We all know that kpop idols are multitalented Hallyu stars with their talents of singing, dancing, and rapping live in groups and solos. But did you know that many kpop idols who are actors? Know what Kdramas your favorite kpop idols actors have starred in below!
Most Popular Kpop Idol Actors and Actresses
1.) Cha Eunwoo
Starting off the kpop idol actors list, we have one of South Korea and kpop’s most beloved handsome visual talent, Cha Eunwoo of Astro! He has been part of several popular romantic Kdramas including True Beauty, My ID is Gangnam Beauty, and Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung. Eunwoo actually made his first acting debut in 2015, then debuted in Astro in 2016!
Next, we have chart-topper soloist IU on our list of kpop idol actors! She made her acting debut in 2011, in the hit Kdrama, Dream High. Since then, on top of having many top hits in the music industry, she’s also made great strides in her acting career, starring in a total of 19 different televised projects within the last 11 years.
3.) SF9's Rowoon
Many don’t know this kpop fun fact, but this SF9 member’s acting career actually started way back before he debuted as a kpop idol. His first acting project was in the TV mini-series, Click Your Heart, with fellow SF9 members Zuho, Chani, and Dawon.
Since then, the kpop idol actor has starred in popular K-dramas like Extraordinary You, Where Stars Land, and The King's Affection.
4.) Red Velvet’s Joy
Did you know that Red Velvet’s Joy is also a kpop idol actor who starred in a few popular K-dramas? The most popular K-dramas that she has worked on are Tempted, The One and Only, and The Liar and His Lover, proving her versatility in acting roles. Don’t miss Red Velvet's Joy showcasing her sweet vocals in her role in The Liar and His Lover, as it is a kpop idol K-drama!
5.) Got7’s Jinyoung
GOT7’s Jinyoung has also tried his hand at acting, with his acting debut being in Dream High 2, while he was still represented as one of the kpop idols that are actors in JYP Entertainment. Since then, this kpop idol has also been a part of many popular K-dramas, including The Legend of the Blue Sea, He Is Psychometric, When My Love Blooms, The Devil Judge, and his latest lead role, Yumi’s Cells.
6.) Blackpink's Jisoo
We can’t forget our queen Jisoo! This Blackpink member is the latest kpop idol actor out of this bunch to have made her acting debut, but she definitely started out strong with one of the breakout K-dramas of last year, Snowdrop. Jisoo has appeared in cameos in other K-dramas such as Part-Time Idols and The Producers, but Snowdrop is her first lead role in a K-drama.
7.) BTS’s V
Being a part of the Hwarang cast lead him to meet some of his closest friends outside of BTS, also known as the Wooga Squad. This famous friend group includes other K-drama stars and Korean musicians: Park Seo-joon, Choi Woo-shik, Park Hyung-sik, and Peakboy. Don’t forget to watch the Kpop idol actor with the Wooga Squad in the show, In the Soop: Friendship Trip, streaming on Disney+ and JTBC now!
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