Part of being in the entertainment industry is having a social media account where fans can get in touch with you. The fact is most celebrities today have social media accounts either managed by themselves or have someone to manage the account. While some celebrities are truly active on social media world others barely post anything on their accounts.
Without further ado, let’s welcome the 10 Korean Actors With Highest Followers On Instagram.
Lee Min Ho – 27.5m followers – @actorleeminho
Lee Min Ho is the most followed Korean actor having 27.5 million followers on Instagram. This 34 year old actor gained worldwide popularity with his role as Gu Jun Pyo in Boys Over Flowers (2009) which is also a ticket for him to bagged the Best Actor award in the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. He has remarkable role in the dramas Personal Taste (2010), City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013), Legend of the Blue Sea (2016). His last drama The King: Eternal Monarch aired in 2020. Meanwhile, he is set to star in the drama Pachinko which is scheduled to premier this year on Apple TV+.
Cha Eun Woo – 26m followers – @eunwo.o_c
Cha Eun Woo is the second most followed Korean actor on Instagram having 26 million followers. This 24 year old actor is also a member of the boy group ASTRO. He starred in the dramas Hit the Top (2017), Gangnam Beauty (2018), Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (2019), True Beauty(2020-2021). He has an upcoming drama entitled Island which is scheduled to air this year on OCN. It is a story about 3 people fighting with evil which is trying to destruct the world.
Chanyeol – 23.5m followers – @real__pcy
Chanyeol bagged the 3rd place of the most followed Korean actor on Instagram with 23.5 million followers. This 29 year old is a member of the boy group EXO. His career as an actor started in 2008 where he starred in the drama High Kick. He also starred in the dramas To the Beautiful You(2012), Royal Villa(2013), Exo Next Door(2015), Missing 9(2017), Memories of the Alhambra and Secret Queen Makers(2018).
Lee Jong Suk – 21.4m followers – @jongsuk0206
Lee Jong Suk is the fourth in the list of most followed Korean actors. He garnered 21.4 million followers on Instagram. This 32 years old actor started acting in 2005 with the film Sympathy as Lee Han Sol.His breakout role was in the drama School 2013 (2012). He became popular with his role in the dramas I Can Hear Your Voice (2013), Doctor Stranger (2014), Pinocchio (2014), W (2016), While You Were Sleeping (2017), and Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019). Meanwhile, he has an upcoming drama this year which is entitled Big Mouse that is scheduled to premier in the first half of 2022.
Park Seo Joon – 20.6m followers – @bn_sj2013
Park Seo Joon secures the 5th spot in the most followed Korean actors on Instagram. This 33 year old actor is known for his roles in the dramas Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), She Was Pretty (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016–2017), Fight for My Way (2017), What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), and Itaewon Class (2020). He has an upcoming drama this year which is entitled K Project along with Han So Hee and Wi Ha Joon.
Ji Chang Wook – 18.6m followers – @jichangwook
Ji Chang Wook got the 6th place of the most followed Korean actors on Instagram having 18.6 million followers. Ji Chang Wook became extremely popular with his role in the drama Smile Again(2010-2011) playing the role of Dong Hae. He was also known for his roles in the dramas Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011), Empress Ki (2013–2014), Healer (2014–2015), The K2 (2016), Suspicious Partner (2017), Melting Me Softly (2019), Backstreet Rookie (2020), and Lovestruck in the City (2020). He is confirmed as one of the casts in the upcoming drama If You Say Your Wish which is scheduled to premier this year.
Nam Joo Hyuk – 16.5m followers – @skawngur
Nam Joo Hyuk seals the 7th place of the most followed Korean actors having 16.5 million followers on Instagram. This 27 year old actor starred in the dramas Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016), Moon Lovers (2016), The Bride of Habaek (2017), The Light in Your Eyes (2019), The School Nurse Files (2020), and Start Up (2020). This 2022 he is set to star in the upcoming drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One which is scheduled to premier on February 12, 2022 and will air every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST). He will play the role of Baek Yi Jin, who is the eldest son of a family that was destroyed by the IMF and eventually work as a reporter after living difficult life.
BIGBANG’s T.O.P – 13.1m followers – @choi_seung_hyun_tttop
T.O.P is at the 8th list of the most followed Korean actors on Instagram. Apart from being a BIGBANG member, this 34 year old also do acting and starred in dramas I Am Sam (2017), Iris (2009), Haru(2010) and Secret Message (2015).He made his film debut with 71: Into the Fire (2010), for which he received love and bagged multiple awards including Best New Actor at the 2010 Blue Dragon Film Awards and the 2011 Baeksang Arts Awards.
Lee Dong Wook by his agency – 13m followers – @leedongwook_official
Lee Dong Wook got the 9th spot in the most followed Korean actors on Instagram with 13m followers. He is known for his roles in the dramas My Girl (2005), Scent of a Woman (2011), The Fugitive of Joseon , Hotel King (2014), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), Life (2018), Touch Your Heart (2019), Hell Is Other People (2019) and Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020). Meanwhile, his drama Bad and Crazy is currently airing every Friday and Saturday at 22:40 KST. It premiered on December 17, 2021. He plays the role of Ryu Soo Yeol/In Jae Hui, a corrupt police detective who turned into a person who fights for justice. He is competent at his job, but he also has questionable ethics.
Kim Soo Hyun – 12.9m followers – @soohyun_k216
Kim Soo Hyun completes the list of the top 10 most followed Korean actors on Instagram having 12.9 million followers. He rose to fame with his role in the drama My Love from the Star (2013–2014)and The Producers(2015) in where he won 3 Daesang. He returned to acting in 2020 after his military service in the drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay and One Ordinary Day (2021).