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The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked

Updated November 23, 2020 135.3k votes 14.5k voters 36.6k views58 items

If you're wondering who the youngest Kpop idols are, here are all the maknae members in K-pop. "Maknae" in Korean means the youngest person, so every popular Kpop group has a maknae member. Sometimes, the youngest member is the leader, like WINNER's Kang Seung Yoon. Who is your favorite Kpop maknae? 

Including Jungkook (BTS), Hwasa (Mamamoo), Tzuyu (Twice), Lisa (BLACKPINK), and more, this list of K-pop maknaes features the funniest and cutest idols. 

Vote up the best maknae members in Kpop, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. For more info on your favorite idols, check out the most popular girl group maknaes and boy group maknaes

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  • 1
    Jungkook
    8,860
    4,343

    Jungkook

    1997-09-01

    BTS

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  • 2
    Lisa
    7,584
    5,514

    Lisa

    1997-03-27

    BLACKPINK

  • 3
    Tzuyu
    4,715
    3,931

    Tzuyu

    1999-06-14

    Twice

  • 4
    Yuna
    1,115
    973

    Yuna

    2003/12/9
  • 5
    Huening Kai
    1,513
    1,440

    Huening Kai

    2002-08-14

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  • 6
    I.N
    2,239
    2,239

    I.N

    2001-02-08

    Stray Kids

  • 7
    Hwa Sa
    2,157
    2,214

    Hwa Sa

    1995-07-23

    Mamamoo

  • 8
    Jisung
    2,172
    2,242

    Jisung

    2002-02-05

    NCT

  • 9
    Yeri
    2,534
    2,644

    Yeri

    1999-03-05

    Red Velvet

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  • 10
    Taemin
    2,476
    2,587

    Taemin

    1993-07-18

    SHINee

  • 11
    Umji
    1,236
    1,281

    Umji

    1998-08-19

    GFriend

  • 12
    Arin
    684
    702

    Arin

    1999-06-18

    Oh My Girl

  • 13
    Yugyeom
    2,546
    2,691

    Yugyeom

    1997-11-17

    GOT7

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  • 14
    Sehun
    3,427
    3,653

    Sehun

    1994-04-12

    EXO

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  • 15
    Shuhua
    1,468
    1,564

    Shuhua

    2000-01-06

    (G)I-DLE

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  • 16
    Wonyoung
    958
    1,028

    IZONE

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  • 17
    I.M
    1,359
    1,480

    I.M

    1996-01-26

    Monsta X

  • 18
    Sanha
    1,171
    1,277

    Sanha

    2000-03-21

    Astro

  • 19
    Nancy
    2,715
    2,999

    Nancy

    2000-04-13

    Momoland

  • 20
    Gahyeon
    549
    595

    Gahyeon

    1999-02-03

    Dreamcatcher

  • 21
    Jiheon
    572
    628

    Jiheon

    2003-04-17

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  • 22
    Guanlin
    1,127
    1,272

    Guanlin

    2001-09-23

    Wanna One

  • 23
    Lucy
    551
    618

    Lucy

    2008-08-31

    Weki Meki

  • 24
    Jeonghwa
    743
    850

    Jeonghwa

    1995-05-08

    EXID

  • 25
    Bomin
    162
    175

    Bomin

    2000-8-24

    Golden Child