Stage name: RM, Rap Monster 랩몬스터
Real name: Kim Nam Joon 김남준
Birthday: September 12, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 74 kg
Blood type: A
Personality type (MBTI): ENFP (natural psychologists, empathetic, friendly)
Spotify RM: RM’s Heavy Rotations
- Facts about Namjoon
- BTS members about Namjoon
- Ideal type of RM’s girlfriend
- Namjoon’s photos
- Namjoon albums
- Movies and dramas with Namjoon
- Kpop products (Namjoon, BTS)
Interesting facts about RM (Namjoon)
1) Namjoon was born in Seoul (South Korea).
2) RM family: father, mother and younger sister.
3) Namjoon’s education: Apgujeong High School; Global Cyber University-Electronic Engineering (Bachelor’s degree).
4) RM studied in New Zealand and lived there for 6 months.
5) He enrolled in the University Global Cyber University.
6) Even before BTS debuted, Rap Monster performed as an underground rapper, released several unofficial tracks, including a collaboration with Zico (Block B).
7) Namjoon is very smart, his IQ level is 148. It ranked in the top 1% of the nation according to high school exam results.
8) Rap Monster is fluent in English.
9) RM passed the TOEIC test (The Test of English for International Communication) with a total score of 900.
10) Among Korean fans, it was rumored that at the age of 15, Namjoon underwent heart surgery, where the probability of surviving was 30%. However, later it was proved that this is just a rumor.
11) RM’s hobbies include surfing the Internet, walking in the park, cycling, taking pictures, and mountain climbing.
12) Namjoon is good at skating.
13) Rap Monster is a big supporter of the human rights of LGBT people.
14) Namjoon has a younger sister the same age as Jungkook. When she asked her brother to introduce her to Jungkook, RM responded with “No!”.
15) Before the debut, the image of Namjoon is a quiet and neat student.
16) Rap Monster started writing lyrics in a notebook since high school.
17) RM has created music, released over 100 songs.
18) Namjoon’s aliases are RM (also shortened to “Rap Mon”), “Leader Mon” (because he is a leader), and “God of Destruction” or “Destroyer” (Namjoon breaks almost everything he touches: sunglasses, clothes, door handles, parts of a bunk bed. Actually, for this reason, the members of BTS amicably gave him such a nickname).
19) For a Rap Monster, clothing is important.
20) Namjoon’s favorite food is meat and kalguksu (Korean noodles made with a knife).
21) BTS was supposed to debut in 2010, but only debuted in 2013 as the permanent line-up was changed. RM is the only member of BTS who was not originally a permanent member of the group.
22) In contrast to his rough and tough Rap Monster image, Namjoon is a very playful and relaxed guy.
23) Rap Monster’s Favorite Colors are Black, Pink and Purple (BTS Interview for J-14 Magazine).
24) Purple was Namjoon’s favorite color when he was young. This color reminds him of his childhood (BTS 3rd Muster).
25) Namjoon calls himself Pink Mon as he likes the color pink.
26) Rap Monster’s favorite number is 1.
27) Namjoon’s favorite things are clothes, a computer, and books.
28) RM likes clear weather.
29) As a child, Namjoon had a dream of becoming a security guard.
30) For Rap Monster, Kanye West and A$AP Rocky became the model of behavior.
31) RM wrote the lyrics to “No More Dream” because he didn’t have a dream when he was in high school.
32) Together with Jung Hunchul (ex-member of Bangtan) Rap Monster wrote the Brave Brother, YG diss track “Hook”.
33) If Namjoon was a girl, he would be dating J-Hope since he’s like a dorm mom.
34) RM wanted to become a rich rapper when he was 10 years old.
35) Namjoon has a dog named RAP MON.
36) Rap Monster would like to create a subunit with Jungkook.
37) Namjoon became the first member of BTS.
38) Rap Monster likes to copy the actions of other BTS members.
39) Namjoon said that he and GOT7’s Jackson are good friends. RM also added that Jackson is good-looking and cool in dancing.
40) During high school, Rap Mon and Ilhoon from BTOB were members of the same design club (Weekly Idol 140702).
41) On March 4, 2015, Rap Monster released their first solo single (a collaboration with Warren G) titled “P. D. D (Please Don’t Die)”.
42) Namjoon released his first solo mixtape “RM” on March 17, 2015.
43) On November 13, 2017, Namjoon posted messages in the official BTS fan cafe that he was changing his stage name from Rap Monster to RM. Namjoon stressed that ” RM ” can mean anything a person wants. For example, the “Real Me”.
44) Ideal date for RM: “It’s like a standard student date. We can watch a movie together, eat together, walk together. I want that kind of love, because right now I can’t do it all (laughs)”.
45) Namjoon’s most popular phrases are “Jimin, you got no jams” and “Team work makes the dream work”.
46) In the old dorm, Namjoon shared a room with V.
47) In the new dorm, Rap Mon is the lord of his own room (180327: BTS’ JHOPE & JIMIN).
BTS members about Namjoon
1) Suga:”On stage, Rap Mon puts on sunglasses and creates a cool image, although he actually loves cute things. He still keeps a Pokemon ball that he got at one of the fan meetings”.
2) Jin: “Namjoon is Dolly’s little dinosaur. He shakes his tail and breaks things”.
3) Jimin: “Actually, Rap Monster easily takes everything to heart. He can be easily hurt”.
Ideal type of RM’s girlfriend
“Sexy, especially in terms of mind. Thoughtful and confident”.
Before the debut
Namjoon albums (BTS)
Movies and dramas with Namjoon (BTS)
 show After School Club (guest)
 show Problematic Men (cast)
 show Star King (guest)
 show Hello Counselor (guest)
 show Running Man (guest)
 show Close-up Observation Diary on Idol: Find Me (cast)
 show Duet Song Festival (guest)
 Inkigayo (special guest)
 show Gura-Chacha: Time Slip – New Boy (cast)
 show M Countdown (guest, mc)