Find Out About Several Korean Stars That Have The Surname ‘Seo.’ Are They Related?
Korean names first show the family names and continue with the given name. Apparently, the most common surnames in Korea are Kim, Lee, and Park. In South Korea, family names could vary, but sometimes people have the same surnames and aren’t related.
Let’s look into some K-pop Idols with the surname ‘Seo,’ in the Channel-Korea article below!
NCT 127’s Johnny
Johnny has the real name Seo Young-ho (Hangeul : 서영호), and is an American rapper and singer. He debuted as a rapper and sub-vocalist in NCT 127.
His music career started in 2017 when he joined an American audition held in Chicago, Illinois. Johnny becomes the first member to join the label and the group who was later named NCT 127, through SM Rookies.
Johnny and his group NCT 127 released a new album titled Neo Zone:The Final Round on May 19, 2020. This album has a lead single called “Punch,” that premiered on Beyond Live Concert.
Hyelin of EXID has the real name Seo Hye-lin (Hangul: 서혜린) She was born on August 23, 1993. She became a singer when she debuted as a member of the South Korean girl group EXID in April 2012. Apparently, before joining EXID, she became a contestant on Mnet Superstar K3 in 2011 but failed, and also auditioned for SuperWeek.
Seo Hye Rin has faced many ups and downs during her career. In 2018, she got a promotion with the single “Lady,” that brought her to her peak, since as she sings the highest note on this EXID song. Recently, on May 6, 2020, she signed a new contract with SidusHQ and chose not to renew the previous company. She also started her own YouTube channel, called “Jeul-Lin TV.”
Seo Yu-na (Hangul: 서유나; born December 30, 1992) is a South Korean singer and actress. She became a member of the girl group AOA in July 2012. She had aspired to be a singer since high school and moved into her uncle’s house in Seoul so she could audition.
Then she became a member of the South Korean girl group AOA and its sub-groups, AOA Black and AOA Cream.
Eunkwang of BTOB has the real name Seo Eun Kwang ( Hangeul: 서은광). This handsome K-pop star is a singer, entertainer, and the leader and main vocalist of his group that debuted on March 21, 2012. He’s a member of the South Korean boy group BtoB under Cube Entertainment.
He aired a Youtube live Silverlight is Back for 12 hours. Then, on May 7, 2020, Seo Eun Kwang announced that he will be releasing his new extended play, “Dear My Dear,” in June.
Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun
Seo Ju-hyun is a member of the legendary girl group Girls Generation. She is known professionally as Seohyun, and is a South Korean singer and actress. She released her first extended play single song, titled “Don’t Say No” as a solo singer. She left her label, SM Entertainment, to focus on developing her acting career by joining Namoo Actors in 2019.
She developed aspirations to be a singer when she was a child. She learned jazz dance from her mother. At some point, she learned tae kwon do and wanted to be tae kwon do athlete. Later, she realized she wanted to be a dancer and joined a dance academy and got interested in singing. Although her father disapproved, she pleaded with him for two years, from the time she was 13 years old until she was 15, and she eventually won her father’s blessing to pursue her dream.
To make a long story short, she went to several auditions and was accepted as a trainee by Cube Entertainment in 2016 after constantly improving her singing, dancing, and her mental character.
In January 2020, Seo Soojin became part of the first world tour titled “I-Land: Who Am I” that was scheduled to tour 32 different cities around the world, but it was postponed after the coronavirus outbreak due to concerns for the safety and health of the artist, fans, and staff.
They also did a charity live-stream concert to raise money for COVID-19 relief on March 26, 2020. Seo Soojin and the group released the official English version of their debut song “Latata” on May 15, 2020.
Stray Kids’ Changbin
That’s all about all the K-pop idols that have the family name “Seo.” It is compiled that not all of them have relationships with each other, although they have the same surname. Don’t forget to give your comment and share your thoughts below!