1. V real name is Kim Taehyung
2.He’s favorite number is 10
3. V’s Nickname is TaeTae (friends call him TaeTae~ because it’s easy to say) and Blank Tae (because he always have a blank expression)
4. His birthday is 30 December 1995.
5. V’s Favorite foods is Japchae, any type of meat.
6. Habits : Biting his nails,opening his mouth, touching anything that’s cute, and saying ‘Eomma!” (Mom?) and “It hurts!” a lot.
7. Jimin said V sometimes worse than the maknae (Jungkook).
8. He likes searching for good songs that not many people know about it.
9. V favourite color is Black, white, green
10. V family is Dad, Mom, Younger Sister and Younger Brother
11. V Blood Type is AB.
12. V likes almost all of the cartoons on Tooniverse and he watched most of them.
13. All member choose V as the Strangest Member of BTS because he has 4D.
14. About V.
– Jimin, “Sometimes he’s worse than the maknae. (laughs) It’s fascinating.”
– Suga, “Everyone says this but people with blood type AB are either a complete genius or a complete idiot. He’s both. But sometimes he comes up with really good ideas and surprises us.”
– Suga, “At first, i thought his (unique) behavior was all made up. I mean, how can a man like that exist in the world? I really thought he was acting. I was wrong, though. He exists. He’s a really unusual guy. I’ve never seen someone like him before. (V Who came from the stars). He doesn’t seem normal.” [Skool Luv Affair Keyword Talk]
– Rap Monster, “In my opinion, he’s 10% genius and 90% idiot (laughs).”
– Jungkook, “V-Hyung wants to do a lot of things, but it seems like he has no patience. Sometimes, I talk about this with Jimin Hyung.”
– Jungkook, “V-Hyung hates losing to others. He used to play the saxophone but started the guitar after seeing me play it.”
– Jimin, “I’ve seen V playing a dual role during his laundry (lifting the weariness of chores with monodrama). He gathers the clothes talking to himself.” [Skool Luv Affair Keyword Talk]
V : Hey Sis, come here! (Man version). Why? (Girl Version). Just come here (Man). Why are you doing this to me? (Girl). Coz i like you (Man). [He acting a laundry master]
V : I was bored. There was nearly no opne in our residence.
15. V played Saxophone for 3 years since 7th grade and then stopped in this fourth year, so he hasn’t improved. He once received an award after playing Desperado (by the Eagles) on the saxophone.
– V, “My dad told me a singer should play at least one instrument. I’ve learnt Saxophone for about 3 years. There was a time i wanted to be a saxophone player rather than a singer. Though it changed again. So i started dreaming to become a singer again.” [SKOOL LUV AFFAIR KEYWORD TALK]
16. Q) V, what song did you sing?
V, “I hadn’t gotten permission from my parents so I wasn’t planning on doing a private audition. I was only thinking about looking around the Academy. I went to look around but ran into one of the rookie group development Noonas. She told me to try auditioning, called my parents, got permission, and I auditioned. When I checked later, I was the only one from Daegu to pass the auditions. It was a sudden audition but I thought, “Yay. Let’s do it!” and wasn’t nervous at all. (laughs)”
17. V, “My stage name was chosen last. Six, Lex, V. Those three names were suggested but the members and PD all said that V fit me the best and so I picked V to stand for victory.”
18. V, “I didn’t volunteer to dance, it’s just that another trainee hyung told me ‘The eldest Hyung is going to be coming later. Show your charms then. Make a first impression that he’ll remember you.’ As soon as Jin Hyung came, I got embarrassed so I kept dancing while looking down. Hyung kept staring at me with a blank expression and eventually told me, ‘You, go dance in the front over there.’”
So Jin thought, “What is with this kid, really?”
19. V hasn’t been in serious relationship yet.
20. V ideal type is someone who gets more charming everyday, takes care of him, loves him, always chic outdoors, makes hot chocolate, has a lot aegyo and a girl who wears wide pants. [Behind The Show 140928]
– V, “For me, i think it’s really pretty when girls wear wide pants.I like a girl who becomes more charming by the day. I like a kind girl. But because all (BTS) of our ideal types are different, i don’t think we’ll date the same girl.”
21. V resolution in 2014 —-> “I want to upgrade my vocal power a lot and i want to impress a lot of people. If i upgrade my vocal abilities, i also think that BTS level will rise.”
