From B1A4’s Baro To INFINITE’s Hoya, Here’s a List of K-Pop Boy Group Members Who Have Turned Into Actors

JYJ’s Jaejoong

JYJ Kim Jaejoong

Before he made his debut as a singer, Jaejoong worked as an extra in a movie titled Taegeukgi. Along with other members of TVXQ, he starred in the television programs Banjun Theater and Vacation. In 2009, he starred in the Korean-Japanese telecinema Heaven’s Postman as a young man who delivers letters written by living to the dead. After that, he made appearances in various movies and dramas such as Jackal is Coming, Protect the Boss, Dr. Jin, Manhole, and many more.

JYJ’s Yoochun

JYJ Park Yoochun

Yoochun is another member of JYJ who’s active as an actor. He first started acting with minor roles in Banjun Theater and Vacation with TVXQ. Later, he starred in numerous dramas such as Sungkyungkwan Scandal, Rooftop Prince, Missing You, A Girl Who Sees Smells, Lucid Dream, and many more. He has also gotten recognition for his acting by receiving various awards at numerous award events, such as the Baeksang Arts Awards, the Blue Dragon Awards, the Daejeong Film Awards, the Busan International Film Festival, and the SACF Beautiful Artists Awards.

B1A4’s Baro

B1A4 Baro

Baro is one of B1A4’s members who have pursued a career in acting beside being an idol. He made his acting debut through a drama called Reply 1994, and has starred in various dramas since, such as God’s Gift – 14 Days, Angry Mom, The Master of Revenge, Manhole, Less Than Evil, and Level Up. Right now, he has left his old agency and is now working under HODU&U Entertainment because his contract has expired. Let’s hope we can see him as an actor again soon!

B1A4’s Jinyoung

B1A4 Jinyoung

Jinyoung is another member of B1A4 who has turned into an actor. He made his acting debut in tvN’s drama titled She is Wow. He started to gain recognition through the television series titled Love in the Moonlight which was aired in 2016. Up until now, Jinyoung has starred in numerous dramas and movies, such as Miss Granny, The Dude in Me, Warm and Cozy, If We Were a Season, My First First Love, and many more. Just like Baro, he has moved from his old agency because his contract with the agency expired.

GOT7’s Jinyoung

GOT7 Jinyoung

One of the members of GOT7 who tried to pursue a career in the acting field is Jinyoung. He made his acting debut in a drama titled Dream High 2 in 2012, followed by When a Man Falls in Love the next year. Afterward, he made appearances in various dramas, such as This Is My Love, Legend of the Blue Sea, He Is Psychometric, and many more. He also starred in a movie titled A Stray Goat in 2017.



Beside being active as the leader of HIGHLIGHT, Doojoon is also active as an actor. He made his official debut as an actor when he was cast in the daily sitcoms titled More Charming By The Day and All My Love. Doojoon has starred in many dramas, such as Iris II: New Generation, Let’s Eat, Because This Is My First Life, Radio Romance, and many more. He has also received several awards for his acting skills: the Rookie Comedy Award at the MBC Entertainment Awards and the Rising Actor Award at the tvN go Awards.



Gikwang is another member of HIGHLIGHT who has pursued a career in the acting field. He made his official acting debut in 2009 through a drama titled High Kick Through the Roof. Afterward, he appeared in various dramas, such as Me Too, Flower!, My Friend is Still Alive, Mrs. Cop, Monster, Circle, Lovely Horribly, and many others. He hasn’t been appearing in any drama recently so let’s hope we can see him starring in a drama again sometime soon!