Choi Woo Shik And Kim Da Mi Named As Leading Drama Actors For January Brand Rankings

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Proving their astounding influence, versatile actors Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi took over the brand rankings for the month of January!

Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi definitely began the year with a bang by being the current sought-after drama personalities across South Korea.

According to the recent report published by the Korean Business Research Institute, Our Beloved Summer stars, Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi, have topped the brand reputation rankings for drama actors and actresses for the month of January. The said ranking is based on numerous factors including consumer participation, social media, communication, and community indices.

Notably, the institution was able to analyze 80,329,230 number of big data from 50 actors who appeared in dramas that aired from December 29 to January 28. This was 7.37% higher than the 74,816,041 big data extracted by the organization in December 2021.


Management Soop’s prized actor Choi Woo Shik demonstrated his global appeal and influence by accumulating a brand reputation index of 6,556,797. He specifically had a participation index of 1,973,100, media index of 1,312,930, communication index of 1,756,994, and community index of 1,513,773.

Among the high-ranking phrases in Choi Woo Shik’s keyword analysis include “Kim Da Mi,” “Choi Woong,” and “heart fluttering.” Meanwhile, the words “dating,” “kiss,” and “love” appeared in the list of his high-ranking terms.

Bagging the second place is none other than Woo Shik’s opposite and co-star in Our Beloved SummerKim Da Mi. She obtained a high brand reputation index this month, acquiring 5,337,173.

These data prove how immersive the two’s acting is becoming and how compelling and relatable their performance in their drama. It also proved how popular Our Beloved Summer is, not only in South Korea but also in other parts of the world.


Bagging the third and fourth place are Young Lady and Gentleman’s lead actor, Ji Hyun Woo, and Snowdrop’s Jung Hae In. Both of them acquired an impressive index, with Hyun Woo acquiring 4,523,681, and Hae In recording a total index of 4,306,112.

Showcasing their star quality, actors Lee Se Hee and Song Hye Kyo bagged the fifth and sixth place, while BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Noh Jung Ui, Kim Sung Cheol, and Im Si Wan ranked seventh to tenth, respectively.

Here are the other actors who conquered this month’s Top 30 list:

#11 Kim Nam Gil

#12 Jun So Min

#13 Jang Ki Yong

#14 Kwon Nara

#15 Lee Jin Wook

#16 Park Ha Na

#17 Song Yoon Ah

#18 Yoo Seung Ho

#19 Lee Joon

#20 Lee Dong Wook

#21 Kim Bum

#22 Cho Yi Hyun

#23 WEi’s Kim Yo Han

#24 Soo Ae

#25 Kim Joo Heon

#26 Go Ah Sung

#27 Song Ji Hyo

#28 Kim Young Chul

#29 Han Ji Eun

#30 Park Jin Joo

Source: Yeongnam

Photos from Cosmopolitan Korea