin-hye first debuted in Lee Seung Hwan music video “Got Flower” in 2003; then, she worked as child actress in “Stairway to Heaven”. Back then, she was only 13 years old and it didn’t take long for her to gain fame! She successfully portrayed the younger version of the lead heroine! 

korean actress park shin hye

You’re Beautiful brought another hit title for the young talent of this Korean actress. The drama was a hit on the Internet! We also know Park Shin Hye for her amazing performances in such popular K-dramas as Pinocchio, Flower Boys Next Door, Heirs, and Heartstrings.

  1. Kim Yoo Jung

One of the best known and most successful child actresses in South Korea, Kim Yoo Jung has won a great number of Best Young Actress awards! Soon, “Korea’s Little Sister” transitioned into teen roles and became known for her performances in Dong Yi, May Queen, Moon Embracing the Sun and Angry Mom. 

korean actress kim yoo jung

She even starred in her first adult role as a lead actress! Love in the Moonlight, the domestic and international hit series, perfectly shows she has a wonderful presence on the screen! Kim Yoo has successfully transitioned her roles from child to teen actress, and even to leading adult roles, which is not easy to achieve! 

  1. Kim So Hyun 

Kim So Hyun started as a child Korean actress when she was 7 years old. After acting as a young actress for many years, So-hyun became a main lead role in teen drama “Who are You: School 2015”, “Let’s fight: Ghost”, and “The emperor: owner of the mask”. Besides being a talented pretty actress, She is also a great MC. She has hosted several programs such as Melon Music Awards, Show! Music Core, and more.

korean actress kim soo hyun

You might also want to check out some of her other dramas: Page Turner, Goblin, The Suspicious Housemaid, Rooftop Prince, Reset, I Hear Your Voice, The Girl Who Sees Smells, Nightmare Teacher, and Rooftop Prince.

  1. Lee Sung Kyung

Lee Sung-kyung is a model and actress under YG Entertainment. In 2008, she appeared as a model. In 2014, she started acting career through drama “It’s okay, That’s love” as supporting role. Afterward, She lands her next roles as a mentally unstable student in Cheese in the Trap and Doctor Crush

korean actress lee sung kyung

Furthermore, she got a lead role in drama “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo” along with partner Nam Joo-hyuk. After the film, the two stars confirmed to be in relationship. In this drama, Sung-kyung won Excellence Award- Actress in a Miniseries.

  1. Park Bo Young
korean actress park bo young

Everyone knows Park Bo Young for her leading roles in such hit films as Scandal Makers, A Werewolf Boy, On Your Wedding Day, Oh My Ghost and Strong Woman Bong Soon. Making her acting debut at sixteen, this incredibly talented and beautiful woman became one of the most beloved and most popular actresses in drama land! She hasn’t had free time since her debut and for a good reason! She’s got incredible range of dramas. We have so many options of what to choose from, so it gets even harder to pick and highlight only several of her works.

  1. IU
korean actress IU

IU whose name is Lee Ji-eun is a solo singer then turned to be Korean actress later. She is called Nation’s little sister because of her youthful and pretty look. IU actually wanted to join root of JYP Entertainment but was fail. Then, in 2007 she got into Loen instead. After a year, she released first album called “Lost and found”. She got her first acting role in “Dream High 2011”. IU has continuously become lead actress in drama starting from “You the best” in 2013. Her previous work is “Moon Lovers: Scarlet heart” with Lee Joon-gi and “Hotel De Luna” with Yeo Jin Gu. 

  1. Han Hyo Joo
korean actress han hyo joo

Han Hyo Ju got her first leading role in K-drama Spring Waltz. However, it was Brilliant Legacy that brought her commercial break-out role. The series showed her brilliant acting and she got signed by a popular filmmaker soon after. She was cast in film Ad Lib Night, which brought her many honors. This success brought many more opportunities for the talented actress! It gained her roles in other big TV dramas – Ilijimae, Shining Inheritance, and Dong Yi! Every K-drama lover knows these gems; they became hits, so Han became even more famous! 

You will also enjoy watching her acting in Devil Claus’ Love and Magic, Cold Eyes, The Beauty Inside, Golden Slumber, and W: Two Worlds!


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