IU, Kim Yuna, and Gong Yoo Top the 2020 Advertising Association Poll of South Korean Consumers Favorite CF Models

The year end is also a good time to look back and see which stars really connected with consumers, as in South Korea actors, singers, sports stars, and even variety show hosts all make even better living endorsing products. The 2020 Year End Poll conducted by the Advertising Association found that perennial CF darling IU remains the favorite among the broadest swatch of consumers in various age groups, followed by retired skater Kim Yuna in second, and then third place goes to actor Gong Yoo. The following then come in fourth through tenth spots: Park Bo Gum, Yoo Jae Suk, Jeon Ji Hyun, singer Lim Young Woong, Suzy, BTS, and tied for 10th is Kim Hye Soo and Park Seo Joon. I find the breakdowns of which age group and gender liked whom even more interesting so check it out below.

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Korean Government Poll of Overseas Hallyu Viewers Puts Lee Min Ho, BTS, Mr. Sunshine, and Train to Busan Top of Respective Categories

Consider me surprised and impressed that a poll conducted recently landed an actor currently in military service on the top of the list. South Korean government recently polled 16 overseas country viewers interested in Hallyu on their favorites in the … Continue reading

Asia Artist Awards 2018 Delivers True Popularity Contest Winners and Typical K-fashion Styles

The Asia Artist Awards are the true purveyors of a popularity contest and if it wasn’t for actors and actresses getting random awards along with the idol and pop stars I’d probably not cover it. This year the highlight was … Continue reading

Running Man Releases Upcoming Guest List of Gong Yoo, BTS, TWICE, Suzy, and Song-Song Couple on 1st Day of April

Congrats to the casting director for long running variety show Running Man for earning a lifetime bonus and bragging rights by signing up what is the most incredible list of guests. The production team poster on April 1st today the … Continue reading