BTS Jungkook, BLACKPINK Jennie are the Most Loved K-Pop Idols in South Korea for the Past 3 Years

OWL News recently conducted a survey to determine which K-pop idols are the most loved for the past three years.

BTS Jungkook and BLACKPINK Jennie unsurprisingly topped the rankings. Here are the other most loved idols, completing the list.

BTS Jungkook, BLACKPINK Jennie, and More: These are the Most Loved K-Pop Idols in South Korea for the Past 3 Years
(Photo : BTS Twitter | Jennie Instagram)

BTS Jungkook is the Most Loved K-Pop Idol in South Korea for the Past Three Years

BTS's golden maknae Jungkook took home the first place spot with 70%!

Jungkook is known as one of South Korea's "Sold Out Kings," as items he is often seen with tend to sell out quickly. Some things he has caused to sell out include shoes, Downy fabric softener, the book "I Decided to Live as Me" by Kim Soo Hyun, which became best-sellers in South Korea and Japan, wines, and Hanbok. 

Jungkook
(Photo : BTS Twitter)

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The idol is also known for starting the "Modern Hanbok" craze in South Korea. Numerous celebrities started wearing such clothing after Jungkook was photographed wearing it, such as Park Joo Ho, Jang Do Yeon, Jun Hyun Moo, and More.

Jungkook
(Photo : BTS Twitter)

Jungkook was 2020's most-searched male K-pop idol on Google and on YouTube. On Tumblr, he topped the "Top K-Pop Stars" list for three years. In March 2021, Jungkook set a new record for the most real-time viewers in V Live history with his solo live stream. The number of viewers surpassed 22 million, breaking his previous record of 3.7 million viewers.

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BLACKPINK Jennie is the Most Loved K-Pop Idol in South Korea for the Past Three Years

Jennie is the highest-ranking female idol on the list, occupying the third-place spot with 66.5%.

Jennie
(Photo : Jennie Instagram)

Jennie has made headlines even during her debut days as the "Human Chanel." She has been spotted wearing the luxury brand numerous times and has confessed to loving the brand ever since she was young. She was invited to Chanel's "Mademoiselle Privé" exhibition before she was announced as "house ambassador," and soon their global brand ambassador.

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In 2019, Forbes acknowledged that Jennie has been gaining a new foothold in South Korea's beauty trends, which helped boost BLACKPINK to number one on the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity.

That same year, Jennie was named the most-searched female idol of the year on Google. She was then named the seventh most popular female idol in South Korea among soldiers partaking in their mandatory military service.

Jennie
(Photo : Jennie Instagram)

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These are the Top 20 Most Loved K-Pop Idols in South Korea for the Past 3 Years

1. BTS's Jungkook

2. ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo

3. BLACKPINK's Jennie

4. IU

5. BTS's V

6. BTS's Jimin

7. Kang Daniel

8. HyunA

9. SHINee's Taemin

10. SHINee's Minho

11. GOT7's Jackson

12. TWICE's Momo

13. EXO's Kai

14. Block B's Zico

15. Stray Kids' Felix

16. BTS's Suga

17. BTS's Jin

18. NCT/SuperM's Lucas

19. NCT's Jaemin

20. Super Junior's Heechul

Did your favorite idol make the top 20?

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Written by Alexa Lewis

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