Park Ji Min, known mononymously as Jimin, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer. He is a member as well as the lead vocalist and main dancer of BTS. Jimin made his debut on June 13, 2013, as a member of BTS on Mnet’s M! Countdown with the track “No More Dream” from their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool. Together with the members of BTS, he went on to win a series of awards and performed at several events such as the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA, Serendipity and Blood, Sweat, and Tears ). Jimin has one younger brother. He became interested in performance after watching singer Rain perform in eighth grade. He subsequently moved to Busan High School of Arts modern dance department. He decided to audition with BigHit after his dance teacher suggested he audition for an entertainment company. After being accepted, he transferred to Korea Arts High School in Seoul, graduating alongside group-mate V in 2013.
On December 31, 2018, he released his first unofficial solo track called “Promise” for free on BTS’ soundcloud page.
On December 24, 2020, Jimin released another solo track titled “Christmas Love”.
Alongside the other members of BTS, Jimin was awarded the Hwagwan of Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea, for contributing Korean Culture and Literature to the World.