Instagram is a massive platform with about 1 billion monthly active users and is extremely popular all around the world. It is the second most used app in the world. No doubt they are considered as the most famous Koeran Actors. Here is the list of 20 most followed Korean celebrities on instagram.
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20 Most Followed Korean Actors On Instagram In 2022
20. Kim So Hyun (12M)
- Instagram Followers: 12 Million
- Instagram ID: @wow_kimsohyun
- Debut Drama: Que Sera Sera (2007) as young Han Eun-Soo
Kim So Hyun has been nicknamed the “Nation’s Little Sister,” the “Queen of Child Actresses,” the “Goddess of Historical Drama,” and the “Sageuk Goddess” by the Korean media after starring and appearing in numerous acclaimed historical period dramas throughout her career and having gained experience working as an actress from childhood to the present day. She has established herself as a Hallyu superstar.
With 7.1 million followers, she was named the ‘2018 Most Grown Instagram Account.’ At the age of 21, Kim joined actor Lee Min-ho as the youngest South Korean actress with more than 10 million social media followers. Currently, she has 12 million followers
19. Hwang In-Youp (12M)
- Instagram Followers: 12.9 Million
- Instagram ID: @hi_high_hiy
- Debut Drama: Why
Hwang In-youp started out in the modelling industry before making his big-screen debut in the web series Why (2018). Hwang gained international acclaim for his performance in the TVN romantic comedy True Beauty, which aired from 2020–to 21. He’s also recognised for his parts in the TV shows The Tale of Nokdu and 18 Again.
Hwang has been cast in the SBS drama Why Her, which is set to premiere in the first half of 2022. It’s his first lead role on a network television show. Currently, he has 12.9 million followers on his insta account
18. Song Hye Kyo (12M)
- Instagram Followers: 12.8 Million
- Instagram ID: @kyo1122
- Debut Drama: First Love
She rose to stardom in Korea and around Asia after the release of Autumn in My Heart in 2000. The romantic melodrama series was a rating triumph, establishing a trend in Korean melodramatic series and creating a trend known as the “Korean Wave,” which led to Song’s breakthrough as a Hallyu star.
Song Hye-Kyo was placed 7th on Forbes’ Korea Power Celebrity list in 2017 and 6th in 2018. She is a member of “The Troika,” which includes Kim Tae-hee and Jun Ji-Hyun, and is referred to as “Tae-Hye-Ji” as a group. Song became a prominent Hallyu celebrity because of the international success of her television series.
17. Lim Yoona (13M)
- Instagram Followers: 13.2 Million
- Instagram ID: @yoona__lim
- Debut Drama: Two Outs in the Ninth Inning
Lim Yoona has been praised as a top idol-actor and a notable South Korean celebrity as a member of the Girls’ Generation and a successful actress. Yoona’s music and acting talents have led to her supporting nearly 40 brands worldwide, including long-time collaborator Innisfree, with ten in 2019 alone. Yoona has been nicknamed the “CF Queen” for her work as a spokesperson for numerous companies and has been in several television commercial films.
She was named one of Asia’s “30 under 30” most important personalities in the entertainment and sports categories by Forbes magazine in 2016. Currently, she has13.2 million followers on her Instagram handle.
16. Kim Soo Hyun (13M)
- Instagram Followers: 13.3 Million
- Instagram ID: @soohyun_k216
- Debut Drama: Kimchi Cheese Smile
He has received four Baeksang Arts Awards, two Grand Bell Awards, and one Blue Dragon Film Award, making him one of South Korea’s highest-paid performers. He was on Forbes Korea’s Power Celebrity 40 list from 2012 through 2016 and again in 2021. In 2014, he was named Gallup Korea’s Television Actor of the Year, and in 2016, Forbes included him on their 30 Under 30 Asia list.
With the fantasy rom-com My Love from the Star (2013–14) and the variety drama The Producers, Kim Soo Hyun established himself as a major Hallyu star.
15. Park Shin Hye (13M)
- Instagram Followers: 13.4 Million
- Instagram ID: @ssinz7
- Debut Drama: Stairway to Heaven
She rose to prominence after acting in the television dramas Stairway to Heaven (2003) and Tree of Heaven, as well as the film Miracle in Cell No. 7, which is one of Korea’s highest-grossing films of all time. She is regarded as one of the most prolific actresses of her generation, Park Shin Hye’s roles in the television series You’re Beautiful, The Heirs, Pinocchio, Doctors, Memories of the Alhambra and Alive and Sisyphus: The Myth earned her more popularity.
