10+ K-Pop Idols Who Left Their Groups Almost Immediately After Their Debut

There are a wide range of reasons why they left their groups.

K-Pop idols debuting is a difficult process, where they have to go through multiple hardships to even get a chance at debuting. Leaving the group can be another hard decision, where some idols just run into unfortunate situations. Here are 10+ K-Pop idols who left their groups after debuting.

1. HyunA (Wonder Girls)

HyunA might be known for her days from 4Minute, but she originally debuted as a member of Wonder Girls. She left the group less than a year later due to concerns from her parents.

2. Jisun & Jiin (Girl’s Day)

Girl’s Day originally debuted with 5 members, which were Minah, Sojin, Jihae, Jisun, and Jiin. Jisun and Jiin left the group a couple of months after they made their debut to pursue other goals.

3. Jaeseok (Golden Child)

Golden Child debuted in 2017 with 11 members. In early 2018, Jaeseok left the group due to health reasons.

4. Subin, Nayeon, and Lera (Berry Good)

Berry Good originally debuted in 2014 with 5 members. Less than a year later, Subin, Nayeon, and Lera all left the group to concentrate on school.


5. Somin (APRIL)

Somin might now be known for being in K.A.R.D, but she debuted in multiple groups before this. One of them was APRIL, who debuted in 2015. Somin left the group a couple of months after their debut due to music reasons.

6. Junhyeok (Day6)

Day6 originally debuted as a six-member band in 2015. In early 2016, it was revealed that Junhyeok had left the group for personal reasons.

7. Leeseul & JoA (Stellar)

Stellar originally debuted in 2011 with their song “Rocket Girl”. Less than a year later, Leeseul and JoA left the group.

8. Seunghee (DIA)

DIA originally debuted in 2015 with 7 members. Seunghee left the group less than a year later.