|Real Name/Full Name:||Lee Seung-Hyun|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Date:||12 December 1990|
|Birth Place:||Gwangju, South Korea|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Seungri Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Businessman, Investor, and Producer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Better known by his stage name ‘Seungri’ Lee Seung-Hyun is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor who started his career as one of the vocalists of the South Korean boy band ‘Big Bang’ as its youngest member. He came to prominence after his solo performance with the group’s second album ‘Remember’ song ‘Strong Baby’ in 2008.
He released his two Extended Play albums ‘V.V.I. P’ in 2011 and ‘Let’s Talk About Love’ in 2013. In 2009 Seungri made his debut as an actor in the movie ‘Nineteen,’ where he played the lead role of a nineteen-year-old boy who is charged with a murder case which he has not committed.
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Early Life & Biography
Lee was born on 12 December 1990 in Gwangju, South Korea. As a kid, he loved dancing and singing, and at an early age, he decided that he will make his career in the entertainment industry. He appeared in the survival program ‘Let’s Coke Play! Battle Shinhwa’ to become the next Shinhwa, a sixth member of the Seoul boy band, but was eliminated in the ninth episode.
He was selected by the entertainment company YG Entertainment for the audition to become the member of the boy band ‘Big Bang.’ He attended the Chung-Ang University after clearing a college entrance exam but left the University as he got too busy with his schedule with the Big Bang band and joined Gukje Digital University so that he can attend online classes and manage his schedule with the band.
Lee is fluent in many languages, including Korean, English, Mandarin, and Japanese, and now he is learning Cantonese. He is a black belt in taekwondo, and in 2017 he participated in his first Jiu-Jitsu match under Japan Brazilian Federation in which he won one silver medal in adult white open-weight class and one bronze medal in the adult white featherweight class. He has been seen with many women but has always denied being in a relationship with any of them.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12 December 1990, Seungri is 30 years old as of today’s date 5th May 2021. His height is 1.76 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
In 2006 Lee got selected as one of the members of the boy band ‘Big Bang’ along with other members G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung. The band released its first album ‘Big Bang Vol.1- Since 2007’ in 2006, which was a moderate success and contained Lee’s first solo performance, ‘The Next Day.’ In 2007 the Big Bang released its first break-out extended play album ‘Always’ under YG entertainment.
The single in the album ‘Lies’ topped the Cyworld chart for two months and became the Song of the year in 2007 Mnet Asian Award. The Band’s second EP album was ‘Hot Issues’ which was released in the same year in November. In 2008 the band released their third EP album ‘Stand Up’ who’s single ‘Day by Day’ became a massive hit with more than 5.4 million downloads in the country alone.
Lee made his theatrical debut in the year 2008 with his role in a musical song ‘Sonagi.’ In 2009 he made his film debut as a lead role in the South-Korean Japanese movie ‘Nineteen’ directed by Jang-Yong Woo. He also appeared in short roles in tv series like ‘Haru’ in 2010 and ‘Lights & Shadow’ in 2011.
His major work as an individual artist includes his first solo Extended Play album ‘V.V.I. P’, which was released in the year 2011 which contained two singles ‘V.V.I. P’ and ‘What Can I Do.’ The biggest hit of his career was his second EP album ‘Let’s Talk About Love,’ released in the year 2013. The album contained 14 tracks, including the famous ones like ‘Let’s Talk About Love,’ ‘Gotta Talk to You’ and ‘Come to My’. In 2016 he made his last appearance in the movie ‘High & Low.’
Awards & Achievements
As far as awards are concerned, Seungri has been nominated for 14 official awards in his career so far, which includes the 1st MBC Plus X Genie Award, 20th Mnet Music Award, and 28th Seoul Musical Award out of which he has won 3 of them. In 2009 he won the 3rd The Musical Award in the category Popular Award. In 2018 he won Hallyu Star Award in the 2nd Korea China International Film Festival, and the same year he won the 12th SBS Entertainment Award in the category Scene Stealer Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Seungri in 2021
As of May 2021, Seungri’s estimated net worth is $30 million. His source of income includes his successful music and acting career. Apart from being a singer and an actor, he is a very successful businessman. His business venture includes a dance academy known as ‘Seungri Academy, ‘ which is located in Gwangju, Daejeon, Mokpo, and Seoul.
He owns a private bar called Monkey Museum Night Club, which is located in Changsha, Hunan, China. In 2016 he introduced his Japanese ramen noodle franchise in Seoul called Aori Ramen. In 2016 he became the CEO of a record label YGX under YG entertainment. His second EP album ‘Let’s Talk About Love’ topped the Goan Chart in 2013 and sold 70,000 copies worldwide.
Seungri is not only a successful artist but also involved in many charity works. In 2015 Seungri, along with his celebrity friends Choi Jong-hoon and Jung Joon-young, donated 130,000 briquettes among his fans. On 17 December 2017, Seungri, along with his father and other employee members of his restaurant franchise Aori Ramen provided coal briquettes to poor families so that their home be warm during the harsh winters.