In a recent poll created by popular Chinese website People’s Daily Online, netizens chose Kim Soo Hyun and Kim Jong Kook as the first and second “Most Influential Stars” respectively.
The poll, which took place in a span of over two months and its results released by the website on January 25th, allowed the website’s visitors to choose its “2014 Korean Most Influential Stars,” in which Kim Soo Hyun took first place, Kim Jong Kook in second place, and Lee Jong Suk in third.
Kim Soo Hyun’s popularity in China soared following his appearance in the hit drama You Who Came From the Stars, gathering 80,752 votes, while Kim Jong Kook’s high popularity can be accounted through his regular appearance of the hit SBS variety show Running Man, gaining 39,869 votes. Lee Jong Suk saw a rise in popularity through his recently completed drama on the same television channel with Pinocchio, obtaining third place in the poll with 5,352 votes.
Source: My Daily