Jin BTS Biography, Profiles and Facts

Jin BTS Biography, Profiles and Facts
Jin BTS Biography, Profiles and Facts

 Jin's talent in the entertainment world was seen when he was still in school. This is evidenced by the offer of SM Entertainment staff who at that time met on the street.

However, Jin refused the offer because he was afraid that it was a fraud, besides at that time Jin wanted to act rather than enter the world of singing.

He pass Theater and Film selection at Konkuk University. However while walking to campus, he was offered an audition by Big Hit Entertainment and he passed.

As time went on, he became more and more in love with the world of singing. Where he finally debuted with other BTS members on June 12, 2013. They released their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool.
Not only that, Jin also co-produced his solo single Awake on the 2016 album Wings.

He has done dancing, singing and being a producer, and has even hosted the 2018 KBS Song Festival. He also wrote the lyrics for several songs, including Slow Rabbit and Hiss Noise.
In addition, he has also filled in drama OSTs including Hwarang (2016) and Jirisan (2021).

Jin BTS Profiles and Facts


  • Full Name: Kim Seok Jin / 김석진
  • Stage Name: Jin
  • Nickname: Fake Maknae, Worldwide Handsome, Eat Jin, Car Door Guy, third guy from the left
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual
  • Place, Date of Birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea, December 4, 1992
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Education: Konkuk University;
  • Department of Film (master/bachelor), Hanyang Cyber University
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Height: 178.3 cm
  • Weight: 61 kg
  • Blood type O
  • Siblings: 1 older brother (Kim Seok Joong)
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter, composer
  • Hobbies: Cooking, playing videogames on Nintendo devices
  • Twitter account : @bts_twt (Official BTS account)
  • Instagram: @jin
  • Jin's Spotify List: Jin's Favorite Tracks
  • Emoji: 🐹 / 🦙

Facts About Jin BTS

Born in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, but when he was about 1 year old his family moved to Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do.
Was an exchange student in Australia, during his secondary school year.
During elementary school his favorite subject was Physical Education.
During that period he likes sports such as tennis, swimming or golf.
Learned snowboarding because his father was a ski lover.
Has an older brother, Kim Seok Joong, 2 years older than him.
Coming from a rich family. His father is the CEO of a company.
When his father was away on business trips, he used to take Jin with him, so he visited many places such as Japan, Europe, Australia, etc.
The oldest member.
His favorite number is 4.
His favorite weather is spring sunshine.
His role model is T.O.P of BIGBANG.
He blinked his left eye when he was hungry.
Jin's favorite color is blue but his favorite color used to be pink.
Started playing games when he was in his first year of high school.
Very good cook.
Love seeing photos and recipes.
His favorite foods are lobster, meat, and naengmyeon (Korean cold noodles).
According to other members, he has the best body in Bangtan.
Jin thinks pink hair suits him best.
Ranked 44th in TC Candler The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2019.
Both his middle school and high school are all boys' schools.
During his first year of high school, his dream was to become a newspaper reporter.
Wanted to become an actor after seeing Kim Nam Gil in Queen Seondeok.
Prior to being streetcast for auditions, he was a student at Konkuk University, majoring in acting.
Has been scouted 3 months after enrolling in University, in Summer 2011.
When he was trained by BigHit, there were only 3 rappers there, RM, Suga and J-Hope.
Bangtan members put him first in terms of visuals.
Another member said that Jin has the longest legs in BTS.
Very confident in her appearance, especially about her distinctive lower lip and broad shoulders.
The shoulders are 60 cm wide.
Known for his traffic dance.
Can speak Chinese (Mandarin) and basic English.
In the old dorm, Jin was the member who was usually in charge of cleaning.
Loved Disney princesses.
Says he gave up cooking as a hobby because of his food allergy.
According to other members, he has the best body in Bangtan.
The first album Jin bought was a Girls' Generation album.
Started playing Super Mario when he was five and Maple Story in seventh grade and still play it.
He loved Super Mario toys so much that he even asked his friends to buy them.
Jin winks if he meets anyone's eye. He winked at Heechul (Super Junior).
Can open a bag of chips with his feet.
Like to eat.
Allergy to potatoes and garlic.
Jin's favorite items are Maple Story action figures, Super Mario action figures, Nintendo games.
When he was young he wanted to be a detective.
Jin and RM used to be the least skilled dancers in BTS, but they improved a lot.
Wears prescription glasses which are very strong but she doesn't like wearing them because she would feel insecure.
Chose V as the member he is closest to.
V depicts Jin as Hidetoshi from Doraemon.
Wake up 2 hours earlier than other members.
Have a dog named JJanggu.
Have a SIM.
Can play guitar and piano.
Love alpaca.
Very good at snowboarding.
If he gets a day off, Jin wants to have a servant. He wanted Suga as his servant so he could order him around.
Can't watch horror movies. When he once decided to watch a horror movie during his freshman year of college, he ended up sticking to the person next to him.
If Jimin had to go out with a member during spring, he would choose Jin because he's cute.
Jin and Jungkook often fight. A taxi driver once thought that Jungkook and Jin were twins because of their constant bickering.
He likes strawberries, but he doesn't like the taste of strawberries.
Jin said that seeing insects was not scary, but if they got into his body, it was very scary.
When Jin makes dad jokes, the only person who doesn't laugh is Suga.
Dieting for a year, eating only chicken breast.
Used to work on a strawberry farm.
Got two pets, namely sugar gliders and their names are Odeng and Eomuk.
Eomuk dies in an accident, but he gets a new sugar glider named Gukmul.
The first idol to reach 100 million hearts on Vlive solo.
Befriends Kidoh (Jin Hyosang) a former member of ToppDogg. Kidoh left Big Hit Entertainment in 2012 and switched to Stardom Entertainment.
Friends with Sandeul B1A4. They even went to an amusement park together.
Friends with VIXX's Ken, MONSTA X's Jooheon and Lee Won Keun.
Young B.A.P's jae revealed that he and BTS's Jin, BTOB's Eunkwang, and VIXX's Ken were in a game crew, called The Strongest Idol.
Moonbyul also mentioned that Jin and Sandeul are people who always make chat rooms interesting.
3 requirements for the genie's happiness money, friends, and a quiet place.
Singing the Hwarang OST with V, which is Part 2 – It's Definitely You.
Acted in Law of the Jungle in Manado City but left earlier than the rest because BTS held a concert overseas at that time
In 2017 after BTS attended the Billboard Music Awards, Jin received a lot of attention (internationally) for his good looks.
In April 2018, he opened a restaurant with his brother. The restaurant, located in Seoul, near Seokchon Lake, is called Ossu Seiromushi and serves steamed Japanese dishes.
Jin's ideal type is a girl whose appearance and personality is similar to that of a puppy, who is good at cooking, is kind, and takes good care of him.


