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Cha Eun Woo, Lee Min Ho, Hyun Bin, & Other Superstars, 2022’s Most-Searched Korean Actors

by Victoria Marian Belmis / May 03, 2022 10:45 AM EDT
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From a dashing soldier to a dreamy CEO, K-Drama and K-Movie fans have been busy trying to stay updated regarding their favorite Korean actors. How? By searching the aforementioned stars online.

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Just recently, Google Korea released its data on the most-searched Korean actors in the first half of 2022. A plethora of big names in K-Drama and K-Movies popped up, but in this article, we only tackled the actors who made the top 10.

Did your favorite Korean actor make the cut? Find out below!

#10 Park Bo Gum


Placing 10th on this list is "Record of Youth" star Park Bo Gum. The actor recently came back from the military and fans have dearly missed him. For Park Bo Gum's first appearance after his return, the star is confirmed to be an MC for the upcoming 58th Baeksang Arts Awards. 

READ: Upcoming Activity & Message To Fans: Park Bo Gum Has Finally Returned From The Military

#9 Lee Junho


The crown prince comfortably sits in the 9th palace. "The Red Sleeve Cuff" star Lee Junho has recently been getting more and more famous, evident by his rank in this list. Notably, Lee Junho is rumored to make his K-Drama return alongside SNSD's YoonA.

#8 Lee Jong Suk


Lee Jong Suk is finally making his return. The actor, who places 8th in the ranking, will make his official return this July with the romance K-Drama "Big Mouse." Furthermore, Lee Jong Suk is also rumored to be the lead in the upcoming adventure movie "Decibel."

#7 Nam Joo Hyuk


After charming viewers in "Twenty Five, Twenty One," fans went on to show love for Nam Joo Hyuk. The actor places 7th in the rankings.

#6 Ahn Hyo Seop


Ahn Hyo Sop melted the hearts of viewers as CEO Kang Tae Mu in "A Business Proposal." Not only did he beguile viewers with his suaveness, but his chemistry with Kim Sejeong was also another level, earning him the 6th spot in the rankings.

#5 Song Kang


Superstar Song Kang made his small-screen return with "Forecasting Love and Weather" and viewers fell in love with him all over again. The actor is rumored to reprise his role in the 2nd season of "Sweet Home." With this, Song Kang deservedly ranks 5th.

#4 Park Seo Joon


Sitting in 4th place is the "Rom-Com King" himself, Park Seo Joon. The actor is gearing up to bring his career to new heights as PSJ is confirmed to have a role in the upcoming movie "The Marvels." Furthermore, his upcoming movie with IU, entitled "Dream," is set to release soon.

#3 Cha Eun Woo


Taking home the bronze medal is ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo. Not only is he a K-Pop artist but a revered actor as well. The K-Pop idol turned actor is set to return with his action-horror K-Drama "Island" and K-Movie "Decibel" this 2022. 

#2 Lee Min Ho


The "Pachinko" star deservedly flaunts second place in this ranking. "The King" has built his career well as Lee Min Ho is currently among the top Korean actors in the industry who is active.

#1 Hyun Bin


The most-searched Korean actor in the first half of 2022 is Hyun Bin! After dominating as the lead role in "Crash Landing on You," the actor has gone on to propel himself to the level of a superstar.

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