Article: Ten Korean Actors Who Were Raised By A Single Parent

Some actors and actresses had a tough childhood. They were raised alone by single parents. And somewhere, that’s the reason why they value everything so much. Because they know nothing was easy for them from the beginning. Let’s see some of them.

1. Park Bo Gum

Park Bo Gum lost his mom when he was in elementary school. He was raised alone by his dad. It surely mustn’t be easy. But, his dad raised a wonderful son indeed.

2. Ji Chank Wook

Ji Chang Wook lost his father when he was very young. He was raised alone by his mother, and he revealed in one of the interviews how hard it was for his mother to manage everything alone.

3. Kim Soo Hyun

Kim Soo Hyun is a famous actor and model, he has given several hit dramas and series over the years. He was raised alone by his mother. Sadly, his father left their family when he was very young.

4. Kim Dong Hee

Kim Dong Hee opened up in an interview about how hard his childhood was. He revealed how his mom raised him with so much braveness and strength.

5. Kim Sejeong

Kim Sejeong was raised alone by her mother. Her parents got divorced when she was really young. She reveals how hard it was for her mother to support Sejeong and her brother during those times. But fortunately, her family overcame everything well.

6. Kang Daniel

Kang Daniel had a single parent that was his mother. His parents got divorced when he was very young. He revealed in an interview that he once wanted to drop out of high school because it was too costly for them to afford.

7. Yoona

Yoona is an actress, model, and member of the popular girl band Girl’s Generation. She and her sister were raised alone by a single parent that’s their father. Despite having only one parent, they never felt the void of missing their mother.

8. Sunmi

Sunmi and her two brothers were raised alone by her father. She started working at the of twelve. Her father fell sick at that time. Since then, she started going for auditions to arrange some funds for the treatment.

9. Bambam

Bambam was also raised alone by his mother. His father expired when he was only three due to an illness. His mother raised him alone, she had to go through lots of struggles and hardships. But she raised a gentleman indeed.

10. Ahn Sohee

Ahn Sohee and her sister lived with their father while growing up. They had a tough childhood, especially when her father lost his job. She said that she even went with her father from door to door to deliver milk. So that, they can meet the financial needs of the family.