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Top 10 Most Beautiful Korean Drama Leading Ladies

Updated on May 25, 2018
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Most Beautiful Korean Drama Leading Ladies

No doubt Korean Actresses are some of the most beautiful ladies in the world. So let's go ahead and name the top 10 most beautiful Korean leading ladies of today's hit Korean Dramas! In no particular order, of course. Don't forget to vote in the poll and tell me who among these ladies is your pick for the number one most beautiful!

1. Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo
Song Hye Kyo | Source

Song Hye Kyo (age 36)

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Hangul: 송 혜 교

Hanja: 宋 慧 喬

Revised Romanization: Song Hye-gyo

McCune–Reischauer: Song Hye-kyo

Birth date: 22 November 1981

Birth place: Dalseo District, Daegu, South Korea

Height: 1.61 m

Years active:1996–present

Agent: United Artists Agency

Spouse: Song Joong-ki, her leading man in 'Descendants of the Sun' (married October 31, 2017)

Song Hye Kyo Instagram
Song Hye Kyo Instagram

Career

Song Hye-kyo is a korean model and actress who rose to fame for her lead roles in the following television dramas:

  • Yoon/Choi Eun-seo in 'Autumn in My Heart' (2000)
  • Min Su-yeon/Angela in 'All In' (2003)
  • Han Ji-eun in Full House (2004)
  • Oh Young in 'That Winter, the Wind Blows' (2013)
  • Kang Mo-yeon in 'Descendants of the Sun' (2016)

Song Hye Kyo
Song Hye Kyo
Song Hye Kyo's Latest KDRama Descendants of the Sun / KBS
Song Hye Kyo's Latest KDRama Descendants of the Sun / KBS | Source

2. Park Shin-Hye

Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye | Source

Park Shin-hye (age 27)

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Hangul: 박신혜

Hanja: 朴信惠

Revised Romanization: Bak Sin-hye

McCune–Reischauer: Pak Sin-hye

Birth date: 18 February 1990

Birth place: Gwangju, South Korea

Height: 1.68 m

Years active: 2003–present

Agent: S.A.L.T Entertainment

Park Shin Hye Instagram
Park Shin Hye Instagram

Career

Park Shin-hye is a South Korean actress and singer who started acting in her roles as:.

  • Young Han Jung-suh in 'Stairway to Heaven' (2003)
  • Hana in 'Tree of Heaven' (2006).

She acquired further popularity in Korean and in other countries when she starred in these following Korean Dramas:

  • Go Mi-nam / Go Mi-nyeo in 'You're Beautiful' (2009),
  • Cha Eun-sang in 'The Heirs' (2013)
  • Choi In-ha in 'Pinocchio' (2014–2015)
  • Yoo Hye-jung in 'Doctors' (2016).

Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye | Source
Park Shin Hye's Latest KDrama: Doctors / SBS
Park Shin Hye's Latest KDrama: Doctors / SBS | Source

3. Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy
Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy (age 23)

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Full name: Bae Su-ji

Hangul: 배 수 지

Hanja: 裵 秀 智

Revised Romanization: Bae Su-ji

McCune–Reischauer: Pae Su-chi

Birth date: October 10, 1994

Birth place: Buk District, Gwangju, South Korea

Height: 1.68 m

Years active: 2010–present

Label: JYP Entertainment

Bae Suzy Instagram
Bae Suzy Instagram

Career

Bae Suzy is a multimedia star (singer, rapper, dancer, actress, model, and MC). She started as a member of a KPop girl group 'miss A' which debuted under JYP Entertainment alongside with AQ Entertainment in 2010. She is greatly known for her roles as:

  • Go Hye-mi in Dream High' (2011)
  • Jang Ma Ri in 'Big' (2012)
  • Dam Yeo Wool in 'Gu Family Book' (2013)
  • Noh-eul in 'Uncontrollably Fond' (2016)
  • Nam Hong-ju in 'While You Were Sleeping' (2017)

Bae Suzy
Bae Suzy | Source
Bae Suzy Latest KDrama: While You Were Sleeping / SBS
Bae Suzy Latest KDrama: While You Were Sleeping / SBS | Source

4. Jun Ji-Hyun

Jun Ji-Hyun
Jun Ji-Hyun

Jun Ji-Hyun (age 36)

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Born as: Wang Ji-hyun

Other name: Gianna Jun

Hangul: 전지현

Hanja: 全智賢

Revised Romanization: Jeon Ji-hyeon

McCune–Reischauer: Chŏn Chihyŏn

Birth date: 30 October 1981

Birth place: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 1.73m

Years active: 1997–present

Agent: iHQ (1997-2010), Culture Depot (2012-ongoing)

Spouse: Choi Joon-hyuk (married 13 April 2012)

Children: 2

Career

Jun Ji-Hyun is a Korean drama actress and a movie superstar. She first becomes known for her role in the comedy series 'My Sassy Girl' as 'The Girl'. She also gained popularity for her roles in Korean series as:

  • Cheon Song-yi in 'My Love from the Star' (2013-2014)
  • Shim Chung/Se-hwa in 'The Legend of the Blue Sea' (2016-2017).

