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6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Survival shows are one of the ways of debuting K-pop groups in the industry. Many survival programs have spawned the best idols and artists. Here are the six K-pop idols that took first places in survival shows.

1. Jeon Somi

(Photo: Jeon Somi on Instagram)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Jeon Somi took first place in the last episode of the 2016 Mnet survival program “Produce 101”. This show is considered to be the catalyst for all subsequent survival shows, sparking an industry trend.

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In the number one ranking, Jeon Somi made his debut as an IOI hub. The project group and the sub-unit operated for less than a year.

2. fromis_9 Jesus

6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

(Photo: Jisun Instagram)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Roh Jisun took first place in the final episode of the 2017 Mnet survival program “Idol School”.

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After taking first place, Jisun made his debut as center, lead dancer and singer fromis_9. The group has been operating since 2018.

3. ENHYPEN Jungwon

6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

(Photo: ENHYPEN Facebook)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Jungwon took first place in the final episode of CJ E&M and HYBE Corporation’s 2020 survival program “I-LAND.”

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After ranking first, Jungwon made his debut as the leader of ENHYPEN. Despite being in the first place, Heeseung is actually the center of the group. In the “I-LAND” Heeseung took fifth place in the final.

4. Kep1er Kim Chaehyun

6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

(Photo: Twitter Kep1er)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Kim Chaehyun took first place in the final episode of the Mnet survival program from 2021, “Girls Planet 999”.

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Kim Chaehyun debuted in the rankings as lead singer and center of Kep1er. The group of girls debuted in January 2022 and will be promoting for two years and six months. They will be disbanded in 2024.

5. Kang Daniel

6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

(Photo: Kang Daniel Instagram)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Kang Daniel took first place in the last episode of the 2017 Mnet survival program “Produce 101 Season 2.”

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After taking first place, Kang Daniel made his debut as a Wanna One center. The eleven-member boy band debuted in August 2017 and operated for just over a year.

6. IVE Jang Wonyoung

6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

(Photo: Jang Wonyoung Instagram)
6 K-Pop idols to take first place in survival programs

Jang Wonyoung took first place in the final episode of the 2018 Mnet survival program “Produce 48”.

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Jang Wonyoung made her debut as the center of the Korean-Japanese girls’ design group IZ * ONE. IZ * ONE debuted in October 2018 and disbanded in April 2021.

Which idol on the list is your favorite? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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With a screenplay by Alexa Lewis

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