57 Notable alumni of
Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University is 408th in the world, 83rd in Asia, and 11th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 57 notable alumni from Sungkyunkwan University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Song Joong-ki

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    Song Joong-ki
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision presentertelevision actor
    Biography

    Song Joong-ki is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame in the historical coming-of-age drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and the variety show Running Man (2010–2011) as one of the original cast members. Since then, he has played a diverse spectrum of roles in the television series The Innocent Man (2012), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Arthdal Chronicles (2019) and Vincenzo (2021), as well as the hit films A Werewolf Boy (2012), The Battleship Island (2017) and Space Sweepers (2021).

  2. Krystal Jung

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    Krystal Jung
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    singeractormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Chrystal Soo Jung, professionally known as Krystal, Krystal Jung or Jung Soo-jung (Korean: 정수정), is a Korean-American singer and actress based in South Korea. She debuted in 2009 as a member of the South Korean girl group f(x) and has further participated in SM Entertainment's project group SM the Ballad. Aside from group activities, she has also acted in various South Korean drama series such as The Heirs (2013), My Lovely Girl (2014), Prison Playbook (2017), The Bride of Habaek (2017), Player (2018) and Search (2020).

  3. Goo Hye-seon

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    Goo Hye-seon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwritersingerwriter
    Biography

    Koo Hye-sun is a South Korean actress, singer-songwriter, director and artist. She gained widespread recognition in the television dramas Pure in Heart (2006), The King And I (2007), Boys Over Flowers (2009), Take Care of Us, Captain (2012), Angel Eyes (2014) and Blood (2015).

  4. Cha Eun-woo

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    Cha Eun-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1997-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractordancerpresenter
    Biography

    Lee Dong-min, professionally known as Cha Eun-woo (차은우), is a South Korean singer, actor, and model under the label of Fantagio. He is a member of the South Korean boy group Astro.

  5. Kang Ji-young

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    Kang Ji-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    singeractorfilm actorradio personalitysinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Kang Ji-young, also known as Jiyoung or JY, is a South Korean singer and actress based in Japan. She is a former member of the South Korean girl group Kara.

  6. Joo Won

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    Joo Won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorsingermodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Joo Won is a South Korean actor best known for his roles in King of Baking, Kim Takgu (2010), Ojakgyo Family (2011), Bridal Mask (2012), Good Doctor (2013), Fatal Intuition (2015), Yong-pal (2015), My Sassy Girl (2017) and Alice (2020).

  7. Lee Min-jung

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    Lee Min-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Lee Min-jung is a South Korean actress. She began her career in Jang Jin's stage plays, and for a few years appeared in supporting roles on film and television. She became known after her appearance in Boys Over Flowers (2009), and landed her first lead role in family drama Smile, You (2009). Lee achieved widespread recognition for her leading role in the romantic comedy Cyrano Agency (2010). She also starred in Wonderful Radio (2012), Big (2012), Cunning Single Lady (2014) and Come Back Mister (2016). She recently starred and gained recognition in the KBS weekend drama, Once Again.

  8. Moon Geun-young

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    Moon Geun-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Moon Geun-young is a South Korean actress. Affectionately called the "Nation's Little Sister," Moon began modeling at the age of 10, then made her acting debut in 1999 as a child actress. She first rose to stardom through her role as the young Eun-suh in the hugely popular television drama series Autumn in My Heart (2000), followed by a well-received turn in Kim Jee-woon's critically acclaimed horror film A Tale of Two Sisters (2003). Moon solidified her star status by headlining the box-office hits My Little Bride (2004) and Innocent Steps (2005). At age 21, she became the youngest recipient of a Grand Prize ("Daesang") which she won at SBS Drama Awards for the television series Painter of the Wind (2008).

  9. Moon Ga-young

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    Moon Ga-young
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1996-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Mun Ka-young is a German born South Korean actress. She played roles in Heartstrings (2011), EXO Next Door (2015), The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 (2015), Mirror of the Witch (2016), Don't Dare to Dream (2016), Tempted (2018), Welcome to Waikiki 2 (2019), Find Me in Your Memory (2020), and True Beauty (2020).

