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Lesser Known facts
about BTS’ V 

Vedangi Joshi

mar 5, 2023


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V’s stage name 

His stage name was chosen last, he also had the options of two other names Six, Lex, but he chose V which stands for victory 

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Not a singer?

He went to audition to support his friend and got the opportunity to become an idol trainee with no initial plans to debut as a singer 

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He can use both his hands equally, and he plays tennis with both hands, you can see that in the episodes of Run BTS 

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V’s inspirations

He is inspired by three American pop idols, late Kurt Cobain was his inspiration during his trainee days, next is John Legend and last one is Justin Bieber 

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President’s Award

At the Class of 2020 graduation ceremony, Global Cyber University awarded V and his teammate Jimin with President’s Award for being influencers and global role models 

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Wooga Squad 

V is a part of the Wooga Squad which consists of other members Park Seo Joon, Park Hyung Sik, Choi Woo Shik and Peakboy, they also have a reality series anmed ‘IN THE SOOP: Friendcation’ 

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You might not know but V is fluent in the Japanese language, BTS has songs in the Japanese language which allows V to showcase his abilities 

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He almost quit

During an episode of ‘You Quiz on the Block’, V recalled the incident, before BTS’ debut he called his father to tell him that he wants to quit being a trainee

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V could have easily become a saxophonist as once he shared that he use to play the saxophone during his middle school 

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