There are celebrities who have become stars for rather absurd reasons.
#1 While watching a documentary
He changed his dream from being a college prep student of College of Physical Education to a singer. He started his trainee life by winning third place in JYP‘s first open audition, and later debuted as a member of BEAST under Cube Entertainment.
#2 While playing badminton
It was because of his appearance and superior body proportion while holding a badminton racket. He said he was never good at playing badminton!
#3 After joining a club
Park Seo-joon joined the animation club when he was in the third year of middle school.
Having been passive and shy, he was attracted to receiving attention while cosplaying and began to dream of becoming an actor.
#4 After posting a selfie
#5 While eating tteokbokki
EXO Sehun was selected by SM Entertainment‘s casting manager while eating tteokbokki on the street when he was in 6th grade of elementary school.
Sehun, who misunderstood the manager as a strange person, even had a 30-minute chase at that time!
#6 While working part-time at a cafe
Song Ji-hyo was cast while working part-time at a cafe in Gangnam.
Lee Jung-jae also rose to stardom through his part-time job at a cafe.