Song Hye Kyo
Song Hye Kyo certainly deserves a place on the list of the most beautiful Korean women. Thanks to her grace and inborn sexuality, she became a superstar in the television and modeling industry. Her roles in TV movies such as “Full House” and “The Winter the Wind Blows” brought her to stardom. Her acting passion could hardly be unnoticed on the screen. No wonder that she is still considered to be one of the most talented actresses in South Korea. The extent of her popularity can be judged by the number of awards she won in her acting career. The secret of Song Hye Kyo’s success hides in her playful character, making her look sexy and cheerful. Overwhelming popularity brought her cooperation with the most famous brands. As you can guess, her modeling career happens to be as striking as an acting one.
Go Ara started her career as a commercial model. By endorsing products such as SK Telecom, Elite Uniforms, and various cosmetic brands, she became widely recognized in South Korea. Eventually, she was chosen as the representative of Etude House, which made her the youngest model who cooperated with the brand. She was involved in the commercial for Etude with the famous Jang Keun-suk. When her modeling career was on the top, Go tried her chances in acting. In 2003, her debut in the teen drama “Sharp #1 & #2” was of moderate success. In 2006, her breakthrough role in the drama “Snow Flower” revealed her talent to the full extent. Later on, her filmography was extended with the roles in “Who Are You,” “Karei naru Spy,” and “Hwarang: The Beginning.”
Kim Tae Hee
Kim Tae Hee has become an embodiment of the hottest Korean women. The actress’ natural beauty has always been her calling card. Apart from her physical appeal, she can also brag about a Bachelor’s degree in fashion design. Kim Tae Hee’s acting career is known for films like “Stairway to Heaven” and “Love Story in Harvard.” She has received many awards for her acting professionalism. In 2015, the actress was called as Top Excellence Award Miniseries Actress by SBS. Now that Kim is in her 40s, she is a wife of the Korean songwriter and music producer Rain and a mother of a beautiful child. Nevertheless, she hasn’t lost her natural magnetism.
Soo Joo is one of the favorite models of the Korean audience. She must be one of those people who were born under a lucky star. Her successful career started when a representative of Wilhelmina noticed her at a vintage store. This little coincidence affected all her future life. She transformed from a graphic designer into a supermodel. At the age of 26, she signed her first contract with the company. Thanks to her eclectic look, she started cooperation with the world’s most famous brands, such as Cavalli, Chanel, Viviane Westwood, and Tom Ford. Her face appeared on the cover of Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Allure.
The acting talent of Han Ga-in was noticed during her very first performance on the television. After a small episode in “The Golden Bell Challenge,” the actress was spotted by entertainment executives. And this was the beginning of her successful career. She took part in a great number of commercial campaigns. She was then invited for the roles in “Once Upon a Time in High School” and “Super Rookie.” In 2012, Han Ga-in reached the peak of her career by starring in the to-notch television dramas “Moon Embracing the Sun” and “Architecture 101.”
Jun Ji Hyun
Jun Ji Hyun is one of the highest paid actresses in South Korea. “My Sassy Girl” was the most popular K-drama in 2001. This romantic comedy took her to the pedestal by winning her the Best Actress Award. “My Love from the Stars” was another breakthrough in her career where she tried herself in the genre of fantasy. The following success of “the Berlin File” and “Assassination” established her as a top Hallyu star. Apart from acting, Jun ji Hyun also has a striking modeling career. By being the most admired advertisement spokespersons in the country, she signed contracts with brands like Samsung and Lotte Duty Free.
Clara Lee, or just Clara, is a Swiss-born British actress and model that conquered South Korea with her charming face and seductive body. In 2005, she took her first steps on the way to modeling success by taking part in multiple commercial campaigns of Korean brands. In 2009, she appeared in her first movie, “Five Senses of Eros.” Her supporting roles in the television series “Goddess of Marriage” and “Emergency Couple” confirmed her status as the sex symbol of South Korea. Clara can hardly be viewed as the most prominent actress, but she is definitely an excellent entertainer. After appearing in the shows such as Star King, Saturday Night Live Korea, and Happy Together, she gained a great army of fans.
