It"s common for Korean celebrities to have millions of followers on their SNS accounts, because that"s how popular they are nationwide and worldwide. But which celebrity is the most popular of them all on Instagram?
On June 11, Instagram released a report titled "The influence of the Nation"s Stars on Instagram" from data collected from the span of a year, from May 25 of last year until last month.
In the category of having the most amount of comments and "likes", EXO"s Chanyeol came in first with a whopping total of 97 million comments and "likes", or rather, "hearts"! It"s probably no surprise considering how regularly he keeps his fans updated with cute and entertaining posts.
After Chanyeol, the celebrities with the most comments and "likes" are EXO"s maknae Sehun, Big Bang"s G-Dragon, Super Junior"s Heechul and 4minute"s HyunA.
Although Chanyeol has the most number of comments and likes, the celebrity with the most number of followers happens to be someone else! It"s G-Dragon with 4.5 million (now 4.6 million) followers!
With the cut off being this past May, the celebrities with the most number of followers after G-Dragon are Girls" Generation"s Taeyeon and EXO"s Chanyeol with 4.1 million, Sehun followed after with 3.8 million (now 3.9 million), then Baekhyun with 3.5 million (now 3.6 million), and Tao with 3.3 million followers.
In terms of who gained the most amount of followers within the shortest amount of time, Big Bang"s T.O.P came out on top. He only joined Instagram last month but he already has 1.5 million followers!
We know that many of the comments and likes on Korean celebrities" Instagram posts also come from outside of Korea. And the country with the most number of users following Korean celebrities on Instagram was Indonesia! Other countries that made it to the top included Thailand, U.S., Brazil, and Germany.
Which Korean celebrities are you following on Instagram?
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