Here’s a list of South Korea’s 10 Most Handsome Stars who will totally leave your heart fluttering. It is undeniable that the Korean Entertainment industry has taken the world by storm. Fans all across the globe tune in to their favorite Korean drama that air twice a week – sometimes not even waiting for the episode to even load its English subtitles!
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One thing we know is that there’s definitely a vital secret that these Korean dramas and films have which makes the audience click. Yes, without a doubt, South Korea has a great bunch of hot and handsome actors that can totally captivate the hearts of viewers in just a single glance. May it be the lead actor, the second male lead or even ones that appear on the screen in less than a minute – we know we can’t take our eyes off them!
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Song Joong Ki
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T.O.P. (Choi Seung Hyun)
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Seo Kang Jun
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Park Hae Jin
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So Ji Sub
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Top 10 Most Handsome Korean Star for 2016
10. Park Hae Jin – Handsome Korean Star
His role as Yoo Jung from his most recent drama, “Cheese in the Trap” probably left you confused about dating men with an extremely manipulative and dark character. One proof that we can still leave viewers head over heels for a drama character that has a dark side! He also appeared as the second male lead in one of South Korea’s highest-rated dramas of all time, “You Who Came from the Stars” along with top actress Jeon Ji Hyun. With his good looks and model-like figure, seeing more of him in dramas and fashion magazine spreads isn’t very surprising. www.soompi.com
9. Kim Soo Hyun – Handsome Korean Star
Known for his charming looks and manly figure, Kim Soo Hyun is known for his versatility when it comes to acting. From a music prodigy highschooler, to the ancient King of Joeseon, to a time-controlling alien – regardless of what role he is in, the viewers sure loves him. Born in the 16th of Feburary 1988, this 28-year-old hottie played major roles in numerous top-grossing Korean films and dramas like “Moon Embracing the Sun”, “Secretly, Greatly” and “You Who came from the Stars”. www.asianfixations.com
8. Ji Chang Wook – Handsome Korean Star
He made his onscreen debut in 2006 doing a couple of minor roles but his fame skyrocketed in 2010 when he starred as the lead role for “Smile, Donghae”, a daily drama series. He won numerous prestigious awards for his huge roles in top-grossing dramas Smile Donghae, Warrior Baek Dong Soo, Empress Ki and Healer. Aside from his acting excellence, fans love him for his pretty face, perfect V-line and manly physique. Not including him on this list would be a sin! www.kpopstarz.com
7. Lee Jin Wook – Handsome Korean Star
They say a man can never go wrong with his suit. Lee Jin Wook is a living proof that you only need the right suit to be sexy! This actor in his 30s starred in several dramas like “Nine: 9 Time Travels”, “The Time We Were Not In Love”, and “Goodbye, Mr. Black”. What makes him more interesting (and hot!) is his high profile relationship history including superstars Choi Ji Woo and Gong Hyo Jin.
6. So Ji Sub – Handsome Korean Star
His very manly physique and chic eyes can instantly mesmerize everybody. So Ji Sub, born in November 4, 1977 (38) debuted as a model for a denim brand back in 1995. His model figure and handsome face along with numerous talents in sports, music and acting led him on a much bigger space in the Korean Entertainment industry. He rose to fame in his roles in “Glass Slippers”, “What Happened in Bali” and “I’m Sorry, I Love You”. His most recent achievement is winning KBS Drama Awards’ Top Excellence Award in the Actor category for his role as a sexy, multimillionaire coach in “Oh My Venus”.
5. Jang Geun Suk – Handsome Korean Star
This pretty boy’s alluring face was revealed to the Korean entertainment scene at an early age. Jang Geun Suk was scouted by a formidable talent agency at the age of 5 years old which led him to modeling. His popularity is not known solely in Korea as he is also quite a huge star in Japan and China as well.
What’s more attractive with Jang Geun Suk other than his pretty face? He’s an actor, singer, model and speaks fluent English and Japanese. Some of his popular dramas are “Beethoven Virus”, “You’re Beautiful” and “Love Rain”. www.dramabeans.com
4. Ahn Jae Hyun – Handsome Korean Star
Model turned actor Ahn Jae Hyun lines along these extremely handsome Korean actors for his fierce-looking gaze, flawless poreless skin and whopping 6’3 height. Before he even made his acting debut in 2013 for the top-grossing Korean drama “You Who Came from the Stars”, he already made a name for himself in the high fashion scene. He’s one of the most in-demand models in South Korea which makes him a familiar face in magazines like W Korea, Ceci and Elle.
