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Who Are The Korean Celebrities & Idols Who Influence The Hallyu Wave The Most?

By Chaeil | September 26, 2017 06:02 PM EDT

K-Pop is filled with various talented artists, actors and other celebrities who serve as a shining beacon and representation of the Hallyu Wave. Recently, as a part of the '2017 Pop Culture Power People,' top producers, company holders and more have gathered to name and rank 30 of K-Pop's most influential people. Check them out in the list down below and see if you agree with these decisions and candidates. 

Top 30 Power People


1. Song Kang Ho (actor)

2. Wanna One (singer)

3. Son Suk Hee (journalist)

4. Na Young Suk (producer)

5. Kim Eun Sook (scriptwriter)

6. Lee Hyori (singer)

7. BTS (singer)

8. Gong Yoo (actor)

9. Bong Joon Ho (film director)

10. Baek Mi Kyung (scriptwriter)

11. Lee Soo Man (SM Entertainment Chairman)

12. Kang Ho Dong (entertainer)


13. Lee Sang Min (entertainer)

14. Yoo Si Min (writer)

15. Yang Hyun Suk (Head of YG Entertainment)

16. Kim Hee Sun (actress)

17. Yoo Jae Suk (entertainer)

18. Lee Soo Yeon (scriptwriter)

19. TWICE (singer)

20. Yoo Jung Hoon (Showbox CEO)

21. Shin Hyung Kwan (Head manager of CJ E&M Music Department)

22. Kim Sung Soo (Head manager of CJ E&M)

23. Kim Gu Ra (entertainer)

24. Ahn Joon Young (CJ E&M PD)

25. Moon Jae In (President of South Korea)

26. Kim Tae Ho (MBC PD)

27. Yoo Hae Jin (actor)

28. Park Seo Joon (actor)

29. IU (singer)

30 Seo Jang Hoon (entertainer)

Tagged :  K-Pop, idols, influence, 2017 Pop Culture Power People'

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