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Kim Seok-jin
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Kim, March 2019
Born (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 29)
Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Other names Jin
Alma mater Konkuk University
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active 2013–present
Awards ROK Order of Cultural Merit Hwa-gwan (5th Class) ribbon.PNG Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit (2018)
Musical career
Instruments Vocals
Labels Big Hit
Associated acts BTS
Korean name
Hangul Hangul: 김석진
Revised Romanization Gim Seok-jin
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sŏkchin

Kim Seok-jin (Hangul: 김석진; born on December 4, 1992), also known by his stage name Jin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and member of the South Korean boy band BTS since June 2013. Kim was recruited for the group while in university and joined Big Hit Entertainment as an actor, eventually becoming a Korean idol. Kim has co-written and released three solo tracks with BTS: "Awake" (2016), "Epiphany" (2018), and "Moon" (2020), all of which have charted on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart.

In 2019, Kim released his first independent song, the digital track "Tonight". He also appeared on the 2016 Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth soundtrack alongside BTS member V. Kim is praised for his falsetto and the powerful emotions his singing crates.

Early life

Kim Seok-jin was born on December 4, 1992, in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He has an older brother.



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