What does f(x), DAY6 and Apink have in common? Besides earning fame as mega-successful celebrities in their own right, these hard-working stars have also made their personal debut on YouTube – showing fans a different side of themselves beyond their onstage personas. Here’s a list of idols who are killing it in the YouTube game and deserves a follow, stat!
She’s known as: Amber of f(x)
Watch her on: Amber Liu
Why you should subscribe: With a channel name like What The Pineapple, it’s hard not to hit the subscribe button. Her OG WTP videos consists of viral challenges, crazy mukbangs and occasional Q&As. But what really impressed us was her iconic diss video above, where she addresses her haters in the most savage way yet. We truly stan an unbothered queen!
It wasn’t until recently that the f(x) member sprung back to action after taking a short break from YouTube, and began sharing more of her self-produced mixtapes, song covers and behind-the-scenes footages. She hasn’t forgotten her comical roots however, making sure to include a sprinkling of entertainment value for her longtime viewers – such as the recent carpool karaoke madness you can check out here.
He’s known as: Jae of DAY6
Watch him on: JaeSix
Why you should subscribe: When Jae is not busy rocking out with his band, the DAY6 vocalist can be found goofing around on YouTube with his fellow idol pals including 2PM’s Nichkhun, f(x)’s Amber (yay, YouTube buddies!) and CLC’s Sorn. With his witty and outgoing personality, you’ll never be bored of his meme-worthy content and hilarious antics. Sadly, the social media extraordinaire has declared The End Of JaeSix due to DAY6’s recent comeback schedules, but fret not – we smell a season two coming up very soon!
She’s known as: Sandara Park
Watch her on: DARA TV
Why you should subscribe: Since parting ways with 2NE1, Dara has been keeping her beloved Blackjacks updated on her activities through her YouTube channel, DARA TV. Known for her quirky charms and down-to-earth attitude, she brings us along on her schedules and vacations via a series of vlogs – giving us an intimate look into her day-to-day life. Our favourite video? Her recent trip to Singapore, where she vlogged herself doing touristy things like enjoying chilli crab, visiting the USS, taking the Singapore Flyer etc. Come back soon, Dara!
She’s known as: Bomi of Apink
Watch her on: 뽐뽐뽐 (Bbom Bbom Bbom)
Why you should subscribe: Can’t get enough of Apink? Fans of Bomi will be stoked to know that the K-pop sweetheart has opened up her own YouTube channel adorably named Bbom Bbom Bbom, where she regularly uploads videos to communicate with fans – whether it’s taking us through her skincare routine, showcasing her hidden culinary skills, or even unboxing fan gifts on camera. In one of her latest videos, she introduced a fresh take on nail art: turning falsies into intricate, monochromatic designs. Perhaps it’s the start of a new nail art trend?
She’s known as: Soohyun of Akdong Musician
Watch her on: Mochipeach
Why you should subscribe: If you’re into all things K-beauty, the AKMU darling is your go-to girl. Her channel has everything you could ask for: makeup tutorials, fashion hauls, dieting tips, daily vlogs… the list goes on. We especially love her festival makeup tutorial, where she gets all glammed up with this gorgeous sparkly look that’s perfect for the upcoming music fests. Oh, and did we mention she also does ASMR and slime videos? Just another reason for us to love her!
He’s known as: G.O
Watch him on: O.Y Couple Story
Why you should subscribe: Former MBLAQ vocalist turned Internet personality G.O and girlfriend Choi Ye Seul literally scream couple goals. On their joint YouTube channel O.Y Couple Story, these lovebirds upload heart-fluttering videos of them going on fun dates, hanging out with friends and more. Try spotting a certain MBLAQ member making a cameo in their recent video above!
Which K-pop idol do you wish to see opening up their own YouTube channel? Let us know in the comments below!