Jungkook

Quick Facts

  • Full name: Jeon Jeong-Guk
  • Other names: Jeon Jungkook
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: 1st September 1997
  • Age: 23 years
  • Place of birth: Busan South Korea
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10’’)
  • Siblings: an elder brother known as Jeon Jung Hyun
  • Popular for: Leading vocalist in the Bangtan Boys and South Korean Musical Band
  • Marital status: Single

Childhood life and Education

Jeong-Guk attended Baek Yang Middle School and Seoul School of Performing Arts. At his tender age, the young Jeon liked to play taekwondo and this passion did not leave him empty-handed since he still possesses a black taekwondo belt. During his fifth grade, he was not left behind by those who were learning breakdance. Jeon also knew that his life would be much enjoyable if he joined a club. He would visit a certain club with his friends and came to learn B-Boying.

Just like any other child who has a dream, when young, Jeon dreamt of becoming a badminton player. His dream didn’t come to be because he started listening to various songs including those of the G-dragon and opted to become a singer instead. He graduated from Seoul School in March 2013.

Career

As a young 13, Jeon participated in a certain audition known as Superstar K13. As many people would refer to as unfortunate, he didn’t pass the audition but this was not as unfortunate as many would view it. It opened doors for him where he found other opportunities to grow his talent in 8 different talent agencies.

At the age of 14 years, his interest in dance made him join the Movement lifestyle where he learned how to dance. By 2013, the young man had joined BTS after which he released his debut song by the title ‘No More Dream’ which was part of the songs in the album named ‘2 cool 4 Skool”. In the company of BTS Band, Jeon released several hit songs and albums which made many especially the youths happy. The other band members are Kim Taehyung, Kim Namjoon, JHope, Jimin, Min Yoongi, and Jin.

Jeon has received honorary awards as an individual and as a band. Some of the awards he won together with the band include the Golden disc award, Melon Music award, Bonsang award, and Seoul music award among others. Currently, Jeon is a leading vocalist in the Bangtan Boys and South Korean Musical Band.

The talent of Jeon has not been left unnoticed on television. For instance, many people saw him and got to know him when he was among the people who appeared thrice in the BTS China Job television in 2014.

Personal Life

Currently, Jeon is living with his elder brother Juan Hyun as well as his parents. Not much is known about his family. He is however single but known to have dated before. He has a passion for playing games, particularly soccer and drawing. He is also a good cook and aspires to have a wife who loves cooking also.

Some rumors have it that Jeon’s dream woman is one who has great cooking skills, one who is beautiful with pretty legs. The woman should also be a good singer.