Richest Korean Actors 2020
Most Richest Korean Actors in 2020; Korean dramas very popular around the world. 2020 the year most are at home thanks to the pandemic situations around the world. It leads most of us to watch more TV series and movies than in normal years. With recent hits Korean dramas like Crash Landing On You, The King: Eternal Monarch, Itaewon Class, and old classics like Descendant of The Sun, Goblin, There’s no shortage of Kdrama to watch.
They are extremely popular especially with handsome and exceptional actors that play roles like Lee Min-ho, Hyun Bin, Kim Soo-hyun, Song Jong-ki, Park Seo-joon, and others. But have you ever wondered how rich are them. Have you ever rank them on their net worth. let’s find out the top 10 richest Korean actors of the year 2020.
Most richest Korean actors 10. Park Bo-gum
The 27 years old richest Korean actor debuted in 2011. playing a supporting role in the thriller film Blind. He played minor roles in the next 2 years. Park Bo-gum came into prominence in 2015 when he got a lead role in the series Reply 1988 with Hyeri. Which became the highest-rated Korean drama in 2016. Park Bo-gum also win many awards with his acting performance on the Reply 1988.
Park Bo-gum is not only a talented actor, but he is a great singer as well. He also works as an ambassador of some of the advertising brands like Cocacola, Nescafe. his estimated net worth is 6 million dollars. Dramas like Encounter and Love in The Moonlight helps Bo-gum to increase his popularity. He plays the lead role in the Record of Youth Korean drama in 2020.
Most richest Korean actors 9. Gong Yoo
The 41 years old actor debuted in 2001, in the TV series school 4. Gong Yoo mostly did support roles until he got a lead role in the TV series Hello My Teacher. But Gong Yoo’s major breakthrough came in 2007. When he starred in the romantic comedy Coffee Prince which gained high audience appreciation. He also gained more popularity through the record-breaking Korean drama Goblin.
He has an upcoming Kdrama series for Netflix called The Sea Of Silence. Gong Yoo is a brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton, Domino’s Pizza, LG. Gong Yoo has an estimated net worth of 7 million dollars.
Most richest Korean actors 8. Lee Seung-gi
The 33-year-old actor actually started as a singer two years. He became an actor in 2006 and debuted with the weekend drama The Infamous Child Sisters. Lee Seung-gi’s popularity came soaring high in 2009 when he got a lead role in the Kdrama series Brilliant Legacy. His other popular TV series is My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho with Shin Min-ah. Which was very popular in other Asian countries.
A Korean Odessey which aired in 2017 is also another highly successful Lee Seung-gi Korean drama. Besides being an actor Lee Seung-gi is also a talented host for entertainment shows. He’s the brand ambassador of Leader Cosmetics and other local Korean brands. He has an estimated net worth of 8 million dollars.
The Rom-Com King Park Seo Joon‘s first appearance on television, was when appeared in the 2003 Kdrama series Dream High 2. the 31 years old actor followed by multiple minor roles for two years. Park Seo-joon’s breakout role comes in 2015 when he became part of the main cast in the drama She Was Pretty. He gained international popularity in 2017 Fight For My Way.
following that in 2018, he became the leading man in the fan-favorite What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim. His most recent Korean drama Itaewon Class also hit the jackpot. He advertises Dominos’s Pizza, and the popular soju beer among many other brands. He has an estimated net worth of 12 million dollars.
Most richest Korean actors 6. Hyun Bin
The 37 years old actor made his debut on the 2003 TV series Body Guard, where he played a minor role as a stalker. Hyun Bin’s shot to stardom came when he becomes the leading man in the 2005 romantic comedy series My Lovely Sam Soon. Which became the highest-rated public drama of that year. Since then he has appeared as a lead actor in other successful Korean dramas like Secret Garden, Hyde Jekyll Me, and Memories of Alhambra.
Hyun Bin showcased his exceptional acting ability in the 2019 Netflix Kdrama Cras Landing On You. Which is the third highest-rated Korean drama in Korean cable Tv history after Sky Castle and The World Of The Married. Hyun Bin is the front face of smart communications in the Philippines and other Korean brands. Hyun Bin has an estimated net worth of 12 million dollars.
