Wild Rift has had an explosion in popularity these past few months, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. It has garnered a lot of attention, including popular streamers, influencers, esports organizations, and K-pop idols.
Recently, K-pop fans discovered that one of the most popular K-pop idols, Im Yoon-ah, commonly known as Yoona, actually plays Wild Rift.
Yoonah Plays Wild Rift
The news started circulating when Yoona posted on Instagram an image of her playing Wild Rift with the caption “Those Who Want to Support (Raise Your Hand Emoji).” Following this, fans who were also Wild Rift players started flooding the comments section, hoping to play a few games with her.
Fans started discussing what champion Yoona is playing in the Instagram post. Fans argued that she is playing Vayne based on the icons showing on her screen.
This instance isn’t the first time Yoona has been spotted playing video games. She has appeared on several celebrity showdowns like the SM Super Celeb League, where she played League of Legends PC with other popular groups like Super Junior and EXO.
Who is Yoona?
Im Yoon-ah, commonly known as Yoona, is a member of the SNSD(Sonyeo Sidae) A.K.A. Girl’s Generation. This South Korean idol group is known nationwide and has garnered fans from around the world.
Aside from being a successful k-pop idol, she also has a talent for acting and has starred in various popular drama titles like You Are My Destiny and God of War Zhao Yun.
She is also known for her passion for tech and video games. She has appeared on an Intel Promotional video where her group, SNSD, played Starcraft 2 with the Starcraft pro player Lim “SlayerSBoxer” Yo-hwan.
Wild Rift has started to spread its influence all over the world that even celebrities like Yoona are playing it as a way to kill time. For sure, she’s not the only celebrity who found enjoyment in playing Wild Rift. Keep your eyes peeled, maybe she might pop-up in one of your matches.