Jungkook Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary, and Net Worth
Who is Jungkook?
Jeon Jung-Kook mononymously known as Jungkook is a famous South Korean singer and songwriter. He is the youngest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy band BTS.
How Old Is Jingkook?
He is 24 years old as of June 2022, having been born on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea. Jungkook shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Zendaya, Sam Hurley, Olivia Haschak, Romeo Beckham, and many more.
Who are Jungkook Parents?
According to news on the internet, it shows that his dad was born in 1971 and his father is one year younger than his mother.
Does Jungkook have Siblings?
He has an elder brother by the name of Jeon Jung-Hyun born in June 1995.
He received his education at Baekyand Elementary and Middle School. In 2017, he graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul, an arts high school. He then received a degree from Global Cyber University’s Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment in March 2022.
Jungkook Marital Status
He is currently single.
He does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
A Career from 2013-Present: BTS
He made his debut as a member of the BTS on June 12, 2013, with a release of the single 2Cool 4 Skool. With the BTS, he has sung three solo songs, the first pop “Begin” from the 2016 album Wings. The second one is a future bass song titled “Euphoria” which was released with an accompanying nine-minute short film on April 5, 2018. The song being produced by DJ Swivel went on and charted at No. 5 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100.
Moreover, its full studio version was included on BTS’ Love Yourself: Answer compilation album, released on August 24. Jungkook’s third solo album under BTS entitled “My Time” off the band’s 2020 studio album Map of the Soul: 7. The song charted at No. 84 on the US Billboard Hot 100. While Euphoria and My Time are the first and second longest-charting solo tracks among K-pop singers on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart. Nevertheless, Jungkook is credited as the main producer for two of BTS’ songs: “Love is Not Over” and “Magic Shop”.
Jungkook together with the rest of the BTS members, on October 25, 2018, was ordained with the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea. And was appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture in July 2021 by President Moon Jae-in, along with the other BTS members to help “lead the global agenda for future generations, such as sustainable growth” and “expand South Korea’s diplomatic efforts and global standing” in the international community”.
A Career from 2015 to Present: Solo Activities
Besides performing with the BTS, he participated in the “One Drea, One Korea” campaign in September 2015, taking part in a song collaboration alongside various Korean artists in memory of the Korean War. On September 24, the song was released and presented at the One K Concert on October 15, in Seoul. In 2016, he was cast in the pilot episode of Flower Crew also made an appearance on Celebrity Bromance, and competed in King of Mask Singer. Jungkook performed the song “We Don’t Talk Anymore” on November 6, 2018, with original singer Charlie Puth on a special collaboration stage during the MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards.
In addition, the song has been previously covered twice, solo and with fellow BTS member Jimin. Jungkook went on and released the song “Still With You” on June 4, 2020, for free on platforms such as SoundCloud as a part of BTS’ yearly debut celebrations. He also sang the soundtrack for 7fates Chakho, in February 2022, a new BTS-based webtoon. The song titled “Stay Alive” produced by fellow BTS member, Suga, debuted at No. 95 and earned him the first top-ten entry on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart at No. 8. In the UK, the song became the first Lorean soundtrack in history to debut on the OCC’s Official Singles Chart, when it entered the ranking at No. 89.
Jungkook Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10 inches (1.79m) and a weight of 70kg (154 lbs).
Jungkook Salary and Net Worth
He has a monthly income of $35,000 and a net worth of $20 million.