Ahn Hyo Seop has become one of the top actors in South Korea.
Born in 1995, Ahn Hyo Seop is currently 28 years old.
According to Koreaboo.com, under South Korean law, healthy men are required to fulfill mandatory military service before the age of 30.
However, there are exceptions, such as specific health issues, outstanding national achievements, high levels of accomplishment in sports and various forms of art.
Considering these factors, at his current age, Ahn Hyo Seop should have been preparing for mandatory military service.
However, as reported on November 27, 2023, Ahn Hyo Seop has been fully exempted from mandatory military duties.
What led to Ahn Hyo Seop’s exemption from mandatory military service?
It turns out that Ahn Hyo Seop holds Canadian citizenship.
Although born in Seoul, South Korea, and having Korean parents, his family moved to Canada when he was 7 years old.
While in Canada, Ahn Hyeo Seop was trained by JYP Entertainment while attending school there.
At the age of 17, he returned to South Korea and became a trainee.
After three years as an idol trainee, he shifted his career focus to acting.
In 2015, Ahn Hyo Seop began his acting debut and has since become a popular actor.
In the near future, fans can anticipate seeing him in the film “Omniscient Viewpoint,” which may also feature Lee Min Ho and Jisoo of BLACKPINK.