100 Notable alumni of
Dongguk University

Dongguk University is 215th in the world, 41st in Asia, and 5th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Dongguk University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Park Min-young

    Park Min-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television actormodel
    Biography

    Park Min-young is a South Korean actress. She rose to fame in the historical coming-of-age drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and has since starred in television series City Hunter (2011), Glory Jane (2011), Dr. Jin (2012), A New Leaf (2014), Healer (2014–2015), Remember (2015–2016), Queen for Seven Days (2017), What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), Her Private Life (2019), When the Weather Is Fine (2020) and Forecasting Love and Weather (2022).

  2. Jun Ji-hyun

    Jun Ji-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Jun Ji-hyun, also known by her English name Gianna Jun, is a South Korean actress and model. She has received multiple awards, including two Grand Bell Awards for Best Actress and a Daesang (Grand Prize) for Television at the Baeksang Art Awards.

  3. Han Hyo-joo

    Han Hyo-joo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Han Hyo-joo is a South Korean film and television actress, model and singer. She is best known for her leading roles in television series such as Heaven & Earth (2007), Iljimae (2008), Brilliant Legacy (2009), Dong Yi (2010), W (2016) and Happiness (2021), as well as the films Masquerade (2012), which is one of the highest grossing Korean films of all-time, Cold Eyes (2013), for which she won Best Actress at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, Love 911 (2012), The Beauty Inside (2015) and The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022).

  4. Lee Seung-gi

    Lee Seung-gi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorrecording artisttelevision actormaster of ceremoniessinger
    Biography

    Lee Seung-gi is a South Korean singer, actor, host, and entertainer.

  5. Im Yoon-ah

    Im Yoon-ah
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Enrolled in Dongguk University
    Studied in 2009-2015
    Occupations
    dancerfilm actormodelpop singeractor
    Biography

    Im Yoon-ah, known mononymously as Yoona, is a South Korean singer and actress. After training for five years, she debuted as a member of girl group Girls' Generation (and later its subgroup Girls' Generation-Oh!GG) in August 2007, which went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea and one of South Korea's most popular girl groups worldwide. Apart from her group's activities, Yoona has participated in various television dramas, notably You Are My Destiny (2008), which marked her career breakthrough and earned her the Best New Actress awards at the 23rd KBS Drama Awards and the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards.

  6. Kim Ji-won

    Kim Ji-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Kim Ji-won is a South Korean actress. She gained attention through her roles in television series The Heirs (2013), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Fight for My Way (2017) and Arthdal Chronicles (2019) and Lovestruck in the City (2020-2021).

  7. Lee Jeong-jae

    Lee Jeong-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actormodelfilm directorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Jung-jae is a South Korean actor. Considered one of the most successful actors in South Korea, he has received various accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Critics' Choice Television Award, six Baeksang Arts Awards, and nominations for a Golden Globe Award and a Gotham Award.

  8. Shin Min-a

    Shin Min-a
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Shin Min-a is a South Korean model and actress best known for starring in television dramas A Love to Kill (2005), My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010), Arang and the Magistrate (2012), Oh My Venus (2015), Tomorrow, With You (2017), and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021).

  9. Jo In-sung

    Jo In-sung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Jo In-sung is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the Korean television dramas Something Happened in Bali (2004), Spring Day (2005), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), and It's Okay, That's Love (2014).

  10. Oh Yeon-seo

    Oh Yeon-seo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractormodel
    Biography

    Oh Yeon-seo, is a South Korean actress and best known for her roles in television dramas My Husband Got a Family (2012), Jang Bo-ri is Here! (2014), Shine or Go Crazy (2015), Come Back Mister (2016), My Sassy Girl (2017), A Korean Odyssey (2017–18), Love with Flaws (2019–20), and Mad for Each Other (2021).

  11. Seo Joo-hyun

    Seo Joo-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Enrolled in Dongguk University
    Studied in 2010-2014
    Occupations
    film actorsingerrecording artistvoice actorcomposer
    Biography

    Seo Ju-hyun, known professionally as Seohyun, is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of girl group Girls' Generation (and later its subgroup Girls' Generation-TTS) in August 2007, which went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea and one of South Korea's most popular girl groups worldwide. Seohyun released her first extended play Don't Say No in 2017. She left SM Entertainment later that year, although she remains as a member of Girls' Generation. She joined Namoo Actors in 2019.

