Kim Soo Hyun Leading Ladies: Who Among Kim Ji Won, Seo Ye Ji, Jun Ji Hyun, IU, & Suzy Is the Best?

Kim Soo Hyun is currently one of the most sought-after leading stars in South Korea. Throughout his decades-long career, the heartthrob has starred in several hit dramas and portrayed various amazing characters.

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On top of this, the 36-year-old actor has teamed up with beautiful and talented actresses. Interestingly, all his leading ladies share the same powerful and sassy personality.

From IU to Bae Suzy to Kim Ji Won, and more, here’s a rundown of Kim Soo Hyun’s leading ladies through the years.

Bae Suzy

Dream High Cast and Where They are Right Now
Dream High Cast and Where They are Right Now
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During Kim Soo Hyun’s early years as an actor, he starred in the musical K-drama “Dream High” with Suzy, IU, Ok Taecyeon, Jang Woo Young, and more.

In addition to this, Suzy, who at the time was also starting out in acting, became one of Kim Soo Hyun’s leading ladies.

While Kim Soo Hyun portrayed musical genius Song Sam Dong, the actress played the character of Go Hye Mi, a rich girl who auditioned as an opera singer to pay off her father’s debt.

Interestingly, it was Hye Mi who recruited the country boy Sam Dong to enter Kirin Arts School, a popular institution that produces the country’s top idols.

Following “Dream High,” he was reunited with Suzy after three years in “My Love from the Star” after the actress made a special appearance in the romantasy drama.

Headlined by Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun, the singer-actress appeared in Episode 17, reprising her role in “Dream High” and as one of Kim Soo Hyun’s students.


Dream High Cast and Where They are Right Now
Dream High Cast and Where They are Right Now
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Another top star who teamed up with Kim Soo Hyun was IU.

Like Bae Suzy, he and the singer-actress first worked together in “Dream High,” followed by the rom-com “The Producers” four years later. The duo was joined by Gong Hyo Jin and Cha Tae Hyun.

IU took on the character of Cindy, a top singer who has been in the industry since her teens. Interestingly, her love interest is the stunning young PD, Baek Seung Chan, played by Kim Soo Hyun.

Other than “Dream High” and “The Producers,” Kim Soo Hyun made a brief cameo in IU’s drama “Hotel Del Luna” as Hotel Blue Moon owner in Episode 16.

Jun Ji Hyun

My Love From The Star
Jun Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun

Of course, the list of Kim Soo Hyun leading ladies would not be complete without Jun Ji Hyun!

The duo worked in “My Love From the Star,” where they bagged multiple recognitions, including Daesang for Jun Ji Hyun at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards, while Kim Soo Hyun took home the Most Popular Actor (TV) recognition.

Seo Ye Ji

Seo Ye Ji and Kim Soo Hyun
Seo Ye Ji, Kim Soo Hyun

When Kim Soo Hyun returned to the small screen, he headlined the hit K-drama “It’s Okay Not to Be Okay.”

Viewers loved his on-screen chemistry with Seo Ye Ji, who played as the famous children’s book author Go Moon Young.

As for the actor, he took on the character of handsome caregiver Moon Gang Tae, the younger brother of Moon Sang Tae (Oh Jung Se), the number one fan of Moon Young.

“It’s Okay Not To Be Okay” was a huge success as the gothic-fantasy K-drama received positive responses from global audiences.

Interestingly, Oh Jung Se made a special appearance in Kim Soo Hyun’s current K-drama “Queen of Tears.”

Kim Ji Won

Kim Ji Won, Kim Soo Hyun
‘Queen of Tears’ Presscon | Kim Ji Won, Kim Soo Hyun

Last on the list of Kim Soo Hyun leading ladies is Kim Ji Won.

As the top actor returns to rom-com, his team-up with the 31-year-old beauty delighted viewers. The two currently headline “Queen of Tears.”

Airing on tvN, TVING, and Netflix, viewers witness the gripping love story between the Queen’s Group heiress Hong Hae In (Kim Ji Won) and her husband Baek Hyun Woo (Kim Soo Hyun), a lawyer.

Who among Kim Soo Hyun leading ladies is the best? Tell us your thoughts in the comments!