You know an idol has some major skills if banks come knocking at their doors to model for them! From designing debit cards to being featured in commercials, here are idols who are making bank by advertising with banks.
G-Dragon teamed up with Industrial Bank and designed a special limited edition debit card.
The card gives access to a whole host of discounts for the user and the design was based on one of his concert tickets. There were only 100,000 cards made so they’re pretty special!
2. WANNA ONE
WANNA ONE became the face of Shinhan Bank‘s mobile platform this year. The SOL app launched in February and the members all took part in modeling for it.
They were chosen because the company liked their passion and great performances and compared it to the bank’s own image.
BTS became the new face of KB Kookmin Bank earlier this year. The bank wanted BTS because they thought the group represented their unofficial motto “challenge, innovation, and global.”
The group is heavily promoting the bank’s online platform and has been releasing special teasers for it.
TWICE has been promoting for KB Kookmin Bank since 2016. Starting this year, they’ve been a part of the Kookmin Card campaign.
The girls have been featured in numerous videos much to the delight of fans.
Samsung Card is preparing to introduce IU as their new model. They’re planning their introduction in May at their annual Holgabun Festival. The event will feature IU as their new model and spokesperson as well as a concert featuring IU herself.
6. Girls’ Generation’s Sunny
In 2015, Shinhan Bank introduced it’s online banking Sunny Bank. This online banking platform was named after Girls’ Generation‘s Sunny.
She has done a lot of promotion for the company and they are still some of the most iconic banking advertisements today!
7. Park Hyung Sik
Park Hyung Sik became a model for Woori Bank‘s online WIBEE platform.
He appeared in a few commercials and the bank released a limited edition photo book of him.
8. Weki Meki’s Doyeon and Yoojung
The two girls once promoted for KB Kookmin Bank‘s Liiv app.
9. Nam Joo Hyuk
Nam Joo Hyuk once partnered with Weki Meki‘s Doyeon to promote Kookmin Bank.