The China AiMan Commercial Index is a popularity scale for celebrities in China. It calculates total social media mentions, fans’ activities, and general popularity. They have a subsection specifically for Korean celebrities that updates every week.

Here are the 20 Korean celebrities who are the most popular in China right now!

20. Suga (BTS) – 7,914 points

“Daechwita”‘s historical theme captivated many this year, so it’s no surprise the king made it to the list.

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| FILA

19. Jeno (NCT)- 8,023 points

NCT Dream has reached a great amount of popularity in China and Jeno’s talented dance landed him a place on this list.

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18. Haechan (NCT) – 8,560 points

Another NCT member, Haechan wowed fans with his appearance in “90’s Love”.

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| @NCTsmtown/Twitter

17. Seungri (BIGBANG) – 8,560 points

Perhaps his recent popularity isn’t the most positive, but this BIGBANG member has always captivated China and has had many brand deals with them.

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| The Straits Times

16. Lee Joon Gi – 9,365 points

His popularity truly boomed in China when his drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo premiered in 2016 and hasn’t stopped since. His new drama in 2020, Flower of Evil, captivated many.

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| Viki

15. Hyun Bin – 9,655 points

Hyun Bin was already a wildly successful actor, but his 2020 drama Crash Landing On You launched him into popularity with the younger generations.

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| South China Morning Post

14. Taeyong (NCT) – 9,888 points

As the leader of NCT, Taeyong certainly always gets the love he deserves.

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| @superm/Twitter

13. Lee Min Ho – 10,091 points

As one of the most popular Korean actors in the world, Lee Min Ho has made himself practically a household name in China. He made an explosive comeback from the military with his role in The King: Eternal Monarch.

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| Variety

12. Chanyeol (EXO) –  10,265 points 

With his endless talent and EXO’s amazing popularity in China, it’s no surprise that Chanyeol is high on the list!

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| Prada

11. Jennie (BLACKPINK) – 10,330 points

BLACKPINK has made their name known around the world, but Jennie in particular is currently ruling China.

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10. G-Dragon (BIGBANG) – 10,417 points

G-Dragon has always proven his popularity with his numerous brand deals and amazing solo career.

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| Billboard

9. Lee Dong Wook – 11,824 points

With his recent drama success, Tale of the Nine-Tailed, and his GQ Man of the Year win, it’s easy to see Dong Wook on this list.

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| Viki

8. Baekhyun (EXO) – 12,245 points

Baekhyun’s solo journey has been rocking the industry lately and China is no exception.

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| @weareoneEXO/Twitter

7. MINO (WINNER) – 13,101 points

MINO has been in quite a few variety shows lately and if there’s anything that China loves the most, it’s variety shows! His personality makes them especially fun to watch.

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| Kpop Wiki

6. Jungkook (BTS) – 13,130 points

With multiple “Sexiest Man Alive” wins, Jungkook always manages to stay on top of the social media charts despite not posting as often as his other members.

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5. Jimin (BTS) – 15,133 points

How could this cutie not be on the list? Jimin is always giving his fans pictures and updates on social media at any time.

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| @bts_twt/Twitter

4. Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO) – 19,442 points

Eunwoo has yet again been attacking hearts as his popular drama True Beauty premiered on December 9.

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| South China Morning Post

3. Kim Ki Duk – 21,389 points

With his recent passing just this Friday, social media has been filled with memories of this talented director and discussions about his works.

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| Hollywood Reporter

2. Jaemin (NCT) – 25,557 points

Jaemin’s beauty has constantly earned him many interactions every time he posts a selfie.

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1. V (BTS) – 41,423 points

V continues to be a social media king as his “Vcuts” constantly break the internet.

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