Song Joong-Ki constantly shares his fortune to those people in need by making whopping donations in the past years.
As one of the highest-paid Korean actors, Song Joong-Ki surely has high talent fees that only series with a high budget can afford him. Most recently, he starred in two high-budget Netflix flicks, Space Sweepers and Vicenzo.
But despite having high salaries, the Korean actor makes sure he is not the only one who benefits from his hard works.
Song Joong-Ki's Generosity Acknowledged With Presidential Citation
On Tuesday, the Financial Services Commission held an event to celebrate their 6th Financial Day at Post Tower, Myeong-dong in Seoul. Over 176 people received medals from the ceremony, and one of them was Song Joong-Ki.
The Descendants of the Sun actor received the Presidential Citation under the savings-investment category for his financial contributions to people in need.
He has been donating money to support the Yellow Ribbon Campaign since 2011 to help children diagnosed with cancer. He also established a relationship with the Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation.
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In 2015, he donated around $85,000 to UNICEF despite being in the military to help everyone affected by the earthquake in Nepal. A year later, he gave $17,000 to the International Center for Peace and Human Rights for "comfort women."
In 2020, he provided $25,000 and $43,000 to the forest fire victims in Gangwon-do and the localized torrential downpours, respectively.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Song Joong-Ki cashed out $85,000 to Hope Bridge and frontliners who need cold protection supplies.
Song Joong-Ki Net Worth: How Rich Is Vicenzo Star
In 2021, Song Joong-Ki's net worth already hit $21 million, per Celebeat. However, other reports claimed that the actor has a net worth of $24 million in total.
The Space Sweepers star mainly earned the fortunes from his hit series and movies, including Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Arthdal Chronicles, The Innocent Man, The Battleship Island, and A Werewolf Boy.
His popularity in the TV and film industry led him to score endorsement deals with popular brands in the cosmetics, food, travel, and healthcare industry. Among the companies who set him as their brand ambassador are Jeju Air, Ottogi Snack Ramen, LG XNote, Domino's Pizza, LINE Pay Card, Tony Moly, Sprite, and FUJIFILM, among others.