Nam Joon Kim

RM

  • Name: RM
  • Native name: 알앰
  • Also Known as: Namjoon, 랩몬스터, 김남준, Rap Monster, Kim Nam Jun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 12, 1994
  • Age: 29
Kim Nam Joon, better known as RM (previously known as Rap Monster but changed his stage name in 2017), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer born in Ilsan, South Korea. He is the main rapper, songwriter, and leader of the South Korean boy band BTS, which is managed by Big Hit Entertainment.

Before his debut with BTS, he was an underground rapper under the stage name "Runch Randa". He released a number of tracks and once collaborated with fellow underground rapper Zico. He was part of the top 1.3% of the nation in the preparatory university entrance exams for language, math, foreign language, and social studies, and has an IQ of 148. He is fluent in English and Japanese.

In 2015, he released his first solo mixtape, RM. To date, he has recorded with artists such as Wale, Warren G, Gaeko, Krizz Kaliko, MFBTY, and Primary.

In March 2019, after graduating from Global Cyber University with a degree in Broadcasting and Entertainment, he enrolled at Hanyang Cyber University for the MBA program in Advertising and Media.

Alongside the other members of BTS, RM was awarded the Hwagwan of Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea for contributing Korean Culture and Literature to the World.

In July 2021, he and the members of BTS were appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by President Moon Jae In to help "lead the global agenda for future generations, such as sustainable growth" and "expand South Korea's diplomatic efforts and global standing" in the international community.

In November 2022, he received a plaque of appreciation from South Korea's Cultural Heritage Administration. Also in 2022, he released his first studio album, "Indigo", marking his solo debut. He also featured in Balming Tiger's song "SEXY NUKIM".

In 2023, he featured in songs by two other artists: So!YoON!'s "Smoke Sprite" and Colde's "Don't Ever Say Love Me".

More recently, he was appointed honorary ambassador for the defense ministry's war-remains excavation agency.

He enlisted in the military on December 11, 2023.

