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Kim Tae-hyung Introduction
Kim Tae-hyung aka V is a vocalist, dancer, record producer, actor, and songwriter of the globally loved boy band, BTS. V’s surrealistic good looks, uniqueness, creativity, and kindness have made him a gentleman who is the most wanted man by many.
V’s voice is a sleeping pill for anybody who’s facing insomnia. His voice is soothing and also a tone-setter to many of BTS’ songs. V’s struggle to speak Korean is real. ARMYs call him Taetae, CGV, Baby Bear, Vante, etc.
V has invented the term “Borahae” meaning “I purple you” which means I will love you for a long time. From then on purple is a symbolic color of BTS and the ARMY.
Inspiring various kpop artists in the industry, V is achieving milestones and breaking records for his music and handsomeness.
Kim Tae-hyung Net Worth & Salary
Tae-hyung aka V’s net worth in 2022 is estimated to be a whopping $25 million.
Coming from a family where one could dream only to be a farmer, Taehtung dreamt to become a singer and changed his family’s future. Tae-hyung’s grandfather was a farmer, and his father owned a clothing mill, Tae-hyung is a millionaire.
The main sources of income of Kim Tae-hyung aka Vares by singing, record producing, songwriting, dancing, acting, and brand endorsing.
Kim Tae-hyung Age, Early Life & Biography
Tae-hyung is 26 years old.
Tae-hyung was born in Daegu of South Korea on December 30, 1995, but was brought up in Geochang. V is the eldest son of the family with two younger siblings, a sister and a brother.
As an elementary school student, Tae-hyung dreamed of being a singer and took saxophone lessons in early middle school. Never intending to audition for an entertainment company, Tae-hyung once went to support one of his friends in the auditions for Big Hit entertainment. But he ended up giving the audition when he was asked by one of the officials.
Without any preparations, Tae-hyung was asked to show his creative talents on the spot. Later it was found that he was the only one who made it in Big Hit from Daegu.
For his academic career, Tae-hyung went to Korean Arts High School from where he graduated in 2014. Later, he studied at Global Cyber University for a major in Broadcasting and Entertainment. Currently, he is enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University for an MBA in Advertising and Media.
|Birth Date:||December 30, 1995|
|Birth Place:||Seo District, Daegu, South Korea|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||NA|
|Current Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Content Last Updated:||October 2022|
Kim Tae-hyung Personal Life
Tae’s charms and popularity have always made him subject to many proposals since his teen years. V revealed receiving tons of confessions on a messenger app from girls. V also confessed to not being in any serious relationship.
Tae-hyung’s good looks always make him subject to many rumors of dating. V was once linked with a fan named Hi with whom he was just spending time as a friend. Big Hit denied dating rumors stating that they are just friends.
A few months back, V was linked to Phillip Jeon’s daughter, Joanna Chun and social media went through a storm analyzing the rumor. Later, HYBE clarified the rumor stating they are just acquaintances. Later V also dealt with those spreading rumors in a peculiar way.
And 2022 is full of V and Jennie rumors, about which nothing much can be said until V himself declares or denies it.
Kim Tae-hyung Career
After passing Big Hit’s audition, Tae-hyung worked hard to debut as a member of BTS. Tae-hyung was kept as a hidden member of the group to create an impactful image of the group. The creator of the group, Bang Si Hyuk revealed that V’s charming appearance and personality were the reasons why he chose V as the hidden member.
Tae-hyung used to feel anxious about the fact that he was a secret member, sometimes he even thought, “maybe I will be removed at last from the group, that’s why I am a hidden member.” Finally, Tae-hyung debuted on June 13, 2013, as V, a member of BTS with the track “No More Dream”.
V is known to have contributed to lyrics writing and producing the song “Hold Me Tight”, and “Fun Boyz”. One of the iconic songs of BTS ” Run” had a melody created by V with JK’s lyrics. On the occasion of his 19th birthday, V released a cover of Adele’s hit “Someone Like You” along with a monochrome video, produced and sung by him. V also worked on an unofficial cover of “Hug Me” with BTS member, J-Hope.
V’s remarkable slow rock solo song titled “Stigma” released in BTS’ Wings album in 2016 was co-written, and co-produced by him. V is the only BTS member who got an opportunity to act in a kdrama. In 2016, V debuted as an actor with his real name, Kim Tae-hyung, in a supporting role in the historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.
Playing the role of Han Sung, he gained a lot of praise for his acting skills and even won an award in the category, Best Idol Actor. Tae-hyung also sang an OST with BTS’ Jin named “It’s definitely you”.
In 2017, V and RM released a pop-ballad named “4 O’Clock” on the occasion of BTS’ fourth anniversary featuring V’s vocals and RM’s rap.”Singularity” was V’s next hit solo released in BTS’ Love Yourself: Tear as a trailer in 2018. “Singularity” was praised even by critics for the way it was sung by V.
“A Brand New Day” was released in 2019, a collaboration between V, J-Hope from BTS, and Zara Larsson for BTS World(mobile game).
In 2020, Jimin and V’s powerful friendship finally got a song named “Friends” after their much-anticipated collaboration.
Some of V’s remarkable solo works in which he has worked as a co-producer, co-writer, and lyricist include “Inner Child” for BTS’ Map of the Soul: 7 album, “Scenery”- first independent song, “Winter Bear”- an all English song. All of V’s solo songs showcase his taste in music as soothing, comforting, and healing.
In 2020, V sang the English single “Sweet Night”, an indie pop song for his friend and ex-co-actor Park Seo-Joon for his drama-Itaewon Class. This song’s tone-setter was V’s soothing husky voice accompanied by beautiful composition and lyrics. “Sweet Night” earned the second position on Billboard’s U.S. Digital Songs chart.
V and Peakboy collaborated on a song titled “Snow Flower”, celebrating love and Christmas, which was released on December 25, 2020.
V has also crooned a song for the drama-Our Beloved Summer titled “Christmas Tree” in 2021. This song helped V to achieve his first entry as a solo artist on the Billboard Hot 100.
Kim Tae-hyung Awards & Achievements
Tae-hyung has been the top person when searching for “the most handsome man in the world” on Google, for more than five years now. Tae-hyung has also won the 1st position in TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017”. V is also consistently making it in the top five positions in this category for about five years now.
The song ” It’s definitely you” sung by V and Jin of BTS in 2016 later became a part of the Kdrama “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” and was nominated by Melon Music Awards for the category Best OST in 2017.
In 2018, V won an award from Soompi Award in the category”Best Idol Actor” for his powerful acting skills as a rookie. In 2019, V’s flawless and mesmerizing dancing skills in “Singularity” got him an award in the Best Choreography category.
“Sweet night”, a sweet and romantic OST sung by V for the drama “Itaewon Class’ ‘ won the category of Best OST from APAN Star Awards in 2020.
In 2021, After opening Instagram, Tae-hyung broke records and won titles like “Fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram” and “Fastest time to reach 10 million followers on Instagram”.
V is also a recipient of the prestigious fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit medal, which he received along with BTS members.
Last year, V and other BTS members were appointed as Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by President Moon Jae-in.
Recently, V was honored with an award from the National Tax Service Gyeonggi-do in the category”Conscientious taxpayer from Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do”. Seems he’s not just the perfect idol but also the perfect citizen.
Kim Tae-hyung Major Investments and Assets
Tae-hyung’s cutest and most emotional investment is in a dog named “Yeontan” which is a Pomeranian(breed). Cutie pie Yeontan was introduced in 2017 when he was a few months old and was bought by V only to be loved and adored by BTS members and ARMY.
Tae-hyung is known to have invested in a luxurious suite apartment, which is present in one of the sophisticated places of South Korea near Han River in Hannam Hill. Tae-hyung’s luxurious suite cost him an astounding $4.55 million.
This suite is beautifully decorated with lamps and flashes Tae-hyung’s taste in art and beauty as seen in his Instagram pictures. ARMYs can’t wait to have a home tour of his house.
Kim Tae-hyung Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
Take a glance to see how V is when he is all by himself in one of the latest solo vlogs of V aka Tae-hyung of BTS which is released on Bangtantv.
Kim Tae-hyung Instagram Handle
Kim Tae-hyung Twitter Handle
Tae-hyung doesn’t have an official personal Twitter account but uses an official account exclusive to BTS members for interacting with ARMY.