Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actresses

There is no doubt that South Korea is an amazing and beautiful country. What else resides in South Korea? Many talented actors and actresses that have much to offer, on camera and off camera. Our Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actresses are renowned for their acting skills, beauty and talent. The list below is in no certain order.

10. Kim Nam Joo


Kim rose to stardom in her stunning performances in the television series Model, The Boss, and Her House. Kim took a small break from here acting career after her marriage to actor Kim Seung-woo. She only appeared in commercials at that time. But she made a comeback in 2009, appearing in the show Queen Reversals and My Husband Got a Family. She continues to act today and succeed in all she does.

9. Son Ye Jin

Son Ye Jin made her mark with her roles in romance themed television shows and cinema productions. Her performances including The Classic, April Snow, Summer Scent, and My Wife Got Married are a few reasons she is so popular. She is recognized for playing  roles in diverse genres and styles and has won many awards for it.

8. Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae Hee is a gorgeous South Korean actress and is best known for playing in drama roles. Many of her famous roles include television shows such as Stairway to Heaven, My Princess, Love Story in Harvard, and Living by Love. She was first spotted on a subway train and was offered a modeling job. Kim then appeared in television commercials and print ads before her acting career kicked off.

7. Bae Suzy

Bae Sue-Ji is a multi-talented actress who also goes by the name of Suzy. She is best known for her roles in the television series Dream High, Gu Family Book, and the movie titled Architecture. She is also a skilled host and hosts many major music shows and award ceremonies. Suzy sings and is a member of the Miss A, which is a leading girl band.

6. Lee Bo Young

Lee Bo Young was born in 1979 and is known for her drama roles in My Daughter, Seo-young, and I Can Hear Your Voice. She has also acted in movies like More Than Blue and I Am Happy.  She has won the Miss Korea beauty pageant in Daejeon. Lee also contributes a lot towards environmental initiatives, such as the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. She has also published the book Time of Love. Lee is a beautiful is a beautiful woman with many talents.


5. Han Hyo Joo

Han Hyo Joo is an amazing actress who is also a music performer and has played in many TV Shows and films. A few of her famous roles are Dong Yi, Cold Eye, and Brilliant Legacy. She has won the award for Best Actress at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Award. She has two upcoming movies expected to release this year titled Beauty Inside and Haeuhhwa.

4. Gong Hyo Jin

Gong Hyo Jin is a beautiful actress born in 1980. She is best known for her part in the film Crush and Blush and the popular television series Sang-do, Let’s Go to School, and The greatest Love. In 2011 she was nominated as the Goodwill ambassador for the “Year of Friendship” and is famous for her insight on preserving the environment.


3. Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo specializes in acting and singing and is well known for her natural beauty and good looks. She gained a lot of attention for her role in popular TV shows like All In, Full House, and That Winter, The Wind Blows. She made her singing debut with her album Switch:Be White.

2. Ha Ji Won

Jeon Hae-rim is better known by her stage name Ha Ji-won. She gained a lot of popularity by her role in the popular television show Hwang Jini. She is diverse in her acting and can play in a lot of different film categories such as drama, comedy, sports, and action. Ha is a talented singer as well and has participated in many live music broadcasts. She is currently working on the film titled Chronicle of Blood Merchant.


1. Jeon Ji Hyun

Jeon Ji Hyun is one of the top Korean actresses. She is known for her film performances such as The Girl and My Sassy Girl. Jeon is also popular for Korean comedies and plays in many comedy series. She was discovered by a fashion editor at the age of 16 and began her career as a model. She then starred in many commercials and gained a lot of attention in her Samsung commercial due to her dancing and facial expressions. She continues to gain fans and succeed in her acting career.

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