In the ever-evolving world of K-pop, success and fame often come hand in hand with staggering wealth. Here is the list of richest K-pop idols so far.
A versatile artist with a net worth of $25-30 million, is the fifth-ranked performer in K-pop. He is a member of BTS and has a successful solo EP “Hope World,” with over 35 million streams.
J-Hope is also involved in charitable activities and is a stakeholder of Hybe Entertainment, earning $8 million. With 33.6 million followers on Instagram, he thrives in the K-pop industry.
A 29-year-old Korean artist, is the fourth-ranked solo artist with a net worth of $30 million. He is a composer, rapper, record producer, and songwriter, with over 100 song credits.
Suga has endorsement deals with brands like Louis Vuitton, Samsung, Hyundai, and Puma. As a BTS member, he earns $8 million from tours and concerts, and shares in Hybe Entertainment.
Suga’s lavish lifestyle includes a $3 million home and active charitable donations.
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Jungkook has a net worth of $30 million and is known for his exceptional talents as a singer, dancer, record producer, and songwriter.
His solo tracks, like “Begin,” “Euphoria,” and “My Time,” chart on the Billboard Hot 100. With a massive fan base and influence, Jungkook often causes products he endorses to sell out.
He also earns $8 million as a shareholder in Hybe Entertainment and $8 million as a BTS member.
2. BTS V
Kim Tae-Hyung, also known as V, is a $35 million net-worth singer, actor, dancer, songwriter, and record producer. As a member of BTS, V has achieved unprecedented success with his chart-topping track “Christmas Tree.”
With an enormous fan base, charisma, and unique style, V earns $8 million as a BTS member and $8 million as a shareholder in Hybe Entertainment. With 26 million followers on Instagram, V is the fastest solo artist to reach 200 million views.
With endorsement deals from renowned brands like Louis Vuitton, Puma, Fila, Hyundai, and Samsung, V’s popularity continues to soar.
IU, also known as Lee Ji-Eun, emerged as the wealthiest female K-pop idol in 2023 with an impressive net worth of $40 million.
She gained national recognition in 2010 with “Good Day.” She also had record-breaking number of number-one songs, including hits like “Celebrity”.She is also known for her appearances in popular dramas and endorsements with renowned brands.
With their immense wealth, influence, and global fan bases, these idols continue to dominate the K-pop industry, pushing boundaries and setting new records.
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