Article: Top 10 Most Searched Korean Celebrities In 2022

Hallyu is crazily making his path towards the different parts of the world after blockbuster hit dramas like ‘Squid Game’, ‘All Of Us Are Dead’, ‘Hellbound’, and the ongoing drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo continues to win the hearts of the people. Just like the dramas, Korean Celebrities continue to woo the viewers with their commendable acting skills, visuals, and polite behavior.

In this article, we will be talking about the top 10 most searched Korean Celebrities in 2022 and how their popularity is compelling the audience to consume Korean content at a fast-paced speed.

1. Hyun Bin

The Crash Landing on You actor tied the knot with Son Ye Jin in March 2022 and is one of the most lovable actors among Hallyu celebrities. The viewers are charmed by his screen presence and his Crash Landing On You Character Captain Mr.Ri is one of the most sought fictional characters in K-drama land.

Hyun Bin and his wife Son Ye Jin are expecting their first baby. Hyun Bin is also confirmed to make his comeback to the big screen with ‘Confidential Assignment 2’.

2. IU

IU aka Lee Ji-Eun, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer, and brilliant actress. From getting rejected by eleven agencies to getting the tag of ‘all-kill’ which means topping Korea’s most pertinent charts, IU continues to prove her popularity.

The performance of IU as Lee Ji Ah in My Mister K-Drama compelled the director of the 2022 K-Movie ‘Broker’ Koree-daa to cast in the movie. IU recently did an interview with the BTS member J-hope on IU’s Palette which was well appreciated and loved by the fans.

3. Lee Min Ho

The most famous Hallyu star Lee Min Ho recently made his drama comeback with the Korean-American drama ‘Pachinko’ in which he played the character of an antagonist Hansu, contrasting his previous characters. The viewers were overwhelmed with the actor’s performance in ‘Pachinko’. Pachinko is renewed for season 2.

Lee Min Ho is currently filming the ‘Ask the Stars’ drama with Gong Hyo Jin.

4. Son Ye Jin

The Korean actress Son Ye Jin is accepting her first child, after tying the knot with her co-star Hyun Bin in March 2022. The fans were elated at the news of both the reel life couple finally transforming into Real Life couple.

The actress has recently starred in the JTBC slice-of-life drama ‘Thirty-Nine’ which evoked an ample amount of love and emotions from viewers.

5. Kim Seon-Ho

Kim Seon Ho rose to fame after tVN drama ‘Start Up’ become a major hit because of the ‘Second Lead Syndrome he has given to viewers in 2020.

Kim Seon made his drama comeback as male lead with another slice-of-life, rom-com ‘Hometown Cha Cha Cha’ which comforted viewers at the worst of times. Soon, Kim Seon Ho become a husband material sensation when he was falsely accused by his ex of something which he never did. The fans were crying with Kim Seon Ho in his worst times and whenever he posts on Instagram, it creates emotional havoc among fans.

6. Kim Se-Jeong

Idol turned actress Kim Se-Jeong gained immense popularity after her recent drama ‘Business Proposal’ become a hit on Netflix.

She is one of the most loved actresses in the Korean Industry. She made her drama debut with the school series ‘School 2017’. She was cast in the action-packed fantasy drama ‘The Uncanny Counter’ which is ready for the second season.

She is currently starring in an ongoing drama ‘Today’s Webtoon’.

7. Park Seo Joon

Park Seo Joon is one of the most loved K-drama actors and he has been cast in several dramas such as ‘Fight For My Way, ‘What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim’, ‘Itaewon Class’, ‘Hwarang’ and many others. Fans are elated with the news of him making his Hollywood debut where he will be seen playing the character of Noh-Varr in the Marvels.

He’s currently spending some quality time with his Woong Squad friends in the JTBC reality show ‘In the Soop: Freindcation’.

8. Kim Tae Ri

After the drama ‘Twenty Five Twenty One’ become the most liked K-drama on Netlfix, people started to give due recognition to the brilliant actress Kim Tae Ri. Kim Tae Ri’s character Na Hee Do receive a lot of love and praise from the audience. She has been cast in movies like Handmaiden, and Space Sweepers, and her 2018 K-drama Mr.Sunshine received the highest rating while it was airing.

Kim Tae Ri also bagged the Best Actress Award at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards.

9. Song Kang

Song Kang has received the title of ‘Bad Boy’ after his latest drama Nevertheless. Song Kang received numerous praises for his dramas like Sweet Home and Navillera and was well loved by the fans. However, his latest drama Nevertheless become controversial because of the unexpected and mixed reviews.

The audience still converses about how Song Kang is such a talented actor that it can influence their mood.

10. Park Eun Bin

When the 2020 ENA drama ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ gained uncontrollable popularity, the actress Park Eun Bin’s fame doubled. She is now getting double the amounts for her modeling fee in advertisements and also her fees per episode have been increased twofold.

The fans are loving and appreciate how beautifully she is portraying ‘Young Woo’ who has autism and takes care of every small detail. The actress has now 1 million followers on Instagram.