JHope is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for being a member of the K-pop boy band BTS and for his solo work. His music often focuses on topics such as mental health, self-love and self-acceptance.

Full Name
Jung Ho-seok
Feb 18, 1994
5' 10"
Net Worth


JHope, also known as Jung Ho-seok, was born on February 18, 1994, in Gwangju, South Korea. As an Aquarius, he is known for his strong will, independent nature, and outgoing personality. JHope grew up in a middle-class family with his parents and an older sister. His father was a teacher, and his mother worked in a factory. Despite their financial struggles, JHope's parents supported his dream of becoming a performer.

JHope's childhood was filled with a love for dance, and he began taking lessons at a young age. He excelled in the art and won several competitions. However, his passion for dance often clashed with his studies, and he struggled to maintain good grades. Nonetheless, JHope graduated from Apgujeong High School and went on to attend Global Cyber University, where he majored in broadcasting and performing arts.

JHope's net worth is estimated to be around $22 million, largely thanks to his successful career as a member of the popular K-Pop group, BTS. The group has won numerous awards and gained global recognition for their music and dance performances. JHope is known for his exceptional dancing skills and upbeat personality, which has earned him the nickname "sunshine" among BTS fans.

Despite being in the public eye, JHope has managed to keep his personal life relatively private. He has not been involved in any major scandals and has maintained a positive image. JHope is known for his close relationships with his fellow BTS members, who he considers family. He is also friends with other famous K-Pop artists, including Jay Park and Zico.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1994</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">J-Hope is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 18, 1994, J-Hope was born in Gwangju, South Korea. He was born Jung Ho-seok.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Auditions for BigHit Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">J-Hope passes the auditions to join BigHit Entertainment and begins training as an artist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut With BTS</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">J-Hope makes his debut with BTS on June 13, 2013 with their first single "No More Dream".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Solo Debut Single</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first solo single titled "1 Verse" which was featured on the album "The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mixtape Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first mixtape titled "Hope World" which debuted at number 63 on the Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">2nd Mixtape Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his second mixtape titled "Hope On The Street" featuring collaborations with other Korean rappers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">BTS's First Grammy Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">J-Hope appears on BTS's first Grammy nominated song "Dynamite" which earned them a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">JHope is an inspiration to many people. His unique music style and lyrics have inspired many people all over the world. He has also opened up about his struggles in life, which has helped many people feel that they are not alone in their own struggles.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">JHope is a great performer, his live performances are full of energy and he puts on a great show for his fans. His stage presence and charisma make him one of the most entertaining performers out there.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's A Good Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">JHope is a good person who cares about his fans and always tries to give back to them. He often supports charities and does what he can to make the world a better place.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Changed His Stage Name</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">JHope's original stage name was 'Juwon' but he changed it to JHope, which is a combination of his nickname - J - and the word 'hope'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Solo Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, JHope released his first solo mixtape titled 'Hope World', which debuted at number 63 on the US Billboard 200 albums chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Member of BTS</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">JHope is a member of the popular K-Pop group BTS, who have become one of the biggest acts in the world with their unique blend of hip hop and pop music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Named Best Male Dancer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, JHope was named Best Male Dancer at the Seoul Music Awards, thanks to his impressive and dynamic dance moves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Co-founded A Charity</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, JHope co-founded a charity organisation called 'Love Myself' which works to spread the message of self love and acceptance.</p></div>


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