Top 10 Most Successful Korean Actors
The ten most successful Koreans actors is combination of sexy and adorable. They are also talented since they most win in international film organization. Korean culture has taken over the internet by storm. Their television series and songs are played everywhere mostly by youths. The most known successful Koreans by having a large fan base and highly paid for each acting in a film are:
His stage name is the flower boy icon lee Joon-Gi. He is famous in playing charming prince in historical dramas which include; "Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo" (2016), "Joseon Gunman" (2014) and "Scholar Who Walks the Night" (2015). Many fans says he is like was born to bring Koreans historical dramas to screens. He became famous after being featured in the film "The King and the Clown" (2005) an historical drama movie about two clowns apprehended by their king on the ground of mockery. The clowns soon find them in bad state by struggling to make the king laugh. He is paid around $45,500 per episode in his dramas. Lee was born on17 April 1982 at Busan, south Korea. He is single with a height of 178 cm (5'10"). His net worth is $1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)
2. YOO AH-IN
He is not only known for his good look but also for his usefulness in in movies and television show. This means he can act in other roles different from your typical handsome prince when he played a rebellious high school student “ in the coming –of-age film” "Punch" (2011). The movies shows wan –deuk`s journey to maturity. Fans loves other popular movies which include the blockbuster "Veteran" (2015) and the period drama "The Throne" (2015). In television, the actor has appeared in many successful series such as the romantic drama "Secret Love Affair"(2014), and historical epic "Six Flying Dragons" (2015). He makes approximately $58,700 per episode that he appears in. his name is : Uhm Hong-sik (professionally known as Yoo Ah-In) Birthday: October 6, 1986 Age: 33 years old Birthplace: Nam-gu, Daegu, South Korea Astrological sign: Libra Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 179cm (5'10").
3. LEE JONG-SUK JUMP.
His career started at the age of 15 and eventually he has become one the most sought-after actors in the industry. After appearing in the television series "School 2013" (2012), he began to emerge as one of the industry's most talented actors, winning awards for his acting in the film television. His fans recognize him for his iconic roles in the comedy series "Pinocchio" (2014), and fantasy drama "While You Were Sleeping" (2017). In 2017 he starred in "V.I.P" a crime-thiller film directed by acclaimed director Park Hong-Jung. In the movie he acted as Kim Gwang-Il, a son of a North-Korean political figure. He is paid an approximate of $50, 300 per episode of a television series. His profile details are; Name: Lee Jong-Suk Birthday: September 14, 1989 Age: 30 yeard old Birthplace: Suwon-si, South Korea Astrological sign: Virgo Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 186cm (6'1") Net worth: $200,000 (estimated).
4. LEE SEUNG-GI
He is not handsome feast for eyes, but he is a treat for the ears too. He his career in the industry as a singer in South Korea. His hit song was "Because You're My Girl" is from his debut album "The Dream of a Moth" (2004). His music earned him the name the "Ballad Prince". He has appeared in many entertainment shows such as "1 Night 2 Days" (2007), "Strong Heart" (2009) and in Netflix's variety show "Busted" (2018). In 2019, Lee Seung-Gi starred in the television series "Vagabond", where he played the character of Cha Dal-Gun, a stuntman who teams up with the NIS in his quest for justice for his nephew. He is estimated to make around $58,700 per tv appearance. His inner details include Names: Lee Seung-Gi Birthday: 13th January , 1987 Age: 32 yrs Birth place location : Banghak-dong, SouthKorea Astrological sign-Capricorn Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 182cm (6'0") Net worth: $3 Million (Approx.)
