BTS V has been dubbed ‘Idol of Idols’ by the Korean media after a number of rookie K-pop stars named Kim Taehyung as their inspiration, Cravity Jungmo being the latest.

BTS V, aka Kim Taehyung, has reportedly been named as a ‘role model’ by over 55 idols. In a recent interview, Starship Entertainment’s Jungmo gushed over the Grammy-nominated group singer, calling Taetae a ‘ray of light’ in his life.

The 21-year-old K-pop artist also left a sweet note for V ‘sunbae-nim’ (senior), confessing being an ARMY since high school. Sungmo gushed: “V-sunbaenim was the one ray of light in my ordinary school days. I became an ARMY in my first year of high school…” 

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BTS V dubbed ‘idol of idols’ after Cravity Jungmo calls him ‘role model’

A Korean media brought back the famous title ‘idol of idols’ while talking about Jungmo being the latest BTS V fanboy. Revealing his fanboy persona, Jungmo explained in MBC FM4U’s Kim Shinyoung’s Noon Song of Hope,’ that he has ardently followed BTS since he was in school.

The ‘Super rookie’ group member left a sweet note for Kim Taehyung saying: “Hello, V sunbae-nim. I really miss you so much. I’ve been an ARMY since high school, and I’ve been to your concert. I bought all the goods, I collected all the albums. I can’t wait to see you.”

Why is BTS V known as Idol of Idols?

BTS V got the nickname ‘Idol of Idols’ after being named as the biggest inspiration for fourth-generation K-pop stars. The Billboard Hot 100 charter also boasts 13 fancams with one million views, and rookie idols often refer to his fancams to learn how to perfect their expressions on stage.

The impact of Taehyung’s K-pop enigma has led to over 50 K-pop idols calling him their role model.

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List of K-pop rookie idols naming Kim Taehyung as role model

Ateez’s Yeosang and Mingi, YG rookie group Treasure’s Haruto, Golden Child’s Jaehyun and Jangjun, Cravity’s Serim along with Jungmo, solo artist Holland, Kingdom’s Chiwoo, Bighit Music TXT’s Beomgyu, Taekhyeon and Jinsung of 1THE9 and more name Kim Taehyung as their one true inspiration. Click here for the entire list of 55 idols.

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Kim Taehyung fans react to Tae being ‘rookie religion’

Kim Taehyung fans are celebrating the K-pop magnet’s impact on the South Korean entertainment scape. A fan said, “Kim Taehyung is the biggest religion amongst rookie idols!”

A second fan swooned, “kim taehyung has come a long way, from his debut in 2013 to the global superstardom he earned all by himself now. his talent, boosted up by his diligence, has inspired so many rookie idols to look up to him as their role model & rightfully so, he is truly the idol of idols.”

Can’t get enough of Kim Taehyung? Take a look at this Kim Taehyung fancam playlist for your viewing pleasure.

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