Top 25 Popular Kdrama Actresses And Their Dramas!


In this article we will share to you the top 25 most popular and beautiful korean drama actresses of all time and their best Kdramas. Let’s dive right to it.

1. Han Hyo Joo


Han Hyo joo is start her first leading role in kdramas Spring Waltz yet got hyped after Brilliant Legacy. She was cast in the film Ad Lib Night, which brought her many honors.  She start get her part in a big TV dramas such as Ilijimae, Shining Inheritance, and Dong Yi.

2. Song Hye Kyo


Song Hye Kyo start off as a small role in First love in 1996. She keep continue appearing in many various dramas but haven’t really reach her hyped until KBS drama Autumn in My Heart in 2000 together with Song Seung heon and Won Bin.

Afterwards, she gained more popularity after her roles in Full House, That Winter, The Wind Blows, Descendants of the sun and encounter. 

3. Lee Ji Eun a.k.a IU


IU real name is Lee Ji eun. IU is her stage name, come from the word ‘I’ and ‘You’ to become one with music. Her talent is really amazing and her acting skills in Moon Lovers just make her gain even more popularity to all kdrama and kpop audiences all over the world. The other popular drama that she acted upon is The Producers, My Mister and Hotel Del Luna.

4. Bae Suzy


Suzy is probably the most in demand actress in south korea. Her acting skills are amazing, yet little did we know that actually her background is not from acting industry but an online shopping model. Dream high is the dramas that gained her popularity all over kdrama world.

5. Kim So Hyun


Kim So Hyun start her career in acting since she was only 7 years old. Her early roles were in Moon Embracing the Sun and Missing You. Her other korean dramas such as Page Turner, Goblin, The Suspicious Housemaid, Rooftop Prince, Reset, I Hear Your Voice, The Girl Who Sees Smells, Nightmare Teacher, and Rooftop Prince also plays part in gained her popularity.

6. Jun Ji Hyun


Jun ji Hyun is one of the most well known kdrama actress after her role in Jirisan, the legend of the Blue Sea with lee min ho and My Sassy Girl. This romantic romedy dramas gained her the best actress award and it’s her breakthrough point in her life.

7. Park Shin Hye


Park Shin Hye was first gain her momentum as she appeared in Lee Seung Hwan’s MV. She started off in kdramas Stairway to Heaven which just also make her gone up to heaven and gained her fame. The other well known kdramas by Park Shin Hye are Pinocchio, Flower Boys Next Door, Heirs, and Heartstrings.

8. Lee Sung Kyung


Lee Sung literally gain her momentum after her role in Okay, that’s love. She was a successful model without a plan on became a successful actress. However, she got an offer from the director of the series to act as a rebellious high school student in the drama. That turns out became her breakthrough moment in acting industry and afterwards she got her first leading role in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo.

9. Park Bo Young


Park Bo Young was lately well known after her role in a hype kdramas Doom at your service together with Seo In Guk. She is really beautiful and talented women ever exist in south korea. She got her breakthrough after her leading roles in a hyped movies such as Scandal Makers, Werewolf Boy, Oh My Ghost and Strong Women Do Bong Soon.

10. Kim Yoo Jung


Kim Yoo Jung has won a great number of Best Young Actress awards. She gain her popularity for her performances in Dong Yi, May Queen, Moon Embracing the Sun and Angry Mom.

11. Kim Ji-Won


Kim Ji won first gained her breakthrough in acting career after she starred in the 2011 sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged. Afterwards she got her first major television role in the musical drama What’s Up.

12. Ha Ji Won


Ha Ji won in known for her really beautiful appearance. She received lots of recognitions through her award winning roles in many movies and TV dramas. Some of kdramas that she acted upon are Damo, What happened in Bali, Hwang Jini, Secret Garden, Hospital Ship, Chocolate.

