Top 30 Richest Kpop Idols In 2023 – Ranked By Net Worth [Updated]

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Richest Kpop Idols

Kpop idols work extra hard to entertain the public. Unlike Western artists who find their way or start a career independently, they work tirelessly even before becoming Idols. Kpop idols get selected by different entertainment labels, and then they get trained for years before they make their debut.

Our favorite artists and bands, like Twice, BTS, and EXO, have trained for 1-5 years before becoming stars. So, it’s undeniable that they work hard.

Their hard work also brings them rewards like fame, fans, endorsement, respect, and bills. Kpop stars earn through various streams. We have updated the post once with new information on net worth and social media followers.

Jisoo and G-Dragon both are moved downwards in the ranking, while Suho moved up in the net worth ranking, and that too by very much. So, exactly who tops the list of the richest Kpop idol? Let’s find out.

30. Jay Park

Former member of 2PM, Jay Park is a singer, rapper, actor, and dancer is ranked 30 in our list of richest kpop idols. He owns his own label, AOMG, which acts as an agent to represent Korean artists and rappers. Being the CEO of AOMG, Jay has signed many singers and rappers.

However, he himself has a contract with Roc Nation (Jay-Z’s Company). Jay Park has previously endorsed brands like Levi, Nike, KT Tech, etc. He has a net worth of $11 million. He has over 2.4m followers on Instagram.

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29. Taeyeon

The SNSD fame is one of the most successful Kpop singers in the nation. She is engaging and produces frequent content for her fans. Taeyeon is the brand ambassador for Korean cosmetic brands- Nature Republic and Banila Co. The singer and actress have undoubtedly done many dramas and movies.

Moreover, her music career as a solo artist was a blast too. The singer owns a Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG, Porsche Boxster, and a BMW M4, and she has a worth of $18 million. She has over 18.9m followers on Instagram.


28. Jisoo (Blackpink)

At #28, we have another Blackpink member, Kim Jisoo. The eldest in the group, Jisoo, is a South Korean singer. She is one of the most followed Kpop idols on Instagram with over 71m followers and has a net worth of $20 million.

The 28-year-old is the ambassador for Dior for the Korean market. She has collaborated with Line friends to design a game character, KartRider Rush+.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols

27. Baekhyun (EXO)

With over 21.7 million followers on Instagram, Baekhyun has robbed the hearts of many. This South Korean singer and songwriter is a member of the boy group EXO under S.M. group.

Baekhyun also released his solo album, which made enough copies to make him the wealthiest EXO member. Baekhyun is also the brand ambassador for Burberry and co-director of his fashion label brand, Privé Alliance. He has a net worth of $20 million.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols

26. Rose (Blackpink)

Rose, a mononym for Roseanne Park, is a Korean-New Zealand singer. She was brought up in Australia before moving to South Korea in 2012. She is an artist under Y.G. Entertainment; after being a four-year trainee, Rose debuted in the group- BLACKPINK.

Blackpink is currently the biggest girl group in the world and has its benefits. Rose is the global ambassador for Yves Saint Laurent. With more than 70 million fans on IG, Rose has a worth of $22 million.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols

25. Jennie (Blackpink)

Following her bandmates, next on the list is Jennie or Jennie Kim. She is a South Korean singer and has also released music as a solo artist. Jennie is the ambassador for Chanel in South Korea. In 2021, she became one of the fashion editors for Vogue Korea.

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Jennie is also the model of Hera, a luxury beauty brand in South Korea. Jennie has been associated with brands like Samsung, Gentle Monster, and many more. The young star is also worth $22 million. She has over 77m followers on her Instagram.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols

24. Taehyung (BTS)

Known by his stage name, V, Kim Tae-Hyung is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor. Tae Hyung is known for his classy fashion and deep voice. The singer likes to click pictures and play various musical instruments. He has also been named the most handsome face in the world multiple times.

The BTS member also likes to wear the latest Gucci clothes and owns a $4.5 million apartment in Gangnam, South Korea. V has a net worth of $22 million. He has over 58.5m followers on Instagram.


23. Jungkook (BTS)

Jungkook is the maknae (youngest) of BTS. However, his influence is the strongest of them all. Whatever Jungkook uses gets sold out the next day, whether it’s Downy detergent, lip balm, Prada boots, and even toothbrushes.

Along with his fellow members, Jungkook has endorsed brands like Samsung, Fila, Hyundai, Chilsung, and many more. The youngest BTS member has a net worth of $23 million. Also, he just bought an apartment in Itaewon, Seoul, for $7 million. He had over 52m followers on Instagram before he deactivated it. 


22. Jimin (BTS)

Jimin or Park Ji-Min is another member of BTS. The South Korean singer and songwriter are known for his captivating moves and angelic voice. Jimin is also worth $23 million, like Jin, Jungkook, and V.

