Posted by KpopJoA55 pts Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Professionals from 'The List 2017' name the top stars who donated the most to charity

CNBLUE, Junsu (XIA), IU, , Tiger JK, Park Myung Soo, Jang Yoon Joo
The latest broadcast of tvN's 'The List 2017' named the top celebrities who are known for using their money for good deeds.

Ranking at #8 was comedian/tv personality Park Myung SooIt was revealed that he donated 300,000 KRW per month to a charity institute starting in 2003, which came to a total of 500,000,000 KRW (~440,000 USD) in 14 years' time. 

Coming in at 7th place was model Jang Yoon Joo, who donated all of her earnings to help establish an underground water system inside a school in Haiti. She then donated her monetary wedding gifts to assist in developing an underground water system inside a Tanzanian school as well.

6th place went to JYJ's Junsu. The idol star used money he earned from his musical performances to sponsor a choir in Kenya, Africa, in addition to setting up a school under his name.

Actress Han Hye Jin came in 5th. Not only did she secretly donate to The Dokdo Guards, but also to a village in Laos to build a well.

Singer IU was named 4th place for donating to help Sewol Ferry victims, as well as a generous, 100 million KRW donation to the Green Umbrella Children's charity organization. Plus, IU is known for providing yearly scholarships to Donguk Girl's High School, her alma mater.

Band CNBLUE rose to #3. During their 2nd anniversary in 2011, CNBLUE reached out to their neighboring fans who were affected by the devastating earthquake/tsunami in Japan. The boys also donated a portion of their album sales/performance earnings to a charity fund in Africa.

Hip-hop artist Tiger JK was listed as #2. Tiger JK donated all of his earnings from his 5th album sales to help unfortunate children. He and Yoon Mi Rae are well-known for being advocates for children's welfare. 

Last but not least, figure skater Kim Yuna was crowned 1st place! According to 'The List', the figure skater's donations to numerous organizations exceeds $30 million as of 2015.

  2. Junsu (XIA)
  3. IU
  4. Tiger JK
  5. Park Myung Soo
  6. Jang Yoon Joo
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