7 Celebrities Who Started Out As Models For Online Shopping Malls

While most actors and singers started off their careers through auditions, there are also celebrities that are street-cast by agencies or introduced to agencies by their friends.

A good number of these celebrities actually started out their career as models for online shopping malls, which are very popular in Korea.

Kim Sejeong

The gugudan member is currently working on “School 2017,” in which she plays the lead role. “School 2017” will begin airing on July 17 at 10 p.m. KST. Plus, Kim Sejeong recently talked about why it was so satisfying to film at the school she used to attend for “School 2017.”


Earlier this month, Suzy and her co-star Lee Jong Suk wrapped filming for their upcoming SBS drama “While You Were Asleep” (tentative title). Their drama is set to air after “Into the New World” (tentative title), which is the follow up to “Suspicious Partner.”

Yoon Shi Yoon

Yoon Shi Yoon is currently starring in “Greatest One-Shot,” which is a variety drama produced by Cha Tae Hyun and former “2 Days & 1 Night” PD Yoo Ho Jin. The drama has been receiving a significant amount of attention for its clever plot and surprising narrative twists.

Kim Go Eun

Actress Kim Go Eun is currently in talks to join Park Jung Min for a new film called “Byeon Mountain,” which tells the story of an aspiring who returns home after tragedy strikes within his family.

Jung Joon Young

Jung Joon Young has been busy with variety programs like “2 Days & 1 Night” as well as music: the artist will be releasing an OST for the upcoming MBC historical drama “The King Loves.”

Ha Yeon Soo

Actress Ha Yeon Soo rose to fame through various projects such as dramas like “Monstar” and “Drinking Solo” as well through appearances in MVs like BIGBANG’s “Let’s Not Fall in Love.”

Goo Hara

Goo Hara – along with Park Seo Joon, Lee Hyun Woo, Lee Ji Hoon, and more – recently moved over to Content Y, a subsidiary company of Keyeast Entertainment.

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