The 34-year-old actor made his acting debut in the 2008 film A Frozen Flower. Song Joong-ki played similar minor roles in the next two years. His breakout role comes in 2010 when he played one of the lead roles in the historical drama Sangkyunkwan Scandal. His bromance with another actor on the show was very well executed and he got high praise because of it.
In 2013 Song Joong-ki enlisted in the mandatory military service for two years. It wasn’t until 2016 when he returned to acting. He made a comeback in the military-themed romantic Kdrama Descendants of The Sun. The Korean drama turned out to be very popular in Asia and was watched 2.5 billion times on a Chinese video platform. In 2020 Song Joong-ki plays the lead role along with female lead Kim Ji-won in Arthdal Chronicles.
Song Joong-ki advertises Lotteria fast food, Baskin Robbins, and other Korean brands. He has an estimated net worth of 14 million dollars.
Most richest Korean actors 4. Lee Min-ho
The 33-year-old actor started his career in 2003 as a teenager. When he auditioned and got minor roles in Kdramas Sharp, Nonstop 5, and Recipe of Love. His acting career came to a halt when he got into a serious accident in 2006. Which resulted in him being bedridden for several months. He made a comeback in 2007 in the series Mackerel Run. But the show was so unpopular and had low ratings. it got cut only 8 episodes.
Lee Min-ho’s popularity skyrocketed when he starred as a lead actor, in the super popular Kdrama Boys Over Flowers. His popularity continued with Korean dramas like Faith, Personnel Taste, City Hunter, and Legend of The Blue Sea. His most recent drama after his military service was The King; Eternal Monarch. It was one of the most-watched TV series on Netflix.
He advertises Bench, Ferrero Rocher Chocolates, and other brands. His estimated net worth was 15 million dollars.
Most richest Korean actors 3. Lee Jung-suk
The 30-year-old actor debuted in 2010. He played a supporting role in Prosecutor Princess which is his first Kdrama. He gained recognition when he played a supporting role in Secret Garden. Lee Jung-suk’s breakout role was in the 2013 teen drama School 2013. Where he received the best actor award.
His popularity continued with the romantic comedy Hot Young Bloods, Doctor Stranger and While Were You Sleeping. His most recent appearance was in the previous year Romance Is a Bonus Book. He’s the brand ambassador of Look and Lock in Korea, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Vietnam. He has a net worth of 20 million dollars.
The 42-year-old veteran Korean actor’s career started in the mid-’90s. So Ji-sub first appeared in Sitcom Three Guys and Three Girls and Kdrama called Model. He came into fame in 2004 with the hit drama What Happened In Bali and I’m Sorry I Love You in 2005. His other most popular dramas are One Sunny Day, Warm And Cozy, Oh My Venus, and his most recent Terrius Behind Me.
Besides being an actor he also publishes books and magazines. He’s also a rapper and has published his own music. He advertises international clothing company Giordano and other brands. So Ji-sub has an estimated net worth of 30 million dollars.
Most richest Korean actors 1. Kim Soo-hyun
The 32 years old actor debuted in 2007 in the family sitcom Kimchi Cheese Smile. He first became prominent when he got lead roles in the dramas Will It Snow In Christmas and Giant. His fame continued hit dramas, Dream High, Moon Embracing The Sun, My Love From The Star, and The Producers.
He also appeared as a guest in most recently two record-breaking cable TV series Cras Landing On You and Hotel Del Luna in 2019. He played the lead male role in It’s Okay To Not Be Okay which gained worldwide popularity in 2020. His estimated net worth is 110 million dollars. He almost the richest as some of the most popular Hollywood actors. He is way too rich when compared to other Korean actors who are just as popular as him.
The reason is he so popular outside South Korea. To be specific. he is very popular in china. Even more popular than some of the most famous Chinese actors. His total commercial earning is a gigantic 100 billion Won. Which is equal to 84 million dollars. More than what he earns through his acting career.