(Source: Wikipedia, Soompi) Edit Biography
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2023 J-Hope in the Box
Korean Movie, 2023,
(Guest Role)
Guest Role
9.2
2020 Break the Silence: The Movie Commentary
Korean Movie, 2020,
(Main Role)
Main Role
9.1
2020 Break the Silence: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2020,
Himself (Main Role)
Himself
Main Role
9.2
2019 Bring the Soul: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2019,
Himself (Main Role)
Himself
Main Role
9.2
2018 Burn The Stage: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2018,
[Himself] (Main Role)
[Himself]
Main Role
9.1
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA Run BTS! Season 4
Korean TV Show, 0000, 10 eps
(Regular Member)
10
Regular Member
8.4
2023 BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star
Korean TV Show, 2023, 8 eps
(Main Role)
8
Main Role
9.1
2023 Run BTS! 2023 Special Episode: Mini Field Day
Korean TV Show, 2023, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
9.0
2023 Run BTS! 2023 Special Episode: Next Top Genius
Korean TV Show, 2023, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
9.0
2022 Suchwita
Korean TV Show, 2022, 27 eps
(Ep. 1, 9) (Guest)
27
(Ep. 1, 9)
Guest
9.1
2022 The Dictionary of Useless Human Knowledge
Korean TV Show, 2022, 9 eps
(Main Host)
9
Main Host
8.7
2022 Run BTS! 2022 Special Episode: 'Run BTS TV' On-air
Korean TV Show, 2022, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
9.0
2022 Run BTS! 2022 Special Episode: Fly BTS Fly
Korean TV Show, 2022, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
9.2
2022 Run BTS! 2022 Special Episode: Telepathy
Korean TV Show, 2022, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
9.2
2022 &Audition - The Howling -
Japanese TV Show, 2022, 8 eps
(Ep. 6, 8) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 6, 8)
Guest
8.1
2022 BTS Dinner Party (2022)
Korean TV Show, 2022, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.9
2022 BTS MBTI Lab
Korean TV Show, 2022, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
8.8
2022 BTS Become Game Developers
Korean TV Show, 2022, 4 eps
(Regular Member)
4
Regular Member
8.6
2022 Artist-Made Collection Show by BTS
Korean TV Show, 2022, 14 eps
(Regular Member)
14
Regular Member
8.8
2021 BTS Season's Greetings 2022
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2021 BTS in the Soop Season 2: Behind The Scene
Korean TV Show, 2021, 6 eps
(Regular Member)
6
Regular Member
9.1
2021 BTS in the Soop Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2021, 5 eps
(Regular Member)
5
Regular Member
9.3
2021 A Butterful Getaway with BTS
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.9
2021 BTS ARMY Corner Store
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.8
2021 Music Blood
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 78 eps
(Ep. 12) (Guest)
78
(Ep. 12)
Guest
8.6
2021 Let's BTS
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
9.1
2021 The Game Caterers
Korean TV Show, 2021, 12 eps
(Ep. 8-9) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 8-9)
Guest
8.6
2021 BE-hind Full Story
Korean TV Show, 2021, 7 eps
(Regular Member)
7
Regular Member
9.0
2021 BE-hind Story
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2021 2021 BTS Winter Package
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.9
2021 BE.T.S
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.9
2021 The Stage of Legends - Archive K
Korean TV Show, 2021, 10 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest)
10
(Ep. 10)
Guest
8.6
2020 2020 SBS Gayo Daejeon in Daegu
Korean TV Show, 2020, 3 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
3
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.2
2020 2020 KBS Song Festival
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.9
2020 BE-hind Story
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.9
2020 BTS Season's Greetings 2021
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.7
2020 MapleStory X BTS
Korean TV Show, 2020, 3 eps
(Regular Member)
3
Regular Member
8.2
2020 BTS ‘Life Goes On’ Comeback
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.4
2020 BTS in the Soop: Behind The Scene
Korean TV Show, 2020, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.7
2020 BTS Dynamite Comeback Commentary
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.5
2020 BTS in the Soop Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2020, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
8.8
2020 I-LAND
Korean TV Show, 2020, 12 eps
(Ep. 7, 12) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 7, 12)
Guest
8.5
2020 BTS Birthday Party
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.7
2020 Break The Silence: Docu-Series
Korean TV Show, 2020, 7 eps
(Regular Member)
7
Regular Member
9.2
