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I read somewhere that Shinee members earned around 5 million each from just their group activities during around 2015 maybe. The idol group that was capable of making 3000 per gig were experienced idols meaning they negotiated and secured a contract that allows them to take most of the profit made from gigs. According to the statistics of Korean National Tax Service the upper 1 of Korean singers earned 26 million USD averagely in 2015 and the upper 10 of them earned 510000 USD averagely in the year.
They wont be seeing their first paycheck for a long time.
YouTube star and former K-pop idol Grazy Grace uploaded her video This Is How Much I Made As a Kpop Artist In 3 Years revealing that during her three years as a K-pop idol she earned 0 from the music itself and less than US500 S67488 in total for other activities. She shared that she and her fellow K-pop idol friends had to get part time jobs even after years in the industry in order to survive. Ariadne Choi Apr 252020. The KPOP industry is really borderline exploitative.