More and more Korean celebrity are making donations to help fight the spread of the pandemic corona virus.
Everyone from Kpop singers, solo artists, bands, actors and actresses are pitching in to help people fight against the virus outbreak.
In South Korea alone, COVID-19 cases are extremely rising and the disease shows no sign of slowing down. Daegu City is one of the most affected cities.
South Korea has apparently become the most recorded COVID-19 cases outside China, with over 4,000 cases affected. 90% of which comes from the most affected city of Daegu. Daegu is now considered as the center of the virus outbreak .
To support the South Korean government in the fight against the deadly outbreak, numerous celebrities are now making their move to aid those who have been badly affected.
Top 30 Korean Celebrity and their donation to fight the Corona Virus  Updated
|01.||Lee Min Ho||350 Million Won|
|02.||IU||315 Million Won|
|03.||So Ji Sub||300 Million Won|
|04.||Kim Hee Sun||200 Million Won|
|05.||Hyun Bin||200 Million Won|
|06.||Kim Woo Bin||199 Million Won|
|07.||Park Ji Eun [Writer of CLOY & Legend of the Blue Sea]||130 Million Won|
|08.||Suzy||100 Million Won|
|09.||Gong Yoo||100 Million Won|
|10.||Son Ye Jin||100 Million Won|
|11.||Kim Soo Hyun||100 Million Won|
|12.||Kim Go Eun||100 Million Won|
|13.||Park Seo Joon||100 Million Won|
|14.||Shin Min Ah||100 Million Won|
|15.||Lee Byung Hun||100 Million Won|
|16.||Kim Jong Ki||100 Million Won|
|17.||Song Joong Ki||100 Million Won|
|18.||Lee Seunggi||100 Million Won|
|19.||Suga BST||100 Million Won|
|20.||Irene Red Velbet||100 Million Won|
|21.||Song Hoon||100 Million Won|
|22.||Yoona||100 Million Won|
|23.||Lee Jong Suk||100 Million Won|
|24.||Jun Ji Hyun||100 Million Won|
|25.||Jung Hae in||100 Million Won|
|26.||Ji Chang Wook||100 Million Won|
|27.||Eunhyuk Super Junior||100 Million Won|
|28.||Han Hyo Joo||100 Million Won|
|29.||Tip Big Bang||100 Million Won|
|30||Bong Joon Ho||100 Million Won|
One of the Korean celebrities who made a quick response against the deadly virus is the globally acclaimed actor Lee Min Ho.
According to reports, the Legend of the Blue Sea and The Heirs actor donated 350 million won to eight organisations.
These include Community Chest of Korea, Save the Children, Good Neighbours, Fruit of Love, Green Umbrella, Hope Bridge and two other organisations.
Train to Busan and Goblin star Gong Yoo also reportedly donated 100 million won to the Community Chest foundation. The 40-year old global actor reportedly asked for his donation to be used for medical staff and low-salary families affected by the virus outbreak.
Several actors and actresses have also made their move and donated to different organisations.
These include Shin Min Ah from My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, Kim Woo Bin from Uncontrollably Fond and Jung Woo-sung from the hit movie A Moment to Remember have also given 100 million won each to different charity organisations.
Kim Go Eun from the upcoming series The King: Eternal Monarch also donated 100 million won to the organisation Good Neighbors. The donations will be used to help those who belong to the lowly communities who can’t obtain masks because of the virus outbreak.
Aside from Korean actors and actresses, even Kpop celebrities also donated to help fight the spread of corona virus.
Among the top list is the Kpop superstar IU and star of hit series hotel del luna who reportedly donated 100 (350) million won each to organisations Good Neighbours and Korean Medical Association.
The donations given to the Korean Medical Association is said to be used for the purchase of masks and protective suits for their medical staff.
In addition, the popstar again donated another 20 million won to Yangpyeong County which is in the province of Gyeonggi.
The said province currently has no COVID-19 confirmed cases, but many of the people living there are elderly who are more vulnerable to the said disease.
Popular Kpop boyband EXO members Suho and Kai also donated 50 million each to organisations Community Chest of Korea and Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association.
Kpop stars from JYP Entertainment 2PM, GOT7, TWICE and DAY6 also donated a total of 500 million won to the organisation Community Chest of Korea.
Numerous Korean celebrity covid19 donations are also on their way to help those in need including the popular TV personality Park Ayung Soo. He reportedly donated 20,000 masks to the Daegu Metropolitan Government.
These masks will soon be delivered to disabled and senior citizens of Daegu City, the most affected city in South Korea.
BTS member Suga, who’s hometown is in Daegu City, also donated to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association to aid his homegrown city.
BTS group reportedly cancelled their Map of the Soul Tour concert in Seoul because of the viral outbreak.
Instead, the fans have decided to donate their ticket refunds to different organisations to aid in the prevention of the corona virus outbreak.
Couple Kim Moo Yeol and Yon Seung Ah, also donated 10 million won to the Beautiful Foundation and another 10 million won to the Community Chest of Korea.
Celebrity Go Ara also reportedly donated 100 million won to Good Neighbors.
Also Korean celebrity Covid19 donations include Han Ji Min who donated worth 100 million won or equivalent to 3000 packages of protective clothing for workers in healthcare facilities in Daegu City.
Another source confirmed that the famous celebrity personally helped deliver the donations to the Daegu City Society.
Popular comedian Lee Young Ja also donated 50 million won to help aid in the prevention of the spread of the virus outbreak.
Married couple Jason and Hong Hyun Hee reportedly donated 10 million won and Kim Sook donated 30 million won to the Miral Welfare Foundation to help the assistance of more vulnerable persons such as disabled children and elderly.
Members of several popular groups such as Poona from Girls Generation, Cha Eun woo from Astro and Son Na Eum from Apink also gave back to foundations to assist in the viral outbreak.
According to reports, these artists and Kpop idols, along with other artists, lent their helping hands to assist non-government organisations and offered masks and monetary assistance to those who have been badly affected.
Parasite director Bong Joon Ho also made his way to help those who are in need. He reportedly donated 100 million won to the organisation Hope Bridge Disaster Relief under the name of his hit movie.
BI, IKON’s former leader also donated over 100,000 masks to those who don’t have enough masks in their area.
The said masks have been distributed not only in Korea but also in different countries such as Thailand, Japan, China, Vietnam and Indonesia.
They are among the numerous list of Korean celebrity covid19 donations who contributed monetary assistance to help those who have been affected and those who still continue to fight the outbreak such as medical staff, doctors and private organisations.
As the deadly corona virus spread, more and more Korean celebrity covid19 donations are also on their way to help fight the said pandemic. With donations coming from these Korean celebrities, many people have also come forward to offer their assistance.