“They’ve grown up”…Child actors with promising future
Let’s take a look at popular child actors whose future we can look forward to.
Oh Ji Yul is one of the hottest child actors these days. Oh Ji Yul is drawing attention by appearing as Ha Ye Sol, Park Yeon Jin (Lim Ji Yeon)’s daughter, in Netflix’s original series “The Glory”.
Oh Ji Yul, who started working as a kid model at the age of 9 months in 2015, began her acting career by playing Kim Soon Yi in the movie “Space Sweepers” (2021). After that, she left a deep impression on the public by playing Park Eun Bin’s child counterpart in ENA’s drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”, Ha Ye Sol in Netflix’s “The Glory” and Son Na Eun’s child counterpart in JTBC’s “Agency”.
Actor Kim Min Seo is also one of the promising child actors. Kim Min Seo, who was born in 2009 and is 15 years old this year, began her acting career in earnest by playing Moon So Ri’s child counterpart in the movie “Maggie” and appearing in tvN’s “Hospital Playlist”.
Afterwards, she showed stable acting skills through various works such as KBS2’s “Young Lady and Gentleman”, MBC’s “My Wonderful Life”, tvN’s “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha”, ENA’s “Never Give Up” and KBS2’s “Café Minamdang”.
Kim Kang Hoon is currently one of the most outstanding child actors. Kim Kang Hoon, who made his debut in 2013 with MBC1’s program “Mom and Dad from Today”, celebrated his 10th debut anniversary at the age of 15. After making his face known to the public through MBC’s “ Pride and Prejudice” in 2014, Kim Kang Hoon has acted the childhood of many top stars, such as Nam Goong Min, Park Hae Jin, Lee Byung Hun, etc.
In particular, he received huge love from viewers for his portrayal of Kang Pil Goo, the son of Dong Baek (Gong Hyo Jin) in the hit drama “When the Camellia Blooms” (2019). Thanks to his solid and emotional acting, Kim Kang Hoon gained recognition and has won numerous awards for his acting skills, such as Best Young Actor at the 2019 KBS Drama Awards.
In addition, his performance as a psychopath in tvN’s “Mouse” thrilled many drama fans, and synchronization with actor Song Joong Ki in JTBC’s “Reborn Rich” also left a great impression. Therefore, expectations are high for his future projects as an actor with 10 years of experience.
Seo Woo Jin is another promising child actor. Born in 2015, he started his acting career in 2017 through KBS2’s “Confession Couple” and later appeared in various works, such as “Hi Bye, Mama!”, “Young Lady and Gentleman”, “Save Me 2”, “The Light in Your Eyes”, “VIP”, etc. Especially, Seo Woo Jin made headlines by showing off his doll-like appearance when playing the role of a baby girl in “Hi Bye, Mama!” and even imprinted his presence with the nickname “Kim Tae Hee’s daughter”.
Last year, Seo Woo Jin was very active as he met viewers through “Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 3”, “A Model Family”, and “Under the Queen’s Umbrella”. Although he’s only 9 years old, his acting career is already comparable to many ‘popular’ adult actors. That’s why many drama viewers are looking forward to his growth in the future.