G-Dragon | Before & After The Military Service

G-Dragon is a 34-year-old  Korean rapper, songwriter, and singer who has been in the Korean Entertainment industry for 17 Years in the industry. He couldn’t hold a fan meeting before leaving for the military, but fans gathered near the campsite to see him leave. Fans were heartbroken by the announcement of his enlistment. 

G-Dragon served in the Military as required for 18 Months of service from February 2018 to October  2019.

Let’s have a look at his updates after returning from the Military. 

Career Life & Updates After Military

A press conference was held to welcome the singer after the military. In his uniform, he bowed and said: ‘I’ve returned after completing my military service. Thank you for waiting for me and for coming to see me today. I will be returning to my original occupation, and I will work hard.”

Shortly after his discharge, G-Dragon became the first Korean musician to partner with Nike in November 2019 for the Nike Air Force 1 Para-Noise. Also, he signed a modeling contract with a famous beverage brand called Chapai in China. The singer made his comeback with BIGBANG in 2022, with the song “Still life”. 

G-Dragon Military Enlistment

At 29, G-Dragon enlisted in the military nearly 12 years after his debut. 

Place of Service3rd Infantry Division’s boot camp in Gangwon province
Position heldactive duty soldier
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Why should all men in South Korea serve in the Military?

Conscription, under the Constitution of South Korea, states that it is mandatory for all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years to serve in the Military. The duration of the service differs according to the military branch they serve. Usually, Active soldiers serve for a period of 18 months, Navy soldiers for 20 months, and Air force soldiers for 21 months

Male citizens between the above age range go through an ‘Impairment and Disability evaluation’ before enlisting in the “first citizen service” mandate. 

The singer  G-Dragon also had to serve as required despite having some breakthrough moments as an artist in the entertainment industry.   

Family & Relationships

SiblingsKwon Dami (sister)
Children No

G-Dragon Biography

NameKwon Ji Yong (G – Dragon)
ProfessionRapper/ Singer/ Songwriter/ Record producer
Date of BirthAugust 18, 1988
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
Age (As of March 2023)34 Years
EducationModern Music from Gyeong Hee University
Marital StatusSingle

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How long did G – Dragon serve in the Military?

G – Dragon served in the military for nearly 18 months, from February 2018 to October  2019.

When did G – Dragon enlist in the Military? 

He enlisted in the military in February 2018 and was 29 years old at the time. 

When was G – Dragon discharged from the Military? 

He was discharged in October  2019 from service in the 3rd Infantry Division’s boot camp in Gangwon province.

How old is G – Dragon?

G – Dragon is 34 years old as of March 2023.

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