In January 2021, Jimin bought himself a Porsche Carrera. Jimin’s earning also comes from the band’s activities. The singer earns most of his finances from the band’s activities altogether. He has over 49m followers on Instagram.


21. R.M. (BTS)

Kim Nam Joon, or RM, is the leader of BTS and also the youngest KOMCA (Korea Music Copyright Association) member to have more than 130 songwriting credits. R.M. has a unique way of wrapping, and he is also known for producing masterpieces with his fellow bandmates.

The rapper likes to collect antiques. Nam Joon has previously released his mixtapes “R.M.” and “Mono.” The Kpop idol is worth $23 million. He has over 43m followers on Instagram.


20. Yoona

Yoona or Im Yoon Ah was also a member of the famous kpop group SNSD. She has been endorsing more than 20 beauty brands, including Innisfree. Before becoming a singer, Yoon-ah did multiple commercials and worked as a model.

With a net worth of $23 million, Yoon-ah has also earned the bills by working in South Korean and Chinese drama. She has over 14.3m followers on Instagram.


19. Jin (BTS)

The eldest of the septet is worth $ 25 million. Jin has over 44.8m followers on Instagram. Jin or Kim Seok-Jin is a member of the biggest Kpop boyband BTS. Jin is known for his honey-like voice and his dad’s jokes.

The singer also likes to call himself worldwide handsome, which he is, no doubt. With multiple brand deals with his group BTS, Jin also owns a Lamborghini Aventador S.


18. Lisa (Blackpink)

Lisa has jumped from 26 to 18 ranking. We have the youngest Blackpink member, Lisa Manoban. Lisa is not only a fantastic singer, but she is also a great dancer. With her popularity on social media, she has a vast influential image. The 26-year-old has more than 91.9 million followers on Instagram.

Lisa is originally from Thailand, but she can speak multiple languages. Lisa is very famous in her native country. Hence, she has earned a lot from the Thai market. She is the brand ambassador for the cosmetic company Moonshot in China, Thailand, and South Korea. Lisa has also endorsed products for Samsung, Adidas, Celine, Bulgari, and more. The singer has a net worth of $25 million.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols

17. Suzy

On #17, we have Suzy, who was previously a part of the Kpop group Miss A. Now, a soloist and an actor, Suzy is moving toward success like no other. In 2013, Suzy gathered Over $9 million with endorsement deals. The singer and actress have endorsed everything from cosmetics to BBQ Chicken to cellphones to whatnot.

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Besides being a singer, she has also acted in several hit Kdramas. The 28-year-old kpop star also owns a couple of apartments in the same building in Gangnam. She has a worth of $27 million. She has over 18m followers on Instagram.


16. J-Hope (BTS)

Jung Ho-Seok or J-hope is a member of BTS. J-hope is known for his smooth style of rap; he can also sing, compose, and produce songs. Moreover, he is the dance leader of the group and is also known for his dance mechanism.

Like Suga and R.M., he has also released his mixtape, “Hope World,” which dominated sales in the music industry. The dancer and rapper also have a $2 million apartment in Seoul, which is worth $28 million. 


15. Suga (BTS)

Suga or Min Yoongi is a singer, songwriter, and rapper from the boy band BTS. Yoongi is known for his fiery raps; he is also one of the fastest rappers in South Korea. Suga has composed songs for other artists and collaborated with Western artists.

During their life, Suga confessed to his bandmates that he normally makes a song every day. He also released his mixtape, “Agust D,” which has shaken the music industry. The producer and rapper have a worth of $28 million.


14. BoA

After being famous in Japan, Korea, and China, BoA is considered the queen of KPOP. She has been a Kpop idol for more than 22 years. Not only is BoA famous in South Korea but also in Japan. One of her ventures sold one million copies alone in Japan.

The singer has also recorded songs in Mandarin, making her widely famous in East Asia. BoA has also been a part of the Hollywood movie, Make Your Move 3D. She has a net worth of $30 million.


13. Jessica Jung

The former Girls Generation member Jessica Jung is a kpop idol and a successful entrepreneur. The singer’s clothing line, Blanc and Eclare, has stress in over 60 locations. It includes the United States, China, and Hong Kong.

Jessica has endorsed many Korean cosmetic brands, and her I.G. accounts scream fashion queen. The singer has recently signed with UTA for her U.S. work projects. She has a net worth of $31 million. 


12. G-Dragon

G-Dragon is another member of the group Big Bang. He is a singer, rapper, model, producer, and fashion icon. The singer has over 180 songs credited under his name, earning $700,000 a year on songwriting Royalties. Besides being an artist, he is also a fashion trendsetter, hence, influential.

The artist endorses multiple products while he makes music. He has his solo album, Heartbreaker, and worked with TOP on his album, G.D. & TOP. G-dragon is worth $35 million at present.


11. DARA (Sandara Park)

Sandara Park, or DARA, is a singer, actor, and host. She was a member of the girl group 2NE1, but Sandara has been working solo after disbanding. And she has been doing great as an artist. Besides music, she has appeared in Korean dramas and acted in shows in the Philippines.

