35 Notable alumni of
Myongji University

Myongji University is 682nd in the world, 137th in Asia, and 14th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 35 notable alumni from Myongji University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Park Bo-gum

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    Park Bo-gum
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Park Bo-gum is a South Korean actor and singer. He gained recognition for his diverse range of roles in film and television, notably, a psychopathic lawyer in Hello Monster (2015), a genius Go player in Reply 1988 (2015–2016), a Joseon Crown Prince in Love in the Moonlight (2016), a free-spirited man who falls for an older woman in Encounter (2018), and a model who overcomes various hardships to become a successful actor in Record of Youth (2020).

  2. Kim Jong-hyun

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    Kim Jong-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-2017 (aged 27)
    Occupations
    singeractormodelsongwriterradio personality
    Biography

    Kim Jong-hyun, better known mononymously as Jonghyun, was a South Korean singer-songwriter, record producer, radio host, and author under the SM Entertainment label. He was the main vocalist of the South Korean boy band Shinee for nine years, releasing twelve albums with the group in both Korean and Japanese. He also participated in SM Entertainment's project group, SM the Ballad, for the release of two EP albums.

  3. Park Ji-sung

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    Park Ji-sung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Park Ji-sung is a South Korean former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He currently serves as a club ambassador for Manchester United, for whom he played from 2005 to 2012. Born in the South Korean capital Seoul, Park is the most successful player in Asian history, having won 19 trophies in his career. He is the first Asian footballer to have won the UEFA Champions League, to play in a UEFA Champions League final, as well as the first Asian to have won the FIFA Club World Cup. Park was able to play anywhere across the midfield and was noted for his exceptional fitness level, discipline, work ethic and off-the-ball movement. His remarkable endurance levels earned him the nickname "Three-Lungs" Park.

  4. Lee Dong-hae

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    Lee Dong-hae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singersongwriteractorpianistfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Dong-hae, referred to as Donghae, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, composer and actor. He became a trainee under SM Entertainment after winning a prize at SM's Youth Best Contest in 2001. After four years of training, Donghae debuted as a member of boy group Super Junior in November 2005. Since then, he has risen to prominence due to the group's success on the Asian music scene and further participated in the group's project groups Super Junior-M, Super Junior-D&E. He is one of the first four Korean artists to appear on Chinese postage stamps.

  5. Kim Nam-gil

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    Kim Nam-gil
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Nam-gil is a South Korean actor, producer, director, singer and philanthropist. He is best known from leading roles in disaster blockbuster Pandora (2016); crime thriller Memoir of a Murderer (2017) adventure film The Pirates (2014); period drama Portrait of a Beauty (2008) and the crime-comedy television drama The Fiery Priest (2019). His breakthrough role was Bidam in the hit television period drama Queen Seondeok (2009).

  6. Ji Jin-hee

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    Ji Jin-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Ji Jin-hee is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the TV shows Dae Jang Geum (2003), Dong Yi (2010) and Designated Survivor: 60 Days (2019).

  7. Yunho

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    Yunho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singeractormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Jung Yun-ho, also known by his stage name U-Know Yunho (유노윤호) or simply U-Know, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and a member of the pop duo TVXQ. Born and raised in Gwangju, South Korea, Yunho started his musical training under the talent agency S.M. Entertainment in 2001 and joined TVXQ in 2003 as the band's leader. Fluent in Korean and Japanese, Yunho has released chart-topping albums throughout Asia as a member of TVXQ. He has made occasional acting appearances in television dramas.

  8. Key

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    Key
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    singerballet danceractormodelsongwriter
    Biography

    Kim Ki-bum, better known by his stage name Key, is a South Korean singer, actor, fashion designer and television presenter. Born and raised in Daegu, South Korea, he later travelled to Seoul after a successful audition at the S.M. National Tour Audition Casting. In May 2008, Key debuted as a member of South Korean boy group Shinee, who later went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea. Key is widely recognised as a singer, but he has also ventured into different careers, notably as an actor and fashion designer.

  9. Lee Sungmin

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    Lee Sungmin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Myongji University
    Studied in 2011
    Occupations
    singerfilm actoractorpianistsongwriter
    Biography

    Lee Sung-min, known mononymously as Sungmin and also LIU, is a South Korean singer, song-writer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Super Junior and its sub-groups Super Junior-T, Super Junior-H and Super Junior-M.

