10+ K-Pop Group Maknaes Who Grew Up In Front Of Their Fans Eyes

They were just babies, and now they’re still babies, but older!

The decade is almost ending and a lot of K-Pop groups have made their debut in the past 10 years. Some of the members of these K-Pop groups have debuted at such a young age and fans have seen them grow up to be the people that they are now.

Group maknaes have especially grown a lot with most of them turning adults after making their debut as an idol, and some just continuing to mature throughout the years!

Here are 10+ K-Pop group maknaes who grew up in front of their fans eyes!

1. EXO’s Sehun

Scouted when he was just 12 years old, EXO‘s Sehun debuted as an idol at the age of 17 in 2012.


BLACKPINK‘s Lisa who is currently 23 years old started training at 14 years old eventually making her debut in 2016.

3. ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha

ASTRO‘s lovely maknae, Sanha, made his debut at age 16 after being accepted as a trainee at age 12!

4. Red Velvet’s Yeri

Yeri who keeps becoming prettier every year, is now 21 years old made her debut with Red Velvet in 2015 when she was 17 years old!


SEVENTEEN‘s Dino made his debut as an idol at the young age of 17 and has matured through the years! He is now 21 years old!

6. NCT’s Jisung

Jisung made his debut with NCT at 14 years old where he debuted under NCT DREAM. He is currently 17 years old.

7. MONSTA X’s I.M.

MONSTA X‘s I.M. debuted at age 19 as the lead rapper and maknae of the group and is now 24 years old.

8. MAMAMOO’s Hwasa

Many may be surprised to find out that Hwasa is the group’s maknae! She made her debut at age 20 and is now 25 years old!

9. GOT7’s Yugyeom

Yugyeom debuted at just 18 years old with GOT7 and is now 23 years old.

10. SHINee’s Taemin

SHINee‘s Taemin was chosen to debut at the young age of 14 years old on May 25, 2008. He has achieved a lot since then both with his group and as a solo artist.

11. Gfriend’s Umji

Gfriend‘s Umji has grown a lot since making her debut at 18 years old!

12. TWICE’s Tyuzu

TWICE‘s Tzuyu made her debut at 19 years old and has continuously become prettier throughout the years!

13. BTS’s Jungkook

Making his debut at the young age of 15, BTS‘s Jungkook truly grew up before the fans’ eyes!

14. Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun

Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun stays elegant and classy even years after making her debut!

15. BTOB’s Sungjae

BTOB‘s Sungjae made his debut when he was 16 years old and has truly matured in the limelight!