These Are The Best 20 K-Pop Idols As Actors, According To Fans

These idols are multi-talented!

Many K-Pop idols are multi-talented, whether that’s in singing, rapping, dancing, or other non-musical skills, such as acting! Oftentimes idols will try out acting in dramas or movies, and depending on their abilities, many have been given pretty prominent roles in such media! Ranker, a polling website, recently had fans vote for who they think are the best idols-turned-actors, and here are their top 20 choices. Note that the dramas and movies that are listed aren’t an exhaustive list for some of the idols!


Has starred in: Nineteen (2009), Iris (2009), Into the Fire (2010), Commitment (2013), and Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)

19. Jinyoung (B1A4)

Has starred in: She is Wow (2013), Miss Granny (2014), Warm and Cozy (2015), and Love in the Moonlight (2016)

18. Siwon (Super Junior)

Has starred in: Oh! My Lady (2010), The King of Dramas (2012), She Was Pretty (2015), Dragon Blade (2015), and Revolutionary Love (2017)

17. Eunji (Apink)

Has starred in: Reply 1997 (2012), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), Sassy, Go Go (2015), and Untouchable (2017)

16. Onew (SHINee)

Has starred in: Welcome to Royal Villa (2013) and Descendants of the Sun (2016)

15. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

Has starred in: Love Rain (2012), The K2 (2016), The King Loves (2017), and Exit (2019)

14. Suzy (Miss A)

Has starred in: Gu Family Book (2013), The Sound of a Flower (2015), Uncontrollably Fond (2016), and While You Were Sleeping (2017)

13. Rain

Has starred in: Full House (2004), I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006), Speed Racer (2008), and Sketch (2018)

12. Krystal (f(x))

Has starred in: Heirs (2013), My Lovely Girl (2014), Prison Playbook (2017), and The Bride of Habaek (2017)

11. Sungjae (BTOB)

Has starred in: Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), The Village: Achiara’s Secret (2015), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), and Mystic Pop-up Bar (2020)

10. Minho (SHINee)

Has starred in: Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)Derailed (2016), Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018), and The Princess and the Matchmaker (2018)

9. Jinyoung (GOT7)

Has starred in: Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), A Stray Goat (2017), He Is Psychometric (2019), and When My Love Blooms (2020)

8. Hyungsik (ZE:A)

Has starred in: Heirs (2013), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Suits (2018), and The Juror (2019)

7. Joy (Red Velvet)

Has starred in: The Liar and His Lover (2017), Tempted (2018)

6. Nara (former Hello Venus)

Has starred in: My Mister (2018), Your Honor (2018), Dr. Prisoner (2019), and Itaewon Class (2020)

5. D.O. (EXO)

Has starred in: My Annoying Brother (2016), Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017), Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018), and 100 Days My Prince (2018)

4. Eunwoo (ASTRO)

Has starred in: Sweet Revenge (2017), Top Management (2018), My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018), and Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung (2019)

3. IU

Has starred in: The Producers (2015), Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), My Mister (2018), and Hotel Del Luna (2019)

2. Hyunjoong (SS501)

Has starred in: Boys Over Flowers (2009), Mischievous Kiss (2010), Inspiring Generation (2014), and When Time Stops (2018)

1. V (BTS)

Has starred in: Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)

Source: Ranker