While the Korean entertainment industry sees a new face every now and then, the fact is, it’s not easy to get a foot into the industry, especially in acting. Which is why making a detour or taking up another career that can get you into the entertainment arena is one of the strategies most companies employ for their artists.
You might be familiar with the idol-turned-actor trend, which has seen success stories in JYJ’s Park Yoochun, EXO’s D.O (Do Kyungsoo) and Big Bang’s T.O.P, but there’s also another trend that has been around for a long time that you might not have been aware of – model-turned-actor.
These six Korean actors, at one point of time, were models for runways and ad campaigns.
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