Top Female CEOs in Korean Dramas

In most Korean dramas we see a male-dominating CEO who falls in love with a not-so-rich girl, but there are few Korean dramas where we see a boss lady with a strong aura, and they have a strong presence in the viewer’s mind. Here we have listed down some of the top female CEOs in Korean Dramas.

Episodes: 16

Cast: Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won, Park Sung Hoon, Kwak Dong Yeon, Lee Joo Bin

Baek Hyun Woo (Kim Soo Hyun) is the husband of Hae In (Kim Ji Won) and he works as a legal director of Queens Group. He is from Yongdu ri and graduated from Seoul National University. Hong Hae In is the CEO of Queens Department Store. She is a third-generation chaebol. It is a love story of an ordinary man who falls in love with a chaebol heiress. Hong Hae In is one of the top female CEOs in Korean Dramas.

Jang Ma Wol “Hotel Del Luna”

Episodes: 16

Cast: IU, Yeo Jin Goo

Jang Man Wol (IU) is the CEO of a unique hotel called Del Luna which offers its services only to ghosts. Man Wol has been stuck in time for centuries. She is alive but doesn’t age or die. Goo Chan Sung (Yeo Jin Goo) is a handsome young hotelier. Man Wol asks Chan Sung to become a manager at her hotel. At first, he refused to come, but Man Wol created such circumstances that he had to come. Jang Ma Wol is one of the top female CEOs in Korean Dramas.

Hong Cha Young “Vincenzo“

Episodes: 20

Cast: Song Joong Ki, Jeon Yeo Bin, Ok Taec Yeon

An Italian family adopted Park Joo Hyung (Song Joong Ki) at the age of 8, and after that, his name was Vincenzo Cassano. He is a consigliere and works for the Mafia. But after his adopted father’s death, he went back to South Korea for a mission. He meets Lawyer Hong Cha Young (Jeon Yeo Bin) who can do anything to win a case. After her father’s death, she started looking at her father’s firm Jipuragi Law Firm.

Episodes: 16

Cast: Kim Yoo Jung, Song Kang

Do Hee is a heiress of Chaebol adopted by a lady (Mrs. Ju) who mistakenly killed her parents in an accident. Everyone hates her in that family except Mrs. Ju, she knows this and before dying she gives her property to Do Her. She is the CEO of Mirae F&B. On the other hand, the demon Jung Koo lives his life on his terms but one day his powers get transferred to Do Hee so they both make a contract of fake marriage but fall in love for real.

Episode: 16

Cast: Son Ye Jin, Hyun Bin, Kim Jung Hyun, Seo Ji Hye

Ri Jeong Hyeok (Hyun Bin) is a North Korean army officer captain and Yoon Se Ri (Son Ye Jin) is a South Korean businesswoman. She is the CEO of her cosmetic and fashion company. One day, while Paragliding Se Ri gets caught in an accident and lands in North Korea, she meets Captain Ri and his company’s five officers there. They try to protect her from other North Korean officers. 

Cha Soo Hyun “Encounter”

Episodes: 16

Cast: Song Hye Kyo, Park Bo Gum, Jang Seung Jo, Kwak Sun Young, Kim Joo Hun, P.O

Kim Jin Hyeok (Park Bo Gum) is a man in his 20s who saved his money and took a trip to Cuba. While taking random pictures, he clicked a photograph of Cha Soo Hyun (Song Hye Kyo), who is in her 30s. She is the daughter of a rich family, and her life is chaotic. She is the CEO of Hotel Chain. Soo Hyun found out that her husband had multiple affairs, so she decided to divorce him. While wandering on a beach, Cha Soo Hyun gets into a situation, and Kim Jin-Hyeok helps her.

Seo Dan Ah “Run On”

Episodes: 16

Cast: Im Si Wan, Shin Se Kyung, Choi Soo Young, Kang Tae Oh

Ki Seon Gyeom (Im Si Wan) was a popular sprinter but quit the sport for some reasons. Oh Mi Joo (Shin Soo Young) is a movie subtitle translator. Lee Young Hwa (Kang Tae Oh) is a university student majoring in art. Seo Dan Ah (Choi Soo Young) is the CEO of the sports agency “Dann Agency”.

Seo Dal Mi “Start-Up”

Genre: Youth, Business, Comedy, Romance

Cast: Bae Suzy, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Sun Ho, Kang Han Na

Nam Do San (Nam Joo Hyuk) was a genius kid who was the youngest person to win the Math Olympiad and the founder of Samsan Tech. He is so good at coding. Seo Dal Mi (Bae Suzy) school drops out and does various part-time jobs to help her grandmother. Han Ji Pyeong (Kim Seon Ho) is a venture capitalist with a sharp tongue. He is very confident with his decisions and seems rude, but soft inside. She is the CEO of a tech start-up company Samsan Tech.

Park Gyu Young “Dali and Cocky Prince”

Episodes: 16

Cast: Kim Min-Jae, Park Gyu-Young, Kwon Yool, Hwang Hee

Jin Moo Hak (Kim Min Jae) is the second son of the family. His family runs the global restaurant franchise firm Dondon F&B. Meanwhile, Kim Da Li (Park Gyu Young) is a researcher at the art gallery and belongs to a prestigious family. She is the CEO of the Cheong Song Art Museum

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