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If you have been watching K-Dramas recently, you would know who are the currently hot rising stars including Song Kang, Lee JaeWook, Lee DoHyun, Kim YoungDae, Hwang InYeop, etc. These popular actors all got cast as leads and have gained a lot of fans with their good acting skills. They are often mentioned as the hot rising stars.

Not everyone has the same successful path (yet). There are some actors who are also rising at their own path and have much potential to be the next hot rising star. Here are 9 of them.

Note: actresses and acting-dol were not included in this list.

 

1. Kim DoWan

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Kim DoWan is talented in acting for sure. He started to gain some spotlight with a supporting role in "At Eighteen" but this is with the popular "Start-Up" that he really caught the attention of much more viewers. The actor has all the talents needed to be a popular actor.

He is acting in the upcoming fantasy romance "My Roommate Is A Gumiho" based on webtoon with Jang KiYong and HyeRi.

Born in: 1995

Instagram: Kim DoWan's Instagram

 

2. Bae HyunSung

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Bae HyunSung caught the attention of viewers of the web drama “Love Playlist” popular in Korea. After that, he got cast in supporting roles in the popular dramas "Extraordinary You” and "Hospital Playlist". The actor has all the potential needed to be the next hot rising star.

He is acting in the upcoming drama "Dear.M" which was postponed due to the lead actress Park HyeSu's school violence rumors.

Born in: 1999

Instagram: Bae HyunSung's Instagram

 

3. RyeoUn

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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RyeoUn is slowly gaining more and more interest from K-Dramas viewers. The actor acted in the popular web dramas "The World Of My 17" and "In Seoul". You might recognize him also from "Doctor Prisoner" and "18 Again". He would gain more recognition for his acting skills with more major roles.

Born in: 1998

Instagram: RyeoUn's Instagram

 

4. Ki DoHoon

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Ki DoHoon was first noticed with his mysterious and tall (186cm) character in "Arthdal Chronicles". He was later cast in "Catch The Ghost" and "Once Again" with supporting roles where he gained more attention from the public. The SM entertainment actor is gaining a fanbase little by little.

He recently appeared in the season 2 of "Love Alarm" with a minor role and will appear in the upcoming web drama "Writing Your Destiny" as the lead actor.

Born in: 1995

Instagram: Ki DoHoon's Instagram

 

5. Bae InHyuk

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Bae InHyuk first caught the eyes of the public with the lead role in the web drama "XX" and later in the web drama "Kiss Goblin". His soft voices and dimples are one of his charms.

He is acting in the upcoming fantasy romance "My Roommate Is A Gumiho" based on webtoon with Jang KiYong and HyeRi and also in the upcoming campus romance drama "Blue Spring From A Distance" along with Park JiHoon and Kang MinAh.

Born in: 1998

Instagram: Bae InHyuk's Instagram

 

6. Kim SungCheol

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Kim SungCheol's skills in acting cannot be ignored by K-Drama viewers. He has acted in plenty of dramas including "Arthdal Chronicles", "Do You Like Brahms?", "Sweet Home", etc but started recently to gain popularity.

His special appearance in "Vincenzo" with Song JoongKi was very popular among fans of the drama. 

Born in: 1991

Instagram: Kim SungCheol's Instagram

 

7. Jung GunJoo

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Jung GunJoo appeared in a lot of web dramas before appearing in the popular drama  “Extraordinary You”. This is with this drama that he gained popularity. He was later cast as one of the lead male actors in "Oh My Baby". Jung GunJoo has all the potential needed to become the next hot rising star if he is given a good opportunity.

The actor made a special appearance in the popular drama "True Beauty". He is appearing in the upcoming drama "Monthly House" with Kim JiSeok and Jung SoMin.

Born in: 1995

Instagram: Jung GunJoo's Instagram

 

8. Nam YoonSoo

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Nam YoonSoo (186cm) is a model-turn-actor who started to act in web dramas and music videos. He gained popularity with Netflix "Extracurricular" following it he acted in "Birthcare Center" and "Live Your Strength" with Suzy. He might become one of the hottest actors.

He is currently appearing in "Beyond Evil" and is the MC at "M COUNTDOWN".

Born in: 1997

Instagram: Nam YoonSoo's Instagram

 

9. Na InWoo

 9 Actors Who Might Be The Next Hot Rising Stars

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Model-turned-actor Na InWoo started to gain the spotlight with the popular drama "Mr. Queen" which had the fifth-best ever ratings of tvN where he had a supporting role. Lately, he also made the news by taking over Ji Soo's role in the running drama "River Where The Moon Rises". He received praises for his good acting too. Na InWoo has much potential!

The actor is acting in the upcoming campus romance drama "Blue Spring From A Distance" along with Park JiHoon and Kang MinAh. He will also act with VICTON's SeJun and Kim SoHye in the movie "Her Bucket List".

Born in: 1994

Instagram: Na InWoo's Instagram

 

Let us know in the comment who you think is going to be the next hot rising star!

 

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