5 Filipina Celebrities Who Didn’t Go Unnoticed by Korean Stars

5 Filipina Celebrities Who Didn’t Go Unnoticed by Korean Stars


These star-spangled crossover moments between Filipina and Korean celebrities will never not make the internet lose their minds.

Aside from the rare moments we see our nation’s A-list celebrities get starstruck over meeting other international celebrities, it’s also worth noting that the beauty of a Filipina never misses. Here are 5 Filipina celebrities who didn’t go unnoticed by Korean stars.

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Nadine Lustre 

Recently, at the BVLGARI event in South Korea, the actress left everyone stunned. Single’s Inferno star Park Min Kyu was captivated the most, even taking to Instagram to post a reel of him standing beside Nadine, penning it, “She was really beautiful. I’m glad to be next to her.”

It’s no wonder why—netizens are gushing over Nadine’s fresh and minimal glam done by makeup artist Jelly Eugenio—a “perfect balance of my favorite K-beauty influence and Nadine’s natural beauty.” His admiration towards the Filipina actress had Nadine’s fans thrilled in his comment section, and the Single’s Inferno star took to posting a story as well: “Now, I’m experiencing President Nadine’s power. Thank you, Nadine’s fans, for following me. I’m a big fan of Nadine now.” 

Nadine is all Filipina beauty in a Rajo Laurel dress and COS trousers

Pia Wurtzbach

Heavy is the head that wears the crown indeed—the Miss Universe 2015 got all the kilig moments with these Korean stars! In the same BVLGARI event, Pia was all-white elegance in an Yves Saint-Laurent backless dress that accentuated her figure. During a night event where fashion and entertainment meet, Pia met a range of superstars: SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu, ENHYPEN’s Ni-Ki and Jungwon, and BLACKPINK’s Lisa. In her Instagram post, she said, “Trying to keep my cool pero kilig na kilig din ako (but it’s giving me butterflies too)!”

Pia poses with SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu
Pia gets another K-Pop fan moment with ENHYPEN members Ni-ki and Jungwon

Anne Curtis-Smith

As a fan of K-dramas and K-Pop herself, Anne has met a number of K-stars—BLACKPINK, Gong Yoo, NEWJEANS’ Hanni, and EXO’s Sehun. In May of last year, Anne stood out at the Gucci Cruise fashion show in Seoul in an all-red ensemble, and she got to have a cute interaction with Korea’s National Sweetheart, IU.

Anne Curtis-Smith and singer-actress IU share a moment together in a Gucci event

The latter released her comeback song, “Love Wins All” last January, to which Anne reacted to on X: “IU. The gift that keeps on giving.” Her photo of her interaction with IU resurfaced in response, and Anne reposted and said, “A moment I’ll forever treasure.”

Liza Soberano

Liza recently debuted in the international film scene with the horror comedy Lisa Frankenstein with Cole Sprouse and Kathryn Newton, but before she took over Hollywood, she met Korea’s heartthrob Ji Chang Wook. With fellow actor James Reid at the Giorgio Armani Mare Pop-Up Event last July of 2023 in Singapore, Liza got to have her moment with the Suspicious Partner star.

Liza Soberano and Ji Chang-Wook grace the event both in matching ensembles
Liza and Ji Chang-Wook engage in conversation

Francine Diaz

Francine had a recent collaboration with the Reply 1997 star Seo In-Guk in the track My Love with a matching music video last March 2. The blend of Seo In-Guk’s artistry and Francine’s soulful voice created an emotional and heartfelt melody. The story behind this collaboration stemmed from a casual dinner meeting between Seo In-guk and Francine’s manager, in which the Korean singer-actor said he was captivated by Francine’s rendition of Pag-Ibig. Not only is the Filipina beauty admired, but the Filipina talent as well. The result? A dreamy love song full of expressive and touching voices.

Francine is branching out with collaborations with Korean sensation Seo In-Guk


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