Bang Si Hyuk And “Squid Game” Director Hwang Dong Hyuk Named On This Year’s Bloomberg 50
Bang Si Hyuk and “Squid Game” director Hwang Dong Hyuk have made it onto the Bloomberg 50!
The Bloomberg 50 highlights the top 50 people and ideas whose accomplishments have defined global business, entertainment, finance, politics, and science over the past year. This year, the list includes three Koreans – HYBE’s Bang Si Hyuk, director Hwang Dong Hyuk, and Lee Hoe Sung, the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Listed under the entertainment sector, HYBE founder Bang Si Hyuk was applauded for being “the hitmaker behind BTS” and for his new merger with Ithaca Holdings, which manages Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and more.
Also under the entertainment section is director and screenwriter Hwang Dong Hyuk, who recently skyrocketed to fame with his hit series “Squid Game.” After being watched by more than 140 million people all over the globe, “Squid Game” is now officially the most-watched series in Netflix history.
Under science and technology is IPCC chair Lee Hoe Sung, who was praised for guiding nearly 200 countries to unanimous agreement that the global temperature had risen 1.1 degrees Celsius (approximately 33.98 degrees Fahrenheit).
Also included on the list is Roblox CEO David Baszucki, president and CEO of CVS Health Corporation Karen Lynch, Olivia Rodrigo, Britney Spears, and more.
Congratulations to Bang Si Hyuk, Hwang Dong Hyuk, and Lee Hoe Sung!