Lee Ki Kwang and Shin Se Kyung Chosen As Stars that People Want to Gift Pepero


BEAST’s member Lee Ki Kwang and actress Shin Se Kyung were chosen as the number one celebrities that people would like to present with pepero. Falling on November 11 every year, Pepero Day is an informal observance celebrated in Korea, which is named after the Korean snack, Pepero. On this day, young people (mostly couples) exchange boxes of Pepero. 

On a recent online survery, in the male category of “The Star I Want To Gift Pepero,” Lee Ki Kwang took the number one spot with 32.5% of the votes. 

Although Lee Ki Kwang’s original occupation is a singer, he is also active as an actor and an emcee for variety shows and music programs. For this reason, he is called an “all-around entertainer.” Last but not least, his cute appearance along with his muscular, fit body is highly popular among the female audience. 

The very close runner up is Lee Seung Gi, with 28.7% of the votes. Song Joong Ki, who is currently showing off his soft charisma in the drama, “Tree With Deep Roots,” came in third place with 19.4% of votes.

Meanwhile, actor Yoo Seung Ho took fourth place (14.3%) while Two Month’s member, Do Dae Yoon took fifth place (4.9%)

The female category was also a close competition. Shin Se Kyung, who is currently rising in popularity due to her role in “Tree With Deep Roots,” took the number one spot with 31.9% of votes. SNSD’s YoonA is the runner-up with 24.5% of votes.

Ranking third is Soo Ae (22.5%), followed by 4minute’s HyunA (13.2%) and ranking fifth place is Shin Min Ah (7.7%). 

Which celebrities would you like to present a Pepero?