Korean drama is all about rich, handsome, and strong male leads. But if you are interested in watching something new, dramas that have a strong, independent, powerful, and successful female character who deals with love, evil, and villains and has a strong persona, then given below are the top 10 Korean dramas that have a rich female lead.
1. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is a South Korean rom-com drama starring Seo Yea-ji, Park Gyu-young, Kim Soo-hyun, and Oh Jung-se. It was released in 2020. It has one season. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about a health worker who works in a psychiatric ward. He has an older brother who is suffering from an Autism Spectrum disorder. He has to take care of his older brother and has no time for himself or his love life? But what will happen when he meets a successful children’s book author who is anti-social and has a dark past.
2. Hotel Del Luna
Hotel Del Luna is a South Korean rom-com drama starring IU, Stulli, Yeo Jin-goo, Lee Do-Hyun, and Kim So-Hyun. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about a hotel manager who is cursed. She has to cater for the ghosts that come to her hotel. She wants to break the curse but is not able to remember why she was cursed or what happened in her past.
3. Crash Landing On You
Crash Landing on You is a South Korean rom-com drama starring Son Ye-jin, Hyun Bin, Kim Soo-Hyun, and Kim Jung-hyun. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about an heir of the chaebols. She due to an unfortunate incident somehow landed in North Korea. Here she meets a North Korean special officer who decides to help her hide and protect her from the unknown land and people.
Vincenzo is a South Korean television series starring Jeon Yeo-been, Song Joong-ki, and Ok Taec-yeon. It was released in 2021. It has one season. It has 20 episodes. It is a story about a Korean-Italian mob lawyer and a consigliere of the Cassano crime family. He returns to his homeland in search of his family’s cash. There he meets a successful, witty, beautiful and intelligent prosecutor who decided to help him in solving his case.
5. Itaewon Class
Itaewon Class is a South Korean television series starring Park Seo-joon and Kim Da-mi. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about an ex-jailer who wants to open a restaurant and become CEO. He met a successful young woman, who helped him to open his small business.
6. My Princess
My Princess is a South Korean romantic comedy television series starring Kim Tae-hee and Song Seung-Heon. It has one season. It was released in 2011. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about an ordinary college student who comes to know that she is a princess. But who said the life of a princess was easy? Her life became more complicated when she came to know that she had to learn all the manners and techniques that a princess is expected to behave in.
7. Bitch X Rich
Bitch X Riavh is a South Korean mystery thriller drama starring Lee Wun-saem, Yeeri, and Yoo Jung-hoo. It has one season. It is a newly launched drama released in 2023. It has 10 episodes. It is a story about a high school student who witnesses a murder. She transferred to a school where she met a prime suspect and the queen of Diamond 6.
8. Mr. Sunshine
Mr. Sunshine is a South Korean romance drama starring Kim Tae-ri and Lee Bung-hun. It has one season. It was released in 2018. It has 24 episodes. It is a story about a poor, young boy. He wants to escape the United States and go to Japan because of a traumatic event. He returns as a United Marine Corps officer, where he meets an aristocratic officer who falls in love with her.
9. The Heirs
The Heirs is a South Korean television drama starring Lee Min-ho, Kim Woo-bin, Kang Min-hyuk, Park Shin-hye, and Kim Ji-won. It has one season. It was released in 2013. It has 20 episodes. It is a story about a couple who are high school students. They are going to take over their families’ business empires. The challenge for them is to overcome the difficulties that responsibility brings with itself.
10. The K2
The K2 is a South Korean television series starring Ji Chang-wook, Jo Sung-ha, Song Yoon-ah, and Im Yoon-ah. It has one season. It was released in 2016. It has 16 episodes. It is a story about a highly trained, intelligent, and handsome special OP. He is framed for a murder that he didn’t commit. When he left the fighting ground he got hired by the father of a mischievous and troubled girl who saw his potential and was confident that he would protect his daughter.