Famous South Korean Singers

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 1 Jungkook

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Famous As: Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys
Birthdate: September 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

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 Jimin

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 3 RM

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

 4 Jennie

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 5 IU

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean

 6 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.

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 7 Suga

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean
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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 8 Kim Jong-hyun

Kim Jong-hyun
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean
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.

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 9 J-Hope

J-Hope
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 10 G-Dragon

Kwon Ji Yong
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 11 Kai

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Famous As: Singer, Actors
Birthdate: January 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 12 Do Kyung-soo

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Famous As: K-Pop Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 13 Kim Hyuna

Kim Hyuna
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 14 Park Chanyeol

Park Chanyeol
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean
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 Baekhyun

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

 16 Bae Suzy

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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: December 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

Bae Suzy was signed as part of the South Korean all-girl group Miss A after being eliminated from Mnet Superstar K. She has appeared in series such as Dream High and movies such as Architecture 101. Her frequent brand endorsements have earned her the nicknames "CF Queen" and "Human Dior."

 17 Lee Min-ho

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 18 Rain

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 19 Park Hyung-sik

Park Hyung-sik
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: November 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean
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. 

 20 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.

 21 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.

 22 Kim Taehyung

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

 23 CL

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 24 Jung Joon-young

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

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.

 25 Kim Tae-yeon

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Famous As: South Korean Singer
Birthdate: March 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 26 Yoon Eun-hye

Yoon Eun-hye
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Famous As: South Korean Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

Yoon Eun-hye is a South Korean actress, model, singer, and entertainer. After starting her career as a singer, Yoon Eun-hye went on to establish herself as an actress, playing important roles in television dramas like The Vineyard Man, Princess Hours, and My Fair Lady. She has also won several prestigious awards for her skills as an actress.

 27 BoA

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Famous As: South Korean singer
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 28 Jang Keun-suk

Jang Keun-suk
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Famous As: South Korean Actor
Birthdate: August 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: South Korean

 29 Seo In-guk

Seo In-guk
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Famous As: South Korean Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 30 Jung Yong-hwa

Jung Yong-hwa
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record Producer, Actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 31 Leeteuk

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

 32 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.

 33 Tiffany Hwang

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American, South Korean

 34 T.O.P (Rapper)

T.O.P (Rapper)
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Famous As: Rapper, Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 35 T.O.P

T.O.P
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 36 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'.

 37 Ahn So-hee

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

 38 JB

JB
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

 39 Hong Jin-young

Hong Jin-young
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Famous As: South Korean Singer
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: South Korean

 40 RM (Rap Monster)

RM (Rap Monster)
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

 41 Key

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

 42 Tablo

Tablo
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 43 Kang Min-hyuk

Kang Min-hyuk
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Famous As: South Korean Musician, Actor
Birthdate: June 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 44 Onew

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

 45 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.

 46 Karen O

Karen O
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American, South Korean

 47 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.

 48 Lee Dong-hae

Lee Dong-hae
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 49 Ahn Heeyeon

Ahn Heeyeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean

 50 Park Ji-yeon

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