The 2021 Top 100 Most Popular Female Idols Among Korean Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women

Pride month may almost be over, but these stars bring joy to the LGBTQ+ community all year round.

Each year, South Korean K-Pop fan and Twitter user @kimnonsan conducts a survey to determine which idols are the most loved by lesbian, bisexual, and queer women in Korea. Now, with over 17,000 votes cast, the results for 2021 are in!

Before we take a look at the full top 100 most popular female idols with lesbian, bisexual, and queer female fans, let’s count down the top 20.

20. Soojin ((G)I-DLE)

(G)I-DLE’s Soojin ranked 20th on the survey with 243 votes. Last year, Soojin ranked no.3 overall.

| Cube Entertainment

19. Olivia Hye (LOONA)

LOONA’s Olivia Hye ranked 19th on the survey with 245 votes. This is Olivia Hye’s first time making the top 20, moving up from 22nd place in 2020.

| BlockBerry Creative

18. Kwon Eunbi (former IZ*ONE)

Former IZ*ONE member Kwon Eunbi ranked 18th on the survey with 261 votes. Last year, Eunbi ranked no.15 overall.

| Stone Music Entertainment

17. Minnie ((G)I-DLE)

(G)I-DLE’s Minnie ranked 17th on the survey with 286 votes. Last year, Minnie ranked no.13 overall.

| Cube Entertainment

16. Joy (Red Velvet)

Red Velvet’s Joy ranked 16th on the survey with 334 votes. Last year, Joy ranked no.10 overall.

| SM Entertainment

15. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon ranked 15th on the survey with 335 votes, making her the highest-ranking second-generation idol on the list. Last year, Taeyeon ranked no.14 overall.

| SM Entertainment

14. Shuhua ((G)I-DLE)

(G)I-DLE’s Shuhua ranked 14th on the survey with 338 votes. Last year, Shuhua ranked no.6 overall.

| Cube Entertainment

13. Winter (aespa)

Aespa’s Winter ranked 13th on the survey with 358 votes. Since aespa debuted late last year, this is Winter’s first entry on the list.

| SM Entertainment

12. Solar (MAMAMOO)

MAMAMOO’s Solar ranked 12th on the survey with 360 votes. Solar’s ranking has stayed steady since 2020, when she also ranked no.12 overall.


11. Hwasa (MAMAMOO)

MAMAMOO’s Hwasa ranked 11th on the survey with 378 votes. Hwasa’s ranking has stayed steady since 2020, when she also ranked no.11 overall.


10. Bona (WJSN)

WJSN’s Bona ranked 10th on the survey with 383 votes. Bona has moved up eight places from 2020, when she ranked no.18 overall.

| Starship Entertainment

9. Karina (aespa)

Aespa’s Karina ranked 9th on the survey with 438 votes, making her the highest-ranking rookie idol on the list. Since aespa debuted late last year, this is Karina’s first entry on the list.

| SM Entertainment

8. Wendy (Red Velvet)

Red Velevt’s Wendy ranked 8th on the survey with 468 votes. Wendy’s ranking has stayed steady since 2020, when she also ranked no.8 overall.

| SM Entertainment

7. Ryujin (ITZY)

ITZY’s Ryujin ranked 7th on the survey with 475 votes, making her the highest-ranking fourth-generation idol on the list.

| JYP Entertainment

6. Wheein (MAMAMOO)

MAMAMOO’s Wheein ranked 6th on the survey with 483 votes. Wheein moved up one place since 2020, when she ranked no.7 overall.


5. Miyeon ((G)I-DLE)

(G)I-DLE’s Miyeon ranked 5th on the survey with 500 votes. Miyeon moved up four places since 2020, when she ranked no.9 overall.

| Cube Entertainment

4. Moonbyul (MAMAMOO)

MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul ranked 4th on the survey with 580 votes. Moonbyul moved up one place since 2020, when she ranked no.5 overall.


