Jin

Kim Seok-jin was born on December 4, 1992. Jin is an applauded and celebrated singer and songwriter because of his membership in BTS, the South Korean boy band. He has been with the group since 2013. He has co-written some of the songs released by BTS, which peaked on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. He has also worked on his solo career and in 2019, he released his debut independent song – Tonight.’ He is also a television personality and has hosted many South Korean music programs. He has also received the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit from the president of South Korea. He is a delightful entertainer, and we are excited to celebrate him with you

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Kim Seok-jin

Nickname:

Jin, Seokjinnie, and Worldwide Handsome

Birth date:

December 4, 1992

Age:

31

Zodiac Sign:

Sagittarius

Height:

5' 10"

Relationship Status:

Single

Net Worth:

$20 million

Social Media:

Background

Kim Seok-jin, popularly known as simply Jin, is a prolific singer, songwriter, and television personality who has managed to break through in the entertainment industry worldwide. He was born on December 4, 1992, in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He was raised with his older brother by their parents. In 2007, he left South Korea for a study camp in Australia to learn English. He originally wanted to be a journalist but changed his mind to acting; Nam-Gil in “Queen Seondeok” influenced that decision. Jin got scouted in Junior High School by SM Entertainment, a K-pop agency. He rejected the offer at the time, graduated from high school, and enrolled at Konkuk University. Jin graduated with a degree in Film Studies, hoping to be an actor. He went back to school at Hanyang Cyber University to pursue things other than music.

He was scouted by Big Hit Entertainment while in school studying acting. He later auditioned as an actor before becoming an idol trainee. In 2013, he debuted as part of the four vocalists in BTS. They debuted with a single album ― “2 Cool 4 Skool.” He released his first co-produced single, ‘Awake,’ in 2016, which was a single from the album “Wings.” It ranked at number 31 on the Gaon Music Chart and was number six on the Billboard World Digital Singles Chart. In 2018, he released his second solo dubbed ‘Epiphany,’ which got released as a snippet of what was to come from BTS’ compilation of the album “Love Yourself: Answer.” His third release, ‘Moon,’ was on the “Map of the Soul: 7” album.

They have all peaked on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. He has also worked on his solo career. In 2019, he released his debut independent song – ‘Tonight.’ He appeared on “the Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” in 2016 with his fellow band member V. He has received critical praise for his singing style. He practices his falsetto; he shows various emotions while singing. Jin is also a television personality; he has hosted several South Korean music programs. In 2021, the President of South Korea appointed Jin the Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture, together with other BTS members. They were to assist in leading the global agenda for future generations, such as sustainable growth, and to expand South Korea’s Diplomatic efforts and global standing inside the international community.

Career timeline

2013
The Debuts as a Member of BTS

Jin debuts as one of four BTS vocalists with the album “2 Cool 4 Skool.”

2016
The First Co-produced Single is Released

Jin releases his first co-produced single ― ‘Awake.’

2018
The Second Solo is Released

Jin releases his second solo ‘Epiphany’ as a snippet of what was to come from the BTS compiled album.

2019
The Independent Single Debuts

Jin releases his debut independent song ― ‘Tonight.’

2020
The Third Solo is Released

Jin’s third solo release, ‘Moon,’ is on the “Map of the Soul: 7” album.

Why We Love Jin

  1. He is philanthropic

    As part of his birthday celebrations, Jin donated supplies to the Korean Animal Welfare Association; they included blankets, food, and dishes. He has donated food to the Korea Animal Rights Advocates and gives donations to U.N.I.C.E.F. Korea monthly. He loves to give to people.

  2. He has vocal stability

    His voice has an emotional range and stable breath control. He also possesses a strong falsetto, called his ‘silver voice.’ It is tender, free-spirited, and sorrowful in a way that brings out his most sentimental emotions whenever he sings.

  3. He is influential

    He ranked as the 13th most popular idol. He is sixth among girls aged 13 to 19 in South Korea. He has established a formidable and loyal fanbase; his social media platforms keep growing daily. His followers look up to him for inspiration and advice.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He plays the guitar

    Jin can play the guitar perfectly.

  2. He gets clingy when drunk

    Jin is very clingy and lovable when he is intoxicated.

  3. He has hypermobile fingers

    His hands are extraordinary due to his hypermobile fingers.

  4. Has a sunglasses obsession

    Jin is overly obsessed with sunglasses.

  5. He has weird eating habits

    Jin makes noises while eating, which is weird but cute.

Jin FAQs

What is Jin’s favorite color?

Jin’s favorite color is blue.

What is Jin’s role in BTS?

He is a vocalist and visual in BTS.

How far apart are Jungkook and Jin?

Jin and Jung Kook have a very close and playful relationship despite having an age gap of five years.

Jin’s birthday dates

YearDateDay
2023December 4Monday
2024December 4Wednesday
2025December 4Thursday
2026December 4Friday
2027December 4Saturday

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