  12. Kim So-yeon

    Kim So-yeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    stage actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim So-yeon is a South Korean actress. She is best known for starring in a number of well-known television dramas, notably All About Eve (2000), Iris (2009), Prosecutor Princess (2010), Happy Home (2016), and The Penthouse: War in Life (2020–2021).

  13. Kim Joo-hyuk

    Kim Joo-hyuk
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-2017 (aged 45)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Joo-hyuk was a South Korean actor. He was known for his leading roles in the films My Wife Got Married (2008), The Servant (2010), and Yourself and Yours (2016), his supporting roles in Confidential Assignment (2017) and Believer (2018), as well as the television series Lovers in Prague (2005), God of War (2012), Hur Jun, The Original Story (2013) and Argon (2017). He was also an original regular cast member on the third season of the KBS2's reality-variety show 2 Days & 1 Night.

  14. Kang So-ra

    Kang So-ra
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Kang So-ra is a South Korean actress.

  15. Sunmi

    Sunmi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    singertelevision presentersinger-songwritermodel
    Biography

    Lee Sun-mi, known mononymously as Sunmi (stylized as SUNMI), is a South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter and record producer. She debuted in 2007 as a member of South Korean girl group Wonder Girls and left the group in 2010 to pursue her studies. After a three-year hiatus, Sunmi resumed her career as a soloist with her 2013 debut extended play, Full Moon, spawning the number two singles "24 Hours" and "Full Moon" on the national Gaon Digital Chart.

  16. Cho Yeo-jeong

    Cho Yeo-jeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actormodel
    Biography

    Cho Yeo-jeong is a South Korean actress. She is best known internationally for her role in the film Parasite (2019), which won four Academy Awards and became the first non-English language film to win the award for Best Picture.

  17. Son Na-eun

    Son Na-eun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractormodel
    Biography

    Son Na-eun, known mononymously as Naeun, is a South Korean singer and actress. She gained popularity following her debut as a member of the South Korean girl group, Apink. Apart from her group's activities, Son has also starred in various television series such as The Great Seer (2012), My Kids Give Me a Headache (2012–2013), Second 20s (2015), Cinderella with Four Knights (2016), The Most Beautiful Goodbye (2017), Dinner Mate (2020) and Ghost Doctor (2022).

  18. Eric Mun

    Eric Mun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorrappertelevision actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Eric Mun is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and actor. He is a member and leader of the South Korean boy band Shinhwa. He is also well known for several dramas such as Phoenix (2004), Super Rookie (2005) and Another Oh Hae-young (2016). He was with Top Class Entertainment from 2007 to December 2013. In 2014, Mun and his manager of 10 years, Lee Jong-hyun, set up a new management agency, E&J Entertainment, for his individual activities. Mun is also the CEO of Shinhwa Company, the home agency of his group, with Lee Min-woo as co-CEO since 2011, and with the remaining members—Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin and Andy Lee—as shareholders.

  19. Choi Min-sik

    Choi Min-sik
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Choi Min-sik is a South Korean actor. He received critical acclaim for his roles in Oldboy (2003), I Saw the Devil (2010), and The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014). He also starred alongside Scarlett Johansson in the 2014 film Lucy.

  20. Yoon Sang-hyeon

    Yoon Sang-hyeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actoractorsingertelevision actor
    Biography

    Yoon Sang-hyun is a South Korean actor and singer. He is best known for his roles in Queen of Housewives (2009), My Fair Lady (2009), Secret Garden (2011) and I Can Hear Your Voice (2013).

  21. Park Ha-sun

    Park Ha-sun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Park Ha-sun is a South Korean actress.

  22. Han Chae-yeong

    Han Chae-yeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Ji-young, professionally known by the stage name Han Chae-young, is a South Korean actress. She first gained recognition as the antagonist in the television series Autumn in My Heart (2000) before gaining wider prominence as the titular character in Delightful Girl Choon-Hyang (2005). Her other roles include Only You (2005), Fireworks (2006), Boys Over Flowers (2009), A Man Called God (2010), and Pretty Man (2013).

