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Kim Tae-hyung, also known as V, is a South Korean singer and dancer. He is best recognized for being one of the members of Big Hit Entertainment’s boy group BTS.

Career

V began his career in the music industry by joining Big Hit Entertainment as their trainee.

With BTS, he eventually made his debut in 2013 with the song No More Dream from their single album 2 Kool 4 Skool.

This K-pop idol is widely known for his talent in songwriting. He has written and even contributed to music composition in several BTS songs.

Some of his works can be heard on Hold Me Tight,  Fun Boyz, and Run.  For the song Run, V composed the melody while Jungkook wrote the lyrics.

V has also released several solo songs under BTS. The first one being Stigma, a self written song for the album Wings.

He then followed it up with Singularity, a song used as a trailer for album Love Yourself: Tear. The song was well received among critics.

Troughout his career, the man born in Daegu has also made several collaborations.

He joined Zara Larsson for a song called A Brand New Day for mobile game BTS World. The song managed to debut on top of World Digital Song Sales chart.

He has also worked with his fellow member Jimin in creating Friends for BTS fourth studio album Map of the Soul: 7. In this album, V also has written a solo song called Inner Child.

Outside of the band, this songwriter has also made a name for himself. He released his first full solo song Scenery through BTS’ soundcloud page.

V composed and wrote the song by himself, he even took the photograph used as the cover artwork.

In the span of two weeks since the release, Scenery has broken the daily streaming records 9 times.

Just seven months later, the man who grew up in Geochang released his first English solo song titled Winter Bear.

Later on, V also released a self-directed music video to accompany it through BTS’ Youtube channel.

This K-pop idol has also made his debut in acting by landing a role in Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. He paired up with Jin for its’ soundtrack by creating a duet titled It’s Definitely You.

His other endeavor in soundtrack came in 2020 for Itaewon Class. The song is called Sweet Night and was produced, written, and sung by V himself.

The song was very well received and even landed at number 2 Billboard’s US Digital Song Sales chart.

Profile

  • Real Name: Kim Tae Hyung (김태형)
  • Stage Name: V (뷔)
  • Nickname: TaeTae, Blank Tae, CGV
  • Birthday: December 30, 1995
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual (BTS)
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Producer
  • Education: Korea Art School, Global Cyber University
  • Hobbies: Playing basketball, scuba diving, photography, drawing
  • V’s Spotify List:  V’s Favorite Tracks
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @thv
  • Tiktok: –
  • Youtube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 63 Kg (139 lbs)
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurements: 41-34-14 (Bust -41, Waist -34, and Arms -14 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Family

  • Father: –
  • Mother: – 
  • Brother: Kim Jeong-gyu
  • Sister: Kim Eon-jin

Girlfriend & Dating History

Jennie BLACKPINK

In May 2022, V and Jennie were allegedly seen riding car together in Jeju Island, South Korea.

That being said, Jennie’s agency, YG Entertainment shared an official statement that they “cannot confirm anything.”

In August, V’s photo that’s allegedly taken by Jennie leaked on the internet, showing him getting his hair prepared and styled. Internet users debated about its validity, with some brought the supposed evidence of him wearing the same outfit months earlier.

Neither V nor Jennie has ever addressed the dating rumors personally.

Net Worth

Even though the exact amount of V’s net worth is not known, multiple sources estimated the number lies anywhere between $20 million and $40 million.

His wealth’s mainly accumulated through his earnings as a musician and a member of BTS.

Music

BTS has cemented its place as the top-selling artist from South Korea of all time. As cited from Circle Chart, they have sold more than 40 million copies of albums.

From touring alone, the group raked $170 million in 2019. It’s estimated that the BTS members earned $50 million in total from touring revenues, in which each member is approximated to earn around $7 million.

Real Estate

V reportedly purchased an apartment unit located in the Apelbaum complex, Samsung-dong, Gangnam-Gu, for ₩5.1 billion KRW or roughly equivalent to $4.55 million in July 2019.

