It’s no secret that television pays big bucks especially if an actor is well-known, and has the acting chops to draw in huge audiences and ratings.
The Friends cast, for example, drew in a salary of one million US dollars per episode during their 10th and final season making the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow rank among the most highest-paid TV actresses of all time.
But how much do Asian celebrities make in comparison to their American counterparts? It’s a different market and a different country; how much do top-earning actresses like Jun Ji Hyun, Song Hye Kyo, and Kim Tae Hee make? We countdown the 10 top earning K-drama actresses in South Korea right now: