Park Bo Gum is among the sought-after leading men in Kdramaland. After returning to civilian life, he is booked and busy gracing various events and ceremonies.
Interestingly, he may seem to have a picture-perfect life but growing up, he had a rough childhood.
The South Korean star’s life is an inspiring story, making it from rags to riches.
It came after his family suffered financially, but thankfully, because of his perseverance, they managed to get out of debt.
Now, he is among the stars who are earning big bucks per appearance and brand deals.
Park Bo Gum’s Family Files Bankruptcy
In 2016, the Encounter star made headlines after his family’s financial history was publicized.
According to AllKpop, Park Bo Gum’s family was unable to cover up their huge debt and because of this, they went into bankruptcy
The outlet also noted that they filed for bankruptcy and exemption which the court granted.
Following this, the actor’s agency issued a statement addressing the issue concerning Park Bo Gum.
"This issue was wrapped up last year. We also do not know much about it because it is a personal matter,” the statement reads, adding that the issue has been resolved.
With the actor’s inspiring story, the public was touched and amazed by his journey to stardom.
He managed to get back on track and survive the financial hardship of his family by starring in back-to-back projects and receiving several endorsement deals.
Park Bo Gum Net Worth
According to a report, Park Bo Gum’s net worth is around 2.5 million USD, and earns 90,000 USD per episode.
While the majority of his wealth comes from his career in acting, he is also the face of several brands. From food, clothing, and tech, various companies chose the Reply 1988 star to represent their brand because of his positive image.
Park Bo Gum’s list of endorsements includes Lotte World, LG, Nescafe, Ghana Chocolate, Nongshim Noodles, Sony, and even fronted the global campaigns for Coca-Cola, K-Swiss and Samsung.
Park Bo Gum’s Activities After Enlistment
After completing his mandatory service and returning to civilian life last April, the actor quickly made a comeback starting with Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
The 29-year-old actor hosted the annual ceremony and was reunited with Bae Suzy and Shin Dong Yup.
To recall, the trio was the MC of the previous Baeksang Arts Awards, entertaining the audience with their chemistry, wit and charm.
In addition, Park Bo Gum sent fans into a frenzy after gracing Paris Fashion Week with his presence alongside BTS’ V and BLACKPINK’s Lisa for Celine’s Spring / Summer 2023 men’s collection.
On top of it, he is also in talks to join the star-studded cast of the upcoming variety show.
Besides the actor, Park Seo Joon, Ahn Bo Hyun, and Ji Chang Wook are also courted to headline the program.
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