Ma-re is a certified K-drama and K-pop enthusiast. She always likes to discover something new about the wide world of Korean entertainment.
Korea is blessed with many beautiful women, especially in the world of entertainment. As the K-pop audience grows, fans can't get enough of these stunning and charming girls. They're all beautiful, powerful, and unique, but who's the most gorgeous and popular girl in K-pop? Find out the answer in this list.
Top 10 Prettiest and Most Talented Female Idols of K-Pop
Below you will find facts and a brief bio for each artist. If you're interested in what musical projects, television shows, or feature films you can find each of these stunning pop stars in, then make sure to read the paragraphs below. I've also included music videos for each pop star.
Music Group: After School and its subgroup Orange Caramel
Great Album: Dress to Kill
With or without makeup, Nana is undoubtedly beautiful. Nana is a South Korean singer, actress, and model. She is the main dancer of the girl group After School and its subgroup Orange Caramel. In 2014, she started appearing on television.
She became a member of the SBS variety show called Roommate. She is also the host for OnStyle's Style Log's second season. Just this year, she was cast in a supporting role in the television drama The Good Wife and received positive reviews for her role as Kim Dan.
- Her real name is Im Jin-ah.
- Born on September 14, 1991
- She is currently attending Seoul Institute of the Arts (SeoulArts).
- She ranked first in a list of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2015.
Music Group: Twice
Great Album: Merry & Happy
Chou Tzu-yu, known as Tzuyu, is a Taiwanese singer based in South Korea. She is a member of the KPOP girl group Twice, formed under JYP Entertainment. This talented 17-year-old became popular only 2 months after her debut. She is so beautiful that no one can look away. She was spotlighted for her appearance on Mnet’s ‘SIXTEEN’. Since then, a lot of fans recognize her as one of the prettiest girls in KPOP.
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- Born on June 14, 1999
- She ranked number 13 on 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2015.
- In 2015, she had a flag controversy on the Korean variety show My Little Television.
Music Group: miss A
Great Album: Our House
Suzy became popular for her powerful voice and her gorgeous face. Aside from being a singer, she is also an actress. Suzy is a member of the girl group miss A, under JYP Entertainment, and is best known for her roles in the musical drama Dream High (2011), the romantic film Architecture 101 (2012), the historical-fantasy film Gu Family Book (2013), and the melodrama Uncontrollably Fond (2016). Her natural beauty glows every time she smiles.
- Her real name is Bae Su-ji
- Born on October 10, 1994
- In March 2015, Suzy and South Korean actor Lee Min-ho were confirmed to be in a relationship.
Music Group: Girl's Day
Great Album: Love
Yura is one of the most beautiful and talented KPOP girls of all time. She is a popular singer, rapper, and actress. She is currently a member of Girl's Day under Dream Tea Entertainment.
Her outstanding beauty has made her the face of the girl group. She has extremely beautiful legs, which show off her height. This makes her a mesmerizing dancer. In 2012, she made her acting debut through Sohu TV's Chinese drama Secret Angel.
- Her real name is Kim Ah-young
- Born on November 6, 1992
- She is currently attending Dongduk Women's University.
Music Group: Girl's Generation
Great Album: I Got a Boy
Yoona's undisputed beauty has made her a popular KPOP icon. Following the global success of Girl's Generation, she gained fame internationally and became a best-selling artist. Apart from her group's activities, she has participated in various television dramas, including You Are My Destiny (2008), which was a major success on the Korean TV ratings. You Are My Destiny was her breakthrough role and led to her being cast on Prime Minister and I (2013) for which she won an Excellence Award at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards.
- Her real name is Im Yoon-ah
- Born on May 30, 1990
- She has been called a "CF Queen" due to her several television commercial films.
Music Group: Girl's Day
Great Album: I am a Woman too
Minah is another member of the powerhouse girl group called Girl's Day. She has been a member of the girl group since 2010 and debuted as a solo singer in 2015. She has also acted on television shows, films and drama series including Vampire Idol (2011), Holly (2013) and Beautiful Gong Shim (2016). She's not only good at singing and acting, but is also a very good dancer. Her cute, innocent face makes her one of the prettiest KPOP girls of all time.
- Her real name is Bang Min-ah
- Born on May 13, 1993
- She is currently majoring in Broadcasting at Dongduk Women's University.
- Minah dated footballer Son Heung-min, but the couple broke up due to the difficulties of a long-distance relationship.
