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Jungkook (BTS) Biography, Facts, Age, Height, Songs, Girlfriend, Family, Education, Net Worth, Phot

Jeon Jungkook Biography (Who is Jeon Jungkook?)

Jeon Jung-kook (Korean: 전정국), better known as Jungkook, is a South Korean singer, dancer, and songwriter. Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer, and rapper of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys or BTS (방탄소년단). He is the youngest member and vocalist in the BTS.

Jungkook is extremely talented and this is the reason that despite being so young he has received a huge fan following as well as popularity not just in South Korea from all over the world. In a 2019 survey conducted by Gallup Korea, Jungkook ranked as the third most-loved celebrity of the year in South Korea.

Jungkook was 2019’s most-searched male K-pop idol on Google and was the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020. Also, the most searched K-pop idol on other social media platforms as well.

Quick information:

Stage NameJungkook (정국)
Full NameJeon Jung Kook (전정국)
Hangul전정국
Hanja田柾國
Revised RomanizationJeon Jeong-guk
Date of BirthSeptember 1, 1997 (age 25)
Birth PlaceBusan, South Korea
OccupationSinger, Songwriter, Dancer
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
GenresK-pop, EDM
Years active2013–present
Associated actsBTS (방탄소년단)
LabelsBig Hit

Early Life & Education:

Jungkook (BTS) Biography, Facts, Age, Height, Songs, Girlfriend, Family, Education, Net Worth, Phot
Jungkook Childhood Picture

Jeon Jungkook was born on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea. His family consists of his parents and an elder brother. He attended Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan. When he became a trainee, he transferred to Singu Middle School in Seoul.

Jungkook initially had dreams of becoming a badminton player when he was young, but after seeing G-Dragon perform “Heartbreaker” on television, it influenced him to want to become a singer.

He graduated from Seoul’s School of Performing Arts, an arts high school, in 2017. In November 2016, he decided to forgo taking the CSATs, Korea’s nationwide university entrance exam. As of 2020, he is enrolled at Global Cyber University, majoring in Broadcasting and Entertainment.

Career:

Jungkook (BTS) Biography, Facts, Age, Height, Songs, Girlfriend, Family, Education, Net Worth, Phot

At the age of 13 (2011), Jungkook auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K during its auditions in Daegu. Fortunately, he was not selected, but he received casting offers from seven entertainment companies. He eventually chose to become a trainee under Big Hit Entertainment after seeing RM, now his fellow band member and leader in BTS, perform.

To work on his dance skills in preparation for his debut, he went to Los Angeles during the summer of 2012 to receive dance training from Movement Lifestyle. In June 2012, he appeared in Jo Kwon’s “I’m Da One” music video and also worked as a backup dancer for Glam before his debut.

On June 12, 2013, Jungkook made his debut as a member of BTS with the track “No More Dream” from their debut single album, 2 Cool 4 Skool.

Under BTS, he has sung three solo songs; the first, pop track “Begin” from the 2016 album Wings, The second, a future bass song titled “Euphoria” from Love Yourself Series, and the third one is “My Time” from the album Map of the Soul: 7. “Euphoria” and “My Time” are the first and second longest charting solo tracks among K-pop singers on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart, having spent 72 and 68 weeks respectively on the ranking.

Jungkook has been credited as the main producer for two of BTS’ songs: “Love is Not Over” and “Magic Shop”. On October 25, 2018, Jungkook (together with the rest of the BTS members) was ordained with the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea. In 2016, Jungkook was cast in the pilot episode of Flower Crew. He also appeared on Celebrity Bromance, and competed in King of Mask Singer under the name “Fencing Man,” appearing in episode 72.

On November 6, 2018, Jungkook performed “We Don’t Talk Anymore” with original singer Charlie Puth in a special collaboration stage during the MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards. Various artists have cited him as an influence and role model such as Kim Dong-han and Hyeongseop X Euiwoong. Jungkook has cited Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, and Usher among his musical inspirations.

Award and Nomination:

  • Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit (2018)
  • MTV Millennial Awards – Global Instagrammer (2019)

Jeon Jungkook Albums & Songs:

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Jeon Jungkook Girlfriend / Relationship & Love Affairs:

As with all the BTS members, Jungkook is currently single but has previously been rumored to date K-pop stars Jeong Ye In of the group ‘Lovelyz’, Jung Chae Yeon from ‘DIA’ as well as a 2015 rumor that he dated CUBE trainee Ko So-hyun.

Jungkook (BTS) Biography, Facts, Age, Height, Songs, Girlfriend, Family, Education, Net Worth, Phot

Facts About Jeon Jungkook:

  • His nicknames are Golden Maknae and Kookie.
  • His favorite number is 1.
  • His favorite type of weather is sunny with a warm windy breeze.
  • His favorite colors are red, black (primarily), and white. (He’s also taken a liking to yellow.)
  • His favorite foods are: Bread, pizza, anything with flour, pork soup rice, sashimi, and sea eel. (He favors pork belly the most.)
  • He started learning to play the guitar after seeing Justin Bieber.
  • In 10 years, he wants to be an owner of a duck meat restaurant or a tattooist.
  • He doesn’t like any subjects except for Physical Education, Art, and Music Class.
  • He can speak Korean, English, and Japanese.
  • Jungkook was 2019’s most-searched male K-pop idol on Google according to their mid-year chart. He topped the chart again in 2020.
  • He the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
  • On Tumblr, he ranked 1st in ‘Top K-Pop Stars’ for 3 consecutive years.
  • He used to be very shy during auditions, to the point he almost couldn’t debut.
  • He likes to bully his hyungs.
  • He does not like to eat vegetables as much.
  • Jungkook was 2019’s most-searched male K-pop idol on Google according to their mid-year chart. He topped the chart again in 2020.
  • He the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
  • On Tumblr, he ranked 1st in ‘Top K-Pop Stars’ for 3 consecutive years.
  • He used to be very shy during auditions, to the point he almost couldn’t debut.
  • He likes to bully his hyungs.
  • He does not like to eat vegetables as much.

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