Music has become the life of everybody. People feel relaxed with every rhythm of the music. This is the reason that the musicians and icons are well known around the world, particularly, the Korean idols. The ubiquity of Korean idols has spread all over.
The Korean-pop industry is extremely popular in the whole world. Alongside singing, the personality of Korean stars is additionally flawless. The idol competitions held in Korea as well where extremely talented vocalists get the honour to delight the fans with their astounding singing skills. With their rising prevalence, fans just eager to know who among these Korean idols are on the top list. For your ease and knowledge, we are presenting here the list of top ten highest paid Korean idols in 2018:
10. PARK JIMIN
She is one of the most famous South Korean singer-songwriter and television presenters. She was born on 5 July 1997. She is also known as Jimin Park, Jamie Park, Baby J and Queen J. She is too talented and especially known for her extraordinary abilities in the field of music. Jimin is worldwide famous (as a K-pop girl) as a member of the South Korean girl duo 15& and has also achieved great success as a very famous rapper and television post. She is also the winner of SBS’s K-pop star season 1 and also an MC on after School club. At a very young age, she has achieved success and fulfilled her dreams with her exquisite passion, talent, and hard work. She is very kind hearted too as she usually does charity for Hanbit Performing Arts Company for blind musicians. She has donated 50 million to them in 2012.
Soyou is one of the most interesting and loved k-pop star in the world. She was born as Kang Ji Hyan but best known as Soyou, the extraordinary stage name that she has chosen. She is a South Korean singer. She is famous as a member of South Korean girl group star under starship entertainment. She was born on 12 February 1992. She has collaborated with woo of J2 for the soundtrack for drama ‘Gloria’ in August 2010. She was one of the most important vocalists when she made her debut in brand sistar. She is also extremely famous for her successful solo career. Before her debut, she has licensed hairdresser and worked in a hair salon.
8. IM YOONA
Yoona was born on May 30, 1990, in Yeongdeungpo district, Seoul, South Korea and was known as Mononym Yoona. She is one of the most popular South Korean singer and actress. She made her debut as a member of girl group ‘Girl’s Generation’ in August 2007 and achieved mainstream success. Her joining to this band made it interesting for everyone and she has become the center of attraction of group since then. She is considered as most versatile singing stars of all k-pop stars in the world because of her exceptional talent of dance as well as acting. She has also participated in various television dramas. Her career began in 2006 with a minor role in MBC’s drama ‘Two Outs in the Ninth Inning’.
7. IM NANA
She is one of the most exceptional, talented, flexible and versatile actor and singer. Nana is her stage name before she acquired her stage name, she was known as Im Jin-ah. She is part of famous girl group ‘After School’ and its subgroup ‘Orange Caramel’. She completed her graduation from the Ochang High School in Cheongju. She participated in Asia Pacific Super Model Contest. She is a licensed makeup artist and also a member of the Makeup Artists Association. She studied acting for two years for the preparation of her debut role which she did in ‘Afterschool’ along with Raina. She also appeared in lots of TV series.
6. SON DAM BI
She is a South Korean singer and actress, born on September 25, 1983. She is so talented that she became worldwide popular in short time. Due to her abilities, she became famous overnight when she appeared in a commercial for an MP3 player alongside Poppin Hyun Joon. She returned to Korea after completing her training in the United States after “Cry Eye” and recorded a video documentary of her training and resources. This gave her so much attraction of people, around 500000 visitors in the first 5 days of its release. This was an outstanding breakthrough in her career and after this, she achieved lots of success in her life.
5. LEE HI
She was born on September 23, 1996, in Bucheon, South Korea. She is a South Korean singer, songwriter and known by her stage name Lee Hi. She was runner-up of SBS’ K-pop star Season 1. On October 28, 2012, she released, her debut single “1,2,3,4” and it peaked at no. 1 with the sale of 667549 downloads in the first week. On November 30, 2012, Lee has given her first performance at the Mnet Asian Music Awards with fellow Labelmate Epik High for the song “It’s Cold” from the 99 album. “First Love”, her first full-length album was released in two parts, the first part was released on March 7, 2013, and the second part was released on March 28, 2013. In 2014, she won Female Musician of the Year award.
She was born on June 6, 1992, in Seoul, Sudogwon, South Korea. She is a popular South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter, model and famous by her stage name Hyuna. She started her career in the late 2000’s as a member of the girl group Wonder Girls and joined the girl group ‘4minute’ in 2009. After this, Hyuna came into existence with a solo career in 2010 and came up with flying colors as “performance-oriented music”. Her debut solo performance was “Change” which attained the second position on the ‘Gaon Digital Chart’. She released her first play Bubble Pop! in 2011. She became the first female K-pop solo artist, who obtained 100 million views on her YouTube video and more than two and half million copies of her title track were sold which was a great achievement for her.
Lee is a famous Singer, Songwriter, Fashion icon and the rapper who was born on February 26, 1991, in Seoul, South Korea. She spent most of her life in Japan and France and better known by her stage name CL. She currently works in YG Entertainment on an English language album. Before this, she was trained in JYP Entertainment and become a member of the girl group. She is one of the hottest Korean pop female artists. “Hello, bitches” was her first released album managed by YG entertainment. Her first song recording was in 2007, whose name was ‘Big Bang’. In 2009 to 2014, she debuts with 2NE1 and she awarded with the Muet Asian Music Awards. Her first hit song was released in 2008.
Kim Yu-jin was born on April 9, 1988, in Daegu, South Korea. She is famous with her stage name Uee. She is a South Korean actress and singer, acted in various television dramas like Queen Seondeok, Ojakgyo Family, Jeon Woo-chi, Golden Rainbow, High Society and Marriage Contract. She made her acting debut in Queen Seondeok, MBC’s historical drama, and won various awards for exceptional performance. Uee released her first solo single, “Sok Sok Sok”, on June 21, 2011. Besides it, Uee performs lead roles in two television dramas Birdie Buddy, Ojakgyo Family in 2011 and received Best New Actress award at the Paeksang Arts Award and KBS Drama Awards.
She was born on November 5, 1986, at Guri, Gyeonggi province, South Korea. She is a Singer, actress, composer, and dancer. Boa, a 30-year-old girl is famous as a Queen of Korean Pop. She can speak and record in Japanese, Korean, and English. At the age of eleven, she went with her older brother for his audition of Break-dance in SM Entertainment talent search. In that show, Boa was noticed and offered a contract in the auditions. In 2000, at the age of 13, She released her debut Korean album named ID; Peace B. Just after two years, she released her debut Japanese album, “Listen to my heart”. She is the only foreign artist, whose three albums sold more than one million copies in Japan. Boa has a keen interest in hip-hop; she also enjoys R&B.
Every year, numerous contests held in Korea, where the Korean Pop stars demonstrate their unique capabilities in the world of music. People boost them up to raise the talent in the whole world. These top ten K-Pop stars have shown their panache on music platform and ruling the hearts of the general public.