RM (아르엠) is a South Korean singer and a member of the boy group BTS under Hybe Labels. He debuted solo on December 2, 2022, with a studio album “Indigo”.
RM (BTS) Profile
|Stage Name||RM (아르엠) formerly Rap Monster (랩몬스터)|
|Birth Name||Kim Nam Joon (김남준)|
|Occupation||Rapper, songwriter, producer|
|Birthday||September 12, 1994|
|Age||28 years old (in 2023)|
|Height||181 cm (5’11”)|
|Weight||76 kg (167 lbs)|
RM (BTS) Facts:
– RM’s birthplace is Seoul, South Korea.
– He later moved to Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He went to Oma Elementary School.
– His middle school was Shinil Middle School.
– He went to Ilsan Daejin High Schoo but later transferred.
– He graduated his high school from Apgujeong High School.
– He attended Global Cyber University in the Department of Broadcasting Entertainment.
– RM’s MBTI type is ENTP.
– He is known to have severe snoring.
– His representative emoji is Koala.
– He said that he started hip-hop after listening to Epik High’s Fly when he was in the 6th grade of elementary school.
– He has two younger siblings.
– He often gets lost.
– He owns a dog named Rap Mon.
– He has a wide range of interests, including literature, art, philosophy, and social issues.
– Military Service: Scheduled to serve as an active duty soldier in the Republic of Korea Army.
– Hobbies: Walking, biking, going to exhibitions and museums, viewing art, reading, watching movies, surfing the web, photography, and mountain climbing.
– He studied for four months in total in New Zealand.
– Charm point: Dimples.
– He learned English on his own.
– Before debuting, he once broke 7 items in one day.
– Role models: A$AP Rocky and Kanye West.
– He is one of the members who have the most production and lyric writing within the group.
– He says that silver hair suits him the best.
– He often goes to cafes with V.
– He often uses language plays regardless of Korean or English.
– He has produced 100+ songs.
– He once worked in the same crew as Changmo.
– He has an IQ of 148.
– He consistently released mixtapes and showed his active performance as a rapper.
– Ideal type: “sexy, even to a brain. Someone that is thoughtful and confident”.
– RM sleep about 4 hours a day.
– One of his characteristics is his attractive mid-bass tone.
– Even though his image is rough and tough, he is a complete softie.
– He is called a master of award speech.
– He is a big supporter of lgtbqia+ rights.
– He is the only member of BTS who is Korean and can speak English freely.
– RM means “Real Me”.
– His pre-debut underground rapper name was Runch Randa, Largo and Stealo.
– He does a lot of uneasy things that are hard to imagine coming out of his clear head.
– His most popular quote is “Jimin, You Got No Jams” and “Teamwork makes the dream work”.
– He is the only member of BTS who does not speak a dialect.
– He is the Leader and Main Rapper of BTS.
– He changed his stage name from Rap Monster to RM.
– RM is the only member left from the initial lineup of members.
– On March 17, 2015, RM released his first solo mixtape which ranked 48th on Spin’s “50 Best Hip Hop Albums of 2015”.
– He released his second mixtape, “Mono”, on October 23, 2018.
– He was included in the list of “10 Korean Rappers You Should Know” by American hip-hop XXL.
Magazines & Endorsements
– He was selected as a new model of Bottega Veneta.
– He has advertised for Namyang Dairy Products and Bottega Veneta.
– He is a global ambassador for Bottega Veneta.
– He has been on VOGUE Korea’s main cover 3 times.
– RM has appeared in many TV Shows like “After School Club”, “4 shows season 1”, “Problematic Men: Brain Wanderers”, and “Public Talk Show Hello”.
– He also appeared in Surprising competition Star King, Running Man, It’s a Dream, it’s Okay, it’s Okay, Gurachacha time slip new boy, Idol close-up observation Diary and MBC special.
Injury & Health
– RM contracted the coronavirus in December along with Jin. Both of them recovered in January.
Likes And Dislikes
– He has a lot of favourite colours including black, pink, and purple.
– He enjoys clear weather.
– Number 1 is his favourite.
– He enjoys clothes, books and computers.
– He loves going to art museums.
– He likes the winter season.
– His favourite food is meat.
– He loves Samgyeopsal and Kalguksu.
– He loves jjangjangmyeon.
– He can’t eat seafood.
– RM has many nicknames including leader rapper, Naunnu, Namjune Hun, MR, Kim Daily, Kim~, Monster, Juni, God of Destruction, Kim Reeder, Destructionmon, duck, Egg Potato, Pingmon, Brainmon, Vocal Monster, Chimon, elvan, (rap) Moni, Nambali, Namjuni, Chilchil, Bangtan’s last remaining reason, interpreter, June River, sexy series, Rap Mon and Leader Mon.
– He is very fluent in English and Japanese.
– He’s very skilled at ice skating.
– He is so smart that his TOEIC (The Test of English for International Communication) score was 900.
– He has very good songwriting skills. In fact, he is in charge of writing and managing almost all songs as the main lyricist when working on the music of BTS.
Personality & Habits
– RM was picked as a member who is happy and happy in each and every comment.
– He knows and uses a lot of drips and buzzwords that are popular on the Internet.
– He is said to have a thoughtful and troubled personality.
– He has a strong passion for learning and is often seen reading and recommending books.
– He is responsible for guiding the group and representing them in various contexts.
– He has encouraged fans to take steps to protect the environment.
– He is often the spokesperson for BTS during press conferences, interviews, and public appearances.
– He’s close friends with GOT7’s Jackson and BTOB’s Ilhoon.
– He’s close with Ian.
– His major works include, “Wild Flower”, “seoul”, and “closer”.
– He has also collaborated with Mandy Ventrice for “Fantastic Four OST”.
– He along with Suga sang OST for their BTS World game featuring Juice Wrld.
– For RM’s 25th birthday, he donated 100 million Korean won to the Seoul Samsun School to help students who have hearing impairments receive music education.
– He made a 100 million won donation for the preservation, restoration, and utilization of cultural assets overseas in September 2021.
– He also donated 100 million won to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art for the printing and distribution of various rare art books.
– He has won many awards including, “Collaboration of the Year”, “Music Video of the Year” at the Korean Hip-hop Awards, and “Art Patron of the Year” at the Patrons of the Arts Awards.
– RM ranked 3rd and 26th on Billboard 200.
– He has ranked 83rd on Billboard Hot 100.
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