There are many celebrities in the present-day of Thai entertainment industry who belongs to the Luk Khrueng group. Precisely, this means, they are the people who are mixed of Thai and foreign origins and whose parents are of different nationalities. These Actors are so handsome and able to speak more than three languages. Their celebrity has higher international reach and they are well regarded world widely. Today, we present you a list of 10 Thai actors of mixed-race origin. So, without further ado, let's get into it.
1. Nadech Kugimiya
Nadech Kugimiya, birth name Chonlathit Yodprathum, of course, is the first one on this list. He's well known for his roles in Game Rai Game Rak (2011), The Rising Sun Series (2014), The Crown Princess (2018). He's of Thai and Austrian origin. He is the adopted son of his biological aunt, Sudarat Kugimiya and Yoshio Kugimiya, who's Japanese. This handsome actor graduated from Rangsit University with Communication arts majoring in Film and Cinematography. Nadech is also a member of the group 4+1 Channel 3 Superstars. He is one of the highest-paid actors in Thailand and has endorsed many famous brands like Shopee, Oppo, AIR ASIA, and Daikin.
2. James Ma
James Ma, birth name James Assarasakorn, is a Thai actor, Singer and Brand Ambassador. His father is Thai-Chinese, and his mother is Chinese of Hongkong place. He made his acting debut in 2013 with Gentlemen of Jutathep Series as M.R. Ronapee Jutathep. He currently attends Assumption University and is majoring in business.
3. Bie Thassapak Hsu
Bie Thassapak Hsu, also known as Hsu Thassapak, birth name Xu Zhi Xian,is a renowned Thai-Chinese actor. His mother is Thai, and his father is Taiwanese. He debuted with the Thai drama Club Friday the series season 5 in 2014. Since then, he has appeared in many Thai and Chinese dramas. Hsu is well known for his roles in-- My Girlfriend An Alien (2019), Cinderella Chef (2018), Behind the Scene: The Series (2018), and many more.
4. Mario Maurer
Mario Maurer, a Thai actor and model; started his career as a model when he was sixteen. He later achieved fame by his lead roles in the 2007 film, The Love of Siam, and 2010 sleeper hit Crazy Little Thing Called Love. He's the lead actor of Thailand's highest-grossing film of all time, Pee Mak. He is mother is Thai Chinese, and his father is German. He's also a member of the group 4+1 3 Channel Superstar. This handsome actor has many accolades worth mentioning.
5. Mik Thongraya
Mik Tongraya, also known as Mik Hansen, is a Thai actor and model. He began his career by joining "Dream Star Search" in 2008, and he won the best actor award. Since then, he has acted in many dramas in both lead and supporting roles. Thongraya is half Thai- half Danish.
6. Alexander Rendell
Alexander Simon Rendell, is also known as Nirawit Rendell, is a Thai actor and singer. He's of Thai-English origin. He's known for his roles in The Tesseract (2003), Pisaj (2004), and 13 Beloved (2006). He has a contract with channel 3. The handsome actor likes football and is a big fan of Manchester United.
7. Ananda Matthew Everingham
Ananda Matthew Everingham is a Thai actor. He's of Thai-Australian origin. He's the son of renowned Aussie photojournalist, John Everingham. Ananda is known for his role in the 2004 horror film Shutter.
8. Sunny Suwanmethanont
Sunny is a Thai actor of French and Singaporean descent. He's praised for his role in the 2005 film Dear Dakanda as khaiyoi, which led him to win the Best Actor award in Kom Chad Luek Awards.
9. Nakhun Screaigh
Nakhun Screaigh, also known as Perth Nakhun Screaigh is a half-Thai and half Australian. He's very fluent in Thai, English and Japanese. He debuted with the 2020 BL series My Engineer. His character Ram was an instant hit. This cute handsome actor is also cast in KinnPorsche (2021), which is yet to be released, and Y destiny (2021).
10. Bright Vachirawit
Bright Vachirawit, also known as Vachirawit Chivaaree is a Thai model, actor, singer, and host. He's of Thai, American, and Chinese descent, which gives his features a unique touch. He got internationally famous with his portrayal of Sarawat in the 2020 BL drama 2gether the series and Still 2gether. The continuation of Sarawat-Tine's story is a film 2gether The Movie, which was released in this year. Another series, F4 Thailand will be released in this year too. Fans are swooned by his beautiful voice and his superb acting skills. He's pursuing BA in marketing at Bangkok University.