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Interesting Facts That You Must Know About Jungkook (BTS)

Interesting Facts That You Must Know About Jeon Jungkook (BTS)

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.

Interesting Facts About Jeon Jungkook (BTS):

  • Jungkook was born in Busan, South Korea.
  • Jungkook’s family consists of: Mom, dad, older brother named Jeon Jung Hyun.
  • His nicknames are Golden Maknae and Kookie.
  • His favorite number is 1.
  • His favorite type of weather is sunny with a warm windy breeze.
  • He likes shoes and makeup. His shoe size is 270 mm.
  • 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.
  • He loves playing games, drawing, and soccer.
  • 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 classes.
  • He can speak Korean, English, and Japanese.
  • He used to be very shy during auditions, to the point he almost couldn’t debut.
  • He likes to bully his hyungs. In 7th grade, Jungkook learned B-boying in a club with some friends and hyungs.
  • He does not like to eat vegetables as much.
  • He was on King Of Masked Singer as Fencing Man and sang “If You”, a song by BIGBANG.
  • His motto is: “Living without passion is like being dead”.
  • Jungkook wants to go on the trip with his lover someday.
  • After randomly seeing and falling in love with future member Rap Monster’s rap, he decided to join Big Hit Entertainment.
  • He did covers of Justin Bieber’s song, Nothing Like Us, Purpose; Charlie Puth’s We Don’t Talk Anymore; Troye Sivan’s Fools with RM, Adam Levine’s Lost Stars, and Tori Kelly’s Paper Hearts.
  • In a Vlive, he promised ARMYs that from that date, November 28th, 2016, he would study English until next year. His promise was kept and his English has improved.
  • In a fan meet, he mentioned he would prefer a partner that is older than him (a noona).
  • During Flower Boys, he was the art club president.
  • He enjoys bowling and playing Overwatch.
  • He loves reading comic books.
  • In his trainee days, he cooked glazed potatoes for the members.
  • If j-hope was ever to introduce his sister to one of the members, it would be Jung Kook.
  • He is a big fan of IU and described her as his ideal type.
  • He really hates being called Oppa (an older guy you are in a relationship with), especially when fans appear to be a noona (older) fan.
Interesting Facts That You Must Know About Jeon Jungkook (BTS)
  • Jungkook owns a dog named 구름/Gureum (Cloud).
  • On September 1, 2017, (his birthday) he released a cover of Justin Bieber’s song 2U.
  • On January 16, 2018, he released a cover of Lee Hi ‘s Breathe on their Twitter account.
  • Jung Kook mentioned in this interview that his favorite body parts are his thighs.
  • He also said in another interview that he likes his voice.
  • Jungkook likes collecting Bluetooth speakers.
  • Jung Kook also said that he will make a mixtape in Buzzfeed’s interview.
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  • In the same interview as the above, he said he likes his passion.
  • He produced and wrote Magic Shop, which is featured on the full length album, Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’. It’s the second song he produced, prior to Love Is Not Over , which was released on The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 , and The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever.
  • He used to listen to My Chemical Romance.
  • He owns his own studio called ‘Golden Closet’ (Golden Closet Film/Studios). The name comes from Jung Kook’s old dorm room, which was basically a big walk-in closet and the first part of his nickname, Golden Maknae. This is where he recorded his covers and such before moving to the new current dorm.
  • His Zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • He is the youngest member of BTS.
  • He said he usually doesn’t exercise a lot but started working out after seeing Taeyang and Jay Park.
  • Jungkook ranked 13th in the “Top 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017”.
  • Jungkook is ranked 2nd on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
  • He attended Baek Yang Middle School.