Music Group: Girls' Generation
Great Album: Lion Heart
One of the most beautiful women in all of KPOP is SNSD's Seohyun. With her gentle looks and incredible singing and dancing talent, she quickly became a fan favorite. She debuted as a member of Girls' Generation in August 2007. Girl's Generation became one of South Korea's most popular girl groups worldwide. Apart from her group's activities, she has also established herself as an actress. She's appeared in the Korean versions of the stage musicals Moon Embracing the Sun, Gone with the Wind and Mamma Mia.
- Her real name is Seo Ju-hyun
- Born on June 28, 1991
- A Girls' Generation subgroup named TTS was formed with Seohyun and fellow members Taeyeon and Tiffany.
Music Group: Girl's Day
Great Album: Expectation
Hyeri is the youngest member of the girl group Girl's Day, and has one of the prettiest faces in KPOP. Alongside Yura, she was announced as a new member of Girl's Day in 2010. Later, in 2012, she entered the acting world with a supporting role in SBS weekend drama Tasty Life.
With all of this increased exposure, Hyeri has become more and more popular. Recently, she has had leading roles in television dramas Reply 1988 (2015) and Entertainer (2016). The success of Reply 1988, combined with Hyeri's status as an icon of aegyo, led her to become one of the most in-demand advertising models in South Korea.
- Her real name is Lee Hye-ri
- Born on June 9, 1994
- She ranked 3rd in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 list in 2016.
Music Group: f(x)
Great Album: Red Light
Krystal is one of the most incredible talents in all of KPOP. Krystal debuted in 2009 as a member of the South Korean girl group f(x) and has further participated in S.M. Entertainment's project group S.M. The Ballad. Aside from group activities, she also participated in various television dramas such as High Kick 3 (2011–12), The Heirs (2013), and My Lovely Girl (2014).
- Her real name is Chrystal Soo Jung
- Born on October 24, 1994 in San Francisco, California
- She began dating Kai, a member of labelmate boy group EXO, in early 2016.
Music Group: N/A
Great Album: Palette
She's cute, pretty, and extraordinarily talented. Known as Korea's 'little sister', IU became one of the most popular KPOP girl icons after the huge success of 'Good Day', the lead single from her 2010 album Real. It holds the record for spending the most weeks at No. 1 on the charts (along with Psy's 'Gangnam Style').
Aside from her music career, she also hosts radio shows, television shows, and acts. Following her supporting role in the teen drama Dream High and minor appearances in several television series, IU starred in You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin, Pretty Man, The Producers and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo.
- Her real name is Lee Ji-eun
- Born on May 16, 1993
- IU and South Korean singer-songwriter Chang Kiha are dating despite their 11-year age gap
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More Incredible Girl Groups
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Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy
Solar, Moonbyuk, Wheein, and Hwasa
Chorong, Bomi, Eunji, Naeun, Namjoo, Hayoung (the seventh member, Yookyung, left the group in 2013 to focus on her studies)
Jisoo, Rosé, Lisa, and Jennie
Sowon, Eunha, Yuju, Yerin, SinB, and Umji
Who's Your Favorite Korean Pop Star?
Did I miss your favorite KPOP female idol? There are so many more incredible singers and KPOP girl groups out there. Make sure to share your favorites with me. Let me know what you think and share your thoughts!
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Humming moon on September 06, 2020:
Jisoo should have been second
Stan Blackpink on August 21, 2020:
Where's BLACKPINK members? They're so beautiful and popular.
RV4Life on August 20, 2020:
where is queen bae
sam on August 19, 2020:
bp is overrated as hell, they aren't that talented imo, IU deserves #1 she's one of the msot respected artists in kpop and no one can beat her talent
Blink on August 18, 2020:
Are you crazy????? I mean where's blackpink members????? Omg you really really really crazy
Iu unnie on July 20, 2020:
Iu deserve no.1 coz she sings beautifully,she is beautiful, she is beautiful actress,she makes pretty music and pretty much to explain.
Overall she is most talented one here
Jace on May 27, 2020:
I didn't vote. Sandara Park I guess is still the most beautiful kpop idol
btsblackpink on April 26, 2020:
were is blackpink lisa jennie rose jisoo they are the queen of kpop
Army once on April 14, 2020:
Taennie# on March 19, 2020:
What about Jennie Kim from Blackpink?
This is so unfair.
Jisoo Janane on March 05, 2020:
Tzuyu is so cute.awww!!!!
besando on February 08, 2020:
blinks stfo, thank u.
Sangram Keshari sutar on January 30, 2020:
hey what about Jennie of Blackpink she should be ranked as 1
Mia on December 31, 2019:
What about BLACKPINK they are beautiful naturally especially Jennie they should be up here and nana or IU should be first
Tyler on November 03, 2019:
Where is IRENE? SEULGI? JOY? LISA? JENNIE?
