• Jin
  • Birthday
  • Birthplace
  • Childhood Dream
  • Nicknames
  • Group Position(s)
  • High School
  • University
  • Label
  • Early LifeEdit
  • Career Edit
  • ProfileEdit
  • FactsEdit
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  • Introducing BTS Member: Kim Seok Jin

  • Jin


    December 4, 1992 (25 years old)


    Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea

    Childhood Dream



    Visual King, Worldwide Handsome, Third One from The Left, Car Door Guy, Observant Jin (given by V for being observant), Sexy guy who cooks well, Shoulder Hyung (for his broad shoulders), Prince Jin, Jinpaca (Jin and Alpaca), Neighborhood Uncle (동네 아진씨), SekJi (석진+햄찌=슥찌), Maknae (맏내= too childish yet is the oldest),

    Group Position(s)

    Vocalist, Visual

    High School

    Bosung High School


    Hanyang Cyber University


    Big Hit Entertaiment

    Kim Seokjin (Hangul: 김석진), better known by his stage name Jin (진), is a vocalist and the main visual of BTS. He is the oldest member, born on December 4th, 1992 (age 25). Jin made his debut on June 13, 2013, as a member of BTS on Mnet's M! Countdown with the track "No More Dream" from their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool. Together with the members of BTS, he went on to win a series of awards and performed at several events such as the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).

    Early LifeEdit

    • Jin was born in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea on December 4, 1992. He has an older brother named Kim Seok Jung, who introduced Jin to the world of hip-hop. 
    • Before joining the band, Jin intended to work at his father's company. However, he was scouted on the streets due to his otherworldly appearance.
    • Due to his good looks, Jin was first scouted by one of the biggest talent agencies in South Korea, SM, but he refused to join the agency thinking that it was a scam and that the person approaching him was lying.

    Career Edit

    • Jin joined the popular K-pop group, ‘BTS’ also known as the Bangtan Boys. He made his debut single album with BTS titled ‘2 Cool 4 Skool’ with the hit track ‘No More Dream’ in June 2013. Thereafter, he became the main visual and a vocalist of the group.
    • In 2015, he enrolled at Konkuk University in southeastern Seoul, majoring in film. He graduated in February, 2017. He is currently pursuing further studies at Hanyang Cyber University.


    • Birth name: Kim Seok-jin
    • Stage name: Jin
    • Date of birth: December 4, 1992
    • Place of birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
    • Nickname(s): Visual King, Worldwide Handsome, Third One from The Left, Observant Jin (given by V, for being observant), Shoulder Hyung (for his broad shoulders), Prince Jin, Car Door Guy, Sexy Guy Who Cooks Well, Eat Jin
    • Position: Vocalist, Visual
    • Height: 179 cm / 5'10"
    • Weight: 60 kg / 132 lbs
    • Blood Type: O
    • Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
    • Star Sign: Sagittarius


