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Jung Ho-Seok Bio, Age, Height, Personal Life, Career and Net Worth

Jung Ho-Seok is a member of the band alongside the others “BTS (Bangtan). He is a rapper, songwriter, dancer, and record producer who hails from South Korea. J. Hope is part of BTS and is under the management of Big Hit Ent. With the group, he has put out multiple studio albums, such as “Dark & Wild,” “Wings,” “Wake Up,” and “Youth.”

J-Hope has been on several popular television programs, such as “The Boss is Watching,” “National Idol Singing Contest,” “After School Club,” “American Hustle Life,” “Weekly Idol,” and “Idol Star Athletics Championships.”

He received Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit in 2018 from the South Korean president. He and his band, BTS, rose to the top rank among all musical bands in acclaim and popularity.

NameJung Ho-Seok
ProfessionRapper, songwriter and dancer
Well-known forBTS member

Jung Ho’s Early Life

Jung Ho's Early Life

On February 18, 1994, Jung Ho-Seok was born in Gwanju Metropolitan City. His family includes one older sister, his mother, and his father.

His mother works, and his father teaches at a high school. J-hope’s father disapproves of his love of singing and dancing. Even though his mother was incredibly encouraging and helped J-hope in his career. J. Hope’s older sister, “Jung Dawon” is the name of his older sister. She is a fashion designer and model for her clothing brand, MEJIWOO. J-Hope is an amazing dancer. He participated in the Neuron underground dance group and studied dance for six years at the Gwangju Music Academy. His dancing skills finally inspired him to develop a passion for singing, which enabled him to apply for an idol trainee position.

In 2012, J-Hope made his rapper debut in Jo Kwon’s song “Beast” while still a trainee. In March 2019, he and his bandmates, RM and Suga, enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program in advertising and media at Hanyang Cyber University.

Date of birthFebruary 18, 1994
Place of birthGwanju Metropolitan City

Career of Jung Ho

The Career of Jung Ho

In 2010, at significant national castings, agents from Big Hit Entertainment first noticed J-Hope. He and the other chosen members signed their first contracts for pre-debuts after a few months. In June 2013, he formally joined the Bangtan Boys after joining as the group’s first trainee. In addition, Jin, Suga, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook make up the band.

J-Hope’s debut in 2013

The debut album by the Bangtan Boys, “2 Cool 4 School,” featured the song “No More Dream,” which marked J-Hope’s musical debut in 2013.

The South Korean singer has since put out several studio albums and mini-albums, such as “Love Yourself: Her,” “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life” (Parts 1 & 2),” and “O! RUL8,2?”; these include “Youth,” “Wake Up,” “Wings,” and “Dark & Wild.”

Many well-known tracks from well-known albums and mini-albums, such as “Am I Wrong,” “Love Is Not Over,” “My City,” “Hold Me Tight,” “Butterfly,” “House of Cards,” and “Whalien 52.”

Solo Music Career

J-Hope debuted his solo music career on December 21, 2015, with his debut single, “1 VERSE” Today, J-Hope collaborates with his bandmates to compose music for BTS.

J-Hope handled the American musician Becky G’s collaboration on the song “Chicken Noodle Soup,” which was released on September 27, 2019.

Ranking at 81 on the Billboard Hot 100, this achievement marked the first time a member of BTS, Hope, appeared on the chart as a solo artist.
Furthermore, J-hope’s “Chicken Noodle Soup” attained the distinction of being the second song to debut at the number one spot on the World Digital Song Sales chart.

On July 31, 2022, J-Hope performed live for the first time at Lollapalooza as the headliner for the festival’s last day. He created history by becoming the first performer from South Korea to appear on the main stage of a significant American music festival.

Social Media Accounts

Height, Weight, Star Sign, Age, and Net Worth

As of 2024, Jung Ho is 30. He weighs about 65 kg and is 177 cm tall. He has an estimated net worth of $12 million and is an Aquarius star sign.

Age30 years old
Height 177cm
Weight65 kg
Star signAquarius
Net worth$ 12 million

Personal Life

Personal Life

Jung Ho is unmarried and has not yet engaged in other romantic relationships. Rumors and controversy have no impact on his personal or professional life.

Speculation claims that he had a terrible relationship with his girlfriend, who dumped him for someone else. In an interview, he claims, “I was once in love with a girlfriend, but she ended up going with another man.”

Interesting Facts

  • J Hope is also known in BTS as “Manger Jung” due to his great contribution to dance choreography.
  • Additionally, J-Hope ranked 88th out of “the 100 most gorgeous faces of 2018” according to TC Candler.
  • However, J Hope is a lovely and friendly individual who always smiles and looks out for others. He gave the Korean Child Fund 150 million won (about 133,000 USD) in December 2018 and 100 million won (about 89,000 USD) in February 2019.
  • J Hope loves dogs, and his pet name is Mickey. He likes to go window shopping and listen to music.
  • J Hope was on the verge of leaving BTS as a trainee, but he changed his mind after talking with Rm.



“Chicken Noodle Soup” (feat. Becky G)2019
Outro: Ego2020


American Hustle Life2014
BTS Countdown2015
Saturday Night Live2019
You Quiz on the Block2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Is J-Hope in the military now?

On April 18, this year, J-Hope of BTS enlisted in the military. The singer posted several images of herself wearing a military uniform on social media.

Q2. How old is Hoseok?

He is 29 years old.

Q3. Is J-Hope leaving the BTS?

No, he is not leaving BTS. BTS won’t split up.

Q4. Who is more close to J-Hope?

Jimin is a social butterfly who gets along well with everyone in BTS. He even has multiple best friends.

Q5. Are V and Jungkook friends?

Jungkook and V, two members of BTS, have a strong friendship with fans swooning over them.


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