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Jungkook Biography

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Facts of Jungkook

Date of Birth: 1997 , September-1
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Jungkook
Birth Name Jeon Jungkook
Nick Name Jungkook
Nationality Korean
Birth Place/City Busan, South Korea
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Singer
Working For Bangtan BOYS
Net Worth Estimated around $8 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 38-30-13
Waist size 30 inches
Chest Size 38 inches
Bicep Size 13 inches
Weight in KG 67 kg
Famous for Wings, DNA, Fake Love
Education Seoul Performing Arts School
Awards Melon Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards
Online Presence Instagram
Music Group Bangtan Boys
TV Show Mask Singer, Flower Crew
Siblings Jeon Jung-hyun
Albums Begin, Euphoria

Quick Timeline of Jungkook

1997 Born in Busan
2017 Graduated from Seoul Performing Arts School
2013 Joined Bangtan Boys
2013 Made his first debut
2018 Won Top Social Artist Award
2018 Appeared in Mask Singer
2019 Estimated to be $8 million

Detail Timeline of Jungkook

September 1 , 1997

Born in Busan

Jeon Jungkook is a famous South Korean singer born on 1st September 1997, in Busan, South Korea. He was brought alongside his elder brother Jeon Jung-hyun.

February 7 , 2017

Graduated from Seoul Performing Arts School

Jungkook attended Baekyang middle school. He then enrolled in Seoul Performing Arts School from where he graduated in  7th February 2017. He is currently studying at Global Cypher University. 

2013

Joined Bangtan Boys

At the age of 16, Jungkook signed with Big Hit Entertainment and became a member of the famous South Korean Boy band Bangtan Boys. He is the youngest yet most talented member of the band.

June 12 , 2013

Made his first debut

Jungkook made his first debut from the song 2 Cool 4 Skool alongside his other band members Suga, Jin, Jimin, JHope, RM, and V.

2018

Won Top Social Artist Award

In 2018, BTS was awarded the Top Social Artist Award at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. They also won Melon Music Award, Golden Music Award, and many more. 

2018

Appeared in Mask Singer

Jungkook made an appearance in a singing competition show Mask Singer in episode 71 and 72 respectively. He also starred in Burn the Stage: The movie in 2019. 

2019

Estimated to be $8 million

Jungkook has managed to earn a massive amount of money through his career as a singer, song producer. His net is estimated to be around $8 million. 

Content

Jeon Jungkook is a South Korean singer and dancer and is the youngest member of Korean boy band Bangtan Boys (BTS). He is mostly known for by his stage name Jungkook. He is an all-rounder performer of the group and has also covered many popular songs like We Don't Talk Anymore, Oh Holy Night, Lost Stars and Purpose.

Early life And Education of Jungkook

Jungkook was born Jeon Jeong-kook on 1st September 1997 and is 21 years old. He was born in Busan, South Korea. He belongs to Korean nationality and Asian ethnicity. Jungkook was raised alongside his older brother, Junghyun in Busan.

CAPTION: Jungkook at his early age SOURCE: i.pinimg

Jungkook attended Baek Yang Middle School and later enrolled in Seoul School of Performing Arts from where he graduated on 7th February 2017. He is currently studying at Global Cypher University majoring at broadcasting and entertainment.

Jungkook's Career

In 2011, Jungkook auditioned for Superstar K, the South Korean talent show though he was not selected. Jungkook's career took off after he chose to sign with Big Hit Entertainment among the offers he got from seven entertainment companies.

In 2012, Jungkook moved to Los Angeles to train under professionals and improve his dance skills. The same year he appeared in Jo Kwon's 'I'm Da One' music video.

2013 to present: BTS Career

Jungkook made his debut as a BTS member on June 12, 2013, with the release of the single 2 Cool 4 Skool alongside other band members Suga, Jin, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Rap-Monster (RM).

Jungkook also released two solo tracks under BTS, first one a pop track entitled as Begin on the 2016 album Wings. And the second one, a Future bass track entitled as Euphoria. The band then released back to back hit songs such as Love Yourself: Answer, Not Today, Fake Love, DNA and many more.

The band managed to gain national as well as international fans and did several stage shows and tours all around the world. The group has won many awards which include Melon Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, and Seoul Music Awards.

The band also became the first Koren music band to receive a prize at the American Music Awards; they were also awarded a fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit for spreading Korean and language from the President of South Korea.

Jungkook has done many solo projects. He collaborated with many Korean singers Yoon-Kwon, Joon-woo Kang, Wendy of Red Velvet, Sandeul, Jo-han Kim and many more including some political leaders.

Jungkook has released many cover songs of famous artist such as Justin Beiber, Adam Levine, Tori Kelly, Troye Sivan and many more. Jungkook has also appeared on Celebrity Bromance and was also cast in the show the pilot episode of Flower Crew, King of Mask Singer in episode 71 and 72, respectively.

On November 6, 2018, Jungkook alongside American singer Charlie Puth performed We Don't Talk Anymore during the first MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards. He was also ranked at the 8th most preferred idol of the year via a survey conducted by Gallup Korea in 2018.

Jungkook's Personal Life 

Jeon Jungkook is not married and has no children but was involved in many rumors about affairs with many celebrities. However, he was said to be dating Park Se Won, his high school sweetheart. One of his fans made their relationship public via an image. However, it was never confirmed.

Who is Jungkook Dating?

Throughout Jungkook' career, he is linked with many girls for being his girlfriends. He was said to be dating Park Se Won, Jung Chae Yeon, Min Jisoo, Jeong Ye In, and Ko So Hyun. Although not a single rumors were confirmed by Jungkook or them.

Jungkook is currently single and is not involved in any kind of relationship.

Rumors and Controversies 

Jungkook was also rumored to be hurting himself when a particular photo of Jungkook with self-harm marks on his wrists went viral on the internet. However, it was cleared that the scar appeared due to a game he played with his band members which involved hitting the wrist of the loser.

Jungkook's Body Measurements and Social Media Profile

Jeon Jungkook stands 5 feet 10 inches tall in height and weighs around 67 kgs. Jungkook has fair skin and a cute looking face. His eye color and hair is black however his hair color changes according to his style and dresses. He is also a black belt in Taekwondo.

Jungkook is active on Instagram under then name bts.jungkook with more than 5.6 million followers as of early 2019. He doesn't have an official Twitter and Facebook account however there are many fan-made pages and accounts under his name.

Jungkook's Net Worth and Earning

According to a survey in 2019, Jungkook's net worth is estimated to be around $8 million, although it is not official. Likewise, BTS has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

Jungkook also owns a Jaguar which ranges from $36,995 to $75,700 and a Volkswagen which costs around $18,45 to $39,785.