In 2015, Park was placed 33rd on Forbes Korea’s Power Celebrity list, 12th in 2017, and 40th in 2021. Currently, she has 13.4 million followers on her Insta account.
14. Song Kang (13M)
- Instagram Followers: 13.6 Million
- Instagram ID: @songkang_b
- Debut Drama: The Liar and His Lover (2017)
Love Alarm, Sweet Home, Navillera, Nevertheless (2021), and Forecasting Love and Weather are some of his major starring performances in television programmes. Because most of his series are aired on Netflix, he is known as the “Son of Netflix.” He got his first major role in the Netflix series ‘Love Alarm’ through auditions out of 900 people.
Song Kang has been in supporting roles since 2017, until he was cast in “Love Alarm” in 2019. At the 12th SBS Entertainment Awards in 2018, he was nominated for the Male Rookie Award for his role in ‘Love Alarm’. He has over 13.6 million followers on his official Instagram account.
13. Lee Dong Wook (14M)
- Instagram Followers: 14.1 Million
- Instagram ID: @leedongwook_official
- Debut Drama: 1 Episode MBC Drama
Actor, host, model, and performer, to name a few. In the television dramas My Girl, Scent of a Woman, The Fugitive of Joseon, Hotel King, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Life , Touch Your Heart, Hell Is Other People, Tale of the Nine Tailed, and Bad and Crazy, he played the titular character. He’s also renowned for hosting the conversation show Strong Heart from 2012 to 2013, the boy group survival reality show Produce X 101 from 2019 and his own American-style talk show Wook Talk.
On his official instagram accoutnt he posts pictures of his everyday life and teasers of his upcoming works.
12. Bae Suzy (17M)
- Instagram Followers: 17.4 Million
- Instagram ID: @skuukzky
- Debut Drama: Dream High
As a singer, actress, and model, she has a diverse range of talents. She made her acting debut in the 2011 television series Dream High, and has since been in Gu Family Book, Uncontrollably Fond, While You Were Sleeping, Vagabond, and Start-Up.
In South Korea she has been named “The Nation’s First Love” since her blockbuster film debut. Bae was nicknamed “Human Dior” in 2020 when fans observed she was consistently wearing and supporting the brand. She is the first female Korean star to be sculpted in wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Hong Kong.
11. Nam Joo Hyuk (18M)
- Instagram Followers: 18 Million
- Instagram ID: @skawngur
- Debut Drama: The Idle Mermaid
He rose to prominence after appearing in the television series Who Are You: School 2015, and has since starred in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, The Bride of Habaek, The Light in Your Eyes, The School Nurse Files (2020), Start Up, and Twenty-Five Twenty-One.
Because to his outstanding acting and modelling career, Nam Joo Hyuk was listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2021. After his role in Twenty-Five Twenty One, his Instagram followers has grown from 17.5M to 18M. He added 5lakh followers in a very short time.
10. Ji Chang Wook (19M)
- Instagram Followers: 19.2 Million
- Instagram ID: @jichangwook
- Debut Drama: You Stole My Heart
Ji Chang-wook acting career began in musical theatre, and he made his screen debut in the 2006 film “Days…” Since then, he has appeared in a number of well-known films and dramas, including “Smile, Dong Hae”, “Warrior Baek Dong Soo”, “Empress Ki”, “Healer” , “The K2” , and “Suspicious Partner”, as well as the Chinese drama “Whirlwind Girl 2.”.
Ji Chang Wook has also appeared in a number of popular musicians’ music videos and contributed songs to the soundtracks of several of his dramas.
09. Park Seo Joon (21M)
- Instagram Followers: 21.4 Million
- Instagram ID: @bn_sj2013
- Debut Drama: Dream High Season 2
Park Seo Joon debuted as an actor in a music video for Bang Yong Guk’s track “I Remember” in 2011. Many South Koreans are familiar with Park Seo Joon’s name. Park Seo Joon has amassed a sizable fan base in his own country and has also attracted the attention of international audiences in a number of high-profile roles. His drama ‘What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim’ is most loved by the fans.
He currently has 21.4 million followers on his official instagram account.
08. Lee Jong Suk (22M)
- Instagram Followers: 22.2 Million
- Instagram ID: @jongsuk0206
- Debut Drama: Princess Prosecutor
Lee Jong-Suk began his career as a runway model in 2005 and went on to become the youngest person to participate in Seoul Fashion Week, is now one of the most well-known Hallyu performers. If Jong-angsty suk’s performances in Pinocchio, I Can Hear Your Voice, and W wowed the audience, he has also enchanted his fans as the die-hard romantic in productions like Romance Is A Bonus Book.
