Top 10 Hottest, Most Popular, and Most Handsome KPOP Idols 2016-2017
As we came to love the world of Korean entertainment, we can't deny the fact that all KPOP idols are handsome, talented, great, and unique in their own ways. As fans, we all have our biases and personal favorites from the long list of all KPOP male idols. But who's got the biggest fanbase? Who is the most popular? Most handsome? Well-loved and successful? Find out who's who in this list.
10. G-Dragon (Big Bang)
A handsome man who excels in singing, dancing, and rapping. G-Dragon is one of the most popular KPOP male idols since his debut as a member of Big Bang. He is recognized in the group as the 'most fashionable' one, and is noted for his constantly changing image and tight control over his artistry and has strongly opposed the idea of singers as "products" of the entertainment industry. Isn't he cool?
Facts about G-Dragon:
- Real name: Kwon Ji-yong
- Born on: August 18, 1988
- He built a pension motel as a gift to his family, and fans can also stay there! (Hooray!)
- He had a cafe named 'Monstant Cafe' in Jeju Island.
9. L (Infinite)
His cute eyes are shaped like crescent moon when he smiles. The super adorable and handsome boy of the KPOP group, Infinite, is none other than L. He debuted as a vocalist and visual of Infinite in 2010. Since then, he became popular due to his good-looking physique. Apart from his group activities, he also had acting projects, with his debut being on a Japanese drama. Sugoi!
Facts about L:
- His real name is Kim Myungsoo
- He was born on March 13, 1992
- He had a role of Ha Ji-won's homosexual intern in The Time We Were Not in Love
8. Yong-hwa (CNBLUE)
The man with a handsome voice and handsome face is Yong-hwa. He is a musician, singer, songwriter, producer and actor. He rose into fame as the leader, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band CNBLUE. But what makes him internationally recognized is not just his music career, but his acting projects as well. He took the role of Kang Shin-woo in 2009 popular drama You're Beautiful, and later he played the lead role of Lee Shin in 2011 drama, Heartstrings, with Park Shin-hye as leading actress in both dramas.
Facts about Yong-hwa:
- His full name is Jung Yong-hwa
- Born on June 22, 1989
- In 2009, he went to Japan to study music
7. Jong-hyun (SHINee)
A lot of handsome guys are in the KPOP world, but a lovable guy would be Jong-hyun of the boy group, SHINee. He is a popular singer, songwriter, and DJ. His brilliant mind is capable of writing songs that captures the hearts of many listeners. Of course, his talent, along with his band mates made the group internationally successful. He is also a very attractive singer, and he usually stand out in most of their music videos. We all love him for being a great man, right?
Facts about Jong-hyun:
- His full name is Kim Jong-hyun
- Born on April 8, 1990
- In 2010, Jonghyun was in a relationship with actress Shin Se-kyung, but broke up after nine months.
- He had a car accident back in 2013.
6. Sehun (EXO)
The maknae of the famous boy band group, EXO, with the best aegyo is Sehun. He is the lead dancer and lead rapper of the group. You might think that he's a cool guy at first, but when you get to know him, you'll find out how cute he is. He's shy, considerate, and always sincere for the group. He became extremely popular not only in Korea, but also in China. Thanks to this, he is confirmed to be starring as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie Catman.
Facts about Sehun:
- His full name is Oh Se-hun
- Born on April 12, 1994
- At age 12, he ran away from the S.M. Entertainment agent who tried to scout him for 30 minutes. But he was eventually cast in 2008.
5. Jungkook (BTS)
The handsome boy Jungkook is also a maknae of the famous boy group, BTS. He is a singer, rapper and dancer. He might be the youngest among the members of the group, but it doesn't mean that his talent is inferior to the older members. In fact, he is as brilliant and talented as them that he is known as the 'Golden Maknae'. He can sing in Korean, English, Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese, and is one of the best dancers of the group.
Facts about Jungkook:
- His real name is Jeon Jeong Guk
- Born on September 1, 1997
- He is a fast runner and also loves skateboarding.
4. Taecyeon (2PM)
The main rapper of 2PM became a hot icon of KPOP because of his incredible talent, good looks, entertaining skills, and acting skills. One of the most beloved idols is Taecyeon, who is a popular singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. He originally wanted to become a model, but the judges suggested he try dancing and singing. He then joined the boy group, 2PM, and it made a huge success with their music. Apart from his music career, he also hosted SBS's music show Inkigayo and was a permanent cast on Family Outing 2.
Facts about Taecyeon:
- His full name is Ok Taec-yeon
- Born on December 27, 1988
- He debuted as an actor in the Korean drama Cinderella's Sister and went on to play a main character in the KBS drama Dream High.
3. Baekhyun (EXO)
He is a man with a powerful and charismatic voice and stage presence. Who would've thought that behind the stage, he is a funny, bright, cheerful, and childlike person? Another handsome and popular KPOP idol is Baekhyun, who is the cheerful and friendly main vocalist of the boy band, EXO. He is popular for his breath-taking performances with his group and together they became one of the most successful groups. He is also well-loved by his fans because he is very sociable who loves to talk. Isn't it one of the many reasons to like him?
Fun facts about Baekhyun:
- His full name is Byun Baek-hyun
- Born on May 6, 1992
- On June 19, 2014, S.M. Entertainment confirmed that Baekhyun and fellow S.M artist Girls Generation member Taeyeon are in a relationship, but it ended in 2015.
2. Nichkhun (2PM)
Who wouldn't fall in love with the sweet, handsome, and charismatic Asian Prince? Surely, he's one of the most popular and most handsome KPOP male idol. Nichkhun is a Thai rapper, singer, songwriter, model and actor. His talent in singing as well as his natural good look had contributed greatly to 2PM's international success. Apart from singing, he also appeared on several drama series, movies, and variety shows. He also appeared on the live action film of the Japanese shoujo manga, Ouran High School Host Club as Lawrence.
Facts about Nichkhun:
- His full name is Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul
- Born on June 24, 1988
- Because he's handsome and multi-talented, and he gained popularity worldwide, he is dubbed as the Asia's Prince
1. Taehyung (BTS)
Taehyung, who is also known by his stage name, V, is a member of the famous group BTS. He's good looking, young member who is recognized for his vocals in the said hip hop group. Many BTS fans like and love him because of his super cute habits off stage. He likes to do aegyo that makes us go 'awww'! But when it's time for him to come on stage and perform, he's completely cool and charismatic person. Even his band mates describe him as a unique person, like how can a man like that exist? He's V who came from the stars!
Facts about Taehyung:
- His real name is Kim Taehyung
- Born on December 30, 1995
- His nickname is TaeTae and Blank Tae
Did we miss your favorite K-pop idol? Who's the most handsome for you? Not to worry though, you can always leave a comment about your favorite idol. Share your thoughts below!
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Questions & Answers
Who is the most handsome man of 2017?
That sounds like a general question. According to TC Candler's 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017, the first place goes to BTS' V. Other Korean artists on the list are: EXO's Sehun (9th), BTS' Jungkook (13th), Big Bang's Taeyang (19th), and Shinee's Jonghyun (27th).
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