From her stunning voice to her gorgeous appearance, it’s no wonder why tons of male idols have fallen for IU. Here are 14 who have openly admitted to being a fan of her!
1. Wonwoo (SEVENTEEN)
Wonwoo has admitted to being a big fan of IU and often recommends her music.
One time a SEVENTEEN member commented on Seungkwan’s live broadcast suggesting her music, and it didn’t take long for fans to realize it was Wonwoo!
IU ‘Through the Night’
2. Jungkook (BTS)
In the past, Jungkook mentioned that IU is his ideal type.
"Do you have any girlfriend?"
"No I don't."
"Do you have someone on your heart?"
"Me? Ah.. I have ideal type."
"Who is she?"
— tannie⁷ •̀ㅅ•́ (ia bc uni/thesis) 😡 (@taesnowhite) December 3, 2017
He’s also a big fan of her music and has covered many of her songs throughout the years.
— BTS Through Years⁷ (@btsthroughyears) December 20, 2021
3. Beomgyu (TXT)
Beomgyu is another Big Hit Entertainment artist who has fallen for IU’s charms. He and Soobin went to watch IU’s most recent concert back in September.
Beomgyu about IU’s concert: “I didn’t know that someone who was so small and far away could feel so big.” 💗 pic.twitter.com/TUVl4pKgfK
— 🍧 (@chatshirelore) September 22, 2022
He’s so familiar with IU’s music that he named her song “Friday” as a song he could play on guitar with his eyes closed.
op asked beomgyu if there were any songs he could play with his eyes closed because he practiced (those songs) so much
🌰: oh…there’s a handful…
op: there’s alot? name oneㅠㅠ
🌰: Dean sunbaenim’s D(half moon), officially missing you, Friday (IU)
omg iu’s friday ㅠㅠ pic.twitter.com/qw1QwmUP5y
— 1등 최연준! (@0913net) April 13, 2019
4. Hyunjin (Stray Kids)
Hyunjin has been recommending IU’s songs “Heart” and “Lullaby”, which he may have suggested as calming songs.
— elvin⁷⁺¹👨🏻🚀💜 (@_geums8) October 17, 2020
5. Sunoo (ENHYPEN)
Sunoo chose IU as his favorite artist and even thanked her for singing I-LAND’s “Into The I-LAND.”
In 5 years from now, I want to see IU and Kim Sunoo collaboration. Sunoo answered before that he wants to collab with IU and he also thanked IU while he is still on I-land.
I love IU so much and Sunoo is my bias. If that will happen, I’ll be the happiest man alive. pic.twitter.com/noh7zdUdoA
— j☾ (@lovesunwon) November 3, 2020
6. Hyunjae (THE BOYZ)
Hyunjae has been open about his love for IU since the beginning. He alongside five other members of THE BOYZ went to watch her concert.
Younghoon said that he went to IU’s concert yesterday together with Hyunjae, Kevin, Changmin, Chanhee, and Jacob
— nika ◡̈ (@palcheokkitty) September 19, 2022
He has even tweeted about her and praised her music.
All of IU sunbaenim’s songs are masterpieces and I really like ’When Love Passes By.’
아이유선배님 노래는 다 명곡인데 그중에저는 사랑이지나가면이라는 곡이 너무너무 좋습니다 ㅎ
— THE BOYZ (더보이즈) (@WE_THE_BOYZ) June 23, 2018
7. Jaehyun (NCT)
Jaehyun also named IU as someone who is his ideal type.
He also chose her as his ideal partner for a duet.
8. Suho (EXO)
Suho consistently proves his status as IU’s fan ever since 2012.
EXO's Suho being IU's fanboy for all these years.
2012: shy suho talking to iu
2014: suho: i listen to iu's story i only didnt know at night + singing to Friday
2017: iu sunbaenim fighting
2018: dancing to iu's bbibbi
2019: attends IU's concert pic.twitter.com/2dK2xxWvym
— camsᴵᵁ| TheGoldenHour 🌅• Iinom lang ako ng tubig (@IUSunbaenim) November 24, 2019
9. Minhyuk (BTOB)
Minhyuk is also known as a long-time IU fan who loves to cover her music.
Minhyuk singing IU’s Give You My Heart. I feel emotional 🥺
How can you not fall for Minhyuk? I mean look at him, he’s amazing 😩💙 pic.twitter.com/fRVeY9ee2y
— Kaye🐾 (@BTOBxGucci) April 14, 2021
10. MJ (Astro)
MJ once chose IU as an artist he would like to collab with.
Astro member Kim Myungjoon / MJ want to have collab with IU and CRUSH pic.twitter.com/g6RpIcjiZp
— Soojin🌸 (@_9sxjy) March 14, 2016
11. Jinwoo (WINNER)
Unlike your typical musical collaboration, Jinwoo wishes to act alongside IU and admitted to being a fan of her.
WINNER’s Jinu chose IU as an actress he wants to film a movie with.
“I really like IU sunbaenim & also her songs” & shared he’s jealous that she’s friends with Mino and even left a message for her saying not just for acting, but he also wants to meet her personally. “I’m a fan!” pic.twitter.com/sAxVvdoLVc
— t🌸 (@jieunlui) August 23, 2019
12. Ha Sungwoon
Sungwoon picked IU as his ideal type of girl.
Ideal Type: Age doesn’t matter. Some who is cute, has a height between 160-170 cm, looks innocent, has big eyes, can cook well, and has long straight hair. He has mentioned singer-songwriter IU as his ideal type. pic.twitter.com/2GPoUUDvVn
— Yeobo (@yeoboph) December 17, 2017
13. Jae (Day6)
Jae is a repeat offender when it comes to listening to IU.
Jae said he'd retire if IU will ask him for a collab🤣😭 Because it would be the peak of his career🤧 Lol i so love this guyyy plss Jae x IU or Day6 x IU😭 Stan Day6 y'all 💜 UaenaMyDays where you atpic.twitter.com/3rGjnrSrNK
— 天使 (@iubtsen) November 22, 2020
He often names her as an artist he would collab with and loves to listen to.
14. Kim Donghan (WEi)
Donghan admitted that IU has been his ideal type since he was young.
in a recent interview, kim donghan picks iu as his ideal type “if I have to choose a celebrity, it will be iu sunbaenim, I have liked her since when I was young.” https://t.co/QGjji56vb2… https://t.co/36KmoOcO8Q pic.twitter.com/8qkiY5ywZH
— t🌸 (@jieunlui) July 23, 2018