25+ Photos: See Before and After Comparisons of Ahn Jae-hyun’s Plastic Surgery

Did Handsome Actor Ahn Jae-hyun Undergo Plastic Surgery?

Ahn Jae-hyun is a Korean model-turned-actor. He is known for his good looks and talent in the modelling industry, and started appearing on-screen in 2013 when he played as actress Jun Ji-hyun’s younger brother in the hit drama My Love from Another Star. Since then Ahn Jae-hyun is becoming recognized by a wider audience.

His appearance in the show led to more acting offers for the future. People also liked how he looked in the show. He played the role of a high school student, which is far from his actual age. Ahn Jae-hyun born in 1 July 1987, meaning he plays a role that’s 10 years or more younger than his actual age, but he nailed it, regardless.


Even though he got a lot of recognition for his looks, Ahn Jae-hyun was told that he needed to get plastic surgery for his modeling career. When he started modeling in 2009, he was always told that his features are too soft, and the industry wanted a stronger look from models.

In an interview, he said, “I got turned down a lot from the modeling agency.” He got his start in modeling after winning a competition hosted by a model association. Ahn Jae-hyun also added, “I went to a model academy because I wanted to become a model, but I failed because I was too ugly.”

When he was asked about how people now praise his looks, the actor responded jokingly with, “I like (how they give praise) because first of all, I really like receiving it. I think I’ll still like receiving it in the future.”

Ahn Jae-hyun then said, “I don’t think that I’m a very handsome person, but I do think I’m quite nice to look at. For me the ones who look really handsome are Kang Dong-won, Won Bin, Hyun Bin, Cha Seung-won, and a lot of other senior actors.”

These are Some of Ahn Jae-hyun Latest Looks!

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In the same interview Ahn Jae-hyun revelaed, “Honestly, when I first debuted, a lot of people told me that I should get plastic surgery. They told me to get a double eyelid surgery and to get my nose done as well. I’ve been repeatedly told to do that for 5-6 years but lately, I don’t hear it anymore.”

Back during his modeling days, his good looks used to attract a crowd, and then commercials couldn’t resist signing him. Following his success in modeling, he started to pursue another career as an actor/model. Even so, he admitted that he was bombarded with suggestions to consult with a surgeon if he is serious about this acting career.

Here Some Photos of Ahn Jae-hyun in His Modelling Days!

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Ahn Jae-hyun Before His Debut

In the interview above, Ahn Jae-hyun revealed photos from when he was still in high school. He said the photos can be revealed because there’s not much different and he is okay with it. Ahn Jae-hyun also said that he always looked more mature before, so he tend to look younger now.

Some of Ahn Jae-hyun’s Pre-Debut Photos!


The photos above show there’s certainly some slight changes in his face. His before and after images provide the basic evidence about his suspected plastic surgery. His skyrocketing career is possible because he took some measures to make his appearance suitable for the camera. 

Ahn Jae-hyun’s Plastic Surgery Before And After Comparison

Many people still suspect that Ahn Jae-hyun underwent plastic surgery. There is no official confirmation regarding this, but it’s alleged that he has definitely had an eyelid surgery, which is very common among Korean stars, and a nose job, along with lip and cheek fillers plus a minor jawline surgery. He hasn’t confirmed it, but here is why some suspicion arise srelated to Ahn Jae-hyun’s plastic surgery!



Ahn Jae-hyun has slit-like eyes with bulky eyelids, which is a problem for most Koreans. It has been said that these features can make them look less expressive, and lose the creative edge in the international market. However, his appearance is pretty different now. He has bigger eyes, slightly more uplifted and tightened eyelids, and the huge eye bags that become a trend lately in Korea. There are a lot suspicions that it was some surgeon who made his eyes bigger. But, since the change is not that prominent, it could be something other than surgery.



Rhinoplasty (a nose job) is the most common surgery for Korean celebrities. It’s done to make the shape of the nose more sharp, and give a classy image. The shape and the tip of the nose must compliment the face shape. It can be tricky, since small mistakes can be disastrous. In Ahn Jae-hyun’s case, his nose has taken a much sharper and smoother shape, but it’s evident that the shape of his nose was already pointy.



There is no evidence that Ahn Jae-hyun hadany surgery for his jawline, since his is already sharp, and quite masculine. It also helps that the way he maintains his figure also keeps his jawline in shape.

Lip Fillers


Ahn Jae-hyun was gifted with luscious lips from the beginning. There’s no difference in his lips between then and now. Moreover, lip filler is generally more popular for female celebrities. 

So, what do you think of Ahn Jae-hyun’s past and present photos? Did he really undergo plastic surgery?