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Jungkook
Jungkook Face Yourself
Personal Information
Real Name Jeon Jung-kook
Hangul 전정국
Other Names Jeon Jungkookie (by Suga)
Golden Maknae
Satoori (pertaining to his accent)
Kkook-to-kki (Jungkook + Bunny)
Kookie
Birthdate September 1, 1997 (age 20)[1]
Birth Place Busan, South Korea
Height 178 cm (1.78 m)[1]
Weight 61 kg[1]
Blood Type A[1]
Occupation
Job Singer, Dancer
Genre Dance, Ballad ,Hip-Hop
Years active 2013–present
Labels LOEN Entertainment[2]
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS
Signature
Signature of BTS' Jungkook
Website Official Website
BTS Twitter (Shared by members)
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Jeon Jeong-guk (전정국) referred to as Jungkook (정국) is a South Korean singer and dancer. He is the main vocalist and maknae of BTS. Jungkook officially graduated from high school in February 2017.

History

He 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. 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: BTS Discography

Digital singles

  • Perfect Christmas - Single (with Jo Kwon, Lim Jeong-hee, Joohee & Rap Monster) (2013)

Unofficial songs

See also: BTS Unofficial songs

  • Paper Hearts (2015)
  • Lost Stars (2015)
  • I Know (알아요) (with RM) (2016)
  • Nothing Like Us (2016)
  • Purpose (2016)
  • We Don't Talk Anymore (with Jimin) (2017)
  • 2U (2017)
  • Oh Holy Night (2017)
  • Breathe (2018)
  • Only Then (2018)

Filmography

Variety shows

Year Name Channel Role
2014 After School Club Arirang TV Guest with RM and Jimin (Ep.68,70)
2016 Flower Crew NAVER V App Cast (Pilot Episode)
Star King SBS 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)
Show! Music Core Special host with Jimin (Episode July 30)
Music Bank KBS 2TV Special host with J-Hope (Ep.858)

Music videos

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

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 [3]
No More Dream [3]
Outro: Circle Room Cypher [4]
The Most Beautiful Moment in
Life, Part 1
Outro: Love is Not Over [5]
The Most Beautiful Moment in
Life, Part 2
Run [6]
Autumn Leaves [7]
The Most Beautiful Moment in
Life: Young Forever
Love is Not Over (Full Length Edition) [8]
Run (Ballad Mix) [9]
Run (Alternative Mix) [10]

Trivia

  • His nicknames are Golden Maknae and Kookie.
  • 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 Fence 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 Nothing Like Us, 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.

Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Older Brother
   
   
Jeong-guk
(b.1997)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Jungkook's profile on BTS Japan Official Fanclub [1]
  2. Jimin listed with a label in LEON Entertainment
  3. 3.0 3.1 See credits on Genius
  4. Information of the Song "Outro: Circle Room Cypher" on Melon
  5. Information of the Song "Outro: Love is Not Over" on Melon
  6. Information of the Song "Run" on Melon
  7. Information of the Song "Autumn Leaves" on Melon
  8. Information of the Song "Love is Not Over (Full Length Edition)" on Melon
  9. Information of the Song "Run (Ballad Mix)" on Melon
  10. Information of the Song "Run (Alternative Mix)" on Melon

Gallery

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