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Jungkook
(Singer-Songwriter and Youngest Member and Vocalist of the South Korean Boy Band ‘BTS’)
Jungkook
417
Birthdate: September 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

One of the most loved South Korean celebrities, Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer and rapper of the extremely popular South Korean musical band BTS. The charismatic and talented artist joined BTS in 2013 and has since then entertained audience with his songs, videos and live performances. Jungkook has also done solo projects and appeared in many TV shows.

 2 
Kim Taehyung
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the South Korean Boy Band ‘BTS’)
Kim Taehyung
367
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea

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.

 3 
Roseanne Park
(Korean-New Zealand Singer and Dancer Known for Her Single ‘On the Ground’)
Roseanne Park
81
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram
 4 
RM (Rap Monster)
(Leader of the South Korean Boy Group 'BTS')
RM (Rap Monster)
83
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yeoui-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
IU
(Singer)
IU
153
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Jimin
(Singer)
Jimin
236
Birthdate: October 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Kim Seok-jin
(Member of the South Korean Boy Band "BTS")
Kim Seok-jin
327
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon-si, South Korea

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.

 8 
Suga
(Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Group ‘Boy Band BTS’)
Suga
174
Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buk District, Daegu, South Korea[
Min Yoon-gi, or Suga, gained fame as part of the South Korean pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, the first K-pop group to earn a Billboard award. His first solo mixtape was featured at the third spot of Billboard's World Albums Chart. Suga has also written many tracks.
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 9 
Cha Eun-woo
(Singer)
Cha Eun-woo
117
Birthdate: March 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gunpo-si, South Korea

Cha Eun-woo is a South Korean model, actor, and singer. He achieved popularity as part of the famous boy band Astro. His popularity increased after playing Do Kyung-seok in a television series titled Gangnam Beauty, after which he was named in GQ Korea magazine's Men of the Year list in 2018.

 10 
Kim Jong-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)
Kim Jong-hyun
91
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: yehwa-dong, Seoul
Died: December 18, 2017

Kim Jong-hyun was a South Korean record producer, singer-songwriter, author, and radio host. Kim was the principal vocalist of the popular boy band Shinee before he committed suicide at the age of 27. In 2018, his family members established the Shiny Foundation in an attempt to help struggling young artists.

 11 
J-Hope
(Rapper)
J-Hope
169
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ilgok-dong, Gwangju, South Korea

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

 12 
Park Hyung-sik
(Singer, Actor)
Park Hyung-sik
31
Birthdate: November 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea
South Korean K-pop singer and actor Park Hyung-sik is best known for his stint with the boyband ZE:A. Fans loved him in series such as The Heirs and Dummy Mommy, and the variety show Real Men. He has won multiple KBS Drama awards and joined mandatory military training in 2019. 
 13 
G-Dragon
(Singer-songwriter)
G-Dragon
65
Birthdate: August 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

G-Dragon is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer. Nicknamed the King of K-pop, G-Dragon is recognized for his influence on music, fashion trends, and youth culture in South Korea. In 2016, he was named as one of the most influential Asian under 30 by Forbes. His work is often cited as an influence by many of his contemporaries.

 14 
Park Chanyeol
63
Birthdate: November 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
South Korean entertainer Park Chan-yeol, also known as Chanyeol, gained fame as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, which has delivered hits such as Mama. He has also starred in series such as Secret Queen Makers and Missing 9, and films such as So I Married an Anti-fan
 15 
PSY
(Singer-songwriter)
PSY
37
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.

 16 
Rain
(Singer-songwriter)
Rain
22
Birthdate: June 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Kai
(Singer, Actors)
Kai
96
Birthdate: January 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Suncheon, South Jeolla, South Korea

Kim Jong-in, better known as Kai, soared to stardom as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. A trained dancer, he won the S.M. Youth Best Contest at 13. He later began performing as part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM. He also went solo with a mini-album later.

 18 
Do Kyung-soo
(K-Pop Singer)
Do Kyung-soo
69
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

South Korean singer and actor, Do Kyung-soo, is best known for his association with the South Korean-Chinese boy group, Exo. Interested in singing from primary school, he joined Exo in 2012. As an actor, he has appeared in many TV shows and films. In 2019, he enlisted as an active duty soldier for his mandatory military service.

 19 
Jay Park
(Rapper)
Jay Park
28
Birthdate: April 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmonds

Jay Park is a Korean-American record producer, rapper, singer-songwriter, choreographer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding the hip hop record labels H1ghr Music and AOMG. A multi-talented personality, Jay Park has also been credited with popularizing K-hip hop in South Korea. In 2017, he was featured in Forbes' 30 under 30 Asia list. 

 20 
Kim Hyuna
(Singer)
Kim Hyuna
84
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul

South Korean singer and model Kim Hyun-ah, better known as Hyuna, gained fame as a member of Wonder Girls and 4Minute. With the launch of her solo career, she delivered hits such as Ice Cream and became the first female K-pop artist with 100 million views for a YouTube video.

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Jessica Jung
(Singer And Former Member of the South Korean Pop Group 'Girls' Generation')
Jessica Jung
12
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Korean-American entertainer Jessica Jung is a former member of the South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. She has also appeared as Elle Woods in the Korean version of Legally Blonde and has starred in the series Wild Romance. She owns a fashion brand and has released a bestselling novel, too.
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Im Yoon-ah
(Singer)
Im Yoon-ah
59
Birthdate: May 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Daerim-dong, Seoul

Im Yoon-ah is a South Korean actress and singer best known for her association with Girls' Generation, one of the most popular South Korean girl groups. Also a popular actress with several awards under her belt, Yoon-ah has established herself as one of the top Hallyu stars. In 2016, she was named in Forbes magazine's Asia's 30 under 30 list.

