The news that chaebol Cha Su Woong, chairman of the shipping group Woosung Shipping, biological father of actor Cha In Pyo died, attracted Korean public opinion. The online community wondered who was the heir to the 4th largest corporation in Korea, ranked 10th globally in the field of shipping, worth about 370,000 billion won.
According to Channel A, Contrary to the online community’s conjecture, the Cha brothers refused to inherit the corporation. Mr. Cha Su Woong sold all his shares to the joint venture before his death because he had no successor.
“Many people dedicate their lives to the corporation. It makes no sense to give inheritance rights to those who do not know anything about the shipping industry like us,” Cha In Pyo said the reason for not inheriting his father’s corporation.
Cha In Pyo’s decision did not surprise many people, when before that, Cha In Pyo was always “one in love” with acting despite being a tycoon.
Cha In Pyo and transport tycoon Cha Su Woong.
The young tycoon rolls the art world
Cha In Pyo is known as the first “actor from a tycoon” of Korean showbiz. When he entered the art world, the name Cha In Pyo attracted the public’s attention when he did not continue the family business tradition.
Cha In Pyo is the eldest son of the chairman of the Woosung Shipping group, nominally the first heir of the group. Not only from a rich background, Cha In Pyo was once known as a “real life prince” when he had a tall appearance and handsome face.
Since entering showbiz, Cha In Pyo has always been chosen as the director, son of a tycoon. The actor’s most famous role is businessman Jun Hee in Dream of reaching for a star.
Handsome appearance, style of the young tycoon Cha In Pyo.
Cha In Pyo’s handsome businessman image makes female audiences “crazy”. He is loved as much as Ahn Jae Wook’s main character Kang Min. Role in Dream of reaching for a star is considered “born for In Pyo”. Because, whether in the movie or in real life, he is a true tycoon’s son.
After the film that opened the “Hallyu” trend in Asian countries, Cha In Pyo became a star, continuing to participate in many works such as: The Secret of the White Tower (2007), General Gye Baek (2011), Love Forever (2014)… Another equally resonating movie featuring Cha In Pyo is Boss (1999).
In Boss, Cha In Pyo plays anchovy boss Kim Choon Sam, an anti-hero from a poor background. From Dream of reaching for a star arrive BossCha In Pyo always knows how to attract female fans even though the two characters come from different social backgrounds and periods.
Cha In Pyo is recognized by filmmakers as always exuding star aura in every movie. The masculine angular face is a big plus for the actor when he transforms into the role of personality, tycoon or tycoon. His beauty is said to be different from contemporaries like Jang Dong Gun, Kim Min Jong…
Before officially entering the acting world, Cha In Pyo had time to study in the US. In the end, he chose to be an actor instead of becoming a CEO, gradually taking over his father’s company. Many people think that acting is just a walk for In Pyo, when he himself is the son of a tycoon. But no one expected him to choose to stick with showbiz, refusing to become the heir to the corporation.
The ideal man model
Handsome, rich, and sublime, Cha In Pyo made the Korean public admire, called the “marshal of love” and came to life when he was in love with his wife Shin Ae Ra.
Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra meet on set The love I give you (1994). In the movie, In Pyo takes on the role of a young master who pursues a sales girl. Unexpectedly, the image on the film “lucky” into Cha In Pyo’s life, when in real life, he is also an enthusiastic pursuer of his girlfriend, according to Newsen.
Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra’s strong marriage is admired by many.
In an interview, Cha In Pyo said he fell in love with Shin Ae Ra from the first time they met, what people often call a lightning bolt of love. At that time, Cha In Pyo was a rising actor, while Ae Ra was a junior junior.
The love story between Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra is also considered “no different from a love drama” when they come from different backgrounds. At that time, everyone thought that Cha In Pyo was “acting in movies for fun”, later inheriting the corporation, while Ae Ra was from a normal family and was born in a small town.
The media gradually noticed the love story between Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra when realizing that the young tycoon sincerely pursued his girlfriend. Responding to the media, In Pyo said his girlfriend’s gentleness, sincerity and simplicity made him decide to pursue.
Receiving confession in 1994, a year later, Cha In Pyo decided to propose to his girlfriend. A beautiful love story opened with a wedding attracting the media in March 1995.
When they shared a house, Cha In Pyo was 28 years old, and Shin Ae Ra was 26 years old. It is quite rare for two stars to get married before the age of 30 in the entertainment world, especially when both have growing careers and have attracted the attention of public opinion for a long time.
In 1998, Shin Ae Ra gave birth to her first son. Korean media reported that the actor burst into tears when he witnessed the moment his wife gave birth to a son.
According to Newsen, because they do not want their wife to suffer from continuing to have children, they decided to adopt two children. The two daughters are treated by Cha In Pyo and her husband like their own children. The family of five became the ideal model of Korean showbiz.
Cha In Pyo has lived with his wife for nearly 30 years, has always been popular with the public when sharing a happy life, in the midst of marriages and post-divorce accusations appearing densely in showbiz.
Performer Boss He also became the ideal husband when sharing in a TV program that he said he loves his wife five times a day. When the MC teased “it’s too much and unnecessary”, Cha In Pyo said, “If I don’t say it, who will say it? She’s my wife.”
Shin Ae Ra shared that she often cares about her husband with the smallest things, such as asking if he slept well or not. Those things to others are small, but they are a way to keep the family fire.
In addition to the rare strong marriage, Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra also regularly do charity work, helping charity organizations for orphans, and being honored by the Korean government for their contribution to the community.