BTS members profile: real names, height, age, net worth

BTS members profile: real names, height, age, net worth

K-pop idol group BTS has conquered the Korean music scene and gained international recognition. The seven-member South Korean boy band has topped music charts since 2013. This article highlights the BTS members' ages, real names, net worth, and impressive facts about these K-pop stars.

BTS members profile
BTS members during the "Today" Show at Rockefeller Plaza on February 21, 2020, in New York City. Photo: @Cindy Ord
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Bulletproof Boy Scouts (BTS) is translated as Bangtan Sonyeondan in Korean. The Bangtan boy band was formed in 2013 in Seoul, South Korea, by the entertainment label Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted back on June 12, 2013, under the same brand. Their fandom's name is BTS Army.

BTS members' full names and other facts

BTS is one of the wealthiest K-pop bands in South Korea. They were initially a hip-hop group before shifting to K-pop music (Korean popular music). The group members are Rap Monster, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, V, Jimin, and Jungkook. Below are the BTS members' real names and facts about them:

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1. Jin

BTS members real names
Kim Seok Jin of BTS. Photo: @bangtan.official (modified by author)
Source: Facebook
  • Real name: Kim Seok Jin
  • BTS role: Vocalist
  • Born: December 4, 1992
  • Age: 30 years (as of May2023)
  • Birthplace: Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • BTS Jin's height: 179 cm (5’9")
  • Education: Art and acting degree (Konkuk University)
  • Career: Vocalist, singer, and songwriter
  • Instagram: @jin

Jin is the oldest BTS member. The group calls him “eomma (mother)” because he loves cooking and cleaning for them. Kim Seok Jin did not have any singing background before BTS.

SM Entertainment him while in junior high school. He rejected the offer because he wanted to be an actor and also assumed they were frauds. The singer joined Big Hit Entertainment at age 21 and took voice lessons for at least a year.

The band member is notorious for his bad Korean and dad jokes. He has two signature moves; the flying kiss and pulling out paper hearts from his pockets. Kim has co-written at least three solo tracks with BTS; Awake (2016), Epiphany (2018), and Moon (2020).

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2. Suga

BTS members profile
Suga of BTS. Photo: @agustd (modified by author)
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Min Yoon Gi
  • BTS role: Lead rapper
  • Date of birth: March 9, 1993
  • Birthplace: Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea
  • Age: 30 years (as of May 2023)
  • Suga's height: 174 cm (5’9″)
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
  • Education: Liberal Arts Major degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Rapper, songwriter, and record producer
  • Instagram: @agustd

Min Yoon Gi's nickname is Agust D. It is Yoon's BTS stage name, Suga Agus, in reverse. The D comes from his former rap group, D-Town or Town Daegu. Suga joined BTS in 2010 at age 17 after being second in the national rap audition in Korea.

The rapper impresses RM with his songwriting and production skills. Min Yoon Gi has produced around 70 songs. His studio is called ‘Genius Lab.’

In 2017, he won an award for producing Wine for Korean singer Suran and became a full-time member of the Korea Music Copyright Association. Suga has a knack for repairing broken stuff, usually caused by RM. He is proactive, savage, and blunt towards fellow BTS members.

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3. RM (Rap Monster)

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RM of BTS. Photo: @RAPMONSTER.BTS.OfficialFanpage (modified by author)
Source: Facebook
  • Real name: Kim Nam Joon
  • BTS roles: Leader, main rapper
  • Date of birth: September 12, 1994
  • Age: 28 years (as of May 2023)
  • Birthplace: Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • BTS RM's height: 181 cm (5’10”)
  • Education: Broadcasting and Entertainment degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer
  • Instagram: @rkive

Rap Monster was the first BTS member and current group leader. He helps members resolve their differences among themselves, with the management, and during performances. RM joined Big Hit in 2009 because the band made hip-hop music and trained for three years before the band's debut in 2013.

Since Kim Nam Joon is the only BTS member fluent in English, he teaches the group and translates during interviews. The rapper learned English from the American Friends Apart show. He is also fluent in Japanese and can quickly learn foreign languages.

