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).

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).

Basic Information

Name:Ahn Hyo-seop
English Name:Paul Ahn
Hangul:안효섭
Date Of Birth:17 April 1995
Age:27 Years Old
Place Of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Nationality:Korean
Citizenship:Canadian
Zodiac Sign:Aries
Occupation:Actor, Singer
Years Active:2015 – Present
Agent:Starhaus Entertainment
Blood Type:A
Height:6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Siblings:Older brother and Older sister
Education:Kookmin University
Marital Status:Single
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.

Career

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.

K-drama series

  • 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)

Web series

  • 2018 Top Management | YouTube Red as Hyun Soo-yong

Television shows

YearTitleRoleRemark
2021My Little Old BoySpecial hostEpisode 257
2016Celebrity Bromance – Chuseok SpecialCast member
2015Always Cantare – Season 2Cast member

Hosting

YearTitleNotes
20194th Asia Artist Awardswith Leeteuk Lim Ji-yeon and Nancy

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2021SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Genre/Fantasy DramaLovers of the Red SkyWon
2021APAN Star AwardBest New ActorDr. Romantic 2Nominated
2021SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardAhn Hyo-seop with Kim Yoo-jung in Lovers of the Red SkyWon
2020SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Action/Genre DramaDr. Romantic 2Won
2020Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (TV)Dr. Romantic 2Won
2020Asia Artist AwardsBest Actor AwardDr. Romantic 2Won
2020SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardAhn Hyo-seop with Lee Sung-kyung
Dr. Romantic 2
Nominated
2020Asia Artist AwardsPopularity Award (Actor)Ahn Hyo-seopNominated
2019Asia Artist AwardsChoice AwardAhn Hyo-seopWon
2019Korea Drama AwardsBest New ActorAbyssNominated
2018SBS Drama AwardsBest New ActorStill 17Won
2018SBS Drama AwardsCharacter of the YearStill 17Nominated
2017Asia Artist AwardsRookie AwardMy Father is StrangeWon
2016MBC Drama AwardsBest New ActorHappy HomeNominated

Net Worth

Ahn Hyo-seop has a net worth that is estimated to be $5 million.


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