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Squid Game: HoYeon Jung becomes a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton

Squid Game star HoYeon Jung becomes a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton – after gaining more than 13 MILLION Instagram followers in just three weeks


Squid Game star HoYeon Jung was named a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton on Wednesday.

The French fashion house announced the news to Instagram, alongside a photo of the 27-year-old posing in a stunning mini white frock.

‘Ho Yeon Jung joins as new Global House Ambassador for Fashion, Watches and Jewelry,’ the caption read.

New role: Star of Netflix global hit Squid Game HoYeon Jung becomes a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton

‘Perfectly embodying the independent #LouisVuitton woman, the Netflix #SquidGame star embarks on this new journey with the Maison after first gracing the runway and being featured in a ready-to-wear campaign in 2017.’

The creative director of Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquiere, also revealed how the actress’ talent impressed him.

‘I immediately fell in love with HoYeon’s great talent and fantastic personality, and I am looking forward to starting this new chapter of the journey we started at Louis Vuitton a few years ago,’ he added.

Big star: The French fashion house announced the news to Instagram, alongside a photo of the 27-year-old posing in a stunning mini white frock

Big star: The French fashion house announced the news to Instagram, alongside a photo of the 27-year-old posing in a stunning mini white frock

It comes after HoYeon became Korea’s most followed actress on Instagram.

Pop Crave broke the news on Twitter on Tuesday with the stunning actress gaining 13.2 million followers in a matter of weeks.

The star had just 400,000 followers three weeks ago, back in September.

‘Squid Game star HoYeon Jung is officially the most-followed Korean actress on Instagram with over 13.2 MILLION followers,’ the tweet said.

‘Her following has grown from 400,000 to more than 13.2 million in less than three weeks.’

Despite the claim, Kim Ji-soo, better known mononymously as Jisoo, is a Korean singer and actress who has 47.6 million followers.

Growing popularity: It comes after HoYeon Jung became Korea's most followed actress on Instagram. Pop Crave broke the news on Twitter on Tuesday with the stunning actress gaining 13.2million followers in a matter of weeks

Growing popularity: It comes after HoYeon Jung became Korea’s most followed actress on Instagram. Pop Crave broke the news on Twitter on Tuesday with the stunning actress gaining 13.2million followers in a matter of weeks

Meanwhile, HoYeon portrays the role of Kang Sae-byeok on Netflix’s hit show Squid Game.

The gory South Korean survival thriller revolves around a deadly game show in which cash-strapped contestants play six childhood games for their chance to win a $53million prize.

The losers are ruthlessly killed by a masked death squad.

The foreign-language show has become a hit globally, with slasher fans comparing the series to horror classics such as Saw and Battle Royale. 

Plot: Squid Game revolves around a deadly game show in which cash-strapped contestants play six childhood games for their chance to win a $53million prize. The losers are ruthlessly killed by a masked death squad

Plot: Squid Game revolves around a deadly game show in which cash-strapped contestants play six childhood games for their chance to win a $53million prize. The losers are ruthlessly killed by a masked death squad

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