100814 Super Junior, the cash cow.
Girls’ Generation and Super Junior are indeed cash cows! Their income may be little, but it helped SM Entertainment earned quite a lot. Founder Lee Soo Man is now valued at 617 billion and 60 million won, (about RM 100 million and 6597 thousand), an increase of 202.29%. These figures are 4.6 times higher than Bae Yong Jun, who sits on the second richest of the Korean industry at 132 billion and 1000 thousand won. BoA, their senior in the entertainment industry also got into the top 5, making her one of the youngest to be in this list.
The South Korean media analyst also states that groups like Girls’ Generation and SJ has also sold more than 4 times more album overseas than the year before. This has helped SM earned 100 billion won in the first quarter. Similarly, BoA’s earnings are 13 billion and 6000 thousand won, making her in one of the top 5.
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