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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

The Korean word “maknae” means “youngest” in English. In every K-pop group, there will always be this member who is the youngest. As the maknae, he or she is loved and babied by the older members, a sight that delights fans.

But there are K-pop maknaes who, despite having the youngest age in the group, have garnered global recognition due to their incredible talent and personality that made them stand out. So, in this article, we’ll talk about a few of the K-pop maknaes who have earned special titles or nicknames due to their impressive skills.

5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

BLACKPINK Lisa

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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

The first K-pop maknae on our list is BLACKPINK Lisa, who earned the title “Royal Maknae.” One of the most influential K-pop idols on social media, the Thai singer is applauded for her top-notch rapping, dancing, and singing skills.

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This past August, the “LALISA” singer made headlines for becoming the very first K-pop soloist to take home the Best K-pop award at MTV VIdeo Music Awards (VMAs). Moreover, the Lisa is called the pride of Thailand for various reasons, one of the most notable is introducing Thailand’s culture and heritage to the world.

All things considered, BLACKPINK Lisa deserves to be called the Royal Maknae.

BTS Jungkook

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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

BTS Jungkook is another K-pop maknae who earned a special title, particularly the “Golden Maknae.” Why was this nickname given to him? Well, it’s because of his multi-talented singing, rapping, and dancing abilities, as well as his skills in painting, boxing, and gaming. Thanks to these, the “Euphoria” singer was able to capture the attention of millions of K-pop fans across the globe.

SEVENTEEN Dino

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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

SEVENTEEN Dino is arguably one of the most well-known K-pop maknaes and one of the best dancers in the K-pop industry. He has earned the title “Future of K-pop.”

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Even though he is the youngest among the thirteen members of the group, Dino still stands out especially in dancing. He comes from a family of dancers, so it’s not a big of a surprise to know that he excels in dancing. In fact, he creates his own choreography.

Other than that, SEVENTEEN’s maknae, Dino, is also one of the lead rappers of the group, and has received praises for his impeccable vocals despite not being part of the band’s vocal unit.

SHINEE Taemin

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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

Regarded as the “Idol’s Idol” by multiple media outlets, SHINee’s maknae Taemin is also called the “Dancing Machine” in the K-pop scene. His intricate moves have earned praises not only from Shawols (SHINee’s fans) but from many K-pop idols as well.

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Also, Taemin’s fans don’t just include ordinary people but other idols as well, including TXT Taehyun, Jeon Somi, NCT Haechan, SEVENTEEN Jeonghan, BTS Jimin, to name a few.

ASTRO Sanha

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5 K-pop Maknaes Who Earned Special Titles: BLACKPINK Lisa, BTS Jungkook, More

The last K-pop maknae on our list who is also given a special title is ASTRO Sanha, who is labeled “Maknae on Top.” In addition to possessing amazing vocal abilities, Sanha is skilled in modeling, acting, composing, and writing lyrics. These talents are mainly the reasons behind his title.

Do you know other K-pop maknaes with special titles? Leave a comment below!

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Written by Maria Scott

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