After two consecutive year wins of South Korea in the Academy Awards, Asian talent is now recognized globally. In recent years South Korean film industry has been making great strides. This film industry has produced several stars who earn load some money. We’re here counting down the top 10 highest-paid Korean actresses.
Here is a list of the top 10 highest-paid Korean actress of all times.
10. KimYoo-Jung– $16 million
In 2017, she ranked 8th on the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list, the youngest to be included in the Top 10 at 17 years old.
9. HanJi-min– $21 million
8. KimTae-hee– $25 million
She is considered to be one of South Korea’s most beautiful women. She has been a cast member of one of the most popular Korean dramas. She made her acting debut in the 2001 melodrama the last present. She was also a prominent part of the huge success of Stairway to Heaven and Love story in Havard.
7. ChoiJi-woo– $27.5 million
6. JunJi-hyun– $28 million
5. Bae Suzy – $30 million
She is an actress and a single from South Korea. She has been a part of the gold group Miss A under JYP Entertainment. She was a prominent cast member of the film the sound of a flower which was at least in 2015. Her album Class A was a great international success.
4. IU – $31 million
This veteran singer-songwriter and actress has hosted a flag of success in the South Korean industry. she debuted as a singer at the age of 15 with her album Lost and Found. She’s also a radio and television host.
3. GoHyun-Jung– $34 million
One of the highest-rated uncritically acclaimed dramas in Korean television history is hourglass and Go Hyun-Jung was the star of that show. She had her debut in 1989 in the entertainment scene as a Miss Korea runner-up. She made approximately $49,000 in her recent drama, “Dear my Friends.”
2. Song Hye-Kyo– $37 million
She has been one of the highest-paid actresses of South Korea for a very long time. in 2018 she ranked 6th in the Forbes magazine Korea power celebrity list. She has also had a number of legal battles with the government and tax department of South Korea.
1. LeeYoung-ae– $52 million
Lee Young-aeA veteran actress and model who has been part of numerous television commercials is now ranked as the richest Korean actress. The 50-year-old actress is also a very charitable person and was appointed as a goodwill ambassador in 2004 by UNICEF. Park Chan-wook’s crime thriller film Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) is one of her best works as an actress.