6 Korean Stars You Didn’t Know Were Scouted On The Streets With Their Stunning Looks

There are stars who just passed the road, but have been cast as employees of entertainment agencies because of their superior looks.

They did not dream of becoming celebrities before being cast, but they became curious about the entertainment industry due to the active attack of affection from the entertainment agency staff.

These people, who seem to have been ‘camera constitution’ from birth, radiated extraordinary talent, received great attention from the public and made huge profits.

Let’s meet the six male stars who entered the entertainment industry through street casting and gained enormous wealth after that.

Cha Eun Woo

Cha Eun Woo, who appeared on JTBC’s ‘Knowing Bros’ in 2021, said that he had no interest in the entertainment industry, but was cast on the street.

During her school days, Cha Eun Woo was a good student.

Everyone in the cast was surprised at the fact that he did not dream of becoming a celebrity, famous for his statue-like beauty.

Cha Eun Woo, who is currently active in both fields of singer and actor, showed a ‘Young & Rich’ side by purchasing a penthouse in Cheongdam-dong worth 4.9 billion won in cash last year.

Seventeen Mingyu

Mingyu, who is famous for being in charge of visuals within Seventeen, also became a trainee at Pledis Entertainment through street casting.

He said he didn’t originally dream of becoming a singer, but after becoming a trainee, performing on stage became more fun.

Mingyu has become an influential idol attracting attention from luxury brands such as Prada, Burberry, and Versace.

EXO Sehun

Sehun, the youngest member of EXO, said on several broadcasts that he was cast when he was caught eating tteokbokki in the sixth grade of elementary school and caught the attention of an SM Entertainment official.

He had no idea of ​​being a celebrity, but he had a great talent for dancing, and he is currently active as EXO’s main dancer.

In 2019, he bought a building near the station in Sangdo-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul for 3.3 billion won and became the owner of the building.

Kang Dong Won

Kang Dong Won appeared on MBC FM4U’s ‘Bae Chul-soo’s Music Camp’ in 2018 and confessed that he did not originally dream of becoming an actor.

After living in a rural area, he was cast on the street after moving to Seoul and debuted as a model first.

Kang Dong Won, who possesses a stunning beauty and perfect proportions that catches the eye at once, has since appeared in various hit films such as the movie ‘Temptation of a Wolf’ and has been reborn as Korea’s representative top star.

Super Junior Choi Siwon

Choi Si Won appeared on KBS2’s ‘Morning Madang’ in April and said that he was cast on the street when he was a freshman in high school, and made his debut as an actor the following year.

Although his trainee period was very short, SM Entertainment recognized his star status.

He worked as an actor and Super Junior for a whopping 18 years, and made huge profits. The members of Super Junior have shared their opinions on various broadcasts and said that they cannot keep up with Choi Si Won‘s fortune.

NCT 127 Taeyong

Taeyong also became a trainee after being cast on the street by an SM Entertainment employee.

He appeared on several TV shows and said that he was ignorant of the entertainment industry to the extent that he thought SM Entertainment was a broadcasting station like KBS, SBS, and MBC.

NCT 127, to which Taeyong belongs, is receiving a lot of love for its active activities both at home and abroad. NCT127’s 3rd full-length album ‘Sticker’ also sold over 2 million copies.



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