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The Most Expensive Celebrity Homes of All Time: Owned by Kim Soo Hyun, G-Dragon, J-Hope, and More

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On the 12th, KBS’s Entertainment Weekly revealed the celebs’ luxury high-end apartments in its latest episode.

Seventh place went to So Ji Sub. After announcing his surprise marriage, the actor chose H Apartment in Hannam-dong. The apartment has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, and back in 2019, it was sold for 6.1 billion KRW (about $5.16 million). It is said So Ji Sub paid the full price in cash. Now, the market price has risen to 9 billion KRW (about $7.62 million), and there’s an art piece worth 100 billion KRW (about $84.71 million) inside the building.

Kim Soo Hyun came in sixth with his G Apartment in Seongsu-dong. It’s a high-end apartment famous for its luxurious interior design and beautiful view of the Han River. It’s close to Seoul Forest, and convenient facilities such as a swimming pool and fitness center are provided for the residents. The actor bought two apartments for 7 billion KRW (about $5.93 million), and the current market price stands at 9.5 billion KRW (about $8.05 million).

G-Dragon landed at No. 5. The artist is now living in N Apartment in Hannam-dong. The apartment offers a breakfast service cooked by a famous hotel chef, a swimming pool, and a golf driving range. Its market price is about 9 billion KRW (about $7.62 million). It’s assumed that G-Dragon is residing in the penthouse for its private parking lot and a private elevator that are perfect for protecting privacy. Song Joong Ki, Lee Jong Suk, and BTS’ RM and Jimin are living in the same apartment.

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Fourth place went to BTS’ J-Hope. J-Hope lives in T Apartment in Seongsu-dong. The artist bought two apartments in 2016 and 2018, and the current market price is at 8 billion KRW (about $6. 78 million). All rooms offer Han River view through big windows and provide various hotel-class services such as valet parking, cleaning, and laundry. Super Junior’s Choi Siwon, Lee Teuk, and Donghae, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and Sunny, and actor Seo Kang Joon also reside in the apartment.

Taeyang and Min Hyo Rin couple ranked third. The couple, who recently announced their pregnancy, has chosen P Apartment located in Hannam-dong. It is said that they paid at least 10 billion KRW (about $8.47 million) to 15 billion KRW (about $12.71 million) for the apartment. Bang Si Hyuk and Psy are also living in the same complex.

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Go So Young and Jang Dong Gun couple landed at No. 2. The couple had unveiled their luxury house through social media last year. It’s P Apartment, the most expensive apartment in Cheongdam-dong. The complex offers 29 apartments, and every one of them offers Han River views. The most recent sale price of the same size was 11.5 billion KRW (about $9.74 million).

First place went to Jo In Sung. The actor owns 2 apartments on the highest floors of the skyscraper Jamsil L Tower. The tower offers six-star hotel services and luxury amenities. The highest price is known to be around 30 billion KRW (about $25.41 million), and singer Kim Junsu lives on the same floor.

 

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