 23 
Krystal Jung
(Singer, Actress and Member of the South Korean Girl Group ‘F(x)’)
Krystal Jung
11
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Krystal Jung gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group f(x) and then performed for SM the Ballad. Jung has also delivered award-winning performances in series such as The Heirs, The Bride of Habaek, and My Lovely Girl, and has been cast in the Chinese film Unexpected Love.
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Nancy
(Singer, Actress)
Nancy
6
Birthdate: April 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Suho
(Singer)
Suho
61
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.

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Jennie
(Singer)
Jennie
279
Birthdate: January 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea

South Korean singer and rapper, Jennie, became popular as a member of the girl group Blackpink. She decided to pursue a career in music when she was a teenager. After being active in the music industry for a few years, she gained international fame after being selected for Blackpink. She has since embarked on a solo career as well.

 27 
Jeon So-mi
(Singer)
Jeon So-mi
30
Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
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Seo In-guk
(South Korean Singer)
Seo In-guk
12
Birthdate: October 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yaeum-Jangsaengpo-dong, Ulsan, South Korea

Seo In-guk became a singing sensation after winning the Korean reality show Superstar K. As an actor, he has impressed audiences with series such as Reply 1997. A bone and cartilage disorder stopped his mandatory military service short. He is also trained in martial arts and has struggled with bulimia.

 29 
Seo Kang-joon
(Singer & Actor)
Seo Kang-joon
51
Birthdate: October 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gunpo
South Korean actor and singer Seo Kang-joon is best known as part of the actors’ group 5urprise. He soared to fame with series such as Cheese in the Trap, Entourage, and Are You Human Too? The KBS Drama Award-winning artist has also appeared on the Netflix show Busted!
 30 
CL
(Rapper Best Known as the Member of the Girl Group '2NE1')
CL
30
Birthdate: February 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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BoA
(Singer who is only foreign artist with three albums that have sold more than one million copies in Japan)
BoA
11
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guri-si, South Korea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Jeongyeon
(Singer)
Jeongyeon
59
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suwon-si, South Korea Height: 1.67 m
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 33 
Lee Tae-min
(Singer, Actor)
Lee Tae-min
49
Birthdate: July 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul
South Korean singer/actor Lee Tae-min gained fame as part of the group Shinee. He came to be known as the “Idol’s Idol” and soon launched his solo career, delivering hits such as Danger. He also starred in the comedy Tae-Hee, Hye-Kyo, Ji-Hyun and later joined the K-pop supergroup SuperM
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Jung Joon-young
(Singer-songwriter)
Jung Joon-young
12
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Jung Joon-young is a former singer-songwriter, actor, and television personality. He became one of the most popular South Korean entertainers before being caught up in the Jung Joon-young KakaoTalk chatrooms scandal, which was part of the Burning Sun scandal. The sex scandal forced him to retire and he was sentenced to six years in prison in 2019.

 35 
Choi Si-won
(Singer)
Choi Si-won
16
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'.

 36 
Lee Seung-gi
(Singer)
Lee Seung-gi
60
Birthdate: January 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banghak-dong, Dobong District, South Korea

Lee Seung-gi is a South Korean actor, host, and singer. Dubbed the Triple Treat entertainer, Seung-gi was named in Forbes' Korea Power Celebrity list in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015. One of the top Hallyu stars, Lee Seung-gi is also one of the most popular celebrity endorsers and commercial models in South Korea. 

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Jung Yong-hwa
(Singer-songwriter, Record Producer, Actor)
Jung Yong-hwa
8
Birthdate: June 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul-born Jung Yong-hwa started his career as a street performer in Japan with his band CNBlue. He deviated from pop-rock and experimented with ballads and R&B in his solo career later. He also plunged into acting with You’re Beautiful and appeared on the reality show We Got Married.
 38 
Sunmi
(Singer)
Sunmi
69
Birthdate: May 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iksan, South Korea
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 39 
L (Kim Myung-soo)
(Actor, Singer)
L (Kim Myung-soo)
17
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.
 40 
Hirai Momo
(Japanese Singer, Rapper and Member of South Korean Girl Group ‘Twice’)
Hirai Momo
42
Birthdate: November 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

Hirai Momo is a Japanese dancer and singer based in South Korea. She is best known for being one of three Japanese members of the popular South Korean girl group, Twice. One of the most famous K-pop stars from outside Korea, Momo's popularity has been credited with boosting international relations between Japan and South Korea.

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Ailee
(Singer)
Ailee
8
Birthdate: May 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Tiffany Hwang
(Singer)
Tiffany Hwang
29
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Nayeon
(Singer)
Nayeon
50
Birthdate: September 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Leeteuk
(Singer)
Leeteuk
22
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.
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Onew
(Singer)
Onew
44
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwangmyeong

South Korean singer/actor of Shinee fame, Onew has recently made headlines for his return to music after his mandatory military service. Slapped with a sexual harassment case once, he later apologized, and the case was dropped. His reunion with Shinee was marked by the 2021 album Don't Call Me.

 46 
Seungri
(Singer)
Seungri
90
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.

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Taeyang
(K-Pop Singer)
Taeyang
60
Birthdate: May 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uijeongbu-si
South Korean singer Taeyang gained recognition after appearing in Jinusean's music video A-yo. He then became part of the boy band Big Bang and later launched his solo career. He is the highest-ranking Korean soloist on the Billboard chart and is known for tracks such as Eyes, Nose, Lips.
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Kim Tae-yeon
(South Korean Singer)
Kim Tae-yeon
9
Birthdate: March 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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T.O.P
(Singer)
T.O.P
18
Birthdate: November 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Wendy
(Singer, Voice actress and Radio host)
Wendy
3
Birthdate: February 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)