Kim Seon-ho of ‘Start-Up’

Kim Seon-ho of “Start-up” may have stolen the show from lead stars Bae Suzy and Nam Joo-hyuk with all the buzz surrounding the charming actor.

The 34-year-old star has made quite an impression to K-drama fans, proving once again that the second lead syndrome is real. If you’re like us who can’t get enough of this talented actor, here’s a list of his projects and where to watch them.

Kim Seon-ho is a ‘good boy’ in ‘Start-up’

Where to watch: Netflix

For those who have yet to watch “Start-up,” Kim Seon-ho plays the role of venture capitalist Han Ji-pyeong. Han Ji-pyeong grew up in an orphanage, which explains his cold, untrusting demeanor. He becomes indebted to Seo Dal-mi’s (Bae Suzy) grandmother who took him in when he had nowhere else to go. Despite his somewhat crass attitude, the grandmother fondly calls him “good boy.”

Han Ji-pyeong may act like a cold, tough businessman but he’s a softie when it comes to Seo Dal-mi and her grandmother.  K-drama fans love the ultra-snob romantic leads who will do anything for love, and Han Ji-pyeong is no different.

The Innocent Guy in ‘Good Manager’

Where to watch: Netflix

Kim Seon-ho has been acting in theater since 2009, but it was only in 2017 when he made his TV debut. He played a minor role as the goofy and innocent Sun Sang-tae in the KBS2 drama “Good Manager” or “Chief Kim.” 

The Chaebol Heir in ‘The Strongest Delivery Man’

Where to watch: Netflix

In “The Strongest Delivery Man,” Kim Seon-ho played second fiddle to Go Kyung-pyo’s character. However, his role as the entitled chaebol heir turned working class supporter captured the hearts of many and paved the way for bigger roles.

The Con-artist in ‘Two Cops’

Where to watch: Netflix

In “Two Cops,” Kim Seon-ho plays the role of a charming swindler, whose spirit possesses the body of a detective. Sounds weird? If the fantasy plot doesn’t sit well with you, the comic bromance between Jo Jung-seok and Kim Seon-ho’s characters might be enough for you to enjoy this drama.

The Crown Prince’s Right Hand Man in ‘100 Days My Prince’

Where to watch: Viu

If ‘sageuk’ or historical dramas are your cup of tea, you might enjoy “100 Days My Prince” where Kim Seon-ho’s character becomes the wise advisor of the crown prince. But just like in his other roles, Kim Seon-ho plays the one-sided love affair perfectly.

The Struggling Musician in ‘Welcome to Waikiki 2’

Where to watch: Netflix, Viu

In “Welcome to Waikiki 2,” Kim Seon-ho plays the short-tempered and picky Cha Woo-sik, who dreams of becoming a singer. He struggles to achieve his dream, just like his friends in the Waikiki Guesthouse.

The Police Officer in ‘Catch The Ghost’

Where to watch: Viu

Kim Seon-ho got his first title lead role in the 2019 crime drama “Catch the Ghost” opposite Moon Geun-young. He plays the role of a police officer who partners with Geun-young’s character to solve the case of her missing sister.

The Handsome One in ‘2 Days 1 Night’ Season 4

Where to watch: Viu

If you’ve had enough of dramas, you may also watch Kim Seon-ho in the variety show “2 Days 1 Night” where he’s a regular cast. Enjoy watching Kim Seon-ho taking on different challenges and just being his normal goofy self with the rest of the hosts.

So there you go. If you’re not yet sure if he’s worth binge watching, be sure to catch Kim Seon-ho in his latest project “Start-up.” You may also follow Kim Seon-ho’s official Instagram account.

Myla Torres-Eder

Myla writes news stories for a living and watches K-dramas for leisure. She enjoys doing both for Hallyudorama.

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