The future of Korea’s entertainment industry is beaming with so much pride and merit because of the talented child actors and actresses in this generation.
At a young age, they proved to the world their wide-spectrum acting ability in every character they are trying to portray. And aside from that, they have an undeniable charm that greatly catches the viewers’ attention.
To know who are these cuties, here are the 15 child actors and actresses that made us feel the gigil sa kacute-an vibe while watching their respective shows:
1. Seo Woo Jin
Fans were also surprised as he recently appeared in Netflix’s original series The King: Eternal Monarch.
He is adored by many because of his cheerful personality, undeniable charm, and great acting skills that captured everyone’s heart.
Moreover, he started his career at 8 months on MBC’s 2016 drama My Little Baby. His other drama appearances are Go Back Couple (2017), Gangnam Scandal (2019), Save Me 2 (2019), The Light in Your Eyes (2019), Love With Flaws (2019), and VIP (2019).
2. Kwon Eun Sung
Kwon Eun Sung is an adorable 6-year old child actor. He was born on December 13, 2014.
Just like the others, he has numerous appearances in the well-known dramas namely Pil Mooryeob (2019), Kkondae Intern (2020), Memorist (2020), Find Me in Your Memory (2020), Hi Bye Mama (2020), and When the Camellia Blooms (2020).
3. Kim Jun
Kim Jun is a 7-year old South Korean child actor who recently starred in the second installment of Wise Life series Hospital Playlist.
He received high-praised from the viewers because of his great portrayal in Woo Joo’s (Uju) character, Lee Ikjun son.
Moreover, with his undying cuteness, the fans are looking forward for his appearance on the second season of the said drama.
Kim Jun currently has two drama appearances. He once appeared in the mystery-thriller drama Save Me 2 (2019).
4. Jung Si Yul
Jung Si Yul, 7, was born on September 21, 2013. He is known as the young unbreakable sword as he recently appeared in The King: Eternal Monarch playing the character of young Jo Yeong (Woo Do Hwan).
He also starred in the 2019 movie The King’s Letters. His other drama appearances are: Hospital Playlist (2020), Miss Lee (2019), VIP (2019), Her Private Life (2019), The Last Empress (2019), Big Forest (2018), The Time (2018), Still 17 (2018), Secret Mother (2018), and Enemies from the Past (2018).
5. Jeong Hyun Jun
Child star Jeong Hyun Jun was born on November 8, 2011. He started his modeling career in 2015, then opportunities came rushing to him.
He is internationally known as Park Da Song in the 2019 movie Parasite, which he received a Gold Derby Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Moreover, he recently catches fans’ attention as he appeared in The King: Eternal Monarch as the young Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho).
Jeong Hyun Jun other drama appearances are: Dr. Romantic 2 (2020), Vagabond (2019), At Eighteen (2019), Nokdu Flower (2019), Waves, Waves (2018), Queen For Seven Days (2017), and You Are Too Much (2017).
6. Seol Woo Hyung
South Korean child star Seol Woo Hyung was born on March 14, 2011. He already appeared in various dramas showcasing his great ability in the field of acting.
He recently appeared in the 2020 drama The King: Eternal Monarch playing the role of Jo Eun Woo, one of Eun Sup’s twin sibling.
Movie/s: The Pension (2018)
Drama Series: The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Be Melodramatic (2019), Matrimonial Chaos (2018), The Player (2018), Mr. Sunshine (2018), Your House Helper (2018), Queen For Seven Days (2017), Super Family (2017), The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop (2017), Sweet Stranger and Me (2016), Jealousy Incarnate (2016), Lucky Romance (2016), A Daughter Just Like You (2015), The King’s Face (2015), A New Leaf (2014), Empress Ki (2014), and The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-Hyang (2014).
7. Kim Kang Hoon
Kim Kang Hoon was born on June 7, 2009 and started his acting career at the age of five. He is recently known as Kang Pilgu, son of Dongbaek (Gong Hyo Jin) in the 2019 drama When the Camellia Blooms.
He was nominated for Best New Actor in TV on the 56th Baeksang Arts Award and won the Best Youth Actor because of his role in When the Camellia Blooms.
Movies: Metamorphosis (2019), Exit (2019), Cheese in the Trap (2018), Lucid Dream (2017), and Because I Love You (2017).
Drama Series: Kingdom Season 2 (2020), The Game: Towards Zero (2020), My Country: The New Age (2019), When the Camellia Blooms (2019), Hotel Del Luna (2019), Romance is a Bonus Book (2019), Clean With Passion For Now (2019), Children of Nobody (2019), Mr. Sunshine (2018), A Person You May Know (2017), Oh, The Mysterious (2018), Criminal Minds (2017), Bad Thief, Good Thief (2017), Good Manager (2017), Listen To Love (2016), Come Back Mister (2016), and Pride and Prejudice (2015).
