K-drama fandom couldn't get their eyes off Kim Sejeong and her undeniable chemistry with Ahn Hyo Seop in the hit K-drama, A Business Proposal.
The lead stars showed intense charm playing ordinary office girl Shin Ha Ri and young and workaholic CEO Kang Tae Mu.
In case you didn't know, she has been around in the industry, making a name for herself in music, K-drama, TV shows and more.
From Girl Group Member to A Business Proposal Female Lead
Before solidifying her name as an actress, Kim Sejeong started out as a contestant in competition tv shows.
Then 16-year-old auditioned for K-pop Star 2 and eventually tried her luck in the survival reality show Produce 101, where the winner gets to be an official part of the 11-member girl group I.O.I. Unfortunately, it was only short-lived and got disbanded a year later.
Kim Sejeong seems to be determined and passionate about the industry, so she auditioned for Jellyfish Entertainment's girl group Gugudan and the rest is history.
Interestingly, proving that she's more than just a Kpop idol, she captivated fans with her bubbly personality and acting skills after landing a lead role in School 2017, I Wanna Hear Your Song and The Uncanny Counter, which is considered her breakthrough performance.
Two years later, she had her K-drama comeback with Ahn Hyo Seop through the rom-com A Business Proposal, once again mesmerizing the viewers with her unique charm.
With her long list of projects and a slew of endorsements, how much is Kim Sejeong's net worth now?
How Wealthy is Kim Sejeong?
Six years after her debut, Otakukart estimates Kim Se Jeong's net worth at around $3.2 million.
The majority of her earnings come from her career as a singer and actress.
Adding to her annual earnings are her endorsements deals varying from food, architecture, home appliances, games and beauty products. She also scored contracts with big brands such as Coca-Cola, Lotte Hi Mart, Dyson, making her 2021's Top CF star.
Apart from that, she is also a vlogger. Kim Sejeong's YouTube was launched in 2021, which she named OFFICIAL KIMSEJEONG. With a total of 40 vlogs, the singer-actress rakes 352,000 subscribers and counting.
She shares compilations of clips featuring her life behind the camera. Through her vlog, fans get to see how bubbly her personality is.
Where Does Kim Sejeong Spend Her Millions?
In 2020, the singer-actress appeared in an episode of MBC's I Live Alone, where she introduced the viewers to her apartment.
Per Soompi, the hosts were surprised to hear Kim Sejeong's smart financial habits after she revealed that she has nine bank accounts. One serves as her everyday expenses, while the other is for her savings, allowance for her parents, and two installment savings.
Aside from saving for the rainy dais, she also knows how to give back to the community.
At the height of the pandemic, the A Business Proposal star donated 10 million won to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association in 2020 and 20 million won to the Community Chest of Korea in 2021 to support people suffering because of the onslaught of the pandemic.
According to a local outlet, Kim Sejeong appeared in one of the organization's advertisements without accepting a talent fee.
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