35. GOT7’s Jackson from Hong Kong
Before he became a K-pop star, Jackson was a national fencer, repping Hong Kong at regional championships. He is known for his humour and quirky personality, which makes him a sweetheart on variety shows.
31. Sidharth Malhotra from India
Unlike most actors, Sidharth did not pursue acting immediate. In fact, after debuting as a moedl, he worked as an assistant director before landing a lead role in a comedy drama.
27. SHINee’s Kim Jonghyun from South Korea
Jonghyun debuted with SHINee in 2008, and has been touted one of the best singers in K-pop. He passed away about two weeks ago after succumbing to depression.
23. Nam Joo Hyuk from South Korea
Joo Hyuk is one of the cases of model-turned-actor gone right. He captured hearts in one of his recent dramas, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo and more recently, in The Bride of Habaek.
21. Godfrey Gao from Taiwan
He needs no introduction, honestly. This heartthrob has been stealing hearts since his debut and even went on to Hollywood, acting in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones as a very hot warlock.
19. Big Bang’s Taeyang from South Korea
The Big Bang member may be spitting out verses to hip-hop tunes, but he's actually quite the softie, especially towards his fiancée, actress Min Hyo Rin. He even wrote a song for her!
13. BTS’s Jungkook from South Korea
The youngest member of BTS is the main vocalist in the group, but has quite an impressive rapping skill too! He also proved to be a caring idol when he asked leader RM to pause a show in America to ask fans to stop pushing one another, after seeing the fans in the front row pleading for help.
9. EXO’s Sehun from South Korea
When he first debuted, he was known as the baby of the group, but the rapper has since grown into a fine adult. When he's not acting or performing with EXO, he can be spotted sitting on the front row of fashion shows.
4. James Reid from the Philippines
Although he was born in Sydney, the Filipino-Australian holds dual citizenship and is more active in the Philippines. His first claim to fame was through winning Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010, after which he made his foray into singing. He is now more active as an actor.
1. BTS’s V from South Korea
A look at V and you'll probably pass him off as another pretty boy, but he is more than that. If his deep voice is not enough to lure you in, his charms and quirky personality surely will!