10 Top Korean Celebrities Who Are

10 Top Korean Celebrities Who Are Also Certified Geniuses
10 Top Korean Celebrities Who Are Also Certified Geniuses

The brains of the entertainment industry.

Korean celebrities love joking around to the point where they sometimes purposely make themselves look clumsy. However contrary to this image, many celebrities are very intelligent, and they excel in things like schoolwork. Here are 10 Korean celebrities who are incredibly intelligent.

1. Song Joong Ki

Song Joong Ki excelled in his studies as a student, scoring 380 points out of 400 on his Suneung, which is the biggest test for Korean students. This led to his admission to Sungkyunkwan University, where the acceptance rate was 45.5:1 (out of every 45.5 students who applied, only 1 was accepted).

2. Hani (EXID)

Hani is also quite an intelligent person, where she’s revealed that she has an IQ of 145. She also scored 900 points out of 990 on the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication). The average TOEIC score for a Korean who takes the test is 675.

3. RM (BTS)

RM was an incredible student, where he was ranked in the top 1% of the nation. He’s also revealed that he has an IQ of 148. But just listen to him speak. His communication and depth of thinking speak for itself.

4. Park Kyung (Block B)

Park Kyung has shown his brains by his ability to solve problems on the show, Problematic Men. He’s also shown that he has a Mensa IQ score of 156.

5. Kyuhyun (Super Junior)

While Kyuhyun might now be known for his incredible vocal skills, he was originally urged to study law by his parents. Kyuhyun eventually went on to get accepted into Kyung Hee University, which is one of the most prestigious universities in Korea.

6. Tablo (Epik High)

Tablo‘s intelligence is shown on some of his genius lyrics in Epik High‘s music. Tablo graduated from Stanford University with honors in English literature and creative writing. He’s also revealed to have an IQ of around 170.

7. Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae Hee might be known for beautiful visuals, but she also has the brains. When she was a student, she got accepted into Seoul National University, which is considered the most prestigious university in Korea.

8. Suho (EXO)

Suho excelled in academics from a young age, where he got good grades even in elementary school. Suho also graduated from Whimoon High School, which is one of the prestigious high schools in Korea.

9. Changmin (TVXQ)

Changmin is an incredibly hardworking student, where he has 3 different degrees. He has a degree in postmodern music from Kyung Hee University. He has a degree in film and arts from Konkuk University. He also has a master’s degree from Inha University. He also has an IQ of 155.

10. DAY6’s Young K

Young K is one of only two K-Pop idols ever to be accepted in the military’s KATUSA division. In order to get accepted, applicants must prove their English skills by taking an English test, most commonly the TOEFL or TOEIC. Young K received a TOEFL score of 116 and a TOEIC score of 970. For reference, the highest score possible for TOEFL is 120, and the highest for TOEIC is 990. These tests, especially the TOEFL, are not easy either and are not something that can be done just by pure memorization.


Source: https://www.koreaboo.com/lists/10-top-korean-celebrities-also-certified-geniuses/

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