5. SONG JOONG-KI.
His fans recognizes song Joong-Ki as Captain YooSi-Jin aka Big-Boss from the hit Korean serie "Descendants of the Sun" (2016). Keen follower will notice that he rose to popularity for his role in the historical drama "Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010)". In 2012 he cemented his name as one of Korea's most sought-after actors after he appeared in the critically-acclaimed hit "A Werewolf Boy" which made him to be nominated as the Best Actor Award during the 49th Baeksang Arts Awards. His career as actor has made him appear in many major television and film production. By being the Korean tourisim honorary Ambassador he has attracted many tourists in South Korea. His inner details are; : Song Joong-Ki Birthday: September 19, 1985 Age: 34 years old Birthplace: Secheon-dong, Daejeon, South Korea Astrological sign: Virgo Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Married (to Descendants of the Sun co-star Song Hye-Kyo since October 31, 2017) Height: 178cm (5'10") Net worth: $4-5 Million (estimated).
6. SO JI-SUB
He started his career in modelling where after recommending underwear brand STORM in 1995, he became famous after starring in a romantic drama series "I’m Sorry, I Love You" (2004). He continued to be known after again starring in the hit series "Cain and Abel" (2009) which based on the biblical story of Adam and Eve first sons. He too known of his single music releases such as "Foolish Love", "The sound of Memory", "So Love", and "Cola Bottle Baby". For being a talented actor and musician he earns $67,000 per episode on television. His profile details are; Name: So Ji-Sub Birthday: November 4, 1977 Age: 42 years old Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea Astrological sign: Scorpio Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 182cm (6'0") Net worth: $16 million (estimated).
7. JI CHANG-WOOK.
He is popularly known as Dong-Hae from the hit romantic series "Smile Again" (2010). He is from humble beginnings in musical theatre. In the series he played a character by the name of Dong Hae, a Korean-American skater. In 2019, he was cast as Ma Dong-chan in the television series "Melting me Softly". Ji Chang-Wook is a renowned actor of great looks and talent. He earn an estimate of $42000 for each episode on television. His details are: Name: Ji Chang-Wook Birthday: July 5, 1987 Age: 32 years old Birthplace: Anyang, South Korea Astrological sign: Cancer Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 182cm (6'0") Net worth: $100,000 (estimated).
8. JO IN-SUNG.
He is one of the talented Korean actors and widely followed around Asia. His fans love his appearance in Koreans series such as "Spring Day" (2005), "That Winter, the Wind Blows" (2013), "It's Okay, That's Love" (2014) and "Dear My Friends" (2016). He makes $67,100 per television appearance. His details are Name: Jo In-Sung Birthday: July 28, 1981 Age: 38 years old Birthplace: Myeongil-dong, Seoul, South Korea Astrological sign: Leo Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 186cm (6'1").
9. LEE MIN-HO LEE.
He is one of the popular actors all over Asia. He was known after playing Gu Jun-Pyo in the global hit hit South Korean manga-based series "Boys Over Flowers" (2009). Being influential actor he has a massive fan base all over Asia due to Tagalog-dubbed version of "Boys Over Flowers" was aired in 2009 in the television network ABS-CBN. Following the success of "Boys Over Flowers", the actor was cast in the television series "City Hunter" (2011) as Lee Yoon-sung/Poochai which is the titular character. In the series, his character's primary objective is to avenge his father's killers. He makes $58,700 per show episode. Profile summary of Lee Min-Ho Name: Lee Min-Ho Birthday: June 22, 1987 Age: 32 years old Birthplace: Heukseok-dong, Seoul, South Korea Astrological sign: Cancer Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 187cm (6'2") Net worth: $10 million (approximate).
10. GONG YOO.
He established his name after his appearance in the Zombie flick "Train to Busan" (2016), he also starred in feel good romantic comedy such as "Coffee Prince" (2007) and "Big" (2012). He has become famous too by advertising the flagship smartphone ASUS. He makes $65,000 per episode in a TV show. Profile summary Names: Gong Ji-Cheol Birth day: 10th July, 1979 Age: 40 yrs Birth place: Busan, South Korea Astrological sign: Cancer Nationality: South Korean Marital status: Single Height: 184cm (6'0") Net worth: $2M.