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.
- 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)
- Height: 178,8 cm (5’10.4″)
- Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
- Blood Type: AB
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- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Producer
- Education: Korea Art School, Global Cyber University
- Hobbies: Playing basketball, scuba diving, photography, drawing
- Parents: –
- Sibling: 1 brother & 1 sister
- Girlfriend: –
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- 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.
Pics of V
1. V looks absolutely angelic in this all white outfit
2. He can also pull off a classy look with this gray suit
3. Soft pink might be his color
4. With fur jacket on, V appears really glamorous
5. The combination of dark jacket and bright bold colors is really nice
V is a hardworking idol with an unbelievable talent in songwriting. Hopefully, he would bless us with another one of his creation soon.