K-Netz Bring Back ‘Underrated’ 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: ‘I’m Shock No One Knows Her’

In an online community, THIS 41-year-old 2nd-gen idol became the talk of the town for her “goddess-like” beauty, with netizens discussing why she wasn’t that famous compared to other K-pop stars.

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On the online Korean community Nate Pann, there is a former K-pop idol who has been earning massive attention for her visuals, and that is none other than Nam Gyu Ri!

In various posts about her, people wonder who is she, and why is no one talking more about her.

Ex-SeeYa Gyu Ri Becomes Hot Topic for Unchanging Appearance Since Debut

K-Netz Bring Back 'Underrated' 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: 'I'm Shock No One Knows Her'
(Photo : Nam Gyu Ri (Nate Pann))

In particular, the attention to Nam Gyu Ri was propelled when an internet user on the web forum brought back her photos on April 17, asking netizens to guess her age.

K-Netz then showed interest after seeing the star, questioning who is she and why are they seeing her for the first time.

Looking at her photos, she boasts flawless skin with no wrinkles and blemishes, netizens then claimed that she’s in her late 20s.

To people’s surprise, Nam Gyu Ri is actually an 84-liner, and she became 41 years old this year!

Bewildered, more netizens were intrigued by her, thus, an OP took to the SNS to upload additional photos of the idol actress, and expressed shock that there are actually people who don’t know Nam Gyu Ri.

K-Netz Bring Back 'Underrated' 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: 'I'm Shock No One Knows Her'
(Photo : Nam Gyu Ri (Nate Pann))

In an article, the author wrote:

The OP then shared photos of the star when she was actively promoting as an idol, and her visuals once she started to focus on her career as an actress.

Aside from her beauty, netizens who revisited her idol career were also impressed by her vocal skills, breaking the stereotype that “pretty faces” can’t sing.

K-Netz Bring Back 'Underrated' 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: 'I'm Shock No One Knows Her'
(Photo : Nam Gyu Ri (Nate Pann))
K-Netz Bring Back 'Underrated' 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: 'I'm Shock No One Knows Her'
(Photo : Nam Gyu Ri (Nate Pann))

Currently, the post amassed about 122k views and 300 recommendations from K-Netz. She also received rave reviews such as:

  • “As soon as I saw her photo, I saved it because it was so pretty. Nam Gyu Ri is really pretty.”
  • “I thought she couldn’t sing because she has a pretty face but she sang really well.”
  • “Wow, she’s really pretty. She looks like a doll.”
  • “Wow, she was truly at the goddess level when she debuted.”
  • “I would believe it even if you told me she’s a newbie idol.”
  • “It’s awesome. She’s the only one who’s living in her 20s.”

More About Nam Gyu Ri

K-Netz Bring Back 'Underrated' 2nd-Gen Visual Idol: 'I'm Shock No One Knows Her'
(Photo : Nam Gyu Ri (Pinterest))

For those who aren’t familiar with Nam Gyu Ri, she started her career in 2006 as a member of the K-pop trio SeeYa launched by Core Content Media, hereinafter MBK Entertainment.

While the group was establishing their fame in Korea, Gyu Ri had a dispute with the label, regarding her aspiration to pursue activities as an actress. She left the agency and transferred to Eyagi Entertainment while still being a member of SeeYa.

In 2011, they announced their comeback only for it to become their last release prior to their official disbandment.

Since then, she focused on her acting career and became known for her roles in the hit film, “Death Bell” and notable dramas like, “49 Days,” “Children of Nobody,” “Kairos” and more.