Becoming a Billionaire
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- Drama: Becoming a Billionaire (English title) / The Birth of the Rich (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Bujaui Tansaeng
- Hangul: 부자의 탄생
- Director: Lee Jin-Seo
- Writer: Choi Min-Kin
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: March 1 - May 4, 2010
- Runtime: Mon. & Tues. 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
"Becoming a Billionaire" introduces ways to become rich and through the process contains about 80 big and small secrets to success...
Oh Tae-Bong (played by Ji Hyun-Wu) lives in a small room on the roof and studies by himself to become the successor of a chaebol (business conglomerate). He believes that he is the heir to a chaebol and his rich father hid him away in his small room. Tae-Bong turned down an offer to work at a big company, while he got a job as a houseman in a hotel.
Lee Sin-Me (played by Lee Bo-Young) is a real successor to a chaebol, but still uses sample cosmetics and drinks cheap coffee from vending machines. She is driven to receive recognition from her father, who thinks woman should stay at home. She then meets Tae-Bong.
- "Becoming a Billionaire" takes over the Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by KBS2 drama series "Master of Study" (Kongbu-ui Shin) and will be replaced by "Secret Agent Miss Oh" on May 10, 2010.
- Main actors started rehearsing their scripts on January 25th, 2010 & filming began on January 28th, 2010.
|Lee Bo-Young||Ji Hyun-Woo||Lee Si-Young||Namgung Min|
|Lee Sin-Me||Oh Tae-Bong||Bu Tae-Hee||Chu Woon-Seok|
|Shin Da-Eun||Yun Ju-Sang||Kim Eung-Su||Park Young-Ji||Kim Dong-Gun|
|Han So-Jung||Lee Jung-Hyun||Bu Kwi-Ho||Ju Young-Dal|
|Park Chul-Min||Ok Ji-Young||Kim Ki-Bang||Park Min-Ji||Jung Han-Yong|
|Captain||Bang Soon-Jin||Park Kang-Woo||Kang-Sook||Kang-Woo's father|
Additional Cast Members:
- Jeong Ju-Eun - Yun Bi-Seo
- Sung Ji-Ru - Woo Byung-Do
- Kim Mi-Kyeong - Kang-Woo's mother
- Lee Han-Wi
- Jang Tae-Seong - hotel bellman
- Son Hyo-Young - Suk-bong's father
- Choi Song-Hyun - Suk-bong's mother
- Lee Won-Jong - Suk-bong's math teacher
- Min Wook - Joon-Tae
- Lee Ji-Hoon - Maeng Moon-Dae