  • Break The Silence: The Movie (2020), as self
  • BTS World Tour: Love Yourself in Seoul (2019), as self
  • Bring The Soul: The Movie (2019), as self
  • Burn The Stage: The Movie Himself Screening in select Theaters (2018), as self

TV shows

  • Music Bank (KBS2 | 2018), as special presenter
  • KBS Song Festival (KBS2 | 2018), as presenter
  • Law of the Jungle in Manado City (SBS | 2017), as actor
  • Top 3 Chef King (KBS2 | 2017), as guest
  • Hello Counselor (KBS2 | 2017), as guest
  • Let's Eat Dinner Together (JTBC | 2017), as guest
  • Please Take Care of My Refrigerator (JTBC | 2017), as guest
  • KBS Song Festival (KBS2 | 2017), as presenter
  • Idol Chef King (SBS | 2016), as contestant
  • Inkigayo (SBS | 2016), as presenter
  • M Countdown (Mnet | 2016), as a host

Music videos

  • Daechwita – August D (2020)
  • Epiphany – BTS (2018)
  • Awake – BTS (2016)
  • I'm Da One – Jo Kwon (2012)
  • Denwa ni Denai Kimi ni – 2AM (2012)
  • No more perfume on you – TEEN TOP(2011)
  • OST (Original Soundtrack)
  • It's Definitely You (2017) – Jin and V – OST Hwarang
  • Dream Glow (2019) – with Jimin, Jung Kook and Charli XCX – OST BTS World
  • Yours (2021) – Jin – Jirisan OST
  • Awake (2016) – BTS – OST Wings
  • Epiphany (2018) – BTS – OST Love Yourself: Answer
  • Moon (2020) – BTS – OST Map of the Soul: 7

Unofficial songs
Original songs

  • Awake (Christmas Ver.) (2016)
  • So Far Away – with SUGA and Jung Kook (2017)
  • Tonight (2019)
  • Abyss (2020)
  • Super Tuna (2021)
  • Adapted songs
  • School Of Tears – with RM and SUGA (2013)
  • Adult Child – with RM and SUGA (2013)
  • A Typical Idol's Christmas – with SUGA, j-hope, Jimin and V (2013)


  • Mom (2015)
  • I Love You (2015)
  • In Front of the Post Office in Autumn (2018)
  • Feliz Navidad – with J-Hope (2019)

Award Nomination

  • Soompi Awards 2018 – Best Soundtrack – Hwarang
  • Melon Music Awards 2017 – Best OST – It's Definitely You


I can see other people, but not myself. If I grew from all of these experiences, it was because my people were there to push me forward.

His talent for being an idol was seen from an early age, even when he was offered by two big agencies. Now not only singing and dancing but also being a producer and writing songs.

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