The Top Female Celebrity Endorsers
A list of female celebrities who have filmed the most CFs was recently compiled and here are the results:
First off the list is SNSD. They have not only taken over the music industry but the advertising industry as well. Counting group and solo CFs, they have filmed more than 13 commercials. Their fans range from 10 year olds to people who are in their 50s. As a result, they are one of the first choices when a company looks for an endorser. The girls’ influence on customers is really seen through their Vita500 Vitamin Drink CF as they successfully snagged the market with the fast increase in vitamin drink sales.
2. Lee Minjung
Ranked second on the list is actress Lee Minjung. Her CFs range from cosmetics, automobiles to real estate companies, totaling to more than 10 CFs in the recent years. A source from the CF industry said, “It’s very rare to see someone like Lee Minjung, who is suitable for different types of CFs. Currently, she is the most popular CF model amongst all the companies.”
3. Yuna Kim
Grabbing the number 3 spot is Kim Yuna with 10 CFs under her belt this year. Her smart image has made an impression on viewers while she breaking into the variety show scene. Some of her present endorsements include Samsung and Maeil milk.
4. Shin Mina
Shin Mina placed fourth with 7 CFs. Sources say that Shin Mina is not just charismatic but a fashion role model as well. Her CF shoot for Calvin Klein has been a hot topic in the CF industry. She is also known for having a naturally perfect body and not having any CF edited.
IU has been enjoying success in building her CF resume as she has filmed commercials for phones and chicken to name some, garnering her the number 5 spot. She’s not only successful as a singer, she has been gaining popularity as an actress. This has helped her in getting the attention of the CF industry.
6. Hwang Jungeum
Placing sixth is Hwang Jungeum. After filming “High Kick Through the Roof” in 2009, she has appeared in 7 CFs, promoting products such as credit cards, shoes, drinks and even the popular snack, ramyun. She is considered an artist who is capable of appearing in all types of CFs because of her outgoing personality.
7. Lee Nayoung
Thanks to the drama “The Fugitive: Plan B,” Lee Nayoung has done 6 CFs this year, putting her in seventh place in this list. Her popularity started with the coffee CFs she did as early as 2002. Sources say that her clear background and bright personality, with the coffee CFs, have left a great impression with the viewers.
Source: Korea JoongAng Daily