Lima, November 25, 2021Updated on 11/25/2021 03:53 pm
BTS is the band of k-pop most famous in the whole world. The success they have is due to the effort and dedication of their seven members throughout these 8 years, that although they have remained together, the news that one of the members would be close to completing his military service, has left the entire ARMY community in shock.
The entire fandom saw Bangtan shine at the recent ceremony of the American Music Awards (AMAs 2021), where he won three awards, including “Artist of the Year.” The happiness of the idols did not wait to give his final speech, which could be the last before Jin enter military service after using the so-called “BTS Law”.
Kim Seokjin, better known as Jin, is the oldest member of the band and He is just shy of his 30th birthday (Korean count) on December 4. That is, the idol is at the age limit to enter the mandatory military service of his country.
What is the so-called “BTS law”?
In South Korea, all men between the ages of 18 and 28 must do military service for a period of almost 2 years. However, there is an exception in very specific cases of artists or athletes.
Variation to law Korean military service is that pop musicians, who received official decorations for cultural merit from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and are recommended by it, are allowed to postpone their entry into the Army until they are 30 years old.
When will it go BTS to military service?
For no one in a secret that BTS It is a successful group that has raised the name of its native country, therefore, South Korean idols would be welcoming in the aforementioned law. His latest success has been the nomination for the 2022 Grammy Awards.
It should be noted that Jin and his bandmates have expressed their willingness to enlist in the regular service if they receive the call letter, like any other male in their country.
How old are the members of BTS?
All members of BTS They are within the established age range for military service, with Jungkook being the youngest and Jin being the oldest.
Jeon Jung-kook: 24 years
Kim Tae-hyung: 25 years
Park Ji-min: 26 years old
Kim Nam-joon: 27 years
Jung Ho-seok: 27 years
Min Yoon-gi: 28 years old
Kim Seok-jin: 29 years old