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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

K-pop idols’ talents are not only limited to singing, dancing, rapping, composing, and producing songs. Some of them are actually skilled in martial arts, including Taekwondo- and several of them are black belt holders. Want to know how they are? Keep on reading!

7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

BTS Jungkook Proof

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

The first one on our list is the “golden maknae” Jungkook, who is just one of the BTS members with black belt in Taekwondo. The multi-talented artist started training in the sport from a young age, specifically 12 years old. In fact, there’s a video of him at a studio posted on YouTube, practicing his Taekwondo skills. In the video, he’s the kid on the left side of the screen.

Jeon Somi

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

Jeon Somi is also a K-pop idol with black belt in Taekwondo. She particularly holds a three-degree black belt. The female idol has showcased her skills in the martial art several times on various TV shows.

One fun fact about Jeon Somi is that because of her love for Taekwondo, she transferred to a Korean school just to learn it. She initially attended a school for foreigners before transferring to Seoul Midong Elementary School to practice the sport.

SEVENTEEN Hoshi

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

SEVENTEEN Hoshi is another K-pop idol who knows Taekwondo and is a black belt holder. The sport is actually his number one hobby, and he’s been doing it since he was a child. He was, in fact, part of the Taekwondo team when he was in elementary school. He was so good at it that he achieved a fourth-degree black belt.

It was reported that he discontinued doing Taekwondo because he didn’t want to cut his hair short like most athletes do.

Apink Bomi

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

Another female K-pop idol on our list is Apink Bomi. The “Dilemma” singer may appear adorable and gentle, but she’s actually someone you want to avoid having fights with. Bomi has a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo and she has shown her skills in the art on different TV shows as well, including “My Little Television.”

Stray Kids Felix

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

In an episode of “Pops in Seoul,” Stray Kids Felix revealed that he has been doing Taekwondo since he was young. He even competed in many contests and won multiple medals as a child. He also shared that he had reached third-degree black belt level.

BAE173 Hangyul

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

BAE173 Hangyul (who is also known as a former X1 member) is another K-pop idol who is a third-degree black belt holder in Taekwondo. He trained in the art for eight years as a child. Unfortunately, he had a slump, which forced him to stop doing the sport for a while. This incident is actually the moment he wants to forget.

fx Amber

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7 K-pop Idols With Black Belt in Taekwondo: BTS Jungkook, Jeon Somi, More

Finally, f(x) Amber may be known for her goofy side and chill personality but one of the surprising things about her is that she has black belt in Taekwondo. She learned the martial art while growing up in the United States. She started training from grade school and continued until graduation.

Can you name other K-pop idols who are black belt holders in Taekwondo as well? Comment down below!

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Written by Maria Scott

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