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 whole 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 1991! 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

Nam Joo-hyuk is the sexiest Korean drama actor under 30. He has the potential to be the next Lee Min Ho. What many fans might not know is that Nam Joo-hyuk first started out 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 really made him into a star. He has a massive following on Instagram with over 14.6 million followers. Expect bigger things from him in 2021 as he has all the all-around 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 a lot of popularity over the years and is looked at as 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. Some of his favorite hobbies include playing the piano, swimming, and singing. 

Born: June 16, 1993

Yeo Jin Goo

He is a child actor that has now turned into 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 will play an elite detective who gets caught in a mysterious murder case. 

Born: August 13, 1997

Yoo Seung Ho

Another child actor makes the list. He rose to fame from his performance in the Korean film The Way Home. Since then he has done many Korean dramas in many different genres. He starred in the legal drama Remember and the high school drama My Strange Hero. Many would consider him cute than sexy which is why he is not ranked higher than #4.

Born: August 17, 1993

Seo Kang Joon

Many know Seo Kang Joon from Cunning Single Lady or Cheese in the Trap, however, his sexiest role was when he played the sexy police officer in Watcher. His first role was in the 2013 Korean drama After School: Lucky or Not. You can check out his latest work in the romantic Korean drama When the Weather is Fine

Born: October 12, 1993

Yoo Jung Woo

He really grew his fan base thanks to his performance in Like and The Temperature. While his performances are memorable, what you really notice is his amazing smile. He works under Dine Entertainment, so expect to see him have a huge 2021.

Born: May 13, 1997

Jang Ki-yong

Just watch Jang Ki Yong in the tvN series Search: WWW, which is by far his sexiest role to date. What many fans might not know is that he started his career as a model back in 2012 before breaking out into acting. In 2019, Sprite Korea announced Jang as their new model and face for their Summer 2019 Dive in Sprite campaign. He has such a clean and safe-looking face yet is sexy enough to play the bad boy. Check him out in “Born Again” his latest work. 

Born: August 7, 1992

Choi Tae-joon


His girlfriend is Park Shin Hye, one of the most beautiful Korean actresses working today. Choi Tae-joon is not bad himself. He won best new actor back in 2014 for his role on Mother’s Garden. He is known for his lead role in the melodrama Exit. Many are in great anticipation for his upcoming role in So I Married an Anti-fan

Born: July 7, 1991

Yook Sung Jae

Sexiest Korean drama actors

Yook Sung-jae (Sungjae) is a Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the 3rd generation of the boy group BtoB and its sub-group, BtoB Blue. Therefore, he has been able to grow his Instagram followers to over 3.3 million. He has done many Korean dramas with his latest being Mystic Pop-up Bar. He comes from a very rich family as his father is a successful businessman and CEO of an IT company that produces semiconductors. 

Born: May 2, 1995

Ko Chan-bin

Sexiest Korean drama actors

He is now a top Korean drama rookie sensation thanks to the web drama Love Revolution. It is based on a popular Korean webtoon of the same name. He is the youngest Korean drama actor on this list but will rise after signing with the famous agency Namoo Actors. He is currently attending Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts. 

Born: June 2, 2001


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