According to a survey held by Dish Insider, these are the celebrities netizens chose who embody the “young and rich” lifestyle.
10. Kim Yoo Jung
At 10th place with 2.6%, we see actress Kim Yoo Jung. She made her acting debut as a child actress in 2003 and is known as one of the most popular child actress in Korea since. She’s been dubbed as “Korea’s Little Sister” and in 2017 even ranked 8th on Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list, being the youngest in the top 10.
HyunA made the list at 9th place with 3.2%. HyunA is definitely known for her young and rich lifestyle, which she gained through profits from her work as a member of 4MINUTE, TROUBLEMAKER, Triple H, as well a soloist. She has also done some variety shows and ranked in numerous CFs. HyunA is so young and rich, she once bought matching Rolex watches for her and her boyfriend, DAWN!
8. MAMAMOO’s Hwasa
Hwasa ranked at #8 with 3.3%. Hwasa is the youngest member of MAMAMOO and makes most of her money from solo activities as well as group activates. She has made her own solo music and featured on other people’s tracks. Fans believe she is living that young and rich life after seeing her live on I Live Alone. She puts truffle on her jjajangmyeon! How bougie is that?
7. TWICE’s Tzuyu
TWICE‘s maknae ranked at #7 with 3.9%. Even during her debut days, fans have known that Tzuyu is actually rich. Her mother owns a line of successful plastic surgery clinics, as well as cafes in Taiwan. Her parents have also invested in 3 hospitals in Taiwan and ran a successful night market.
Chungha made the list at 6th place with 5.9%. Originally debuting as a member of I.O.I, Chungha is now active as a soloist. During her appearance on Omniscient Interfering View, fans saw her fancy three-story apartment and believe she is living that young and rich life.
5. IZ*ONE’s Jang Wonyoung
IZ*ONE‘s maknae made the list at 5th place with 6.0%. Known for her gorgeous visuals and height despite her young age, people believe Jang Wonyoung is rich when she mentioned she went to an English-speaking kindergarten during the group’s appearance on Problematic Men. English-speaking kindergartens are expensive in Korea, which means her family must be well-off to afford it.
4. BLACKPINK’s Jennie
Jennie ranked 4th place with 6.6%. She debuted as BLACKPINK‘s main rapper, and the group is now active both in the United States as well as Korea. Not only is their music well-loved by the public, but they group has garnered numerous CFs. Jennie herself is known as the “Walking Chanel” and is sponsored by the designer label.
At third place, Suzy garnered 9.9% of the votes. She first made her debut as an idol with the JYP Entertainment girl group missA, where she became known as the Nation’s First Love. She is now active primarily as an actress.
2. Kim Yuna
Former figure skater Kim Yuna ranked #2 with 21.1% of the votes. Known as the Queen of Figure Skating, Kim Yuna was known for her unique talents in skating during her career and had become one of Korea’s best sports star. She has appeared on numerous CFs and is well-loved for her involvement in charity work and her love for her juniors.
IU ranked first on the list with 22.5% of the votes. She produced numerous hits as a singer-songwriter and also landed numerous dramas for her remarkable acting skills. Netizens agree that she must have raked in a lot of profit, with her yearly income reaching nearly ₩10 billion KRW ($9,037,954 USD).