J-Hope is a South Korean pop star who is a member of the boy band BT-Big Hit Entertainment. J-Hope is a Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and dancer best known as a member of the boy band Bangtan Boys.
Jung Ho-Seok, better known as J-Hope, was born on February 18, 1994, in Gwangju, Korea. He is 26 years old and was born under the sign of Aquarius. He lived with his parents and has an older sister, Instagram star Mejiwoo.
Before joining BTS, he was a member of the underground dance team Neuron and studied dance at Gwangju Music Academy. His dancing abilities eventually led to an interest in singing, which enabled him to audition as an idol trainee.
Fans have given him nicknames such as Hobi, Sunshine, J-Dope, J-Farmer, J-Kill, Golden Hyung, Angel, Jay, Captain Nemo, JH, and many more. He currently resides in Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea, with his family.
He graduated from “Gwangju Global High School” and then attended “Global Cyber University.” Tennis was his love when he was in elementary school. Similarly, he regularly competes and once won a bronze medal in a three-team competition.
More Facts about J-Hope
|Full Name||Jung Ho-Seok|
|Born Date||18 Feb 1994|
|Age||28 years old|
|Best Match for Marriage||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Song-writer, Dancer, Record Producer|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Education||Global Cyber University|
Professional Life and Career
J-Hope was first approached by agents from Big Hit Entertainment during a huge nationwide casting in 2010. He joined Bangtan Boys as its first trainee before becoming a formal member of the band in June 2013 alongside Jin, Suga, RM, Jimin, V, and JungKook.
He made his debut in 2013 with the tune “No More Dream,” which was included on the Bangtan Boys’ debut album ‘2 Cool 4 Skool.’ He went on to win a number of prizes and perform at a variety of events, including the Mnet Asian Music Awards, the American Music Awards, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rocking Eve.
On December 21, 2015, the South Korean singer launched his solo music career with his first single, “1 VERSE.” He released three solo tracks, “Mama,” “Boy Meets Evil,” and “Just Dance.” In addition, he launched a solo career in 2018 with his debut mixtape, Hope World, being the third member to do so.
He became the highest-charting solo K-pop act on the Billboard 200 after BoA, Taeyang, Jonghyun, and G-Dragon, as well as the fifth Korean artist to chart on the Billboard 200 after BoA, Taeyang, Jonghyun, and G-Dragon. Hope World debuted at 63 on the main chart and topped the World Albums chart. In the same year, his group BTS had two number-one albums on the Billboard 200, Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer.
Chicken Noodle Soup, his duet with Becky G, topped the charts around the world in 2019. After becoming famous through a social media dance competition, the song topped the Billboard World Digital Songs chart and even made it into the Hot 10. In January 2020, he was promoted alongside fellow BTS member RM to become a full member of the Korea Music Copyright Association alongside Suga.
Achievements and Awards
He has won various local dancing awards, including first place in a National Dance Competition in 2008. His solo debut’s success propels him to third on the Emerging Artist Chart and 97th on the Artist 100 Chart for the week of March 10 and 91st for the week of March 17.
He is the Artist 100’s fifth Korean creative person, and thus the second Korean soloist after Psy. The South Korean performer and his band were named ‘New Artist of the Year’ at the 2013 Golden Disk Awards, 2013 MelOn Music Awards, 2014 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, and hence the 2014 Seoul Music Awards.
Status of the Relationship
He never mentioned anyone he cared about on social media. J-Hope should most likely be unmarried and specialized in his field.
He hasn’t been linked to any dating rumors since joining BTS. Several web sources indicate that he was in a relationship before joining BTS. J-Hope divorced his fiancée because she wanted to go on with someone else, but it is the only relationship story he has.
He has an excellent body structure, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 65 kilograms. Sprite is his favorite drink and his favorite hair color is red. He claims to be one of the members who can cook. Mang’s BT21 character could be a blue/purple horse.
J-Hope used to teach Literature in BTS’s mini-drama ‘Flower Boys.’ He enjoys literature and reading. He admits that he isn’t very adept at drawing. Green is his favorite color. He is fluent in Japanese, Korean, and the fundamental Sunshine language.
Social Media and Net Worth
J-Hope does not appear to have any personal social media accounts. He is, nevertheless, active on Twitter and YouTube through the profiles of his group. As a result, the group has 26.2 million YouTube subscribers and 24.3 million Twitter followers.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is around $12 million. In 2016, he paid US$1.6 million for a luxurious property in South Korea for personal use.