Girls’ Generation Sooyoung Net Worth 2022: How Much Has the ‘FOREVER 1’ Singer Earned So Far?

Choi Sooyoung, more well-known as just Sooyoung, rose to global popularity after making her as the lead rapper, lead dancer, and sub-vocalist of the Nation’s Girl Group, Girls’ Generation, under SM Entertainment back in 2007. After making her debut, Sooyoung went on to earn the respect as a top idol in the industry.

Besides promoting with Girls’ Generation, Sooyoung also made a name for herself with her own solo career. With her being in the industry for more than 15 years now, how much as Sooyoung earned so far? Curious to know if Sooyoung is the richest member of the group? Keep on reading to find out her net worth!

Girls’ Generation Sooyoung Net Worth 2022

As reported by media outlets, Sooyoung is estimated to have a net worth of around $10 million USD as of this year. However, her net worth can go up as high as $12 million USD given her solo activities.

With Sooyoung having been in the industry for more than 15 years and establishing a successful solo career, her net worth figure doesn’t come off as a surprise. But is Sooyoung the richest member among Girls’ Generation?


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Based on the current net worth standing of each of the Girls’ Generation members, Sooyoung does not hold the title of the richest member in the group. As of now, the 32-year-old idol is the third richest member, being surpassed by YoonA and Taeyeon.

With that, how did Sooyoung earn such a net worth figure?

How Did Sooyoung Earn Her Net Worth?

When it comes to Sooyoung’s net worth, a small portion of it may have come from her wealthy family, as her grandfather owns a renowned architectural company that built the Seoul Arts Center, while her father is the president of a trading company.


(Photo : Instagram: @sooyoungchoi)

Aside from that, she has amassed a significant amount of it through her earnings from the promotions and activities of Girls’ Generation, including their music releases and official merchandise.

With Girls’ Generation’s brand power and worldwide influence, they have become highly-sought after for broadcast appearances and endorsement deals, allowing them to earn a good amount from it.

Besides her activities with Girls’ Generation, Sooyoung also released her own solo music. So far, she has only released one song, “Winter Breath,” back in 2018.


(Photo : Instagram: @sooyoungchoi)

Sooyoung has also established herself as an actress. In fact, she is mostly active as an actress when she isn’t working as an idol.

Sooyoung’s career as an actress began back in 2003, and has since then expanded her filmography. She has starred in several films, including Silmido, Hello, Schoolgirl, Memories of a Dead End, Girl Cops, and more recently, New Year Blues.

As for dramas, Sooyoung appeared in Unstoppable Marriage, Dating Agency: Cyrano, My Spring Days, Squad 38, Man in the Kitchen, So I Married the Anti-fan, and Run On, among others. This year, she is starring in If You Wish Upon Me.


(Photo : Instagram: @sooyoungchoi)

Sooyoung also appeared on variety programs, such as being the host for TV Entertainment Tonight from 2012 to 2014, hosting Saturday Night Live Korea, Born 1990 Choi Soo-young, and more.

Sooyoung also earned from her own endorsement deals, having represented brands such as Cadillac, Lancôme, Wide Angle, Pinko, and more.

In addition, Sooyoung also earns from her Youtube channel the sootory, which has over 486,000 followers.

With these, Sooyoung was able to earn the net worth she has today.

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Written by Robyn Joan

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