She came from a family that was bankrupt.
During an episode of "Seri Money Love," Kim Jong Kook first impression of Lee Sung Kyung. He thought she was "from a rich family" and born from "a silver spoon." But he was completely wrong.
Lee Sung Kyung revealed that her "family was really poor." When she was a child her father worked hard to buy the factory. But, terrible things happened when it caught on fire leaving without any money.
"When I was four, my dad finally got his own factory. But he went bankrupt after losing the factory to a fire. To pay off the debt, we moved to a slum."
— Lee Sung Kyung
Lee Sung Kyung didn’t let her family’s bankruptcy keep her from achieving her dreams. Now she’s a wealthy actress who’s making more money than they ever dreamed of.