Monday, February 22, 2010

Top 5 Hottest Korean Actresses

#1 Park Shin Hye
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  • Name: 박신혜 / Park Shin Hye (Bak Sin Hye)
  • Profession: Actress, model and singer
  • Birthdate: 1990-Feb-18
  • Birthplace: Paju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Height: 163cm
  • Weight: 45kg
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • Blood type: A

TV Series

Movies

  • Evil Twin / The Hometown of Legends (2007)
  • Love Phobia (2006)

Recognitions

Trivia

  • Education: Seoul Young-Pa Girls' Middle/High School
  • Talent: Dancing
  • Hobby: Listening to music
  • Debut: Lee Seung Hwan's music video "Got - flower" in 2003
  • Has released a digital single, "Prayer", a song she used to sing in this drama Tree of Heaven but was not released in the Official OST.
#2 Song Hye Kyo
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  • Name: 송혜교 / Song Hye Kyo (Song Hye Gyo)
  • English name: Lorraine Song
  • Nicknames: Woodpecker, Hejgyo, Yookgyo, Hakkyo
  • Profession: Actress and model
  • Birthdate: 1981-Nov-22 (legal birthdate: 1982-Feb-26)
  • Birthplace: South Korea
  • Height: 161cm
  • Weight: 45kg
  • Star sign: Sagittarius
  • Blood type: A
  • Talent agency: Sidus HQ

TV Series

Movies

  • 1949 (2009)
  • Fetish (2008)
  • Hwang Jin Yi (2007)
  • My Girl and I (Sidus, 2005)

Endorsements

Recognitions

  • 2007 6th KOREA FILM AWARDS : New Best Actress for "Hwang Jin Yi"
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award for Full House
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple (with Bi)
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2003 SBS Drama Awards: Best Actress for All In
  • 2003 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Memorable Actors
  • 2001 CE TV Awards: Asia Teens-Entertainer World Song Awards and Best Korean Star
  • 2001 37th Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award for TV part
  • 2000 KBS Drama Awards: Photogenic Award for Autumn Tale
  • 2000 KBS Drama Awards: Most Popular Actress Award for Autumn Tale
  • 1998 SBS TV Awards: Best Newcomer Award for Soonpoong Clinic
  • 1996 (MTM) Model Talent Management Contest: First Prize

Trivia

  • Education: Sook Myung Women's Junior High School, Eun Kwang Women's High School, Se Jong University (Arts major)
  • Hobbies: Stitching-knitting and perfumes collecting
  • Specialty: Piano
  • Religion: Buddhism/Christianity (Roman Catholic)
  • Debut: 1996 SunKyung Smart (school uniform brand) model search Grand Prize winner, 1996 KBS Sunday morning drama, Happy Morning
  • She is a former figure skater
#3 Yoon Eun Hye
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  • Name: 윤은혜 / Yoon Eun Hye (Yun Eun Hye)
  • Nicknames: "JamGgoDae" (Stick) / "Pooh"
  • Profession: Actress, singer and model
  • Birthdate: 1984-Oct-03
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 168cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Star sign: Libra
  • Blood type: O
  • Family: Younger brother
  • Talent agency: Kraze Entertainment

About Yoon Eun Hye

Yoon Eun Hye first entered the entertainment industry in 1999 as a member of the K-pop girl group Baby Vox. She left the group in 2005 to pursue an acting career. Yoon performed her first major role in a drama, Goong as Shin Chae-gyung. This role propelled her to stardom. She portrayed as a tough girl named Han Su in her first movie, Escaping from Charisma. Her next drama after Goong was a comedy called The Vineyard Man. Yoon Eun Hye was the lead star of The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince portraying the lead in the drama. Criticism of her acting arose after the first episode aired, but then came to a stop, after displaying her acting talent as the drama proceeded. In light of this, different companies were eying her to endorse their products due to her increased popularity.

