Park Bo Gum and Song Joong Ki Take the 1 and 2 Spot on the Forbes 2017 Most Powerful Korean Celebrities List

It’s cake for both guys as best friends and red hot Korean actors Park Bo Gum and Song Joong Ki took the 1-2 spot, respectively, atop the 2017 Forbes Top 14 Power Celebrities list. Neither was on the 2016 at all so this is both a new honor and quite a feat to top the list in their first year. The rest of the top 5 is girl group TWICE in the 3rd spot, number 1 from 2016 EXO taking 4th this year, and boys group BTS rounding out in 5th position. This is a very fluid list from year to year, with last year’s 3rd place Hyeri and 4th place finisher SNSD not even making the top 40 this year. This year’s 6th to 10th place powerful celebs are Suzy, Song Hye Kyo, Kim Yoo Jung, Jo Jung Seok, and Oh Seung Hwan the baseball player. Check out the full top 40 list below. Continue reading