Jin (진) is a member of the world sensational K-pop group BTS (방탄소년단) who debuted on June 13, 2013 under HYBE Entertainment (formerly BigHit Entertainment).
Kim Seok Jin (김석진)
Date of Birth
December 4, 1992
178.3 cm (5’10.2”)
61 kg (134 lbs)
Konkuk University (Film Studies)
Acting, Singing, Making jokes, Dancing, Cooking
City of origin / Country
Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
BTS's Jin is known as a very kind, accepting, warm and friendly person who usually acts like a social butterfly and the ice-breaker in a social group.
Jin likes girls who know how to do housework and can cook.
A scout for Big Hit Entertainment saw Jin as he was leaving a bus and convinced him to audition for the company. As a theatre major with no singing or dancing experience, Jin auditioned to be an actor. However, Big Hit Entertainment had other plans and convinced him to become a trainee for BTS.
K-pop Idol, Singer, Dancer
He is able to easily mimic various voices or add even the most subtle emotions to his voice.
Fashion Brands Worn
LOUIS VUITTON, off-white, NIKE, BALENCIAGA, JACQUEMUS, ADIDAS, NERDY, GREEN DAY, HERON PRESTON, DRIES VAN NOTEN, EPONYM, visvim, SUPREME, MARNI
Dating History / Rumours
Jin is INTP, INTPs are unconventional people who are defined by their Introverted, Intuitive, Thinking, and Prospecting personality traits. They don’t like being “ordinary”, and they pride themselves on being inventive.
@jin (41.3M followers)
-Jin is born in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province.
-Jin is the eldest member of BTS.
-He is known and called as the “Worldwide Handsome”.
-He is the first to launch his own show, “Eat Jin Live,” on V Live’s BTS channel.
-Jin always video himself while enjoying eating his food to make Army happy while eating too.
-Jin dreamed to become an actor before being a Kpop Idol.
-Jin started attending Konkuk University in Seoul in 2011, and graduated in 2017 with a major in theater and film.
-He is good at hitting high notes -- for example, in “Crystal Snow,” which has a high-pitched chorus.
-His co-members said that Jin’s voice is fit and perfect to all songs and genre they had.
-He composed part of the song “Awake” on BTS’ second official album, “Wings,” released in 2016. The song ranked second on the global music-streaming website Spotify in February 2017.
-He wrote some of the lyrics for BTS’ fourth EP, “Most Beautiful Moment in Life Part 2.”
-Jin can play the piano and the pipe organ.
-Jin thought of becoming a journalist until his first year of high school.
-Jin is like a mother to his other members.
-He is good at cooking especially in sea foods.
-He got an offer from K-pop giant S.M. Entertainment when he was in middle school.
-He was also picked as the most handsome idol by his fellow K-pop idols, according to Arirang TV.
-An anonymous foreign plastic surgeon who had analyzed 269 Asian male faces concluded that Jin’s exemplified the “golden ratio” of 1:1.618. This is the ratio of the distance between the singer’s ears and the distance between his hairline and his chin.
-Jin is a picky eater.
-His favorite color is pink.
-He is the only member of BTS whose stage name can be written in Hanja that is, Chinese characters used in Korean.