8 Successful K-Drama Actresses In Their 30s, From Lee SungKyung To Shin MinAh
Since the Hallyu wave began, both the K-Drama and K-Pop industries have garnered an immense following. With all the hype of K-Drama themse and excellent acting, it’s no surprise that people love to watch them.
Since the Hallyu wave began, both the K-Drama and K-Pop industries have garnered an immense following. With all the hype of K-Drama themes and excellent acting, it’s no surprise that people love to watch them.
Even as K-Dramas are adored for their beautiful plotlines and sometimes realistic characters, the actors and actresses’s skills are just as appreciated. We’ve seen fans fawn over successful Korean actors like Lee DongWook, Hyun Bin and Lee JongSuk, and of course, the K-Drama actresses receive just as much love. We know you have your bias list for K-Drama actresses, and for good reason too. Here, we’ll let you know a few of the most successful K-Drama actresses currently in their 30s. We’re positive some of them may be on your K-Actress bias list.
1. Jung So Min
You must know that Jung So Min has had many rodeos in her career. She played such a carefree, funny character in “Playful Kiss”, but her impactful role in “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” was one to remember for a long time. Some of you may have known of her from her recent role in “Alchemy Of Souls”, but that was a peek of Jung SoMin’s abilities as a versatile and impactful actress. It’s very difficult to watch her dramas and remain neutral. Yes, they’re that impactful.
2. Park Bo Young
If Park Bo Young is yet to steal your heart as a seasoned actress, you need to watch more of her stuff. Her roles are always likeable, and she does a fantastic job of portraying the characters in a relatable, fun way. From her legendary role in “Strong Woman Do BongSoon”, to her loveable character in “Doom At Your Service”, there’s hardly a role she hasn’t played right.
3. Kim Go Eun
Countless memes have come out of a lot of Kim Go Eun’s character’s scenes. There are the famous episodes from her role in popular K-Drama “Goblin”, and other equally famous episodes from her role in “The King: Eternal Monarch”. These doesn’t mean Kim GoEun hasn’t played more emotionally and mentally powerful characters— her iconic role in the recent “Little Women” and the 2019 K-movie, “Tune In For Love” are evidences of this. Kim GoEun’s portfolio of characters she’s played is really a variety. She has played a lot of different personas that it’s hard to picture which one she can’t nail.
4. Park Min Young
We know a lot of you fell for Park Min Young’s acting through “City Hunter”. She was the definition of girl crush meets cute girl, and such a character on a K-Drama actress was, dare we say, goals. Park MinYoung’s portfolio doesn’t just consist of one strong character— her roles in “Her Private Life” and most recently, “Love In Contract”, showcased just how determined and fierce she is as an actress.
5. Shin Min Ah
Loveable Shin Min Ah has been in the game for up to a decade, and her acting is still as impactful as ever. From her incredibly heartwarming role in “My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho”, to her tough cookie role in “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha”, it’s evident Shine MinAh captures the audience with her acting. The one feature of hers fans just love to see? Her signature dimples.
6. Lee Sung Kyung
It’s certainly becoming a norm to see actresses and actors transition from modeling to acting in the Korean entertainment industry, and Lee Sung Kyung is no exception to this shift. This, however, didn’t mean she was incapable of captivating the audience. Lee SungKyung may have caught your heart in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim BokJoo”, or in “Dr Romantic”, or in the recent “Sh**ting Stars”, but you would agree that she knows how to become the character. It’s as though she transforms into everything that they are that you sometimes wonder if the real Lee SungKyoung is similar to her character in real life. She makes it that undistinguishable, and that’s a talent for an actress.
7. Seo Yea Ji
If you were one of the K-Drama fans that totally fawned over Seo Yea Ji after her iconic role as Ko MunYeong, you’re far from alone. “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” has already earned itself a spot as one of the top dramas of the decade, and Seo YeaJi’s expert acting played a huge part in that. YeaJi continuously catches fans’ hearts with all her badass roles. As seen on the drama “Lawless Lawyer” and her most recent, “Eve”, YeaJi may just be our top 1 badass actresses in her 30s.
8. Park Eun Bin
Despite being the maknae on this list(she just turned 30 in 2022), Park Eun Bin already has a handful of hit dramas attached to her name. Last two years saw an exceptional side to the Korean actress as she wowed fans with her roles in “The King’s Affection” and “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”. Park EunBin’s diversity in her roles had earned her respect and a loyal fanbase in the K-Drama community. You certainly won’t be able to deny her acting prowess is one beyond her years.