Most loved Korean actresses by foreigners: Song Hye Kyo surpasses Suzy and IU?

The Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (hereinafter referred to as KOFICE) recently revealed their 2023 Global Hallyu Trends survey, including a ranking for “Most loved Korean actresses by foreigners”. The survey was conducted in November and December of 2022, with the participation of 25,000 people from 26 countries.

According to the aforementioned ranking, Song Hye Kyo placed first amid many other actresses. Even after 2 decades of acting, she is still loved by viewers both in and outside of Korea. 

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In addition, in the “Most loved Korean actors by foreigners” (both male and female) ranking, also issued by KOFICE, Song Hye Kyo is the only actress to make it to the top 5.

The huge success of “The Glory” is said to have played a part in Song Hye Kyo’s maintained popularity. 

Below is KOFICE’s latest rankings for “Most loved Korean actresses by foreigners”: 

  1. Song Hye Kyo
  2. Bae Suzy
  3. Lee Ji Eun (IU)
  4. Jung Ho Yeon
  5. Jun Ji Hyun
  6. Son Ye Jin
  7. Park Shin Hye
  8. Kim Hee Sun
  9. Song Ji Hyo
  10. Kim Soo Min
  11. Park Min Young
  12. Han So Hee
  13. Kim Tae Hee

Source: Naver

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