Kwon Ji-Yong, popularly known as G-Dragon on stage is a great personality. This person can rightly be termed as an all in one package. Kwon Ji- Yong is a rapper, a singer, a songwriter, a fashion designer, a record producer, an entrepreneur and what not. Rightly known as the “king of k-pop”, G-Dragon started working and training with YG Entertainment. Finally, he debuted as a member of the Big Bang Band which became a very popular boy band. Kwon Ji-Yong is definitely not a normal person. To know more about the net worth of G-Dragon in 2018 read the article below.
Early Life & Biography
This 29-year-old k-pop sensation was born in 1988, 18 August. He was raised in Seoul in South Korea. At an early age of six, he began his career and was a part of a group Little Roo’Ra. When Kwon was in 3rd grade, his friend introduced him to an American Rap group who influenced him a lot. He fantasized their way of singing and rapping. He then began to take classes for gaining raping skills.
A good news for all the Ji-Yong Kwon admirers since Kwon is single at present. Although in 2014, it was rumored that G-Dragon has hooked up with Kiko Mizuhara, a Japanese Model and the couple was seen hanging out together whenever Kwon visited Japan. In 2016, G-Dragon dated another Japanese model Nana Komatsu.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kwon started chasing his dreams at a young age of 5 years. Though his music career started with a big failure, he continued to try harder to uplift his music career. The most remarkable part about his personality is that he is a hard worker. At an early age of 13, he started writing his own lyrics. His first solo album was the heartbreaker which released in 2009, and this album changed his life completely.
After this, myriads of recording companies began knocking his door for appointments and recordings. G-Dragon also collaborated with a number of other artists including Park MyungSoofor. His song later became very famous and became the second most downloaded song for the year 2011 in the Gaon Music Chart.
G-Dragon has won tons of awards including two MBC Entertainment Awards, seven Mnet Asian Music Awards, six Melon Music Awards, two Golden Disc Awards and many other awards. G-Dragon is known to be the most influential man of the year 2008. In 2013, he was awarded the Style Icon Asia award, being the first singer to receive this award. G-Dragon was chosen as the Man of the year by the GQ Korea in 2015.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of G-Dragon is approximately $45 million presently. Kwon-Ji-Yong is a very kind person, and he contributes a lot of money to the charity. He donates $80,000 every year on his birthdays. This great artist was born to become a Musician. Apart from his collaborations with different lyricists, rappers, and singers, he also sings a plethora of solo songs. He has given a number of hit songs of all time to the K-pop industry which has resulted in the increase of the sales to millions. G-Dragon is proclaimed to be one of the most graceful and wonderful musicians of recent times.
G-Dragon cannot be called a rapper or a singer since he is an all-round Entertainer. His hard work has made him reach the place where he is now. He can turn out to be one of the greatest inspirations for all those young aspirants who wish to become a musician or be a part of the music world in the coming years. The only reason why Kwon-Ji-Yong was able to fulfill his dreams was his sincerity and passion towards the thing he loved the most, music. We wish him luck for his future projects and songs.