BTS‘s V is known for his amazing skills in dancing, singing, and acting. His immense talents have inspired these 15 idols, and they have stated that V is their role model.
1. Beomgyu (TXT)
Beomgyu, who is from the same company as BTS and V, has been vocal about his love for his sunbaes, especially V. On TXT‘s official Instagram account, he expressed how honored he was to see “Singularity” performed live and how it reminded him to work even harder. In an interview with W Korea, he calls V his biggest inspiration, saying that V would give him important advice as a trainee.
TXT Beomgyu mentioned that Taehyung is the idol he got the MOST INSPIRATION from!!!Tae used to give him advices when he was a trainee & helped him out a lot :* this is so sweet omgg Taehyung is such a caring and kind sunbae,,, A PERFECT ROLE MODEL #BTSV @BTS_twt #뷔 pic.twitter.com/alcqjqgmov
— Strawberries bear (@Strawberries321) April 20, 2019
2. Taekhyeon (1THE9)
Taekhyun has stated that he looks up to BTS’s V. He has explained that it is because he is a sunbae who looks good on stage, and he wishes to be just like that when he performs.
3. Yunmin (Newkidd)
During Newkidd‘s showcase, Yunmin said that he respected BTS, especially V. He even cutely said that he hopes in the future, he’ll have a chance to take a photo with him!
Yunmin from New kidd : “I like BTS and I respect them so much. Personally, I really respect V sunbaenim and I hope in the future, I have the chance to take a photo together with him." #BTSV #뷔 #Taehyung #태형 #BBMAsTopSocial BTS @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/I2nOXSUD80
— The Tae Print / #ThankYouTaehyung (@thetaeprint) April 23, 2019
4. Jinsung (1THE9)
Jinsung revealed that he is a fan of BTS’s V, even saying on MBC IDOL RADIO that his phone alarm is V’s solo song “4 O’Clock”. His phone background also happens to be of the BTS member!
jinsung’s wallpaper is a picture of bts’ V he is such a fanboy lol pic.twitter.com/Qp6nYEP8Kt
— (@soominschoi) April 18, 2019
5. Haruto (Treasure 13)
Haruto of the yet-to-debut YG Entertainment boy group Treasure 13 showed off his fanboy side when a fan spotted him at the airport, looking at his phone. What was he looking at? V’s teaser for “Boy With Luv”!
6. Park Jihoon
Park Jihoon has been very vocal about his love for BTS’s V, even saying that he likes him on Happy Together. He has been a fan of V since his trainee days, saying that he saw how passionate he was on stage and became inspired to be an idol.
In fact, during his second visit to the show, he was known to be a BTS’s V fan!
V is aware of Park Jihoon looking up him and has offered to meet up with him and play games. Park Jihoon has stated the two have done so and are now gaming buddies!
7. Hyunmin (RAINZ)
Hyunmin has expressed his love for V on social media, posting a self-drawn portrait of V on to his Twitter account. The caption reads, “BTS V sunbaemin that I admire. I’m always cheering for you! #From_ARMY_Hyunmin“.
— 변현민 (@bhm___99) December 28, 2017
8. Younghoon (THE BOYZ)
Younghoon is known to be a huge fan of V, calling him his role model. In the past, he even dedicated a video letter to him! He even had V as his lock screen. He admires the BTS member for how well he sings, acts, and dances.
The two have since gotten close, with V gifting Younghoon a BT21 Tata plushie! Younghoon has stated that he brings the plushie everywhere with him since his favorite sunbae gave it to him!
Younghoon when from having Taehyung as his lockscreen to meeting him AND getting a Tata plushie from V himself.
Name a more succesfull fanboy. pic.twitter.com/pFWqmJNNT7
— Kai//suggummies on ig (@sugagummies1) February 28, 2019
9. Jangjun (Golden Child)
During an interview with “The Star”, the members of Golden Child were asked who would they switch bodies with. Jangjun answered that he would switch lives with BTS’s V!
10. Bao (LUCENTE)
During their showcase, Bao revealed that he was a huge fan of V. He’s such a fan, that he always takes V’s part when the band is covering BTS’s songs!
11. Choi Byungchan (VICTON)
Byungchan showed off how much he loved BTS’s V during a video in which he mentioned that VICTON took a photo with BTS. He couldn’t help but gush over V, saying that his voice was amazing and even said he loved him!
— ˢᵒᶠt (@iamawinterbear) October 31, 2017
12. Jaehyun (Golden Child)
During an interview with CeCi magazine, Jaehyun chose BTS’s V as his style role model. He admires V’s airport fashion and that his outfits are always coordinated. Jaehyun has stated that he wishes to be able to dress as well as him and that he even references V’s airport photos for his own fashion choices!
13. Yeosang (ATEEZ)
During a live broadcast, Yeosang was asked who his role models were. He mentioned BTS’s V as well as NCT‘s Taeyong. He then explained that he thinks V’s gesture, talent, and facial expressions are the best and he would like to be like that as well in the future.
18/11/18 Yeosang from ATEEZ group talked abt #V on his live!! 'Who is the senior idol you respect?I personally respect BTS V & NCT taeyongTell me why do you respect those seniors? +@BTS_twt #뷔 #Taehyung #Vanboy #BTSpic.twitter.com/hB6L22fdMh
— #SingularityTo125M (Slow) (@KTHbase_) December 3, 2018
14. Mingi (ATEEZ)
During another broadcast, Mingi, the lead dancer of ATEEZ, has stated that he was inspired to dance because of BTS’s V. He claims that the BTS member became his motivation to dance. Member Yunho confirms this, saying that V has really influenced Mingi’s dancing.
Mingi from Ateez said tht Taehyung was his idol inspiration to dance
“I saw V sunbaenim’s dance &got INSPIRED. He was my motive to dance”
Yunho: I felt the #BTSV in Mingi’s dancing. I rly look up to him A LOT & Ive seen lots of videos of his.I think #V looks so cool while dancing pic.twitter.com/EnzlqgN0he
— Strawberries bear (@Strawberries321) January 1, 2019
15. Koo Jungmo (Produce X 101 contestant)
Koo Jungmo revealed BTS’s V was his role model on a live broadcast, saying that he saw him perform and thought it was so cool to see him on stage. He explains that because of how great V was on stage and how he made the audience captivated by him, Koo Jungmo then dreamed of being an idol like him.
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