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Jungkook

Jungkook Love Yourself Answer Concept Photo S Version

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Personal Information
Real Name Jeon Jeong-guk
Hangul 전정국
Other Names Jungkookie
Kookie
JK
Golden Maknae
Justin Seagull
Jeon Seagull[1]
Birthdate September 1, 1997 (age 20)[2]
Birth Place Busan, South Korea
Height 178 cm (1.78 m)[2]
Weight 61 kg[2]
Blood Type A[2]
Occupation
Job Singer, dancer, songwriter, record producer
Genre Dance, Ballad, Hip-Hop
Years active 2013–present
Labels LOEN Entertainment[3]
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS
Signature
Signature of BTS' Jungkook
Website Official Website
BTS Twitter (Shared by members)
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We all have lots to pitch in, there’s no knowing what will come but hard work will get us somewhere.

–Jungkook, 2017.04.03, United States

Jeon Jeong-guk (전정국) referred to as Jungkook (정국) is a South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter and record producer. He is the main vocalist, center, lead dancer, sub-rapper and maknae of BTS.

History

Jeon Jeong-guk was born on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea. Jungkook used to attend Baek Yang Middle School and Seoul Performing Art High School. Jungkook is the youngest boy in his family, as he has an older brother named Jeon Jeong Hyeon. Jungkook auditioned for a talent show titled, "Superstar K's" third season. Sadly, he was dropped, but many agencies had wanted to sign him. He was signed by Big Hit Entertainment and became a part of BTS in eighth grade. He made his debut in 2013 as BTS at the age of 15. Along with being known as a great singer, he can also dance and rap. Aside from promoting with BTS, Jungkook became active at being a dancer and a singer. Therefore, his nickname is "Golden Maknae", referring to how he is good at pretty much everything, especially athleticism. He had a girlfriend from his Junior High School when he was younger.

Discography

See also: Discography

Digital singles

  • Perfect Christmas - Single (with Jo Kwon, Lim Jeong-hee, Joohee and RM) (2013)

Unofficial songs

See also: Unofficial songs

  • I Know (알아요) (with RM) (2016)

Filmography

Variety shows

Year Name Channel Role
2014 After School Club Arirang TV Guest with RM and Jimin (Ep.68,70)
2016 Flower Crew SBS Cast (Pilot Episode)
Star King Guest with RM and J-Hope (Ep.447)
Celebrity Bromance Naver TV Cast Cast (Ep.35-39)
King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant (Ep.72)
2017 Let's Eat Dinner Together JTBC Guest with Jin (Ep.50)

Music shows

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Show! Music Core MBC Special host (Episode May 16)
Special host with Jimin (Episode July 30)
Music Bank KBS2 Special host with J-Hope (Ep.858)

Music videos

Year Title Director Notes
2012 "I'm Da One" N/A Backup dancer; Jo Kwon's music video

Credits

◯ = Participates as writing/composer/producer, ✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/producer

BTS Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Producer Ref.
No More Dream We Are Bulletproof Pt.2 [4]
No More Dream [4]
Outro: Circle Room Cypher [5]
The Most Beautiful Moment
in Life, Part 1
Outro: Love is Not Over [6]
The Most Beautiful Moment
in Life, Part 2
Run [7]
Autumn Leaves [8]
The Most Beautiful Moment
in Life: Young Forever
Love is Not Over
(Full Length Edition)
[9]
Run (Ballad Mix) [10]
Run (Alternative Mix) [11]
Love Yourself 'Tear' Magic Shop [12]

Trivia

  • His nicknames are Golden Maknae and Kookie.
  • He is 20 years old in the US age and 22 years old in the Korean age.
  • His favourite number is 1.
  • Jungkook's favourite type of weather is sunny with a warm windy breeze.
  • His favourite colours are red, black, and white.
  • Jungkook's favourite foods are: Bread, pizza, anything with flour, pork soup rice, sashimi, and sea eel.
  • He started learning to play the guitar after seeing Justin Bieber.
  • In 10 years, he wants to be an owner of a duck meat restaurant or a tattooist.
  • He doesn't like any subjects except for Physical Education, Art, and Music Class.
  • Jungkook does not have any tattoos.
  • He can speak Korean, English, and Japanese.
  • Jungkook used to be very shy during auditions, to the point he almost couldn't debut.
  • He likes to bully his hyungs.
  • Jungkook does not like to eat vegetables.
  • His role model is G-Dragon (BIGBANG).
  • He was on King Of Masked Singer as Fencing Man and sang "If You", a song by BIGBANG.
  • He and RM made a song for BTS' 3rd anniversary "I Know". They also sang it live at The 3rd Muster.
  • He did covers of Justin Bieber's song, Nothing Like Us, Purpose; Charlie Puth's We Don't Talk Anymore; Troye Sivan's Fools with RM, Adam Levine's Lost Stars, and Tori Kelly's Paper Hearts.
  • In a Vlive, he promised ARMYs that from that date, November 28th 2016, he would study English until next year. His promise was kept and his English has improved.
  • In a fanmeet, he mentioned he would prefer a partner that is older than him (a noona).
  • During Flower Boys, he was the art club president.
  • He enjoys bowling and playing Overwatch.
  • In his trainee days, he cooked glazed potatoes for the members.
  • He said he'd rather die than to live without any passion.
  • If J-Hope was ever to introduce his sister one of the members, it would be Jungkook.
  • He is a big fan of IU, and described her as his ideal type.
  • He really hates being called oppa (an older guy you are in a relationship with), especially when fans appear to be a noona (older) fan.
  • On September 1, 2017, (his birthday) he released a cover of Justin Bieber's song 2U.
  • On January 16, 2018, he released a cover of Lee Hi 's Breathe on their Twitter account.
  • Jungkook mentioned in this interview that his favorite body parts are his thighs.
  • He also said in another interview that he likes his voice.
  • Jungkook also said that he will make a mixtape in Buzzfeed's interview.
  • In the same interview as the above, he said he likes his passion.
  • He produced and wrote Magic Shop, which is featured on the full length album, Love Yourself 轉 'Tear'. It's the second song he produced, prior to Love Is Not Over , which was released on The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 , and The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever.
  • He used to listen to My Chemical Romance.
  • He owns his own studio called 'Golden Closet'.

Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Jeon Jeong-hyun
   
   
Jeon Jeong-guk
(b.1997)

Pets

References

Gallery

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