J-Hope Biography

J-Hope, also known as Jung Ho-seok, is a talented South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He rose to fame as a member of the popular boys band Bangtan Boys, known for their hit singles and successful albums. J-Hope has also made a name for himself as a solo artist, releasing the single “1 VERSE.” In addition to his music career, he has appeared on various variety shows, showcasing his entertaining personality. J-Hope and his band have received numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious title of “New Artist of the Year.”

Quick Facts

  • Nick Name: Hobi
  • Also Known As: Jung Ho-seok
  • Age: 29 Years, 29 Year Old Males
  • Family: siblings: Mejiwoo (sister)
  • Rappers
  • K-Pop Singers
  • Height: 5’10” (178 cm), 5’10” Males
  • Notable Alumni: Global Cyber University
  • City: Gwangju, South Korea
  • More Facts
  • Education: Global Cyber University


J-Hope was first spotted by agents from Big Hit Entertainment in 2010 during major national castings. After a few months, he signed his first contract for pre-debuts along with the other selected members. He then joined Bangtan Boys as its first trainee and then officially became a member of the band in June 2013. The other members of the band are Jin, Suga, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.

In 2013, J-hope made his debut with the single “No More Dream” that was released as a part of the Bangtan Boys’ debut album, ‘2 Cool 4 Skool.’ Since then, the South Korean singer and his band mates have released numerous studio albums including ‘Youth,’ ‘Wake Up,’ ‘Wings,’ and ‘Dark & Wild’ and several mini-albums including ‘Love Yourself: Her,’ ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life’ (Part 1 & 2) and ‘O! RUL8,2?’ These albums and mini-albums feature many hit songs such as “Hold Me Tight”, “Butterfly”, “House of Cards”, “My City”, “”Love Is Not Over”, “Am I Wrong” and “Whalien 52”, to name a few. On December 21, 2015, the South Korean singer started his solo music career with his first ever single titled “1 VERSE”. Currently, J-Hope also produces songs for BTS along with his fellow band members. He is now planning to release his first solo mix tape in 2018.

Personal Life

J-Hope was born as Jung Ho-seok on February 18, 1994 in Gwangju, South Korea. He has an older sister named Mejiwoo who is a well-known Instagram personality. Talking about the South Korean singer’s love and dating life, nothing is known to the media. Similarly, his family background, parents’ names, and educational details are also not available on the web.

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