BTS is an outstanding South Korean boy band; Big Hit Entertainment formed the band. It has seven members, and it is also known as Bangtan Boys. The group caught the attention of many after the release of their debut single titled No More Dream. It was part of their first album called 2 Cool 4 Skool.
Since 2013, they have released four studio albums, five extended plays, two reissue albums as well as four compilation albums. With them, it has been one hit after another. Consequently, they have received many awards. Let’s find out how much is BTS’s net worth in 2018.
From 2010 to 2011, Big Hit Entertainment embarked on a search for a boy band. They wanted the best, and for that reason, they held auditions. After various changes, the team finally came up with the list of the best of them all. It contained names such as Suga, RM, V, Jin, J-Hope, Jimin as well as Jungkook. Since 2012, they have been the members of BTS.
With initials comes both imaginations and assumptions. BTS being one of them, here is a clarification. Since the band is Korean, the acronym came from one of their expression that states Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to Bulletproof Boy Scouts. For the Japanese, the name is Bodan Shonendan which means the same. In July 2017, they added a new one which is Beyond The Scene.
Jin who is one of the members happens to be the oldest. He is their vocalist and was born in 1992 on 4th December as Kim Seok-jin. The following year on 9th March, Suga was welcomed by his parents. They gave him the name Min Yoom-gi.
Both J-Hope and RM share a birth year which is 1994. The latter was born on 8th February while the former’s birthday was 12th September of the year mentioned above. Their birth names are Jung Ho-Seok and Kim Nam-Joon, respectively. J-Hope is not only a leading dancer but also a rapper. On the other hand, RM is their leader as well as the main rapper.
BTS’ lead dancer and lead vocalist are Jimin. He was born in 1995 on 13th October as Park Ji-min. In that same year, V was born on 30th December. He is a vocalist born as Kim Tae-Hyung. The youngest of them is Jungkook. He was born on 1st September 1997 as Jeon Jung-kook. Despite his age, he is a primary vocalist, lead dancer, and rapper.
Awards and Achievements
At first, BTS’ arena was social media, and they also posted song covers in both SoundCloud and YouTube. Their debut album followed less than a year since the band’s formation. The album’s title was 2 Cool 4 Skool. That and the release of its lead song called No More Dream was simultaneous and occurred in 2013 on 12th June. Next, that year was an extended play titled O! RUL8, 2? The two and Skool Luv Affair formed their school trilogy.
They have sought in not only Korea but also Japan for their audience. Therefore, they have albums for each language. Koreans studio albums are Dark & Wild and Wings of 2014 and 2016, respectively. In 2014, BTS released a Japanese one titled Wake Up. Two years later, Youth album was also released for their Japanese fans.
Other ventures of BTS are television appearances, world tours and brand ambassadors of the likes of PUMA.
So far, BTS has had 61 awards and 115 nominations. Some recognition includes Billboard Music, Asia Artist, Cable TV Broadcast, 5 Gaon Chart Music, 5 Golden Disc. 6 Mnet Asian Music, 8 Melon Music, 3 Hanteo and the same number of Japan Gold Disc Awards among others.
BTS net worth
BTS band has a combined net worth of over $45 million. The group’s main source of income is their music career. As a band, they have four studio albums, and they have made most of their money from the sales. The Wing album sold over 1.5 million copies, for instance. BST has also earned from appearing on television and as brand ambassadors.
Thanks to BTS, many Japanese and Koreans have something to be proud of the big time. They have dedicated their time and life to provide them with refreshing music. BTS has captured the young people with their youth series. Their philanthropic activities also exhibit their kindness nature.