SUGA is another very popular member, rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. SUGA’s real name is Min Yoon-gi. He joined BTS in 2013 with his first-ever mixtape titled “Agust D”. He is considered one of the most intelligent and active members of BTS with experience on his side.
Min is equally popular on Instagram with over 42.8 million followers and on TikTok with over 50 million followers. He has won several awards including Melon Music Awards.
- Date of Birth: March 9, 1993
- Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
- Birth Sign: Pisces
- Age: 29 Years old
SUGA was born on 9th, March 1993 in Daegu, South Korea. There is not much information in terms of his parents and he also has one elder brother whose name is Min Geum-jae. When he was young, he joined Taejeon Elementary School and then went to Apgujeong High School.
He left high school and joined Global Cyber University where he graduated in Broadcasting and Entertaining. Min then went to Hanyang Cyber University and got admission to the MBA program.
By the age of 13, SUGA was very interested in rapping and even informed learned about MIDI. He was extremely inspired by the rapper Stony Skunk and his single “Ragga Muffin”.
- When he was just 17 years old he was already an established, underground rapper under the name of “Gloss”. In 2010, SUGA was a member of an underground rap crew named D-Town.
- In 2013, he was approached by Big Hit Entertainment so he joined the band BTS.
- His first debut single was No More Dream on the album “2 Cool 4 Skool”. Apart from being a singer, he is also the music producer for the band and has released several tracks of the band including the single “Intro” from the EP, ” The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 1″.
- In 2016, SUGA released his first-ever self-titled mixtape.
Height and Weight
SUGA stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches or 1.76m and weighs about 59 kg or 130 lbs.
As of 2023, SUGA has a net worth of approximately $25 million. His main source of income is from his musical career mainly from his album sales, concerts, and shows, and also from producing musical records.
Apart from his musical career, SUGA is also a brand ambassador for the very popular Italian brand Valentino.
SUGA is still currently single and does not have any girlfriends to date. He has also revealed he cannot be in a relationship right now because he and the boys are very busy with tours, albums, and shows and do not have time for personal relationships.
Their fans have also revealed that all the members of BTS have a heavy contract and strict rules to not have a girlfriend however they have not revealed about it themselves.
- SUGA once stole Jungkook’s underwear when they were bantering.
- He was in a rap underground crew named D-Town in 2010.
- BTS members call him Grandfather SUGA.
- SUGA is very close friends with JIMIN.
Image Credit – @SUGA Instagram
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