When Girls’ Generation debuted, member YoonA quickly became known as an ideal beauty, becoming a representative visual from K-Pop’s second generation and capturing the nation’s hearts when she debuted in 2007.
Her legendary visuals earned her the nickname “Nation’s Ideal Type,” and she’s continued to captivate fans with her beauty and charming personality through music, television, and more.
Following the group’s debut, members YoonA, Seohyun, and Yuri earned attention for their similar visuals, earning the “Bermuda-line” nickname due to their resemblance to each other.
Over the years, a few fellow K-Pop idols have also caught netizens’ eyes for having visuals that reminded them of YoonA, such as f(x)‘s Krystal and STAYC‘s J.
Aside from fellow K-Pop idols, a gorgeous Malaysian woman also went viral in the early 2010s for her uncanny resemblance to Girls’ Generation’s YoonA, even earning the attention of Korean netizens.
Rabi’atul Afifah’s photos circulated on the internet as netizens noticed how much she resembled Yoona, from her eyes to her eyebrows to her smile; she quickly became known as “Malaysia’s YoonA.”
Her images went so viral that she even participated in interviews for her resemblance to YoonA and made the news in Korea.
It’s been over a decade since she first went viral, but many still fondly remember when Rabi’atul Afifah first rose in internet popularity.
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Check out more idols who’ve earned attention for their resemblance to YoonA in the article below!