Korean Netizens Rank Their Top 10 Most Popular “Penthouse” Characters
With the third and final season of The Penthouse: War in Life due to draw to a close next month, everyone has firm opinions about which characters are the best to watch on screen. Now, in a recent poll, almost 10,000 Korean netizens cast their vote for the most popular characters of all—here are their picks. NOTE: May contain spoilers for the first two seasons of Penthouse!
10. Lee Kyu Jin
Beom Tae Gyu‘s character Lee Kyu Jin is a successful lawyer and “mommy’s boy” from a long line of legal professionals, later becoming an assemblyman in season two of “Penthouse.” He received 0.15% of the votes, ranking 10th overall.
9. Joo Seok Kyung
Han Ji Hyun‘s character Joo Seok Kyung is the daughter of Joo Dan Tae and Shim Su Ryeon, known for her cunning and selfish scheming ways. She received 0.19% of the votes, ranking 9th overall.
8. Joo Seok Hoon
Kim Young Dae‘s character Joo Seok Hoon is the son of Joo Dan Tae and Shim Su Ryeon, contrasting his sister with his calm and mature personality. He received 0.25% of the votes, ranking 8th overall.
7. Bae Ro Na
Kim Hyun Soo‘s character Bae Ro Na is the daughter of Oh Yoon Hee and Ha Yoon Cheol, who found herself clashing with her wealthier peers at Cheong Ah Arts School. She received 0.39% of the votes, ranking 7th overall.
6. Joo Dan Tae
Uhm Ki Joon‘s character Joo Dan Tae is the main antagonist of “Penthouse,” a ruthless real estate tycoon whose drive for riches comes with a cruel and callous personality. He received 1.68% of the votes, ranking 6th overall.
5. Cheon Seo Jin
Kim So Yeon‘s character Cheon Seo Jin is the wealthy, arrogant, and cunning soprano singer with ambitions of wealth and pride that will let nothing stand in her way. She received 6.39% of the votes, ranking 5th overall.
4. Ha Yoon Cheol
Yoon Jong Hoon‘s character Ha Yoon Cheol is the chief surgeon who prizes power above all else and finds himself embroiled in a love triangle between Cheon Seo Jin and Oh Yoon Hee. He received 6.65% of the votes, ranking 4th overall.
3. Shim Su Ryeon
Lee Ji Ah‘s character Shim Su Ryeon is Joo Dan Tae’s former wife, the dignified woman with a tragic past who is crushed in season one upon learning her long-lost daughter, Min Seol Ah, was murdered. She received 10.77% of the votes, ranking 3rd overall. Lee Ji Ah also played lookalike Na Ae Gyo in season two.
2. Oh Yoon Hee
Eugene‘s character Oh Yoon Hee is Cheon Seo Jin’s childhood rival, a humble and hardworking mother who will do anything for her daughter’s success despite her lack of money. She received 29.50% of the votes, ranking 2nd overall
1. Logan Lee
And first place goes to Park Eun Seok‘s character Logan Lee, a Korean-American businessman and Min Seol Ah’s adoptive brother. He received 43.75% of the votes. Park Eun Seok also played Gu Ho Dong, a gym teacher in disguise, in season one.