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RM (BTS) Facts and Profile, RM’s Ideal Type

RM Profile and Facts; RM’s Ideal Type
Stage Name: RM (아르엠), his old stage name was Rap Monster (랩몬스터)
Real Name: Kim Namjoon (김남준)
Birthday: September 12, 1994
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 73.6 kg (162 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Twitter account (all BTS members share 1 single twitter account): @bts_twt
RM’s Spotify list: RM’s Heavy Rotations

RM facts:
– He was born in Seoul (Sangdo-dong) then he moved to Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea when he was 4.
– His family consists of: Dad, mom, younger sister
– Education: Apgujeong High School; Global Cyber University – Electronic engineering major (bachelor)
– In 2006 RM studied languages in New Zealand for 4 months. (Bon Voyage 4 – Ep 1)
– He’s currently enrolled to Global Cyber University.
– Pre-debut he had already been performing as an underground rapper, with several tracks released informally, including a collaboration with Zico (Block B).
– He taught himself how to speak English, by watching the TV series “Friends”.
– He’s really smart with an IQ of 148. He was previously ranked in the top 1% of the nation in his high school exams.
– He speaks English fluently.
– RM’s TOEIC (The Test of English for International Communication) score was 900.
– There was a rumor among the Korean fans that at the age of 15, Namjoon had a heart surgery with a 30% chance of living (but that’s just a rumor).
– Hobbies: Surfing the web, walking in a park, cycling, photography, mountain climbing.
– He is good at ice-skating.
– He’s a great supporter of Gay/Lesbian’s rights.
– He has a younger sister the same age as Jungkook but when asked if he would introduce her to him, he said N.O.
– His image before debut was a neat and quiet student.
– He started to write lyrics since he was in school, on his textbook.
– RM has composed/produced 100+ songs.
– RM’s nicknames are “Rap Mon” (shortened), “Leader Mon” (because he is the leader) and “God of Destruction” or “the destroyer” (he destroys everything he touches: sunglasses, clothes, doorknobs, bunk bed ladders. Hence, his members gave him this nickname).
– Clothes matter to him
– His favorite foods are meat and Kalguksu (Korean knife noodles).
– BTS has been around since 2010, but they debuted in 2013 because of the constant member change up. RM is the only member left from the original line up.
– Despite his rough and tough image, he is very playful and relaxed.
– His favorite colors are black, pink and purple. (BTS interview for J-14 Magazine from 170505)
– Purple was his favourite colour when he was little. It reminds him of his childhood. (BTS 3rd Muster)
– He nicknamed himself as Pink Mon, because he used to like pink.
– His favorite number is 1.
– His favorite items are clothes, computer, books.
– He likes clear weather.
– Namjoon had a dream of being a security guard when he was still young.
– Rap Mon’s role model is Kanye West and A$AP Rocky.
– RM wrote the lyrics of ‘No More Dream’ because he had no dreams when he was in school.
– He, along with Jung Hunchul (ex member of Bangtan) wrote a Brave Brother/YG diss track called ‘Hook’.
– He wants to be a rich Rapper in 10 years.
– He has a dog, whose name is RAP MON.
– He would like to make a sub-unit with Jungkook.
– He was the first member to join BTS.
– He likes to imitate his members.
– Rap Mon said that he and GOT7 Jackson are good friends. He said Jackson is very handsome and really good at dancing.
– During high school, Rap Mon and BTOB’s Ilhoon were classmates in the same club: Design Club. (Weekly Idol 140702)
– On March 4, 2015, he released his 1st solo single, a collaboration with Warren G, entitled “P.D.D (Please Don’t Die)”
– He released his first solo mixtape, “RM” on March 17, 2015.
– On November 13 2017, Namjoon wrote a message on the group’s official fan cafe announcing he changed his stage name from Rap Monster to RM. Namjoon stated that “RM” could mean anything you wanted, like for example “Real Me”.
– On October 23, 2018 he released his “Mono” mixtape. He released three MVs: “Moonchild”,”Forever Rain”, and “Seoul” off of his mixtape.
– RM’s ideal date: “It’s like the ordinary college student date. We can see a movie together, eating together, walking together. I want to have love like that. It’s because i can’t at all. (Laugh)”
– Some of his popular quotes are: “Jimin, you got no jams” and “Team work makes the dream work”.
Other members about RM:
Suga: “On the stage, Rap Mon wears sunglasess and has a powerful image but actually he likes cute things. He keeps the ‘Pocket Monster Ball’ on his bed that he received at a fansign.”
Jin: “The Baby Dinosaur Dolly. He shakes his tail and crushes things.”
Jimin: ” In the fact, he gets hurt easily.”
– In the old dorm, he used to shares a room with V.
– In the new dorm he has his own room. (180327: BTS’ JHOPE & JIMIN – MORE MAGAZINE MAY ISSUE)
– RM is ranked 79th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
RM’s ideal type: “sexy, even to a brain. Someone that is thoughtful and confident”

