Song Yoo Jung: How Much Was The Actress Worth?

The world lost another beloved famous figure in January 2021 when Korean star Song Yoo Jung died at the age of 26. While the cause of her death has not been released, the sad news "was confirmed [by] Song's representatives at the Sublime Artist Agency," according to Variety. Yoo Jung's representatives also took to Instagram (per Variety) to make the unfortunate announcement, writing, "Yoo Jung was always a friend who gave happiness with a bright smile. She was a wonderful actor who played with passion bigger than anyone else."

The New York Times notes that Yoo Jung's death is "the latest loss of a young performer in the country's entertainment industry, which has faced a reckoning over the mental health burden on its glamorous stars." Indeed, Variety pointed out that "Korea has seen a succession of deaths of young celebrities," including K-pop star Jonghyun, singer Sulli, and Goo Hara.

While fans are surely devastated by Yoo Jung's death, they can perhaps still celebrate all that she managed to accomplish during her life, including the impressive level of success she achieved before she died.

Song Yoo Jung had both fame and fortune

Fans of Song Yoo Jung will be able to tell you that before her tragic death in January 2021, the star was a successful model who had worked with major brands like The Body Shop, Estée Lauder, and Baskin-Robbins, per People. However, that's far from all that she did; the popular star was also an actor who appeared on shows like Make a Wish and School 2017 as well as 2013's Golden Rainbow and Dear My Name, a web series. She can also be seen in the super sweet video for Standing Egg's "Friend to Lover."

Thanks to that kind of success, Yoo Jung was thought to be worth in the range of $1 million to $5 million at the time of her death, according to CelebsAgeWiki. Bugle24 backed that up that estimate while also noting that "the exact figures of her net worth [have not been] not revealed."

While it may not be possible to track down exactly how much Yoo Jung was worth, it's clear that she had found both fame and fortune before her death.

Our condolences go out to Yoo Jung's family, friends, and fans.