Park Seo Joon's net worth: From 10 million USD lavish property to social media earnings, know Itaewon Class star's estimated wealth

Park Seo Joon is one of the most beloved and one of the wealthiest stars of the Korean drama industry. Let’s take a look at Park Seo Joon’s estimated net worth.

Updated on Jun 10, 2024  |  08:35 PM IST |  148.7K
Park Seo Joon (Image Credits-tvN)
Park Seo Joon (Image Credits-tvN)

Park Seo Joon, born Park Yong Kyu, is a well-known South Korean actor recognized for his leading roles in hit Korean dramas such as She Was Pretty, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth, Fight for My Way, What's Wrong with Secretary Kim, Itaewon Class, and Gyeongseong Creature. He is highly regarded for his acting talent and versatility, making him a sought-after talent in the Korean entertainment industry. Let's take a look at Park Seo Joon's estimated net worth.

How much is Park Seo Joon’s net worth: Acting projects, social media and endorsements 

As the South China Morning Post reported, Park Seo Joon boasts an estimated net worth of around USD 21 million. His considerable wealth stems largely from his roles in Korean movies and dramas, collaborative projects with the Wooga Squad (which includes BTS’ V, Park Hyung Sik, and more), earnings from royalties, advertisements, and numerous luxury brand endorsements.

Park Seo Joon embarked on his cinematic journey with the thriller film The Chronicles of Evil, portraying a homicide detective entangled in a web of deceit. According to the Korean Film Council, the movie garnered approximately USD 13,295,194 in box office revenue, earning Park Seo Joon the Popular Star Award at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards. Furthermore, his role in She Was Pretty elevated him to one of the highest-paid Korean actors, reportedly earning him around USD 25,000 per episode for the romantic K-drama, as per Soompi.

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His depiction of a narcissistic CEO with a troubled past in What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim catapulted Park Seo Joon to fame as the "master of romantic comedy" in 2018. According to Soompi, the esteemed actor commands around USD 851,000 for his appearances in dramas. Throughout his career, Park Seo Joon has delivered numerous blockbuster hits to the Korean entertainment scene. Notably, he headlined the 2020 JTBC original Itaewon Class, a compelling drama tackling themes of class disparity, LGBTQIA+ rights, and success in the bustling city of Seoul.

Park Seo Joon is renowned not only for his roles in Korean movies and dramas but also for his appearances on hit reality shows like IN THE SOOP: Friendcation. As a member of the esteemed Korean celebrity group Wooga Squad, alongside BTS singer V, rapper Peakboy, and actors Choi Woo Shik and Park Hyung Sik, Park Seo Joon adds to the show's allure as they go for a friend vacation to relax and enjoy making up for a comforting watch. 

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According to K-media outlet Kpopmap, IN THE SOOP: Friendcation achieved impressive rankings, securing the top spot in Japan and second place in South Korea after its July 2022 release. Moreover, Park Seo Joon’s luxury brand endorsements further contribute to his net worth, with endorsement earnings estimated to range from USD 340,000 to USD 425,000.

With a staggering follower count of over 25.9 million as of June 2024, Park Seo Joon reigns supreme on Instagram, regularly treating fans to updates on his projects and sponsored content. Additionally, he holds the distinction of being the first Korean actor to amass 1 million subscribers on YouTube. According to reports, Park Seo Joon garners an estimated annual income of USD 60,000 from his social media platforms.


Luxury items and expensive things owned by Park Seo Joon

Renowned for his savvy investments, the Korean superstar Park Seo Joon has allocated a significant portion of his wealth to prime real estate ventures. As reported by Soompi, in 2016, The Dream star acquired a property valued at USD 445,000 in Seoul's prestigious Geumho-dong area. Following the resounding success of his K-drama Itaewon Class, Seo Joon further solidified his foothold in the real estate market by purchasing a lavish property worth USD 10 million in Gangnam's esteemed Sinsa-dong district, renowned as the most affluent neighborhood in South Korea.

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Park Seo Joon's fondness for Gangnam reached new heights with his recent acquisition of a luxurious property worth USD 4.4 million in the prestigious Cheongdam-dong district. Situated in a prime location overlooking the Han River, this opulent residence spans approximately 278.7 square meters. Boasting three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a sprawling living room, the property offers unparalleled comfort and elegance. Additionally, it features exclusive amenities such as a private golf course, a tranquil courtyard pool, and a state-of-the-art home cinema, making it the epitome of luxury living.

In addition to his flourishing career, Park Seo Joon takes pride in being a devoted pet parent to his beloved Bichon Frisé, Simba. Often showcasing their bond on Instagram, the actor's feed is brimming with heartwarming snapshots featuring his furry companion. Not just content with being a cherished family member, Simba has also made appearances alongside Seo Joon in various commercials.


Known for his philanthropic activities, Park Seo Joon has earned admiration for his dedicated support of child adoption agencies and his active involvement in fundraising initiatives for orphan care. Notably, the actor generously volunteers his time for photoshoots aimed at raising funds to ensure the welfare of orphaned children. According to his talent agency, Awesome ENT, Park made significant contributions to disaster relief efforts in South Korea. 

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In August 2020, he donated a substantial sum of USD 83,000 through Korea Disaster Relief to aid flood victims. Similarly, Park Seo Joon extended his support to wildfire victims in Gangwon by donating an equivalent amount to the Hope Bridge Association, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to giving back to the community.

More about Park Seo Joon

Park Seo Joon's rise in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of remarkable. From his early beginnings to his current status as a household name, he has graced both the big and small screens with his presence, leaving an indelible mark on the world of Korean entertainment as a top Hallyu star.

Park Seo Joon has starred in numerous acclaimed movies and TV shows throughout his illustrious career, including some of the most beloved K-dramas ever. His performances have garnered widespread acclaim, earning him a plethora of awards and accolades. With each project, Park Seo Joon continues to showcase his versatility and talent, effortlessly embodying a diverse range of characters across various genres. His latest ventures include a prominent role in the Hollywood production The Marvels and the Netflix Korean show Gyeongseong Creature.

Park Seo Joon's career is a testament to his versatility. From romantic leads to action-packed roles, stepping into Hollywood blockbusters, and even a guest appearance in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, he has conquered it all, shining through as the top star in the K-drama world.

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Disclaimer: All amounts mentioned in the article are sourced from public platforms. In some cases, celebrities or their teams give their inputs too, which we incorporate if provided by them. We take all efforts to share possible accurate numbers, however unless otherwise mentioned they are all approximates. We are open to feedback and suggestions on editorial@pinkvilla.com.

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Pratyusha Dash is an English Literature Graduate from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies with a deep passion for Korean

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Credits: South China Morning Post, Soompi, Korean Film Council
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