Jungkook posing for the camera

5 surprising facts about Jungkook's parents

The 23-year-old singer from BTS talks about his parents from time to time but has never really opened up about them. He once mentioned that his parents have an age gap of two years and his mother always wanted Jungkook to be an honest person, but that's about everything fans know about them. We managed to investigate and here are some interesting facts about them! Scroll down to learn more about this beautiful family!  

  • The 'Dynamite' singer has an older brother named, Jeon Jung-hyun.
  • They grew up in a traditional South Korean family and attended the same school. 
  • Jungkook's parents always supported their kids to pursue their dreams.
Baby Jungkook and his brother with their father

1. Jungkook's father as Santa Claus:

Jungkook showing love to the fans

Jungkook's father used to dress up as Santa Claus every Christmas to convince him that Santa Claus is real.  He said that he genuinely believed in Christmas because he used to see him sneaking inside his room and leaving presents for him and his brother. It's truly an adorable memory and shows how lovingly his parents have raised him!

2. Jungkook's father appearance in BTS' footage:

Jungkook with his handsome father

It's hard to even find a picture of Jungkook's parents, but his father has appeared in his high school video. The video was released in 2014 on BTS' official YouTube channel BANGTANTV.

Teenage Jungkook

His father is truly so handsome, and we can totally understand the secret behind Jungkook's charming looks! His father looked so young and happy while leaving Jungkook to his school!

3. Jungkook's parents love story:

Jungkook at the set of Euphoria

On a South Korean show,  'Let’s Eat Dinner Together', Jungkook shared that his mother is one year older than his father. His mother is very active and was the one who proposed his father first. She was truly in love!

My mother fell for him first and hit on him

He even shared that they got married at a young age. Well, we just can't stop swooning over the fact that how proactive Jungkook's mom is!

4. Jungkook's father's habit of smoking:

Jungkook cutely posing for the camera

On the same talk show, the 5'10" tall artist said that his father used to smoke. After he insisted on his dad's health, he stopped. This  shows how strong their bond is.

5.  Jungkook's mother taught him a lesson:

Jungkook with his amazing mother

While talking to the fans on a live broadcast, Jungkook once shared that his mother always taught him to be an honest person. He said that he cheated in a test and afterwards he got the lesson:

I cheated on a spelling test and I got into a lot of trouble. I got a really good spanking.

Jungkook, the most handsome

He further shared that staying honest was the first priority for her mother,

My mom…I’m not sure what she told me, to be honest, but I think it was something like, “I don’t care if you get 100 or 0 on your tests. I don’t care about that. But the issue here is that you cheated.” I made a big mistake. Why am I talking about this?

It's truly impressive that his parents have raised him this way, and it totally shows in his personality as well. His honestly and dedication to his work is due to the amazing lessons his parents have taught him.

Jungkook looking at the fans with the brightest smile

We love how the 1997-born artist is greatly loved by his parents who have a great bond with each other as well. What do you think about it? Let us know in the comments below and check out BTS members and Jungkook's father going to his school!

Estefanía Martínez

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