When Did BTS Debut? Who Are BTS Members? Check Them

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What Is BTS?

BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band group that was formed under Big Hit Entertainment in 2010. They are into Pop, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and EDM. They have been active till the present.

When Did They Debut?

BTS came together in 2013 and took their name from the Korean expression Bangtan Sonyeondan, which translates to Bulletproof Boy Scouts.

In 2017, they announced, for English speakers, their acronym would be changing to stand for “Beyond the Scene.”

BTS Members
BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band group
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BTS first came to prominence after winning the “Hit It” auditions in 2010 and 2011, establishing their final lineup in 2012.

In the time leading up to their debut album, the group members began engaging with fans through social media outlets like Twitter, video blogs as well as releasing songs via their YouTube page.

BTS Members
BTS first came to prominence after winning the “Hit It” auditions in 2010 and 2011, establishing their final lineup in 2012.

Members Of The BTS Boys Band Group

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Aside from having members of the Big Hit Entertainment, there are seven(7) members that formed the BTS group. They are; Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkok.

JIN (Kim Seok Jin)

Kim Seok Jin
Jin is the oldest member of BTS.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Real Name: Kim Namjoon
  • Position: Main Rapper, Leader
  • Date of Birth: September 12, 1994
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Birthplace: Ilsan, Gyeonggi-d
  • Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 67 kg (147 lb)

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Kim Seok Jin Biography 

Jin is the oldest member of BTS. He was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, but when he was about 1 year old his family moved to Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do. He has an older brother, Kim Seok Joong, 2 years older than him.

Jin attended Konkuk University where he attained his master’s, enrolled, and graduated from the Hanyang Cyber University.

His favorite number is 4, his favorite weather is Spring sunlight, and he enjoys cooking, playing videogames on Nintendo devices, taking selcas at his leisure hours.

His role model is T.O.P from BIG BAND. He blinks his left eye when he is hungry. Jin’s favorite color is blue and he also likes Disney princesses.

He enjoys looking at photos and recipes with lobster, meat, and naengmyeon (Korean cold noodles) being his favorite foods.

The other members regard him as the one with the best body in Bangtan. Jin was ranked 44th on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2019”.

SUGA (Min Yoon Gi)

Min Yoon Gi
Suga is the second oldest member of BTS.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Real Name: Min Yoongi
  • Position: Lead Rapper
  • Date of Birth: March 9, 1993
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Birthplace: Buk-gu, Daegu
  • Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)

Min Yoon Gi Biography

Suga is the second oldest member of BTS. He was born in Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea. He has an older brother, Min Geumjae.

Suga obtained a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts Major at the Global Cyber University.  He speaks with a satori accent when he’s nervous and when he cries.

He’s mostly found doing nothing when he has free time, taking photos, avoiding having to do work. He is called Motionless Min because he does nothing during his days off.

His favorite food is meat, white as his favorite color, and 3 as his favorite number.

His role models are Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne, and Hit-Boy. Suga has co-composed/co-produced 120+ songs. Suga uses the alias Agust D for his solo works.

Suga is ranked 67th on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”. Suga’s ideal type is someone who likes music, especially hip-hop.

J-HOPE (Jung Ho Seok)

Jung Ho Seok
J-Hope is the third oldest member of BTS

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Real Name Jung hoseok
  • Position: Lead Rapper, Main Dancer
  • Date of Birth: February 18, 1994
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Birthplace: Gwangju
  • Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)

Jung Ho Seok Biography

J-Hope is the third oldest member of BTS

He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.

He has an older sister known as, Mejiwoo.

His father is a high school literature teacher at Gwangju Global High School. He attended the Gwangju Global High School and then, moved on to the Global Cyber University.

J-Hope was the rapper at 2 AM‘s Jokeon’s “Animal“.

He loves kimchi, the Spring season, listening to music and window shopping, green as his favorite color, and 7 as his favorite number.

He auditioned and won a popularity award at a JYP Entertainment competition.

– J-Hope and B.A.P Youngjae auditioned together for their JYP audition. His role models are G-dragon of BIGBANG, A$AP Rocky, J.Cole, and Beenzino.

J-Hope has co-composed/co-produced 110+ songs. On March 2, 2018, J-Hope released his 1st mixtape “Hope World”, with the title track “Daydream”.

J-Hope is ranked 88th on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”. J-Hope’s ideal type is a girl who loves him, good at cooking, and thinks a lot.

