Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama

15 Best Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama

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Date: 09/01/2020

Who isn’t a Korean drama fan after watching them once? So here are 15 “Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean drama” for you. Some of them have romantic storylines similar to Cinderella’s story, and some will melt your heart with their unique storylines and charming couples. Here are some of the best websites where you can watch your favorite Korean dramas.

Top 50 Romance Korean Dramas That Will Melt Your Heart (Updated 2019)

 15 Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama

Me too, Flower! - Rich guy poor girl korean drama 15. Me Too, Flower!

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 17

Starring: Yoon Shi-Yoon as Seo Jae-hee, Lee Ji-ah as Cha Bong-sun.

This drama is about Bong-sun, who is a tough police officer who suffers from depression but falls in love with a young multimillionaire who is Jae-Hee. She initially believed that he is a parking attendant. Despite being the rich guy poor girl, they still fell in love with each other.

My Girl 2005 - Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama 14. My Girl (2005)

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 20

Starring: Lee Da-Hae as Joo Yoo-rin, Lee Dong-Wook as Seol Gong-chan, Lee Joon-gi as Seo Jung-woo, Park Si-Yeon as Kim Se-Hyun.

This Korean drama has a fantastic twist among rich guy poor girl Korean dramas. A native of Jeju Island, Yoo-rin lives with her father, who has tons of credits because of his gambling addiction. In fear of creditors, Yoo-rin’s father runs away from the island. Somehow Yoo-rin clears up the debts. One day, she meets Gong-chan, the sole heir to the L`Avenuse Hotel fortune.

13. Secret Garden (2010)

Genre: Comedy Romance, Drama, workplace drama

Episodes: 20

Starring: Ha Ji-won as Gil Ra-im, Hyun Bin as Kim Joo-won, Yoon Sang-Hyun as Choi Woo-young (Oska), Kim Sa-rang as Yoon Seul.

Gil Ra-Im is a tough woman, who works as a stunt woman for an acting school that is directed by Im Jong-Soo, after her father’s death when she was in high school, she works hard and doesn’t like to rely on other people. She initially dislikes Jong-Soo, but suddenly  Ra-Im and Joo Won meet, which brings about confusing feelings. Gradually they learn about each other’s worlds. Despite his mother’s objection, they got married. Meanwhile, Oska met his first love again, Yoon Seul, who wants nothing to do with Oska, but instead, she set her eyes on Joo-won.

High Society - Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama 12. High Society (2015)

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 16

Starring: Uee as Jang Yoon-ha, Sung Joon as Choi Joon-ki,  Park Hyung-Sik as Yoo Chang-soo, Lim Ji-Yeon as Lee Ji-Yi.

Jung Yoon-Ha, the youngest daughter of Chaebol family who wanted to live her life like a normal girl, so she hides her identity and does work as a saleswoman in a supermarket. Lee Ji-Yi is her best friend and Chang-Soo’s girlfriend, who always had a dream to marry a rich guy because she has always been poor but not knowing the fact that her best friend Yoon-ha is from a wealthy family. Joon-ki grew up in poverty, and since a young age, he has worked hard to get himself into high ranking positions in the higher class. He initially begins dating Yoon-ha to gain power, but eventually, he started to develop feelings for her. Chang-soo is also chaebol, and Joon-Ki’s boss, he also had feelings for Ji-Yi because she overlooked his wealth and status.

She Was Pretty 11. She was pretty (2015)

Genre: Comedy Romance, Drama, workplace drama

Episodes: 16

Starring: Hwang Jung-Eum as Kim Hye-jin,  Park Seo-Joon as Ji Sung-Joon, Go Joon-hee as Min Ha-ri.

Kim Hye-Jin used to be a beautiful girl from a wealthy family. But, after her family’s publishing company went bankrupt, her life drastically changed. She experienced hardship and then lost her beauty too. On the other hand, Ji Sung-Jung went to the same school as Hye jin, and she was his first love, he used to be an unattractive boy with low-esteem, but he grew up to be a handsome and successful editor.

