Song Joong Ki’s drama appearance fee recently exceeded that of Lee Byung-hun and Kim Hee-ae

Actor Song Joong Ki’s fee to appear in a drama is a current hot topic. It is known that he has surpassed his seniors such as Kim Hee-ae, Lee Byung-hun, and Hyun Bin.

On Mnet TMI News, which aired on the 29th, the chart of ‘Best 11 stars in the first half of 2021’ was released. Accordingly, Song Joong Ki was rated seventh on this list. His earnings have skyrocketed after the drama ‘Vincenzo’ went viral. Song Joong Ki, well known for his appearance fee of 180 million won each episode in the drama “Asdal Chronicles,” received 200 million won per episode from Vincenzo, totaling approximately 4 billion won over the course of 20 episodes.

Song Joong Ki’s appearance fee per episode is significantly higher than that of Kim Hee-ae, Hyun Bin, and Lee Byung-hun. Kim Hee-ae, who led the list of performers who came to prominence in 2020 with the drama “The World of the Married,” is said to have garnered around 80 million won each episode. Hyun Bin earned 150 million won to 170 million won from “Crash Landing on You,” while Lee Byung-hun received 150 million won each episode from “Mr. Sunshine.”

Meanwhile, Song Joong-ki recently confirmed his appearance in JTBC’s “Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son.” “Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son” tells the story of Yoon Hyun-Woo, who has worked for Soonyang Conglomerate for more than 10 years. His job mainly consists of taking care of the family that runs the company. His work is similar to that of a servant, but he is falsely accused of embezzlement by the conglomerate family. He is then killed by their youngest son Jin Do-Joon. The next moment, Yoon Hyun-Woo finds himself in the body of the family’s youngest son Jin Do-Joon. He decides to take revenge on the Soonyang Conglomerate family and also run the company.

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