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Jin (진) is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actor under Big Hit Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group BTS.

Career

Pre-debut

He got into music by playing guitar which he has done since childhood. Although his main interest was acting, BigHit recruited him as a singer.

2013–present: BTS

He made his debut as a member of BTS on June 13, 2013 with the group's first single album "2 Cool 4 Skool".

Discography

OSTs

  • "Hwarang OST Part.2" ("It's Definitely You" with V) (2016)
  • "BTS World OST Part 1" ("Dream Glow" with Jungkook, Jimin & Charli XCX) (2019)

Other releases

  • "Awake" (Christmas Ver.) (2016)
  • "Tonight" (2019)

Producing and writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2013 BTS "Outro: Circle Room Cypher" 2 Cool 4 Skool Writing
2015 "Boyz With Fun" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Pt. 1 Writing
Composing
"Outro: Love Is Not Over"
2016 "Love Is Not Over (Full length edition)" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever Writing
Composing
"Awake" Wings
Jin (Him) "Awake (Christmas Ver.)" N/A
2017 BTS "Spring Day" You Never Walk Alone Writing
2019 Jin (Him) "Tonight" N/A Writing
Composing
2020 BTS "Moon" Map of the Soul : 7 Writing

Filmography

Variety shows

  • Law of the Jungle (Kota Manado) (SBS, 2017)

Music video appearances

Trivia

  • He is the oldest member of the band BTS.
  • His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • He has an older brother.
  • His favorite color is blue (as stated a BTS interview for J-14 Magazine from 2017). Pink used to be his favorite color.
  • His favorite number is 4.
  • His hobbies are cooking, playing video games on the Nintendo, and taking selcas.
  • His favorite video game is MapleStory. In November 6, 2019 when he saw a photo which is a fan shared a photo of a banner that congratulates a medical school student for being the first Seoul University student to win over the boss monster, Black Mage, in reply, he expressed his love for that monster's story.[1] But in March 18, 2020, he announced that he would no longer play that game, because his game item got destroyed.[2]
  • His favorite weather is Spring sunlight.
  • His role model is T.O.P from BIGBANG.
  • His favorite foods are lobster, meat, and Naengmyeon (Korean cold noodles).
  • The BTS members said if Jin was not human he would be a Wolf (Jungkook and Suga), a Grandma (Jimin), or a princess (J-Hope).
  • He is the only member of BTS to ever trend worldwide. He has trended several times because of his good looks.
  • Jin was at one point scouted by S.M. Entertainment. He assumed it was a scam, however. He ended up getting successfully street-scouted by BigHit after the BigHit casting director chased after Jin as he was getting off of a bus.
  • Members say he is different in front of the camera.
  • In real life he is said to be quieter.
  • He is suspected to have come from a wealthy family.
  • He is the only member who has gone to university.
  • After RM he is the most fluent in English.
  • He plays guitar.
  • His MBTI personality type is INTP.[3]

Gallery

Main article: Jin (BTS)/Gallery

References

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