Kim Taehyung is a famous musician, singer, and social media influencer in South Korea. Kim Taehyung is well-known in the country as a member of a well-known band group names BTS’ and his nickname is ‘V’. He released three solo tracks under the band’s name: “Stigma” in 2016. He appeared on the Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016) soundtrack alongside bandmate Jin. Check all the details below about Kim Taehyung Wiki, Age, Height, Crush, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Sister, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Kim Taehyung Wiki/Biography
Kim Taehyung was born on 30th December 1995 (Age: 27 years old; As of 2022) in Seo District, Daegu, South Korea. His nickname is “V”. His nationality is South Korean and his ethnicity is Korean. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. His profession is a famous Singer, BTS member, and social media face of South Korea.
Kim Taehyung Educational Qualification
Kim Taehyung completed his schooling at Korean Arts High School in 2014. After completing his education he attended Global Cyber University for his higher studies and he completed his graduation in August 2020 with a major in Broadcasting and Entertainment. And then, he attended Hanyang Cyber University for a Master of Business Administration in Advertising and Media in 2021.
Kim Taehyung Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 11″ inches
- Weight: 66 kg
- Body Measurement: 38-28-35
- Hair Colour: Black
- Hair Length: Short
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Shoe Size: 7 US
- Piercing: Ears
Kim Taehyung Family & Parents
Kim Taehyung was born into a middle-class family to Korean parents. He doesn’t reveal his parents’ names but according to the sources, his parents are very hardworking they both are farmers. He has two siblings one brother and one sister both are young.
He is the third child of his parents. His brother’s name is Kim Jeong Gyu and his sister’s name is Kim Eon Jin. With his father’s support, he began taking saxophone lessons in early middle school.
Kim Taehyung Girlfriend, Crush, & Wife
Kim Taehyung’s dating status is single and his marital status is unmarried. He has millions of girls following him on his social media. His fans are always desperate to know information about his relationships and girlfriend. According to the sources, we also found that he is not interested in any kind of committed relationship. But during Grammys 2022, he was seen with Olivia Rodrigo during his performance. He also whispered something in her ear and she reacted to that. Then later, they posed together for the cameras. But, nothing is known about their friendship right now, he has shared many times that he is a kind romantic guy. Currently, he is single. Kim Taehyung aka V has a crush on two Hollywood actresses, which are very well-known those names are Rachel McAdams and Lilly Collins.
Kim Taehyung Career & Profession
Kim Taehyung aspired to be a professional singer in elementary school. With his father’s support, he began taking saxophone lessons in early middle school as a means of pursuing a career. He eventually became a trainee for Big Hit Entertainment after passing an audition in Daegu. Then he start his career in 2013 pre-debut he was the “secret member” of BTS. He stated the concept had made him feel uneasy and lonely as he thought it was because he might get cut from the team.
He was first credited for music composition in The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 when he co-wrote and co-produced the song “Hold Me Tight”.He also contributed to writing lyrics for the song “Fun Boyz”, co-composed by bandmate Suga. For the song “Run”, V’s melody was used with Jungkook’s original lyrics for the next album The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2. V has also released, unofficially, a cover of “Hug Me” with bandmate J-Hope as well as a cover of “Someone Like you” by Adele. His second solo song, “Singularity” was released as the trailer for BTS’ then-upcoming third LP, Love Yourself: Tear.
The track made its UK radio debut on BBC Radio on 25th October. A month after its release, The Guardian added “Singularity” to its “Top 50 songs for the month of June 2018” playlist, and Billboard included it in their Critics’ list of the “Top 50 BTS songs” at number 28. The New York Times ranked it twentieth on its list of “The 65 Best Songs of 2018” alongside “Fake Love” LA Times Pop Music Critic Mikael Wood named it the fourth “best and most replay-worthy song of 2018”.
Kim Taehyung became one of the youngest recipients of the prestigious fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit medal, awarded to him by the President of South Korea along with the other members of BTS for their role in the spread of culture. V together with bandmate J-Hope collaborated with Swedish singer Zara Larson on a song called “A Brand New Day” for the soundtrack album of their mobile game BTS World. On 14th June 2019, it was released and debuted as the number one World Digital Song Sales. In July 2021, V was appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
In 2016, V made his acting debut with a supporting role in KBS2’s historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth under his real name. Kim Taehyung also collaborated with bandmate Jin on the duet “It’s Definitely you” for the show’s soundtrack. He released his first independent song, “Scenery” on 30th January 2019, through the BTS SoundCloud page. It broke SoundCloud records for reaching 100 million streams from 20 million in over fourteen days, the shortest time for the platform.
