Kim Taehyung

General Facts and Figures

  • Full Name: Kim Taehyung
  • Net Worth: $26 Million
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter & Dancer
  • Born: 30th December 1995
  • Birth Place: Daegu, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Marital Status: Single

They say music is life itself, and nothing brings the fans to life like Kim Taehyung’s great vocals. The young K-pop singer has become a sensation to fans in Korea and the entire world.

He is one of the members of the Korean boy band popularly known as Bangtan Boys (BTS). The other band members are Jungkook, Jimin, Kim Namjoon, Min Yoongi, JHope, and Jin.

Early Life and Family

Taehyung, also known as V, hails from South Korea, born and raised in the city of Daegu. He is one of the seven BTS members, the K-pop group that has taken the world by storm.

Taehyung was born on 30th December 1995. Little is known about his parents, but he has two younger siblings.

The K-pop star grew up in a humble background, and his parents were farmers. His grandmother raised Taehyung because his parents were busy working to fend for the family.


Kim Taehyung went to an art high school where he learned the art of dance performance and graduated as one of the top students. Taehyung is a graduate of Global Cyber University.

Rise to Fame

Taehyung’s rise to fame reveals the sheer determination he and his friends had to succeed. He began his career by remixing different songs.

One song that made his talent more visible is Lupe Fiasco by Old School Love and Ed Sheeran. Taehyung became a BTS member in 2011, but it was only until 2013 when he officially joined the band.

Singing/Acting Career

Taehyung has had a successful singing career garnering fans from all over the world. To say that he is multi-talented is an understatement.

The K-pop star is a singer, actor, producer, dancer, and songwriter. That said, his singing career has brought him more success, especially his role in BTS.

Taehyung has helped write and produce many of the songs recorded by his band. Songs like ‘Hold Me Tight and ‘Fun Boyz’ are some of his best works.

Taehyung’s band has bagged many awards globally, which has helped the group make a mark in the music industry.

Taehyung no longer acts, but his spectacular acting still lingers in the memories of his fans. Today, he prefers to make and produce music for his band.

It is hard to separate Taehyung from BTS because all his music has been written and produced under the band.

Personal Life

Taehyung is still single, something that baffles many of his fans. His hobbies include scuba diving, playing basketball, and drawing. His nickname V symbolizes victory for his band.

Coming from a humble background, Taehyung appreciates the importance of hard work, which is why he was inducted into BTS. His fans love his angelic vocals, and his dedication to performing arts is admirable.

Taehyung enjoys painting and taking pictures, but he also enjoys visiting art museums and appreciating other people’s creations, so we can say that most of his hobbies are peaceful pursuits that help him unwind.


Written by Husein Gradasevic


Stephanie Soo