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Full Name J-Hope
Date of Birth February 18, 1994
Age 30 years, 0 months, 16 days
Profession Rapper
Birth City Gwangju
Country South Korea
Horoscope Aquarius

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Explore J-Hope net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is J-Hope? Who is J-Hope dating now & how much money does J-Hope have?

J-Hope Biography

J-Hope is one of the most popular and richest Rapper who was born on February 18, 1994 in Gwangju, South Korea. J-Hope was born Jung Ho-seok (Korean jeonghoseog ) on February 18, 1994 at Gwangju, South Korea, where he lived with his parents as well as an his older sister. Prior to his debut with BTS J-Hope was part of the dance group called Neuron and attended classes in dance at the Gwangju Music Academy. J-Hope was acknowledged for his talent in dance prior to making his debut. He won a variety of regional prizes for dancing which included placing first in a national dance contest in the year 2008. His dance skills eventually led him to develop an enthusiasm for singing, which helped him get an audition for idol trainee. As a trainee J-Hope was included as a rapper in Jo Kwon’s hit song “Animal”, which was released in the year 2012.

In 2018, he received his fifth class Hwagwan the Order of Merit in Culture by the president of South Korea along with other members of the group. He received the highest-rated tweet of all time in 2018 when he tweeted”In My Feelings Challenge” “In My Feelings Challenge”.

J-Hope released his first solo mixtape, Hope World, worldwide on March 1, 2018. The album was met with a positive reception. His debut at number 63 (and subsequent peak at number 38) made him the highest charting solo Korean artist on the Billboard 200 at the time of the mixtape’s release.

On February 18, 2019, J-Hope donated 100 million Korean won (estimated $89,000 US dollars) to Child Fund Korea, in support of those attending his high school alma mater in Gwangju. He had previously donated 150 million won (roughly US$133,000) to the same organization in December 2018, but requested the donation be private at the time.

The year was 2016, and he bought an exclusive residence located in South Korea worth US$1.6 million to be used for personal purposes. As of the year 2019 his current residence is Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea along with his fellow members.

First NameJ-Hope
Last NameJ-Hope
BirthdayFebruary 18
Birth Year1994
Place of Birth
Home TownGwangju
Birth CountrySouth Korea
Birth SignAquarius
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

Many peoples want to know what is J-Hope ethnicity, nationality, Ancestry & Race? Let's check it out! As per public resource, IMDb & Wikipedia, J-Hope's ethnicity is Asian. We will update J-Hope's religion & political views in this article. Please check the article again after few days.

On June 14 2019, J-Hope, together with fellow BTS member V, collaborated with Zara Larsson on a soundtrack called A Brand New Day for a mobile game BTS World.

J-Hope Net Worth

J-Hope is one of the richest Rapper from South Korea. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, J-Hope's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Jung Ho-seok (Korean: jeonghoseog ; born on February 18th in 1994) is better known under the screen username J-Hope (stylized as J-Hope) is known as a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer, dancer and a singer. 2013 was the year that J-Hope began his career as part BTS, a South Korean boy group BTS that was managed under Big Hit Entertainment.

On June 13th, 2013 J-Hope began his first appearance as BTS’s member. BTS in Mnet’s M! Countdown. The track was “No More Dream” from their debut album, 2 Cool 4 Skool. J-Hope was the third member of the group to join as a student after RM Suga and Suga. J-Hope is now part of the development each album of BTS The discography.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeRapper
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

In January 2020, J-hope was promoted along with the fellow BTS member RM to join with Suga as the full member of the Korea Music Copyright Association.

J-Hope's Height & Physical Stats

J-Hope height 5 ft 10 in J-Hope weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height5 ft 10 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

In 2019, J-Hope released a free collaboration single, “Chicken Noodle Soup”, on September 27, featuring American singer, Becky G. The track debuted at number 81 on the Billboard Hot 100, with 9.7 million streams and 11,000 downloads for the week ending October 4, making J-Hope the first member of BTS to chart on the Hot 100 as a solo artist outside of the group, the third Korean solo artist to rank on the chart (after Psy and CL), and the sixth Korean artist overall to do so. “Chicken Noodle Soup” also debuted at number 1 on the World Digital Songs chart and is J-Hope’s second song to achieve this after 2018’s “Daydream”.

