Do you think there is any specific proper age to debut as an Idol?

K-Pop idols are mainly targeting teenagers and younger people. So, it's pretty necessary for them to be attractive with young and trendy looks, in order to get the attention from young people. In a few recent years, the average number of debuting idols have been increased steadily. 

Then, what is the Maginot age of the rookie idols for 2017? According to the survey on K-Pop entertainment staffs, it is 23 in Korean age, so it's 21 ~ 22 in Western age. Whether debuting earlier is effective or not, here are some idols who debuted late than the average. 

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Find out which idol members debuted with higher age than the average!

 

1. Park Bom

84'

The Age When Debuted - 26 (2009)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

Park Bom's SNS

 

2. Yoon JiSung of Wanna One

91'

The Age When Debuted - 27 (2017)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

And Spring

 

3. JinHo of PENTAGON

92'

The Age When Debuted - 25 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

pink ocean

 

4. SoJin of 9MUSES

91'

The Age When Debuted - 25 (2015)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

double trouble

 

5. SoJin of Girl's Day 

86'

The Age When Debuted - 25 (2010)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

Hello Sso

 

6. Kim YooJin of KNK 

93'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

OPPA★ME

 

7. Irene of Red Velvet

91'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2014)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

Kiss it better

 

8. Solar of MAMAMOO

91'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2014)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

OPEN! SESAME

 

9. Shownu of MONSTA X

92'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2015)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

NAVER X Dispatch

 

10. Hui of PENTAGON

93'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

the simple things

 

11. Sandara Park 

84'

The Age When Debuted - 26 (2009)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

InStyle

 

12. Lee DaeYeol of Golden Child

93'

The Age When Debuted - 25 (2017)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

Amor puro

 

13. Park SeungJun of KNK

93'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

FAMOUSTAR

 

14. InSeong of SF9

93'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

HUNDO P IN

 

15. YoungBin of SF9

93'

The Age When Debuted - 24 (2016)

 15 Idols Who Late-Debuted With Higher Age Than The Maginot Line

W NEVBEEN

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Sep 3, 2019 08:37 am

How long did the idols train for?