Idol Singers Turned Actors

Idol singers turned actors...  MY ranking https://mydramalist.com/list/71NwprGL

XingBack Dec 11, 2019
80 People Loves 328 Voters Report
  • IU

    1. IU

    South Korean
    18,150 points by 183 voters
    Lee Ji Eun, better known by her stage name IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor under EDAM Entertainment. Her stage name is derived from the phrase "I and You," symbolizing ...more
  • Doh Kyung Soo

    2. Doh Kyung Soo

    South Korean
    12,830 points by 130 voters
    Doh Kyung Soo, better known by his stage name D.O., is a South Korean singer, actor, and member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO. D.O. has been singing since primary school ...more
  • Park Hyung Sik

    3. Park Hyung Sik

    South Korean
    11,846 points by 121 voters
    Park Hyung Sik is a South Korean actor and singer, born in Gyeonggi. He is signed with the United Artists Agency. He is a former member of the now-defunct South Korean boy ...more
  • Lee Jun Ho

    4. Lee Jun Ho

    South Korean
    9,029 points by 93 voters
    Lee Jun Ho is a member of the Korean boy band 2PM. He first gained public attention after winning Superstar Survival in 2006, placing first out of 6,000 competitors. After winning, Lee ...more
  • Yook Sung Jae

    5. Yook Sung Jae

    South Korean
    6,916 points by 72 voters
    Yook Sung Jae is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, model, entertainer, and member of the boy group BtoB and its sub-group, BtoB Blue under Cube Entertainment. He released six digital singles ...more
  • Bae Suzy

    6. Bae Suzy

    South Korean
    6,656 points by 69 voters
    Bae Su Ji, also known as Bae Suzy, is a South Korean singer, actress, model, and MC. Before debuting, she was an online shopping model. She debuted in the Chinese-Korean girl group ...more
  • Yim Si Wan

    7. Yim Si Wan

    South Korean
    6,542 points by 68 voters
    Yim Si Wan, born as Im Woong Jae in Busan, is a South Korean actor and singer managed by PLUM A&C. He is the former vocalist of the boyband ZE:A and its ...more
  • Rowoon

    8. Rowoon

    South Korean
    6,483 points by 68 voters
    Kim Seok Woo, known professionally as Rowoon, is a South Korean singer, dancer, actor and was a member of SF9 on hiatus. (short for Sensational Feeling 9). He graduated from Gyeonggi High ...more
  • Seo Kang Joon

    9. Seo Kang Joon

    South Korean
    6,303 points by 66 voters
    Seo Kang Joon is a South Korean actor and singer. Born in Gunpo Gyeonggi, South Korea, as Lee Seung Hwan, he made his acting debut in the 2013 television drama “After School: ...more
  • Park Jin Young

    10. Park Jin Young

    South Korean
    5,978 points by 62 voters
    Park Jin Young is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor and a member of the boy band GOT7 and boy band duo JJ Project. Park officially signed with BH Entertainment on January 28 ...more
  • Kim Myung Soo

    11. Kim Myung Soo

    South Korean
    5,844 points by 61 voters
    Kim Myung Soo, known by the stage name L, is a South Korean singer and actor who debuted as a member of the boy band INFINITE in 2010 and its subunit INFINITE ...more
  • Cha Eun Woo

    12. Cha Eun Woo

    South Korean
    5,516 points by 58 voters
    Cha Eun Woo, born Lee Dong Min, is a South Korean singer, actor, and member of the idol group Astro (아스트로) under Fantagio (판타지오). He debuted as an actor with a minor ...more
  • Lee Joon

    13. Lee Joon

    South Korean
    4,156 points by 44 voters
    Lee Joon, born in Seoul, South Korea, is an idol singer, dancer, actor and model under Prain TPC (프레인TPC). He was a member of the Korean boy band MBLAQ (엠블랙) until the ...more
  • Wang Yi Bo

    14. Wang Yi Bo

    Chinese
    4,130 points by 43 voters
    Wang Yi Bo is an award-winning actor, dancer, singer and motorcycle racer born in Luoyang, Henan, China. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boyband UNIQ (유니크) under Yuehua Entertainment (乐华娱乐). ...more
  • Choi Si Won

    15. Choi Si Won

    South Korean
    3,991 points by 42 voters
    Choi Si Won is a Korean pop singer and actor managed by SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy band Super Junior and its subgroup, Super Junior-M. Choi was scouted ...more
  • Xiao Zhan