  23. Jeon Hye-bin

    Jeon Hye-bin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actoractorsingermodel
    Biography

    Jeon Hye-bin, also known as BIN, is a South Korean actress, singer and model. In 2002, she began her career as singer of the short-lived, three-member girl group LUV. However, the group disbanded the following year due to individual goals.

  24. Han Suk-kyu

    Han Suk-kyu
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Han Suk-kyu is a South Korean actor. One of the leading actors of Korean cinema, Han's notable works include Green Fish (1997), No. 3 (1997), Christmas in August (1998), Shiri (1999), The Scarlet Letter (2004), and The President's Last Bang (2005).

  25. Go Hyeon-jeong

    Go Hyeon-jeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestantactorfilm actor
    Biography

    Go Hyun-jung is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the entertainment industry as a Miss Korea runner-up in 1989 and went on to star in Sandglass (1995), one of the highest-rated and critically acclaimed dramas in Korean television history. She retired after marrying chaebol Chung Yong-jin in 1995, then returned to acting after their divorce in 2003. Go has since regained her top star status in Korea, becoming the highest-paid actress on TV after the success of her series Queen Seondeok (2009) and Daemul (2010).

  26. Lee Hyun-woo

    Lee Hyun-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    film actoractorsingertelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Hyun-woo is a South Korean actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor when he was nine, and later appeared in the television series The Return of Iljimae (2009) and Queen Seondeok (2009). He also featured in Master of Study (2010) and To the Beautiful You (2012). Lee gained recognition with his role as a North Korean spy in the 2013 film Secretly, Greatly as well as a genius hacker in 2014's The Con Artists. He then played lead roles in Moorim School (2016) and The Liar and His Lover (2017).

  27. Chae Jung-an

    Chae Jung-an
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    singerfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Chae Jung-an is a South Korean actress and singer.

  28. Lee Kyu-hyung

    Lee Kyu-hyung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Lee Kyu-hyung is a South Korean actor. Though primarily a musical actor, Lee has also appeared in a variety of Korean films and dramas. In 2017, Lee shot to fame with his portrayal of Yoo Han-yang in tvN's television series Prison Playbook (2017). He is well known for portraying a wide spectrum of roles on stage and screen.

  29. Kangta

    Kangta
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    film actorsingerrecord producerrecording artistcomposer
    Biography

    Ahn Chil-hyun, known professionally as Kangta (stylized as KangTa or sometimes in all caps), is a South Korean singer, composer, songwriter, record producer, actor and radio personality. He is well known as a member of South Korean boy band H.O.T.

  30. Lee Jang-woo

    Lee Jang-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Jang-woo is a South Korean actor and singer. He is best known for his roles in the television series Glory Jane, I Do, I Do,My Only One and Homemade Love Story. Lee also became popular after being paired with Ham Eun-jung in the third season of fictional marriage reality show We Got Married.

  31. Hahm Eun-jung

    Hahm Eun-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    film actoractorsingermodel
    Biography

    Hahm Eun-jung, known professionally as Eunjung and also Elsie, is a South Korean singer and actress. In 1995, she won Little Miss Korea competition at the age of seven and debuted as a child actress in the same year with the television drama A New Generation of Adults (1995). Since then, she has taken on several minor roles in movies, television series and also being cast in various commercial films. After three years of training, she debuted as a member of South Korean girl group T-ara in July 2009. She debuted as a solo artist by the name Elsie with her EP, I'm Good, on May 7, 2015.

  32. Lee Jae-yoon

    Lee Jae-yoon
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Jae-yoon is a South Korean-Canadian actor and model. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas My Love By My Side (2011), Heartless City (2013), and Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2015–2016).

  33. Yu Jun-sang

    Yu Jun-sang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorstage actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Yoo Jun-sang is a South Korean actor and singer. Yoo is best known for starring in the Hong Sang-soo films Ha Ha Ha (2010), The Day He Arrives (2011), and In Another Country (2012). He was also praised for his supporting roles in Wide Awake (2007) and Moss (2010), and gained newfound popularity in 2012 because of the TV drama My Husband Got a Family. Aside from film and television, Yoo is also active in musical theatre, notably in The Three Musketeers, Jack the Ripper and The Days.

  34. Lee Sung-jae

    Lee Sung-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Sung-jae is a South Korean actor. Among his notable works include the films Art Museum by the Zoo, Attack the Gas Station, Barking Dogs Never Bite, and Kick the Moon, as well as the television series Lie and How Long I've Kissed.

