Nam Joo Hyuk earned worldwide fame after his exemplary acting performance in 2020 hit K-drama series called Start-Up. The 27-year-old South Korean actor made his acting debut in 2014 and he is now considered one of the most sought-after artists of his generation.
So, how rich is Nam Joo Hyuk? How much is the net worth of Suzy Bae and Kim Seon Ho’s co-star in Start-Up? Keep on reading to know more details.
According to GDataMart, Nam Joo Hyuk has an estimated net worth of $10 million. The Busan-born actor is started as a model for the SONGZIO Homme 2014 Summer/Spring Collection and later appeared in the music videos of Akdong Musician’s tracks titled 200% and Give Love.
Nam Joo Hyuk portrayed a supporting role in the 2014 tvN drama titled The Idle Mermaid, which also served as his acting debut. Joo Hyuk became a household name after garnering a lot of attention with his appearance in the popular KBS teen drama called Who Are You: School 2015.
After that, Nam Joo Hyuk played supporting roles in Cheese in the Trap, which starred Park Hae Jin, Kim Go Eun, Seo Kang Joon, and Lee Seung Kyung, and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, led by Lee Joon Gi, IU, and Kang Ha Neul. It was also in 2016 when Joo Hyuk was named as one of the cast members of Three Meals a Day.
Nam Joo Hyuk starred in his first lead role in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Book Joo together with Lee Sung Kyung. He was even tapped to star in the 2017 fantasy romance K-drama titled The Bride of Habaek.
In 2019, Nam Joo Hyuk earned a lot of positive reviews after his outstanding performance in the fantasy romance drama called The Light In Your Eyes. He, then, starred in Netflix’s The School Nurse Files and Start-Up with Suzy Bae and Kim Seon Ho.
Nam Joo Hyuk also earned a significant amount of money from his movies. As a matter of fact, he starred in The Great Battle in 2018, where he earned a Best New Actor award at the prestigious Blue Dragon Awards, and Josee in 2020, where he got reunited with The Light In Your Eyes co-star Han Ji Min.
Being one of the most popular K-drama actors today, Nam Joo Hyuk also got endorsement deals in recent years. In fact, he became the new model and one of the official brand ambassadors of Penshoppe in November 2017. He was also selected as the brand ambassador of Dior Men in Asia on April 17, 2019.
Despite his star power, Nam Joo Hyuk 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.
Nam Joo Hyuk, however, is richer than Start-Up co-star Kim Seon Ho, who is said to have a net worth of $5 million. Moreover, he has a higher net worth value than Nevertheless lead star Song Kang, who has a net worth of $2 million as of late.
Meanwhile, the net worth of Nam Joo Hyuk is expected to increase next year as he has high-caliber projects already lined up for him. Earlier this year, Joo Hyuk was confirmed to star in an upcoming K-drama called Twenty-Five, Twenty-One alongside Kim Tae Ri.
Nam Joo Hyuk would play Baek Yi Jin, who would struggle after his father’s business went bankrupt. The said character would work part-time such as being a newspaper boy to support his studies. Later on, he would become a sports reporter for a huge broadcasting network.
Aside from Nam Joo Hyuk and Kim Tae Ri, other personalities confirmed to appear on Twenty-Five, Twenty-On include Bona, Choi Hyun Wook, and Lee Joo Myoung. tvN has not yet announced the official release date of the imminent new K-drama but reports suggested that it is likely to premiere in the first half of 2022.
As if that is not enough, Nam Joo Hyuk would also be making his big-screen comeback very soon through the forthcoming movie titled Remember. The actor would also be part of another upcoming K-drama series by Noh Hee Kyung called Here.
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