Famous South Korean Pop Singers

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 1 
PSY
(Singer-songwriter)

PSY
12
Birthdate: December 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gangnam District, South Korea

South Korean singer, rapper, and songwriter, Psy, is known internationally for his hit single Gangnam Style. The music video for the song became the first video to exceed one billion views on YouTube and continues to be one of the most viewed videos on the platform. Psy is credited to have popularized K-Pop in the Western music industry.

 2 
Suho
(Singer)

Suho
40
Birthdate: May 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Suho is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He serves as the leader of the popular South Korean-Chinese boy band Exo and its sub-group Exo-K. Over the course of his career as an entertainer, Suho has won several prestigious awards, such as a Yegreen Musical Award, Stagetalk Audience Choice Award, JIMFF Award, DIMF Award, and Asia Culture Award.

 3 
Jeon So-mi
(Singer)

Jeon So-mi
7
Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
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 4 
Seungri
(Singer)

Seungri
70
Birthdate: December 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

Lee Seung-hyun became a South Korean celebrity with his reputation as the youngest member of boy band, Big Bang. With his stage name Seungri, the singer and songwriter who came up with several popular songs went on to star in movies. He was involved in the Burning Sun sex scandal. He is also a businessman and participates in philanthropic activities.

 5 
Jeongyeon
(Singer)

Jeongyeon
5
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suwon-si, South Korea Height: 1.67 m

 6 
L (Kim Myung-soo)
(Actor, Singer)

L (Kim Myung-soo)
6
Birthdate: March 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul
South Korean entertainer Kim Myung-soo, also known as L, initially gained fame as part of the boy band Infinite and its sub-group, Infinite F. He is also known for his roles in films such as Master's Sun, Flower Band, and Cunning Single Lady. He has also released two bestselling photobooks.

 7 
Choi Si-won
(Singer)

Choi Si-won
5
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Choi Si-won is a South Korean model, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band, Super Junior. Regarded as one of South Korea’s most bankable actors and singers, Choi was named in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 Asia list in 2016. Also a well-known philanthropist, Choi works closely with agencies like 'UNICEF Korea'.

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 8 
Leeteuk
(Singer)

Leeteuk
15
Birthdate: July 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eunpyeong District, South Korea
After his father murdered Leeteuk’s ailing grandparents and committed suicide in 2014, the South Korean singer plunged into depression, while also neck-deep in a 5-billion-won debt his father left behind. The Super Junior member, however, soared past his issues and continued to release hits with his K-pop band.

 9 

Park Jin-young
4
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Park Jin-young is a South Korean singer, record producer, songwriter, reality television show judge, and record executive. He is credited with founding one of South Korea's most profitable entertainment agencies JYP Entertainment, for which he also serves as co-CEO. Park Jin-young is also credited with managing successful K-pop artists like Wonder Girls, Stray Kids, Miss A, Rain, Twice, and 2PM.

 10 
Ahn So-hee
(Actress)

Ahn So-hee
6
Birthdate: June 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 11 
Key
(Singer)

Key
17
Birthdate: September 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea

 12 
Kim Tae-yeon
(South Korean Singer)

Kim Tae-yeon
3
Birthdate: March 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

 13 
Park Ji-yeon
(Singer)

Park Ji-yeon
4
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 14 
Song Ji-eun
(K-pop Singer, Actress)

Song Ji-eun
3
Birthdate: May 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 15 
Baekhyun
(Singer & Actor)

Baekhyun
57
Birthdate: May 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province

 16 
Kim Joon
(Rapper)

Kim Joon
6
Birthdate: February 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon, South Korea

 17 

Kim Jae-joong
20
Birthdate: January 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gongju, South Korea

In 2020, Kim Jae-joong was named South Korea’s richest K-pop star. The former member of TVXQ later joined JYJ. He also soared to fame with K-dramas such as Manhole and Triangle. He loves splurging on luxury cars and owns lavish apartments, malls, and restaurants in Korea and Japan.

 18 
Lee Gi-kwang
(Singer, Actor)

Lee Gi-kwang
14
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naju, South Korea

 19 
Seo Taiji
(Singer)

Seo Taiji
7
Birthdate: February 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 20 
Roy Kim
(Singer-songwriter)

Roy Kim
11
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea

 21 
Yang Hyun-suk
(Music Executive & Rapper)

Yang Hyun-suk
5
Birthdate: December 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anguk-dong, Seoul, South Korea

Yang Hyun-suk is a South Korean rapper, music executive, record producer, and dancer. He is credited with founding one of South Korea's biggest record companies, YG Entertainment, for which he also serves as the chief executive officer. Yang Hyun-suk is best known for his association with the now-defunct music group, Seo Taiji and Boys.

 22 
Shindong
(Singer)

Shindong
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mungyeong, South Korea

 23 
Min
(Singer)

Min
4
Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 24 
Stephanie
(Singer)

Stephanie
1
Birthdate: August 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Stephanie is an American actress and singer of Japanese and Armenian descent. She is currently signed to Sony Music Japan and has released a couple of studio albums so far. Many of her songs have also been featured in several Japanese films. In 2007, Stephanie was honored at the Japanese Music Awards for her contribution to the Japanese music industry.

 25 
Rumiko Tani
(Television personality and a former idol singer associated with Hello! Project)

Rumiko Tani
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan