Who does he look up to in the industry?
Over the years, BTS‘s Jungkook has spoken about the celebrities he looks up to as role models.
Here are 3 of these celebrities.
1. RM (BTS)
Jungkook is the biggest fanboy of fellow groupmate RM, and in the special KBS talk show, Let’s BTS, Jungkook’s love for RM was on full display!
In the show, the members were asked to say something nice to the member next to them. Jungkook talked about RM and shared that RM is why he joined HYBE (formerly known as Big Hit Entertainment). Jungkook saw RM rapping and thought he was cool. After this, Jungkook signed with the company!
Jungkook praised RM’s leadership and shared that he’s learned a lot from RM, both musically and personally.
Jungkook concluded by sharing that he hopes RM can continue to be the leader in his life.
Jungkook’s words touched RM!
2. G-Dragon (BIGBANG)
Jungkook chose to become a singer after watching a performance from BIGBANG’s G-Dragon.
In an interview, Jungkook shared that he’s always loved dancing. One day, he searched for dance videos, and he happened to come across a video of G-Dragon performing at a music show.
Jungkook thought G-Dragon looked cool and started having desires to become a singer.
This isn’t the only time Jungkook had spoken about G-Dragon, as when he was asked which musician he wants to adopt as a mentor, he shared that it would be G-Dragon!
Here’s the full video below!
3. Kim Jong Kook
Jungkook is known for his muscular physique, and he shared in the KBS special talk show Let’s BTS that he looks up to another celebrity known for his muscular physique!
In the show, the members spoke about Jungkook’s muscular physique, which led host Shin Dong Yup to ask Jungkook if he looks up to Kim Jong Kook. Kim Jong Kook is known for his muscular physique and love of exercising.
You must’ve been born with muscles. Is your role model Kim Jong Kook?
— Shin Dong Yup
Jungkook shared that he wants a body similar to Kim Jong Kook’s, but slightly slimmer!
I want a body that’s just slightly slimmer than Kim Jong Kook. I love his body.