Stars Who Own the Most Expensive Houses

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On Wednesday, Mnet’s ‘TMI News’ released the list of 13 stars who are living in the most expensive houses.

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Jang Dong GunKo So Young couple was listed at No. 1 on the list. The P Apartment located in Cheongdam-dong, where the couple lives, boasts a wonderful panoramic view of the Han River as a beautiful skyscraper. It was reported that the building has luxurious community facilities, top-of-the-line security, and private elevators. This March, an apartment with a size of 273.96 square meters was sold for 11.5 billion KRW (about $10 million).

Second on the list was Song Joong Ki, who purchased land and a house that overlooks Hannam-dong. He demolished the existing house last year and started constructing a new one. It’s a two-story detached house with three basement levels worth 10 billion KRW (about $8.72 million). In particular, Song also purchased a condo located in Hawaii in December 2019 for $2.28 million.

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Third place went to Jo In Sung, who chose a luxurious officetel in Jamsil. S Residence, located on the 42nd to 71st floors of L Tower, the tallest building in Korea, provides 6-star hotel service. Even the kitchen is installed with only the finest products. The latest deal was made at about 9.2 billion KRW (about $ 8.02 million). Jo In Sung bought two rooms for his family.

None other than BTS’s RM came in 4th. After selling his room in the H Apartment in Hannam-dong, he bought a room in N Apartment in the same neighborhood. At the time, he paid 6.36 billion KRW (about $5.54 million) in cash. Fifth place went to So Ji Sub, who bought a room in the same apartment. Back in 2018, the actor paid 6.1 billion KRW (about $5.32 million) for a 4 bedroom apartment with 3 restrooms.

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The list goes on.

Jun Ji Hyun, who owns real estate worth 80 billion KRW (about $69.72 million), landed in 8th place. She is now living in I Apartment located in Samseong-dong, which she bought before marriage. A room with a size of 167.72 square meters is now worth about 5.07 billion KRW (about $4.42 million).

Lee Min Ho came in 9th. The penthouse in L Villa, where Lee Min Ho lives, is a favorite of many stars. Recently, the same penthouse was sold for 4.46 billion KRW (about $3.89 million).

Number 12 on the list is the super-luxury house where Kim Soo Hyun lives. Designed by Jean Nouvel, G Apartment offers a Han River view, home appliances from a luxury brand, and rooms built with marble. Also, top-of-the-line facilities such as an indoor driving range, swimming pools, and elevators decorated with leather are installed. Kim Soo Hyun’s apartment is worth 4.02 billion KRW (about $3.5 million). Afterward, the actor purchased another apartment within the building that is priced at 3.02 billion KRW (about $2.63 million).


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