    16. Xiao Zhan

    Chinese
    3,655 points by 38 voters
    Xiao Zhan is an actor, singer, and former member of the male idol group X NINE born in Chongqing, China. Before his debut, Xiao Zhan worked as a photographer and graphic designer. ...more
  • Jung Eun Ji

    17. Jung Eun Ji

    South Korean
    3,509 points by 37 voters
    Jung Eun Ji, born Jung Hye Rim in Haeundae, Busan, South Korea, is a singer, songwriter, actor, and voice actor. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Apink (에이핑크) ...more
  • Im Yoon Ah

    18. Im Yoon Ah

    South Korean
    3,044 points by 33 voters
    Im Yoon Ah, commonly stylized as Yoona, is a popular South Korean pop singer, dancer, actress, model and spokesmodel. She is a member of the Korean girl group Girls' Generation and is ...more
  • Jung Jin Young

    19. Jung Jin Young

    South Korean
    2,737 points by 30 voters
    Jung Jin Young was born in Chungju, South Korea. He is the former leader of the Korean boy band B1A4 debuted in 2011 under WM Entertainment. He also has an interest in ...more
  • Kim Se Jeong

    20. Kim Se Jeong

    South Korean
    2,682 points by 29 voters
    Kim Se Jeong is a South Korean singer signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. She is best known for finishing second in Mnet's K-pop girl group survival show Produce 101. She is one of ...more
  • Park Chan Yeol

    21. Park Chan Yeol

    South Korean
    2,474 points by 27 voters
    Chanyeol is a South Korean rapper and member of EXO. He attended Hyundai High School in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, and was admitted to a private acting institution when he was sixteen years old. ...more
  • Rain

    22. Rain

    South Korean
    2,435 points by 26 voters
    Jung Ji Hoon, better known by his stage name Rain, is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, dancer, model, producer, and designer under Sublime Artist Agency. Rain's musical career includes seven albums ...more
  • Lee Hye Ri

    23. Lee Hye Ri

    South Korean
    2,230 points by 24 voters
    Lee Hye Ri, known mononymously as Hyeri, is a South Korean actress, singer, and television personality. She rose to fame as the youngest member of the girl group Girl's Day and was ...more
  • Suho

    24. Suho

    South Korean
    2,207 points by 24 voters
    Kim Jun Myeon, better known by his stage name Suho, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is is a member of the k-pop boy group EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K. ...more
  • Choi Min Ho

    25. Choi Min Ho

    South Korean
    2,196 points by 24 voters
    Choi Minho is a South Korean idol singer, rapper, dancer, actor, model, lyricist, promotional model, MC, and radio host. He is a member of the South Korean boy group SHINee under the ...more
  • Byun Baek Hyun

    26. Byun Baek Hyun

    South Korean
    2,172 points by 24 voters
    Byun Baek Hyun is a South Korean singer, songwriter, model, actor, and creative director. He was a member of his school band and has attended several musical festivals, later winning an award ...more
  • Seo In Guk

    27. Seo In Guk

    South Korean
    2,072 points by 22 voters
    Seo In Guk is a South Korean singer and actor born in Ulsan, South Korea, and signed by Story J Company. He trained in a variety of martial arts, including ssireum wrestling, ...more
  • Nana

    28. Nana

    South Korean
    2,011 points by 22 voters
    Nana is a South Korean model, actress, and former member of the K-Pop group, After School under PLEDIS Entertainment. She is also a former member of A.S Red and Orange Caramel (After ...more
  • Oh Se Hun

    29. Oh Se Hun

    South Korean
    1,700 points by 19 voters
    Se Hun is a South Korean singer, actor, and a member of the boy band EXO. Se Hun was scouted by a casting agent on the streets when he was twelve and ...more
  • Lay Zhang

    30. Lay Zhang

    Chinese
    1,624 points by 18 voters
    Zhang Yi Xing, known professionally as Lay Zhang or simply Lay, is a Chinese singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, director, dancer, and actor. He is a member of EXO and the main ...more
  • Chani

    31. Chani

    South Korean
    1,622 points by 18 voters
    Kang Chan Hee, known simply as Chani, is a South Korean singer, rapper, dancer, actor, model and member of SF9 (short for Sensational Feeling 9). He graduated from Seoul Performing Arts High ...more
  • Uee

    32. Uee

    South Korean
    1,591 points by 17 voters
    Kim Yu Jin, better known by her stage name Uee, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is best known for being a former member of the South Korean girl group ...more
  • Kai

