Age is just a number, especially in the K-Pop industry. These 7 South Korean actresses are all over 30 years old, but they’re still at the top of their game. They’re talented, beautiful, and successful, and they’re an inspiration to fans of all ages.
Born on October 19, 1992
Kim Ji-Won is known for her roles in popular dramas like The Heirs, Descendants of the Sun, and Fight For My Way. She’s a versatile actress who can take on any role, and she’s always praised for her performances.
IU (Lee Ji-Eun)
Born on May 16, 1993
Lee Ji-eun, widely known as IU, is a highly acclaimed South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. People widely recognize her for her sweet voice, storytelling ability, and versatile performances. She released her album Lost and Found when she was only 15 years old.
The stage name IU derives from “I and You,” symbolizing the unifying force of music between people. She’s one of the highest-selling artists in South Korea and has received numerous accolades for her work in both the music and acting industries.
She is known for her strong, clear vocals, and the ability to traverse various genres and musical styles.
As an actress, she had roles in popular Korean dramas such as Dream High, The Producers, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and Hotel Del Luna.
Her petite figure, youthful image, and fashion style have made her a popular figure in the South Korean entertainment industry and a much sought-after brand ambassador.
In 2022, she was the brand endorsement model for a number of brands including Pepsi, Kakao, Chamisul, Black Yak, New Balance, Jeju Samdasoo, and Gucci.
Born on August 10, 1990
Lee Sung-Kyung is a South Korean actress and model known for her roles in popular Korean dramas and her unique sense of style. She began her career in the entertainment industry as a model and later transitioned into acting, where she quickly gained recognition for her talent.
One of her breakthrough roles came in the television drama Cheese in the Trap, where she played an eccentric socialite. However, her role as the quirky and endearing weightlifter Kim Bok-Joo in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo was what catapulted her to fame and won her critical acclaim.
Off-screen, the actress has become known for her fashion sense and is a style icon in the industry. She embodies the essence of grace and sophistication.
Her tall, slender figure and expressive eyes make her a distinctive figure in the world of Korean entertainment.
Born on April 6, 1990
Seo made her acting debut in 2013 and has since appeared in various television dramas and films. Some of her most notable roles have been in the TV dramas Save Me and Lawless Lawyer. However, she gained substantial international fame for her role in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, where she played the character of Ko Moon-young, a children’s book author with an antisocial personality disorder.
Her tall, slender figure and beautiful facial features have made the actress a style icon in South Korea and beyond. Her fashion choices on the red carpet and in dramas are often a talking point among fans and the media. As a public figure, she projects a strong and independent image, and her charisma shines through in interviews and public appearances.
Born on March 4, 1986
Park Min-Young is widely admired for her radiant beauty and refined style. Her dazzling smile and elegant fashion choices have made her an enduring figure in the South Korean entertainment industry.
As an actress her roles in popular dramas such as Sungkyunkwan Scandal, City Hunter, Healer, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, and Her Private Life have made her a household name.
Off-screen, people note her for her sharp intellect, quick wit, and generous spirit. Her engaging personality shines through in interviews and on social media, where she regularly connects with fans.
She also engages in humanitarian work and various charitable activities, reflecting her compassionate and kind-hearted nature. In 2022, she donated 100 million won to support wildfire victims.
Born on February 18, 1990
Park Shin-Hye has established herself as a beloved figure in South Korean entertainment. An actress known for her roles in successful dramas such as Stairway to Heaven and Prince Hours.
Her performance as Go Mi-Nam in You’re Beautiful in 2009 earned her a reputation as one of Korea’s most talented young actresses at the time.
She has continued to impress audiences in other hit dramas such as The Heirs, Pinocchio, Doctors, Memories of the Alhambra, and The King: Eternal Monarch.
Beyond her acting skills, she has also displayed her multi-talented nature by releasing several singles for her drama soundtracks.
Born on October 30, 1981
Jun Ji-Hyun, also known as Gianna Jun has been a mainstay in the South Korean entertainment industry since the 1990s.
Jun rose to fame with her iconic role in the romantic comedy My Sassy Girl. The movie remains one of the highest-grossing Korean comedies of all time. Her portrayal of an eccentric young woman in this movie quickly established her as a leading lady.
She has also starred in popular dramas like My Love from the Star where she played an aloof and glamorous actress who falls in love with an alien. This role, filled with charm and humour, won her several awards.
Outside of her acting career, Jun actively models and endorses a multitude of products, ranging from cosmetics to clothing and electronics, making her a highly sought-after model.