Famous South Korean Pop Singers

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 1 Kim Seok-jin

Kim Seok-jin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

As a member of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, Kim Seok-jin is idolized in Korea and drooled over by girls across Asia. One of the most popular singer-songwriters in Korea, Kim Seok-jin is popular for his falsetto voice. Also a well-known philanthropist, Kim is a UNICEF Honors Club inductee.

 2 Baekhyun

Baekhyun
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Famous As: Singer & Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean
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 3 Kim Taehyung

Kim Taehyung
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Famous As: Pop Singer
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Tae-hyung is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy group BTS, for which he is a vocalist. Renowned for his baritone singing voice, Kim is regarded as a role model by other Korean artists like Younghoon, Jaehyun, Byun Hyun-min, Yeosang, Jungseung, Mingi, and Yunmin.

 4 Jeongyeon

Jeongyeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 5 PSY

PSY
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 6 Key

Key
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

 7 Seungri

Seungri
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

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.

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 8 Leeteuk

Leeteuk
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean
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 Ahn So-hee

Ahn So-hee
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 10 Kim Tae-yeon

Kim Tae-yeon
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Famous As: South Korean Singer
Birthdate: March 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 11 L (Kim Myung-soo)

L (Kim Myung-soo)
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean
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.

 12 Park Ji-yeon

Park Ji-yeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

 13 Kim Joon

Kim Joon
2
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

 14 Seo Taiji

Seo Taiji
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 15 Choi Si-won

Choi Si-won
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean

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'.

 16 Roy Kim

Roy Kim
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 17 Song Ji-eun

Song Ji-eun
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Famous As: K-pop Singer, Actress
Birthdate: May 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean

 18 Yang Hyun-suk

Yang Hyun-suk
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Famous As: Music Executive & Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 19 Park Jin-young

Park Jin-young
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 20 Shindong

Shindong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 21 Lee Gi-kwang

Lee Gi-kwang
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean

 22 Min

Min
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

 23 Suho

Suho
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 24 Kim Jae-joong

Kim Jae-joong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

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.