    33. Kai

    South Korean
    1,586 points by 18 voters
    Kim Jong In, better known by his stage name Kai, is a South Korean singer, model, actor, dancer, and entertainer. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and ...more
  • Xiumin

    34. Xiumin

    South Korean
    1,312 points by 15 voters
    Kim Min Seok, better known by his stage name Xiumin, is a South Korean singer and actor who is best known for being a member of the K-pop boy group EXO and ...more
  • Lu Han

    35. Lu Han

    Chinese
    1,214 points by 14 voters
    Lu Han is a Chinese singer and actor. He was a member, known as Luhan, of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and its sub-group EXO-M, before leaving the group in October ...more
  • Lee Dong Hae

    36. Lee Dong Hae

    South Korean
    1,125 points by 13 voters
    Lee Dong Hae, better known as Donghae (lit. East Sea), is a Korean singer and occasional actor. He is a part of the thirteen-member South Korean boyband Super Junior. He is one ...more
  • Key

    37. Key

    South Korean
    1,089 points by 12 voters
    Kim Ki Bum, better known by his stage name Key, is a South Korean idol singer, rapper, actor, promotional model, and member of the boy group SHINee. Key is well known for ...more
  • Kris Wu

    38. Kris Wu

    Canadian
    1,018 points by 12 voters
    Kris Wu is a Chinese-Canadian actor, singer, and model. He was a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO and its subgroup EXO-M under SM Entertainment (SM엔터테인먼트), before leaving the group ...more
  • Yang Yang

    39. Yang Yang

    Chinese
    913 points by 10 voters
    Yang Yang is an actor born in Shanghai. He graduated from the Department of Dance in People's Liberation Army Arts College. In December 2007, Yang was personally handpicked by director Li Shao ...more
  • Yoon Kye Sang

    40. Yoon Kye Sang

    South Korean
    895 points by 10 voters
    Yoon Kye Sang is a South Korean actor and singer under Just Entertainment. He began his career in 1999 as part of the K-pop boy band g.o.d, then left the group in ...more
  • Choi Soo Young

    41. Choi Soo Young

    South Korean
    874 points by 10 voters
    Choi Soo Young is a South Korean idol singer, actress, dancer, spokesmodel, TV presenter, and RJ, currently under Saram Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group Girls' Generation. She was ...more
  • Marcus Chang

    42. Marcus Chang

    Taiwanese
    803 points by 9 voters
    Zhang Li Ang alias Marcus Chang), born as Zhang Wen Qian in Taipei, is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, actor and music video producer. At aged 13, he immigrated to New Zealand with his ...more
  • Henry Lau

    43. Henry Lau

    Canadian
    792 points by 9 voters
    Henry is the multi-talented Canadian (of Taiwanese / Hong Kongese descent) singer-songwriter, rapper, producer, and actor from Toronto. He is multi-lingual and boasts varying degrees of fluency in English (his mother tongue) ...more
  • Eugene

    44. Eugene

    South Korean
    789 points by 9 voters
    Kim Yoo Jin, professionally known in English as Eugene, is a singer, actress, MC from South Korea. She was a former member of a Korean female idol group called "S.E.S.", popular in ...more
  • Kim Seol Hyun

    45. Kim Seol Hyun

    South Korean
    770 points by 9 voters
    Debuted on July, 30, 2012 as part of the girlgroup AOA. In the same year, she was cast for a supporting role in the KBS2 drama "My Daughter Seoyoung" as Seo Eun ...more
  • Lai Kuan Lin

    46. Lai Kuan Lin

    Taiwanese
    710 points by 8 voters
    Lai Kuan Lin (English name: Edward) is a Taiwanese musician and actor born in Taipei. He was spotted by K-pop talent agency Cube Entertainment at an audition in Taiwan in 2016. He ...more
  • Bang Min Ah

    47. Bang Min Ah

    South Korean
    653 points by 7 voters
    Bang Min Ah is a South Korean singer and actress. She has been a member of girl group Girl's Day since 2010 and debuted as a solo singer in 2015. She has ...more
  • Jung Yong Hwa

    48. Jung Yong Hwa

    South Korean
    622 points by 7 voters
    Jung Yong Hwa is a South Korean singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. He has been the sole leader of the K-Rock/K-pop band CNBLUE since 2009. He moved to Busan in 1991 where ...more
  • Ok Taec Yeon

