There is no denying that Kim Seon Ho is among the hottest South Korean actors today. The 35-year-old made his screen debut in 2017 with Good Manager and became a household name after appearing in the 2020 television show titled Start-Up.
So, how rich is Kim Seon Ho? What is the net worth of Shin Min Ah’s leading man in Hometown Cha Cha Cha? Keep on reading to know more details.
According to KDramaStars, Kim Seon Ho has a net worth of $5 million USD. The entertainment news outlet added that, with all the projects that he was offered and expected to be involved in, the number is expected to rise.
For starters, Kim Seon Ho attended the Seoul Institute of the Arts where he earned a degree in Broadcasting and Entertainment. While in college, the leading man of Suzy Bae in Start-Up joined a theatre group and started acting in stage plays.
Kim Seon Ho made his television debut in 2017 thru the KBS2 office drama called Good Manager. Due to his exemplary performance, he was tapped to also appear in several other shows such as Strongest Deliveryman, Two Cops, Kiss of the Spider Woman, You Drive Me Crazy, 100 Days My Prince, Welcome to Waikiki 2, Catch the Ghost, and 2 Days & 1 Night.
It was also in 2017 when Kim Seon Ho received two awards at the MBC Drama Awards. He also brought home the Rookie Award at the 2020 KBS Entertainment Awards for his work on 2 Days & 1 Night.
Kim Seon Ho returned to the small screens in 2020 through the tvN drama Start-Up. His portrayal as Han Ji Pyeong helped him get a nod at the Baeksang Arts Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Television.
While Start-Up was airing, Kim Seon Ho dominated the monthly brand reputation ranking index by the Korean Business Research Institute. It was also at the time when he experienced a surge in popularity not only in South Korea but also in other parts of the world.
At the moment, Kim Seon Ho stars in the tvN drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha alongside Shin Min Ah. There, he portrays Dusik, a jack-of-all-trades who fell in love with Hye Jin, a cold and stiff dentist.
Despite being one of the most popular South Korean stars today, Kim Seon Ho failed to be part of the Richest Korean Actors list. Kim So Hyun ($117 million), So Ji Sub ($41 million), Lee Jong Suk ($32 million), Lee Min Ho ($26 million), and Song Joong Ki ($24 million) are, currently, holds the Top 5 places, followed by Hyun Bin, Park Seo Joon, Lee Seung Gi, and Gong Yoo.
Kim Seon Ho, however, is richer than Song Kang, who has an estimated net worth of $2 million USD in 2021.
Meanwhile, Soompi reported that Kim Seon Ho and Girls’ Generation member Yoona are confirmed to star in an upcoming romantic comedy movie titled 2 O’Clock Date. The film, for starters, centers on a woman with a huge secret and a man who lives on the floor above.
The characters of Kim Seon Ho and Yoona would develop feelings for each other as they start meeting every day. Lee Sang Geun will be directing 2 O’Clock Date, which is set to start filming in March 2022.
Kim Seon Ho and Girls’ Generation member Yoona first met during the 2020 MBC Music Festival, where they both served as co-hosts. 2 O’Clock Date will mark their first acting project together.
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