Lee Min Ho is the most popular artist by international fan
Feb 27, 2020
Actor Lee Min Ho leads the list of Korean actors most popular with international audiences.
On February 25, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism released a list of the "Korean Wave Survey 2020", gathering more than 8,000 cultural and entertainment experts from 17 countries. Among the 10 areas, categories for movies and music are most interested.
Lee Min Ho is still the most attractive on the list of familiar names with 7.6% votes. According to Naver, even though the two years have not acted since leaving the army in early 2019, the public is still watching and waiting for his work. Currently filming "The King: Eternal monarch", scheduled to air in March.
Second and third place are Song Hye Kyo (3.4%) and Song Joong Ki (1.9%). Pann said that despite the noisy divorce, the couple still proved attractive to international fans, especially Hye Kyo. The next place is actor Gong Yoo (1.8%), Suzy and Lee Jong Suk (both 1.7%).
Song Hye Kyo
Song Jong Ki
Lee Jong Suk
As for music, BTS is leading the list of singers with 15.2% of the votes. In 2019, seven boys from the Korean boy group are among the world's top 100 most influential people. The next positions are Black Pink (6.5%), Psy (5.7%), Twice (2.8%) and Big Bang (2.5%).
In the film category, Hotel Del Luna
, with 8.2% leading the TV series, while Parasite
is the most popular movie. The work of director Bong Joon Ho is currently in the top 10 of US box office after 20 weeks of release, grossing more than $ 204 million worldwide thanks to winning the 2020 Oscar.
Hotel Del Luna