It’s no secret that BTS is the biggest boy band in the world right now, but even ARMY may be surprised to learn just how much money BTS actually brings to South Korea.
According to CNBC, BTS is estimated to rake in almost 4 billion dollars for the Korean economy every year. Over the next decade they are expected to add 37 billion dollars to Korea’s economic value if they keep their current popularity.
BTS are also a considerable driving force for tourism in Korea; CNBC went on to say that BTS were the reason that 1 in ever 13 tourists visited Korea in 2017. BTS has won over the hearts of millions worldwide as can be seen by their already impressive but ever-growing impact.