Actor Kim Soo Hyun, who turned 35 this year, has revealed the enormous amount of money he earned from advertising.
In the iHQ entertainment program ‘Secret Newsroom‘, which was broadcast on January 8th, Kim Soo Hyun, who debuted in 2007, dealt with how much wealth he accumulated by making various works.
After appearing in the 2012 MBC drama ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun‘, Kim Soo Hyun made 17 commercials and earned 8 billion won.
After SBS ‘My Love from the Star‘ filmed in 2013, he earned 20 billion won while filming numerous commercials in China and was called ‘20 Billion Man‘.
At that time, Kim Soo Hyun‘s annual advertising revenue estimate alone reached 50 billion won.
As a result, Kim Soo Hyun ranked first in sales among celebrities selected by Forbes Korea in 2015.
Not only the advertising fee, but also Kim Soo Hyun‘s appearance fee per episode is known to be huge.
Kim Soo Hyun, who recently appeared in Coupang Play‘s original drama ‘One Day‘, is said to have received 500 million won per episode.
Although the cost of the appearance is the sum of the PPL and overseas publishing rights, considering that the production cost of ‘One Day‘ is 1.25 billion won per episode, his appearance fee occupies a significant portion of the production cost.
It is reported that Kim Soo Hyun‘s appearance fee is the highest among male actors in Korea.
The most highlighted keywords about Kim Soo Hyun were “Young & Rich”, “Seongsu-dong Landmark Apartment”, and “500 million won per episode”.
In fact, Kim Soo Hyun lived in a residential complex, which was one of the most famous landmarks in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul. This apartment has a unique view of the Seoul Forest, a special attraction of Seoul.
In addition, the Han River can be seen from this building at a glance.
Korea’s most popular star, Song Joong Ki, received 180 million won per episode on KBS2‘s ‘Descendants of the Sun‘ and Hyun Bin received 170 million won from tvN‘s ‘Crash Landing on You‘.
Lee Byung Hun, who always impresses fans with his amazing acting skills, also earned 150 million won per episode during tvN‘s ‘Mr. Sunshine‘.