Being one of the most versatile K-drama actors, Lee Je Hoon often finds himself booked with multiple projects in a year.
In 2021, the 37-year-old actor starred in two smash-hit series. First is the action thriller K-drama Taxi Driver where he played the mysterious Kim Do Ki.
Joining him is Esom as the feisty prosecutor, while Pyo Ye Jin, Kim Eui Sung, Jang Hyuk Jin, and Bae Yoo Ram play the members of Rainbow Taxi.
Interestingly, Taxi Driver is SBS’ top-rated K-dramas of 2021; due to this, the Lee Je Hoon-led series will return for season 2.
From action thrillers to a slice of life drama, Lee Je Hoon made viewers cry buckets with Netflix’s Move to Heaven with Tang Jung Sang.
Lee Je Hoon Net Worth: How Did The Actor Earn His Millions?
Lee Je Hoon started out as an actor appearing in independent films. His first on-screen appearance was in the 2007 short movie, They Live by Night.
With his potential and skills as an actor, he landed the indie film Bleak Night where he won his first-ever award at Blue Dragon Film Awards for Best New Actor.
From then on, Lee Je Hoon appeared in blockbuster movies and K-drama. Fans would recognize the actor from his role as the newbie profiling in Signal with Kim Hye Sun and Jo Ji Woong.
With his long career as an actor, he was able to solidify his name and became one of the most sought-after stars.
According to digitalnetworth.com, Lee Je Hoon’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $3 million to $3.5 million, while his previous salary is at $1.5 million to $2.3 million.
Meanwhile, the actor earns around $400,000 to $700,000 as his salary.
He may be raking millions in every endorsement deal or K-drama, but he recently ventured into a new business.
Lee Je Hoon Launches Production Company And Talent Agency
In 2019, the actor launched his film production.
As noted by Soompi, Lee Je Hoon’s then agency Saram Entertainment confirmed that the actor “jointly established the film production company Hard Cut with director Yang Kyung Mo and PD Kim Yoo Kyung."
Despite building his own company, he is still working as a film producer and an actor at the same time.
Interestingly, two years later, Lee Je Hoon once again impressed his fans with a new business venture.
According to an outlet, he set up his own one-man agency, COMPANY ON, alongside business partners.
He is also represented by the company and left Saram Entertainment after 12 years.
In a statement released by Lee Je Hoon’s new agency, they assured that the 37-year-old star “will work hard and promote in various fields, including as an actor.”
Lee Je Hoon’s New Movie
From smash-hit K-dramas to business ventures, Lee Je Hoon’s net worth might increase since he is set to star in a new movie.
The award-winning actor is in talks to headline the cast action film Escape. Joining him are D.P star Goo Kyo Hwan and rookie actor Hong Xa Bin.
Escape follows the story of a North Korean soldier who escapes his homeland to start a new life in South Korea.
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