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The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked

Updated October 7, 2020 131.8k votes 14.2k voters 35.7k views53 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    8,623
    4,251

    Jungkook

    1997-09-01

    BTS

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  • 2
    Lisa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    7,395
    5,411

    Lisa

    1997-03-27

    BLACKPINK

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  • 3
    Tzuyu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    4,591
    3,832

    Tzuyu

    1999-06-14

    Twice

  • 4
    Yuna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,009
    899

    Yuna

    2003/12/9
  • 5
    Huening Kai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,409
    1,369

    Huening Kai

    2002-08-14

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  • 6
    I.N is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,140
    2,172

    I.N

    2001-02-08

    Stray Kids

  • 7
    Hwa Sa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,076
    2,142

    Hwa Sa

    1995-07-23

    Mamamoo

  • 8
    Jisung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,105
    2,179

    Jisung

    2002-02-05

    NCT

  • 9
    Umji is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,185
    1,229

    Umji

    1998-08-19

    GFriend

  • 10
    Taemin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,412
    2,537

    Taemin

    1993-07-18

    SHINee

  • 11
    Yeri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,462
    2,599

    Yeri

    1999-03-05

    Red Velvet

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  • 12
    Arin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    643
    664

    Arin

    1999-06-18

    Oh My Girl

  • 13
    Yugyeom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,503
    2,660

    Yugyeom

    1997-11-17

    GOT7

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  • 14
    Sehun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    3,360
    3,619

    Sehun

    1994-04-12

    EXO

  • 15
    Shuhua is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,426
    1,525

    Shuhua

    2000-01-06

    (G)I-DLE

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  • 16
    Wonyoung is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    924
    999

    IZONE

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  • 17
    Nancy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    2,682
    2,967

    Nancy

    2000-04-13

    Momoland

  • 18
    Sanha is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,133
    1,246

    Sanha

    2000-03-21

    Astro

  • 19
    I.M is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,318
    1,457

    I.M

    1996-01-26

    Monsta X

  • 20
    Gahyeon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    516
    575

    Gahyeon

    1999-02-03

    Dreamcatcher

  • 21
    Guanlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    1,101
    1,259

    Guanlin

    2001-09-23

    Wanna One

  • 22
    Jiheon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    545
    613

    Jiheon

    2003-04-17

    fromis_9
     

  • 23
    Lucy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    534
    601

    Lucy

    2008-08-31

    Weki Meki

  • 24
    Jeonghwa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    724
    835

    Jeonghwa

    1995-05-08

    EXID

  • 25
    Yeonjung is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked
    440
    519

    Yeonjung

    1999-08-03

    Cosmic Girls

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