Sunday, 11 November 2007

Top 10 Highest Paid Korean Stars For 2007

Check out the list of top 10 Korean celebs with the highest earnings in year 2007.

Bae Yong-joon, Rain and BoA are
the top 3 Korean celebs with highest income
  1. Bae Yong-joon
    • He is a main stockholder in Key West owning 30% of the shares
    • TV drama 5 billion + CF 5 billion + stocks 33.2 billion
    • Total income: 43.2 billion won/ 46 million U.S. dollars

  2. Rain (Jung Ji-hoon)
    • World tour 10 billion + CF 5 billion + stocks 10 billion
    • Total income: 25 billion won/ 27 million U.S. dollars

  3. BoA
    • Album 15 billion + CF 3 billion + stocks 300 million
    • Total income: 18.3 billion won/ 19 million U.S. dollars

  4. Lee Hyo-ri
    • Album 500 million + TV appearances 500 million, CF 4.5 billion
    • Total income: 5.5 billion won/ 6 million U.S. dollars

  5. Jeon Ji-hyun
    • Film 1 billion, CF 4 billion
    • Total income: 5 billion won/ 5 million U.S. dollars

  6. Yoon Eun-hye
    • TV drama 340 million + CF 3 billion + new company contract fee 1 billion
    • Total income: 4 billion won/ 4 million U.S. dollars

  7. Yoo Jae-suk (3.8 billion won)
  8. Kim Joon-hee (2 billion won)
  9. Park Myung-soo (1.5 billion won)
  10. Yoon Jong-shin (1.3 billion won)

Sources: Soompi Forum, TVReport, SBS
Credit: CharlotteDarcy and kdramafanusa for translation

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hanie said...

darn...where's my binnie oppa???
not rich enough i would say..
go oppa!!!! work work work!!!

kpop_rub said...

i guess hosting like 20 shows does pay off. MC Yoo is such a hottie!

I wonder if that's what BoA makes before or after LSM and Max Matsuura get their cut xD

mary said...

Yoon Eun Hye is so amazing.
I love her and so proud of her accomplishments.

YaHa said...

Holy moly! O_O MC Yoo and PMS are rich! xD

Anonymous said...


Hi!! ^_^

and i thought tvxq would be on the list~ T_T..

where r they? T_T


Anonymous said...

go hyun bin fight fight fight!!! aja aja!!! u hav to work hard...

Orchid899 said...

That's insane sums of money. I thought they said Korean celebs don't make as much as U.S. celebs. Well, give or take a mill, they are still filthy digustingly rich.


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