RM (Kim Nam Joon)

Kim Nam Joon
RM is the fourth oldest member of BTS
  • Real Name: Kim Namjoon
  • Position: Main Rapper, Leader
  • Date of Birth: September 12, 1994
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Birthplace: Ilsan, Gyeonggi-d
  • Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 67 kg (147 lb)

RM is the fourth oldest member of BTS

Kim Nam Joon Biography

He was born in Seoul (Sangdo-dong) then he moved to Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea when he was 4. He has a younger sister, Kim Kyung Min.

He attended Apgujeong High School and furthered to the Global Cyber University where he gained a bachelor’s in Electronic engineering major.

In 2006 RM studied languages in New Zealand for 4 months. His favorite foods are meat (especially Samgyeopsal) and Kalguksu (Korean knife noodles).

He disclosed that he taught himself how to speak English and can speak it extremely well.

RM is the only member left from the original lineup when BTS debuted in 2013.

Despite his rough and tough image, he is very playful and relaxed. He loves Surfing the web as his hobby.

His favorite colors are black, pink, and purple, with 1 as his favorite number.

His favorite items are clothes, computers, books. He likes clear weather. Kanye West and A$AP Rocky are his role models.

He is a big advocate for lgbtqia+ rights. RM thinks silver hair suits him the best.

He has co-composed/co-produced 160+ songs. He released his first solo mixtape, “RM” on March 17, 2015. On November 13, 2017, Namjoon wrote a message on the group’s official fan cafe announcing he changed his stage name from Rap Monster to RM. Namjoon stated that “RM” stands for “Real Me”.

RM is ranked 79th on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.

JIMIN (Park Ji Min)

Park Ji Min
Jimin is the third youngest member of BTS.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Full Name: Park Jimin
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
  • Date of Birth: October 13, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Birthday: Busan
  • Height: 173.6cm (5’8.3″)
  • Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)

Park Ji Min Biography

Jimin is the third youngest member of BTS. He was born in Busan, South Korea. He has a younger brother, Park Jihyun.

Jimin attended the Busan High School of Arts and furthered to the Global Cyber University where gained a bachelor’s in Theatre and film major. Jimin was the last member to join BTS.

Jimin loves to relax anytime he gets a chance. His favorite number is number 3, blue and black as his favorite colors, pork, duck, chicken, fruit, and kimchi jjigae as his favorite foods, and prefers sunny and cool weather.

He jokingly hits his fellow members as a way of showing his affection for them. If music is playing he will start to dance no matter where he is.

His role model is Taeyang of BIGBANG. Jimin was ranked 19th on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2019”. Jimin’s ideal type is a nice and cute girl who is smaller than him.

V (Kim Tae Hyung)

Kim Tae Hyung
V is the second youngest member of BTS.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Real Name: Kim Taehyung
  • Position: Vocalist
  • Date of Birth: December 30, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Birthplace: Daegu
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
  • Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)

Kim Tae Hyung Biography

V is the second youngest member of BTS. He was born in Daegu but later moved to Geochang where he spent his life until he moved to Seoul. He has a younger sister (Kim Eun Jin) and a younger brother (Kim Jong Gyu).

V attended Korea Art School and moved on to the Global Cyber University.

He likes anything unique. His favorite foods are Japchae and any type of meat, searching for music that no one listens to, going on the computer are his hobbies, 10 as his favorite number, and great his favorite color.

They call him Blank Tae because of his blank expression. He has a habit of biting his nails and sticking out his tongue.

V revealed that his role model is his dad. He acted in the Korean drama “Hwarang” from 2016 to 2017.

V was ranked 1st in the “Top 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017“. V thinks red hair suits him the best and his ideal type is someone who takes care of him and loves only him and who has a lot of aegyo.

JUNGKOOK (Jeon Jung Kook)

Jeon Jung Kook
Jungkook is the youngest member of BTS.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Real Name: Jeon Jungkook
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper, Center/ Face of the Group, Maknae
  • Date of Birth: September 1, 1997
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Birthplace: Busan
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)

Jeon Jung Kook Biography

Jungkook is the youngest member of BTS.

He was born in Busan, South Korea. He has an older brother, Jeon Junghyun.

He attended the Seoul School of Performing Arts and furthered to the Global Cyber University. Before joining the group he was a handball player.

His favorite foods are anything with flour (pizza, bread, etc), 1 as his favorite number, and black as his favorite color. He likes shoes and make-up.

Jungkook is ranked 1st on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2019”. His role model is G-Dragon of BIGBANG.

Jungkook’s ideal type is someone who’s at least 168 cm but smaller than him, is a good wife, good at cooking, smart, has pretty legs, and is nice. Also, a girl who likes him and is good at singing.

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