In Korea, web dramas are popular and that especially among teens. There are three actresses that gained popularity among teens through web dramas and are now popular rising actresses.
Even if they did not appear in many dramas, they managed to become popular by stealing the heart of teens and web drama viewers. The first time they stole the heart of young viewers was in a web drama.
1- Shin YeEun
Shin YeEun debuted in the Playlist Studio web drama "A-Teen" as the lead actress. With the huge popularity of the web drama in Korea, she rapidly rose to fame.
Her next drama was "He Is Psychometric" in 2019 with which more people recognized her good acting skills. In the same year, she solidified her popularity with different awards and MC activities.
2- Ahn SeoHyun
Ahn SeoHyun is a child actress. She did gain a lot of attention for her role in the awarded movie "Okja". However, teens started to like her with her role in the web drama "Sweet Revenge 2" (2018).
In 2019, she also gained more trust with the drama "Haechi". In 2020, Ahn SeoHyun was selected as the lead actress of "School 2020" with Kim YoHan. There are high chance that the actress continues to rise in popularity this year.
3- April's (Lee) NaEun
NaEun is an idol but also an actress. In the drama "A-Teen 2", she gained fame and many people started to be interested in her acting career.
Since then, she became one of the MCs of "Inkigayo" and "Get It Beauty 2020". Many are curious about her next acting project.