K-Pop Stars Whose Untimely Deaths Left Fans Heartbroken

The South Korean industry has carved a niche. Whether it’s the hit songs on the Billboard or Oscar-winning films. In a short span, it has taken the world by storm. However, one thing that leaves us heartbroken is the increasing number of suicide committed by young K-Pop Stars and actors.

Here’s the list of those K-Pop Stars whose untimely death shocked their fans


Moonbin, a cherished member of the popular K-pop group Astro was found dead on April 19. As per the information, he committed suicide. Although he remains with us, the thought of losing such a talented artist is heart-wrenching. Moonbin’s passion and dedication to his craft continue to inspire fans around the globe. He left an indelible mark on the industry.

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Soon after Moonbin’s death singer Haesoo also committed suicide. He was found dead in the hotel room on 12th May. After investigations, police found a suicide note on 15th May

k pop singer Haesoo


Another pop star who is on the list is Sulli. Who died in 2019. And the reason was cyberbullying. She was a radiant and multi-talented individual, who faced both adoration and adversity throughout her career. Her untimely departure left fans shattered, igniting conversations about the challenges faced by K-pop idols and the importance of mental health support within the industry.

k pop singer Sulli

Goo Hara

At just the age of 28 Goo Hara, a former member of the renowned group Kara died by suicide. The reason was her boyfriend who threatened to leak her s*x tape. Her untimely passing served as a wake-up call, shedding light on the harsh realities faced by K-pop idols. Goo Hara’s legacy stands as a testament to the significance of addressing mental health issues.

Goo Hara


The tragic loss of Jonghyun, an immensely talented member of the popular group SHINee, sent shockwaves through the K-pop community. He too committed suicide, with a note that read “II am broken from inside the depression has gnawed me slowly and finally engulfed me entirely”. This letter circulated a few days after his death. His powerful vocals and remarkable songwriting skills touched the hearts of millions.

k pop singer Jonghyun

Choi sung bong

Choi sung bong was found dead on the 21st of June 2011. He died at the age of 33. The reason for his demise was not known. But the farewell message on youtube posted by him made the police believe that he might have committed suicide.

Choi sung bong
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita is In-house content creator at NON. She is in writing for the last 6 years and contribute to some of biggest publishers in the industry.

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