The South Korean entertainment industry is a lucrative one thanks to its talented and good-looking celebrities who are also good at acting, singing and modelling.
Although Korea is famous for plastic surgery and rumours whether a celebrity has gone under the knife or not, a lot of celebrities are natural beauties.
Here is a list of top 10 Korean beauties who are actresses, models, singers and so on.
10. Gong Hyo-jin
This 39-year-old actress is known for her lead role in the film Crush and Blush. She also starred in television series Sang-doo! Let’s Go to School, Thank You, Pasta, The Greatest Love, Master’s Sun, and It’s Okay, That’s Love.
9. Yoon Eun-hye
She is an actress, director, singer, entertainer and model. Eun-hye was part of girl group Baby V.O.X. from 1999 to 2005. Television dramas she starred in are Princess Hours, The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince, Missing You, and Marry Him If You Dare.
8. Ha Ji Won
Ha Ji-won is an actress known for historical dramas Damo (2003), Hwang Jini (2006), Empress Ki (2013) as well as melodrama Something Happened in Bali (2004). She also starred in romantic comedy series Secret Garden (2010), The King 2 Hearts (2012) and medical drama Hospital Ship (2017).
7. Moon Geun-young
This actress is affectionally known as “the nation’s little sister”. Moon started modelling at the age of 10 and then she made her acting debut in 1999 as a child actress. She first rose to stardom through her role as the young Eun-suh in the hugely popular television drama series Autumn in My Heart, followed by a well-received turn in Kim Ji-woon’s critically acclaimed horror film A Tale of Two Sisters.
6. Choi Ji Woo
This 44-year-old actress is a veteran in the South Korean entertainment industry and is famous for her roles in Winter Sonata, Beautiful Days and Stairway to Heaven among others.
5. Park Shin Hye
South Korean actress, singer, model and dancer Park Shin Hye has done many successful dramas including You’re Beautiful, Heartstrings, Flower Boys Next Door and The Heirs. She also played a role in Japanese series Tree of Heaven. Park Shin debuted her career from silver screen at the age of 13.
Yoona debuted as a member of girl group Girls’ Generation in 2007 who went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea and one of South Korea’s most popular girl groups worldwide. She also starred in various television dramas.
3. Ku Hye Sun
Ku Hye sun is a South Korean actress, singer/songwriter and director. She is best known for her roles in the television dramas Pure in Heart, Boys Over Flowers and Angel Eyes.
2. Jun Ji-hyun
Jun Ji-hyun is also known as Gianna Jun, a South Korean actress. She acted in My Sassy Girl (2001), Il Mare (2000), Windstruck (2004), The Thieves (2012), The Berlin File (2013) and Assassination (2015).
Jun has also starred in television series My Love from the Star (2013-2014) and Legend of the Blue Sea (2016-2017). The success of her films and television dramas internationally established her as a top Hallyu star.
- Song Hye-kyo
Song Hye-kyo starred in Full House and Descendants of the Sun as well as other TV dramas and films since 1996. She debuted her career at the age of 16. She is also a model besides being in the acting industry.