Ever wondered how your favourite oppas look like when they were younger? Trust us, you’ll get SHOOKETH once you finished reading this article!

While some of these heartthrobs looked undeniably smashing and cute back in those days, some got us thinking, “Did they go under the knife or something?” Well, without further ado, feel free to scroll and check out some of the amusing transformations that these Hallyu stars went through along the years.

1. Lee Seung Gi (이승기)

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  • Debut year: 2004
  • Birth date: 13th January 1987 (Age 33)
  • He was given the nickname “Ballad Prince”, “Triple Threat”, “Nation’s Umchina”, “Nation’s Little Brother”.
  • He used to date Girls’ Generation member Yoona from 2014 to 2015.

2. Kim Soo Hyun (김수현)

  • Debut year: 2007
  • Date of birth: 16th February 1988 (Age 34)
  • He used to be an underwear model for his friend’s online shopping mall before his Hallyu debut.
  • His ideal type is British actress Kaya Scodelario.

3. Ahn Jae Hyun (안재현)

  • Debut year: 2008
  • Date of birth: 1st July 1987 (Age 33)
  • He appeared in several K-pop music videos such as K.Will’s “Please Don’t…”, Sistar19’s “Gone Not Around Any Longer” and Soyou x Urban Zakappa’s “The Space Between”.

4. Gong Yoo (공유)

  • Debut year: 2001
  • Date of birth: 10th July 1979 (Age 41)
  • It is believed that he rejected the lead role in famed K-drama “Descendants Of The Sun”.
  • He doesn’t own any social media accounts.

5. Ju Ji Hoon (주지훈)

  • Debut year: 2003
  • Date of birth: 16th May 1982 (Age 38)
  • He used to date Ga In from Brown Eyed Girls and even appeared in her music video “Fxxk U” (2014).

6. Ahn Hyo Seop (안효섭)

  • Debut year: 2015
  • Date of birth: 17th April 1995 (Age 25)
  • He almost became a member of GOT7 but he had to give it up due to his lack of skills and lofty figure.

7. Park Seo Joon (박서준)

  • Debut year: 2011
  • Date of birth: 16th December 1988 (Age 32)
  • His close friends in the entertainment scene include all SISTAR members, BTS’ V, ZE:A’s Park Hyung Sik, Kang Ha Neul, “Parasite” actor Choi Woo Shik, and Super Junior’s Choi Siwon

8. Kang Ha Neul (강하늘)

  • Debut year: 2010
  • Date of birth: 21st February 1990 (Age 30)
  • He was often teased back during his school days due to his overweight physique, weighing over 100kg at his heaviest.

9. Kim Woo Bin (김우빈)

  • Debut year: 2009
  • Date of birth: 16th July 1989 (Age 31)
  • His birth name is Kim Hyun Joong, but he legally changed it to Kim Woo Bin back in 2011.

10. Hyun Bin (현빈)

  • Debut year: 2004
  • Date of birth: 25th September 1982 (Age 38)
  • He used to date Song Hye Kyo back in 2009.
  • He was also romantically linked with “Secret Garden” co-star Ha Ji Won.

11. Song Kang (송강)

  • Debut year: 2017
  • Date of birth: 23rd April 1994 (Age 26)
  • He used to be an MC for the music programme “Inkigayo” from February to October 2018, along with SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu and DIA’s Jung Chae Yeon.

12. Woo Do Hwan (우도환)

  • Debut year: 2011
  • Date of birth: 12th July 1992
  • His ideal type: “A woman that I miss rather than a woman I want to hang out with.”

13. Lee Dong Wook (이동욱)

  • Debut year: 1999
  • Date of birth: 6th November 1981
  • His nickname among fans is Wookie, who adore him for his innocent looks and red lips.

14. Lee Joon Gi (이준기)

  • Debut year: 2001
  • Date of birth: 27th April 1982 (Age 38)
  • His ideal type: “I like a warm-hearted person. I hope she’s more mature than me. I want to be able to put my head on her shoulder from time to time.”

15. Song Joong Ki (송중기)

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  • Debut year: 2008
  • Date of birth: 19th September 1985 (Age 35)
  • Some of his nicknames include “Pretty Boy”, “Brainiac Joong Ki”, “The Chairman Son”, and “Enthusiastic Joong Ki”.

16. Lee Min Ho (이민호)

  • Debut year: 2006
  • Date of birth:22nd June 1987 (Age 33)
  • When he was younger he wanted to be a professional football player. However, he had to give up on his dream due to an injury that he suffered during his 5th grade of elementary school,
  • He used to date idol-turned-actress Suzy for 2 years.

17. Ji Chang Wook (지창욱)

  • Debut year: 2006
  • Date of birth: 5th July 1987 (Age 33)
  • He starred in T-ara’s “Cry Cry” and “Lovey-Dovey” music videos.
  • His ideal type: “I like a fun girl who I can communicate well with.”

18. Seo Kang Joon (서강준)

  • Debut year: 2013
  • Date of birth: 12th October 1993 (Age 27)
  • He used to study in Malaysia when he was 17 years old.
  • His ideal type: “A girl who looks pretty when she smiles.”

19. Nam Joo Hyuk (남주혁)

  • Debut year: 2013
  • Date of birth: 22nd February 1994 (Age 26)
  • He used to date “Weightlifting Fairy: Kim Bok Ju” co-star Lee Sung Kyung.

20. Lee Jong Suk (이종석)

  • Debut year: 2005
  • Date of birth: 14th September 1989 (Age 31)
  • He gained nationwide attention for his portrayal of a gay character in “Secret Garden” (2010).

Any similarities or difference y’all want to point out?

Images by Vonne Kim (Facebook).

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