The Birth of the Rich

Title: 부자의 탄생 / Bujaeui Tansaeng
Also known as: / Birth of a Rich Man
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2010-Mar-01 to 2010-May-04
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
The drama follows the story of a man, Choi Suk Bong, who believes that he is actually the son of a rich father and heir to a chaebol group. He meets Lee Shin Mi, who is actually a chaebol heir but acts nothing like one, with her scrimping and frugal ways. Although they get off to a rocky start, with her help, he struggles towards his goal of attaining wealth.
Ji Hyun Woo as Choi Suk Bong
Lee Bo Young as Lee Shin Mi
Lee Si Young as Boo Tae Hee
Nam Goong Min as Choo Woon Suk
Shin Da Eun as Han So Jung
Jung Joo Eun (정주은) as Secretary Yoon
Yoon Joo Sang as Lee Joong Hun
Kim Eung Soo as Boo Kwi Ho
Park Young Ji as Choo Young Dal
Kim Dong Kyoon as Team Leader Yoo
Ok Ji Young as Bang Soo Jin
Sung Ji Roo as Woo Byung Do
Kim Ki Bang as Park Kang Woo
Park Min Ji as Park Kang Sook
Jang Yoo Joon as Woo Boong Eo
Kim Mi Kyung as (Kang Woo’s mother)
Jung Han Yong as (Kang Woo’s father)
Lee Han Wie as Teriah Park
Park Chul Min as Hotel Captain
Jang Tae Sung as Hotel bellman
Min Wook as Ha Joon Tae
Son Ho Young as Suk Bong’s chaebol father (cameo)
Lee Won Jong as Suk Bong’s middle school maths teacher (cameo)
Choi Song Hyun as Suk Bong’s mother (cameo)
Episode Ratings

Episode ratings for the KBS drama The Birth of the Rich

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2010-03-01 1 12.1 (16th) 11.9 (18th)
2010-03-02 2 11.8 (13th) 11.6 (12th)
2010-03-08 3 11.4 (13th) 11.0 (13th)
2010-03-09 4 12.6 (11th) 12.2 (11th)
2010-03-15 5 16.2 (5th) 16.1 (5th)
2010-03-16 6 17.7 (5th) 18.0 (4th)
2010-03-22 7 15.5 (5th) 15.7 (5th)
2010-03-23 8 15.2 (6th) 14.9 (6th)
2010-03-29 9 15.2 (6th) 15.6 (6th)
2010-03-30 10 16.0 (5th) 16.2 (4th)
2010-04-05 11 16.2 (5th) 15.8 (6th)
2010-04-06 12 17.7 (4th) 17.8 (2nd)
2010-04-12 13 16.5 (6th) 16.2 (6th)
2010-04-13 14 16.7 (6th) 16.9 (6th)
2010-04-19 15 16.6 (5th) 16.6 (5th)
2010-04-20 16 14.9 (5th) 14.6 (5th)
2010-04-26 17 14.2 (7th) 14.0 (6th)
2010-04-27 18 13.1 (7th) 13.0 (6th)
2010-05-03 19 14.2 (6th) 14.3 (6th)
2010-05-04 20 16.6 (6th) 17.0 (6th)
Average 15.0% 15.0%

Source: TNS Media Korea

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Production Credits

Producer: Lee Han Ho
Director: Lee Jin Suh
Screenwriter: Choi Min Ki (최민기)


2010 KBS Drama Awards: Newcomer Actress Award (Lee Si Young)

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