Celebrities and dating rumors go hand in hand. And when it comes to the members of BTS, there have been numerous rumors and ships for every member. The most recent one is about Irene Kim and J-Hope. But is there any truth in the speculations? Are the talented model and music sensation really dating each other? Well, let’s find out in this article.
Are Dating Rumors Between Irene Kim and J-Hope Real?
Whenever there is a dating rumor, fans go crazy. And that is what has happened this time too. The dating rumor between Irene Kim and J-Hope is one of the most exciting for the army. First of all, there is no confirmed news about them dating. But the army is onto some clues about the two and they are pretty sure that the two might be dating. So what is all of this about? Well, recently there have been many instances where Irene and J-Hope were seen together. The army has also seen them together having several similar objects.
This includes jewelry, phone covers, and even outfits. With the matching outfits in public, the army is all super excited and speculating about their dating. In some instances, fans have noted that the duo poses very similarly. Adding fuel to the fire is the fact that Irene Kim appeared in Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival. J-Hope has become the first Asian to have performed at the music festival and it drew in a huge crowd. Fans had been very excited about him performing there. And it seems that Irene Kim and Jimin also attended the performance.
But it could very well be just good friends coming to support each other. However, the army is also very divided in their opinion about the two datings. Some believe that given so many appearances of the two together, sharing similar objects and also posing with each other they are bound to be dating. Others believe that it is not very likely that they are dating instead, they are just very good friends.
There have been no official announcements or statements from either J-Hope or Irene Kim regarding this. They have not even hinted at anything about them dating in any way. All the rumors are just speculations on the fan’s part and the army’s. But none of the speculations is proven facts. So for now, it is best to understand that Irene Kim and J-Hope are not dating. They are very good friends and are often seen supporting each other at various events.
Who Is Irene Kim?
One of the most well-known faces online is Irene Kim. Although Irene is of South Korean descent, she was raised in Seattle, Washington. She is a model, actress, and businesswoman. Irene started her career working for J Koo, KYE, Youser, Supercomma B, and S=YZ. She has also worked with famous luxury designers Mulberry, Ferragamo, MATCHESFASHION, MaxMara, Calvin Klein, Charles & Keith, and Chanel. Not only this, Irene Kim worked alongside Kendall Jenner as Estée Lauder’s Global Beauty Contributor.
She is also the brand ambassador of Chanel. Apart from brand endorsements and runway, Irene has also appeared on the covers of some notable fashion magazines like Cosmopolitan Korea, Marie Claire Taiwan, W Korea, Harper’s Bazaar Korea, Elle Thailand, and Grazia Magazine China. Not only a successful model, but Irene Kim is also an efficient businesswoman. She launched her clothing label in 2018 titled IRENEISGOOD. The label has shops all over Shanghai, China, and Seoul, South Korea. Irene has also appeared in a number of television series like Hangout with Yoo, Somebody Feed Phil, and Shooting Stars.
Who Is J-Hope?
This person definitely does not need an introduction. J-Hope is part of the phenomenally successful South Korean boy band BTS. He is a rapper, singer-songwriter, dancer, and record producer. J-Hope made his BTS debut in 2013 on M! Countdown. There is no doubt that the army loves J-Hope who is primarily the rapper in the band.
Now that the members of BTS have decided to explore solo careers, J-Hope has also released some solo songs. He released his first solo mixtape titled Hope World in 2018. One of the songs, “Daydream”, was a chartbuster and topped the Billboard 100 making him only one of the ten Korean artists to do so. His single “Chicken Noodle Soup” which featured Becky G also topped the Billboard 100. J-Hope is the first BTS member to have released his debut solo album Jack in the Box. He is also the first Asian to have performed at Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival.