Besides their talents and visuals, the family backgrounds of these female idols intrigue fans.
Although they debuted not long ago, 4th generation idols are always of great interest to the public. This may be because many rookie groups have continuously stirred up the Korean music industry. In addition to their outstanding talent and beauty, their background is also something that netizens are always curious about. Many 4th Gen female idols come from admirable family backgrounds.
Many netizens think that foreign idols in Korea are all born rich and Giselle is no exception. She was born in the rich neighborhood of Garosu-gil, Gangnam District (Seoul, Korea).
Besides, many people couldn’t help but be astonished when knowing that the female idol used to attend Sacred Heart International School in Tokyo, Japan. This is a prestigious school which has an expensive tuition fee of 6,402 USD per year.
In addition, she once made fans excited when owning extravagant brand items. She also once wore rings belonging to the high-end brand Chrome Hearts. Besides, Giselle bought many other jewelry and costumes of this brand.
Some also say that Giselle has a close relationship with Ms. Cho Joo Hee, the director of the ABC News office in Seoul. She is said to have once met South Korean President Moon Jae In and know Lee Soo Man (founder of SM Entertainment).
Debuting at the age of 14, Wonyoung received the attention of a large audience. Thanks to her outstanding and flawless beauty, Wonyoung makes many people fall in love. In addition to the top appearance, the female idol’s family background is what the audience is always interested in. Many sources say that Wonyoung has an affluent family, making many people jealous.
Wonyoung originated from a wealthy and influential family. Her family belongs to the super-rich and powerful in politics. Wonyoung’s grandfather is a famous politician and runs a Chinese restaurant in Yeonhui-dong, Seoul. The female idol’s father is also running a Chinese restaurant. In addition, she once attracted attention when she had a close relationship with the granddaughter of Daelim group – Lee Joo Young.
Born with a silver spoon, Wonyoung has always had a prosperous life that many people dream of. From kindergarten, she attended international schools and took gifted classes. As a genuine lady, Wonyoung is not afraid to spend money to buy branded items. She owns many outfits and accessories from Prada, Versace, Saint Laurent, Chanel, Gucci, Dior and many high-end brands.
Ryujin, Lia and Chaeryeong (ITZY)
When they first debuted, ITZY drew attention for their outstanding talent and visuals. Besides, many netizens are curious about the members’ family background. Although they rarely talk about their families, ITZY members like Ryujin, Lia and Chaeryoung are all known as “rich kids”
According to different sources, Ryujin’s father is the head of a hospital in Gangnam. This district is famous for being the concentration of the super-rich in Korea. Hospital directors in Seoul usually have a salary of about 170 million won per month. In addition, Ryujin speaks English fluently, so fans think that she used to go to an international school.
Not only Ryujin, Lia also makes fans admire her rich background. Before attending SOPA, the female idol studied at North London Collegiate School Jeju. This is a school with an extremely high tuition fee per year. Even before debuting, Lia already attracted attention with her luxury fashion items.
Many fans have speculated that Chaeryeong’s background is equally rich. When watching a vlog of her and her sister Chaeyeon (former member of IZ*ONE), netizens found out that the Chae siblings live in an expensive apartment. Accordingly, the apartment is extremely spacious and is furnished with modern and high-class furniture. Fans even joke that their house is no different from a shopping mall.
Yuqi, Minnie and Shuhua ((G)-IDLE)
Yuqi’s parents are said to be famous politicians. Her family lives in an expensive neighborhood in Beijing, China. Yuqi continues to be seen using the most expensive phone among the members. The clothes that she wears are all from high-end brands.
Information about Minnie’s background also takes the public by surprise. Her family is said to belong to the most elite class in Thailand. The female idol’s father is the President of YMCA Corporation with branches in hundreds of countries. Minnie’s mother is a pianist and owner of luxury resorts.
Minnie’s uncle is also a talented pianist and composer in Thailand. Her aunt is the granddaughter of the last king of Lanna (present-day Northern Thailand) and is now a famous actress. Minnie’s family even has a pet that is a deer, not a normal dog, cat or hamster.