– The following Korean artists have unique skills other than acting.
– Some have sex education certifications, you know!
7 Korean Artists Have Unique Certifications – Anyone would know that acting skills are the main capital for someone who wants to become an actor. Even though you have to be good at acting, it doesn’t rule out the possibility that an artist, including a Korean artist, has other skills that are still related to the entertainment industry or skills that are completely unrelated to the entertainment industry.
You must have often come across actors who are also experts in singing or dancing. Beyond their abilities related to the entertainment industry, it turns out that several Korean artists have unique skills, you know. Amazingly, they even have certificates for their unique skills.
So, who are Korean artists who have unique skill certifications?
1. Lee Byung-hun
When it comes to acting skills, Lee Byung-hun’s quality is certainly unquestionable. The actor even managed to penetrate Hollywood by starring in various Hollywood films, including the series G. I. Joe, Red 2 (2013), and Terminator Genysis (2015). Besides being good at acting, Byung-hun is also good at concocting coffee.
Because of his love for coffee, Byung-hun learns how to mix it so he has a barista certificate. The actor admitted that he fell in love with coffee after starring in the film A Bittersweet Life (2005). Byung-hun also shared that every day he wouldn’t miss the chance to brew his coffee.
2. Lee Seo-jin
Not only actively starring in films and series, the actor Kang Woo-Hyun in the drakor Trap, namely Lee Seo-jin, is also active in various variety shows. There have been various titles of variety shows that Seo-jin has starred in, but her presence on Three Meals a Day is arguably the most popular until she appeared on the variety show for three years in a row.
For the sake of appearing in 2016’s Three Meals a Day, Seo-jin learns to drive a boat until she gets a license to drive a boat. Amazingly, Seo-jin managed to take the test without remedial. He admitted that he had difficulty doing the written test. But during the practical test, he passed it easily because he had piloted the boat several times before taking the test.
3. Kim Tae Hee
The role of Cha Yu-ri in the drakor Hi Bye, Mama!, namely Kim Tae-hee, turns out to have other skills that are unique and can be considered extreme. In 2012, Tae-hee revealed that he managed to get a scuba diving certificate from his training on Jeju island. The photo of the certificate card was even spread on the internet.
There’s a reason, you know, why Tae-hee learned scuba diving. The actress turned out to have a phobia in the water. On the recommendation of his fellow actress, Lee Honey, who was certified first, Tae-hee finally learned scuba diving to fight her phobia. Another interesting fact is that Tae-hee was the chairman of the girls’ ski club while still studying at Seoul National University.
4. Seo Ye-Ji
Recently, Seo Ye-Ji has wowed drakor fans through her appearance in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay. Did you know that this actress has a myriad of skills other than acting? Ye-Ji once revealed that she has received eight professional certificates, including teaching English to children, origami, balloon art, and the most interesting is a sex education certificate.
The reason Ye-Ji got her sex education certificate was to educate and understand how to protect herself. In addition, this knowledge will later become a provision for Ye-Ji to teach her children in the future about sex education. In addition to the eight certifications, Ye-Ji turns out to be a graduate of the Complutense University of Madrid majoring in Journalism.
5. Bang Min Ah
One of the personnel of the Girl’s Day girl group, known as Minah, is not only good at dancing, singing, and acting, you know. The star of the My Absolute Boyfriend drama turned out to have a certificate to drive a dredge truck! Yep, who would have thought that this beautiful actress had unexpected abilities.
Minah learned to drive a scrap truck to star in a variety show called Eco Village, a show where celebrities build houses for people in need. Even though she managed to control the dredger truck, Minah didn’t have a car license, you know.
6. Min Jin-Woong
Lee Jae-hong’s role in the drama Nobody Knows, namely Min Jin-Woong, turned out to be an outstanding student in his school days. Before becoming an actor, Jin-Woong had a dream to study medicine. Despite failing to realize his dream of studying medicine, Jin-Woong still has certifications related to the world of health.
On the recommendation of his mother, Jin-Woong studied nursing and managed to get a nursing assistant certificate in just six weeks. Nursing knowledge that he had turned out to be useful when he was doing military service. Jin-Woong serves as a medic in the South Korean Army.
7. Kim Sang-joong
The senior actor who plays Noh Dae-ho in the drama The Banker, namely Kim Sang-Joong, turns out to have a certificate in insurance planning, you know. His knowledge in insurance planning eventually made Sang-Joong a commercial star for a South Korean insurance company.
Then, why did he only become an insurance company advertising star after getting a certificate? So, according to a South Korean law passed in 2012, anyone who describes an insurance plan in advertising must have a certificate.
That’s a row of Korean artists who have certifications and unique skills besides acting. Among the seven actors above, which skill surprised you the most?