Thanks to high quality camera, fancams, and music programs, Kpop backup dancers are also attracting plenty of attention
While watching their idols’ performances, many fans also pay attention to those who add to the stage – backup dancers. In fact, some backup dancers are so good at their jobs, they recruit a whole fandom of their own, and below are some prime examples.
Lee Young Sang
After his duet with BLACKPINK Jennie in the concert BORN PINK in Seoul, Lee Young Sang received a lot of attention for his masculine and handsome look, as well as his 6-pack abs. The dancer is currently a member of the YGX dance crew, and is also a performance director and choreographer there. Due to the nature of his work, Lee Young Sang is close to many idols, including BLACKPINK, BIGBANG, TREASURE, WINNER, Ailee.
Back in 2014, dancers Kwon Twins became the talk of town after appearing on a “MTBD” stage of 2NE1 CL. The Kwon Twin consists of two twin brothers, Kwon Young Deuk and Kwon Young Don, who both have handsome visuals and outstanding figures. As a result, they are just as famous as some Kpop idols.
Kwon Twins belong to the dance crew Hi Tech, who are under YG Entertainment. Over time, their popularity has only grown.
Kim Hong In
With his handsome and gentle face, Kim Hong In gained attention after appearing in Chung Ha’s “Play” MV and working as her backup dancer on stage. As the dancer has hearing impairments, he works extremely hard and manages to overcome his extremely huge disadvantage.
Having worked with SNSD during their “Mr. Mr” promotion, Kasper’s contact information was highly sought after due to his remarkable appearance. As it turns out, Kasper’s real name is Kim Tae Woo, and he used to be the choreographer for EXO and backup dancer for BoA, SNSD, and SHINee. He is a highly respected senior in SM Entertainment.
Cha Hyun Seung
Cha Hyun Seung is most well-known for being a favorite backup dancer for Sunmi. With his alluring visuals and outstanding physique, the male dancer exuded such intense chemistry with Sunmi, that there were even dating rumors surrounding them. In addition, Cha Hyun Seung also drew great attention with his brief appearance on the Netflix dating show “Single’s Inferno”.
Kim Ji Hyang
Kim Ji Hyang worked as a backup dancer for EXO Baekhyun during his promotion for the song “Candy”, and was highly praised for her beautiful and innocent appearance. She has also worked with various other famous Kpop idols, including GOT7 BamBam, VIVIZ, Kang Daniel, LOONA, and Jessi.
Yu Seul Ki
Yu Seul Ki’s facial features are so impressive, she might as well have debuted as a Kpop idol. The female dancer became known after working with Red Velvet’s Irene and Seulgi during their “Monster” and “Naughty” promotion. She has also appeared alongside Jessi, HyunA, and Dawn.