Not only popular within the industry, these Korean male actors also have SNS accounts with impressive numbers of followers.
Most Korean actors have their own Instagram accounts with lots of followers, and here are the Top 5! These are the actors who starred in dramas broadcast on TV networks or Netflix series (not web dramas) with more than 5 episodes. Idol-turned actors whose latest lead roles were over 6 years ago will not be included in this list.
1. Lee Min Ho – 26.5 million followers
Lee Min Ho is undoubtedly one the most famous A-list actors not only within Korea’s entertainment industry but also globally. His Instagram account currently has 26.5 million followers. Over 12 years after Lee Min Ho’s breakout drama “Boys Over Flowers” aired, the actor has continued to receive much support with his later roles in hit series such as “City Hunter”, “The Heirs”, “The Legend of the Blue Sea”, “The King: Eternal Monarch”,…
Most recently, Lee Min Ho was “exposed” by Dispatch with a series of dating evidence with Yeonwoo (former MOMOLAND member), but he quickly denied the report. Currently, he is enthusiastically “shipped” by netizens with “The King” co-star Kim Go Eun. The duo was constantly spotted having suspicious dating “hints”. Kim Go Eun is even the first girl to appear on Lee Min Ho‘s Instagram.
2. Cha Eun Woo – 24.5 million followers
Debuted in 2016 as a member of the idol group ASTRO, under Fantagio Entertainment, but Cha Eun Woo could not grab much attention as a singer. Instead, the public is more familiar with actor Cha Eun Woo after he starred in many famous works. His most successful role is the male lead Lee Su Ho in “True Beauty”, which took Cha Eun Woo’s popularity to another level. His Instagram went from 10 million followers to more than 20 million in just a few months thanks to the impact of “True Beauty”.
Although his acting is not much appreciated, Cha Eun Woo’s lacking skills and stiff expressions are still “forgiven” by the audience because of his radiant visuals every time he appears on the screen. Cha Eun Woo recently caused controversy when he won “Best Actor” at Brand Of The Year Awards 2021.
3. Lee Jong Suk – 20.7 million followers
Lee Jong Suk is a popular model and actor with one of the biggest fan bases not only in Korea but also in most Asian countries. Lee Jong Suk has won many prestigious acting awards such as Grand Prize (Daesang) in 2016, “Best Couple” with Bae Suzy in 2017, Grand Prize and “Top Excellence Award” in 2016,…
Having a handsome and charming appearance, Lee Jong Suk is one of the most successful actors who started out as models in the industry. He used to have a rather shy personality, but thanks to his perseverance and persistent efforts, he has become one of the most sought-after male stars in Korea. Lee Jong Suk currently has many endorsement deals and modeling contracts. He is also a wealthy real estate owner at a relatively young age.
4. Park Seo Joon – 19.9 million followers
Park Seo Joon has always been known as one of the hottest Korean actors with his roles in many famous romantic dramas. With his handsome outlook and great acting skill that he could digest any kind of character, Park Seo Joon received an offer to join the filming of a Marvel movie – “Captain Marvel 2“.
Born in 1988, Park Seo Joon rose to stardom after appearing in a series of hot dramas, such as “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim”, “Itaewon Class”, “She Was Pretty”, etc. Owning an outstanding visual, this is the first thing that makes many female fans fall for him. However, although looking bright and gentle in real life, Park Seo Joon could immediately change to cool images whenever he immerses himself in his characters. Moreover, people also call him “airport fashion prince” because of his classy and impressive sense of fashion.
5. Ji Chang Wook – 18 million followers
Ji Chang Wook is one of the most famous actors at the moment. Not only capturing fans’ hearts with his handsome face and bright smile, Ji Chang Wook has also proved his acting skill as a true potential actor.
After appearing in several blockbusters, such as “Healer”, “The K2” or “Fabricated City”, Ji Chang Wook received many compliments for his action acting. By portraying the tough and strong images in many impressive fighting scenes, this 1987-born actor has earned many domestic and international awards.
Moreover, apart from action films, Ji Chang Wook also challenged himself in romantic dramas many times. After a decade of always renewing his own images, Ji Chang Wook has now become one of the actors whom all movie producers would like to work with.