Park Min Young
Park Min Young became famous overnight for her excellent performance in the historical drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal.” This role brought her 3 awards and other 3 nominations for KBS Drama Award. Park Min Young has been recognized as the most beautiful Korean actress of 2020. Her performance in television dramas, such as “City Hunter” and “Glory Jane” was praised by critics and fans. Obtaining an academic degree in Theatre major at Dongguk University wasn’t for nothing. Her modeling career is also at the peak, considering many contracts with famous brands like Sony Ericsson, LG, Korea Air, and Lipton Ice Tea.
Jeon So-mi (Somi)
Jeon So-mi, mainly known as Somi, became famous as a member of the Korean K-Pop group I.O.I. Also, her participation in entertainment shows, such as “Sixteen” and “Produce 101” didn’t pass unnoticed. Her beautiful face, sweet voice, and excellent dancing skills left her no chance but to carry on as a solo artist. Somi’s father is Dutch-Canadian and her mother is Korean, which explains her facial and physical beauty. There are so many brands that want to see her in their commercials.
Hong Jin Young
Hong Jin Young is a trot singer and entertainer who often reaches the top on the list of the hottest Korean girls. Being now known as Mononym Jinyoung and Queen of Trot, she started her music career in the South Korean band SWAN in 2007. Although this period of her life didn’t last long, she managed to gain certain popularity across the country. She debuted as a solo singer in 2009 when her first song titled “Love Battery” topped local charts. Today, she appears in a variety of Korean shows, such as Kang Seung-hyun, Baek Ji-young, Lee Guk-joo, and Baek Ji-young. Her talent to entertain people has made her an audience favorite.
Lee Sung Kyung
Lee Sung Kyung became an overnight star after her acting performance in “Okay, That’s Love.” Being a successful model at that time, she wasn’t planning to try herself in acting. But a lucky chance changed everything. When the director of the series was looking for a new face, he saw Lee’s Instagram page. And you know what happened then. Once she was offered the role, she couldn’t refuse it. After playing a rebellious high school student in the drama, new roles started flooding in. “Cheese in the Trap” and “Doctor Crush” were other successful performances that received an overall appraisal. In her first leading role in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo,” Lee reached a new level of acting proficiency.
Ye –Jin Son is always on the list of sexy Korean women. Her appearance happens to be a reflection of her incredible acting talent. During 21 years of her career in the film industry, she received more than 50 awards and 72 nominations. She even got one of the stars of Chun Moore, known as the Korean Hollywood. Critics often praise Son for her breath-taking performance in her portrayal of various characters. “My Wife Got Married”, “The Truth Beneath”, and “A Moment to Remember” are only some of those movies that made her famous. Unlike most Korean actresses, Son doesn’t like appearing in commercial campaigns. She tries to concentrate on acting that is the center of her universe.
Kim Hyun-ah (Hyuna)
Kim Hyun-ah, known as Hyuna, is a South Korean singer, model, and songwriter. In 2007, her membership in the girl group Wonder Girls didn’t last long. In 2010, Hyana started her solo music career by focusing on “performance-oriented music.” Her debut single titled “Change” topped the local charts for a few weeks. By now, she has released seven extended plays, one single album, and nine singles as a lead artist. The girl also succeeded in television. Since 2007, she has appeared in shows, such as “Show! Must Core,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Triple H Detective Agency,” and “The Unit: Idol Rebooting Project.”
Park Shin Hye
A famous South Korean actress, singer, and model, Park Shin Hye, appeared for fame when she was 13 years old. She woke up famous after starring in the Korean drama “Stairway to Heaven.” Despite her young age, it didn’t take much time to become one of the country’s richest actresses. In 2017, she ranked 17th on the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list. Apart from acting success, Park Shin Hye is also a gifted singer, which she proved in the romantic drama Heart Strings. With each passing year, her list of awards and nominations is getting longer and longer.
