Kim Namjoon is a singer and team leader of the South Korean boy band BTS who was born on September 12, 1994, in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. He is famous for his powerful and thoughtful rap style and has contributed to writing and directing many of BTS’s songs.
Namjoon has also released a few solo songs under the name RM (Rap Monster) including RM and Mono. He has collaborated with other famous artists, such as Wale, Steve Aoki, and Lil Nas X. In 2018, he was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea. Ayelet Zurer and Dominik Mysterio are popular TV personalities.
- 1 Kim Namjoon Biography
- 2 Early Life
- 3 Family
- 4 Girlfriend
- 5 Education
- 6 Career
- 7 Solo Songs
- 8 BTS Songs
- 9 Awards & Nominations
- 10 Social Media
- 11 Net Worth
- 12 Favorites
- 13 Physical Appearance
- 14 Interesting Facts About Kim
Kim Namjoon Biography
RM, Rap Monster
September 12, 1994
28 (As of now, 2023)
Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Rapper, songwriter, record producer, and leader of BTS
$20 Million (As of 2023)
One younger sister
Reading, writing, playing basketball, and traveling
He was born on September 12, 1994, in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. From a young age, he showed a love for music and his passion for rap and hip-hop became prominent during his struggling years.
His father Kim Nam-soo is a businessman and his mother Kang Hee-jin is a housewife. He has one younger sister Kim Kyung-min.
As of now, he is currently single and not dating anyone.
Namjoon graduated from Global Cyber University, where he studied broadcasting, and completed his master’s in Business Administration at Hanyang Cyber University.
RM started his career as a singer, rapper and joined many local bands to enhance his singing skills. In 2010, he joined the underground hip-hop crew Daenamhyup. In 2013, Namjoon was selected by Big Hit Entertainment to be the leader of a new boy band, BTS. This group debuted in June 2013 with the single album “2 Cool 4 Skool”. Later on, he released his own two solo mixtapes, RM (2015) and Mono (2018).
- Awake (2014)
- Reflection (2016)
- Trivia: Love (2019)
- Persona (2019)
- Moonchild (2019)
- Bicycle (2021)
- No More Dream (2013)
- We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2 (2013)
- N.O (2013)
- Danger (2014)
- I Need U (2015)
- Run (2015)
- Blood Sweat & Tears (2016)
- Spring Day (2017)
- DNA (2017)
- Fake Love (2018)
- Idol (2018)
- Boy with Luv (2019)
- On (2020)
- Dynamite (2020)
- Life Goes On (2020)
- Butter (2021)
- Permission to Dance (2021)
- Yet To Come (2022)
Awards & Nominations
- Patrons of the Arts Awards (2020) Won
- The Fact Music Awards (2023) Nominated
- Grammy Awards (2023) Nominated
- Korean Hip-hop Awards 2023 Won
He has 43.6M followers on Instagram.
BTS has 48.3M followers on Twitter.
BTS has 21M followers on Facebook.
BTS has 74.6M subscribers on Youtube.
Social Media Handles
As of now (2023), his net worth is $20 million.
New York City
Cricket, Football & Basketball
5 Feet & 10 Inches
9 (US size)
Interesting Facts About Kim
- He is fluent in Korean, English, and Japanese.
- He is a member of the South Korean boy band “BTS”.
- He has released two solo mixtapes (RM (2015) and Mono (2018)).
- He has won numerous awards, including the Order of Cultural Merit from the President of South Korea.
- He is a global ambassador for UNICEF.
- He is an active supporter of social justice and has spoken out against discrimination and violence.
- He is one of the most popular and influential figures in the K-pop industry.
- Zach King and MrBeast are also among the list of most influential personalities on the internet.