We put together a list of some K-POP idols who were born in Canada but not necessary from Korean descendants more like, Chinese, Taiwanese and so on.
Check the list and see if your favorite idol is actually Canadian.
Canada is one of the greatest countries in the world to live in and be raised in.
Big credit to Wikipedia.
Henry Lau (born October 11, 1989), commonly referred to as Henry, is a Canadian singer, musician, songwriter, and actor mostly active in South Korea and China. He debuted in 2008 as a member of Super Junior-M. Aside from group activities, he has also produced several songs for various artists, television dramas and is a part of a composing team Noize Bank.
In June 2013, Lau debuted as a solo artist with his first extended play, Trap. It peaked at #2 on South Korea’s Gaon Album Chart and spawned the single with the same name, which peaked at 28 on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart, also peaked at #18 on the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 Weekly singles.
In April 2018, Lau left SM Entertainment following the expiration of his contract with them and effectively left Super Junior-M, In July 2018, Lau established his own studio, Henry Workshop. Later that year, he joined Monster Entertainment Group and signed with Korean label AXIS
Ennik Somi Douma (born March 9, 2001), known by her Korean name Jeon So-mi or mononymously as Somi, is a Korean-Canadian singer based in South Korea, best known for finishing first in Mnet’s survival reality program Produce 101 and debuting in former South Korean girl group I.O.I.
Wu Yi Fan(Chinese: 吴亦凡, pronounced [ǔ î fân]; born November 6, 1990), also known as Kris Wu, is a Chinese-Canadian actor, singer, and model. He is a former member of South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO and its subgroup EXO-M under SM Entertainment.
Wu is active as a solo artist and actor in China and has starred in several #1 box office hits including Mr. Six (2015) and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017), which are among the highest-grossing Chinese films of all time in China. He made his Hollywood debut in xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017).
Daniel Armand Lee
Daniel Armand Lee (Korean: Lee Seon-woong; Hangul: 이선웅; born July 22, 1980), better known by his stage name Tablo (Hangul: 타블로), is a Korean-Canadian hip hop recording artist, lyricist, composer and record producer. Tablo is best known as the leader and producer of veteran Korean hip-hop group Epik High, and the founder of independent music label HIGHGRND (High Ground), which houses bands Hyukoh and The Black Skirts.
Tablo became employed as a lyricist while still in high school. Under the supervision of Tobias Wolff, Tablo graduated from Stanford University with honors in English literature and creative writing. He then moved to Korea, where, in 2001, he formed Epik High alongside DJ Tukutz and Mithra Jin. The group has since released 10 full-length albums and 1 EP, with Tablo having produced and co-written all the songs. His debut solo album, Fever’s End, was released in 2011.
Outside of Epik High, Tablo is a record producer and songwriter for other artists and involved in collaborative projects such as Borderline, Eternal Morning, and Anyband. His music incorporates numerous styles, ranging from trance, trip hop, to rock. Tablo is also the author of the best-selling book Pieces of You, published in both English and Korean, and Blonote. He made his film debut acting in Nonstop (2005). In 2016, Tablo left his radio show, MBC FM4U’s Tablo’s Dreaming Radio, after eleven years to focus on YG’s music sub-label HIGHGRND.
Mark Lee (born on August 2, 1999), better known mononymously as Mark, is a Canadian rapper and singer-songwriter based in South Korea. He is best known as a member of the South Korean boy group NCT and its sub-units NCT U and NCT 127, and formerly NCT Dream. He debuted with NCT U on April 9, 2016 with the debut single “The 7th Sense”.
Gina Jane Choi (born September 13, 1987 in Alberta, Canada), better known by her stage name G.NA, is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress based in South Korea. She released her debut EP, Draw G’s First Breath, on July 14, 2010.
Moon Hyung Seo
Moon Hyung Seo (Hangul: 문형 서준), better known as Kevin (Hangul: 케빈) was born in Vancouver, Canada on February 23, 1998 (age 21), he is a main vocalist of the 12-piece boy group THE BOYZ.
Jacob Bae (배제이콥) Jacob was born in Toronto, Canada in May 30th, 1997.
Jacob’s name is Bae Jacob so his nickname is baecop (belly button) (from “Open The Boyz”).
Jacob is the “mother” of the group (ASC).
Jacob is also considered the angel of the group (Flower Snack).
Jacob likes volleyball and basketball (Open The Boyz).
Jacob was on the basketball team for 4 years and volleyball team for 6 years (Pops in Seoul).
He got an MVP award for volleyball and was an honor student from elementary until Grade 11.
His position for volleyball was setter (V-Live).
Jacob is fluent in English.
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