While people in the late ’30s are struggling with early morning shifts and back pain, these K-Pop idols are proving every theory about aging wrong. Otakusmart brings you the top 10 Oldest K- Pop Idols in Korean Pop Music.

Oldest K- Pop Idols (January 2023)

Woori from Rainbow (32)

RAINBOW(레인보우) - TRACKLIST Video (Woori Rap ver.)RAINBOW(레인보우) – TRACKLIST Video (Woori Rap ver.)

The main rapper of the girl group Rainbow, Woori is a dancer, actress, and does modeling as well. She was born on 22 February 1988 in Jeonju-si, South Korea.

Donghae from Super Junior (33)

SUPER JUNIOR-D&E 슈퍼주니어-D&E '아직도 난 (Still You)' MVSUPER JUNIOR-D&E 슈퍼주니어-D&E ‘아직도 난 (Still You)’ MV

Apart from being the leader of the boy group, Donghae loves to play football in his free time. He was born on October 15, 1986, in Makpo, South Jeolla, South Korea.

Yunho from TXVQ (34)

TVXQ! 동방신기 '샴페인 (Champagne) (Sung By U-KNOW)' MVTVXQ! 동방신기 ‘샴페인 (Champagne) (Sung By U-KNOW)’ MV

Balancing talents and handsomeness can be difficult but not for Yunho. The 34-year-old Yunho is the main singer, rapper, and leader of the duo TXVQ. Yunho was born in Hak-dong, Gwangju, South Korea, and started his idol training in the year 2001.

Jaejoong from JYJ (34)

김재중 (Kim Jaejoong) Just Another Girl M/V김재중 (Kim Jaejoong) Just Another Girl M/V

The 2017 richest KPop star Jaejoong is the main vocalist and leader of the boy group JYJ. He was born on January 26, 1986, in Gongju, South Chungcheong, South Korea. Jaejoong has also starred in K-Dramas such as Sunao ni Narenakute, Protect the Boss, Dr. Jin, Triangle, SPY, and more.

Haeri from Davichi (35)

[MV] SeeYa feat. Lee Haeri (Davichi) - You're All Grown Up (HD)[MV] SeeYa feat. Lee Haeri (Davichi) – You’re All Grown Up (HD)

As being the second member and leader of the duo group Davichi, Haeri is a talented K-Pop Idol and she can play piano and she loves to write music. Recently the duo started vlogging on Youtube.

JeA from Brown Eyed Girls (38)

JeA(Brown Eyed Girls) _ While you're sleeping(그대가 잠든 사이) MVJeA(Brown Eyed Girls) _ While you’re sleeping(그대가 잠든 사이) MV

JeA is no stranger to the K-Pop community. She was born in Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. JeA is currently 38 years and she is the main vocalist and leader of the girl group Brown Eyes Girls.

Lee Hyori from former Fin.K.L (41)

이효리 (Lee Hyori) - Bad Girls (배드 걸스) MV이효리 (Lee Hyori) – Bad Girls (배드 걸스) MV

Lee Hyori was born on May 10, 1979, in Cheongwon, North Chungcheong, South Korea. The 41-year-old is considered as the nation’s fairy by her fans as she never gets old. Lee Hyori recently got into a controversy regarding her comments for Mao Zedong.

Park Jae-sang of PSY (44)


No doubt Gangnam Style was the catchiest song ever but Park Jae-sang has more to offer. The 44 old international pop star can sing, dance, produce and pretty much do everything in his songs. PSY has a persona of a rockstar and his presence on his style is fearless and bold.

Park Jin-young (48)

J.Y.Park(박진영) "No Love No More" M/VJ.Y.Park(박진영) “No Love No More” M/V

Better know by his name JYP, the former Kpop Idol turned label owner is the big dawg of the K-Pop world and the co-CEO of JYP Entertainment. He was initially a KPop idol and has mass-produced albums, Singles, MVs, and much more.

Now as the founder of JYP Entertainment, Park Jin-young has launched and managed new Kpop artists and groups like Stray Kids, Day6, Twice, Itzy, Boy Story, and more.

Uhm Jung Hwa (51)

엄정화 (Uhm Jung Hwa) - Watch Me Move MV엄정화 (Uhm Jung Hwa) – Watch Me Move MV

Uhm Jung Hwa was born on August 17th, 1969 in Jecheon, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Due to her charming face and personality she was nicknamed as the evergreen idol and we can say they are not wrong at all. She still looks stunning and she put new idols to shame. If you want to see more music videos click here.

So that was our take on the 10 Oldest K- Pop Idols in Korean Pop Music.

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Ashish Khaitan is a content writer based out of New Delhi. He usually writes content for business owners, websites, and filmmakers. He likes anime, mangas, and Kdramas and often spends a lot of time reading books. He enjoys his own company and rarely goes outside unless there is a sale in the local clothing stores.


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