13. Shin Min Ah


Shin Min Ah is lately gain more popularity after her role together with controversial handsome actor Kim Seon ho in Hometown Cha cha cha korean dramas. She start off as a successful model and still a familiar face seen in many various ad campaign all over south korea. She got her breakthrough after she acted in some hits tv dramas such as My girlfriend is a nine tailed fox and oh my venus. 

14. Koo Hye Sun


Koo Hye Sun gain her popularity together with Lee Min Ho after their kdramas Boys Over Flower gain attention from all over the world. The other kdramas that gained her popularity are Pure in Heart, The King and I, The Musical and Take care of Us.

15. Gong Hyo Jin


Gong hyo jin appeared in more than 20 movies and various TV dramas in south korea. She is one of the most-liked south korean actress, well known for her role in romantic comedy genre kdramas. Some of kdrama that gain her popularity are Hello My Teacher, The Producers, Don’t Dare to Dream, When The Camellia Blooms.

16. Yoon Eun Hye


Yoon Eun Hye recently lay low yet still one of the most beautiful korean actress. She gain her popularity after her role in Princess Hours, Coffee Prince and My Fair Lady which gain her ‘the best actress’ Baeksang Arts Awards in 2008.

17. Lee Young Ae


Lee Young Ae wasn’t seen in a film or a drama for quiet some time since starring in Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. However, she continuously been regarded as one of Korea’s most beautiful Korean actresses among the slightly older generation. Some of the dramas she acted upon are West Palace, Jewel in the Palace and Memoir of Colors.

18. Choi Ji Woo


Choi Ji woo might be unfamiliar and unknown to you if you’re a millenial generations that start watching dramas above 2010+. She got her fame after starring in Winter Sonata and Stairway to Heaven. She also act as cameo in one of the high rating korean dramas Crash Landing on You.

19. Son Ye Jin


She start her career in the early 2000s and regards as one of the most beautiful face actress in south korea. She first rose to fame in romance genres such as The Classic, Summer Scent and a moment to Remember. She even got leading roles in hit romance dramas such as Something in the Rain and Crash Landing on You which just solidify her acting career. 

20. Kim Go Eun


Actress Kim Go eun won several best new actress awards in south korea after her debut in A Muse, which just gained her lots of attantion from kdrama fans and media. Afterwards she gained more popularity together with Gong Yoo in Goblin (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God), all time korean drama hits and The King: Eternal Monarch with Lee Min Ho.

21. Park Min Young


Park MIn Young start her momentum after her role in the hit sitcom High Kick in 2006. Afterwards she continued to appear and eventually got another breakthrough after her role in Sungkyunkwan Scandal (historical kdrama) and City Hunter (action drama).

22. Kim Hyun-Joo


This actress and model first made her movie debut in the 1998 film If It Snows On Christmas, where she was cast in the leading role despite being a newcomer. Kim Hyun Joo received her first acting award for Best Actress in a drama, Twinkle Twinkle, in 2011.

23. Seo Ye-Ji


Seo Ye ji began her career in the sitcom Potato Star 2013QR3, which was then followed by major roles in period drama Diary of a Night Watchman and Last, before she got another breakthrough in Lawless Lawyer and It’s okay not to be okay.

24. Song Ji-Hyo


Actress Song Ji Hyo start off as a model before made her acting debut in the film Wishing Stairs and her television debut in the romantic comedy Princess Hours and the historical Jumong. Afterwards, she is well known as the regular member of a famous variety show Running Man.

25. Jung Ho yeon

Jung Ho-yeon, also known as HoYeon Jung, is a South Korean model and actress. She began her career as a freelance model in 2010, walking in Seoul Fashion Week shows for two years. In 2013, she competed on the fourth season of Korea’s Next Top Model and placed as a runner-up.

Jung Hoyeon was debuted in acting by playing the character of a North Korean defector named Kang Sae-Byeok in the popular series “Squid Game” which gain her worldwide popularity and millions of followers on Instagram beat the long well known most popular korean actress Song Hye kyo.

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