Paul Sun-Hyung Lee Net Worth - Salary From Kim's Convenience And Other Acting Projects

BY SUYASHA Updated on 03 March, 2021

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee Net Worth
$1 million- $5 million

Paul Sun-Hyung is a successful actor and has a grand net worth. Image Source: Paul Sun-Hyung Instagram.

Birth Name Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Birth place Daejeon, South Korea
Profession Actor
Nationality Korean-Canadian
Zodiac Sign Leo
Hair Color Black

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a Korean-Canadian actor and TV host who is best recognized for his role as family patriarch Appa in the 2011 play Kim's Convenience and its television adaptation. He has starred in numerous other movies and series. His works are critically acclaimed and have made him famous.

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's net worth is currently estimated to be in the millions. Lee has accumulated an enormous fortune from his career as an actor and TV host. Now let's take a look at the actor's income from his different projects.

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee Net Worth and Career

Aforementioned, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's net worth is estimated to be somewhere in the millions. The actor has successfully amassed such a massive fortune by working on different projects as an actor. Paul has also hosted many TV shows.

Income from Movies

Paul made his debut in the acting career by performing a supporting role playing Tiffany's father in the 2005 film Ice Princess. The film was critically acclaimed and made a total of $24.4 million in the box office collections. After that, Paul starred in numerous other movies. End of days, Inc., Kitty Mammas, Heart of the Holidays, and 22 Chaser are the movies that Paul has starred in. He has also starred in the horror film P2 and the thriller film The Echo.

Paul Sun-Hyung earnings

According to Talent, the average salary of an actor in Canada is somewhere around $41,438. Plus looking at Paul's popularity, he must definitely earn much more than that.

Income From Series

Paul has a total of 62 acting credits. He has appeared in numerous series and hosted many TV shows. Paul kicked off his career in series by starring in the Global Television's main cast nightly improvised soap opera Train 48, where he starred in Randy Ko's role. His career's turning point was when he was starred as family patriarch Appa in Kim's Convenience. The series was critically acclaimed, and he also won the Best Actor Citation from the Theatre Critics' Awards. Plus looking at the show's popularity, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's salary per episode must also be grand.

Paul also has guest-starred in several series like Kevin Hill, Train 48, Happy Town, Dark Matter, Station 19, and Dragon's den. He has also appeared in Abby Hatcher and Bravest Knight. The audience loved his character, and he had a pretty successful career in the television world. Furthermore, Paul starred as Captain Carson Teva in the series The Mandalorian. The self-professed "star wars" fan Paul tweeted that this role is his dream come true and while costume designing, he had a pretty emotional time.

Overall, Paul is able to gain immense fame and amassed massive wealth through his works.

Income As A TV Host

Besides being a successful actor, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is also a TV host. He has hosted several shows like The Best of Stand-up at WCF. The fourth season of the reality competition shows Canada's Smartest Person, which later featured children as contestants, and Canada's Smartest Person Junior was also hosted by him.

According to Neuvoo, the average salary of a TV host in Canada ranges somewhere between $21,938 $49,355 per year. Well, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's net worth also increased due to his work as a TV host. He is still dedicated to his career, so his net fortune will increase in the coming years. He also has a website where he writes about his experience, his fandom for the Star Wars. He also earns through the merchandise and his website says that the new merch will be there soon.

LifeStyle and Asset

As mentioned before, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee's net worth is definitely of a great sum. With a fortune like that, it is sure that he is living a comfortable lifestyle. He lives with his family in East York, Toronto, Canada, and also owns a dog. 


  • He was born on August 16, 1972.
  • His family moved to Canada from Daejeon, South Korea, and lived in London, Toronto, and Calgary when he was three months old.
  • He attended the University of Toronto to study drama program, but he didn't complete the program.
  • He tied the knot with Anna Lee, whom he dated for a long time before marriage.
  • The couple has two children. 

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Published on 29 January, 2021

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