In today’s “TMI News”, it was surprisingly released that Bang Si Hyuk’s stock value is 6 times higher than that of Lee Soo Man, Park Jin Young, and Yang Hyun Suk.
On September 29, Mnet’s show “TMI News” talked about ‘2021 stars’ profit in the first half of this year“.
First of all, Brave Girls ranked No.11. It is reported that after their song “Rollin” climbed back on music charts, the girl group received many advertisement contracts. In particular, they have gained 30 advertisements this year, and their advertising revenue in the first half of this year is estimated at about 1.5 billion won.
ASTRO Cha Eun Woo was selected as the No.10. In the first half of this year, Cha Eun Woo’s profits were recorded at about 1.5 billion won. It is expected that he will gain the same amount in the 2nd quarter.
No.9 belonged to Kim Yeon Koung, a sports star who is loved by the whole nation. She earned the highest annual salary among volleyball players around the world. In addition, her advertising profit in the first half of 2021 alone is estimated to be about 3.5 billion won.
IU ranked No.8 on this list. IU‘s music revenue in the first half of this year is known to be about 3.5 billion won. She signed 5 new advertisements in 2021. If the advertising revenue was added to the previously mentioned number, the total amount of profit IU gained in the first half of 2021 reached up to 6.5 billion won.
Actor Song Joong Ki ranked 7th place. It was reported that he was paid about 200 million won per “Vincenzo” episode, and adding up 20 episodes, the total amount of profit he gained in “Vincenzo” only was 4 billion won. After including other advertising revenue, Song Joong Ki earned 7 billion won in the first 6 months of 2021.
The word-class soccer player Son Heung Min ranked No.6. Apart from his salary of 320 million won a week, he earned a total of 11.5 billion won in the first half of this year after adding his advertising revenue to the salary.
The famous Korean professional baseball pitcher Ryu Hyun Jin ranked fifth in this list. Surprisingly, he earned almost 100 million won a day, and his total annual salary was estimated at 23.2 billion won.
The world-renowned girl group BLACKPINK was selected as No.4. After combining the revenue from their first paid online concert and their goods sales revenue, the total amount of profit that BLACKPINK gained in the first half of this year is estimated at about 20.8 billion won.
The third place belonged to Park Jin Young. Currently, he is the largest shareholder of JYP and is also known as a wealthy stockholder of the entertainment industry. His first-half profit is known to be about 216.9 billion won in stock valuation.
Lee Soo Man, CEO of SM Entertainment, was mentioned for the No.2 spot. It is said that due to the activities of SM artists, SM‘s stock price has been rising gradually. Moreover, Lee Soo Man has been rumored to sell about 4.39 million shares, which is estimated at 268 billion won.
Finally, CEO of HYBE Entertainment, Bang Si Hyuk, was selected as the No.1. In the first half of 2021, as the company grew bigger, the increase in the stock price was also significant. In particular, it was BTS who made a huge global hit with the song “Butter” that had a huge impact on the rise of HYBE’s stock price.
It is reported that Bang Si Hyuk generated a profit 6 times higher than the stock price valuation of Lee Soo Man, Park Jin Young, and Yang Hyun Suk, and the total amount he gained was up to 3.9 trillion won.