G-Dragon Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Kwon Ji-yong was born on the 18th August 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. He has earned his popularity and net worth as the rapper, G-Dragon, and as one of the members of the hip-hop group Big Bang; however, G-Dragon has also managed to release two solo albums, which have also contributed to his net worth. He has been an active member of the music industry since 2001.

Have you ever wondered how rich G-Dragon is? According to sources, it is estimated that G-Dragon`s total net worth is $10 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a rapper, however, he has also been recognized as a model and designer of clothes.

G-Dragon Net Worth $10 Million

G-Dragon`s career began at a very young age, as he was a member of the group Little Lula at the age of five. The group managed to release a Christmas album; however, their career was cut short due to the termination of their contract with the record label. He was also a trainee of the SM record label for five years.

Nevertheless the involvement he had in the rap scene while growing up certainly helped, and officially his professional career in the music industry began in 2001.He signed a contract with the YG Entertainment, and soon became a leading member of the hip hop group “Big Bang”. Over the next few years, the group had tremendous success; their first release was entitled “Bigbang Vol 1”, and spawned several hit singles such as “Forever with You”, “We Belong Together” and “La La La”.

The next year, the group released an EP entitled “Always”, which also had great commercial success, as it contained their biggest hit so far “Lies”. For Kwon, success of the group became his main source of net worth, and popularity as well. Furthermore, the group released the EP “Hot Issue” and the album “Stand Up”, which also benefited to G-Dragon`s net worth, as it spawned new top chart singles such as “Last Farewell” and “Day by Day”.

In 2009, G-Dragon released his first solo album entitled “Heartbreaker”. This album is his greatest accomplishment so far, as it has sold over 280.000 copies, and earned the award for the Album of the Year by the Mnet Asian Music Awards. Several singles from the album reached the top 10 on various charts, including the lead single of the same name as the album , plus “A Boy” and “She is Gone”. The whole album had considerable influence, not just on his net worth, but also on his overall career, as he was soon accused of plagiarism; however, the accusations were eventually dropped, and all were characterized as a misunderstanding.

G-Dragon’s next album was released in 2013, “Coup D`Etat”, and was as successful as the previous release. Almost all songs from the album were in the top spot of the Korean charts, however, one of them stand out, “Who You”, was the stand-out success of the album.

G-Dragon’s collaborations over the course of his career are notable as well as his solo career. He has been featured on numerous albums and songs of other artists, such as Taeyang, Missy Elliot, Sky Ferreira, Pixie Lott and others.

Adding to his popularity, CNN added his name to the list: “50 Reasons Why Seoul is the Best City” in 2012.

Regarding his personal life, there have been many speculations about his sexuality in the past, however, he has confirmed that he is in a relationship with one of the members of the Big Bang, T.O.P.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 18, 1988
Birth place: Jongno
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Profession:Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Dancer, Designer, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Lyricist
Nationality:South Korea




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