Girl group BLACKPINK is gaining popularity in Asia beyond Korea.
Lisa’s Instagram followers surpassed 80 million around 2 p.m. on the 12th. It is the first record achieved by a Korean celebrity and ranks fourth among Asian stars. Asian stars higher than Lisa include India’s national cricket team Virat Kohli (about 200 million), Israel’s Gal Gadot (about 83 million), famous for Wonder Woman, and Indian Hollywood star and singer Priyanka Chopra (about 80.3 million). In addition, Lisa’s Instagram followers rank 40th among celebrities around the world. Above all, Lisa is expected to trade places with Priyanka Chopra in the early hours.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK, which Lisa belongs to, announced its full comeback in August after a year and 10 months of absence. Even though they have not been active as a whole for a long time, they are still recognized as representative girl groups of K-POP. Therefore, the return of BLACKPINK has excited many global fans.