The popularity of Instagram around the globe has eased fans to escort K-drama actors and get a glimpse into their starry lives. Here's a compilation of the top-followed celebrities...
The Hallyu wave of Korean stars during the 2020s Pandemic era escalated their popularity at the global level. Be it their charismatic personality or their magnetic smiles, social media users make it a point to follow their favorite actors on social media. The popularity of Instagram around the globe has let fans to escort K-drama actors and get a glimpse into their starry lives. Korean pop star V, who is the lead vocalist in BTS made his debut in the drama industry with Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth, swayed the hearts of the viewers with the highest number of followers (63.2 M). Interestingly, another young star has taken over legendary actors Lee Min-ho and Lee Jong-suk to grab the second position. Read on to learn about the heart stealer!
Island Star becomes the second most followed celeb
Cha Eun-woo, the young and alluring K-drama actor, who recently won over the OTT audience for his Island web series on Amazon Prime Video, became the second-most followed Korean celebrity with a whopping fan base of 41.5 million followers. Eun-woo started as a member of the boy band, ASTRO, followed by his love for acting. His beloved dramas include Island and True Beauty.
For the uninitiated, the 26-year-old actor has gained a massive fandom in the last 1-2 years and overtook the established actor Lee Min-ho for the second position (34.7 M), who is renowned for The Legend of the Blue Sea, The King: Eternal Monarch and Boys Over Flowers. His handsome looks made him a highly accomplished K-drama actor at the international level.
Meanwhile, the third position was previously grabbed by the one with hypnotic eyes, Lee Jong-suk (26.4 M). The actor showcased his acting craft with leading dramas like While You Were Sleeping, Romance is a Bonus Book, W-two Worlds, and Big Mouth.
Here’s a list of the other Instagram actors making the most of their bewitching mettle as they bag the 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The ‘Welcome to Samdal-ri’ actor Ji Chang-wook is titled the fourth-most followed star with a commendable follower count of 26.4 million.
The star of Gyeongseong Creature, She Was Pretty and Itaewon Class bagged the title of the top fifth most followed Korean celebrity on Instagram with nearly 26 million followers (25.9M).
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