The Korean Business Research Institute has announced that BTS Jimin is the first ranking of the Most Popular Male K-Pop Idol for 13 consecutive months up until January 2020. Being the main dancer and the lead vocalist of the group, Jimin’s charm and talent attract people to love BTS. For this, ARMY give him a nickname “recruiting fairy” of the group. Whether female and male fans, they love having Jimin as their bias.
Surprisingly, Jimin has more male fans than the other members of Bangtan Boys. Many of them even scream louder than female fans to convey how they love him. Jimin also engages many male fans because of his kind personalities. Even male celebrities become his fanboys like James Rodriguez and Tony Jones.
Jimin. Chim Chim, happy birthday brother! You’re a star and even though there has been much success, this is just the beginning. I hope you get to enjoy your day. No work, no studio, no working out lol, just fun. Proud of you, miss and love you and the guys. TONY @BTS_twtTony Jones (@Tony_Jones) October 13, 2018
So, why BTS Jimin is able to captivate male fans?
1. Jimin owns exceptional Charms
min’s exceptional charms in the K-Pop industry captivates many people. One of many reasons why Jimin has more male fans is that the combination of masculine and feminine sides of Jimin charms everyone. He ranked first place as the Most Popular male K-Pop Idol on the Brand Reputation in 2019. He also ranked first place as the Most Preferred Idol by Gallup Korea in 2019 for two consecutive years.
From 2013 to 2019, ONLY #JIMIN has actual legitimate METRICS to substantiate his reputation, relevance, & popularity (THREAD)— BTS Frontman JIMIN is GALLUP #1 IDOL 2018&2019✨😎✨ (@AnyaSpade4) December 28, 2019
1️⃣JIMIN is GALLUP #1 IDOL for 2yrs 2018-19 by #Gallup Korea, the largest&most credible survey & social weather forecast company in SK wt 95% reliability. pic.twitter.com/ceiGWl11jq
2. Fascinating Dance and Fashion Style
He has excellent control of his body and able to communicate the message of the music through her body while dancing. He expresses emotion on the dance, which makes him powerful yet elegant. Nevertheless, his body movements look very natural and show the beauty of the dance. Further, he is not only able to dance modern dance, but also a traditional Korean dance called Buchaechum. The dance is usually performed by a group of Korean female dancers. No wonder that he becomes the main dancer of the group.
jimin owned these parts both in the practice and live performance! pic.twitter.com/qGxD0eSi55— 𝐌𝐀𝐈⁷ (@smpjmth) February 7, 2020
BTS impeccable fashion always impresses their fans. The members’ characteristics are shown from their outfits. As Jimin, his fashion style is like a magnet. His casual and professional fashion style transfers him a cool and chic look.
GQ magazine evaluated his casual look when he was in Gimpo Airport in Seoul on how to dress up at the airport in 1993 and 2019. Currently, whether they are Jimin male fans or not, lots of people are inspired by his fashion style.
Besides proper clothing, Jimin’s favorite accessories like earrings, also breaking gender barriers. He was mentioned in the published article “An Era when men cross borders & wear earrings” in Harper’s Bazaar Japan. It says, “BTS Jimin has established his style by adopting not only medieval makeup and costumes but also various earrings from hoop earrings to fringe type.”
just jimin doing his thing with his $46500 Cartier earring pic.twitter.com/0npwLQo1N9— jimim my beloved (@liIjiminvert) July 4, 2021
3. Personality-wise of Jimin is one of his charms
Jimin’s personality is charismatic, kind and intelligent; that’s might be the reason why Jimin has more male fans. Typically, boys don’t tend to care about things such as birthday and presents, but that is not Jimin. He is the one who starts celebrating other members’ birthday and giving them birthday presents. That is how he values friendship among BTS members as his second family. Thus, other BTS members are touched by his caring and attention to others. This charming and heartwarming personality makes his fans touched.
JIMIN’S SMILE 🥺 pic.twitter.com/y29jT723tp— busan baes 🥕🐾 (@stopkookminpls) July 12, 2021
4. Multi-Talented Jimin
BTS Jimin was voted as ‘King of Performance: Best K-Pop Male Idols Who Shines on Stages’ from voting held by M-Wave in 2019. He started to love dancing since he was a little; he went to Busan High School of Arts. Besides dancing, he can sing wonderfully too. Moreover, he represents his excellent taste and fashion sense. Recently, he also directed an instant music video in BTS recent Bangtan Bomb. Gus Van Sant, who directed Good Will Hunting, wants to take Jimin photograph. He can get another nickname as “multi-talented Jimin.”
5. Jimin is the inspiration for female and male fans
Jimin is diligent; he practices his dance hard. It is shown on his performance on stage that is full of energy and yet elegant. As he gives the best on every performance, many people, exclusively male fans, get inspired. One of his biggest fanboys is Lim Se-jun from Victon. He considered the song Lie by Jimin is a masterpiece.
Qué orgullo que sean unos ejemplos a seguir ☺️.— 👑 (@goldpair) August 12, 2017
Lim Se Jun miembro de VICTON, es un GRAN fan de Jimin 😳. pic.twitter.com/6EcmrfxEri
6. Jimin is breaking gender stereotypes
As he becomes a bias for all gender, BTS Jimin is not only breaking gender stereotypes but also inspiring all the male and female fans. So, who can resist Jimin’s effect?
Jimin in a skort ?!— ᴮᴱSakshi (@sakshi261195) June 27, 2021
For those who don’t know what skort is, skort is a combination of a skirt and shorts. pic.twitter.com/38R7X3vDTk
UPDATE: World is crazy over BTS Jimin
Twitter has been going crazy over BTS Jimin Dynamite performance on America’s Got Talent. Check how the world goes crazy over the “guy in Gucci jacket.”
Have you watched BTS ‘Dynamite’ performance in AGT?
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