Among Korean actors, some are tall and some are just way taller than the average height (based on Korean standard). As a result of new models turned actors and rookie actors are the discovery of taller korean actors every year.
This list is composed of actors of over 187cm. They are known for their model-like stature and sometimes have huge height difference with actresses in their projects.
With that being said, here are the list of 9 tallest Korean actors
Yoon Kyun Sang – 191cm
Yoon Kyun Sang is the tallest Korean actor with his 191cm (based on official height data).Meanwhile, the actor showcased impressive acting skills in dramas of several genres.
Some of his dramas were Pinocchio (2014), Six Flying Dragons (2015–2016), The Doctors (2016), The Rebel (2017), Oh, the Mysterious (2018), Clean with Passion for Now (2018) and Class of Lies (2019).
SF9’s Rowoon – 190.5 cm
Rowoon is a member of boy group SF9 and is also a rising actor. His hit drama “Extraordinary You” rose him to fame. Meanwhile, these days Rowoon is busy with modeling activities like fashion week runway and magazine pictorials.
Meanwhile, some of his dramas were Click Your Heart (2016), School 2017 (2017),Modulove (2018), About Time (2018) and Where Stars Land (2018).
Rowoon’s real name is actually Kim Seok Woo. He was given this name by his grandfather, due to the meaning his name has: “Seok” means “tin”, and “Woo” means “to help”.
His grandfather gave him this name with hope that Rowoon would be someone that would help the world. How sweet!
Lee Kwang Soo – 190cm
Lee Kwang Soo who is famous for being a regular cast of TV show “Running Man” is also one of the tallest Korean actors with the height of 190 cm.
He also starred in several dramas like It’s OK, That’s Love and Confession( 2014) ,Collective Invention (2015), The Sound Of Your Heart (2016) and Live (2018).
Lee Ki Woo – 190 cm
Lee Ki Woo is an actor best known for his drama roles in The Classic (2003), Tale of Cinema (2005), A Love to Kill (2005), and Flower Boy Ramyun Shop (2011).
He also starred in dramas Cool Guys, Hot Ramen (2011), Miss Korea (2013), The Doctors (2016) and 18 again (2020).
If you’ve seen him on Running Man, you’d have thought he’s dumb.
But he actually studied in Dong-ah Broadcasting college and holds a degree, and not just any degree, but a degree in journalism.
Lee Tae Hwan – 188 cm
Lee Tae Hwan is a model and actor.
He acted in dramas such as Pride and Prejudice (2014), W (2016), My Golden Life (2017), What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018), Farming Academy (2019) and Touch (2020).
He attended Sungkyunkwan University, majoring in Acting. He enjoys working out and listening to music.
It is said that he had a rivalry with Seo Kang Joon. He was a member of the group 5urprise that debuted under Fantagio.
Koo Ja Sung – 188 cm
Koo Ja Sung is a model and a rising actor.
He previously acted in the dramas The Blue Sea (2017) Misty (2018) and The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019).
Kim Woo Bin – 188 cm
Hallyu star Kim Woo Bin is 188 cm tall. Fans are well aware of his height as he began his career as a runway model.
Some of his dramas roles are A Gentleman’s Dignity (2012), School 2013 (2012-2013), The Heirs (2013), Friend: The Great Legacy (2013), The Con Artists (2014) and Twenty (2015).
Kim Woo Bin originally debuted with the name Kim Hyun Joong, but he changed his stage name to Kim Woo Bin at the end of 2011 before filming “Vampire Idol,” probably to avoid being confused with the other famous Kim Hyun Joong of “Playful Kiss” and “Inspiring Generation.”
Kang Hui – 188 cm
Kang Hui is a new face. He is a rookie actor part of YG KPLUS.
Some of his dramas are Thumping Spike (2016), The Rebel (2017), Familliar Wife (2018) and Ending Again (2020).
Kang Hui also known as Kang Hee is a YG actor born in 1991.
He is also a model under YG KPLUS. He is 188cm tall. He made his acting debut with the Korean-Chinese web drama ‘Thumping Spike’ in 2016.
Lee Jung Shin – 188 cm
Lee Jung Shin is the bassist of CNBLUE but he is also an actor.
He previously acted in dramas such as Cinderella with Four Knights (2016), My Sassy Girl (2017) and My First Love of the same year.
He was born in Ilsan, Seoul, South Korea. He was very short growing up, but during high school, he grew 10 cm every year. He sends his parents messages daily. He and his mother are very close, she even monitors his work and knows all of his activities.