Rap Monster 랩몬스터 is the leader and main rapper of BTS.
Rap Monster was born Kim Namjoon 김남준 on Monday, September 12, 1994, in Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do.
Like fellow member J-Hope, he was born in the Chinese Year of the Dog. He and Junggook are both Virgos. He’s 181 cm or 5'11½" tall. Rap Monster, J-Hope, Jimin, and Junggook’s blood type is A.
He attended Apgujeong High School. He studied in New Zealand prior to debuting and speaks English. He has a younger sister.
Big Hit Entertainment started putting BTS together in 2010 before finally debuting the group in 2013. Rap Monster is the only member left from the original line-up. Since March of 2015, he’s released some music as a solo artist. His role models are Kanye West ant A$AP Rocky. He’s composed and/or produced over 100 songs.
For fun, he surfs the web. He’s into fashion. His favorite foods are meat and kalguksu (noodle soup). His favorite color is black. His favorite number is one because he likes being the best. Some of his favorite items are books and his computer. He likes clear weather. He likes playing basketball and soccer. His shoe size is US men’s 9 or 9.5. He’s advocated for gay and lesbian rights.
If he were a girl, he’d date J-Hope because J-Hope is like the group’s mother around the dorm. Rap Monster is the messiest member. Jimin says that in spite of his image, Rap Monster is cute and playful. Rap Monster has said that BTS likes to watch “Shingeki No Kyojin” together.
In ten years, he wants to be an internationally famous, wealthy rapper.