South Korean actors and actresses are considered multi-talented stars. Many of them can act, sing, dance, cooking, and speak at least two different languages. Although it’s unusual to hear them speak in different languages, many multi-talented and famous South Korean actors & actresses will impress us with their ability to speak a foreign language.
Check out some Korean actors and actresses who can speak foreign languages
1 Park Bo Gum
Park Bo Gum is one of the famous South Korean actors who surprised us with his ability to speak fluently in English. He can answer questions in English straight away during his fan meeting in several Asian countries. Also, he showed his English skill in his dramas like “Encounter,” “Record of the Youth,” and the TV show “Youth Over Flowers in Africa”.
2 Shin Se Kyung
Actress Shin Se Kyung never showed her English speaking skill until she was on the show Pocha Beyond Borders. Surprisingly, she spoke naturally and fluently in English on the show.
3 Gong Yoo
Gong Yoo is one of the famous Korean actors who can speak English with the incredible pronunciation of American English. He revealed that he was self-taught in English by practicing Q&A by himself, also by reading books.
4 Park Min Young
Another South Korean actress who surprised us with English skills is Park Min Young. She has never shown her proficiency in English in her roles. However, the fact is she had been on a student exchange and can speak English fluently. She even has an English name, which is Rachel.
5 Taecyeon 2PM
Taecyeon is not only a popular Kpop singer, but he is also one of the famous South Korean actors who can speak foreign languages, especially English and Spanish. He moved to the States when he was ten years old. He lived there for seven years. During his stay, he learned English and Spanish. He even wrote a song with Spanish lyrics in it, titled “Traición”. Moreover, he is also fluent in Japanese.
Here are other famous South Korean actors and actresses with their language skills
6 Seo Yea Ji
The charming and famous South Korean actress Seo Yea Ji can speak Spanish fluently. She graduated from the Complutense University of Madrid. She took Journalism as she was planning to become a TV news presenter. Her unique deep voice makes Spanish sound more attractive and sexy.
7 Moon Ga Young
Moon Ga Young was born on July 10, 1996, in Karlsruhe, Germany. She moved back to South Korea with her family at the age of 10. Then, she began her acting career as a child actress in 2006. Although she does not live in Germany, it seems she still actively speaking German in daily life. Moreover, she is also fluent in English.
8 Kim Ji Suk
Actor Kim Ji Suk is another top Korean actors who can speak perfect English naturally. He spent his middle school and high school in England. Next, he continued his studies in German Education at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. He got his secondary teaching certificate in German and English in 2006.
9 Kim Go Eun
Actress Kim Go Eun and her family lived in China when she was young for ten years. She speaks Chinese Mandarin very fluently like a native speaker. Also, she can speak English very well as she joined a language program in LA.
10 Lee Byung Hun
Lee Byung Hun is a top senior actor from South Korea. He is best known for his roles as Storm Shadow in the G.I.JOE films and as Billy Rocks in The Magnificent Seven. Besides being handsome, athletic, and good at acting, he also has an excellent foreign language skill like a native speaker. Apart from speaking English with various accents, he is also fluent in French.
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