Kim Tae-Hyung, stage name V is a singer of popular South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys. He is also a songwriter and actor. BTS member V was born on 30 December 1995 in the Seo District of Gaegy and grew up in Geochang County. He made his debut on 13 June 2013 as a member of BTS on Mnet’s M Countdown with the track “No More Dream”. It was the song from their debut single album, 2 Cool 4 Skool. He co-wrote and co-produced the song “Hold Me Tight”, for which he was first credited for music composition. Also, in May 2018, his second solo song “Singularity” was released as the trailer for BTS’ third album “Love Yourself: Tear”.
Media company The Guardian added “Singularity” to its “Top 50 Songs for the Month June 2018” list. Billboard also included the song in their Critics’ list of the “Top 50 BTS songs” at number 28. The song also ranked 20th on its list of “The 65 Best Songs of 2018” in The New York Times. The songs of BTS member V are always of the genres contemporary R&B, neo-soul, indie pop, and K-pop. He became one of the youngest recipients of the prestigious fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit medal on 24 October 2018. He was awarded by the President of South Korea along with the other BTS members.
BTS member V made his acting debut as a supporting role in a historical drama title “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth”. Also, he worked on a duet for the drama’s soundtrack “It’s Definitely You” along with his bandmate Jin. V released “4 O’Clock” on 8 June 2017. He co-produced this song with his bandmate RM. Furthermore, he released “Scenery”, his full solo track outside of BTS on 30 January 2019 through the band’s SoundCloud page. V wrote and composed this ballad. The song broke SoundCloud records by reaching 100 million in over 14 days, the shortest time for the platform. 25-year-old BTS member V is a member of one of the best-selling bands in the world.
V won awards for best choreography for “Singularity” and the best OST for “Sweet Night”. Additionally, he won the best idol actor award and received a nomination for best OST for “It’s Definitely You”. He coined the phrase “I purple you” during BTS’ fan meeting in November 2016. Since then, purple became a symbol of BTS and its fans. Not only that, but UNICEF also used the phrase for their anti-bullying campaign when they collaborated with BTS. Here, we will see the net worth of popular singer V.
BTS Member: V’s Net Worth:
The last recorded net worth of V is over $20 million. He makes most of his money from BTS’s record-breaking music releases. He shares writing and producing credits on a lot of BTS’s songs. In addition to his singing, songwriting, and producing, V also worked as a supporting actor on a K-drama that aired twenty episodes and four specials from 19 December 2016 to 21 February 2017. V plays the role of Suk Han-sung in the series. He is the youngest hwarang (a flowering knight) in the drama. Apart from that, he also appears on lots of variety and hosting shows, both individually and with the other members.
BTS is one of the biggest pop bands in the world right now. Originally supposed to be a hip-hop band, the group released music that fits genres like K-pop and R&B. All of their latest albums topped the Billboard 200 chart and sold millions of copies. BTS also became the fastest group since The Beatles to earn four US No.1 albums in less than two years. The band’s success also comes from other projects like “Rookie King: Bangtan”, “BTS Gayo”, and “BTS: Bon Voyage”. All of these featured the group traveling around Europe for ten days.
BTS sold over 20 million copies on the Gaon Music Chart, making them the best-selling artist in South Korean history. The band generated $170 million by 2019 only by touring. The only other band in the world to earn that much was Metallica. The touring between June 2019 to June 2020 generated $50 million, roughly $7 million per member. BTS became the first Asian band to gain more than 5 billion streams on Spotify.