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Updated August 21st, 2022 at 11:42 IST

BTS' V breaks Instagram record; becomes fastest person to hit 50 million followers

BTS' V aka Kim Taehyung has set yet another record. The K-pop idol became the fastest person ever to surpass 50 million followers on Instagram.

Kriti Nayyar
BTS' V
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BTS' V aka Kim Taehyung has set yet another record, thanks to his large fanbase on Instagram. The K-pop idol became the fastest person ever to surpass 50 million followers on the social media platform within 8 months of his debut. All BTS members, including RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, and Jungkook, opened their individual Instagram handles in December 2021. 

According to reports, Kim Taehyung also holds the record for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram (within 43 minutes).

BTS' V becomes the fastest person to hit 50 million followers on Instagram

BTS ARMY has been celebrating V's latest milestone on social media. In 8 months times, V has gained over 50 million followers and thereby left behind BLACKPINK member Lisa's 33-month record. 

The K-pop star, who has broken several records in the recent past, was ranked number 6 on the Top 1000 Instagram Influencers list earlier this month. He also had the "Highest Average Likes And Engagements On Instagram History", leaving behind icons like Zendaya and Tom Holland.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by V (@thv)

 On the work front, Kim Taehyung was recently seen in the spin-off of HYBE’s popular series IN THE SOOP, which also starred Park Seojoon, Choi Wooshik, Park Hyungsik and Peakboy. In the Soop: Friendcation followed the vacation adventures of the stars. 

BTS was also appointed as the honorary ambassador of the 2030 Busan World Expo in July 2022. They will reportedly hold a global concert in the month of October for strengthening Busan's bidding for the expo. 

(Image: Instagram/@bts.bighitofficial)

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Published August 21st, 2022 at 11:42 IST

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