SM Entertainment is famous for its mesmerising visual members. In fact, SM Entertainment was the company that piloted the idea of having a “visual” member of the group when they started debuting their groups in the 1990s.
1. Kangta (H.O.T)
Kangta was known as the original boy group flower boy, thanks to his handsome looks and honestly, it doesn’t seem like he has aged one bit.
2. Junjin (SHINHWA)
During Shinhwa’s time with SM Entertainment, Junjin received extra attention for his handsome visuals, especially with Shinhwa’s powerful choreography.
3. Eugene (S.E.S)
S.E.S was considered one of the first top girl groups, and Eugene’s visuals made her one of Korea’s most famous female celebrities at the time. Even today, her visuals can rival any top idol’s.
4. Bomi (M.I.L.K)
Although M.I.L.K was not successful, they did receive some attention during their early days. Bomi especially received attention due to her cute features and bright personality.
5. Lina (The Grace)
Lina was considered The Grace’s visual, and while the group reached moderate success, she was able to make a name for herself in the industry due to her exceptional skills and her visuals.
6. Jaejoong (TVXQ)
Jaejoong was considered TVXQ’s visual during the group’s time as 5 members. Old fans will remember Jaejoong’s heyday as the most popular male idol in K-Pop.
7. Siwon (Super Junior)
When Super Junior debuted in 2005, Siwon received tons of attention for his handsome visuals and chiseled jawline. Even today, he has kept up that image and is one of K-Pop’s most recognizable centers.
8. Yoona (Girl’s Generation)
Yoona is one of the first girl group centers you’ll think of, and it’s clear why. Her beauty is unrivaled, even after 13 years.
9. Minho (SHINee)
Minho’s boy-ish yet manly visuals has him attracting new fans all the time, especially with his extreme passion for everything he does.
10. Krystal [(f)x]
Krystal debuted when she was only 14, but she was the group’s visual since day 1.
11. Chanyeol, Sehun (EXO)
While yes, all of EXO are visuals in their own rights, Chanyeol and Sehun are considered the visuals in the group. It’s no wonder they also formed a sub-unit together.
12. Irene (Red Velvet)
Irene is considered one of the leading female idol visuals in K-Pop right now, and her beauty shines throughout the stage.
13. Taeyong, Jeno, Jaemin (NCT)
With 21 members, there are plenty of visuals to choose from. NCTzen’s commonly refer to Taeyong, Jeno, and Jaemin as the group’s visual trinity.
14. Hendery, WinWin (WayV)
SM Entertainment’s newest group (made of new members), Hendery and WinWin rock the visuals for WayV with their cute yet masculine charms.