Not only setting a new world record, but Jungkook also broke a list of impressive records previously held by V.
BTS’s Jungkook is the male Kpop idol with the second-highest number of followers on Instagram with more than 28 million followers.
BTS’s golden maknae has also drawn much attention and created a trend with his unique and creative username, which is the English alphabet with an underscore in the place of two missing letters “J” and “K”.
On the last day of 2021, December 31, Jungkook posted the last photo of the year and expressed his gratitude and love to fans.
The post quickly surpassed 1 million likes in just 2 minutes. With this achievement, Jungkook broke the Guinness record previously held by Juliette Freire (3 minutes) to become the fastest person to reach 1 million likes on Instagram in the world.
In addition, this post also broke a series of records, when it became a post:
- Reaching 1M likes within 2 minutes, is the fastest time for an individual’s post to reach 1M likes in the world, breaking the previous record of 3 minutes;
- Reaching 2M likes within 8 minutes, is an Asian artist’s post to reach 2M likes in the shortest time;
- Reaching 3M likes within 30 minutes, is an Asian artist’s post to reach 3M likes in the shortest time;
- Reaching 4M likes within 51 minutes, is an Asian artist’s post to reach 4M likes in the shortest time;
- Reaching 5M likes within 1 hour and 24 minutes, is an Asian artist’s post to reach 5M likes in the shortest time.