Learn More About The Cute Triplets’ Activities and See Their Recent Photos
Song Il-gook is a South Korean actor who is best known as the father of lovable triplets, Daehan, Minguk, and Manse. Song Il-gook came from generations of famous Korean politicians, from his great grandfather to his mother. Song Il-gook married a high court judge, Jung Seung-yeon, on March 15, 2008.
On March 16, 2012, the couple became the parents of famous triplet sons, Song Dae-han, Song Min-Guk, and Song Man-se. The three Songs starred in the popular variety show, KBS’s The Return of Superman from July 6, 2014, to February 7, 2016. The triplets cuteness and lovable personalities brought worldwide attention, especially in Asian countries. Let’s read more about the cute triplets lives now. Stay tuned!
An internet source did some research and claimed that Song Il-gook’s triplets made a whopping $4.26 million in 2015. The triplets were everywhere in Korea, from television shows to commercial advertisements. They were the fifth most popular celebrities in terms of advertisement. They appeared in a total 11 advertisements, for products ranging from fruit juice to health care products.
Move To France
Song Il-gook and his family moved to France as soon as their contract in The Return of Superman ended. His wife, who is a judge, took a year of training overseas in France and the triplets went with their mother. Song Il-gook had to travel between France and Korea for his acting projects. They spent 24 hours a day together, something which was a rarity during their life in Korea. Song Il-gook said that they enjoyed all the happy and sad moments together in Paris.
Regarding his relationship with his wife, he said that he always lost during arguments because, by losing to his wife, he was winning the family. He got to know his wife more during their stay in France and they were able to come to understand each other better. About his long break from acting, he said that maybe it was a bad thing for his career but it was worth the time he spent with his precious family.
Going Through Racism
Song Il-gook confessed to a reporter during an interview about the racist treatment they were subjected to when living in France. He said that some people cursed and said bad things to them directly because their Asian appearance. The worst racist treatment they experienced was when some people threw bottles with urine at them. At the time, the triplets were playing in the playground and Song Il-gook was watching over them. He got angry at the people who did it and cursed them as much as he could.
Song Il-gook said that he didn’t regret his decision to bring the triplets to France. He explained that it was a good thing for the triplets to stay away from the spotlight for a while and live a normal life. Although they were born on the same day, and from the same tummy, they developed different characters and personalities. Each of them has their own energy and interests. To make matter harder, each of the triplets were sleeping in a different room and were doing different school work.
Having Fun In France
Song Il-gook and family moved to France at the end of 2017. The family enjoyed their stay to the fullest. Through Song Il-gook’s Instagram account, we can see that the triplets traveled around France and Europe.
In France, they visited Chateu d’Amboise, a favorite royal residence of the French Monarchy, and Leonardo Da Vinci’s tomb. The boys also went to the Dune of Pillat, the tallest sand dune in Europe, located in Bordeaux, France.
In addition to France, Song Il-gook and his triplets visited other European countries and popular tourist destinations
In Switzerland, they visited the Freddie Mercury statue in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Freddie Mercury loved the view of Lake Geneva and bought a house there. They also visited the famous Swiss Alps. Song Man-se was pictured stacking rocks with the background of the Swiss Alps in Zermatt.
In Iceland, they visited a popular hot dog stand in central Reykjavik. Former United States president Bill Clinton visited the hot dog stand during his visit to Iceland. The triplets had their picture taken in front of the beautiful Icelandic skyline.
In the Netherlands, they visited the Keukenhof tulip and flower gardens. It’s the largest flower and tulip garden in the world.