All 14 K-Pop Idols That Debuted Younger Than 14

How young is too young?

There have been more and more conversations happening about what the appropriate age is for K-Pop idols to debut as it seems younger teens have been debuting more frequently. However, debuting trainees at incredibly young ages isn’t new, and in fact, there have been numerous instances of very young people becoming K-Pop idols in the last decade or more. Here are all 14 idols that debuted at less than 14 years old.

14. Yeseo (former BUSTERS)

When Yeseo debuted with BUSTERS on July 31, 2019, she was just 13 years, 11 months, and 9 days old!

13. Trinity (former GP Basic)

When Trinity debuted with GP Basic on August 15, 2010, she was just 13 years, 11 months, and 6 days old!

12. Amet (former GP Basic)

When Amet debuted with GP Basic on August 15, 2010, she was just 13 years, 10 months, and 1 day old!

11. BoA

When BoA debuted on August 25, 2000, she was just 13 years, 9 months, and 20 days old!

10. Heesun (PinkFantasy)

When Heesun debuted with PinkFantasy on October 24, 2018, she was just 13 years, 8 months, and 29 days old!

9. Jinsol (former APRIL)

When Jinsol debuted with APRIL on August 24, 2015, she was just 13 years, 8 months, and 20 days old!

8. Mooi (former GP Basic)

When Mooi debuted with GP Basic on August 15, 2010, she was just 13 years, 7 months, and 21 days old!

7. Haeun (Lapillus)

When Haeun debuted with Lapillus on June 20, 2022, she was just 13 years, 7 months, and 18 days old!

6. Minji (BUSTERS)

When Minji debuted with BUSTERS on May 13, 2020, she was just 13 years, 7 months, and 17 days old!

5. Woojin (former TheEastLight.)

When Woojin debuted with TheEastLight. on November 3, 2016, he was just 13 years, 7 months, and 1 day old!

4. Minjung (former BUSTERS)

When Minjung debuted with BUSTERS on November 27, 2017, she was just 13 years, 4 months, and 12 days old!

3. Kim Samuel (former 1PUNCH)

When Samuel debuted with 1PUNCH on January 23, 2015, he was just 13 years and 6 days old!

2. Chaeyeon (former BUSTERS)

When Chaeyeon debuted with BUSTERS on November 27, 2017, she was just 12 years, 11 months, and 23 days old!

1. Janey (former GP Basic)

When Janey debuted with GP Basic on August 15, 2010, she was just 11 years, 8 months, and 1 day old!