  10. Bae Yong-joon

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    Bae Yong-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Bae Yong-joon is a South Korean businessman and former actor. He has starred in numerous television dramas, including, notably, Winter Sonata which became a major part of the Korean Wave. Bae retired from acting after 2007, but remains active as the chairman of management agency KeyEast.

  11. Uee

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    Uee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actoractormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Yu-jin, better known by her stage name Uee (sometimes romanized as U-ie), is a South Korean singer and actress. She is best known for being a former member of South Korean girl group After School from 2009 to 2017, and has acted in various television dramas including Queen Seondeok (2009), Ojakgyo Family (2011), Jeon Woo-chi (2012), Golden Rainbow (2013), High Society (2015), Marriage Contract (2016) and My Only One (2018). On May 31, 2017, Uee graduated and left After School and its agency, Pledis Entertainment.

  12. Seo Ji-hye

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    Seo Ji-hye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Seo Ji-hye is a South Korean actress. After first attracting attention in the horror film Voice, Seo has since starred in numerous television dramas, notably Shin Don (2005), Over the Rainbow (2006), I Love You (2008), Chunja's Happy Events (2008), 49 Days (2011), The Moon and Stars for You (2012) and Punch (2014), Don't Dare to Dream (2016), Surgeons (2018), Crash Landing on You (2019) and Dinner Mate (2020).

  13. Hwang Kyo-ahn

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    Hwang Kyo-ahn
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Hwang Kyo-ahn is a Korean politician and prosecutor who served as the 40th Prime Minister of South Korea from 18 June 2015 to 11 May 2017. He served as Minister of Justice from 2013 to 2015 and Acting President of South Korea from 2016 to 2017.

  14. Jo Bo-a

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    Jo Bo-a
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jo Bo-ah is a South Korean actress, model and host known for her roles in Temperature of Love (2017), Goodbye to Goodbye (2018), My Strange Hero (2018), Forest (2020), and Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020).

  15. Lee Tae-hwan

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    Lee Tae-hwan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Lee Tae-hwan is a South Korean actor, model and singer. Since his acting debut in 2013, he has starred in television dramas and web series, notably Pride and Prejudice (2014) and W. He is a member of 5urprise.

  16. Ji Hyeon-u

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    Ji Hyeon-u
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    musicianfilm actoractortelevision presentertelevision actor
    Biography

    Ji Hyun-woo is a South Korean actor and musician. He was formerly the lead guitarist for Korean indie rock band The Nuts and is best known for his leading role in the cable TV series Queen and I (2012).

  17. Jung Hye-sung

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    Jung Hye-sung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jung Hye-sung is a South Korean actress and model.

  18. Ko Seong-hui

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    Ko Seong-hui
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Ko Sung-hee is a South Korean actress. She played her first leading role in the fantasy-period drama Diary of a Night Watchman (2014).

  19. Lee El

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    Lee El
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee El is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her supporting roles in the film Inside Men (2015), the television series It's Okay, That's Love, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), A Korean Odyssey (2017-2018), and Black. She played her first lead role in the film What a Man Wants.

  20. Go A-seong

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    Go A-seong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Go Ah-sung is a South Korean actress. She began her career as a child actress, notably in 2006 top-grossing blockbuster The Host. This was followed by major roles in Snowpiercer (2013), Thread of Lies (2014) and Office (2015), as well as the TV dramas Master of Study (2010) and Heard It Through the Grapevine (2015).

  21. Shin Ye-eun

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    Shin Ye-eun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1998-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Shin Ye-eun is a South Korean actress, best known for her role in the web series A-Teen and its sequel A-Teen 2. She also starred in the television series He Is Psychometric, Welcome, and More Than Friends.

  22. Hyomin

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    Hyomin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorsingerfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Park Sun-young, known professionally as Hyomin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actress. She is a member of South Korean girl group T-ara. Apart from her group's activities, Hyomin has also starred in various television dramas such as My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010), Gye Baek (2011), The Thousandth Man (2012), and in various films such as Gisaeng Ryung (2011) and Jinx!!! (2013). She debuted as a solo artist with her debut EP, Make Up, on June 30, 2014.

