Corporate tracker Chaebul has published an updated list of their stock-rich celebrities, revealing idol agency founders Lee Soo Man and Yang Hyun Suk taking the top two spots.
The list, which has been updated from the one released in January, reveals Lee Soo Man’s stock assets to be an estimated 180.1 billion won, or $151.8 million USD, while Yang Hyun Suk follows second with an estimated 155.8 billion won, or $133.9 million USD. Between January 2nd and June 3rd, the SM Entertainment founder saw a slip of 1.3% while Yang Hyun Suk saw a slip of 11.9%.
Following in third place is actor and KeyEast founder Bae Yong Joon with 63.1 billion won, or approximately $54.2 million USD, seeing a drop of 4%.
SM Entertainment houses top idols and artists Kangin, BoA, TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, SHINee, f(x), EXO, Red Velvet and more, while YG Entertainment boasts PSY, BIGBANG, 2NE1, WINNER, iKON, Akdong Musician, Lee Hi and more. On the other hand, KeyEast is most notable as an acting agency, housing Han Ye Seul, Kim Soo Hyun, Uhm Jung Hwa, Son Dam Bi, Joo Ji Hoon, Lee Hyun Woo and more.
Source: Yonhap News