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Hallyu star Jang Keun-suk attracts 10 million followers on Weibo

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Jul 23, 2013 - 19:58
  • Updated : Jul 23, 2013 - 19:59
Jang Keun-suk (Tree J company)
Actor and singer Jang Keun-suk’s Weibo account followers have surpassed 10 million as of July 18, according to his agency Tree J company on Monday. Weibo is a Chinese social networking service website, which claims to have approximately 287 million active users.

Jang so for has the greatest number of followers on Weibo for a Korean celebrity. Jang first opened his account in August 2011.

Recently, popular Chinese variety show “Happy Camp” on HBS channel topped the ratings by doing a special episode on Jang. Jang’s number of followers on Weibo is likely to keep increasing as China Central Television 8 (CCTV 8) began airing his 2009 hit drama “You’re Beautiful” on July 18.

Meanwhile, Jang is due to make his comeback to the small screen in Korea through “Pretty Man,” which is scheduled to air later in the year.

By Suh Hye-rim (sheren6735@heraldcorp.com)