4 Celebrities Born In Russia That Are Active In Korea
K-Pop, K-Drama and so on have definitely spread the culture of Korea through the entire world! Many people with diverse backgrounds are making their way to the Korean peninsula, hoping to make it big.
Kpopmap noticed 4 celebrities of different field who were born in Russia before debuting in Korea! They are also currently active in their respective fields.
Let’s find out who they are!
#1 K-Pop singer, Lana
Not long ago, Lana debuted a solo K-Pop singer with her debut track ‘TAKE THE WHEEL’. If you did not know, Lana was born in Russia and had trained as a trainee for 2 years!
Since she had debuted as a solo singer and not in a group, Lana had gained attention from many international fans! Hopefully we can see more contents from her in the near future!
#2 Model, YuRi
Those who are watching Mnet “Produce X 101” would know who YuRi is as he is one of the most talked about trainees on the show! Fans managed to find out that he is actually fully Korean but was born in Russia.
He also shared on the show previously that he was supposed to debut as part of NCT but eventually did not make the cut. Currently, he is active as a model under Esteem Entertainment and was eliminated at rank 40th for “Produce X 101”.
#3 Actress, Elena An
K-Drama fans would recognize who Elena An is as she is part of the cast for tvN “Arthdal Chronicles“. According to her website, it was stated that she was born in Moscow and is active not only in Korea but also in Japan!
Aside from acting, Elena An appeared to be also modelling for other brands as well.
#4 Entertainer/Model, Angelina Danilova
Not many might have heard of Angelina Danilova but you might have seen her on several shows on Korean channels! She was born in Russia and is currently signed to an entertainment company in Korea.
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Dream collab we’ve been all waiting for!💛😁 신한카드와 함께 팬미팅을 위한 영상을 찍었어요. 힘들기도 했지만 매우 즐거운 시간이었어요. 도와주신 모든 분들께 감사드려요. 신한카드 미니언즈 카드 귀엽죠?ㅋㅋ Seriously though, want to thank ShinhanCard for helping us to organize my first “fan meeting”. And this is a small video we shot together, of me showing Roxy @roxanneschoenfeldt some cool places in Seoul, also obviously showing-off my minion card to everyone around, haha.Plus some behind the scenes. #신한카드 #미니언즈
She had appeared on MBC “South Korean Foreigners”, JTBC “Check In The Hotel” and even in the movie “New Old Story” back in 2017. Some of her other works also involved a collaboration with one of Korea’s famous banks, Shinhan Bank!