Ryza Orlanda on July 27, 2019:
How about #LalisaManoban #Lisa
shghk on June 09, 2019:
GG on March 12, 2019:
I think Lisa should be #1. who ever thinks all these girls are pretty, wow it must hurt to be blind.
Jo on March 05, 2019:
Hey, taeyeon is very beautiful as an angel and truly her voice is a queen, no one can break it
SinChan on February 21, 2019:
Its ok that Tzuyu is no. 1
Shan Shan on January 19, 2019:
I think Nana is the ranked 1 because she is so pretty and talented girl for me Nana is ranked 1
Army on January 14, 2019:
I think lisa and jennie blackpink is more better then all of them lisa should be 1# and jennie is 2#
alex on January 03, 2019:
Krystal Jung iloveeeeyouuu
AK on December 15, 2018:
They're all so pretty and a quote I love is "beauty is in the eye of the beholder". I guess for me it would be Krystal I find it charming how her facial features are sharp but soft at the same time and not too feminine but has touches to it.
blah blah blah on November 19, 2018:
EXCUSEE ME but tzuyu is a natural beauty for the people who says the people here had plastic surgery
Hanieya Abdul on November 17, 2018:
Tzuyu should be the rank#1
Jen on November 15, 2018:
Where is Irene?!
Atiqah on November 14, 2018:
I love twice..only one members of twice that is tzuyu.. it's okay
Fabric Objects LLC on November 03, 2018:
Lovelyz were not mentioned which is a very big surprise, considering how beautiful they are. Sana from twice was not even on the list considering she was listed No. 20 most beautiful faces 2017.
Jannah on October 30, 2018:
I love black pink
97kookJKbts on October 15, 2018:
what about the BLACKPINK girls??? and i think IU should be first instead of 10th.
niny on October 14, 2018:
ilovekpop on October 09, 2018:
where is yeri in red velvet
Real rank on September 23, 2018:
1 Minnie (g idle)
Lalisa on September 23, 2018:
Where is Lisa ? She should be no1
Edeka on September 23, 2018:
Yoona is the most prettiest ,i think☺
James yap on September 15, 2018:
Where is Nancy of momoland
Kim mi so on September 03, 2018:
I think that Suzy Bae is the most prettiest Kpop in the world.
lol on September 02, 2018:
taeyeon not on the list simply cause she is obvi too into plastic surgery lol no hate just the fact. p/s twice not even close to plackpink and irene in visual wtf pristin cute too and oh hayoung. but i do like the list though look pretty much fair for me as the original looks. though i think most of them done something with their faces anyway lol
Huhu on August 31, 2018:
I just want real face in this list and not plastic surgery...also JENNIE AND LISA pretty b'cause of that...anyway they are so pretty...jennie and lisa pretty too
⭐ on August 24, 2018:
people keep complaining that the newer groups should be included, but y'all are forgetting Sandara Park of 2ne1, Taeyeon of SNSD, Jiyeon of T-ARA, Nara of HELLO VENUS, Sulli of F(x), Bora of Sistar and Nicole of KARA. seriously, tzuyu and jennie couldn't COMPARE to these girls.
lizzybeth on August 19, 2018:
iu and krystal is number 1
Ikiamaygrande on August 16, 2018:
Tzuyu deserve to be 1st
REV on August 09, 2018:
Irene ? where is she ?
Yeh shuhua on August 09, 2018:
Where ia Irene and Jisoo ? Both of them Better than yoona . ( for me )
alyssa on August 07, 2018:
um jisoo is way prettier than half of these girls, she should defiantly be on here.
Lady mae on August 07, 2018:
Why Taeyeon is in number 11she must be in number 1 beacuse she is perfect
anzlah on August 02, 2018:
where is irene
on July 28, 2018:
Where's Lisa and Jennie of Blackpink?they deserve to be on the top too.
Just a random opinion on July 27, 2018:
Surprised that none of the Blackpink are on the list tbh
leejieun on July 14, 2018:
I think no#1 is IU because she is beautiful woman and talented pls!
Hello from the other side on June 29, 2018:
Tzuyu is so overrated and I’m Yoona is all plastic
My girls Jisoo Solar Wendy Jihyo Sana and Roseé deserve to be on the list and iu untie is all natural unlike these plastic sluts
Grape on June 26, 2018:
1.Sinb 2.Hyuna 3.Hyeri 4.Alice 5.Irene 6.Rose 7.Momo 8.Bora 9.Minah 10.Yeonwoo
ImAnARMY on June 26, 2018:
I think Tzuyu deserves to get #1
Not hating, but I just think that Tzuyu is pretty and talented ^~^
aiyra on June 24, 2018:
Blackpink Lisa should be the 1st
jemzuu on June 17, 2018:
y'all forgetting about my queen jennie kim smh my head
nothing on June 16, 2018:
what about irene,seulgi and jisoo? and why is iu unnie at the bottom?
