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Posted by hannahleex AKP STAFF Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Highest-earning K-Pop idol Youtubers

AKP STAFF

In addition to their careers as idols, some have taken on additional roles as Youtubers. Youtube has allowed idols to better connect with their fans in more unique and engaging ways. Check out some of the highest-earning idol Youtubers below.

10. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon opened her channel “TaengooTV” in January 2013. Since then, she has amassed over 1.23 million subscribers and 38 million views. It is estimated that she earns $2,000/month or $23,700/year.

9. EXO’s Baekhyun

In May 2019, EXO’s Baekhyun introduced his YouTube channel to fans. Within a little over a year, he has garnered over 2.90 million subscribers and 34 million views. His estimated earning is $3,500/month or $41,800/year.

8. HyunA

HyunA opened her channel in September 2019. Even though it has not even been a year, HyunA has over 1.68 million subscribers and 38 million views. It is estimated that she earns approximately $6,500/month or $78,400/year.

7. Apink’s Bomi

Apink’s Bomi opened her channel "Bbom Bbom Bbom" in April 2019. Since then, she has amassed over 815,000 subscribers and 50 million views. It is estimated that she earns approximately $7,300/month or $87,800/year.

6. Akdong Musician’s Suhyun

Akdong Musician’s Suhyun opened her channel, originally called “MochiPeach,” in May 2017. Her channel has garnered over 1.45 million subscribers and 60 million views. Her estimated earning is $12,300/month or $147,000/year.

5. EXO’s Chen

In March 2019, EXO’s Chen opened his personal Youtube channel. Since he created his channel, he has amassed over 1.73 million subscribers and 23 million views. It is estimated that he earns approximately $12,900/month or $154,000/year.

4. DAY6’s Jae

Since January 2016, DAY6’s Jae has been interacting with fans through his Youtube channel. Formerly called “JAESIX,” the channel is now called “eaJ.” Jae already has over 889,000 subscribers and 21 million views. His estimated earning is $13,200/month or $157,900/year.

3. MAMAMOO’s Solar

MAMAMOO’s Solar created her channel “SoLarSiDo” in January 2019. She has already gotten over 2.26 million subscribers and 112 million views. It is estimated that she earns $20,600/month or $247,300/year.

2. IU

IU opened her Youtube channel in February 2017. Since then, she has amassed over 3.91 million subscribers and 164 million views. Her estimated earning is $49,000 USD/month or $588,600/year.

1. BLACKPINK’s Lisa

BLACKPINK’s Lisa surprised fans with her personal Youtube channel “Lilifilm Official” in October 2018. She has already garnered over 3.68 million subscribers and 110 million views. Her estimated earning is $84,000/month or almost $1 million/year.

  1. Bomi
  2. Suhyun
  3. Lisa
  4. Jae
  5. Baekhyun
  6. Chen
  7. Taeyeon
  8. IU
  9. Solar
  10. HyunA
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hiroonakamura1,931 pts Tuesday, July 28, 2020 14
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

these numbers are all wrong. None of these idols edit their video material themselves. They pay big money to external companies to do it for them, and thus their incomes are a lot lower than you'd expect.

Solar mentioned on a show that her label takes a big chunk of the gross because they are the ones that help her film, set up and edit the episodes. She mentioned that she makes money but it's not even close to what people thinks she makes.

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noble922 pts Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

in my opinion Lisa does not make that much from her youtube channel first of all her dances are choreograph so she has to pay the choreographer, also the music in the background is copyrighted so she has pay for that also , plus the stage and all the editing.

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