Jung Il Woo, who recently appeared on a popular variety talk show, ranked first place on Baidu as the most popular actor.
According to his agency, Forest, on May 21, Jung’s popularity rose dramatically after the appearance on Chun Chun Hyang Sang and ranked first place as the most popular actor on a Chinese portal site, Baidu on May 13.
Chun Chun Hyang Sang is a program regarding etiquette, and has the highest viewer ratings in China for the last two years.
In this broadcast, Jung appeared riding a red sports car amid cheers and yells from his fans. All the fans took out their smart phones and started to capture his every bit to see even the minuscule details of him.
For the fans, Jung acted a scene from a series, and fluttered women’s hearts by hugging few of the fans. He also sang Leslie Cheung’s “The Moon Represents My Heart” and SBS’s 49 Days’ soundtrack, “Scarecrow” and captivated the audience.
A publicist of the program revealed, “The reactions of the female guests were tremendous due to Jung Il Woo’s appearance. I truly understood why he is so popular in China from this opportunity.”