It’s a harsh life being an K-Pop idol, busy schedule, repetitive life, low on privacy and the list goes on. But on the other side of the hill, if you can really make it, the taste of sweat will be change into the zero behind the number on your bank account. Here are the top 7 Richest Korean Idol. Check it out.
This cute little powehouse is the leader of the most popular group Girls’ Generation who have been around for 10 years. In that long span career as an Idol, Taeyeon also constantly lending her voice for OSTs and in 2015 She started her endeavour as solo artist by releasing an EP titled “I“. She is one of the top Solo Female with numerous popular and got a huge platform under the name of the great SNSD.
T.O.P’s of Big Bang is next on the list, He is one of multi-talent Idol produced by YG Entertainment. T.O.P is member of Ultra-Famous Boy Band Big Bang, where in handful of hit song was co-composed by him. He is also an active actor with Iris, Into the Fire and Nineteen is in the list of his works.
IU is an Ace Card in the history of K-Pop, she can sing, she can act and once in a while she also reach MC-ing. This talented singer/actress have a label of 15 million net worth on her. IU is also an eye candy where the advertisement company loves her and with that considerable endorsement, KMazing put her on our list.
4. Bae Suzy
Suzy is the national sister of Korea, she got the famous nickname after her performance as an actress and a singer under the group Miss A is creating huge impact that every Korean loves her.She is the first Korean female celebrity to receive a wax-likeness of herself at Madame Tussauds and with that level of fame, Suzy is a common face in commercial film (CF).
3. Im Yoona
The center of popular group Girls’ Generation and a well-known actress make her one of the richest idol in Korea. She appeared in many Television Series and nowadays reaching her target toward Chinese market. She also have a handful number of advertisement under her name.
2. Choi Siwon
Another popular and versatile Idol, Siwon is leading actor in Korea and a member of famous group, Super Junior. His family net worth is over $500 million dollars as they are the owners of the Hyundai Department Store Chain. His father is the CEO of Boryung Medicine. His popularity in China is so immense that he got his own postage stamp, and with that big of popularity it is normal for Siwon to have a huge list of endorsement.
G.D is one of the leading composer in numerous hit by Big Bang. He is a rapper, songwriter, producer and a fashion icon. GD is undeniably one of the most famous and omnipotent talent in K-Pop world. He got endorsement from famous brands such as Kappa, North Face and etc. His unique musicality and fashion made him one of the most influential man in the industry.
*The list is arranged based on popular conception and commercial value of the idol. we are also taking consideration album sales, advertisement and news report about property and brand of the idol*