Becoming a soju model is one of the most coveted jobs for South Korean stars. Only the most beautiful and popular idols and actresses are selected to represent the nation’s favorite beverage. Now, respondents to a survey from Panel Now have ranked the top 9 stars who did the best job of advertising soju. See the list below—where did your favorite star rank?
#9. Hyeri (Girl’s Day)
Girl’s Day’s Hyeri ranked 9th on the survey with 1.7% of the votes.
Hyeri modeled for Bohae soju in 2016.
#8. Jo Boah
Actress Jo Boah ranked 8th on the survey with 2% of the votes.
Jo Boah modeled for Cool Cheongpung soju.
#7. Naeun (Apink)
Apink’s Naeun ranked 7th on the survey with 2.1% of the votes.
Naeun modeled for Joeun Day soju in 2017.
#6. Park Boyoung
Actress Park Boyoung ranked 6th on the survey with 3.9% of the votes.
Park Boyoung modeled for Joeun Day soju in 2016.
#5. Shin Minah
Model and actress Shin Minah ranked 5th on the survey with 8.2% of the votes.
Shin Minah modeled for Chumchurum soju for several years as well as J soju.
#4. Irene (Red Velvet)
Red Velvet’s Irene ranked 4th on the survey with 8.8% of the votes.
Irene modeled for Chamisul soju in 2019.
IU ranked 3rd on the survey with 16.4% of the votes.
IU modeled for Chamisul soju from 2014 to 2018. She was reselected as the brand’s model again this year.
Suzy ranked 2nd on the survey with 18.6% of the votes.
Suzy has been endorsing Chumchurum soju since 2016.
#1. Lee Hyori
And finally, actress and singer Lee Hyori ranked 1st on the survey with 32.1% of the votes.
Lee Hyori modeled for Chumchurum from 2007 until 2012, but 8 years later she’s still the nation’s favorite model.