Song Jong Ki, Song Hye Kyo Lead Top Actor Brand Reputation Rankings for January 2023

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Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki dominate welcome the year by dominating Top Actor Brand Reputation Rankings for January 2023.

The news comes after The Korean Business Research Institute released a list of most top 50 popular Korean drama actors for the first month of the year.


The data is based on dramas aired from December 19, 2022, to January 19, 2023.

With this, the Descendants of the Sun stars once again reigned the monthly chart with their respective dramas.

Song Hye Kyo Leads Top Actor Brand Reputation Rankings for January 2023

For January 2023, Song Hye Kyo ranked first in Actor Brand Reputation Rankings with her comeback K-drama The Glory gaining huge popularity since it made its premiere.

In a report obtained by a media outlet, the Hallyu queen garnered a brand reputation index of 10,041,913

Interestingly her keyword analysis includes phrases like Netflix, school violence, and Lim Ji Yeon.

As for the top-ranking related terms for Song Hye Kyo are revenge, punishment, and breakthrough.

On the other hand, The Glory cast who also made it to the top 10 is Lim Ji Yeon at fourth, followed by Lee Do Hyun. Park Sung Hoon entered sixth place while Jung Ji So made it at eighth place.

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Interestingly, coming to the second spot is Song Hye Kyo’s ex-husband, Song Joong Ki.

Thanks to the continued popularity of his small screen return, Reborn Rich, the South Korean heartthrob remained among the top stars who were included in the Actor Brand Reputation Rankings.

Song Joong Ki’s brand reputation index scored 8,005,509.


Capping off the top 3 is rookie actress Go Yoon Jung who gained massive fame after landing the role of Naksu in Alchemy of Souls Season 2: Light and Shadow.

For her brand value, Go Yoon Jung garnered 7,605,799 points, making her in third place.

Top 50 Actor Brand Reputation Rankings for January 2023

For the complete rundown of the top 50 celebrities who made it to Actor Brand Reputation Rankings for January 2023, check out the full list below.

  1. Song Hye Kyo
  2. Song Joong Ki
  3. Go Yoon Jung
  4. Lim Ji Yeon
  5. Lee Do Hyun
  6. Park Sung Hoon
  7. Lee Sung Min
  8. Jung Ji So
  9. Lee Jae Wook
  10. Moon Ga Young
  11. Yoo Yeon Seok
  12. Kim Min Jae
  13. Shin Hyun Been
  14. GoSoo
  15. Hwang Min Hyun
  16. Park Ju Hyun
  17. Kim Hyun Joo
  18. Jeon Do Yeon
  1. Kim So Eun
  2. Kim RaeWon
  3. Moon Chae Won
  4. Jung Kyung Ho
  5. Lee Bo Young
  6. Lee Sun Kyun
  7. Keum Sae Rok
  8. Ha Ji Won
  9. Kang Ha Neul
  10. Kim Seung Soo
  11. Gong Seung Yeon
  12. Shin Seung Ho
  13. Seo Ji Hye
  14. Kim Woo Seok
  15. Son Na Eun
  16. Kim Young Dae
  17. Park Hee Soon
  18. Yeom Hye Ran
  19. Kwon Sang Woo
  20. Lee Ha Na
  21. Kwak Sun Young
  22. Park Ha Na
  23. Jung Ga Ram
  24. Huh Joon Ho
  25. Yoon Je Moon
  26. Go Doo Shim
  27. Jeon Hye Jin
  28. Son Ho Jun
  29. Jung Yoo Min
  30. Kang Yoo Seok
  1. Jung Yong Hwa
  2. Hong Soo Hyu

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