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How much does Girls' Generation earn?

Submitted: Feb 05 2012 04:56 AM by dingdongbelle

If there is one thing that the public is curious about, it has to be celebrities' earnings because of the rarity of which they is mentioned. However, there are celebrities who drop hints at their salary, and Girls' Generation is one of them.

Girls' Generation made an appearance on "Happy Sunday" awhile ago, where member Yuri commented, "We split event fees equally nine ways. The person who earns the most is probably the member who does the most advertisements."

tvN "eNEWS" dug deeper in analyzing the nine members' individual intakes. According to "eNEWS," Jessica and Tiffany -- who acted in musicals "Legally Blond" and "Fame" respectively -- earned 3 million won (approximately 2,600 USD) per performance, totaling 30 million won over ten performances.

Taeyeon earned approximately 318 million won over her two years as a radio DJ and through her musical performances (radio DJs earn about 4 hundred thousand won per day).

The youngest member Seohyun comes in with about 400 million won because of her various activities as a model (models earn about 200 million won per advertisement).

Lastly, Yoona has pocketed something in the vicinity of 3.4 billion won through her personal activities in dramas and advertisements (approximately 1 billion won for her drama appearances and 2.4 billion for her six advertisements).

As a group, they brought in 60.1 billion won ($53.9 million USD) through their Japanese activities alone.

Source: Star Today




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  • luvyuh4evr 1 Points

    OMG Thats A LOT OF MONEY!! ESPECIALLY HOE MUCH YOONA AND SEOHYUN MAKE!

    04 February 2012 - 09:02 PM

  • kaorupanda 183 Points

    But part of the money goes to SM...in fact, for a lot of stuff, I believe over half the income goes to SM. How much do the celebrities themselves actually get to take home?

    04 February 2012 - 09:21 PM

    • Kitsune 272 Points

      i remember seohyun said she was happy that she could rent out an apartment or home for her parents?


      i was a bit sad. she had enough to rent but not buy i guess?

      05 February 2012 - 01:06 AM

    • HelloToMyself 1 Points

      Sm only gets cut of the money from albums sales and performances. But their solo activites Snsd keep it basically all to themselves. They are all probably doing very well fincially, especially yoona with her drama and cfs.

      18 March 2012 - 03:29 AM

    • Caramel_nyam 1 Points

      SM pays for EVERYTHING for trainee's, school(in every school in korea students have to pay for it) , food… etc so most of it goes for trainee's

      10 August 2012 - 10:43 AM

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