December 1, 2023Republic Entertainment Desk

Ahn Hyo Seop, Kim Woo Bin: Korean actors who were exempted from mandatory military service

Ahn Hyo Seop was expected to join the mandatory military service in South Korea.

Source: Ahn Hyo Seop/Instagram

Ahn Hyo Seop, being born in Korea, his family moved to Canada when he was six years old. Due top his Canadian citizenship, he has been exempted from military service.

Source: Ahn Hyo Seop

In 2018, it was revealed that Kim Woo Bin's health had halted his military enlistment.

Source: Kim Woo Bin

Jo Jung Suk was exempted from the mandatory military service, reportedly due to his family’s condition.

Source: Jo Jung Suk

In March 2017, Seo In Guk had enlisted for the mandatory military training, however he was soon exempted from the same.

Source: Seo In Guk

It was reported that he was excused from duty because of osteochondral lesions, which cause chronic pain in the ankle.

Source: Seo In Guk