Who is J-Hope Dating?

According to our records, J-Hope is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, J-Hope’s is not dating anyone.

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Interesting Facts about J-Hope

  1. J-Hope is a member of the popular K-pop group BTS.
  2. He was born on February 18, 1994 in Gwangju, South Korea.
  3. His real name is Jung Hoseok.
  4. J-Hope is known for his impressive dance skills and energetic performances.
  5. He released his first solo mixtape “Hope World” in 2018.
  6. The mixtape debuted at number one on the iTunes charts in over 70 countries.
  7. J-Hope has won several awards as a member of BTS, including Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards.
  8. He has also collaborated with other artists such as Becky G and Suga from BTS.
  9. J-Hope has a large following on social media, with over 10 million followers on Instagram alone.
  10. He is often referred to as the “sunshine” of BTS due to his bright personality and positive attitude towards life.

Facts & Trivia

J-Hope Ranked on the list of most popular Rapper. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in South Korea. J-Hope celebrates birthday on February 18 of every year.

What is J-Hope's role in BTS?

Jung Ho-seok (정호석), better known by his stage name j-hope (제이홉), is a South Korean rapper-songwriter and record producer under Big Hit Music. He is a rapper and a dancer of BTS, also he is notable for his large input in songwriting and production in the discography in the group.

How rich is J-Hope from BTS?

J-Hope has a net worth of $20 million. In addition to the money he makes with BTS, his solo mixtape Hope World, topped global charts making him lots of extra money along the way.

Which celebrity has crush on J-Hope?

In the same interview, J-Hope said that his celebrity crush is the ‘Mean Girl’ fame Amanda Seyfried. BTS’ V also piqued that his celebrity crush is the ‘Notebook’ star Rachel McAdams as well as ‘Emily In Paris’ star Lilly Collins.

Does J-Hope have a gf?

BTS: J-Hope and Jimin fell in love with the same girl and tried to win her over. The members of BTS are currently single, although they are not free from dating rumors; Furthermore, before becoming famous, some of them confessed to having had a girlfriend.

Who is married in BTS?

Jin and his “BRIDE TO BE” have chosen the The Glass Gardens at Chapel of the Flowers. He said he wanted to feel like he was outdoors because we all know of his love of Fishing, and he is about to REEL his bride in to share their first kiss as husband and wife.

Key Events

  1. J-Hope was born Jung Ho-seok (Korean: 정호석) on February 18, 1994, in Gwangju, South Korea, where he lived with his parents and older sister, Jung Ji-woo..

  2. Jung Ho-seok (Korean: 정호석; born February 18, 1994), better known by his stage name J-Hope (stylized in lower case), is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, dancer, and record producer..

  3. He was relatively well known for his dance skills, and won various local prizes, including first place in a national dance competition in 2008..

  4. While a trainee, J-Hope appeared as a featured rapper on singer Jo Kwon's song "Animal", released in 2012..

  5. On June 13, 2013, J-Hope made his debut as a member of BTS on M!.

  6. He made his debut as a member of South Korean boy band BTS in 2013, under Big Hit Entertainment. .

  7. J-Hope's first solo release, outside of his work with BTS, was the 2015 rap track "1 Verse"—it sampled "El Chapo" by The Game—uploaded for free via the band's SoundCloud..

  8. In 2016, J-Hope purchased an apartment in South Korea worth ₩1.78 billion (2016) (equivalent to ₩1.81 billion or US$1.6 million in 2017) for his personal use..

  9. The first two were released in 2016 as part of BTS' second studio album Wings..

  10. J-Hope has been a member of the "Green Noble Club", which recognizes high-value donors of Child Fund Korea, since 2018..

