Jeon Jungkook Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Feb, 2018
Facts of Jeon Jungkook
Date of Birth: 1997 , September-1
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jeon Jungkook
Birth Name Jeon Jeong-guk
Nationality Korean
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Singer and dancer
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG N/A
Tattoo(s) N/A
Affair with Park Se Won (dated), Ko So Hyun(rumored), Min Jisoo (possibly)
Married Unmarried
Education Seoul Performing Arts School
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Siblings Jeon Jung-hyun
Albums Wings, Youth
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Synopsis

South Korean singer and dancer, Jeon Jungkook is recognized as Jungkook. He is the member of Bangtan Boys (BTS), South Korean boy band and the youngest member of the group. As a solo artist, he has covered many popular songs like Lost Stars, Purpose and Oh Holy Night among others.

Jungkook is unmarried but has dated many ladies in the past. 

Early Life and Education

Jeon Jungkook was born Jeon Jeong-guk on 1st September 1997 in Busan, South Korea under the birth sign Virgo. Jungkook is Korean as per nationality and is Asian by ethnicity. His parents raised him with his older brother, Junghyun

Jungkook attended Seoul Performing Arts School. While in school, he learned breakdancing. When he was young, he auditioned on the K3 Superstar show but was not selected. In 2012, Jungkook shifted to Los Angeles and learned dance style like- urban style, female dances, and Powerful dances among others. 

Career

Jeon Jungkook, at the initial phase of his career, signed with Big Hit Entertainment. In 2013, Jungkook became the youngest member of Bangtan Boys (BTS), South Korean boy band along with members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin and V

On 12th June 2013, they released their first single, No More Dream for the album, 2 Cool 4 Skool. The band then gave hit albums and song back to back. They also did several stage shows and tours making them popular internationally.

For their fantastic performance, they won various awards including MelOn Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, Seoul Music Awards and Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards among others. 

The band along with J.K. Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Kim Kardashian and Rihanna among others listed in 25 Most Influential People on the Internet by TIME.

Jungkook also did some solo projects. He collaborated with several famous Korean singers and political leaders on the song, One Dream One Korea. He later was featured in I’m Da One, Jo Kwon’s music video.
Jungkook also appeared in several TV shows including- After School Club, King of Masked Singer, Flower Boy Bromance, and National Idol Singing Contest among others.

On 6th January 2017, he shared a teaser of his cover of We Do not Talk Anymore by Selena Gomez and Charlie Puth and the full song posted on  BTS' YouTube channel on February 27, 2017. 

Net Worth

Jeon Jungkook has an estimated net worth of $8 million as per some online sources, but it is not the official figure. Whereas, his band, BTS has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

He along with the band appeared in several South Korean Commercial Films like- MBC Chicken ads, Sk Telecom and Puma among others. 

Jungkook has a BMW whose cost ranges from $30,025 to $103,225.

Personal Life

Jeon Jungkook is unmarried and has no children yet. Previously, Jungkook was in a relationship with his school sweetheart, Park Se Won. Their relationship was made public after one of his fans found their image in the social media. 

Jungkook was rumored to be dating Ko So Hyun (former CUBE trainee). His fans assumed that they were in a relationship after someone posted their picture on the internet. However, the couple did not confirm their relationship.

There were rumors about him and Jeong Ye In's affair because they were spotted wearing similar clothes on some occasions. He was again linked to Jung Chae Yeon after he jokingly passed a statement,

Jung Chae Yeon is my ideal girl.

Yeon denied the buzz and referred to Jungkook as her good friend.

As of now, Jungkook is possibly in a relationship with Min Jisoo (Soomi). She was nicknamed as Mochi by him because of her white skin. However, both of them are yet to address the rumors.

Below, the video contains some of his and his team members from the BTS. 

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