Luxury homes are not foreign to Korean artists with abundant income. However, it turns out that they are not only buying luxury homes for themselves, but also for their parents. Surprisingly, many Korean artists buy houses for their parents at fantastic prices, as a form of their gratitude to their parents.
It turns out that in Korea, a child is taught to respect and appreciate parents since childhood, you know, Parents. So that when they grow up, they have the awareness to give the best for their parents.
Rows of Korean Artists Who Buy Homes for Parents
Here is a row of Korean artists who bought houses for their parents.
1. BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, Korean Artist Who Bought a House for Parents Worth IDR 35 M
This man whose real name is Kwon Ji Yong gave a luxurious house to his parents in the form of a luxurious pension house (boarding house / inn) so that his parents could manage it. According to sources, G-Dragon bought a pension house for his parents for 300 million won (approximately IDR 35 billion) in 2012.
Currently, the pension price ranges from 500 to 600 million won (approximately 60 – 70 billion Rupiah). No wonder if G-Dragon or GD was able to buy a house at that fantastic price. The BIGBANG leader is included in the list of the richest K-Pop idols in 2021. GD’s net worth currently reaches $55 million or around Rp. 801 billion.
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Hyeri, a member of the girl group Girl’s Day, is included in the list of Korean artists who bought a house for their parents. Hyeri does not come from a financially well-off family. Hyeri struggled since she was young as a K-pop idol. His name also skyrocketed when he starred in the hit Korean drama, Reply 1988.
After success, Hyeri did not forget her parents. Hyeri then bought an apartment that was twice as big as her old apartment. Now, Hyeri is living comfortably with her family. Not only a house, Hyeri also bought a car for her father.
3. Song Hye Kyo
Who doesn’t know Song Hye Kyo? The successful actress, nicknamed the South Korean Goddess of Beauty, is also included in the list of Korean artists who bought a house for her parents. Unmitigated, Hye Kyo bought a luxurious house for $ 6 million (about 85 billion Rupiah) for her mother who is a single parent.
Hye Kyo was also reported to have lived with her mother in the luxury house. Hye Kyo’s actions of course received praise from Korean citizens because she showed a sign of devotion to her only parent.
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4. Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye has started a career in the entertainment world from a young age. This woman who was born February 8, 1990 became known for starring in television dramas Stairway to Heaven (2003) and Tree of Heaven (2006).
Considered as one of the most prolific actresses of her age, Park Shin Hye is shining and starred in many Korean dramas starting from You’re Beautiful (2009), The Heirs (2013), Pinocchio (2014–2015), Doctors (2016), Memories of the Alhambra (2018–2019) and others.
The result of Shin Hye’s hard work was saved to buy a house and business for her parents. Park Shin Hye is known not only to buy a house for her parents, but also a restaurant run by her parents. Shin Hye saved up for 10 years to make her parents’ dream come true.
Korean media said that Park Shin Hye also likes to help out at the restaurant, such as serving some customers or cooking in her spare time when she is not filming. To prove her love for her parents, Shin Hye also paid for her parents’ vacations and took turns managing a restaurant for a whole week.
5. Bae Suzy
Like Park Shin Hye, young actress Bae Suzy apparently didn’t just buy a house for her parents. Suzy is said to have created the cafe her parents had dreamed of. The cafe is now a famous place and is managed by Suzy’s parents themselves.
In the Healing Camp program in 2013, Suzy showed how much she had respect for her parents. He bought a house, a cafe, and a car for his parents. Suzy said that she also didn’t come from a rich family, so her house was very small in the past. From there, Suzy was willing to save money to fulfill her parents’ wishes in the form of a big house and cafe.
Lee Min Ho’s ex-lover is known to have bought a house for his parents in their hometown, Gwangju.
6. Won Bin, the Korean Artist Who Bought a Home for Parents with Unique Architecture!
Won Bin is on the list of South Korea’s top actors. He first gained worldwide popularity in 2000 after starring in the KBS television series Autumn in My Heart. After successfully becoming a top actor, Won Bin bought his parents a luxurious house.
Unexpectedly, the luxurious house owned by Won Bin’s parents won the architecture competition in 2008 at the Architecture Award event. The luxury house is claimed to have a unique architecture so that it can win the competition. Now, Won Bin’s parents’ house is also a tourist destination.
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7. Kim Hyun Joong
Korean drama fans Boys Over Flowers must be familiar with the figure of Kim Hyun Joong. Hyun Joong is a South Korean actor as well as a singer and songwriter. He is known as a member of the boy band SS501 and played a role in the hit drakor Boys Over Flowers and Playful Kiss.
Kim Hyun Joong is included in the row of Korean artists who bought a house for their parents. This luxury house for Hyun Joong’s parents was bought for $783,000 (Rp11 billion). In addition to luxury homes, the cast of Yoon Ji Ho in Boys Over Flowers This also makes a chicken restaurant as an effort to be managed by his parents.
8. SNSD’s Taeyeon
A member of the girl group SNSD who is now having a solo career, Taeyeon bought a house for her parents in 2012. The house that Taeyeon bought for her parents is an apartment in the elite area of Jeonju, South Korea. Jeonju is one of the most popular areas among tourists as it is considered the “Perfect City”.
No wonder the SNSD vocalist with the full name Kim Taeyeon was able to buy a house at a luxurious price for her parents. Taeyeon is included in the list of Korean singers with the largest income. Taeyeon’s total wealth reaches IDR 250 billion in 2021.
9. Jo Jung Suk
Who’s a fan Hospital Playlist here? Surely no stranger to the actor Lee Ik Jun, Jo Jung Suk. Apparently, Jo Jung Suk is not only interesting in the acting world, but also in the real world. He has a noble heart because since childhood he has wanted to make his parents happy by buying a house for them.
Since the beginning of his career as a theater actor and musical drama actor, Jo Jung Suk has intended to become a successful person and buy a house for his mother. Jung Suk’s dream has come true now after he bought a luxury apartment for his mother to live in.
10. SHINEE’s Taemin
The youngest member of SHINEE, Taemin has secretly bought a house for his parents in the Cheongdam area, Seoul, which is one of the elite areas in the city. This area is not only inhabited by SHINEE’s Taemin, but also a number of other Kpop idols, especially idols under the SM Entertainment agency, because this area is close to the SM office.
Apart from Taemin, several SNSD and F(X) members also live in the Cheongdam-dong area. Since long ago, this area has been known as a hangout place for members of Wonder Girls, 2PM, Got7, and even Park Jin Young (JYP).
Those are some Korean artists who bought houses for their parents as a sign of their devotion. Hopefully it can be a motivation for Parents who are struggling to make their parents happy.