Photos of Jungkook BTS’s transformation are often trending on social media. Besides being known as a member of the boyband BTS, Jungkook is also famous for having many talents. He can sing, dance, produce songs, is good at many sports, and paints. This many talents earned him the nickname “Golden Maknae”.
These things that Jungkook BTS wears or do always make their fans, ARMY excited. Several times, the things that Jungkook used always sold out or out of stock worldwide.
“Maknae” in K-pop culture means the youngest member, while “Golden Maknae” means the youngest member in a boy band or girl group who has many abilities.
maybe a lot Parents who is confused too, how come Jungkook has that much influence? Who he really is? Let’s get to know each other closer, with this man whose full name is Jeon Jungkook!
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Get to know the “Golden Maknae” Jungkook BTS
1. Jungkook BTS’s Childhood
Jungkook BTS was born in Busan, South Korea, on September 1, 1997. Jungkook is the second of two siblings. He has an older brother named Jeon Junghyun. Currently, Jungkook is a member of the boy band BTS from South Korea.
2. Jungkook is close to his brother
Jungkook spent his childhood with his parents and older brother in Busan. In several interviews, Jungkook admitted he was very close to his brother. Even though they sometimes fight, Jungkook and Junghyun often spend time together.
3. Jungkook at School
Jungkook attended Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan. When she becomes trainee, he transferred to Singu Middle School in Seoul. Jungkook originally dreamed of becoming a badminton player when he was young, but after seeing G-Dragon perform “Heartbreaker” on television, it influenced him to want to become a singer.
4. Jungkook’s Adolescence
In 2011, Jungkook auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K in Daegu. Although he was not selected, he received casting offers from seven agencies. He finally chose to become a trainee under Big Hit Entertainment after seeing the appearance of Kim Namjoon (RM) who is currently also a member of BTS.
5. Jungkook debuted with BTS at the age of 15
Jungkook finally debuted with boyband BTS when he was 15 years old in June 2013. Prior to his debut, he practiced his dance skills at Movement Lifestyle, Los Angeles during the summer of 2012. In June 2012, he appeared in Jo Kwon’s “I’m Da One” music video. and became a backup dancer for the girl group, Glam.
6. Jungkook’s High School
Jungkook graduated from Seoul School of Performing Arts (SOPA) an arts high school in South Korea in 2017. In November 2016, he decided not to take the CSAT, Korea’s national university entrance exam. Then, in 2020, he just applied to Global Cyber University, majoring in Broadcasting and Entertainment.
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7. Jungkook at 20 years old
Besides being known to have the ability to sing and dance, Jungkook also has a hobby of exercising. He even has a black belt for Taekwondo. In several activities with his band, Jungkook often shows his talent in sports, such as swimming, badminton, running, basketball, and others.
8. Jungkook and BTS
Jungkook’s name skyrocketed as BTS became more and more famous. With BTS, he won many awards in the music field. His songs are also increasingly known to people. Since debuting with BTS, Jungkook has released two solo songs, the first being the pop song “Begin” on the 2016 album Wings. The second, the song “Euphoria”.
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9. Jungkook As Song Producer
Jung Kook has also been credited as the main producer on several BTS songs, including “Love is Not Over” and “Magic Shop”. On October 25, 2018, Jung Kook (along with other BTS members) was ordained with the Hwagwan Culture Award by the President of South Korea.
10. The Current Jungkook and His Influence on the World
Besides Golden Maknae, Jungkook also has the nickname “Sold Out King”, because the items he uses often sell out quickly, such as shoes, Downy’s fabric softener, novels, traditional Korean Hanbok clothes, and others.
Jungkook is the most searched male K-pop idol of 2019 on Google. She topped the charts again in 2020, and was the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
That’s a portrait of Jungkook BTS and his success story. Hope it inspires you.