These are the current top internationally trending runway and editorial Asian male models. in alphabetical order. AIDEN PARK


There are so many talented, sexy and good looking Asian actors that. There is no need for any white actors to don a yellow or brown face to play Asian characters. Also Asian actors should also be considered as a great choice for a lead role and more importantly as a romantic lead and not just some asexual nerd student, engineer or doctors. The worst offense is not even existing in a film or TV show that is set up in a Metropolitan city like New York or California.

 Here are some of the hottest Asian Actors right now:

Avan Jogia is a Canadian actor, singer, dancer, model and martial artist. He is best known for playing Ben Stark in Caprica, Beck Oliver on Victorious, Danny Desai in Twisted, and Pharaoh Tutankhamun in the miniseries Tut. The Vancouver native landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama "A Girl like Me. He can now be seen as Danny Desai on ABC Family's "Twisted." His father is a British Indian expatriate of Gujarati ethnicity, who immigrated to Canada, and his mother is of English, Welsh, and German descent.

He was born in Beverly Hills, California. He has Japanese, Chinese, and Korean ancestry on his mother's side along with Scottish, Russian, and Blackfoot ancestry on his father's side. Stewart was in a band named "Echoes of Angels" and toured with his mother and grandmother, who were known as "TSC" (The Stewart Clan).
Booboo got the role of Seth Clearwater in the Twilight Saga. At age 10 Booboo began his career as a model, participating in numerous campaigns. He received a record deal at the age of 12 with Walt Disney records-touring with acts such as Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, and the Cheetah Girls. He was Warpath in "X-Men - Days of Future Past,

Born in Kobe, Japan, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chen Tang has taken a professional acting and modeling career from Miami, Boston, New York and finally Los Angeles. Credits: Being Mary Jane (TV Series) as Young Jin, Mythos (TV Series) as Shiva, 30 Rock (TV Series) as Jake Hu.

Christopher Sean was born as Christopher Sean Friel. He is an actor and writer. Credits: as JB Lycan on Twiharder (2013), as Paul Narita in Days of Our Lives (1965) and as Gabriel Waincroft on Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series).

Daniel Dae Kim (born August 4, 1968) is a South Korean-born American actor, producer, and director. Kim is best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row series of video games. He also played a recurring role on Angel.

Daniel Pillip Heni; born November 28, 1979) is an American actor and model, known for starring in films such as Seducing Mr. Perfect (2006), My Father (2007), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Shanghai Calling (2012), The Last Stand (2013), and Big Hero 6 (2014). In television, he is popular for starring in the Korean dramas Spring Waltz and My Lovely Sam Soon. Daniel Henney was born in Carson City, Michigan, Christine, a Korean American [1] and Philip Henney, an Irish American.[2] Daniel Henney started modeling in the U.S. in 2001 and worked in France, Italy, Hong Kong and Taiwan while attending college. After his debut in South Korea with an advertisement for the Amore Pacific's cosmetic "Odyssey Sunrise", he became a spokesperson for commercials with Jun Ji-hyun for Olympus cameras and Kim Tae-hee for Daewoo Electronics's Klasse air conditioners. Other credits are: as Michael Noshimuri in Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series), the voice of Tadashi in Big Hero 6.


Daniel Wu is a Hong Kong-based American actor, director, and producer, currently starring as Sunny in the AMC martial arts drama series Into the Badlands. Since his film debut in 1998, he has been featured in over 60 films. Daniel Wu was born on September 30, 1974, in Berkeley, California, USA as Daniel N. Wu. He is an actor and producer, known for Europa Report (2013), Protégé (2007) and The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). He has been married to Lisa S. since April 6, 2010. They have one child.

Godfrey Gao is a Taiwanese-born Canadian model and actor. Gao was born in Taipei, Taiwan, to a Taiwanese father and a mother from Malaysia. He moved to Vancouver, Canada, during his childhood, and later studied at Capilano University in North Vancouver. Gao's father is Shanghainese but grew up in Taiwan while his mother is a Peranakan from George Town. Since returning to Taiwan to work as a model in 2004, Gao has appeared in several TV dramas and films. He played Magnus Bane in the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013). He is also the first Asian male to model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton. He is managed by JetStar Entertainment and joined Korean actress Yoo In-na for Wedding Bible.

