Not that they necessarily look ‘old’ in a negative way, there a few K-Pop idols that we’ve seen who look quite mature visually, despite their young age.
It’s a popular belief among South Koreans that ‘looking older than your age’ is a characteristic that is more prominent in Western people than Asian people. However, there seems to be a few Asian people too that look much older than their actual age.
Below are a few K-Pop idols who have this image.
South Korean netizens were shocked to find out that she was only 14 years old, despite being taller than most of the other idol trainees on Produce 48 who were in their twenties.
It may be her swag and the K-Pop queen vibes that she has. Having been through difficult times within the industry ever since she was a young teenager, it seems that all those years have transformed her into a stronger woman who can look out for herself well alone. This may be the reason why she looks looks older than just 27.
Maybe it’s his undisputed handsomeness that causes people to think he’s much older than he is. But you’d be surprised to know that the NCT member is only 21 years old.
What is it about handsome male K-Pop idols right? They look much older than they actually are. If you didn’t know, HwiYoung isn’t even in his twenties yet, he’s 19!
Like HyoLyn, she has the ‘queen’ vibes that make her look like someone you wouldn’t approach without being slightly intimidated by their charismatic and sexy aura. Hwasa is 22 years old. Surprising right?