TV Series

Movies

  • The Legend of Seven Cutter / Escaping from Charisma (2006)

Recognitions

Trivia

  • Education: Joong Kyung High School, Kyung Hee Cyber University (Tourism Management degree)
  • Hobbies: Photography
  • Specialty: Drawing
  • In late 2007, she was involved in projects for a cause such as Wish Come True and Letters from the Angels No. 5 Campaign
  • She was one of the ten Hallyu stars of 2007 thus she became one of the most highly paid actresses in television at the age of 23.
  • Yoon Eun-hye was formerly in Baby VOX; she was the last member to join and stayed with the group from 1999 until 2005
#4 Sung Yu Ri
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  • Name: 성유리 / Sung Yu Ri (Seong Yoo Ri)
  • Nicknames: Shil Shilee / Tokki
  • Profession: Actress and singer
  • Birthdate: 1981-Mar-03
  • Birthplace: Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany
  • Height: 168cm
  • Weight: 45kg
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Blood type: B
  • Family: Older brother
  • Talent agency: SidusHQ

TV Series

Movies

  • Rabbit and Lizard (2009)
  • How To Keep My Love (2004)

Recognitions

  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Kang Ji Hwan for Hong Gil Dong
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Popular Actress Award (Hong Gil Dong)
  • 2008 44th Baeksang Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2006 KBS Acting Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2006 KBS Acting Awards: Best Couple Award with Hyun Bin for The Snow Queen
  • 2003 SBS Actors Awards: Netizen's Choice
  • 2003 SBS Actors Awards: Best Actress in a Special Drama
  • 2002 SBS Actors Awards: New Star
  • 2002 MBC Awards: Best New MC, MBC Broadcasting & Entertainment Award

Trivia

  • Education: Myung Elementary and Middle School, Kwang Nam High School, Kyung Hee University - Post Modern Music Major (graduated in 2005)
  • Hobby: Listening to music
  • Skill: Playing the piano (demonstrated in the Kdrama One Fine Day)
  • Kpop group: Vocalist of FinKL
  • Debut: With FinKL , 1998
  • Religion: Christianity
#5 Lee Da Hae
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  • Name: 이다해 / Lee Da Hae (Yi Da Hae)
  • Real name: 변다혜 / Byun Da Hye (Byeon Da Hye)
  • Profession: Actress and model
  • Birthdate: 1984-Apr-19
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 47kg
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Blood type: O
  • Family: Older brother
  • Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment

TV Shows

Recognitions

  • 2009 Asia Model Festival Awards: Popular Female Star Award
  • 2007 KBS Performance Awards: Excellence Award - Mini Series (Hello! Miss)
  • 2006 SBS Performance Awards: Top 10 Popularity Award
  • 2005 SBS Performance Awards: Performance Award - Drama Special for Green Rose and My Girl
  • 41st Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actress for Lotus Flower Fairy (2005)
  • 2004 MBC Acting Awards: New Actress Award for Lotus Flower Fairy

Trivia

  • Education: Burwood Girls High School (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), Dongguk University (Theater and Film degree)
  • Hobbies: Watching movies
  • Languages: Korean and English
  • Has released a digital single called "If You are Willing To" (당신이 원하신다면) from the drama My Girl that she sang in episode 4
  • Lee and her family lived in Sydney, New South Wales for 5 years






Top 5 Hottest Korean Actors

#1 Jang Geun Seok
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  • Name: 장근석 / Jang Geun Seok
  • Profession: Actor, singer
  • Birthdate: 1987-Aug-04
  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 63kg
  • Star sign: Leo
  • Blood type: A

TV Series

Movies

Recognitions

Trivia

  • Education: Bangsan High
  • Hobbies: Snowboard, skiing, dancing, singing



#2 LeeHongki


  • Name: 이홍기 / Lee Hong Ki (Lee Hong Gi)
  • Profession: Singer and actor
  • Birthdate: 1990-Mar-02
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 60kg
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Family: Younger sister
  • Talent agency: F&C Music

TV Series

Movies

Recognitions

Trivia





#3 Jung Ji Hoon
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  • Name: 비 / Bi (Rain)
  • Real name: 정지훈 / Jung Ji Hoon (Jeong Ji Hun)
  • Also known as: Rain (West) / Pi (Japan)
  • Nickname: Dog (Collie)
  • Profession: Actor, singer, model and dancer
  • Birthdate: 1982-Jun-25
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 75kg
  • Star sign: Cancer
  • Blood type: O+
  • Family: Father and younger sister Hanna
  • Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment, William Morris (U.S.)

