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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?”
  • 1

    Kelly Cass


    BirthplacePoughkeepsie, New York, United States of America


    Meteorologist ' ' ' Kelly Cass' ' ' is an On-Camera Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, She...  more
  • 2

    Park Jin-Young

    Record producer, Actor


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea


    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


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea


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

    Bong Joon-ho

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceDaegu, South Korea


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

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  • 5

    Han Seung-soo

    Politician, Professor


    BirthplaceChuncheon, South Korea


    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


    BirthplaceChungju, South Korea


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

    Heo Jin-ho

    Screenwriter, Writer


    BirthplaceJeonju, South Korea


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

    Ha Seung-Jin

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea


    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


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea


    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



    BirthplaceSeongnam, South Korea


    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