Kang Daniel Net Worth 2021: How Wealthy is KONNECT Entertainment CEO?

Kang Daniel is a prominent singer and songwriter in South Korea. He is well-known as a former member of the project boy group WANNA ONE, as well as the CEO of his self-established agency, KONNECT Entertainment.

Throughout his singing and dancing career, Kang has received countless awards and recognitions. But, how much has he earned from his hard work over the years? Find out more in the article.

Kang Daniel
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Kang Daniel Net Worth

Kang Daniel's net worth is approximately five million USD, which is more than 5.7 million when converted to Korea's currency.

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The former WANNA ONE's net worth has been increasing significantly in 2020-21 as he continuously gain popularity in his home country and abroad. It is estimated that he earns 1,923.08 USD per week, 8,333.33 USD per month, and 100,000 USD each year.

Kang Daniel
(Photo : Instagram: @daniel.k.here)

Because of this, Kang Daniel is included on the list of most popular rappers and ranked on the list of celebrities born in South Korea.

How Does Kang Daniel Amass Such a Big Net Worth?

Kang Daniel's source of income is mainly his career as a successful singer and dancer.

Kang became a member of WANNA ONE after finish first place on Mnet's "Produce 101." He was the main dancer and center of the boy group.

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WANNA ONE debuted with the release of an extended play, titled "1x1=1 (To Be One)," which features the title song "Energetic." The album was re-released under the title "1-1=0 (Nothing Without You)," which contains the title track "Beautiful."

The main album and its repackaged version sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world.

Kang Daniel
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After WANNA ONE's disbandment, Kang Daniel established his own label, KONNECT Entertainment, and became its own CEO and one of the artists.

Kang made his solo debut in July 2019 with the album, "Color on Me." The album is one of the fast-selling releases for a solo artist in South Korea. It accumulated 450,000 pre-orders and sold a total of 342,218 copies within 24 hours of release.

Aside from his singing career, another key aspect on Kang Daniel's net worth is his business. He is the CEO of not only KONNECT Entertainment but also KD Corporation.

Former WANNA ONE Daniel also gains big amounts of money from his brand endorsement deals.

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The "PARANOIA" singer has either endorsed or appeared in numerous commercial brands of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G Aura Red, CHANEL, Mexicana Chicken, Think Nature hair products, Kissing Heart Eyewear, and The Spring Home.

Kang Daniel
(Photo : Instagram: @daniel.k.here)

Kang Daniel earns 300 million KRW (250,000 USD) per three-month contract and one billion KRW (860,000 USD) per one-year contract.

As a result, former WANNA ONE Daniel has become one of the highest-valued stars in the advertisement industry in South Korea.

Kang Daniel 2021 Releases So Far

In February, Kang Daniel released a digital single, titled "Paranoia," which has become his first Top 5 song - it rose to the second spot on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart.

"Paranoia" is also Kang Daniel's first solo entry on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales Chart.

Kang Daniel
(Photo : Instagram: @daniel.k.here)

In April, Kang released a new mini-album, entitled "Yellow." The album's title track, "Antidote," has become Daniel's first-ever No. 1 track on Gaon Digital Chart.

In May, Kang Daniel dropped the promotional single, "Outerspace," featuring Loco for the latest fandom platform, UNIVERSE.

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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