List of Korean Actors Born in 1987: Lee Seung-gi, Lee Min-ho, Ahn Jae-hyun, Etc


Having In Common Being Born In 1987: Here Are the Rows Of Handsome And Talented South Korean Actors!

The Korean actors that you admire must have adequate acting skills, athletic physique, and good looks. They are selling well entertaining viewers both on the big screen and the small screen through the shows they bring. Often Korean drama lovers love young actors because they look fresher. Most of them prefer actors born in the 1990s. However, there are many among the viewers who like South Korean actors in their 30s.

Some of those Korean actors are probably the ones who were born in 1987. The actors who were born in 1987 are considered to be the complete package. Actors born in 1987 are also no less attractive than young actors who were born in the 1990s. Most of them are actors who have near-perfect visuals and are very talented. They make women easily hooked. And here is a collection of charismatic ahjussi (referring to adult Korean actors in their 30s). Who are among the rows of handsome actors born in 1987?

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with an insight into the rows of handsome actors who were born in 1987. Starting with Lee Seung-gi, Lee Min-ho, Ji Chang-wook, and many more. So, stay tuned!

Lee Seung-gi

Lee Seung-gi is a singer, actor, and host from South Korea. He was born on January 13th, 1987, in Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea. He is under the auspices of the Hook Entertainment agency and began his career in 2004. Lee Seung-gi began his career by singing. Before debuting in 2004, he underwent training for two years with singer Lee Sun-hee. He released a solo debut album titled The Dream of a Moth with the title song “Because You’re My Girl” and he became a popular ballad singer at the time. With this song, he won many awards in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category mostly, in various music awards events from 2004, among those award shows was also the Seoul Music Awards.

After succeeding in his career as a singer, Lee Seung-gi finally plunged into the world of acting. He began his acting in a drama called The Infamous Chill Sister which was on the air every weekend on KBS. Lee Seung-gi was later dubbed “King of Rating or Emperor Seung-gi” by the media in Korea because all the shows he has starred in always get high ratings. Lee Seung-gi’s name became increasingly known after starring in the drama My Girlfriend Is Gumiho with Shin Min-ah in 2010 as Cha Dae-woong. After that, he then tried to be a host, to be called ‘Triple Crown or Triple Threat’ because of his success in three fields, namely singing, acting, and variety shows.

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Lee Min-ho

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Lee Min-ho was born on June 22nd, 1987, in Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Through an acquaintance, Lee Min-ho joined Starhaus Entertainment. There, Lee Min-ho underwent training before starting to plunge into the world of acting. Lee Min-ho started diligently to follow castings in 2004. From then on, he was active in the acting world.

However, Lee Min-ho’s name only skyrocketed when he played the character Goo Jun-pyo in the series Boys Over Flowers in 2009. The drama series which is an adaptation of the Japanese comic Hana Yori Dango brought Lee Min-ho to win an award in the category for Best Newcomer Actor at the 2009 KBS Drama Awards and the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. After the drama’s success, Lee Min-ho’s name became increasingly popular. Many drama offers and advertisements came to him. That’s why, since 2009, Lee Min-ho’s name entered the list of the most highly paid actors in South Korea.


Ahn Jae-hyun


Ahn Jae-hyun is a South Korean model and actor. He started his career in 2009 as a model. He was born on July 1st, 1987, in Seoul, South Korea. At that time, he often appeared in a number of fashion shows, magazines, and advertisements. In 2011, he received attention thanks to his role as a courier in a reality show titled Lee Soo-geun and Kim Byung-man’s High Society. Ahn Jae-hyun’s name skyrocketed when he played the role of Jun Ji-hyun’s brother in the drama titled My Love from the Star. Thanks to that role, Ahn Jae-hyun was flooded with acting offers.

Since then, he often appears in various dramas, among which were the dramas Blood and Cinderella with Four Knights. In 2014, he also plunged into the world of his big-screen debut through the film Fashion King. During his career as a model, Ahn Jae-hyun won a number of awards, one of which was the award for Best New Model at the 4th Asian Model Festival Awards in 2009. Not only that, but he also won a number of awards for his career as an actor as well, one of them being the Best Actor award at the 7th Macau International Television Festival, and many more.

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Ji Chang-wook

Ji Chang-wook is a famous South Korean actor. He was born on July 5th, 1987, in Anyang, South Korea. His name became popular when he played the role of Dong-hae in the drama series titled Smile Again in 2011. Ji Chang-wook decided to join Glorious Entertainment and he made his debut in the Korean entertainment world in 2006. He jumped into the world of acting by playing in the drama series Smile Again which successfully made his name soar.

Various famous dramas were also played by Ji Chang-wook. One of them is a drama titled Healer, where he plays a mysterious man and does a lot of fighting scenes. Next, Ji Chang-wook starred in a drama titled The K2. In the drama, Ji Chang-wook was paired with a member of Girls’ Generations, YoonA. This drama was also very successful because of the great chemistry they performed. The success of the drama didn’t go unnoticed by the award shows and his incredible acting brought him several awards.¬†Among them, the Excellence Award at the 2013 MBC Drama Awards and the Most Popular Actor Overseas award at the 2015 China TV Drama Awards, and many more.

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Seo In-guk

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Seo In-guk is a handsome South Korean actor born on October 23rd, 1987, in Ulsan, South Korea. He started his career starting from the bottom, he really struggled to get to where he is now. He began his career by becoming a singer after winning the Superstar K talent search event in 2009. Seo In-guk’s name soared through the Mnet program Superstar K in 2009. From the singing talent search program, Seo In-guk managed to snatch the title. He also got a recording contract and successfully released several singles including “Calling” (2009), “Run to Me” (2009), “Just Beginning” (2010), “With Laughter or With Tears” (2013). His debut single “Calling” brought Seo In-guk the win of the Male Newcomer of the Year award at the 2009 Cyworld Digital Music Awards.

After successfully becoming a singer, Seo In-guk also ventured into acting. Seo In-guk’s acting debut took place in the musical stage of Gwanghwamun Love Song in 2012. He also appeared as an extra in the drama Love Rain starring Jang Geun-suk and Girls’ Generation’ YoonA. In 2012, Seo In-guk got his main role in Reply 1997. Thanks to that drama, his name became increasingly known to the public as an actor. The compelling storyline and good personality of Seo In-guk made the drama win the viewers’ attention. He also won a series of awards such as the Best New Actor at the 5th Korea Drama Awards, the MBC Drama Awards, KBS Drama Awards in 2012, and many more.


Jung Il-woo

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Jung Il-woo is one of the most popular actors in South Korea. He was born on September 9th, 1987, in Seoul, South Korea. Before becoming an actor, he had been a model for a fashion magazine, and debuted in 2006. Jung Il-woo’s name became famous when he starred in a drama titled Cinderella and Four Knights. He is a very talented actor. In 2007 he won the Best Actor in a Music Video award at the 9th Mnet KM Music Festival which was his first win, and in 2015 he won the Most Celebrated Actor award at the Eastern Influence Asia Awards.

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