Who is PSY and what is his net worth 2018? Park Jae Sang, more popularly known as PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter and record producer all in one box. Domestically, he is rather known for his humorous videos and stage performances, although internationally every one of us knows his the better for his single hit Gangnam Style. He was known as the King of YouTube for getting the most number of views and crossing 3 billion views in the history of YouTube for the first time.
Born on December 31, 1977, with a golden spoon in his mouth, to an affluent family in the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea to his father, Park Won-Ho, executive chairman of the DI Corporation was an honourable manufacturer of the semiconductor manufacturing equipment which was listed on the Korean Exchange, and to his mother, Kim Yoing-Hee, who owns numerous restaurants in Gangnam herself. Park went to the Banpo Elementary and Middle schools, and the Sehwa High school. On October 14, 2006, PSY married YooHye-Yeon. His wife was his girlfriend for three and a half years who was a cello major at Yonsei University . Soon enough, the couple were blessed with two twin daughters.
The crazy man for art was highly influenced watching the performance of rock band Queen Performance their hit single Bohemian Rhapsody at fifteen years of age. Since then, he aspired to be an artist. He has won a number a Guinness world records and with his hit single, Gangnam Style, his popularity and fame sky rocketed the roof on the international ground, letting him the opportunity to work with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, owing to his massive popularity.
PSY Net Worth
PSY has a net worth of a grand $50 million. He won worldwide recognition with his catchy song Gangnam Style which has been viewed 3 billion times. He earns around $2.4 millions from iTunes alone for his hit, along with a paltry amount of $60,000 for streaming. Not only is he a big success, his family is the owner of millions equally. Apart from his music, he earns from his various lucrative deals with brand endorsements. He also earned around a $7 million dollars from his YouTube channel.
The Gangnam Style star also bagged $4.6 million dollars from his numerous brand endorsements. A total income of $8 million dollars was earned alone from his blockbuster number “Gangnam Style”.
PSY Albums and Songs:
PSY has been the ruling over audience’s playlist since the release of his number Gangnam Style. Some of the noteworthy albums of the artist are as follows:
• Chiljip PSY Da (2015)
• PSY 6 (Six Rules) part 1 (2012)
• PSY Five (2010)
• 3 Mai (2002)
Some of the famous songs of PSY are as follows:
• Gangnam Style (2012)
• Gentleman (2013)
• Hangover 2014)
• Right Now (2010)
• KOREA (2012)
The artist rather has a concern for the others and is closely in association with the charities, Rotary International and World Vision. He has worked for a number of causes including fostering, adoption, AIDS and HIV, Children Education, Orphans Human Rights, health, peace and poverty. PSY had donated $450,000 dollars from the sale of his concert tickets for the song, Gentleman. He aspires to lead many charities in lending his hand for help. He has been an active contributor to charities for the underprivileged.
The South Korean artist has an extravagant house in Westwood, Los Angeles. The luxurious house features a two-bedroom two- bath condo which he got at $1.249 million. The house also sports an actual breakfast nook, laundry room, den and a balcony. It also has a direct access to the Blair house’s saline pool, gym, tennis court and 24 hour concierge services. The condo is present on the fourth floor of the house. PSY has a very proud bullet proof Hyundai Equus standing in his garage. The Hyundai Motor Company willingly upgraded and customized it for him for his visit to Africa. The Equus is a special asset which is made for very specific celebrities including PSY.
PSY has been a global sensation and after his big hit, his songs are played all over the world. The unique tunes surely add some fun to our daily lives and PSY is continuing to impress us with his unimaginable tracks. We hope that more is on the way.