Yang Hyun Suk
Yang Hyun Suk
Celebrated Name: Yang Hyun Suk
Real Name/Full Name: Yang Hyun Suk
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 9 January 1970
Birth Place: Anguk-dong, Seoul
Nationality: South Korean
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lee Eun-Ju
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, Yang Seung Hyun, Yang Yoo-Jin
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Yang Hyun Suk Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, rapper, dancer and record producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $180 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Yang Hyun Suk, also known as, YG is a rapper, dancer, music executive, and record producer from South Korea. He is famously known for being a member of Seo Taiji and Boys in the 1990s. He is the co-founder and head of the giant K-pop label, agency, and Production Company. He is also the founder and chief executive officer of YG Entertainment, and it is one of the biggest record companies in South Korea.

Maybe you know about  Yang Hyun Suk very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of  Yang Hyun Suk ’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Yang Hyun suk was born on 9th January 1970 in Anguk-dong, Seoul, South Korea. According to online sources, Hyun Suk attended Kyodong Elementary School.  His love for music started at a very younger age, and he would do anything to visit the local concert. At a young age, Hyun Suk was addicted to the American rap scene.

His family was not supportive at first, but his love for music and dance kept him more energetic, and after all, he still pursued it.  Suk will later learn the art of dancing from Seo. He would, later on, join Seo in the musical journey. Seo Taiji & Boys was then formed in 19991 by Seo Taiji, Lee Juno, and Yang Hyun Suk. And that how Hyun’s musical career arose.

Personal Life

Yang Hyun Suk is married to Lee Eun-Ju, who is an R&B singer. They have been married since 2010. The couple has two children Yang Seung Hyun, born in 2010, and Yang Yoo-Jin, born in 2012. They got married in a private ceremony due to Lee was pregnant with their first child. Hyun has a sibling by the name Yang Min-Suk.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9th January 1970, Yang Hyun Suk Is 54 years old as of today’s date [current_ date]. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


In 1991, Seo Taiji, Lee Juno, and Yang Hyun Suk came together and formed a group called Seo Taiji & Boys. His career for music started when Seo came to Yang to know how to dance. He later offered to join the group, and after a while, they recruited Lee, who was best in dancing in Korea. This group was famously known for their exceptional path and discovered the western-influenced theme in their music.

The group was later given a chance to showcase their skills. The three performed amazingly well while playing their song Nan Arroyo. This song was famously known by the Koreans and turned out to be a mega success. Currently, this song has changed the face of South Korean Music industry. Due to their piercing, dreadlocks, and tattered jeans, the band members were banned from appearing on limited television shows. In return, led to every participant to pursue solo activities.

He then founded the YG Entertainment in 1996 and released his first solo album, which featured a song composed by Seo Taiji.  After the separation, Yang Suk has produced hip hop albums for musicians such as KEEP-SIX, JINUSEAN, BIG BANG, IKON, 1TYM, and many more. In return, it gave him massive success as a producer.

Awards & Achievements

In 2013, he was given the Gaon Chart K-POP awards as the producer of the year.  He was awarded the Korea Culture and Art Awards for the President Citation in 2011. Yang received SBS Music Awards for the producer of the year in 2003. In 1996, he was awarded the MTV Music Video Awards in the Asian Viewer’s Choice for the Come Back Home. He was also awarded for the Best Song of the Year, the Come Back Home with the MBC Music Awards, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of  Yang Hyun Suk  in 2024

Yang Hyun Suk Net Worth
Yang Hyun Suk Net Worth

As of June 2024, Yang Hyun Suk is the wealthiest celebrity with a net worth of $180 million. It is contributed by many occupations such as dance, rapping, music, and record production.

In summary, being the founder and CEO of YG Entertainment, Yang Hyun Suk is the most influential person, and his labels are known in the entire country. He has been in several TV reality shows such as K-pop Star as a judge. He has been developing and nurturing talented musicians and dancers.


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