J-Hope made his debut as an idol with BTS on June 2013. Along with the rest of the group, he released the single album 2 Cool 4 Skool.
The 4th track No More Dream became BTS first ever single, which they debuted on Mnet’s M! Countdown.
Even before joining BTS, J-Hope had been fairly known for his talent in dancing. He won several local competitions, including getting first place in a national dance competition in 2018.
His love of dancing made him take interest in singing and becoming an idol. The man born in 1994 eventually joined Big Hit Entertainment as a trainee with RM and Suga.
Outside his activities with the group, J-hope had also made several solo projects. He released his first mixtape titled Hope World on March 2018.
It came with a music video for the lead single Daydream. This rapper then followed it up with the release of second music video for Airplane.
The album was generally well received and managed to peak at number 38 on the Billboard 200 chart.
In 2019, J-Hope made a collaboration song Chicken Noodle Soup featuring American singer Becky G.
The song samples the original Chicken Noodle Soup by American DJ Webstar and rapper Young B.
He admitted that the original song was really meaningful for him. He often listened to it when he started learning dancing.
The collaboration song Chicken Noodle Soup was released for free on multiple platforms.
The song debuted on number 1 of the World Digital Song. It is J-Hope’s second song to top the chart after Daydream.
The man from Gwangju also has several collaborations with fellow BTS members.
In 2019, J-Hope joined V and Zara Larsson to create soundtrack for mobile game BTS World titled A Brand New Day.
The idol also took part in producing Ddaeng with Suga and RM. The song was released on June 2018 as part of the BTS Festa, a yearly celebration for their debut.
- Real Name: Jung Ho Seok
- Stage Name: J-Hope
- Nickname: Hobi, Seokie, Golden Hyung
- Birthday: February 18, 1994
- Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Nationality: South Korean
- Position: Main Dancer, Sub Rapper, Sub Vocalist (BTS)
- Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
- Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
- Blood Type: A
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- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Producer
- Education: Gwangju Global High School; Global Cyber University
- Hobbies: Listening to music, window shopping
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- Sibling: Mejiwoo (sister)
- Girlfriend: –
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- J-Hope’s family consists of father, mother, and an older sister named Mejiwoo.
- He has a dog that he named Mickey.
- He used to play tennis in elementary school and sometimes played in competitions.
- This K-pop idol used to hate doing cute stuff known as aegyo but now he likes it.
- He went to the same academy for rap and dance as B.A.P Zelo.
- He attended the dance academy belonged to BigBang’s Seungri.
- The Aquarius man used to be in a street dance team NEURON. He had performed at festival and even won an underground dance battle. He was already quite famous back then.
- Green is his favorite color.
- He likes watching melodramatic movies. He had seen lots of movies since he was a kid because his father is a movie fan too.
- The 3 requirements for his happiness are family, health, and love.
- The man from Gwangju looks up to A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Beenzino, G.D.
- He often goes on the Fancafe to find out what the fans are talking about.
- J-Hope doesn’t really like working out.
- Like Suga, he is also really bad at drawing.
- He has his driving license already.
- He and Jimin share one large room in the dorm.
- The Daydream singer would go to RM or Suga if he has any problems.
- If he could steal something from his fellow members, he would steal is Jimin’s abs, RM’s rap skill and also his good English.
- J-Hope is on TC Candler The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018, placing at number 88.
- He likes having his hair stroke as it helps him fall asleep. This reminds him of his childhood when his mother used to pat him gently to put him to sleep.
- His ideal type is a girl who is good at cooking and would do a lot of thinking. She also has to love him, of course.
Pics of J-Hope
1. J-Hope seems ready to enjoy fun summer days in this outfit
2. He looks adorable with his signature sweet smile
3. He can also pull off a sexy look like this one
4. J-Hope is still killing it in a simple plaid shirt
5. Bold colors combination also looks good on him
J-Hope is BTS’ dance machine who also can’t stop creating great songs. Are you excited to see more of him?