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Jung Joon Young Net Worth: How Rich is the K-Pop Singer?



Jung Joon Young Net Worth

Jung Joon Young is a former South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, DJ, host, and television superstar. He rose to fame in reality television talent show ‘Superstar K4’ where he finished third place. As of 2019, Jung Joon Young net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Joon-young was born on February 21, 1989, in South Korea. He is the youngest son of Jung Hak-chun and Choi Jong-sook. He has been to several countries including Indonesia, China, Japan, France, and Philippines as his father was an international businessman who had to travel to many countries for his business. Joon-young got interested in music when he got inspired by Kurt Cobain after he watched Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged show when he was a teenager.

Joon-young first gained fame after he decided to take part in Superstar K4. He finished in third place of the competition and after his elimination; he stated that Superstar K4 was the turning point in his music career.

After Superstar K4, Jung became famous by doing concerts, TV and radio programs, modeling for cars, clothes, games, and beer. He also appeared in several TV shows including Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend, Happy Together, Radio Star, and We Got Married.

On October 10, 2013, Jung released his debut mini-album “Jung Joon Young 1st mini-album”. The EP consisted of a total of six tracks including ‘The Sense of an Ending’. It was a moderate success, ranking number one on both the daily and weekly charts of Synnara Record. Jung won the “New Male Solo Artist” award for the track “The Sense of an Ending” at the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.

He then released 2nd mini-album titled “Teenager” which contained six self-composed tracks in 2014. The same year, he appeared on TV show “2 Days & 1 Night” season 3 where he won the “Top Entertainer Award in Variety Show” at the KBS Entertainment Awards.

On March 11, 2019, it was alleged that in 2015 and 2016, Jung secretly filmed his own sexual encounters with at least 10 women and then shared the videos with friends in chat groups. One day later, he retired from the entertainment industry following the scandal.  On April 19, 2019, a woman came forward claiming that five men including Jung had raped her in March 2016 and then shared an audio file and photos in a group chat. One months later, he pleaded guilty of all eleven cases and on November 29, 2019, Jung was sentenced for five years in jail.

Jung Joon Young Net Worth: $5 million

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