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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF 15 days ago

Netizens are in shock after finding out the age of this handsome rookie

This is Kangmin.

He just made his debut today (January 9) as a member in JellyFish Entertainment's new boy group VERIVERY. 

As you can see, he is quite the visual with that cute smile and all, and K-pop fans are already like 'hi new oppa, you can have my heart.'

But guess what? Kangmin isn't an oppa to most fans as he is currently just 15-years-old. Yes, he is turning 16 soon on January 25 but that doesn't change the fact that he was born in 2003.

2003!

We're not the only ones shocked by Kangmin's young age. Many netizens are also very surprised - both by his handsome features, as well as his age. 

Comments stated, "Wow... I can't call idols oppa anymore," "Hul... I'm old," "He is so good looking," "People who were born in 2003 are already debuting?" "This is crazy. Idols are getting so much younger and younger."


What are your thoughts on this rookie? 

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Daddy_Loey 14 days ago 4
14 days ago

"Idols are getting younger and younger" yeah nd we're getting older and older....

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HanixHeechul 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Soon we are gonna be moving into retirement homes

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booitsjwu 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

It's more of the latter than the former tbh. Many previous idols have debuted when they were 15 or younger.

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HanixHeechul 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

*stares at taemin* i still cant believe he is on 25

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jennferlundi324 (Banned) 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

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Ohboy69 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

He does look older than 15.

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PLKP 14 days ago 2
14 days ago

He kinda looks like NCT jaehyun a bit.

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ratmonster 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

I was looking for this comment lol, he really does look like jaehyun

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PLKP 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

i saw it straight away! Especially that side picture of him.

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dara1993 14 days ago 5
14 days ago

lol why are people so surprised?

Dongho was only 14 years old when he debuted with U-KISS,

Ricky was 15 and Changjo was 14 when they debuted with TEENTOP,

Even Taemin was 14 when he debuted with SHINee! 😂😂😂

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keylover0923 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

But they looked their age lmao. Kangmin looks mature for his age because of styling and such

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Ah_Chuu 14 days ago 0
14 days ago
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Hopefully 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Probably just because he looks older. I live in Korea and one of my Korean middle school students showed me a video of someone that I'm pretty sure was this kid. She asked me how old I thought he was and I guessed 22 (Korean age which is like 20-21 international age). She laughed and told me that he was 15, the same age as she is, and I was shocked.

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dania1994 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

kara kang jiyoung was 14 also <3

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E_Williams 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

Why didn't I look that good at 15????? I was sure he was at least 18 (and because of the headline, I thought he was even older). I really have to get used to the fact that more and more idols will be younger than me..

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

skincare

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armyarohablink 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Yeah i thought it would be like "HE'S ALMOST THIRTY" cause im not surprised, he looks like he's 13

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immapokeyou 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

I hope he didnt spend his whole childhood in a practice room...

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EyeSpy 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Sadly, he almost certainly did.

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180915 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

FBI OPEN UP

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ikindalovekpop 14 days ago 0
14 days ago
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Armyinthehouse 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

As a 25yo fan i will say something to all of you, welcome to this side hahahaha 🤣😋😉

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Ricu 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I feel you. I'm not 25 yet, I'm 21, but it feels weird now when KPop idols are so much younger than you. I can appreciate the rookies' music and talents, but I just can't stan or fangirl over a group anymore that is so much younger than me. It would even feel too weird to call them handsome or anything like that because they are underage and just thinking something like this would already feel like I'm doing something illegal xD


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Andromeda_z 14 days ago 5
14 days ago

I mean, what kind of magic these korean idols use? They look older when they are 15~19, but when they become +30 they look younger than other people in their 20s.

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L_catzzz 14 days ago 3
14 days ago

Fillers?Shots?

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

hahaha,jun hyun moo looks like ....despite having so many shots

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Andromeda_z 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

Pretty accurate, although these underage idols looking like adults still creeps me out.

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

inb4 jun hyun moo looks like ....despite having so many shots

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

skincare

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BTS_ARMY_ARMY 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

ik, its his jawline. he has a nice jawline not gonna lie.


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loopy88 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

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charvym 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

how does he not have acne????

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EyeSpy 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

No one in my family ever had acne -- and there were six of us. Just lucky, I guess!

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crookedshanks 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I guessed 14... I can't pay attention to new groups like I used to because they're all so young. As long as my older groups are still around I'm happy!

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fantasticlau 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

He looks like a mix of Cha Eunwoo and NCT’s Jaehyun.

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Indri_hapsari 14 days ago 0
14 days ago
Look like jaehyun nct
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eager_beaver 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

"This is crazy. Idols are getting so much younger and younger."


This netizen just figured out how time works. Congratulations to her.


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love_isplus21 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Holy shit was expecting him to be older or something but he’s 16. Damn I’m at the point in my age where I can no longer call new boy groups my oppas

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eigb10 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I knew it but I was thinking that everyone from the group was under aged

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smolbby 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

omg I'm SHOOK I thought he was 17 but no he's 15 turning 16 soon!!!! ughhh I feel so old the fact that I'm turning 18 soon I FEEL OLD XD

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cookie_caitlynn 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I'm 14, so he's my Oppa. I'm here for you!~

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Daddy_Loey 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

he is quite handsome tho

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robin1 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

15?!?! Nah, I can't stan youngins.

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AegyoFree 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

It's not shocking, though? He looks about 12. I'm sure he's lovely but he does look young.

