11 K-Pop Stars Based in Los Angeles

By Koreaboo

If you're in LA, keep an eye out for these stars. K-Pop may be closer than you think!

  • Tiffany (Girls' Generation)

    Tiffany Hwang was born in San Francisco, but grew up in Diamond Bar, near LA. And she often travels back to LA and considers it one of her hometown cities. 

  • Chance (One Way)

    The lead singer for the K-Pop group One Way met his band members as a high school student in Los Angeles. 

  • Chris (Battle)

    Chris from Battle has made Los Angeles his home.

  • Young Sky (One Way)

    After moving to Los Angeles from Sydney, Young Sky of One Way met future bandmate Chance in high school. 

  • Amber (f(x))

    Vocalist and rapper for f(x), this Taiwanese-American star was born in Los Angeles. 

  • Han Ye Seul

    This singer, actress and model was born and raised in Los Angeles. 

  • Lena Park

    This Korean-American star was born in Los Angeles and went to UCLA before starting her career as a singer. 

  • Nicole (KARA)

    Born in Los Angeles, the Korean-American idol grew up downtown.

  • Sunny (Girls Generation)

    This singer and dancer was born in Orange County, but grew up in Kuwait. Now she calls Los Angeles her home. 

  • Aron (NU’EST)

    The vocalist and lead rapper for the group Nu'Est, this K-Pop star splits his time between Los Angeles and Seoul.