17 K-Pop Idols Who Are “Visuals” But Underappreciated And Talented Too

Pretty AND talented.

These seventeen K-Pop idols are known for their gorgeous visuals, but sometimes people forget how skilled and talented they are.

1. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

Jisoo is often labeled as the “dispensable” member by antis and Korean netizens. Still, it seems they fail to notice how unique her vocal tone is and how she has made amazing improvements in her dancing since her debut. BLINKs have commented that Jisoo’s stage presence is exceptionally bright and that she always looks like she’s having fun when she performs. Additionally, many have praised her husky tone, which is different from her members.

2. Hani (EXID)

As the face of the group, some people only regard Hani as a pretty face. In actuality, she is an exceptional dancer and is a huge perfectionist, so much so that LE mentioned that Hani has a notebook in which she writes down how she is supposed to dance their choreography. Also, her vocals are good, especially when she sings lower notes.

3. Doyeon (Weki Meki)

When Doyeon first debuted in I.O.I, many netizens wrote her off as a visual member with no actual skill, but she’s talented in both singing and dancing. She is capable of being the lead dancer in any group, and can also pull off high notes and adlibs.

4. Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO)

Cha Eunwoo is one of Korea’s most famous male visuals. But because of how handsome he is, many have called him just a pretty face. In actuality, his vocals are some of AROHAs favorites, and his dancing has improved immensely since his debut.


INFINITE‘s L is known as the group’s visual and cool city guy, but people forget that he worked and continues to work hard on his singing. He is also an exceptional actor, and he has even won awards for his acting skills.

6. Minhyuk (BTOB)

Minhyuk from BTOB is always regarded as the pretty face of the group, so much so that people forget how talented a rapper he is. Before his debut with BTOB, he was active in the underground rap scene with artists the likes of Zico. Many agree that he’s an all-rounder, with talents in not only rapping but singing, dancing, acting and composing.

7. Irene (Red Velvet)

Many Irene stans have voiced out how annoying it is that the idol is only regarded as a visual member. In reality, she’s easily considered one of the best dancers in the group. Before she hit big as a visual, people would even argue on who was the better dancer between her and Seulgi! After she became Red Velvet‘s “it girl,” people have overlooked her skills, but she is talented.

8. Minho (SHINee)

Minho is known for being handsome, and it seems people forget just how skilled he is. The artist has been helping write lyrics for SHINee since their first album. His voice is also very angelic, and he is a great dancer as well. He is also an excellent rapper and actor. Not only that, but the idol is also an ambassador for Korea for cultural events and sports thanks to his intelligence and how well-spoken he is.

9. Suzy

Many know Suzy as one of the nation’s first love that they forget that she’s an amazing idol. Fans who have been keeping up with her mention how impressed they are with how she keeps up with the other Miss A members and their skills, especially since she had trained for far less than them. She’s an amazing dancer with sweet vocals!

10. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

Yoona‘s talents are usually overlooked since people get distracted with her visuals, but she’s one of Girls’ Generation‘s strongest dancers and is a major part of the group’s dance line. She’s also a good actress and has dabbled in numerous movies and dramas.

11. Mingyu (SEVENTEEN)

Mingyu is handsome, no doubt, but let’s not forget his skills. He is an all-rounder who auditioned for Pledis Entertainment by singing. He is now in SEVENTEEN‘s hip-hop unit, showing that he can both rap and sing. His dancing skills have also improved, and he shows no struggle with keeping up with the group’s difficult choreographies.

12. Tzuyu (TWICE)

Tzuyu is known as the group’s visual, and she has gone viral many times for her looks. Still, many forget that she is one of TWICE‘s lead dancers, and many ONCEs have pointed out that she shows a lot of effort and energy when she performs. She is also one of the group’s vocalists, and some have noted how she improves with every comeback, and she is one of the most stable vocalists in the group.

13. YooA (Oh My Girl)

YooA has been praised for her doll-like visuals, but people forget that she is also an amazing dancer. Her vocal tone also suits Oh My Girl‘s vocal line, and she is capable of pulling off high-notes and adlibs, which she has done for some songs. She’s an all-around performer, to put it.

14. Sehun (EXO)

Some antis have said that all Sehun is good for is looking handsome, but that is NOT the case! Sehun is one of EXO‘s rappers, and he is constantly improving with every comeback. Also, he is one of the group’s stronger dancers, and he rarely gets overshadowed by the other members.

15. Jaehyun (NCT)

Jaehyun may be known for his princely visuals, but he’s extremely skilled. He sings exceptionally well, so much so that he has sung ballads for NCT U. Not only that, but he’s an amazing MC, hosting an 11 PM radio show for nearly two years. He’s also an amazing dancer, and he learns exceptionally fast, which we can see with his English skills despite only living in the States for four years. He’s one of the group’s hardest workers!

16. Rowoon (SF9)

Rowoon from SF9 is known for being handsome and tall, but people forget that he has a beautiful and unique voice. He gets a lot of lines in SF9 songs, and he is 1/2 of the group’s main vocals.

17. Jin (BTS)

Jin‘s is known as the group’s worldwide handsome, but people seem to forget how great of a vocalist he is. His vocals have improved greatly since their debut, and he can even pull of ballads! Not only that, but he’s also an exceptional role model to the younger members, and he always tries to send a good message to the fans.