[NEWS] 110411 Forbes Asia - Top Korean Celebrities List

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CREDIT: FORBES ASIA (SOURCE) ; 2ONEDAY.COM (REPOST)



Thanks Jackie for the tip ^^

The Forbes Asia issue was released, including a list of Korea's Top Celebrities, all in english. We already posted the full extensive list back in February, but it's nice to see this list spread across Asia (and in english for non-Koreans, non-kpop aware people to see)

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Korea's Top Celebrities
Forbes Korea, 03.31.11, 06:00 PM EDT
Forbes Asia Magazine dated April 11, 2011

Athletes and singers dominate this year.

This year's FORBES KOREA Power Celebrity List ranks Korea's top 40 stars using the following factors: the most-searched names on South Korea's Internet portals; the celebs' annual income and donations to charity; number of endorsements; mentions in Korean and international media; and the number of magazine cover appearances. We list the Top 20 below.

Full List~
1. Girls Generation - SINGERS
2. Park Ji-Sung - FOOTBALL PLAYER
3. Yuna Kim - FIGURE SKATER
4. Lee Seung-Gi - SINGER
5. 2PM - SINGERS
6. Yu Jae-Seok - TV PERSONALITY
7. Lee Chung-Yong - FOOTBALL PLAYER
8. 2AM - SINGERS
9. Choo Shin-Soo - BASEBALL PLAYER
10. Kang Ho-Dong - TV PERSONALITY
11. Lee Hyo-Ri - SINGER
12. Yoon Si-Yoon - ACTOR
13. Rain - SINGER
14. Park Chu-Young - FOOTBALL PLAYER
15. Mina Shin - ACTRESS
16. Super Junior - SINGER
17. Won Bin - ACTOR
18. Hwang Jung-Eum - ACTRESS
19. Kim Hye-Su - ACTRESS
20. Ko Hyeon-Jeong - ACTRESS


Descriptions of 2AM and 2PM~
5. 2PM - SINGERS
The 6-member boy band from JYP Entertainment is famous not only for its performance and catchy tunes but also for the band members' chiseled bodies. Recently members have been receiving much-wanted attention for their acting roles and reality show appearances.

8. 2AM - SINGERS
The 4-member boy band may not have bodies as chiseled as those of their 2PM boy band counterparts, but their harmonious melodies are as good at warming the hearts of fans across Asia. Leader Jo Kwon has been dominating the variety shows, showing fans that his wit matches his voice.