Once in 2015, an MC mistook VIXX's Ken on live television! Despite this, Ken is from Jayang-dong. Netizens frequently comment on the fact that they thought he was a foreigner the first time they laid eyes on him wondering if he was Thai rather than Korean.
Vernon of Seventeen often gets mistaken for being a foreigner by netizens all over! Though he is half-American and half-Korean in ethnicity, his western features stick out in comparison to the norm.
LOONA's Jinsoul sports a bleach blonde 'do that gives her a strikingly western profile. K-Pop fans often make the mistake of assuming she's a mix of a multitude of ethnicities, but Jinsoul is 100% Korean!
Gyuri was frequently compared to a westerner due to her golden, amber locks and large eyes. The light hair is what often gives off the confusing vibe to people!
Many people think Dongwoon is a foreigner with some European genes when looking at him.
Fans all over the web don't even think Jaejoong is of the human species due to his devilishly handsome good looks and features. However, many netizens do claim that he is one of the native idols that resembles a foreigner the most!
Another member of SEVENTEEN, S.Coups is often mistaken as a mixed ethnicity idol with some netizens even believing that he was fully Caucasian. S.Coups was born in Daegu and is actually full-Korean!
Gummy often gets mistaken for a foreigner with netizens from all over saying she is half-American or half-European! Her gorgeously chiseled nose and large eyes give her a different look from other idols!
Though Yunhyeong doesn't have blatantly western looks like some of the other idols in this list, he is still oftentimes mistaken as a foreigner! With a high nasal bone and deep double eyelids, his look is extremely different from that of the characteristic idol!
Block B's Jaehyo
Block B's Jaehyo boasts a sharp tapered nose, large eyes, and the facial structure of a European! His chiseled face is a vast difference from the squishier cheeks of other idols!