Korean dramas do have a lot of fans and make the actors have a high income. Then, who is the highest-paid Korean actor in 2022? Summarized from GlobalWebWire, Monday (19/12/2022), see the review below.
Kim Soo Hyun
The highest paid Kdrama actor is Kim Soo Hyun. He is Best known for his roles in dramas like Dream High, Moon Embracing the Sun, My Love from the Star and The Producers. He has also appeared in feature films such as The Thieves and Secretly, Greatly.
Kim was included in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list at number 4 in 2013, 2nd in 2015 and 5th in 2016. He costs $1.53 million per show and makes him a screen character with highest paid in Korea. The success of his television dramas across Asia established him as a top Hallyu star. At the end of 2021, Kim Soo Hyun’s estimated net worth is 110 Million US dollars.
Song Joong Ki
He is known through the historical drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal. He has also worked in many other feature films and shows. Song Joong KI gets paid $1.53 million per show.
He was born on September 19 of 1985 and is 175 cm tall. He is one of the richest Koreans and ranks second among the highest paid Korean actors. At the end of 2021, Song Joong KI’s estimated net worth is 21 million US dollars.
Lee Seung GI is a singer, actor, host and entertainer. He is one of the most sought-after screen characters in Korea. He is best known for his many hits like “Because You’re My Woman”, “Will You Marry Me”, and “Return”. And, Lee Seung GI has a fee of 58,700 US dollars per scene. Lee Seung GI was born on January 13 of 1987 in Banghak-Dong, South Korea and is 180 cm tall.
Revenue from endorsements reached $5.37 million. It’s no surprise that this multi-talented actor, singer, and host has been named the third highest-paid actor in Korea. Lee is number 3 among the highest-paid Korean actors. At the end of 2021, Lee Seung GI’s net worth is estimated at 16 million US dollars .
He is a prominent South Korean actor known for his roles in various Korean Television Dramas. Hyun Bin has played leading roles in various TV shows including Secret Garden, Sam-Soon, and My Name is Kim which earned him a lot of reputation.
He charges US$83,900 per scene. Bin was born in Jamsil-dong, South Korea on September 25 of 1982 and is 180 cm tall.
Hyun Bin earned $100K per episode for ‘Crash Landing on You’. At the end of 2021, Hyun Bin’s estimated net worth is 21 Million US dollars.
Lee Min Ho
He is also a model and vocalist. Lee Min Ho gained fame in Korea with his role in Boys Before Flowers, which won him several awards. Lee Min Ho won the Best New Actor Award on Television. He also played major roles in City Hunter, The Heirs, and Personal Faith.
Lee starred in his first leading role in a film with Gangnam Blues (2015), followed by his first film produced in China, Bounty Hunters (2016). He charges US$78,700 for each scene. Born on June 22 of 1987 in Heukseok, South Korea, he is 187 cm tall. At the end of 2021, Lee Min Ho’s estimated net worth is 10 Million US dollars.
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