We’re usually focused on K-Pop idols and groups, and not so much on the staff members of K-Pop agencies. Well of course, they work behind the scenes. Which is why there are a few facts about K-Pop industry professionals that might be of interest to you.
You can check them out below!
Vocal Coach Kim SangEun
The veteran vocal coach is actually the vocal coach for several popular idol groups such as TWICE, BLACKPINK and BTS.
Despite being affiliated with very different agencies, BLACKPINK and Red Velvet actually have the same hair stylist. In fact, YeRi was seen with Lisa on the way to the hair salon.
Manager Oppa HyunJoon
The SM Entertainment manager known for his good looks actually managed both f(x) and NCT. Knowing this, fans can rest assured knowing that the two groups are in good hands.
2NE1, WINNER, and iKON Had The Same Manager
While it might be a better idea for all groups to have their own manager, YG Entertainment entrusted three groups with the same manager. Known as Jjangmae, he was quite popular with the idols as he was often used as a doll for dress up and played around with them quite well.
Dedication For TVXQ
TVXQ’s bodyguard has served the group for fifteen years. That is some dedication and loyalty.
Pledis Entertainment CEO Was Actually BoA’s Manager In The Past
Yep it’s true, Han SungSoo, the current CEO of Pledis Entertainment managed the veteran K-Pop idol way back. The CEO has stated before that he learned a lot about the K-Pop industry while working as BoA’s manager. Brilliant man!
SolJi Was A Vocal Coach For EXID Before Joining The Group Herself
When you’re just too good at your job and you fit the profile of an idol, you actually just become one eventually.