1. G-Dragon (Big Bang)
Big Bang's charismatic leader was born on August 18, 1988. Known for his striking looks and genius-level composition skills, he is praised by fans and artists all over the world. He is currently completing his military service and will be discharged in late 2019. We hope to see another Big Bang comeback soon!
2. Taeyang (Big Bang)
Big Bang's power vocalist was born on May 18, 1888. His captivating voice has the ability to melt fans' hearts. His most popular song, "Eyes, Nose, Lips," peaked at number one on the Billboard K-Pop Hot 100 and won countless awards. Most recently, he got married to his girlfriend of four years, Min Hyo Rin and enlisted in the army alongside his fellow members.
3. Lee Joon (Former MBLAQ)
Talented actor and former MBLAQ member Lee Joon was born on February 7, 1988. As a member of MBLAQ, Lee Joon served as both the vocalist and main dancer. Before he enlisted in the army, he left some surprises for his fans. He released his first solo digital, "What I Want to Give to You" and surprised fans with his superb acting skills in the highly popular Korean drama, 'My Father is Strange.'
4. Nichkhun (2PM)
2PM's handsome rapper and vocalist, Nichkhun, was born on June 24, 1988. Nichkhun is well-known for his stunning visuals and charms – he's even called the "Thai Prince" in Korea! Asides from his activities as a member of 2PM, Nichkhun has acted in multiple movies, Korean dramas, and Chinese dramas.
5. Jun. K (2PM)
2PM's skilled main vocalist was born on January 15, 1988. Jun. K is not only an amazing singer, but also a genius composer. In fact, he has composed the most songs for JYPE after JYP himself. Jun. K has also released multiple solo albums in both Korean and Japanese. As of now, he is completing his military service.
6. Taecyeon (2PM)
2PM's charming main rapper was born on December 27, 1988. Although he auditioned for JYP Entertainment with modeling intentions, he decided to pursue a musical career. In fact, he successfully held his first solo concert in Japan early last year. In addition to rapping, Taecyeon is a skilled actor who has appeared in multiple popular Korean dramas including 'Dream High' and 'Let's Fight, Ghost.'
7. Kyuhyun (Super Junior)
Super Junior's main vocalist and maknae, Kyuhyun, was born on February 3, 1988. While Kyuhyun is most well-known for his splendid singing skills, he has also participated in multiple stage musicals like 'Singin' in the Rain.' Prior to his enlistment in the army, he was also a regular member of many Korean variety shows including 'Radio Star' and 'New Journey to the West.'
8. Kwanghee (ZE:A)
ZE:A's vocalist, "Prince Kwanghee," was born on August 25, 1988. Asides from his role as a member of ZE:A, Kwanghee is popular as a variety star. Prior to his enlistment, he was a regular cast member of 'Infinite Challenge' who made countless fans laugh.
9. Changmin (TVXQ)
TVXQ's lead vocalist and maknae, Changmin, was born on February 18, 1988. Changmin's charming voice is famous among many K-Pop fans. As a member of the duo TVXQ, Changmin set sales records and concert attendance records in Japan. He has also starred in several dramas.
10. Eric Nam
A captivating singer and songwriter, Eric Nam was born on November 17, 1988. After his Youtube cover went viral, Eric Nam decided to leave behind his position at Deloitte Consulting and pursue a musical career in Korea. His heart-melting voice and good looks are popular among fans. In fact, he was named GQ Korea's "2016 Man of the Year." As of now, he is currently wrapping up his 2018 "Honestly" North American Tour.
11. Kim Soo Hyun
Award-winning actor Kim Soo Hyun was born on February 16, 1988. He is most well-known for his acting roles on popular Korean dramas including 'Dream High', 'My Love From the Star', and 'Producers.' Asides from acting, Kim Soo Hyun is a bowling enthusiast. He even applied to become a professional bowler! He is currently completing his mandatory military service.
12. Park Seo Joon
A charming and heart-melting actor, Park Seo Joon was born on December 16, 1988. He has appeared in many successful Korean dramas including 'Kill Me, Heal Me', 'She Was Pretty', 'Hwarang', and 'Fight for My Way.' He has received multiple awards for his excellent acting skills. You can catch him in his new drama, 'What's Wrong with Secretary Kim?' which airs Wednesdays and Thursdays on tvN.