[Daily Economy Star Today Reporter Park Se-yeon]
Actor Baek Jong-min is the first Korean Tiktok star to surpass 8 million followers and has established himself as a top global creator.
Baek Jong-min’s agency, Magnum Entertainment, said on the 10th, “Baek Jong-min, who is active on the global video platform TikTok with the nickname ‘jongmin oppa’, achieved the first 8 million followers on the 7th.”
Prior to this, Baek Jong-min, the first Korean to have accumulated over 1.5 billion views, was commissioned by TikTok of the UK and appeared in the world’s movie ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ in the official TikTok video of the Hollywood movie Star Zendaya. He also decorated TikTok main with Yakolman.
In addition, with the Seoul Tourism Foundation, TikTok video that combines hidden attractions and K-POP in Seoul was produced to record 5 million views.
Baek Jong-min has shown strong acting skills in a variety of works including a famous drama script writer Kim Soo-hyun’s dramas, ‘Having no child is the best’, ‘Yes, That’s It’ and ‘The Gas Station Attack’.
Meanwhile, according to the mobile app market analysis company ‘Sensor Tower’, the number of downloads of TikTok is more than 700 million in 2019 and cumulative 1.5 billion, the second largest in the world. TikTok is currently available in more than 150 countries and territories and 75 languages around the world, and has become a top trend setter for Generation Z and Millennials.
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