BTS has lately become a favorite of almost everyone. Today we have compiled BTS Members Real Names for all our readers to know more about the life of the members of the band.
What is BTS?
BTS is a South Korean boy band of 7 members. The formation of the band started in 2010 and the band debuted in 2013 under The Big Hit Entertainment label.
The band is also commonly known as :
- Bangtan Boys
- Bangtan Sonyeondan
- Beyond the Scene
- Bulletproof Boy Scouts
The band majorly plays in K-pop, R&B, EDM, and hip-hop.
The Korean expression of BTS is Bangtan Sonyeondan which means “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. According to member J-Hope, the name signifies the group’s desire “to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets”.
In 2017, the band went on to change the title to “Beyond the Scene” for further brand identity.
BTS Members Real Names
To start off, we shall first know about the leader of the boy band which is RM.
RM is the stage name of Kim Nam-Joon.
Personal Life: The leader of the band was born on September 12, 1994, in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. He has a younger sister. Namjoon was in news recently for allegedly having married his girlfriend (secretly) and also having kids. Though the news wasn’t confirmed by any sources.
Career: As a kid, he was always fascinated in writing poetry which later turned into a passion for lyrics. Namjoon began rapping in local amateur hip-hop circles in 2007. He did his first self-composed recording for the first time using the program Adobe Audition (which was then called Cool Edit). He later participated in his first concert in the year 2008. This led him to a road to an underground hip-hop music arena.
Later, he went on to join BTS.
Jin is the stage name of Kim Seok.
Personal Life : Kim Seok was born on December 4, 1992,Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He has an older sibling. Kim wanted to be an actor. He graduated in Art and Acting from Konkuk University.
Kim opened a Japanese-style restaurant in Seoul called Ossu Seiromushi in 2018 with his brother.
Career: Because of the interest in acting, Kim initially auditioned for actor in Big Hit Entertainment. He is a songwriter and a vocalist.
Kim debuted with BTS vocalists in 2013 with the single album 2 Cool 4 Skool.
In 2016 he co-produced a solo single from the album Wings titled “Awake” which ranked at number 31 on the Gaon Music Chart and six on the Billboard World Digital Singles Chart.
Suga is the stage name of Min Yoon-gi.
Personal Life: Min was born on March 9, 1993,Buk District, Daegu, South Korea. He has an older sibling.
Min Yoon-gi started writing lyrics from the age of 13. He also did a part-time job at a recording studio from 17 years of age.
Before joining BTS, he was a well-known name in the Underground Rapper World with a stage name of Gloss.
Min went on to join BTS as a music composer and did training for almost three years.
Suga has been seen speaking openly about mental health and equality for the LGBTQ+ community.
He has had some serious health conditions and had undergone surgery for appendicitis.
Though Min is such a great performer, he is afraid of crowded places and loud noises. He also intends to have just a dot on his toe as a tattoo (if ever he gets one).
Min was called Motionless Min in school because he did not like to take part in outdoor activities. He rather preferred to be still.
He has a deep love for sleep. In his words, he can describe his life in 3 words. Eat, Sleep and Work.
J-Hope is the stage name for Jung Ho-Seok.
Personal Life: Jung Ho-Seok was born on February 18, 1994, in Gwangju, South Korea. He has an older sister.
Jung was a part of the underground dance team Neuron and took dance classes at Gwangju Music Academy for six years. He loved dancing from his childhood and won various prizes too for the same. His love for dancing took him deeper into the music and he went on to learn music and start singing.
Ho-Seok has a very tragic past. He went to a park to play hide and seek with his mom where he was abandoned by her. He was then taken to an orphanage and was raised there. Since then, Jung can not count from 1 to 10, he faints once he reaches 8.
J-Hope has an estimated net worth of $22 million which makes him the richest of all BTS members.
Because of his sad and tragic past, Jung suffered from severe depression.
He generously donates for underprivileged children every now and then.
Jimin is the stage name for Park Ji-min.
Personal Life: Jimin was born on October 13, 1995, in Geumjeong District, Busan, South Korea. He attended Just Dance Academy and learned Locking and Popping during his childhood.
Park’s voice has been called delicate and sweet.
One of his latest revelations suggests that he loves watching Bollywood movies. In one of his recent live sessions, he said that he watched ‘3 Idiots’ during the lockdown.
Jimin yesterday mentioned in his vlive that he watched ‘3 idiots’.
— BANGTAN INDIA ⁷ 🇮🇳 (@BangtanINDIA) March 27, 2020
He was the last member to join the BTS team. His favorite foods are pork, duck, chicken, fruit, and kimchi jjigae, and doesn’t like spinach.
To show his affection towards his fellow teammates, he loves hitting them.
V is the stage name of Kim Tae-Hyung.
Personal Life: Kim was born on December 30, 1995, in the Seo District of Daegu, South Korea. He is one of the vocalists, lead dancers, and visual head of BTS.
Taehyung received his first official accreditation for music composition in 2015 for co-writing and co-producing the song ‘Hold Me Tight’ from ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1’.
V was ranked as one of the most handsome faces in the world by TC Candler in the year 2017. And the most charming man in Asia by Asia Entertainment Star Moment in the year 2018. In the same year Family STAR 101, an entertainment website regarded V as the World’s most handsome man.
He won the Soompi Awards in 2018 for Best Idol Actor. In 2019, he won Soompi Awards in the category Best Choreography for Singularity. In 2020, he visited APAN Star Awards in the category Best OST with Starlight.
Jungkook is the stage name for Jeon Jung-kook.
Personal Life: Jeon was born on September 1, 1997, in Busan, South Korea.
He is the main vocalist of BTS, who is also the lead dancer of the group. Jungkook’s initial dream was to become a badminton player but after watching G-dragon performance inspired him to become a singer and he pursued the same.
He was the youngest member to join BTS because he was just 15 at the time of joining.
His nicknames are Golden Maknae and Kookie. He loves to listen to Billie Eilish; his favorite songs are “Lovely” and “Ocean Eyes”. He also wants to collaborate with her. Jung is multi-talented. He has a wide variety of skills and broad knowledge and is fairly good at everything he does or attempts. He would be considered a ‘Jack-of-all Trades’.
Summary: BTS Members Real Names
Undoubtedly, the BTS Members Real Names are different from their stage names.
A boy band of 7 young members from South Korea has gained popularity across the globe. Many of their songs have been topping charts majorly.
Few members have had a dark past but it didn’t stop them from achieving what they have achieved so far.
Though BTS Members Real Names are different from their stage names, yet they have managed to make space in the industry and win hearts all over.
They might soon visit India as they have a huge fan base in the country too.