Apart from the Squid Game lead stars, Heo Sung Tae made a mark on the audience as he took the role of villain Jang Deok Soo or player number 101.
He is among the 456 debt-ridden participants who wanted to take home the coveted 45.6 billion KRW prize in exchange for winning the death-defying traditional Korean children's games.
K-drama viewers might have seen the 44-year-old actor as he also appeared in a slew of notable series and movies.
He played supporting roles in Witch's Court with Yoo Hyun Min and Jung Ryeo Won and took the role of a retired gangster in Psychopath Diary.
Interestingly, it was the Netflix series that opened a lot of doors for Heo Sung Tae and noticed his versatility as an actor.
Heo Sung Tae’s Net Worth
Before his fame in Squid Game, Heo Sung Tae made his debut in 2012 at the age of 34, landing several supporting roles and bit parts and has over 60 film and television credits under his belt.
Now, he is booked and bsy with various projects. According to a report, Heo Sung Tae’s net worth as of 2022 is around 5 million USD where a big chunk of his earnings is from his career as an actor.
However, before his fame and acting career, he was an ordinary employee who worked for LG Electronics and eventually resigned and transferred to logistics at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Geoje Island.
As noted by AllKpop during his appearance in Point of Omniscient Interfere, host Jun Hyun Moo shared “Heo Sung Tae used to be an ordinary company man but quit his job at a not so young age to become an actor."
He responded and recalled the time when he tried his luck in SBS’ Miracle Audition and came in 5th place.
Heo Sung Tae’s New Drama
Currently, he is among the cast of Ji Sung’s new drama Adamas. Heo Sung Tae took the role of chief security officer and undercover agent Choi Tae Sung.
He will return with another K-drama but as a lead star for the upcoming series Chronicles of Crime.
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