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BTS RM Profile, Facts, and TMI

RM Profile

  • Birth Name: 김남준 (Kim Namjun)
  • Stage Name: RM
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.09.12
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 181 cm (5’9”)
  • Weight: 73.6 kg (162.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

RM Facts & TMI

  • RM was born and grew up in Ilsan, a city near Seoul.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister.
  • Before using RM as his stage name, he used Rap Monster.
  • His official position in the team is leader and main rapper.
  • He started interested in hip-hop after listening to Epik High’s song ‘Fly’.
  • RM was astonished at how the song ‘Fly’ can relay people’s stories thoroughly, he said he listened to the song 3,000~4,000 times.
  • RM was active as an amateur rapper, even sending demos to HipHopPlaya magazine under the name ‘Runch Randa’.
  • He was actively sending demos to hip-hop community sites during his junior high school era, between 2007~2010.
  • RM’s unofficial debut date is September 30th, 2010 with a featuring in the song ‘Ashes’ by soloist Lim Jeong Hee.
  • Rapper Sleepy who heard RM’s rap then introduced him to Big Hit Entertainment producer Pdogg.
  • After listening to RM’s rap, Bang Si Hyuk instantly made up his mind to make a hip hop group. Bang Si Hyuk thought that RM was ‘a rap monster’, hence his first stage name.
  • He didn’t quite like his former stage name.
  • He officially changed his name to RM, he once stated in an interview that RM can be seen to be derived from the words ‘Real Me’.
  • RM’s is known to have a clumsy personality when he’s not working on music or performing on stage.
  • He was the first member to be revealed as a member of BTS.
  • He was chosen as the leader because of his deep thought and mature personality.
  • He is one of three rapper line in BTS alongside Suga and J-Hope.
  • He participated in almost all of BTS’ songs (except some members’ solos).
  • He is credited to more than 160 songs in Korea Music Copyright Association.
  • He released his first mixtape in 2015 titled RM.
  • He has collaborated with many artists like American rapper Warren G, Wale, Krizz Kaliko, Lil Nas X, band Fall Out Boy, English duo Honne, and Korean respected hip hop musicians such as Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko, Tiger JK,  Primary, MFBTY, and female soloist Younha.
  • He once refused to learn dancing, he rebelled with his argument ‘why must a rapper learn to dance?’
  • RM is the brain of the group.
  • His IQ is 148.
  • He scored 850 in his TOEIC test when he was in grade 2 of middle school.
  • He is the only member who can speak fluent English in the team.
  • Fans even give him the nickname ‘BTS’ English translator’ for fun.
  • He stood up in the United Nations General Assembly relaying his speech about self-love on September 24th, 2018.
  • He said that he has insomnia, usually, he sleeps for 4 hours a day.
  • He snores when he is sleeping.
  • RM is raising a Spitz pet in his family residence, he named it RapMon.
  • He said that he lives in his own world when he is working on music.
  • He cosplayed Sailor Moon on BTS’ early debut days, although his favorite comic book series was Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch.
  • RM is an atheist.
  • His special skills are rap, lyrics writing, songwriting, and English. 
  • He likes to go to cafes to have some chatting time.
  • He’s a member with the most interest in books in BTS.
  • He was also interested in philosophy books like Nietzsche’s.
  • His childhood dream was to be a book writer.
  • RM can’t eat seafood.
  • His favorite fashion style is gothic, but he often dissed for his gothic fashion senses even by his own mom.
  • His hobbies are taking a walk, riding a bicycle, going to exhibitions or museums, reading, enjoying arts, and watching movies.
  • He likes to watch The Simpsons.
  • He is a fanboy of solo singer Younha.
  • Fans think that RM resembles a koala.
  • He was once active in the same crew as rapper Changmo.
  • He is a member of Gangneung Kim’s clan.
  • RM has the most number of unofficial songs among BTS members thanks to his activity as an underground rapper.
  • Among his nicknames are LeaderRapper, RapJun, Junie, KimLeader, duck, PinkMon, Namjuni, Rmionne, etc.
  • He is the only member of BTS who doesn’t use dialects.
  • He is the only member in BTS whose height is over 180 cm.
  • He is the only member of BTS who doesn’t have a driving license.
  • His shoe size is 270 mm.
  • The size of his palm is 20 cm.
  • His MBTI personality type is ENFP.

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