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“Reborn Rich” Actress Goes Viral For Her Uncanny Resemblance To An IRL Korean Chaebol Woman

Everything about Mo Hyun Min screams RICH!

JTBC‘s new webnovel-based K-Drama Reborn Rich, featuring Song Joong Ki as the male lead, premiered November 18 KST, and—with its experimental three-episodes-per-week airing schedule—the show has already captivated viewers worldwide.

“Reborn Rich” | @jtbcdrama/Instagram

A thrilling fantasy genre, Reborn Rich follows the vengeful struggles of the character Yoon Hyun Woo who gets framed for embezzlement and murdered—only to be brought back to life in the 1980s in the body of Jin Do Joon, a wealthy conglomerate Soonyang Group’s youngest son.

Song Joong Ki in “Reborn Rich” | @jtbcdrama/Instagram

Returning to the display for the primary time since 2021’s Vincenzo, Song Joong Ki confirmed sturdy religion within the director and the scriptwriter placing collectively the present of what was initially dubbed a “cliché” plot utilizing the regression trope. During the premiere press convention, Song Joong Ki defined that he “worked with scriptwriter Kim Tae Hee before” and so “[had] faith in the writer, and the plot was so well-woven.” The actor’s confidence in taking half in Reborn Rich constructed excessive anticipation amongst Ok-Drama lovers.

Unlike different sequence with this idea, which focuses on the character’s background and story, ‘Reborn Rich’ weaves in main occasions of Korea’s historical past, which occurred all through the Eighties. What makes this sequence attention-grabbing is that you’re going to get to see a few of the essential incidents.

— Director Jung Dae Yoon

It is, nonetheless, actress Park Ji Hyun who caught the eye of the viewers.

Park Ji Hyun | @NAMOOACTORS2004/Twitter

As the character Mo Hyun Min, Soonyang Group’s daughter-in-law, Park Ji Hyun “trended” in Korean on-line communities following the primary two episodes…

…for her uncanny resemblance to an precise South Korean conglomerate Samsung‘s oldest daughter!

Park Ji Hyun in “Reborn Rich” | @zero-gif/Tistory

Lee Boo Jin, the president and chief executive of Seoul’s prestigious Hotel Shilla, is a billionaire  enterprise lady of the Samsung empire—well-known to the Korean public not just for her enormous success as considered one of Forbes‘s “Most Powerful Women” in the world, but also for her unmistakable “chaebol” (wealthy family) style.

Lee Boo Jin | Yonhap

From the “iconic” voluminous hairstyle…

Park Ji Hyun 

Lee Boo Jin

…to certain stern-but-elegant facial expressions…

Lee Boo Jin  

Park Ji Hyun

…Reborn Rich viewers can’t unsee the similarities between Park Ji Hyun’s portrayal of Mo Hyun Min and Lee Boo Jin!

Lee Boo Jin (left) and Park Ji Hyun (proper) | YTN & JTBC

Viewers shared infinite reward for the actress’s obvious onerous work that went into making a plausible conglomerate character. Some, stunned to understand that Park Ji Hyun can also be the actress behind Seo Sae Yi in Yumi’s Cells, additionally complimented her versatility.

| theqoo

  • “Even [Park Ji Hyun’s] facial expressions remind me of [Lee Boo Jin].”
  • “[Park] must have referenced a lot of things from [Lee].”
  • “How fascinating! [Park] is incredible at styling herself to all her characters.”
  • “You can tell her acting’s on point even from these screenshots.”
  • Sigh. Park Ji Hyun is so gorgeous. Something about her stern, cold ‘ice princess’ aura really works for this character, too.”
  • “Whoa, this is on point! LOL. The resemblance is uncanny.”
  • “[Park] looks like she’d own a hotel or two.”
  • “I was looking up who Park Ji Hyun is. I was caught off guard because that’s Sae Yi from ‘Yumi’s Cells.’ Like, WTH? What a difference styling can make!”
  • “Yep, I was reminded of [Lee] right away. Haha.”
  • “[Park] looks like she should be at Hotel Shilla.”
Source: The Korea Times and theqoo



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