Every K-pop fan knows what it feels like to dream of becoming an idol, which seems exceptionally unreachable because, well, you're not Korean for starters. But now, being born in Korea isn't a requirement to be a K-pop superstar anymore! Coming from countries like Japan, Thailand, China, and even America, some idols inspired us to never give up on our dreams of becoming our faves' colleagues. They're the living proof that anyone can be a K-pop star, even aspiring non-Korean fans!
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From BLACKPINK' Lisa to GOT7's Jackson, these K-pop stars definitely climbed their way to the top by harnessing their talents and proving to the industry that they deserve to debut. Swipe through our gallery to see the 15 K-pop stars who aren't SoKor natives!
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