Jin Ji-Hyun
Jin Ji-Hyun | Source
Jun Ji Hyun Latest KDrama: Legends of the Blue Sea / SBS
Jun Ji Hyun Latest KDrama: Legends of the Blue Sea / SBS | Source

5. Lee Sung-Kyung

Lee Sung Kyung
Lee Sung Kyung

Lee Sung-kyung (age 27)

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Other name: Lee Sung-kyoung

Hangul: 이성경

Hanja: 李聖經

Revised Romanization: I Seonggyeong

McCune–Reischauer: I Sŏnggyŏng

Birth date: 10 August 1990

Birth place: Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Height: 1.75 m

Years active: 2008–present

Agent: YG Entertainment

Lee Sung Kyung Instagram
Lee Sung Kyung Instagram

Career

Lee Sung-kyung is a model and an actress. She started her career as a model after competing in several modeling contests. She made her way to acting and starred in the following series:

  • Oh So-nyeo in “It’s Okay, That’s Love” (2014)
  • Kang Yi-sol in “Queen’s Flower” (2015)
  • Baek In-ha in “Cheese in the Trap” (2016)
  • Kim Bok-joo in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo” (2017)

Lee Sung Kyung
Lee Sung Kyung | Source
Lee Sung Kyung Latest KDrama: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo / MBC TV
Lee Sung Kyung Latest KDrama: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo / MBC TV | Source

6. Kim Tae-Hee

Kim Tae Hee
Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae-hee (age 37)

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Hangul: 김태희

Hanja: 金 泰 希

Revised Romanization: Gim Tae-hui

McCune–Reischauer: Kim T'ae-hŭi

Birth date: 29 March 1980

Birth place: Ulsan, South Korea

Height: 1.63 m

Years active: 2001–present

Agent: Lua Entertainment (Korea), Sweet Power (Japan)

Spouse: Rain (married January 19, 2017)

Children: 1

Kim Tae Hee Instagram
Kim Tae Hee Instagram

Career

Kim Tae Hee is a commercial and print ad model who made her way to acting in 2001. She acquired popularity in her roles as:

  • Han Yoo-ri in “Stairway to Heaven” (2003)
  • Lee Soo-in in "Love Story in Harvard" (2004)
  • Choi Seung-hee in “IRIS” (2009)
  • Lee Seol in “My Princess” (2011)
  • Jang Ok-jung in "Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love" (2013)
  • Han Yeo-jin in “Yong Pal” (2015)

Kim Tae Hee
Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae Hee Latest Korean Drama: Yong Pal (2015)

Kim Tae Hee Latest Korean Drama: Yong Pal / SBS
Kim Tae Hee Latest Korean Drama: Yong Pal / SBS | Source

7. Shin Min-Ah

Shin Min-Ah
Shin Min-Ah | Source

Shin Min-ah (age 33)

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Born as: Yang Min-a

Hangul: 신민아

Hanja: 新 慜 娥

Revised Romanization: Sin Min-a

McCune–Reischauer: Sin Mina

Birth date: 5 April 1984

Birth place: Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Height: 1.68 m

Years active: 2001–present

Agent: O& Entertainment

Shin Min Ah Instagram
Shin Min Ah Instagram

Career

Shin Min Ah started her career as a model and becomes one of the most in-demand endorsers in South Korea. She became known in Korean Dramas as:

  • Cha Eun-seok in "A Love to Kill'" (2005)
  • Gu Mi-ho in "My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox" (2010)
  • Arang/Lee Seo-rim in "Arang and the Magistrate" (2012)
  • Kang Joo-eun in ''Oh My Venus" (2015)
  • Song Ma-rin in "Tomorrow Wtih You" (2017).

