The December 14 episode of tvN’s variety show “The List 2015” revealed a list of “Stars Who Entered The Golden Age of Their Lives” ranking the celebrities who was in the spotlight in 2015.
Among them, actor Park Seo Joon ranked number seven on the list. He also received Choice Award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards in November.
Park Seo Joon debuted with his appearance on the music video of singer Bang Yong Guk’s song “I Remember.” Soon after that, he appeared on the drama “Dream High 2,” but didn’t gain much attention then.
Park Seo Joon appeared in the 2014 drama “A Witch’s Romance” as the leading man Yoon Dong Ha attracting many female viewers’ attention. Then again early this year, he appeared in the drama “Kill Me, Heal Me” acting alongside actress Hwang Jung Eum.
In latter part of 2015, Park Seo Joon appeared on the drama “She Was Pretty” gaining both popularity and viewers rating. On top of that, he appeared in the movie “Chronicles of Evil” receiving much acclaim for portraying the character Cha Dong Jae.
It is said that Park Seo Joon received about 30 million won (approximately $25,000) per episode of the drama “She Was Pretty.” A media reporter commented, “I believe his guarantee will increase since all of his work became huge hits of the year.”
It is estimated that Park Seo Joon earned around 1 billion won (approximately $851,000) for his drama appearances alone. Besides the dramas, he also has advertising endorsement earnings in the upwards of 400 to 500 million won (approximately $340,000 to $425,000).