TV Series

Movies

Endorsements

Recognitions

  • 2007 Mobile Entertainment Awards: Best Male Singer Award (2007)
  • 13th CineAsia Awards: Male Asian Star of The Year Award (2007)
  • 44th Grand Bell Awards: Overseas Popularity Award (2007)
  • Hallyu Grand Award (2007)
  • People Magazine Awards: World's 100 Most Beautiful People 2007 Award (2007)
  • 59th Berlin Film Festival: Alfred Bauer Prize (I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK) (2007)
  • 43rd Baeksang Art Awards: Best New Actor (I'm a Cyborg, But that's OK) (2007)
  • MTV Asia Awards: Artist of the Month Award (January) (2007)
  • Time Magazine Awards: 100 Most Influential People Who Shape the World Award (2006)
  • M.NET Awards: Male Artist Award (2006)
  • MKMF M.NET Awards: Best Solo Male Artist Award (2006)
  • SBS Gayo Daejun Awards: Bonsang Award (2006)
  • Asia TV Awards: Best Movie Style Award for A Love to Kill (2006)
  • KBS Awards: Excellence Award for A Love to Kill (2005)
  • MTV China-CCTV Mandarin Music: Honors Award (2005)
  • MTV China-CCTV Mandarin Music: Best Star Award (2005)
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Buzz Asia Award (2005)
  • MTV Korea Channel [V]: Best Single Award (2005)
  • MTV Asia Awards: Favorite Artist - Korea (2005)
  • SBS Awards: SBS Male Performer of the Year Award (2004)
  • KBS Awards: Artist of the Year Award (2004)
  • KBS Awards: Excellence Award for Full House (2004)
  • KBS Awards: Best Couple Award (with Song Hye Kyo) (2004)
  • KBS Awards: Popularity Award (2004)
  • KBS Awards: Netizen Actor Award (2004)
  • 40th Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award for TV Part Award (2004)
  • MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2004)
  • M.NET Award:Male Artist Award (2003)
  • Korean MTV: Male Artist Award (2003)
  • MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2003)
  • SBS Awards: Male Performer of the Year Award (2003)
  • KBS Awards: Best Male Artist Award for Sang Doo, Let's Go To School (2003)
  • KBS Awards: New Actor Award for Sang Doo, Let's Go To School (2003)
  • KBS Awards: Netizen Award for Sang Doo, Let's Go To School (2003)
  • KBS Awards: Best Couple Award (with Gong Hyo Jin) (2003)
  • KBS Award: Best New Artist Award (2002)
  • M.NET Awards: Male Artist Award (2002)
  • Korean MTV: New Male Artist Award (2002)
  • MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2002)
  • Golden Disc Awards: New Artist Golden Disc Award (2002)
  • SBS Awards: New Male Performer of the Year Award (2002)

Trivia

  • Education: Kyung Hee University (Post Modern Music Department)
  • Languages: Korean, Mandarin, and English
  • Skill: Dance
  • Debut: In May 13, 2002 as a singer with his first album Bad Guy / 나쁜 남자
  • Bi created his own company under the name J. Tune Entertainm



#4 Lee Joon Ki
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  • Name: 이준기 / Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki)
  • Profession: Actor, model and singer
  • Birthdate: 1982-Apr-17
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 66kg
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Blood type: B
  • Family: Younger sister
  • Talent agency: JG Company Inc.

About Lee Joon Ki

Lee Jun Ki started out as a model and held minor roles in Korean dramas. In 2001, he first appeared in the television commercial for the So Basic fashion label. He first debuted in the movie 'The Hotel Venus' (Japanese Production). And his first drama appearance was in 'Star's Echo', a two part mini drama series by MBC and Fuji TV in 2004. After this he appeared in 'Nonstop 4', 'Drama City: What Should I Do?' and the movie 'Flying Boys'.

