|Company||Big Hit Entertainment|
BTS (방탄소년단; short for Bangtan Boys) is a seven-member South Korean boy group under Big Hit Entertainment. Considered one of the most successful K-pop groups of all time, BTS formed in 2010 and debuted on Jun 13, 2013. The seven members of BTS are: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.
BTS means bulletproof boy scouts in Korean (Bangtan Sonyeondan). The name represents their goal to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that are aimed on adolescents like bullets.
|# of Members||7|
|Members||Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, Jungkook|
|Oldest Member||Jin (born Dec 4, 1992)|
|Youngest Member||Jungkook (born Sep 1, 1997)|
|Debut||Jun 12, 2013|
|Company||Big Hit Entertainment|
Ranked from oldest to youngest.
|1. Jin||Dec 04, 1992||30 years old|
|2. Suga||Mar 09, 1993||30 years old|
|3. J-Hope||Feb 18, 1994||29 years old|
|4. RM||Sep 12, 1994||28 years old|
|5. Jimin||Oct 13, 1995||27 years old|
|6. V||Dec 30, 1995||27 years old|
|7. Jungkook||Sep 01, 1997||25 years old|
Ranked from tallest to shortest.
|1. RM||1.82 m (6'0")|
|2. Jin||1.79 m (5'10")|
|3. Jungkook||1.78 m (5'10")|
|4. V||1.78 m (5'10")|
|5. J-Hope||1.77 m (5'10")|
|6. Jimin||1.74 m (5'9")|
|7. Suga||1.74 m (5'9")|
BTS is composed of seven members born between 1992 and 1997. Their ages ranged from 15 to 20 years old at the time of their debut in June 2013. The oldest member is Jin (born Dec 4, 1992). He was 20 years old when BTS debuted. The youngest member (maknae) is Jungkook (born Sep 1, 1997). He was 15 years old at the time of BTS' debut. There is an age gap of 5 years between Jin and Jungkook.
J-Hope and RM were both born in 1994. J-Hope is, in fact, just 7 months older than RM. Jimin and V are both '95 liners. Jimin is about 2 months older than V.
Based on age, the Hyung line of BTS is composed of the 4 oldest members: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and RM. The Maknae line is composed of the 3 youngest members: Jimin, V, and Jungkook.
All BTS members are Korean.
In terms of positions, RM is the official leader of BTS; he is also the main rapper. Suga, J-hope, and RM are part of the rap line of BTS. The main vocalist is Jungkook. V, Jungkook, Jimin, and Jin are part of the vocal line. The main dancer is J-hope. The main visual is Jin.
|J-Hope||main dancer, sub-rapper, sub-vocalist|
|RM||leader, main rapper|
|Jimin||main dancer, lead vocalist|
|V||lead dancer, sub-vocalist, visual|
|Jungkook||main vocalist, lead dancer, sub-rapper, center, maknae|
|Jin||Dec 4, 1992||Sagittarius|
|Suga||Mar 9, 1993||Pisces|
|J-Hope||Feb 18, 1994||Aquarius|
|RM||Sep 12, 1994||Virgo|
|Jimin||Oct 13, 1995||Libra|
|V||Dec 30, 1995||Capricorn|
|Jin||His ideal type is someone who can cook well and do housekeeping well.|
|Suga||He doesn’t have a fixed ideal type but he likes someone who is charming at first sight. More than external appearances and looks, he prefers to be able to talk the same language with the other person.|
|J-Hope||He likes someone who can make cocoa in the morning.|
|RM||He likes a girl that can wear high top canvas (sneakers).|
|Jimin||His ideal type is someone cute and with odd charms or whimsical traits.|
|V||His ideal type is someone who is different and pure. He likes someone who can take care of his health in the morning and care for him like a mother.|
|Jungkook||His ideal type is someone who is tall, has fair skin, and is slim. He mentioned that IU is close to his ideal type.|
|Jin||INTP||Introverted, intuitive, thinking, prospective|
|Suga||INTP||Introverted, intuitive, thinking, prospective|
|J-Hope||ESFJ||Extroverted, observant, feeling, judging|
|RM||ENFP||Extroverted, intuitive, feeling, prospective|
|Jimin||ENFJ||Extroverted, intuitive, feeling, judging|
|V||ENFP||Extroverted, intuitive, feeling, prospective|
|Jungkook||ISFP||Introverted, observant, feeling, prospective|
Ranked by most views in the first 24 hours.
|1. Butter (2021)||108.2 million views|
|2. Dynamite (2020)||101.1 millions views|
|3. Boy With Luv (2019)||74.7 million views|
|4. Permission to Dance (2021)||72.3 million views|
|5. Life Goes On (2020)||71.6 million views|
|6. Yet To Come (2022)||48.9 million views|
|7. Idol (2018)||45.9 million views|
|Jin||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Chinese (basic), Japanese (basic)|
|Suga||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Japanese (basic)|
|J-Hope||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Chinese (basic), Japanese (basic)|
|RM||Korean (fluent), English (fluent), Japanese (fluent)|
|Jimin||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Japanese (basic)|
|V||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Japanese (fluent)|
|Jungkook||Korean (fluent), English (basic), Japanese (basic)|
Jin is the oldest member of BTS. His position is sub-vocalist but he is also the official visual member of the group. Jin was scouted by Big Hit Entertainment while walking the streets of South Korea. He initially auditioned to be an actor but later transitioned to becoming an idol trainee. Prior to becoming an idol, he studied in Australia as an exchange student. He debuted with BTS at the age of 21. He stands at a height of 179 cm (5'11'') and has an estimated weight of 63 kg (139 lbs).
Suga is the second oldest member of BTS. He originally joined Big Hit Entertainment as a music producer. His name Suga comes from the first syllables of the term "shooting guard", which was the position he played in his basketball team when he was a student. Suga was 20 years old (international age) when he made his debut with BTS in June 2013. He is an introvert with an MBTI of INTP. Despite being one of the shortest member of BTS, Suga's height is 174 cm (5'9''), which is about the average for Korean men.
J-Hope is the main dancer and rapper of BTS. He started as a street dancer and won first place in South Korea's national dance competition in 2012. His hobbies include dancing (street dance, freestyle), beatboxing, tidying up, playing tennis.
RM is BTS's leader and the main rapper. In fact, his name RM stands for Rap Monster and Real Me. He and J-hope were both born in 1994, with J-hope being slightly older by only 7 months. RM is very intelligent. He has an IQ of 148 and scored in the top 1% of South Korea in the university entrance examinations. He is also the best English speaker in the group. He taught himself by watching American sitcoms like Friends.
Jimin, BTS's main dancer, started dancing from a young age. When he was in middle school, he attended Just Dance Academy where he learned popping and locking. He later studied contemporary dance at Busan High School of Arts. He is also one of the lead vocalists of the group.
V is the second youngest member of BTS. He was 17 years old when he debuted with the group in 2013. He almost debuted as a rapper instead of vocalist. He is fluent in Japanese and Korean, and knows basic English. He considers his journey as an idol a once-in-a-lifetime lucky chance.
Jungkook is the youngest and the most popular member of BTS. He is also the main vocalist of the group. Jungkook was inspired to start singing after he came across a video of RM rapping. And coincidentally it was around the same time when Bang Si Hyuk was doing Star Audition – The Great Birth and that’s how Jungkook ended up with Big Hit Entertainment.