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Top 10 Most Beautiful, Cute, and Popular K-Pop Girls

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The beautiful Krystal!

The beautiful Krystal!

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

  1. Nana
  2. Tzuyu
  3. Suzy
  4. Yura
  5. Yoona
  6. Minah
  7. Seohyun
  8. Hyeri
  9. Krystal
  10. IU

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 read the paragraphs below. I've also included music videos for each pop star.

Nana

Nana

1. Nana

  • Real name: Im Jin-ah
  • Birthdate: September 14, 1991
  • Debut: 2009

With or without makeup, Nana is undoubtedly beautiful. She is a South Korean singer, actress, and model. She was the main dancer of the girl group After School and its subgroup Orange Caramel. Nana made her acting debut in the 2015 series Love Weaves Through a Millennium.

In 2014, she became a member of the SBS variety show Roommate. She was also the host for OnStyle's Style Log's second season. When After School went on hiatus in 2015, Nana transitioned into an acting career. She has starred in a variety of films and television series.

Tzuyu

Tzuyu

2. Tzuyu

  • Real name: Chou Tzu-yu
  • Birthdate: June 14, 1999
  • Debut: 2015

Chou Tzu-yu, known as Tzuyu, is a Taiwanese singer based in South Korea. She is a member of the girl group Twice, which was formed under JYP Entertainment. This talented performer became popular only two months after her debut. She is so beautiful that no one can look away. She was spotlighted for her appearance on the reality show Sixteen. Since then, a lot of fans recognize her as one of the prettiest girls in KPOP.

In 2015, Tzuyu garnered some controversy when she appeared on the variety show My Little Television with a Taiwanese flag. Chinese fans were infuriated, and Twice was banned from Chinese television. The controversy grew when Tzuyu made an apology that recognized only one China.

Suzy

Suzy

3. Bae Suzy

  • Real name: Bae Su-ji
  • Birthdate: October 10, 1994
  • Debut: 2010

Bae Suzy became popular for her powerful voice and her gorgeous face. Aside from being a singer, she is also an actress. Suzy was a member of the girl group Miss A. As an actress, she 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.

Suzy would make her solo debut in 2017, the same year Miss A would disband. She took a hiatus from recording in 2018 as she focused on her acting career. Suzy would make her comeback as a singer in 2022.

Yura

Yura

4. Yura

  • Real name: Kim Ah-young
  • Birthdate: November 6, 1992
  • Debut: 2010

Yura is one of the most beautiful and talented K-pop girls of all time. She is a popular singer, rapper, and actress. She is a member of the group Girl's Day.

Her outstanding beauty made her the face of Girl's Day. 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. While Girl's Day went on hiatus in 2019, Yura has continued to focus on her acting career. In 2021, she made her debut as an author with a poetry collection titled Journeys in Different Seasons.

Yoona

Yoona

5. Yoona

  • Real name: Im Yoon-ah
  • Birthdate: May 30, 1990
  • Debut: 2007

Yoona's undisputed beauty has made her a popular K-pop icon. Following the global success of Girls' 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 had huge ratings on Korean TV. Her breakthrough role on that series led to her being cast on Prime Minister and I (2013), for which she won an Excellence Award at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards.

Starting with her role in the thriller series The K2 in 2016, Yoona starting shedding her idol image as an actress as she started taking on grittier roles. Yoona would also make her solo debut in 2016. She has been called a "CF Queen" due to her several television commercials.

Minah

Minah

6. Minah

  • Real name: Bang Min-ah
  • Birthdate: May 13, 1993
  • Debut: 2010

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 she debuted as a solo singer in 2015. She has also acted on television shows, films and drama series like Vampire Idol (2011), Holly (2013) and Beautiful Gong Shim (2016). She would resume acting in 2019 in the series My Absolute Boyfriend.

