Last Updated on March 4, 2022 by OtakuKart Staff
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Ahn Hyo-seop aka Paul Ahn, is a Korean-based Canadian actor and singer. ‘Business Proposal’ fame Ahn has come a long way. From being cast in supporting roles to earning positions for lead roles and then maintaining them- his commitment, for sure has paid off. And of course, how one thing leads to another Ahn’s Networth must have taken off to a higher road to keep up with his non-stop fruitful work too. So, let’s also have a glimpse of the actor’s growing fortune.
Ahn Hyo Seop debuted as a singer in the industry under project group One O One alongside Starhaus actors Kwak Si-yang, Song Won-seok, and Kwon Do-kyun under Starhaus Entertainment. Their debut single ‘Love You’, released in October 2015, was an utter failure. Despite the fact that the group published two additional songs, ‘Stunning’ and ‘You are my light,’ they failed to capture the interest of the audience. And, thus due to the inactivity of the group members, it was disbanded in January 2019.
Sometimes you’re not exactly sure what you’re meant for, but with your devotion and perseverance, even if you take some wrong turns, you’ll eventually arrive at your right destination. Something similar happened with Ahn Hyo. His failures did not affect him much. The sheer amount of hard work he put in, and the confidence he held, allowed him to grow in his career.
With the same spirit and perspective, he is today recognized as one of the most popular South Korean entertainers.
His Net Worth
Being a successful actor is Ahn Hyo-seop’s root source of income. His accumulated net worth is believed to be between $4 million and $6 million USD. His average monthly income is about 80K-85K USD.
Ahn made his acting debut as a supporting actor in Splash Splash Love, an MBC drama. He then tried his luck in a music variety show ‘Always Cantare’ by becoming a cast member. One More Happy Ending, Happy Home, and Entertainer of 2016 are among his numerous supporting roles. Ahn was acknowledged and appreciated for his remarkable acting skills in every single role that he did.
Thus, in 2017 he was chosen for the lead roles in ‘Queen of the Ring’ and ‘My father is strange’. The dramas gained him worldwide fame. Thereafter, he’s never looked back and kept working in back-to-back blockbuster shows.
Among his well-known works include- Still 17(2018), Abyss(2019), Dr. Romantic 2(2020), Lovers of the Red Sky(2021), and his ongoing K-drama Business Proposal(2022).
This hefty net worth of Ahn’s today is a result of his hard work and determination all along.
What is he currently doing?
Ahn Hyo is currently working under a trending television drama titled ‘A Business Proposal’. He is seen as an extremely attractive chaebol and the CEO of Ha ri’s firm. Ahn Hyo’s character is like every rich K-drama fictional character – a perfect blend of arrogance and breathtaking charisma. He appears to be an obedient heir of the company, who joined his grandfather’s firm ‘GO Food’ after graduating from Harvard University, worked at an overseas office, and just returned to Korea.
‘A Business Proposal’ is an ongoing romantic comedy television drama based on Haehwa’s webtoon of the same name. Other lead actors working alongside Ahn Hyo in the show are Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu, and Seol In-ah.
Awards and Nominations
The countless nominations and significant awards he has received reflect his hard work and dedication to reaching his journey’s epitome.
Ahn has been nominated for the ‘Best New Actor Award’ at SBS Drama Awards(2018), MBC Drama Awards(2016), Korean Drama awards(2019), Apan Star Awards(2021) for Still 17, Happy Home, Abyss, and Dr. Romantic 2 respectively. He’s also been nominated for the ‘Popularity Award’ at Asia Artist Awards(2020).
His accolades include the ‘Rookie award(2017)’ for ‘My Father is Strange’, ‘Choice Award(2019)’, and ‘Best Actor Award(2020)’ for ‘Dr. Romantic 2’ at Asia Artist Awards. He’s also received the ‘Best Couple Award’ with Kim Yoo-jung and ‘Excellence Award’ for ‘Lovers of the Red Sky’ at SBS Drama Awards(2021).