Netizens are talking about the top 7 actors in their thirties and their age when they achieved stardom.
On March 19th, a post landed on a trending page of a popular online community after listing the top 7 actors in their thirties and their age when they achieved stardom. From the youngest to the oldest in their Korean age, the list starts with Park Bo Gum and ends with Song Joong Ki.
1. Park Bo Gum, born in 1993, became a top actor without dispute after two consecutive successes in drama series back in 2015 and 2016 with 'Reply 1988' and 'Love in the Moonlight'. He was 23 and 24 years old, respectively.
2. Lee Jong Suk, born in 1989, also reached fame after two successful drama series in 2012 and 2013 with 'School 2013' and 'I Hear Your Voice'. He was 24 and 25, respectively.
3. Park Seo Joon, born in 1988, became popular after two mega-hit rom-com series. He was 28 when he was in 'She Was Pretty' (2015) and 30 when he was in 'Fight for My Way'(2017).
4. Kim Soo Hyun, also born in 1988, rose to stardom after the mega-hit drama series 'Dream High' (2011) and 'The Moon Embracing the Sun' (2012). He was 24 and 25, respectively.
5. Lee Min Ho, born in 1987, made his name after 'Boys Over Flowers' in 2009. He was 23 years old back then.
6. Yoo Ah In, born in 1986, became nationally popular after 'Sungkyunkwan Scandal' in 2010 and 'Punch' in 2011. He was 25 and 26 years old then, respectively.
7. Song Joong Ki, born in 1985, also became widely well-known after 'Sungkyunkwan Scandal' in 2010 when he was 26 years old. He achieved another massive success with 'The Innocent Man' in 2012 when he was 28 years old.
Netizens shared their reactions in the comments saying: "I literally watched all the dramas mentioned on this list lol"
"I'm so shocked learning Park Bo Gum is 30. I always thought he looked 23"
"I'm more surprised they are still top actors after being successful at a young age. I don't think there are other successful actors like them in their twenties nowadays."
"I feel like mid-twenties is the crucial turning point in actors' careers"
"I didn't realize they were that young when they starred in those shows."