  35. Hwang Bo-ra

    Hwang Bo-ra
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Hwang Bo-ra is a South Korean actress. Hwang made her acting debut in 2003 and became popular after she played a quirky-looking "cup noodle girl" in a ramyeon commercial. In 2007, Hwang played the daughter/narrator in black comedy Skeletons in the Closet (also known as Shim's Family), for which she won Best New Actress at the Busan Film Critics Awards and Director's Cut Awards.

  36. Huh Kyung-young

    Huh Kyung-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Huh Kyung-young is a South Korean politician, founder of the National Revolutionary Dividends Party (국가혁명배당금당, 國家革命配當金黨), cult leader, and singer.

  37. Sunye

    Sunye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    singeractormodel
    Biography

    Min Sun-ye, known professionally as Sunye or Sun, is a South Korean singer, actress and missionary. She is the former leader and main vocalist of the K-pop group Wonder Girls.

  38. Lee Mi-yeon

    Lee Mi-yeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    stage actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Mi-yeon is a South Korean actress.

  39. So Yoo-jin

    So Yoo-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    So Yu-jin is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the television dramas Rookie (2000), Delicious Proposal (2001), Fox and Cotton Candy (2001), as well as in Rival (2002) and Mai Ratima (2013).

  40. Kim Sang-joong

    Kim Sang-joong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Sang-joong is a South Korean actor. He is best known for starring in the television dramas My Husband's Woman (2007), City Hunter (2011), and The Chaser (2012). He won the Grand Prize at the MBC Drama Awards for his performance in the historical television series The Rebel (2017).

  41. Kang Young-hyun

    Kang Young-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kang Young-hyun, known professionally as Young K, is a Korean musician, singer, songwriter and rapper. He is best known as the bassist, vocalist and rapper of South Korean rock band Day6.

  42. Shim Hyeong-tak

    Shim Hyeong-tak
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Shim Hyung-tak is a South Korean actor. He starred in Korean dramas such as The Road Home (2009), Three Sisters (2010), Welcome Rain to My Life (2012), You Are the Boss! (2013), Let's Eat (2014), Miss Mamma Mia (2015), and Touch Your Heart (2019). He is famous for Doraemon Mania.

  43. Kim Jung-nan

    Kim Jung-nan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Jung-nan is a South Korean actress. Kim made her acting debut in 1991, but received a new surge of popularity after starring in A Gentleman's Dignity in 2012.

  44. Hong Jin-kyung

    Hong Jin-kyung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Hong Jin-kyung is a South Korean entrepreneur, model, host, comedian and actress. She featured in the television series My Love from the Star (2013), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), and starred in the variety show Off to School (2014). She first became known due to her kimchi-making business which started from her mother's recipe.

  45. Lee Deok-hwa

    Lee Deok-hwa
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Deok-hwa is a South Korean actor.

  46. Lee Ji-hoon

    Lee Ji-hoon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Jee Hoon is a South Korean singer and actor.

  47. Yoon So-yi

    Yoon So-yi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Yoon So-yi is a South Korean actress. She debuted as a print and commercial model, then began acting in Ryoo Seung-wan's action-comedy film Arahan in 2004, followed by Shadowless Sword in 2005. Yoon has had leading roles in television dramas, notably in Goodbye Solo (2006), Glass Castle (2008), Hero (2009), and Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011).

  48. Kim Kwon

    Kim Kwon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    television actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Kwon is a South Korean actor. He played minor roles in television dramas such as Secret Love Affair (2014), Heard It Through the Grapevine (2015), and Marry Me Now (2018). He rose to prominence upon playing a lead role in He is Psychometric (2019) and has since played another lead role in the American remake series Leverage (2019).

  49. Kim Hyung-jun

    Kim Hyung-jun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorrecording artisttelevision actormodelsinger
    Biography

    Kim Hyung-jun is a South Korean entertainer, lead rapper and youngest member of boyband SS501 and SS301.

