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Korean actors who were models before they debuted in acting

Did you know that there are many drama actors who modeled on big fashion catwalks before debuting on TV?

Lots of actors worked as models before debuting in some drama or movie, here are some of them who dabbled in fashion before acting.

In the world of Korean entertainment we can find various cases, there are actors who have dreamed of being since they were children and prepared extensively to finally debut on television or film and shine in front of the cameras with all their skills and what they learned while specializing.

But we can also find cases of people who did not exactly think of being actors or actresses, but finally the cameras and spotlights focused on them only to discover that they had a wide talent for acting and soon became the favorites of many fans both in Korea as all over the world.

This is why it is very interesting to know the story of many of our favorite Korean actors, they always have some adventures to tell and that their followers love. Their past reveals a little more about their path and how they were perhaps destined to stand out on television or in the movies.

Did you know that a lot of actors started their careers on fashion catwalks? Some K-Drama celebrities were models before debuting in a series. Here we tell you who some of them are.

6 K-Drama actors who started out as models before acting

1. Lee Jong Suk

Lee Jong Suk first debuted in 2010 with the drama 'Prosecutor Princess', but before he got into acting, he was a top model, in 2005 he took to the catwalks for the first time as one of the youngest models.

Lee Jong Suk used to be a model | Twitter: @theseoulstory

2. Hwang In Yeop

In dramas like 'True Beauty' and '18 again' we have been able to enjoy everything about Hwang In Yeop, but he didn't even study to be an actor, rather his path was in fashion and he worked as a model, but his real dream was to act, so that the catwalks gave him enough confidence to make his goal a reality.

Hwang In Yeop was a model | Twitter: @simrihagja

3. Lee Min Ho

Before becoming one of the most popular and acclaimed actors in Korea, Lee Min Ho worked as a test model, not exactly on the catwalks, but he tested the cameras for commercials before the real actor in the ad got in front of them. . OMG good thing he never gave up and became a fan favorite.

Lee Min Ho has a career as model too | Twitter: @battinsonzkdlin

4. Nam Joo Hyuk

A year before debuting as an actor, Nam Joo Hyuk became a model, he took to the catwalks in such an incredible way, but in 2014 he participated in his first drama and after 'The Mermaid' he did not detach himself from acting anymore.

Nam Joo Hyuk used to be a model before acting | Twitter: @theseoulstory

5. Kim Woo Bin

In 2009 Kim Woo Bin hit the catwalks and worked as a model for a couple of years before debuting in 'White Christmas' as an actor in 2011. Since then he has been able to run both careers side by side.

Kim Woo Bin started out as a model | Twitter: @kimwoobinmy

6. Ahn Jae Hyun

Ahn Jae Hyun debuted in 2013 as an actor in the drama 'My Love From the Stars', but this happened 4 years after he started his work as a model, in 2009 he took the catwalks for the first time.

Ahn Jae Hyun was a model before becoming an actor | Twitter: @MANOWVIP

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