  23. Kim Mu-yeol

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    Kim Mu-yeol
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    singerfilm actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Mu-yeol is a South Korean actor. Following a successful career in musical theatre, Kim was first cast in minor parts on film and television. But after getting good reviews in his supporting roles in The Scam (2009) and War of the Arrows (2011), Kim landed his first major role in Jung Ji-woo's critically acclaimed film A Muse (2012), followed by a leading role in the independent film All Bark No Bite.

  24. Kim Nam-joo

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    Kim Nam-joo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singerdanceractormodel
    Biography

    Kim Nam-joo, better known by the mononym Namjoo, is a South Korean singer, actress. She is best known as a member of the South Korean girl group Apink.

  25. Moon So-ri

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    Moon So-ri
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actorstage actorfilm actorpoliticianscreenwriter
    Biography

    Moon So-ri is a South Korean actress, film director and screenwriter. She is best known for her acclaimed leading roles in Oasis (2002) and A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003).

  26. Kim Dae-myung

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    Kim Dae-myung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Dae-myung is a South Korean actor. He began his acting career in theater, then rose to fame in the television series Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014).

  27. Swings

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    Swings
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    songwriter
    Biography

    Moon Ji-hoon, better known by the stage name Swings (Korean: 스윙스), is a South Korean rapper. Formerly under the label Brand New Music, he is currently signed to P Nation.

  28. Byung-hyun Kim

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    Byung-hyun Kim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Byung-hyun Kim is a South Korean former professional baseball pitcher. He had his most successful years with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red Sox.

  29. Park Se-wan

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    Park Se-wan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Park Se-wan is a South Korean actress.

  30. Shin Goo

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    Shin Goo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Shin Goo is a South Korean actor.

  31. Seo Shin-ae

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    Seo Shin-ae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1998-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Seo Shin-ae is a South Korean actress. She made her entertainment debut in 2004 in a commercial for Seoul Milk. Seo then became known as a child actress, notably in the film Meet Mr. Daddy (2007), and the television dramas Thank You (2007), Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho (2010), and The Queen's Classroom (2013).

  32. Won Min-ji

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    Won Min-ji
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Won Min-ji, better known by her stage name Anda (Korean: 안다), is a South Korean pop singer who debuted in 2012 using the stage name Andamiro.

  33. Lee Won-jong

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    Lee Won-jong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Won-jong is a South Korean actor.

  34. Han Su-yeon

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    Han Su-yeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Han Soo-yeon is a South Korean actress best known for her roles in Korean dramas, Pure Love (2013) and Love in the Moonlight (2016).

  35. Choi Cheol-ho

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    Choi Cheol-ho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Choi Cheol-ho is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame after appearing in the hit drama Queen of Housewives (also known as My Wife is a Superwoman, 2009). Other notable roles include King Seonjo in The Immortal Lee Soon-shin (2004), Geolsa Biu in Dae Jo Yeong (2006) and King Gyeongjong in Empress Cheonchu (also known as The Iron Empress, 2009).

  36. Kung Te-cheng

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    Kung Te-cheng
    Years
    1920-2008 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    philosopherpolitician
    Biography

    K'ung Te-ch'eng was a 77th generation descendant of Confucius in the main line of descent. He was the final person to be appointed Duke Yansheng and the first Sacrificial Official to Confucius. He helped formulate and was in charge of officiating the modern Confucius ceremony held annually in Taiwan. In addition to Ceremonial Official, he held numerous posts in the Republic of China government, including member of the National Assembly from 1946 to 1991, President of the Examination Yuan from 1984 to 1993, and senior advisor to the President of the Republic of China from 1948 to 2000. He held professorships at National Taiwan University, Fu Jen Catholic University, and Soochow University.

  37. Ha Joo-hee

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    Ha Joo-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Ha Joo-hee is a South Korean actress, model, and entertainer. Ha debuted as a model in the magazine Cindy the Perky in September 2001. She debuted as an actress after appearing as Junko in the 2003 South Korean TV series, Thousand Years of Love.

