JVevermind is a familiar name for the 9X generation, real name is Tran Duc Viet, born in 1992 in Hanoi, a former student of Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, graduated in multimedia communication, Cameron University, Oklahoma State , America. In the years 2012-2015, the Vlog movement in Vietnam flourished, JVevermind became famous with Vlog – a video diary format – frankly sharing views, inspiring, and having great popularity.
Tran Duc Viet’s nickname is not complicated. JV looks stylized like the female N, which is the starting letter of the word Nevermind. Gradually, the name became a brand when talking about the Vlog line in Vietnam.
JVevermind (Tran Duc Viet). Photo: MX.
Brilliant 20 months
At the brightest moment, JVevermind just turned 21, his videos are often short but there is creativity in the script, in addition to his sense of humor, attracting viewers makes him quickly become a creator. leading digital content creator in Vietnam.
Each video, JVevermind exploits a variety of content, finds new aspects and presents it through its own unique lens, thereby attracting a large number of views. Famous male Vlogger topics have been aimed at such as Kpop fanatics, keyboard heroes, school violence, gossip in English… with a humorous but no less sarcastic and poignant tone.
During that time, he achieved many remarkable achievements when he became the first Vietnamese to receive YouTube’s Golden Play Button Award when reaching more than 1 million subscribers. In 2015, he was named in the list of 30 under 30 voted by Forbes Vietnam. A year later, JVevermind entered the list of 30 Under 30 2016 Asia voted by Forbes magazine in the field of media – advertising – entertainment, the Infuence Asia 2017 Award in the category of Best Personality.
JVevermind is known as the “legend” of Vietnamese Vloggers. Photo: CMH.
Entering the phase of Vlog decline, the name JVevermind is no longer active. On his 24th birthday, he opened up about the loss he encountered in the past year when two close friends left or broke up with a 2-year love affair with hot girl Mie.
When building certain social networking platforms, JVevermind decided to “hide”. He surprised many viewers when he deleted all content on YouTube, nearly 50 million-view videos “evaporated”, his Instagram account was also white…
Turning point and comeback
In 2019, after a long absence, JVevermind suddenly reappeared in a new role. He debuted the short film “No Man’s Footprint”, taking on 4 roles as producer, director, screenwriter and main actor.
Sharing about deleting all old videos, he said that he did not want to deny the past, but the images of 19 and 20 years were just a part of him. At present, that image no longer fully and accurately represents people in the new age. “I simply thought that I would put away a place and start a new path with a round zero” – JVevermind confided.
JV said he had a hard time transitioning into film production.
In addition, JV launched a new series called Sleepless Weekend, built in the form of a satirical newsletter on hot issues in society, with the aim of helping young audiences both entertain and raise awareness. about society, life, education, law, the world… going on around, in a humorous and mildly satirical way. However, the series only lasted 8 episodes and continued to stop producing videos for 2 years.
A month ago, the once popular male Vlogger returned to the social networking platform. He confided that in the past few years, he had difficulty pursuing the path of filmmaking, so he decided to return to YouTube.
On May 15, he caused a “storm” because he aimed at a hot and popular entertainment character of the entertainment world during this time, Tran Thanh, and posted it on Vlog. He himself also admitted that he wanted to “suck fame”.
JV returned to the familiar video making style but his viral clips many years ago, told the story of two times he met MC Rap Viet with a bad impression but did not say that he hated it. Once in an advertisement, JV had the intention of “moving hands and feet” with Tran Thanh because he was scolded by this MC in the middle of the studio.
According to him, if you want to know your own worth, Tran Thanh just needs to disappear for a while. “Since his career, Tran Thanh has never had a break to realize that he has a huge ego. I think everyone deserves a chance to look at themselves,” he said.
Even in order for Tran Thanh’s comments to have weight, he spent 13 hours watching all the videos on the male MC’s YouTube channel, declaring himself the head of Tran Thanh’s fan club. To date, JV’s video about Tran Thanh has reached 1.7 million views and has gone viral on many social media platforms.
JV put Tran Thanh on the “pole of the pole” in the latest Vlog.
Journalist Ha Quang Minh commented that JV was wise when choosing the focus of public opinion to reposition himself in the Vlogger world: “The comment is personal, but no one said JV was confused because he spent 13 hours watching Tran Thanh’s video. published online, using the object’s own material to dissect the object.This is a logical, evidence-based way that is hard for anyone to attribute… He said Tran Thanh needed to understand the value of disappearing. This has a greater meaning when it is JV who disappeared. We cannot say he taught life because JV has experienced and understood that value…”.