When it comes to Korean dramas and films, I just say they are too exciting and full of entertainment. it is too difficult to name the best Korean actors, and sexy Korean actresses, because of too tough competition. There are some lucky dudes and girls, however, who got the offers of Hollywood films as well. Let us take a look at the top 10 popular Korean celebrities who got success in Hollywood.
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10. Margaret Cho
Margaret Cho grew up in San Francisco as the daughter of Korean immigrants. Besides doing some Korean dramas, this hot lady got Hollywood offers. She is one of the most successful K-pop stars of the era.
9. Yoon Jin Kim
Yoon Jin Kim is known to have a strong and attractive body that worked nicely in American movies and dramas as well. this Korean star appeared in American sitcom, Lost. In her role as Kwon Sun Hwa, she succeeded to win the hearts of the audience.
8. Will Yun Lee
Will Yun Lee is one of the Korean stars who got a chance in Hollywood in some finest movies like Hawaii Five-0 etc. He also played the character of Colonel Moon in the James Bond movie Die Another Day, and gave outstanding performance.
7. Byung Hyun Lee
Byung Hyun Lee was made to be an action star. He has played intense roles as a action star in various Korean movies. Other than this, Byung was also a remarkable star of America. He played major roles in some of the famous Hollywood sequels, Red 2, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
6. Doona Bae
Doona Bae had starred in several Korean films and dramas, including God of Study. She was also a part of American movies like Cloud Atlas. She truly worked hard to prove her skills in the international entertainment market.
5. Sung Kang
Sung Kang is probably best known for his role as Han, in the Fast and the Furious franchise. He has also worked in American dramas and several movies. He is one of the most talented and successful Asian-American actors in Hollywood.
Rain won the hearts of Korean drama fans by giving outstanding performance in Full House. He was also starred in two big Hollywood films, Speed Racer (2008) and Ninja Assassin (2009). He was the first Korean actor to win an MTV Movie Award (for “Biggest Badass Star” in Ninja Assassin).
3. Daniel Henney
The American-born Daniel Henney got his big break in a famous Korean drama, named My Lovely Sam Soon. This handsome actor was lucky to be in the caste of various blockbusters of Hollywood like X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Last Stand.
2. Steven Yeun
As Glenn Rhee on The Walking Dead, Steven Yeun has played a nice role in all of his dramas and movies. This star has gotten international repute, and can be proudly regarded as the Korean celebrity who got success in America as well.
1. Daniel Dae Kim
Yoon Jin Kim’s costar on Lost, Daniel Dae Kim was also born in Korea. He went to USA with his parents at the age of 2, and was raised there. He has proved his outstanding acting skills through the role of Kwon Jin Soo on Lost. He has been starred in Hawaii Five-0, where Daniel Henney and Will Yun Lee have also played minor characters.
Which is your favorite celebrity?