From ATEEZ’s Seonghwa To EVERGLOW’s E:U: K-Pop Idols Born In 1998

K-Pop Idols Who Was Born In 1998

According to the Chinese zodiac, the year 1998 is the Years of the Tiger. People born in this year are brave, competitive, unpredictable, and confident. They are attractive and loved by many. They’re also expressive, polite, and trustworthy.

These 98 ‘liners on this list give off significant soft vibrations. They’re overwhelmingly charming and adorable, and not even a single fan is complaining about it! In this article, Channel-Korea will show you the list of idols that were born in the same year that impress us with their appearance and their abilities. Stay tuned and enjoy!!!


ATEEZ’s Seonghwa

Park Seonghwa (박성화), better known as Seonghwa (성화), is a South Korean singer. He is a member of the boy-group ATEEZ. Seonghwa is the vocalist and also visual of the group. He was born on April 3, 1998, in Jinju, South Korea. Seonghwa is the oldest member of the group. His nickname is Hwaseong (Mars), which is Seonghwa’s name backward. He made his debut with ATEEZ on October 24, 2018, with the release of the mini-album Treasure EP.1: All To Zero

Take a look at ATEEZ’s Seonghwa childhood picture.

Isn’t Seonghwa looking very cute when he’s still a baby?.

Originally auditioning as a rapper but ultimately making his debut as a vocalist. Seonghwa always pull off his performances with his charisma and visual. Take a look at his focus fancam here:


Seventeen’s Seungkwan

Boo Seung-Kwan (부승관) is a South Korean singer. He is a member of the boy group SEVENTEEN. Seungkwan is in the vocal team of the group. He is also a part of the group special unit called BooSeokSoon (BSS), and the king of the variety show.

Seungkwan was born in Busan, South Korea, on January 16, 1998. His hometown is in Jeju, Jeju-do. He made his debut with the boy group SEVENTEEN on May 26, 2015, and his first appearance with SVT’s special unit, BSS, in March 2018. Seungkwan is the maknae of the group, along with Vernon and Dino.


Not only a king of a variety show, but Seungkwan’s vocal is also really breathtaking and amusing. Listen to his song cover of IU – Love Poem here:

iKON’s Chanwoo

Jung Chan-woo (정찬우), better known as Chanwoo (찬우) or Chan (찬) is a South Korean singer. He’s a member of the iKON Boy Band. He is the youngest member of the iKON Boy Band and the newest in terms of preparation.

He was born in Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea, on January 26, 1998. He made his debut with iKON on September 15, 2015, with the pre-release digital single “My Type.” Chanwoo also owned a Youtube channel named “Chan’s Life (찬우살이).”

Before training in YG Entertainment, Chanwoo was a successful child actor. He is known for playing a younger Lee Minho in both Boys Over Flowers and The Heirs. He appeared in Lost and Found and drama series, The Great King Sejong. He was seen in music videos (TVXQ’s Balloons), and movies (Lost and Found, Gabi). Chanwoo is also a friend with ASTRO’s Moonbin since they’re playing drama together since they were kids.

Fans love him for his chaotic personality and an amazing variety of talents. He’s known to be sly and tricky with other members, giving him the fan-given and iKON accepted nickname of “maknae on top.”

Check out cutie Chanwoo performing on PiKONICDAY here:


Pentagon’s Kino

Kino (키노) is a South Korean singer. He is the vocalist, main dancer, and the visual of the boy group PENTAGON. He was born with the name Kang Hyung-gu (강형구).

Kino was born on January 27, 1998, in Busan, South Korea. He is a friend of SEVENTEEN’s Vern.  He has a music project group called M.O.L.A. (Make Our Life Awesome) together with Park Jimin (Jamie), Cho Seungyoun (Luizy), Nathan, and Hoho Kim. Kino made his official debut with Petagon on October 10, 2016.


Baby Kino is so adorable.

Kino is good-looking since his school year. Look how cute and goodly his looks are.

Check out Kino’s sexy performances here:

The Boyz’s Kevin

Kevin (케빈) is a South Korean singer who was born in Gwangju, South Korea, but moved to Vancouver, Canada at a young age. He returned to Korea at the age of 18 to join “Kpop Star 6.” Kevin was born with the real name Moon Hyung Seo (approximately). He was born on February 23, 1998. He is the main vocalist of the boy group, THE BOYZ. He made his debut with THE BOYZ on December 6, 2017, with the mini-album “The First.”

A little fun fact about Kevin’s name is Kevin’s parents named him after watching “Home Alone.”

Kevin only went to college for four days before dropping out to join THE BOYZ. He was studying fine arts and psychology.