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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.



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".





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
BTS "We Are Bulletproof Pt.2" 2 Cool 4 Skool Writing
"No More Dream"
"Outro: Circle Room Cypher"
"Introduction: Youth" Youth Writing


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


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

Composing Producing

"Run (Ballad mix)" Writing


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

Composing Producing

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


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


Variety shows

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

Music video appearances


  • 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.


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