  • His hobbies including drawing, filming and photography, playing games, playing football, and dancing.
  • He has a habit of sniffing a lot because he has rhinitis. He wiggles his fingers often as well.
  • He does not like tasteless things, insects, hurting himself, or studying.
  • In Grade 7, Jung Kook learned B-boying at a club with friends and hyungs.
  • He has a black belt in Taekwondo.
  • Suga: “Jungkook has a good memory so he can imitate us well. And I remember that when Jungkook first came, he was shorter than me. Seeing him grow taller makes me feel like I’ve raised him.”
  • Jimin: “I’m 2 years older than him but he keeps making fun of me for my height.”
  • Jin: “He’s quite bad at refusing requests.”
  • Rap Monster: “Individualistic, doesn’t share clothes. Washes his clothes separately. A slight timidness that’s like a maknae. Although he wants to seem manly, he’s actually a cutie. Although his passion overflows, it doesn’t go on long. Puberty, rebellious, but it seems cute.”
  • J-Hope: “He’s the maknae who talks backs a lot and doesn’t listen. Although he personality is quite kind… I also have no answer for his personality”
  • V: “Truthfully, he’s the same as me. I have no answer.”
  • His dream, when he was younger, was to become a badminton player. In his first year of high school, he listened to G-Dragon songs and changed his dream to that of becoming a singer.
  • He likes to read comic books.
  • Jimin says that Jung Kook smiles when he swears.
  • He generally doesn’t like bugs, but he likes cool bugs like (stag) beetles. He used to have a stag beetle when he was younger, but it died because he didn’t take care of it well.
  • The other members say that Jung Kook’s dorm room is the messiest, but Jung Kook denies this claim.
  • He likes collecting Bluetooth speakers.
  • He said he usually didn’t exercise much but started working out after seeing the bodies of idols such as Taeyang and Jay Park.
  • He is friends with GOT7’s Bambam & Yugyeom, Seventeen’s DK, Mingyu & The8, and NCT’s Jaehyun (aka the ’97 line). Jung Kook and Bambam mentioned the ’97 squad in their ‘thanks’ from their recent albums. Jung Kook, Bambam & Yugyeom (GOT7), The8, Mingyu, & DK (Seventeen), and Jaehyu (NCT) are in a group conversation called “The Passengers of 1997.”
  • His ideal date is “walking along the beach at night.”
  • Jungkook’s ideal type is someone who’s at least 168 cm but smaller than him, is a good wife, good at cooking, smart, has pretty legs, and is nice. Also, a girl who likes him and is good at singing. He also wants someone with toned muscles.
  • Things he wants to steal from other members: RM’s knowledge, Suga’s diverse knowledge, j-hope’s positive spirit, Jimin’s persistence and effort, V’s natural talent, and Jin’s broad shoulders.
  • He likes matching sets. He feels uneasy whenever his top and pants are different. (Run BTS! – EP. 29)
Interesting Facts That You Must Know About Jungkook (BTS)
  • He has a driver’s license.
  • He can play games on two computers at once. (Knowing Brother – EP. 94)
  • Thinks that V is the most similar to him, quote: “V Hyung. He’s random, our comedic cords match well, and I think our personalities are similar.”
  • BTS member ranking according to Jung Kook: “Rap hyung – Jin hyung – SUGA hyung – Hope hyung – Jimin hyung – V hyung – Jung Kook.”
  • He likes to do imitations/impersonations of his fellow band members, particularly Jimin.
  • He likes to tease Jimin about his height.
  • He has said RM is a role model of his, mentioning on numerous occasions how much RM continues to inspire him and being the primary reason why he joined BTS/BigHit.
  • In his earlier days, Jung Kook would cry if he felt he didn’t sing a song correctly or well.
  • He is a perfectionist and is very self-critical and meticulous.
  • He is a huge fan of IU; his ringtone is one of IU’s songs.
  • On Twitter, he had the most retweeted tweet of 2019 and the 2nd most retweeted tweet of 2020.
  • In March 2021, Jungkook set a new all-time record for the most real-time viewers in V Live history when his solo live broadcast surpassed 22 million.