  10. Kim Junsu

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    Kim Junsu
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorsingersinger-songwritermodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Jun-su or simply Junsu, also known by the stage name Xia is a South Korean singer, model, dancer and stage actor. He is a member of the Korean pop group and later duo JYJ, and was one of the original members of boy band TVXQ.

  11. Ryu Soo-young

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    Ryu Soo-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Ryu Su-young is a South Korean actor. He made his first appearance on television as a college student on a cooking show in 1998, then starred in the controversial film Summertime (2001). This was followed by supporting roles in TV dramas such as Successful Story of a Bright Girl (2002), Save the Last Dance for Me (2004), and Lawyers of the Great Republic Korea (2008), as well as leading roles in 18 vs. 29 (2005), Seoul 1945 (2006), and Bad Couple (2007).

  12. Yoon Bo-ra

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    Yoon Bo-ra
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    singerrapperactormodeldancer
    Biography

    Yoon Bo-ra, better known by the mononym Bora, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a former member of the South Korean girl group Sistar and its sub-group Sistar19.

  13. Kim Kwang-Seok

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    Kim Kwang-Seok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1964-1996 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kim Kwang-seok was a popular and influential South Korean folk rock singer. He debuted in 1987 as a member of Noraereul Channeun Saramdeul, an activist folk band. He achieved widespread popularity as a member of the folk band Dongmulwon, which debuted in 1988. The following year, in 1989, he released his first solo album.

  14. Jo Hyun-jae

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    Jo Hyun-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jo Hyun-jae is a South Korean actor. Jo made his entertainment debut as a singer in the four-member boy band Guardian, which disbanded after releasing their self-titled album in 1998. In 2000, after he drew popularity when he appeared in a commercial for sports drink Pocari Sweat, Jo began acting. He is best known for his leading roles in Love Letter (2003), Only You (2005), Ballad of Seodong (2005), and 49 Days (2011).

  15. Uhm Ki-joon

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    Uhm Ki-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Um Ki-joon is a South Korean actor.

  16. Yubin

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    Yubin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    singermodelactorcomposer
    Biography

    Kim Yu-bin, referred to as Yubin, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter and actress. She was a member of the South Korean girl group Wonder Girls.

  17. Jeon Bo-ram

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    Jeon Bo-ram
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Jeon Bo-ram, referred to as Boram, is a South Korean singer and actress. She originally debuted as a solo artist with releasing four singles in 2008 before eventually became as a member of girl group T-ara in 2009. The group went on to become one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.

  18. Qri

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    Qri
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorsingermodel
    Biography

    Lee Ji-hyun, better known by her stage name Qri, is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of girl group T-ara in July 2009, who went on to become one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.

  19. Park Myeong-su

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    Park Myeong-su
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    singersongwritercomediantelevision actorrecording artist
    Biography

    Park Myung-soo is a South Korean DJ, comedian, MC, singer, and songwriter who debuted on television in 1993, appearing on MBC. He co-hosted the top-rated comic variety programme Infinite Challenge and also hosted the Date at 2 o'clock radio show. He has released several music singles, including "Prince of the Sea", which was covered by LPG in 2007.

  20. Jang Mi-hui

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    Jang Mi-hui
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Chang Mi-hee is a South Korean actress. She was born Lee Yun-hui in Seoul, South Korea in 1958. Chang debuted as an actress in 1976 as starring in Seong Chun-hyang jeon directed by Park Tae-won and TBC TV drama, Haenyeo Dang-sil (Sea Woman Dang-sil). Chang was commonly referred to as "New Troika" or "Second Troika" along with her rival actresses, Jeong Yun-hui and Yu Ji-in of the 1970s and 1980s after the "First Troika", Moon Hee, Nam Jeong-im, and Yoon Jeong-hee of the 1960s.

  21. Sandeul

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    Sandeul
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    singeractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Jung-hwan, better known by his stage name Sandeul (Korean: 산들) is a South Korean singer-songwriter. He is a member of the South Korean boy group B1A4, that debuted on April 23, 2011. He debuted as a solo artist on October 4, 2016.

  22. Jo Dong-hyuk

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    Jo Dong-hyuk
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jo Dong-hyuk is a South Korean actor. He made his acting debut in Make It Big (2002), followed by erotic films Hypnotized (2004), The Intimate (2005), and Searching for the Elephant (2009). On television, Jo starred in family dramas Likeable or Not (2007) and The Moon and Stars for You (2012), period action thriller Yaksha (2010), and medical drama Brain (2011).

  23. Bong Tae-gyu

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    Bong Tae-gyu
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Bong Tae-gyu is a South Korean actor.