  11. As of 2018, he lives in Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea with his bandmates..

  12. He had the most liked tweet in the world for 2018 when he posted the "In My Feelings Challenge"..

  13. In 2018, he was awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea along with the other members of the group..

  14. He previously donated ₩150 million ($135,000) in December 2018, but requested the donation be kept private at the time..

  15. The mixtape ranked at number five on Billboard's year-end World Albums Chart for 2018..

  16. On March 1, 2018, J-Hope released his first solo mixtape Hope World worldwide, accompanied by a music video for the lead single "Daydream"..

  17. Lyrically, "Boy Meets Evil" was about "the thoughts of a boy faced with the evil that is temptation" and showcased J-Hope's rapping abilities, while "Mama" was a "quirky hip-hop" ode of appreciation to his mother that "captures his animated delivery and onstage style. "Just Dance", released in 2018 on the band's fourth studio album Love Yourself: Answer, was a "funky hip-hop" song that "uses the titular activity as a metaphor for love". "Outro: Ego", also an upbeat, "funky" track, from 2020's Map of the Soul: 7, reflected on J-Hope's career and the decisions and hardships he faced through the years, additionally addressing the "dichotomy between his stage persona and his birth identity"..

  18. J-Hope released his first solo mixtape, Hope World, in 2018..

  19. J-Hope has donated a cumulative total of ₩800 million to Child Fund Korea since 2018..

  20. In 2019, J-Hope released a free collaboration single, "Chicken Noodle Soup", featuring American singer Becky G, on September 27..

  21. In March 2019, J-Hope enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University for the Master of Business Administration program in Advertising and Media..

  22. The single was released on June 14, 2019..

  23. He became the first member of BTS to enter the Billboard Hot 100 as a soloist in 2019, when his single "Chicken Noodle Soup", featuring singer Becky G, debuted at number 81..

  24. In December 2019, he donated another ₩100 million..

  25. On February 18, 2019, he donated ₩100 million (US$90,000) to the organization in support of those attending his high school alma mater in Gwangju..

  26. In January 2020, J-Hope was promoted to a full member of the Korea Music Copyright Association..

  27. Following revisions made to the Military Service Act in December 2020, J-Hope was granted an automatic postponement of his mandatory military service in 2021, until the end of 2022..

  28. On November 17, 2020, he donated ₩100 million in support of children experiencing economic difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic..

  29. On February 18, 2021, he donated ₩150 million to support children with visual and hearing impairments..

  30. In July 2021, he was appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by President Moon Jae-in, along with the other members of BTS, to help "lead the global agenda for future generations, such as sustainable growth" and "expand South Korea's diplomatic efforts and global standing" in the international community..

  31. J-Hope released the full version of the mixtape's closing track, "Blue Side (Outro)", for free via BTS' SoundCloud page on March 1, 2021, in celebration of Hope World's third anniversary..

  32. Following the 2022 South Korean floods in Seoul, J-Hope donated ₩100 million through the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association to assist those affected..

  33. On June 14, 2022, Hybe Corporation announced that J-Hope would be the first member of BTS to begin promotions as a solo artist..

  34. In 2022, J-Hope released his debut studio album Jack in the Box..

  35. Following the completion of his basic training in May 2023, J-Hope was appointed as an assistant training instructor with the 36th Infantry Division in Wonju..

  36. On February 26, 2023, Big Hit announced that J-Hope had filed a cancellation request for the deferment and would be proceeding with his conscription..

  37. A documentary titled J-Hope in the Box, chronicling the making of J-Hope's debut album and his appearance at Lollapalooza, was released for streaming globally on Weverse and Disney+ in February 2023..

  38. In 2023, he released his single "On the Street" with J..

  39. In February 2023, he donated ₩100 million, through the Korean UNICEF Committee, towards emergency relief for children affected by the Turkey–Syria earthquake..