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K-Pop idols that debuted late in the game

By AllK_Maknae   Thursday, November 3, 2016   165,673   6,860   0
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While K-Pop is filled with plenty of young talent, there are some who defied the average debut age of 18 to 20 years and entered the industry "late" in the game.  Of course they were still young at the time, but not by K-Pop standards!


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Today's idols may be fresh faces, and practically came out of the womb overflowing with K-Pop talent, but others took their raw talent and turned it into a shining gem after countless years of training. Check out some of the admirable idols in the list below who remind you it's never too late to chase your dreams!


Girl's Day's Sojin - 26


Born in 1986 and debuted in 2010.


Boys Republic's Wonjun - 25


Born in 1988 debuted in 2013.


2NE1's Park Bom - 25


Born in 1984 debuted in 2009.


2NE1's Dara - 24


Born in 1984 debuted in 2009.


TROY's Jaewoong - 33


Born in 1981 debuted in 2014.


After School's Kahi - 26


Born in 1980 debuted in 2009.


Nine Muses Hyuna - 24


Born in 1987 debuted in 2011. (Nine Muses debuted in 2010)


AA's Aoora - 25


Born in 1986 and debuted in 2011.


SPICA's Park Sihyun - 26


Born in 1986 and debuted in 2012.


g.o.d's Park Joon Hyung - 30


Borin in 1969 debuted in 1999.


After School's Jung Ah - 25


Born in 1983 and debuted in 2009.


FIESTAR's Cao Lu - 25


Born in 1987 debuted in 2012.

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Royalfam_storia 25 days ago

Dont forget historys kyungil hes older then boys republics onejunn

taj4329 25 days ago

I love Auntie Sojin

LauraDragon Thursday, November 10, 2016

SoJin Unni Sarangaeyo <3

lolhaha Saturday, November 5, 2016

Brown eyed girls lol 3 members lied about their ages

Soraya21 Friday, November 4, 2016

Park Bom and Dara... amazing! Miss the girls so much.

xWenzhou Friday, November 4, 2016

I miss Kahi :( Great at dancing, singing and rapping

Atbash Friday, November 4, 2016

Respect to the Rap's Godfather Park Joon Hyung

suzannebbarker (Banned) Friday, November 4, 2016

This comment has been removed due to violation of our TOS. (Reason: spammer)

eun_mi1234 Friday, November 4, 2016

Is it me or do others have problems with allkpop articles coz they don't load on phones ?

xWenzhou Friday, November 4, 2016

It always have been like that on phones :(

kayle0717 eun_mi1234 25 days ago

Same

Asia2412 Friday, November 4, 2016

Hold up! Kahi was born in 1980 and Jung Ah in 1983 yet when they both debuted in 2009 one was 26 and the other 25! AKP what?

forgivemenot1 Asia2412 Friday, November 4, 2016

Other than the poor math Jung Ah "re-debut" in 2009 with After School, she actually originally debut in a group called Kis FIVE in 2005 so she would have been 22 at the time, so much for research!

Asia2412 forgivemenot1 Saturday, November 5, 2016

Ahh okay!

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