It was reported that actors Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin gained a profit of 1.8 billion won by selling a luxury villa in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
According to Herald Business’ exclusive report on May 22nd, Son Ye Jin sold a luxury villa in Gangnam that she had owned for more than a decade. The profit gained through this is about 1.8 billion won.
According to the report, Son Ye Jin bought the villa in 2008 for 3 billion won and sold it on April 18th for 4.8 billion won. The villa sold by Son Ye Jin is 211.2㎡, and is said to have been owned by many celebrities. It was purchased by a businessman who worked at an affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group.
The value of real estate owned by Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin is known to be tens of billions of won. The couple is said to have an excellent eye by gaining billions of won through real estate investment.
Previously, Hyun Bin sold Mark Hills, a luxury villa in Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul for 4 billion won in 2021, earning 1.3 billion won. Hyun Bin reportedly purchased the villa in 2009 and lived there for 11 years. In 2013, he bought a multi-family house in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul for 4.8 billion won and built a new commercial building. It is rumored that the current market price of the building has soared to 10 billion won.
Stars’ real estate investment is a hot topic in the entertainment industry. It draws the public’s attention with billions of won in revenue.
Actress Jun Ji Hyun is known to have assets worth tens of billions of won only with her outstanding real estate investment techniques. There are rumors that Jun Ji Hyun has a reason to invest in buildings, apartments and luxury villas. Recently, Jun Ji Hyun reportedly purchased a penthouse worth 13 billion won in cash.
Jun Ji Hyun was reborn as a real estate big player by purchasing an apartment worth 4 billion won before marriage, as well as buildings located in Ichon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul and Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul. The total market price of Jun Ji Hyun’s real estate is estimated to be 140~150 billion won.
Actor Lee Byung Hun is also good at real estate investing. He bought a building in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul for about 26 billion won and sold it 3 years later, earning a profit of 10.6 billion won. He is said to have earned about 1.2 billion won in rental income every year before the sale.
The luxury villa in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul where Lee Byung Hun is living was about 3.2 billion won at the time of purchase, but has now risen to 5 billion won.