K-drama stars Park Shin Hye, Lee Min Ho top popularity polls in US

Park Shin Hye (left) and Lee Min Ho starring in The Inheritors.
Park Shin Hye (left) and Lee Min Ho starring in The Inheritors. PHOTO: ONE

SEOUL (Korea Herald/Asia News Network) - Park Shin Hye and Lee Min Ho are the South Korean actors most favoured by fans of the Korean Wave in the United States.

Some 4,700 fans surveyed by the state-owned Korea Creative Content Agency picked Park as their favourite actress, her agency Salt Entertainment said on Monday (March 6). She is the star of K-dramas like The Heirs (2013), Pinocchio (2014) and Doctors (2016).

Following Park on the list of actresses were Kong Hyo Jin (The Master's Sun, 2013) and IU (Scarlet Heart, 2016). Lee (Park's Heirs co-star) topped the list of actors, followed by Lee Joon Gi (IU's Scarlet Heart co-star) and Lee Jong Suk (Park's Pinocchio co-star).

Lee Joon Gi is in the Hollywood film Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.