Top 10 Richest Korean Actresses 2024

We present you with another interesting ranking from South Korea. Its the list of the top 10 richest K-Drama Actresses 2024. we will also be showing you the top 10 highest-paid Korean Actress 2024 and see the most influential female actors. 

1. Lee Young-ae – $55 million

Lee Young-ae is a popular veteran South Korean actress and model. After appearing in numerous television commercials, she entered the world of television dramas as well as films. Dae Jang Geum (2003), and as a revenge seeking single mother in Park Chan-wook’s crime thriller film Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005). She was ranked as the richest Korean actress 2024.

2. IU – $50 million

IU is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She signed with Kakao M (formerly LOEN Entertainment) in 2007 as a trainee and debuted as a singer at the age of fifteen with her album, Lost and Found.

3. Song Hye-kyo – $42 million

Song Hye-kyo is a 38 year old South Korean actress, who has been one of the highest paid Korean actresses for so long. She gained Asia-wide popularity through her leading roles in television dramas. In 2017, she ranked 7th in Forbes magazine’s Korea Power Celebrity list, and 6th in 2018.

4. Go Hyun-jung – $38 million

Go Hyun-jung is a veteran South Korean actress. She debuted in the entertainment scene as a Miss Korea runner-up in 1989 and went on to star in Hourglass , one of the highest-rated and critically acclaimed dramas in Korean television history.

5. Bae Suzy – $35 million

Suzy is a South Korean actress and singer. She was a member of the girl group Miss A under JYP Entertainment. She, along with other two girls named Fei and Jia started their own group named ‘Miss A’ and later in March 2010, Min joined the group. They launched another album named ‘Class A, which became very successful and they embarked on a national wide concert to promote their album.

6. Jun Ji-hyun – $31 million

Jun Ji-hyun is another veteran South Korean actress and model who has been featured at the top of this list of the highest paid Korean actresses 2024. She rose to fame for her role as The Girl in the romantic comedy My Sassy Girl (2001), one of the highest-grossing Korean comedies of all time.

7. Choi Ji-woo – $30.5 million

Choi Ji-woo is a South Korean actress. Considered one of South Korea’s most beautiful women, she has received critical acclaim for her work in a wide range of melodramas, most notably Beautiful Days (2001), Winter Sonata (2002), Stairway to Heaven (2003), The Suspicious Housekeeper (2013) and Temptation (2014), as well as the romantic comedy series Twenty Again (2015) and Woman with a Suitcase (2016).

8. Kim Tae-hee – $29 million

Kim Tae-hee is a veteran South Korean actress. Considered one of South Korea’s most beautiful women, she is best known for her roles in popular Korean dramas.In 2000, an advertising executive saw Kim riding the subway, and offered her a modeling job. Kim appeared in television commercials and print ads, before making her acting debut with a small role in the 2001 melodrama Last Present.

9. JISOO – $25 million

Kim Yoo-jung is a South Korean actress. After her acting debut in 2003, she became one of the best known child actresses in Korea and since then, has transitioned into teen roles by starring in television shows. Considered “Korea’s Little Sister” when she was a child actress, Kim has since been dubbed “Sageuk Fairy” after starring in several acclaimed historical dramas in her career.

10. Han Ji-min – $25 million

Han Ji-min is a South Korean actress. After minor roles in All In and Dae Jang Geum, Han had her breakout role in revenge series Resurrection in 2005. She then donated all the royalties to help in funding the education of children in North Korea and developing countries in Asia.


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