PSY net worth: PSY is a South Korean rapper who has a net worth of $45 million. Psy has gained international fame with his catchy hit single Gangnam Style. Gangnam Style has been viewed nearly 900 million times on youtube since it's release on July 15, 2012. The song reached #1 on the iTunes sales chart and is the most liked and viewed video in the history of Youtube. The song has been parodied countless times across the world including on Saturday Night Live where Psy made a surprise guest appearance. Psy was born on December 31st, 1977, his birth name is Park Jae-Sang. He released his first album "PSY… From the Psycho World" in January 2001 and has since released a total of six albums including the most recent "PSY's best 6th Part 1". Thanks to the success of Gangnam Style, Psy has appeared on The Today Show, The Ellen Degeneres Show and many more. In 2012, Psy signed on with Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun and his Schoolboy Records. Psy married to Yoo Hye Yeon in October 2006 and the couple now has twin daughters.
How much money did Psy make off Gangnam Style? Thanks to the incredible success of Gangnam Style, Psy has made a small fortune in 2012. Psy's 900 million video views and 1.3 billion youtube account visits have resulted in $870,000 worth of ad revenue sharing. From the 2.7 million iTunes downloads Psy has earned $2.4 million. His streaming revenues are relatively paltry, a mere $60,000. Psy has also earned an estimated $4.6 million from endorsement deals with brands like Samsung. In total, the incredible success of Gangnam style has put nearly $8 million into Psy's pockets, before taxes, managers fees etc…
Psy's family has made millions as well: Another interesting thing has happened for Psy and his family during the Gangam style insanity. For some reason, the stock of his father's publicly traded company has skyrocketed during the same time that Psy's single was exploding. For more information on this anomaly, read our article on how the Gangnam Style Rapper's Family Just Made $30 Million.
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