Meet The Charismatic Ahjussi Idols, From Eun Ji-won to JYP
No matter how famous the third generation K-Pop idols are right now, their success was preceded by their first-generation seniors starting in the 1990s, who first brought the K-Pop wave worldwide. Between the 1990-2000s, the first-generation K-Pop idols were highly influenced by hip-hop music from the west. During this era, many hip-hop stars were born, such as Eun Ji-won, JYP, Seo Tae-ji, and so on.
After so many years of hiatus from the entertainment industry, how do they look like now that they are in their 40s? Are they still the same hot guys from the past? If you are really curious, just stay tuned because Channel-Korea will show you the ahjussi’s current appearance!
Eun Ji-won (born on June 8th, 1978) is a South Korean rapper, host, dancer, and composer. Eun Ji-won is famously known as the leader of the first generation boy band SechKies. After SechKies disbanded in 2000, Eun Ji-won focused on his solo career as a hip-hop singer and host. In 2016, after 16 years, reunited with members of SechKies through the Infinite Challange program, Eun Ji-won and his bandmates signed an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment.
Eun Ji-won is still active in the entertainment industry until now. Recently, Eun Ji-won released his solo album in June 2019 titled G1 with 9 tracks. Let’s see what he looks like in the present day:
Do you agree that Eun Ji-won is still hot at the age of 42? He has only aged a little! Many netizens said that he is totally a vampire, who doesn’t age at all. Here’s a bonus of his mesmerizing stage comeback bringing the lead track from G1, “I’m On Fire.”
Ahn Chil-hyun, or widely known as Kangta, (born on October 10th, 1979) is an R&B and pop singer from South Korea. As Eun Ji-won, he used to be the leader of a boy band called H.O.T. He is under the big label SM Entertainment and is also active as an actor. Recently, he is known for his affair scandal which caused him to delay his solo comeback in August. Let’s check out the recent appearance of Kangta!
If you didn’t know him before, you wouldn’t believe that he’s a 40-year-old man! He looks like an oppa in his 20s; very youthful.
Mun Jung-hyuk, or famously known as Eric Mun, (born on February 16th, 1979) is a South Korean rapper and actor. Joining the leader line with Kangta and Eun Ji-won, he is the leader of Shinhwa who recently celebrated their 20th anniversary. He just joined the new label along with his bandmate Andy at TOP Media. Here’s Eric Mun’s recent appearance!
Well, he looks like a hot daddy in his 40s. Still the same handsome and charismatic Eric Mun like from the past.
Lee Min-woo (born on July 28th, 1979), or also known by his stage name M, is a South Korean entertainer and also the bandmate of Eric Mun. He’s now the co-CEO along with the leader Eric Mun of Shinhwa Company to manage their own group activities. Here’s Lee Min-woo’s recent appearance!
We have to agree that some men are just getting hotter when they age, and this is what has happened to Lee Min-woo.
Yoon Kye-sang (born on December 20th, 1978) is a South Korean actor and singer under JYP Entertainment. He used to be in the boy band called g.o.d but he left in 2004 to pursue his acting career. In early 2014, g.o.d was confirmed to be reuniting and also Yoon Kye-sang’s debut after a long time of hiatus from the music industry. Let’s take a look at his recent appearance!
Park Joon-hyung (born on July 20th, 1969), or also known as Joon Park, is a Korean-American singer, actor, and entertainer based in South Korea. He is the leader and the rapper of the boy group g.o.d, making him the bandmate of Yoon Kye-sang. Joon Park is now active in his own YouTube channel called Wassup Man, video blogging about his life and traveling around Korea. He went viral in social media as he gained nearly 900,000 subscribers within two months. Let’s take a look at the recent appearance of Joon Park!
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In his mid-late 40s, he has become that hot ahjussi by showing his tight muscles and wearing cool sunglasses everywhere!
Lee Jai-jin (born on July 13th, 1979) is a South Korean singer and dancer. Along with Eun Ji-won, he is also a member of SechKies, the sub-rapper and the main dancer of the group. He is now being active with SechKies under YG Entertainment. Take a look at Lee Jai-jin’s recent appearance!
Does he look like a man in his 40s? Definitely not! Let’s support him in his upcoming solo debut!