Besides his flourishing love life after announcing his marriage to girlfriend Katy Louise Saunders, Song Joong Ki reportedly experiences a boost in net worth after landing the lead role in Reborn Rich.
There’s no doubt why the Hallyu star is among the highest-paid K-drama actors and actresses. Given his back-to-back projects not to mention blockbuster movies and series, the 37-year-old raked in billions of profit in the last two years.
Song Joong Ki’s Salary Per Episode: How Much Did the Actor Receive in Reborn Rich?
The South Korean heartthrob gained global fame through his blockbuster 2016 K-drama Descendants of the Sun. it was then followed by a slew of highly successful shows like Arthdal Chronicles, Vincenzo, and his latest Reborn Rich.
Adding to the list are his movies Space Sweepers and The Battleship Island.
From hit K-dramas and movies, companies also love Song Joong’s visuals making him the face of several brands like Proya, Jeju Air, and more.
Interestingly, back in 2013, he was hailed as the CF King due to his massive endorsements.
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With this, Song Joong Ki’s net worth blew up thanks to his significant popularity.
For his appearance in Vincenzo, Song Joong Ki’s salary per episode is reportedly around 200 million won or USD 170,000, making him one of the highest-paid Korean actors.
However, a report cited that his fee in Reborn Rich jumped to 300 million won per episode.
In tvN’s program Free Doctor which discussed the actor’s wealth, the hosts say that because of his massive fame, clean image, and successful projects, it is predicted that Song Joong Ki’s salary per episode will continue to rise in the next works.
In addition, the report also states that he had earned about 9.2 billion won over the past two years.
Will Song Joong Ki’s Remarriage Affect his Global Fame?
During the broadcast, the host revealed that Song Joong Ki’s popularity grew thanks to
Descendants of the Sun and now has a huge fan base in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Malaysia, and more.
Immediately after his remarriage news was reported in Korea, CNN in the U.S. and many media outlets in Asian countries highlighted it in their articles, proving Song Joong Ki’s extraordinary influence.”
To prove Song Joong Ki’s influence, global outlets like CNN and more also covered the actor’s marriage announcement.
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