7. Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) – $57 Million
Jung Ji-hoon, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer. Rain’s musical career includes seven albums, 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world. Rain married Kim Tae Hee who is one of the top female actresses in Korea. The couple owns real estate in Cheongdam that is currently valued at over $35 million. Their home is valued at $5 million. Rain’s musical career includes seven albums (six Korean, one Japanese), 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world.
He achieved breakthrough success with his third Korean album, It’s Raining (2004), which spawned the number one single of the same name. The album sold a million copies in Asia, and established Rain as an international star. They are considered the richest celebrity couple in Korea. Rain As of 2021 is among the richest celebrities in South Korea 2021.
In December 2014, Rain started filming for his first Chinese drama Diamond Lover, co-starring Tiffany Tang. The drama premiered in July 2015 and achieved huge success, earning high ratings throughout its 24-episode run and reaching 3.3 billion views online.
8. Choi Siwon – $55 Million
Choi Si Won, also known simply as Siwon, is a popular South Korean singer and actor. Won is best known for being a member of the boy band Super Junior and its Mandopop subgroup. Siwon played lead roles on Korean dramas such as Oh! My Lady and Poseidon. He comes from a very rich family who has an estimated net worth of over $600 Million. They are the owners of the Hyundai Department Store chain. He is certainly on the list of the richest Korean celebrity 2020
Choi Siwon is a representative for Audi Korea. As in 2016, Choi Si-won is listed in Forbes magazine “30 Under 30 Asia”. Si-won is described as “one of South Korea’s most sought-after singers and actors”. Choi has joined many UNICEF campaigns since 2010. He was appointed as the special representative of the South Korea committee for UNICEF on 12 November 2015.
Upon his release from the military, Choi confirmed to volunteer for a UNICEF campaign in Vietnam from 21 to 25 August 2017. The campaign is named as “SMile for U” which is a music education programme for children with disabilities conducted in partnership with Choi’s agency
In 2015, Siwon was appointed as the special representative of the South Korea Committee for UNICEF. The majority of his income comes from China. He has endorsed companies like Black Jacket, Seoul Milk, and 12 Plus just to name a few. Choi Siwon estimated Net Worth as of 2020 $44 Million.
9. Song Hye-kyo – $41 million
Song Hye-kyo is a 38 year old South Korean actress, who has been one of the richest Korean celebrities for so long. She gained Asia-wide popularity through her leading roles in television dramas. In 2017, she ranked 7th in Forbes magazine’s Korea Power Celebrity list, and 6th in 2018. The success of Song’s television dramas internationally established her as a top Hallyu star.In August 2014, following inadvertent exposure by a politician overseeing the administration of the National Tax Service of South Korea, Song made a public apology for committing tax evasion when she claimed undocumented expenses.
10. IU – $40 Million
IU purchased a beautiful property in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul for $13 billion won in CASH, without a loan!
In her vlog, she disclosed for the first time her basic room in this villa, but she shocked everyone when she stated that her bed alone costs 175 million KRW ($135,000)
IU also has a 4.6 billion won studio in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do (3.6 million USD).
IU also owns a second house in Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, which is notable for being the abode of actress Lee Young Ae. The property was purchased for a total of 2.2 billion won ($1.7 million USD) as a two-story rural house on 170 pyeong of land, then IU spent an extra 800 million won ($630k) on it to acquire additional land surrounding it. In other words, the second property cost a total of $3 billion ($2.4 million) on its own.