Here Are The 23 Most Popular K-Pop Idols Who Were Not Born In Korea, According To Fans

Can you guess who ranked #1?

More and more foreign idols are debuting in K-Pop groups and growing massive popularity worldwide. Hailing from Japan, China, America, and more, here are the top 23 most popular idols not born in Korea as voted by over 20K fans on Ranker.

23. Shuhua ((G)I-DLE)

Born in: Taoyuan, Taiwan

22. Joshua (SEVENTEEN)

Born in: Los Angeles, CA

21. Yangyang (WayV)

Born in: Taiwan

20. Chenle (NCT)

Born in: Shanghai, China

19. Jackson (GOT7)

Born in: Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

18. Johnny (NCT)

Born in: Chicago, IL

17. BamBam (GOT7)

Born in: Bangkok, Thailand

16. Mark (GOT7)

Born in: Los Angeles, CA

15. Momo (TWICE)

Born in: Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

14. WinWin (NCT)

Born in: Wenzhou, China

13. Sana (TWICE)

Born in: Tennoji Ward, Osaka, Japan

12. Mina (TWICE)

Born in: San Antonio, TX

11. Tzuyu (TWICE)

Born in: East District, Taiwan

10. Felix (Stray Kids)

Born in: Sydney, Australia

9. Lay

Born in: Changsha, China


Born in: Auckland, New Zealand

7. Huening Kai (TXT)

Born in: Honolulu, HI

6. Lucas (NCT)

Born in: Sha Tin District, Hong Kong

5. Ten (WayV)

Born in: Bangkok, Thailand

4. Yuta (NCT)

Born in: Kadoma, Osaka, Japan

3. Mark (NCT)

Born in: Toronto, Canada

2. Vernon (SEVENTEEN)

Born in: New York


Born in: Buri Ram, Thailand

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Source: Ranker