Shin Min-Ah
Shin Min-Ah | Source

Shin Min Ah Latest Korean Drama: Tomorrow With You (2017)

Shin Min Ah Latest KDrama: Tomorrow With You / tvN
Shin Min Ah Latest KDrama: Tomorrow With You / tvN | Source

8. Han Hyo-Joo

Han Hyo-Joo
Han Hyo-Joo | Source

Han Hyo-joo (age 30)

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Hangul: 한 효 주

Hanja: 韓孝周

Revised Romanization: Han Hyo-ju

McCune–Reischauer: Han Hyo-ju

Birth date: 22 February 1987

Birth place: Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea

Height: 1.72 m

Years active: 2003–present

Agent: BH Entertainment (South Korea), FlaMme (Japan)

Han Hyo Joo Instagram
Han Hyo Joo Instagram

Career

Han Hyo-joo was first discovered in a teenage beauty pageant in 2003. She started her acting career in the sitcom 'Nonstop 5' and the gangster comedy 'My Boss, My Teacher'. She became popular for her leading roles in the television dramas:

  • Go Eun-sung in "Brilliant Legacy"
  • Choi Dong-yi in "Dong Yi"
  • Oh Yeon-joo in "W - Two Worlds"

Han Hyo-Joo
Han Hyo-Joo

Han Hyo Joo Latest Korean Drama: W - Two Worlds (2016)

Han Hyo Joo Latest KDrama: W - Two Worlds / 	MBC TV
Han Hyo Joo Latest KDrama: W - Two Worlds / MBC TV | Source

9. Yoon Eun-Hye

Yoon Eun Hye
Yoon Eun Hye | Source

Yoon Eun-hye (age 33)

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Hangul: 윤은혜

Hanja: 尹 恩 惠

Revised Romanization: Yun Eun-hye

McCune–Reischauer: Yun Ŭnhye

Birth date: October 3, 1984

Birth place: Seoul , South Korea

Height: 1.68 m

Years active: 1998–2005 (group) 2005–present (solo)

Agent: J Army entertainment

Yoon Eun Hye Instagram
Yoon Eun Hye Instagram

Career

Yoon Eun-hye is also a multimedia celebrity. She is an actress, director, singer, entertainer and model. She debuted as a member of girl group Baby Vox from 1999 to 2005. Yoon then went on to acting and is best known for starring in the television dramas:

  • Shin Chae-gyung in "Princess Hours" (2006)
  • Lee Ji-hyun in "The Vineyard Man" (2006)
  • Go Eun-chan in "The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince" (2007)
  • Kang Hye-na in "My Fair Lady" (2009)
  • Lee Soo-yeon / Zoe "Missing You" (2012)

 Yoon Eun Hye
Yoon Eun Hye

Yoon Eun Hye's Latest Korean Drama: Marry Him If You Dare (2013)

Yoon Eun Hye's Latest KDrama: Marry Him If You Dare / KBS
Yoon Eun Hye's Latest KDrama: Marry Him If You Dare / KBS | Source

10. Kim Ji-Won

Kim Ji-Won
Kim Ji-Won

Kim Ji-won (age 25)

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Hangul: 김지원

Hanja: 金智媛

Revised Romanization: Gim Jiwon

McCune–Reischauer: Kim Chiwŏn

Birth date: 19 October 1992

Birth place: Geumcheon District, South Korea

Height: 1.64 m

Years active: 2008–present

Agent: King Kong Entertainment

Kim Ji-won Instagram
Kim Ji-won Instagram

Career

Kim Ji-won's started her acting career on the television series "High Kick 3: The Revenge of the Short Legged" and "What’s Up?"

She is now known for her roles as:

  • Seol Han-na in "To the Beautiful You" (2012)
  • Rachel Yoo in "The Heirs" (2013)
  • Yoon Myung-ju in "Descendants of the Sun" (2016)
  • Choi Ae-ra in "Fight for My Way" (2017).

Kim Ji-Won
Kim Ji-Won | Source

Kim Ji-Won's Latest Korean Drama: Fight For My Way (2017)

Kim Ji-Won's Latest KDrama: Fight For My Way / KBS
Kim Ji-Won's Latest KDrama: Fight For My Way / KBS | Source

Korean Dramas, Movie Appearances, Acting Awards and Nominations

Actress
Korean Drama Appearances
Movie Appearances
Nominations
Awards Won
Song Hye Kyo (36)
23
11
47 (1996-2016)
29
Park Shin Hye (27)
26
11
55 (2003-2017)
29
Bae Suzy (23)
9
3
57 (2011-2017)
24
Jun Ji Hyun (36)
3
12
39 (1999-2016)
22
Lee Sung Kyung (27)
7
2
10 (2008-2016)
6
Kim Tae Hee (37)
12
6
27 (2003-2015)
17
Shin Min Ah (33)
8
14
25 (2003-2016)
20
Han Hyo Joo (30)
8
16
46 (2003-2017)
28
Yoon Eun Hye (33)
10
6
20 (2006-2016)
13
Kim Ji-Won (25)
12
4
14 (2013-2017)
10
Korean Dramas and Movie Appearances, Acting Awards and Nominations of KDrama Actresses

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      2 months ago from Home Sweet Home

      I LIKE ALL OF THEM EXCEPT SUZY BAE

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