July is typically the wettest month of the year and is also when South Korea experiences a brief summer from July to August, considered the hottest time. The month of July also in South Korea features the birthday of many Korean Drama Actors. With the popularization of Korean dramas, these actors have also become famous internationally. The fans find it significant to know the birthday of their favorite stars and celebrate the day by sending letters, gifts, and fanarts, and they form fan clubs also often create projects in the name of the celebrities. Here is a list of 10 famous Korean actors born in July.
1. Kim Go Eun (July 2, 1991)
Kim Go Eun is an award-winning South Korean actress born on July 2, 1991, Seoul, South Korea. Her first on-screen role was in the film A Muse, and her performance won her awards. In 2019 she was named the Chanel ambassador for South Korea and further appointed as an honorary ambassador for the Ministry of Environment’s Resource Circulation held at the Korea Press Center 2019. She is also a very talented actress who has starred in many dramas like Cheese in the Trap, Goblin, The King: Eternal Monarch, Yumi’s Cells, and Little Women.
2. Ji Chang Wook (July 5, 1987)
Ji Chang Wook is a famous South Korean actor and singer born on 5th July 1987 in Anyang, South Korea. He began his career in musical theater and made his onscreen debut in the 2006 film Days. Ji Chang Wook shot up to fame with the historical drama Empress Ki and won Excellence Award for Actor for the series. He is famous for starring in dramas like Healer, The K2, Suspicious Partner, and Lovestruck in the City.
3. Kim Bum (July 7, 1989)
Kim Bum is a well-known South Korean actor, singer, and model born on 7th July 1989, in Mapo-Gu, Seoul, South Korea. His breakout role and most famous character he played was So Yi Jung in the hit series Boys Over Flowers. Kim Bum graduated from Chung-Ang University, majoring in Film and Theater, and as a singer, he released one studio album in 2012. He has starred in the series That Winter, The Wind Blows, Tale of the Nine-Tailed, Law School, and Ghost Doctor.
4. Gong Yoo (July 10, 1979)
Gong Yoo is the stage name of Gong Ji Chul, a South Korean actor whose stage name is composed of his father’s last name Gong and his mother’s last name Yoo. Born on July 10, 1979, in Busan, South Korea, Gong Yoo is a descendant of the Chinese philosopher Confucius from the Gokbu Gong Clan. He debuted as an actor in the series School 4 in 2001, and his breakout role was in the series Coffee Prince and is considered one of the best veteran actors. He has starred in many popular movies and series Train to Busan, Goblin, Squid Game, and Silenced.
5. Moon Ga Young (July 10, 1996)
Moon Ga Young is a South Korean actress and model born on July 10, 1996, in Karlsruhe, Germany, to South Korean parents. She began her acting career as a child actress performing in films and series. Moon Ga Young is best known for her roles in Heartstrings, EXO Next Door, Tempted, Find me in Your Memory, True Beauty, and Link: Eat, Love, Kill.
6. Woo Do Hwan (July 12, 1992)
Woo Do Hwan is a South Korean actor born on July 12, 1992, in Anyang, South Korea. He debuted in 2011 with an appearance in the series Come, Come, Absolutely Come- and his first lead role in the 2017 series Save Me. He graduated in performance and film from Dankook University. Woo Do Hwan is best known for his roles in Mad Dog, Tempted, The King: Eternal Monarch, and The Divine Fury.
7. Kim Woo Bin (July 16,1989)
Kim Woo Bin is a renowned South Korean actor and model born on 16th July 1989 in Seoul, South Korea. He always wanted to become a model and debuted as a runway model in 2009. Kim Woo Bin is the stage name of Kim Hyun Joong, and he made his acting debut in the 2011 series White Christmas and Vampire Idol. He started gaining popularity for his rebellious student role in Heirs in 2013 and was named the first East Asian model for Calvin Klein. He has starred in the series To the Beautiful You, School 2013, Uncontrollably Fond, and Our Blues.
8. Jo In Sung (July 28,1981)
Jo In Sung is a well-known South Korean actor and model born on July 28, 1981, in Gangdong District, Seoul. He made his acting debut in the 2000 series School 3 and since then starred in many popular films and series. He is best known for his leading roles in the series What Happened in Bali, That Winter, The Wind Blows, It’s Okay, That’s Love, and Dear My Friends.
9. Choi Tae Joon (July 7, 1991)
Choi Tae Joon is a famous South Korean actor born in Seoul, South Korea, on July 7, 1991. He started his career as a child actor in the 2001 series Piano and won the Best New Actor award for his performance in the 2014 series Mother’s Garden in 2019. He has starred in the series The Flower in Prison, Missing 9, Suspicious Partner, and So I Married an Anti-Fan. Choi Tae Joon married actress Park Shin Hye on January 22, 2022, and their son was born on May 31, 2022.
10. Jang Dong Yoon (July 12, 1992)
Jang Dong Yoon is a South Korean actor born on July 12, 1992, in Daegu, South Korea. He debuted as an actor in the web drama Women at a Game Company in 2016, and his first lead role was in the series Solomon’s Perjury. Jang Dong Yoon has starred in the popular series School 2017, A Poem a Day, The Tale of Nokdu, and Search.