ILoveNana on June 07, 2018:
I think that IU deserves higher but not #1 because Nana deserves that she is truly undoubtedly beautiful
anonymous on June 03, 2018:
yoona, hyeri, IU are not that much beautiful, there are many idols much more beautiful than them
Solbin is very beautiful and should be on the list on May 23, 2018:
Solbin is very beautiful and should be on the list
NATUEL on May 18, 2018:
Nancy Jewel Mcdonie from MOMOLAND should be in that list.
She should be in that no.1 position.
She is very good at dancine and singing and of course she has a very cute, charming, elegant, georgeos and beautiful face.
Who's with me!
PERUVIAN on May 16, 2018:
jiyeon of t-ara is the most beautiful girl in korea OK
Xxxx on April 23, 2018:
Tzuyu should not deserve to be included in this list ....
a on April 18, 2018:
Jisoo of blackpink deserved to be #1 atleast on this list
CHOU TZU-YU on April 18, 2018:
TZUYU'S DESERVES IN TOP 1 BECAUSE OF HER TALENT
Pinky Kim on April 15, 2018:
Nancy and blackpink should be part of that.
Jangg on April 11, 2018:
IU DESERVES IN THE TOP 5
EvilLizard on April 03, 2018:
Seolhyun (AOA) is the most beautiful girl in K-pop
LALISA on April 01, 2018:
Lisa (Black Pink) Should be at the top 1 ranking
Once on March 28, 2018:
Tzuyu should be first and Irene (Red Velvet) should be second
Hi on March 27, 2018:
WHERE IS BLACKPINK??
TZUYU SHOULD BE NO. ONE!!!!
IU_unnieLoverz on March 26, 2018:
IU unnieee.. Love you, support you forever.. Unnie jjang!!
K.A.R.D on March 18, 2018:
Jiwoo where are you?!?!
Lexi on March 12, 2018:
Why isn't Son Naeun there? :(
CHOU LINE on March 05, 2018:
tzuyu is the most beautiful she desrved the rank 1 look at the votes
Exo on March 03, 2018:
Why irene of redvelvet is not here???
Kie on March 02, 2018:
Yoon Bora too
Nuno on February 21, 2018:
Where is Tiffany Hwang? :)
Candy on January 22, 2018:
Where is taeyeon?she is a must in this list and jisoo from blackpink is a must too
rem on January 17, 2018:
where is Jiyeon??????
black on January 11, 2018:
where is jiyeon???
Boo on January 10, 2018:
I think hyejeong in AoA is really beautiful
Shayan on January 03, 2018:
Where is jiyeon????she is god like,specially in 2017
Dlwdrama on December 29, 2017:
IU is so beautiful..why she gots rank 10
She should got top 5 ..
She cute.talanted.and so gorgeous.
Blinkiee on December 10, 2017:
Where’s blackpink? LOVE THEM ALL THE GORGEOUS
remrawt35 on December 07, 2017:
koko on November 21, 2017:
Where's seolhyun and tifanny of snsd?
2ne1 on November 21, 2017:
why 2ne1 is not here?
Princess Piamonte on November 18, 2017:
I will add kim jisoo in this list because she is beautiful
Julian Bravoo from Phillipines on November 15, 2017:
Please Jisoo ! Don't Forgett !
Kremes on November 05, 2017:
I would add Sulli, Irene, and Jennie Kim to this list. Sulli is the most beautiful idol, IMO.
justsayin on November 05, 2017:
Please don't forget JIYEON, JIYEONNN!!!
Keegan on November 04, 2017:
Why is TAEYEON unnie not included?waeyo?!!
Lavisha on November 04, 2017:
CL of 2ne1 is really cute ...
Isabela on October 30, 2017:
Blackpink's Jisoo is a true beauty, why not include her?
Sehrene on October 23, 2017:
Why irene(redvelvet) is not here ......for me irene face is very natural .....in our country the one who have a natural face ..is the best ...
liskook on October 23, 2017:
dahhhhh tzuyu is not perfect lisa manoban forever dahhhh yak lisa lisa you missed all of the blackpink members
sparks pop-k on October 09, 2017:
You missed Black pink jisoo unnie , snsd taeyeon unnie , dara unnie , red velvet irene unnie............!!!!!They're the best
Quete on October 09, 2017:
Where is Taeyeon???
Once on October 03, 2017:
Im so proud of Tzuyu Unnie