K-Pop idols are already a gold mine of talent – from their well-kept looks and beautiful physiques to performing skills that shake the stage– you cannot help but believe that these are the things that occupy all of their waking time and thoughts. But you also know that ain’t true. There are so many other activities that they love to do and are pretty good at, the glimpses of which we see in V-lives and variety shows. Gaming happens to be one of them! Following are some famous K-Pop gamers who love to spend their leisure time gaming their hearts away!
One of the most famous K-Pop idols, BTS’s Golden Maknae always delivers on his nickname. Given his super competitive and ambitious nature, Jeon Jungkook excels in physical sports and online video games. More than once, he has been seen playing Piano Tiles, a game that requires intense concentration and hand-eye coordination. He’s also hardcore into Overwatch, impressing ARMYs with his quick reaction time and strategy. Nothing less expected from the boy who dreamt of being a pro-gamer if not for his brilliant idol career!
Heechul- Super Junior
The second K-Pop idol on our list, Kim Heechul is more than just the face of Super Junior. He became a gaming streamer when he showed off his gaming skills in Lost Ark and PUBG to his fans on his YouTube channel HEEtube. He even mentioned how much he was into old games as a child and wanted to rekindle his passion for gaming.
Heechul once admitted that he had spent a lot of money on mobile games and in attending international tournaments – approximately 40 million won. If there ever was a K-Pop gamer, he is it He is a pretty famous League Of Legends player among Korean celebrities, so he just might be one of the best celeb online gamers. He is frequently rivaled by his close friend, actor Lee Min Ho!
The queen of confidence in MAMAMOO has time and again given us glimpses of things she likes to do in her daily life, like cooking and eating delicious food. In one episode of the TV program I Live Alone, Hwasa set up her own coin-operated home arcade and settled down for a focused and intense gaming session. She is also closely associated with the launch of the SIMS 4 simulation game. Her taste in old and classic games makes her even more endearing!
Accurately nicknamed Game-Kura, Miyawaki Sakura of IZ*ONE is as dedicated to gaming as she is to singing and producing music. As one can see on her gaming-oriented YouTube channel, she has all the right apparatus and setup as any pro-gamer would, and is a hardcore player of Fortnite, Undertale, APEX Legends, and Splatoon 2. She has flaunted her skills on the group’s reality program, IZ*ONE CHU, and loves an opportunity to play with her fellow members as a way to deepen their bond!
Taehyung (V)- BTS
Another multi-talented member of the formidable BTS is V, or Kim Taehyung. He decided to invite ARMYs to play PUBG and Sudden Attack, and as if he didn’t already own our hearts, proceeded to win us over with his wonderful skills, gentle, honey voice, and sweet gamer persona. The most adorable K-Pop gamer, if you ask us, but feel free to differ He even interacted with fans in a chat room, and complimented them on their wins!
You know how BTS get during RUN BTS games. Well, V and Jungkook brought out their competitive sides in a game of Gang Beast and V ended up winning ruthlessly against the maknae in the last match! He also enjoys Overwatch with Jungkook and Suga!
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