Chou Tzu-yu (Tzuyu)
Chou Tzu-yu, called Tzuyu, is a Taiwanese singer who builds her music career in South Korea. She started dancing from a young age, being trained at a dance academy. In 2012, the girl’s potential was revealed by talent scouts at the MUSE Performing arts Workshop. The years of training resulted in a successfully started singing career. Tzuyu is now the youngest member of the music band Twice. In 2019, she was ranked as the second most popular K-pop idol. TC Candler ranked Tzuyu as the world’s most beautiful face.
Yoon Eun-hye is a woman of many virtues. Her acting and singing skills made her a Korean superstar. The beginning of her career started out in Baby V.O.X., a K-Pop girl group. When the music contract came to an end, Yoon decided to focus on acting. Her debut in “Princess Hours” received public appraisal despite the initial criticism of her acting abilities. She demonstrated her talent in the movies, such as “My Fair Lady,” “Lie to Me,” and “Missing You.” Her directorial debut, the movie “The Knitting,” received critical acclaim, being screened at the 17th Busan International Film Festival. Despite a few controversies that affected her career, Yoon keeps developing herself in different directions.
Song Ji-hyo, also called Cheon Soo-yeon, is one of those actresses who has always wanted to join the film industry. Even after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Tax Accounting from Kyungmoon University, she didn’t give up on her dream. In 2003, things got real for Song. Her debut in “Wishing Stars” was of great success, so she started being recognized on the street. After her involvement in the romantic comedy “Princess Hours” and the historical drama “Jumong,” she received wider recognition. While belonging to the regular cast of the South Korean show Running Man, Song’s popularity started growing abroad. Being one of the hot Korean girls, Song Ji-hyo is often chosen as a cover model for Vogue, Elle, and Kiki Magazine.
Kim Ah-young (Yura)
Kim Ah-young uses her pseudonym, Yura. She is mainly known as a member of the South Korean girl group Girl’s Day where she replaced two former members Ji-sun and Ji-in. As the popularity of Girl’s Day started declining, Yura joined a couple of collaborative projects. She made her acting debut in the Chinese drama “Secret Angel” where she played the leading role of Yu-Bin. She didn’t forget about her solo singing career by introducing a single “I’ll Love you” alongside Jevice. In-2020, Yura’s fortune was estimated at $400,000, earned through a successful career in the film and music industry.
Kim Yoo Jung
Known as “Korea’s Little Sister,” Kim Yoo Jung has made a name for herself since early childhood. At the age of 4, she received the Most Popular Award at a contest where she participated with her sister. Kim’s teen success brought her a number of roles. Amazingly, she had starred in 13 TV serials and 15 movies by the time she was 12. Her popularity further rose in 2013 when she appeared in the fantasy drama “Moon Embracing the Sun” and “May Queen.” At the age of 17, she became the youngest celebrity on the Power Celebrity List published by Forbes. Even though she graduated from the Goyang School of Arts in 2018, Kim decided to pursue an acting career. In 2020, Kim’s role in the series “Backstreet Rookie” proved her serious intention about conquering the film industry.
Bae Su Ji (Suzy)
Suzy (Bae Su Ji) is a former member of the girl group Miss A. Now, she is one of the most in-demand actresses in South Korea. Before she rose to fame, she was an online shopping model. But while she was participating in the reality show “Superstar K”, talent scouts noticed her cute face. In a second, she turned from a model into a singer. Eventually, Suzy decided to try her chance in acting. Since her successful film debut in “Architecture 101”, she has become known as “The Nation’s First Love.” Her other career-defining performances were in “While You Were Sleeping,” “Vagabond,” and “Start Up.” Now that she is 26, she is often included in the list of sexy Korean girls.