Who is 6-year-old Korean YouTube star Boram, who just bought an US$8 million property in Gangnam, Seoul?
A six-year-old Korean YouTube star, whose two channels have attracted more than 30 million subscribers, has bought a five-storey property in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district of Seoul for 9.5 billion won (US$8 million).
The girl, known simply as Boram, is the face of two popular channels – Boram Tube Vlog, with 17.5 million subscribers, and Boram Tube ToyReview, with 13.6 million subscribers – on the video-streaming website.
Some of her videos have attracted more than 300 million views.
As one of the most-followed Korean YouTube creators, her channels generate an estimated combined monthly income of 3.7 billion won.
The 1975 building she bought is situated on a 258-square-metre (2,770-square-foot) plot of land in upmarket Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam.
It is not known why the youngster bought the building.
The girl known to her followers as Boram – whose two channels have a combined 30 million subscribers – has an estimated monthly income of US$3 million