Song Hye Kyo named the No.1 star who becomes more successful after divorce
KBS 2TV’s entertainment program “Entertainment company Plus”, which aired on February 9th, introduced the rankings of stars who became more successful after divorce.
Actress Seo Jeong Hee, who dominated the advertising industry in the 1980s with her beauty, and her daughter Seo Dong Ju came in 7th place. Seo Jeong Hee married Seo Se Won in 1982 but eventually divorced after 32 years because of her husband’s assault. Her daughter Seo Dong Joo, who got married in 2010, is also living a new life after divorce.
Seo Jang Hoon took 6th place. Due to the basketball craze in the 1990s, Seo Jang Hoon became a “national treasure”. In May 2009, he announced his marriage with former announcer Oh Jung Yeon. A few years later, the two decided to divorce due to differences in personalities. After his divorce, Seo Jang Hoon retired and was reborn as a successful entertainer. It is known that he has been in charge of about 40 programs and swept various entertainment awards.
5th place went to actress Oh Yoon Ah. 8 years after her divorce, Oh Yoon Ah made headlines by revealing her daily life with her autistic son Min through a program. She has been receiving huge love from viewers with her appearances in dramas and entertainment shows.
Lee Sang Min was named in 4th place. Producer and former Roora member Lee Sang Min married Lee Hye Young in 2004 after 7 years of dating. However, the two divorced after 14 months due to a series of business failures. After divorcing, Lee Sang Min return to broadcasting activities and reached his second heyday.
Kim Na Young ranked 3rd. Overcoming her painful divorce, Kim Na Young became a fashionista with her unique fashion sense. She is opening a channel about childcare and fashion content.
Go Hyun Jung was named No.2. The actress became the daughter-in-law of a chaebol family in 1995 after retiring in 1994. However, she divorced her husband after 8 years of marriage. She then returned to acting activities and proved her solid acting skills by winning Daesang for two consecutive years.
The No.1 most successful divorced star was revealed to be Song Hye Kyo. Working with Song Joong Ki in “Descendants of the Sun” in 2016, the two later became a real couple and even got married. However, their divorce after 1 year and 9 months of marriage shocked everyone. Song Hye Kyo made a drama comeback 2 years after her divorce. In an interview, she said, “The phrase ‘Time will solve everything’ sounds annoying but it did give me strength”, drawing attention. The actress recently challenged the revenge genre for the first time through Netflix’s drama “The Glory” and gained favorable reviews for her intense acting performances.