Pop Singer

Kim Seok-jin, also known professionally as Jin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and member of the South Korean boy band BTS. Kim has co-written and released three solo tracks with BTS: "Awake" in 2016, "Epiphany" in 2018, and "Moon" in 2020, all of which have charted on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart.

Full Name
Kim Seok-jin
Dec 4, 1992
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Jin (Kim Seok-jin) is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actor born on December 4, 1992 in Gwacheon, South Korea. He is the oldest member of the popular K-pop boy band BTS. Jin was an avid athlete growing up, playing soccer, basketball and running track. However, his passion for music eventually won out when he auditioned for Big Hit Entertainment in 2010 and joined BTS in 2011.

Jin began his career as a vocalist for BTS but has since become one of the group's main rappers as well. His deep vocals have been noted by critics and fans alike, as well as his stage presence and acting skills. He has also composed songs such as "Awake" and "Epiphany" which featured on BTS albums Love Yourself: Answer and Map of the Soul: Persona respectively. In addition to music, Jin has appeared in television shows such as Problematic Men and had roles in movies such as Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016).

Outside of BTS, Jin released a solo single titled "Tonight" in October 2018, with all proceeds going towards providing scholarships to underprivileged students. His philanthropic activities have earned him recognition from various organisations such as United Nations Human Rights Council who appointed him a 'Global Advocate' in 2019. As part of this role he works to promote equal rights worldwide.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jin is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 4, 1992, Jin was born in Busan, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Single Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jin released his debut single “Ayo” in July of 2011.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Rises to Fame with "Gone"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2013, Jin released the single “Gone” which rose to the top of the charts in South Korea and made him a household name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In April 2015, Jin released his debut album “Dream: A Journey Through Time”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st World Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2017, Jin went on his first world tour, performing in over 20 cities across Asia, Europe and North America.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">2nd World Tour and Album Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2019, Jin went on his second world tour and released his third studio album, “The Dreamers”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts as a Variety Show Host</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2020, Jin debuted as the host of MBC’s new variety show “Welcome! JIN Show.”</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jin is an incredibly talented musician and songwriter. He has released multiple hit singles and albums that have earned him numerous awards and recognition. His music is a perfect blend of catchy beats and meaningful lyrics, making it enjoyable for all ages.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Passion for Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jin has a true passion for music that shines through in his performances. He puts his heart and soul into every performance, making each one unique and special. His passion for music inspires others to follow their dreams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jin is incredibly friendly and personable. He takes the time to get to know his fans, which shows that he truly cares about them. He is always willing to help out those around him, showing what a kindhearted person he really is.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First K-Pop Artist to Win a Grammy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jin is the first K-Pop artist to win a Grammy Award, taking home the "Best R&B Performance" award at the 2021 Grammy Awards for his single "Moon".</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Formerly in a Hip-Hop Group</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before joining BTS, Jin was a member of a hip-hop group called "Prague". They released two singles in 2010.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has His Own YouTube Channel</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jin has his own YouTube channel where he posts videos of himself cooking, playing video games and more. He currently has over 700,000 subscribers.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Donated $1 Million to Korea Disaster Relief </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jin donated 1 million won to the Korea Disaster Relief Association in 2017 to help alleviate suffering from the many disasters that have hit South Korea.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Featured on the Cover of 'TIME' Magazine</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2021, Jin was featured on the cover of TIME magazine, alongside other members of BTS, becoming the first Korean act to appear on the cover of the magazine.</p></div>


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