Lee Junho’s Net Worth in 2023: A Look into the Wealth of 2023 Idol-Actor
2PM’s Lee Junho, a renowned K-pop idol and successful actor, has made a significant impact on the entertainment industry over the past 15 years. With his long-standing presence in the industry, fans are curious about his net worth.
Born in 1990, Lee Junho debuted as a member of the iconic second-generation K-pop group 2PM in 2008. The group quickly gained fame and earned the nickname “beast idols” with their hit songs such as “Heartbeat,” “Hands Up,” “My House,” “A.D.T.O.Y.,” and “Make It,” among others.
Lee Junho’s popularity also led him to pursue a solo career in Japan in 2013 and in Korea in 2015. He released albums titled “Kimi no Koe” and “One,” respectively, solidifying his position as a versatile artist who excels as a producer, composer, and songwriter.
In fact, by 2019, Junho had secured the seventh spot among idols with the most copyrighted songs, with over a hundred songs credited to him by the Korea Music Copyright Association.
Although he began his acting journey in 2013, it was his role in the highly acclaimed 2021 Korean drama, “The Red Sleeve,” that truly showcased his exceptional acting skills and brought him widespread recognition.
Currently, Lee Junho continues to enhance his reputation as a top actor through his latest drama, “King the Land,” in which he co-stars with Girls’ Generation’s YoonA.
After more than 15 years in the industry, how much wealth has 2PM’s Lee Junho accumulated?
According to various sources, Lee Junho’s estimated net worth as of 2020 ranged from $1 to $5 million.
However, considering his increasing popularity and high demand since 2021 until 2023, it is speculated that the idol-actor’s financial stability now stands at approximately $16.6 million USD, with the potential to rise as high as $78 million USD.
These figures are not officially verified and are based on calculations derived from social factors, including reported income. Nevertheless, it is undeniable that Junho is enjoying a substantial level of wealth.
Starting with his salary as an idol, it was revealed in 2013 that 2PM as a group earned around $27.3 million USD. If evenly distributed among the six members, each member would have received approximately $1.3 million USD as take-home pay.
These calculations only take into account Junho’s earnings as a 2PM member and do not include his royalties from the songs he has written.
In 2020, music professionals disclosed that a hit song could generate earnings ranging from $16,843 USD to $25,264 USD for a musician.
Moreover, a significant portion of Junho’s income stems from his flourishing acting career. In fact, by 2022, he officially joined the list of highest-paid actors following the success of “The Red Sleeve.”
According to TMI News, Junho was reportedly earning around 100 million KRW (approximately $76,200 USD) per episode in his latest project, speculated to be the drama “King the Land.”