Soo Ae was an idol trainee for 6 months and was
to be the rapper of her group. But her agency CEO
told her that she had potential as an actress so she
switched to acting.
Yoo Ah In
He was scouted when he was 16 and trained
to become a solo singer. But he was cast in
an independent film and became an actor
Ever since he was young, he loved playing
piano and singing for people. Although he
became a singer trainee in 11th grade, his
agency suggested that he should debut as an actor.
She enjoyed dancing since she was in
middle school. She was a YG trainee for a year
and almost became a 2NE1 member.
She debuted as an actress after winning Miss Korea.
Gong Seung Yeon
Known as an SM trainee alongside
f(x) members. After training for 7 years,
she took interest in acting and she debuted as
Min Hyo Rin
Well-known for being a JYP trainee.
However, she found that commuting
from Daegu to Seoul was physically
tough so she gave up and chose acting.
Daum Cafe: Actors who almost debuted as idols
-Soo Ae as a rapper ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
-So there's a reason why Soo Ae likes hip hop
-I bet Yoo Ah In would've been popular as an idol, he somehow reminds me of GD
-Lee Yeon Hee tooㅋㅋㅋ
-If Gong Seung Yeon debuted with Red Velvet, her visuals would've been one-top
-Wasn't Lee Jong Suk an SM trainee?
-Beenzino almost debuted as a BTS member