Empire of Gold

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Empire of Gold


  • Title: 황금의 제국 / Wanggeum-ui Jegook
  • Also known as: The Golden Empire
  • Genre: Political, thriller, melodrama, romance, family
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Jul-01 to 2013-Sep-17
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
  • Original Soundtrack: Empire of Gold OST


A drama about the power struggle within a rich family living through Korea′s turbulent economy of the 1990s. It will cover a twenty-year span from 1990 to 2010, and follow the power struggle between three people for control of one chaebol empire.

Jang Tae Joo (Go Soo) is the man who will build up his so-called empire of gold from nothing and raises his little sister on his own after their father dies. In order to achieve his dream he married with Choi Seo Yoon (Lee Yo Won), an chaebol heiress. But his biggest rival is her cousin Choi Min Jae (Son Hyun Joo).

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Main Cast
Extended Cast

Sung Jin Group

People around Jang Tae Joo


Production Credits


  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actress for Mid-Length Drama (Lee Yo Won)
  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars Award (Lee Yo Won)

Episode Ratings

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