How much do Korean actresses earn per episode? Who is the highest paid actress in Korea? How much do Korean actresses get paid? To answer these and many other questions right now by presenting the top ten highest paid Korean actresses list.
From dreamed girl Park Shin-hye, Hometown Cha Cha’s Shin Min-ah, Song Hye-kyo of Vincenzo to ‘My Sassy Girl’ Jun Ji-hyun, take a look at the highest paid Korean actresses.
Top 10 Highest Paid Korean Actresses
10. Park Shin-hye
Park Shin-hye is darling – A dreamed girl for many reason. She earned 30 million per episode last year. She also bagged multiple campaigns with Valentino and Prada! You can imagine how much she earned! Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list ranked park 33rd in 2015, 12th in 2017 and 40th in 2021.
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9. Shin Min-ah
‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ darling Shin Min-a is also a power earner. The 37-years-old most beautiful actress earn millions won per episode. That’s why she’s here on the list of top 10 highest paid Korean actresses 2022.
This actress’s acting abilities are superb. Many people adored her role in the drama Oh My Venus, in which she co-starred with So Ji Sub. She is also well-known for her role in the drama My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox and Tomorrow With You. Her relationship with Kim Woo Bin is currently popular. She is paid $27,000 USD per episode.
8. Park Bo-young
Not just multitalented but beautiful as well. Park Bo-young is the 8th highest paid actress in Korea. She is well-known for her exceptional acting abilities. She is so talented that she wins awards for almost every role she plays. Her drama series Oh My Ghost is well-liked by many people,she also starred in A Werewolf Boy, Scandal Makers and On Your Wedding Day.
This gorgeous looking 31-years-old, Park Bo-young is one of the highest paid Korean actresses. She is paid $27,300 USD per episode.
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7. Gong Hyo-jin
She is regarded as one of the most talented in South Korea. All of the drama episodes in which she has appeared have been successful. She is sometimes referred to as the “Queen of Ratings”. She and Kang Ha-neul co-starred in When the Camellia Blooms last year. They both received the “Best Couple Award,” and the actress received the renowned Grand Prize.
Gong Hyo Jin has also starred in Crush & Blush, Thank you, Pasta and The Greatest Love She is paid $36,500 USD per episode.
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6. Kim Tae-hee
Kim Tae-hee is a dreamed girl for many reason. Some call her a goddess; her charm has remained consistent over the years. She graduated from Seoul National University, proving that she possesses both intelligence and attractiveness. Stairway to Heaven, Love story in Harvard, My Princess are some of her well known Korean dramas.
The 41-years-old Kim Tae-hee is most beautiful as well as one of the highest paid Korean actresses 2022. She gets paid $37,000 USD per episode.
5. Ha Ji-won
Jeon Hae Rim made her debut as a villain, but her outstanding performance earned her the same amount of attention as the main actresses. She starred in Damo, Hwang Jini & Empress Ki, Something happened in Bali. In 2010, she and Hyun Bin played the lead role in Secret Garden, which set multiple records for drama series that are still in effect today.
The 43-years-old Ha Ji-won is one of the highest paid Korean actresses 2022. She is paid $45,000 USD per episode.
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4. Choi Ji-woo
Choi Ji-woo is one of the most beautiful as well as highest paid Korean actresses. She is darling for many reasons. She has appeared in numerous dramas in a variety of roles, but she is best known for her roles in Beautiful Days, Winter Sonata and Stairway to Heaven and Women with a Suitcase.
Choi Ji-woo has won several awards including Baeksang Arts Award. The majority of her fanbase were thrilled to see her appear in the 2020 drama series Crash Landing on You. She is paid $46,000 USD per episode.
3. Lee Young-ae
She is well known for her role in the drama Dae Jang Geum. LEE YOUNG-AE is as beautiful as ever. She made her acting debut in the 1993 drama “How’s Your Husband?” and was voted The Best New Actress at the SBS Drama Awards. Her spectacular role in the 2003 historical drama Jewel in the Palace solidified her status in the entertainment field. Koreans regard her personal life with admiration.
She has acted in various films & television series like First Kiss, One Fine Spring Day, Gangnam Beauty & many other Kdramas. She has been awarded several awards for her acting & is one of the top Hallyu stars. It’s impossible to find someone who doesn’t admire her beauty and acting abilities. She is paid 200 million won for every episode.
2. Song Hye-kyo
An Instagram post from Song Hye-kyo costs 500 million won. On the top of that, Song Hye-kyo’s endorsement fee is as much as 900 million won ($748,674). Just imagine how much she earn per episode! It’s no surprise that this beautiful woman is the second highest paid Korean actresses.
She has been in a lot of famous dramas, the most successful of which being Autumn in My Heart, “That Winter, the Wind Blows” and Descendants of the Sun. In 2017, she ranked 7th in Forbes magazine’s Korea Power Celebrity list, and 6th in 2018. The success of her television dramas internationally established her as a top Hallyu star. She receives $54,400 USD for every scene.
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1. Jun Ji-hyun
Meet Jun Ji Hyun, the highest paid Korean actresses in 2021. Ranked number 1 we find no female celebrity other than Jun Ji-hyun! As the end of 2021, Jun Ji-hyun has a net worth of $6 million (source). In addition, the 40-years-old Jun Ji Hyun is the highest earning Korean celebrity of 2022. According to metro.style; Jun Ji Hyun charges as much as 100 million won per episode and 1 billion won for her advertisements.
At the age of 15, this actress made her modeling debut for a fashion magazine. She gained fame after being cast in the 2001 film ‘My Sassy Girl.’ JUN JI-HYUN’s performances in drama series have always gotten her a lot of praise, and she is currently one of the best actresses in South Korea. She is paid 99,900 USD per episode.