Jeon Somi made a return with “DUMB DUMB”, and has been igniting the South Korean entertainment scene ever since. Have you ever wondered how much the idol is worth? Continue reading to learn more!
Net Worth of Jeon Somi
Jeon Somi made her I.O.I debut May 2016, but she was actually active in the entertainment business for years before that. She was actually a TV personality long before she became a Kpop trainee. It must be no surprise that Jeon Somi has racked in quite a hefty net worth with that in miAccording to AllFamousBirthday.Com, Jeon Somi has a net worth of $1.5 million. This amount may not surprise you with her solo projects or endorsements. Continue reading to find out how Somi built a substantial net worth.
How did Jeon Somi accumulate such a large net worth?
Jeon Somi began appearing on television before she started her K-pop career. She was four years old when her first television appearance took place. Jeon Somi was interviewed by her father on KBS News while they were clearing snow from their neighbors. In 2013, Jeon Somi made an appearance on KBS2’s Children Day Special, “Let’s Go!” Dream Team Season 2″ was her elementary school’s taekwondo club. She also sang in an English education music video that year. Somi’s mother and grandmother, Somi, appeared on an episode KBS2’s “Hello Counselor” in 2014 and made a cameo appearance in “Ode to My Father” in 2015.
After passing her auditions, she began training with JYP Entertainment in 2014. She joined Mnet’s survival program “SIXTEEN” in May 2015. This was to compete for a place in JYP Entertainment’s next girl group. It later became TWICE. She reached the finals, but was eliminated. In 2016, she participated in “Produce 101”, a Mnet survival program. There she finished in first place and earned her the central spot in I.O.I. She promoted the group with I.O.I until its dissolution in 2017.
She signed an artist agreement under JYP Entertainment in 2017 and launched her solo career. She was a member of KBS2’s Sister Slam Dank 2 cast, and she debuted with the Unnies project group. Eric Nam collaborated with her on the single “You, Who?” Jeon Somi also joined “Idol Drama Operation Team” in March 2017. This was a team of idols who came together to create a drama that was based on their own experiences. She also made her debut in Girls Next Doo, a project for girl groups. In July 2017, Jeon Somi was the Coca-Cola Korea Fanta campaign model. Jeon Somi was appointed to the Reebok Classic SS18 campaign, “Always Classic” in August 2018. Jeon Somi was named the International Wetskills Ambassador for Wetskills Foundation in September 2018.
Somi resigned from JYP Entertainment in August 2018. In September 2018, she joined YG Entertainment’s sister company, The Black Label. Jeon Somi’s solo debut was one year later, June 13, 2019. The single “BIRTHDAY” was released by Jeon Somi. Jeon Somi also joined the cast of the TV series “Law of the Jungle” in Chuu. In February 2019, Jeon Somi was named spokesperson for Nuovo’s shoe brand. Jeon Somi was appointed the model for Beanpole Sports in May 2019. Jeon Somi was named brand ambassador for Shiseido Korea in May 2019.
Jeon Somi was an MC on the 2020 show “Lose if You’re Envious”. She made her debut with “What You Waiting for” on July 22, 2020. Two days prior to her comeback, she signed with Interscope Records for her activities outside Asi. In May 2021 Jeon Somi was chosen as the Louis Vuitton Eyewear Global Campaign Model. Jeon Somi released “DUMB Dumb” on August 2.
These activities have helped to shape Somi’s net worth into what it is today.