    • He is oldest in BTS.
    • He had a dog named Jjanggu, who died in 2017.
    • His favorite hobbies include cooking, eating, dolls, telling dad jokes, blowing air kisses, playing video games, snowboarding, looking at photographs and recipes, and taking care of his pet.
    • When he dances, he is said to look like traffic police (교통 경찰)
    • His personality is always recognized as caring, humble and funny.
    • Although he's the oldest, he likes acting like a maknae, so he's got a new nickname: "MADNAE".
    • Even though Jin majored in acting, he was asked to learn dancing and singing to be a part of BTS. Despite having no knowledge in either of these areas, Jin worked very hard and is highly appreciated for his visual and talent. People always know him like a good-looking man, but he also has a soft, warm, really nice and amazing voice. His technique of dancing more and more better.
    • He is roommates with Suga. When BTS changed roommates, Jin and Suga stayed together. Suga stated that he 'couldn't have a more perfect roommate'.
    • The best way to make Jin despair is to take away his food and his Nintendo.
    • His favorite color was pink. In a 2017 interview, he stated that it is now blue.
    • His favorite number is 4.
    • His favorite foods are lobster, meat, naengmyeon (Korean noodle dish), chicken, hamburgers, pizza, and all types of greasy junk food.
    • He likes anime, Disney princesses, his Maple Story and Super Mario action figures, and Nintendo games.  
    • He is known as worldwide handsome.  
    • He has a habit of blinking his left eye when he's hungry. 
    • He is able to do The Exorcist's "spider-walk" (walking with his waist bent).
    • His role model is T.O.P. of Big Bang.
    • He describes himself as Hidetoshi Dekisugi from Doraemon.
    • His ideal type is someone who will be a good wife, good at cooking, and is nice.
    • In ten years, he wants to be Sergeant Kim Seok-jin in the Bangtan A.R.M.Y. After that, he wants to be a man that mothers would like watching on TV.
    • He once made seaweed soup for J-Hope, who became speechless since he thought it tasted like his mom's soup.
    • He always goes to the gym with Jimin.
    • According to the other members, he has the best body and face in the group.
    • He is in charge of the kitchen and cleaning up the dorms.
    • He has a driver's license.
    • When he eats, he has a habit of smelling it first.
    • He never uses wooden chopsticks-- he always carries his own because he doesn't like the smell of the wooden chopsticks.
    • He's bad at lying.
    • He can't watch horror movies.
    • As a child, he wanted to be a detective.
    • V described him as a Crane (두루미).
    • He wakes up two hours earlier than the other members.
    • He can speak a little bit of Chinese, Japanese, and English.
    • The Chinese A.R.M.Y fans stated that Jin sounded the most Chinese out of the Bangtan Boys when they spoke Chinese.
    • He has two sugar gliders named Eomuk and Odeng.
    • He can play the guitar and piano.
    • He chose V as the member he is closest to.
    • He wants his first child to be a girl and second to be a boy. He wants to give a noona (male's term of addressing for an older female in Korea) for his son because a noona will give him pocket money as his hyung (older brother) always took his pocket money.
    • He named his future children-- the girl to be Yu-sun (유선) and the boy to be Yu-bi (유비).
    • His brother (Kim Seok Jung) is two years older than him.
    • He is the first K-pop idol to get 100 million hearts on V-live during his birthday live on 2017.
    • He likes to blow flying kisses to ARMY.
    • His motto in life is: "Let's live freely."
    • He feels uncomfortable being called feminine names by fans. Please stop calling him "Mom", "Eomma", and "Princess".
    • He is best friends with Ken (VIXX), Sandeul (B1A4),Hani (EXID), Kidoh (TOPDOGG), and Moonbyul (Mamamoo).
    • His solo song: Awake.
    • His cover songs: Mom, I Love You.
    • His collaborate songs: Even If I Die, It's You (with V), So Far Away (with Suga, Jungkook).
    • Jin has very broad shoulders. Measuring at 60cm (23in) in width.
    • The fans tweet hashtag #WorldwideHandsomeDay and #겨울에_태어나_아름다운_석진 (means Beautiful Seokjin born in winter) for his latest birthday.
    • Jin wants to be called ‘Jin Hime‘ (Princess Jin) by Japanese fans
    • Jin Favorite Weather is Spring sunlight
    • Jin also enjoy looking at photographs and recipes
    • Jin started Super Mario when he was five years old and Maple Story in seven grade and still faithfully play them. He think Super Mario characters and the monsters in Maple Story are extremely cut
    • When Jin made seaweed soup for J-Hope and it tasted really good, it made J-Hope speechless because he think it tasted like his mom’s
    • Jin is friends with Kidoh (Jin Hyosang) of ToppDogg. Kidoh left Bangtan in 2012 on good terms.
    • Jin made a big mistake during their first performance at M!Countdown. His pants went down all the way to his thighs.
    • Jin favorite items —> Maple Story action figures, Super Mario action figures, Nintendo games.
    • Jin and Rap Monster is Black hole in dance.
    • Jin always wins staring contests.
    • Q) Wasn’t it hard for a student majoring in acting to practice [to be an idol]?

    Jin“At first it was really hard but there were lots of kids who helped me and treated me really well. They helped me a lot and said things like “Try listening to this song.”, “Try doing it this way.” and so training became easier.”




    Introducing BTS Member: Kim Seok Jin

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    16.02.2018 Евлампий:
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    10.02.2018 Мартын:
    Kim Seok Jin, Seoul, Korea. 41K likes. Bangtan boys.  Contact Kim Seok Jin on Messenger. Musician/Band.

    13.03.2018 Софон:
    Ви считает, что он похож на меня внешне. Пример для подражания: T.O.P сонбэ из Big Bang. Через 10 лет я буду: сержантом Ким Сок Джином.

    25.02.2018 Инна:
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