Kim Jae Young Net Worth: Is He As Wealthy As His Character in Love in Contract?

Credit: tvN / YouTube screenshot

Credit: tvN / YouTube screenshot

Kim Jae Young is currently starring in the rom-com K-drama Love in Contract with Park Min Young and Go Kyung Pyo.

In the 16-part episode series, the actor took the role of controversial actor Kang Hae Jin who is also a son of a conglomerate owner.

Kim Jae Young’s character illustrates a typical celebrity who is often embroiled in rumors due to his reckless actions.

To cover up his relationship issues, he hired the wife-for-hire service of Choi Sang Eun played by Park Min Young.

However, as the series continues, it appears that Kang Hae Jin has a deeper reason for hiring Choi Sang Eun.

On the other hand, Go Kyung Pyo plays Choi Sang Eun’s long-time client, Jung Ji Ho, who is also the rival of Kang Hae Jin.

Love in Contract showcases how Ji Ho and Hae Jin battle it out to get the attention of Choi Sang Eun.

Kim Jae Young Net Worth: Is The Love in Contract Star As Wealthy As His Role In Real Life?

The rising star is among South Korean celebrities who started as a model.

With his stunning facial features and height towering at 6’1, there’s no doubt why heads turn when he walks the runway.

However, in 2014, he had his first K-drama appearance, landing a supporting role in the rom-com series Blade Man starring Lee Dong Wook and Shin Se Kyung.

From then on, he appeared in several K-dramas and a few films which includes Ma Dong Seok and SHINee’s Minho’s film Derailed, as well as the action thriller film Golden Slumber and Money starring Ryu Joon Yeol, Money Heist Korea’s Yoo Ji Tae and versatile star Jo Woo Jin.

With his eight-year career in show business, is Kim Jae Young's net worth as close as his character in Love in Contract?

According to a report, Kim Jae Young’s net worth is around 1.5 million USD with a big chunk of his wealth came from his career as an actor.

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Kim Jae Young on His First Rom-Com Lead Role

Love in Contract might be Kim Jae Young’s breakthrough in showbiz, opening doors to more rom-com series in the future.

As obtained by Soompi, he spoke about his transformation seen in the tvN K-drama and thoughts about starring in his first rom-com as the lead star.

Since he played the role of celebrity Kang Hae Jin, he had a lot of changes and transformations for his character starting with colorful outfits

He described his character as someone who “looks like a playful child on the outside, but he’s a genuine person on the inside.”

Kim Jae Young’s drama Love in Contract airs every Wednesday and Thursday via tvN and Viki for subtitles.

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