IU, Zico and Chungha are three of the six K-pop idols who spent their first earnings helping their families to pay off debts. Photo: @dlwlrma, @woozico0914/Instagram, handout
IU, Zico and Chungha are three of the six K-pop idols who spent their first earnings helping their families to pay off debts. Photo: @dlwlrma, @woozico0914/Instagram, handout

IU, Hyeri and Chungha all paid off their families’ debts – 6 K-pop idols who gifted billions of won to the parents who supported them on their way up

  • After making it big in 2010 with the song Good Day, IU has had success on stage and screen, in the Netflix series Persona and the K-drama Hotel Del Luna
  • After success with K-drama Reply 1988, Hyeri of Girl’s Day is in two more in 2021: My Roommate is a Gumiho and Think of the Moon When the Flower Blooms

IU, Zico and Chungha are three of the six K-pop idols who spent their first earnings helping their families to pay off debts. Photo: @dlwlrma, @woozico0914/Instagram, handout
IU, Zico and Chungha are three of the six K-pop idols who spent their first earnings helping their families to pay off debts. Photo: @dlwlrma, @woozico0914/Instagram, handout
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