Actors are some of the highest-paid people in the world of entertainment. Let’s take a look at the top 10 actresses in the “K-industry” in 2017 based on their earnings.
10. Bae Suzy
Known for her roles in Uncontrollably Fond and While You Were Sleeping, Suzy earns approximately USD 16,700 per episode.
9. Park Shin Hye
Widely known for her characters in The Heirs and Pinnochio, she earns around USD 21,000 per episode.
8. Park Bo Young
Having starred in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, Bo Young is reported to be earning USD 25,000 per episode.
7. Shin Min Ah
According to insiders, the Oh My Venus actress earns USD 25,000 per episode.
6. Gong Hyo Jin
Often referred as a Kdrama queen due to her roles in The Producers and It’s Okay, That’s Love, Hyo Jin earns USD 33,400 per episode.
5. Kim Tae Hee
Tae Hee earns USD 33,400 per episode, with each brand endorsement for USD 58,900.
4. Song Hye Kyo
Best known for her roles in Full House and Descendants of the Sun, Hye Kyo earns USD 41,800 per episode.
3. Ha Ji Won
Earning approximately USD 41,800 per episode, Ha Ji Won is best known for her characters in Empress Ki and Hospital Ship.
2. Lee Young Ae
Young Ae is widely known for her drama Jewel in the Palace. Today, she’s reported to have been earning USD 83,500 per episode.
1. Jun Ji Hyun
Actress Joi Hyun is best known for My Love from the Star and Legend of the Blue Sea. She earns around USD 83,500 per episode.
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