Prominent People

Note: Excuse the long list here, this will get fixed soon (still trying to decide the best “visual” way to present the list). The links still work to each profile page, but most still go to the old site (I’m working on it).

Priscilla Ahn – Musician/Recording Artist
Tony Akins (전태풍) – Basketball Player
Juliane Alfieri – Singer/Recording Artist
Nyesha Arrington – Chef/Reality TV Personality
C.J. Bacher – Football Player
Virginia “Ginny” Cha Barber
Darwin Barney – Baseball Player
Sno E Blac – Actress/Model
Moon Bloodgood – Actress
Johnny Yong Bosch – Actor/Recording Artist
Maria Brown – Basketball Player
Steve Byrne – Comedian/Actor
Jackie Chain – Recording Artist
Elizabeth Kim Chambers – Author
Liz Cho – Journalist
Susan Choi – Author
Thomas Park Clement – Author
Scott Coker – MMA Promoter
Victor Cook – Director/Producer
Jerry “Nikko” Cooke
Moogega (무지개) Cooper – Reality TV Personality
Lola Corwin – Model
Morena Corwin – Model
Sonya Crawford – Journalist
Mia Crowe – Actress/Model
Philip Ahn “Flip” Cuddy – Historian/Public Figure
Tia Cuevas – Singer/Recording Artist
Kimmi Cupcakes – Radio Personality/Model
Scotty Curlee – Director/Producer
Marcus Demps – Football Player
Will Demps – Football Player
Yunji de Nies – Journalist
Lee Donohue – Public Figure
Jake Dunning – Baseball Player
Alexander Lee Eusebio (알렉산더) – Recording Artist
Heinz Insu Fenkl – Author
Julian Fernandez (김민수) – Basketball Player
Jennifer Field – Actress/Model
Lisa Kim Fleming – Model
Dia Frampton – Musician/Recording Artist
Meg Frampton – Musician/Recording Artist
Marcus Freeman – Football Player
Joanna Gaines – TV Personality
Carlos Galvan (카를로스/이현수) – Recording Artist
Kathy Gardiner – Model
Kimberly Ann Gittings – Model
Jean Giovanetti – Author
Angie Goff – Journalist
Gennady Golovkin – Boxer
Jonathan ‘Jon’ Gosselin – Reality TV Personality
Jeff Gramm – Musician/Recording Artist
Debbie Green – Volleyball Player
Angela Harry – Model
Jessica Earp Harvey
La’Shontae “Tae” Heckard – Actress/Model
Deanna Yong Hendrickson (Deanna Kim/김디에나) – TV Personality/Recording Artist
Benson “Smooth” Henderson – MMA Fighter
Daniel Henney – Actor/Model
Michael Horton (매니악) – Recording Artist
Sheila Hudson – Track & Field Athlete
Jason Huh – Bodybuilder/Fitness Competitor
Yuna Ito – Model
Safiya Johnson – Fitness Competitor
Tanji Johnson – Fitness Competitor
Denis Kang – MMA Fighter
Julien Kang – Actor/Model
Su-Il Kang (강수일) – Soccer Player
Mark Kano
Angela Karasch
Crystal Kay – Recording Artist
Nora Okja Keller – Author
Anthony Kim – Recording Artist
Dong-Kwang Kim (김동광) – Basketball Player
In-Soon Kim (Insooni/인순이) – Recording Artist
Nelli Kim – Olympic Gymnast
Randall Duk Kim – Actor
Sandy Kim (샌디김) – Recording Artist
Sonya Kim (쏘냐/김손희) – Recording Artist
Sonia Ursu Kim (김소니아) – Basketball Player
Steve Kim – Model
Wendell Kim – Baseball Player/Coach
John-Francis (Johan) Kinsler – Recording Artist
Eunice Kiss – Recording Artist/Actress/Model
Denise Lawton – Actress/Model
Ben Leber – Football Player
Jason Leber – Football Player
Brook Lee – Model
Martina Lee – Model
Melanie Lee – Singer/Recording Artist
Steve Lee – Recording Artist
Tracy Lee – MMA Photographer
Yoo-Jin Lee – Actress
Wesly Mallard – Football Player
Jarah Mariano – Model
Ursula Mayes – Model
Patrick Kim McDermott
David Mcinnis – Actor
Lucia Micarelli – Musician/Actress
Kevin Mitchell (원하준) – Basketball Player
Todd Park Mohr – Recording Artist
Emmanuel Moody – Football Player
James Moontasri – MMA Fighter
Issac Mooring – Football Player
Claudia Mueller (클라우디아 뮬러) – Ice Skater
Ray Munns – TV Personality
E.C. Myers – Author/Writer
Michelle Myers – Poet/Recording Artist
Ricky Lee Neely (Ricky Kim / 리키 김) – Actor/Model
David No – Actor/Director
Karen Orzolek – Recording Artist
Bryan Lee O’Malley – Cartoonist/Musician
Dennis O’Neil (Oh) – Actor/Model
Greg Pak – Director/Writer
Park Il-Joon (박일준) – Recording Artist
Kolleen Park (박칼린) – Musical Director/Conductor
Sydney Park – Actress
BJ Penn – MMA Fighter
Natalie Pennington – Fitness Competitor
Lisa Perry – Fitness Competitor
Mark Polansky
Stefania Pomponi – Social Media Expert/Blogger
Vernon Pounds
Lindsay Price – Actress
Mary Karen Read
Tasha Reid (윤미래) – Recording Artist
James Riley – Soccer Player
Kimberly Roberson – Basketball Player
Chanel Iman Robinson – Model
Ameriie Rogers (에므리) – Recording Artist
Tony Rutland – Basketball Player
Eric Sandrin (이승준) – Basketball Player
Daniel Sandrin (이동준) – Basketball Player
Elizabeth Young Sanford
Kelly Shepherd
Ida “Isak” Simmons (김이삭) – Radio & TV Personality/Recording Artist
Tomika Skanes – Model
Phillip Spearman – Tattoo Artist
Terrmel Sledge
Sonja Sohn – Actress
Greg Stevenson (문태영) – Basketball Player
Jarod Stevenson (문태종) – Basketball Player
Christina Sthair – Model
Marilyn Strickland – Politician
Mira Stout – Author
Kathleen “DJ K-Sly” Taylor – DJ/Radio & TV Personality
Rakaa “Iriscience” Taylor – Recording Artist
Brian Tee – Actor
Christina Trainor – Reality TV Personality
Victor Tsoi – Recording Artist
Anastasia “Nat” Tubanos – Internet Personality
Tanya Valle – Journalist
Chris Vann (박태양) – Basketball Player
Marja Vongerichten – TV Host/Personality
Hines Ward – Football Player
Kenith Ward – Basketball Player
O.J. Washington – Football Player
Tony White – Football Player
Dion “Rocko” Williams – NASCAR Crew Member/Football Player
Jenny Witham – Singer/Model
Charlyne Yi – Actress
Michael Yo – Radio & TV Personality
Soo-Il Yoon (윤수일) – Recording Artist
Bea Youngs
James Yun – Professional Wrestler
Lana Zak – Journalist


