Singer Doug Young-bae who is of South Korean Nationality goes by the name of Taeyang. He is known for his ingenious skills in k-pop, EDM, R&B and also hip-hop. He is a vocalist and also a pianist by knack. This vivid and versatile music sensation has earned a huge amount of fame and fortune by his sheer hard work and dedication. Let’s know more out Taeyang’s net worth in 2018.
Taeyang early life
The music sensation Taeyang was born in the year 1988 in May. He was born in South Korea, and he goes by the name SOL while performing in Japan. He is married to Min Hyo-rin. He got hitched and tied the holy knot in 2018. When Taeyang was just 12 years old, he was trained under the YG Entertainment. He also appeared in the music video A-yo by Jinusean around this time.
In the year 2006, he made his debut with the famous boy band called, Big Bang. Soon they became the most popular digital group in Asia of all time. They are the best-selling boy band around the world. When he first came into the music world, he was a passionate pianist, and he enjoyed classical music that was composed by Franz Schubert and Ludwig Van Beethoven. There was a time when his family was struggling financially, so Taeyang took a break a took a job to support them.
While he was in sixth grade, Taeyang auditioned for the part, Mini Sean for Jinusean’s music video and he was successful in getting the role. It was then he got fascinated by the world of hip-hop music. Taeyang met with the CEO of the record label, YG entertainment and he requested him to get a chance of becoming a singer. When he did not get a response, Taeyang personally went to the office.
He finally got the post of a trainee in that record label after he gave an audition. It was here that Taeyang met with his future bandmate, Kwon Ji-Yong. At first, both Taeyang and Kwon cleaned the studio. It was decided that Kwon and Taeyang were supposed to debut as the duo known as, GDYB but the plan got modified. Instead, they made their debut along with Daesung, TOP, Hyunseung, and Seungri. The boy band, Big Bang was thus formed.
Taeyang has been crucially involved with the popular boy band, Big bang and with them, he has many hit songs. In the album, Big bang Vol 1, Taeyang released his first single known as, MA girl. He has also contributed to the album of the artist Lexy, and after that, he announced that he was going to do a solo album. Apart from hip-hop, Taeyang also gave a touch of R&B in his albums. Later in the year 2010, Taeyang released his first full-length album named, Solar.
In the year 2014, Taeyang collaborated with G-dragon, and they released a song called, Good boy for the record label, YG entertainment. Taeyang has also been part of the tour, Rise world tour, and he visited 16 cities and 9 countries in Asia during the tour. In the year 2017, Taeyang was appointed with the task of endorsing Lexus. Taeyang is also known for doing various philanthropy works.
Awards and achievements
Taeyang is a huge star who has sold almost 10 million records, and he is considered as one of the best South Korean R&B stars. Taeyang won Golden disc awards, melon music awards, Gaon chart music awards and MNET Asian music awards for his song, Eyes nose lips.
Net Worth of Taeyang
The net worth of the famous South Korean music sensation, Taeyang is estimated to be around $11 million. This is the sheer outcome of his utmost dedication towards his dream career.
Taeyang is a young South Korean singer who has won millions of hearts with his musical creations. He has been working in this field since he was 12 and he is dedicated and hardworking who believes in philanthropic works.