5 K-Pop Maknaes That Are Treated Like Royalty By Their Groups, According To Fans

By Koreaboo on

K-Pop fans on Twitter are always finding the most clever ways to advertise their faves to nonfans. Recently, a tweet showing the way two groups treat their maknae (youngest) members gained attention leading other K-Pop stans to quote with their favorite well-treated maknaes.

While there are many more, here are five maknaes treated like royalty by their groups, according to fans.

1. LE SSERAFIM’s Eunchae

LE SSERAFIM‘s Eunchae is one of the cutest maknaes among active groups, using her powers to keep the other group members under her adorable spell. Sakura and Chaewon even shared recently that they “felt sad” about Eunchae’s new hairstyle because it made their baby look older!


2. Stray Kids’ I.N

With a song titled “Maknae On Top,” there’s no denying that Stray KidsI.N is exactly that! Stray Kids have proven time and time again how much they love their youngest member, with the group even calling him their “unofficial leader.”

Stray Kids’ I.N
(left to right) Stray Kids’ Changbin, I.N, and Bang Chan

3. SHINee’s Taemin

SHINee‘s mischievous youngest member has proven time and time again that he can get away with any and everything, including “breaking” into Key‘s house. This has always been the case, with the SHINee members taking care of Taemin after their debut when he was still just a child.

SHINee’s Taemin
SHINee walking Taemin to school.


4. BTOB’s Yook Sungjae

BTOB‘s Yook Sungjae is notoriously well-treated by the other group members, once being named the group’s leader and maknae simultaneously. In BTOB’s self-described pyramid hierarchy, Sungjae is at the very top as the sun.


| Cube Entertainment

5. NCT 127’s Haechan

While Haechan isn’t the youngest member of NCT as a whole, he is the well-loved youngest member of NCT 127. The older members are often very affectionate with him, letting him show love in his favorite way!

NCT 127’s Haechan
NCT’s Haechan being carried by Johnny. | Weekly Idol
NCT’s Taeil holding Haechan.


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