Koreans Vote On Which Singers They Think Are The Best At Acting
The Korean public has voiced their thoughts on the best singer-turned-actors!
Online survey company PMI recently conducted a survey asking, “Among all the singer-turned-actors, who do you think is the best at acting?” 2,400 respondents of both genders from the ages of 20-50 years old participated in the survey.
Im Siwan took the top place among male singers with 24.5 percent of the votes, while IU won first place for female singers with 21.7 percent of the votes.
Im Siwan is a member of ZE:A, and made his acting debut in 2012 through the drama “The Moon Embracing the Sun.” He now has a variety of productions under his belt including “Incomplete Life,” “The King Loves,” “The Attorney,” “The Merciless,” and more.
IU made her acting debut through the drama “Dream High” in 2011. She went on to star in “You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin,” “Producer,” and more. She is currently starring as the main lead Lee Ji An in tvN’s “My Ahjussi.”
Additionally, Lee Seung Gi and Apink’s Jung Eun Ji took second place with 18.4 percent and 14.3 percent of the votes, respectively.
Lee Seung Gi boasts an impressive career as both a singer and actor. He first debuted as a singer in 2004, and then started his acting career through the sitcom “Nonstop 5” in the same year. He has since gone on to star as the lead in 10 dramas and two movies.
Apink’s Jung Eun Ji starred as the main lead in “Reply 1997” in 2012, before going on to act in “That Winter, The Wind Blows,” “Untouchable,” and more.
Finally, Seo In Guk placed third for males with 12.1 percent of the votes, while Girl’s Day’s Hyeri came in third for females with 11.8 percent of the votes.
The winner of the first season of “Superstar K,” Seo In Guk has found success with his acting career after starring as the lead in the drama “Reply 1997” and then the movie “No Breathing.”
Hyeri made her acting debut through the drama “Tasty Life” in 2012, and gained great attention with her role in “Reply 1988” in 2016. She will be making her debut on the big screen later this year through the movie “Monstrum” (working title).
Who is your personal pick for the best singer-turned-actor?