    49. Ok Taec Yeon

    South Korean
    581 points by 6 voters
    Ok Taec Yeon is the main rapper in the Korean boy group, 2pm. He is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English, having emigrated from the US when young. In 2010, he made ...more
  • Kwon Yu Ri

    50. Kwon Yu Ri

    South Korean
    572 points by 7 voters
    Kwon Yu Ri, better known by her mononym Yuri, is a South Korean singer, actress and songwriter. She debuted as a member of girl group Girls' Generation (and later its subgroup Girls' ...more
  • Kim Ji Soo

    51. Kim Ji Soo

    South Korean
    490 points by 5 voters
    Kim Ji Soo is a South Korean actor, model, singer and member of the girl group Blackpink (블랙핑크) managed by YG Entertainment (YG 엔터테인먼트) and her own company Blissoo. Prior to her ...more
  • Choi Bo Min

    52. Choi Bo Min

    South Korean
    443 points by 5 voters
    Choi Bo Min is a South Korean actor, singer, and member of Woollim Entertainment's boy band Golden Child. He joined the company back in 2015 as a trainee and debuted on August ...more
  • Sung Yoo Ri

    53. Sung Yoo Ri

    South Korean
    441 points by 5 voters
    Sung Yu Ri is a West German-born South Korean singer and actress and was the youngest in the currently inactive K-pop group Fin.K.L. Sung is the daughter of a prominent professor of ...more
  • Lee Seung Hyub

    54. Lee Seung Hyub

    South Korean
    417 points by 5 voters
    Lee Seung Hyub, also known as J.Don, is a South Korean rapper, singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and actor managed by FNC ENTERTAINMENT. He officially debuted on May 2, 2015, with the band N.Flying. ...more
  • Kwon Eun Bin

    55. Kwon Eun Bin

    South Korean
    395 points by 5 voters
    Kwon Eun Bin, known simply as Eunbin, is a South Korean singer, dancer and former member of CLC (short for CrystaL Clear). She graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School and before ...more
  • Z. Tao

    56. Z. Tao

    Chinese
    334 points by 4 voters
    Huang Zi Tao, known by the stage name Z. Tao, is a Chinese singer-songwriter who made his debut as a member of EXO-M, the Chinese sub-unit of EXO. Tao auditioned for S.M. ...more
  • Matsumoto Jun

    57. Matsumoto Jun

    Japanese
    290 points by 3 voters
    Matsumoto Jun is a Japanese singer, actor, and radio host. He is a member of Japanese boy band Arashi and is best known to Japanese television drama audiences for his portrayal as ...more
  • V

    58. V

    South Korean
    283 points by 3 voters
    Kim Tae Hyung, better known by his stage name V, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, actor, and member of the boy group BTS. He was born in Seo District, ...more
  • Park Seo Ham

    59. Park Seo Ham

    South Korean
    274 points by 3 voters
    Park Seo Ham is a South Korean rapper, dancer, actor and former member of KNK. He graduated from Gunseo High School. Before debuting, he spent several years as a trainee at Big ...more
  • Na Jae Min

    60. Na Jae Min

    South Korean
    267 points by 3 voters
    Na Jae Min is a South Korean dancer, singer, songwriter, and actor born in Jeonju. He is a member of NCT Dream. He made his acting debut when he appeared in the ...more
  • Cheng Xiao

    61. Cheng Xiao

    Chinese
    199 points by 2 voters
    Cheng Xiao, born in Shenzhen, is a Chinese singer, actress, and member of the Chinese-Korean girl group, WJSN. She is signed under Yuehua and Starship Entertainment. Cheng studied Chinese dance for 10 ...more
  • Yu Shu Xin

    62. Yu Shu Xin

    Chinese
    197 points by 2 voters
    Yu Shu Xin, or Esther Yu, is a Chinese singer, actor, and voice-over artist managed by Huace Film & TV. She grew up in Shanghai and graduated from LASALLE College of Arts ...more
  • Park Jae Chan

    63. Park Jae Chan

    South Korean
    195 points by 2 voters
    Park Jae Chan is a South Korean singer-songwriter, composer, rapper, dancer, and actor managed by Dongyo Entertainment. He is a member of the South Korean boy band group DKZ (formerly "DONGKIZ") which ...more
  • Ju Jing Yi

    64. Ju Jing Yi

    Chinese
    193 points by 2 voters
    Ju Jingyi is a Chinese singer and actress. She rose to fame as a member of the Chinese idol girl group SNH48 and was part of Team NII until her graduation in ...more
  • Watanabe  Mayu