  50. Kwon So-hyun

    Kwon So-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractormodel
    Biography

    Kwon So-hyun, also known mononymously as Sohyun, is a South Korean singer and actress. She was known as a member of the South Korean girl group 4Minute, under Cube Entertainment. She is also a former member of the South Korean girl group, Orange. Before June 15, 2016 (end of her contract with Cube), Kwon left 4Minute and the record label along with members Nam Ji-hyun, Heo Ga-yoon, and Jeon Ji-yoon.

  51. Choi Jung-won

    Choi Jung-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Choi Jung-won is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her roles on TV, notably in family drama Famous Princesses (2006), historical epic The Kingdom of the Winds (2008), romantic comedy Stars Falling from the Sky (2010), and medical drama Brain (2011).

  52. Kim Young-chul

    Kim Young-chul
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    comedian
    Biography

    Kim Young-chul, is a South Korean comedian and singer.

  53. Heo Ga-yoon

    Heo Ga-yoon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractormodel
    Biography

    Heo Ga-yoon, better known by the mononym Gayoon, is a South Korean actress and singer. She is a former member of South Korean girl group 4Minute and its sub-group 2Yoon.

  54. Park Yeon-mi

    Park Yeon-mi
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    writerhuman rights activistjournalist
    Biography

    Yeonmi Park is a North Korean defector and activist whose family fled from North Korea to China in 2007 and settled in South Korea in 2009, before moving to the United States in 2014. Her family turned to black-market trading during North Korea's economic collapse in the 1990s. Her father was sent to a labor camp for smuggling. They fled to China, where Park and her mother fell into the hands of human traffickers and she was sold into slavery before escaping to Mongolia. She is now an advocate for victims of human trafficking in China and works to promote human rights in North Korea and around the globe.

  55. Yeo Hoe-hyun

    Yeo Hoe-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Yeo Hoe-hyun is a South Korean actor.

  56. Tony An

    Tony An
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Tony Ahn is a South Korean singer, best known as a member of boy band H.O.T.

  57. Lim Ye-jin

    Lim Ye-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Im Ye-jin is a South Korean actress. As a teenage actress, she reached the peak of her popularity in the 1970s with the "Really Really" film trilogy, which include Never Forget Me, I Am Really Sorry and I Really Really Like You. She is currently active in television.

  58. Kim In-gwon

    Kim In-gwon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim In-kwon is a South Korean actor. Known for playing memorable supporting characters, he starred in his first leading role in the sleeper hit He's on Duty (2010), followed by Almost Che (2012), Born to Sing (2013), and Apostle (2014).

  59. Chae Shi-ra

    Chae Shi-ra
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    film actoractorvoice actormodel
    Biography

    Chae Shi-ra is a South Korean actress born in Seoul. Since 1990, Chae has firmly established her acting career with Eyes of Dawn in the 1990s, she was referred to as a representative actress of the period along with Kim Hee-ae and Ha Hee-ra.

  60. Seo Young-hee

    Seo Young-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    stage actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Seo Young-hee is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her supporting role in thriller The Chaser (2008) and her award-winning lead role in horror film Bedevilled (2010).

  61. Kim Soo-ro

    Kim Soo-ro
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Soo-ro is a South Korean actor.

  62. Park Jung-min

    Park Jung-min
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singeractorrecording artistmodel
    Biography

    Park Jung-Min is a South Korean singer, entertainer, actor, and a member of boyband SS501.

  63. Lee Hae Chan

    Lee Hae Chan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Lee Hae-chan is a South Korean politician who served as Leader of the Democratic Party of Korea from 2018 to 2020. He also served as Prime Minister of South Korea from 2004 to 2006.

  64. Cho Soo-hyang

    Cho Soo-hyang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Cho Soo-hyang is a South Korean actress.

  65. Kim Ju-hyeon

    Kim Ju-hyeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Ju-hyeon is a South Korean actress. Kim debuted in the film Epitaph in 2007. She is known for resembling Han Ga-in.

  66. Jung Eun-woo

    Jung Eun-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jung Eun-woo is a South Korean actor. He has starred in television dramas such as One Well-Raised Daughter (2013-2014) and The Return of Hwang Geum-bok (2015).

  67. Seungsahn

    Seungsahn
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1927-2004 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    teacherBhikkhulecturer
    Biography

    Seungsahn Haengwon, born Duk-In Lee, was a Korean Seon master of the Jogye Order and founder of the international Kwan Um School of Zen. He was the seventy-eighth Patriarch in his lineage. As one of the early Korean Zen masters to settle in the United States, he opened many temples and practice groups across the globe. He was known for his charismatic style and direct presentation of Zen, which was well tailored for the Western audience.