22. He has the same hobbies with Jin.
23. He watch all episode of anime such as Digimon Adventure, Wolf Children, and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, One Pice, Summer Wars, Piano No Mori, and other works of Director Hosada Mamoru.
24. He is the last member who revealed his existence.
25. He cry when he watch Miracle Insale Number 7.
26. He wants to marry his first love and be with her forever.
27. V Favourite items is Computer, big dolls, clothes, shoes, accessories, and anything unique.
28. He describe him self like a Monkey. When he was younger, he got spit on by Simpanse at the zoo and after that incident his friend saying that he was Simpanse rival and he is Monkey.
29.His role model is his Dad. He wants to be a dad like his dad, someone who takes care of his children, listen to everything they say, encourage and advise the future plans well and get the scolded by their wife a lot.
30. In 10 years, he wants to taking his children Taekwon (Male, 2 years) and Taeguk(Female, 7 months) to the zoo and feeding the pigeon shrimp crackers and being a cool fall guy.
31. Hometown is Daegu -> Kojang -> Daegu -> Seoul
30. Favourite artist is Eric Benet.
31. When he younger he wants to be a singer.
32. V motto –> “I just came up with it but let’s life coolly to the maximum. Since the life happens only once, waking up at ease in the morning and working doing your best.”
33. V express the color of BTS is black on the stage and white off the stage.
34. Everyday he watchs one Anime episode (without fail) and write something on twitter/fancafe, and he makes the Hyungs angry everyday.
35. When V get a trouble he will sharing to Jimin and Jin. But he easy to talk to Jimin because their have same ages.
36. When V has a lover, he wants to going in Autumn and then going to the park to feed the pigeons with it.
37. If V has a super power he wants to talk to cars.
38. Fans said V look a like Baekhyun EXO and Daehyun B.A.P. And he said, Baekhyun Exo is his Mother, and Daehyun B.A.P is his Father. But there’s fan said he looks like T.O.P Bigbang, and he feels an honour.
39. V is a mysterious member in BTS.
40. He sometimes speak with Alien Language.
41. He really likes doing a weird dance and sing a trot song. So ARMY called him Dance Machine.
42. He likes acting a lot.
43. V is a mood maker in BTS with Suga.
44. He likes doing a Kkumul Kkumul Dance.
45. All member said, V is the most member who has a lot of girl fans.
46. V is most popular in Taiwan (Yahoo Taiwan polling).
47. He will work harder if he get challenge. He loves to wins so much.
48. He has imagination to have Tae Tae Magazine for update about BTS to share to A.R.M.Y
49. He also doing a unique pose in every take a photo.
50. He likes to tease ARMY in fanmeet event.
51. Q) If you had a compare V to non human, what would they be?
– Jungkook, “Monkey.”
– Jimin, “A pony that deviated from his reins. In V’s case, whatever he does it’s always strange. More than an animal, he’s more like an alien from another planet (laughs)”
J-Hope, “An Alien.”
Rap Monster, “An Alien.”
52. Q: By the way, you held a showcase in Japan for the first time, how were the Japanese fan’s reactions?
– V, “I said “arigatou gozaimashita~” (thank you~) but I want to talk to all of you more next time!”
52. J-Hope said, if they ever get do a Variety Show, V is the best for it because V has 4D charm.
53. His image before debut is a normal, energetic, and humorous student.
– V, “I was very noisy in school. When it was recess, i was like, ‘AH! IT’S RECESS! LET’S PLAY!!!’. And when i was with my friend at lunch, ‘BASKETBALL! LET’S PLAY!!!’. Everyone knew who i was back then.” -Mnet Jjang #63-
54. For him, his charm is his eyes may seem blank most of the time, but they can also give off a unique feeling.
55. In the dorm, V charge of the washing machine.
56. V favourite song is Lee Juck ‘Rain’ because that song with a painful memory. In the past, he listened to it during the rainy day when he was trying to confess to a girl via phone call. But it was raining that day, so she didn’t pick up the phone. And when he way home on the bus, this song suddenly played.
