Jin started his idol career with BTS under Big Hit Entertainment. He along with 6 other members made their debut with 2 Cool 4 Skool in 2013.
In 2016, he released his first solo single. The song is called Awake and is part of the Wings album.
Jin then followed this up by releasing Epiphany. The song was used as the trailer for Love Yourself: Answer. The full song was released on the compilation album Answer as one of the tracks.
After that, the man born in 1992 released another song called Moon. It reached number 1 on Gaon Digital Chart. While on Billboard’s World Digital Singles chart, Moon peaked at number 2.
In his solo career, Jin often collaborates with other BTS members. He paired up with V for It’s Definitely You. The song is an original soundtrack for Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.
He joined Jungkook afterward in releasing So Far Away. This song originally made by Suga and part of his mix-tape Agust D. The two of them created an alternate version of the beloved song.
This K-pop star released Tonight on June 2019. It was part of the BTS Festa, a yearly event celebrating the debut of BTS.
Tonight took the inspiration from Jin and his pets’ relationship. It was written by Jin himself and RM.
Following Tonight, this man from Anyang then released his next solo song titled Abyss. The inspiration for the song came from his feeling of doubt, anxiety, and burnout.
- Real Name: Kim Seok Jin (김석진)
- Stage Name: Jin (진)
- Nickname: Eat Jin, Worldwide Handsome
- Birthday: December 4, 1992
- Birthplace: Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: South Korean
- Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual (BTS)
- Height: 178,3 cm (5’10.2”)
- Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: –
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter
- Education: Konkuk University, Hanyang Cyber University
- Hobbies: Playing video games, Snowboarding, Fishing
- Parents: –
- Sibling: Kim Seok Joong (brother)
- Girfriend: –
- Jin’s Spotify List: Jin’s Favorite Tracks
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- Instagram: @jin
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- Jin went to Konkuk University and graduated with a degree in art and acting. He hoped to become an actor.
- He dreamed of becoming an actor after seeing Kim Nam-Gil’s performance in Queen Seondeok.
- This K-pop star is on the TC Candler The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018, placing at number 47th.
- Other BTS members put him in the first place judging by his looks. They also said Jin has the longest leg and the best body.
- The man born in 1992 has several unique nicknames such as Car Door Guy and Third Guy from the Left.
- This fair skinned man is also famous for his Traffic Dance.
- He is proud of the way he looks, especially with his thick lower lip and broad shoulders which he revealed to be 60 cm wide.
- This idol once dieted for a year by eating only chicken breasts.
- He wears glasses but he feels insecure in them.
- Jin’s favorite color is blue, but it used to be pink.
- He has a favorite number which is 4.
- His favorite weather is spring sunlight.
- The man born in Anyang really likes alpaca.
- He already has his driver license.
- Jin can play instruments such as piano and guitar.
- He likes eating strawberries, but would avoid strawberry flavored food.
- He used to work in a strawberry farm.
- This Sagittarius man would get scared when bugs get on his body.
- He likes Disney Princesses as well.
- The first album he ever got is a Girl’s Generation one.
- He hates horror movies, so he can’t watch them.
- Jin has a strange habit of winking. He would wink at anyone if they make eye contact with him for more than 3 seconds.
- He loves gaming since middle school to the point where he would spend summer vacation at internet cafe with his friends. Some of his favorite games are Super Mario and Maple Story.
- He once asked friends to get him Super Mario toys because he loves them so much.
- Some of his favorite items are the Maple Story and Super Mario action figures, and also Nintendo games.
- Jin loves eating. His favorite food are Naengmyun (cold noodles), lobster, chicken, meat, and greasy food.
- He is one of the better cook among other BTS members and likes looking at new recipes.
- He is allergic to garlic and potatoes. His food allergy makes him give up his hobby of cooking.
- He used to share a room with Suga in the old dorm, but now has his own room.
- In the old dorm, the oldest member of BTS was usually in charge of cleaning.
- He wakes up the earliest among his fellow members, even up to 2 hours earlier.
- He would like to have Suga as his servant on his day off.
- When Jin makes a Dad’s joke, Suga is the only one that doesn’t laugh.
- Jimin picks Jin to spend time with him during spring because he is funny.
- He bickers a lot with Jungkook. A taxi driver even mistook them as twins because of it.
- Jin picks V as the member he feels closest to.
- He is also friends with Kidoh, ex member of ToppDogg, Monsta X Jooheon, Lee Won Keun, VIXX’s Ken, and B1A4‘s Sandeul,
- This K-pop star is also in the 92 liners group chat with Mamamoo’s Moonbyul, VIXX’s Ken, B1A4’s Sanduel and Baro, and EXID’s Hani.
- His role model is T.O.P from BIGBANG
- The oldest member of BTS came from a well-off family. His father is a CEO of a company.
- His family consists of father, mother, and a brother named Kim Seok Joong who is 2 years older.
- He has a restaurant in Seoul, near Lake Seokchon. It belongs to him and his brother. The restaurant is called Ossu Seiromushi,
- The man born in Anyang was an exchange student in Australia, during his middle school year.
- He went to an all-boys school for both his middle school and high school.
- While he was really young, Jin dreamed of becoming a detective.
- In high school, he wanted to be a newspaper reporter.
- His favorite subject during primary school was Physical Education. He used to like tennis, swimming, and golf.
- Jin and Mitchell Hope who was cast as Ben in Disney’s Descendants used to go to school together in Australia.
- His father was a ski lover so Jin learned snowboarding from him. He got quite good at the sport.
- The Awake singer used to come with his father on business trips to Australia, Europe, Japan, and many other places.
- He has two sugar gliders as pets named Odeng and Gukmul.
- He used to have a dog called JJanggu.
- Jin can speak Chinese (Mandarin) and also basic English.
- Three requirements for Jin’s happiness are friends, money, and calm or quiet place.
- His ideal type is a girl with puppy like looks and personality. Jin would love someone who is kind and good at cooking, but most importantly would take good care of him.
Pics of Jin
1. Jin looks really charming in this blue-green outfit
2. He looks extra dreamy surrounded by pastel colors
3. Only Jin could manage to look cool while wearing comfy outfit
4. This muted look is perfect for autumn
5. Jin can definitely elevate any looks, even with just simple shirt
With his handsome face and beautiful voice, no doubt Jin is one of many people’s favorite idols. We are certainly looking forward for more of his projects, both with BTS and in his solo career.