Article: Top 10 Famous Korean Celebrity Siblings But From Different Industries

The world of the Korean entertainment industry is as diverse as one would expect it to be. The cut-throat competition that prevails in almost all aspects of Korean society, makes it extremely hard to make a name for oneself. Despite such circumstances, the following set of siblings, who shine in different industries, have proved that nothing is impossible if one so desires, quite literally.

1. NCT Jungwoo And Kim Min Ah

Jungwoo, member of popular idol group NCT was revealed to have an older sister, and that too a celebrity. None of us could have guessed that it would be actress Kim Min Ah. While Jungwoo has made a brand for himself through his charming songs and performances in his group and as part of the subunit DOJAEJUNG (consisting of Doyoung, Jaehyun, and Jungwoo). Kim Min Ah is an excellent singer herself but is majorly known for her acting roles in various shows such as ‘Love Vlog’ and ‘The World of My 17’ among others.

2. Jang Wonyoung And Jang Da Ah

Turns out IVE’s Jang Wonyoung is not the only pretty face in her family. Wonyoung’s older sister Jang Da Ah (real name Jang Jin Young) recently made her debut as a model for the contact lens brand ACUVUE. Soon, pictures of Da Ah circulated online and netizens were left shocked by the uncanny resemblance in the looks of the two sisters. Da Ah is all set to make her debut as an actress through the upcoming K-drama ‘Pyramid Game’, an adaptation of a webtoon with the same name.

3. Park Jihyo And Park Ji Young

Just as TWICE needs no introduction. Jihyo, who serves as the leader of this nine-member female group, doesn’t need any introductions either. While Jihyo’s stage presence and leadership skills serve as inspiration for many other idols, her younger sister Park Ji Young is now ready to turn heads in the modeling/acting industry. Recently pictures of Ji Young from one of her modeling shoots spread online, leaving fans spellbound. Fans are eagerly waiting for Ji Young to showcase her talent on the big screen soon.

4. Park Shin Hye And Park Shin Won

Park Shin Hye also known as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, is one of the most renowned actresses in the Korean entertainment industry today. Over the years she has entertained her fans with a variety of roles, popular ones including ‘The Heirs’, ‘Pinocchio’, and ‘Sisyphus: The Myth’. Like his sister, Park Shin-Won, Shin-Hye’s older brother is a renowned musician. He has participated in the production of one of B1A4 (a three-member boy band)’s albums.

5. Chanyeol And Park Yoo Ra

Park Chan-Yeol, one of the members of the renowned group Exo, has proved his mettle time and again. He raps, sings, is a lyricist, and has also showcased his acting skills through dramas such as ‘So I Married an Anti-fan’, and ‘Secret Queen Makers’. But did you know that famous YTN announcer (now retired) Park Yoo Ra is Chanyeol’s older sister? As one of the main announcers of her time, Park Yoo Ra is loved and warmly remembered by many. The duo’s bonding is considered to be the ideal brother-sister relationship.

6. Jeongyeon & Gong Seung Yeon

Yoo Jeongyeon, the main vocalist of the massively popular female group TWICE has talent running in her family. Not only is Jeongyeon famous and rightly so for her heavenly vocals and stunning visuals, her older sister Gong Seung Yeon has successfully made a name for herself in the acting industry. Famous for her roles in various dramas such as ‘The First Responders’, ‘Aloners’, ‘Introverted Boss’ and ‘Are You Human?’. She is also a recipient of the "Best New Actress" award at the 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards.

7. Jessica Jung And Krystal Jung

The Jung sisters are both popular in their own right. Both of them started as idols, with Jessica debuting in ‘Girls’ Generation’ and Krystal debuting in F(x). The sibling duo gives out regular content to keep their fans entertained, even doing a reality show together called, ‘Jessica & Krystal’. In recent years both have been making a name for themselves in different industries with Jessica turning towards fashion and has a brand of her own namely ‘Blanc & Eclare’ and is also working on her book “Shine’. On the other hand, Krystal is widely recognized for her roles in hit dramas and movies such as ‘The Heirs’, ‘Prison Playbook’, ‘The Bride of Habaek’, and ‘Crazy Love’.

8. Jung Hoseok and Jung Ji Woo

Jung Hoseok aka J-Hope of BTS has become a worldwide phenomenon. With his unique brand of music showcased in his solo works such as ‘Hope World’ and ‘Jack In The Box’, Hoseok has proved himself to be much more than just a member of his group. His impact could be easily ascertained by the fact that he turned Lollapalooza into ‘Hobipalooza’ breaking numerous records. Similarly, his sister Jung Jiwoo, aka Mejiwoo, is popular among fashion and makeup enthusiasts. She is a YouTuber, has her own clothing brand ‘MEJIWOO’ and fashion brand ‘AJ LOOK’. That is not all, she is also the CEO of the eyewear brand ‘FUN THE MENTAL’. Jung siblings prove that talent indeed runs in the family.

9. Jeon Jungkook and Jeon Junghyun

BTS’ ‘Golden Maknae’ Jungkook is ‘golden’ in all senses of the word. His heavenly vocals, charming on-stage presence, and humble personality have driven multitudes to insanity. With the release of his solo ‘Seven’, Jungkook is breaking records left and right. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that his brother is as talented as him. Jeon Junghyun, Jungkook’s older brother, is an exceptional artist, he posted multiple animated videos of his brother and other BTS members on his social media handles, which made him popular among ARMYs. Besides, he also has a clothing and accessories company ‘Six6uys’, and a brand ‘Graffiti On Mind’.  Many idols are often spotted wearing clothes from this brand, including Lisa of Blackpink.

10.  Choi Soo-Young And Choi Soo-Jin

Girls’ Generation member Choi Sooyoung is one of the most popular and respected idols and actress in the Korean Society today. Fans love her for her stunning visuals, honey vocals and brilliant acting. She has starred in various dramas, a few of them include, ‘Tell Me What You Saw’, ‘Run On’, ‘So I Married the Anti-fan’, and ‘If You Wish Upon Me’. However, she is not the only one in her family with golden voice. Her sister, Choi Soo Jin is one of the most sought-after voice and theatre actresses in South Korea. She has participated in the dubbing of the following movies ‘Heartbreakers’, ‘GoldenEye’, and ‘I Still Know What You Did Last Summer’. She has also acted in the following theatre shows ‘Finding Mr. Destiny’, ‘Zanna, Don't!’ and ‘Le Passe-Muraille’.