Jung Ho Yeon, a model-turned actress who starred in the Netflix original series ‘Squid Game’ as Kang Sae Byeok, has proven explosive global popularity on SNS.
She hit 12.7 million Instagram followers on October 3rd, surpassing Song Hye Kyo, who has about 12 million. As a result, she became the second most followed Korean actress on Instagram. As of the 3rd, Lee Sung Kyung, who has about 12.95 million followers on Instagram, holds the 1st place among Korean actresses with the most followers on this platform.
However, after ‘Squid Game‘ became a hit, Jung Ho Yeon is seeing a significant increase in popularity when the number of followers on her Instagram, went from only about 400,000 prior to Squid Game, to 12 million in just two weeks. It is expected that she will soon become the most-followed Korean actress on Instagram.
Jung Ho Yeon has left a strong impression on viewers all over the world with her role as a North Korean defector in ‘Squid Game’. She successfully portrays the character from the emotions to the hand-to-hand combats, giving off an attractive presence alongside Lee Jung Jae and Park Hae Soo. She is also publicly dating actor Lee Dong Hwi.