Jungkook is a popular South Korean singer and songwriter who came to prominence as the youngest member of the South Korean music band BTS. He got more exposure for his 2022 FIFA soundtrack “Dreamers”.
|Full Name:||Jeon Jung-Kook|
|Also Known As:||Golden Maknae|
|Date of Birth:||September 1, 1997|
|Place of Birth:||Mandeok-dong, Busan, South Korea|
|Net Worth:||$25 million|
Jungkook was born Jeon Jung-Kook on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea. He was raised by his parents alongside his elder brother.
He went to Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan, and graduated from the arts high school, School of Performing Arts Seoul, in 2017. He received his degree from Global Cyber University’s Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment, in March 2022. He was awarded the President’s Award, the school’s highest honour.
Jungkook began his career in 2011 when he auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K, for which he was not selected.
He decided to be a trainee under Big Hit Entertainment after seeing the performance of RM, now his fellow band member and leader in BTS. He worked as a backup dancer when he appeared in Jo Kwon’s “I’m Da One” music video, in June 2012.
He began doing music with inspiration from the likes of Usher, Justin Bieber, and Justin Timberlake.
Golden Maknae as fondly called ranked as the third most-loved celebrity of the year 2019 in South Korea. He became 2019 and 2020 most-searched male K-pop idol on Google. He was the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
He released three solo singles; Begin in 2016, Euphoria in 2018, and My Time in 2020.
He featured by the American singer Charlie Puth on the single “Left and Right” in 2022. He released “Dreamers” for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
He is also credited with other songs like Stay Alive, Perfect Christmas (with Jo Kwon, Joohee, RM, and Lim Jeong-hee), Like a Star with RM, I’m in Love with Lady Jane, and so on.
Jungkook made it known that he may never get married without revealing the reason for his thoughts. He also made it known in another instance that he will only get married to a girl that does not know him, which is not possible since he is a popular singer in the world.
He loves to rock different hairstyles from Bedhead, long perm, natural straight hair, Maltese hair, shorter waves, half-bangs and bowl cut.
He has lived in Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea with his bandmates since 2018. He purchased an apartment in Yongsan District, Seoul, in July 2019, worth ₩4 billion and gave it to his older brother in December 2020.
Awards & Nominations
Jungkook won the MTV Millenial Awards for Global Instagrammer in 2019 and was also nominated for Song of Summer for “Left and Right” alongside Charlie Puth at the MTV Video Music Awards (2022).
Jungkook is active on social media. He has over 48 million followers on Instagram, @jungkook.97, and Twitter, @Jungkook_SNS
Jungkook earns her career as a singer. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Jungkook:
Who is Jungkook?
Jungkook is a popular South Korean singer and songwriter who became known as the youngest member of the South Korean music band BTS.
How old is Jungkook?
He was born on September 1, 1997
Where is Jungkook from?
He is from Busan, South Korea.
Is Jungkook married?
He is not married. He revealed he may not get married for his personal reasons.
What is Jungkook’s Net Worth?
Jungkook has an estimated net worth of $25 million.