2020 BT21 Universe 3
Korean TV Show, 2020, 9 eps
(Regular Member)
9
Regular Member
8.7
2020 CDTV Live! Live!
Japanese TV Show, 2020, 102 eps
(Guest)
102
Guest
8.5
2020 Yoo Quiz on the Block Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2020, 162 eps
(Ep. 99) (Guest)
162
(Ep. 99)
Guest
8.1
2020 BTS Comeback Special: Let's Do a Viewable 'Purple' Radio
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.4
2020 2020 BTS Winter Package
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2019 2019 KBS Song Festival
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.2
2019 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.8
2019 BTS Season's Greetings 2020
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.6
2019 BTS: Bon Voyage 4 Behind Cam
Korean TV Show, 2019, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
9.0
2019 BTS: Bon Voyage 4
Korean TV Show, 2019, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
8.7
2019 BTS Summer Package 2019 Korea
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.4
2019 BTS Variety Chronicles
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.1
2019 Bring The Soul: Docu-Series
Korean TV Show, 2019, 6 eps
(Regular Member)
6
Regular Member
9.2
2019 ONE DREAM. TXT
Korean TV Show, 2019, 8 eps
[Ep.1, 4] (Guest)
8
[Ep.1, 4]
Guest
8.7
2019 Bangtan Attic
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
9.0
2019 BTS Kkul FM 06.13: Comeback Special
Korean TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2019 BT21 Universe
Korean TV Show, 2019, 9 eps
(Regular Member)
9
Regular Member
8.8
2019 Run BTS! Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2019, 99 eps
(Regular Member)
99
Regular Member
8.8
2018 2018 MBC Music Festival: The Live
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.4
2018 2018 SBS Gayo Daejeon: The Wave
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.0
2018 BTS Season's Greetings 2019
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.6
2018 BTS: Bon Voyage 3 Behind Cam
Korean TV Show, 2018, 8 eps
Himself (Regular Member)
8
Himself
Regular Member
8.9
2018 BTS: Bon Voyage 3
Korean TV Show, 2018, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
8.7
2018 BTS Comeback Show 2018 - LY: Answer
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.3
2018 BTS Summer Package 2018 Saipan
Korean TV Show, 2018, 3 eps
RM (Main Host)
3
RM
Main Host
8.4
2018 BTS Dinner Party
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.5
2018 BTS Comeback Show
Korean TV Show, 2018, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.6
2018 BTS: Burn The Stage
Korean TV Show, 2018, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
8.7
2017 2017 MBC Music Festival: The Fan
Korean TV Show, 2017, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.5
2017 2017 SBS Gayo Daejeon: Number One
Korean TV Show, 2017, 2 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
2
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.1
2017 BTS Season's Greetings 2018
Korean TV Show, 2017, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2017 Making of BT21
Korean TV Show, 2017, 13 eps
(Regular Member)
13
Regular Member
8.9
2017 BTS Countdown
Korean TV Show, 2017, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.8
2017 BTS Comeback Show
Korean TV Show, 2017, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.6
2017 BTS Summer Package 2017 - Philippines
Korean TV Show, 2017, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.4
2017 BTS: Bon Voyage 2 Behind Cam
Korean TV Show, 2017, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
9.0
2017 BTS: Bon Voyage 2
Korean TV Show, 2017, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.6
2017 New Yang Nam Show
Korean TV Show, 2017, 8 eps
(Ep. 1) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 1)
Guest
8.3
2017 Run BTS! Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2017, 46 eps
(Regular Member)
46
Regular Member
8.8
2017 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships
Korean TV Show, 2017, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
8.0
2016 2016 SBS Gayo Daejeon
Korean TV Show, 2016, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.7
2016 BTS Season's Greetings 2017
Korean TV Show, 2016, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.5
2016 Idol Party: Under the Sky Without a Mother
Korean TV Show, 2016, 12 eps
(Ep. 11) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 11)
Guest
8.0
2016 Star Show 360
Korean TV Show, 2016, 8 eps
(Ep. 8) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 8)
Guest
8.2
2016 2016 Idol Star Olympics Championships Chuseok Special
Korean TV Show, 2016, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
8.0
2016 BTS Summer Package 2016 - Dubai
Korean TV Show, 2016, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.4