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KoShinwon 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

i'd say he looks closer to 14 but yeah i can't see why everyone is surprised

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Sassy_Park 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

HE CAN CALL ME NOONA



i am srry i have never been older than anyone i am a 02' liner

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yoongzizlife 11 days ago 0
11 days ago

bruh he's cute

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hiroonakamura 12 days ago 0
12 days ago

2 young

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MizzCp 12 days ago 0
12 days ago

Well, at least I know his mother's age is around my age. Debak!!!

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Yellowchimpa 12 days ago 0
12 days ago

As I was scrolling down I was hoping he was older! LOL. He looks mature for 15 year old and I totally relate to the "Wow... I can't call idols oppa anymore," and "Hul... I'm old."

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jox 12 days ago 0
12 days ago

they getting surgery as low 12 year old.

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Star 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Kangmin is our visual maknae 😍❤️

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Rita2020 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Well he does look older tbh I though he was 23 or something but it's not new that idols debut so young

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geekywaka 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Shit.... he looks so cuteeee. Even I’m 15 and all I have is face with breakouts every week :(

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ExoWeAreOneOT12 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I was nine years old when be was born 🙂

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saemi_fan 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Most 15 year olds have baby fat around their face. I think most people are shock that he has such a chiseled jaw at such a young age. JellyFish must of made him do some serious dieting during his trainee years. He looks like he's 23 years old! But don't be fooled, if you saw full body shots of him, he actually looks his age. It's just in the face that he looks so much older

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Marea_Jung 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

he has Irene's smile

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pinupgirl158 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I started fangirling when Seungri was 17 years old. Now he’s old and I’m old and literally hundreds of groups have disbanded. Time flies real fast in kpop

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Lee_Mai 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I can still call him oppa bc I am 7 months smaller than him...lol...but the statement is true. "We fans are becoming older and older..lol"

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EyeSpy 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

To young for the high-pressure and exhausting lifestyle of an idol. I can only hope he won't be a burned out, depressed, wreck by the age of 22. Wishing him well . . . and strength.

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fantasticlau 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Well, to be honest, I got used to seeing people almost 10 years younger than me debuting. It would be more surprising if I saw someone my age debut lol. Wanna One will probably be the last debuted group that has an older member than me.

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Azure_Aurora 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

And here we are the bunch of old people.....LOL

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BangtanVIP 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

and here I thought that he would be probably older than expected haha for me the rookies nowadays are super young.. I am to old ;_; I am generation BB

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baguetteuh 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

It's not surprising to me, looking at the pics I was gonna say 16

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ScottGay (Banned) 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

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minivilly 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I'm not shocked at all, he looks his age

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Jocelyn_Yu 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Ha I am still younger than him about 1.5 years old, being a 2004 liner.

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My_Name_Is_K 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I AM NOONA FINALLY!

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Rasengan 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

If he looks old for a 15 year old then I must've looked like a 40 year old at that age. I had a full beard when I was 15 along with a lot of my other friends. How the hell does this guy even look mature?

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Laurustxt 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

wow he's 3 years younger than me. It slowly gets awkward stanning people how are younger than u are. Imagine I am turning 20 and a stanning a 16 year old..

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u_chia4 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

that meme is exactly what i looked like when I saw that 2003

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whatever101 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

NOT ONE BIT SURPRISED, since a lot of K-pop artists look a lot older than they actually are BUT YET by the time they're 30 they still look flawless instead of looking like an old man/woman

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Alastair 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

He looks 16-17, why are they suprised?

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MultiFandom_Neko 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Omg that makes me happy! He's my age omo!!! >w< <3

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sototallyrandom 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Thanks for the publicity for my babies <3

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2jelooppar 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Wow I’m 98 line and I’m now a noona fan

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Ash3029_t_a_e 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I’m still younger than him tho IM ONLY 13

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heeheehe 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

2003??? Naww he look like 1999

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iBangChan 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

when i saw the pic i was like "knowing idols he could be anywhere from 15 to 27"

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Daxel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Huh, we share a birthday.

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Blue1 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

He's pretty much a copy and paste of 80% of idols, good looking but nothing new.

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BTS_ARMY_ARMY 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

he's barely older than me. he's famous while i'm over here tying to get a life.

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kalimilano 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

OMG he's sooooo Cute *__*

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Kourtmehh 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

03 liner?!?!!?!?!??!!? im a 05 liner! what the heeeeck

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Kpop_Rain 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

Ahem! Oh my gosh he is close to my age lol! I'm one year younger than him oml.

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DerpyPotato_Lina 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I’m almost 15 and I look like a rat wth ㅠㅠ

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EXID_is_the_EXIT 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

1 year younger than me

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ildiko_biro 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

I was thinking he's 13.... but... Samuel was 13 when he's debuted ...


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Religion47 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

oh sooooo handsome

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Spud101 14 days ago 2
14 days ago

I feel real young now...Cuz im ten

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Azure_Aurora 14 days ago 1
14 days ago

Oh, then you were born in 2009 right???? And already kpop fan?? congratulations.

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Spud101 13 days ago 0
13 days ago

no i was just born in 2008 cuz i was born in august lol and thank you

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

EVERY ATTRACTIVE DUDE IS OPPA

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nanako_daniel 14 days ago 0
14 days ago

EVERY ATTRACTIVE DUDE IS OPPA

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