Nigerians love watching TV series and dramas, almost more than movies. Though it’s been long established that our favourites are Spanish and Indian dramas, there’s a new player that is swiftly taking over. It’s Korean dramas. Today, we’ll be talking specifically about the Korean male actors. These are actors that we first came across when we were introduced to the world of K drama and got us addicted to it:

10. Kim Won Bin

Won Bin has involved in modelling since 2009 and made his acting debut in 2011. He’s popular for his characters in the teen drama “School 2013” with Lee Jong-suk and the trendy drama “The Heirs” with Lee Min-ho.

9. Jin Chang Wook

Ji Chang-wook was born July 5, 1987. He rose to fame in the with the drama “Smile Again”, “Warrior Baek Dong-soo”, “Empress Ki”, and “Healer”.

8. Jang Guen Suk

Jang Geun-seuk was born on August 4th, 1987. Apart from singing, he’s a model and singer. He is best known for his leading roles in the popular dramas: “You’re Beautiful”, “Love Rain”, “Mary Stayed out All Night”, and “Pretty Man”.

7. Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo was born on July 10, 1979. He’s appeared in “Biscuit Teacher” and “Star Candy”“School”, “My Tutor Friend”, “She’s on Duty” and “Finding Mr.Destiny”. But he’s most popular for his role in “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince”.

6. Lee Jong-suk

Jong-suk began his acting career in 2009. He’s popular for his character reprisal in K-dramas such as “I Can Hear Your Voice”, “Doctor Stranger”, and “Pinocchio”.

5. Hyun Bin

This South Korean actor was born on the 25th of September in 1982. His first lead role was in the television drama “My name is Kim Sam-soon”. He’s popular for his character “Secret Garden” and “Hyde, Jekyll, Me”.

4. So Ji Sub

Born on November 4, 1977, he began his career as a model and rapper before switching to acting. He’s popular for his role in the television series “Delicious Proposal”, “I’m Sorry, I Love You”, “Ghost”, “Cain and Abel”, “Master’s Sun” and “Oh My Venus”.

3. Lee Seung-gi

Seung-gi is an actor, MC and singer. Born on January 13, 1987, the 28 year-old actor is popular for his characters in “Brilliant Legacy”, “My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox”, “Gu Family Book”, “You’re All Surrounded” and “King to Heart”.

2. Kim Soo Hyun

He’s unarguably the most popular actor in Korea due to his unmatched good looks as well as his versatilities in acting . Born in 1988, he’s been acting since 2007.  He’s famous for his leading roles in “My Love from the Star”, “Moon Embracing the Sun”, “Dream High” and “The Producers”.

1. Lee Min-ho

Min-ho rose stardom for his character Gun Jun Pyo in the well-known K-drama  “Boys Over Flowers” in 2009.
Since then, this handsome  actor has won the hearts of worldwide fans. He has played the leading roles in some popular K-dramas such as “City Hunters”, “Personal Taste” and especially “The Heirs”.

Do you agree with this list? Who are your favourite male K-drama actors? Share them in the comments.


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