December 9, 2023

Top 5 Most Popular Korean Drama Actors

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A bit of drama, a dash of sorrow and loads of joy—this is how eventful 2021 was for the celebrities in the Korean industry. Their talents, looks and charisma are out of this world! Here you will also find some play recommendations, don’t miss their best performances! Here’s a list of the top 5 most popular Korean playwrights you’ve ever met!

  1. Lee Joon-gi

Lee Jun-gee was born on April 17, 1982. Lee Jun-gee is a South Korean actor, dancer, singer, and model. He became famous for his first major role as a clown in the critically acclaimed film The King and the Clown (2005) and gained further recognition in the romantic comedy My Girl (2005-06). He is also known for his work in Wang So, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Rio. The popularity of his work abroad, especially in Asia, has established him as a top Hallyu star.

He earns $ 45,500 per episode in his plays. Lee Jun-gi’s net worth is $5 million which makes him the richest Korean actor. Lee has won several awards in his career, making Lee Jun-gi the best Korean actor.

Lee Joon-gi Tv Shows

  • Candy In My Ear 2 (2017)
  • Knowing Bros (2015)
  • Running Man (2010)
  • Family Outing: Season 1 (2008)
  • Happy Camp (1997)
  1. Kim Soo Hyun

Kim Soo-hyun was born on February 16, 1988. Kim Soo-hyun is a South Korean actor. He is one of the highest-earning actors in South Korea, and his accolades include four  Baeksang Arts Awards, two Grand Bell Awards, and a Blue Dragon Film Award. From 2012 to 2016 and 2021, Kim appeared on the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 list. He was named Gallup Korea’s Television Actor of the Year in 2014 and was named by Forbes in the 2016 Asia Under-30 list.

Kim soo-Hyun net worth is $25 Million. Kim soo-Hyun is one of the most popular and wanted, and most expensive actors in the industry.

Kim Soo-hyun Movies and Tv Shows

  • Miss Granny (2014)
  • Secretly Greatly (2013)
  • The Thieves (2012)
  • Running Man (2010)
  • Happy Together: Season 3 (2007)
  • Infinite Challenge (2005)
  1. Lee Kyu-hyung

Lee Kyu-hyung was born on November 29, 1983. Lee Kyu-hyung is a South Korean actor. Although mainly a music actor, Lee has also appeared in various Korean films and plays.  Lee gained fame in 2017 by playing the role of Yu Han-yang in tvN’s television series Prison Playbook (2017). He is known for playing a wide range of roles on stage and screen.

Lee Kyu-hyung’s net worth is $15 Million. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 3rd Korean Musical Awards in 2018, for his role as D’Ysquith in the production of the 2018 musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. His passion for acting was inspired by the 1999 Korean film Shiri, and he began pursuing roles in the theater, hoping to become a movie star.

Lee Kyu-hyung Movies And Tv Shows

  • All of Us Are Dead (2022)
  • A Year-End Medley: Extended Version (2022)
  • Let’s Start the Defense (2022)
  • Happiness (2021)
  • Would You Like a Cup of Coffee? (2021)
  1. Song Joong Ki

Song Joong-ki was born on September 19, 1985. Song Joong-ki is a South Korean actor. He was featured in the historic upcoming play as one of the original cast members of the Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and Running Man (2010-2011). Since then, he has played various roles in the television series The Innocent Man (2012), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), and Vincenzo (2021), as well as in the hit film A Werewolf Boy (2012), The Battleship Island. (2017) and Space Sweepers (2021).

Song Joong-ki charges $50,300 per episode which makes him the highest paid Korean actor. Song Joong-ki net worth is $1 Million.

Song Joong-ki Movies And Tv shows

  • Space Sweepers (2021)
  • A Frozen Flower (2008)
  • The Battleship Island (2017)
  • A Werewolf Boy (2012)
  1. Ji Chang-wook

Ji Chang-wook was born on July 5, 1987. Ji Chang-wook is a South Korean actor and singer. He was best known for playing the lead role of Dong-Hee in the daily drama series Smile Again (2010-2011) and for television series such as Warrior Beck Dong-Soo (2011), Empress Key (2013-2014). ), Healer (2014-2015), The K2 (2016), Suspicious Partners (2017), Melting Me Softly (2019), Backstreet Rookie (2020), and Lovestruck in the City (2020-2021).

Ji Chang-Wook is the most handsome Korean actor.  His name is enough to bring him to the list of South Korea’s Top 10 Artists. He began his acting career in 2008 with the television drama You Stole My Heart. Ji Chang-Wook is one of the richest Korean actors. Ji Chang-wook has a net worth of 5 million.

Ji Chang-Wook has won numerous awards, including Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama (2011), New Star Award (2011), Best New Actor (2013), Popularity Award, Actor (2014).

Ji Chang-wook Movies And Tv Shows

  • Lovestruck in the City (2020)
  • Suspicious Partner (2017)
  • The K2 (2016)
  • Hard Hit (2021)
  • Fabricated City (2017)
  • The Long Way Home (2015)

Top 5 Most Popular Korean Drama Actors