Bae Yong-joon

1972 - Today

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Bae Yong-joon (Korean: 배용준; Hanja: 裵勇浚; born August 29, 1972) is a South Korean businessman and former actor. He has starred in numerous television dramas, including, notably, Winter Sonata which became a major part of the Korean Wave. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bae Yong-joon has received more than 1,784,112 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Bae Yong-joon is the 3,277th most popular actor (down from 3,241st in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 173rd in 2019) and the 34th most popular South Korean Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bae Yong-joons by language

Over the past year Bae Yong-joon has had the most page views in the with 186,276 views, followed by English (171,132), and Chinese (46,780). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (90.10%), Persian (84.65%), and Korean (59.49%)


Among actors, Bae Yong-joon ranks 3,277 out of 13,578Before him are Ioan Gruffudd, Norio Wakamoto, Lily Collins, Jean Richard, Ryan Phillippe, and Julie Benz. After him are Graham McTavish, Anthony Zerbe, Branko Đurić, Dorothy Lamour, Alex Rocco, and Mathieu Carrière.

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Among people born in 1972, Bae Yong-joon ranks 99Before him are Amrullah Saleh, Goran Višnjić, Thandie Newton, Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice, Julie Benz, and Aafia Siddiqui. After him are Billie Joe Armstrong, Mia Hamm, Gabriel Macht, Ari Behn, Rebecca Romijn, and Selma Blair.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Bae Yong-joon ranks 184 out of 1,128Before him are Lee Jong-suk (1989), G-Dragon (1988), Yoo Young-chul (1970), Park Shin-hye (1990), Huh Jung-moo (1955), and Uhm Jung-hwa (1969). After him are Han Kang (1970), BoA (1986), Park Chanyeol (1992), Hwang Woo-suk (1953), Lee Nak-yeon (1951), and Kim Young-ae (1951).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, Bae Yong-joon ranks 34Before him are Han Hyo-joo (1987), Choi Jin-sil (1968), Jo Jung-suk (1980), Lee Jong-suk (1989), Park Shin-hye (1990), and Uhm Jung-hwa (1969). After him are Park Chanyeol (1992), Kim Young-ae (1951), Ha Seok-jin (1982), Lee Ji-ah (1978), Jun Ji-hyun (1981), and Choi Myung-gil (1962).

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