Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016 : Many actors proved their versatility by acting many films or dramas. People like them very much just because of their stunning performance. There are many popular Korean actors who gained worldwide attention through their acting skills. They gained popularity not only in Korea but also in the world. They are famous for their acting skills and professionalism. Many fans are waiting for their new project to be released. Here is a list of Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016.
10. JANG HYUK
Jang Hyuk is a South Korean actor. He was born on December 20, 1976. He is famous for his leading roles in the films Volcano High (2001) and Windstruck (2004), and the television dramas Successful Story of a Bright Girl (2002), The Slave Hunters (2010), Deep Rooted Tree (2011), and Fated to Love You (2014). Everyone likes him very much just because of his acting skill. He has received worldwide attention through his films. Jang Hyuk married his long time girlfriend named Kim Yeo-jin on June 2nd, 2008. Jang Hyuk comes in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. Everyone like the combination of Jang Hyuk and Jang Na Ra and after a long time they reunited in a drama titled Fated to Love You. The couple has received “Best Couple Award” for their remarkable chemistry in the drama, and he has won Top Excellence Award for Actor in Miniseries.
9. JUNG WOO SUNG
Jung Woo Sung is a South Korean actor, director, producer and model. He is very awesome and strikingly handsome actor in Korean films. He is also the first Korean UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Jung Woo Sung was born on 20th March 1973. He started his career as a fashion model then he got a remarkable role in a film named Beat in 1997 for which he has received the Best New Actor award at the 17th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. Jung also stands one of the most popular Korean actors and popular in other Asian countries like Japan. He had leading roles in the movies A Moment to Remember, Daisy and Sad Movie. The main feature of Jung is that he has captured many fans not only in Korea but also in International. He had completed many films and this year he is going to act in the films Asura and The King. He has won Outstanding Achievement in Acting and Best Supporting Actor for the film ‘The Weird’. He also gained attention from all over the world through certain drama series Athena: Goddess of War and the movie was also released under the same title.
8. JI SUNG
Ji Sung is a South Korean actor. He was born on February 27, 1977, in Soth Korea. He is famous for his roles in television dramas All In (2003), Save the Last Dance for Me (2004), New Heart (2007), Protect the Boss (2011), Secret Love (2013) and Kill Me, Heal Me (2015). He stands in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. Ji Sung is famous for his six personalities in the high rating drama Kill Me, Heal Me. He has received worldwide attention through his remarkable acting. He has won 19 awards for his excellence in acting. Ji Sung had completed various projects mostly in TV series such as Save the Last Dance for Me, New Heart, All In, Protect the Boss, Secret Love and Kill Me Heal Me. In 2016, every fan is eagerly waiting for his new drama to be released so that his fans can watch his outstanding performance again.
7. HYUN BIN
Hyun Bin is a South Korean actor. He was born on September 25, 1982, in South Korea. He also among one in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. During 2005, his romantic comedy drama named My Name is Kim Sam Soon was released where he acted alongside actress named Kim Sun-Ah. The drama was his greatest hit for which he has received worldwide attention and which had all over an average of 37% ratings and 50.5% ratings for its finale. His first drama was released in the year 2004 named Nonstop 4, and he won the special award for the actor for TV category. Since then he has received many awards. During 2011, he engaged in compulsory military service in Korea where he worked for 21 months. Then he came back for a film named Fatal Encounter. His fans are still waiting for his new releases.
6. SO JI SUB
So Ji Sub is a South Korean actor. He was born on 1977 in South Korea. So Ji Sub started his career as a jeans model then he became popular for his roles in the television series I’m Sorry, I Love You, Cain and Abel, Phantom, Master’s Sun and Oh My Venus, as well as the film Rough Cut. He has been active in the industry from 1995. He is also among the one in the list of top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. So Ji Sub has many features including his beautiful eyes. He has captured worldwide attention through his drama named ‘What Happened in Bali’ in 2004. Then he became one of the top stars in Korea. He had received attention from the public through his character in the drama named ‘Oh My Venus’. In which his character as a trainer and everyone get attracted in his firm physique. Every people are eagerly waiting for his new projects, and now he is busy with modelling.
5. KANG DONG WON
Kang Dong Won is a South Korean actor was born on 18th January 1981 in Soth Korea. He comes in the list of top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. He is best known for his movie ‘The Priests’. The film becomes the South Korean box office hit and has got attention from all over the world. Kang Dong started his career in 2003, but he got attention through his movie named Temptation of Wolves in the year 2004. The movie becomes super hit at that time, and then he captured viewers by the movie Maundy Thursday, as an inmate on death row. The movie was a soul touching one. In 2016, his latest movie was released named ‘The Prosecutor’ which also gained worldwide attention. Now he is busy with his new projects.
4. LEE BYUNG HUN
Lee Byung Hun is a South Korean actor. He was born on Agust 13, 1970 in Soth Korea. He is also among the list of top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. Lee Byung Hun is a popular actor in Soth Korea. Lee Byung Hun is famous for Joint Security Area (2000), A Bittersweet Life (2005), The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008), the television series Iris (2009) I Saw the Devil (2010), and Masquerade (2012). Lee has captured wide popularity with his local and international projects. He worked with famous Hollywood actors in the movie GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, GI Joe: Retaliation, RED 2, and Terminator Genesis. Everyone like him very much due to his acting skills. Even though he is not interested in drama, his last drama was a mega hit. Lee is the first Korean actor to present an Oscar at the annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
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3. CHA SEUNG WON
Cha Seung Won is a South Korean actor. He was born on June 7, 1970, in Soth Korea. Cha Seung Won started his career as a fashion model in the 1990’s. He is famous for his roles in comedy films Kick the Moon (2001), Jail Breakers (2002), My Teacher, Mr Kim (2003) and Ghost House (2004). He is famous for his role in the movie “High Heels”. High Heels become box office hit, and he managed a different role as transgender in that film. It was a challenging role as a tough and heartless homicide detective. Cha Seung Won also completed various dramas and movies. He has captured every viewer through his drama series. The Greatest Love, Bodyguard, You’re All Surrounded, and City Hall is among them. Cha Seung Won has won many awards.
2. JIN GOO
Jin Goo is a South Korean Actor. He was born on July 20, 1980, in South Korea. He also comes in the list of top 10 Most Popular Korean Actors of 2016. Jin Goo has received attention from all over the world through his acting skills. Now he is at the peak of success. He has captured the viewers through his role as Seo Dae Young in a recent drama named Descendants of the Sun. The combination of Jin Goo and the actress Kim Ji Won was nice and everyone like the pairs very much because of their chemistry. He has received Best Supporting Actor award at the Grand Bell Awards and also won Blue Dragon Film Awards for his remarkable role in Bong Joon-ho’s 2009 noir thriller Mother.
1. SONG JOONG KI
Song Joong Ki is a South Korean actor, model and host. He was born on September 19, 1985, in South Korea. He first appeared in the historical drama named ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’ in 2010. Song played his first TV leading role in the melodrama The Innocent Man (2012). He captured everyone through his charming smile and lovely eyes. He also acted with Jin Goo, but people like more the chemistry between Song Joong and Song Hye Kyo. All the viewers are waiting for the next episode to see the stunning chemistry between the two. He has completed many dramas and has won many awards. He had completed a box office hit movie named ‘A Werewolf Boy’ and the movie has earned 41 million dollars.