By Angela Casco and Jessica Pag-iwayan
TC Candler and The Independent Critics had recently released the names of The 100 Most Handsome Faces in 2018. And to help you save time, we listed all the Korean artists who made it into this year’s list and here are they: (PS: try not to drool over their beautiful faces)
Dong Si Cheng, known for his stage name WinWin, is a member of the K-Pop boy group NCT. The 21-year-old singer and dancer hails from Zhejiang, China, but was scouted by SM Entertainment agents when he was seen performing a Chinese traditional dance at school.
Jung Ho-seok, whose stage name is J-Hope, is a rapper from the world-famous K-Pop boy group BTS. He actively participates in the group’s song writing and record producing. He also has a solo mixtape released worldwide earlier this year.
Mark Tuan is a rapper from the K-Pop boy group GOT7. He is known for his abilities in martial arts, which the group often incorporates in their choreography.
Kim Nam-joon, known as RM, is the leader of BTS. He helps out in writing and producing songs for the group, too. Before his debut, he is an active rapper in the underground hip-hop scene with the name Runch Randa. RM is also known for being extremely smart, with an IQ of 148. He is among the top scorers in the national university entrance examinations.
A former member of K-pop boy group EXO, Kris Wu, whose real name is Wu Yifan, is a Chinese-Canadian actor, singer, and model. After leaving EXO, he pursued a career in China where he starred in several box office hits such as Mr. Six (2015) and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017).
B.M. or Matthew Kim, is an American-Korean rapper of the co-ed K-Pop group KARD. He trained for four and a half years and was even a backup dancer for fellow DSP Entertainment artists.
Another BTS member in this list is Min Yoon-gi, whose stage name is Suga. He is the group’s rapper and an active songwriter and record producer. He has also written over 70 songs, including award-winning singles for other Korean artists.
Another former member of K-Pop boy group in this list is Luhan. He is currently an actor and singer actively promoting in his home country, China. In 2017, he was listed as the second highest-paid celebrity in the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list, next to actress Fan Bingbing.
Choi Si-Won is a singer and dancer of the K-Pop boy group Super Junior. Known for his good looks and model-like proportions, Choi is also active as a model and actor both in Korea and China.
Takuya Terada, who hails from Japan, is a former member of the K-Pop boy group Cross Gene. He was the group’s leader and vocalist before leaving last December 2018.
Kim Jong-in, known for his stage name Kai, is the main dancer of the K-Pop boy group EXO. He is also active as an actor, starring in hit television and web dramas. He and BlackPink’s Jennie are confirmed to be dating.
Lucas or Huang Xuxi is a Chinese-Thai member of the group NCT. He is multi-lingual, being able to speak Cantonese, Mandarin, English, Korean, and Thai. He actively promotes the group in a number of variety shows in Korea.
Kim Seok-jin, simply known as Jin, is the oldest member of BTS. He is the “face of the group” and often calls himself “worldwide handsome.” He is also a songwriter for the group.
Lee Felix, who simply goes by the stage name Felix, is a rapper of the rookie K-Pop boy group Stray Kids. The 18-year-old artist is a Korean born and raised in Australia. He is not supposed to debut with the rest of Stray Kids as he was eliminated in the survival show of the same name. He was added to the lineup later in the show.
Taeyang, whose real name is Do young-bae, is a vocalist and songwriter of the K-Pop boy band Big Bang. He is regarded as one of the best vocalists in South Korea, despite his initial intentions to be a rapper. He is often called the “Prince of R&B,” too.
Nam Joo-hyuk is an actor known for his roles in School 2015 (2015), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016), and The Bride of Habaek (2017). Before venturing into acting, Nam once aspired of becoming a basketball player, but instead pursued modeling.
Jackson Wang is a rapper of the K-Pop boy group GOT7. He hails from HongKong, China which he represented as a fencer. He won first place at the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships in 2011 and was a favorite to win gold at the London Olympics in 2012. Instead, he went to South Korea to pursue a music career. He currently has solo activities in China.
Kim Mingyu is the lead rapper of the K-Pop boy group SEVENTEEN. He is also considered the “face of the group.”
Park Ji-min, simply called Ji-min, is a vocalist and songwriter of BTS. He is also the group’s main dancer, noted for his performance abilities.
Lee Tae Yong, simply known as Taeyong, is a rapper from NCT. He is also a songwriter for the group, participating in the creation of the group’s debut song.
A member of EXO, Lay or Zhang Yixing, is a singer, dancer, and songwriter. He is also active as an actor in his home country China.
Oh Se-hun, simply called Se-hun, is a singer and dancer of the K-Pop boy group EXO. He is also known for his good looks, landing him modeling gigs and acting roles in televisions and movies.
Kang Daniel is the center of the K-Pop boy group Wanna One. He earned the spot after winning Produce 101 Season 2, a survival show aiming to form a boy band with 11 of the most talented artists in the country. He recently broke the record for the fastest follower growth on Instagram, earning 1 million followers in just under 12 hours.
Kim tae-hyung, simply known as V, is a singer from BTS. He is the list’s most handsome face of 2017. He is also an actor, making his television drama debut in the historical drama, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.
Jeon Jung-kook, the youngest member of BTS, is the second most handsome face of 2018. He is just behind Aquaman lead star Jason Mamoa. Known as the “golden maknae,” Jung-kook is known for having above-average singing and dancing abilities as well as good looks, debuting with fellow members at the young age of 15.
TC Candler has been publishing the list of 100 Most Beautiful Faces since 1990.Here’s the full video of The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018 for your reference.
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