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Jungkook (정국) is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, producer, and composer under BigHit Music. He is the main vocalist and maknae of the boy group BTS.

Career

Pre-debut

Jungkook auditioned for numerous shows such as Superstar K2 when he was in seventh grade. He was signed by Big Hit Entertainment and became a part of BTS in eighth grade.[1] He also went to the United States to learn Urban style, female dancing style, powerful dances, and other choreographies.[2]

2013: Debut with 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

Collaborations

Features

OSTs

Other releases

  • "I Know" (with RM) (2016)
  • "Still With You" (2020)

Producing and writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[3]
Artist Song Album Type
2013
BTS "We Are Bulletproof Pt.2" 2 Cool 4 Skool Writing
"No More Dream"
"Outro: Circle Room Cypher"
2015
"Introduction: Youth" Youth Writing

Composing

BTS "Outro: Love is Not Over" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Pt. 1 Writing

Composing Producing

"Run" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Pt. 2 Writing

Composing

"Autumn Leaves"
2016
BTS "Love Is Not Over (Full length edition)" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever Writing

Composing Producing

"Run (Ballad mix)" Writing

Composing

"Run (Alternative mix)"
2018
BTS "Magic Shop" Love Yourself: Tear Writing

Composing Producing

2020
BTS "My Time" Map of the Soul : 7 Writing

Composing

"Your Eyes Tell" Map of the Soul : 7 ~ The Journey ~
"Outro: The Journey"
"Skit" Be
"Telepathy"
"Stay"

Filmography

Variety shows

  • Flower Crew (SBS, 2016) - Episode 1
  • Celebrity Bromance (MBig TV, 2016) - (Episodes 35–39)

Music video appearances

Trivia

  • Nicknames: Golden Maknae, Kookie, JK, Nochu.
  • His Zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • His favorite colors are red, black and white.
  • His favorite number is number 1
    • Weather: Sunny and a warm windy breeze
    • Foods: Bread, pizza, anything with flour, pork soup rice, sashimi, and sea eel
    • Song: "See Through" by Zion.T feat Primary
    • Objects: Shoes, makeup
  • In 10 years, he wants to be an owner of a duck meat restaurant or be a tattooist.
  • In an interview, a reporter asked, "If you were to represent BTS with a color, what would it be?" Jungkook replied, "Hip-hop is black and red!".
  • His role model is G-Dragon from BIGBANG.
  • Supreme Team, G-Dragon and Macklemore inspire him.
  • One of his favorite artists is Zion.T.
  • He began learning how to play the guitar after seeing Justin Bieber.
  • He does not like any subjects other than Physical Education, Art, and Music Class.
  • He was the 5th member to be added to BTS (before V).
  • Motto: "Living without passion is like being dead".
  • He graduated high school on February 7, 2017.
  • He has an older brother named Jeon Jung-hyun.[4]
  • He loves playing games, drawing, and soccer.
  • He has a black belt in Taekwondo.[5]
  • He is a big fan of Iron Man.
  • His MBTI personality type is INFP.[6]
  • He likes to draw. He is also the most gifted in drawing in the group.
  • He left for Los Angeles in 2012 to train in a famous dance academy.
  • He did a cover of the title "Young, Wild and Free" by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa with J-Hope and Jimin.
  • His ideal type of girl is a girl who is at least 1m68 but is shorter than him, who is a good wife, a good cook, who is intelligent, who has beautiful legs and who is pleasant.
  • He tends to sniff and wiggle his fingers.
  • He is called Golden Maknae because he is gifted in everything whether it is dance, song, rap, or sport.[7]
  • Jungkook is the most appreciated member of the group. All the members of the group adore and pamper him.
  • Jimin's dream would be to go on a trip with Jungkook. But he prefers to go on a trip with his own brother. Jungkook says that Jimin loves him even more than his own brother loves him.
  • In 10 years, he sees himself as the owner of a duck meat restaurant or as a tattoo artist.
  • He often trains himself to compose and write. He would like to be able to offer songs as good as those of his hyungs (RM, Suga and J-Hope).
  • Jungkook would like to have the positive spirit of J-Hope, the perseverance of Jimin and the broad shoulders of Jin.
  • He claims to be addicted to music. He always has his headphones in his ears.
  • The agency had considered Seagull and Young Gun as the stage name for him. But they finally realized that Jungkook was better.[8]
  • He learned breakdancing in 5th grade.
  • He thinks that as a maknae his advantage is to be able to act childishly.
  • He thinks he behaves badly as a maknae because he is very close to the other members and they all tease each other like friends so he sometimes lets himself go.
  • Sometimes when Jin talks about his childhood, he really feels the age difference between them (5 years) and doesn't understand everything he says.
  • If he was a girl and had to go out with one of the members it would be Jin.
  • His room is the most messy.
  • RM quickly notices when he's not doing well. He is the one to whom he confides the most.
  • The first time he listened to a song by G-Dragon, he changed his dream and wanted to become an artist.[9]
  • Before, his dream was to become a badminton player.[9]
  • Jungkook exercises his voice, his abs and runs every day.
  • If Jungkook had a girlfriend, he would have liked to travel with her.
  • Jungkook is a fan of the group EXO. His favorite member is D.O..
  • He likes to call Jimin "little".
  • His ideal femininity type is the artist IU.

Gallery

Main article: Jungkook/Gallery

References

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