Article: Top 10 Unknown Facts About Korean Celebrities

Each of us has a favourite K-pop artist or K-drama star. We are familiar with their songs, albums, movies, favourite food and comebacks. We are even ready to take up the role of a teacher to train the new fans. Did you know about these not often told  facts, though? Here are the most unusual, little-known facts about your favourite celebrities since, as a pro, you need to update your data storage system.

1. Minzy

The youngest member of 2NE1, Gong Min-Ji, also known as Minzy, was born in 1997.Everyone admired her for being the group principal dancer. She joined CJ E&M  subsidiary label Music Works after leaving YG Entertainment on April 5 2016. She later went on to have her own company MZ Entertainment. Minzy surprised netizens with her graduation news fromthe Department of Theology at Baekseok University in August 2017.

2. G-Dragon

Kwon Ji-Yong, better known as G-Dragon, is a rapper, fashion designer and the leader of the record-breaking group Big Bang. He's referred to frequently as the & quot; King of K-pop.& quot; He is under the renowned K-pop company, YG Entertainment. Being an artist who debuted in 2006 under

YG Entertainment, G-Dragon had trained under YG biggest rival, SM Entertainment, for up to five years.

3. Lee Min-Ho

The dashing actor, singer and model Lee Min-ho was involved in an accident in2006. He and Jung II Woo, 19 years old at the time, were on vacation with two other friends when a vehicle hit their car; to this day, serious injuries are sustained. Min-ho was in a coma for one month, and it took him three years to walk.In 2011, the car drove into a stationery store; the on-lookers expressed that he was lucky to have emerged from the accident without any injuries.

4. Rain

Jung Ji-hoon, better known as Rain, is a South Korean actor, singer, dancer and songwriter. He has worked with various labels, including Cube, J. Tune, WME, R.A.I.N. Company and the most important must have been JYP Entertainment since Rain auditioned 19 times for JYP before getting in. He had failed 18 auditions solely for JYP and got signed in the 19 th audition round.

5. Kevin

Moon Hyung-Seo, famously known as Kevin, is a member of THE BOYZ. But being a part of this industry wasn’t always his dream. Kevin had enrolled in a university and majored in fine arts and psychology before becoming a trainee. He had only been a student at the institution for four days. He left university to seek a singing profession in South Korea.

6. Yoseob

Yang Yo-Seob is a member of the boy band HIGHLIGHT and a singer. The group main vocalist had a solid, clean reputation in school until this unintentional incident occurred. Yoseobhad revealed that his teacher wore a wig when he was still a pupil! Because of this, the school called his parents over. This incident amused fans and netizens alike.

7. Lee Yoo-Mi

With her stunning roles in Squid Game and All of Us Are Dead, Lee Yoo-mi had the k-drama lover hearts pinned as it's no doubt since she has over ten years of acting experience. Lee Yoo- mi career as an actress began when she saw the 2007 film, Herb. She was blown away by Kang Hye-Jung's portrayal as a mentally handicapped character. She subsequently enrolled in an acting school, and the rest is history.

8. Jisoo

Kim Ji-soo is a singer, dancer and actress part of the record-breaking girl group BLACKPINK. She has endorsed many products and has become a brand ambassador for numerous high-end brands, promoting them with her group and on her own. Jisoo is the first K-popi dol to appear on the cover of Elle India in 2021 as the Global Ambassador for both Dior Fashion and Dior Beauty. She also served as the French luxury fashion house inspiration for the Fall/Winter 2020


9. IU

Lee Ji-Eun, better known as IU, is a soloist, actress and songwriter. She debuted with LOEN Entertainment in 2007 but JYP Entertainment made a decision that is still regretted by the CEO today. IU tried out for JYP Entertainment since she was a g.o.d fangirl, but she was rejected. Later, when Park Jin Young, CEO of JYP Entertainment, discovered that IU had failed her JYP audition, he instantly sought to terminate whoever made that decision.

10. Jung Ho-Yeon

She is a model and actress who does not take her roles lightly and gives her all to anything shesets her mind to. Jung Ho-Yeon began her modelling career in 2010 and earned a break throughin acting in the hit series Squid Game. Ho-Yeon created an extensive journal for her Squid Game character Sae-Byeok since the character existence was so close to hers. It was difficult for her

to express her emotions with family and friends as she was abroad; she kept everything inside her head. And as a result, she understood the character's loneliness.