K-Pop idols can come from many different backgrounds, as some grew up in poverty. Other idols happened to be more fortunate, as they grew up in wealthy families. Here’s a list of a few female idols who happened to grow up in a wealthy family
1. Tzuyu (TWICE)
Tzuyu’s family had a very successful night market business before she became a member of TWICE. Her family also runs 3 plastic surgery hospitals.
2. Sorn (CLC)
Sorn’s father works for the prime minister of Thailand.
3. Umji (GFRIEND)
Umji’s father operates over 40 dental offices in South Korea.
4. Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation)
Sooyoung’s grandfather is the owner of an architectural company.
5. Mina (TWICE)
Mina’s father is one of the top surgeons at Osaka University Hospital.
6. CL (Former member of 2NE1)
CL’s father and grandfather are both professors. CL’s maternal grandfather is also the CEO of a trading company.
7. Sunny (Girls’ Generation)
Sunny is the niece of Lee Soo Man, who is the founder of SM Entertainment.
8. Yura (Girl’s Day)
Yura’s father is a board member at SK Innovation.
9. Mint (Former member of Tiny-G)
Mint’s father owns a number of cellphone stores. Mint’s mother even gifted her with a house under her name when she became an adult.
10. Jeongyeon (TWICE)
Jeongyeon’s father is a famous chef, as her father even once worked for one of the past presidents of South Korea.