  1. Nik
    Posted June 24, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Permalink

    You need to add Hottie Will Demps!!!!

  2. Jangmi
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 9:44 am | Permalink
  3. Posted July 14, 2012 at 10:02 am | Permalink

    You need to add TIA CUEVAS, JULIANNE ALFIERI, & MELANIR LEE, all three are hi racial, half korean ,members of the korean group Chocolat^^…

  4. Jin
    Posted November 9, 2012 at 8:53 pm | Permalink

    Bryan Lee O’Malley, please include

  5. jack
    Posted December 7, 2012 at 8:42 pm | Permalink

    darwin barney, an infielder for the chicago cubs, is 1/4 korean. not sure if that counts. but he’s awesome.

  6. K.C.
    Posted September 9, 2013 at 11:23 pm | Permalink

    How about Karen O? Lead singer of the Ya Ya Ya’s!!!

  7. K.C.
    Posted September 9, 2013 at 11:25 pm | Permalink

    Nevermind! Found her :)

  8. Steven G
    Posted November 1, 2014 at 7:06 pm | Permalink

    Please add Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” to the list.

  9. KC
    Posted April 8, 2015 at 5:45 am | Permalink

    You could add Aubrey Anderson-Emmons- she plays Lilly on Modern Family. Her mother is Korean-born adoptee

  10. Kendall
    Posted May 1, 2015 at 11:04 pm | Permalink

    You forgot Markiplier! His real name is Mark Fischbach. He was born to a Korean mother and German-American father.

  11. Mel
    Posted May 7, 2015 at 2:11 am | Permalink

    Add Mark Fischbach a.k.a Markiplier!

    Proof (because there is no description in Wikipedia)

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