Kim Go Eun Net Worth 2021: How Rich is the ‘Yumi’s Cells’ Star + Reason Behind her Meaningful Donations Revealed!

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Kim Go Eun Net Worth
Kim Go Eun Net Worth 2021
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Kim Go Eun is one of the leading K-drama actresses who amassed several remarkable series under her belt.

The 30-year-old beauty rose to fame through her breakthrough performance in the 2016 drama "Cheese in the Trap."

It was then followed by another mega-hit K-drama "Goblin," where she played the role of Ji Eun Tak, a teen Goblin's bride, alongside a star-studded cast featuring Gong Yoo, Lee Dong Wook, and Yoo In Na.

Through this role, she was able to win the hearts of fans with her charming aura and heartfelt scenes with the "Train to Busan" star.

With her almost decade-long career in the entertainment industry, let's take a look at her achievements--including Kim Go Eun's net worth this 2021.

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Kim Go Eun's Awards and Achievements

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Spending most of her early years in Beijing, China, Kim Go Eun moved back to South Korea in her teens to study drama.

It is safe to say that it was an excellent move for her since she was able to snag her first-ever award after starring in her debut movie "A Muse" and played the role of high school student Han Eun Gyo.

In 2012 critically acclaimed drama Kim Go Eun took home several Best Actress awards from different award-giving bodies--this includes the 49th Daejong Film Awards, Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 4th KOFRA Film Awards, and the prestigious ​​ Blue Dragon Film Awards.

Meanwhile, she also won her first-ever Baeksang Arts Awards through her K-drama "The Cheese in the Trap," where she took home the Best Actress trophy.

Now, after nine years in showbiz, the 30-year-old actress has cemented her name in the industry.

Kim Go Eun was given the title of an honorary ambassador for the Ministry of Environment's Resource Circulation in 2019.

This is due to her love for the environment and active participation in the social contribution and environmental protection activities.

Kim Go Eun's Net Worth 2021

Kim Go Eun
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So, how much does the "Goblin" star earn?

According to, Kim Go Eun's net worth is estimated at a whopping $5 million, adding that the major source of income comes from her top rating K-dramas, blockbuster films, and endorsement.

In 2019, the award-winning actress was named as the new face of Chanel together with Holywood A-listers Margot Robbie, Keira Knightly, runway royalty Naomi Campbell and more.

The French luxury fashion house described Kim Go Eun as the "new wave of South Korean film."


Where Does Kim Go Eun Spend Her Million?

With Kim Go Eun's net worth at $5 million, it is safe to say that she'll probably invest it and buy properties; however, she chose to share it and give back to the community.

The "Tune in For Love" star joins fellow celebrities who have been contributing to various charities.

One of her many charitable activities is by reaching out and donating to help the wildfire victims in Gangwon Province.

According to reports, the incident destroyed 250 hectares of forest, including 125 homes; this also prompted the Korean government to declare a state of disaster in the province.

Another Kim Go Eun's donation is by helping different children's organizations.

Just recently, the actress celebrated Children's day by donating $ 44,483 or 50 million won to Seoul National University Children's Hospital.

This is to aid low-income children and teens who are having difficulty receiving treatment due to financial reasons.

In a previous interview, the award-winning actress shares her hopes for the children, adding, "I hope my small donation will be of some help, and I want to continue to give material and emotional support to them."

Kim Go Eun truly cares about children and deeply sympathizes with the youth in their sufferings, especially now that everyone was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Written by Geca Wills

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