Article: Top 10 World Record-Holding Korean Celebrities

Guinness World Record, as the title suggests is the book of achievements that records both human and nature's extremes. The Guinness World Record has the record from the most bizarre achievement to the grandest achievement. Multiple celebrities all over the world hold Guinness World Records, in South Korean Entertainment too, celebrities are holding Guinness World Records. In this article, we have included ten such Korean stars with a Guinness World Record. Keep on reading this article, we are pretty sure you would be shocked by some of these names in this, you might even see your favorite Korean star on this list!

1. Lisa

Lisa is a member of the globally popular girl group, BLACKPINK. As we all know, Lisa debuted as a solo artist last year in September. Her music video, LALISA broke the record of the most viewed music video on YouTube by a solo K-pop artist in twenty-four hours. The MV garnered a total of 73.6 million views in twenty-four hours.


2. Moon Taeil

Moon Tae-il who is popularly known as Taeil is a member of the K-pop group, NCT, and its subunit. When the singer opened his account on Instagram, he broke the record of most-followed account in a record time, which was earlier held by Rupert Grint. Taeil got a seven-digit number of followers just within 1 hour and 45 minutes.


3. BTS

The group has quite a several titles in the Guinness World Records, for instance, BTS set a new record for the most engagement tweets for a music group.


4. Lee Hyori

Lee Hyori is a South Korean singer, actress, activist, and record producer. The multitalented artist has been given the nickname of Nation's fairy. The loved South Korean artist set a new record when she got the title of the most appeared person on the front page of the newspaper. She had appeared 891 times on the front page!


5. Kwanghee

Hwang Kwang-hee is a member of the K-pop group, ZE:A. He is also thriving in the entertainment industry as a TV personality, actor, and singer. The singer broke the record of wearing the most layered clothes. He broke the record as he wore 252 layers while the prior record was of wearing 247 layers.


6. Han Young

Han Young is a South Korean musical artist. Han Young has set a record for her body. She has the Guinness World Record for having the longest leg for a female Celebrity.


7. Kang Ho Dong

Kang Ho Dong is a popular television personality of the South Korean Entertainment industry. He is well known as someone from a wrestling background. Can't Ho Dong has the record of shaking hands continuously with people not exceeding 1 second.



TVXQ is now a two-member group however, initially the group had 5 members. Back then TVXQ had held the record of being the most photographed group in the Guinness World Records.


9. Shinhwa

Shinhwa is one of the longest-running K-pop groups. Shinhwa debuted in 1988 and is still active in the industry though they do take regular hiatus. Shinhwa holds the record in the Guinness World Book because of the same reason.


10. Rosé

Rosé was the second Blackpink member to release her solo single. Her single instantly held the record of charting at no. 1 on both on Billboard Global Excl. US Charts and the Global Billboard 200.