Idols who want to be something else before they become idols

Some idols knew that being a superstar was something they always wanted to do since they opened their eyes, while others dreamed of different childhood or youth before becoming a trainee and living the life of an idol.

Although we had different dreams before, we are so glad that they found a way to become idols and fill our lives with happiness.


He wanted to be a music teacher; she even got herself a music teaching license and degree! Non-fans pointed out that seeing is a very new but cute dynamic. Chang Hao, be in the same group as the maknae who is a high school teacher Yujin, who is a high school student! Imagine you are in a group with your teacher!


Another teacher in the group wanted to be the leader of the group, the guidance counselor or the primary school teacher. She also worked as a dance teacher and backup dancer for a while.

14:00 Taecyeon

He recently revealed on ‘Daebak Show’ that he never had any ambitions to become an idol. JYP auditioned just “Why not?” He joined because he thought. He said that if he wasn’t an idol, he would probably continue his education and become a doctor.


As a child, he wanted to own a supermarket because he thought that meant he could have all the snacks and ice cream he wanted. Don’t we all have such thoughts?

Red Velvet

She didn’t plan to become an idol and instead wanted to be a newscaster until she auditioned with a friend in high school.

ASTRO Cha Eunwoo

This perfect-looking man wanted to be a judge, but when Fantagio discovered him, he gave up on that dream. Imagine not having THE Cha Eunwoo in the industry? Terrible.

NCT Jaehyun

before it happens NCT, originally wanted to design theme parks. There was no definitive explanation, but if he went to school in the USA, it could be because he played Rollercoaster Tycoon on his school computers and was inspired by it!

SHINee Minho

He wanted to be a professional football player, but his father, a former player and now a coach, strongly discouraged him, saying “his body wasn’t up to it”.


She wanted to be a ballerina before she became one of K-Pop’s top dancers, but her father told her that if she auditioned for SM Entertainment, he would buy her a video game console.

ATEEZ Hongjoong

The captain of the group originally wanted to be a music producer and had no intention of becoming an idol. However, after sending a demo to KQ, they got back to him and suggested he be an idol instead, so they built their trainee program around him. ATEEZ because she was their first trainee.

Street children

He also recently revealed that he wanted to be a kindergarten teacher or priest as a child. Two very different dreams, but glad you did stray childrenInstead the maknae is ten ball!

boyz sunwoo & plum

These two dreamed of being athletes! sunwoo wanting to be a football player plum He wanted to be a baseball player.

Boyz Kevin

kevin originally went to college to become a primary school teacher. However, he dropped out of school to try to become an idol. Luckily it worked perfectly for him!

LOONA Hyunjin

He said he would have been a soldier if he hadn’t been in Loona.


He originally wanted to be a flight attendant before he took us to the ‘Next Level’.

JustOne NW

NW He wanted to be a cop but later joined 8D Entertainment in hopes of becoming a comedian, but is now the rapper of the group.

NCT jasmine

This man with a heart of gold initially wanted to become a surgeon or doctor as he loved helping others, but was later voluntarily discovered by SM Entertainment.

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