Korean Actors Who Were Born Into Wealthy Families

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Lee Yi Kyung
Park Hyung Sik
Lee Min Jung
Choi Siwon
Yoon Tae Young
Jung Il Woo
Lee Seo Jin
Korean Actors Who Were Born Into Wealthy Families (Photo : twitter)

Despite growing up with a silver spoon, these stars still strived to achieve their dreams! Korean stars all have different fates, just like any normal human being. Some may have started with a little on their table while others were born and grew up in luxury. Nonetheless, all have worked hard to be where they are right now.

Here are some actors who were born into wealthy families.

Lee Yi Kyung

Lee Yi Kyung started his acting career in 2011. He was first noticed and gained recognition for his portrayal as a rebellious student in the teen drama "School" in 2013. Following this, he played supporting roles in television dramas, "My Love From The Star" (2013) and "Descendants of The Sun" (2016).

Lee Yi Kyung is the son of the CEO of LG Innotek, a large South Korean aerospace manufacturer, and defense company.

Park Hyung Sik

Park Hyung Sik is a member of the South Korean boy group. He was part of the cast in the 2013 hit drama "The Heirs" and also starred in dramas namely "High Society" (2015), "Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth" (2016), "Strong Girl Bong-soon" (2017), and "Suits" (2018).

Park Hyung Sik's dad is a board member in BMW Korea. He also holds one of the top positions in the company.

Lee Min Jung

Lee Min Jung started her acting career in Jang Jin's stage plays, and eventually appeared in supporting roles on film and television. Then she became more known when she was cast in the hit 2009 series "Boys Over Flowers." Lee Min Jung had her first lead role in the family drama "Smile, You" (2009). 

Lee Min Jung is the daughter of the CEO of a large advertising company in South Korea.

Choi Siwon

Choi Siwon of Super Junior starred in Korean dramas, such as "Oh! My Lady" (2010), "Poseidon" (2011), "Revolutionary Love" (2017), and "My Fellow Citizens!" (2019).

Choi Siwon's family is the owner of the Hyundai Department Store Chain, and his father is also the CEO of Boryung Medicine.

Jung Il Woo

Jung Il Wo is known for the role he portrayed in the series "Unstoppable High Kick" (2006). He also starred in the television dramas "49 Days" (2011), "The Return of Iljimae" (2009), "Cool Guys, Hot Ramen" (2011), "Cinderella with Four Knights" (2016), and "Moon Embracing the Sun" (2012).

Jung Il Woo is the son of the director of a Kendo Academy, and his mother was a professor at the Korean National University of Cultural Heritage.

Yoon Tae Young

South Korean actor Yoon Tae Young was born on October 3, 1974. The actor starred in some television dramas, notably the fantasy epic "The Legend" (2007) and sports drama-romance "Strike Love" (2009).

The father of Yoon Tae Young was once the vice president of Samsung Electronics.

Lee Seo Jin

Lee Seo Jin was featured in the reality shows "Three Meals a Day" and "Grandpa Over Flowers." He came to prominence as an actor with his leading roles in period dramas "Damo" (2003), "Yi San" (2007), "Gyebaek" (2011), and also in the contemporary series "Marriage Contract."

His grandfather is the former Seoul Bank CEO.

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