5. HoYeon Jung
In 2010, she started working as a freelance model. For the next two years, she walked in shows during Seoul Fashion Week. She tried out for the fourth season of Korea’s Next Top Model in 2013 and came in second. She became known for her “fiery” red hair after she walked the runway at New York Fashion Week for the first time outside of the United States. In 2016, she was the only person who could wear Louis Vuitton. In 2021, she became the brand’s global ambassador.
She started acting on TV in 2021. She played Kang Sae-byeok in the Netflix show Squid Game, which made her famous around the world and won her praise as the show’s breakout star. Right now in 2022, whether it is starring in a movie or promoting a brand she is definitely one of the most appealing faces and in entertainment to promote a brand.
K-Ci Williams of Vulture said of Jung in 2021 that she was “the world’s current “It” girl.” Jung passed Lee Sung-kyung and Song Hye-kyo to become the South Korean actress with the most Instagram followers in 2021. As of September 2022, she has almost 23 million followers on the platform.
She was named the Global House Ambassador for fashion, watches, and jewellery by Louis Vuitton in October 2021. In the same month, she joined Adidas Originals’ Adicolor campaign.