Aside from being K-pop idols who are centered on producing quality music and choreographies that are being looked up to by the crowd, every idol possesses good-looking visual as well, leading them to represent several top luxury brands and do their CFs.
In addition to this, some idols are also debuting as actors/actresses, and with the help of their power and dominance, everything that they do are being supported by their fans, often selling out the items that they are promoting. Further, some idols are also into real estate and investing their salary in businesses.
Indeed, K-pop idols are not only fixated on performing but can excel in other fields, too. Thus, the more work, the higher their salary or income as well. For these reasons, netizens can't help but wonder, "how rich these K-pop groups and idols are?"
In this regard, we've collected the net worth of top K-pop groups and idols and listing down the richest among them based on their net worth.
Disclaimer: It is impossible to know the exact net worth of these K-pop groups and idols, so these are based on a factor such as their activities (e.g., endorsement, salary, assets.etc.)
BTS ($3.6 Billion)
According to Viral Mag Team, BTS, who is currently gearing up for their own variety show and album this upcoming August, has a total of 3. 6 Billion US Dollars' new worth. The richest member is J-Hope and Suga, with approximately $15 Million on their accounts.
EXO ($1 Billion)
According to the wealth record, updated last May 2020, the current net worth of EXO is approximately 1 Billion US Dollars. Aside from being a million-seller group, some of the members are also excelling in their individual activities; such as acting, and models/ambassadors of luxury brands. In addition, other members are also building owners. D.O. is the richest member with a net worth of $5 Million, according to viralmag.
BIGBANG (more than $100 Million)
Surely, this amount is not only the amount of BIGBANG's net worth, given the success of the "Kings of K-pop," may it be the group or on their individual activities. However, as the members are not really open on showing their fortune to the public, this is the amount collected overall, with GD having $55 Million, and $25 Million for both Taeyang and T.O.P.
Jaejoong ($80 Million)
According to Seoulz, Jaejoong is currently the richest K-pop idol with $80 Million net worth, coming from his assets and real estate.
Super Junior (more than $70 Million)
Super Junior members are also making their net worth private, thus, based on the members who revealed their income, you can get a total of $70 Million, with Siwon having $45 Million.
PSY ($60 Million)
The iconic K-pop artist Psy is the second personality with the highest net worth, currently at $60 Million.
Rain ($55 Million)
Aside from being an idol, he also established his own company, RAINCOMPANY.
Girls' Generation (more than $50 Million)
According to the net worth portal, the approximate net worth of the girls is 10 Million. However, with the total amount of Yoona and Taeyeon who's net worth amounting to $20 Million and $15 Million respectively, the total could be higher than 50 Million.
BLACKPINK (approximately $40 Million)
The quartet-girl group is also one of the richest K-pop groups as of 2020. Based on the members' individual net worth, Lisa has $10 Million while Rosé, Jisoo, and Jennie have $9 Million net worth.
IU, Lee Hyori and Dara ($25 Million)
The "Nation's sweetheart," did establish a bounty and successful life, as one of the youngest solo artists with $25 Million net worth. The legendary stars as well, Hyori and Sandara also have $25 Million net worth.
BoA and Suzy ($20 Million)
BoA and Suzy, the "Queen of K-pop" and the "Nation's First Love| respectively are now one of the richest artists with approximately $20 Million net worth.
GOT7 ($12 Million)
Aside from their group's schedules, GOT7 members are also promoting in other countries, representing fashion lines and acting. Based on the recent update of the wealthy person, GOT7's current net worth is $12 Million.