In Korea, the military service is mandatory for two years. For an actor, going to the army means not being able to work for two years, and that is long.
However, if they return well, they can make their name and change their image for the best. Also, this could remove obstacles in their future endeavor. Many famous actors are known to have returned such as Yoo SeungHo, Park SeoJoon, etc. Many are also currently in service too.
Here is a list of rising actors that have finished their military service.
1- Jung HaeIn
Jung HaeIn served at the very beginning of his twenties. He was dreaming to become an actor and said to have lost 12kg there.
2- Kim JungHyun
Kim JungHyun starred in popular dramas such as “School 2017” (2017) and “Welcome to Waikiki” (2018). Born in 1990, he finished his military service prior to his acting debut in 2015.
3- Jang DongYoon
Jang DongYoon acted in the famous drama “School 2017” (2017) and is currently in “A Poem a Day” (2018). He finished his military before starting his acting career. He previously never thought of becoming an actor.
4- Koo JaSung
Rookie actor and model Koo JaSung acted in “Misty” (2018). After finishing his service, he thought of becoming an actor.
5 -Sung Hoon
Sung Hoon acted in “My Secret Romance” (2017) as the handsome male lead. He has decided to enter the army after 14 years of swimming.