“Jung Kook aka Jeon Jung Kook youngest member and vocalist of biggest band in the world BTS is a power house. That much is known as he is always reigning when it comes to social media platforms. Whether it is on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Google or VLive, for instance in March 2021, Jungkook set a new all-time record for the most real-time viewers in V Live history when his solo live broadcast surpassed 22 million simultaneous viewers!
The man has proven that he is the reigning champion of the social media throne. Despite not having a personal account on TikTok, Jung Kook’s hashtag of his name has become the most veied individual hashtag in the entire universe. He is the first and only human to boast of that achievement which is incredible! Jung Kook has 5 hashtags with over 1 billion views, “jungkook 100.0B views”, “jeonjungkook 13.5B views”, “jungkookie 2.5B views”, “jungookbts 2.1B views”, and “jungkookedit 1.6B views”
Jungkook is also extremely popular on social media amongst fans. In December 2018, a video of him singing in the studio became the most retweeted tweet in South Korea that year. Various artists have cited him as an influence and role model, such as Kim Dong-han and Hyeongseop X Euiwoong.
Jungkook’s popularity has netted him the nickname “Sold Out King” as items that he is seen using often sell out quickly. These include shoes, Downy fabric softener, wine, novels namely “I Decided to Live as Me” by Kim Soo-hyun, which became a best-seller in both Korea and Japan and we cannot forget the Hanbok. Korean media reported that Jungkook had created a “Modern Hanbok” fashion trend in the Korean entertainment industry when celebrities such as Jun Hyun-moo, Jang Do-yeon, Gong Hyo-jin, MC Oh Seung-hwan and The Return of Superman’s Park Joo-ho began wearing similar clothing after he was photographed wearing it.
Jungkook was 2019’s most-searched male K-pop idol on Google according to their mid-year chart. He topped the chart again in 2020, and was the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube in 2019 and 2020.
On Tumblr, he ranked 1st in ‘Top K-Pop Stars’ for 3 consecutive years.
On Twitter, he had the most retweeted tweet of 2019, and the 2nd most retweeted tweet of 2020.
Jungkook impact in so many different ways has been shining worldwide, in many platforms and today he surpassed 100 BILLION views on tiktok, the one and only individual to ever reach something as big as this! So proud of our JK!