  24. Lee Moon-sae

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    Lee Moon-sae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    singercomposer
    Biography

    Lee Moon-sae is a South Korean ballad singer who is considered an "icon of Korean pop." Since his debut in 1978, he has released 16 full-length albums, including 1987's When Love Passes By, which sold 2.85 million copies, making it the best-selling album in South Korea to date at the time. He is also well known for being the host of the popular South Korean radio show, Starry Night, on MBC FM, from 1985 to 1996.

  25. Baek Il-seob

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    Baek Il-seob
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Baek Il-seob is a South Korean film and television actor. In recent years he appeared in the family dramas Mom's Dead Upset, My Too Perfect Sons and Ojakgyo Brothers.

  26. Sim Soo-bong

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    Sim Soo-bong
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singerfilm actor
    Biography

    Sim Min-kyung is South Korean singer known professionally as Sim Soo-bong. When she was a senior at Myongji University, she debuted in 1978 through MBC College Song Contest (Korean: MBC 대학가요제) at which she performed her self-composed song "Geuddae Geu Saram" (그때 그사람). She was one of the witnesses of the 1979 assassination of South Korean president Park Chung-hee.

  27. Jin Ye-sol

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    Jin Ye-sol
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jin Ye-sol is a South Korean actress. She's also the Brand Ambassador for My Cherie Closet (MCC).

  28. Jang Sa-ik

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    Jang Sa-ik
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Jang Sa-ik is a popular South Korean singer. His music combines elements of popular music, jazz, and Korean traditional music. In particular, the style of pansori can be heard throughout Jang Sa-ik's music.

  29. Kim Dong-hyun

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    Kim Dong-hyun
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kim Dong-hyun is a South Korean actor, model and singer. He is known for his leads roles in dramas such as The Miracle, Good Morning Double-Decker Bus and The 1km Distance Between Us. He is a former member of Boyfriend.

  30. Lee Ailesa

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    Lee Ailesa
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    table tennis playerpolitician
    Biography

    Lee Ailesa is a former female international table tennis player from South Korea.

  31. Jeon Ga-eul

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    Jeon Ga-eul
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Jeon Ga-eul is a South Korean footballer who plays for Reading in the English FA Women's Super League, and for the South Korean national team. With over a hundred International appearances, Jeon is the 5th most-capped South Korean Women's player of all-time, and the 2nd highest goalscorer for her country of all-time. She was the first South Korean to play in the US National Women's Soccer League, and the Australian W-League. She has won numerous domestic league titles, individual MVP titles, and international competitions being the leading scorer in the Korea National side that won the Women's gold medal in football at the 2009 Summer Universiade. Jeon scored notable braces against Germany in the group stages, and against Japan in the Final. She also scored six goals in one match against South Africa.

  32. Han Bok-ryeo

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    Han Bok-ryeo
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Han Bok-ryeo is a researcher of Korean royal court cuisine. She was born in 1947, and she is the oldest daughter of Hwang Hye-seong, who is also a researcher of Korean royal court cuisine. She studied for her master's of Horticulture at The University of Seoul and Food Engineering at Korea University, and she got her doctorate in Food and Nutrition at Myongji University. She follows after her mother who made an effort to systematize Korean royal court cuisine, so she contributes to its reproduction and modernization. For her success in these efforts, she won the official commendation of the Minister of Culture. She was engaged in developing menus and providing support at the Inter-Korean summit in 2000; she also was the consultant for the dishes served in Korean soap opera Dae Jang Geum. She is now the director of the Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine and is running two Korean restaurants named 'Jihwaja' (지화자), and 'Gungyeon' (궁연). She was registered as "important cultural property No.38: Korean royal court cuisine artisan."

  33. Svetlana Shikshina

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    Svetlana Shikshina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    Go professional
    Biography

    Svetlana Valeryevna Shikshina is a professional Go player from Russia, one of only four western women to date to reach professional status. She achieved this in 2002, affiliated to the Hanguk Kiwon (the Korean Baduk Association).

  34. Diána Kőszegi

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    Diána Kőszegi
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Enrolled in Myongji University
    Studied in 2005-2009
    Occupations
    Go professional
    Biography

    Diána Kőszegi is the first Hungarian professional Go player. She became only the sixth European professional when she was promoted to professional by the Korean Go Association on 4 January 2008.

  35. Paik Gahuim

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    Paik Gahuim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Paik Gahuim is a modern South Korean writer known for his disturbing stories.