The founder and co-CEO of BTS‘s agency, Big Hit Entertainment, is now one of the wealthiest stockholders in South Korea.

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As soon as Big Hit Entertainment’s initial public offering (IPO) began, the prices opened at ₩270,000 KRW ($235 USD) per share and jumped to ₩335,000 KRW ($292 USD).

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In just thirty minutes, BTS’s shares made each member $10 million dollars richer.

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The agency rose up to 160% more than its IPO price, which gave it a market value of approximately $10 billion. According to Bloomberg AsiaBang Si Hyuk is now the 5th richest stockholder in his home country.

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From humble beginnings to world domination, Big Hit Entertainment’s rise is one for the history books!