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The Truth of How Much Korean Drama Actors Really Make Is Going Viral

By Edward Leary | September 28, 2017 01:58 PM EDT

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K-Dramas are one of the most popular and leading genres in television programs not only in Korea but also internationally. From hits such as "You Who Came From The Stars" and "Descendants of The Sun," to new releases such as "While You Were Sleeping" and "Andante," everyone automatically thinks these actors and actress must well off and hope - and the truth to it all is down below!

The post that explained how much top specific actors made per episode had gone viral on a popular Korean community site called Instiz. A lot of familiar faces appeared on the list with some making as high as roughly $18,000 dollars per episode! The post, as well as fans, made a notice saying that since some of these actors have continued to see a rise in popularity, they may be earning more and paid more depending on the drama. Explore these top paying celebrities below and see how much more money they earn than you'd expect.

miss A Suzy - 20 Million Won (Roughly $18,000)

BTOB Sungjae - 10 Million Won (Roughly $9,000)

f(x) Krystal - 6 Million Won (Roughly $5,000)

Girls' Generation YoonA - 20 Million Won (Roughly $18,000)

INFINITE L - 7 Million Won (Roughly $6,000)

Park Hyung Sik - 10 Million Won (Roughly $9,000)

Which idol shocked you with their amazing salaries?

Tagged :  korean, Drama, Stars, earnings, Pay Per Episode, money

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