3. Seulgi (Red Velvet)

Red Velvet’s Seulgi ranked 3rd on the survey with 719 votes. Last year, Seulgi ranked no.2 overall.

| SM Entertainment

2. SeolA (WJSN)

WJSN’s SeolA ranked 2nd on the survey with 730 votes. SeolA moved up two places since 2020, when she ranked no.4 overall.

| Starship Entertainment

1. Irene (Red Velvet)

And Red Velvet’s Irene swept the top spot, ranking 1st on the survey with a staggering 943 votes. She also ranked 1st last year.

| SM Entertainment

Now, here’s the rest of the top 100!

21. Yeri (Red Velvet)
22. Rosé (BLACKPINK)
23. IU
24. Sana (TWICE)
25. Yoon (STAYC)
26. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)
27. Luda (WJSN)
28. Yuqi ((G)I-DLE)
29. Kim Minju (former IZ*ONE)

Red Velvet’s Yeri | SM Entertainment

30. Jiho (OH MY GIRL)
31. Yves (LOONA)
32. Chuu (LOONA)
33. Kim Chaewon (former IZ*ONE)
34. Eunseo (WJSN)
35. Yuna (ITZY)
36. Soyeon ((G)I-DLE)
37. Ahn Yujin (former IZ*ONE)
38. Krystal (f(x))
39. J (STAYC)

OH MY GIRL’s Jiho | WM Entertainment

40. Heejin (LOONA)
41. Giselle (aespa)
43. Yeji (ITZY)
44. Jennie (BLACKPINK)
45. Isa (STAYC)
46. Binnie (OH MY GIRL)
47. Arin (OH MY GIRL)
48. Doyeon (Weki Meki)
49. Nayeon (TWICE)

LOONA’s Heejin | BlockBerry Creative

50. Seeun (STAYC)
51. Chungha
52. Tiffany (Girls’ Generation)
53. YooA (OH MY GIRL)
54. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)
55. Sunmi
56. Chaeryeong (ITZY)
57. Choi Yena (former IZ*ONE)
58. Seunghee (OH MY GIRL)
59. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

STAYC’s Seeun | High Up Entertainment

60. Mimi (OH MY GIRL)
61. Gyuri (fromis_9)
62. Jang Wonyoung (IZ*ONE)
63. Go Won (LOONA)
64. Jo Yuri (former IZ*ONE)
65. Sumin (STAYC)
66. Eunha (GFRIEND)
67. Mina (TWICE)
68. SinB (GFRIEND)
69. Hyojung (OH MY GIRL)

OH MY GIRL’s Mimi | WM Entertainment

70. JiU (Dreamcatcher)
71. Sieun (STAYC)
72. Miyawaki Sakura (former IZ*ONE)
73. Ningning (aespa)
74. Lia (ITZY)
75. Kang Hyewon (former IZ*ONE)
76. Kim Sejeong
77. Jihan (Weeekly)
78. Siyeon (Dreamcatcher)
79. Yerin (GFRIEND)

Dreamcatcher’s JiU | Dreamcatcher Company

80. Chaeyoung (TWICE)
81. Yeoreum (WJSN)
82. Yuju (GFRIEND)
83. Eunji (Apink)
84. Seohyun (Girls’ Generation)
85. Haeri (Davichi)
86. Jeongyeon (TWICE)
87. Minkyung (Davichi)
88. SuA (Dreamcatcher)
89. BIBI

TWICE’s Chaeyoung | JYP Entertainment

90. Hyunjin (LOONA)
91. Gain (Brown Eyed Girls)
92. Sowon (GFRIEND)
93. Kim Lip (LOONA)
94. Choerry (LOONA)
95. Dami (Dreamcatcher)
96. Amber (f(x))
97. Yein (Lovelyz)
98. Umji (GFRIEND)
99. Zoa (Weeekly)
100. Jung Chaeyeon (DIA)

LOONA’s Hyunjin | BlockBerry Creative

Source: Image (1) and (2), @kimnonsan and @kimnonsan

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