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Kim has produced at least 100 songs using English, Japanese, and complex beats. In his mixtape, RM, Kim Joon talked about other rappers and fans criticizing him for staying with BTS when the group shifted to K-pop music. Rap Monster is a gay rights advocate. Fans call him the “God of Destruction” because he accidentally breaks almost everything he touches.

4. J-Hope

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J-Hope of BTS. Photo: @JHope.Bangtan07 (modified by author)
Source: Facebook
  • Real name: Jung Ho Seok
  • BTS roles: Main dancer, rapper, sub-vocalist
  • Date of birth: February 18, 1994
  • Age: 29 years (as of May 2023)
  • Birthplace: Gwangju, Jeolanamdo, South Korea
  • J-Hope's height: 177 cm (5’9”)
  • Education: Broadcasting and Entertainment degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Rapper, singer-songwriter, dancer, and record producer
  • Instagram: @uarmyhope

Before joining BTS, Jung Ho Seok was among the best freestyle street dancers in his hometown, Gwangju. His stage name, J-Hope, came from his desire to give humans peace and hope. He auditioned for Big Hit at age 17 and trained for three years before the band's debut.

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J-Hope left the band severally due to intense training, but RM would always bring him back. He is the group's lead dancer and choreographer because he learns the dance steps faster than other members. Despite his sunny personality, Jung is very strict when teaching dance moves.

As a rapper, Jung Ho Seok collaborated on the Animal with 2 AM’s Jokwon. BTS members call him "eomma (mother)" because he often scolds them, likes cleaning their rooms, and keeps his room the cleanest. He often checks the BTS fan café (an online messaging board) to know what fans think of him.

5. V

BTS members age
Vocalist V of BTS. Photo: @BTSAegyoTae (modified by author)
Source: Facebook
  • Real name: Kim Tae Hyung
  • BTS roles: Lead dancer, vocalist, visual
  • Date of birth: December 30, 1995
  • Age: 27 years (as of May 2023)
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • BTS V's height: 178 cm (5’9″)
  • Education: Broadcasting and Entertainment degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Singer
  • Instagram: @thv

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BTS was a 6-men group before its official debut. Kim Tae Hyung was the group's secret member for so long that fans were surprised when he was publicly introduced as the seventh member. He joined them at the age of 17 years.

V's BTS audition was an accident. His friends were auditioning. A Big Hit staff also asked him to try out. He trained for two years before the band's debut. The V stage name means 'Victory.'

The singer loves acting, fine art, and photography. Fellow band members ridiculed V's acting skills in the historical drama Hwarang. He uses names of artists like Renoir and Van Gough when buying stuff at Starbucks and supermarkets outside South Korea.

V's puppy's name 'Tan-e,' comes from BTS' first name, Bangtan. He is an avid fan of amusement parks where he rides Gyro Swings, Drop Zones, and Roller Coasters.

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6. Jimin

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BTS lead vocalist Jimin: @j.m (modified by author)
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Park Ji Min
  • BTS roles: Main dancer, lead vocalist
  • Date of birth: October 13, 1995
  • Age: 28 years old (as of May 2023)
  • Hometown: Busan, South Korea
  • Jimin's height: 174 cm (5'8")
  • Education: Broadcasting and Entertainment degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Singer and dancer
  • Instagram: @j.m

BTS fans know Park Ji Min for his charisma on stage and amazing abs. He also has an intense work ethic and is a perfectionist. Jimin was the top student in contemporary dance in high school. He auditioned for Big Hit at age 18 and trainee for at least a year.

BTS almost dropped him severally because the training was quite challenging for him. As a result, Jimin was the last person to the other six BTS members before the band's debut. V came along later as a seventh member.

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Jimin is the only band member interacting with fans through Twitter and the VLive app. He dances or moves wherever he hears music beats. Jimin once starved himself for seven days hoping to become thinner. BTS member Jin helped him love his appearance.