  68. Brian Joo

    Brian Joo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Brian Joo, better known professionally as Brian (Korean: 브라이언), is a Korean American singer and one-half of the R&B duo Fly to the Sky. His first solo album, The Brian was released in December 2006. His second solo album, Manifold was released in December 2009.

  69. Park Jin-woo

    Park Jin-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Park Jin-woo is a South Korean actor. He made his acting debut in 2004 with the romantic comedy My Little Bride and sitcom Nonstop 5. Park has since starred in films and television series such as Dasepo Naughty Girls (2006), Frivolous Wife (2008), I'll Give You Everything (2009), and Love On A Rooftop (2015).

  70. Heo Yi-jae

    Heo Yi-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Heo Yi-jae is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the television dramas Prince Hours and Single Dad in Love.

  71. Kim Yu-seok

    Kim Yu-seok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Yu-seok is a South Korean actor. He starred in the films The Power of Kangwon Province (1998), The Isle (2000), Possible Changes (2005), Long and Winding Road (2006), and Family Matters (2006), as well as the television series Reservation for Love (2002), Thank You, My Life (2006), My Lovely Fool (2006), White Lie (2008) and The King's Dream (2012).

  72. Kim Jin-hyeon

    Kim Jin-hyeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Jin-hyeon is a South Korean football goalkeeper who currently plays for Cerezo Osaka.

  73. Jeon Hye-jin

    Jeon Hye-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Jeon Hye-jin is a South Korean actress.

  74. Yoon A-jung

    Yoon A-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Yoon A-jung is a South Korean actress.

  75. Park Jae-jung

    Park Jae-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Park Jae-jung is a South Korean actor. He played the leading role in the television dramas You Are My Destiny (2008) and Joseon Mystery Detective Jeong Yak-yong (2009). Park also appeared in the second season of reality show We Got Married where he was paired with singer-actress Uee.

  76. Choi Sung Jae

    Choi Sung Jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Choi Sung-jae is a South Korean actor.

  77. Han Yong-un

    Han Yong-un
    Years
    1879-1944 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    writerphilosopherpoet
    Biography

    Han Yong-un was a twentieth century Korean Buddhist reformer and poet. This name was his religious name, given by his meditation instructor in 1905, and Manhae (만해) was his pen name; his birth name was Han Yu-cheon.

  78. Hwang Sok-yong

    Hwang Sok-yong
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Hwang Sok-yong is a South Korean novelist.

  79. Noh Jong-hyun

    Noh Jong-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Noh Jong-hyun is a South Korean actor.

  80. Lee You-jin

    Lee You-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Lee You-jin is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his role as Kwon Ho-chang in the 2017 television series Hello, My Twenties! 2, and the 2019 drama Be Melodramatic.

  81. Geonil

    Geonil
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    film actorsinger
    Biography

    Park Geon-il is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He is the lead vocalist of Supernova. He is known for his lead roles in Koisuru Maison: Rainbow Rose, One Fine Week and Lonely Enough To Love.

  82. Lee Yoon-mi

    Lee Yoon-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Lee Yoon-mi is a South Korean actress and entrepreneur.

  83. Suh Hoon

    Suh Hoon
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Biography

    Suh Hoon is the Director of National Security Office previously served as his first director of the National Intelligence Service.

  84. Yoo Han-joon

    Yoo Han-joon
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Yoo Han-joon is a South Korean outfielder for the KT Wiz in the Korea Baseball Organization. He bats and throws right-handed.

  85. Hwang Geum-hi

    Hwang Geum-hi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Hwang Geum-hee is a South Korean actress. Previously known by her stage name Ji Sung-won, Hwang began using her real name professionally in August 2013. Her most notable work is the critically acclaimed horror film Bedevilled (2010).

  86. Song Jin-woo

    Song Jin-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Song Jin-woo is a retired South Korean left-handed pitcher who played for the Hanwha Eagles his entire career. Song played in the KBO League for 21 seasons between 1989 and 2009. He currently holds several pitching records for the KBO, including his 210 wins, 2048 strikeouts, and 3003 innings pitched. He is the only pitcher in KBO League history to win 200 games, and the only one to strike out 2,000 or more batters. Because of his central role in establishing the Korean baseball players' association (essentially a players' union), he has the nickname of "Mr. President."