57. V Favorite Song in 2nd mini album Skool Luv Affair is BTS Cypher PT.2: Triptych
58. There was a funny moment when ‘Jump Rope Challenge’ on MBC Show Champion, V’s pants was falling down.. But he wasn’t give up to keep jump! But in the end, he got highest score (120 times) than Jimin and Jungkook [But i guess, V could got more score if he pants wasn’t falling down!-Admin-]ㅋㅋㅋ
59. Q) Which outfit concept do you like in the simulation love game? [Kstar Wonderland]
– V, “It’s clerk of cafe that i wearing now. Denim shirt, isn’t this scraft good? (Laugh)”
60. Q) Do you have any expression that hard to try to shoot? Please explain it. [Kstar Wonderland]
– V, “Mmm.. It’s could someday in front of my girlfriend. I want to show a cute expression.” <In the fact, he show it after the interview, V covering his face by hand and embarrassed>
61. V Ideal Date —> “Amusement park. But nearby park is also good. I think that it’ll be nice if holding hands. The ideal is cute dating.”
62. V, “When it was break time I went to take a peek of all the classrooms, I also went to buy something to eat, I was a kid who couldn’t stop for even a second. When I was in elementary school I participated in a Drag Competition (he wore female clothes) and I passed the qualification so it’d became a good memory (laughs).”
63. When V celebrated his Birthday (131230 at MBC Gayo Daejun), he felt very happy because he able to share birthday with K.Will. K.Will’s waiting room was beside BTS’s room. So K.Will came to him and said, “Hey, is it your Birthday today? It’s mine too! Let’s blow the candle together.”
64. When asked to do a self introduction at Hanako Magazine Interview, he said “The moment when I eat chicken, rice, majuu (and a very long list of other foods) is when I feel happiest”.
65. “Since I’m the type who doesn’t really cry, even if I’m deeply moved (while pointing at his eye), it seems like it doesn’t reach here (laughs)”. – V at Hanako Magazine-
66. Q : Why your hands always shake when you take a selca? (Interview Yin Yuentai 140104)
– V, “Recently i’m improving. Firstly it’s my concept. Actually when my facial features aren’t blur, i will more good looking. That’s why i am choosen as the member who takes the best selca.”
(At the time all member was complain it because they didn’t know who choose V. But in the end, they congratulated him and choose V who is the real selca king.)
67. Q : What if Jin doesn’t give you food? (Interview Yinyuentai 140104)
– V, “Ummm.. Then i’ll cook.”
– Jin, “Really?”
– V, “I can cook. I’ve been making egg rolls recently. I also know how to serve rice.”
– Rap Mon, “You also can cook Ramen, Right?”
– V, “I can even roll seawed sheet to eat, roll it to eat. And recently i have this old receipt from my grandmother; putting rice on top of an Omelet, a spoon of soy sauce, a spoon of sesame oil, not one spoon! it’s a half of spoon (for sesame). Then mix everything together. It’s very delicious.”
68. Rap Mon about V’s cooking, “Honestly, although we’d love try it. But V’s cooking is too great, we might end up crying. That’s why up till now we haven’t tried it. If V can roll the seaweed a little better, we will definitely give it try.”
69. Jimin about V’s cooking, “We’ll try V’s cooking sooner or later. I just hope, V will stop stealing the food when i’m cooking,”
70. V did dance slap to other members at MTV The Show ending. Other members felt surprise because nobody knew he was going to slap them.
71. Suga imagined When God Made V?
– Suga, “I’ll add a bit of diverse hair color, a bit handsomeness too, and APPETITE! He eats the most!”
72. Suga said V and Rap Monster are the twins mountain, because they are really loves eats, they eat the most.
73. V wants to give Bangtan’s Candy to Lyn.
74. V being the leader of BTS for ‘One Day Show Champion Mission’. And he shows the cruel image of the Leader. So, Rap Monster complain about it, because he think that’s his image. -Show Champion 140416-
75. If get a day off, V wants to see his Parents -MCD Backstage 140425-
76. V’s model friends told him that if moving around a lot becomes a habit, his photos won’t turn out nice.
77. V, “I‘ve watched everything that’s out for One Piece. But none of the other members (except for Jin Hyung) like animations. But really, you can’t help but fall into it after watching it once but they refuse to watch. (About One Piece) Who lives, who dies, what fruits appear.. It’s a truly touching story, so I’m sad that I can’t share it.”
78. V sometimes have racy thoughts too, but he usually think about becoming Iron Man.
79. V, “Looking back at my audition, i was afraid of nothing at the period.’I want to do
80. V likes Amusement Parks. He especially likes the Gyro Drop, Gyro Swing and Roller Coasters.
81. V is scared of ghosts, can’t touch gross things, can’t go up high places, but rides are bit different. It feels safe yet thrilling.