In 2005, his first major acting role came in the movie 'The King and the Clown' as the role of Gong Gil. Lee's acting skills had shone through his ability to present the characteristics of a homosexual clown, which pushed him to stardom and popularity throughout Asia, where he received many awards. His next role was to play the supporting character, Seo Jung Woo, in the 2005 hit drama 'My Girl'. It was from this drama that he had changed his image, from a homosexual clown to a wealthy play boy. Due to these roles, Lee's popularity sparked, allowing him to become not only well-known in Korea but also throughout Asia and overseas. Other movies and dramas he has completed are 'Virgin Snow', 'May 18', 'Time Between Dog and Wolf' and his successful drama 'Iljimae', in 2008.

Some unexpected events had occurred for actor Lee Jun Ki in 2009. On April 18th Lee held his second fan meeting Episode II 'Mask' and released his second album entitled 'J Style' April 21, 2009. The album consists of eight songs; his three previous songs from his Episode I fan meeting plus his 5 new songs. One of the songs, 'Selfless Dedicated Trees' was written by him for his fans. It was said that the Episode II fan meeting will be touring around Asia. Recently on May 28th the Shanghai Episode II fan meet concert was held following the Hangzhou Fan Meet concert in May 29. Lee is also set to play the role of a modern hero in a new drama called 'Hero' late November 2009.

TV Shows

Movies

Endorsements

  • VOV (Men's Cosmetics)
  • Longliqi Shampoo
  • Pepsi
  • Spris
  • Giordano
  • Samsung Anycall
  • Vonin (Men's Cosmetics)
  • Pomegranate
  • Lacvert Cosmetics
  • I-Audio
  • KFC Go-go
  • Su An Su (수앤수)
  • Kleenex
  • Chungkang College of Cultural Industries
  • So-Basic

Recognitions

  • 2009 MBC Drama Awards: Popular Actor Award (Hero)
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards: Male Top Excellence Award (Iljimae)
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards: Netizen Highest Popularity Award (Iljimae)
  • 2007 MBC Drama Awards: Excellence Acting Award for Time Between Dog and Wolf
  • 2007 China Fashion Awards: South Korean Artist of the Year
  • 27th Hawaii International Film Festival: Rising Star Award (2007)
  • 10th Annual Shanghai International Film Festival: Overseas Star Award (2007)
  • 2007 Andre Kim's New and Superior Star Award
  • 43rd Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award (2007)
  • 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best On-Screen Couple Award (with Gam Woo Seong) for "The King and the Clown" (2006)
  • 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popularity Award (with Kang Sung Yeon) for "The King and the Clown" (2006)
  • 2006 MNET MKMF Awards: Music Video Award ("Grace Lee Soo Young")
  • 5th Korea Film Awards Best New Actor Award for The King and the Clown (2006)
  • 43rd Daejong Film Festival: Most Popular Actor Overseas (2006)
  • 43rd Daejong Film Festival: Most Popular Actor (2006)
  • 43rd Daejong Film Festival: Best New Actor (2006)
  • 42nd Baeksang Art Awards: Best Male Newcomer (2006)
  • 42nd Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award (2006)
  • 42nd Baeksang Art Awards: 'In style' Fashion Award (2006)
  • 2006 Netizen's Choice Awards: Best Male Newcomer
  • 2006 Max Movie: Best Actor for "The King and the Clown"

Trivia

  • Education: Seoul Arts University (Acting major)
  • Hobbies: Martial arts (Tae Kwon Do 3rd degree, Hapkido 1st degree and Taekkyeon 1st degree)
  • Languages: Korean, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English
  • Debut: Model for clothing brand "So Basic" (2001)



#5 Lee Min Ho
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  • Name: 이민호 / Lee Min Ho
  • Profession: Actor
  • Birthdate: 1987-Jun-22
  • Height: 185cm
  • Weight: 69kg
  • Star sign: Cancer
  • Blood type: A

TV Shows

Movies

  • Our School E.T (2008)
  • Public Enemy Returns (2008)
  • Humming (2007)
  • Arang (2006)
  • Ghost Lives (2004)
  • Repechage (1997)

Recognitions

Endorsements

  • Samsung AnyCall Magic Hole (2009)
  • Etude House (2009)
  • Cass Beer (2009)
  • Dunkin' Donuts (2009)
  • Cadillac CTS (2009)
  • Samsung AnyCall Haptic (2009)
  • Market 0 (2009)
  • LG Telecom (2009)
  • Trugen (2009)