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Jimin
Jimin Face Yourself
Personal Information
Real Name Park Ji-min
Hangul 박지민
Other Names Jiminnie
Chim Chim
Mochi[1]
Manggaetteok[2]
Birthdate October 13, 1995 (age 22)[3]
Birth Place Busan, South Korea
Height 173 cm (1.73 m)[3]
Weight 60 kg[3]
Blood Type A[3]
Occupation
Job Singer, Dancer
Genre Dance, Ballad, Hip-Hop
Years active 2013–present
Labels LOEN Entertainment[4]
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS
Signature
Park Jimin Signature (BTS)
Website Official Website
BTS Twitter (Shared by members)
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Park Ji-min (박지민) referred to as Jimin (지민) is a South Korean singer. He is a lead vocalist, main dancer along with J-Hope and member of BTS.

History

Jimin was born in Busan, South Korea. He is the oldest boy in his family. He has one younger brother whose name is Park Ji-hyun.

When he was child he attenden the Busan's Hoedong Elementary School,[5] later he was a top student in Department of Dance at Busan High School of Arts.

Jimin became interested in a singing career after watching one of Rain’s performances. After his dance teacher recommended to audition, he auditioned for Big Hit Entertainment.

After of moving to Seoul he start to attended Korea Art School with V and they graduated in 2014. [6]

Discography

See also: BTS Discography

Filmography

Variety shows

Year Name Channel Role
2014 After School Club Arirang TV Guest with RM (Ep.56)
After School Club Guest with RM and Jungkook (Ep.68,70)
2015 My Pet Clinic - Guest with J-Hope and V (Ep.6)
2016 Star King SBS Guest with RM and J-Hope (Ep.447)
God’s Workplace Guest with J-Hope (Pilot Episode)
2017 King of Mask Singer MBC Guest (Ep.93)
Hello Conselor KBS2 Guest with Jin (Ep.316)
Please Take Care of My Refrigerator JTBC Guest with Jin (Ep.152-153)
2018 PON! Nippon TV Guest with J-Hope (Episode February 7)
Tuesday Surprise Guest with J-Hope (Episode February 13)
ZIP! Guest with J-Hope (Episode February 21)

Music shows

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Show! Music Core MBC Special host with Jungkook (Episode July 30)
M Countdown Mnet Special host with Jin (Ep.497)
2017 M Countdown Special host with RM and J-Hope (Ep.543)

Music videos

Year Title Performer(s) Role
2012 Party(XXO) GLAM Extra

Credits

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

BTS Discography

Song Writing Composer Producer Ref.
Outro: Circle Room Cypher [7]
Boyz with Fun [8]
Lie [9]

Trivia

  • His Zodiac sign is Libra.
  • Jimin is the shortest as well as the third youngest in the group.
  • He is part of the dance line in BTS.
  • He is close friends with SHINee's Taemin, EXO's Kai, Wanna One's Ha Sung Woon and HOTSHOT's Timoteo.[10]
  • When he was three years old, Lee Young-ja it was to Busan for an event. She held him at the event and said that he was cute.[11]
  • It was revealed that him, Wanna One's Kang Daniel and Park Woojin were in a dance competition called Busan City Kids. [12]
  • What he loves most about himself are his eyes.[13]
  • During the 3rd Muster, he was featured in Suga's song, "Tony Montana".
  • Jimin was featured in "Intro: Serendipity", being the first intro track that featured a vocal line member.
  • According to the other members, he is the one who takes more time to get ready to performances.[13]
  • He and J-Hope are the only ones who are still roommates.[14]
  • If he had to choose, his English stage name would be 'Christian Chim Chim'.[15]
  • He is known for his endearing clumsiness as well as aegyo.
  • He is dubbed a 'Cute Mochi' by fans as well as other members of the group.
  • He is extremely hard working and is easily upset if he makes mistakes onstage.
  • Jimin is very expressive in his style of dance; the other members praise him for it.
  • He was part of the list 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017 in the number #64.[16]

Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Ji-min
(b.1995)
   
   
Park Jihyun

References

  1. Jimin Earned The Nickname “Mochi” For Doing This For Years
  2. "“Manggaetteok” belonged to Jimin and he explained that during their early debut days, he had a lot of fat on his cheeks so fans gave him the nickname because they said he looked like a manggaetteok." from Soompi
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Jimin's profile on BTS Japan Official Fanclub [1]
  4. Jimin listed with a label in LEON Entertainment
  5. "Busan’s Hoedong Elementary School, where Jimin attended as a child[...]" from Soompi
  6. BTS V-Jimin And NU'EST Ren, Graduating From Korea Art School Today
  7. Search "OUTRO:CIRCLE ROOM CYPHER - 100000516293" for find the credits on KOMCA
  8. Information of the Song "Boyz with Fun" on Melon
  9. Information of the Song "Lie" on Melon
  10. Taemin Talks About Designing Matching Parkas With His Group Of Close Friends
  11. BTS’s Jimin Reveals An Old Connection With Lee Young Ja That Surprises Everyone
  12. BTS’s Jimin, Produce 101’s Kang Daniel and Park Woojin Spotted In Same Dance Competition
  13. 13.0 13.1 BTS Answers Fans' Most Asked Questions – via YouTube.
  14. Here’s Why J-Hope And Jimin Are The Only BTS Members Who Share A Room
  15. We caught up with BTS backstage before their second sold-out show at the Prudential Center to ask them some questions about their tour, music, and English stage names! – via Facebook.
  16. Korean Stars On The 100 Most Handsome Faces Of 2017 List

Gallery

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