Ahn Hyo-seop Profile
Ahn Hyo-seop (born April 17, 1995), is a Korean-Canadian actor and singer based in South Korea. He is also known as Paul Ahn. He gained his popularity for his main roles in the Korean dramas Still 17 (2018), Abyss (2019), Dr. Romantic 2 (2020), Lovers of the Red Sky (2021) and Business Proposal (2022).
|English Name:||Paul Ahn|
|Date Of Birth:||17 April 1995|
|Age:||27 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth:||Seoul, South Korea|
|Years Active:||2015 – Present|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Siblings:||Older brother and Older sister|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
Early Life and Education
Ahn Hyo-seop was born on April 17, 1995 in Seoul, South Korea. He has an older brother and an older sister. When he was seven years old, his family emigrated to Toronto, Canada. Ahn later moved back to South Korea when he was 17, while his family stayed in Canada. He later attended and graduated from Kookmin University, in the Department of International Business.
Ahn Hyo-seop joined JYP Entertainment and became a trainee but he left the offfer for acting. In October 2015, Starhaus Entertainment launched the project group One O One with their debuting single “Love You”. The group consisted of Ahn together with fellow Starhaus actors Kwak Si-yang, Song Won-seok and Kwon Do-kyun. However, the group was disbanded in 2019.
Ahn Hyo-seop made his acting debut in the MBC drama, Splash Splash Love. He then became a cast member of the music variety show Always Cantare. He had supporting roles in One More Happy Ending, Happy Home and The Entertainer in 2016. His popularity rose after his first ever lead role in Queen of the Ring and My Father is Strange in 2017.
In 2018, Ahn Hyo-seop starred in Still 17, He then acted in the drama Top Management which aired on Youtube Red. In 2019, Ahn starred alongside Park Bo-young in Abyss. He became an MC at the 4th Asia Artist Awards with Leeteuk, Lim Ji-yeon and Nancy.
In 2020, Ahn Hyo-seop starred in the second season of Dr. Romantic with Lee Sung-kyung as his leading lady. Ahn starred in Lovers of the Red Sky alongside Kim Yoo-jung which is adapted from the novel written by Jung Eun-gwol.
Ahn Hyo-seop confirmed that he would be starring in the drama Business Proposal adapted from the webtoon with the same title, with Kim Se-jeong which premiered in February 2022 on SBS. He plays the role of Kang Tae-mu, a third generation chaebol and CEO. In March 2022, he was cast in the Korean adaptation of Taiwanese drama Someday Or One Day.
- 2022 – Business Proposal | SBS as Kang Tae-Moo
- 2021 – Lovers of the Red Sky | SBS / as Ha Ram
- 2020 – Dr. Romantic 2 | SBS as Seo Woo-Jin
- 2019 – Abyss tvN as Cha Min
- 2018 – Still 17 | SBS as Yoo Chan
- 2017 – My Father is Strange | KBS2 as Park Cheol-Soo
- 2017 – Queen of Ring | MBC as Park Se-Gun
- 2016 – Entertainer | SBS as Ji-Noo
- 2016 – Happy Home | MBC as Choi Chul-Soo
- 2016 – One More Happy Ending | MBC as Ahn Jung-Woo
- 2015 – Splash Splash Love | MBC as Cheajik (Technical Post)
- 2018 Top Management | YouTube Red as Hyun Soo-yong
|2021||My Little Old Boy||Special host||Episode 257|
|2016||Celebrity Bromance – Chuseok Special||Cast member|
|2015||Always Cantare – Season 2||Cast member|
|2019||4th Asia Artist Awards||with Leeteuk Lim Ji-yeon and Nancy|
Awards and Nominations
|2021||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Genre/Fantasy Drama||Lovers of the Red Sky||Won|
|2021||APAN Star Award||Best New Actor||Dr. Romantic 2||Nominated|
|2021||SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award||Ahn Hyo-seop with Kim Yoo-jung in Lovers of the Red Sky||Won|
|2020||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Action/Genre Drama||Dr. Romantic 2||Won|
|2020||Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||Dr. Romantic 2||Won|
|2020||Asia Artist Awards||Best Actor Award||Dr. Romantic 2||Won|
|2020||SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award||Ahn Hyo-seop with Lee Sung-kyung|
Dr. Romantic 2
|2020||Asia Artist Awards||Popularity Award (Actor)||Ahn Hyo-seop||Nominated|
|2019||Asia Artist Awards||Choice Award||Ahn Hyo-seop||Won|
|2019||Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Abyss||Nominated|
|2018||SBS Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Still 17||Won|
|2018||SBS Drama Awards||Character of the Year||Still 17||Nominated|
|2017||Asia Artist Awards||Rookie Award||My Father is Strange||Won|
|2016||MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Happy Home||Nominated|
Ahn Hyo-seop has a net worth that is estimated to be $5 million.