6 K-Pop Idols Who Are Certified Bookworms


6 K-Pop Idols Who Are Certified Bookworms

As K-Pop idols, it can get tiring to continuously sing and dance on stage, along with their jam-packed schedules. In fact, some idols don't even get t

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As K-Pop idols, it can get tiring to continuously sing and dance on stage, along with their jam-packed schedules. In fact, some idols don’t even get to have an off-day. But when they do, they make sure to relax, rejuvenate, and indulge themselves in hobbies they couldn’t do with a busy schedule.

While some K-Pop idols like to exercise, make arts and crafts, cook, and more, some like to grab a book or two and get lost in the world of literature. With that, here are six K-Pop idols who are certified bookworms and have recommended good books!

K-Pop Idols Who Are Certified Bookworms

1. IU

IU(Photo : Instagram: @dlwlrma)


IU likes to read books as a way to entertain herself. However, she is also someone who likes to pick up a book in order to get inspired when it comes to making her music. If you have watched JTBC’s “Hyori’s Homestay,” you would find IU getting lost in her book during her free time numerous time on the show. IU’s love for reading stemmed from her parents, who would give her thick books and tell her to read as an alternative to getting punished for her wrongdoings. One of her recommendations is Hermann Hesse’s “Demian.”


BLACKPINK Jisoo(Photo : Instagram: @sooyaaa__)


When Jisoo isn’t busy traveling the globe to attend numerous fashion events and stun the world with her visuals, the BLACKPINK member also likes to take time to read a good book. The idol has recommended numerous books from authors such as Keigo Higashino, Haruki Murakami, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marcel Proust, and many more! One of her particular favorites is the class “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

3. GOT7 Jinyoung

GOT7 Jinyoung(Photo : Instagram: @jinyoung_0922jy)

GOT7 Jinyoung

GOT7 member Jinyoung is more than just a talented idol, but he also likes to read a variety of books especially when he travels! Jinyoung reads books from classic authors such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ray Bradbury to modern authors Haruki Murakami and John Green. One of Jinyoung’s recommended books is Haruki Murakami’s “Norwegian Wood.”

4. Red Velvet Yeri

Red Velvet Yeri(Photo : Instagram: @yerimiese)

Red Velvet Yeri

Red Velvet’s youngest member Yeri is definitely a bookworm after the idol was spotted numerous times carrying a book to her schedules. In fact, Yeri likes to talk to fans about the book she’s currently reading. Based on the titles she has been seen with, it seems Yeri likes to read psychological, mystery, thrillers, and philosophical books by Korean and Japanese authors.

5. NCT Jaehyun

NCT Jaehyun(Photo : Instagram: @_jeongjaehyun)

NCT Jaehyun

Talented, handsome, and a book lover is what you can describe NCT’s Jaehyun! Jaehyun likes to talk about his favorite books during his live streams and even at fan sign events. The NCT member has even recommended a bunch of non-fiction books for fans to check out, such as the self-help book “The Courage To Be Disliked” written by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga.


BTS RM(Photo : Instagram: @rkive)


Of course, how can this list be complete without the most well-known idol bookworm in the industry! With an IQ of 148, RM likes to stimulate his mind and get inspiration by reading numerous books whenever he has the time. When he’s not taking the world by storm, RM likes to read a variety of books that gets him thinking. This started way before he even made his debut. In fact, several of BTS’ songs had been inspired by a book RM read, such as “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” by Ursula K. LeGuin, which inspired the group’s “Spring Day” music video.

Do you know any other K-Pop idol bookworm?

Source: https://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/305915/20220414/6-k-pop-idols-who-certified-bookworms.htm