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).

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
Mark Fischbach (Markiplier) – Internet Personality
Lisa Kim Fleming – Model
Dia Frampton – Musician/Recording Artist
Meg Frampton – Musician/Recording Artist
Marcus Freeman – Football Player
Jinh Yu Frey – MMA Fighter
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
Mia Kang – Model/Muay Thai Fighter
Soo Il Kang (강수일) – Soccer Player
Mark Kano
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
Angela Lee – MMA Fighter
Brook Lee – Model
Christian Lee – MMA Fighter
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
David Michaels (박승리) – Basketball Player
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
Catharina Choi Nunes (최송이) – Model
Karen Orzolek – Recording Artist
Bryan Lee O’Malley – Cartoonist/Musician
Dennis O’Neil (Oh) – Actor/Model
Greg Pak – Director/Writer
Dominic Pangborn – Artist/Graphic Designer
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
Leah Kim Thompson – Actress/Model
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)

  12. Posted July 10, 2016 at 2:01 am | Permalink

    You need to do Leah Kim Thompson was on star golden bell and SNL!! !!!!!!!

  13. Posted July 22, 2016 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

    We will definitely try!

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