(Special thanks to An, Kkukiejams, Nane, Hena De la Cruz, kpop ♡, hey in, ᴋᴀᴢᴜᴛᴀ //, MinSuga143, MinCrizz, Once for Twice, Salt, Tara, Laerke MA, AnimeNeko513, Emily, lizzie loves jaehyun ¹²⁷, —–  for providing additional info.)

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  • kat 🌐


  • Ginnie

    He’s so cool!!! <3

  • Galaxy1412

    I couldn’t find the ‘it’s complicated’ button for the vote :/

  • Anime_or_KPop

    actually,there is another fact about Rap Mon….He is also known to being called ‘the destroyer’.

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for your comment, it has been added to facts. 🙂

  • Jennifer Galba

    He has a lovely singing voice. It was a out of this world experince hearing him for the first time. Check it out on youtube his cover of “Fools” ( being a fan you probably already know, its just so wonderful I had to share though)

  • Kim Namjoon

    RapMonster IS MY HUBBY!!!! MY UB!!! FOREVER!!!! I LOVE YOU RAPMONSTER!!!!! ❤️😘😍

  • Ammsdnx
  • KProfiles

    Can you provide the image in a bigger size, to fit with the rest of the BTS members profile page? (Since all the rest of the members have bigger size images on their profile) 🙂

  • Ammsdnx
  • An

    You might want to check information on his heart surgery at the age of 15 with a 30% chance of living.

  • Sylvia Vue

    – Rap Monster’s ideal type: “sexy, even to a brain. Someone that is thoughtful and confident”

    Sadly this isn’t me. I’m not in the “sexy’ category/ I may be thoughtful, but I am not in the confident category…I may be bold at times, but not dancing at a public restraunt confident… ;-; 0 chance…

  • Joon Kim Nam

    I want you RAP MONSTER but i am not your i deal type i will describe my self i am confident and i am thoughtful but i am not sexy i like playing drum i love dogs and i love reading books and i love dancing that me hahahhaha my favorite color is black white light green if i have i chance to see i hope you and me will picture hahaha i hope i will see you in airport her in Philippines this coming MAY hoping only that all thanks i hope you can read this.. If i have a chance to audition in your Entertainment i will do my best to be part of BIGHIT ENTERTAINMENT if you have a audition for girl group hahaha

  • Kkukiejams

    Namjoon is also enrolled to Global Cyber University and about the heart surgery rumor he already said that it is not true before. But I forgot from what interview he said it.

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the additional info, we gave you credits in the post. 🙂

  • MinSuga143

    Purple was his favourite colour when he was little. It reminds him of his childhood- Bts 3rd Muster

  • Eliza ♥️♥️

    Here’s some facts you missed out on some of the members


  • MinCrizz

    He nicknamed himself as Pink Mon, because he liked Pink (he said it in Back to school I think?)

  • Once for Twice

    Namjoon had a dream of being a security guard when he was still young

  • Pooja

    ” love yourself, love myself ” – Kim Namjoon

  • Jeon Ha-Na

    You wrote “if he was a girl,he would date jhope” twice

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the heads up, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the info, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the info, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the info and for providing the source, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • Ferdous Ara
  • MarkLeeIsProbablyMySoulmate

    He went to the same high school as BTOB’s Ilhoon

  • Jenan

    He’s so fine!! Ideal Type equals Me!!

