Article: The Only One: 10 Korean Celebrities Who Are Single Child

The K-pop industry has taken the world with Storm. Various artists have spoken about their personal lives, and their fans are also desperately curious to know more about them. Today, we will explore 10 Korean celebrities who are single children and get all the love from their parents.

1. Joshua (SEVENTEEN)

Joshua is one of the lead vocalists of the K-pop idol group, Seventeen. His birth name is Jisoo Hong, and born on 30 December 1995  in Los Angeles, California. He debuted in 2015 with twelve other members in a group called SEVENTEEN. He is the single child of his parents. Recently,  he appeared in a variety show called "Summer Vacation is Pinggyego," where he expressed his views on being a single child. He said that he doesn't feel lonely being an only child in the family. Well, maybe the reason could be he got twelve siblings in the form of members at such a young age, and they shared such an excellent bond for a long time. He gained worldwide popularity among his fans because of his vocals and stage presence.

2. Shownu (MONSTA X)

Son Hyun-Woo, who goes by the stage name Shownu, is a South Korean singer and dancer.  He is leading the K-pop group Monsta X. Shownu was born on 18 June 1992 in South Korea, and he gained experience as a backup dancer for various Korean artists. He also was a trainee under JYP Entertainment. However, he left to join Starship Entertainment and debut in 2015. Rather than having a sibling-like relationship with members, he became a father to them while caring for and leading the group.

3. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

Jennie is one of the members of the most popular girl group, BLACKPINK. She was born on 16 January 1996 in South Korea, later moved to New Zealand,  and grew up there; she debuted in 2016 with the three other members as a rapper and singer. She moved from New Zealand to South Korea to pursue her dreams of becoming an artist. She has a Shy personality and has to Separate from her family to pursue her dreams. Her members made her feel like family. Even though she has no blood-related Siblings, she found a home with her three girls.

4. Johnny (NCT)

Johnny, also known as Suh Young-ho, is an American rapper and sub-vocalist of NCT 127. Born in Chicago on February 9, 1995, he was admitted to SM Entertainment through global auditions in his hometown, Chicago. He debuted in 2017. He is the only child in his family but gives a complete sibling vibe to his members because of his playful yet gentle and soft nature.

5. Yuqi ((G)I-DLE)

Yuqi is a Chinese singer in (G)I-DLE, a popular K-pop girl group. She's a great singer and dancer and is the only child in her family. People love her fantastic singing and her captivating performances on stage. She was born in Beijing, China, on September 23 1999, and is an essential member of (G)I-DLE, making fans worldwide adore and love her.

6. Sana (TWICE)

Sana, a shining star in the dynamic world of K-pop, is a beloved member of the popular South Korean girl group Twice. Born on December 29, 1996 in Osaka, Japan, with the full name Minatozaki Sana, she has captivated the hearts of fans with her incredible talent, infectious energy, and captivating stage presence. Sana's journey into the realm of K-pop began when she joined JYP Entertainment and subsequently became a member of Twice, a group known for its catchy music, stunning choreography, and diverse international appeal.

7. Hyunjin (Stray Kids)

Hwang Hyunjin, who goes by the stage name Hyunjin, is a solo child. He was born on March 20, 2000, in South Korea. He is a prominent South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, and composer signed under JYP Entertainment. He rose to fame as an important member of Stray Kids, a popular K-Pop boy band formed through a 2018 survival show of the same name by JYP Entertainment. Within the group, Hyunjin is the lead rapper, visual, and main dancer, giving him the status of a global star. He is a single child; however, K-pop fans believe that Hyunjin and Yeji are siblings because they look the same;  however, they are not blood-related. They are just friends.


Lalisa Manoban, widely known as Lisa, is a prominent K-pop idol and a member of the globally acclaimed girl group BLACKPINK. Lisa was born on March 27, 1997, in Bangkok, Thailand, making her the group's sole non-Korean member and the second member who is a single child in the group. She joined YG Entertainment, a leading South Korean entertainment company, and quickly rose to fame as part of BLACKPINK. As the youngest member of the group, she got three older sibling-like members to adore and protect her. Lisa's unique talent and captivating stage presence have contributed to her immense success and popularity within the K-pop industry.

9. Miyeon ((G)I-DLE)

Miyeon is a South Korean singer and a prominent member of the K-pop group (G)I-DLE. Born on January 31, 1997, she gained recognition through her powerful vocals and stage presence. Miyeon started her musical journey as a trainee under YG Entertainment before joining (G)I-DLE, where she showcased her talent as a lead vocalist and contributed to the group's success.

10. Jay B (GOT7)

Jay B, also known as Lim Jae-Beom, is a prominent South Korean singer, songwriter, and dancer, best recognized as a former leader of the internationally acclaimed K-pop group GOT7. He debuted in the entertainment industry as a member of GOT7 under JYP Entertainment in 2014. Jay B's artistic prowess extends beyond performing, as he is also known for his involvement in music production and songwriting, showcasing a diverse range of talents within the K-pop landscape. There are a few more Korean celebrities who are single children. Even if they are single children, their relationship with the other members of their team shows a sibling kind of bond. These ten celebrities have gained immense love from their family and fans, and it's fantastic to see how they've succeeded and become favorites at national and international levels.