Handsome Korean Actors Under 30: Kim Woo-bin, Kim Jung-hyun, Hong Jong-hyun, etc.

Park Bo-gum

Park Bo Gum

Park Bo-gum is known as a handsome actor who can play all the characters in the dramas that he stars in. Bo-gum debuted as an actor by playing a supporting role in the thriller film Blind (2011), and in 2013 he landed his first major role in Wonderful Mama.

This actor, who was born on June 16th, 1993, started to get attention since he appeared in the box-office hits A Hard Day and The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014) which became the highest-grossing Korean film of all time.

Besides these two films, Park Bo-gum has gained rave reviews from audience and critics for his scene-stealing role in the crime drama Hello Monster (2015), and the portrayal earned him the popularity and Best Supporting Actor at the KBS Drama Awards

Since his debuted, he had earned so many achievements and received many offers to play in dramas and films. The dramas he plays in are timeless and continuously attracting attention from the viewers. Apparently, Park Bo-gum’s name soars throughout Asia because of Love in the Moonlight (Moonlight Drawn by Clouds), which is his first saeguk drama.

Korean Handsome under 30

Yeo Jin-go

Yeo Jin-goo

Yeo Jin-goo was born on August 31st, 1997. He is a young actor who started his career in 2005 as a child actor. Since he was a kid, he really wanted to appear on the television screen as an actor, and eventually, he made his debut on the big-screen with Sad Movie (2005).

As time went by, he grew into a teenager and he’s still persevering in being a good actor. His name began to be known since he starred the fantasy-period drama Moon Embracing the Sun (2012) and the melodrama Missing You. In fact, he’s even more famous, moreover, he’s starring in his latest drama now with IU, Hotel Del Luna (2019).

Yoo Seung-ho

Yoo Seung-ho

Yoo Seung-ho’s early career was the same as Yeo Jin-go, as a child artist. He made his debut in a cellphone commercial in 1999, then in 2000, he began his career as an actor by appearing in Daddy Fish. He rose to stardom with his first movie The Way Home (2002), playing a bratty city boy who learns to appreciate country life when he is forced to spend the summer with his deaf-mute grandmother.

Korean Handsome under 30

The drama that he took part in and was quite successful was I’m Not A Robot, in 2017, with Chae Soo-bin. This romantic comedy-drama successfully showed the depth of the chemistry between them. Even though this drama didn’t get a very high rating in Korea, apparently I’m Not A Robot got to be very popular in other Asian countries.

Seo Kang-joon

Korean Handsome under 30

Seo Kang-joon first debuted as a singer and part of the group 5urpise, but before that, he worked part-time as a model. He appeared on television in 2013 starring in Suspicious Housekeeper, and then his first leading role came in 2014 starring in Cunning Single Lady. His breakout role came in 2016 as a talented pianist on the campus, Cheese in the Trap. 

After about a two-year hiatus, he made a comeback on the screen with the drama Are You Human Too? This drama spent two years on planning and has a funding of 10 billion won for the production process; uses many CGI effects and special effects to show the high quality of the cinematography. And Seo Kang-joon’s drama is considered to be the most expensive drama in 2018.

Ji Soo


Kim Ji-soo, born in 1993, made his acting debut on stage in 2009 and consequently starred in several short movies. Jisoo first gained recognition in the high school drama Angry Mom (2015).

The successful dramas that carried his name soared are Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo and his new drama My First First Love (2019). In Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, the character played by Ji-soo is able to successfully make the audience experiencing second-lead syndrome, and this proves that Ji-soo deeply animates his role, as well as good.

Kang Ha-neul

Kang Ha-neul

This actor who born in the 1990s began his career in 2006 in a musical theatre, then his name began to be better known after starring in various dramas, such as Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, To The Beautiful You, The Heirs. But his fame skyrocketed with the historical drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016).