K-drama actors are always known for their luxurious lifestyles and eccentric personalities. However, you may not know that many of these celebrities have become incredibly wealthy over the years. Here’s a list of some of your favorite actors:
1. Hyun Bin
Hyun Bin is a South Korean actor and model. He is best known for his roles in A Love to Kill (2005), Secret Garden (2010), and My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010).
Hyun Bin was born in Seoul, South Korea, on November 2, 1989. He attended Chung-Ang University’s Business School before joining the modeling agency JYP Entertainment where he met Hwang Jung Min, who would later become his manager. After signing with the company, Hyun Bin rose to prominence with his performances in television dramas such as The Greatest Love (2006) and Winter Sonata (2007).
In 2007, he starred alongside Eun Taek Yoo in another romantic comedy series entitled Three Sisters from Another Story: The Movie, which became one of highest rated films at its time but failed at the box office due to lack of promotion by distributors
2. Kim Soo Hyun
Kim Soo Hyun is a South Korean actor and singer. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), Dream High (2011), and That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013). He also starred in the 2014 film The Thieves, where he played a character named Lee Joon, who was accused of stealing diamonds.
In 2018, Kim Soo Hyun will star alongside Gong Yoo in the drama “Rough,” which will air on tvN starting June 12th at 10 PM KST!
3. Song Joong Ki
- Song Joong Ki
Song Joong Ki has a net worth of USD 45 million. He is best known for his role in the hit K drama “Descendants of the Sun.” He also starred in “That Winter, The Wind Blows” and “The Innocent Man.”
4. Lee Min Ho
Lee Min Ho is a South Korean actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Gu Jun Pyo in Boys Over Flowers (2009–2010).
He has starred in the television series City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013), and Legend of the Blue Sea (2016).
5. Park Seo Joon
Park Seo Joon is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. He rose to fame in the television series “Let’s Eat” (2013–2014) and “Cheese in the Trap” (2016).
Park gained recognition as an idol after appearing on Mnet’s show Idealistic Boys 2, where he performed “Girl In The Mirror” by S.E.S., which received positive feedback from viewers. The song was later released as a single, and another song was called “Butterfly Kiss.”In 2016, Park starred in his first lead role in Cheese In The Trap, which became one of highest rated dramas that year with over 30% rating later he appeared as Choi Tae Joon on Goong: God Of Cookery 2.<
6. Gong Yoo
Gong Yoo is a Korean actor and singer. He has a net worth of $30 million, which makes him one of the wealthiest actors in South Korea.
Gong Yoo first appeared on television screens as a child actor in MBC’s “Bipolar,” followed by an appearance in “The Foul King” (2002), where he played Kim Gook-Cheol, who was part of a gang called “The Four Musketeers.”
7. Jo In Sung
Jo In Sung is the 7th wealthiest K drama actor. He has earned a lot from acting, but he also has had success in other fields such as singing, music production, and business.
Jo In Sung enjoys a very high net worth compared to most other actors on this list. He’s estimated to be worth USD 200 million (AUD 222 million). This comes from his long-standing acting career and his recent successes outside of it.
8. Jang Keun Suk
Jang Keun Suk is a South Korean actor and singer who rose to fame with the television series “Jang Sung-soo” (1999–2001). He has also appeared in films such as “Hidden Identity” (2004), “My Wife Got Married” (2007), “Nightmare Detective” (2011), and “The Grand Heist” (2013).
His career started in 1999 when he starred in the MBC drama series “Let’s Eat” alongside Park Shin Hye. Since then, he has become one of Korea’s most prolific actors, appearing in over 100 dramas until 2017, when he starred in SBS’ forthcoming historical drama Empress Ki which will air on September 15th!
9. So Ji Sub
So Ji Sub is a South Korean actor and model who rose to prominence in the 1990s. He has starred in many popular dramas, including The Legend of the Blue Sea.
So Ji Sub was born Kim Soo-Joon on February 22, 1972, in Daejeon, South Korea. He was educated at Dongseo University, where he majored in business economics before acting professionally with a role on MBC’s TV show “Korea’s Got Talent.” His first significant break came when he was cast as Yoo Shi Jin for “Innocent Steps” (2003-2004). Since then, he has gone on to star in many other hit dramas, such as The Moon Embracing The Sun (2009), My Name Is Kim Sam Soon (2010), etc., but it wasn’t until 2017 when he won his first award – Best Actor at this year’s SBS Drama Awards Ceremony!
10. Kim Soo Hyuk
Kim Soo Hyuk is a South Korean actor. He has starred in many Korean dramas, including “Boys Over Flowers,” “Secret Garden,” and “The King’s Face.”
Your favorite K Drama actors are also very wealthy!
Your favorite K drama actors can also be very wealthy. The richest K drama actor is Hyun Bin, with a net worth of $100 million. Second on the list is Kim Soo Hyun, with a net worth of $150 million, followed by Song Joong Ki at number three with approximately $165 million in assets, and Lee Min Ho at number four with about 200 million dollars in assets. Park Seo Joon rounds out our list as the fifth richest actor in Korea today!
The K-drama world is vast and exciting, filled with rich characters who we’re sure will be famous for years. Now that we know the richest K drama actors in the business, maybe you can start looking at some of these shows as potential investments!