8. Moon Woo Jin
Moon Woo Jin is one of the most popular child actor in South Korea. He was born on February 19, 2009 and debuted in 2016 MBC’s Person Who Gives Happiness.
Since his acting career started, he already portrayed more than 20 characters and still making a name in the industry. He became the younger version of the prominent actors such as Park Seo Joon (What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim), Cha Eun Woo (My ID is a Gangnam Beauty), and Seo Kang Joon (Watcher).
Moreover, he recently appeared in The King: Eternal Monarch as the young Kang Hyun Min, and this coming June 20, we will anticipate his appearance in the new drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay as he plays the character of young Moon Kang Tae (Kim Soo Hyun).
Drama Series: Once Again (2020), My Country: The New Age (2019), Vagabond (2019), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Watcher (2019), Kill It (2019), The Fiery Priest (2019), Kangnam Scandal (2019), The Beauty Inside (2018), My ID is a Gangnam Beauty (2018), Life on Mars (2018), What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018), About Time (2018), Come and Hug Me (2018), My Contracted Husband (2018), Oh, The Mysterious (2018), Man Who Sets the Table (2018), Live Up To Your Name (2017), The King in Love (2017), Bad Thief, Good Thief (2017), and Unknown Woman (2017).
9. Kim Ye Joon
Kim Ye Joon was born on April 28, 2007. He is popular in his recent drama Arthdal Chronicles as he plays the character of young Eun Sum (Song Joong Ki).
Movies: A Day (2017), One Day (2017), The Magician (2015), The Tiger (2015), and The Chosen: Forbidden Cave (2015).
Drama Series: Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Secret Mother (2018), Oh, The Mysterious (2018), Mad Dog (2017), Suspicious (2017), Circle: Two Worlds Connected (2017), Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People (2017), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016), Wanted (2016), Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014), and Mr Baek (2014).
10. Kim Si Woo
Child actress Kim Si Woo was born on April 14, 2014. She recently appeared in the 2020 drama The King: Eternal Monarch playing the role of young Tae Eul (Kim Go Eun).
Even if she only has a short appearance in the said drama, she catches the audience attention through her admirable and charming looks.
Drama Series: The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), A Place in the Sun (2019), and I Am The Mother Too (2018).
11. Seo Yi Soo
Seo Yi Soo was born on April 9, 2013. She recently appeared in the 2019 drama When the Camellia Blooms as the young Dongbaek (Gong Hyo Jin).
Other drama appearances: Mooryeob (2019), Hotel Del Luna (2019), Big Issue (2019), Children of Nobody (2019), Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (2018), The Beauty Inside (2018), The Ghost Detective (2018), I Am The Mother Too (2018), Secret Mother (2018), Love Returns (2018), and The Secret of My Love (2018).
12. Jung Ye Na
Jung Ye Na is an 8-year old South Korean actress born in 2012. Her first drama role is the character of Jo Eun Bi, one of Eun Sup’s twin sibling in the The King: Eternal Monarch.
Even if it is her first role, Jung Ye Na shows excellency in the field of acting. The fans find her adorable together with her twin brother in the drama, as she easily distinguish the difference between Yeong and Eun Sup.
13. Kim Ji Yu
The adorable Kim Ji Yu was born on September 26, 2012. She is best known in her character in What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim as the young Mi So (Park Min Young).
Drama Series: Kangnam Scandal (2019), What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018), Duel (2017), and Person Who Gives Happiness (2017).
14. Kim Bo Min
South Korean child actress Kim Bo Min was born on October 1, 2010. She recently starred in The King: Eternal Monarch portraying a mysterious male character named Yoyo Boy.
She has an older sister named Kim Shi Ah (Sia) who also took the same career path as hers.
Movies: Birthday (2019), Unfinished (2018), Miss Baek (2018), and The Negotiation (2018).
Drama Series: The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Chocolate (2020), The Bride of Habaek (2017), Ms. Perfect (2017), and The Promise (2016).
15. Kim Shi Ah
Kim Shi Ah was born on May 6, 2008. Same with her younger sister Kim Bo Min, they are both in the entertainment industry showcasing their great acting skills.
She was awarded Best Actress at the Egyptian Film Festival for her portrayal of Ji Eun’s character in 2018 drama Miss Baek.
Movies: The Closet (2020), Ashfall (2019), The House of Us (2019), and Miss Baek (2018).
Drama Series: Perfume (2019)
The cuteness are really overload with these cuties making us smile without any valid reason.
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