G-Dragon Net Worth

Rap grew in popularity and became a part of the mainstream media in late 80’s and early 90’s. Even though most of the rappers still accentuate the same problems of police brutality towards the minorities etc. there have come a new breed of rappers, talking about completely different things. G-Dragon is a little bit of both. This rapper comes from South Korea, more specifically unknown. Standing at 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m), G-Dragon has released numerous hit singles, sold thousands of album copies and featured on many great hits. Born on unknown, this musician is also a Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Dancer, Designer, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Lyricist so you could call such an individual – multitalented. In terms of net worth, G-Dragon is believed to have a net worth of $10 Million.

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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.

Structural info

  • Full Name: G-Dragon
  • Net Worth: $10 Million
  • Date Of Birth: August 18, 1988
  • Place Of Birth: Jongno
  • Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
  • Profession: Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Dancer, Designer, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Lyricist
  • Education: Kyung Hee University, Gukje Digital University, GOOD BOY, Crooked, That XX
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Parents: Kwon Young Hwan
  • Nicknames: 지드래곤 , 권지용 , Kwon Ji Yong , GD , Kwon Leader , Jingyo
  • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gdragon
  • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ibgdrgn
  • Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/xxxibgdrgn
  • IMDB: www.imdb.com/name/nm5502148
  • Awards: Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year, Mnet Asian Music Award for Album of the Year, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Music Video, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Male Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Dance Performance – Male Solo, World Musi…
  • Nominations: Mnet Asian Music Award for Song of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best House & Electronic Performance, GOOD BOY, Crooked, That XX

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
Haru: An Unforgettable Day in Korea 2010 TV Series Idol stars
Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Self
Title Year Status Character
Running Man 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
BigBang Alive Galaxy World Tour 2013 Video Himself (as G-Dragon)
Family Outing 2008 TV Series Himself