The Korean film industry is rich in terms of movies, dramas, and TV shows. Many Korean actors reached to stardom due to their great acting talents. They got opportunity to work for diverse roles which ultimately contributed to their success. Therefore, they managed well to be one of the ten richest Korean actors. With the rising global success of the Korean film industry, the last two decades has present many talented Korean actors. Read the following article to know more about the topmost richest Korean actors in 2023:
List of Top 10 Richest Korean Actors in 2023:
1. Kim Soo Hyun:
Kim Soo Huyn’s net worth is $117 million. He was the Gallup Korea’s Actor of the Year during 2014. Firstly, his name was enlisted in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2013 in which he was placed at the fourth place. Subsequently, he was ranked at second place in 2015 and fifth place in 2016. Moreover, the business magazine’s Asia edition enlisted him in their 30 under 30 in 2016.
Due to great success of his TV dramas all over Asia, he was famous as a topmost Hallyu star. It is known that he is paid 84,000 USD per episode.
2. So Ji-sub:
Net worth of So Ji-sub is $41 million. He is a well-known South Korean rapper and actor. After noticing his entertainment debut in form of a jeans model, this actors got famous for his leading roles in some TV series like What Happened in Bali, I’m Sorry, I Love You, Cain and Abel, Phantom, Master’s Sun, Oh My Venus, and the film Rough Cut. With many hit films as well as advertising deals throughout his career, he continued earning a huge amount.
3. Lee Jong-suk:
Lee Jong-suk is a South Korean actor and model with net worth of $32 million. It was 2005 when he debuted as a runway model. He became the youngest male model to partake in Seoul Fashion Week. When his age was 17 years, he started his modeling career at the Seoul Collection walkway. Consequently, this made him the youngest male model to make debut in the Seoul Collection program organized at Seoul Fashion Week. After that, he has also walked in various fashion shows.
4. Lee Min-Ho:
The net worth of Lee Min-Ho is $26 million. Basically, he is a South Korean singer, actor, and model. He attained excellent fame in the Korea and few parts of Asia. This is because of his role played as Gu Jun-pyo in Boys Over Flowers during 2009. This role presented him with a Best New Actor award at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. For each appearance, Lee Min-ho is being paid $58,700.
5. Song Joong Ki:
Song Joong Ki’s net worth is $24 million. This South Korean actor quickly rose to fame when he was featured in the drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal as well as the variety show entitled Running Man in which he was one of the original cast members. After that, he has played various roles in TV series namely The Innocent Man, Descendants of the Sun and Arthdal Chronicles.
6. Hyun Bin:
Hyun Bin is a renowned South Korean actor who attained great fame for his role in the romantic comedy TV dramas entitled My title is Kim-Sam-Son. After completing its present, this actor primarily emphasized in various TV exhibits including the romantic sequence Secret Garden, recollections of the Alhambra, as well as, romantic drama crash touchdown on you. It is known that Hyun is paid $83,000 for each episode.
7. Jo In Sung:
H Jo In Sung is best identified actor for his role in the TV sequence entitled ‘what happened in Bali’. Till now, he has worked in several movies including the basic, A grimy carnival, and the good battle. Also, he is paid $ 67,100 per episode in the serial.
8. Lee Seung Gi:
Lee Seung Gi is an actor, singer, host, and entertainer. He got famous for releasing hit songs like ‘since you’re my lady, will you marry me and return’. Also, he has played the key role in several drama sequences. Moreover, he had purchased the title entitled “triple treat” entertainer. He earns $59,000 per episode.
9. Yoo Ah In:
Yoo Ah In is globally acknowledged for the TV sequence -Sungkyunkwan scandal. This actor worked in super-hit movies like secret love affair, six flying dragons, and the throne. He earns $58,700 per episode.
10. Ji Chang Wook:
Ji Chang Wook is the youngest male actor in the Korean film industry. Till now, he has acted in several motion, dramas, sequences, and thriller. What added to his fame is he got sixth APAN star awards. Furthermore, he earns $42,000 per episode which significantly contributes to his net worth.