The K-pop industry is a known space for idols of all talents and personalities to come and express themselves through their unique music and styles. A great part of K-pop is the openness they have for idols from all over the world such as Lisa from Thailand, Mark who is Taiwanese American, and many more. Here are some mixed idols that are killing it in the K-pop world while proudly owning up to their mixed roots.
1) Joo Haknyeon - The Boyz
Joo Haknyeon was born in Jeju to his Korean mother and Chinese father and is cherished by fans worldwide.
2) Huening Kai - TXT
From Big Hit's newest boy group, Huening Kai is born to a Korean mother and German father.
3) Vernon - Seventeen
Vernon's birth name is Hansol Vernon Choi and is born from a German American mother and Korean father. The idol has quickly gained the love of Carats all over the world for his incredible talents, as well as his good looks.
4) Jeon Somi
Somi was born in Canada to her Korean mother and Dutch-Canadian father and is known for finishing first in Mnet's 'Produce 101.'
5) Lucas - NCT
Although born to a Thai mother and Chinese father, Lucas' Thai speaking skills aren't that great but on the bright side, he's fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, English, and Korean.
6) Yoon Mi Rae
The beautiful hip hop queen was born to an African American father and Korean mother and for years have used her fame to promote love for biracial children along with her husband Tiger JK.
7) Dok 2
Lee Joon Kyung, better known as Dok2, may seem full Korean but he actually hails from a Spanish and Filipino father and a Korean mother.
8) Nancy - Momoland
She grew up in Ohio and has a Korean mother and an American father.
9) Samuel Kim
Samuel began his career in the hip hop duo One Punch, which didn't last long. He was on 'Produce 101' season 2 and didn't make the final cut but was popular enough to launch a solo career. His father is Mexican American and his mother is Korean.