With Squid Game‘s fame on the rise, actress-model Jung Ho Yeon is now the most followed Korean actress on Instagram. Ho Yeon launched her account in mid-September but amassed an influx of followers from 400,000 to 1.4 million in just a few days. By two weeks, the starlet had over 13 million followers!
The record for most followed Korean actress was previously held by Lee Sung Kyung, who had just a few thousand shy of 13 million followers. It is estimated that Jung Ho Yeon is gaining 10,000 followers per half hour.
Jung Ho Yeon played the character of Kang Sae Byeok, a North Korean defector that is caring for her younger brother. She enters Squid Game to win enough money to bring the rest of her family over to South Korea.