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Lee Jong Suk Is Korea's Outdoorsman

BY Adrienne Stanley | Apr 10, 2015 11:25 AM EDT


Lee Jong Suk was recently selected as the celebrity which best represents outdoor sports and lifestyle. Top Star News surveyed 3,000 participants and the “Pinocchio” star topped the poll with 2,000 votes. He was followed by Hyun Bin, who placed second with 770 votes from participants.

While his previous endorsements have included food and skincare products, Lee demonstrated recently demonstrated his potential as a spokesmodel for sportswear. Following the tremendous success of “Pinocchio,” he was selected to represent the French outdoors brand Millet, along his co-star Park Shin Hye.

Their ads for Millet continues to fan the flames of their fictitious “Pinocchio” relationship. Both stars present a believable image of physical fitness and demonstrate the potential for couples to participate in outdoor activities. 

Hyun Bin continues to be a lucrative spokesperson for products in Korea. In January 2015, he replaced Lee Byung Hun as the representative of the automotive brand Bullsone. He recently concluded his psychological drama, “Jekyll, Hyde and I” which marked his return to Korean television, following his mandatory military service. The 32-year-old actor won the hearts of audiences with his roles in the 2005 series“My Lovely Sam Soon” and the 2010 supernatural drama “Secret Garden,” which also starred Lee Jong Suk.

Kim Soo Hyun was curiously not reflected within the top results of the survey. He continues to represent the outdoor sports brand, Beanpole. One of his most popular campaigns with Beanpole paired the 27-year-old Hallyu star with Suzy. This going endorsement referenced the beloved on-screen couple from “Dream High.”

Who do you think best represents outdoors sports-Lee Jong Suk, Kim Soo Hyun or Hyun Bin?

Which Hallyu star best represents outdoor life in Korea? Do you think the voters in the Top Star News poll voted correctly? Comment below.

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