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.
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?