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PSY Makes Comeback with his first album “PSY 9th” in almost 5 years




Park Jae-sang, professionally well-known as PSY, returned to music after a five-year hiatus with a full album titled “PSY 9th”. Jaesang’s last full-length album, “PSY 8th 4X2=8”, released under YG Entertainment in 2017.

In 2019, PSY launched his own label and management home “P NATION”, for himself and for several rising and established artists.

Almost a decade after the huge success of “Gangnam Style”, the South Korean singer and rapper made his long-awaited comeback on Friday, April 29, 2022, with his 9th full-length album with “That That (prod. & feat. SUGA of BTS)” as a title track under his own label “P NATION”.

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For “That That”, Suga reached out to PSY first with the track and said he wanted to produce a song for PSY. The talented 29-year-old, South Korean rapper and producer has been in the writing and production process since 2013.

SUGA first believed he was only going to produce and write a song for PSY but later step by step PSY made him participate in the track and feature in the music video and finally, SUGA was seen doing the choreography along with PSY and many backup dancers in the music video of “That That”.

Also, read about Crush (크러쉬)

With the title track That That PSY and SUGA managed to gain several achievements. It became the fastest Kpop MV released in 2022 to surpass 70M on YouTube, in 4 days and 18 hours. The title track also debuts at #36 on Gaon Digital Chart in its first week of release.

PSY SUGA (슈가) That That
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Besides SUGA, numerous Kpop singers like CRUSH, HEIZE, and HYUNA who are from his own label, and other artists like HWA SA, TABLO, and Sung Si Kyung are featured in PSY’s latest album.

Full Tracklist of PSY 9th

  • 9INTRO
  • That That (prod. & feat. SUGA of BTS)
  • Celeb
  • You Move Me (feat. Sung Si Kyung)
  • Sleepless (feat. Heize)
  • GANJI (feat. Jessie)
  • Now (feat. Hwa Sa)
  • Happier (feat. Crush)
  • Hello Monday
  • Everday
  • forever (feat. TABLO)
  • Dear Me

Moreover, his track titled “Celeb” was co-written by a well-known South Korean rapper and record producer Zico (지코). The song Celeb was supposed to be released in 2019 but was put on hold since PSY faced multiple allegations.

PSY Bae Suzy (배수지) Celeb
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However, Celeb is released as one of the tracks from PSY’s 9th album accompanying a music video featuring a South Korean actress and singer, Bae Suzy. The music video gives a peek at how much space artists gain inside the hearts of their admirers. Moreover, Hwa Sa has also appeared in the Performance video of “Now (feat. Hwa Sa)” along with PSY.

In addition, while joining the forces with several young artists, PSY says he didn’t feel any age gap and felt like he was working with a childhood friend, especially with SUGA from BTS.

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BTS To Release FIFA World Cup 2022 Song




BTS (방탄소년단) members

As the global ambassador for Hyundai Motors and part of a global campaign, BTS is expected to participate in the “2022 FIFA World Cup” song collaboration project.

BTS has been a global ambassador for Hyundai since 2019, and Hyundai Motors is sponsoring the FIFA World Cup festivities. Furthermore, the band joins Hyundai’s sustainability campaign, “Goal of the Century.” As a sponsor, Hyundai Motor will launch a giveaway event, “Hyundai Goal of the Century Pledge.”

The World Cup song is set to be released in the second half of this year, while FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022 in Qatar.

BTS (방탄소년단) members
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The campaign will be done in collaboration with football icon Steve Gerrard, South Korean football team captain Park Jisung, and many others. The event is said to be held on FIFA’s official channels from July 29 to September 30. As a result, eleven winners will win a trip to Qatar to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup Live.

Furthermore, France’s ‘Le Parisien‘ reported on 30 July that “BTS will sing a song for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.” The daily news website added that BTS accepted the participation in the World Cup song, saying, “It is an honor to be able to participate in the FIFA World Cup with Hyundai Motors.”

Also, read about BTS (방탄소년단)

In addition, Hyundai Motor chose BTS as its global ambassador in 2019. After that, the band started promotion activities as models for the Hyundai Palisade and has been collaborating with various car models and campaign advertisements until now.

BTS has also released a song, “IONIQ: I’m on it,” along with a music video in honor of the launch of IONIQ on September 2, 2020.

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J-Hope of BTS to mark history joining as Lollapalooza Headliner & TXT to join the lineup




J-HOPE Lollapalooza

Jung Hoseok of BTS, better known by his stage name J-Hope is set to make history by being the first South Korean artist to headline the main stage of Lollapalooza, a major U.S. music festival.

Lollapalooza festival is taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park from July 28 to July 31. Likewise, J-Hope will close out the festival on Sunday, July 31.

In actual fact, J-Hope was announced as a surprise new headliner for Sunday’s lineup via Lollapalooza’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts. Lollapalooza uploaded a promotional video using “Hangsang (항상)” from J-Hope’s first mixtape Hope World as background music.

J-HOPE Lollapalooza
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Moreover, J-Hope also showed excitement and shared the news with his fans through his individual Instagram account (@uarmyhope). 

He uploaded the lineup of the festival and the promotional video with the caption, “This is going to be my first performance at @lollapalooza It’s a thrilling new challenge that I think will become a memorable chapter in my musical history! I’m gonna give you guys a great show. Get ready to get crazyyyyyy!”

Also, read about J-Hope (제이홉)

Alongside J-Hope, this year’s headlining artists include Metallica, Lil Baby, Dua Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly, J.Cole, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi, Green Day, and Charli XCX. 

J-hope will perform as a headliner on July 31 Sunday, 9:00-10:00 pm. It is one of the most awaited performances for the audience, and other artists are curious too.

Furthermore, Lollapalooza also announced that the South Korean boy band TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) has been added to the lineup and will perform at the four-day event. 

TOMORROW X TOGETHER - TXT (투모로우바이투게더) Lollapalooza
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TXT’s performance at the music festival will mark its United States festival debut. The band has recently released their new project, Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, which achieved No.1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart. It marks TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s third number 1 on the chart.

Perry Farrell, the Lollapalooza founder, said, “I’m happy to welcome J-Hope and Tomorrow x Together into the Lollapalooza family.”

Also, read about TXT (투모로우바이투게더)

J Hope left for Chicago on July 25 to participate in the music festival. At the Lollapalooza, he will perform songs from his latest album, “Jack In The Box.”

Likewise, the ticket pricing for July 31st is $125, and with the general admission plus, the ticket cost is $225. Similarly, the VIP one-day ticket is available for $500, and the platinum ticket will cost $2000.

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Jimin and Ha Sung-Woon’s collaboration breaks BTS’ Dynamite’s record




With You (Jimin x Ha Sung-Woon)

BTS’ Jimin and former Wanna One member Ha Sung-Woon, released their highly anticipated soundtrack ‘With You’ for tvN drama ‘Our Blues’, on April 25 at 11 PM KST.

It’s the first time Jimin has delivered OST meanwhile Ha Sung-Woon(하성운) has already contributed OSTs for the k-drama like The Wind Blows, The King: Eternal Monarch, True Beauty, and many more.

In less than 5 hours of release, ‘With You’ achieved 100 #1’s on iTunes Worldwide Top Song charts, making it the fastest song to do so. This makes Jimin and Ha Sung-Woon the fastest Korean Soloists and ‘With You’ the fastest OST to reach 100 number 1’s on iTunes Worldwide.

Jimin (지민) and Sungwoon(성운) With You
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Previously, the record for the fastest song to top iTunes Worldwide Top Song charts in 100 different regions was held by the song ‘Dynamite’ by BTS, which took more or less eight hours to get to the milestone.

Also, read about Jimin (박지민)

Furthermore, ‘With You’ is a song expressing love, the romantic impulse to always stay by someone’s side. The song’s tender mood is rounded by acoustic guitar and piano along with Jimin’s soft tenor and Sungwoon’s attractive vocals. Both singers’ vocals engaged tones are weaved together and their harmony has made the song even more beautiful.

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Jungkook (정국) of BTS tests COVID-19 positive in Las Vegas



Permission to Dance Jungkook BTS

Jungkook of BTS has tested positive for COVID-19 on March 28, Sunday. BTS was scheduled to attend the 64th Grammy Awards, for their nomination as well as performance.

For the preparation for their performance, the members had planned to be in the United States days before the show; Jungkook came to Las Vegas a few days earlier than other members.

A short while after landing in Las Vegas, he felt a little under the weather and had a slight sore throat. Having suspicion he managed to take a rapid PCR test and a standard PCR test on Sunday afternoon. Taking preventive measures, he stayed in self-isolation till the results came out.

Also, read full profile of Jungkook (정국)

A day after on March 28 the result of the tests came back positive and confirmed that Jungkook was infected and had to stay in isolation for treatment and be quarantined.

Other BTS members; RM, Jin, Suga, Jimin, and Taehyung flew to the United States on Sunday while J-Hope also is still under quarantine in Seoul, South Korea.

Permission to Dance Jungkook BTS
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Big Hit Entertainment released an official announcement for the fan base about the situation in the BTS fan community forum, Weverse. With Jungkook testing positive and J-Hope still in Seoul, the agency informed that they were in discussion with the organizer of the Grammys.

They made their apologies for the situation and informed fans that Jungkook is being treated and will provide full support for his rapid recovery.

BTS had scheduled to perform in four concerts:

Permission to Dance On Stage, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

  • Live shows on April 8, April 9, April 15, and April 16.

MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas for the Grammys.

BTS is also nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their track Butter.

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V (뷔) – BTS, Profile, Early Life, Net Worth, & Facts



Kim Taehyung (김태형)_BTS_PROFILE

V (뷔) is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and producer under BigHit Music. He debuted as a member of BTS with their debut album, “2 Cool 4 Skool,” on June 13, 2013. Furthermore, he made his acting debut in 2016 through the drama “Hwarang.”


V (뷔) was born in Daegu, South Korea, on December 30, 1995. His birth name is Kim Taehyung (김태형). He is 26 years old, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

He has a slender body with long legs and stands at a height of 179cm (5 feet 8 inches), and his body weight is 64kg (141.09lbs). His shoe size is 275mm (10.8inches). Likewise, his blood type is AB, and his MBTI type is INFP.

Kim Taehyung (김태형)_BTS_PROFILE
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Early Life and Family Background

Taehyung was born in Daegu, Seo-gu, and grew up in Geochang County. He belongs to the Gwangsan Kim clan. His family consists of his parents, one younger brother, and one younger sister.

His younger sister’s name is “Kim Eun-jin,” born in 1996, and his younger brother’s name is “Kim Jong-Gyu,” born in 1997. Similarly, he also owns a cute pomeranian pet dog, and its name is Kim Yeontan.

Also, read about Jin (진)

Furthermore, he graduated from Changnam Elementary School and Geochang Middle School. After that, he completed high school in Korea Cyber University’s Music department. He attended Global Cyber University and graduated from Broadcasting Entertainment for his university education. Currently, he is enrolled in Hanyang Cyber University at the Department of Advertising Media.

Personal Information

Full NameKim Taehyung
Native Name(김태형)
Other NameV (뷔)
BirthdayDecember 30, 1995
Birth PlaceDaegu, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
ParentsFather and Mother
Siblingone younger sister (Kim Eun-jin) &
one younger brother (Kim Jong-Gyu)
OccupationSinger, actor, and producer
AgencyBigHit Music
Associated ActBTS (방탄소년단)
PositionSub-vocalist and dancer
Height179cm (5 feet 8 inches)
Weight64kg (141.09lbs)
Blood TypeAB
Relationship StatusSingle
Net Worth$20 to $25 million

Debut with BTS

V made his official debut as a BTS member with the single album “2 Cool 4 Skool” with No More Dream as a title track. Since his debut with the band, he has participated as composer, producer, and lyricist in several songs, such as:

  • Hold Me Tight (2015) – Writing and composing
  • Boyz With Fun (2015) – Writing and composing
  • Run (2015) – writing and composing
  • Stigma (2017) – Writing, composing, and producing
  • Inner Child (2020) – Writing and composing
  • Blue & Grey (2022) – Writing and composing

Also, read about SUGA (슈가)

Furthermore, he has also released various soundtracks like “It’s Definitely You” with Jin for Hwarang (2016), “Sweet Night” for Itaewon Class (2020), and “Christmas Tree” for Our Beloved Summer (2021). Similarly, he has also released an OST, “A Brand New Life,” for a game, BTS World, along with J-Hope and Zara Larrson.

In addition, some of his solo SoundCloud releases are:

  • 4 O’Clock with RM (2017)
  • Scenery (2019)
  • Winter Bear (2019)
  • Snow Flower feat. Peakboy (2020)
Kim Taehyung (김태형)_BTS_PROFILE
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Acting Career

In terms of Taehyung’s solo endeavors, he made his acting debut in KBS’ historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth in 2016. He portrayed Seok Han-sung, a supporting role who has a warm personality and gets along with everyone. He is a bright and innocent boy who carries a heavy burden as the last successor of his clan.

Net Worth and Brand Endorsements

Taehyung’s net worth is estimated to be between $20 to $25 million as of 2022. His primary source of income is from being a professional singer-songwriter, actor, and producer.

In addition, he also earns through several brand endorsements, advertisements, and ambassadorship along with his band members, such as:

  • Seoul Tourism Honorary Ambassador since 2017
  • Global Ambassador for the 2020 Seoul E-Free promotion (2020)
  • FILA (2019-2021)
  • Samsung (2018 ~ )
  • Hyundai (2019~)
  • McDonald’s – The BTS Meal (2021)
  • Tokopedia (2021~)
  • Global Ambassador for Louis Vuitton (2021) and several more.
Kim Taehyung (김태형)_BTS_PROFILE
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Kim Taehyung Dating

V is currently single, and there are not many details about his dating history either. However, he has mentioned his ideal type of person as someone who takes care of him, loves only him, and has a lot of aegyo (cute display of affection).

Moreover, in an interview with E! News, when V was asked about his celebrity crush, he said it was Lily Collins and Rachel McAdams.

Also, read about Jimin (지민)

Kim Taehyung Instagram

V is available on social media sites Instagram and Twitter. He is active on Instagram individually under the username @thv, with 49.3+ million followers as of 2022.

Similarly, he is also available on BTS members’ official Twitter account under the username @BTS_twt, with 47m+ followers as of 2022.

Interesting Facts about V

  • When he smiles, his lips become square, and his smile is known as a boxy smile within the fandom.
  • He loves photography so much that he introduces himself as “Vante” to show his photography works.
  • Taehyung loves listening to classical music.
  • He is fond of the GUCCI brand.

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Jin (진) – BTS, Profile, Early Life, Career, Net worth & Facts




Kim Seok-jin (김석진) a.k.a Jin (진) a renowned singer-songwriter, vocalist, dancer, worldwide –handsome, and a member of the worldwide famous K-Pop boy band named BTS (BANGTAN SONYEONDAN) 방탄소년단.

In this article, we have included everything about Kim Seok-Jin. Scroll down to know about his marriage, relationship, career, age, height, etc.

Family Details of Jin (진)

Kim Seok-jin (김석진) was born on 4th December 1992 in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea, turning 28 this year, 2021.

He was born and raised in South Korea, holding South Korean nationality and belonging to Korean ethnicity. His sun sign is Sagittarius. His stage name is Jin.

The information regarding his family is his father is the CEO of a company and his mother. He has one elder brother named Kim Seok Jung His brother was involved in the hip-hop world.

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Jin completed his high schooling at ‘Bosung High School’ and graduated from’ Konkuk University on 22nd February 2017, getting a degree in art and acting. He also attended and graduated from ‘Hanyang Cyber University, ‘taking music as his major.

Physical Stats

Jin has an amazing body physique, slim and tall. His height is about 5ft. 10 inches or 178cm weighing 63kg or 139 lbs.

Jin has wide broad shoulders and amazing eyes. He has black eye color, and his hairstyle color changes frequently. His shoe size is 8.5 (US).

Quick Facts

Full NameKim Seok-jin
Native Name김석진
Stage NameJin (진)
Birthday 4th December 1992
Birth PlaceGwacheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
SiblingKim Seok Jung
OccupationSinger, Dancer, Rapper
AgencyBig Hit Entertainment
Associated ActBTS (Bangtan Boys)
PositionVocalist, Dancer, Rapper
Height5ft. 10 inch
Weight63 Kg
Blood TypeO
Relationship StatusN/A
Net WorthApproximately US 7-9 million


His father wants him to enter his father’s company, but he walked into the entertainment industry after Jin was recognized for his good looks by one of the South Korean entertainment companies named ‘BIGHIT ENTERTAINMENT,’ recently known as ‘HYBE LABELS’ when he was walking down the street.

At that time, he was studying acting. Jin’s favorite hobbies are cooking, eating, taking care of pet’s playing video games, and snowboarding. He also did a mukbang show named ‘Eat Jin’ in which other BTS members- Suga, Jimin, Jungkook also joined sometimes.

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Career Details

Jin debuted with ‘BTS,’ holding the position of one of its four vocalists on 13th June 2013 by their debut single album named ‘2 COOL 4 SKOOL’.

The song named AWAKE, aired in 2016 on the album WINGS, was sung by Jin, which was his first co-produced track broadcasted.

He then co-wrote the track along with Slow Rabbit, Hitman Bang, RM, J-Hope, June, and Pdogg. The track rose to number 31 on the ‘Gaon Music Chart’ and number 6 on the ‘Billboard World Digital Singles Chart.’

Jin and V (Kim Taehyung) sang the song named ‘IT’S DEFINITELY YOU,’ the original soundtrack of the South Korean TV series called ‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth,’ in which Jin got nominated for the ‘Best OST Award in 2017’ at ‘Melon Music Awards.

In the year 2018, October Jin and the other BTS members were awarded the Fifth class ‘Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit’ by South Korean president named Moon Jae-in.

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‘EPIPHANY,’ the second solo song sung by Jin, aired on 9th August 2018, which was the part of the BTS album named ‘LOVE YOURSELF: ANSWER.’

The song charted on ‘Billboard World Digital Singles Chart’ on 4th,’ Gaon Music Chart’ on 30th, and ‘K-Pop Hot 100’ on 5th, giving pop-rock melody vibes.

Then he and the other member of BTS, Jeon Jungkook, released another song named ‘SO FAR AWAY,’ which was initially released by BTS member Suga (Agust D) in his self-titled mixtape called –Agust-D.

Also read about Jungkook 정국

Jin has also sung cover versions of songs like the solo cover of ‘MOM’ by Ra.D (7th May 2015), ‘I LOVE YOU’ by Mate (3rd December 2015), and ‘IN FRONT OF THE PSIT OFFICE IN AUTMN’ by Yoon Do-Hyun (7th June 2018).

Jin has co-hosted TV music programs like SBS- aired ‘Inkigayo’ in 2016, the M-net –aired ‘M Countdown’(2016-2017), KBS2-aired ‘Music Bank ‘(2018), and the annual South Korean music show ‘KBS Song Festival ‘ (2017-2018).

He has made his presence on SBS- aired South Korean reality documentary show named ‘Law of the Jungle (2017).

Is Jin dating anyone?

The information regarding his relationship is not revealed yet. Although he is currently single, there is no information related to his previous relationship.

Jin (진) BTS
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Social Media

Seok-Jin is personally active on Instagram with the verified username (@jin) with 32.1million followers.

There are also social media accounts which are managed by his company named HYBE LABELS having 84.1k followers on Hybe labels, Twitter has over 32.7 million followers, Tiktok over 40.2 million followers, Vlive has 30 million members, Weverse 11.9 million wever, Facebook has 72 million followers, YouTube has over 60.7 million subscribers, Sound cloud 3.8 million followers and in Spotify 31 million monthly listeners.

Also, read about BTS’s Jimin (지민)

BTS Jin (진) Net Worth

Jin is one of the most popular K-pop artists who is widely known to global audiences. He has been working actively since his debut with BTS and have many hits till now.

Besides, music their popularity inclined they have many brand deals and are ambassadors of luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Fila, Puma, and many more. Jin’s net worth is estimated to be approx. USD 8-9 million was in 2021.

His primary source of earnings is singing, Songwriting, and other ventures. In addition, Jin had a luxury apartment worth the US $1.7 million in South Korea, which he purchased in 2018.

Some Facts about Jin

  • Jin celebrated his birthday by donating supplies like food, blankets, and dishes to the ‘Korean Animal Welfare Association and 321 kg of food to the non-profit organization Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA).
  • His elder brother had opened Japanese –style restaurant named ‘Ossu Seiormushi’ in Seoul in 2018.
  • He lives with his band members in Hannam-dong in Seoul.

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SUGA (슈가) – BTS, Profile, Career, Net Worth, & Facts



Suga (슈가)-AGUST-D- BTS

Suga (슈가), also known as Agust D, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer under Big Hit Entertainment, a subsidiary of HYBE. He debuted with BTS in 2013 with their debut album, “2 Cool 4 Skool.” Likewise, he debuted as a solo artist in 2016 with his first mixtape Agust D.


Suga (슈가) was born on March 9, 1993, in Daegu, South Korea, with a birthname Min Yoongi (민윤기). He is 29 years old, and his zodiac sign is Pisces.

His height is 174cm (5 feet 7 inches), and his body weight is 60kg (132.2lbs). He has a round and cute appearance with pale white skin. His charming feature is his gummy smile. Furthermore, his blood type is O, and his MBTI type is ISTP.

Suga (슈가)-AGUST-D- BTS
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Early Life and Family Background

Suga was born and raised in Taejeon-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea. He holds a South Korean nationality and belongs to the Yeoheung Min Clan.

His family consists of four members, his parents ad his older brother, Min Geum-Jae, born in 1989. However, detailed information about his family members is yet to be publicized.

Furthermore, he graduated from Gwaneum Middle School and Apgujeong High School, respectively. He attended Global Cyber University and graduated from the Department of Broadcasting Entertainment. Similarly, in 2019 he enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University in Advertising Media for his master’s degree.

Personal Information

Full NameMin Yoongi
Native Name(민윤기)
Other NameSUGA (슈가)
Agust D
BirthdayMarch 9, 1993
Birth PlaceDaegu, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Parentsfather and mother
Siblingone older brother (Min Guem-Jae)
OccupationRapper, songwriter, and record proucer
AgencyBig Hit Music
Associated ActBTS (방탄소년단)
PositionLead rapper
Height174cm (5 feet 7 inches)
Weight60kg (132.2lbs)
Blood TypeO
Relationship StatusSingle
Net Worthabove $35 million


Suga was active as an underground rapper named “Gloss” before his debut. He became interested in rap after hearing “Ragga Muffin” by South Korea’s first reggae duo, Stony Skunk. Likewise, after hearing songs from the South Korean alternative hip hop group Epik High, he decided to become a rapper.

Therefore, he started writing music lyrics and learned about technical standards, MIDI. He used to work a part-time job at a recording studio by age 17. Since then, he has started composing and arranging music.

In addition, he produced “518-062” as a part of the hip hop crew D-Town in 2010. It was a song celebrating the Gwangju Uprising.

Also, read about Jimin (지민)

Debut with BTS

Suga originally joined as a music producer and trained under Big Hit Entertainment for three years alongside J-Hope and RM. However, later he made his debut as a member and lead rapper of BTS.

Suga officially debuted on June 13, 2013, with BTS’ debut album “2 Cool 4 Skool,” with No More Dream as a title track.

Furthermore, he has also participated in writing, composing, and producing several songs from BTS’ discographies. As of 2022, Suga has more than 130 KOMCA (Korean Music Copyright Association) credits.

Suga (슈가)-AGUST-D- BTS
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Solo Career: SUGA, Agust D

On August 16, 2016, he debuted as a solo artist under the name “Agust D” with his free self-titled mixtape via SoundCloud. Likewise, he re-releases the mixtape in 2018 for digital purchase and streaming. The reissue peaked at number three on Billboard’s World Album Chart.

Furthermore, with Suran’s song “Wine,” Suga made his debut as a producer, producing songs for musicians other than BTS. “Wine: peaked at number two on the Gaon Music Chart and won best Soul/R&B track of the year at Melon Music Awards (2017).

In 2020, he released his unpromoted second solo mixtape, “D-2,” with Daechwita as a title track. The mixtape peaked at 11 on the US Billboard 200 and seven on the UK Albums Chart.

Also, read about RM (아르엠)

He has also written, featured, and produced music for various musicians, such as:

  • Song Request (2019) – Lee Sora – writing and featuring
  • Eternal Sunshine (2019) – Epik High – composing and producing
  • We Don’t Talk Together (2019) – Heize – writing, composing, and producing
  • SUGA’s Interlude (2019) – Halsey – writing, composing, featuring, and Producing
  • Eight (2020) – IU – writing, composing, featuring, arranging, and producing
  • YOU (2021) – ØMI – composing and producing
  • Girl Of My Dreams (2022) – Juice WRLD – writing, featuring, arranging, and producing
  • That That (2022) – PSY – writing, composing, featuring, and producing
AGUST-D-Suga (슈가)-BTS
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SUGA Dating

Suga is single, and there are not many details about his dating history either. However, he has mentioned his ideal type of person as someone who likes music, especially hip-hop.

He has also mentioned that he doesn’t care about looks; he wants someone who can be very active when he wants to and very silent when he wants to.

Moreover, in an interview with E! News, when Suga was asked about his celebrity crush, he said it was “Scarlett Johansson.”

Net Worth and Brand Endorsements

Suga’s estimated net income is above $35 million as of 2022. His primary source of income is from being a professional rapper, songwriter, and record producer.

In addition, he also earns through several brand advertisements, endorsements, and ambassadorship along with his band members, such as:

  • Seoul Tourism Honorary Ambassador since 2017
  • Global Ambassador for the 2020 Seoul E-Free promotion (2020)
  • FILA (2019-2021)
  • Samsung (2018 ~ )
  • Hyundai (2019~)
  • McDonald’s – The BTS Meal (2021)
  • Tokopedia (2021~)
  • Global Ambassador for Louis Vuitton (2021) and several more

Also, read about Jungkook (정국)

Social Media

Suga is positively active on social media networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. He is available on Instagram individually under the username @agustd, with 37.2m+ followers as of 2022.

Likewise, he is also available on BTS members’ official Twitter accounts under the username @BTS_twt, with 47m_ followers.

Interesting Facts about SUGA

  • He loves to cook and feed his cooking to his band members.
  • Suga used to be a basketball team member in high school and has won several tournaments.
  • He can play the piano.
  • Fans represent him as a cat.
  • Suga had his shoulder surgery on November 3, 2020, and took a break for some months from BTS activities for rest.
  • His favorite manhwa is “Slam Dunk,” and he has every volume of the manhwa.

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Jimin (지민) – BTS, Profile, Early Life, Career, Facts & Net worth



Jimin (지민) BTS

Park Jimin, also referred to as ‘Jimin,’ is a member of the renowned boy group BTS. He is the lead singer and primary dancer. In addition, park Jimin is a K-pop singer, dancer, composer, and record producer from South Korea.

Bio & Family

Park Jimin is Jimin’s name that he got at the time of his birth. He is a 25-year-old man. He was born on the month of October 13, 1995, in Geumjeong District, Busan, South Korea, and celebrates his birthday on that day. His mother, father, and younger brother make up his family.


Park Jimin went to Yonsan Middle School and Hodong Elementary School in Busan. Jimin has liked dancing since he was a youngster, and as a result, he enrolled in the Just Dance Academy, where he studied popping and locking dance.

Jimin was also a student at Busan High School of Arts, where he learned modern dance.

Jimin (지민) BTS
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Body Stats

Jimin stands 174cm/5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg weight. His blood type is A. He has a charismatic and aura-like appearance which stands out and has an attractive smile.

He has dark brown eyes. Jimin, like other celebrities, has a lot of different haircuts and hair colors.

Quick Facts

Full Name Park Ji-min
Native Name박지민
Other NameJimin (지민)
BirthdayOctober 13, 1995,
Birth PlaceBusan, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
AgencyBigHit Entertainment
Associated ActBTS (Bangtan Boys)
Height174 cm
Weight61 Kg
Blood TypeA
Relationship StatusSingle
Net WorthApproximately US $7 million


He was moved to Korean Arts High School after passing the tryouts at Big Hit Entertainment, where he completed his high school studies in 2014 and is now registered at Global Cyber University alongside his bandmates.

He cleared Big Hit Entertainment’s audition procedure and began working as a trainee there.

Later, he made his debut as a vocalist and dancer with the hip-hop boy band BTS on June 12, 2013, with the release of the track 2 Cool 4 Skool.’

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Career & Achievements

Jimin has always enjoyed singing and dancing since he was a youngster. As a result, he enrolled in dance academies to learn popping, locking, and modern dances.

As a result, Jimin and his colleagues have delivered hit records one after the other since their debut.

Jimin’s gentle, soothing tone and creative dancing skills knocked admirers off their feet. In 2018, the president of South Korea bestowed awards on Jimin and his fellow members. They were given the Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit, fifth class.

He has received Billboard’s Top Social Artist Award 3 times in a row with BTS. In addition, in the Mnet Asian Music Awards, Jimin and his bandmates won all four Daesang Award categories.

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Jimin has also recorded three solo songs under BTS’s label, the first of which was “Lie” from the 2016 album Wings, and the second of which was “Serendipity” for BTS’ album “Love Yourself: Her” in 2017.

In 2020, he debuted his new solo single “Filter,” which is taken from the BTS album Map Of The Soul:7. Jimin became the first Korean artist to have a solo record with over 50 million streams, thanks to his solo.

Jimin then published his solo song, “Promise,” on the group’s SoundCloud in 2018. With his songs, he gained a lot of care and encouragement. He broke Drake’s record for the biggest 24-hour premiere ever on SoundCloud. Warrior Children.

He has also collaborated with his fellow member Jungkook on versions of hit tracks such as Mistletoe (Justin Bieber), and We Don’t Talk Anymore (Charlie Puth).

Who is Jimin Dating?

Jimin, like the rest of the BTS members, is presently single, although rumors about his dating life have circulated on social media for years.

Jimin was said to be dating another K-pop singer Han Seung-Yeon from the group KARA, according to the most recent dating rumors.

When it comes to his personal life, the media has no knowledge of his romantic life and likes to assume he is single. However, Jimin prefers to concentrate on his work and places a high value on it.

Also read about Choi Soo-Young 최수영

What is Jimin’s Net Worth?

Jimin’s net worth is believed to be about $7 million. He has a captivating personality in addition to being a brilliant vocalist and artist. His career has been aided by his beautiful appearance and abs.

Interesting Facts about Jimin (지민)

  • Pork, duck, chicken, fruit, and kimchi jjigae are among his favorite meals.
  • Jimin isn’t a big fan of spinach.
  • He enjoys warm, cool weather.
  • As a method of demonstrating his love for his fellow members, he humorously slaps them.
  • He will begin to dance wherever he is if music is playing.

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RM (아르엠) – BTS, Profile, Early Life, Career, Net worth & Facts




Kim Namjoon (김남준), also known as “RM”, is a renowned South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer, & dancer. RM is best known for being the leader of the worldwide famous South Korean boy band named BTS (방탄소년단) that debuted on June, 12, 2013.


RM was born on 12th September 1994, in Ilsan-gu, South Korea. He is currently 27 years old. He was born and raised in South Korea, holding a South Korean nationality and belonging to Korean ethnicity.

His family is consists of parents and one younger sister named Kim Kyung-min. He learned English language by watching an American series named “F.R.I.E.N.D.S. ” with his mother. His IQ is 148, which makes him the most intelligent person among his band members.

He was born under the star sign Virgo. Additionally, he does not relate himself to any religion.

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Physical Appearance

RM has a very handsome visual with muscular physique, broad and tall, with height of 5 feet 11 inch (180 cm). His body weight is 76 kg.

He has also got cute dimples which appears when he smiles. Moreover, he loves to spend his time working out and maintain his sturdy body build.

Quick Facts

Full Name Kim Namjoon
Native Name김남준
Stage NameRM (아르엠)
Birthday12th September 1994
Birth Place Dongjak-gu, Ilsan-gu, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
ParentsFather & Mother
SiblingKim Kyung Min
OccupationSinger, Dancer, Rapper
AgencyBig Hit Entertainment / HYBE
Associated ActBTS (Bangtan Boys)
PositionLeader, Rapper
Height5 feet. 11 inch
Weight76 Kg
Blood TypeA
Relationship StatusN/A
Net WorthApproximately US $22 million


RM completed his elementary level education from “Oma Elementary School”. Similarly, he attended “Goyang Shinil Middle School” for his schooling.

For his high school, he went to “Ilsan Daejin High School” but later he transfered and graduated from “Apgujeong High School”.

Also, read about Jin (진)

RM attended “Global Cyber Universty” for his bachelor’s degree and graduated from “Broadcasting Entertainment” department.

Furthermore, he completed his Master’s degree from “Hanyang Cyber University” from “Advertising Media” department.


RM used to write poetry actively and often received several awards for his writings. RM became interested in hip-hop music after hearing Epik High‘s “Fly” , at the age of 11. Following an introduction to hip-hop genre and other western rappers like “Eminem”, “Jay Z”, he grew more interested in lyricism.

He started transitioning his poems into lyrics and combined them with music. As a first year of middle school, he began rapping in local amateur hip-hop circles, in 2007. He became more active in the underground “Korean Hip-hop” scene and used to perform his own self composed recording under the stage name “Runch Randa”.

Additionally, he has also released collaboration songs with another underground rappers, “Zico”.

In 2009, he auditioned for Big Deal Record, but didn’t managed to pass. However, because of audition, he later got introduced to Big Hit Entertainment’s producer Pdogg.

Later he was encouraged to give audition for Big Hit and was accepted and got a spot at the record label. At age 16, RM then joined Big Hit Entertainment shortly after.

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RM joined Big Hit in 2010 and trained for 3 years with his fellow members “Suga” and “J Hope”. During his trainee period, he also worked as a songwriter for girl group “Glam”, and helped in their debut single, “Party (XXO)”.

On June 13, 2013, RM debuted as a leader of band “BTS” and has since written lyrics and produced songs for several of tracks on BTS’ albums.

He released his first mixtape titled “RM” in 2015 and “Mono” in 2018 which ranked #26 in “Billboard 200”.

Also read about Jungkook 정국

Aside from BTS, he has also produced songs for other artists such as, “Homme” for “Dilemma (2016)”, “Steve Aoki” for “Waste it on me (2018)”, and his junior “TXT” FOR “0X1=Lovesong (I know I Love You)”, in year 2021.

Moreover, RM has more than “179 KOMCA” credit which makes him the youngest Korean Artist in the list.

He also recieved “The Order of Cultural Merit”, in 2018 which makes him one the youngest recipients in history. Addtionally, he was also given “Diplomat Passport” by President of South Korea, in 2021.

Social media

RM is very much active on social media networking platforms. He has an Instagram account under the username @rkive with 32.1m+ fan following.

He is also available on band’s twitter account with followers count 45.3 m+ under the tag name @BTS_twt.

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Net worth

RM net worth is estimated to be approx. USD 22 million as of 2022. His primary source of earning is singing, songwriting, and other ventures.

Apart from singing and songwriting, he also manages to obtain this amount of net income through various endorsements.

Facts about RM

  • RM is interested in books, work of arts, and also like to go to museums and exhibitions.
  • He has a dog named RapMon.
  • His role model are Kanye West and A$AP Rocky.
  • His favorite food is meat and Kalguksu.
  • RM hates sea food.
  • He scored 915 in the TOEIC exam (The Test of English for International Communication).

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BTS (방탄소년단) – Members, Profiles & Facts




BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan), known as Bangtan Boys or Bulletproof Boy Scouts, a renowned South Korean boy band named BTS (BANGTAN SONYEONDAN) 방탄소년단. BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band under the company called HYBE LABELS.

In this article, we have included everything about BTS. So scroll down to know about members, relationships and careers, etc.

Early time of BTS (방탄소년단)

BTS was first formed in 2010 under the company named BIGHIT ENTERTAINMENT CEO Bang Si-Hyuk (Pd-nim). At first, R.M. (Kim Namjoon) was featured because of his rapping skills. At first Pd-nim idea was to form a hip-hop group, same as Y.G. Entertainments.

They were made to debut in 2011 and publicized many tracks by artists like 2 AM and Lee Seung-gi. However, their debut date was later postponed, and their group form changed from hip-hop to a traditional idol group.

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The group contains seven-member:

  • Kim Nam Joon (김남준) aka RM (아르엠), formerly Rap Monster (랩몬스터) – Leader, Main Rapper
  • Kim Seok Jin (김석진) aka Jin (진) – Sub Vocalist, Visual
  • Min Yoon Gi (민윤기) aka Suga (슈가) – Lead Rapper
  • Jung Ho Seok (정호석) aka J-Hope (제이홉) – Main Dancer, Sub Rapper, Sub Vocalist
  • Park Ji Min (박지민) aka Jimin (지민) – Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
  • Kim Tae Hyung (김태형) aka V (뷔) – Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual
  • Jeon Jung Kook (전정국) aka Jungkook (정국) – Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper, Center, Maknae

The oldest member was Jin, while Jungkook was the maknae ( youngest) of the group. R.M. was the first to get disclosed in public, while V was the last member to get announced in public eyes.

They trained themselves for two years before debuting, and while training, they struggled through many things.

At one interview, they revealed Suga’s parents didn’t support him at first and also went into depression. J-Hope went through many hardships; V wasn’t going to take the Bighit audition because he came with his friend for support, but instead his friend, he got selected, Jungkook choose Bighit because he saw R.M. hardships, Jin wanted his mother to appreciate him, Jimin did severe diet because of Korean citizens criticizing comments about his weight and R.M. struggle through his trainees days a lot.

Journey of BTS (방탄소년단)

Formation and Early Years

BTS debuted on 13th June 2013, releasing their debut single album named 2 COOL 4 SKOOL, which includes another single named No more dream reaching up to 124 in Korean chart, and the album sold over 145,000 copies.

Similarly, they released the next single named We are bulletproof Pt. 2 that didn’t reach high. Suga and R.M. wrote the lyrics of No More Dream more than 20 times.

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The same year they released the second part of the album trilogy named O! RUL8, 2?, N.O., which reached up to 92 in the charts of Korea. They hold up to 160,000 copies of the Album in 2018, while 34,000 copies on its release year.

They depicted the Korean education system and determination of proving themselves, struggles in their songs.

BTS opened their variety show named SBS MTV’s Rookie King Channel Bangtan. After that, the school trilogy named Skool Luv Affair aired in January 2014, topping the Gaon Album Chart, and the album copies sold off over 100,000 copies in 2014 and 250,000 by 2018.

Worlwide Recognization

The band gained a mass amount of popularity through their Album named Dark and wild, released in 2014, including The most beautiful moment in Life, Part 2 in 2015, Young Forever (2016), later entering the U.S. Billboard 200.

Young Forever won the Album of the year at the 2016 Melon Music Awards.

The next Album named Wings (2016) topping up to 26 on the Billboard 200, becoming the best-selling album in the Gaon Album Chart history.

It sold over 1.5 million copies being the first million-seller in 2016, getting the award of Artist of the year in the Mnet Asian Music Awards. Similarly, their next Album named Love Yourself: Her (2017) charted up to 7 in billboard 200.

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They performed in the Billboard Hot 100 on the track named DNA which peaked up to 67, and Mic dropped to 28. The other albums like Face Yourself, Love Yourself: Answer, Love Yourself: Tear Map of the Soul: Persona, Map of the soul: 7, Dynamite, Butter, and many others breaking records topping charts and gaining recognition worldwide spreading messages like Love Yourself, awareness of Self Harm, Suicide, Depression, anxiety and many others.

Also, they spoke at the United Nations assembly raising voices against racism, mental problems, and recently talked about SDG (Sustainable Development Goals), a plug for vaccines, poverty, preserving the planet, and gender equality.


The Album BTS has released till date are:

  • Dark and Wild (19th August, 2014)
  • Wake UP ( 24 December, 2014)
  • Youth (7th September, 2016)
  • Wings (10th October, 2016)
  • Face Yourself (4th April, 2018)
  • Love Yourself : Tear (18th May, 2018)
  • Map of the Soul:7 (21st February, 2020)
  • Map of the Soul:7 The Journey (July 15, 2020)
  • BE (20th November 2020)

Salary of each BTS member

BTS members individually earn over $8 million salary and their 68,000 shares in Hybe Stocks. The net worth of each BTS member is said to be around $16 million and from being the brand ambassadors of many companies.

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Social media Presence

BTS members are positively active on social media networking platforms which are also managed by his company named HYBE LABELS having 84.1k followers on Hybe labels and 48.3 million followers on BTS official account, Twitter has over 32.7 million followers, in Tiktok over 40.2 million followers, Vlive has 30 million members, Weverse 11.9 million wever, Facebook has 72 million followers, YouTube has over 60.7 million subscribers, Sound cloud 3.8 million followers and in Spotify 31 million monthly listeners.

FACTS about BTS (방탄소년단)

  • Their fandom name is A.R.M.Y. which stands for Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth.
  • BTS has over more than 392 awards and 565 nominated since their formation.
  • RM learned English by watching the famous American show named ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ ,Jungkook has a full left-hand tattoo ,eye-piercing and lip-piercing.
  • They are the first South Korean boy-band to get their own Twitter emojis.
  • BTS are the ambassador of Coway, FILA, Samsonite, Seoul Tourism Ambassador, LOTTE DUTY FREE, Xylitol, SAMSUNG, HYUNDAI, LOUIS VUITTON, Bodyfriend, Chilsung, Helinox, Live Smart, Formula E, CASETIFY, Lemona, Tokopedia, KwangjuYo, Coca-Cola and Kookmin Bank.

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