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Lee Kwang Soo went from zero to “Prince of Asia”

Lee Kwang Soo is one of the most beloved Korean celebrities, here is the brief of how Lee Kwang Soo went from zero to “Prince of Asia”.

Lee Kwang Soo was born on 14th July 1985 at Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea to a rich business household. He grew up in his birth town with his parents and a sister. On his 35th birthday, let’s take a look at his career over the years.

Lee Kwang Soo's birthday - Lee Kwang Soo went from zero to "Prince of Asia"

The List took a brief look at Lee Kwang Soo’s journey and found that he didn’t find this success immediately. Lee Kwang Soo initiated his career with modelling in 2007 and appeared on screen for the first time in 2008 with the sitcom ‘Here He Comes’.

Lee Kwang Soo as a model - Lee Kwang Soo went from zero to "Prince of Asia"

He would later make his television debut in a commercial for an IT company.

Lee Kwang Soo would soon debut an actor and gained some attention for his unique looks.

He soon started to get many acting offers due to his now comedic image.

All these comedic roles caused the general public to think that Lee Kwang Soo was a comedian and not an actor.

However, his comedic characters were a big reason why he started to gain massive popularity.

Lee Kwang Soo then gained insane popularity after he was cast in Running Man, where he was able to show more of his funny personality. The cast recently celebrated their 10th year anniversary.

While Lee Kwang Soo gained massive international fame, he revealed that the same can’t be said in South Korea. People take a look at how Lee Kwang Soo’s earnings have changed throughout his career. They reveal that Lee Kwang Soo made 800,000 won (658 USD) in his first commercial. However, in 2013, it was revealed that Lee Kwang Soo was making around 200 million won (164,531 USD) per CF.

As time went on, Lee Kwang Soo rose to fame and became a household name. In just China alone, Lee Kwang Soo has been estimated to make over a billion won (nearly 1 million USD).

Above is the short brief of how Lee Kwang Soo went from zero to “Prince of Asia”. Happy birthday to Lee Kwang Soo!

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