BTS is unarguably the biggest boy band in the world right now. Some have even claimed them to be the next Beatles. But as much as we know the BTS members, they won’t like getting called this. They are BTS, and that’s their sole identity. With such remarkable work in the music industry and their big endorsement deals, fans are always curious to know how much the members earn. Further ahead, we’ll see how much fortune rapper J-Hope has made over time. We’ll analyze J-Hope’s net worth and career. He is claimed to be the richest member in the septet. So, it’ll be interesting to find out about his earnings.
J-Hope’s birth name is Jung Hoseok. He was born on 18th February 1994 in Gwangju. He takes the rapper, songwriter, and lead dancer’s position in the band. Because of his great dancing skills, he is loved and looked up to by those who are passionate about dancing. Because of his good dancing skills, J-Hope started learning music and then eventually auditioned for Big Hit Entertainment (now HYBE). Most of the BTS members were a part of the underground hip-hop scene. J-Hope was no different, as he was part of a dance crew called “Neuron”. It’s impressive how each member of BTS has worked hard to their way up and deserves every ounce of fame and money they have now. Without any further ado, let’s check out the rapper’s net worth.
What Is BTS J-Hope’s Net Worth?
J-Hope’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere between $24-26 million. It’s safe to say a lot of earnings have come from promotional activities of BTS, but J-Hope’s net worth has a large amount of his solo grind too. Almost all BTS albums have topped the charts worldwide. The pre-order sales for their albums are also always recording-breaking. Since the WINGS era, BTS’s physical album sale has increased majestically. With their popularity skyrocketing these days, more and more new fans join in each day. More fans mean more consumption of the content created by the boys.
Real estate investments are one of the best investments. And our J-Hope has made some excellent real estate decisions. He purchased an apartment worth $1.6 million. The property’s prices have been said to rise to $2.4 million now.
In 2020, J-Hope became a member of the Korea Music Copyright Association, which means he gets royalties for all the music he has contributed to. It’s not shocking that J-Hope is the richest member of the lot. Additionally, J-Hope, along with his members, is the brand ambassador for many brands. The septet has been endorsers of companies like LG, Samsung, Hyundai, Fila, and Kloud beer, to name some. Hence, J-Hope’s net worth is truly impressive, given the fact he puts so much work into the group.
Career And Achievements
J-Hope was the third member to be announced for BTS’s debut, following RM and Suga. Before their debut, he had appeared in Jo Kwon’s music video for “Animal”. The group debuted nine years back in June 2013 with the album “2 Cool 4 Skool”.
While preparing albums for BTS, J-Hope has been credited for songwriting for the group. During the WINGS and Love Yourself era, every member had prepared a solo song that complimented their Bangtan Universe’s storyline. Hoseok’s solos include “Boy Meets Evil” and “MAMA” for WINGS. For Love Yourself era, we have “Trivia: Just Dance”. And in the Map Of The soul era, we got “Outro: Ego,” which is a perfect reflection of J-Hope’s bubbly self. Indeed, when we listen to the song, we get a glimpse of Hoseok’s true self, and it is a song that is always a part of my playlist.
J-Hope released his first solo mixtape in 2018, “Hope World”. The album peaked at number 38 on Billboard 200. This feat made him the first solo Korean artist to receive such high rankings on a US-based music chart. It was J-Hope’s first mixtape, and such great reception proved how much Hoseok is loved by the fans. Furthermore, in 2019, he dropped his single “Chicken Noodle Soup” feat. Becky G. The song broke records as was expected. In 2019 itself, he, along with BTS member V, collaborated with Zara Larsson for the song “A Brand New Day” for their simulation game BTS World.
Apart from this, J-Hope is the recipient of the Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit, which was awarded to him by the President. All seven members received this honor. Furthermore, in 2021, all seven members were appointed as the Special Presidential Envoy for future generations and culture.