The Top Asian Male Celebrities You Must Know in 2023

From Apo Nattawin to Bright and Win Metawin, here are the top Asian male celebrities who are making a mark in the industry in 2023!

The Asian Invasion is here! The rise of C-Pop, K-Pop, and Thai dramas has paved the way for Asian men to take centre stage and make headlines. From fashion to music and films these men are making their mark in various industries. These men are also capturing hearts with their undeniable talent, charisma, and ever-growing influence. Shaping the current entertainment scene and captivating audiences with their magnetic presence, here are the top Asian male celebrities you need to know in 2023.

Nattawin Wattanagitiphat, nicknamed Apo Nattawin

Apo Nattawin Wattanagitiphat at the Dior Homme Spring 2024 Menswear Collection Fashion Show

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Thai actor, Nattawin ‘Apo’ Kittiwattanakorn, rose to fame for his captivating portrayal of ‘Porsche’ Pachara Kittisawasd in the beloved Thai drama series KinnPorsche. The current ‘It’ boy has over 3 million followers on Instagram where he shares behind the scene images of his career. When he is not on the big screens, Apo also has a creative eye dedicated to photography, showcased on his second account @apovision.

Beyond his artistic pursuits, Apo Nattawin is a passionate nature lover and advocate for sustainability. He proudly serves as an ambassador for Dior, embodying their vision of excellence, innovation and bold creativity.

Apo Nattawin Wattanagitiphat, Mile Phakphum Romsaithong, and Guest at the Dior Homme Spring 2024 Menswear Collection Runway Show

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Mile Phakphum Romsaithong, fondly known as ‘Miles’.

Mile Phakphum Romsaithong attends the Christian Dior Womenswear Fall 2023

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Mile Phakphum Romsaithong, fondly known as ‘Miles,’ is a multi-talented actor and singer-songwriter who has made a captivating mark in the entertainment world. Miles embarked on his acting journey through music videos, leaving a lasting impression, notably with his appearance in a music video for Thai singer Jodai. However, it was his role in the Thai drama KinnPorsche – the Series alongside Apo – that truly catapulted him to fame.

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Hailing from the esteemed Romsaithong family, he pursued an education in mass communications and journalism, showcasing his dedication to the art of storytelling. Fascinatingly, had he not ventured into acting, his alternate path would have led him towards the world of business. Regardless, Miles continues to captivate audiences with his talent and charm, solidifying his position as a rising star in the entertainment realm.

Apo Nattawin Wattanagitiphat and Mile Phakphum Romsaithong

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Nattawin Wattanagitiphat (Apo) and Phakphum Romsaithong (Mile)

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Bright, fullname Vachirawit Chivaaree

 Bright attends the Burberry Spring/Summer 2023

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Vachirawit Chivaaree, better known as ‘Bright’, is a talented actor and singer of Thai-American-Chinese heritage. His captivating performances in F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers and his breakthrough lead role as Sarawat in 2gether have garnered him immense popularity. With 18.4 million followers on Instagram, Bright continues to have a large fan base. Beyond his artistic pursuits, Bright is a passionate advocate for mental health and sustainability, engaging in numerous projects to give back to his community.

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Bright’s influence in the world of fashion is also undeniable, as he proudly represents Burberry as their first brand ambassador from the South Asia-Pacific region. Recently, in March, he graced the launch of Yves Saint Laurent’s (YSL) Beauty’s “Libre” pop-up event at Ion Orchard, Singapore, further solidifying his status as a trendsetter in the fashion and entertainment industries. With his magnetic charm and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact, Bright continues to shine as a true icon in his diverse and thriving career.

Metawin, known as Win

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Metawin Opas-iamkajorn, widely known as Win, is a Thai actor of Chinese heritage who catapulted to international fame through his breakout acting debut and leading role in 2gether: The Series.

Boasting an impressive 14.5 million followers on Instagram, his widespread popularity earned him a spot among the 100 Influential People in the Fashion Industry of Thailand in his very first year in the industry. Moreover, Metawin made history as the first Thai artist to be featured in a space advertisement.

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In addition to his remarkable achievements, Win proudly serves as a brand ambassador for the prestigious Italian luxury brand, Prada, exemplifying their shared commitment to excellence and elegance. As he continues to captivate audiences with his talent and charm, Metawin’s star continues to rise, leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment and fashion.

Billkin also known as Putthipong Assaratanakul

Billkin Actor Putthipong Assaratanakul arrives at the red carpet for 'Gucci Cosmos'

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‘Billkin’, also known as Putthipong Assaratanakul, is a versatile artist of Chinese descent, born in Bangkok. As an actor, singer, emcee, and model, he made his debut in the entertainment industry under Nadao Bangkok. He also gained widespread recognition in 2019 for his role in the popular series My Ambulance.

Expanding his artistic horizons, Billkin ventured into the world of music, releasing his first single ‘Hug in Mind’, a collaboration with fellow artist Jaylerr. With his captivating performances and boundless creativity, Billkin’s star continues to ascend, promising a bright future in the entertainment industry.


Jaylerr attends the Versace FW23 Show at Pacific Design Center on March 09

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Krissanapoom Pibulsonggram, popularly known as ‘JJ’ or ‘Jaylerr’, is a talented Thai actor, singer, and model. With a noteworthy lineage as the great-grandson of former Prime Minister Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Jaylerr gained recognition for his acting prowess through the 2013 film Grean Fictions and various television roles with Nadao Bangkok.

Notably, he showcased his musical abilities as the rapper of the Thai Idol group Nine by Nine (9×9), further solidifying his versatility and star potential in the entertainment industry.

Jeff Satur and Jaylerr attend the Versace FW23

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