BTS: The Meaning Behind the Extra-Long Jungkook Instagram Username

Some ARMYs call BTS’ Jungkook the “Golden Maknae,” while others just refer to him as “JK.” It makes sense that Jungkook’s official Instagram account username would have something to do with this nickname. 

Here’s what we know about the “Euphoria” singer and the meaning behind his Instagram username. 

V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, and RM of BTS attend iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2021
V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, and RM of BTS attend iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2021 | Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartRadio

The BTS members finally made individual Instagram accounts 

According to some fans, what makes BTS so unique is their accessibility. Thanks to live streams, fans can learn about their day-to-day activities. ARMYs even see them compete in games and challenges during their variety show, RUN BTS. 

In 2020, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and safety concerns, BTS live-streamed one of their concerts, so fans across the globe could enjoy it in real-time. 

For years, the BTS Instagram account was filled with official promotional content. In 2021, however, the seven members in this K-pop group — Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — finally created individual accounts. 

These new Instagram accounts came just hours after HYBE Corporation (formerly known as Bighit Entertainment) announced BTS’ ​​”second official extended period of rest.” This break marks the first time these idols will spend the holidays with their families since their debut. 

Even while on a break, these artists shared their first Instagram pictures with ARMYs. That includes the youngest member, Jungkook, whose username is longer than others.

What is Jungkook’s Instagram account name?

Jungkook’s Instagram username is the English alphabet with an underscore in the place of two letters (@abcdefghi__lmnopqrstuvwxyz). The two missing letters are “JK,” which is Jungkook’s alternative stage name. 

Since creating their account in December 2021, Jungkook earned over 21 million followers, raking in over 13 million likes for a picture from BTS’ SoFi Stadium residency. Thanks to Jungkook’s Instagram story, fans learned what his Myers–Briggs Type is. He even posted a video of himself wearing large yellow glasses.

The BTS members often jokingly call Jungkook by this nickname. That’s especially true of Jin, who wrote a giant “I’m JK” on Jungkook’s cosmetic bag. (Jungkook wrote “Jin” on the “Moon” singer’s phone, so they were about even).


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The BTS members are also on other social media platforms, including Twitter and TikTok

Although they are not individual accounts, BTS members often post on the group’s Twitter account (@BTS_twt) and TikTok account (@bts_official_bighit). Fans can even have mini-conversations with these idols on the platform Weverse an artist-to-fan communication web platform and ap. 

In fact, this K-pop group won awards and international recognition for their social media presence, snagging the Billboard Music Award for “Top Social Artist” three years in a row. They earned the iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Fan Army four years in a row. 

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