EXO member Kai is, without a doubt, one of the most popular K-pop idols of his generation. His exemplary skills in singing, acting, dancing and modelling have opened a lot of doors, which include him being part of South Korean supergroup called SuperM and EXO's subunit named EXO-K.
Being the first EXO member to be formally launched to the public, how much wealth has Kai accumulated through the years? What is his net worth? Keep on reading to know more details about this multi-talented and stunning K-pop star.
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EXO Kai's Net Worth Revealed
According to reports, EXO member Kai has an estimated total net worth of $8 million. Just like his co-members, Kai got most of his wealth from the money that they group generated from their albums and songs released.
Most, if not all, fans are aware that EXO reached the "quintuple million sellers" level in 2018 after the group sod more than one million copies for each of their five different albums. Kai and his co-members were also able to sell more than 11.9 million physical albums in South Korea in August 2019 and has sold more than 23.8 million downloads in December 2017.
Aside from being one of the most-coveted singers in the industry, Kai has also been making waves as an actor. In fact, the EXO member started his acting career as the male lead star in the web drama series titled "Choco Bank" in January 2016.
Kai also appeared in two episodes of "7 First Kisses," which was a special web drama series that Lotte Duty Free produced in December 2016. KBS also tapped the EXO member to become the male lead star in the teen drama named "Andante" in January 2017. He was even cast in the KBS melodrama titled "The Miracle We Met" in 2018.
EXO member Kai has also earned a big sum of money from being an ambassador of Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. The K-pop idol also released his debut extended play titled "Kai" with its carrier single called "Mmmh" on Nov. 30, 2020, becoming the fifth member of EXO to have debuted as a solo artist.
Though he is one of the pioneer members of EXO, it was reported that Kai is not the richest group member. Leader Suho, previously, revealed that Baekhyun makes the most money, adding that they have statistical proof to verify that he earned a significant amount of money from the sales of his solo album.
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EXO Kai Reveals He Lived on a Restricted Diet for 5 Years
Meanwhile, Kai made a shocking revelation during the premiere episode of "The Devil Wears Jung Nam" Season 2 on April 24. Program host Bae Jung Nam first interviewed the EXO member before officially hiring him as a part-time junior consultant to work with him.
Bae Jung Nam asked EXO member Kai about his love for clothes, including his height and weight. The "Mmmh" singer said that he is about 181 to 182 centimeters and has a weight of approximately 63 kilograms.
"The Devil Wears Jung Nam" Season 2 host, then, responded and told Kai that his measurements are good for wearing clothes. This, then, lead EXO Kai to divulge that he lived on a restricted diet for about five years.
Bae Jung Nam asked the EXO member if he eats regular food now. Kai, then, said that he does eat a little more now. The K-pop idol even agreed to Jung Nam's statement that he should not eat a lot of carbohydrates, which resulted in the program host deducting 5 points from Kai's score.
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Written by Nica Vaughn