A Korean TikToker Is Going Viral For His Stereotype-Breaking “Mowgli” Concept

Is it getting hot in here, or…?

A Korean TikTok star is bringing the best of both worlds to his followers.

Mowgli.j | @mowgli.j/Instagram

Meet Mowgli.j, a fitness influencer with a muscular physique and an adorable babyface. He currently has 1.6 million TikTok followers and 232,000 Instagram followers, who are all loving his niche content.

His username is taken from Mowgli, the protagonist of Rudyard Kipling‘s The Jungle Book stories. Mowgli was raised by a wolf pack after losing his parents to a tiger attack. He grew up to be a heroic hunter, tracker, and leader of jungle animals.

Mowgli in Disney’s “The Jungle Book.” | Disney

Like the Mowgli of fiction, Mowgli.j is in tip-top shape. On social media, he shares plenty of workout photos…

| @mowgli.j/Instagram

| @mowgli.j/Instagram

…and videos that showcase his love for fitness. Mowgli.j is also using his platform to challenge stereotypes about Korean men.

Are Korean men “feminine” and “unattractive”? Nope! Not at all.

As for long hair? Guys can rock it too. Mowgli.j used Stray Kids’ Hyunjin as “evidence” to prove his point.

Rather than trying to fit others’ definition of “masculine,” Mowgli.j is embracing his sexy-cute duality, and having fun with it!

@mowgli.j

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