82. V really wants to write good lyrics that fit the melodies he makes. But so far, his lyrics are just, “I really love you.” and “Because of you.”
83. V really likes the words ‘Gomibako’ (Trash Can) and ‘Guragura’ (Rattling Sound) in Japanese.
84. V, “The fact that I had to dress up as a Lady Bug Fairy is still a big shock to me. I think Sailor Moon was better.”
85. Happiness for V is going on a trip with BTS. [SKOOL LUV AFFAIR KEYWORD TALK]
86. V said he was looking for a new song to play on the Saxophone but got casted by Big Hit, so he decided to quit.
87.V don’t like to wear shoes.
– Staff Message, “Taehyung, please put on yourare not a Primitive have nice shoes. Why don’t you wear them? Please wear them.” (BTS FESTA RADIO)
88. Dance Teacher Message, “Be a Human.” (BTS FESTA RADIO)
89. V can climbing a tree but he can’t getting down.
90.Jimin vs V Freestyle (V just dissing Jimin) [MNET America GO!BTS]
# Jimin to V
– Jimin, “OH No! You tucked your shirt in. That means i’m going to beat you hard!I’m going to punch you hard! And then you’ll roll on the floor!And the you’ll die!” (Rap ryhmes)
– Rap Monster to V, “Dude, he said he’ll kill you. Come on.“
# V to Jimin
– V, “Yo!”
– Jimin : “If you keep repeating ‘Yo’, i’ll puunch your face!I’m going to hit your face if you keep saying yo!”
– V, “Yo! I’m chewing on Kimbab!Oh, i want to chew your face too!I want to swallow it, but i can’t because of your face!Yo!I just ate my lunch but i can’t digest it.” [With his weird rap ryhmes]
– Jimin, “He’s not even rapping. Don’t beatbox for him.”
– Suga, “You are just talking with accent.”
# V to Jimin
– V, “Yo, Jay Z! Yo, Kanye West! Yo, Jimin! So much height difference.”
– Jin, “You’re not rapping!”
– Jimin, “You have to rhyme. You’re just dissing me.”
– V, “It’s a different style of rap.Cut the beat off! (When J-Hope started beatboxing). Yo, i was eating but none of you are funny. I was observing—“
– J-Hope (Hits V’s head with paper), “You’re done.”
91. V and Jimin were classmates in High School.
92. V kicked Jimin’s ass first at SBS Inkigayo comeback perform (141026) and after that moment Jimin feels surprised and got mistake in the end of performance.
93. V is number one fans of BTS Cypher (especially Cypher PT.3 Killer).
94. V memorable incident was cuts his bangs during music video shoot Danger. [Arirang Pops in Seoul Ep. 2724]
– V, “There was a scene where i was supposed to cut my own hair.Since i couldn’t actually cut my hair,i had to werar a wig.I had to do it in just one take, so i had to be careful but i actually cut my owb hair and almost ruin my life.”
95. Noisiest members Rank by Jin. [Arirang After School Club After Show 140827]
1st : V
– Jin, “First, there’s V. I’m not kidding.He’ll be sitting in the dorms,then suddenly he’ll run around going ‘HO! HO! HO!’. He’s really weird. He’s like a different species. Do you know what he does alone at our house? ‘Jimin,i love you!! Oppa, i can’t!Jimin, i love you!! (Imitate V’s alone conversation). Seriously..”2nd : Jungkook
3rd : Jimin
96. V and J-Hope did Self PR Time mission at M!Countdown Begins (140918). They sing and dance to the slow version of your part in their song. But V did a funny one like a roar of lion in the Metro Goldwyin Mayer trade mark. In the end, V said ‘Bye’ with his weirdest expression.
97. V won thumb war games against staff at M!Countdown Begins Fall’s Mini Sport Event (141002).
98. Who is the most whimsical person? (All members choose V) [Skool Luv Affair Keyword Talk]
– V, “I went to school properly in a common way. (He claims himself as an ordinary man who received proper education) and you call me whimsical.”
99. V said he used to work in farm. [Skool Luv Affair Keyword Talk]
100. Name 3 requirements for V happiness is Family, Health, and Honor.