Want to know who the movers and shakers in the Korean entertainment industry are?
Premiere Korea listed down the Top 100 gliterrati in Korean showbiz and K-popped! highlights the stars that are familiar to us.
#1 – #20
Making everyone else eat his dust is the feminine-looking Bae Yong-joon, who has legions of ajumma fans in Japan. Go, go ajumma power!
Love your KBS World channel? Then you have man at No. 17 Jung Yun-joo to thank as he’s the president of the Korean Broadcasting System.
Laughing his way to No. 19 is MC and comedian Yoo Jae-suk, who lent his voice talent to the Korean version of Bee Movie.
#21 – #40
Park Chan-wook the man who gave the masses Old Boy blazes a path to No. 27.
#41 – #60
There may be many haters out there, but Coffee Prince darling Yoon Eun-hye
is having the last laugh by coming in at No 44.
The gamble on his career must have paid off for Cho Seung-woo, who is at No. 46. The Tazza: The High Rollers actor also does musicals.
Laughter is the way to go for both Kang Ho-dong and Park Jun-hyung who are at No. 49 and No. 51 respectively.
Kim Yun-jin isn’t Lost as the Korean actress has found her way to No. 59 of the Top 100 list.
#61 – #80
I don’t quite get the appeal of this actor, but Hallyu star Jang Dong-gun, who will be making his Hollywood debut in Laundry Warrior, is at No. 65.
Every hot-blooded guy loves sexy singer Lee Hyori, who is your Dark Angel at No. 72.
CF Queen Jeon Ji-hyeon, who makes her Hollywood debut in Blood: The Last Vampire sinks her fangs into No. 77.
#81 – #100