Hallyu idols, loved beyond Korea and around the world, are drawing attention as intelligent investments. Chanyeol and Sehun of EXO, “representative of K-POP,” Taeyang of Big Bang, Yoona of Girls’ Generation, Kyuhyun of Super Junior and Han Seung-yeon of Kara have been reborn as “idol building owners” due to their investment.
EXO’s Chanyeol confessed to becoming the building owner in entertainment shows “Knowing Bros” and “Radio Star.” Earlier, attention was drawn to the purchase of a five-story little building from the first basement floor near Ewha Womans University Station for 2.2 billion won($ 1,784,266.02), and through entertainment programs, he said, “I’m making money through investment techniques rather than personal activities,” adding, “I’m steadily saving and subscribing.”
Yoona of Girls’ Generation owns a 10 billion won($ 8,110,300.08) building located in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu. According to the real estate industry, the area is the No. 1 investment area that is immediately sold as soon as the sale is made, and word of mouth has been heard among investors thanks to its excellent location conditions. Shortly after the purchase of the building became known, it became a hot topic as a “new idol building owner.”