2:17 pm - 03/12/2018

MBLAQ G.O. Finds Success As An Internet Broadcasting Jockey


He was discharged from army few weeks ago but his new career as BJ on AfreecaTV is already taking off


On March 11, various online communities shared a list of Internet broadcasting jockeys (known as BJs in South Korea) and their respective incomes.

Broadcasting jockeys stream live content such as gaming, music, singing, talk sessions, and most famously eating (known as mukbang, or eating broadcasts). The list posted online revealed that MBLAQ’s G.O, who had recently become a BJ himself, was now the top-earning broadcasting jockey on AfreecaTV. (AfreecaTV is a video streaming service and a popular hub for broadcasting jockeys, almost synonymous with the genre.)



The chart showed the earnings of AfreecaTV’s personal broadcast BJs over the period from March 1 to 11. MBLAQ’s G.O was No. 1 on the list with 36,762,060 won (about $34,556). AfreecaTV does not officially report the profits of broadcast jockeys; instead, BJs receive “star balloons,” which are a paid item, from the viewers that watch their broadcasts.

G.O also recently posted on his Instagram a screen-grab of the high rankings visible on his AfreecaTV page, including No. 1 in “New BJ,” “Talk/Cam Broadcast,” and “Video BJ.”

https://instagram.com/p/Bf8ByfoHQqn




You can follow his channel Gotv116(정지오TV) on AfreecaTV

Source: GO Instagaram, Nate News via Soompi.com
goshipgurl 12th-Mar-2018 06:48 pm (UTC)
so he basically became a fulltime youtuber only on afreecatv
dbil 12th-Mar-2018 08:45 pm (UTC)
twitch livestreamer but on afreecatv.
lechuza_yoya 12th-Mar-2018 08:26 pm (UTC)
good for him! spend the money on something you like!
audiograms 12th-Mar-2018 09:54 pm (UTC)
That facial hair tho
cakeeatingidol 13th-Mar-2018 03:32 am (UTC)
that's all I could focus on.
sra_interesante 12th-Mar-2018 10:48 pm (UTC)
awww that's nice 💕
after his little reunion with mir and seungho for mblaq anniversary i was guessing they still have a chance like idols but its nice to know he's doing okay even if those plans dont work ... also he needs to make money while other members are in the army
aures 13th-Mar-2018 12:26 pm (UTC)
so proud of him
woohyun 13th-Mar-2018 02:32 pm (UTC)
i wish i can be a streamer too!

Famous streamers can earn up to a quarter million a month ono
modestgoddess79 13th-Mar-2018 03:03 pm (UTC)
good for him
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