Facts

  • Before moving to Seoul, V lived in Geochang.
  • His family consists of father, mother, a younger brother, and also a younger sister.
  • V came from a poor family of farmers and never thought he would become famous one day.
  • In an interview with The Star, he revealed that if he wasn’t in BTS he would probably be a farmer.
  • If he gets a day off, V would like to visit his parents.
  • This Scenery singer was originally left handed but can use both of his hands now.
  • He is most confident with his hand among his other body parts.
  • This South Korean can speak Japanese fluently.
  • He is the second best English speaker in BTS after RM.
  • Grey is his favorite color.
  • V likes the number 10 the most.
  • Some of his favorite items are his big dolls, computer, clothes, accessories, shoes, and anything that is unique.
  • He already has his driving license.
  • While sleeping, he has a habit of clenching his teeth.
  • The man nicknamed TaeTae is said to have a 4D personality.
  • His eyes are quite unique with one of them has single eyelid while the other is double eyelid.
  • He gets drunk easily by just drinking one glass of beer.
  • V prefers hot cocoa to coffee.
  • He loves Gucci.
  • He likes collecting ties.
  • One of his favorite genre of music is classical and would play it when he sleeps.
  • This talented songwriter also likes Vincent van Gogh.
  • He has revealed that he likes Kyung Hoon
  • TaeTae also likes amusement parks. Especially extreme rides, like the gyro drop, roller coaster, and gyro swing.
  • He has a black Pomeranian Teacup named Yeontan.
  • He can climb tree but he can’t get back down.
  • Girl’s Generation album is the first album he bought.
  • This K-pop idol is really good at dancing and can even dance in high heels.
  • He likes photography and might be a photographer if he wasn’t an idol.
  • Out of all the BTS members, he is the pickiest eater.
  • Eric Bannet is his favorite artist.
  • He really looks up to his father. He wishes to be like him, someone who takes good care of his kids, always willing to listen, and would give them advise.
  • In the old dorm, V used to share a room with RM. Now in the new dorm, he gets his own room.
  • He is in charge of the washing machine in the dorm.
  • This Capricorn man is great at creating a good mood in BTS.
  • He would go to Jin and Jimin when he has a problem. But he finds it easier to talk to Jimin since they are the same age.
  • This Winter Bear singer had said that Jimin was his best friend.
  • Some of his other friends are SHINee‘s Minho, Park Bogum, Kim Minjae, BTOB‘s Sungjae, EXO’s Baekhyun, and also GOT7’s Mark.
  • He took part in variety show Celebrity Bros alongside Kim Minjae.
  • Fans said V looks like EXO’s Baekhyun and B.A.P’s Daehyun.
  • He is the most popular BTS member in Taiwan according to a poll created by Yahoo Taiwan.
  • He topped the rank in the Top 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017, and got 5th place on the 2018 ranking.
  • His requirement for happiness includes family, health, and honor.
  • V picks amusement park as the place for ideal date, but a nearby park is also not bad. He would like for his date to hold his hand as he likes cute dating.
  • His ideal type is someone who loves him and would take care of him. He also would like someone who has a lot of aegyo.

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Quotes

“The fans gave us the wings that allowed us to be where we are. So we’re always thankful, and we know we’re here thanks to our fans.”

“I was always worried about things but I focused on finding happiness.”

“Thinking that we have touched ARMY members is something I would like to applaud ourselves for.”

“I like to pick one piece that pops against everything else. I like flashy shirts, or I’ll wear a simple shirt with a fancy tie. I also like vintage pieces, more stand-out ones.”

“Be yourself. Create your own unique style.”

“I am a grown-up but I am still a kid at heart.”

“The way we write our solo songs is that we take the emotions that we feel and put them in the lyrics. And we try to put them in the songs.”

“I think I may have become a grown man.”

“With each concept, we change it up completely and the styles have been so diverse. For ‘Boy in Luv,’ we wore school uniforms. For ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears,’ it was a range of suits and white shirts.”

“I don’t think my personality will change. No matter how much time passes or how old I get, I’d like to be considered a playful person to everyone.”

“I may not be poetic but i’d love to write songs that convey my true feelings.”

“As artists, we have to change our style to match each concept. We’re always changing, ever changing.”

“You have to eat a lot in order to stay fit.”

Pics of V

1. V looks absolutely angelic in this all white outfit

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2. He can also pull off a classy look with this gray suit

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3. Soft pink might be his color

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4. With fur jacket on, V appears really glamorous

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5. The combination of dark jacket and bright bold colors is really nice

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FAQs

Who is V (BTS)?

He is a South Korean singer and dancer.

Who is V (BTS)’s real name?

His real name is Kim Tae Hyung (김태형).

What makes V (BTS) famous?

He’s famous as one of the members of Big Hit Entertainment’s boy group BTS.

Where is V (BTS) from?

He was born in Daegu, South Korea.

How old is V (BTS)?

He was born in 1995, and he is 28 years old as of 2023.

When V (BTS) celebrates his birthday?

He celebrates on the 30th of every December.

How tall is V (BTS)?

His height is 5’10” or 179 cm.

Who are V (BTS)’s parents?

He did not reveal the names of his father and mother

Is V (BTS) married?

He is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether he is in a relationship or not.

Who is V (BTS)’s ex-girlfriend?

None of hs ex-girlfriend is known to the public. However, he used to be rumored to date Jennie BLACKPINK.

How rich is V (BTS)?

His net worth is around $20 million to $40 million.

What is V (BTS) nationality?

His nationality is South Korean.

V is a hardworking idol with an unbelievable talent in songwriting. Hopefully, he would bless us with another one of his creation soon.