American Born Kpop Stars. The reason is that they all generally have that refined Korean celebrity look and because of this we assume that they are all Korean. We K-pop artists are really proud of them because we know how hard it is to make it in the industry Ailee a US-born K-pop star whose given name is Yejin Lee said in a phone interview.
The following is a list of notable Korean Americans including original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants. As more and more K-pop groups come onto the world stage many Korean idols actually come from other countries to become a K-pop celebrity. Korean American K-pop singers including Nam are sharing their experiences with stress in a series of podcasts addressing mental health issues to raise awareness beyond the K-pop community.
The New York native had a hard time adjusting.
From being New Zealand to the United States here are 16 K-pop stars who originally werent from Korea. Mizuhara Kiko Audrie Kiko Daniel Born between a Korean mother and an American father Mizuhara Kiko was born in Japan and is currently active as a Japanese model and actress. Her exotic features are to die for. She is most known for her roles in films such as Miss Gold Digger in 2007 and Penny Pinchers in 2011.