Famous South Korean Rapper, Entrepreneur, Fashion icon and Song-writer, G Dragon. It is adorning to know that he has gained the stage name G Dragon with an extraordinary title ‘King of K-pop.’ He debuted in 2006 as a member of hip-hop boy band Big Bang before which he was trained for six years at South Korean entertainment label. Let’s find out how much is G Dragon’s net worth in 2018.
G Dragon Early Life
He was born as Kwon Ji- Yong on August 18, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea. Kwon Ji-Yong became a part of the group Little Roo’Ra at the age of 5. While in third grade, Kwon was joined the American rap group Wu-Tang- Clan. Inspired by their music, he developed an interest in rapping and began taking classes. G Dragon built a pension hotel as a gift for his family in 2012 which is now being run as a business by his parents.
G Dragon Career
Kwon Ji-Yong started his career at the age of 5 itself. He released a Christmas album however it was a failure he continued his music career through various sources. He developed an interest in rapping and began taking classes. He also participated in the release of the Korean hip-hop album Flex in 2001. It is remarkable to know that he was the youngest Korean rapper at 13 years writing his own lyrics.
G Dragon started performing solo in 2009. The first solo album which he did is Heartbreaker. What he had is major collaborations with some famous recording companies in performing and recording his work.G-Dragon also formed a duo with Park MyungSoofor the Infinite Challenge SeohaeAhn Highway Song Festival 2011. The song later became the second most downloaded song on the Gaon Music Chart for the year 2011.
Awards & Achievements
G- Dragon has won several prestigious music awards like Golden Disc Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards, Melon Music Awards, World Music Awards, Korean Music Awards, MBS Music Awards, etc. he has also won the award in the year 2008 for the Most Influential Men of the Year which was sponsored by Arena Magazine. He was also the recipient of Style Icon Award at the Style Icon Asia being the first solo singer to win the award undivided.
Net worth of G Dragon
The estimated net worth of G Dragon is $12.5 million. It is noteworthy that he also contributes to the charity which was recently reported that he donated $80,000 every year on his birthday. Besides his collaboration with major lyricists, musicians, and rappers, he has also written a number of solo songs for his own album with a dash and a greatest bang which went on numerous hits and enormous applause of all- time hits featuring the sales for millions of copies.
G Dragon is born for becoming a musician and a rapper with his born talent. He is proclaimed to be the most wonderful musicians of recent times with extraordinary and excellent turn over since his age 5. He is one of the greatest inspirations for all the youngsters who aspire to become a musician in the upcoming years for his sincerity and passion towards music.