K-pop idols are known for their impressive performances, with their music and dance skills captivating audiences worldwide. However, some K-pop idols have also made their mark in the acting industry, gaining recognition for their acting abilities and becoming popular. In this article, we will discuss some of the female K-pop idols who are more popular as actresses.
Bae Suzy is a former member of the girl group miss A. She made her acting debut in 2011 in the drama “Dream High,” and has since appeared in several popular K-dramas, such as “While You Were Sleeping,” “Vagabond,” and “Start-Up.” Suzy is one of the most popular idols turned actresses and has even won several awards for her performances, including the Best New Actress award at the 48th
Baeksang Arts Awards.
Though Krystal is a member of the veteran girl group f(x), she is now more known for her work as an actress. Krystal made her acting debut in the 2010 drama “More Charming by the Day” and has since starred in dramas like “My Lovely Girl,” “The Bride of Habaek,” and “Police University,” among others. Krystal’s beauty and acting skills have earned her a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim as an actress.
Kwon Nara is a South Korean singer and actress who began her career as a member of the girl group Hello Venus before transitioning into acting. Since then, she has starred in several popular dramas, including “Doctor Prisoner,” “Itaewon Class,” and “Suspicious Partner,” among others. Her popularity continues to grow both in Korea and internationally, as fans worldwide recognize her talent and undeniable charm.
Kim Se-jeong, who gained widespread recognition as the lead actress in the popular K-drama “Business Proposal,” is also an accomplished idol who is currently active as a soloist. She is a former member of the girl group Gugudan and the project girl group I.O.I. She started her acting career in 2016. Her performances in dramas like “School 2017,” “I Wanna Hear Your Song,” and “The Uncanny Counter” have cemented her status as a sought-after actress in Korea.
Lee Hyeri is a singer and actress who is known for her exceptional acting skills and charming personality. She started her career as a member of the girl group Girl’s Day. Her performances in popular Korean dramas such as “Reply 1988,” “Two Cops,” and “Miss Lee” have received critical acclaim from both critics and audiences. She has also won several awards for her acting, including the “New Star Award” at the 2016 SBS Drama Awards.
Seolhyun, a former member of the girl group AOA, made her acting debut in 2012 with the television drama “My Daughter Seo-young,” which received high ratings and praise. Since then, she has starred in several hit dramas, such as “Ugly Alert” and “Summer Strike,” and films like “Memoir of a Murderer” and “The Great Battle.” She has won several awards for her acting, including the “Popular Star” award at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards.
Jang Nara is a South Korean singer and actress who has captivated audiences with her versatile acting skills. She debuted as an actress in 2002 with the television series “Successful Story of a Bright Girl.” Since then, she has starred in numerous hit dramas and movies, such as “School 2013,” “Fated to Love You,” and “Oh My Baby.” She has won numerous awards, including awards at the KBS Drama Awards, the MBC Drama Awards, and the SBS Drama Awards.
Eugene is a former member of the legendary 90s girl group S.E.S., who has gained immense popularity for her acting. She made her acting debut in 2002 with the drama “Loving You,” which earned her the “Popularity Award” at the KBS Drama Awards. “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “The Penthouse: War in Life,” “A Hundred Years Legacy,” etc. are some of her other works as an actress.