Thanks to the members’ chart-topping, lucrative solo endeavors, BTS’ influence on a worldwide level has been quite overpowering in 2023 as well. J-Hope enlisted in the military in April 2023, while Jin did so in December 2022. Suga, who has had a fantastic 2023 with the release of his debut studio album D-Day, is the next member to enroll in the army.
One wonders which member of the K-pop group, currently consisting of RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, is the wealthiest, given that they continue to rule the music industry both collectively and individually. Continue reading to find out. Happy reading!
1. BTS’ Wealthiest Member: J- Hope
J-Hope, who is presently serving in the military, will be the wealthiest member of BTS in 2023, claims Financial Express. The estimated value of Jung Hoseok’s assets is between $24 and $26 million (or roughly Rs 216 crore). Hobi’s appointment as Louis Vuitton’s House Ambassador was announced for 2023. J-Hope also published a documentary called J-Hope IN THE BOX. It focused on both his historic Lollapalooza performance in Chicago and his solo debut album, Jack in the Box.
With an estimated net worth of $25 million (about Rs. 208 crores), Suga is the second-wealthiest member of BTS. Min Yoongi began the successful SUGA/August D Tour in April 2023, following the release of his solo debut album, D-Day. Suga was also named the 2023 NBA ambassador as well as the brand ambassador of Valentino (referred to as Valentino Di. Vas, a play on the words “Different Values”). Suga, a prominent producer in the music business, has worked effectively not just with BTS but also with well-known musicians like PSY, IU, Epik High, Halsey, MAX, and others.
3. BTS’ Leader RM
The frontman of BTS, RM, is ranked third in money, with a rumored net worth of $20–22 million (about Rs. 183 crores). Kim Namjoon is reputedly the second-most and youngest songwriter credited on KOMCA (Korea Music Copyright Association), with over 200 songs to his credit. RM was named the first-ever brand ambassador of Bottega Veneta in March 2023.
4. Jungkook And V
BTS’s Jungkook and V are worth roughly $20–22 million (roughly Rs 183 crore), which is comparable to RM’s net worth. V just launched his solo debut album Layover, unlike Jungkook, who made his solo debut with the Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit Seven. Jeon Jungkook was named the world’s Calvin Klein brand ambassador in March 2023. In 2023, Kim Taehyung, a significant personality in the fashion sector, was selected to serve as the brand ambassador for exclusive companies like Celine and Cartier.
5. Jin And Jimin
Last but not least, Jin and Jimin are thought to be worth about $20 million (about Rs. 166 crore). Jin, who is serving in the military right now, was chosen as the face of Ottogi’s Jin Ramen. According to reports, Kim Seokjin’s flawless influence significantly increased Ottogi’s sales, with Jin Ramen swiftly selling out. In contrast, Park Jimin was appointed in 2023 as the house ambassador of Tiffany & Co. and the worldwide ambassador of Dior. Moreover, Face, Jimin’s debut solo album, was a huge hit; Like Crazy even debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Face became the highest-charting album by a South Korean soloist when it debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
According to Times Now, the aggregate net worth of BTS was reportedly between $120-150 million (about Rs 1248 crore) before HYBE’s IPO. According to reports, BTS’ anticipated 2022–2023 total net worth is $3.6 billion (about Rs 29,963 crore).
BTS’ Sugas’s Military Enlistment
On September 22, 2023, Suga will join the military as the third member of BTS. Big Hit posted the following message on Weverse on September 17:
“Hello. This is BIGHIT MUSIC. Thank you for your continued support for BTS. We have further information regarding SUGA’s military service. SUGA will be beginning his required service on September 22. There will not be any official events taking place on the day he starts his service or on the day he enters the training camp. We kindly ask fans to refrain from visiting SUGA at his workplace during the period of his service. Please convey your warm regards and encouragement in your hearts only… We ask for your continued love and support for SUGA until he completes his service and returns. Our company will also strive to provide all the support he needs during this time. Thank you.”
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