Before establishing a name in the entertainment and television industry, being known in both the domestic and international scene and gaining a huge fandom from all over the world, South Korean actors' first fans and support system are their families.
As most become successful and lauded actors, some show their support and respect to their parents by giving them extravagant gifts. Here are four actors who have given their parents lavish gifts as a way to express their gratitude.
Bae Suzy is widely known as one of the members of the world renowned girl group Miss A and an amazing actress in "Dream High" and "Start-Up."
The actress has earned a lot over the years with her multiple successful projects both as an idol and an actress. Apart from that, she also keeps a long list of endorsements in her pocket.
However, Suzy isn't only talented and beautiful. She also has a huge, beautiful heart. The star never fails to give back to her parents' sacrifices and support.
Suzy reportedly bought an expensive car and a huge house in Gwangju for her parents. She also gave her mother a coffee shop, which is named Su Café, and her father a Taekwondo studio.
Jo In Sung
Did you know that actor Jo In Sung receives around $90,000 per episode in every K-Drama he appears in? It's a whopping huge amount!
Jo In Sung was listed as one of the highest-paid actors in 2020 and 2021. In addition to that, he was also included in Mnet's list of actors who spent a fortune for their families.
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The "It's Okay, That's Love" actor purchased a $1.2 million house in Jeju Island for his parents. His love for his younger brother is also as big as his love for his parents and bought him his own building in Itaewon priced at $5.9 million.
Park Shin Hye
Nation's Little Sister turned beautiful lead actress Park Shin Hye enjoyed her long-lived acting career, which made her one of the highest-paid actresses in South Korea in 2020.
The "Doctors" star did not only save up a hefty amount of money for herself but also for her parents. She established often-visited lamb tripe restaurants for her loving parents, where she would help cook dishes and serve the guests.
Girl's Day Hyeri
Second idol-turned-actress in the list, Hyeri is also widely known as an idol who ventured more into acting over the years.
In 2016, Hyeri received her breakthrough role in the blockbuster hit series "Reply 1988." Because of this, Hyeri was able to secure an apartment for her parents that is twice as big as their old one.
The "My Roommate Is A Gumiho" actress revealed that it was her biggest dream to buy a house for them since her mother gave her blood, sweat and tears as a factory worker for 15 years.
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It goes to show that these actors' hearts and respect for their families are bigger than the star that they are right now in the industry.
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Written by Elijah Mully.