They are gorgeous, bold, and especially love what they do.
By Anna Kim
In Korea, some of the talented girls start their acting gigs from a very young age and make the big time in this field. They also influence their peer groups worldwide through the Korean Wave. Who represents the beauty of Korean young actresses? We will get down to it now!
Shin Se Kyung stumbled into the Korean acting industry at the age of 8 and has been flourishing since then, day by day. When she appeared on the poster and cover of the legendary singer Seo Tai Ji’s fifth album, “Take Five,” she was an elementary school student. Using that as a launch pad, she got her first bit part role in SBS’ “The Land” in 2004. She moved forward by making her debut in the film, “My Little Bride,” playing the role of Hye Won, a friend of the protagonist Bo Eun, played by Moon Geun Young. Shin won her first acting accolade in 2009, when she received two MBC Entertainment Awards: Best New Actress and Best Couple Award. She played a character with the same name as hers in real life in MBC’s “High Kick Through the Roof.”
Starting in a large number of TV dramas, films, and music videos, Shin has become a household name in Korea. One-upping on the youth peers, she has continuously worked not to miss her popularity, releasing her single songs. Her efforts paid off and the film, “Tazza: The Hidden Card,” which was her most recent portrayal of a female lead released in 2014, earned more than $30 million at the domestic box office. She was also conferred with a Mnet 20’s Choice Award and she won a Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Fantasia Award in 2011. Shin studied at Chung-Ang University, majoring in Performing Arts.
Park Bo Young was born in 1990 and her father was a soldier who served the Special Forces for over three decades. She got off to a good start into the acting world while in middle school by appearing in the short film, “Equal” in 2005. She went on to bag the “Challenging Reality Award” that year at the 7th Seoul International Youth Film Festival. She always worked as an innocent sweet girl and then was assigned to play a negative role. Once, she injured her ankle during filming and tore the ligaments. She was suggested to have a rest, but she didnt stop acting in her film, going on with her ankle taped. She had go through a minor surgery after the film. The rom-com film, “Hot Young Bloods,” where she played the role of Young Sook, a tough and foul mouthed leader of a female high school gang, made the big time in the box office. The character was quite different from her previous sweet and bubbly roles. Her role of Na Bong Sun in “Oh My Ghostess” brought in a whopping salary of $27,000 marking her as the highest paid actress to feature on tvN. She received several awards for the series while the Korean press tagged her as the rom-com queen. Her remarkable performance as Hwang Jeong Nam/Hwang Jae-starring opposite Cha Tae Hyun in “Scandal Makers” earned her kudos from both critics and audience apart from winning several awards and nominations. She is well known for her natural beauty after her childhood pictures went viral on the internet.
A very brilliant and good looking South Korean actress and singer, Park Shin Hye also started her career as a child actress and was highly appreciated for her work in the films, melodramas, and TV series. Park was the artist ambassador of her University and was a really bright student. As the brand sellers noticed a real change in the sales after Park joined them, a lot of international brands also have contacted her. Her works are totally appreciated all over the world and that’s why she is so much loved by the world.
Shin Se Kyung stumbled into the Korean acting industry at the age of 8 and has been flourishing since then, day by day.
Park Bo Young got off to a good start into the acting world while in middle school by appearing in the short film, “Equal” in 2005.
Park Shin Hye also started her career as a child actress.