Lee Min Ho is a household name in the face of Korean entertainment industry. His charm and talents won the hearts of different fans across various parts of the world and age brackets too. No wonder that he has just a recently received a new award to add to the feather in his cap.
According to International Business Times, Lee became the no.1 choice in the list of well-loved Hallyu celebrities for the Chinese fans. In the Korea Brand Grand Prize 2015, he was named as “The Most Popular South Korean Actor.” The award-giving ceremony was initiated by Korea Consumer Forum in partnership of People’s Daily, a local newspaper outlet in China.
The said award was also given to Lee Jong Suk. The people behind the event selected the ten most loved Hallyu stars there in China by means of the online survey facilitated by People’s Daily. Under this category, Super Junior, Kim Soo Hyun, EXO, Lee Jong Suk, Yoo Jae Suk, Girls’ Generation, BIGBANG, Lee Kwang Soo, CNBLUE, and Lee Min Ho were chosen.
All the nominated stars expressed gratitude for the recognition. Meanwhile for Lee, he said this award is very significant for him since the winners are selected by consumers. He promised he will work further to positively represent Korea.
This is not the first time the “Gangnam Blues” actor was recognized in China. Just last Jun. 4, 2015, he was in the list of the 20 highest-grossing concert events last 2014 in a report from Kdramastars. Among the 20 performers in the list, only two are from Korea and they are EXO and Lee Min Ho. The report was presented by the Cultural Industry Reseach Center of China. Lee held the concert in Shanghai which was attended by 10,000 individuals and in Guangzhou which attracted 7,000 fans.
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