Viewers fell in love with everyone’s favorite boss, Jung Myung Seok in Extraordinary Attorney Woo, played by Kang Ki Young.
Thanks to the drama’s massive craze, the 38-year-old star once again gained the attention of the public through his recent K-drama.
However, this versatile star has appeared in several remarkable series and movies–from rom-com, mystery, and saeguk or historical K-drama, Kang Ki Young never failed the viewers with his amazing acting skills.
Who would forget his role in Lee Jong Suk’s W where he took the role of Oh Yeon Joo's (Han Hyo Joo) co-worker and close friend as well as the endearing and funny uncle to Lee Sung Kyung in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo.
Adding to the list of Kang Ki Young’s K-drama, he also played the psychopath restaurant owner in While You Were Sleeping.
From his long list of K-dramas to movies, here’s how much Kang Ki Young earned throughout his acting career.
Kang Ki Young Net Worth 2022
Debuting in 2012, Kang Ki Young had his first K-drama appearance for the historical drama series Horse Doctor starring Lee Yo Won and Cho Seung Woo.
A year later, he had his big screen debut for Uhm Tae Goo and Ryu Hae Young’s Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls as one of the inspectors.
However, it was the K-drama My Secret Terrius with So Ji Sub that gained Kang Ki Young his first ever award after bagging Best Supporting Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama and Bromance Award at the 2018 MBC Drama Awards.
It was followed by Best Supporting Actor at 14th Soompi Awards for his role in What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim and Excellence Award for At Eighteen at the 12th Korea Drama Awards
Interestingly, the 38-year-old star scored three nods all for Best Supporting Actor for the movie Crazy Romance.
With his decade-long career in show business, Kang Ki Young’s net worth this 2022 is around 2.37 million USD according to a report.
It is safe to say that with the massive popularity of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, it will open more opportunities and score endorsement deals for the actor.
Kang Ki Young Talks About the Extraordinary Attorney Woo Craze
As obtained by Soompi, the Extraordinary Attorney Woo shared their thoughts about the overwhelming popularity of the series.
For Kang Ki Young, he mentioned that he is grateful to be part of the series and bring joy to the viewers.
“As this is a difficult time for the entire world, there aren’t that many reasons to smile. So it’s a huge honor just to be able to put a smile on all of your faces,” he said.
Interestingly, he also revealed one remarkable comment about his visuals.
"I saw a comment saying that I was sexy, which was a comment I didn't think I'd ever be able to see for the rest of my life, so I'm extremely grateful,” he added.
Unfortunately, Extraordinary Attorney Woo is set to air its finale on August 18, giving viewers a significant 16-episode K-drama.
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