V Biography, Age, Career, BTS, Education, Family, Salary, and Net Worth
Who is V?
Kim Tae-Hyung professionally known as V is a famous South Korean singer and songwriter. He is better known as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS.
How Old Is V?
He is 26 years old as of June 2022, having been born on December 30, 1995, in Seo District, Daegu, South Korea. V shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; LeBron James, Ellie Goulding, Lexi Hidalgo, and many more.
Who are V’s Parents?
According to news on the internet, it shows that he was born to Mr. Taehyung and Mrs. Taehyung.
Does V have Siblings?
He has two younger siblings, a brother by the name of Kim Jeong Gyu and a sister by the name of Kim Eon Jin.
He received his high school education at Korean Arts High School where he graduated in 2014. After high school, he enrolled in Global Cyber University where he majored in Broadcasting and Entertainment and graduated in August 2020. Later in 2021, he enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University pursuing a Master of Business Administration in Advertising and Media.
V 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 to Present: BTS
Before debuting with the BTS, he was the “secret member” of BTS. And thus fans were unaware of his existence. He made his debut as a member of the BTS on June 13, 2013, on Mnet’s M Countdown with the track “No More Dream” from their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool. V was first credited for his music composition in The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1, when he co-wrote and co-produced the song Hold Me Tight. His melody for the song “Run” was used with Jungkook‘s original lyrics for the next album The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2.
Furthermore, he contributed the music composition and lyrics for a solo song called “Stigma” from the album Wings. Moreover, he also released unofficially a cover of “Hug Me” with bandmate J-Hope as well as a cover of “Someone Like You” by Adele. His second solo song “Singularity” was released in May 2018 as the trailer for BTS’ then-upcoming third LP, Love Yourself: Tear. On October 25, the track made its UK radio debut on BBC Radio. A month later after the song’s release, The Guardian added “Singularity” to its “Top 50 songs for the month of June 2018 playlist. As well as Billboard included it in their Critics’ List of the “Top 50 BTS Songs” at No. 28.
Overall, Singularity was a well-received song by critics. In addition, V became one of the youngest recipients of the prestigious Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit medal on October 24, awarded to him by the President of South Korea, along with the other members of BTS for their role in the spread of culture. He along with bandmate J-Hope collaborated with Swedish singer Zara Larsson on a song called “A Brand New Day”. The song got its release on June 14, 2019, and debuted at No. 1 on the World Digital Song Sales chart.
Later after eight months, he collaborated with bandmate Jimin for the song “Friends” and also participated in the writing and composition of his solo song “Inner Child” on their album Map of the Soul:7. V in July 2021, was appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by South Korean President Moon Jae-in along with his other members of BTS. This was because of helping “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 2016 to Present: Solo Activities
V made his acting debut in 2016 with a supporting role in KBS2’s historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth under his real name. In addition, he collaborated on a duet for its soundtrack entitled “It’s Definitely You” with bandmate Jin. On June 8, 2017, he released “4’OClock” to celebrate BTS’ fourth anniversary a song he co-produced with bandmate RM. On January 30, 2019, he released his first full solo track outside BTS “Scenery”, through the group’s SoundCloud page.
The song broke SoundCloud records for reaching 100 million streams from 20 million in over 14 days, the shortest time on the platform. Following the release over the course of two weeks, the song broke the daily streaming record nine times. Later after seven months, he released his second solo song and his first full English song entitled “Winter Bear” through SoundCloud, accompanied by a self-directed music video is BTS’ YouTube channel on August 9. Next, he participated in a song titled “Sweet Night” in 2020 for the soundtrack of the JTBC drama Itaewon Class released on March 13.
The song is produced, written, and sung by him, the indie-pop song is entirely English. The song debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s U.S. Digital Songs chart, the highest debut for a Korean soloist in the chart’s history. V featuring Peakboy released a solo track titled “Snow Flower” on December 25. He went on to participate in the original soundtrack for the Studio N drama Our Beloved Summer in 2021, which premiered on December 6. On December 24, “Christmas Tree” was released and debuted at No. 79 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned him his first solo entry on the chart.
V Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10½inches (1.79m) and a weight of 67kg (147 lbs).
V Salary and Net Worth
He has a monthly salary of Rs60 Lakhs + and a net worth of $22 million.