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Posted by KpopJoA AKP STAFF Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Idols who would have been successful even if they didn't join K-Pop

Nichkhun, Park Kyung, Sooyoung, Siwon, Kyuhyun, Hyungsik, Rap Monster, TEN, Wendy, Tzuyu
1. TWICE's Tzuyu
It has been well known that Tzuyu's parents have acquired much wealth with their clothing business in Taiwan.

Her parents have also invested heavily in cosmetic surgery clinics in Taiwan. Tzuyu would've been successful entering her parents business even if she never joined TWICE.
2. NCT's TEN
Born into a rich family from Thailand, NCT member TEN graduated from a prestigious Shrewsbury International School majoring in design.

The total tuition for his school is said to be more than 20 million KRW ($18,000) and the idol star attended the school for over ten years. TEN's younger sister is currently enrolled in this academy.
3. ZE:A's Hyungsik
Hyungsik's father is said to be the CEO of a well known fancy car brand from Germany.

In a previous interview, Hyungsik once revealed that he received allowance money worth 10 million KRW ($9,000).
4. 2PM's Nichkhun
Nicknamed the 'Prince of Thailand', 2PM member Nichkhun revealed his luxurious family home in Thailand in a previous broadcast.

Also, the idol star attended one of the world's prestigious private schools, Wanganui Collegiate School. The total tuition adding up to 40 million KRW ($36,000) per year and includes famous alumni such as Prince Edward of England.
5. Super Junior's Siwon
Siwon's father is currently the CEO of conglomerate 'Boryung Medience' and his mother runs a famous lingerie brand. Born into a wealthy family, he would've been successful even if he never joined Super Junior.
6. Red Velvet's Wendy
Red Velvet member Wendy received an award certificate from former U.S. president Barack Obama while studying abroad in America.

The academic award was presented for her high achievement in school grades and renowned leadership. Wendy graduated from Minnesota Junior High School and she was the 5th top-ranking student.
7. BTS' RM
The leader of BTS and rapper RM is popular among ARMY for his fluency in various languages.

Having the ability to speak English, Chinese, Japanese in addition to Korean, RM also has an impressive IQ score of 148.

He also scored 850 points on his first TOEIC exam during his freshmen year of high school, gaining much attention.
8. Block B's Park Kyung
Block B member Park Kyung is gifted in mathematics, as he passed the MENSA exam back in September, leading him to be qualified to register under MENSA.
9. Super Junior's Kyuhyun
Super Junior's Kyuhyun is said to be running several famous preparatory schools in Seoul.

He was accepted into Kyunghee University and was rewarded with countless awards during his earlier school days.

His father opened up a Korean language school in Taipei, China back in 2002, which led to great success.
10. Girls' Generation's Sooyoung
Sooyoung's grandfather ran a famous construction company while her father owned a trading company. She was always destined for success even if she never joined Girls' Generation.

  1. Nichkhun
  2. Park Kyung
  3. Sooyoung
  4. Siwon
  5. Kyuhyun
  6. Hyungsik
  7. Rap Monster
  8. TEN
  9. Wendy
  10. Tzuyu
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