Whether it is about being the most petite person on the earth or balancing the most significant number of ice-cream scoops on a cone, Guinness world record lists some of the mind-blowing descriptions of human accomplishments and the extremes of the world. Below is a list of ten Korean celebrities who broke a Guinness World Record.
BTS has 23 Guinness World Records titles across music and social media. They are the most outpouring group on Spotify and the most followed group on social media. They also have a record for the most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours by a K-pop group.
2. Hwang Kwanghee
Hwang Kwanghee, a South Korean singer, has a record of wearing the most layers of clothing. Made this record in the year 2011 of wearing 252 layers of clothes. He had to sit still in 30 degrees Celsius for four hours straight until he broke the record.
3. Lee Hyori
Having the record of appearing 891 times on the front page, Lee Hyori holds a Guinness world record. Her song "10 Minutes" helped her to gain popularity, after which she appeared the most on the front page of a newspaper.
4. Kang Daniel
Getting followers on Instagram is an all-time dream for any celebrity or influencer. Kang Daniel had made a record of reaching a million followers on Instagram in only 11 hours and 36 minutes after making his first post.
Shinhwa is a South Korean band. The six-member members of this Seoul-based band are Eric Mun, Lee Min-woo, Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin, and Andy Lee. Shinhwa means myth or legend, and the group gets tagged as a "legendary" K-pop idol band. This legendary band holds a record as well. SHINHWA has a record of being the longest-running group in the world. The group has been together for 21 years.
Having 7 Guinness World Records under his name, PSY's "Gangnam Style" became the most "liked" video in YouTube history in the year 2012. Later in September, it was announced as the most-watched K-pop video in YouTube history after exceeding the music video.
In December, the music video became the first video viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube. In 2014, it became the first video to reach more than two billion views on YouTube.
TVXQ that is Tong Vfang Xien Qi, is a South Korean male pop duo comprising U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin. With being photographed over 500 million times, TVXO became the most photographed group in 2009.
8. Kang Ho Dong
There are many ways to greet someone; one gesture is shaking hands. Did you ever think one would hold a world record for the longest time to shake hands? Maybe not, but we do have a winner here.
Kang Ho Dong has a record of shaking hands for six hours and 43 minutes with around 28,000 people. He shook hands for the longest time in a Guinness event.
9. Han Young
Han Young had her name in the Guinness World Records for having the longest legs. Her height is around 179 centimeters. Measured the length of her legs to be 112 centimeters.
10. Song Hae
Song Hae is a South Korean TV host and also a singer. He has been hosting the music show National Singing Contest since 1988. He has the record of holding the longest MC tenure in the world. He has been hosting the "National Singing Contest" for 37 years and running.