Jellyfish Entertainment’s girl group ‘GUGUDAN’ had some very promising idols. With the girl group disbanding at the end of 2020, the members went on their own paths. The maknae of the girl group, Kang Mi Na, is a budding actress in the industry right now. Having played supporting roles in some of the most popular k-dramas, the idol is having her moment. And proving her worth as an actress, Mi Na has gathered a huge fan base for herself too. Mi Na started her journey as a k-pop trainee and moved on to participate in survival shows. Having her time on stage, the idol has earned a lot, leading the fans to wonder about Kang Mi Na’s net worth.
Ranking at 9th position, Mi Na ended up in the final lineup of the girl group I.O.I. While making her debut with I.O.I in 2016, soon after the release of the album, Mi Na returned to her agency. Three months later, YMC Entertainment announced that Mi Na would debut and promote with the upcoming girl group, Gugudan. Looking at the success of the group in 2017, Mi Na went on to debut with a sub-unit called Gugudan 5959 along with fellow member Hye Yeon. And the same year, the idol went on to expand her horizons and made her debut as an actress too.
A Look At Kang Mi Na’s Career: From Idol To The Budding Actress
Joining the cast of MBC’s romantic comedy k-drama ‘Children of the 20th Century’ in 2017, Mi Na became a known name on the film set. Moving on from the supporting role, the actress went on to bag her first lead role in the two-episode tvN drama ‘History of Walking Upright’. With Mi Na becoming a rising star in acting, she went on to work on k-dramas like ‘Dokgo Rewind’ and ‘Tale of Fairy’ before joining something big. In 2019, Mi Na went on to join IU and Yeo Jin Goo in the new drama ‘Hotel del Luna’. She played the role of a smart and energetic girl who comes to the hotel with a special background. But for the role, she had to go through a lot of hard work.
The actress had to go on a diet once again. As revealed by Mi Na herself, she had to exercise seriously for the first time during the filming. And taking a cold shower afterward after every session felt healing to her. From the co-stars to the fans, everybody praised the actress for her work in the k-drama. Mi Na returned to TV with a lead role in the 2021 k-drama ‘Summer Guys’ and is currently working on the ongoing k-drama ‘Moonshine’ alongside Hyeri and Yoo Seung Ho. She plays the role of Han Ae Jin, the only daughter of the Minister of War. Filled with frustration with the restrictions she faces as a woman, she portrays an immature child on the outside.
What Is Kang Mi Na’s Net Worth?
Kang Mi Na’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. Having the background of a k-pop idol, the Mi Na has both her music and acting to add to her net worth. But with the strong influence the actress has, she has been a part of many brand endorsement deals. The actress is one of the favorite faces in the cosmetic industry. As in 2020, Mi Na became the face of global cosmetics brand MAC in their Asia Pacific marketing campaign. She also modeled for the ‘Lilybyred’ for their ‘Bloody Liar Coating Tint’ campaign along with the cosmetic brand Banila Co cosmetic. The actress also has the upcoming 2022 k-drama ‘Minamdang: Case Note’ lined up for her as a supporting cast. Mi Na will be starring alongside Seo In Guk, Oh Yeon Seo, and Kwak Shi Yang. And the k-drama will follow the story of the mysterious events experienced by the former profiler Han Joon and his colleagues