The ballad was written and composed by V—Kim Taehyung also photographed the cover artwork—and produced by Big Hit producer Docskim, with additional contributions from Pdogg and Hiss Noise. Seven months later, he released his second solo song- it was also his first all-English work-” Winter Bear” through Sound Cloud. V co-produced the track with RM, Hiss Noise, and Adora. In 2020, V contributed the single “Sweet Night” to the soundtrack of the JTBC drama Itaewon Class- it was released on 13th March. The Indie pop song is entirely in English produced, written, and sung by V. On 25th December, Kim Taehyung released the Christmas-themed song “Snow Flower” featuring Peakboy. V participated in the original soundtrack for the Studio N drama Our Beloved Summer, which premiered on 6th December.
Kim Taehyung Artistry
Kim Taehyung possesses a baritone singing voice that has received a generally positive critical reception, with particular praise for his vocal range and “husky” tone. And, he gained wider vocal recognition for his performance of his solo song “Stigma” and was praised for his falsettos that showed off his vocal range and unique musicality. Katie Goh of Vice deemed it as “one of V’s best vocal performances” Karen Ruffini of Elite Daily stated in their article that “V… has no problem producing super soothing, low tones that are a key element in the overall sound for BTS,”.
V’s musicality is heavily influenced by his love for jazz and classical music. Eric Benet and Ruben Studdard are among his inspirations. As a performer, V’s style is known for its “duality”, or his ability to evoke various emotions on stage. British journalist Rhian Daly, writing for NME, particularly noted this when discussing V’s performance of “Singularity” during the Love Yourself: Speak Yourself World Tour. Crystal Bell from MTV noted V’s performances often work with live cameras in concert venues, and how he utilizes them to create subtle expressions during performances.
Kim Taehyung Impact & Influencer
Kim Taehyung coined the phrase “I purple you” during the BTS fan meeting in 2016 November. Ever since then purple has become a symbol of BTS and their fans UNICEF also used the phrase for their anti-bullying campaign in collaboration with BTS. Eugene Investment & Securities Co., LTD. conducts analytical research on Google search trends relating to the K-pop industry. “V” ranked first on the chart, meaning it was the number one most-searched keyword for the past five years in South Korea.
In 2021, Kim Taehyung ranked as the most popular Korean celebrity in Japan for twenty-eight consecutive weeks. Various artists have cited him as an influence and role model, such as The Boyz’s Younghoon and Hall, Golden Child’s Jaehyun and Jangjun, MVP’s Been, Rainz’s Byun Hyun-min, Cravity’s Serim, teen’s Yeosang and Mingei, D-Crunch’s Jungseung and Dylan, Lucente’s Bao, Newkidd’s Yunmin, Boy Story’s Hanyu, TXT’s Beomgyu, Produce X 101 contestant Koo Jungmo, Lee Taeseung and Mahiro Hidaka, and former Wanna One member Park Ji-hoon.
Kim Taehyung Net Worth
Kim Taehyung’s net worth is estimated at $20-22 million dollars (As of 2022). He is a famous Korean pop singer with BTS. Kim earns a good income from her profession or occupation. Kim Taehyung is living in Seoul, Korea with a luxurious lifestyle with his family.
Kim Taehyung Social Handles
- Instagram: thv
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Kim Taehyung Amazing Facts
- V also speaks Korean and Japanese languages.
- He is an avid lover of hot cocoa as compared to coffee.
- His favorite colors are grey, black, white, and green.
- He also appeared on the cover page of GQ and VOGUE magazines.
- He has a pet dog at his home named Soon Shim.
- He wears expensive clothing brands, like Gucci.
- V loves to play golf in his free time.
- According to the sources, he has a baritone singing voice.
- V was ranked 1 in the 100 most handsome men in 2018.
- He won the award of Best Choreography at Soompi Awards in 2018.
- He prefers to use ‘Purple’ and it becomes a sign of love for the BTS army.
- For V’s works with BTS, see BTS singles discography and BTS albums discography.
- During the concert (Love Yourself Tour) in Paris, he had difficulty singing due to an illness and had to abstain from part of his singing during the concert.
- In 2021 October it was announced V would abstain from choreography during their Permission to Dance on Stage concerts due to a calf injury.
- Since 2018, V has lived in Hannam-dong Seoul, South Korea with his bandmates.
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