Harry Shum, Jr. is a Costa Rican-American actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer. He is best known for his roles as Mike Chang on the Fox comedy-drama television series Glee and as Magnus Bane on the Freeform series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. He has appeared in the films Stomp the Yard, You Got Served, Step Up 2: The Streets, and Step Up 3D.[1] He also played Elliot Hoo in The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.


He is an English actor, martial artist and stuntman of mixed Chinese and Irish descent. Played two different video game characters from two fighting game franchises, Jin Kazama in Tekken (2010) and Ryu in Streetfighter: Legacy (2010). He also starred as UnisSol 2 in "Universal Soldier" Regeneration". He is currently playing Detective Lee in the comedy TV series "Rush Hour".

Discovered as a model while a firefighter in San Francisco, Korean-American, Jon Komp Shin had a career that took off quickly and he became one of the top booked Asian American model/actors in both commercial and print including large global brands such as L'Oreal Paris, Lab Series, Samsung, Sony, Google, Toyota, and Volkswagon. In Korea, he is recognized in TV and print ads as the face of Kosoyen. His passion and commitment to acting landed him Hollywood Film and Television roles in major projects such as Ironman 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Fast & Furious 7, Terminator Genisys, True Blood, and Mortal Kombat: Legacy and he is fast becoming a breakout actor. As well, Jon has made appearances in some of the top recording artist's music videos such as Akon, The Killers, Tyga, Chris Brown, Mackelmore-Ryan Lewis, Spinnin' Records, & Kaya Stewart. He has played video game characters in both Battlefield Hardline and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. Jon is also a regular cast of Funny or Die Productions, a Pro TapouT MMA fitness athlete, trained martial artist, 10-time marathon runner, and triathlete. On July 17, 2015, Jon Komp Shin was named one of the Top 10 Ultimate Men's Health Guys by Men's Health Magazine.

Kai Braden comes from a family of German and Chinese descent[2] with parents and a sister who work in the medical field.[1] He attended San Francisco University High School and then Pepperdine University in California, graduating with a degree in Television Production and a minor in Spanish. While at the university he started the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization AMEN Missionary, Inc. and is currently the founder/CEO.[3] He trained for the Junior Olympics in Taekwondo, acquiring a second-degree black belt, played varsity tennis in high school, and was also involved in Gymnastics.[4] He is also a keen skydiver and a qualified scuba diver with an Open Water Diver Certification. As an actor, some of Kai's co-star roles include television shows such as 'Revenge' (ABC), '90210' (CW), and 'General Hospital' (ABC), national commercials for Nivea, Toyota, and KFC, and international music videos for Katy Perry, Tata Young, and A-Mei. As a model with Wilhelmina as his first agency, Kai has representation in North America, the UK, and Asia. His career has taken him around the globe to work with such clients as Cosmopolitan Magazine, Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike, 7 For All Mankind, Footlocker, Gillette, and Samsung.

Karl Yune portrays Maseo Yamashiro and Sarab on the hit TV show DC Comics Arrow. Credits: as Tran on Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, as Koichi (Memoirs of a Geisha), as Ken in Ken (Short), as Tak Mashido (Real Steel)

Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea, on September 30, 1986. When he was six years old, his parents moved the family to Auckland, New Zealand. When he was eight, his family moved to Los Angeles, California. Lee studied psychology at the University of California, Berkeley from 2004 to 2008.Lee began acting in middle school, performing in church skits and grew to love the stage and maintains a passion for theater.[7] Lee says he was inspired to further pursue acting when he saw Aaron Yoo acting in the film Disturbia while at college. He is known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015). He played the adorable Dong Nguyen in "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" (TV Series).

Ludi Lin is a Chinese-born Canadian actor. He is cast to play Zack, the Black Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers reboot.

Manish Dayal is an American film and television actor known for his recurring role as Raj Kher in 90210 and leading role in the film The Hundred-Foot Journey. Dayal started his career appearing in national commercials for McDonalds, Windows, Nintendo, and Domino's Pizza. In 2008, he played the lead in The New Group's twice-extended off-Broadway show Rafta, Rafta.... He played a small role in Jerry Bruckheimer's The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Paula van der Oest's Domino Effect. After guest starring on CSI: Las Vegas on CBS, Dayal went on to play Hal, a code-breaking computer analyst, on the AMC series, Rubicon. Dayal also starred in the romantic comedy Walkaway, which explores love and culture set in New York. In 2010 and 2011, he played Ravi, the smug A-team leader on Outsourced, a comedy series from NBC. He also played Raj Kher, an alternative college student recovering from cancer, in the third and fourth seasons of The CW's 90210. He starred as Hassan Kadam in The Hundred-Foot Journey

Born in Manila, Philippines and raised in Richmond B.C, Manny Jacinto is becoming one of Canada’s top young performers to watch. Manny Jacinto is an actor, known for The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014), Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015) and Paper Angels (2014). He played Wing Lei in The Romeo Section (TV Series).

