K-pop idols you didn’t know were non Korean

Though it wasn’t that common earlier, nowadays people are getting accustomed to seeing foreign k-pop artists in the industry. There are many idol groups and artists who are non-Korean

Dita, Denise, Lea and Jinny

These four members are of girl group ‘secret number’ which debuted last year in May. Dita is from Indonesia, Denise and Jinny are from USA, while Lea is from Japan.


Jessi is a Korean-American rapper and she moved to South Korea at the age of 14.

Amber Liu

Amber Josephine Liu is a Taiwanese-American singer, rapper, and songwriter who debuted in f(x) girl group in 2009.


Samuel, formerly known as Punch, is a 19 year old Korean-American singer who was a part of hip hop duo 1Punch back in 2015.

Huening Kai

Kai is Korean-American, (father of German descent and mother is South Korean). He is the first foreign artist of Big Hit Entertainment who debuted as a member of the boy band TOMORROW X TOGETHER(TXT).