The Hulk from The Avengers is his favorite animated movie character because he destroys things with his bare hands. Jimin's motto is Let's keep on trying until we can't do it anymore.

7. Jungkook

BTS members real names
Jungkook of BTS. Photo: @Jungkook.Intl (modified by author)
Source: Facebook
  • Real name: Jeon Jeong-guk
  • BTS roles: Main vocalist, lead dancer, sub-rapper, center
  • Date of birth: September 1, 1997
  • Age: 25 years (as of May 2023)
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Jungkook's height: 179 cm (5'9")
  • Education: Broadcasting and Entertainment degree (Global Cyber University)
  • Career: Vocalist and dancer
  • Instagram: @bts.jungkook

Jungkook is the youngest BTS member. His bandmates call him "Maknae" or '"Golden Maknae" because he is good at everything he does. American dancer Kyle Hanagami once complimented his dance moves.

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Jungkook was not ambitious about singing but loved dancing. He auditioned for Superstar K in middle school but did not make it to the finals. Jeon Jeong-guk received offers from 8 entertainment agencies after the event. He was 13 when he auditioned for Big Hit, hence becoming the youngest person to join the band.

Jungkook trained for two years before officially joining the group. He has a Taekwondo black belt and a collection of female perfume. The dancer loves doing laps or push-ups in the studio during his free time. Jungkook is the messiest BTS member, and his room is often disorganized. He has a weird habit of sniffling because he has rhinitis.

What is BTS' real name?

BTS is an acronym for Bulletproof Boy Scouts, which is translated as Bangtan Sonyeondan in Korean.

How many members are in BTS?

The South Korean boy band has seven members. Below is the list of BTS members:

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BTS star's stage nameReal name
Rap Monster (RM)Kim Nam-Joon
JinKim Seok-jin
SugaMin Yoon-gi
J-HopeJung Ho-Seok
VKim Tae-Hyung
JiminPark Ji-min
JungkookJeon Jung-kook

Who is the popular BTS member?

V, whose real name is Kim Tae Hyung, is the most popular BTS member. He has been named the most handsome man in the world many times by multiple blogs and media houses. V’s merchandise sells out faster than other BTS members' merch.

What does purple mean in BTS?

BTS V singer explained that purple was a hue of love:

"Do you know what purple means? Purple is the last color of the rainbow. Purple means I will trust and love you for a long time"

What is the BTS' net worth?

The BTS net worth is around $3.6 billion. The group earns over $60 billion yearly from music projects, live tours, album sales, online concerts, and brand endorsements.

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Who is the richest BTS member?

J-Hope's net worth of around $24 million - $26 million makes him the wealthiest BTS member.

What is the BTS members' net worth?

Below are the estimated net worth of all the band members:

BTS memberNet worth
J-Hope$24 million to $26 million
Suga$23 million to $25 million
Rap Monster (RM)$20 million to $25 million
Jin$20 million to $22 million
Jimin$20 million to $22 million
V$20 million to $22 million
Jungkook$20 million to $22 million

Do BTS members have girlfriends?

The Bangtan boy band members have been rumored to be dating, but none has ever made their love life public.

What are the BTS members' heights in feet?

Below are BTS all members' names and heights in feet:

BTS memberHeights in feet
Rap Monster5’10”

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What is the coolest BTS song?

The ten coolest BTS songs are:

  • No More Dream (2013)
  • I Need You (2015)
  • Save Me (2016)
  • Her (2017)
  • Friends (2020)
  • Film Out (2021)
  • Dreamers (2022)
  • Promise (2023)
  • Unholy (2023)
  • Christmas Love (2023)

K-pop fans find BTS members very attractive in different ways. It could be their dancing, choreography, dress, personalities, physical looks, or even their voices. compared the net worth of BTS and EXO. EXO is a South Korean-Chinese boy band. It debuted in 2012 and has nine members. BTS is a South Korean boy band with seven members.

BTS and EXO have talented band members. Their fans, the BTS Army and EXO-L, are always compare the riches, looks, and other facts to determine the best band.


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