Jungkook
Name: Jungkook
Hangul: 정국
Occupation: Pop Singer
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 1, 1997
Age: 23
Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Jungkook

Jungkook was born on September 1, 1997 in Busan, South Korea (23 years old). Jungkook is a Pop Singer, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: South Korea. Approx. Net Worth: $12 Million.

Trivia

He and the Bangtan Boys were named New Artist of the Year at the 2013 MelOn Music Awards, 2013 Golden Disk Awards, 2014 Seoul Music Awards, and 2014 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards. 

Net Worth 2020

$12 Million
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Before Fame

He joined the other 6 members of the group to debut in June of 2013 with their first title song "No More Dream." 

Biography

Notes

  1. Member of boy band "BTS".

Movies

  • Bring the Soul: The Movie (2019)
  • Love Yourself In Seoul (2019)
  • Burn the Stage: the Movie (2018)

Biography Timeline

1997

Jeon Jung-kook (Korean: 전정국) 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.

2011

In 2011, Jungkook auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K during its auditions in Daegu. Though he was not selected, 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 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. 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, and is currently enrolled at Global Cyber University along with BTS members RM, J-Hope, Suga, V and Jimin. Jungkook has cited Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Usher among his musical inspirations.

2013

On June 12, 2013, Jungkook made his debut as a member of BTS with the release of the single 2 Cool 4 Skool. Under BTS, he has sung two solo tracks; the first, pop track "Begin" from the 2016 album Wings, told his story of moving to Seoul at a young age to become an idol and expresses his gratitude towards his fellow members for taking care of him during that time. The second track, a future bass song titled "Euphoria", was released with an accompanying nine-minute short film on April 5, 2018 as the introduction to the third part of BTS' "Love Yourself" series. The full studio track was included on their album Love Yourself: Answer on August 24, 2018. Euphoria was produced by DJ Swivel and charted at number five on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. It charted for 13 weeks on the World Digital Song Sales.

2015

In September 2015, Jungkook participated in the "One Dream, One Korea" campaign, taking part in a song collaboration alongside numerous Korean artists in memory of the Korean War. The song was released September 24 and presented at the One K Concert in Seoul on October 15.

2016

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.

2018

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.

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. The song was one he had previously covered twice, solo and with fellow BTS member Jimin.

2019

In a 2019 survey conducted by Gallup Korea, Jungkook ranked as the third most-loved celebrity of the year in South Korea. He debuted on the list in 2016 at 20th, then ranked 17th in 2017, and then 8th in 2018. In 2018, Jungkook placed first for 10 weeks in a row for magazine Hi China, under the most beloved celebrities list in China. Jungkook is also extremely popular on social media amongst fans. In October 2018, he broke the record of most real-time viewers with his solo live broadcast in V Live history, with more than 3.7 million viewers worldwide; in December 2018, a video of him singing in the studio became the most retweeted tweet in South Korea that year. Various artists have cited him as an influence and role model, such as Kim Dong-han and Hyeongseop X Euiwoong.

2020

On June 4, 2020, Jungkook released the song "Still With You", for free on platforms such as SoundCloud as a part of BTS' yearly debut celebrations. Billboard described the song as having "tinkling synths and gently strummed guitars and brushed drums". Jungkook produced the piece himself.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Jungkook is 24 years, 2 months and 29 days old. Jungkook will celebrate 25th birthday on a Thursday 1st of September 2022.

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Facts

  1. Jungkook likes reading.
  2. Jungkook's nickname is Kookie.
  3. Jungkook's favourite color is red.
  4. Jungkook's example to follow is G-Dragon.
  5. Jungkook likes cooking traditional dishes.
  6. Jungkook's favourite dish is pork soup rice.
  7. Are there any favourite styles of dance that he masters?
    Jeon likes Contemporary style and Urban Style.
  8. What is his own opinion of his own creative activity?
    Jeon claims that he is dissatisfied with his talent and he is sure that his dancing and volal need development.
  9. What dream did he have in his childhood?
    Jeon dreamt of becoming a tattoo-artist when he was a boy as he was greatly impressed by the tattoos he had seen on other people.
  10. What are the main principles in life of the star?
    One of his most important rules in life is never to stay indifferent. When a person is indifferent he becomes almost dead.
  11. What recommendation can Jeon give to the beginners who want to dance?
    Jungkook's main advice is not to have any feelings or emotions while dancing. This creativity demands focusing on the moving and the message of the dance.

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