  • BTS ARMY!!!


  • BTS ARMY!!!


  • Huy Phan Gia

    RM is an atheist because he confirmed it on Twitter.

  • Eddith Monsales

    can i know what the sources are for RM’s ideal type and date?? i just want to know hihi

  • AnimeNeko513

    RapMon also had a septal deviation surgery.

  • greyslothie

    On the drop down menu on the top of the website it still says Rap Monster.

  • Ayesha

    RM had a nose surgery
    He used to wear glasses in the start of the debute as he thought people would judge him for his looks.

  • Lily

    Namjoon said that ‘RM’ could mean anything and he gave the example of ‘Real Me’. That fact is misleading XD.

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the suggestion, the sentence has been rephrased! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Really sorry for the very late reply and thanks for the heads up, it has been corrected. 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Really sorry for the very late reply and thanks for the info! 🙂

  • Lakes 🤗🤗🤗

    🤗🤗🤗 Hi !! Other members are lucky to have RM as their leader. I need a leader like you RM😟😟😟.Love you RM….

  • Rap monster

    Girl all his phototas are beautiful

  • cynthia

    i love you namjoon

  • cynthia


  • Emily

    You should add that on October 23,2018 he released his “Mono” mixtape. Had three MV’s “Moonchild”,”Forever Rain”, and “Seoul” off of his mixtape

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the update, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • autumnseokgi

    I think Namjoon mentioned that he was atheist in an interview ( this is just what i’ve heard ) but I think he also confirmed it on Twitter ( i don’t have Twitter , so , again , i’m not to sure about this )

  • autumnseokgi
  • SSB

    i love namjoon so much and when i think about his ideal i gets filled with so much hope because i actually fit the role.

  • Kpoptrash
  • saphira

    rm is cute and hot

  • suck my toes

    you also remember when he believe he was black uwu so hot

  • Courtney

    RapMon is beautiful inside and out

  • Zoe Pineda

    Namjoon might graduate Global Cyber U in February along with Hoseok.

  • Zoe Pineda

    Also, there is a typo where Jin was describing him as baby dinosaur dolly. The an in the second sentence please change it to and.

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the heads up, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the info, it’s much appreciated! 🙂 Let’s update this in February. (If we somehow forget about that, as we have lots of profile to edit, a heads up would be much appreciated)

  • Kayedi Chapman

    Of course Namjoon is my ultimate bias 😍✌️

  • xkinohuff

    i think there’s a typo in his height number, it should be just 181 cm ? :/

  • Zoe Pineda

    Namjoon had a deviated septum surgery on his nose on Feb 2018 so that he could breathe easier

    BTS fancafe


  • Ireland Mahadeo

    my bias is jungkook, but it used to be rm because rm was a advocate for gay/lesbian rights and im a lesbian

  • Levi’s girl

    Even tho he is not my ult bias, I love him so much💜💜💜

  • Fiorella Reyes Maldonado

    i love him soooo much my lil baby

  • Christina Mae Kim

    M Y S E C R E T B I A S

  • W H Y I S H E A S E C R E T
    H E ‘ S S O S W E E T

  • julie park

    can this be considered a latest comeback mv? if so here it is

  • KProfiles

    for the update, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Sweet V

    thank you so much for this .. i love you :*

  • KitKatChloe

    RM stated that he didn’t like people to call “Mono.” a mixtape. He much prefered it as a playlist

  • KitKatChloe

    Also, RM also stated in an Interview with Suga that he had depression as well (SBS)



    I said RM is okay but I regret it BECUASE I FRICKIN LOVE HIM

  • NoDay

    It’s nice to know that such kind and intelligent people are out there. They represent the best of humanity.

  • ❤❤❤❤RM❤❤❤❤

  • namjoons lover

    I K N O W R I G H T

  • namjoons lover

    thats my baby boy ily also follow me @joonifest lol hehe self promo yee bois

  • rmchan_

    girl samee

  • jessica with luv

    I didn’t know RM is enroll in a cyber university. He is so hardworking, I love him so much 💜💜