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K-Pop Idols Who Were 'Born With Silver Spoons In Their Mouth': TWICE's Tzuyu, 2PM's Nichkhun, and More

By Eddwyn A. | March 24, 2017 04:05 AM EDT


While some K-pop idols were born into a simple life, some were also "born with a sliver spoon in their mouth." Here are some them.

In a list made by Koreaboo, there is 9 K-pop idols who were born into a well off family. One of them is NCT's Ten.

The K-pop idol was a student in Shrewbury International School in Bangkok, Thailand where the yearly tuition costs almost $17,000 - that is 19 million in Korean Won! Ten's family has approximately spent almost 200 million Korean Won in his 10 years of education in the school.

The next K-pop idol who was born rich is GOT7's Mark. Mark's father is reportedly a retired businessman who has gathered tons of money when he was still working.

Another rich K-pop idol is ZE:A's Park Hyungsik. His father is a director for Mercedes Benz. ZE:A member reports that Hyungsik's bank account had 16 million Korean Won before he debuted in the group.

Next is 2PM's Nichkhun whose mother is a CEO of a Thai pharmaceutical company. The K-pop idol's father is also a CEO in a Thai trading company.

Next on the list is Super Junior's Kyuhyun, whose father owns a hakwon, or a cram school in Korea. The K-pop idol's father opened a Korean Language Institution in Taiwan in 2012. According to Wikipedia, Kyuhyun's mother runs an art school and a guesthouse.

Siwon, another Super Junior member is also born to a rich family. The K-pop idol's father was once a CEO of Boryung Medience, a baby apparel company. His co-SuJu members even reported that Siwon's family could buy the Korean broadcasting company "MBC" if they wanted to.

Next is the K-pop idol from GFRIEND, Umji. Her father is the CEO of the famous "Moa Dentist Group" in Korea who has several offices in the country.

SNSD's Sooyoung was also born into a wealthy family as her grandfather was the owner of a well-known architectural company. The K-pop idol's grandfather help build Seoul Arts Center.

Finally, we have TWICE's Tzuyu. The K-pop idol's mother is a major shareholder in a hospital in Taiwan who has invested largely in the area of plastic surgery in the country.

Tagged :  2PM, Twice, Super Junior, ZE:A, GFRIEND, SNSD


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