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In Focus: The Hottest Korean Actors You Should Know

In Focus: The Hottest Korean Actors You Should Know

Yes, without a doubt, Korea has a great bunch of hot and handsome actors who can totally captivate the hearts of viewers with just a single glance. May it be the lead actor, the second male lead, or even the ones who appear onscreen in less than a minute—we know we can’t take our eyes off of them! Now, here's a list of Korea's hottest male stars who will totally leave your heart fluttering:


This Korean actor needs no introduction—Lee Min Ho is definitely one of the most recognized international celebrities in our country today. As we all remember, it was his breakout role as the arrogant, curly-haired billionaire's son Gu Jun Pyo in Boys Over Flowers that made audiences take great interest in him. Well, besides being naturally good-looking, he totally has a heart-melting stare that can make anyone giddy.


After moving the hearts of his female fans, Descendants of the Sun star Song Joong Ki is taking Asia by storm. And we think, the reason for his popularity is his manliness in approaching love straightforwardly, with humor, leadership, and a sense of responsibility perfect for his role as Captain Yoo Si Jin. Plus, Song Joong Ki’s trademark clear skin and good looks, as well as muscular body, complete the package.


In his most recent dramas Producer and My Love From Another Star, Kim Soo Hyun played quite really opposite characters, which just shows how amazing an actor he is. Plus, you can't turn any corner in Korea without being ambushed by a picture of him because, yes, this popular actor is just the face of everything you could possibly think of from clothes to food.



Kim Woo Bin's facial expressions and quirky eyebrows are priceless. Looks like he also really easily incorporates his background in high fashion and runway modeling on-camera. Kim Woo Bin debuted as a runway model in 2009 and has since appeared in many fashion shows including stints at Seoul Fashion Week. After years of modeling and impressive second lead roles, he is ready to transform himself into a swoon-worthy K-drama male lead who is set to romance a certain K-pop princess. 


Ahn Jae Hyun is a South Korean actor and model. In 2015, he played his first lead role as a vampire doctor in Blood where he met his wife Gu Hye Son (most well-known for portraying Geum Jan Di in the mega hit drama Boys Over Flowers). And we think that they really look so adorable together!


Ji Chang Wook is not just a pretty face (though of course a lot of viewers were instantly attracted to him in the 2014 romantic thriller Healer, finding him simply irresistable).  This actor is also a man filled with passion, as evidenced by his remarkable TV performances. He chooses hardwork and he's often seen concentrating on his script in various appearances just like his ever-changing character in the show that transcends between the charismatic night courier Healer with agile action skills and the feeble entertainment reporter Park Bong Su. 


Whether it be a movie or a drama, actor Lee Jong Suk always makes it so easy to watch him on screen. He has the ability to draw you into his characters and storyline, so it’s no wonder that almost every drama he stars in is guaranteed to be a big hit. His status skyrocketed after he appeared as the lead in the drama School 2013 for which he received his first award as Best New Actor, followed by his other lead roles which made him a household name and one of the most sought after Korean actors for which he won various awards like Best Actor at the 27th Grimae Awards, Style Icons Award at the Top 10 Style Icons, People's Choice Actor at the Seoul International Drama Awards, among others.


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