Koreans Select Their Favorite Star of 2015

Gallup Korea ran a poll from October 29 to November 21 regarding this year’s best star. They polled 1,700 individuals over the age of 13.

With 14.4 percent of the votes, actress Hwang Jung Eum won first place.

Hwang Jung Eum debuted as a member of girl group Sugar in 2002 and left the group in 2004 to focus on acting. She has acted in a number of successful projects including “High Kick Through the Roof,” “Incarnation of Money,” and “Secret.” Furthermore, the actress cemented herself as a rom-com queen with “Kill Me, Heal Me” and “She Was Pretty” this year.

Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun tied in second place with 10.4 percent of the votes each.

In fourth place is Yoo Ah In with 9.4 percent of the votes. Following him is Park Seo Joon with 7.8 percent of the votes respectively. Next up is actress Jun In Hwa who appeared in “The Legendary Witch” and “My Daughter, Geum Sa Wol” this year. She received 7.6 percent of the votes for sixth place.

Next is Go Doo Shim who acted in “High Society” and “All About My Mom.” She tied with Kim Tae Hee for seventh place with both of them receiving 6 percent of the votes. Kim Tae Hee acted in popular drama “Yong Pal” this year. Eighth place went to her co-star Joo Won who received 4.8 percent of the votes.

Rounding out the poll is Ji Sung and Kim Hee Ae who both received 3.4 percent of the votes.

Do you agree with the results of the poll? Pick your favorite star below!

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