Squid Game actor Lee Jung-jae bagged the prestigious award.

    The Emmy Awards were presented on September 12.

    South Korean Squid Game actor Lee Jung-jae made Emmy history. He won the Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He was the first actor appearing in a non-English language series to win an Emmy.

    Netflix congratulated the actor and emphasized the historical angle of the award.

    The Squid Game series has been a big hit. Upon its release, the series became Netflix’s most popular TV series of all time. According to the data, the series should forge around 764 million euros for Netflix. That’s 40 times more than what Netflix paid for the series.

    The nine-episode series was produced for 18.3 million euros. So only 2.06 million euros were paid for one episode.

    The actor received the Emmy for best actor in a drama series. PDO

    Actress Zendaya, on the other hand, won the best actress Emmy for the Euphoria series.

    The television series Succession received 25 nominations and won awards in important categories: best drama series and best script, among others.

    Lee Jung-jae made Emmy history. PDO

    Source: People