1 September 1997 (age 26)
Busan, Korea, Republic of
Jeon Jung Kook (Korean/Hangul: 전정국; born September 1, 1997 in Busan, South Korea), known monomously as Jungkook (stylized as Jung Kook) , is a South Korean singer, dancer, composer, and main vocalist of South Korean boy group.
He has performed three solo songs as part of BTS' discography— "Begin" in 2016, "Euphoria" in 2018, and "My Time" in 2020—all of which charted on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart. He also recorded the soundtrack song "Stay Alive" for the BTS-based webtoon 7Fates: Chakho.
In 2022, he was featured on American singer Charlie Puth's single "Left and Right", which peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Later that year, he became the first South Korean artist to release an official song for the FIFA World Cup soundtrack with "Dreamers", which he subsequently performed at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony. In 2023, Jungkook released his debut solo single "Seven" featuring Latto, which broke streaming and chart records, debuting at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, the Global 200, and the Global Excl. US charts, making him the first Korean solo artist to do so. His follow-up single "3D" featuring Jack Harlow reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 and made Jungkook the first South Korean solo artist to achieve two consecutive top-five entries on the UK Singles Chart.
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