  87. Noh Woong-rae

    Noh Woong-rae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Noh Woong-rae is a South Korean politician serving as a member of the National Assembly that represents the Mapo A constituency. He is a member of the liberal Democratic Party of Korea. Noh is part of the anti-Moon Jae-in faction within the Democratic Party of Korea.

  88. Jo Jung-rae

    Jo Jung-rae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    novelistjournalist
    Biography

    Jo Jung-rae is a novelist from South Korea, who is the author of the best selling novels Taebaek Mountain Range, Arirang, and Han River'

  89. Jeong Da Hye

    Jeong Da Hye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Jeong Da Hye, also known in mainland China as Zheng Duohui (Chinese: 郑多惠), is a South Korean actress. She is known for starring in various Korean films such as The Servant, The Etudes of Love and Romance of Their Own as well as in Korean television dramas like Woman of Dignity and Rude Miss Young-ae.

  90. Yeo Hoonmin

    Yeo Hoonmin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    television actorsingeractor
    Biography

    Yeo Hoon-min, also known by his stage name Hoon, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as a member of South Korean boy band U-KISS under NH Media. He joined the group in February 2011 after the departure of Alexander Lee Eusebio and Kim Kibum. Hoon currently attends Dongguk University, majoring in theatre and film.

  91. Lee Se-na

    Lee Se-na
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Lee Se-na is a South Korean actress.

  92. Kim Min-hee

    Kim Min-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Min-hee or Yeom hong is a South Korean trot singer and actress.

  93. Lee Kang-chul

    Lee Kang-chul
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    baseball coach
    Biography

    Lee Kang-chul is a South Korean former professional baseball pitcher and current manager of the KT Wiz. A submarine-style pitcher, he played 16 seasons in the KBO League, mostly for the Haitai/Kia Tigers. He is second all-time in the KBO League in career strikeouts and third in career victories. Lee was one of the top KBO pitchers of the 1990s, and is the only pitcher from that league to have won 10+ games in ten consecutive seasons, which he did from 1989 to 1998.

  94. Kim Bora

    Kim Bora
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Kim Bora is a South Korean filmmaker. Her short film, The Recorder Exam won numerous awards including the Best Student Filmmaker Award from The Directors Guild of America. The film was also a National Finalist for the 2012 Student Academy Awards. Kim’s debut feature House of Hummingbird received production support from the Korean Film Council, Seoul Film Commission and Asian Cinema Fund of Busan International Film Festival. The film received post-production support from the Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Program and was selected as an IFP Narrative Lab Fellow. It premiered at the Busan International Film Festival, where it won the NETPAC award and the KNN Audience award. The film went on to collect 59 awards from prestigious festivals, including Berlinale, Tribeca, BFI London, Istanbul, Jerusalem, and a Blue Dragon award—Korea’s equivalent of an Oscar.

  95. Lee Ki-je

    Lee Ki-je
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Lee Ki-je is a South Korean football player who plays for Suwon Samsung.

  96. Lee Kyung-hae

    Lee Kyung-hae
    Years
    1947-2003 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    trade unionistfarmer
    Biography

    Lee Kyung Hae was a South Korean farmer and activist who opposed neo-liberal globalization and protested for the local farmers and fishermen of his home country whose jobs were threatened. He was president of the Federation of Farmers and Fishermen of Korea. He committed suicide at the 2003 WTO conference in Cancún, Mexico.

  97. Lee Ho-seung

    Lee Ho-seung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Lee Ho-Seung is a South Korean football player who plays for Jeonnam Dragons.

  98. Chung Ji-young

    Chung Ji-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Chung Ji-young is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Among his most well-known films are North Korean Partisan in South Korea (1990), White Badge (1992), Life and Death of the Hollywood Kid (1994), Unbowed (2012) and National Security (2012).

  99. Shin Kyeong-nim

    Shin Kyeong-nim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Shin Kyeong-nim is a South Korean writer who is known as a "poet of the people"

  100. Moon Chung-hee

    Moon Chung-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Moon Chung-hee is a South Korean poet.