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J-Hope Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

J-Hope Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9¾ in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth February 18, 1994
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, dancer, and record producer who made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS in 2013 and the band has released a number of albums which include Love Yourself: TearBeWingsDark & WildMap of the Soul: 7Wake Up, Face Yourself, Youth, and Map of the Soul: 7 – The Journey. J-Hope has also worked as a solo artist and released his debut mixtape, Hope World, on March 1, 2018. The mixtape debuted at number #63 and peaked at number #38 on the Billboard 200 and this made him the highest-charting Korean solo act on the chart up to that point.

Born Name

Jung Ho-seok

Nick Names

Hobi, Hope, Smile Hoya, J-Hope, Sunshine

J-Hope at the 26th Seoul Music Awards on January 19, 2017
J-Hope at the 26th Seoul Music Awards on January 19, 2017 (Hope Smiling / / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Buk District, Gwangju, South Korea


Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea


South Korean



J-Hope studied at the Gwangju Global High School. After completing his school education, he joined the Global Cyber University.

J-Hope also received a commissioned education in Gwangju in the Academy of Rap and Dance, after signing a contract with Big Hit. In the past, he graduated from Global Cyber University with a degree in Broadcasting and Entertainment. He also got enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University in 2019 for the Master of Business Administration program in Advertising and Media.


Rapper, Dancer, Composer, Record Producer



J-Hope has been managed by Big Hit Entertainment.


K-pop, EDM




Big Hit Entertainment

Net Worth

According to, his net worth was $20 Million in 2021.




5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

J-Hope at The Mood For Love On Stage Epilogue Press Conference in Nanjing on July 1, 2016
J-Hope at The Mood For Love On Stage Epilogue Press Conference in Nanjing on July 1, 2016 (Hope Smiling / / CC BY-4.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

J-Hope is single, as he is busy shaping his career leaving him with no time for relationships. But there are few qualities that he expects from his lady love. He wants a person who is thoughtful, good at cooking, enjoys reading all sorts of books, and is committed to him alone.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He often tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’, ‘red’, or ‘pink’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Crop hairstyle with long fringes
  • Innocent looking face with soft facial features

Brand Endorsements

J-Hope has been featured in the TV commercials for the following brands –

  • Snickers
  • Puma
  • Korean ASMR Crispy Fried Chicken
  • SK Telecom – CF NUGU

In February 2023, J-Hope was announced as the new house ambassador for Louis Vuitton.

J-Hope at an fansign in Busan on July 27, 2013
J-Hope in Busan on July 27, 2013 (BulletProof7BTS / Bulletproof7BTS / CC BY-4.0)

Best Known For

  • Being a member of BTS (Bangtan Boys), a seven-member all-boys Korean pop group.
  • His dance moves. He was famous in Gwangju underground dance community. He has also won several dance competitions and was once a part of the NEURON dance group.

First Album

On June 12, 2013, BTS released their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool under the label Loen Entertainment and Big Hit Entertainment. The album has 9 songs including 2 hidden songs. “No More Dream” is the lead song on the album.

First TV Show

In 2013, he made his first TV show appearance on the talk show After School Club as a guest.

Personal Trainer

J-Hope hates working out. He is a dancer and gets his share of the workout from his dance practices. J-Hope has a well-maintained physique and is light on his feet. He can do flips and swings.

J-Hope Favorite Things

  • Color – Green
  • Season – Spring
  • Number – 7
  • Song To Listen To On Rainy Days – Remy Shand’s ‘Rocksteady’
  • Song From Their Album Skool Luv Affair – Just One Day

SourceBTS Diary

J-Hope at a fanmeet in Myeongdong on September, 30 2017
J-Hope at a fan meet in Myeongdong on September 30, 2017 (Hope Smiling / / CC BY-4.0)

J-Hope Facts

  1. He moved to Seoul in 2010, when he joined Big Hit.
  2. His role model is Benzino.
  3. His motto in life is, “If you don’t work hard, there won’t be a good result.”
  4. If he could have one superpower, he’d want the power to read people’s minds and know the truth.
  5. He has a dog named Mickey.
  6. His ideal date would be to walk down the beach holding hands with his girlfriend.
  7. J-Hope is terrible when it comes to drawing.
  8. Jung likes watching melodramatic movies as he is a sensitive person and such movies help him in writing soulful lyrics.
  9. The 3 things he requires to complete his happiness are his family, good health, and true love.
  10. His stage name ‘J-Hope’ is a reference to the myth of Pandora’s box, as after the box was opened and all the evils inside were released to the world, the only thing left was hope. The name also showcases his desire to represent hope for fans as well as to be “the hope of BTS”.
  11. In 2016, he bought an apartment in South Korea for ₩1.78 billion.
  12. In 2018, J-Hope was honored with the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the then-President of South Korea along with the other members of BTS.
  13. He became a full member of the Korea Music Copyright Association in January 2020.
  14. He made a donation of ₩100 million on November 17, 2020, in support of children experiencing economic difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  15. In May 2021, he donated ₩100 million to children affected by violence in Tanzania, Africa.
  16. In July 2021, President Moon Jae-in appointed him as the Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture.
  17. In March 2022, it was revealed that J-Hope had been tested positive for COVID-19.
  18. In July 2022, J-Hope released his first solo single titled More.
  19. In 2022, J-Hope donated ₩100 million through the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association in order to help those affected by the South Korean floods in Seoul.
  20. In July 2022, he released his debut solo album, Jack in the Box.
  21. In February 2023, J-Hope was ranked at the No. 21 spot in Rolling Stone’s list of “The 25 Most Stylish Musicians of 2023”.
  22. In February 2023, it was revealed that J-Hope had initiated his military enlistment process. In April 2023, it was officially announced that he would be enlisting in the army as an active-duty soldier. In May 2023, it was revealed that he had been selected as an assistant instructor for the 36th Infantry Division recruit training center.
  23. In February 2023, J-Hope teamed up with J. Cole for a new single titled On The Street. The song debuted at No. 37 on the UK Official Singles Chart. With this, J-Hope became the first Korean soloist to debut in the top 40 of the UK Official Singles Chart.
  24. In June 2023, J-Hope released the rock version of his 2022 song Arson.
  25. In September 2023, it was revealed that J-Hope and all the other members of BTS had renewed their contracts with BigHit Music.
  26. In March 2024, J-Hope released a documentary about his life and his dancing called HOPE ON THE STREET.
  27. In March 2024, he released a new album titled HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1.
  28. Visit his band BTS’s official website @
  29. Follow him on Facebook and YouTube.

Featured Image by Hope Smiling / / CC BY-4.0

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  1. lmao don’t just assume he’s striaght tf. im not saying he is apart of the lgbt+ community but you don’t know if he is. please put ‘unknown’ for his sexuality. maybe you should do this for every person on this page. it’s very rude in my opinion. you cant just assume he’s straight just because he hasn’t come out as otherwise. change it. thank you.


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