Rap Monster

If you are a BTS fan, you must be familiar with Rap Monster, also known as RM. Kim Nam-Joon is one of the most famous rappers today who raps for the famous K-pop band BTS. He is the leader of the band, and he first released his mixtape in the year 2015. Then he released his second mixtape in the year 2018, and this was titled Mono, and it was one of the highest-charting songs of that year. It was the highest-ranked song by any Korean soloist on the Billboard 200 chart. He peaked at 26. He has also recorded with many famous artists like Wale, Warren G, Gaeko, KrizzKaliko, Lil Nas X, Fall Out Boy, and Primary.

Well, how well do you know about Rap Monster? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rap Monster’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rap Monster to date.

Biography and Early Life

RM was born in Dongjak-gu, and she was born on September 12, 1994. He grew up in Ilasn-gu, and his family moved there when he was just four or five. While he was a child, he learned English by watching the show Friends with his mother, and while he was a student, he actively wore poetry too and also received many awards for his writings.

He even received moderate attention on the website on which he used to write his poetry. He was interested in a literary career, but he then decided against it, and soon at the age of 11, he became interested in hip-hop music after he heard the songs of Epik High in his fifth grade. He was then introduced to the American rapper Eminem by his teacher, and he instantly started listening to him.

He then started rapping in the local amateur hip-hop circles, and he then also created his first-ever self-composed recording, and for this, he used the program Adobe Audition. He then also became more active in the underground hip-hop scene. He selected his name RM as “Rap Monster” during his time as the idol trainee.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rap Monster in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rap Monster’s age is 26 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 12 September 1994. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 162 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


Rap Monster went to Apgujeong High School, and later RM went to Global Cyber University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Nothing much is known about the personal life of Rap Monster, and nothing much is known about his girlfriends. But there were some rumors that he got engaged and married to his rumored girlfriend. But he has been spotted with his fellow K-pop singer Hwasa, but nothing much is known about their relationship. However, her rumored girlfriend is not known yet.

Is Rap Monster Gay?

No, Rap Monster is not gay as nothing much is known about his past relationships, and he has claimed nothing yet. He has been consistently seen with Hwasa but they have neither denied nor approved of their relationship.

Professional Career

In the year 2009, RM also auditioned for the Big Deal Records, and he was able to pass the first round, and he passed it alongside Samuel Seo. But he was not able to pass the second round as he forgot all of his lyrics. Rather than his this failure, the rapper Sleepy exchanged his information with her. Later, Sleepy contacted him and encouraged him to audition for the Big Hit CEO Bang Si-hyuk.

Bang on the record label then offered him a spot, and then RM accepted this offer immediately. He then trained for three years with his fellow rapper Min Yoon-gi and the dancer Jung Ho-Seok. During his training, he was also able to perform on five pre-debut tracks and then credited to BTS in 2010.

The BTS was then formed, and the trailer of the first studio album Dark & Wild of BTS was then released on August 5, 2014.


The group BTS has won many awards until now, but RM has also won some of the awards. Rap Monster has won the Golden Disk Award and also the MelOn Music Award. He then gained much recognition as he also won the Seoul Music Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rap Monster in 2021

As of 2021, Rap Monster’s total estimated net worth is around $25 million, and he has earned a good amount of money from the music that he has created. He has also done a lot of brand endorsements, and his band is one of the most paid bands in the world.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • When he first signed a Big Hit CEO Bang contract, he signed it without telling his parents.
  • His IQ score is 148, and he lied in the top 1% of his nation.
  • He chose his stage name, Rap Monster, while he was an idol trainee.

This was all about one of the most famous rappers today, who is famous because of his group BTS and his sole music. He is the leader of the group and is an inspiration for many rappers out there.


Facts of Kim Nam-joon

  • Gender Male
  • full nameKim Nam-joon
  • birthplaceDongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Date of Birth September 01, 1994
  • Age 29 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalitySouth Korean
  • religionAtheist
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionRapper, songwriter and record producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 74 Kg, In Pounds – 162 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 181 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorGrey Hair
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolApgujeong High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Shahid Afridi

Pippa Middleton