April Variety Star Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

2018-03-31 17:58:04 2018-03-31 18:01:30

The Korean Business Research Institute has published this month’s brand reputation rankings for variety stars!

The rankings were determined through an analysis of the media coverage, participation, communication, and social indexes of 36 popular entertainers using data from March 2 to April 1.

Yoo Jae Suk rose to the top of this month’s list with a brand reputation index of 4,599,706, achieving an impressive 154.78 percent increase from his March score.

The comedian’s popular MBC variety program “Infinite Challenge” announced last month that it would be ending its 13-year run with a season finale on March 31. Accordingly, high-ranking phrases in his keyword analysis included “Infinite Challenge,” “ending,” and “MBC.” Yoo Jae Suk’s highest-ranking related terms also included “thank you,” “sincerity,” and “I feel regretful.”

Jun Hyun Moo, who claimed No. 1 on last month’s list, came in at a close second in this month’s rankings. He recorded a brand reputation index of 4,324,533 for April, marking a 18.94 percent decrease from his previous score.

Lee Sang Min, who was recently announced as one of the new MCs of MBC Every1’s variety show “Weekly Idol,” jumped up two spots to take third place with a brand reputation index of 2,379,709. His April score marked a 36.63 percent increase from March.

Kim Jong Kook rose to fourth place on the list with a brand reputation index of 2,031,335, while Park Na Rae rounded out the top five with a brand reputation index of 1,735,394.

Check out the top 20 below:

  1. Yoo Jae Suk
  2. Jun Hyun Moo
  3. Lee Sang Min
  4. Kim Jong Kook
  5. Park Na Rae
  6. Yang Se Hyung
  7. Lee Kwang Soo
  8. Jo Se Ho
  9. Kim Gura
  10. Lee Young Ja
  11. Kim Jong Min
  12. Park Myung Soo
  13. Kim Young Chul
  14. HaHa
  15. Jung Hyung Don
  16. Shin Dong Yup
  17. Jung Joon Ha
  18. Kim Sook
  19. Lee Kyung Kyu
  20. Kim Joon Ho

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