Top 10 Most Beautiful Korean Actresses

Updated on October 11, 2016

The Beauty of Korean Stars

Korean actresses are very much talked about in many countries not only because of their distinct fashion styles but also because of their beautiful faces. Indeed, the movie industry in Korea is packed with hot and sexy female stars. While there are lots of beautiful actresses in Korea, this article presents only the top 10 most beautiful ones for 2015. The choices were carefully selected by gathering the top picks from various blogs, entertainment news, and YouTube videos.

10. Kim So Eun

Kim So Eun has a very irresistible and charming personality that it becomes impossible not to like her. Kim started her acting career in 2004 in the movie "Two Guys." She also played supporting roles in some television series including "Boys Over Flowers" and "Empress Cheonchu." In 2010, Kim So Eun bagged her lead role in the television series titled "A Good Day for the Wind to Blow." Because of her innocent appearance, the actress is one of the favorite endorsers of big companies such as Samsung, Clinique Cosmetics, P&G Wella Hair, Hyundai, del Monte, and KTF Telecom. In 2014, Kim So Eun was named as the New Star of the Year by MBC Entertainment Awards for the variety show titled "We Got Married."

9. Han Hyo Joo

Han Hyo Joo was first discovered when she joined a beauty pageant in 2003. Her acting career began to kick-off when she became part of the television sitcom titled "Nonstop 5." However, it was in 2006 when Han Hyo Joo got her first lead role in an indie movie "Ad-lib Night." It was not until 2009 when the actress' career encountered a breakthrough in the movie "Brilliant Legacy" which became a real massive hit. Han Hyo Joo is also one of the most sought after product endorsers. She has appeared in various TV commercials such as Samsung Mirror Pop and Mr. Pizza.

8. Park Min Young

Park Min Young made her debut in the entertainment industry when she did a commercial for SK Telecom. Because of her astonishing beauty, she was discovered and was offered to do some acting stints. However, it was in 2006 when she began her acting career in a sitcom titled "Unstoppable High Kick." Park Min Young's popularity continued to rise when she appeared in various television series and movies. Her career breakthrough came when she starred in a drama anthology titled "Sungkyunkwan Scandal." In 2014, Park Min Young grabbed the Excellence Award as an Actress in a Mid-length Drama given by the Korean Broadcasting System. The actress is also an endorser for products such as Korean Apieu Cosmetic, XPERIA Ray, and Tongyi Juice.

7. Jun Ji Hyun

Jun Ji Hyun rose to fame when she appeared in a romantic comedy movie titled "My Sassy Girl." This beauty used to dream of becoming of a flight attendant. However, her sky-high adventure took a u-turn when she was discovered by a fashion editor when she was only 16. She began her modeling career in 1997. From one movie to another, Jun Ji Hyun's popularity became unstoppable. She appeared in various television commercials which earned her over ₩20 billion. Every product she uses becomes an instant hit. For instance, the YSL "Rouge Pur Couture No. 52" she wore in a television series titled "My Love from the Stars" was sold out in many stores. In 2002, Jun Ji Hyun won her first best actress award for the movie "My Sassy Girl."

6. Kim Tae Hee

At 35, Kim Tae Hee never fails to amuse her fans and supporters with her charm and impeccable beauty. Kim Tae Hee is not just an actress; she is an intellectual woman who achieved perfect scores in her academic subjects. She also used to be a leader in an organization in her school. Kim is one of the most in-demand product endorsers in Korea and has appeared in commercials such as Paris Baguette, Cyon, and Daewoo Matiz.

5. Park Shin Hye

Park Shin Hye is widely known for her impressive role in the drama series titled "Stairway to Heaven" in 2003. The actress also took the lead role in "Tree of Heaven". As an actress, her breakthrough in the big screen happened in the movie "Evil Twin" where she portrayed two different roles. She also starred in a drama series "You're Beautiful" where she was paired up with Jang Keun Suk. Park Shin Hye is a product endorser for companies such as Hanbul Cosmetics and Ssamzie Sports.

