Jeon Jung-kook, known exclusively as Jungkook (stylized as Jung Kook), is a South Korean singer. He is the youngest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy band BTS. Jungkook has released three solo tracks with BTS: “Begin” in 2016, “Euphoria” in 2018, and “My Time” in 2020, all of which charted on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. He also sang the soundtrack for the BTS-based webtoon 7Fates: Chakho, titled “Survive”. In 2022, he was featured on American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth’s single “Left and Right”, which peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Later that year, he became the first South Korean singer to release a song on the FIFA World Cup soundtrack, including “Dreamers”, which he later performed at the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Jungkook’s tracks as a solo artist have also seen success on the Spotify charts, with “Dreamers”, “Stay Alive”, and “Left and Right” all breaking records as the highest-debuting songs by a Korean solo artist on the Spotify Global Chart.
Jungkook Early Life
Jeon Jung-kook was born on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea. His family consists of his parents and elder brother. He attended Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan. When he became a trainee, he transferred to Singu Middle School in Seoul. Jungkook initially dreamed of becoming a badminton player as a child, but after watching G-Dragon perform “Heartbreaker” on television, it influenced him to want to become a singer.
In 2011, Jungkook auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K during auditions in Daegu. Although he was not selected, he received casting offers from seven entertainment companies. He eventually chose to become a trainee under Big Hit Entertainment with RM, now his fellow band member and leader of BTS, performing.
Who is Jungkook?
BTS member Jungkook’s full name is Jeon Jungkook, born on September 1, 1997, he is 25 years old as of 2022. He was born and raised in Busan, South Korea and holds a South Korean nationality and is a Christian. Jungkook completed his schooling from Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan, South Korea. He then completed his high school under Fine Arts from Singu Middle School in Seoul, South Korea in 2017.
Born on September 1, 1997, Jungkook is 25 years old as of 2022. He was born and raised in Busan, South Korea. He holds a South Korean by nationality and is a Christian. Jungkook completed his schooling from Baekyang Elementary and Middle School in Busan. He finished his high school in 2017 from Singu Middle School in Seoul, majoring in performing arts. In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles, USA to work on his dancing skills. After that, he appeared in a music video for Joe Kwan and even worked as a backup dancer for Glam.
BTS Jungkook started his singing career with the group BTS on June 12, 2012. This led to the release of his first single, 2 Cool 4 School. Jungkook also sang two solo songs. Euphoria was a 9-minute movie song. The third installment of BTS was released on April 5, 2018, along with a short 9-minute film called Love Up. Jeon Jungkook enjoyed playing badminton as a child and aspired to become a badminton player in the future. However, after G-Dragon performed “Heartbreaker” on television as a child, he decided that he now wanted to be a singer. Inspired by G-Dragon, he auditioned for the South Korean talent show Superstar K in Daegu in 2011. Unfortunately, he was not selected. After that, he chose The Hit Entertainment and joined RM, the leader of the BTS band group.
Jungkook Net Worth
Jungkook is a South Korean singer who has a net worth of $20 million. Jeon Jungkook, is best known for being the lead singer of the South Korean boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys. In 2019 the group generated $170 million from touring. Metallica is the only band to earn more. Thanks largely to this touring income, between June 2019 and June 2020, BTS members earned a combined $50 million, roughly $7 million per member.
On September 28, 2020, Big Hit Entertainment, BTS’s management company, went public on the South Korean Stock Exchange. The company ended its first day of trading with a market cap of $4.1 billion. It was the third-biggest South Korean stock market debut in three years. As a 43% owner of the company, Big Hit founder Bang Si-Hyuk ended IPO day with a net worth of $1.4 million. A month before the public offering, Bang gave each member of the group 68,385 shares in the company ahead of its IPO. Each of the seven members found themselves sitting on $7.9 million worth of bets at the end of the company’s first day of trading.
Jungkook Earnings & Annual Income
Jungkook Professional Singings (BTS) Career
Jungkook debuted in 2013 as a member of the popular band BTS, a South Korean boy band with his single 2 Cool 4 Skool. He sang three songs for the band, including the hit singles Begin and Wings. This was followed by songs like Euphoria and Love Yourself. In fact Jungkook’s Euphoria and My Time peaked at number 84 on the US Billboard Top 100. Jungkook is the producer of two of the BTS band’s top tracks ‘Love Is Not Over’ and ‘Magic Shop’. In 2018, Jungkook and the other members of BTS were awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea. On the same year he performed the song ‘Amra Ar Katha Boli Na’ with Charky Puth at an award show.
Jungkook Personal Life, Girlfriend & Relationships
Jungkook’s father’s name is Mr. Kook, who works at SK Telecom, and his mother’s name is Mrs. Kook, who is a realtor by profession. He also has an older brother named Jeon Jung-hyung. His relationship status is single he was rumored to be dating Jeong Yi who is a K pop star. According to some news, Jungkook was also in an alleged relationship with Ko Soo Hyun but guys we can’t confirm this relationship because it’s a rumor and Jungkook hasn’t confirmed it yet.
On the Love Yourself World Tour in 2018, he suffered an ankle injury that prevented his from engaging in choreography; As a result, he sat and sang for the European leg of the tour. Jungkook was involved in an automobile accident with a cab in November 2019 There were no serious injuries on either side and an amicable solution was reached.
Date of Birth
1 September 1997
25 Years Old
Busan, South Korea
Currently Live in
Singer and Songwriter
Busan, South Korea
Baekyang Elementary & Middle School, Busan, South Korea and Singu Middle School, Seoul, South Korea
Global Cyber University, South Korea