In one way or another, artists and managers share a work relationship. However, there are celebrities who share closer friendships with managers while working with each other every day.
Check out some celebrities who treat their managers like close friends.
TWICE is known to be the representative of being close with their managers. The beagle-like members are known for cutely not listening to their managers and pulling pranks on them.
Their managers danced to TWICE’s song, “Likey” and the members even stole their managers’ phones on V Live.
Park Myung Soo’s manager has been with him for over 10 years. It has been revealed that the annual salary for his manager is close to 100 million won (approximately $94,000). Besides his loyal manager, Park Myung Soo’s coordinator and staff members are known to have been with him for a long time.
It is no secret that IU and her manager are close friends. Besides sharing close conversations, IU never fails to mention her manager’s name during her acceptance speech when she win awards. IU had once surprised her manager during his birthday in disguise of getting him to film her dance practice. Check out the surprise below!
The friendship between Kim Jong Kook and his manager can be felt when you see the duo chat among themselves. Check out snippets of their interaction with Kim Jong Kook’s recent appearance on SBS’s “My Ugly Duckling,” when he revealed his collection of personal belongings and in other episodes.
GFRIEND is known being close to their manager and playing games with her. Leader Sowon was once seen playing a video game their manager. Watch the cute interaction with their manager as he tried to get the members offstage during a fansign event.
In JTBC’s variety show “Jobs,” Han Eun Jung revealed that she previously gave her manager, who has been with her for the past 11 years, a BMW. She also gifted him congratulatory money of 5 million won (approximately $4,700) for his wedding. She commented, “I think that it’s fair [for such a gift] since he has worked hard for me for such a long time.
Red Velvet is known to share a close friendship with their manager. Red Velvet’s Wendy has personally prepared a home-made lunch box for her manager before. This was made known after her manager shared his gratitude for her on his Instagram account.
How sweet! Do you know of any other celebrities who are close to their managers?