This year has been an unforgettable one for all of us – partly due to the social distancing regulations and travel bans that resulted from Covid-19. But while we were stuck at home, the booming Korean drama genre was among the media that kept our spirits up. As 2020 comes to a close, we look back at eight of the most memorable K-drama moments both on- and off-screen. What have the former ‘Song-Song couple’ been up to since their divorce? Song Joong-ki, who has kept a low profile since his divorce with actress Song Hye-kyo, was in coronavirus self-isolation and bought a Malibu beach holiday home. Song Hye-kyo, meanwhile, modelled for Chaumet, Suecomma Bonnie and Sulwhasoo – but why did they demolish their US$11.6 million former love nest? Read on to find out more. How does It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’s Kim Soo-hyun spend his cash? The highest-paid K-drama actors of 2020 were revealed – and Kim Soo-hyun topped the list. At No 1, he beat Crash Landing On You star Hyun Bin, earning US$165,000 per episode for the hit K-drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay . So as South Korea’s highest paid actor, how does he spend his hard-earned cash? 5 reasons Crash Landing on You became a sensation Crash Landing on You broke records when its final episode peaked at a 24.1 per cent domestic viewership rating, clocking in an average 21.7 per cent overall viewership to beat what was formerly Korean TVN channel‘s highest-rated drama, Goblin , at 20.5 per cent. The drama is also officially the second highest-rated cable drama next to 2018’s Sky Castle . So what was the secret to its success? 8 Korean drama actors in their 30s making a comeback The year 2020 saw many of Korea’s biggest hallyu actors of the early 2000s making huge comebacks on the small screen, crossing genres and taking on challenging roles a second time around. Here, we ran down eight thirty-something actors who made our hearts flutter. 4 of Crash Landing On You’s biggest plot holes Crash Landing On You had every element to make the perfect Romeo and Juliet love story. Star-crossed lovers separated by a border and their respective nationalities – heartbreaking, but realistic enough. Or was it? 7 Korean beauty icons close to 40 reveal their age-defying skincare secrets In 2020, a few gorgeous hallyu actresses technically entered their forties – or were just one or two years shy from being a forty-something. It’s hard to believe that based on their looks. Maybe the fountain of youth flows through the Han River? Or perhaps South Korea is just that good when it comes to beauty (and preserving it over decades). We looked at the beauty secrets of eight actresses to find out. How much is Descendants of the Sun’s Song Hye-kyo worth and how does she spend it? How does a long-established hallyu star spend her fortune? Song Hye-kyo, who started in the industry at an early age, practically grew up in the public’s eye. We looked back at how her career blossomed, the twists and turns in her public and personal life that contributed to her popularity and fortune, and what influences her spending habits the most to this day. Which South Korean ‘CF King’ is the most bankable brand ambassador? Not only do they rake in huge per-episode fees for the hit dramas that made them famous, South Korea’s most sought-after actors also make a fortune through multiple endorsement deals, or what they call “CF” in Korea – commercial films. Find out what makes these five actors the most popular brand ambassadors . Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . For more great stories on Korean entertainment, artist profiles and the latest news, visit K-post, SCMP's K-pop hub .