These Are The 5 Korean Male Actors Who Are Highly Paid Per Episode

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The Korean Actors and Broadcasting Worker’s Union divided the actors from grade 6 to grade 18 (similar to America’s A-list, B-list, etc. actors).

Here are the 5 highest-paid male actors per episode.

1. Bae Yong Joon (for The Legend)

Bae Yong Joon is the toppst in the charts with his amazing ₩250 million KRW (about $228,123 USD) per episode for The Legend.

2. Song Joong Ki (for Arthdal Chronicles)

Song Joong Ki warned ₩180 million KRW (approximately $164,250 USD) per episode for the highly funded Arthdal Chronicles.

3. Lee Byung Hun (for Mr. Sunshine)

Lee Byung Hun earned around ₩150 million KRW (about $136,874 USD) per episode for the groundbreaking Mr. Sunshine.

4. Lee Seung Gi (for Vagabond)

Lee Sung Gi also earned ₩120 million KRW~₩130 million KRW ($109,499 USD~$118,624 USD) per episode for his series, Vagabond.

5. Lee Jong Suk (for While You Were Sleeping)

Lee Jong Suk earned a whopping ₩120 million KRW~₩130 million KRW which is about $109,499 USD~$118,624 USD per episode for the hit While You Were Sleeping.