Remy Hii is an Australian actor. He attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art for three years and appeared in various theater productions, before being cast in his first television roles. Hii stars as Van Tuong Nguyen in the two-part miniseries Better Man and was cast as Hudson Walsh in the soap opera Neighbors in 2013. Hii was born in Queensland to a Chinese-Malaysian father and an English mother. He graduated from the acting course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney in 2011. During his time at NIDA, he played in the Sydney indie-rock group Rapids alongside fellow actors Angus McLaren and Jamie Timony

Born in Bangkok, Richie Kul moved to Southern California as a young child and later attended Stanford University, where he earned a B.A. in Economics and a Master's degree in Organizational Behavior. After stints as an investment banker and finance director left him increasingly disinterested in the business grind and more determined to pave his own path in life, Richie decided to shift gears entirely and pursue a career in modeling after having been approached many times by people who thought he had the right look. This proved to be a well-calculated risk as he immediately skyrocketed into a broad ranging modeling career that's seen him live and work in New York, Miami, Hong Kong, London, Milan, and Shanghai and land high-profile print, commercial and editorial campaigns for Swatch, Chevrolet, Nivea, GQ, Men's Health, Out, Cosmopolitan, and FHM. TV commercials fostered in him an interest in pursuing acting and his language skills in English, Thai, Mandarin and Spanish enhanced his international appeal leading to notable co-starring roles in independent films including the widely acclaimed Vietnamese film "Pearls of the Far East" by award-winning director Cuong Ngo, who hired Richie for his "unique, thoughtful, reflective, but sensitive look."

Rick Yune is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, martial artist and former model. He is an actor and producer, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Die Another Day (2002) and Olympus Has Fallen (2013). He is of Korean descent, and prior to acting, was a Hedgefund Trader on Wall Street. During college worked as a Model and was the first Asian Model for Versace and Polo Sport. His campaigns were photographed by Bruce Weber.

Ryan Potter is a U.S. actor, director, martial artist, photographer, and philanthropist. He was born in Portland, Oregon but spent much of his childhood in Tokyo. At the age of seven, he moved back to the United States. Ryan started acting at the age of fifteen, after seeing a leaflet looking for candidates for a martial arts-themed Nickelodeon series, Supah Ninjas (2011). He was cast as Mike Fukanaga on the show, which ran from 2011 to 2013. He also played Fred's Best Friend on the series Fred: The Show (2012). In 2013, Ryan appeared in the short film Save the Date (2013). In 2014, he starred in both the independent film Senior Project (2014) and Disney's computer-animated superhero blockbuster Big Hero 6 (2014). In the latter film, he voiced the lead character, Hiro Hamada, a child prodigy who teams with a large robot. Ryan voiced Hiro again the video game Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2014).

Sendhil Ramamurthy is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He played Gabriel Lowen in The CW sci-fi romance series Beauty & the Beast.

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, and his family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year and moved to the United States. He began acting when studying at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. When he realized his love for acting he went to study theater in college instead of med school. He earned various roles in The Big Bang Theory (as Sebastian), My Name is Jerry (as Chaz) and different commercials for Best Buy, Apple, and Milky Way. He is currently living in L.A. He is the best known for portraying Glenn Rhee on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series.

Vincent Rodriguez III is a Filipino-American actor, singer, and dancer. Rodriguez is currently best known for playing the male lead role of Josh Chan in The CW comedy-drama series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Actor/Model/Stuntman Yoshua "Yoshi" Sudarso was born in Indonesia and moved to Los Angeles at the age of nine. He and his brother, Actor/Model Peter Adrian Sudarso, developed a fan base through social media by creating YouTube videos, doing fashion blogging, and cosplay. He has done commercial work for Samsung and Sony and stunt work for multiple films including The Maze Runner. He is starring role in Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015) as the Blue Ranger "Koda".


Unknown said…
This is an amazing list!💜 Thank you for all the beautiful hard work!!! Might I also suggest Osric Chau known for supernatural who has been working out super hard lately. And Kevin Kreider