After their global popularity led BTS to becoming the first ever K-pop group to win a Billboard Music Award at the 2017 awards show -- a feat that no other Korean act aside from PSY has achieved -- all eyes are on the septet. With their trend-setting approach to K-pop and their charismatic, but relatable, personalities, the boy band is the most visible Asian act in the U.S. right now.
While their ever-loyal ARMY know everything that there is to know about BTS' seven members, there's a lot to know about this South Korean act. But Billboard 's basic guide to BTS' members is here to help.
The oldest of the group, born on Dec. 4, 1992, Kim Seok Jin was discovered on the street while in university studying acting, and was invited to audition for BigHit Entertainment. When BTS dropped their first album in 2013, Jin debuted as one of the group’s four vocalists.