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Jin
Jin Face Yourself
Personal Information
Real Name Kim Seok-jin
Hangul 김석진
Other Names Jinnie
Seokjinnie
Car Door Guy[1]
Flying Kiss Guy[2]
Third One From The Left[3]
Worldwide Handsome[4]
Ahjae[5]
Great Guy[6]
Yoseknam[7]
It’s-him-again Guy[8]
Manner-dol[9]
Birthdate December 4, 1992 (age 25)[10]
Birth Place Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height 179 cm (1.79 m)[10]
Weight 60 kg[10]
Blood Type O[10]
Occupation
Job Singer
Genre Dance Pop, Rap, Hip-Hop
Years active June 13, 2013–present
Labels LOEN Entertainment[11]
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (sang the OST "Even If I Die, It's You" (죽어도 너야))
Signature
Signature of BTS' Jin
Website Official Website
BTS Twitter (Shared by members)
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Kim Seok-jin (김석진) known by his stage name Jin (진) is a South Korean singer. He is one of the vocalists and the visual in BTS.

History

Seokjin was born in Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He is son of a CEO [12] and is the second child in his family. His older brother name is Kim Seok-jung.

He attended Konkuk University, where was admitted with high competing rate. He studied art and acting in the Department of Film. [13]

He was recruited by a casting agent from Big Hit Entertainment on the street when he went to university, [14] later he made his debut as vocalist and visual in BTS on June 13, 2013.

In February 22, 2017 he graduated from the Konkuk University [15] and later he start studying online at Hanyang Cyber University. [16]

Discography

See also: BTS Discography

OSTs

Unofficial songs

See also: BTS Unofficial songs

  • Awake (Christmas Ver.) (2016)

Filmography

Variety shows

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Idol Chef King SBS Contestant (Ep.1)
2017 Law of the Jungle in Kota Manado Cast member (Ep.247-251)
Top 3 Chef King Guest with J-Hope (Ep.67)
Hello Conselor KBS2 Guest with Jimin (Ep.316)
Let's Eat Dinner Together JTBC Guest with Jungkook (Ep.50)
Please Take Care of My Refrigerator Guest with Jimin (Ep.152-153)

Music shows

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Inkigayo SBS Special host with RM (Ep.863)
M Countdown Mnet Special host with Jimin (Ep.497)
2017 KBS Song Festival KBS2 Host

Music videos

Year Title Performer(s) Role
2012 I'm Da One JoKwon Servant

Credits

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

BTS Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Producer Ref.
No More Dream Outro: Circle Room Cypher [17]
The Most Beautiful Moment in
Life, Part 1
Boyz with Fun [18]
Outro: Love is Not Over [19]
The Most Beautiful Moment in
Life: Young Forever
Love is Not Over
(Full Length Edition)
[20]
Wings Awake [21]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2017 Melon Music Awards Best OST "It’s Definitely You" (with V) Nominated
2018 Soompi Awards Best Soundtrack Hwarang OST Nominated

Trivia

  • He is the oldest member of BTS.
  • He is BTS' official visual.
  • His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • He has his own mukbang show called Eat Jin.
  • He is close friends with VIXX's Ken, [22] B1A4's Sandeul, [23] KNK's Seungjun, [24] and Sleepy. [25]
  • He can rip open bags of Chips with his feet. [26]
  • He is part of a a group chat named "92 club" with MAMAMOO's Moon Byul, EXID's Hani, B1A4's Sandeul, Baro, and VIXX's Ken. [27]
  • He is part of a gaming crew named "We're The Strongest Idols" with B.A.P's Youngjae, BTOB's Eunkwang, VIXX's Ken and Wanna One's Jihoon. [28]
  • He knows how to play the guitar. [29]
  • He had a dog called Jjangu, however he passed away. [30]
  • He has two pet sugar gliders, Odeng and Eomuk. [31]
  • According to the other members, he is a great cook.
  • He can speak Korean, some Japanese, English and Chinese.
  • He has been to Australia in the past as an exchange student.
  • He has improved both his dancing and singing impressively since BTS' debut.
  • He is referred to as 'Worldwide Handsome' by both ARMYs and himself.[4]
  • What he likes most about himself is his face.[32]
  • According to RM, he and J-Hope are the most cowards members of the group.[33]
  • His guilty pleasure is eat three steaks.[34]
  • In a interview was asked who is they hollywood crush (actress) and he answer the actor, Brad Pitt.[35]
  • He said wants collaborate with Shawn Mendes.[36]

Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Kim Seok-jung
   
   
Kim Seok-jin
(b.1992)

References

  1. Netizens go crazy over BTS Jin’s stunning visuals
  2. "In Japan, Jin became known as the “Flying Kiss Guy” for his continued flying kisses – a habit of his turned into a beloved fan favorite experience (it’s like… when he steals an ARMY bomb during a show, but even more often)". from Koreaboo
  3. Jin Goes Viral As The Hot “Third One From The Left” During The Billboard Awards
  4. 4.0 4.1 BTS’s Jin Shares The Origins Of His “Worldwide Handsome” Title
  5. "Jin was the member behind the “Ahjae” nickname, which he says comes from the fact that he likes to crack dad jokes and acts very much like an “ahjae.”"from Soompi
  6. "Jin’s brilliant visuals have done him well once again with BTS’s release of new concept photos for their upcoming trilogy “movie poster” releases". from Koreaboo
  7. "[...] it comes as no surprise to fans that Jin trended yet again a few days ago for another new nickname". from Koreaboo
  8. BTS Jin has a new nickname: “it’s-him-again guy (또얘남)”
  9. K-Netizens Give BTS’ Jin Another Nickname, Calls Him ‘Manner-dol’
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Jin's profile on BTS Japan Official Fanclub [1]
  11. Jin listed with a label in LEON Entertainment
  12. "According to the magazine, Jin got his looks from his CEO father who is famous for his equally dashing features". from Koreaboo
  13. Jin (BTS) has been admitted to Konkuk University with high competing rate!
  14. "Kim Seok Jin was discovered on the street while in university studying acting". from Billboard
  15. BTS Celebrates Jin’s Graduation From University
  16. BTS’s Jin Enters Graduate School At Hanyang Cyber University
  17. Information of the Song "Outro: Circle Room Cypher" on Melon
  18. Information of the Song "Boyz with Fun" on Melon
  19. Information of the Song "Outro: Love is Not Over" on Melon
  20. Information of the Song "Love is Not Over (Full Length Edition)" on Melon
  21. Information of the Song "Awake" on Melon
  22. VIXX’s Ken And BTS’s Jin Enjoy A Chuseok Feast Together
  23. [trans] "You can’t see it that well but selca time with Sandeul". from Twitter
  24. KNK’s Seungjun Shows His Friendship With BTS’s Jin Is Still Going Strong
  25. Sleepy Shares Sweet Conversation With BTS’s Jin
  26. BTS’s Jin Shows Off Talent Of Ripping Open Bags Of Chips With His Feet
  27. MAMAMOO's Moon Byul talks about the '92 club' with BTS' Jin, EXID's Hani, B1A4's Sandeul, and more
  28. "The gaming group, which is named ‘We’re the Strongest Idol’ consists of members B.A.P Youngjae, BTS Jin, BTOB Eunkwang & VIXX Ken, and recently, they added Park Jihoon". from KpopViral
  29. "[...] Jin’s been known to sit down and pull out the guitar every now and then during live events and videos". from Billboard
  30. Jin shares news of the passing of his canine friend Jjanggu with fans on BTS's fan cafe
  31. BTS Jin Introduces His Cute Pets
  32. BTS Answers Fans' Most Asked Questions – via YouTube.
  33. Flinch w/ BTS – via YouTube.
  34. BTS Reveal Their Favorite Movie, Guilty Pleasure & More | Billboard – via YouTube.
  35. BTS Discusses Their Intensely Loyal Fans & Celeb Crushes! | Access Hollywood – via YouTube.
  36. ON With Mario Lopez - BTS – via YouTube.

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