Here are the 10 most popular K-drama and drama male stars on Google Korea in early 2022.
The first three months of 2022 have seen a bunch excellent productions on both large and small screens. Without a doubt, a product’s success increases the popularity of its cast members.
The following actors have proven their local appeal by ranking in the top ten most searched actors on Google Korea in the first quarter of this year.
Top 10: Park Bo Gum
Park Bo Gum joined the army in August 2020 and will be released at the end of the month.
Despite taking a one-and-a-half-year vacation from acting, Park Bo Gum continues to ignite the public’s curiosity in Korea. Every piece of information about Park Bo Gum becomes a hot issue.
Park Bo Gum‘s rank will almost certainly rise once he completes his military service and announces his return to the screen.
Top 9: Lee Junho
Lee Junho became one of the most talked-about actors in the latter two months of 2021, as well as the early months of 2022, thanks to the phenomenal success of “The Red Sleeve“.
Starting out as a part of 2PM, Junho surpassed expectations about idol performers by portraying King Lee San in “The Red Sleeve,” arguably his most famous performance to date.
Junho has also confirmed his role in an upcoming rom-com named “King The Land” opposite Yoona from Girls’ Generation.
Junho is predicted to grow in popularity during the rest of 2022, because to his charisma and talent.
Top 8: Lee Jong Suk
After finishing his military service, Lee Jong Suk has yet to make an official acting comeback, but his popularity shows no signs of waning.
Lee Jong Suk will return to viewers in July with the new drama “Big Mouth“, in which he will star alongside Yoona.
Lee Jong Suk‘s Google search ranking will surely rise in the second half of 2022, since Korean audiences have been anticipating his comeback drama for a long time.
Top 7: Nam Joo Hyuk
Because of his performance in the smash drama “Twenty Five, Twenty One,” Nam Joo Hyuk is easily one of the most talked-about performers in the first quarter of 2022.
Nam Joo Hyuk‘s name is featured in this ranking for stealing viewers’ hearts and being the center of several hot topics by playing an attractive, loving, and heart-fluttering first love character.
Top 6: Ahn Hyo Seop
When Ahn Hyo Seop featured as the male protagonist in “Business Proposal,” he swept numerous social media platforms by storm.
Ahn Hyo Seop‘s name was talked everywhere during the broadcast of “Business Proposal” because he played the gorgeous, rich, arrogant, and charismatic CEO Kang Tae Moo.
Top 5: Song Kang
Despite the fact that Forecasting Love and Weather was not a great hit among Korean dramas published in the first quarter of 2022, Song Kang managed to outrank both Ahn Hyo Seop and Nam Joo Hyuk on Google Korea’s most searched actors list.
Song Kang‘s popularity is unquestionable, despite mixed reviews for his acting in all of his films.
With his handsome appearance and captivating charm, Song Kang‘s appeal is irrefutable.
Top 4: Park Seo Joon
Park Seo Joon has become one of the most well-known actors in the Korean entertainment business as a result of his consistent output.
Park Seo Joon has no new dramas in 2021 or the early months of 2022, yet his fame has not decreased.
All we have to do now is wait for Park Seo Joon to return with fresh spectacular projects in the near future.
Top 3: Cha Eun Woo
Cha Eun Woo is not only strikingly attractive, but he is also a singer and actor.
That’s why his popularity soared. His reputation has grown even more recognized, especially with the box office triumph of “True Beauty” in early 2021.
The fact is that despite the absence of new works for over a year, Cha Eun Woo‘s name remains in the top three of Google Korea.
Top 2: Lee Min Ho
Perhaps there isn’t much more to say about “Hallyu King“ Lee Min Ho‘s influence.
He consistently ranks first in most popularity polls for Korean performers.
In 2022, he made his debut appearance in an antagonist role, “Pachinko,” for which he received critical acclaim from both the audience and industry professionals.
Top 1: Hyun Bin
Hyun Bin, who recently married Son Ye Jin in a fantasy wedding, is the most searched actor on Google Korea in the first quarter of 2022.
Despite not having appeared in any new acting project in the last three months, the lovely couple’s “Wedding of the Century” grabbed headlines and stirred up social media both in and outside of Korea, Hyun Bin outranked all of his juniors on this list.