2016 BTS: Bon Voyage Behind Cam
Korean TV Show, 2016, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
9.0
2016 BTS: Bon Voyage
Korean TV Show, 2016, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.6
2016 Duet Song Festival Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2016, 47 eps
[Performer] (Ep. 13) (Guest)
47
[Performer] (Ep. 13)
Guest
8.4
2016 Eat Jin Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2016, 21 eps
(Ep. 2, 8, 20) (Guest)
21
(Ep. 2, 8, 20)
Guest
8.6
2016 The Boss Is Watching
Korean TV Show, 2016, 1 eps
[BTS - Big Hit Entertainment] (Guest)
1
[BTS - Big Hit Entertainment]
Guest
8.0
2016 Celebrity Bromance
Korean TV Show, 2016, 66 eps
(Ep. 4) (Guest)
66
(Ep. 4)
Guest
8.2
2015 2015 MBC Music Festival: Encyclopedia of Music
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.1
2015 Knowing Bros
Korean TV Show, 2015, 460 eps
(Ep. 94) (Guest)
460
(Ep. 94)
Guest
8.7
2015 BTS Season's Greetings 2016
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.8
2015 Love Music
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 350 eps
(Guest)
350
Guest
8.5
2015 2015 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special
Korean TV Show, 2015, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
8.0
2015 BTS GAYO
Korean TV Show, 2015, 15 eps
(Main Host)
15
Main Host
8.5
2015 Run BTS! Live in Thailand
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.2
2015 Run BTS! Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2015, 10 eps
(Regular Member)
10
Regular Member
8.6
2015 BTS Summer Package 2015 Kota Kinabalu
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.4
2015 BTS' Lucky Draw
Korean TV Show, 2015, 5 eps
(Regular Member)
5
Regular Member
8.3
2015 Eat Jin Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2015, 23 eps
(Ep. 15-16) (Guest)
23
(Ep. 15-16)
Guest
8.7
2015 Buzz Rhythm
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 380 eps
(Ep. 266, 341) (Guest)
380
(Ep. 266, 341)
Guest
8.5
2015 Same Bed, Different Dreams Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2015, 62 eps
(Ep. 32) (Guest)
62
(Ep. 32)
Guest
8.2
2015 Problematic Men Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2015, 156 eps
(Ep. 1-22) (Main Host)
156
(Ep. 1-22)
Main Host
8.2
2015 YamanTV
Korean TV Show, 2015, 24 eps
(Ep. 23-24) (Guest)
24
(Ep. 23-24)
Guest
7.7
2014 BTS Season's Greetings 2015
Korean TV Show, 2014, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
8.8
2014 American Hustle Life
Korean TV Show, 2014, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.4
2014 A Song for You Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2014, 24 eps
(Ep. 12, 24) (Guest)
24
(Ep. 12, 24)
Guest
8.2
2014 BTS China Job
Chinese TV Show, 2014, 3 eps
(Regular Member)
3
Regular Member
8.6
2014 4 Things Show Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 18 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
18
(Ep. 3)
Guest
8.0
2013 Beatles Code 3D
Korean TV Show, 2013, 18 eps
(Ep. 15) (Guest)
18
(Ep. 15)
Guest
7.5
2013 Rookie King: Channel Bangtan
Korean TV Show, 2013, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.8
2013 BANGTAN BOMB
Korean TV Show, 2013, 844 eps
(Regular Member)
844
Regular Member
8.4
2013 BTS Episode
Korean TV Show, 2013, 168 eps
(Regular Member)
168
Regular Member
8.2
2013 After School Club
Korean TV Show, 2013, 675 eps
(Ep. 24, 46, 56, 63, 64, 68, 70, 95, 158, 191) (Guest)
675
(Ep. 24, 46, 56, 63, 64, 68, 70, 95, 158, 191)
Guest
8.1
2012 Ask in a Box
Korean TV Show, 2012, 58 eps
(Guest)
58
Guest
8.4
2011 Weekly Idol
Korean TV Show, 2011, 700 eps
(Ep. 144, 203, 229) (Guest)
700
(Ep. 144, 203, 229)
Guest
8.2
2010 Hello Counselor Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2010, 431 eps
(Ep. 223) (Guest)
431
(Ep. 223)
Guest
8.0
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 265, 300) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 265, 300)
Guest
9.2
2007 Star King
Korean TV Show, 2007, 461 eps
(Guest)
461
Guest
8.0
1998 Pops in Seoul
Korean TV Show, 1998, 6000 eps
(Guest)
6000
Guest
8.1
1992 Music Station Super Live
Japanese TV Show, 1992, 28 eps
[Performer] (Guest)
28
[Performer]
Guest
8.8
1986 MUSIC STATION
Japanese TV Show, 1986, 1328 eps
[Performer] (Guest)
1328
[Performer]
Guest
8.1
Articles
At the Noodle Cart: Korean Edition [September 2020]
News - Oct 10, 2020

An article focusing on news about various topics coming from Korea for the month of September 2020.

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Nam Joon Kim
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Details

  • First Name: Nam Joon
  • Family Name: Kim
  • Native name: 알앰
  • Also Known as: Namjoon, 랩몬스터, 김남준, Rap Monster, Kim Nam Jun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 12, 1994
  • Age: 29

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