KPOP Idols who are dating and have dated


KPOP Idols who are dating and have dated

TXT’s Yeonjun and Le Sserafims Yunjin? Blackpink’s Lisa and BTS’ Jungkook? Names of KPOP idols getting linked to each other always happen every year but the most recent one that got the world shaken in 2023 was the rumors about Blackpink’s Jennie and V of BTS dating broke the internet. As much as we love to see both beauties being a couple, none of them confirmed nor denied their relationship. In this article, we have jotted down K-pop idols who dated each other or are still dating. Although there are many challenges and scrutiny that come with being in the public eye, these idols have been brave enough to pursue romance with their fellow stars. 

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Twice Momo and Super Junior Heecheul

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Rumors about Momo and Heecheul dating can be traced back to as early as 2017 but they only confirmed the relationship officially in public by 2020 and apparently, their relationship was also shortlived since they also parted ways in 2021.

Twice Jihyo and Kang Daniel

Yes, another Twice member and we’re all seated. In August 2019, Jihyo and Kang Daniel revealed their relationship to the world after Dispatch released pictures of Jihyo arriving at Kang’s Seoul apartment. Since it’s atypical for idols to date in public in the K-pop industry—where romantic partnerships are frequently frowned upon—their romance garnered attention. By 2020, JYPE confirmed that they had also broken up. 

Hyuna and Dawn

Which KPOP fan doesn’t know about this couple? Probably only a few since Hyuna and Dawn’s relationship has been noted and looked up to by so many fans and even considered it as ‘goals’. They first confirmed their relationship back in 2018 and everybody thought they would be each other’s endgame. But after 6 long years, they mutually agreed and shared with the public that they were breaking up (and called off their engagement) in 2022. Weeks after the public break up, they made appearances again together both online and offline making everyone hope that they got back together, but turns out, they just really ended up on good terms and remained as friends.

Red Velvet Joy and Crush

Another famous KPOP couple on the list is Joy and Crush. Many thought their relationship ended last December 2023 but going 3 years now, they are still together. They announced their relationship back in 2021 after collaborating on a song called “May Day’ back in 2020. Since then, their relationship has always been a hot topic for fans around the globe. We won’t say much but do you think their ship will continue to sail or will it sink anytime soon?

Girls’ Day Hyeri and H.O.T. Tony

One unexpected couple that caught the attention of fans was Girls’ Day’s Hyeri and H.O.T.’s Tony. Despite the 16-year age gap, the two started dating in 2013. However, after several months, they announced their decision to end the relationship.

IU and Jang Ki Ha

IU, known for her captivating voice and talent, found love with Jang Ki Ha, the lead singer of a rock band. Despite their 11-year age difference, the couple dated for four years before parting ways in 2017. Their relationship although controversial, showed that age is just a number when it comes to matters of the heart.

Former Wonder Girls’ Yeeun and 2AM Jinwoon

Yeeun, a former member of Wonder Girls, and Jinwoon from 2AM, confirmed their relationship in 2016. The couple had been seeing each other for almost four years before announcing their decision to break up in 2017. Their split showed that even long-term relationships can face difficulties within the demanding K-pop industry.

f(x) Krystal and EXO Kai

In 2016, f(x)’s Krystal and EXO’s Kai confirmed their relationship after being exposed by the media. However, despite being supported by many fans, their romance was also short-lived, and they decided to go their separate ways in 2017. The reason of the split was also not revealed to the public.

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany and 2PM Nickhun

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany and 2PM’s Nickhun announced their relationship in 2014, receiving a lot of support from fans. However, after dating for a year and a half, the couple decided to part ways due to their busy schedules and conflicting commitments.

EXO Baekhyun and Girls’ Generation Taeyeon

Also in 2014, EXO’s Baekhyun and Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon confirmed their relationship. 2014 was also a challenging year for fans of EXO due to member/s leaving the group and Baekhyun’s dating issue somehow added fuel to the fire resulting in the couple facing criticism, particularly towards Taeyeon, for dating a fellow idol. Despite an on-again-off-again relationship, they ultimately decided to end their relationship in 2015. Their romance really highlighted the challenges idols face when it comes to public perception and scrutiny.

AOA Seolhyun and Block B Zico

AOA’s Seolhyun and Block B’s Zico admitted to dating in 2016. However, with the same reasons among couple idols, due to the public interest and pressure, they also decided to end their relationship just a month after confirming it.

Pentagon Hui and (G)I-DLE Soojin

In 2018, Pentagon’s Hui and former (G)I-DLE’s Soojin admitted to dating each other for some time. However, even before their relationship could be officially confirmed to the public, they decided to end it. We could’ve had another power couple.

BLACKPINK Jennie and EXO Kai

Last on our list was it couple in the making, BLACKPINK’s Jennie and EXO’s Kai. The two made headlines when their relationship was revealed by the media in 2019. However, just a month later, news broke that they had decided to break up. Then Jennie released her single “Solo” which fans suddenly speculated that it was about Kai but it clearly wasn’t since Jennie had little to nothing to do with the writing and composition of the song.


These K-pop idols have shown that love can blossom even in the demanding and scrutinizing world of the entertainment industry. Their relationships have faced challenges, but they have also set new relationship goals for fans around the world. As the industry continues to evolve, it will be interesting to see how idols navigate their personal lives while continuing to captivate audiences with their music and performances.

These are just a few examples of the many love stories that have unfolded within the K-pop idol industry. While some couples have managed to weather the challenges that come with fame, many have decided to part ways. As fans, it’s essential to support and respect their choices, both in their careers and relationships. After all, love knows no boundaries, and these idols deserve the chance to experience it just like anyone else. Hopefully, in the near future, Idols will be free to express themselves and the love of their lives.

So, let’s celebrate the love stories of K-pop idols and continue to support them as they navigate the complexities of fame and romance.

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