While we agree that Song Joongki and Big Bang’s T.O.P are HOT, we have to admit that the new generation of K-pop idols are pretty darn good-looking too despite their young age. Whether you like masculine men or boyish cuteness, here are a few K-celebs under 20 that will make you drool.
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The youngest member of BTS, he was reportedly scouted by eight talent agencies, but decided to sign on to BTS’s current company, Big Hit Entertainment. He trained as a member of BTS since he was 15, before debuting in 2013.
Born in New York City, the rapper moved to Korea when he was five. He started appearing on television at an early age, making appearances on educational programmes. In an old video uploaded on YouTube, a young Vernon was seen talking about the racial discrimination he faces, being born to an American mother and Korean father.
Yeo Jin Goo
Jin Goo made his debut as a child actor at the age of eight, and has since gone on to clinch major roles in various productions. Currently at 19, he has acted in more than 30 dramas and movies. In an interview when he was in Singapore, he revealed that he had no plans to become an actor, but has never regretted his decision.
Born as Dong Si Cheng in Zhejiang, China, the NCT 127 member is the lead dancer of the subunit, and even had a solo dance stage at the recent 5th V Chart Awards. He has learnt traditional Chinese dance, which he has showcased on a few occasions, including his teaser video.
Mark was born in Vancouver, Canada. He is a member of three NCT subunits, NCT Dream, NCT-U and NCT 127 – the only one so far to be a member of all three subunits. In a previous interview, he talked about debuting three times in the subunits. He said, “It’s amazing that I’ve debuted three times, but saying I’m a ‘pro debuter’ seems exaggerated. … People around me ask if it’s difficult, but I’m honoured to have so many opportunities.”
BamBam’s stage name was inspired by the Flinstones character, Bamm-Bamm Rubble. The Thai-born idol is known for interacting with fans on social media, even tweeted super sweet messages to his fans via the group’s official Twitter account last year.
He reportedly majored in Street Dance in Hanlim Muti Art School, which explains why he’s one of the best dancers of the group. Despite being the youngest member, he is the tallest in Got7. He is good friends with BTS’s Jungkook.
Surprisingly, Chanwoo’s first appearance on TV was not as a trainee, but as a younger version of TVXQ’s Changmin in the group’s music video, “Balloons”. He has also acted in a few dramas prior to debuting as a member of iKon.