Jimin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jimin Quick Info
Height5 ft 8.5 in
Weight62 kg
Date of BirthOctober 13, 1995
Zodiac SignLibra
GirlfriendUnknown

Jimin is a South Korean singer known for being a member of the K-pop band, Bangtan Boys. He has also done endorsement work for various popular brands like Puma, Vans, BBQ Chicken, and Nugu. He was the last member to be added to the music group, Bangtan Boys and they released their first album titled 2 Cool 4 Skool in June 2013.

Born Name

Park Jimin

Nick Name

Chim Chim

Jimin at the Golden Disk Awards on January 14, 2017
Jimin at the Golden Disk Awards on January 14, 2017 (AJEONG_JM / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Busan, South Korea  

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Jimin attended the Busan High School of Arts and studied modern dance at the institute.

Occupation

Singer, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Park Ji-hyun (Younger Brother)

Manager

As a part of the BTS band, Jimin is represented by Big Hit Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Hip-hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Big Hit Entertainment
  • Pony Canyon
  • Def Jam Japan

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8.5 in or 174 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jimin has largely remained silent about his personal life while interacting with the media, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about his dating history and love life.

Jimin at the 8th Melon Music Awards in November 2016
Jimin at the 8th Melon Music Awards in November 2016 (F28STAR / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

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

Eye Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He is often seen wearing blue-colored contact lenses.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

His outlandish hair colors

Brand Endorsements

Jimin has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Puma
  • Vans
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Nugu
  • SK Telecom

Religion

Jimin hasn’t spoken about his religious views publicly.

Jimin at the 6th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards in February 2017
Jimin at the 6th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards in February 2017 (AJEONG_JM / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Best Known For

Being a member of the successful K-pop band, Bangtan Boys.

First Album

As a member of the band Bangtan Boys, he released his first album 2 Cool 4 Skool in June 2013. Their song No More Dream from the album managed to win several awards at the Golden Disc Awards and Melon Music Awards.

First Film

Jimin is yet to make his theatrical film debut.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in 2013 as himself in the reality TV series Rookie King: Channel Bangtan.

Personal Trainer

During an interview in 2017, Jimin had admitted to resorting to severe diets in his quest to look handsome. During the band’s Blood, Sweat & Tears era, he was surviving on only one meal per day.

He revealed that he consumed only 4 chunks of chicken breasts for a year and experienced malnutrition by losing 15 lbs. As a result of his extreme weight loss, he would pass out during dance rehearsals. After his confession, there was a wave of support from fans on Twitter with the hashtag #Jiminyouareperfect.

Jimin Favorite Things

  • Superhero – Hulk
  • Karaoke Song – Only Look At Me by Taeyang
  • Fashion Brand – Gucci
SourceFacebook, SBS Pop Asia, Koreaboo
Jimin at Incheon Korean Music Wave on September 1, 2013
Jimin at Incheon Korean Music Wave on September 1, 2013 (BulletProof7BTS / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Jimin Facts

  1. He considers Taeyang from Big Bang as his major influence.
  2. In May 2017, his band BTS became the first K-pop band in history to win the Billboards Top Social Artist award beating the likes of Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Ariana Grande.
  3. His hobbies include drawing and he has revealed that he likes to draw while visiting foreign countries.
  4. He grew up listening to American artist Chris Brown.
  5. He has admitted that his celebrity crush is none other than his fellow band member J-Hope.
  6. Suggestions for his initial stage names included Baby J and Kid, but he decided to keep his real name Jimin in the end.
  7. At the 2016 Idol Star Athletics Championships, he was voted as the favorite idol, by many female K-pop stars.
  8. He was the last member to be added to the group Bangtan Boys.
  9. In 2017, there were death threats made against Jimin after trolls began spreading rumors that he hated international fans. Things escalated when a particular troll sent out online images of blood and guns and promised to take action at BTS’s upcoming concert at the Honda Center in California. Following this, the hashtag #ArmysWillProtectJimin was trending and the label Big Hit Entertainment worked with the authorities to ensure a safe concert for BTS.
  10. Hear more from Jimin on YouTube.

Featured Image AJEONG_JM / Tistory / CC BY-4.0

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