So we all know what K-Pop Means, it’s a term for Korean pop music of this day and age and we at NubiaPage Magazine have collected for you the the top 10 Richest K-Pop Idols 2021, This Includes K-Pop Groups, K-Pop family and more. The Kpop is the most popular non western music sector ding really well globally speaking, the other industry that seems to come close is the African Afrobeats industry.
The question is:
Who is the richest K-Pop star in the world 2021?
As of 2021 it turns out the Gangnam Syle crooner is no longer the richest K-Pop artist, Kim Jaejoong is considered the richest K-pop Idol. He is a singer, songwriter, actor, director, designer, and businessman. He was a member of the Kpop group JYJ and TVXQ.
So relax and enjoy our list of the richest K-Pop Groups 2021.
List Of Top 10 Richest K-Pop Idols & Groups 2021
10. DARA (Sandara Park) – $18 Million
Sandara Park has been one of the top celebrities in South Korea for the past decade. She was a member of 2NE1, which was one of the most successful girl groups in K-Pop.
Currently, she is one of the most in-demand faces in Asia, and is successfully involved in numerous endorsement deals, as well as being a regular host for talk show Video Star.
9. IU (Lee Ji-Eun) – $20 Million
IU, was born as Lee Ji-Eun on May 16, 1993. she is managed by LOEN Entertainment. IU works as a singer and actress in South Korea. Her stage name “IU” is derived from “I and You” – to become one, you and me, with music. She has done over 50 advertisements for companies such as Samsung, Sony Korea, SK Telecom, Le Coq Sportif, S-Oil, Guess, and even Korean soju brand Chamisul. She lives in Caelitus which is one of the top Luxury Apartments in Seoul. IU estimated Net Worth: $20 Million
8. Taeyang (Dong Young Bae) – $24 Million
Dong Young-bae, better known by his stage names Taeyang and SOL, is a South Korean singer, songwriter and dancer. After appearing in Jinusean’s music video “A-yo,” Taeyang began training under YG Entertainment at the age of 12. He has over 30 song credits and owns a house that is worth around $3.5 million. In addition, Taeyang owns a building that is worth over $7 million. He is also a shareholder in YG Entertainment and is reported to have invested $600,000 in the company.
7. T.O.P (Choi Seung Hyun) – $26 Million
Choi Seung-hyun, better known as T.O.P of the bestselling K-pop boy band BigBang, While renowned for his bad boy swagger, as well as dabbling in acting and his good looks, T.O.P is best remembered for his rapping talent. T.O.P has done many TV commercials and it is estimated his price is at least $500,000 for a six-month endorsement deal or $1 million for a year-long endorsement deal. He owns a villa that is valued at over $2.5 million. He revealed to his fans that he had purchased a whole grape field in Argentina which is known to produce on average, 8,000 bottles of wine.
6. Lee Hyori – $30 Million
Lee Hyori is a South Korean singer and TV personality born on May 10, 1979, in Cheongwon, South Korea. Her debut in the Korean entertainment industry came when she joined “first generation” K-pop girl group Fin.K.L, with Ock Joo Hyun, Lee Jin, and Sung Yu Ri in 1998. The group remained active until 2002. She is married to a very rich producer named Lee Sang-soon in 2013. Together they produced a very popular variety show called Hyori’s Bed and Breakfast. It is filmed at Jeju Island at Hyori’s property called “Hyori’s Homestay.” Besides singing Hyori also acted in Korean TV series such as Three Leaf Clover and Korean films such as Dancing Queen. She is estimated to be worth 30 Million dollars as of 2020
5. Choi Siwon – $44 Million
Choi Si Won, also known simply as Siwon, is a popular South Korean singer and actor. Born on April 7, 1986, he is best known for being a member of the boy band Super Junior and its Mandopop subgroup. Siwon played lead roles on Korean dramas such as Oh! My Lady and Poseidon. He comes from a very rich family who has an estimated net worth of over $600 Million. They are the owners of the Hyundai Department Store chain. In 2015, Siwon was appointed as the special representative of the South Korea Committee for UNICEF. The majority of his income comes from China. He has endorsed companies like Black Jacket, Seoul Milk, and 12 Plus just to name a few. Choi Siwon estimated Net Worth as of 2020 $44 Million.
4. Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) – $49 Million
Jung Ji-hoon, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer. Rain’s musical career includes seven albums, 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world. Rain married Kim Tae Hee who is one of the top female actresses in Korea. The couple owns real estate in Cheongdam that is currently valued at over $35 million. Their home is valued at $5 million. They are considered the richest celebrity couple in Korea. Rain As of 2020 estimated Net Worth Is Set at: $49 Million
3. G-Dragon (Kwon Ji-Yong) – $53 Million
G Dragon is a name that has a significant impact upon Korean pop industry. He is a singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, fashion icon and entrepreneur. Dragon is the source of inspiration for many K-pop artists. He has not limited his skills in a particular field; instead, he has multiple talents. As a songwriter, G-Dragon earns as much as $700,000 a year in royalties and has made his $50 million net worth via other means such as endorsement deals as well as his career as a model and fashion designer.
2. PSY (Park-Jae-sang) – $64 Million
Here comes, Before K-Pop became a dominant genre of music globally, Psy took the world by storm in 2012 when he released the song, Gangnam Style. The track, which was a single off his sixth album, Psy 6 (Six Rules), became a global phenomenon, topping several charts across the globe. He was able to make $300,000 for a single concert in Malaysia. Famous record executive Scooter Braun, the manager for Justin Bieber, is also the manager for PSY. He is also a film star and a television star in Korea. PSY has done endorsements for brands like Sonic Drive-in, Wonderful Pistachios, and Haute couture just to name a few. He also is involved with non-profit organizations such as World Vision and Rotary International. PSY as of 2020 estimated Net Worth is set at $64 Million which makes him high at the top on the list of the richest K-Pop stars of 2020
1. Kim Jaejoong – $88 Million
We have our no.1 artist here the Richest K Pop star in Korea 2020. Kim Jaejoong is a popular South Korean singer, actor and composer. The star was given up for adoption and his adopted family changed his name to Kim Jae Joong. He has stylized his name as JaeJoong as a music artist and also went by the name Hero Jaejoong. With an estimated net worth of $80 Million as 2020 He is known for having luxury cars such as the Bentley Continental, Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640, Mitsuoka Himiko, Audi R8, 2 Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Ferrari 458, and a Rolls-Royce Wraith. In 2015, Jaejoong started his own fashion company called MOLDIR. He designs his own brand which he sells at his luxury clothing store in Cheongdam.