Most Expensive Korean Drama Actress Aktris – This row of Korean drama actresses gets the title of ‘most expensive’ because of the fee for the episodes that involve them.
Apart from the high fees, these Korean drama actresses also have various awards.
Having a profession in the world of acting can be said to be very profitable for those who are involved in it. How not, the actors and actresses get a pretty big salary by ‘only’ acting in front of the camera. This also applies to actresses who starred in a number of Korean dramas.
Interestingly, these actresses are actually paid big for each episode of the Korean drama they star in. In fact, this has earned the row of drakor stars the title of “Most Expensive Korean Actress.” However, this expensive salary is also quite commensurate with the ability to act as well as the track record of awards that have been achieved by these actresses.
Curious who are the most expensive Korean drama actresses in 2020? Come on, see the discussion of KINCIR below!
10. Park Shin-hye (Rp247.7 million/episode)
Debuting in the Korean drama Stairway to Heaven in 2003 ago, Park Shin-hye is now one of the best actresses in the Land of Ginseng. At a rate of 17,000 dollars (Rp247.7 million) per episode, Shin-hye has won 26 trophies at award ceremonies, including “Most Popular Actress” at the Baeksang Awards thanks to the drama The Heirs. In 2020, Shin-hye will also act through a zombie-themed big screen film entitled #ALIVE.
9. Park Bo-young (Rp 362.8 million/episode)
For those of you who have watched the drama Oh My Ghost or Strong Girl Bong-soon, you must admit that Park Bo-young has good acting skills. So, it’s not surprising that after making his comeback in the Korean drama Abyss, Bo-young paid a fee of 25 thousand dollars (Rp. 362.8 million) for each episode he starred in.
8. Shin Min-a (Rp362.8 million/episode)
Just like Park Bo-young, actress Shin Min-a also gives a fee of 25 thousand dollars (Rp. 362.8 million) for each Korean drama episode that involves her. Min-ah’s acting skills also made her recalled to star in the second season of the political genre drama, Chief of Staff.
However, the most iconic drama is still Oh My Venus, which has won Min-ah various awards. Starting from the “Excellence Award”, “Best Couple” with So Ji-sub at the KBS Drama Awards to “Outstanding Korean Actress” at the Seoul International Drama Awards.
7. Gong Hyo-jin (Rp 484.6 million/episode)
Thanks to the success of starring in a number of romantic-comedy drama genres, Gong Hyo-jin has earned the nickname “romcom queen.” The proof is that the romcom drama When the Camellia Blooms, which he starred in, won the “Grand Prize” at the 2020 Baeksang Awards.
So, it’s not surprising that Hyo-jin dares to charge 33.4 thousand dollars (Rp. 484.6 million) per episode. Moreover, Hyo-jin is one of the South Korean actresses who has won the most awards, 42 trophies to be exact since she debuted in 1999.
6. Kim Tae-hee (Rp493.3 million/episode)
After a hiatus for 5 years, Kim Tae-hee immediately charged 34 thousand dollars (Rp.493.3 million) per episode during his comeback through the drakor Hi Bye, Mama. This is actually not too surprising, because through the Yong-pal drama that he starred in in 2015, Tae-hee won various prestigious awards. One of them is the “Top Excellence Award, Actress” at the 2015 Korean Drama Awards.
5. Song Hye-kyo (Rp609.4 million/episode)
For those of you who watched the Korean drama Descendants of the Sun, you must be familiar with this one doctor Kang Mo-yeon, right? Yep, Song Hye Kyo. Thanks to Hye-kyo’s acting skills, the drakor became one of the highest-rated series and won the “Grand Prize” at the Baeksang Awards.
However, apart from his achievements with Descendants of the Sun, Hye-kyo has various other trophies achieved after starring in a number of dramas. This of course makes Hye-kyo worth paying 42 thousand dollars (Rp. 609.4 million) for every episode of the drama she stars in.
4. Choi Ji-woo (Rp609.4 million/episode)
Since starring in the Korean drama Twenty Again in 2015, Choi Ji-woo has charged a fee of 42 thousand dollars or around Rp. 609.4 million per episode. The producers of the series also agreed to the price set by Ji-woo because the level of popularity of the actress is considered a youth icon. Oh yes, in the Crash Landing on You series, starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin, Ji-woo also appeared as a cameo, you know.
3. Ha Ji-won (Rp609.4 million/episode)
Just like Song Hye-kyo and Choi Ji-woo, actress Ha Ji-won also dares to charge 42 thousand dollars (Rp. 609.4 million) for each episode. The factor that makes Ji-won worth being paid that much is because she is considered a good actress.
2. Lee Young-ae (Rp 1.2 billion/episode)
Since debuting in the Korean drama How’s Your Husband? in 1993, Lee Young-ae immediately won the title of “Best New Actress” at the SBS Drama Awards. After that, the mother of two has won various prestigious trophies thanks to her acting skills in some dramas. Therefore, Young-ae charges 83.5 thousand dollars or around Rp. 1.2 billion for each episode of the drama she stars in.
1. Jun Ji-Hyun (Rp 1.2 billion/episode)
With a tariff of 84 thousand dollars (approximately Rp. 1.2 billion) for each episode, Jun Ji-Hyun is the highest-paid actress today. This is also done by Ji-Hyun even though he has only starred in 5 Korean dramas, including My Love from the Star and Legend of the Blue Sea.
However, from the five drakorsKorean Drama that he starred in, Ji-Hyun also managed to get various awards. The My Love from the Star series that he starred in received the “Grand Prize” at the Baeksang Awards and SBS Drama Awards.
Well, that’s the row of the most expensive Korean drama actresses in 2020. From the entire list, is there your favorite drakor actress?