The secret story about how Jungkook chose RM on his debut

Have you ever wondered why Jungkook seems to be such a fanboy of RM? Why did Jungkook join BTS when he was so young? How are these things related? Let your curiosity flow as we're about to reveal their top secret below. Keep reading to find out!

  • Jungkook and RM are membes of global sensation, BTS. 
  • Jeon Jungkook is the youngest member at 23 years old.
  • RM is the leader of BTS as well as the main rapper.
  • The two superstars both have individual net worths of $20 million.
Jungkook and RM smiling

As a 13-year-old, Jungkook participated in Superstar K3 where he sang IU's Lost Child. Although he was rejected from the show he received calls from many agencies afterwards.

Our baby member is so talented that he was scouted by seven companies! 

Pre debut Jungkook singing IU's song

The 23-year-old singer had gotten cards from companies much bigger than BTS!

Seven companies trying to cast Jungkook

Jungkook surely was a talented musician since his childhood! 

BTS Jungkook looking ethereal while singing

However, despite all the companies wanting the global superstar, he chose Big Hit for a very special reason! 

'I came to Big Hit Entertainment because Rap Monster hyung was so cool'

– Jungkook 


Jungkook saw a video of RM rapping and quickly decided to join Big Hit. This surely explains the close relationship the two have!

BTS Jungkook and Namjoon hugging cutely

We can’t even imagine what BTS would be like without our favorite vocalist. Jungkook's voice brings life to RM's beautiful melodies.

Namjoon and Jungkook cute bromance

So Jungkook rejected not one, not two but seven big companies for his favorite RM hyung! We are totally in love with this bromance! What do you think of Jungkook’s origin story? Let us know in the comments down below!

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