Maybe you have heard of the South Korean boyband BTS or Bangtan Sonyeondan before. If you do, then you must have noticed this one member who is oozing with handsomeness and confidence. If you are part of the ARMY or the fans of this K-pop group, you perhaps know who I am talking about. It is the one and the only Kim Seok-Jin.
In this article, we will be discussing 10 facts about ‘worldwide handsome’ Jin. But before that, who are these Korean heartthrobs that the entire world has fallen for? For those who don’t know, here is everything that you need to know about BTS.
BTS: Who are they?
In South Korea, BTS actually stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan, which means Bulletproof Boy Scouts. In the international scene, they are known as Bangtan Boys as well. As of the year 2017, the members have stated that they might be called as the ‘Beyond the Scenes.’ This is all a part of the group’s identity change.
ARMY –the ARMY is the name of the very fervent fans of the K-Pop group. The acronym ARMY actually stands for ‘Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth.’ Furthermore, these fans are much known for their passionate support to the group, as you can see by the popularity of the band on Twitter. In the actual fact, when it’s announced that they’d be presenting at the Grammy’s, the ‘#BTSxGRAMMY’ has rapidly begun to trend.
In order to understand the scope of how famous this K-Pop group has become, you just have to look at the records that they have achieved. Their latest album, ‘Love Yourself: Tear’ was actually the first Korean album that has reached No. 1 in the Billboard Top 200. Not just that, they are the first K-Pop group to achieve platinum single and a gold album that’s recognized by the RIAA or Recording Industry Association of America. Further, their music video for their song ‘Idol’ is also the fastest music video on YouTube to ever reach 100 million views.
Well, I guess this is already enough for the group, as we will now be discussing the main topic of the article –the worldwide handsome, Jin. Keep on scrolling to learn more.
10 Unique Facts about Handsome Jin
Here are 10 interesting facts about the worldwide handsome, Jin:
1. He plays an instrument like a pro.
Though BTS sings and dances regularly on stage, you sometimes see Jin playing the guitar. Sometimes, you can also find him playing the ukulele. Further, if you are lucky enough you may even see him playing the piano. His musical expertise is like a pro and certainly speaks on how multi-talented he really is.
2. He loves cooking.
In addition to his singing, dancing, and acting skills, Jin is a master in the kitchen as well. He loves to cook and often experiments with some new recipes. Even just a quick glance at his cooking diary may tell you that Jin really is fearless when it comes to the kitchen. He has actually tried making bread, noodles, poultry, and meats. Each of his recipes has seemed to be so distinct.
3. He was discovered while studying to be an actor.
In February 2017, Jin actually graduated with a degree in Art and Acting from Kongkuk University in South Korea. As a matter of fact, it was at this very university that he's encouraged to audition for the BigHit Entertainment. His audition led him to be part of BTS, which was followed by both local and international success.
4. He is the eldest of the BTS members.
Kim Seok-Jin was actually born on December 4, 1992. At 26 years old, Jin is the eldest of the BTS members, thus making him to a certain extent a paternal figure to the group. Though his age might make you think that he is the most mature out of the seven members, he is actually a joker.
5. He is the king of dad jokes.
When it comes to humor, Jin is tremendously paternal. He is not just the good looking one who likes food, he is also one of the funniest among the BTS members.
6. He co-produced his ‘Wings’ solo track.
Even though he has had his hand in writing songs before, he had his first-ever attempt in producing his own song ‘Awake.’ This is a melancholic tune, which blends the orchestral balladry with a rhythmic bass. He put his all in this solo track on the top 200-ranked group album Wings.
7. “The third guy from the left.”
Jin became so famous internationally, especially in the US as he was called the worldwide handsome and the third guy from the left when they attended the Billboard Music Awards in 2017. Furthermore, in 2015, he was also called the car door guy, when he’s spotted getting out of the cat at the MelOn Music Awards looking so fine, and his photos went viral all over the internet at that night, especially amongst the K-Pop fans.
8. He is from a well-off family.
Jin is not just good-looking, yet also has a vibe of a well-educated guy from a well-off family. In the actual fact, it has been told that Jin is actually from a wealthy family. One article from a magazine even said that his father is a CEO.
9. He is the vocalist and ‘visualist’ of the group.
Jin serves a role in BTS as a ‘visualist’ and vocalist. The former means that he is the best looking member. Though he originally hoped on becoming an actor and had zero experience being a musician, after he joined BigHit, he worked really hard to hone his skills in dancing and singing, which he is now known for.
10. His ideal girl is just like him.
Being an animal enthusiast, Jin has his eyes in an adorable woman who likes puppies. He is happy with a woman who can cook as well.
All in all, BTS’ Jin is an amazingly versatile artist. He proves it each time he takes the stage with or without his fellow members. No need to mention, he seems to have so many things going for him behind the scenes –I mean, he can tell dad jokes, he can cook, and he can act. And of course, who can ever forget that he is the one and the only worldwide handsome?