‘Squid Game’ Budget: How Much Money Did the Creator Spend?

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Squid Game as Netflix’s Sensational Series in 2021

Who doesn’t know about Squid Game? It is one of Netflix’s sensational series that has been released in 2021. Just a few days after its first release back in September 2021, the entire world went crazy over Squid Game. Not to mention the huge success that they have achieved, including the rising popularity of the cast members as well.

For your information, Squid Game is starring Lee Jung-jae, Jung Ho-yeon, Park Hae-soo, Anupam Tripathi, and even actor Gong Yoo also made special appearances. Not only in South Korea, but Squid Game has received global recognition.

It somehow made people curious about how much money did the Squid Game creators spend to create the series, as well as how much profit they successfully made. Let’s find out more about the Squid Game budget and its profit after the series’ global success, in this article by Channel-Korea!

Squid Game Budget: Approximately $21 Million

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Since Squid Game has been aired through one of the biggest streaming platforms ever, no wonder Squid Game could receive so much recognition and the number of viewers kept increasing each day. According to some sources, Squid Game only cost $21,4 million for its production budget. This amount is the total amount spent for making all the 9 episodes of the series.

It somehow made Squid Game successfully become one of the most expensive series that were created in 2021, but it turned out to be worth the expense as Squid Game eventually brought such fantastic success despite the amount that the creators spent.

The budget for Squid Game was known as a part of a $500 million investment in the South Korean entertainment for the platform. The huge success of Squid Game is also considered a smart investment created by Netflix.

Squid Game Profit After Its Global Recognition

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After people learned about the Squid Game production budget, they have become increasingly curious about how much money the series made after it achieved global recognition all over the world. Well, don’t be surprised, because Squid Game has reportedly earned almost $900 million which is a huge amount compared to its budget.

Aside from that, Squid Game also became one of the biggest series launches ever, topping 111 million viewers on the first day of release, and the number continued increasing, even until now, several months after Squid Game was first released.

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It was also reported that approximately 89% of Netflix users have watched Squid Game for more than 75 minutes (which means more than one episode), meanwhile, the rest of them finished the series within 23 days. Such an amazing achievement for Squid Game, right?

Well, Squid Game‘s huge success has been a blessing for everyone who has been involved in the series, even their profit amazingly hit such a huge amount as well. That’s a good job for the Squid Game team and the cast!

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