You won't believe how much Korean drama actors earn per episode

10 September 2015 / 1 year 1 month ago

After revealing the highest paid K-Drama actresses, a new report from news outlet Ilgan Sports has revealed the highest paid K-Drama actors in 2015.

According to a report in Soompi, it appears as though the pay gap between actresses and actors is not as large as it has been in the past.

However, male actors tend to enjoy greater popularity amongst female fans.

In addition to their high earnings from K-Dramas, actors can cash in on their success through overseas fan meetings.

Also, a successful K-drama will result in filming CFs which is quite profitable for actors.

Without further ado let’s check out the list of Korea’s top actors’ earnings per episode compiled after consulting with drama production companies, broadcasting company producers, management staff members, and other specialists in the entertainment industry.

Browse through the gallery to find out how much they earn. 

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You won't believe how much Korean drama actresses earn per episode

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