After his acting debut in a supporting role for “You Who came from the Stars” in 2013, it only took 2 years for him to snatch his own lead role for KBS2’s “Blood”. Sorry to break the bad news though, because Ahn Jae Hyun is officially off the market for he is set to marry Korean actress Goo Hye Sun who starred along with him for the drama “Blood”. www.dramafever.com
3. Seo Kang Jun – Handsome Korean Star
This 22-year-old hottie might be a new face in the Korean entertainment scene considering that he only made his official acting debut in 2012 in the drama “To The Beautiful You” sporting a cameo role. His mesmerizing brown eyes isn’t something to easily forget though! Seo Kang Jun left viewers in awe with his handsome face, captivating smile and gorgeous natural hazel brown eyes.
His popularity spread like wildfire when he joined the cast of the reality show “Roommate” along with other huge stars like Park Bom (2NE1), Lee Dong Wook and Park Chanyeol (EXO). His exceptional acting skills along with this handsome physique landed him in numerous roles in top Korean dramas like “Cunning Single Lady”, “What Happens to my Family” and “Cheese in the Trap”. www.dramabeans.com
2. T.O.P. (Choi Seung Hyun) – Handsome Korean Star
Known as the very charismatic rapper of the biggest KPOP boy group BIGBANG, Choi Seung Hyun (also known for his screen name T.O.P.), also ventured in the world of acting which led him into several major roles in films. He starred in major roles for blockbuster Korean action films “71: Into the Fire”, “Commitment” and “Tazza: The Hidden Card”.
It’s quite obvious that he is gifted with extremely good looks and perfect jawline, but want to know Choi Seung Hyun’s ultimate weapon? His deadly, sexy gaze! In Korea, they even have this challenge wherein you need to stare at him, eye to eye! Yes, it is quite a tough challenge! He has one of the biggest fanbases all over Asia and is listed as Fuse’s Sexiest Artist in 2013 – garnering 1.5 million votes! Another trivia: He’s in love with art, furniture and wine – definitely the best way to his heart! onehallyu.com
1. Song Joong Ki – Handsome Korean Star
Right at this very moment, Song Joong Ki is the hottest Korean celebrity that enamored not only thousands, but millions of viewers all across the globe for his drama “Descendants of the Sun”. Born in September 19, 1985, this 30-year-old South Korean actor made his popularity quite tremendous not only for his charming looks but also for his versatility. He played several major roles both in top-grossing dramas and films like “Hearty Paws 2”, “A Werewolf Boy” and “The Innocent Man”.
His biggest drama to date is “Descendants of the Sun” which is listed as one of the most popular and highest-rated Korean dramas of all time in which he played as a charismatic, skillful and brave leader of an Alpha Military Team working for United Nations . He’s also one of the most in-demand actors for tons of prestigious brands which make his appearances on commercials quite common.
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Top 10 Most Handsome Korean Star for 2015
Some people think that one who has big eyes is very pretty or handsome. In contrast, if we take a look to Korean people, we will notice that most of them have small eyes. And they are cute anyway. Even male stars who have small eyes still look handsome by their face shape, skin, attractive smile, and most important of all is their talent when they perform. To be the most handsome Korean star, one doesn’t simply have to be handsome but they need to be cool in a way to attract large audiences. Once they become the idol in everyone’s heart, they will be well-known and could earn lots of money because every production wants them. If you haven’t known who are the top 10 the most handsome Korean star is yet for 2016, check this out and find whether or not your idol is here. Please comment to add other stars.
10. Minho Shinee
His full name is Choi Min-ho who is a South Korean singer, rapper, actor, presenter, and model. Minho is the 10th handsome Korean star that every girls are falling in love even Cambodian girls. He is a member of the South Korean boy group Shinee. Minho graduated from Konkuk University’s affiliated high school on February 10, 2010. After taking the college admissions test the previous year, he was admitted in 2010 to Konkuk’s part-time admittance for the arts and culture film major where he is currently attending. Choi Minho was listed among Korean Top Stars, receiving 300 Million Won as his annual advertising rate. On December 5, 2014, Minho and Yoona were appointed as Unicef Unihero Campaign Ambassadors “Giving hope to the children.
9. Siwon Suju
This guy is a member of Super Junior boy band. His full name is Choi Si-won who was born April 7, 1986. He is one of the first four South Korean artists to appear on Chinese postage stamps. He has sexy body and is considered as the most handsome Korean star in the world. Siwon wrapped up filming and moved on to the next film. He will feature in the film Dragon Blade alongside with Jackie Chan and Adrien Brody. Siwon is also shooting for the film “To the Fore” where he will be acting alongside with Eddie Peng as a cycling athlete. In August it was announced that Super Junior would release their 7th album, Mamacita where Leeteuk and Heechul would rejoin them, their first album after their military service.
