In an article by the Taiwanese media outlet, PopDaily, fourteen male idols often labeled as "face geniuses" and "visual representatives of K-pop" were named.
Want to know who made it to the rankings? Then keep on reading!
1. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo
Topping this list is K-Pop's "Face Genius," Cha Eun Woo. The idol is known for his exquisite face and warm personality and is the ideal type of numerous K-pop fans.
2. BTS V
In 2017, BTS V was selected as the "World's Most Handsome Face" by TC Candler, proving his overwhelming handsomeness. Not only is V the first K-pop act to top TC Candler's list, but he is also the first Asian to rank at number one since the list's inception in 2013.
3. BTS Jungkook
BTS's "Golden Maknae" Jungkook was named the "World's Most Handsome Face," making him the second BTS member to be awarded such a title. Junkook is popular among both local and international fans both for his looks and his overwhelming talent.
4. SF9 Rowoon
Rowoon is the visual and center of SF9, and it is no surprise why! Ever since he pursued a career as an actor, the idol has been praised for his manhwa-like visuals and warm and caring personality.
5. SEVENTEEN Jeonghan
When Jeonghan first debuted, he made waves for his long hair and innocent features, making him have a more androgynous image. After a few years of promoting with long hair, Jeonghan cut his hair short and showed off a new side of him — one that was more masculine and chic. Fans love seeing the idol's duality and hope to see more of his versatility!
6. SEVENTEEN Wonwoo
Wonwoo, who is blessed with fox-like eyes and a high nose bridge, is often praised as one of the most beautiful male K-pop idols in the industry. While he may look intimidating and chic at first glance, Wonwoo has shown to CARATs that he is actually full of affection and warmth!
7. HIGHLIGHT's Yoon Doojoon
Yoon Doojoon is the only second-generation idol on the list, which is a testament to his unwavering visuals. Yoon Doojoon has recently resumed activities with HIGHLIGHT following the group's military enlistment, and he has started making headlines once more for his masculine visuals.
8. NCT Jaehyun
Jaehyun has been praised for his ethereal, god-like beauty. In addition to his clear features and masculine beauty, the idol is also blessed with superior proportions, standing at 180cm tall. Now that Jaehyun has pursued a career as an actor, fans hope to see him in more dramas!
9. NCT Taeyong
Since 2017, Taeyong has ranked within the top 100 of TC Candler's "World's Most Handsome Faces" list and even ranked at number 15 in 2020. The idol, who is known for his perfect features that came straight out of a comic book, surprises fans every day with his charming looks.
10. EXO Sehun
Sehun is known for his unique and charming features. Some say he looks like a heroic Greek sculpture, with chic eyes and towering height, standing at 183cm tall. For TC Candler's "Asia-Pacific Most Handsome Faces" ranking in 2020, Sehun ranked at number 2 out of 100 Asian celebrities.
11. TXT Soobin
Soobin is the only idol born in the 2000s to be included in this list. After debuting in 2019, he was immediately included in TC Candler's "World's Most Handsome Faces" in 2020. His beauty and popularity are undeniable!
12. THE BOYZ Juyeon
Juyeon from THE BOYZ, a group that is dramatically rising in popularity, is also included in this list. Juyeon is known for his fox-like eyes and high nose-bridge. As an idol, he is often praised for his clean dance lines and charisma.
13. THE BOYZ Hyunjae
Another THE BOYZ member, Hyunjae, was included in the list! Hyunjae gained popularity after appearing on "Road to Kingdom" with his group. While the show was airing, the idol gained attention for his angelic features. Many fans shared screenshots of Hyunjae from the show to gush over his visuals on online community forums!
14. NU'EST Minhyun
Minhyun gained popularity as a contestant on "Produce 101 Season 2" and as a member of the show's project group, Wanna One. Known for his dancing skills, stable vocals, and feline-like visuals, Minhyun immediately snatched the hearts of "National Producers!" Now, as a member of NU'EST, the idol continues to receive recognition for his good looks.
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Written by Alexa Lewis