Minah is good at singing and acting, and she is also an excellent dancer. Her cute, innocent face makes her one of the prettiest K-pop girls of all time. She made her solo debut in 2015. After Girl's Day went on hiatus in 2019, Minah returned to recording as a solo act in 2022.

Seohyun

Seohyun

7. Seohyun

  • Real name: Seo Ju-hyun
  • Birthdate: June 28, 1991
  • Debut: 2007

One of the most beautiful women in all of K-pop is 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 and iconic girl groups worldwide.

Seohyun 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. She also formed a subgroup of Girls' Generation named TTS along with Taeyeon and Tiffany. Seohyun would make her solo debut in 2017 with her album Don't Say No. In 2022, she had her first leading role in the film Love and Leashes.

Hyeri

Hyeri

8. Hyeri

  • Real name: Lee Hye-ri
  • Birthdate: June 9, 1994
  • Debut: 2010

Hyeri is the youngest member of the group Girl's Day, and she has one of the prettiest faces in K-pop. Her beauty and youth earned her the title of "Nation's Little Sister". Alongside Yura, she was announced as a new member of Girl's Day in 2010. In 2012, she entered the acting world with a supporting role in the SBS weekend drama Tasty Life.

With all of this increased exposure, Hyeri became more and more popular. She has had leading roles in television dramas like 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. Since Girl's Day went on hiatus in 2019, Hyeri has primarily worked in acting.

Krystal

Krystal

9. Krystal

  • Real name: Chrystal Soo Jung
  • Birthdate: October 24, 1994
  • Debut: 2001

Krystal is one of the most incredible talents in all of K-pop. She debuted in 2009 as a member of the girl group f(x). She has also performed in S.M. Entertainment's group SM the Ballad. Aside from group activities, she also acted in various television dramas such as High Kick 3 (2011–12), The Heirs (2013), and My Lovely Girl (2014).

f(x) would go on hiatus in 2016; the group would have a brief reunion in 2019. In 2020, Krystal would leave SM Entertainment. She has primarily focused on her acting career while f(x) has not been active.

IU

IU

10. IU

  • Real name: Lee Ji-eun
  • Birthdate: May 16, 1993
  • Debut: 2008

She's cute, pretty, and extraordinarily talented. IU became one of the most popular K-pop 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'). IU's popularity led to her receiving the informal title of "Nation's Little Sister". She has had a stellar music career with over 100 awards to her name.

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.

10 Great K-Pop Albums

ArtistAlbum

1. GOT7

"Flight Log: Fly"

2. Mamamoo

"Melting"

3. Seventeen

"Going Seventeen"

4. Tiffany

"I Just Wanna Dance"

5. BIGBANG

"Made"

6. Dean

"130 Mood: TRBL"

7. Akdong Musician

"Spring"

8. EXID

"Street"

9. DAY6

"Daydream"

10. BTS

"Wings"

More Incredible Girl Groups

Girl GroupGroup Member

Red Velvet

Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy

Mamamoo

Solar, Moonbyuk, Wheein, and Hwasa

Apink

Park Cho-rong, Yoon Bo-mi, Jeong Eun-ji, Kim Nam-joo, and Oh Ha-young

Black Pink

Jisoo, Rosé, Lisa, and Jennie

GFriend

Sowon, Eunha, Yuju, Yerin, SinB, and Umji

Who's Your Favorite Korean Pop Star?

Did I miss your favorite K-pop 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!

© 2016 Mare-sensei

Comments

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:

TZUYU

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:

just lisa

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

1.jennie

2.lisa

3.rose

4.jisoo

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:

1. Lisa

2. Jennie

4. Jisoo

4. Rose'

5. Suzy

ilovekpop on October 09, 2018:

where is yeri in red velvet

Real rank on September 23, 2018:

1 Minnie (g idle)

2 Lisa

3 Jennie

4 mieyon

5 Yuqi

6 jisso

7 yeonwoo

8 nana

9 tzuyu

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