Jungkook Biography

Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer, and rapper of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys or BTS. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: September 1, 1997

Nationality: South Korean

Famous: Rappers K-Pop Singers

Age: 22 Years, 22 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Jeon Jungkook, Jeon Jeong-guk

Born in: Busan, South Korea

Famous as: Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys

Height: 5'10" (178 cm), 5'10" Males

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siblings: Jeon Jung Hyun (older brother)

City: Busan, South Korea

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education: Seoul School of Performing Arts, Baek Yang Middle school

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Jungkook, whose real name is Jeon Jeong-guk, is the lead vocalist, dancer, and rapper of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys or BTS. He is the youngest member of this hip-hop group which also has Kim Taehyung, Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, Suga and J-Hope. A part of BTS since 2013, the young man is popular amongst the youth and is known to uplift the audience during concerts with his raps and dance moves. 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 but other Asian countries as well. And we have to mention, most of his songs and videos have become huge hits. Besides being a talented singer, rapper, and dancer, Jungkook has a charismatic personality. His attractive looks have also contributed to his success. What’s surprising is that the media doesn’t have any information regarding his dating life!

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  • At the age of 13, Jungkook gave the audition for the television talent show ‘Superstar K’ but was rejected. Fortunately, on his way home, he got offers from eight different talent agencies. He was soon signed by Big Hit Entertainment. Aged 14, Jungkook learned dance from Movement Lifestyle. In the year 2013, he became a part of BTS and released his debut song ‘No More Dream’ for the album ‘2 Cool 4 Skool’. After this, Jungkook, along with his band mates, released several hit albums and songs. The band has also done innumerable stage shows and has even toured across several countries.
  • The band’s success can be perceived from the massive fan following and international popularity it has received. Note that the boy band has also been honoured with several awards till date. Some of the awards it has earned are Melon Music Award, Golden Disk Award, Seoul Music Award and Bonsang Award, to name a few.
  • Coming to Jungkook’s solo projects, he collaborated with some other Korean singers as well as political leaders for the song ‘One Dream One Korea’. This song depicts the relationship between South Korea and North Korea and the longing for the unification of the two nations. Also, Jungkook was featured in Jo Kwon’s music video ‘I'm Da One’ in 2012.
  • Jungkook has appeared in many TV shows as well. He appeared in three episodes of ‘BTS China Job’ in 2014. Two years later, he did a few TV projects including, ‘Flower Boy Bromance’, ‘Special MC in Music Core’, and ‘National Idol Singing Contest’. Also in 2016, the singer cum dancer became a part of the ‘Flower Crew’ reality program along with the likes of Jo Se-ho, Yoo Byung-jae, and Ki Min-seok.
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Personal Life
  • Jungkook was born with the name Jeon Jeong-guk on September 1, 1997 in Busan, South Korea. He studied at Baek Yang Middle school and also attended Seoul School of Performing Arts. The aspiring musician graduated in February 2017. Jungkook is also said to be a skilled cook. Among other passions, he loves drawing and playing games, especially soccer. Currently, Jungkook resides with his father, mother, and older brother Jung Hyun. Other than this, not much information is known about the singer’s family.

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- August 02, 2018

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