Uncontrollably fond - Rich Guy poor girl korean drama 10. Uncontrollably Fond (2016)

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 20

Starring: Kim Woo-bin as Shin Joon-young, Bae Suzy as Noh Eul, Lim Yu-hwan as Choi Ji-Tae, Lim Ju-Eun as Yoon Jeong-Eun.

Joon Young and Noh Eul were once classmates but went separate ways due to a destructive relationship during their high school time But once again met each other in their adulthood because their fate doesn’t allow them to be separated that easily.

Joon-young is now a top actor-singer. However, his mother wanted him to become a prosecutor to follow the path of his father. But due to some awful incident, he had to quit his law school and became an actor-singer. On the other hand, Noh Eul lost her father, who died in a hit and run, prompting her to quit her school and make money for living for herself and her brother.

Cheese in the trap - rich guy poor girl korean drama 09. Cheese in the Trap (2016)

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 16

Starring: Park Hae-Jin as Yoo Jung, Kim Go-Eun as Hong Seol,  Seo Kang-Joon as Baek In-ho,  Lee Sung-Kyung as Baek In-ha.

This drama is an adaptation of the Naver webtoon, which mainly focuses on the life and relationships of a group of university students, mostly between Yoo Jung and Hong Seol. Yoo Jung is the rich heir to Taerang Group with a somewhat perfect life as it seems, but he had psychopathic tendencies, which had caused Seol and her surrounding people some troubles. 

From the start, they begin an awkward relationship even when they started to date each other, but things start to become more complicated when Baek In-ho and his sister In-ha (a childhood friend of Jung) find out his wealth.

Full House 08. Full house (2014)

Genre: Romance Comedy, Drama

Episodes: 16

Starring: Song Hye-Kyo as Han Ji-Eun, Rain as Lee Young-Jae, Han Eun-Jung as Kang Hye-Won,  Kim Sung-Soo as Yoo Min-Hyuk.

Ji Eun, a scriptwriter who used to live in a house named “Full house,” which was built by her late Father. Young-Jae, a Korean actor whom Ji Eun’s friends sold her house to, after deceiving her during her absence on holidays. Now she has to live in her own home with Young-Jae while serving him. But later they had to make a marriage pact because of Young-Jae, he wanted to make his crush jealous. The real compilations started when Ji-Eun and Young-Jae both begin to fall for each other.

Cinderella and four Knights 07. Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)

Genre: Romantic comedy

Episodes: 16

Starring: Park So-dam as Eun Ha-won, Jung II-Woo as Kang Ji-Woon, Ahn Jae-Hyun as Kang Hyun-min, Lee Jung-Shin as Kang Seo-Woo, Choi Min as Lee Yoon-Sung.

It is a story about three rich guys and a poor girl. Ha Won is a bright college student who had a dream to become a teacher. But has no money after losing her mother in a tragic accident. Also, her stepmother has no money to pay for education. She once helped an older man, due to which she moves into a gorgeous mansion with three spoiled cousins. She now lives in the Sky House and is the secretary of Chairman Kang, and bodyguard to the 3 Kang cousins.

Princess Hours - Best Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama 06. Princess hour (2006)

Genre: Romance Comedy, Drama

Episodes: 24

StarringYoon Eun-Hye as Shin Chae-Kyeong, Ju Ji-Hoon as Crown Prince Lee Shin, Kim Jeong-Hoon as Prince Lee Yul.

This series focuses on the lives of Crown Prince Lee Shin of Korea, and his new bride, Chae-Kyeong. Showing the 21st-century retained monarchy and imperial family since 1945. This drama shows the modern fairytale feelings where a commoner girl becomes a crown princess after marrying the crown prince. Still, this story contains more imperial scandals, political affairs, and marital hardships than you would expect.

Flower Boy Next Door Korean Drama 05. Flower boy next door (2013)

Genre: Romantic comedy

Episodes: 16

Starring: Park Shin-Hye as Go Dok-mi, Yoon Shi-Yoon as Enrique Geum, Kim Ji-Hoon as Oh Jin-Rak.

