In the recent few months, an increasing number of international viewers have grown a liking towards Korean dramas. With shows like The King: Eternal Monarch, Itaewon Class, It’s Okay To Not Be Okay and Crash Landing On You among many other series enticing the audience, it comes as no surprise that the leading actors of these dramas have gained popularity on social media. Back in June, it was already revealed that Lee Min Ho was the king of social media as he boasted the highest number of following among the Korean drama actors.
Almost three months since, Lee Min Ho still continues to be the king of Instagram but who are the actors who follow him? Well, based on the Instagram followers of Korean drama actors, here’s a list of the top five most-followed Korean drama actors on Instagram:
1. Lee Min Ho:
Lee Min Ho sits on the top spot with 19.2 million followers on Instagram. The actor, who was already popular among international K-drama viewers, reached a new height of popularity as several first time K-drama viewers also fell in love with him and The King: Eternal Monarch. Lee Min Ho uses his platform to share photos from shoots, films and even his off-duty rendezvous.
2. Lee Jong Suk:
Lee Jong Suk stands on the list with more than 16 million followers. Starring in shows like W, Romance is a Bonus Book and While You Were Sleeping, Lee Jong Suk has drawn audiences from across the globe. The actor shares a mix of photos from his shoot, promo shots, and selfies.
3. Park Seo Joon:
Park Seo Joon surpassed 15 million followers and stands on the third spot of the list. The actor, who has been in the news for his movie Dream opposite IU, has had a good year so far. With the success of Itaewon Class, the actor’s popularity has risen and so has his followers. PSJ keeps his fans entertained with photos from his shoots, ad shoots, his dog Simba and his reunions with Wooga Squad.
4. Ji Chang Wook:
Ji Chang Wook is another popular actor on Instagram. While he has been busy with his recently concluded show Backstreet Rookie, on Instagram he has been busy posting behind-the-scenes photos from the sets while also entertaining fans with quirky videos.
5. Nam Joo Hyuk:
The top five list wraps with Nam Joo Hyuk. With shows like Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo and The Bride of Habaek to his credit, Nam Joo Hyuk has a massive fan following on Instagram owing to his great skills and good looks. The actor keeps his fans occupied with numerous selfies and BTS photos from shoots.
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