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Famous Yonsei University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 9.3k views17 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Yonsei University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Yonsei University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Yonsei University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Yonsei University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Yonsei University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Yonsei University.

List is made up of graduates like Bong Joon-ho and Park Jin-Young.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yonsei University?” and “Which celebrities are Yonsei University alumni?”
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    Kelly Cass

    Meteorologist

    BirthplacePoughkeepsie, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Meteorologist ' ' ' Kelly Cass' ' ' is an On-Camera Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, She...  more
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    Park Jin-Young

    Record producer, Actor

    Age48

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Park Jin-young (Hangul: 박진영; born December 31, 1971), also known by his stage names J. Y. Park...  more
  • 3

    Im Sang-soo

    Screenwriter, Film Director

    Age58

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Im Sang-soo (born April 27, 1962) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. He has...  more
  • 4

    Bong Joon-ho

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age51

    BirthplaceDaegu, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Bong Joon-ho (Korean: 봉준호, Korean pronunciation: [poːŋ tɕuːnho → poːŋdʑunho]; born September...  more

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  • 5

    Han Seung-soo

    Politician, Professor

    Age83

    BirthplaceChuncheon, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Han Seung-soo (born 28 December 1936) is a South Korean politician and diplomat. He was Prime...  more
  • 6

    Han, Jae-Do

  • 7

    T. K. Seung

    Writer, Philosopher

    Age90

    BirthplaceChungju, South Korea

    GenderMale

    T. K. Seung is a Korean American philosopher and literary critic. His academic interests cut...  more
  • 8

    Heo Jin-ho

    Screenwriter, Writer

    Age57

    BirthplaceJeonju, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Hur Jin-ho (Korean: 허진호; born August 8, 1963) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter....  more
  • 9

    Ha Seung-Jin

    Basketball player

    Age35

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Ha Seung-Jin (born August 4, 1985) is a South Korean professional basketball player who has...  more
  • 10

    Kim Woo-jung

    Kim Woo-Choong (born December 19, 1936) was the founder and chairman of the Daewoo Group (대우)....  more
  • 11

    Kim Tae-Yong

    Screenwriter, Film Director

    Age50

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Kim Tae-yong (born December 9, 1969) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. After...  more
  • 12

    Chung Mong-hun

    Chung Mong-hun (September 14, 1948 – August 4, 2003) was the 5th son of Chung Ju-yung, the...  more
  • 13

    Jason Song

    Jason Song is a Rheumatology Fellow in the Robinson Lab at Stanford University....
  • 14

    Yun Dong-ju

    Yun Dong-ju or Yoon Dong-joo (윤동주, Korean pronunciation: [jundoŋdʑu]; December 30, 1917 –...  more
  • 15

    Dean L. Hubbard

    Dean L. Hubbard (born 1939) was the university president of Northwest Missouri State...  more
  • 16

    Park Jong-woo

    Footballer

    Age31

    BirthplaceSeongnam, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Park Jong-woo is a South Korean football player, who currently plays for Chinese Super League...  more
  • 17

    Young Woo Kang

    Young Woo Kang (6 January 1944 – 24 February 2012) was a disability rights advocate, author,...  more