Min Yoon-gi Biography

Updated On Jan 23, 2019 Published On Jan 23, 2019
Facts of Min Yoon-gi
Date of Birth: 1993 , March-9
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Suga
Birth Name Min Yoon-gi
Nick Name Suga,, Augs D
Nationality Korean
Birth Place/City Daegu, South Korea
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Singer, Rapper, Songwriter
Working For Bangtan Boys
Net Worth Estimated around $8.5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 59 kg
Famous for Bangtan Boys
Married No
Education Global Cypher University
Awards Melon Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards
Online Presence Instagram
Music Group Bangtan Boys
TV Show Love Yourself in Seoul
Siblings Min Junki
Albums Begin, Euphoria
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Min Yoon-gi mostly known by his stage name Suga and Agust D is a South Korean songwriter, record producer, and rapper who is famous for Korean boy band Bangtan Boys (BTS). Suga debuted as a member of the K-pop band managed by Big Hit Entertainment in 2013.

Min Yoon-gi's Early Life And Education

Min Yoon-gi was born on March 9, 1993, in Buk District, Daegu, South Korea. He attended Taejeon Elementary School, Gwaneum Middle School, and later enrolled in Apgujeong High School. He also attended Global Cypher University majoring Broadcasting Performing Art.

Suga was brought up alongside his older brother, Min Junki. There is no information regarding his parents and family life. 

Yoon-gi is of South Korean nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnicity.

Min Yoon-gi's Career

Yoon-gi decided to become a rapper when he heard FLY by Epik High. By the age thirteen, Suga learned to write lyrics. By the age of seventeen, he worked a part-time job at a recording studio.

Yoongi was active as an underground rapper under the name Gloss before being signed. He has produced 518-062, as a part of the hip-hop crew D-Town in 2010.

Min Yoon-gi's BTS Career

Yoon-gi joined the company at the age of 20 as a music producer. He trained alongside members J-Hope and RM for three years. He made his debut as the band member with the track No More Dream from their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool. He has also written and produced lyrics for several tracks on all of BTS's album.

He released a free self-titled mixtape on August 15, 2016, via SoundCloud. He has released several solo songs apart from the band which is First Love, Intro: NEVER MIND, and Seesaw (Love Yourself: Answer).

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Yoon-gi won his first award on Melon Music Awards (2017) as a producer. He also received the Hot Trend Award and the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by President Of South Korea alongside his other band members in 2018.

He recently provided a rap feature for the song Song Request which was written by Tablo of Epik High and Suga, who also produced the track.

Min Yoon-gi's Personal Life

Suga was rumored to be dating a girl, Miji Kim; however, none of them has confirmed the news. Suga doesn't consider gender big criteria when choosing a partner; he is often labeled as either bisexual or pansexual.

As he has not opened up about his relationship status to media, we can assume that he is single and yet to be married. Likewise, there are no headlines of his past affairs and relationships.

Yoon-gi stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs 59 kg approx. His natural hair color is black although it changes according to his style and eye color is dark brown.

Yoongi can speak Japanese, and basic English except for Korean and his favorite colors are black and white. He along with RM is also an open supporter of the LGBTQ.

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Min Yoon-gi's Net Worth

From Min Yoon-gi's career as a member of world famous K-pop band, he has managed to earn a massive amount of money. Min Yoon-gi's net worth in early 2019 is estimated to be around $8.5 million.

Whereas, BTS' net worth is estimated around $35 to $45 million. Besides this, Yoongi became global brand ambassadors for Puma on February 27, 2018, along with other band members V, Jin, Jimin, J-hope, RM, and Jungkook.

Yoongi also starred in Love Yourself in Seoul and Burn The Stage: The Movie which might be an additional source of income.

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Min Yoon-gi facts on timeline

Born in Daegu

March 9 , 1993

Suga was born in Buk District, Daegu, South Korea on 9th March 1993. He grew up in Daegu alongside his brother Min Junki. 

Joined Bangtan Boys

2013

Yoongi singed with Bit Hit Entertainments in 2013 when he was 20 years old. Before joined the band he was active as an underground rapper under the name Gloss. 

Released a Mixtape

August 16 , 2016

On August 16, 2016, Yoongi released a solo mixtape via SoundCloud. He released several solo tracks like First Love, Intro: NEVER MIND, Seesaw.

Won Melon Music Awards

2017

Yoongi alongside his band members won Melon Music Awards in 2017. They were also awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by President Of South Korea in 2018. 

Estimated to be In Millions

2019

Yoongi's net worth is estimated around $8.5 million by some sources. We can assume that his fortune may grow in near future looking at his dedication and hard work.

Body Measurements

2019

Yoon-gi stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs 59 kg approx.