Generally Known As : Jeon Jungkook , Jeon Jeong-Guk
Well-known As : Lead Performer Of The South Korean Musical Group , Bangtan Boys
Nationality : South Korean
Birth Date : September 1 , 1997
Age : 20 Years
Star Sign : Virgo
Height : 1 .78 M
Born In : Busan , South Korea
Siblings : Jeon Jung Hyun ( Older Sibling )
Net Worth : $8 .3 Million As Of Apr 20 , 2017
Jungkook , whose real name is Jeon Jeong-guk , is the lead vocals , dancer , and also rapper of the South Korean musical group , Bangtan Boys or BTS . He is the youngest affiliate in this hip-hop group which has got Kim Taehyung , Rap Monster , Jimin , Jin , Suga and J-Hope . Part of BTS since 2013 , the young male is famous among the youth and is well known to uplift the crowd within live shows with his raps and dance moves . Jungkook is very talented which is the reason that regardless of being so young he has obtained a huge fan following along with recognition not only in South Korea but other Asian countries as well . And we must say , many of his songs and videos became big hits . Apart from being a talented singer , rapper , and dancer , Jungkook possesses a captivating character . His appealing looks also have played a part in his success . What's astonishing is that the press doesn't have any details about his dating life !
At the age of 13 , Jungkook gave the audition for the television talent show 'Superstar K' but was turned down . Luckily , on his way home , he received offers from 8 several talent companies . He was quickly signed by Big Hit Entertainment . Aged 14 , Jungkook studied dancing from Movement Lifestyle . In the year 2013 , he became part of BTS and launched his debut track 'No More Dream' for the album '2 Cool 4 Skool' . After this , Jungkook , along with his group mates , unveiled a couple of hit albums and songs . The group has also completed countless stage shows and has actually toured across several countries . There then came the whooping merchandise collectibles such as BTS Shirts, posters and more!
The band's success can be notice from the enormous fan following and worldwide popularity it has obtained . Note that the boy band has also been honoured with numerous awards till date . Some of the awards they have earned are Melon Music Award , Golden Disk Award , Seoul Music Award and Bonsang Award , to name a few .
Coming to Jungkook's solo projects , he worked with with some other Korean singers along with political leaders for the song 'One Dream One Korea' . This song depicts the relationship between South Korea and North Korea and the longing for the unification of the two countries . Also , Jungkook was featured in Jo Kwon's music video 'I'm Da One' in 2012 .
Jungkook has appeared in lots of TV shows too . He appeared in three episodes of 'BTS China Job' in 2014 . 2 yrs afterwards , he did a couple of TV projects including , 'Flower Boy Bromance' , 'Special MC in Music Core' , and 'National Idol Singing Contest' . Also in 2016 , the pop star cum dancer became part of the 'Flower Crew' reality program together with the likes of Jo Se-ho , Yoo Byung-jae , and Ki Min-seok .