One of BTS finest, Jimin is a singer and dancer who alongside other talented acts is working relentlessly to keep South Korea on the map with regards to entertainment. Also a songwriter, Jimin joined the boy band in the year 2013 and has continued to prove his significance to the group and in the industry as well. We bet you are itching to know what his role has been like with the group as well as other interesting facts. Here is everything you need to know about the Korean entertainer.
Age – Who Is Jimin from BTS?
He was born Park Ji-min on October 13, 1995, to his parents in Geumjeong District, Busan, South Korea. Growing up in Busan, he attended Hodong Elementary School and also Yonsan Middle School. The talented artist confesses that he was greatly inspired by the South Korean singer, Rain. Before school, Jimin already had a strong interest in music and was greatly inclined to follow this passion of his. This burning desire was what made him take dance as a course at Busan High School of Arts. He also learned the popping and locking dance at the Just Dance Academy.
In 2012, Jimin went on to participate in a dance audition which landed him a spot at Big Hit Entertainment, before he then proceeded to Korean Arts High School. The following year he joined the K-pop group as a dancer and vocalist. With the release of the group’s single No More Dream that year, he made his debut and was quite exceptional. Jimin did not hesitate to try out different things whilst still a member of the group. For him, it was more about passion than the income.
He released a solo single, Lie which was included in BTS’ second studio album, Wings in 2016. He also released another track Serendipity which was included in the album, Love Yourself. Jimin reportedly broke boundaries with his two solo tracks as they made waves on the Billboard Korea charts.
He did not stop there, the singer also did a lot of collaborations while with the group. With one of the BTS members Jungkook, he rendered Christmas Day, tagged the Korean version of the song Mistletoe by . A few other collaborations followed before Jimin went on to feature in the show Hello Counsellor, Please Take Care of My Refrigerator and a few other shows.
In December 2018, Jimin released his first solo work without the BTS Crew and it was titled Promise. Additionally, the South Korean music star is also known for his unique dance moves which make him stand out from the rest of the K-Pop group.
His Brother and Family
The names of Jimin’s parents are not known. However, it is known that the talented artist is the oldest child of his parents and that he grew up with his father and mother. Jimin’s father owns a cafe known as Alice’s Table in Busan. Meanwhile, Jimin isn’t the only child of his parents, he has a younger sibling, a brother named Park Jihyun. There is no much information regarding his brother; however, it is already known that they grew up together.
The singer’s love for his family is seen in the way he gushes over them on social media. He often posts videos and photos of treasured moments shared with his family, leaving his followers in awe of his wonderful loved ones.
Does He Have a Girlfriend?
Jimin always leaves his fans and the general public curious with vague reports regarding his personal life. Even more perturbing, this is almost the same with all the members of the K-pop group, BTS. Jimin’s discretion on his love life as well as that of the other members now leaves his fans no choice than to make endless guesses about who could be the one.
Although many names have popped up, the singer is believed to be single at the moment. He was once rumored to be in a relationship with Han Seung-Yeon from the group KARA. However, he has never responded to any of the rumors about his love life.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
BTS’ Jimin would hardly go anywhere unnoticed with his exceptional good looks. Who wouldn’t give a second stare at his dazzling eyes and glowing face? Complementing his cute looks is his average height of 1.75 m (5ft. 9in.), and his proportional weight of 61 kg (134 lbs).