What is BTS’ Jungkook’s net worth? K-pop singer buys $7 million home in Seoul's Itaewon
Itaewon is a residential area of many famous celebrities of South Korea including singer-actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee
Grammy-nominated global sensation BTS’ Jungkook is making the headlines for buying a mega house in Itaewon for a whopping $7 million which is making the BTS army wonder, how rich is South Korea’s treasured K-pop vocalist Jeon Jungkook?
BTS’ Jungkook has had a great 2020 in terms of success, with the K-pop supergroup achieving their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with ‘Dynamite’ on Jungkook’s 23rd birthday, receiving a Grammy nomination for the same track and achieving another Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with ‘Life Goes On’, which is predominantly Korean. The ‘My Time’ crooner hailed as the main vocalist of BTS was also the most-searched K-pop idol, Korean media reported. Speaking on the singer’s personal finance last year, Jungkook also made news for selling off his apartment at the luxurious Seoul Forest Trimage complex in Seoul, South Korea, for 2.5 billion won ($23,07,957.00).
According to the recent news, Jungkook has bought a detached two-storeyed grand mansion in Itaewon, a residential area of many famous celebrities of South Korea including singer-actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee. Built in 1976, the château is standing on 637 square meters of plot, with a floor space of 230.74 square meters, and approximately cost the ‘Still With You’ singer 7.63 billion KRW ($7,050,940).
What is Jungkook’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jungkook’s net worth stands at $20 million. BTS who last went on a worldwide music tour in 2019 earned $170 million in the global venture. From the large touring revenues itself, BTS members earned a total of $50 million which comes as $7 million on average for individual members.
In 2020, BTS’ agency Big Hit Entertainment went public on the South Korean stock exchange and ended its first day of trading with a market cap of $4.1 billion; the debut was later credited as the third-largest South Korean stock market debut in the last three years. Prior to the public offering, each BTS member received 68,385 shares and after the first day of trading, the BTS members were found sitting on the stakes worth $7.9 million.
Jungkook also made news last year for being the People’s Sexiest International Man 2020. The ‘Euphoria’ crooner also contributed in BTS’ latest comeback album ‘BE’ where his track ‘Stay’ debuted 22 in Billboard Hot 100 and later became Amazon America’s best-seller track of the year, a first for any K-pop song to achieve this feat. Jungkook’s solo songs ‘My Time’ and ‘Euphoria’ also ranked #5 and #19 respectively.
[NAVER] BTS Jungkook’s supposed-to-be track on his mixtape, ‘Stay’, has become the first K-pop song to top the best-seller song of the year chart in US Amazon. Jungkook’s solo songs ‘My Time’ and ‘Euphoria’ also ranked #5 and #19 respectively. pic.twitter.com/pdjhQRvcYG— 𝑱𝑲 📁 (@jeonfolders) January 4, 2021
You can stream ‘Stay’ and ‘My Time’ below: