Many of our favorite idols fit perfectly in their respective groups, but did you know that some of them have actually performed with other groups? Here are 12 idols whose talents were shown in more than one group!
1. KARD’s Somin
Before Somin was a member of KARD she was part of a Korean girl group that debuted in Japan called Puretty. The group disbanded in 2014 and Somin went on to debut as the leader of APRIL. But because she wanted to try different music, she left the group and ended up as part of KARD!
2. GOT7’s JB and Jinyoung
JB and Jinyoung were a part of JJ Project long before GOT7 was a group. They debuted as a duo 2 years before they joined their five fellow members in GOT7. However, last year, they released a mini-album as JJ Project again, much to the delight of fans!
3. WINNER’s Mino
Mino debuted in 2011 as part of B.O.M. When the group disbanded two years later, he became a part of WINNER. He is also a member of a hip-hop duo with iKON‘s Bobby called MOBB.
4. Weki Meki’s Doyeon and Yoojung
Before debuting in Fantagio‘s newest girl group Weki Meki, Doyeon and Yoojung were a part of the very popular girl group I.O.I!
5. Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung
Sooyoung might now be a part of one of the most well-known K-Pop girl groups, but she actually debuted with another group first! She was part of a Japanese group called Route-0. The group released 3 singles before they disbanded and she became a member of Girls’ Generation.
6. Highlight’s Yong Junhyung
While everyone might know that Yong Junhyung was a member of B2ST, fewer people know that he was a part of another group too! In 2007 he joined the boy band Xing and was known by the name Poppin’ Dragon.
7. EXID’s Solji
From 2008 to 2012 Solji was a part of a duo with Blady‘s Gabin called 2NB.
8. gugudan’s Mina and Sejeong
Mina and Sejeong were both rumored to be a part of a three-girl group that never debuted. However, they were both members of I.O.I. and promoted with the project group alongside their gugudan promotions.
9. Wanna One’s Hwang Minhyun
Hwang Minhyun is one of the only Wanna One members who is actually a part of another group. He is a member of NU’EST and will continue working with them once his time with Wanna One is done.
10. MONSTA X’s I.M
I.M was originally in a group called Nu’bility. The group disbanded in 2014. Later that same year he would appear on No.Mercy and would end up becoming a member of MONSTA X.