DARA also owns a Youtube channel where she shares content with her fans. Currently, she has a net worth of $35 million. 


10. T.O.P (Choi Seung Hyun)

TOP is a member of the boy group Big Bang. TOP is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. In 2010, he released G.D. & TOP, which peaked at #1 in Korea.

The rapper is working as a record producer and actor these days. He is also known for collecting precious art collectibles. TOP has a mansion that is worth $2.5 million. Besides music, most of his income generates from endorsement deals. The rapper has a net worth of $40 million. 


9. Taeyang

Taeyang or Dong Young Bae is also a member of the Big Bang. Like his other bandmates, Taeyang also has a successful solo career in music. The singer is known for his great fashion style and has worked with Fendi to launch “Fendi for Taeyang.”

The singer has more than 30 song credits himself, and he also owns a beautiful home that is worth $3.5 million. Moreover, Taeyang owns another real estate that is worth $7 million. The kpop star is worth $35 million. 

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8. Lee Hyori

On the #8 position, we have a kpop idol from the first generation. Lee Hyori was a member of the girl group Fin. K.L. By 2006, Hyori was the highest-paid Kpop idol.

Lee earned more from endorsement deals, including companies like Samsung and the soju brand Chum Churum. She married producer Lee Sang-soon in 2013. Together they produced several variety shows. The singer is worth $41 million.


7. I.U

Lee Ji Eun, or I.U., is undoubtedly one of the most successful and popular female Kpop idols. The singer has not only a famous discography but also a fantastic career in acting. She has worked in popular Kdramas such as Hotel del Luna, Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and many more.

I.U. has written multiple songs for her albums, as well as for several Kdramas. I.U. also endorses products for many companies, including Samsung, Sony Korea, and Sk Telcom. The singer lives at Caelitus- one of the more luxurious apartments in South Korea. I.U. has a net worth of $45 million. 


6. Choi Siwon

Siwon is a member of the group Super Junior and is also a very successful South Korean actor. Besides his hard-earned money, Siwon is also in line to inherit his parent’s wealth. As a part of Super Junior, Siwon has released several albums and songs.

Choi was also a part of Attack on the Pin-Up BoysA Battle of Wits, Dragon BladeTo the Fore, and Helios. In 2015, he became the special representative of the South Korea Committee for UNICEF. He is worth $55 million at the moment.


5. Suho (EXO)

Kim Jun-Myeon, popularly known as Suho, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the leader of the Chinese boy group EXO, and its subunit, EXO-K.

Moreover, in March 2020, he released a new album as a soloist. The singer has an estimated worth of $58 million. Suho is also known for appearing in many shows, and he is currently focusing on film and his career as a solo artist.

Top 30 richest Kpop idols


RAIN is a singer, actor, songwriter, and artist. The singer launched his solo album in 2002, instantly topping the charts. Since then, he has given seven hit albums. RAIN has also appeared in several Kdramas and even American movies.

In 2015, he opened his own company, RAIN COMPANY. Rain and his superstar actress wife, Kim Tae-Hee, own a $42 million mansion in Cheongdam. The artist has a net worth of $60 million. 


3. PSY

On #3, we have PSY. Also known as Park Jae Sang, PSY is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. With his superhit single, Gangnam Style, PSY took the world by storm. It was a global hit, and PSY undoubtedly bath in the “money shower.”

Psy’s career was a late bloomer, but he managed to earn all that he could in a single year with his hit. He earned $28 million alone in the year, 2012. He is currently worth $64 million.


2. Kim Jae Joong

The second richest Kpop idol is Kim Jae-Joong. Jae-Joong is a singer, actor, model, businessman, and designer. He was a member of the boy group JYJ and TVXQ. Moreover, he also has a very successful career in acting. With shows like TriangleProtect the BossDr. Jin, and Manhole, he has become a common household name in South Korea. He also owns multiple lavish buildings and apartments in Korea.

The all-rounder also likes cars; he owns several of them. Some of which are Bentley Continental, Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640, Mitsuoka Himiko, Audi R8, 2 Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Ferrari 458, and a Rolls-Royce Wraith. With a net worth of $100 million, he is definitely a financial giant.


1. JYP

The owner of JYP Entertainment and Kpop idol JYP or Jin Young Park stands at the top. He is by far the richest kpop idol, and it will be tough to beat his score. He had a successful music career in the mid-90s. But he didn’t stop at music. JYP opened his own agency, JYP Entertainment, which is one of the biggest in South Korea.

JYP is also the richest agency head in terms of stock ownership (17.8%). Park’s own shares were worth $169 million alone in 2019, and as of 2023, the share value increased more than 2x, making his current shares worth $393 million. It’s no doubt that JYP has made quite a name and money bills for himself. The record producer, head of JYP, and musician is worth a whopping $410 million. 


By Muskan J

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