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10 Wealthiest Korean Stars In Terms Of Real Estate Holdings

Apr 21, 2017

Wealth can be measured in various ways, and real estate is a prime example.

During its April 18 broadcast, SBS's “Night of Real Entertainment” took a look at the 10 Korean celebrities who currently hold the most amount of real estate, after recent news of Jun Ji-hyun's recent purchase of a multi-million dollar building in the Gangnam district of Seoul.

The actress now holds 77 billion won (approximately $67.7 million) worth of real estate, making her the second wealthiest in terms of property holdings. In a previous assessment back in 2014, Jun Ji-hyun was notably the only female in the list of wealthy stars based on similar factors, and had placed seventh at the time.

SM Entertainment's founder Lee Soo-man maintains his spot in first place, with 110 billion won (approximately $96.6 million) in real estate, while YG Entertainment's founder Yang Hyun-suk also continues in third place, holding around 53.1 billion won (approximately $46.7 million) of property.

Singers Rain and Seo Taiji are in fourth and fifth place, with holdings worth 43.8 billion won (approximately $38.5 million) and 41 billion won (approximately $36 million) respectively.

Actors Jang Geun-suk, Jo Jae-hyun, Kwon Sang-woo, and Song Seung-hun follow in sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth place, respectively. Jang Geun-suk owns 38 billion won (approximately $33.4 million) in real estate, Jo Jae-hyun owns 36 billion won (approximately $31.6 million), Kwon Sang-woo owns 35 billion won (approximately $30.8 million), while Song Seung-hun owns 33.4 billion won (approximately $29.3 milllion).

In 10th place is entertainer and retired athlete Seo Jang-hoon, whose property holdings worth 30.9 billion won (approximately $27.2 million) were recently revealed to the public.

Are you surprised by these results?


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