How did famed Korean actress Lee Young-ae make her fortune? Photo: @thehistoryofwhoo_official/Instagram
How did famed Korean actress Lee Young-ae make her fortune? Photo: @thehistoryofwhoo_official/Instagram

How Lee Young-ae became one of Korea’s highest-paid actresses: before Netflix’s Inspector Koo, the star rose to fame in 2003 K-drama Jewel in the Palace …

  • Lee has made millions from her TV and film acting career, reportedly commanding a higher per-episode fee than Song Hye-kyo, second only to Jun Ji-hyun
  • She’s also raked in cash from lucrative endorsement deals with Amorepacific and The History of Whoo, and even launched her own beauty brand Lya Nature

How did famed Korean actress Lee Young-ae make her fortune? Photo: @thehistoryofwhoo_official/Instagram
How did famed Korean actress Lee Young-ae make her fortune? Photo: @thehistoryofwhoo_official/Instagram
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