Get ready for a double dose of star power with these K-pop siblings! When it comes to showbiz, talent often runs in the family, and nowhere is that more evident than with these sensational sibling duos lighting up the stage.
Here’s a comprehensive look at some of the most talked-about sibling pairs in K-pop.
The Chart Toppers: Lee Chan-Hyuk and Lee Su-Hyun (AKMU)
Lee Chan-Hyuk and Lee Su-Hyun, collectively known as AKMU, are practically K-pop royalty. They first gained recognition on SBS’s K-pop Star 2 and later debuted under YG Entertainment.
Their inaugural album, Play, released in 2014, showcased 11 tracks penned by Chan-Hyuk. Their 2021 project, Next Episode, further solidified their status.
AKMU continues to be on fire in 2023, scoring a Perfect All-Kill (PAK) with their newest hit Love Lee! Earning a PAK is no small feat—it means topping the charts across multiple platforms, from Melon’s Daily and Top 100 to Genie, Bugs, YouTube Music, VIBE, FLO, and iChart.
They join the elite club of 2023 PAK winners, which includes IVE, NewJeans, and BLACKPINK.
The Rising Stars: Huening Kai and Huening Bahiyyih
Huening Kai and Huening Bahiyyih are the industry’s freshest faces. Kai rose to fame as the youngest member of Big Hit’s TXT in 2019, while Bahiyyih gained attention on Mnet’s Girls Planet 999 before debuting with Kep1er in 2021.
The siblings also have an older sister, Lea, a former VIVA member.
The Dynamic Duo: Chaeyeon and Chaeryeong
Lee Chaeyeon and Lee Chaeryeong initially competed on K-pop Star 3 in 2013. Post-elimination, they joined JYP Entertainment.
Chae Yeon was part of IZ*ONE and is now with WM Entertainment, while Chaeryeong is a key member of ITZY. Their 2020 KBS Festival performance was a memorable reunion.
The Glamorous Pair: Jessica Jung and Krystal
Jessica, a former Girls’ Generation member, and Krystal of f(x) were both discovered by SM Entertainment. They’ve often shared the stage and even hosted a reality show, Jessica & Krystal, in 2014.
The Picture-Perfect Pair: Gong Myung and NCT Doyoung
Real-life brothers Gong Myung and NCT’s Doyoung have even done a photoshoot together for W Korea, fulfilling a long-held dream.
The Stunning Sisters: TWICE’s JiHyo and Lee Ha-Eum
JiHyo’s younger sister, Lee Ha-Eum, is set to make her acting debut in 2023 and is already creating a buzz with her stunning visuals.
The Supportive BFFs: BIBI and TripleS’ NaKyoung
BIBI’s younger sister, NaKyoung, debuted with the TripleS sub-unit Acid Angel from Asia in 2022. BIBI often promotes her sister on social media, showcasing their supportive relationship.
The ONEUS and ONEWE Connection: Son Dongju and Son Dongmyeong
Son Dongju is a member of the boy group ONEUS, while his brother Son Dongmyeong is part of the band ONEWE.
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