Lee Jong Suk and IU’s love story has generated a lot of public interest.
Late last year, IU and Lee Jong Suk confirmed they were dating after more than a decade of friendship. The couple’s romance was met with support from both fans and the public. Every move of both stars has become a hot topic widely discussed on social media.
Today, IU and Lee Jong Suk are still recognized as the most powerful couple in the Korean entertainment industry, based on rankings of South Korea’s most famous actors and singers. It is worth noting that these rankings are conducted and evaluated by the Korean International Organization for Cultural Exchange (KOFICE). Interestingly, Lee Jong Suk ranks fifth among the most famous Korean actors, while IU holds the same place in the list of singers.
Ranking of the most famous Korean actors:
- Lee Min Ho
- Gong Yoo
- Hyun Bin
- Hye kyo song
- Lee Jong Suk
Ranking of the most famous Korean singers:
- BLACK PINK
On December 31 last year, Dispatch unexpectedly released a series of photos of Lee Jong Suk and IU on a date in Japan. Prior to their romantic relationship, the “nation’s little sister” and the leading male actor maintained a close friendship for more than 10 years. IU even performed at Lee Jong Suk’s younger brother’s wedding.
Since their relationship went public on December 31, although Lee Jong Suk and IU have not appeared together, they have often exchanged sweet words with each other during interviews.