  • His favorite Avenger is Iron Man.
  • He is the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
  • Jungkook was 2019’s and 2020’s most-searched male K-pop idol on Google according to their mid-year chart.
  • Jungkook’s popularity has earned him the nickname “Sold Out King” as items that he is seen using often sell out quickly.
  • Jungkook has cited Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, and Usher among his musical inspirations.
  • He has seen the Japanese animation ‘Kimi No Na Wa’. He jokingly believes he will have found his true love/soulmate if he hears a bell ring.
  • In December 2018, a video of him singing in the studio became the most retweeted tweet in South Korea that year.
  • He graduated from the Seoul School of Performing Arts (SOPA) high school in February 2017.
  • Out of all the members, Jung Kook responds to texts the least.
  • He prefers to wear darker hair colors (black and various shades of brown). He thinks unnatural and bright colors don’t suit him. However, he will wear colorful highlights (ex. pink, reddish-pink, blonde, etc…) in his hair occasionally.
  • He once bleached his hair completely white, but changed it back to brown because he thought he looked too much like a grandpa.
  • When Jung Kook first moved into the dorms and met the other members, he was very shy and would shower late at night when everyone was asleep to avoid seeing or disturbing them.
  • His solo song “Begin” is a song dedicated to the other members. He explained that the song was about how his journey started at the age of 15 (Korean age) and was a way of him thanking his hyungs for helping him become the person he is today.
  • He, along with Jimin and V, were voted as one of the 100 most handsome faces of 2017. Earning him a spot at #13.
  • He is very competitive and hates losing, especially in things pertaining to athletics and games.
  • He is very athletic himself and considered the strongest (after Jin) and the fastest out of the members.
  • In a 2019 survey conducted by Gallup Korea, Jungkook ranked as the third most-loved celebrity of the year in South Korea.
  • He is known and serves the title as the bunny of the group, most notably for his bunny smile/teeth.
  • He has had the most ear piercings of all the members. He has 9 in total. (Wears multiple piercings on each ear currently. 5 on the right, and 4 on the left)
  • SUGA and Jung Kook always joke about opening a lamb skewers restaurant when they retire.
  • He likes Banana Milk.
  • He is currently learning how to play the piano. He is the third member to play piano, after SUGA and Jin. (However, in a recent Vlive, he mentioned that he stopped because he didn’t have someone to properly teach him.)
  • He mentioned one of the most embarrassing moments for him was when he got scolded by Jimin.
  • He is sensitive to smell. (i.e has a good sense of smell.) His favored type of scent is soap smell.
  • His BT21 character is a pink rabbit named Cooky.
  • He often refers to Jimin as ‘Jimin-ssi’ rather than ‘Hyung’.
  • He revealed that he wants to get a tattoo.
  • When Jung Kook gets nervous he will fidget frequently.
  • He has said that he rarely wore anything pink colored, but that changed because of his BT21 character, “Cooky.”
  • During the World Tour for Love Yourself, Jung Kook injured his foot and couldn’t perform for 7 concert days. He had to get stitches in his heel.
  • Jung Kook along with Jin ,and V were voted as 100 Most Handsome Men of 2018, earning him a spot at #22.
  • His Spotify playlist is called Jungkook: I am Listening to it Right Now.
  • Before joining the group he was a handball player.
  • He ranked 1st in The Sexiest Man in the World 2018.
  • He ranked 2nd in The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018.
  • He stated in a Vlive that he doesn’t like to eat late at night, as doing so will give him heartburn and an upset stomach the following morning.
  • He is shy and introverted. (However, he’s gotten a lot more outgoing and social over time)
  • His voice deepens whenever he speaks in Satoori.
  • His nickname, ‘Golden Maknae’, was given to him by RM.
  • Jung Kook has stated that he takes an interest in make-up and he’s moderately knowledgeable about it.
  • His favorite song from Map of the Soul: Persona is “Mikrokosmos”.
  • He has taken up boxing.
  • He listens to Billie Eilish; his favorite songs are “Lovely” and “Ocean Eyes”. He also wants to collaborate with her.
  • He went to Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour in Los Angeles on May 7, 2019.
  • He finds the word ‘frustrated’ difficult to pronounce in the English language.
  • Jung Kook’s solo song “Euphoria” was featured on the American television show “Euphoria” on HBO.
  • Jung Kook is Trypophobic. (The fear of small or tiny holes; especially when clustered together) (Run BTS EP.70-71)
  • He has multiple tattoos, specifically on his right hand/arm.
  • Jung Kook gets flustered and his ears turn red whenever he’s openly expressing his feelings. (Winter Package 2020)

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