Biography of J-Hope
Jung Ho Seok, better known by his stage name J-Hope, is a South Korean rapper and dancer. He is the prominent member of popular Korean boy group named BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) which consists of 7 members and is working under Big Hit Entertainment Company. As a result of his hard work, dedication and talent he has garnered immense popularity among the Korean viewers and his fans which earned him further opportunities to broaden his career path. Apart from his group’s activities he is a popular name in show-business and is actively working as a talented rapper, dancer, song writer and also a record producer. Furthermore, he is known for his bright persona, honest, and straightforward personality.
Childhood & Early Life
J-Hope was born on February 18, 1994 in Ilgok-dong, Gwangju, South Korea as the youngest son in the family. He has one elder sister (Jung Da Won) and was born in middle class family. Apart from this, his family and personal life is kept hidden from the public knowledge.
J-Hope initially attended ‘Global Cyber University’ and holds a major in Broadcasting Performing Art.
J-Hope started as a dancer before joining the K-pop group ‘BTS’. While talking about his professional career, he debuted as lead rapper & main dancer of the popular K-pop group, BTS in 2013 and is re-known as a global sensation pop artist. Soon after, he also started composing and song writing. Likewise, he also launched his solo career in 2018 and released mix-tape under the alias ‘Hope World’ which received critical acclaim and appreciation. Due to his hard work and dedication towards his work, he got an opportunity to work with several other artists such as Becky G. Since then, he has been actively working both as a solo artist as well as a group member.
Awards & Achievements
J-Hope has gained a good name and fame from his successful career. Moreover, he is a multi-talented person who can write, compose, and mix music. He received Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit (2018).
Likewise, he along with his group members has also received several awards. They won MelOn Music Award: New artist of the year (2013), Golden Disk Award : Newcomer Award (2014), Gaon Chart K-Pop Award : New Artists of the Year (Male Group) (2014), MelOn Music Award : Best Male Dancer Award (2015), Gaon Chart K-Pop Award : World Rookie Award (2015), Golden Disk Award : Disk Bongsang (2016), Seoul; Music Award (2016), Gaon Chart K-Pop Award : K-Pop World Hallyu Star Award (2016). Similarly , BTS has won Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Global Music Star (2018), Billboard Music Award for Top Social Artist (2019, 2018, 2017), etc. and several other national as well as international awards.
J-Hope has collected an excellent amount of money from his successful group as well as solo career. His estimated net worth is $8.3 million as of 2019 and is still under review.
- Name: Jung Ho-seok
- Stage Name : J-Hope
- Nick Name: Hobi
- Birthday : February 18, 1994
- Born In : Ilgok-dong, Gwangju, South Korea
- Nationality : South Korean
- Age : 25 Years
- Sun Sign : Aquarius
- Famous As : South Korean Rapper, & Dancer
- Height : 5’10”(178 cm)
- Marital Status : Unmarried
- Eye Color : Dark Brown
- Labels : Big Hit Entertainment
- Unit : BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan)
- Years Active : 2013-present
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