There is a strong young generation of handsome Korean drama actors. They are not only great actors, but their visuals alone have us watching the drama even if the story is not up to par. The best part is that some of the hottest Korean drama actors working today are under 30! Their talent, charisma, looks, and style are on a new level. Many of these young Korean drama actors will have successful careers for years to come. But who is the sexiest Korean drama actor working today? We rank the sexiest Korean drama actors all born before 1993! We will constantly update this article to replace those that have turned 30 and add new young Korean drama actors. So make sure to check back often.
Nam Joo-hyuk is the sexiest Korean drama actor under 30. He has the potential to be the generation’s Lee Min Ho. Many fans might not know that Nam Joo-hyuk started as a model. He broke out in the hit Korean webtoon drama Cheese in the Trap. He was also great in Scarlet Heart Ryeo and Encounter. However, the super Netflix Korean drama hit Startup has made him a star. He has a massive following on Instagram, with over 18.6 million followers. Expect bigger things from him in 2023, as he has all the skills to play any role and has the acting chops to do any role. Some of his favorite hobbies include playing basketball and working out.
Born: February 22, 1994
Park Bo Gum
Many would have Park Bo Gum #1 on this list, but as far as sexiness, Nam Joo Hyuk slightly beats him out. He has gained much popularity over the years and is considered the face of the new generation of Korean drama actors. He is doing his obligatory military service; however, you can still check out his most recent work on Record of Youth. His favorite hobbies include playing the piano, swimming, and singing.
Born: June 16, 1993
Cha Eun Woo
Cha Eun Woo will have a more successful career as a Korean drama actor than a Kpop star. That is impressive as he has already had an impressive career with the K-pop group Astro. He first debuted in acting with the romantic comedy Hit the Top. He broke out with his leading role in the webtoon turned Korean drama True Beauty. Cha Eun Woo starred in Island Season 1 and Sweet and Sour Chicken, another successful Korean drama.
Born: March 30, 1997
Yeo Jin Goo
He is a child actor who has become one of the hottest Korean drama actors working today. He broke out from the popular Korean fantasy drama Hotel del Luna. Yeo Jin-goo’s latest drama is Monster, where he plays an elite detective who gets caught in a mysterious murder case.
Born: August 13, 1997
Song Kang rose to fame with Korean drama hits Love Alarm and Sweet Home. He has also started in another webtoon turned Korean drama Nevertheless. He first debuted with support roles in romantic TV comedies in The Liar and His Lover; however, with the success of Korean dramas in 2021 and 2022. It is clear he is one of the future stars of Korean dramas. He has 15.5 million followers on Instagram.
Born: April 23, 1994
He first broke out in the Korean drama Hotel Del Luna. He followed that up with 18 Again before breaking out globally with the Netflix hit Sweet Home. In addition, he started in Youth of May, which did not have as much success as Sweet Home but showed his versatility as an actor. The drama is set during the Gwangju Uprising in the 80s. His most recent work was in the web series Reincarnation Romance.
Jo Byeong Gyu
Jo Byeong Gyu was born on April 23, 1996. He made his acting debut in 2014 with a minor role in the drama “Bride of the Century.” He gained recognition for his role in the popular drama “Stove League” in 2019, where he played the character Baek Seung-soo, a baseball team’s new general manager. The drama was a huge success in Korea, and Jo Byeong Gyu’s performance was praised for its depth and authenticity. He has since appeared in other dramas, including “The Uncanny Counter” and “Hot Stove League.” In addition to acting, Jo Byeong Gyu is also a singer and has released several songs for the soundtracks of his dramas. He has won several awards for his acting, including the Best New Actor award at the 2020 Baeksang Arts Awards.
Born: April 23, 1996
Kim Min Jae
Kim Min Jae is a K-drama actor and rapper born November 1, 1996. He made his acting debut in 2014 with a minor role in the drama “Persevere, Goo Hae Ra.” His breakout came in the popular drama “Goblin” in 2016-2017, where he played Kim Soo Bok, a high school student who can see ghosts. He has since appeared in other dramas, including “The Great Seducer” and “Do You Like Brahms?”. In addition to acting, Kim Min Jae is a rapper who has released several singles and albums under the stage name Real.be. He has won several awards for his acting, including the Best New Actor award at the 2016 KBS Drama Awards. Kim Min Jae is known for his good looks, charming personality, and impressive acting skills.
Born: November 1, 1996
Yoo Jung Woo
Thanks to his performance in Like and The Temperature, he grew his fan base. While his performances are memorable, what you notice is his amazing smile. He works under Dine Entertainment, so expect him to have a huge 2023.
Born: May 13, 1997
Kim Young Dae
Kim Young Dae was born on September 26, 1996. He made his acting debut in 2017 with a minor role in the drama “Lookout.” He gained much recognition for his role in the popular drama “Extraordinary You” in 2019, where he played the character Oh Nam-joo. Since then, he has appeared in several dramas, including “The Penthouse: War in Life” and “Cheat on Me, If You Can.” Kim Young Dae is known for his tall height and good looks, and he has been featured in magazines such as Grazia and Marie Claire. He is also a model and has walked the runway for various fashion shows.
Born: March 2, 1996