Lee Min Ho Causes Traffic Jams in Manila, Has Street Named After Him in Tokyo
With nearly 30 CF contracts domestically, actor Lee Min Ho is quickly earning the nickname “CF King.”
The word on the street is that companies that start off with one-year exclusive contracts with the actor end up extending the contract to two or three more years.
This is not to mention Lee Min Ho’s many endorsements abroad, where he has enjoyed overwhelming popularity since starring in hit dramas “Boys Over Flowers” and “Heirs.”
On February 24, Lee Min Ho demonstrated the full force of his popularity when he visited the Philippines for a fan meeting. Major media outlets covered his visit, which caused such traffic in downtown Manila that reporters joked, “Let’s make the day Lee Min Ho visits a national holiday.”
Last year in October, a horde of fans were waiting for Lee Min Ho when he landed at the airport for his Guangzhou fan meeting. There were so many fans that they were told that the star would only come out of the regular passageway if they cooperated by forming a human barricade and maintaining a safe distance.
Moreover, in May of last year, a poster of Lee Min Ho was hung up in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. There is even a street known as “Lee Min Ho Street” nearby Shin-Okubo station in Tokyo.
Meanwhile, according to the actor’s management agency Star House Entertainment, Lee Min Ho is currently shooting commercials while deciding on his next project.