Kpop Idols Military Service. Geographically Closest Asian. AKP STAFF All South Korean male citizens are required to enlist in the military by the age of 28.
Women are not required to perform military service but they may join the military Enlistment Age of Korean Military Service. Choi Seung-hyun better known as TOP started his military serves as a conscripted police officer in February 9 2017 but was dishonorably discharged from the police due to charges for marijuana use. Currently K-pop idols are not among those exempted from conscription.
Super Juniors Kyuhyun Discharged.
Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star. For those who are new to Korean pop culture you might be surprised to find out that idols have to serve in the South Korean military. The K-pop idol-turn-actor is the only member of the award-winning group to who is yet to serve in the military. In May 2018 the military enlistment law in South Korea was changed with the maximum age to which mandatory service can be delayed being reduced from 30 to 28.