5 K-Pop Idols Who Got Swole During Their Enlistment Period

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Since Korean-born men are required to complete their 18-21 month military service by the time they are 30, there are many male idols who must complete this service while their groups are active. More often than not, these idols come back looking more muscular and in shape than ever! Here are 5 male idols who came back from their military service looking super fit!

1. BTOB’s Minhyuk

Minhyuk’s enlistment period lasted from February 2019 to September 2020. Throughout his time in the military, he regularly updated fans through his personal Instagram, and fans went crazy over his manlier look!

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BTOB Minhyuk | @btobofficial/Twitter

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BTOB | @hutazone/Instagram

2. EXO’s Xiumin

Xiumin’s military service lasted from May 2019 to December 2020. Similar to Minhyuk, Xiumin shocked fans with his more mature look when coming back from his enlistment.

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EXO Xiumin | @xiustory/Twitter

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EXO’s Xiumin | @we_are_one_exo/Twitter

3. 2PM’s Taecyeon

Taecyeon made headlines for viral photos posted during his military enlistment! His build was much more bulky, so much so that he was called “Captain Korea” by netizens!

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2PM Taecyeon | Dispatch News

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2PM Taecyeon | @basque/Twitter

4. The Rose Hajoon

Hajoon is well known by fans for his youthful looks, so its no surprise his more mature look while in the military shocked fans when he posted photos to social media!

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The Rose Hajoon | @official_therose/Instagram

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The Rose’s Hajoon | @l_hajoon/Instagram

5.¬†SHINee’s Minho

Minho is known for his handsome visuals, and this didn’t change during his enlistment period! Fans raved about his handsome military look, even to this day!

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SHINee’s Minho | @jungjingook/Twitter

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SHINee’s Minho | @ImKimSooho/Twitter


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