(As heard from a relative who’s a chief director in the entertainment world)
T/n: for reference, 1 billion (B) won = 900K USD
10B won – Bigbang, Exo, Shinee, Lee Kwangsoo
9B won – G-Dragon, Suzy, Park Bogum
7B won – Hyeri, TOP, Twice, Lee Jongsuk
6B won – Taeyeon, Girls Day, Kim Yoojung, Seolhyun, Yoona
5B won – Minho, GFriend, IOI, Zico
4B won – BTS, AOA, Bewhy, Yook Sungjae
3B won – Infinite, Red Velvet, GOT7, Kim Sohyun
1B won – Irene, Sungseo
Song Hyegyo and Song Joongki are earning over 20B won and are considered the top among celebrities right now. Song Joongki’s Doota duty free CF alone is a 20B won deal. As for Song Hyegyo, her Shin Shilla duty free CF deal is also above 20B won.
Hallyu stars Kim Soohyun and Lee Minho are earning around 15B won.
Lee Kwangsoo, becomes the model for Shilla duty free shop… a 10B won model contract
The crazy fangirls were saying how Lee Kwangsoo and Shinee were not making 10B won CF deals but they are all in the 10B won sectionㄷㄷㄷㄷㄷ
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