On the October 1st episode of KBS's variety show 'Entertainment company Live', one of the show's segments ranked the 8 most interesting Korean celebrity families.
In 8th place, Yuk Joong Wan and BTOB's Sungjae were ranked. Yuk Joong Wan is Sungjae's uncle, as he shared the same familial name with Sungjae's dad. Actor Park Sung Woong and Kim Ui Seong took 7th place. They are second cousins.
Actress Kim Ok Bin and Chae Seo Jin sisters were ranked 6th, as they were well known in the industry. Actor Lee Jang Woo and singer Hwanhee are cousins, and they were ranked 5th. Actor Kwon Yul is actress Choi Myun Gil's nephew. It was reported Kwon Yul kept their relationship a secret for 8 years to not cause trouble to his aunt. They took 4th place.
Park So Dam and veteran actress Park Won Sook came in third as they are second cousins. Actress Chae Si Ra and Chae Gook Hee sisters were ranked at 2nd. Chae Gook Hee was in the last year's popular series, 'The World of the Married'.
Gong Yoo took first place as he is best friends with his in-law Kang Dong Won and comes from the same Gong family with actress Gong Hyo Jin. Gong Yoo is in the 79th generation of the Gong family while Gong Hyo Jin is in the 81st generation. Gong Yoo and Kang Dong Won's grandparents were close friends. They became in-laws when their parents' siblings tied the knot.
Were you surprised to learn about these family trees?