These four celebrities were chosen by Dispatch to have the most legendary stories behind how they were cast by their agencies.
While many idols and celebrities go through tons of auditions to get signed with the agency of their dreams, these four celebrities were either incredibly fortunate to be in the right place at the right time.
Suzy was auditioning for Mnets talent show, Superstar K, during middle school, when she was spotted by a recruiter from JYP Entertainment. She was finding her way to the bathroom when she was stopped by the recruiter.
The recruiter liked her so much that she was immediately cast to JYP Entertainment to debut under the girl group miss A.
When actor Jang Dong Yoon was a non-celebrity in 2015, he was being interviewed by a national broadcasting network called: SBS. He was being interviewed for stopping a burglary at a local convenience store. Jang Dong Yoon was inside the convenience store at the time of the robbery when he calmly called the police. The police came in time to arrest the thief thanks to his heroic, quick-thinking.
The CEO of Jang Dong Yoons current agency was impressed with his good looks and charisma that he himself directly contacted Jang Dong Yoon and signed him.
Sungkyu worked part-time in a coffee shop when one customer came and changed his life around. As he was taking the customers order, the guest asked him who his favorite singer was, to which Sungkyu answered, Nell.
To Sungkyus surprise, the customer was actually Nells manager, who then suggested he audition for Woollim Entertainment and was accepted immediately.
Sehun was eating tteokbokki (spicy ricecake) from a street vendor when a manager of an SM artist spotted him. When Sehun was approached, he felt skeptical about the manager so he followed him for 30 minutes to evaluate whether this was a real opportunity or not.