G-Dragon has been listed as No. 1 among Korean celebrities for having the most extensive social circle!
The August 22 episode of tvN’s “The List” ranked celebrities in order of most celebrity contacts. The show named Suzy, 2NE1’s Sandara Park and CL, and BLACKPINK’s Jennie as a few examples of G-Dragon’s extensive list of female friends.
G-Dragon also shares a connection with actress Kim Hee Sun, who is 10 years older than he is, and calls her affectionately “Grandma.” They were introduced by actress Park Han Byul. G-Dragon is also close with Uhm Jung Hwa, who is almost 20 years older than he is, after working on music together.
Park Shin Hye followed G-Dragon at No. 2 on the list. Through her dramas, her social circle includes Hallyu actors Jang Geun Suk, Lee Min Ho, Lee Jong Suk, and Kim Woo Bin, as well as CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa and FTISLAND’s Lee Hong Ki. Park Shin Hye also shares connections to Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Ha Neul as they are all alumni of the acting department at the same university. To top it all off, she has formed unexpected friendships with Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, INFINITE’s Sunggyu, and BEAST’s Yong Junhyung.
Ranked No. 3 on the list was actress Song Ji Hyo, who shares close friendships with her “Running Man” castmates and Super Junior’s Kim Heechul. She is also close to Hallyu stars Song Joong Ki and Jo In Sung and recently formed a connection to Taiwanese actor Chen Bolin through the Chinese version of “We Got Married.”
2NE1’s CL was ranked No. 4 on the list with her close friendships with the BIGBANG members as well as YG Entertainment actor Kang Dong Won. She also has connections to fashion designer Jeremy Scott, will.i.am, and Snoop Dogg.