If you are a fan of K-Pop, you must have heard of BTS, the global sensation that has taken the music industry by storm. BTS is a seven-member boy band that consists of RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook. Among them, V, whose real name is Kim Taehyung, has recently achieved a remarkable feat: he has topped the individual male K-Pop idol brand value rankings for March 2023.
What are Korean brand value rankings?
Brand value rankings are calculated by the Korea Brand Reputation Research Institute (KBRI), which analyzes big data of various celebrities in areas such as consumer participation, media activity, communication, community activity and more. The rankings reflect how much influence and popularity an individual has in the public eye.
Why did BTS V rank #1?
V ranked #1 for March 2023 with a total of 4,875,543 points. This is not surprising considering his impressive achievements and activities in the past month. He is currently starring in the tvN variety program ‘Jinny’s Kitchen’, where he showcases his cooking skills and charming personality. The show has been receiving positive reviews and high ratings from viewers and critics alike. Taehyung also recently featured as the cover star for ELLE Korea’s march issue. His magazine cover is currently a hot and trending topic. The cover quickly became a bestseller upon release and has achieved the #1 spot acorss all of the biggest Korean bookstores. Taehyung has also been teasing a possible brand deal with CELINE, which has not been officially announced yet but has still created a massive buzz in the fashion industry.
V has proven himself to be a versatile and talented artist who can excel in various fields such as music, acting, variety shows and more. He has also shown his love and gratitude for his fans through his interactions on social media platforms such as Weverse and Twitter.
Taehyung is expected to make his official debut as a solo artist this year. Currently, BTS members j-hope, RM, Jin, and Jimin have released their official solo tracks/albums.