4. Han Ga In

In light of the positive reviews that Han Ga Jin has pulled in since her excellent performance in the entertainment business years back, she is undoubtedly a standout among the most settled and acclaimed on-screen actresses in Korea. She has played the lead roles in a few movies and TV programs. In 2012, Han Ga Jin won her first best actress award for the mini-series titled "Moon Embracing the Sun." Her flawless satiny skin and interesting, expressive eyes have additionally landed her some endorsements for Asiana Airlines and liquor distillers such as Soju. At 32, she continues to shine among the most in-demand models in print and TV ads. She is indeed one of the most sizzling on-screen characters in 2015.

2. Yoon Eun Hye

Yoon Eun Hye started her career at the age of 15 when she became part of the group called Baby V.O.X. Her acting breakthrough happened after she accepted the lead role in a television series titled "Princess Hours." Her success continued to soar high until she was given the Best Actress Award in 2008 for her role in "The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince." Just like other Korean stars, Yoon Eun Hye does charity works. Her charming appearance captured the attention of many companies. Yoon Eun Hye became a sought after endorser for companies such as L'Oreal, Samsung, Levi's, LG Telecom, MAC Cosmetics, and Philips.

1. Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo tops the survey for the most beautiful Korean actress for 2015. She started modeling at age 14 after winning the Sunkyung Smart Model Contest. That event opened several opportunities for Song Hye Kyo. However, the actress rose to fame only in 2000 after she was paired up with Won Bin in a KBS drama titled "Autumn in My Heart." Song proudly declares that she has never undergone any plastic surgery procedures. Song is also one of the most in-demand endorsers in Korea. She has been the product endorser of companies such as Levi's, McDonald's, Nintendo, LG, and Olay.

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    • Kathryn Tionko profile imageAUTHOR


      13 months ago from Philippines

      @Donald Anastasio Same here. :)

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      Donald Anastasio 

      13 months ago

      Han Ga In was an actress in "Moon Embracing the Sun" and I fell in love with her in that role

    • Kathryn Tionko profile imageAUTHOR


      14 months ago from Philippines

      Thanks for sharing your opinions, friends! :)

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      Betty Cheung 

      14 months ago

      My goddess is Jun Ji Hyun

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      Betty Cheung 

      15 months ago

      Jun Ji Hyun forever

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      Betty Cheung 

      15 months ago

      I like Jun Ji Hyun, she is so beautiful.

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      17 months ago

      you forgot to add the most beautiful actress, Song Ji Hyo unlike most on the list she is a natural beauty, and known for her dollike delicate features

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      18 months ago

      jun ji hyun is much prettier than park shin hue

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      18 months ago

      1. Song Hye Kyo

      2. Kim Tae Hee

      3. to 10. - they are all beautiful and i believe there are more than 100 out there! But my most beautiful are those top 2 above. Not because i Love them both but because they're superb in terms both talent and beauties, not to mentioned their good personalities.

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      20 months ago

      Han Hyo Joo. She has the best face and I love her legs

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      kim eun jin 

      23 months ago

      Yoon Eun Hye

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      2 years ago

      No.1 song hye kyo

      No.2 ha ji won

      Why ha ji won is not here?

      For me park shin hye is not beautiful.

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      2 years ago

      Song is my all time favourite. Love you so much Song.

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      Sneha Nair 

      2 years ago

      No.1 is Park shin hye

      No.2 -Song Hye Kyo

      No.3 - Kim Tae Hee

      No.4 - Yoon Eun Hye

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      Kim Miah 

      2 years ago

      I pick Song hye kyo

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      2 years ago

      why is im Yoona is not in here even though she acts and is considered as one of the most beautiful face of Kpop... It's because her beauty is so Overrated!! Not even on par with the girls on this list hehe :)

    • rjbatty profile image


      2 years ago from Irvine

      Your knowledge about these women is astonishing. Where/how did you become so aware about Korean women? You must be watching a ton of foreign material to gather this list. Impressive.


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