Due to Lee Jong’s success in China, a wax figure of him was placed on display at Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong.Lee confirmed his return to tvN drama Big Mouse with Im Yoon-ah, three years after his military discharge. It will be broadcast in 2022.
07. Sehun (22M)
- Instagram Followers: 22.9 Million
- Instagram ID: @oohsehun
- Debut Drama: To The Beautiful You
Sehun is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, model, dancer, and actor who has won numerous awards. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, on April 12, 1994, and debuted in the entertainment industry in 2012 as a member of the EXO K-pop idol group. He debuted as an actor in 2016 and has since acted in a number of films and television dramas, including “Dokgo Rewind” and “Now, We Are Breaking Up” (2021).
06. Jung Ho Yeon (23M)
- Instagram Followers: 23.8 Million
- Instagram ID: @hoooooyeony
- Debut Drama: Squid Game (2021)
She began her modelling career as a freelance model in 2010, spending two years walking in Seoul Fashion Week events. In 2013, she competed in the fourth season of Korea’s Next Top Model, finishing in second place.
Jung secured a contract as an actor with Saram Entertainment in 2020.
She made her television debut in 2021, appearing as North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok in the Netflix series Squid Game, which garnered her worldwide exposure and critical acclaim as the show’s breakthrough star.
05. IU (25M)
- Instagram Followers: 25.8 Million
- Instagram ID: @dlwlrma
- Debut Drama: Dream High
Lee Ji-eun better known by her stage as IU, is a South Korean singer, soloist, and actress who is signed to EDAM Entertainment (previously Kakao M). Her most well-known parts have been in well-known Korean dramas.
IU made her debut with her mini-album Lost and Found on September 18, 2008, when she was fifteen years old. When the main track from her mini album Real, Good Day, was released in 2010, she gained instant success and became one of the most well-known idols, particularly in Korea.
04. Cha Eun Woo (27M)
- Instagram Followers: 27.6 Million
- Instagram ID: @eunwo.o_c
- Debut Drama: My Brilliant Life
Cha Eun Woo has established himself as a popular Korean celebrity known for his diverse talents in the fields of kpop and kdrama. You might be shocked to find that Cha Eun Woo’s real name is Lee Dong Min, and that he was born on March 30, 1997. He decided to take on the moniker of his character full-time after gaining a lot of attention for his performance in the 2015 web series “To Be Continued.”
He now has one of the most prominent profiles in the Korean entertainment industry. In 2018, Cha Eun Woo was voted GQ Korea’s ‘Man of the Year,’ and he has also served as a global ambassador for businesses like as Burberry, LizK, TikTok, and others.
03. Lee Min Ho (29M)
- Instagram Followers: 29 Million
- Instagram ID: @actorleeminho
- Debut Drama: Secret Campus (2003)
He is arguably one of South Korea’s most well-known actors today. Despite his youth, this young actor has already established himself as a global celebrity. His name will make female fans all around the world flutter, not just in South Korea, but also in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and even America.
Lee Min Ho was voted the “Asian Male God” in an online survey conducted by a Chinese entertainment magazine. Fans of the Korean Wave in the United States voted Lee the “Most Favored Korean Actor.”In 2022, he appears in the Apple TV+ series Pachinko.
02. Kim Taehyung (39M)
- Instagram Followers: 39 Million
- Instagram ID: @thv
- Debut Drama: Hwarang, The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)
V or Kim Taehyung is also known as TaeTae and is one of the most popular Bangtan Boys members. V is a huge fashion symbol all over the world, in addition to his diverse voice range.
Taehyung’s desire to learn the saxophone led to him enrolling in Big Hit Entertainment’s saxophone programme after clearing his audition. V is a major art fan who enjoys visiting museums whenever he can, despite being from a farming family.
01. Jisoo (58M)
- Instagram Followers: 58.9 Million
- Instagram ID: @sooyaaa__
- Debut Drama: Snowdrop (2022)
Jisoo, alias Kim Ji Soo, is one of BLACKPINK’s oldest members, having been one of the first to be chosen for the girl group. Jisoo can also play the drums. She’s also one of the few celebrities who never cries in front of the camera, even when her bandmates are around. The amazing young lady not only hits the high notes, but she also co-writes songs for her band, the most current of which is titled ‘Lovesick Girls.’
Jisoo wants to be an actress, while her comrades are pursuing solo careers in music. Her role as the lead actress in a future drama series has been announced. This stunning woman is also pursuing her fashionista aspirations by becoming the face of a high-end fashion house.
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