The world of fashion is increasingly global. In fact, those that were beauty standards in a certain place or area of the planet have now become universally recognized. And this also applies to top models , with increasingly diversified and heterogeneous features. It is in this period that Korean models also experience a moment of glory, chosen by world-famous stylists for the launch of new collections or to pose for Western brands. The latest example is reported by the successful Netflix series “Squid Game”, which launched the Korean Ho-Yeon Jung , who recently signed an important contract with Louis Vuitton as an ambassador , into the Olympus of the most famous top models in the world . of the brand.
The first famous Korean model we are talking about is Ho-Yeon Jung, who was born in Seoul on June 23, 1994. The girl started posing at the age of only 16, first locally and then being chosen by the older ones brands to the world. Her professional fortune and having participated as an actress in the TV series Squid Game , which projected her on the big stage and made her known to the whole world. From here she was chosen by Louis Vuitton as ambassador (but it was not the first time with the French brand) and became the most followed Korean top model on social media, with a scary following: 23.5 million followers only on Instagram !
Lee Sung-kyung is another established Korean model , who started her career in 2008 and hasn’t stopped since. The girl, born in Goyang on August 10, 1990, over the years has also participated as an actress in fictional films and films, which have earned her 13 million followers on Instagram!
Irene Kim is an American supermodel but of clear Korean origins. In fact, she was born in the US state of Iowa on November 6, 1987 from Korean parents. She began her career as a model and fashion blogger in the USA, which led her to success with the nickname @Ireneisgood.
Today she parades for the most important brands and has become a Chanel brand ambassador. She is also very popular on social media with over 2 million followers on Instagram.
Jun Ji-hyun was born on October 30, 1981 and first became famous as a model in 1997, later participating in some mobile phone advertisements, and then appearing in Elle magazine. She later embarks on a career as an actress (she attended school of theater and filmography), taking part in several films and sitcoms. One of these propelled her to success: we are talking about Yeopgijeog-in geunyeo (2001), one of the most successful Korean comedies of all time. She is also known as Gianna Jun.
Soo Joo Park
Soo Joo Park is one of the most successful Korean models of the moment. She was born on March 26, 1986 in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, today she is an internationally renowned model and DJ. She was the first Asian-American woman to be an ambassador for the L’Oreal brand. She and she also known for her Chanel campaigns. The most interesting feature of Soo Joo Park is her gold colored hair , which made her famous among her insiders.
We conclude our roundup of Korean supermodels with Kang Seung-Hyun commonly known as Hyoni Kang. Born in Seoul on September 22, 1987, she was the first Korean model in history to win the Ford Top Model of the World in 2008. This award, won at just 19, launched her on the international fashion scene and that’s how she is also became a presenter and stylist, designing clothes that adapt very well to the female body. She is also very popular on social media, in particular on Instagram.