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Korean actors who started their career in K-Dramas since they were children

Did you know that some drama stars started out as child actors? This is how we saw them grow up on television

There are actors and actresses who started their careers as children and soon their career would grow with more and more roles and projects, here we have some of them.

There is much we can admire about our favorite Korean actors, many of whom have had to work very hard to shine in front of the cameras. There are those who always dreamed of starring in K-Dramas and others who just came to acting almost by chance.

And it is that the actors of Korean dramas are really professionals, they always embody each character and role in their series in the best way. They are the ones who give a final touch to each production and who also manage to conquer a lot of fans thanks to their skills in front of the cameras.

We have countless actors and actresses who shine in each new Korean series, who have made us loyal fans of K-Dramas. And they have some pretty interesting stories, backgrounds, and experiences that they sometimes share with fans that we really love to hear about.

This time we have here some Korean drama stars who started their careers as child actors, how many years of experience do they already have? We can assure that a lot.

8 Korean actors who started their acting career as child actors

1. Moon Ga Young

Moon Ga Young started her work as an actress in 2006 when she was just 10 years old, her first drama was 'Fallen Angel, Jenny', and we've seen them in a lot of series since then, just like 'Heartstrings', 'The Great Seducer' or 'True Beauty'.

Moon Ga Young then and now | Twitter: @@munkayoungbr

2. Kang Chan Hee

This actor is also an idol, Kang Chan Hee is a member from SF9, but before getting into the world of music, he started his career as a child actor. Chani's first drama was 'Queen Seondeok' in 2009 when he was just 9 years old.

Chani used to be a child actor | Twitter: @SF9_SocialChart

3. Kim Yoo Jung

We've seen Kim Yoo Jung in different dramas such as 'Lovers of the Red Sky', 'One Ordinary Day' or 'Clean with Passion for Now' but her career started back in 2004 when she was just 5 years old. Her first drama was 'Freezing Point'.

Kim Yoo Jung when she was a child vs now | Twitter: @fxctional

4. Yeo Jin Goo

Yeo Jin Goo was 9 years old when he started as an actor in 'I Want to Love', he has had multiple roles in different dramas since he was a child, so it's pretty cool to see him now as a part of the cast for K-Dramas like 'Link: Eat, Love, Kill', 'Start-Up' and 'Hotel del Luna'.

Yeo Jin Goo then vs. now | Twitter: @rosedepivoine

5. Kim So Hyun

Kim So Hyun has been a part of the cast for K-Dramas like 'Love Alarm' or 'The Tale of Nokdu', but her career started when she was just 7 years old since it was in 2006 when she appeared in the drama Drama City - "Ten Minute, Minor"

Kim So Hyun child and now | Twitter: @kdramateacups

6. Park Ji Hoon

When Park Ji Hoon was 8 years old, he had his debut in the drama 'The Stories of One Thousand People', since then he's been appearing in other series like 'At A Distance Spring Is Green' or 'Love Revolution'.

Park Ji Hoon was a child actor | Twitter: @@oclock_529

7. Nam Ji Hyun

In 2004, Nam Ji Hyun debuted as an actress in the drama 'Say You Love Me', she was just 9 years old back then and now we've seen her in series like 'The Witch's Diner', 'Little Women' and 'Suspicious Partner'.

Nam Ji Hyun was a child when she started acting | Twitter: @namjihyun_net

8. Yoo Seung Ho

'Daddy Fish' was the first drama in which we could see Yoo Seung Ho, he was just 7 years old when he started his career as an actor. We've seen him in other dramas such as 'Moonshine' or 'I Am Not A Robot'.

Yoo Seung Ho then and now | Twitter: @moonliebe_

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