8 K-Drama Celebs Who Starred In K-Pop Music Videos Before They Were Super Famous

Featuring Park Min Young, Park Seo Joon, and more!
PHOTO: (LEFT TO RIGHT) HARU HARU/YG ENTERTAINMENT, I REMEMBER/1THEK

If you've been a K-drama fan for a while now, then you're probably already familiar with a couple of Korean actors and actresses who rose to fame after starring in popular and beloved dramas. Avid Hallyu fans will be surprised and amazed to find out that, before they rose to fame for their K-drama acting chops, a handful of today's top actors and actresses had their ~humble beginnings~ as stars in K-pop music videos. Here's a few you may have spotted: 

1. Choi Woo Shik

You might know him from: Fight For My Way (2017), Parasite (2019), The Divine Fury (2019)

He also appeared in: DAY6's "Congratulations" music video (2015)

2. Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin

You might know them from: The Heirs (2013), where they played childhood friends turned rivals

They also appeared together in: Dara's "Kiss" music video (2009)

3. Park Min Young

You might know her from: Healer (2014), What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018), Her Private Life (2019), When The Weather Is Fine (2020)

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She also appeared in: BIGBANG's "Haru Haru" music video (2008)

4. Seo Ye Ji

You might know her from: Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016), Save Me (2017), Lawless Lawyer (2018), It's Okay To Not Be Okay (2020)

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She also appeared in: BIGBANG's "Let's Not Fall In Love" music video (2015)

5. Park Seo Joon

You might know him from: She Was Pretty (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016), What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018), The Divine Fury (2019), Itaewon Class (2020)

He also appeared in: Bang Yong Guk and Yang Yo Seob's "I Remember" music video (2011)

6. Kang Ha Neul

You might know him from: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), When The Camellia Blooms (2019)

He also appeared in: Epik High's "Lost One" music video (2017)

7. Ji Chang Wook

You might know him from: Healer (2014), Suspicious Partner (2017), Backstreet Rookie (2020)

He also appeared in: T-ara's "Cry Cry" (2011) and "Lovey-Dovey" (2012) music videos, Kara's "Runaway" music video (2013)

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8. Lee Sung Kyung

You might know her from: Cheese In The Trap (2015), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016), About Time (2018), Dr. Romantic 2 (2020)

She also appeared in: Simon D and Zion T's "Stay Cool" music video (2011), Kang Seung Yoon's "Wild And Young" music video (2013)

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