The handsome Korean actors we admire are some of the highest-paid people in the entertainment industry. We love seeing our favourite actors on screen, but do we know how much efforts they put in it and how much they earn from it?
Let’s take look at the recent top 10 highest-paid Korean actors.
Ji Chang Wook
Song Joong Ki
Song Joong Ki made his remark in popular movies like Werewolf Boy and dramas like Descendant of the Sun where he’s known to earn around USD 50,300 per episode.
Lee Jong Suk
Lee Jong Suk’s breakout role was in School 2013, and the actor started to rise into great stardom in popular dramas like Pinnochio, W-Two Worlds, and While You Were Sleeping. He earns USD 50,300 per episode according to insiders.
Yoo Ah In
Yoo Ah In, known for dramas Secret Love Affair, Punch, and Veteran, rose to fame after starring in the 2010 television series Sungkyunkwan Scandal. This made him earn around USD 58,700 per epsiode.
Lee Seung Gi
Lee Seung Gi is known as the “Ballad Prince” as he gave his voice to songs like Will You Marry Me, Because You are my Woman. His known dramas include Gu Family Book, and My Girlfriend is a Gumiho. He charges $58,700 per episode.
Lee Min Ho
Lee Min Ho proved himself in the one of the most popular dramas, Boys Over Flowers. He’s also starred in romantic dramas such as Legend of the Blue Sea, The Heirs, and Personal Taste where he’s known to be earning as much as USD 58,700 per episode.
So Ji Sub
So Ji Sub became best known for his leading roles in the television series I’m Sorry, I Love You, Cain and Abel, Master`s Sun, and Oh My Venus. Today, he’s known to earn USD 67,100 per episode.
Joo In Sung
Jo In Sung is well-known for his tremendous roles in the television series What Happened in Bali, That Winter, the Wind Blows, and It`s Okay That`s Love. The actor earns around USD 67,100 per episode.
Hyun Bin is popularly known for his leading roles in dramas My Name Is Kim Sam-soon and Secret Garden where he earns around USD 83,900 per episode.
Kim Soo Hyun
Kim Soo Hyun is and famous for his roles in dramas Dream High, My Love from the Star, The Producers and Moon Embracing The Sun. According to insiders, he earns USD 83,900 per episode.
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