According to Korean news outlet Insight, a recent broadcast revealed that the seven-member group brought more than 100 billion won ($88 million) in profit so far into the year.
Meanwhile, individual members are believed to have made 10 billion won ($8 million), the report said.
Of the massive profits, 60 billion won ($53 million) reportedly came after the group’s promotion of their latest album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” which was released in August.
The boys, who had lived in a small room in their early days, also moved into a new dorm that cost $8 billion won ($7 million), the outlet said.
The dorm is reportedly located in the Hannam neighborhood (Hannam-dong) of Seoul’s Yongsan district, known for having an “international vibe” as people from all over the world visit its sophisticated attractions.
BTS’s earnings may not come as a surprise considering the group’s achievement of unprecedented popularity.
In June, Do Jong Hwan, head of South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, predicted that the group will have a $1 trillion ($880 million) impact on national economy.
But BTS is not only winning cash — the group just won Favorite Social Artist at the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday, beating Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Demi Lovato, and Shawn Mendes, Billboard reported.
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