Alecsandra Tubiera 

Actor Hyun Bin, and singers Psy, Rain and Jay Park, are among the big names with their own agencies, helping to set South Korean wannabes on the road to stardom

K-pop fans are well-known for showering love on their idols, but what about idols who love their fans? From US$3,000 gifts to surprise visits, IU might love hers the most

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A Grace Kelly-inspired gown adorned with 70,000 Swarovski crystals, a US$1.65 million Parisian fairy tale celebration and an event televised to the whole country – whose nuptials were the grandest?

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show might be ending, but not before its host made millions – and she spends it on Porsches, Rolexes and doing up her home with wife Portia de Rossi

From boy band SB19 to nine-piece folk-pop outfit Ben&Ben, this is the next generation of OPM artists leading the Philippines’ next wave of talent

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Hong Kong’s very own K-pop idol spends his millions on prime real estate, Fendi and Jimmy Choo designer clothes – and his dad

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The Girls’ Generation idol loves Louis Vuitton and Fendi, but also gives generously to fellow stars and charitable causes alike, sending coffee trucks to film sets and donating thousands to disadvantaged women and abandoned pets

Before stepping into his new role, the Harvard graduate founded Amazon Web Services and was the highest-paid exec at the company – and he and Jeff Bezos have always been tight

It’s an open secret that most Korean entertainment agency contracts are seven years long, and groups too often split when their time is up, with Got7 the latest victim – which other acts are likely to be next?

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As the K-pop group’s main dancer turns 23, did you know he went viral with a dance cover of Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy and walked 2017’s Seoul Fashion Week before his debut?

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From 77 Diamonds’ glittering Christmas tree star and Ginza Tanaka’s golden trees to a bauble covered in rubies – 5 seriously over-the-top ornaments we’d love to adorn our homes with

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He’s LA-raised and pals with members of Seventeen, Got7 and Stray Kids – 5 things you might not know about the idol born Son Young-jae

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The K-pop supergroup has made many generous charitable donations over the years, inspiring fans to follow in their footsteps by raising US$83,000 for Typhoon Vamco victims, US$1 million for BLM and much more

The Boyz’ epic performance of Reveal on Road to Kingdom is just one of the reasons we can’t get enough of the group – so what else is there to know about Kevin, Younghoon, Juyeon et al?

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Upcoming BL – or boy’s love – series Color Rush is the latest in a line of dramas and movies bunking LGBTQ+ stigma in South Korea, following Netflix-released Long Time No See and No Regret, directed by Korea’s first openly gay filmmaker Lee-song Hee-il

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He’s the second-richest man in Korea and a self-made billionaire with a net worth of US$11.8 billion, but how did Seo Jung-jin come to lead the global fight against the pandemic?

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Why did the Flower of Evil and The Princess’ Man star recently delete her Instagram account? And does she really know how to perform surgery and fire a gun in real life?

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LGBTQ+ issues might still be widely regarded as taboo in South Korea, but that didn’t stop these 8 gay, bisexual, transgender and asexual idols from going public with their identities

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From wearing make-up and singing Lady Gaga covers to playing a wannabe drag queen in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, this idol is an outsider’s icon

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The 11-piece K-pop boy band has gone from strength to strength since their 2017 debut – this year saw the release of 5th mini album Chase and their first solo virtual concert

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She’s changed her professional name, made a new start with Warner Music Korea, released the new single Numbers, and appeared in TV show Good Girl – and that’s just the beginning

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Red Velvet, Bae Suzy and Gong Hyo-jin are among the brave ranks of Korean stars standing up to the haters to shame sexism and champion feminist causes

Starring Lee Joon-gi and Moon Chae-won, the TVN series is super popular – but ahead of the big finale, there are a few things that have left us scratching our heads

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RM, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, Jin and V are all studying postgraduate courses online – but BigBang star Taeyang’s Master’s thesis was filed in the National Library of Korea

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A recent incident with Iz*One’s Jang Won-young has again raised concerns obsessive fans are going too far to film and photograph their K-pop idols

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From Jodi Sta. Maria to Marvin Agustin – whether recreating their favourite brunches or sharing their hometown’s signature dishes, these Filipino celebrities just want to share their love of food