Age is just a number. The proverb holds extra meaning when it comes to the talent of young South Korean actors. These dashing men may be young, but they are proving their mantle by their strong acting skills. Some of these actors have already starred in one of the most successful dramas and gained worldwide popularity. Here's our pick of talented actors who are young and mind-blowing.
1. Kim Dong Hee
Kim Dong Hee was born in 1999 and is 21 years old. However, he has successfully booked roles in two popular and high-rating shows, Sky Castle Itaewon Class. The Extracurricular star is set to make his debut in the films, with two movies that are expected to drop this year.
2. Yeo Jin Goo
Yeo Jin Goo is a former child star born in 1997. He is 24 years old and highly talented. Yeo Jin Goo made his debut in the industry at just eight years old. Over the years, Yeo Jin Goo has worked hard and has earned an enormous fan base. Fans were especially mind blown by his unforgettable role of Koo Chan-sung in Hotel Del Luna.
3. Lee Jae Wook
The Search: WWW star Lee Jae Wook was born in 1998. The 23-year-old is a charismatic young actor. Lee Jae Wook gives his fans a severe case of second lead syndrome. Lee Jae Wook has multiple awards under his belt.
4. Lee Shin Young
Does the name Lee Shin Young not ring a bell for you? Lee Shin Young played the North Korean soldier in Crash Landing on You. He was one that Yoon Se-ri gushed over. He might still be a rookie, but the massive hit drama has put him in the front.
5. Kim Min Jae
Kim Min Jae was born in 1996. The 24-year-old dashing actor started his career as a rapper. Over the years, Kim Min Jae has earned himself a well-deserved reputation. He has starred in some of the most popular K-dramas like Goblin, Dr. Romantic, Tempted, and Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency. Recently, he appeared as the male lead of the romantic drama Do You Like Brahms?
6. Jo Byeong Gyu
The 24-year-old Jo Byeong Gyu was born in 1996. He is best known for his role as So Mun, a young demon hunter in the hit drama The Uncanny Counter. Uncanny Counter has become OCN's top-rated series and will return for a second season. He has also appeared in dramas like Sky Castle and the sports drama Hot Stove League.
7. Kim Young Dae
Kim Young Dae gained popularity for his role as Oh Nam-Joo in Extraordinary You. The 25-year-old started his acting career in 2018 with guest appearances in several dramas. He was nominated for Best New Actor in the 2019 MBC Drama Awards. He also starred in Cheat on Me, If You Can, and The Penthouse: War in Life.
8. Lee Do Hyun
Lee Do Hyun was born in 1995. The actor stole our hearts in the dark fantasy drama Hotel del Luna. The 25-year-old also played the role of Hong Dae-young in 18 Again. He has also bagged a role in Netflix's Sweet Home.
9. Cha Eun Woo
Cha Eun was born in 1997. A 24-year-old actor has been in the industry for quite some time now. He debuted in 2017 with the show Hit the Top. He has also starred in My ID is Gangnam Beauty. He gained worldwide popularity for his role in True Beauty,
10. Song Geon-Hee
Song Geon-hee was born in 1997. The 24-year-old South Korean actor is best known for his role in Sky Castle. He has also made guest appearances in several dramas like Gangnam Beauty, At Eighteen, Love Alarm, and many more.