    65. Watanabe Mayu

    Japanese
    183 points by 2 voters
    Watanabe Mayu was a member of the Japanese idol group AKB48 Team B. She has a solo career and has released 4 singles. Her nickname was Mayuyu. On June 8, 2013, Watanabe ...more
  • Jung Da Eun

    66. Jung Da Eun

    South Korean
    180 points by 2 voters
    Jung Da Eun is a South Korean actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in dramas Mystic Pop-up Bar, L.U.C.A.: The Beginning, Single Wife and Class of Lies. She's ...more
  • Sam Lin

    67. Sam Lin

    Taiwanese
    177 points by 2 voters
    Lin Zi Hong (English name: Sam) is a Taiwanese actor, singer, and member of the Taiwanese boy group "SpeXial" which sang OST songs for the series "KO One Return". (Source: Viki)
  • Park Jeong Hwa

    68. Park Jeong Hwa

    South Korean
    142 points by 2 voters
    Park Jeong Hwa is a South Korean actress under J,Wide-Company. She is also a member of the K-Pop girl group, EXID, and a former JYP Entertainment trainee. Before becoming a member of ...more
  • Kang Seung Yoon

    69. Kang Seung Yoon

    South Korean
    100 points by 1 voters
    Kang Seung Yoon is a South Korean male singer and actor. He took part in Superstar K2 and finished in fourth place. In January 2011, he signed as a trainee for YG ...more
  • Osaki Ichika

    70. Osaki Ichika

    Japanese
    100 points by 1 voters
    Ichika Osaki is a Japanese actress managed by Oscar Promotion.
  • Ninomiya Kazunari

    71. Ninomiya Kazunari

    Japanese
    100 points by 1 voters
    Ninomiya Kazunari, often called Nino, is a singer-songwriter, actor, presenter, and radio host. He is a member of the boy band Arashi and portrayed Private Saigo in the 2006 Clint Eastwood war ...more
  • Kudo Haruka

    72. Kudo Haruka

    Japanese
    99 points by 1 voters
    Kudo Haruka is a Japanese actress and former member of Morning Musume, and of Hello! Pro Egg under Hello! Project. She was first introduced as a member of Hello Pro Egg at ...more
  • Bona

    73. Bona

    South Korean
    99 points by 1 voters
    Kim Ji Yeon, better known by her stage name Bona, born in Dalseo District, Daegu, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a member of the South Korean-Chinese girl group ...more
  • Lee Jun Young

    74. Lee Jun Young

    South Korean
    98 points by 1 voters
    Lee Jun Young, formerly known as Jun, is a South Korean singer, actor and former member of UNB and U-KISS. He dropped out of Seongsu High School but later passed the High ...more
  • Okunaka Makoto

    75. Okunaka Makoto

    Japanese
    98 points by 1 voters
    Okunaka Makoto is a member of the Japanese idol group PASSPO☆. Her official color is pink. She starred as the female lead of Kamen Rider Wizard in 2012-2013.
  • Sakurai Sho

    76. Sakurai Sho

    Japanese
    98 points by 1 voters
    Sakurai Sho, born in Minato, Tokyo, is a Japanese idol, singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, newscaster, host and former radio host. He is a member of the Japanese boy band Arashi. Despite already ...more
  • Ohno Satoshi

    77. Ohno Satoshi

    Japanese
    97 points by 1 voters
    Ohno Satoshi, born in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese idol, singer, actor, artist, radio host and member of the popular boy band Arashi. Ohno began his career in the entertainment industry ...more
  • Aiba Masaki

    78. Aiba Masaki

    Japanese
    96 points by 1 voters
    Masaki Aiba, born in Chiba, is a Japanese idol, singer, actor, television personality, radio host, and member of the Japanese boy band Arashi. Aiba was raised by his grandparents until he was ...more
  • Maeda Atsuko

    79. Maeda Atsuko

    Japanese
    95 points by 1 voters
    Maeda Atsuko is a former member of the Japanese idol group AKB48. She was in Team A and was one of the most prominent members in the group, being voted number one ...more
  • Oshima Yuko

    80. Oshima Yuko

    Japanese
    94 points by 1 voters
    Yuko Oshima was the captain of Japanese idol group AKB48's Team K. She was also a member of the subunit Not yet. She had been a contributing member for all of AKB48's ...more

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