While viewers are hooked on the young generations of Hallyu stars, veteran actors like Kim Hae Sook add colors and dynamics to any K-dramas.
Dubbed as the “National Mother” for playing various mother or aunt roles may it be the protagonist or villain, the award-winning actress will surely deliver top-notch performance.
Viewers might recognize her as Bae Suzy’s mother in Start-Up and Yoo Yeon Seok’s adorable mother Jeong Ro Sa in Hospital Playlist, the veteran actress is currently starring in the historical K-drama Under the Queen’s Umbrella along with Kim Hye Sook.
Kim Hae Sook plays the King’s mother and villain Queen Dowager Cho who dislikes her grandson to Queen Im Hwa Ryeong (Kim Hye Soo) for causing trouble at the palace.
Kim Hae Sook Net Worth: How Rich is the ‘National Mother’?
Debuting in 1975, Kim Hae Sook has appeared in over 100 series and more than 50 films throughout her career.
With a slew of projects both small screen and movies, she has won over 10 awards and even released a memoir Mother of Hallyu Stars: Kim Hae Sook’s Story in 2005.
According to a report, Kim Hye Soo’s net worth in 2022 is around $14 million where most of her wealth comes from her career as a veteran actress.
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Kim Hae Sook’s New Drama
After Under the Queen’s Umbrella, viewers will get to see the beloved K-drama ahjumma in Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon starring Lee Yoo Mi and Ong Seong Wu.
It will be followed by another series K Project also known as Gyeongseong Creature headlined by Han So Hee and Park Seo Joon. Interestingly, the two upcoming K-dramas will air in 2023.
As for movies, she recently played a cameo role in Kim Tae Ri, Kim Woo Bin, and Ryu Jun Yeol’s movie Alien, and joined Portrait of a Family movie starring Ha Ji Won and Ryu Seung Ryong.
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