HoYeon Jung’s acting career and popularity exploded after her debut on Netlfix’s Squid Game. The South Korean model captivates audiences by playing Kang Sae-byeok, also known as Player 067. Although HoYeon played a debt-ridden pickpocket on the show, she is earning serious money thanks to her success on Squid Game. What is HoYeon Jung’s net worth?
After almost a decade of modelling, she decided to step out of her comfort zone and become an actress. She signed a contract with Saram Entertainment to become an actress in 2020. HoYeon’s debut acting role was playing North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok in the hugely popular Netflix series. No one expected “Squid Game” to become the most-watched Netflix program in the platform’s history, with over 111 million plays worldwide.
According to Today Online, the nine-episode series cost a staggering 20 billion won ($16 909 172) to produce. So how much was HoYean paid?
According to the site, he reportedly earned only “a few hundred thousand Taiwanese dollars” per episode. 200,000 Taiwanese dollars is equivalent to $7,152, which means he earned about $64,368 for the entire nine episodes.
Squid Game: HoYeon Jung Net Worth Is Staggering
According to Sportskeeda, HoYeon has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. However, it could be much more as the Squid Game actor and model’s career continues to grow.
Most of HoYeon’s wealth comes from his modelling career. HoYeon is currently a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton and has modelled for Sephora, Hermès, H&M, Versace and Chane. She also recently graced the cover of Vogue Korea.