K-Pop idols are rich, famous and glamorous, but did you know some of them were truly born that way?
We hear a lot about the stories of K-Pop idols who went from nothing to everything. They started off in the small run down one room apartments, and eating ramen until the end of time. However, some idols were fortunate enough to start their careers off with a solid background. Here are the 10 K-Pop idols who were fortunate enough to be born into rich families!
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You’d never would’ve guessed that these humble and generous idols had so much.
1. EXO’s SuHo
SuHo’s father is a well known college professor, and he grew up in Apgujeong – one of the most wealthy areas of Seoul.
2. TWICE’s Tzuyu
Tzuyu’s family ran 3 plastic surgery locations in various wealthy areas of Taiwan. Her parents are known as one of the largest investors with good reputations.
3. GFriend’s UmJi
UmJi’s father is almost as famous as his daughter. UmJi’s father is a well known dentist with a solid status in the Moa Dental group with 60 practices.
4. Super Junior’s Choi SiWon
Choi SiWon is one of the most famous idols who were born into wealthy families. SiWon’s father was a high executive at a famous innerwear brand company before passing it over to SiWon’s mother and moving on to a bigger company. Not only that, SiWon also owns multiple houses in Seoul just under his own name.
5. NCT’s Ten
Ten studied at Shewsbury International School in Bangkok, which is said to cost about $25,000 a year – and that’s just the tuition! With 10 years of schooling, the total cost for his education was about $200,000. His sister’s also attending the school.
6. Super Junior’s KyuHyun
KyuHyun’s father has been running an academy in Seoul for over 20 years, and has even opened up a school in Taiwan. His father continued onto open other school branches throughout the country.
7. Z:EA’s Park HyungSik
KwangHee once revealed that HyungSik had over $16,000 in his bank account during his TRAINEE DAYS! His father is a high executive of the globally renown car company’s Korean branch, BMW.
8. SNSD’s SooYoung
SooYoung bought a house in Gangnam for about 2.7 million won. Her wealth comes from her grandfather, who built one of the largest single houses in Seoul for his family. Her grandfather was the CEO of a famous architect company that helped build the Seoul Arts Center.
9. 2PM’s Nichkhun
Nichkhun is very much famous as the Thai Prince. Nichkhun is an alumni of the Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand. The school’s year tuition costs about $40,000 and is famous for its alumni Prince Edward of the UK!
10. GOT7’s Mark
Mark’s family owns a large house in the wealthy parts nears Los Angeles, which has its own very large swimming pool. His father used to be a business man, who apparently did well for himself. He drives luxury SUVs and always travels first class – according to his Twitter!
February 12, 2016
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Let’s see which idols were born with special talent.
K-idols are tired of working on the stuffy schedules every day. When we think about their great talents, we can guess they must have been busy for practicing in their pre-natal times. People say that genius people were born with the talent. This is not exceptional for K-idols. Many of them show off their inborn talents in numbers of special fields. Kpopmap has compiled a number of idols who were born with special feature which has affected their lives considerably.
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Born as rich is not a talent, but can be special representation of stars. Have you ever heard about the new Korean hot expression, ‘Gold Spoon’? Gold spoon indicates someone who was born to a rich family, so the one never has to worry about living in his or her whole life. Some idol stars are famous as the gold spoons. Like their enormous passion for k-pop, their rich families show off great wealth. Let’s see who are listed as gold spoon idols.
Choi SiWon – Super Junior
Choi SiWon is one of well-known Gold Spoon stars in Kpop world. His father is CEO of Boryeong Medians, one of competent corporations of Korea. His father’s property is valued as about 0.1 Billion U.S. dollars. It was hot issue that Choi SiWon drove a Lamborghini.
MBC & iMBC
Park HyungSik – ZE:A
Park HyungSik’s father is known as one of the executive members of BMW Korea. The privileged family background made him more spotlighted when his team ZE:A debuted. His real life might be similar to his character, Yoo ChangSu, of drama, High Society.
Jo HyeJung, a daughter of senior actor, Jo JaeHyun, was in the middle of controversial when she debuted as a main character of Sang Sang Cat, drama. Her father’s involvement supporting her debut was suspected. Because of her father’s reputation, she has got lots of interests of public.
SBS & tvN
YuRa – Girls Day
Yura is known as one of the privileged family’s daughter in Ulsan. Her father is an executive member of Hyundai Ulsan, and her family is living in the most expensive pension in Ulsan. Her bright charm must have raised from the prosperous background.
Top Star News & MBC
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