8 Must Watch Korea YouTubers with Over 1 Million Views


(Click above image for source: Hyunwoo Sun’s Flickr)

YouTube is a place where pseudo-internet celebrities are born. And if you didn’t know, Korean YouTube semi-celebrities are out there talking about all things Korea. Watch out for these must see Korea YouTubers and see what they have to say about Korea!

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Eat Your Kimchi

Kpop Entertainment

Subscribers: 176,000+
Video views: 46,000,000+

With 46 million video views, this married couple living in Bucheon, Korea are probably the only bonafide world-wide YouTube celebrities in Korea. They initially starting making videos about Korean culture but eventually found out that they loved to YouTube about Kpop. As the Kpop wave starting going global, so has this couple. Their viewership isn’t due to that, however. Watch and you’ll find yourself cracking up as this married couple idolize their dog, wear ridiculous costumes, and play games with embarrassing punishments. Follow up on Kpop and be entertained!

YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/simonandmartina
Website: http://www.eatyourkimchi.com/
Tumblr: http://tr.eatyourkimchi.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EatYourKimchiPage
Twitter: https://twitter.com/eatyourkimchi

 

Maangchi

Korean Food Guru

Subscribers: 75,000+
Video views: 14,000,000+

There’s no special effects or clever script writing with Maangchi. But this quirky woman cooks some mean home-made Korean food. Her Korean food recipes are what keep the subscribers and viewership coming in. And just like all the fun Korea YouTubers out there, she’s got some personality to keep you entertained. She’s based out of New York, and she regularly holds meetups to do Korean food stuff with viewers.

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/maangchi
Website: http://http://www.maangchi.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/maangchi
Twitter: https://twitter.com/maangchi

 

Hyunwoo Sun

The Korea Guy

Subscribers: 22,000+
Video Views: 4,000,000+

Hyunwoo Sun is the epitome of a YouTuber. This video making machine was one of Korea’s original YouTube celebrities. He’s interesting to watch because he’s a hyperglot, a b-boy, and the man behind the very popular Korean language podcast talktomeinkorean.com. But more than anything, Hyunwoo is just a straight up good guy that genuinely wants to help people. Some YouTubers do it for fame, some do it to make money, but this guy does it because he honestly wants to help people learn Korean and about Korea.

He can also be seen on the talktomeinkorean youtube channel.

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/ever4one
Website: http://hyunwoosun.com | http://talktomeinkorean.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ever4one
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ever4one

 

Qiranger

The Non-Korean Korea Guy

Subscribers: 10,000+
Video Views: 2,600,000+

Qiranger is an avid YouTuber that shows everyone his adventures in and around Korea. His videos are highly Korea focused, ranging from automatic ramyun machines to cell phone service updates for foreigners. Get acquainted with Korea through the eyes of this YouTube celebrity.

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/qiranger
Website: http://www.qiranger.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/qiranger

 

Expat Kerri

Expat Life and Commentary

Subscribers: 2,800+
Video Views: 2,300,000+

This expat YouTuber uses her vlog to show what life in Korea is all about. She’ll get to the nitty gritty on Korean culture and expat life in Korea. But on top of that, she’ll make videos (like the oh-so-fun video “Sh*t Korean Girls Say“) just for the hell of it. Kerri’s informative, honest and entertaining videos are what make her a must watch Korea YouTuber!

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/expatkerri
Website: http://www.expatkerri.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/expatkerri

 

Sweet and Tasty

Funny Korean Lessons

Subscribers: 28,000+
Video Views: 3,900,000+

Watching Sweet and Tasty is like watching TV with a hilarious schizophrenic Korean teacher. This one-woman team creates videos that teach simple Korean phrases in an ultra-fun, very wacky way. There’s a number of characters that make their rounds in each video, with simple and easy to learn Korean phrases. Watch her as she entertains and teaches Korean!

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/sweetandtasty
Website: http://sweetandtastytv.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/sweetandtastyTV

 

Michael (마익흘)

Music & Videos about Korea

Subscribers: 6,000+
Video Views: 3,400,000+

More than anything Michael has a lot of fun with his Korea-themed videos. He’s the brains behind the Korean subway rap (seen above), which even got his video playing on subways across Seoul. He likes to use special effects to spice things up and even uses songs like MmmBop for his music video inspirations.

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/p00lman
Website: http://www.timetorocktheworld.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/hdefined
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hdefined

 

CL2425

Kpop Inspired Makeup

Subscribers: 90,000+
Video Views: 18,000,000+

Although she’s more focused on make-up than Korea, Catalina draws her make up inspiration from Korean idols and Kpop stars. For all you ladies (and maybe some dudes) who want to look like Girl’s Generation, watch these videos to see that anyone can pull off a Kpop idol-inspired look if you just know how!

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/cl2425
Website: http://www.cl2425.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/cl2425
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cl2425

*Think anyone else should be included here? Feel free to add them in the comment section below! Or shamelessly promote your own in the comment section!

 

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13 comments

  1. angela

    No eatyourkimchi? ;3;

  2. Dan

    ^ eatyourkimchi is at the top…

  3. Nadeeyeah

    hurm…i think i’ve subscribed to at least 4 on the list!

  4. Andy

    haha! I hate eat your kimchi so annoying, I sometimes watch them to annoy myself! Maangchi kicks arse, love her blog!

  5. There are so many korean beauty guru to on youtube like Oiseau88, Beautifymeeh, Yellowycream, Rosedalkki, <3

  6. Mai'

    Ah, what’s the problem with eatyourkimchi?

    They are crazy and funny…I like them xD

  7. Sam Tsai

    another korean kpop makeup tutorial youtuber is frmheadtotoe her videos are great

  8. Cool list.

  9. Julia C

    Professor Oh ^-^

  10. Marta Sanchez

    Bobaepapa! Lovely Korean family

  11. hi! love your site! i somehow stumbled on this page. hehe i love all those channels. esp catalina. i also just started a beauty channel and i;m korean. ^___^ so hopefully i can shamelessly promote my channel . my makeup tutorials are mostly targeted to girls with monolids and korean makeup/skincare. i know i don’t have 1mil views or even close to that o__o but i uploaded bout 7 makeup tutorials up for asian eyes, and got about 80k views in total hehe. hope you can check it ooout 8)