Being a big fan of Kpop music, movies, and choreography, have you wondered how much do those stars earn each year? Most of them are multi-talented which they are able to perform more than one act in their career. Some of them can sing, rap, dance, and even act in movies at the same time which you might think they make a huge income each year for such talents. To solve your doubts, this list of top 10 richest kpop singers will tell you who are the richest singers that make a lot of money annually. The review of top 10 richest kpop singers that we show you will provide the background information of each stars as well as their income so that you will be able to know how much they earn in their career. The list will rank each richest kpop singers from the most with highest income to the one with less income. This is the list of top 10 richest kpop singers reviews in 2016 that will provide you every important information you want to know about your favorite kpop singers and idols in South Korea.
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10. Goo Hara – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 13th on January of 1991, Goo Hara us a South Korean singer and actress whose net worth is $2 million. She is best known for being a former member of Korean pop girl group Kara and for portraying Choi Da-hye who is the president’s daughter on City Hunter in 2011. On March 27th, 2013, Cube Entertainment and DSP Media announced that Hara and Jun-hyung from Beast had ended their relationship which started in 2011. DPS Media said that the two naturally drifted apart. She has released her debut mini album ‘Alohara’ in July 2014. In January 2015, it was revealed that she was chosen to MC a new KBS idol beauty show called A Style for You along with Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, EXID’s Hani, and SISTAR’s Bora.
9. Jang Geun Suk – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 4th of August in 1987, Jang Geun Suk is a South Korean actor, singer, and model who has a net worth of $6 million. He worked as a child model at the age of five after he was discovered by a talent agent. In middle school, he heard the music of Japanese pop singer Ken Hirai and was inspired enough to start learning Japanese by himself. On the 7th of December, it was announced that Jang Keun Suk accepted to be MC and a mentor in the new musical survival show of Mnet called Produce 101 which consists of 11 episodes and the first airing was set on 22nd of January in 2016.
8. JYJ – Richest Kpop Singers
JYJ (formally known as Junsu, Yuchun, and Jejung in Japan) is a South Korean pop group formed in 2010 by Jaejoong, Yoochun, and Junsu, the three former members of TVXQ whose net worth is approximately $15 million. Their group name is taken from the first letters of each member’s names. The trio are managed by C-JeS Entertainment. In April 2010, they released their debut record, the Japanese EP The…, which topped the Japanese Oricon Albums Chart. JYJ has caught the attention of various newspapers and media networks around the world, and is the first K-Pop group to perform in Chile and Peru. In July 2014, the band released their first studio album in three years, Just Us. Also, JYJ reached an ‘all kill’ status by placing first on Melon, MNet, Genie. Olleh, Naver, and Cyworld music charts an hour after the album released, with their song titled Back Seat.
7. Yoona – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 30th of May in 1990, Im Yoona is a South Korean singer and actress as well as a member of South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation whose net worth is $15 million. She made her official debut as a member videos of Girls’ Generation in August, 2007 and became the center of the group. Yoona also has been called a CF Queen since she has been many television commercial films and has been a spokesperson for various brands. If we take a look at her personal life, in September 2013, Yoona began dating South Korean singer-actor Lee Seung-gi but ended on August, 2015. Yoona has won 11 awards throughout her career.
6. IU – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 16th of May in 1993, Lee Ji Eun is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor who has a net worth of 15$ million. While still in middle school, IU auditioned for various talent agencies with ambitions of becoming a singer. She signed with LOEN Entertainment in 2007 as a trainee and began her music career at the age of 25 with her debut album, Lost and Found. IU has released three studio albums and nine extended plays which scored two number-one albums and 14 number-one singles on the Gaon Music Charts. In January 2016, IU was cast in the lead role of Hae-soo in Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, a Korean remake of the Chinese television series, Scarlet Heart. This 20-episode drama is scheduled to be broadcast in September 2016 on SBS.
5. Kwon Boa – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 5th of November in 1986, Kwon Boa who is well known by BoA is a South Korean singer and actress active in South Korea and Japan whose net worth is $15 million. She is referred to as the Queen of Korean Pop. She was discovered by SM Entertainment talent agents when she accompanied her older brother to a talent search. In 2000, after two years of training, she released ID; Peace B which is her debut album. On January 12th, 2016, Avex Trax’s YouTube channel mysteriously uploaded a song by BoA entitled Make Me Complete which his sung entirely in English. It was eventually confirmed that the song would serve as the theme song for Fuji TV special drama Ooku, starring Sawajiri Erika and Watanabe Mayu.
4. Kwon Ji Yong – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 18th of August in 1988, Kwon Ji-yong who is better known by his stage name as G-Dragon is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and fashion icon whose net worth is $15 million. After 6 years as a trainee under the record label YG Entertainment, G-Dragon officially debuted as a member of the South Korean group Big Bang. His debut solo album Heartbreaker in 2009, yielded the number-one single of the same name and would go on to become one of the most successful albums of the year, garnering sales of over 200, 000 copies and winning the Mnet Asian Music Awards for Album of the Year.
3. Choi Siwon – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 2nd of October in 1987, Choi Siwon is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor whose net worth is $18 million. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Super Junior and its Mandopop subgroup, Super Junior-M. In 2015, he has participated in Chinese language films such as Helios, To the Fore, and in the historical action film Dragon Blade starring Jackie Chan.On 16th of July. 201 at midnight, Super Junior has dropped their tenth anniversary special album part 1 “Devil” followed by special album part 2 “Magic” released on September 17th at 12pm KST. After promoting the album, Siwon starred in the MBC drama She Was Pretty as the second male lead Kim Shin-hyuk.
2. Rain – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 25th of June in 1982, Jung Ji-hoon who is better known by stage name as Rain, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer who has a net worth of $20 million. His musical career includes seven albums with six Korean albums and a Japanese album which has 28 singers and numerous concert tours around the world. His acting career began in 2003 when he won the KBS Best New Actor award for his role in the drama Sang Doo! Let’s Go To School. Rain announced that he would be going on his first world tour in years called ‘The Squall’ which starts in China and South Korea with potential to expand into Japan, Europe, and the Americas. On December 23rd, 2015, it was announced that Rain would be starring in the SBS drama Please Come Back, Mister which will begin airing in February 2016.
1. PSY – Richest Kpop Singers
Was born on 31st of December in 1977, Park Jae-sang who is better known by PSY is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer, and rapper whose net worth is $25 million. PSY is known domestically for numerous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single Gangnam Style. The song’s refrain Oppan Gangnam Style was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012. On 1st of December, 2015, PSY released his 7th album titled Chiljip PSY-da with double title tracks Daddy and Napal Baji.