5 Celebrities That Began Their Career As K-Pop Idol But Switched To Acting
It is common to see K-Pop idols getting a minor role in K-Dramas and sometimes they might eventually get a lead role too! During those time, they might discover their passion for acting and sometimes even received compliments from viewers.
In the end, some idols might end up focusing their career on acting.
Here are some noticeable idols who have decided to pursue acting!
If you were an early K-Pop fan, you might recall Uee who used to be from After School. After her graduation from the group, she has acted in numerous dramas such as “High Society”, “Manhole” and many more.
#2 Im SiWan
One of the most famous examples has to be Im SiWan. He has amazed many viewers with his outstanding acting especially in the drama “Misaeng”. Since then, the dramas which he had acted in have always received positive feedback.
#3 Choi SooYoung
We all know who SooYoung is as she had debuted as a member of the legendary Girls’ Generation. After parting her ways with SM Entertainment, she has been focusing on acting and appeared in several dramas such as “Squad 38”, “Man in the Kitchen” and so on.
Aside from Im SiWan, another idol turned actor is none other than Park HyungSik. He is also highly recognized by the public for his acting skills. His acting career’s turning point is “High Society”, “Hwarang”, “Strong Woman Do BongSoon” and many more.
Did you heard of boy group B1A4? If you did, Baro first debuted under the team and was the main rapper of the group. After his contract with the company ended, he decided to part his way and focus on his acting career. He has acted in “Angry Mom”, “Manhole” and many more.