Is Producer Pdogg Richer Than BTS? Here’s How Much Money He Makes

He’s a multi-millionaire.

BigHit Music producer Pdogg has been with BTS since the start, making music that would skyrocket the group to stardom — and blow up his own bank account.

Producer Pdogg | Lee Sang Sub/The Korea Herald

In a new interview, Pdogg opened up about his career and relationship with BTS. He joined BigHit Music, then BigHit Entertainment, in 2007, six years before BTS’s debut. Prior to BTS’s formation, Pdogg composed studio album tracks for 8Eight, a co-ed group, and soloist Lim Jeong Hee (also known as J-Lim).

BTS | @bts_bighit/Twitter

At Chairman Bang Si Hyuk‘s request, Pdogg became BTS’s main producer. He produced five of the nine tracks of BTS’s debut album, 2 Cool 4 Skool: the title track “No More Dream,” “We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2,” “Skit: Circle Room Talk,” “Outro: Circle Room Cypher,” and  “길” (Gil / Path).

Since then, Pdogg has been with BTS every step of the way, growing in fame alongside them. He is now one of the most sought after and highest-paid producers in South Korea, surpassing the earnings of top executives at LGSamsung, and Hyundai.

In 2021 alone, Pdogg earned ₩40.07 billion won, approximately $34.29 million USD. As for BTS, the group’s net worth is reported to be $100 million USD in 2022.

| Lee Sang Sub/The Korea Herald

Learn more about Pdogg’s work with BTS here.

Producer Pdogg Tells All About His Early Days With BTS, Music Making, And More

Source: The Wealth Record and The Korea Herald