The veil of mystery surrounding the identity of idol group Super Junior’s member Choi Siwon’s (age 24) family has been lifted. Choi Siwon’s father was recently appointed as the head of a big company.
On January 3rd, Boryung Pharmaceutical Group announced that they have recruited President Choi Kiho(age 58) as the new CEO of Boryung Medience. According to an investigation conducted by E-Daily SPN, it was revealed that CEO Choi Kiho is the father of Choi Siwon.
Choi Siwon’s father new CEO Choi Kiho graduated from Dongguk University as an Administration major. After working for Hanhwa Group and Hanhwa Distribution, he became the president of Korean Slim Fashion. Currently, he also is an adjunct professor at Sungkonghae University. CEO Choi Ki Ho has a son and a daughter. Choi Siwon is his oldest son.
It was widely known that Choi Siwon with his good looks came from a wealthy family making the fans curious about his background. Currently, when one searches Choi Siwon on various internet portal sites, related words come up such as “Choi Siwon rich” and “Choi Siwon family.” In past June, Choi Siwon appeared on TV and explained the rumor about him being rich. He explained that while it is true that his father is the president of a trading company, he denied the rumor about him being wealthy saying he does not have a helicopter at his house.
According to a rep, Choi Siwon’s father also currently owns a trading company.
As the epitome of second generation chaebol, Choi Siwon has become the subject of envy.
Meanwhile, Choi Siwon is currently appearing in SBS Monday Tuesday drama Athena: Goddess of war.