8. Donghae Suju
Lee Dong-hae or Donghae Suju was born October 15, 1986. He is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the boy band Super Junior. Donghae & Eunhyuk first album, Ride Me was released on February 26, 2014. “Motorcycle” was the lead single of the album. The 1st Japan Tour kicked off in Nagoya on March 4, 2014. After one year and three months since their second album ‘Break Down’, Donghae returned with Super Junior-M to release their third EP album, Swing. On August 2014, it was announced that Donghae and Super Junior would be making their comeback with the group’s seventh album, Mamacita which was released online on August 29 and in stores on September 1. On the album, Donghae contributing music and lyrics to their second lead single, ‘Shirt,’ which received raises from Allkpop, “The track is one of the most energetic on the album beyond the title track. In December 2014, was ranked at #34 on 100 Most Handsome Korean star of the year.
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7. Kai Exo
All men in Exo boy band are talented but one of those is Kai, a handsome Korean star. The second Exo member to sign with S.M. Entertainment, Kai joined the company after winning in the 10th S.M. Youth Best Contest in 2007, at thirteen years old. He said that it was Shinhwa who inspired him to be a singer. Kai was the first of twelve Exo members to be formally introduced to the public through teaser trailers. His first teaser was released on December 23, 2011. He appeared in twelve more trailers released in the next three months, and had his first televised performance with Exo-M’s Lu Han, Chen and Tao on SBS’s Gayo Daejun event on December 29, 2011. Kai graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2012.
6. Yong Hwa CNblue
His name is also written as Jung Yonghwa, Yong-Hwa, or Yong Hwa. Jung made his show business debut as “Kang Shin-woo” in the Korean drama “You’re Beautiful” on October 7, 2009 and played the male lead as “Lee Shin” in the 2011 drama Heartstrings. Jung is the leader, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band CNBLUE. He is the 6th handsome Korean star in the list.
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5. Chanyeol Exo
Park Chanyeol was born on November 27, 1992 in Seoul South Korea and attended Hyundai High School in Apgujeong-dong, Seoul. Chanyeol was the last member of EXO to be formally introduced to the public, on February 23, 2012. He cites Jason Mraz and Eminem as his biggest influences, though he was a fan of rock bands like Muse, Green Day, Nirvana, and X-Japan in middle school. Chanyeol guest starred in the second episode of the 2013 sitcom Royal Villa. Chanyeol was a member of SBS’s Law of the Jungle in Micronesia and the first season of Roommate but left in September because of schedule conflicts. He recently started filming for the movie Jang Soo Shop, which is set to be released in 2015.
4. TOP Bigbang
Choi Seung-hyun (born November 4, 1987), better known by his stage name T.O.P, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. He is so young to be the forth handsome Korean star. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang and has also participated in various dramas and films, such as I Am Sam, Iris, Commitment and Tazza: The Hidden Card. T.O.P portrayed the role of main character Ham Dae-Gil in the South Korean gambling film Tazza 2: The Hidden Card, sequel to Tazza: The High Rollers.
3. Nichkhun 2pm
Nickhun is an American singer, model and actor active in South Korea. He sings and raps as a member of 2PM, a six-member South Korean boy band. 2011 Nichkhun became a wax model for Madame Tussauds Bangkok. He has good face shape to be a handsome Korean star. To be the first K-pop singer to enter the Madame Tussaud’s. Nichkhun is the first Thai person to have passed the stringent audition process of JYP Entertainment.
2. L Infinite
Kim Myung-soo commonly known by his stage name L, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a vocalist of the boy band Infinite under Woollim Entertainment. L has a charming smile and definitely could be the second handsome Korean star. He is also the main vocal of infinite F. On April 9, 2013 L was a guest on 1 vs. 100, unfortunately he was not able to win until the final round. On September 9, 2013, L was a guest on Running Man together with Sungkyu. They were both on the Green Team with Haha.
1. Jaejoong JYJ
Kim Jae-joong is also known mononymously as Jaejoong, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, director and designer. He is best known as a member of the Korean pop group JYJ because he is the most handsome Korean star. In July 2014, JYJ released their second full-length album Just Us. Kim wrote lyrics for 4 songs, “Let Me See”, “Babo Boy”, “Dear J” and “Creation”. Recently over 160,000 and 40,000 copies were sold in South Korea and Japan respectively. The album ranked first and second in Gaon and Oricon charts.