IU is known well as a singer, song-writer and actress from South Korea. Lee Ji Eun Is her real name. But she is more popular by the world as IU. IU net worth is around 15 million dollars. It makes her one of the richest female singers in Korea.
IU was recruited by LEON entertainment when she was just 15 years old. Uniquely, she was on an audition for another agency at that time. And she finally began her debut in 2007 with her first album “Lost and Found”.
She got positive response from the public. She could steal the public attention with her talent. Since then, she became so popular. But, the single “Good Day” from album Real (2010) was the main reason why she could step higher to get national popularity. The single even got a record as a song that could defend the rank 1 position for 5 weeks in Korean’s “Gaon Digital Chart”.
Besides, she also expanded her talent through acting. Many people are impressed with her appearance in “Dream High”, a musical Korean Drama. She played alongside Bae Suzy, Kim Soo Hyun, Ok Taecyeon, Jang WooYoung, Eunjung, etc.Till now, she has appeared in various titles of Korean Drama. Some of them included the Producers, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), and the latest one, My Mister (2018).
Nowadays, she has become one of the most popular singer in Korea. She had released some albums which almost appear in parts of top Korean chart. Her popularity also raised to international. She has a lot of fans not only in Korea but also in Asia and some countries around the world including United States. She ever debuted in America in KCON Music Festival.
The Source of IU Net Worth and Income
IU is really multi-talented singer. She was blessed with beautiful voice with its high range of vocal. Her excellent career in singing surely become her greatest income. Besides, he also earned more income for taking roles in some TV dramas. IU also does endorsements for many popular products from electronics to clothing and cosmetics. Crown Confectionery’s MyChew candy was said as her first endorsement product. Therefore, IU is listed as one of the highest-earning celebrities in South Korea. IU net worth is around $15 million.
Recently some medias reported that IU has just donated KRW100 million to ChildFund Korea, an organization which take care of abandoned and homeless kids.