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With 27 piercings amongst seven members, it’s comprehensible why followers marvel how many tattoos BTS has. The band has been round since 2014 (even earlier if we depend their trainee days), and in that period of time, members Jungkook, Jimin, RM, V, Suga, J-Hope and Jin have modified their hair colours, their fashion and the variety of piercings they’ve (as we defined earlier.) However have any made the bounce to tattoos?
Earlier than we clarify every member’s stance on tats, it’s vital to know their view on magnificence. Like many Okay-pop boy bands, visuals are crucial to BTS, which is why the band is at all times switching up their look. They’ve gone from the black eyeliner days of “No Extra Dream” to the pastel blazer period of “Boy With Luv,” and we anticipate their subsequent comeback to be much more totally different than the final. “I have a motto of my life, ‘Should you behave younger, your face turns into younger too.’” Jin stated in a video on BTS’ YouTube channel in 2017.
Like different South Korean celebrities, BTS can also be critical about their skincare, which can play a component of their choice for tattoos. “Skin is what completes my appearance. I worth my seems very a lot, so it’s equally vital to take excellent care of my pores and skin—that’s a pivotal a part of my face,” Jin advised Attract in 2017. J-Hope added, “Taking excellent care of your pores and skin is the No. 1 rule for all celebs. I get to satisfy lots of followers face-to-face at fan conferences and comparable occasions, and I’d wish to look my greatest for them.”
Again to tattoos, apart from perhaps one member (extra on that later), no one in BTS is inked. Although the band has experimented with henna and momentary tattoos, it doesn’t seem to be the band has dove into everlasting ink—but. Why? Discover out that reply forward.
Jimin – 1 Tattoo
Jimin stunned followers in 2014 when he took off his shirt throughout BTS’ efficiency on the MAMAs and revealed a brief tattoo of the phrase “nevermind” throughout his ribs, which was a teaser for the band’s music, “Intro: By no means Thoughts.” Although the preliminary tattoo was momentary, it looks like Jimin favored the look of “nevermind” throughout his aspect. In January 2019, he confirmed off the tattoo once more—besides this time, it appeared everlasting. Followers speculated that Jimin had the tattoo as early as November 2018, which was across the time he was seen at a tattoo parlor. Nonetheless, on condition that Jimin hasn’t confirmed or denied the tat, there’s additionally suspicion that his new “nevermind” tattoo can also be momentary. Whether it is actual, although, Jimin can be the one member of BTS to have a tattoo.
Jungkook – At Least 6 Tattoos
Jungkook is probably the most studded member of BTS with 9 piercings, and he’s additionally experimented with ink. In September 2019, Jungkook was seen at Incheon Worldwide Airport in Seoul, South Korea, with the phrase “ARMY” (a.ok.a. BTS’ fandom title) on his knuckles. Followers imagine the tattoo, which was additionally seen in a photograph of Jungkook on his birthday, was a tribute to his members. (In response to some followers, the “A” in “ARMY” was an upside-down V for V, whereas the RM was for RM. The Y in “ARMY” was for “Yoongi” a.ok.a. Suga, whereas different followers identified that Jungkook’s tattoo additionally had a lone “J” for J-Hope, Jimin and Jin, in addition to an “M” on one among his knuckle’s fingers.) He was additionally seen with tattoos, akin to a coronary heart, a wonky smiley face and a crown, on his hand.
Not too lengthy later, Jungkook confirmed off extra tattoos on his wrist. Although it’s unclear what they’re, followers have made out a skeleton forming the “I like you” image in signal language (which can also be a extensively used image for “rock on”), in addition to the Nirvana lyric, “Fairly be useless than cool,” from the band’s music, “Keep Away.”
When he was 16, Jungkook advised Suga on a 2014 episode of BTS American Hustle Life that he wished a tattoo when he was older. “I noticed the girl having a tattoo on the neck,” Jungkook stated. “I would like one too.” The dialog continued with Suga convincing Jungkook to not get one. Quick ahead to now, and it’s unclear whether or not Jungkook’s tats are actual or faux. The singer has been seen with the identical “ARMY” tattoo at totally different performances, however till he confirms it himself, followers are undecided on whether or not it’s momentary or everlasting. (Nonetheless, on condition that he’s been photographed with patches on the place his tattoo needs to be, we imagine that they’re everlasting.)
J-Hope – 0 Tattoos
J-Hope is the one member of BTS with no piercings (although he has experimented with faux ones.) “I don’t have any plans to get my ears pierced. I’m the one member who hasn’t pierced their ears,” he stated on a livestream in Might 2018. “I like my ears a lot. I would like them to stay the pure, pure approach that they’re.” As for tattoos, the rapper has additionally saved his pores and skin pure of any ink. However that doesn’t imply he hasn’t experimented with momentary tats. One in every of his most memorable was in July 2018 when BTS’ official Twitter shared a video of him with a moon behind one ear and a solar behind the opposite.
V – 0 Tattoos
Whereas V doesn’t have any tattoos of his personal, he appreciates fan tattoos for BTS. In November 2019, he responded to a fan who tattooed “ARMY” on their wrist. “Your dad and mom are going to scold you,” he joked earlier than telling the fan, “However nonetheless it’s fairly.”
Suga – 0 Tattoos
In an interview with Grazia journal in 2016, Suga revealed that he wants a tattoo and has one in mind, however hasn’t gotten it due to the stigma tattoos generally have in South Korea. “Once I was younger, I actually wished to have one. SUGA: However after I turned 20, the concept all disappeared. Pharrell Williams is erasing his tattoo. He stated he doesn’t know why he received the tattoos,” Suga stated. “There’s something I wish to do sooner or later. I wish to do some charity work, however tattoos may very well be seen negatively, so I’m holding myself again.” As for the tattoo he needs, Suga stated he needs a “dot on a toe, so no one can see it.”
RM – 0 Tattoos
As of but, RM doesn’t have any everlasting tattoos. In comparison with his fellow members, the rapper additionally hasn’t experimented with many momentary tattoos both. Nonetheless, followers have photoshopped him with tats, akin to a sleeve of ink.
Jin – 0 Tattoos
Like RM, Jin additionally doesn’t have any everlasting tattoos, nor has he experimented with many momentary ones. Nonetheless, the singer has been edited by followers look inked, akin to this photograph of him with tats on his biceps and forearms.