  38. Lee Wan-koo

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    Lee Wan-koo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lee Wan-koo is a South Korean politician. He was the 39th Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.

  39. Jin Sun-mee

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    Jin Sun-mee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jin Sun-mee is a South Korean politician previously served as the Minister of Gender Equality and Family under President Moon Jae-in. She is also a three-term parliamentarian previously via proportional representation and now representing the district that was dictated by male politicians and opposition parties.

  40. Choi Phillip

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    Choi Phillip
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Choi Phillip, born Choi Pil-soon is a South Korean actor.

  41. Mi-Hyun Kim

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    Mi-Hyun Kim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Mi-Hyun Kim is a professional golfer from South Korea. She turned professional in 1996 and won 11 events on the LPGA of Korea Tour (KLPGA) between 1996 and 2000. In 1999, she joined the LPGA Tour and was named was Rookie of the Year that year. She has won eight LPGA events with her best finish in a major championship second place at the 2001 Women's British Open.

  42. Jung Hong-won

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    Jung Hong-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Chung Hong-won is a former Prime Minister of South Korea. He served from 26 February 2013 to 16 February 2015.

  43. Bong Jung-keun

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    Bong Jung-keun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Bong Jung-keun is a South Korean former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball with the Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds, and in the KBO League with the LG Twins. He batted and threw left-handed.

  44. Park Yong-jin

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    Park Yong-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Park Yong-jin is a South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea. He was elected member of the National Assembly for Gangbuk, Seoul, in the April 2016 parliamentary elections.

  45. Kim Ga-young

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    Kim Ga-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    film actorsinger
    Biography

    Kim Ga-young; born December 2, 1991) is a South Korean actress, before she continued acting, she was a former member of the South Korean girl-group Stellar between 2011 and 2017. She is currently also the manager of her own cafe called "Hartogela" in Itaewon, South Korea.

  46. Cho Myoung-gyon

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    Cho Myoung-gyon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Cho Myoung-gyon is a South Korean politician previously served as President Moon Jae-in's first Minister of Unification.

  47. Kim In-sung

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    Kim In-sung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim In-Sung is a South Korean footballer who currently plays for Ulsan Hyundai.

  48. Ahn Shi-hyun

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    Ahn Shi-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Ahn Shi-hyun, or Shi Hyun Ahn is a South Korean professional golfer.

  49. Hwang In-sun

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    Hwang In-sun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Hwang In-sun is a South Korean singer and television personality who appeared on Produce 101 and Society Game.

  50. Jeon Sung-woo

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    Jeon Sung-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jeon Seong-woo is a South Korean actor.

  51. Carlos Gorito

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    Carlos Gorito
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    diplomatsocialite
    Biography

    Carlos Augusto Cardoso Gorito is a Brazilian who lives and performs in South Korea as a television personality and embassy worker. He is currently a cast member in the talk show Non-Summit. In 2015, he wrote a column for the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper on topics like association football, Korean Wave and traditional festivals.

  52. Kim Yeon-su

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    Kim Yeon-su
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    novelistwriter
    Biography

    Kim Yeonsu is a South Korean writer.

  53. Im Do-hun

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    Im Do-hun
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
    Biography

    Im Do-heon is a South Korean volleyball player. He competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics and the 1996 Summer Olympics.

  54. Kim Seo-yeong

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    Kim Seo-yeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Kim Seo-yeong is a South Korean swimmer, who specialized in individual medley events. Kim broke a South Korean record of 2:13.65 to take the bronze medal in the 200 m individual medley at the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong.

  55. Shin Se-gye

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    Shin Se-gye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Shin Se-Gye is a South Korean football midfielder, who plays for Gangwon FC.

  56. Youngjin Lee

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    Youngjin Lee
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Lee Youngjin is a South Korean judge. He was named a Justice of the Constitutional Court of Korea in 2018.

  57. Chun Beeho

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    Chun Beeho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Chun Beeho is a South Korean diplomat who from June 19, 2015, though December 31, 2017, served as the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Mexico.