Go Dok-Mi, who is a shy and frugal freelance copy editor who tries to avoid contacts from the outer world as much as possible. Every day she uses binoculars to stalk her crush Han Tae-Joon who lives across the street, as he goes to through his daily routine. Oh Jin-Rak is a webtoon artist who also lives in the same apartment as Dok-Mi. Because he is in love with Dok-Mi from a young age, he leaves a carton of milk with a message attached near her doorsteps anonymously. And he creates a webtoon with his drawing partner Oh Dong-hoon, titled “Flower Boy Next Door,” Based on Dok-Mi’s life.

Enrique Geum, a genius video game Developer from Spain, arrives in Seoul. Who newly shifted to Tae-Joon’s apartment.

Playful Kiss - Korean Drama 04. Playful Kiss (2010)

Genre: Romance comedy

Episodes: 16 + 7 (special edition in Youtube)

Starring: Kim Hyun-Joong as Baek Seung-Jo, Jung So-Min as Oh Ha-Ni.

Playful kiss, also known as Mischievous Kiss, was adapted from Japanese manga by Tada Koura. Oh Ha-Ni, a ditsy and unpopular girl who writes a love letter to Baek Seung-Jo, who is exactly opposite to her, and he gives her love letter back with corrections and marking to it.

Embarrassed and heart broke, Ha Ni reaches her house and collapses. After this incident, she shifted to her father’s old friend and realized it’s Seung-Jo and his family itself.

Boys Over Flowers - Best Rich Guy Poor Girl Korean Drama 03. Boys Over Flower (2009)

Genre: Comedy Romance, Drama

Episodes: 25

Starring: Ku Hye-Sun as Geum Jan-di, Lee Min-ho as Gu Jun-Pyo, Kim Hyun-Joong as Yoon Ji-Hu, Kim Bum as So Yi-Jung, Kim Joon as Song Woo-Bin.

This drama is one of the highly recommended for rich guy poor girl Korean dramas. It’s mainly focused on F4, the most popular and influential group of boys at the prestigious Shinhwa High School whose leader was Jun-Pyo. Yoon Ji-Hu, So Yi-Jung, and Song Woo-bin were Gu Jun-Pyo’s friends, and rich heirs, are all members of the group. Members of F4 were particularly arrogant bullies. They bullied a boy to the limit of suicide. The poor boy Geum Jan-di saves his life. Due to which he receives a swimming scholarship to attend the High School. Geum Jan-di’s family runs a dry cleaning business, and she lives in a small home with her parents.

The Heirs 02. The Heirs (2013)

Genre: Romance, drama, Teen

Episodes: 20

Starring: Lee Min-Ho as Kim Tan, Park Shin-Hye as Cha Eun-Sang, Kim Wo Bin as Choi Young Do.

The Heirs tells the story of Kim Tan, who is the heir of the Empire Group. While attending school in the US, Tan meets Eun Sang who came to the US in search of her sister in hopes of a better life after meeting her sister, but things got complicated with her sister, Eun Sang end up nowhere to go and taken by Tan. But neither of them realize that Eun Sang’s mother is a housekeeper in Tan’s Household in Korea. This drama is full of teen angst and melodrama, where a rich guy poor girl still fell in love dramatically.

01. What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018)

Genre: Romantic comedy, workplace drama

Episodes: 16

Starring: Park Seo-Joon as Lee Young-Joon, Park Min-young as Kim Mi-so

Kim Mi-So has been Lee Young-Joon’s secretary for nine years. She is the best in her field among all other companies. But suddenly she decided to announce her resignation.

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  1. Looking for the title of a movie. Plot,: she moves into house with a rich guy . Feelings develop..she is stalked by a neighbor who lures her with his dog and befriends her. She gets kidnapped. Her assistant has been helping stalker. Any ideas ?

    • The. Movie is called Well-intended love