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Brief Profiles of Foreign Members in Each Girl Groups

K-Pop is no longer a culture that only Koreans enjoy, but it has grown into a global phenomenon. 

Among the many reasons why K-Pop became such a huge deal all over the world is because it was performed by not only Koreans but people from other countries as well.  People from other countries joining K-Pop is quite common these days, and it’s even hard to find a group that only consists of Korean members, especially for those who have debuted after 2015. 

Because the foreign members speak fluent Korean and even act like a born Korean sometimes, it confuses us of their nationality. So, today were are going to look at some of the girls from other countries performing lively in the K-pop scene!

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Lisa

Full Name: Lalisa Manobal

Nationality: Thailand

Position: Main Dancer / Lead Rapper / Sub Vocal

 

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ROSÉ

Full Name: Roseanne Park

Nationality: Korea & New Zealand

Position: Main Vocal & Lead Dancer

 

TWICE

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Mina

Full Name: Mina Shoron Myoi

Nationality:  Japan

Position: Sub Vocal / Main Dancer

 

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Momo

Full Name: Hirai Momo

Nationality: Japan

Position: Sub Vocal / Main Dancer

 

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Sana

Full Name: Minatozaki Sana

Nationality:  Japan

Position: Sub Vocal / Sub Rapper

 

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Tzyuyu

Full Name: Chou Tzuyu

Nationality:  Taiwan

Position: Sub Vocal / Lead Dancer

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Cheng Xiao

Full Name: Chéng Xiāo

Nationality: China

Position: Sub Vocal / Main Dancer

 

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Xuan Yi

Full Name:  Wú Xuānyí

Nationality: China

Position: Sub Vocal / Lead Dancer

 

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Mei Qi

Full Name: Mèng Měiqí[

Nationality: China

Position: Sub Vocal /  Main Dancer

 

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KyulKyung

Full Name: Zhōu Jiéqióng

Nationality: China

Position: Vocal

 

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Jeon SoMi

Full Name: Ennik Somi Douma

Nationality: Korea & Canada & Netherlands

 

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Victoria

Full Name: Sòng Qiàn

Nationality: China

Position: Leader / Main Dancer / Sub Vocal

 

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Amber

Full Name: Amber Josephine Liu

Nationality: Taiwan & U.S 

Position: Main Rapper / Sub Vocal

 

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Elkie

Full Name: Chong Ting Yan

Nationality: Hong Kong 

Position: Lead Vocal / Lead Dancer

 

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Sorn

Full Name: Chonnasorn Sajakul

Nationality:  Thailand

Position: Sub Vocal

 

FIESTAR

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Cao Lu

Full Name:  Cáo Lù

Nationality:  China

Position: Sub Vocal

 

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Tiffany

Full Name: Stephanie Young Hwang

Nationality: Korean & U.S

Position: Main Vocal

 

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Jessica

Full Name: Jessica Jung

Nationality: U.S

Career: Musician & Designer

 

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Krystal of f(x)

Full Name: Chrystal Soo Jung

Nationality: U.S

Position: Lead Vocal

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TOP 3 Foreign Girl Idols Who Lured Korea with Their Beauty

As K-Pop industry gets bigger, more foreign members are included in groups since there are so many talents who want to join the industry and in purpose to keep the industry global.

Having a foreign member is a no big deal since there are a lot of groups like f(x), TWICE, CLC, Fiesta has at least one member who’s got different nationality.

Among them, there are members who are outstandingly beautiful and gathers more fans than Korean members do. They’ve got the look of goddesses and it lures fans of both men and women.

Here are the top 3 girl idols who have struck Korea with their beauty.

1st – Zhou Jiequiong / Joo KyulKyung of PRISTIN

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2nd – Tzuzy of TWICE

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3rd–  Victoria of f(x)

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10 KPOP Idols Who Grew Up in Foreign Countries

“Do they hail from your side of the world?”

It’s common for some of our favorite Kpop idols to be from different countries. You can even say that it’s the latest trend, and to have a foreign member has become a necessity. Thank goodness for that, because the hallyu wave has grown to global proportions! We can relate better with our bias groups when we relate with them culturally. It’s impossible to name all of our foreign idols, but here are 10 idols who have helped us relate better to the phenomenon called Kpop.

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 1. Jackson – GOT7 (Hong Kong)

Born from mainland Chinese parents, Jackson was born and raised in Hong Kong, where he also won first place at a junior fencing championship.

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2. Tzuyu – Twice (Taiwan)

The latest beauty sensation of Kpop, Tzuyu, was born in Taiwan! And I’ll leave it there…

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3. Ailee (New Jersey, USA)

Korea’s Beyoncé was born in Colorado and raised in New Jersey before moving to Korea in 2010 to pursue (and fulfilling) her passion of becoming the next top vocal powerhouse.

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4. Cao Lu – Fiestar (China)

Cao Lu, who hails from China, has been making a hit in the Korean entertainment scene with her quirky and cute charms!

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5. Amber – f(x) (California, USA)

Although her parents are from Taiwan, Amber was born and raised in LA, where she auditioned for SM and ultimately made the decision to move to Korea.

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6. Henry – Super Junior-M (Toronto, Canada)

Henry was born to a Chinese father and a Taiwanese mother, but was born and raised in Canada. No wonder Amber and he are bffs; they seem to have so much in common!

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1. Nichkhun – 2PM (California, New Zealand, Thailand, etc…)

The “Thai Prince” was born in Rancho Cucamonga, but grew up in a variety of different countries such as USA, New Zealand, and Thailand. Not to mention his global Thai-Chinese-American heritage!

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8. Zico – Block B (Japan, China, Canada)

Even before hitting the underground scene in South Korea, Zico has spent numerous years of his youth studying in China, Canada, and particularly, Japan.

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9. Dara – 2NE1 (Philippines)

2NE1’s ‘Vampire’ Dara was born in Busan, South Korea, but her family moved to the Philippines when she was young. She grew up in the island country and even made her first debut there.

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10. CL – 2NE1 (Paris, France & Tokyo, Japan)

“The Baddest Female” was born in Seoul, but grew up mostly in Japan and Paris, where she lived abroad alone for 2 years when she was only 13!

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Freebe. HaHa (Germany, sort of)

You can call him hilarious, adorable, and even crazy, but you may have not known is that he has a little ‘foreign’ background! HaHa was born in Stuttgart, Germany, where he also made the papers as the “Asian Giant” for his extraordinary birth weight. Something we’re all familiar with if you watch Running Man frequently!

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