Why: The former Hasht5 member (whose real name is Marlou Arizala) unveiled his new face and name after going under the knife. Needless to say, people were SHOOKT.
Park Bo Gum
Why: The 24-year-old Korean actor solidified his oppa status by starring in the hit K-drama Love in the Moonlight.Continue reading below ↓
Park Hyung Sik
Why: The former K-pop idol made our hearts flutter as Min Min in the K-drama Strong Woman Do Boong Soon.
Why: Arguably the most famous Korean actor today, Gong Yoo reached international fame with the success of his K-drama Goblin.Continue reading below ↓
Why: The American rock band made headlines after its frontman, Chester Bennington, lost his battle with mental illness and took his own life in July.
Why: The 62-year-old English comedian is expecting a child with 33-year-old actress Suneta Sastry.
Why: The sports program under the Philippines' men's national basketball team won against Japan and Taiwan this year and will be competing against Australia in February 2018 for the FIBA World Cup.
Why: The singer and Glee guest star, formerly known as Charice Pempengco, came out as a transgender man via social media in June.
Nam Joo Hyuk
Why: The 23-year-old oppa confirmed his romance with Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo leading lady Lee Sung Kyung in April. The two announced their split in August, however.Continue reading below ↓
Kim Joo Hyuk
Why: The veteran Korean actor passed away at the age of 45 in a fatal car crash in October.
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