Who’s The Richest Korean Celebrities? Bang Si Hyuk PD Breaks History with His 2022 Net Worth

BTS and BIGHIT founder, “Hitman” Bang Si Hyuk PD has marked his name once again in entertainment history by becoming the top #1 of the richest Korean celebrities from copyright royalties net worth 2022. Check out the following detailed information.

“Hitman” Bang Si Hyuk PD Breaks History and Tops The Richest Korean Celebrities 2022 from Copyright Royalties Net Worth

Father of Kpop phenomenon BTS and founder of BIGHIT Music, “Hitman” Bang Si Hyuk PD has marked his name as one of the most sensational acts in South Korean entertainment history. Even after having stepped back from his CEO position of HYBE, Bang PD continues breaking history, becoming the richest Korean celebrities from his net worth in copyright royalties 2022.

On March 11, the “Entertainment Company Live” from KBS 2TV announced the list of “Top Korean Richest Celebrities from Copyright Royalties”. In the announcement, Bang Si Hyuk PD came out at #1 with over 740 songs under his copyright name.

Bang Si-hyuk, founder of Big Hit Entertainment Co., middle, and other executives attend the company’s listing ceremony at the Korea Exchange (KRX) in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. The shares of Big Hit Entertainment, the company behind K-pop superstars BTS, jumped to as much as 351,000 won in Seoul trading after opening at double the IPO price of 135,000 won. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Defeating Prominent Talented Rivals, Including JYP and Yoon Jong Shin

Furthermore, KBS 2TV “Entertainment Company Live” has also reported that Bang Si Hyuk has defeated other prominent talented rivals.

Coming at #2 was his former boss and roommate, JYP founder and producer Park Jin Young with 639 copyright songs.

Meanwhile, in the third place, we have singer-songwriter Yoon Jong Shin who has set another record on the list. After all, Yoon Jong Shin managed to place 3rd as the richest Korean celebrities with copyright royalties by earning 3 billion won (approximately 2.43 million USD). And he did it by only writing the lyrics for his debut song, “Like It”.

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2022 Korean Richest Copyright Celebrities Bang Si Hyuk and His Net Worth

Starting his career as a composer and producer with Park Jin Young for JYP Entertainment, Bang Si Hyuk has now become a phenomenon in the Kpop industry with his boys, BTS.

As of March 13, global media Forbes has recorded Bang Si Hyuk real-time net worth to be 2.9 billion USD. This places Bang Si Hyuk at #16 on their list of Korea’s 50 Richest 2021, and the only South Korean entertainment CEO to have made his name on the list.

Humble and Generous Father of Millennial King of Pop, BTS

After the beautiful conclusion of BTS’ “PTD on Stage” in Seoul, Bang Si Hyuk PD snapped a photo with his boys, BTS. On the caption, he humbly wrote, “With the great BTS”, despite the fact that he had founded and “raised” the boys himself.

Indeed, BTS, “Hitman” Bang has always been well-known for his humble and generous traits. Even when he has marked his name on the list of richest Korean celebrities with copyright net worth in 2022, Bang Si Hyuk PD will always be the beloved papa bear for BTS and ARMY.

So, what do you think about Bang Si Hyuk PD making his name in the richest Korean celebrities with copyright royalties net worth? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments and stay with Kpoppost and our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for more BTS and Bang PD updates.

In the meantime, here’s a cute conversation between Bang Si Hyuk PD and his beloved boys, BTS.


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