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Jin was born December 4, 1992 in Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He is the second child in his family. He has one older brother whose name is not revealed to the public.
He attended Konkuk University, where he studied art and acting in the Department of Film.
He was recruited by a casting agent from Big Hit Entertainment on the street when he went to university, later he made his debut as vocalist and visual in BTS on June 13, 2013.
In February 22, 2017 he graduated from the university.
See also: BTS Discography
See also: BTS Unofficial songs
- Awake (Christmas Ver.) (2016)
|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)|
|2016||Inkigayo||SBS||Special host with RM (Ep.863)|
|M Countdown||Mnet||Special host with Jimin (Ep.497)|
|2017||KBS Song Festival||KBS2||Host|
- The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1
- The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever
- Love is Not Over (Full Length Edition) — writing, composer
Awards and nominations
|2017||Melon Music Awards||Best OST Award||It’s Definitely You (with V)||Nominated|
- He is the oldest member of the band BTS
- His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius
- He has an older brother
- His hobbies are: Cooking, playing videogames on the Nintendo and taking selcas (selfies)
- His favorite number is 4
- His favorite foods are lobster, meat and Naengmyeon (Korean cold noodles)
- He wants to be called Jin Hime (Princess Jin) by Japanese fans
- He speaks a bit of Chinese
- Jin and Jimin always go to the Gym together
- He loves healthy products
- He likes doing aegyo
- His favorite color is pink
- The BTS members said if Jin was not human he would be: a Wolf (Jungkook and Suga), a Grandma (Jimin), and a princess (J-Hope)
- His image before debut was the cute maknae who always listened to his parents
- He wants to steal Jimin’s abs
- His favorite weather is Spring sunlight
- His role model is T.O.P of BIGBANG
- He knows how to play the guitar
- He had a dog called Jjangu, however he passed away.
- Jin has 2 pet sugar gliders, Eomuk and Odeng.
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