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Background Information
Birth name Kim Tae-hyung (김태형)
Birth date December 30, 1995 (age 22), (23 in Korea age)
Birth place Daegu, South Korea
Occupation Singer
Instrument(s) saxophone
Years active 2013–present
Height 178 cm (1.78 m)
Weight 62 kg
Blood type AB
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS
Kim Tae-hyung (김태형) known by his stage name V (뷔) is a South Korean singer. He is a vocalist and member of BTS. V is also an entertainer. Taehyung had the chance to appear on a Korean television series entitled “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” as a supporting role.


Taehyung attended Daegu First High School and graduated in 2014. As of April 2016, he has not continued his education at a university. At first, Taehyung's parents did not allow him to audition. However, he eventually received their permission to audition after asking them again. He was signed by Big Hit Entertainment and joined BTS as the 6th member after Jungkook. V's addition to the group was kept a secret until their debut. Everyone was surprised by V's teaser pictures, since BTS didn't announce V joining. He debuted at the age of 17. Taehyung is the oldest boy in his family. He has one younger sister named Kim Eon Jin and a younger brother Kim Jeong Gyu.


See also: BTS Discography


Unofficial songs

See also: BTS Unofficial songs


Television series

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth KBS2 Seok Han-sung (Supporting Role)

Variety shows

Year Name Channel Role
2015 Star King SBS Guest with RM (Ep.413)
Hello Counselor KBS2 Guest with RM (Ep.223)
My Pet Clinic - Guest with Jimin and J-Hope (Ep.6)
2016 Star King SBS Guest with J-Hope (Ep.433)
Celebrity Bromance Naver TV Cast Cast (Ep.1-4)

Music shows

Year Name Channel Role
2014 Show! Music Core MBC TV Special host (Ep.34)
2015 Show! Music Core Special host (05.09 Episode)
2016 Music Bank KBS 2TV Special host (Ep.814)
Inkigayo SBS Special host with J-Hope (Ep.869)
2017 Inkigayo Super Concert in Daejeon Host


BTS Discography

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Melon Music Awards Best OST Award It’s Definitely You (with Jin) Nominated


  • His nicknames are: TaeTae, Blank Tae
  • His zodiac sign is Capricorn
  • Taehyung's favourite number is 10
  • He loves bright weather
  • V's favourite season is Fall
  • Taehyung's favourite colours are black, white and green.
  • His favourite foods are: any type of meat and Japchae.
  • Before he received his stage name, he had the choice of picking either Six, Lex, or V, and he chose V, because it stands for victory
  • He used to play the saxophone, since his dad said that a singer should play at least one instrument
  • V's favourite subject in school is Music
  • He speaks Korean, English and Japanese. He also said that he's learning Mandarin
  • He and Jimin used to be classmates in high school
  • V's role model is his dad who takes care of V and his siblings and listens to everything they say.
  • If he wasn't a performer he would be a saxophonist or a farmer.
  • He has a pet dog named SoonShim.
  • He used to posts pictures on Twitter under the name Vante, a photographer who inspired him, but these days he uses his full name.
  • He loves Panda Express.
  • He ranked 1st place in "The Most Handsome Faces of 2017".
  • V got a new adorable puppy named Yeontan/큰탄 in early 2018.
  • He is very socialble and he has a lot of friends who are also idols. Some example are: Baekhyun (EXO), Park Bo Gum (who supported him before he became successful) and more
  • People used to say he has 4D, called him 'alien', but Taehyung doesn't like it.


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