Real Name/Full Name Dong Young-bae
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Taeyang
Birth Place: Uijeongbu-si , South Korea
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 May 1988
Age/How Old: 35 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters –173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms –65 Kg
In Pounds –143.3 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Daejin University in Theatre and Film
Religion: Christian
Nationality: South Korean
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Min Hyo-rin (m. 2018)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Singer, songwriter, dancer
Net Worth: $25 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dong Young-bae is a well-cherished songwriter, singer, and dancer who is popularly known as Taeyang. He has his derivation from Korea. He is an extensively talented hominid who has spread his wings over K-pop, EDM, R&D, and hip-hop. He is highly versatile who also has vocals and piano under the canopy of his skills. He is a highly fortunate and vulgar person who has earned much of his revenue through his pure hard work.

Well, how well do you know about Taeyang? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Taeyang’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Taeyang to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dong was born on 18 May in 1988 in Uijeongbu-si, South Korea. He hasn’t revealed any information about his family. The harmony sensation Taeyang was born on 18 May 1988 in South Korea. He was trained under YG Entertainment while he was just 12 years old. During this period, he also showcased his talent in a music video A-yo by Jinusean.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Taeyang in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Taeyang’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 18 May 1988. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 143.3 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms.


In his 6th grade, he auditioned and successfully achieved the role of “Mini Sean” in Jinusean’s music video. It was this opportunistic span when he got engaged in the world of hip-hop. As per some incomplete records, he is graduated from- “Daejin University in Theatre and Film.”

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Taeyang With Wife Min Hyo Rin
Taeyang With Wife Min Hyo Rin

He has multiple tattoos all over his body, showcasing his belief in Christianity. He had been in deep love with the actor-Min Hyo-rin since 2013. In 2017 December, they confirmed their agencies with their marriage, and finally, in 2018, they tied the holy knot. They both got wedded in an extreme cloistered ceremony counting their family and friends only. Taeyang revealed in an interview that he is intensely devoted to being a Christian by religion.

Is Taeyang Gay?

Taeyang is happily wedded to his girlfriend in 2018 and currently adoring their bond. Hence it is agreed, he isn’t gay.

Professional Career

He started his career as a piano player for Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert.  To support his family financially, he auditioned and won mini Sean’s role in Jinusean’s music video called “A-Yo” when he was in 6th grade. Later he became fascinated with hip hop music. Later he went personally to meet the great  CEO “Yang Hyun-suk” of record label YG entertainment to beg him for one chance to achieve his dreams. He got that and entered the label as a trainee where he met his fellow bandmate “Kwon Ji-yong,” whose stage is G-Dragon.

In the year 2003, he provided the rap verse for Wheesung’s Single Player. Later he joined the band called “Big Bang” and choose “Taeyang” as his stage name, which means sun. The fantastic and magical band released their debut album “Big Bang Vol. 1 – Since 2007,” which gained moderate success. The band gained massive hits from the song “Lies” in 2007.

From the year 2008 to 2012, he developed his solo career and released his first solo album “Hot” in 2008 in May. He also did his first solo concert, “Hot Concert Series,” supporting his album. He released his first full-length album called “Solar” in 2010 in July, which helped him gain tremendous success, awards, and a lovable and supporting fan base. After all this, he has worked hard to continue in this music industry and impressed everyone with his work. He is a complete package of entertainment like from singer to dancer to actor.


Taeyang, a famous singer, versatile songwriter, and incredible dancer has received some awards. Here are some of his gatherings which are listed below:

  • In 2008, he received Naver Music Awards for Song of the Year.
  • In 2009, he received two Korean Music Awards for Best Soul Album and Soul song.
  • In 2010, he received Seoul Music Awards for Best Male Artist.
  • In 2011, he received the Korean Music Awards for Male Musician of the Year.
  • In 2014, he received three Mnet Asian Awards for song of the year, for Best Male Artist, and for Best Vocal Performance- Male.
  • In 2015, he received two Golden Disc Awards for Song Division and Song of the Year.
  • In 2016, he received the iF Design Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Taeyang in 2024

Taeyang Net Worth
Taeyang Net Worth

Taeyang, a prestigious singer, songwriter, and dancer, has a total net worth of $25 million as of 2024. He has earned his wealth from his singing career, which is spanned over 14 years. He is associated with labels called YG Family and Big Bang.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is christened SOL when he executes his music in Japan.
  • He apparently has a habit of talking in sleep.
  • He really loves his piano as it was gifted to him by his mum.
  • He got his interest in music after listening to Brian McKnight’s first album.
  • He is a great admirer of Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Omarion.

Taeyang, an astonishing and prodigious singer, songwriter, and dancer, was born in Uijeongbu-si, South Korea. He is a supremely talented guy who has named several awards in his name and has a massive fan base who loves and supports him unconditionally with his idiosyncratic charm, perseverance, and hard work. He is a shallow profile regarding his personal life. He shone brightly in the world of music and is recognized for his extraordinary performances and immense success.


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