Actor Nam Joo-hyuk is revealed to have received 800 million won for his appearance in “Twenty-five, Twenty-one”.
Mnet’s “TMI NEWS SHOW”, which aired on June 29th, was made under the theme of “Turnarounds in life. BEST 11 stars who became bosses after being part-timers” to talk about the life of stars who used to work part-time jobs and reversed their life with success. LOONA members Kim Lip, Yves, Choerry, and Hee-jin appeared as guests on the show.
Actor Nam Joo-hyuk was named the 8th star who could make a big breakthrough in his life. Nam Joo-hyuk, who was 184cm during his middle school days, had to give up on his dream of becoming a basketball player due to an injury. He then used his skills and ability to work part-time as a coach for basketball classes.
He is known to have worked many other part-time jobs, such as mart carts arranger, parking guide, fueling gas for vehicles, etc., due to the difficult situation of his family.
TMI NEWS MCs caught the eyes of netizens by revealing, “Before his debut, in 2013, Nam Joo-hyuk worked three part-time jobs a month and earned 2,449,440 won. Now, the actor receives 50 million won per episode, which means he gets paid about 800 million won for his appearance in the whole 16-episode drama. His income has increased by up to 326 times.”