Having CG-like beauty means having visuals that resemble characters from comics or video games. Here are seven K-pop idols who the Korean entertainment industry has praised for having visuals that are out of this world!
1. CIX Bae Jinyoung
Bae Jinyoung competed in "Produce 101 Season 2" in 2016 and ranked 10th place in the finale, securing him a spot in Wanna One. Following the group's disbandment, he made his second debut with the group CIX.
The idol is 175cm tall and is famous for his tiny face. His exquisite facial features and body that fit the golden ratio are all ideal in South Korea. He is stunning!
2. aespa Karina
Karina debuted as the leader of aespa, a four (or eight if you count the ae members) under SM Entertainment. Though Karina has her own ae counterpart, ae-KARINA, many believe it is the human Karina that actually looks more CG! Due to the idol's palm-sized face, luxurious facial features, and tall stand, many have complimented the idol, saying she has visuals straight out of a video game.
Additionally, Karina has earned praise for her thin and sharp nose bridge and her Sailor Moon legs, have earned her compliments.
3. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo
Cha Eun Woo debuted as a member of ASTRO in 2016 and serves as the group's vocal and visual. In 2018, he gained mainstream recognition following his performance in the drama "My ID is Gangnam Beauty." Since then, he has earned himself the nickname "face genius," as all of Cha Eun Woo's facial features align with the South Korean beauty standard.
Not only is Cha Eunwoo handsome and tall, but he is also kind and studious. In junior high school, Cha Eun Woo was the president of the student council and the Kendo club president. His grades were among the top three in the school. Additionally, he was successfully admitted into Sungkyunkwan University, where he majors in acting.
4. VIXX N
N debuted as the leader of VIXX in 2012. He left Jellyfish Entertainment in 2020 following the expiration of his contract and signed with 51K, but is still part of VIXX.
Though he is the shortest member of VIXX, N actually stands at 180cm tall, which is well above average in South Korea. The idol's narrow face suits the perfect ratio, and many believe he has the visuals of a model. In fact, he looks so good; some people even speculated that he photoshopped his photos to look good! However, photos from reporters will prove he looks good without editing.
5. BLACKPINK Lisa
Lisa debuted as the main dancer of BLACKPINK in 2016. She made headlines as the first foreign artist to debut under YG Entertainment. While in Thailand, she was part of a dance troupe called "We Zaa Cool" alongside GOT7 member Bambam.
Lisa was ranked at number two in TC Candler's "Top 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World" in 2020. Lisa, who is 167cm tall, boasts big, doe-like eyes, exotic features, a doll-like beauty, and a model-like figure. Some have even nicknamed her as a "Real Life Barbie!"
6. Oh My Girl Binnie
Binnie made her debut with Oh My Girl in 2015 and is one of the group's vocalist. Back in 2020, a post titled "Why is she so beautiful?" went viral on Korean community forums, where people discussed the beauty of Binnie.
In the post, the user attached photos of Binnie wearing AirPods. Due to her tiny face, the AirPods looked huge, and some even speculated that she was wearing fake AirPods! With her slender figure of 169cm in height and 49kg in weight, Binnie has the visuals that only appear in comics.
7. Jang Wonyoung (former IZ*ONE member)
Jang Wonyoung participated in "Produce 48" in 2018 and won first place in the finale. She debuted as the center of IZ*ONE and served as their visual, the face of the group, and maknae.
Despite only being 17 years old this year, Jang Wonyoung towers over most girls with a height of 171cm! Her thick eyebrows, big eyes, and long legs have earned her the nickname the "New Generation Jun Ji Hyun." Even Yaongyi, the author of "True Beauty," shared a photo of the main character that looks like Jang Wonyoung!
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Written by Alexa Lewis