On February 9, an analyst from LIG Investments & Securities revealed that Big Bang is estimated to earn 78 billion Won this year. This adds up to an earning of around 200 million Won daily for Big Bang, or around 40 million Won (~36,000 USD) per member.
According to the report by the analyst, Jung Woo Suk, Big Bang is estimated to earn 4 billion Won from the world concert tour starting in March, around 38 billion Won from their comeback and other concerts, 12 billion won from album sales, and 5 billion Won from commercial and promotion deals. They are also expected to earn more in other areas.
Last year, Big Bang earned 29 billion Won, making the estimate of 78 billion for this year around three times as much as last year.
In related news, Big Bang will be released their long-awaited 5th album “Alive” on February 29, as well as starting their concert tour “2012 Big Bang Concert: Big Show” on March 2. Members G-Dragon and Daesung will also be on SBS’ Tuesday night talk show “Healing Camp” as their return to television.