Article: Top 10 Famous Korean Male Models

Whether it is the runaway or the fashion ads, Korean models have been burning up the whole scene! These fashionable and sleek men are sure a good enough reason to turn your head. Korean men are not just attractive but also fit and dress quite fashionably. Be it in their home country or abroad, these models have made Korea proud with their success. So, let’s see some of the top 10 famous Korean Male models.

1. Dae Na

Na Dae-Hyuck, also known as Dae Na, is a model based in New York representing Korea in many ways. His unique vibe and sharp features have caught not just ours but also many designer brands like Tom Ford, and Armani Exchange. He is also a favorite among many magazines like GQ Taiwan, L’Officiel Hommes Germany, Esquire, and Man of the World.

2. Park Sung-Jin

Park Sung-jin is a multi-talented model and rapper. In 2010, he debuted as a model after graduating from model int school. He has modeled for many brands, such as Marc Jacobs, UNIQLO, Hermes, Calvin Klein, and Bottega Venetia. He even has a clothing line based on his favorite sportswear, Silencion.

3. Lee Soo-Hyuk

Lee Soo-Hyuk is a famous model and actor. In 2006, he debuted as a model in the Lone Costume fashion show of the designer Jung Wook-jun. After this, he quickly started climbing the ladder to the top. His frail image and pale skin give him a distinct look. He has worked in famous brands like General Idea, Knit Company, and Song Zio.  He also had done cover shots for GQ, Elle, and Bazaar. In 2013, he also started his acting career.

4. Park Tae-Min

Park Tae-min is a Busan-born model who debuted in 2016 and is seen rising through the ranks lately. He has started getting more recognition for his sleek looks, versatility, and charisma. The young model has walked runways for brands such as Dior, Boss, Pravda, Lacoste, and Calvin Klein. He was the runner-up for the Male Model of the Year in 2020. Being one of Prada’s muses, he has always starred in many of their ad campaigns.

5. Jang Ki-Yong

Jang Ki-Yong is an actor and model. He was inspired to be a model after seeing Lee Soo Hyuk’s runaways videos, making him pursue the study of acting and modeling. In 2012, just at 20, he debuted in Seoul Fashion Week, and since then has modeled for Estee Lauder, Guess, Philips, and many more. In 2014, he also debuted in It’s Okay It’s Love drama.

6. Joo Woo-Jae

Joo Woo-Jae is a model and actor. What’s interesting is that he didn’t start his career as a model. He studied Mechanical engineering and then later on entered the clothing business. He began making his name behind the recording booth, not the runaway. Later on, he began to podcast and became a well-known Radio DJ. In 2013, he finally made his modeling debut when most models started to retire.

7. Noma Han

Noma Han carries a bad boy image, with his extraordinary tattoo collection, and his signature shaved head. In 2010 he became an influential figure in the industry. He has worked for Jill Stuart, Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein Jeans, and many more. He has quite a refreshing style and is known for his versatile facial expressions, which make him stand out.

8. Kim Woo-Bin

When talking about famous models, we can’t miss our OG’s, especially Kim Woo-Bin. He started as a runaway model who quickly got noticed for his devilishly fantastic physique and handsome features. He keeps on looking better as he gets older. We also recognise him for his mega-hits such as School 2013, The Heirs, and Our Blues.

9. Kim Sang-Woo

Kim Sang-Woo, born in Korea but raised in the UK, turned to modeling so that he could fund his studies and become an artist. Kim Sang-woo, aside from arts, also walks for brands such as Burberry and has also appeared in campaigns such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, and many more.

10. Kim Won-Joong

He's one of the top fashion models in the country. He is also called King Wonjoong by online communities. Step into any department store in Korea, and you will see Kim Won-Joong’s face endorsed by one or another famous brand. His incredible charisma and tall frame have made him a favorite since his debut. He has also ventured into fashion designing. He launched 87mm, an online shop with Park Jiwoon, his fellow model.