BTS boys during the set of their single, Dynamite

Which BTS member named Jungkook the 'Golden Maknae' of BTS?

Jeon Jung-kook aka Jungkook is one of the seven members of BTS. The success of his band has put him under the spotlight. His voice might be one of his prominent talents, but there’s so much more to him than his vocals. Read below to learn what makes him the 'Golden Maknae' of the band .and who named him that!

  • Jungkook was born on September 1, 1997, in Mandeok-dong, Busan, South Korea.
  • The K-pop artist made his BTS debut in 2013.
  • He is inspired by Usher, Justin Timberlake, and Justin Bieber when it comes to music.
  • The Bangton Boy has a whopping net worth of $20 million, just at the age of 23!
BTS at the New York time square on new year's eve. Source: Getty Images

Let’s start the conversation with a quick Korean language lesson. ‘Maknae’ is known as the youngest member of a group, which is true when it comes to Jungkook. But what makes him the golden boy of BTS?

Jungkook at a baseball game

If you think Kookie is known for his voice, think again! He is the best dancer in the band apart from J-hope and Jimin. His athletic capabilities paired with the fact that he is a gamer and a filmmaker makes him an all-rounder. Seriously, is there anything that the man can’t do?

L-R: Band leader, RM with Jungkook

Often it is the fans who give their idols nicknames based on their talents. In the case of Jungkook, it was his band member, RM. The group leader himself bestowed the singer with the title. RM knows how to appreciate people for how gifted they are. People take notes!

Jungkook sporting a Chanel shirt while performing live on stage

Jungkook is also the youngest Asian in the history of Billboard to secure the top two positions on its charts with his collaborations. He’s killing it in the music industry and is owning up to his title for sure. Woohoo! If you were to give him a title, what would it be? Think about it while you enjoy his single below!

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