According to Google Data, these are the top 20 most searched female K-pop idols in the United States for the first half of 2021.
20. TWICE Jeongyeon
Ranking at 20th place is TWICE's lead vocalist, Jeongyeon. Earlier this month, on August 18, JYP Entertainment announced that Jeongyeon would be going on another hiatus to recover from her anxiety and panic disorder.
19. Red Velvet Joy
Red Velvet's lead rapper and sub-vocalist Joy ranked at 19th place for this list. Recently, it was confirmed that the female idol is in a relationship with rapper Crush.
18. Red Velvet Yeri
Yeri, Red Velvet's sub-vocalist, sub-rapper, and maknae, enters the list at number 18. The idol is gaining attention for her acting skills, with a web drama titled "Blue Birthday" airing on August 6.
17. Red Velvet Seulgi
Red Velvet's Seulgi, the group's main dancer and lead vocalist, ranked at number 17 for this list. Currently, Seulgi is attracting attention as the MC of her own Naver NOW show "Seulgi.zip."
16. TWICE Dahyun
TWICE's lead rapper and sub-vocalist Dahyun ranked at 16th place for this list. In a video uploaded by "AYO," a K-pop bodyguard selected her as one of the prettiest idols in real life.
15. TWICE Chaeyoung
Chaeyoung, TWICE's main rapper and sub-vocalist, enters this list at number 15. Are you curious about this female idol's net worth? Check out the link here!
14. TWICE Jihyo
TWICE's leader and main vocalist Jihyo ranked 15th place on this list. She recently had a solo spread on Cosmopolitan Korea, where she dished on her diet and exercise routine. If you want to learn more about it, check the link here!
13. Girls' Generation Taeyeon
Taeyeon, the leader and main vocalist of Girls' Generation, is the only member of her group to make the top 20. Taeyeon is currently active as a cast member of "Amazing Saturday" and recently wrapped up promotions for her song "Weekend."
12. TWICE Nayeon
Nayeon, TWICE's oldest member, lead vocalist, lead dancer, center, and face of the group, ranked at number 12. This female idol recently had a solo photoshoot for Elle Korea to promote Biotherm.
11. ITZY Ryujin
The only ITZY member to make the top 20 is Ryujin, the group's main rapper, lead dancer, sub-vocalist, and center. She ranked at number 11. The idol recently caught attention for revealing how much of a perfectionist she is during a live stream.
10. TWICE Sana
TWICE member Sana, who is the group's sub-vocalist, ranked at number ten on this list. If you are curious about this idol's relationship status and why she was linked to EXO's Suho before, check out the link here!
9. TWICE Momo
Momo, TWICE's main dancer, sub-vocalist, and sub-rapper, sits at number nine on this list. To learn about her diet and workout routine, check the link here!
8. Jeon Somi
Jeon Somi is the only soloist who is not part of a group to make the top 20. She ranked at number eight. The idol recently made a comeback with "Dumb Dumb," which is seeing lots of love around the world.
7. TWICE Tzuyu
Sitting in the seventh-place is TWICE's lead dancer, sub-vocalist, visual, and maknae, Tzuyu! Recently, fans trended the hashtag #TzuyuDeservesBetter on Twitter, demanding that the idol gets equal solo activities as her members.
6. TWICE Mina
The TWICE member with the highest rank on this list is the group's main dancer and sub-vocalist, Mina. Recently, she gained attention after a "Girls Planet 999" contestant was said to look like her.
5. Red Velvet Irene
Red Velvet's leader, main rapper, lead dancer, sub-vocalist, visual, and center Irene is the highest member on the charts. She is currently gaining attention for returning to the entertainment industry after a ten-month hiatus following her gapjil scandal.
4. BLACKPINK Jisoo
3. BLACKPINK Rosé
Rosé, BLACKPINK's main vocalist and lead dancer, ranks at number three. The idol had a successful year, releasing her album "-R-" and promoting her songs "On The Ground" and "Gone."
2. BLACKPINK Lisa
BLACKPINK's Thai main dancer, sub-vocalist, lead rapper, and maknae Lisa ranked at second place. Many are anticipating her solo debut, which is expected to release by the second half of 2021.
1. BLACKPINK Jennie
Ranking at the top and claiming the title as the most searched female idol in the United States for the first half of 2021 is none other than BLACKPINK's main rapper and lead vocalist, Jennie! The idol has garnered attention for her feline-like visuals, star-studded friendship circle, and her fashion.
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Written by Alexa Lewis