San E Reveals His Crazy Yearly Earnings Before The Controversial Song “Feminist” Changed Everything

San E was making some serious dough before everything changed in 2018.

San E‘s earnings during his most successful years has resurfaced online.


Last year, San E appeared on the YouTube channel, MC RAP for an interview where he revealed just how much money he made every year before things changed in 2018.

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The host directly asked about San E’s earnings to which San E gave an honest answer without any hesitation.

When I was with Brand New Music, my earnings were consistent, I made ₩2.00 billion KRW (about $1.79 million USD) a year.

— San E

And even the host was surprised.

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But considering just how many hit songs San E made over the years, it shouldn’t be all that surprising.

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San E signed with Brand New Music back in 2013 where he made popular songs such as “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness”, “Story of Someone I Know”, and “Me You”.

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However, in 2018, San E released the song “Feminist”, which was commonly described as a diss song against feminists, which questioned why women don’t serve in the military or pay on first dates.


Just one month after the release of the song, San E ended his contract with Brand New Music.

Watch the full interview clip below:

Source: Insight