11 K-Pop Idols Who Debuted At The Young Age Of 16

They were all so young when they debuted!

K-Pop idols usually debut very young, and their young ages surprise fans everytime! Here are 11 K-Pop idols who debuted at the young age of 16, and wowed fans everywhere with their talents and visuals!

1. Red Velvet’s Yeri

Although Red Velvet debuted in 2014, maknae Yeri was added to the group a year later in 2015, just in time for their very first comeback! At the time, Yeri was only 16 years old, and debuted as the maknae, rapper, and dancer of her group!

 

2. TWICE’s Chaeyoung

TWICE‘s Chaeyoung is a part of the maknae-line of her group, and debuted at the young age of 16! She adds her own flair and color to the group, and debuted as their main rapper in 2015!

 

3. Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun

Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun is the maknae of one of the most legendary girl groups of K-Pop, and she debuted under SM Entertainment at the young age of 16!

 

4. NCT Dream’s Haechan

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NCT Dream‘s 2000-line all debuted as a part of the group in 2016, and Haechan debuted as their main vocalist and lead dancer that year!

 

5. TWICE’s Tzuyu

TWICE’s Tzuyu is the group’s maknae, and having been born in 1999, debuted as the visual, lead dancer and maknae of the group in 2015!

 

6. NCT Dream’s Renjun

As the oldest of the 2000-liners in his group, NCT Dream’s Renjun also debuted at the age of 16 as the lead vocalist of his group!

 

7. GOT7’s Bambam

As GOT7 debuted in January 2014, the maknae-line’s birthdays were still far off! Bambam was born in May 1997, and so was still 16 when he made his debut as the group’s lead dancer in 2014!

 

8. GFRIEND’s Umji

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GFRIEND‘s Umji is the group’s maknae, and as GFRIEND debuted in January 2015, she was just a few months short of turning 17 when she debuted!

 

9. GOT7’s Yugyeom

GOT7’s Yugyeom is the group’s main dancer and maknae, and was still 16 when they debuted in January 2014!

 

10. NCT Dream’s Jeno

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NCT Dream‘s Jeno is part of the group’s 2000-line, and debuted at 16 years of age as the lead dancer, lead rapper, and visual of the group in 2016!

 

11. NCT Dream’s Jaemin

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NCT Dream’s Jaemin is also part of the group’s 2000-line, and also debuted when he was 16 as the lead dancer, lead rapper, and visual of the group in 2016!