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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents: IU, ASTRO Cha Eunwoo, More

Before making their debut in the music industry, K-pop idols all experienced becoming students. In fact, some artists were scouted when they were in front of their school. But the following idols weren’t just students, but they were also the president of their school. Check out our list below.

6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents: IU, ASTRO Cha Eunwoo, More

IU

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

Since her school days, IU has charmed the public with her beauty and talents. But when she was still an elementary-school student, she proved that she also has leadership skills by acting as the student president of Yangnam Elementary School.

ASTRO Cha Eunwoo

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

ASTRO Cha Eunwoo is also an example of a K-pop idol who became a school president. During his appearance on tvN’s “Problematic Men,” it was revealed that he became the school president in sixth grade when he was in elementary school. He was even the class president throughout the school year.

That didn’t stop there, Eunwoo was also elected as the student council president of Suri Middle School, as well as the school’s kendo club.

BoA

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

Right after her debut, BoA captivated music fans all over Asia and the world. Thanks to her talent, she was able to achieve a successful career in both Korea and Japan. The soloist deemed as the “Queen of K-pop” was already a leader even before entering the music scene, as she was the president of Yangjung Elementary School.

Yunho

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

The charismatic leader of the “Kings of K-pop” TVXQ, Yunho also experienced serving as the school president, particularly of Masan Elementary School. He might have inherited some strong leadership genes from his parents, who met and fell in love with each other when they were both running for school president. 

Sunmi

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

Sunmi is just one of the K-pop idols who prioritized education. In fact, she once left Wonder Girls to focus on her studies. And in the middle of her solo career, she attended Dongguk University, majoring in musical theater.

During her elementary school days, she was one of the bright students. She even became the student president of Hwangnam Elementary School.

Rainbow Jaekyung

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

Kim Jaekyung is known to be the former leader of DSP Media’s girl group, Rainbow. Well, it doesn’t come as a surprise that she was chosen to lead the band because she used to be the student president of Deungchon High School. She surely is born to be a leader.

BONUS

NCT Doyoung

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6 K-pop Idols Who Were Student Body Presidents in Their School

NCT’s main vocalist, Doyoung, can mesmerize anyone with his handsome visuals and amazing voice. It appears like he did just that while running for the presidency of Topyeong High School. In fact, one netizen admitted to voting for him because he was handsome, and said that he sang during the election campaign. However, he only became the Vice President because the other candidate flashed his abs.

Can you name other K-pop idols who became the student council president or ran for presidency in their school?

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Written by Maria Scott

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