In recent years, Thai television drama has been gaining a lot of international recognition. Continue reading this article to be introduced to some Thai stars who kick-started their careers from TV shows.
1. Intira Charoenpura (Sai Or Sine)
Sine is a Thai singer and actor. She is famously known for her role in ‘Nang Nak’ and ‘King Naresuan’. She began her acting career with the TV drama ‘Lah’. Sine created a strong reputation for herself as someone who could take on a challenging role due to her performance in the drama.
2. Davika Hoorne (Mai)
Mai is a Thai-Belgian model and actress. She has been dubbed the ‘Queen of Presenters’ and is one of the most sought-out actresses in the Thai entertainment industry. Mai was the lead actress in ‘Pee Mak’ Thailand’s highest-grossing film of all time. She began her acting career with ‘Ngao Kammathep’.
3. Maylada Susri (Bow)
Mylada Susri is a model, singer, and actress. She had initially started her career as a singer before working as an actress. She was a part of ‘Kiss Me Five’ from 2010 to 2013. Bow made her acting career in ‘Khat Cheuak’.
4. Namthip Jongrachatawiboon (Bee)
Bee is a Thai singer, actress, and model. She began her modeling career at the age of 14. Later, she went on to debut as a singer in 1999. Bee was 12 when she made her debut in the entertainment industry, working in advertising. She was cast in various films and numerous dramas. In 2001, she debuted as an actress featuring in Lued Hong.
5. Nichaphat Chatchaipholrat (Pearwah)
Pearwah is an actress, singer, and model. She began her career as a singer, alongside Paris Intarakomalyasut after singing the OST for ‘My Ambulance’. Since then, Pearwah has released many singles for Nadao Music’s YouTube channel. Pearwah started her acting career with the second season of the popular drama ‘Hormones: The Series’.
6. Weerayut Chansook (Arm)
Arm is a fashion designer, MC, singer, and actor. He is signed under RS Public Company Ltd. from 2010 to 2013. During this time, he was a part of the boy band ‘Rookie BB’. He signed with GMMTV in 2016 and debuted in the series ‘Senior Secret Love: Bake Me Love’. Arm played the role of a supporting character, ‘San’.
7. Chonlathorn Kongyingyong (Captain)
Captain is a singer, model, and actor famously known for his roles in ‘U-Prince’, ‘Great Men Academy’ and ‘Reminders’. He is a graduate of Srinakharinwirot University, where he studied Social Communication Innovation. He made his acting debut in ‘Love Sick: The Series’.
8. Jirayu Tangsrisuk (James)
James is a singer, actor, and model. He was a Territorial Defense Student. James has completed Grade 3, meaning that he could request permission to use the title ‘Staff Sergeant’, additionally he has also been exempt from mandatory military service. James made his debut in ‘The Gentlemen of Juthathep’. He experienced a rise to stardom with his role and performance in the drama.
9. Korapat Kirdpan (Nanon)
Nanon is a singer and actor. He is the son of Khunakorn Kirpan, a senior Thai actor. He was recognized for his acting skills and was nominated for the ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ award at the 24th Asian Television Awards for his role in the 2018 series ‘The Gifted’.Nanon began working in the entertainment industry at a very young age, shooting commercials and advertisements. Nanon debuted as an actor in 2014 in the popular series ‘Hormones 2’.
10. Suppasit Jongcheveevat (Mew)
Mew is a prominent figure in the Thai entertainment industry. Along with being an actor, model, and singer, He is also the CEO of Mew Suppasit Studio. Mew finished his undergraduate degree from Kasetsart University and his postgraduate degree from Chulalongkorn University. Mew began his acting career in 2017 with the Thai BL drama ‘I Am Your King’.