Jungkook (BTS)

Jungkook BTS - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Jungkook dove into the music industry with BTS back in 2013. With the group consisting of 7 members, he released the album 2 Cool 4 Skool.

Before joining BTS, Jungkook took part in Superstar K, where he auditioned for the talent show back in 2011.

He did not get the part, but seven entertainment companies offered him a casting job. He then chose Big Hit Entertainment and joined them as trainee.

Under BTS, Jungkook has made three solo songs. The first song he made is Begin, which is a part of the album Wings released in 2016.

Here, this K-pop idol told the story of going to Seoul at young age. Through the lyrics, he’s saying thank you towards the other BTS members.

Jungkook’s second song is titled Euphoria. The song was used in a short film to introduce the third installment of BTS’ album series Love Yourself.

The full version of Euphoria was also included on the Love Yourself: Answer compilation album.

The young man born in 1997 then followed this up with his third solo My Time.

It was released as part of the band’s Map of the Soul: 7 album. On the Billboard Hot 100, My Time managed to chart at number 84.

Jungkook also participated in producing some of BTS’ songs. For the song Magic Shop and Love is Not Over, he is credited as the main producer.

Outside of BTS, this man from Busan also has his own projects. One of them is a campaign called the One Dream, One Korea Campaign.

With many other Korean artists, he made a collaboration song in memory of the Korean War. The artists then sung the song at the One K Concert in October.

For the MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards, Jungkook joined Charlie Puth to perform hit song We Don’t Talk Anymore.

This K-pop star had covered the song two times before, one by himself and the other time with Jimin.

In June 2020, the man nicknamed Sold Out King released the song Still With You. The song was released for free in platform such as Soundcloud.

He did this to celebrate as part of BTS’ debut anniversary. Jungkook produced the song by himself.

Profile

  • Real Name: Jeon Jung Kook (전정국)
  • Stage Name: Jungkook (정국)
  • Nickname: Golden Maknae, Kookie, Jungkookie, Sold Out King
  • Birthday: September 1, 1997
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper, Center, Maknae (BTS)
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Producer
  • Education: Baek Yang Middle School, Seoul’s School of Performing Arts, Global Cyber University
  • Hobbies: Playing guitar, drawing, reading, cooking, playing sports
  • Parents: –
  • Sibling: Jeon Jung Hyun (Brother)
  • Girlfriend: –
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Facts

  • At first, Jungkook wanted to become badminton player. But he decided to become a singer instead after seeing Heartbreaker’s performance by G-Dragon.
  • In the summer of 2012, he went to Los Angeles for some dance training with Movement Lifestyle.
  • This Golden Maknae was one of the cast of travel-reality show Flower Crew for the pilot.
  • He also made apperance on Celebrity Bromance and competed in King of Mask Singer as Fencing Man.
  • Jungkook ranked as the third most-loved celebrity of the year in South Korea from a 2019 survey conducted by Gallup Korea.
  • In 2018, he took the first place as most beloved celebrities list in China for 10 weeks in a row for magazine Hi China.
  • This Virgo man is on the13th place in the Top 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017, then ranked second in the 2018 version.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother, Jeon Jung Hyun.
  • The man nicknamed Kookie also owns a dog called Gureum.
  • He can speak Korean, Japanese, and also basic English.
  • Jungkook is a black belt in Taekwondo.
  • Black is his favorite color
  • He wears 270 mm shoe size.
  • His favorite number is 1.
  • He already has his own driving license.
  • In the BTS dorm, Jungkook has his own room. Other members have said his room is the messiest but he denied it.
  • He wants to have V’s natural talent, Rap Monster’s knowledge, Jimin’s persistence and his effort, Suga’s diverse knowledge, J-Hope’s positive mind, and Jin’s wide shoulders.
  • He thinks he is most similar to V in terms of personality
  • This youngest BTS member is very good at cooking.
  • He doesn’t exercise a lot, Taeyang and Jay Park inspired him to start working out.
  • One of his hobbies is reading comic books, with Iron Man being one of his favorite characters.
  • Other than that, he also loves playing games, drawing, playing soccer, editing videos, finding new music, and creating song covers.
  • Jungkook calls himself a pro gamer. He can use two computers to play games at the same time.
  • His favorite food are anything with flour, such as pizza and also bread.
  • This K-pop star loves sunny weather when there is cool breeze.
  • He likes makeup and shoes, and also collecting bluetooth speakers.
  • During his time in school, this Euphoria singer liked Music and Art Class, and also Physical but he disliked everything else.
  • He was a handball player before joining BTS.
  • He learned how to B-boy with his friends when he was in 7th grade.
  • Some of the things he doesn’t like are bugs, tasteless things, getting hurt, and studying.
  • Even though he doesn’t like bugs, Jungkook used to keep stag beetle as pet but it died because of negligence.
  • He has some noticeable weird habit such as sniffles a lot due to his rhinitis and also wriggles his fingers a lot. He also has a habit of smiling when swearing.
  • He idolizes BigBang’s G-Dragon. He has also said that Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, and Usher are his musical inspiration.
  • In 10 years, the Sold Out King can see himself owning a duck meat restaurant or becoming a tattoo artist.
  • He is in a group chat with other 97 liners like GOT7‘s Yugyeom and Bambam, Seventeen‘s The8, Astro‘s Cha Eunwoo, Mingyu, DK, and NCT‘s Jaehyun.
  • The man from Busan has a motto saying: Living without passion is like being dead.
  • For Jungkook, an ideal date is walking on the beach at night. He would like to go somewhere on a trip with his loved one.
  • His ideal type is someone with the height of 168 cm but smaller than him. Ideally, his dream girl is someone who is nice, smart, and can be a good wife.  She is also have to be good at cooking. Jungkook likes someone with pretty legs and toned muscle, and good at singing.  But most importantly, the girl must like him.

Pics of Jungkook

1. Jungkook looks sexy with his hair pushed back

Jungkook BTS - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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2. The black and silver outfit makes him seems mysterious

Jungkook BTS - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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3. The fun summer look also fits him well

Jungkook BTS - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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4. He can rock any hair colors, including this bold pinkish one

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5. Jungkook also appears very classy in this black suit

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Jungkook is a hardworking idol with lots of talent. It’s exciting to see where he is going to be in couple of years.

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