G Dragon is a South Korean artist, singer, rapper, model, businessman and a songwriter. He was raised and brought up in Korea. His debut in 2006 was a successful start for him and he went to become one of the most popular and widely acclaimed singers and songwriters. Initially he used the name King of K-pop but then decided the name G Dragon.
He was a member of hip-hop band namely Bing Bang and that platformed provided him great help in launching a successful music career. Dragon has multiple sources of income and makes money from singing, modelling, songwriting and his businesses. His current net worth is estimated to be $13 million.
Kwon Jiyong who is popular as G Dragon was born in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. When it comes to the family of the singer, there is no particular information and there is no data on his early life and education either. However, he developed passion for music and singing when he was about 4 or 5.
At the age of five, he joined an American rap group and was fascinated by the rap music. This was the major reason for which he became a rapper and singer. After having developed interest in rapping, he started taking classes and lesson from an institute.
Now he has become quite a successful and very popular singer across the globe. He is a great human being as well and loves to take care of his family. Back in 2012 when he had enough money, he went to start a business for his family sot hat they could make a fair living and live happy life.
When Dragon started his career, he had to face failure. His Christmas album failed badly but he didn’t lose hope and continued working on his skills and improved that with time. He attended classes and developed a great passion for rapping. It’s a great achievement for him that he is the only and first South Korean singer who started writing his own lyrics at the tender age of 13.
This shows how passionate and committed he has been to his career and success. After 2009, he decided to do singles and have been performing solo since then. His first solo debut album was Heartbreaker and he produced that with collaboration of famous producers and singers. He also paired with Park MyungSnoofor and they released a song together that went to become the 2nd most downloaded song in the music history.
Awards and Achievements
When it comes to his achievement and awards, he has a number of nominations and titles on his name. He won Golden Disc Award, Mnet Asian Award, Melon Music Award and many others. He was also called the most influential man of the year in 2008 and won an award as well.
G Dragon has come a long way since his debut as a singer and rapper. Most of the people who love music in the world know about him and this speaks a lot about his success.