The 8 Highest-Earning Celebrities In Korea In 2021: Jun Ji Hyun Tops The List

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 On September 3, KBS’s show ‘Entertainment Company Live’ discussed the ranking of the 8 Korean stars who earned the most in 2021.


Topping the list is Jun Ji Hyun with 17 billion KRW. The program also revealed that the beauty earns about a billion KRW per her advertisement deals annually. This year, Jun Ji Hyun endorses 16 different brands, which makes her estimated earnings of this year total at about 17 billion KRW.




In July 2021, Jun Ji Hyun made a comeback in the zombie movie ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ . Besides, the project ‘Jirisan’, starring Jun Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon, is likely to be broadcast by the end of this year. The director of ‘Jirisan’ is Lee Eung Bok, and the writer is Kim Eun Hee. This is the duo behind the craze of the series  Kingdom.




Second place in the ranking is  Kim Soo Hyun with 13 billion KRW. ‘Entertainment Company Live’  said the actor received 200 million KRW per episode for ‘It’s Okay To Be Not Okay’. In his next project, ‘One Ordinary Day’, Kim Soo Hyun’s earning increased to 500 million KRW per episode.




3rd place is the “National MC” Yoo Jae Suk with 10 billion KRW. His earning for appearing on the 3 central television stations is 10 – 15 million KRW per show. For cable channels and general shows, the number is 20 – 25 million KRW per show. In addition, ‘Entertainment company Live’  revealed that Yoo Jae Suk also brought in about 5.6 billion KRW for doing commercials, an average of 500 – 800 million KRW per advertising contract.




4th and 5th place are Song Joong Ki and Lee Seung Gi respectively. Song Joong Ki earned 8 billion KRW this year. When filming  Vincenzo, Song Joong Ki was paid 200 million KRW per episode.




Lee Seung Gi also earned more than 100 million KRW per episode. This year, the actor earned a total of 7.7 billion KRW.




The remaining 3 positions in the Top 8 Korean stars with the highest earnings in 2021 are Shin Dong Yeop (5 billion KRW), Song Hye Kyo (4 billion KRW) and Song Hae (1.4 billion KRW).


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