Korean TV entertainers' brand reputation rankings for July revealed

The star's popularity has been boosted by his SBS reality TV show "Mom's Diary-My Ugly Duckling".

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Lee Sang Min (left) and Yoo Jae Suk Instagram and Twitter

Singer Lee Sang Min captured the top spot again of the brand reputation rankings for Korean TV entertainers for July.

The star's popularity has been boosted by his SBS reality TV show "Mom's Diary-My Ugly Duckling," which features his life as a man living while managing to pay his $6 million debt.

For the July rankings, the Korea Institute for Corporate Reputation analyzed 33.98 million pieces of big data of 36 entertainers from June 2 to July 1 based on participation, communication, media, community and audience values.

Lee Sang Min got a total score of 4.09 million, an increase of 3.93 percent from his June 2017 score of 3.94 million.

The institute said Lee Sang Min got first place for three consecutive months with a positive rate of 92.15 percent from 86.35 percent last month.

Yoo Jae Suk of "Running Man" and "Infinite Challenge" got second place with a score of 2.35 million, a slight decrease from his June score of 2.36 million.

Female entertainer Park Na Rae of "I Live Alone" placed third with 2.29 million, surging from her 18th place finish in June with a score of 532,309, or an increase of 330.95 percent.

The fourth to 20th places are:

4. Park Myung Soo (Infinite Challenge) - 2.27 million

5. Shin Dong Yeop - 1.4 million

6. Lee Kyung Kyu - 1.4 million

7. Kim Gu Ra - 1.15 million

8. Kim Gun Mo - 1.1 million

9. Park Soo Hong - 1.02 million

10. Kim Sung Joo - 1 million

11. Kim Jong Min - 942,789

12. Jung Hyung Don - 926,108

13. Lee Soo Geun - 918,438

14. Lee Kwang Soo - 888,234

15. Kim Sook - 862,204

16. Jun Hyun Moo - 828,815

17. Kim Jun Ho - 801,903

18. Cha Tae Hyun - 795,063

19. Lee Hwi Jae - 756,787

20. Seo Jang Hoon - 752,969

21. Jung Jun Ha - 720,908

22. Yang Se Hyung - 705,361

23. Kim Byung Man - 669,645

24. Kim Jong Kook - 638,967

25. Ji Sang Ryeol - 535,131

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Lee Sang Min (left) and Yoo Jae Suk Instagram and Twitter

Singer Lee Sang Min captured the top spot again of the brand reputation rankings for Korean TV entertainers for July.

The star's popularity has been boosted by his SBS reality TV show "Mom's Diary-My Ugly Duckling," which features his life as a man living while managing to pay his $6 million debt.

For the July rankings, the Korea Institute for Corporate Reputation analyzed 33.98 million pieces of big data of 36 entertainers from June 2 to July 1 based on participation, communication, media, community and audience values.

Lee Sang Min got a total score of 4.09 million, an increase of 3.93 percent from his June 2017 score of 3.94 million.

The institute said Lee Sang Min got first place for three consecutive months with a positive rate of 92.15 percent from 86.35 percent last month.

Yoo Jae Suk of "Running Man" and "Infinite Challenge" got second place with a score of 2.35 million, a slight decrease from his June score of 2.36 million.

Female entertainer Park Na Rae of "I Live Alone" placed third with 2.29 million, surging from her 18th place finish in June with a score of 532,309, or an increase of 330.95 percent.

The fourth to 20th places are:

4. Park Myung Soo (Infinite Challenge) - 2.27 million

5. Shin Dong Yeop - 1.4 million

6. Lee Kyung Kyu - 1.4 million

7. Kim Gu Ra - 1.15 million

8. Kim Gun Mo - 1.1 million

9. Park Soo Hong - 1.02 million

10. Kim Sung Joo - 1 million

11. Kim Jong Min - 942,789

12. Jung Hyung Don - 926,108

13. Lee Soo Geun - 918,438

14. Lee Kwang Soo - 888,234

15. Kim Sook - 862,204

16. Jun Hyun Moo - 828,815

17. Kim Jun Ho - 801,903

18. Cha Tae Hyun - 795,063

19. Lee Hwi Jae - 756,787

20. Seo Jang Hoon - 752,969

21. Jung Jun Ha - 720,908

22. Yang Se Hyung - 705,361

23. Kim Byung Man - 669,645

24. Kim Jong Kook - 638,967

25. Ji Sang Ryeol - 535,131