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J-Hope (제이홉) – BTS, Profile, Early Life, Career, Net worth & Facts




J-Hope is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer from South Korea. He is most recognized for being a part of the Bangtan Boys, a boy band from South Korea.

Early Bio & Family

Jung Ho-Seok  (정호석), better known as J-Hope, was birthed in Gwangju, South Korea, on February 18, 1994. Talking about his family, he has an elder sister named Mejiwoo, who is an Instagram celebrity. But, unfortunately, his family history, parents’ names, and school information are all unavailable on the internet.

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Body Stats

J-Hope is a straight guy with a height of 5 feet 9 inches (177cm), an average weight of 68 kg (150 lbs), with a slim body build. He has silky dark brown hair and has the same color eyes as well. Besides that, his body dimensions are not made available to the public domain.

Full NameJung Ho-Seok
Native Name 정호석
Stage NameJ-Hope (제이홉)
BirthdayFebruary 18, 1994
Birth Place Gwangju, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
SiblingMejiwoo (Elder Sister)
OccupationSinger, Dancer, Rapper
AgencyBig Hit Entertainment
Associated ActBTS (Bangtan Boys)
PositionVocalist, Dancer, Rapper
Height5ft. 9 inch
Weight68 Kg
Blood TypeA
Relationship StatusN/A
Net WorthApproximately US $26 million


Representatives from Big Hit Entertainment initially saw J-Hope in 2010 amid major national tryouts. Within a few months, he and the other handpicked members secured their first agreement for pre-debuts.

He then entered Bangtan Boys as its first trainee, and in June 2013, he had become a full member of the band. Jin, Suga, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are the other members of the group.

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Career & Achievement

‘After School Club,’ ‘American Hustle Life,’ ‘Weekly Idol,’ ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships,’ ‘The Boss is Watching,’ ‘National Idol Singing Contest,’ and ‘God’s Workplace,’ among others, have included J-Hope.

In terms of honors and recognition, the South Korean singer and his band were named ‘New Artist of the Year at the 2013 Golden Disk Awards, 2013 MelOn Music Awards, 2014 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, and 2014 Seoul Music Awards.

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J-hope got his big break in 2013 with the track “No More Dream,” which was included in the Bangtan Boys’ first album, “2 Cool 4 Skool.” And since, the South Korean singer and his band have produced many studio albums, notably ‘Youth,’ ‘Wake Up,’ ‘Wings,’ and ‘Dark & Wild,’ as well as various mini-albums, such as ‘Love Yourself: Her,’ ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life’ (Part 1 & 2), and ‘O! RUL8,2?’

Many successful songs appear on these records and mini-albums, including “Hold Me Tight,” “Butterfly,” “House of Cards,” “My City,” “Love Is Not Over,” “Am I Wrong,” and “Whalen 52,” to mention a few.

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Facts about J-Hope

  • He is a particularly fond of kimchi.
  • Spring is his favorite season.
  • Green is his favorite color.
  • The number seven is his favorite.
  • He despises working out and exercise.
  • Mickey is the name his dog.
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Is J-Hope Dating?

J-Hope is supposedly single at the moment and has not been linked to any relationship rumors since joining BTS.

Various internet sites indicate that J-Hope was dating before joining BTS. He and his partner separated when she moved on with somebody else; however, that is the sole dating tale regarding J-Hope.

J-Hope’s Net Worth

According to estimates, BTS member J-Hope is the wealthiest of them all, with a net worth of about $26 million that he has accumulated throughout his career via different mediums.

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