(Photo : )February 8 marked the start of the Lunar New Year, the joyous holiday which is understoodvia Koreans as Seollal.
The Year of the Sheep could also be over, K-pop and K-Drama stars born in the Year of the Monkey are poised for 12-months of success.
While there are a lot of stars who were born in 1980 and 1992, are seven Korean celebrities who will have luck in the Year of the Monkey.
Kim Tae HeeMarch 29, 1980
Kim Tae Hee experienced meteoric good fortune in 2015 with her portrayal of Han Yeo Jin, a comatose heiress who awakens with a vengeful streak in the SBS' hit, "Yong Pal." The real-life female friend of K-pop celebrity Rain continues to disclaim marriage rumors, yet the Year of the Monkey promises to be some other bountiful duration for the powerhouse couple.
Jin Goo is at the precipice of his first primary Korean drama comeback, following his starring role in the 2013 series, "Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek." He kicks off The Year of the Monkey as Search engine marketing Dae Young in the KBS2 action drama, "Descendants of the Sun."
Lee Dong Gun July 26, 1980
Lee Dong Gun met his real-life girlfriend, Park Ji Yeon of T-ARA all over the filming of the Korean-Chinese co-production, "Encounter." The film promises to carry his absolute best on-screen chemistry to-date.
Kim Ji WonOctober 19, 1992
Kim Ji Won could haveseemed in "Gap Dong" and "Hidden Identity," but she is stillidentified by world drama enthusiasts for her portrayal of Rachel Yoo in the 2013 youngster series, "The Heirs." She returns to Korean tv in the highly expected KBS series, "Descendants of the Sun."
EXO's Baekhyun Would possibly 6, 1992
September 2015 marked the finish of contentious SM couple, Baekhyun and Taeyeon, but he followed the breakup by making musical magic with Suzy on the hit duet, "Dreams."
This may smartly be his luckiest year up to now equally the EXO member prepares for his first major K-Drama role in "Moon Lovers."
EXO's Chanyeol November 27, 1992
Chanyeol led the individuals of EXO in the 2015 Naver TV Forgedinternet drama, "EXO Next Door," much to the pleasure of adoring fans. He delivered a notable movie debut as Min Sung in the endearing circle of relatives comedy, Salut d'Amor and is poised to take back with silver screen in the Korean-Chinese "So I Married My Anti-Fan," contrary Seohyun of Girls' Generation.
EXO's Chen September 21, 1992
Chen won acclaim beyond EXO via his functionality in the Korean musical adaptation of "In the Heights." The Year of the Monkey may just mark his transition from the degree to other acting opportunities.
Go Ah Sung August 10, 1992
Go Ah Sung lately returned to film opposite ZE:A's Siwan in "A Melody to Remember." A muse of acclaimed auteur Bong Joon Ho, she won the hearts of high-brow overseas critics via her role at nighttime 2015 melodrama, "Office."
INFINITE's L March 13, 1992
L (Kim Myung Soo) seemed in a small role in the romantic comedy, "The Time We Were No longer In Love," as a tenderguy who created a heartbreaking state of affairs for heroine Oh Ha Na (Ha Ji Won).
He returns to acting with a meatier role in the 2016 film, "Mr. Shark."