If you’re to guess the #1 top celebrity in Korea, you’d probably think of megastars like Lee Hyori or Lee Byung Hun; both are incredibly sexy and majorly talented. But Forbes Korea recently conducted a survey and it’s been revealed that Korean Olympic figure skater Kim Yuna is currently the hottest celebrity in Korea!
But can this really come off as a surprise? This young skater went to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada and won a gold medal and set a new world record all at the sweet age of 19! “Queen Yuna,” as she has been nicknamed, is the top earning female athlete in the entire Olympics due to her endless line-up of endorsements and enormous popularity & appeal.
On the chart below you may recognize some of your favorite idols like SNSD, Big Bang and Rain. It’s an honor just to be in the same league as them but to best them all and be #1? That’s quite an amazing feat and such an amazing achievement is almost as great as the creation of the Internet, the discovery of pumpkin pie, and the birth of Walmart. Heck, this accomplishment may be greater than her world breaking record…okay, maybe not but you get the point.