Kim Seon-ho, Shin Min-a, Lee Jung-jae top poll on Korean TV stars who shined in 2021

Published December 15, 2021, 11:49 AM

by Jonathan Hicap

“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” stars Kim Seon-ho and Shin Min-a, and “Squid Game” lead Lee Jung-jae have been chosen as the Korean TV actors who shined in 2021.

Gallup Korea released its year-end poll on the Person of the Year in each field including entertainment and sports.

The Korean TV actors who shined in 2021 are (clockwise from top left) Kim Seon-ho, Shin Min-a, Lee Jung-jae, Jun Ji-hyun, Song Hye-kyo, Kim So-yeon, Lee Hanee, Jo Jung-suk, Namkoong Min, Youn Yuh-jung and Song Joong-ki (Instagram, tvN, Netflix, iQiyi, SBS, Twitter, Plan B, A24)

For the Korean TV actors who shined in 2021 poll, Gallup Korea conducted a survey from Nov. 5 to 28 among 1,700 respondents aged 13 and above nationwide (except Jeju Island).

Kim Seon-ho was chosen as the No. 1 Korean TV actor who shined in 2021, garnering 7.8 percent.

Gallup Korea noted that Kim Seon-ho made his debut in the play “New Boeing Boeing” in 2009. His drama debut was in “Good Manager” in 2017. His popularity soared in 2020 through the drama “Start-Up.” His next project was “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” which premiered last August.

In the same poll in 2020, actress Kim Hee-ae, star of the hit drama “The World of the Married,” took first place with 9.4 percent.

Kim Seon-ho’s co-star, actress Shin Min-a, and “Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae tied for second place with 7.3 percent.

Popular actress Jun Ji-hyun of the dramas “Jirisan” and “Kingdom: Ashin of the North” grabbed fourth place with 5.5 percent.

“Now, We are Breaking Up” star Song Hye-kyo placed fifth with 5.2 percent.

Here are Gallup Korea’s Korean TV actors who shined in 2021:

1. Kim Seon-ho – “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” – 7.8%

2. Shin Min-a – “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” – 7.3%

Lee Jung-jae – “Squid Game” – 7.3%

4. Jun Ji-hyun – “Jirisan,” “Kingdom: Ashin of the North” – 5.5%

5. Song Hye-kyo – “Now, We are Breaking Up” – 5.2%

6. Kim So-yeon “The Penthouse” – 5%

7. Lee Hanee – “One the Woman” – 4.9%

Jo Jung-suk – “Hospital Playlist” – 4.9%

9. Namkoong Min – “The Veil” – 4.5%

10. Youn Yuh-jung – “Minari” – 4.1%

Song Joong-ki – “Vincenzo” – 4.1%

Gallup Korea’s poll on Korean TV actors who shined in 2020:

1. Kim Hee-ae – “The World of the Married” – 9.4%

2. Park Bogum – “Record of Youth” – 7.6%

3. Hyun Bin – “Crash Landing on You” – 6.5%

4. Park Seo-joon – “Itaewon Class” – 5.9%

5. Son Ye-jin – “Crash Landing on You” – 4.6%

6. Bae Suzy – “Start-up” – 4.3%

7. Jeon In-hwa – “Homemade Love Story” – 4.1%

8. Gong Yoo – “Goblin” – 3.2%

Cha Hwa-yeon – “Once Again” – 3.2%

10. Gong Hyo-jin – “When the Camellia Blooms” – 3%

 
CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP
 

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

["celebrities","entertainment","entertainment"]
[2887715,2999872,2999860,2999838,2999770,2999726,2999670]