As we all already know, the South Korean film and drama industry has become one of the most famous industries in the world. The flawless industry does not fail to give us whatever we want from a drama. Starting from their melodious Original Soundtrack to their emotional drama stories, K-dramas are irresistible.
The cherry on top of that is provided by the actresses and actors of the drama, their flawless beauty, charm and their acting skills have us glued to our devices. If you are someone who is new to the Korean Movie and Drama Industry, then the easiest way to start watching Korean stuff is through their actors and actresses.
Here are the Top10 Korean Actresses of all time. Get ready to bask your eyes with their beauty and talent.
Han Hyo Joo
Han Hyo Joo is an actress, model and singer in the South Korean movie industry. Han Hyo Ju’s debut lead role was in the K-drama Spring Waltz. However, her breakthrough part came from Brilliant Legacy. Her excellent acting was demonstrated in the series, and soon after that, she was signed by a well-known director. Her participation in the movie Ad Lib Night earned her numerous accolades. The great actress had a lot more opportunities thanks to this triumph! She received roles in major TV dramas like Ilijimae, Shining Inheritance, and Dong Yi as a result of it!
Song Hye Kyo
Song Hye Kyo is an outstanding top Korean actress. She is 40 years old and she was born on November 21, 1981. She is from the South Korean city of Daegu with approximate 12.7 million Instagram followers. Song Hye Kyo made her modelling debut before landing roles in Korean dramas.
“Autumn in My Heart” was her biggest hit, and it made her famous. She also gave beautiful performances in a number of popular dramas, including “Encounter,” “Descendants of the Sun,” “Full House,” and many more.
This actress and singer made her film debut in the 2012 film A Muse, which received widespread media coverage, positive reviews, and numerous nominations for Best New Actress that year. Kim go-Eun attended Kaywon High School of the Arts and majored in drama at the Korea National University of Arts because she wanted to become a filmmaker after repeatedly watching Chen Kaige’s Together. She took a break soon after A Muse to complete her studies, and she returned to the big screen in 2014 with the thriller Monster, where she played a woman with developmental disabilities whose younger sister was murdered by a ruthless serial killer. Since her film debut, Kim has worked on 11 movies and three dramas, all of which have become hits.
Some of her other famous works are Memories of the Sword, Cheese in the Trap, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, etc.
Kim JI-Won, like Kim go Eun, is also an actor cum singer. But she decided to pursue her career in acting. She received fame and attention after starring in the 2011 sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged. After which she worked on one of her first major television roles, What’s Up which is a musical drama.
Then, she starred in the high school drama To the Beautiful You and headlined the film Horror Stories. To this day, Kim has a total of 11 dramas to her name, as well as 4 movies.
In addition to being one of the best-selling K-Pop solo artists (in a field where K-Pop groups predominate), Lee Ji Eun, better known by her stage name IU (which stands for “I and You” – to become one with music (you and me), is also a radio and television host and the most well-known person in the nation. She has dabbled in acting as well. The actress has appeared in a number of well-known K-dramas in addition to smartphone commercials. She appeared in the films Moon Lovers, My Mister, Lee Soon Shin, Lee Soon Shin, Pretty Man, You’re the Best, and The Producers.
Son Ye Jin
She was born on January 11, 1982, and she is a wonderful actress. Son Ye Jin is 40 years old actress with a very vibrant fan following. She is from the South Korean city of Daegu. On Instagram, she has about 5.8 million followers. She began acting in 2000 and debuted in the film “Secret Tears.”
She continued acting in numerous movies, including The Classic, A Moment to Remember, and April Snow, after becoming famous for her outstanding performance in Lover’s Concerto in 2002. She has also performed in a few dramas, such as Endless Love and Summer Scent. She received the title of “Nation’s First Love” in Korea as a result of her outstanding acting in these films.
After starring in Crash landing on You, the actor Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin got into a romantic relationship and are probably getting married to each other.
Seo Ye JI, this top Korean actress is best known for her role in IT’s Okay to Not Be Okay. She is 32 years old and her acting career started with the sitcom Potatto Star in 2013. She has had her major roles in dramas like Diary of a Nightwatchman, Last (thriller), Lawless Lawyer, etc. She has appeared in more than ten dramas and counting.
Kim Yoo Jung
Kim Yoo Jung, one of the most well-known and prosperous young actors in South Korea, has taken home many Best Young Actress honours. As she soon began playing teen roles, “Korea’s Little Sister” gained recognition for her work in films like Angry Mom, Moon Embracing the Sun, May Queen, Dong Yi, and May Queen. She even played the lead actress in her first role as an adult. She has a wonderful presence on screen, which is perfectly demonstrated by the domestic and international hit series Love in the Moonlight. Kim Yoo has made a seamless transition into adult roles, unlike many other well-known child actors and actresses. It’s difficult to accomplish. Here are a few of her most well-known dramas.
One of Korea’s most in-demand actresses is Suzy (Bae Su Ji). But not everyone is aware that she was a model for online stores first! She participated in the reality competition Superstar K, where a talent scout spotted her. She transitioned quickly from a modelling career to training in music. She soon made her debut with Miss A and started hosting some music shows. The young talent didn’t enter the acting field until after all these successes. She became recognisable to the millions of fans of K-dramas thanks to Dream High. Here are a few of her performances that defined her career.
Jun Ji Hyun
Jun Ji-Hyun also known by her English name Gianna Jun is a famous South Korean actress and model. She has had multiple awards for her name. One of her most watched K-dramas of all time is My Sassy Girl. Her performance in the romantic comedy earned her the Best Actress Award and marked a significant turning point in her career. She became a prominent Hallyu star due to the international success of the series and movies she has starred in. She has appeared in a number of well-known movies, including The Thieves, The Berlin File, Assassination, and Il Mare, as well as the popular drama Legend of the Blue Sea and the fantasy-romantic comedy Windstruck.