In this regard, the net worth of top K-pop groups and idols are collected and listing down the richest among them based on their net worth.
Aside from being K-pop idols, they have the opportunities to be models for luxury brands and their own CFs as other income sources. Some are also debuting as actors/actresses, become real estate investors, or take a step into the business world.
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 preparing for their own variety show and a new album coming this August, has reported gathering $3.6 Billion net worth. The richest member is J-Hope and Suga, with approximately $15 Million on their accounts.
EXO ($1 billion)
According to the record updated last May, EXO has the current net worth of approximately $1 Billion. Not only being known as a million-selling boy group, the members also have their individual activities: acting, models/ambassadors for brands, or even building owners. D.O. is the richest member among them with a net worth of $5 Million, according to Viral Mag.
BIGBANG (more than $100 million)
Being “King of K-Pop”, this amount is not only BIGBANG‘s net worth but as the members are not open up about their assets publicly, this is the total of each member’s updated net worth, with GD having $55 Million, and $25 Million for both Taeyang and T.O.P.
Jaejoong ($80 million)
Jaejoong is currently the richest K-pop idol with $80 million net worth, coming from his musical careers, business investment assets and real estate, according to Seoulz.
Super Junior (more than $70 million)
Based on the members of the group who revealed their income, Super Junior covers up a total of $70 Million, with Siwon having $45 Million.
PSY ($60 million)
The iconic K-pop artist Psy, who is considered as the silver bullet for K-Pop to become popular all around the world, is the second solo artist with the highest net worth, currently at $60 million.
RAIN ($55 million)
Aside from being an idol, Rain also established his own company, RAINCOMPANY and his investment in real estate.
Girls’ Generation (more than $50 million)
According to the net worth portal, the approximate net worth of the national girl group $10 million. However, with the total amount of Yoona and Taeyeon of $20 million and $15 million respectively, the total could be higher than $50 million.
BLACKPINK (more than $40 million)
The YG girl group is also one of the richest K-pop groups as of 2020 due to their wide spread all around the world and also as representative models/ambassadors. For the 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,” IU is one of the youngest solo artists with $25 million net worth.
The legendary stars as well, Hyori and Sandara Park 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 mark their names on this list of the richest artists with approximately $20 million net worth.
GOT7 ($12 million)
GOT7 members are also promoting in other countries, representing fashion lines and acting, besides their group’s schedules. Based on the recent update, GOT7’s current net worth is $12 Million.