Drama "School 2017" star and Gugudan member Kim Se-jeong ranked No. 1 in the latest brand reputation index for female advertising models in South Korea.
She got a total brand reputation index of 910,145 based on participation index, 140,151; communication index, 62,221; community index, 707,774.
The Korea Institute for Corporate Reputation analyzed 18.2 million pieces of big data of 50 female brand models from June 21 to July 22 this year, an increase of 106.98 percent from 8.79 million in May.
Kim Seo-jeong finished in second place on Mnet's "Produce 101" season 1 and became a member of the temporary girl group I.O.I.
"School 2017," her first drama project, also stars Kim Jung-hyun, Jang Dong-yoon, Han Sun-hwa and Han Joo-wan. The first episode aired on July 17.
In second place is "Descendants of the Sun" star Kim Ji Won, who recently starred in the drama "Fight for My Way." The actress scored 882,029 in the brand reputation rankings.
Third is actress Lee Si-young with 852,001. She recently announced that she is pregnant and will marry a businessman in September. Her last drama project was "The Guardian," which aired from May to July.
Miss A's Suzy ranked fourth with a score of 850,303 while actress Jun Ji-hyun placed fifth with 849,286.
The sixth to tenth places were Kim Hee Sun, 708,419; 9Muses member Kyungri, 697,084; Red Velvet's Irene, 575,255; Kim Tae Hee, 553,341; and IU, 521,148.
Placing 11th to 20th are:
11. Hello Venus member Nara - 511,162
12. Soyou - 510,034
13. AOA's Seolhyun - 473,592
14. Go Jun Hee - 452,136
15. Laboum member Solbin - 449,199
16. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon - 380,016
17. Kim Sohee - 374,538
18 Han Ga In - 372,852
19. Han Hye Jin - 342,203
20. Kim So Hyun - 339,241