Based on the Daum and Kakao search engines, baseball player Kang Jung-ho for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball topped the list. He was a finalist for the National League’s Rookie of the Year award in his injury-shortened first season.
Kang was followed by singer Yewon, who was embroiled in a scandal involving a quarrel with actress Lee Tae-im.
Lawyer and entertainer Kang Yong-suk, mired in a scandal involving an extra-marital fling, ranked third despite denying the rumors.
Actor Lee Min-ho, who admitted to a relationship with hot shot singer and actress Suzy, also joined the top ten. Lee ranked eighth.
Others in the list include actor Lee Seung-gi (fourth), hit announcer Sohn Suk-hee (fifth), Yoo Jae Suk, nicknamed the “MC of the nation” (sixth), lawmaker Jung Chung-rae (seventh), Texas Rangers’ slugger Choo Shin-soo (ninth) and Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon (10th).