GOT7 Member Profile

*JB (제이비)

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JB in “Hard Carry” (2016)

Real Name: Im Jaebum (임재범)

Birthday: January 6, 1994

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (Western), Monkey (Eastern)

Blood Type: A

From: Seoul, South Korea

Position(s): Leader, main vocalist

Other activities outside of Got7:

*Originally debuted with fellow member Jinyoung as the duo JJ Project in 2012

*SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING (under the name Def Soul): Credits include “Bad Behavior,” “Fish,” Something Good,” “Home Run,” “Skyway,” “Prove it,” and “Dreamin”

*Has a Soundcloud account

*OSTs: “New Dreaming” with Park Seo Joon for Dream High 2, “Together” with T-ara’s Jiyeon for Dream High 2, “Forever Love” for Dream Knight

*COLLABORATIONS: “Just Because” with labelmate Baek A Yeon

*ACTING: Had a main role in Dream High 2 (KBS 2012) and a supporting role in When a Man Falls in Love (MBC 2013).  He also was one of the main roles for Got7’s webseries Dream Knight in 2015.

*REALITY/VARIETY SHOWS: Appeared with B.A.P’s Youngjae on Celebrity Bromance (a show that highlights friendships between male celebrities)

 

MARK (마크)

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Mark and his iconic sweatshirt in”Just Right” (2015)

Real Name: Mark Yi-en Tuan (段宜恩)

Birthday: September 3, 1993

Zodiac Sign: Virgo (Western), Monkey (Eastern)

Blood Type: A

From: Los Angeles, California, USA (Taiwanese/American)

Position(s): Lead rapper, visual.  He also used to be the martial arts guy back when Got7 used tricks in their routines, but they don’t do it so much anymore.

Other activities outside of Got7:

*SONGWRITING/COMPOSING: Has contributed to “Can’t,” “See the Light,” “No Jam,” My Home,” “If, “Sick,” and “Let Me”

*VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES: Has appeared on English fan service After School Club (Arirang) several times with his group and with fellow English-speaking member Jackson.  Also appeared briefly on an episode of Running Man (SBS) with Jinyoung when cast member Haha went to visit JYP Entertainment.

This spring, he will be participating in Law of the Jungle: New Zealand (SBS) with other idols like Sistar’s Soyou and Apink’s Eunji.

*HOSTING: Hosted the first two episodes of Battle Likes (KBS) with Bambam in 2016

JACKSON (잭슨)

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Jackson in “Girls Girls Girls” (2014)

Real Name: Wang Kayee (Cantonese), Wang Jiaer (王嘉爾 traditional,王嘉尔 simplified)

Birthday: March 28, 1994

Zodiac Sign: Aries (Western), Dog (Eastern)

Blood Type: O

From: Hong Kong

Position(s): Main rapper, dancer.  I would also argue that he’s the face of the group because he has a lot of individual activities.

Other activities outside of Got7:

*SONGWRITING: Helped write lyrics for tracks “Just Tonight,” “Moonlight,” “Back to Me,” “Feels Good,” “GOOD,” “Tic Tic Tok,” “Boom x3,” “No Jam,” and “Sick.”

*COLLABORATIONS: Featured on labelmate Sunmi’s “Frozen in Time” in 2014

*MUSIC VIDEO CAMEOS: Amber (f(x)) “Shake That Brass” with a bunch of other celebrities, “Shut Up” by The Unnies (for KBS variety show Unnie’s Slam Dunk)

*VARIETY/REALITY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2014: Roommate Season 2 (SBS), like a PG version Big Brother that’s less scandalous and more humorous. He got the Newcomer Award at the SBS Entertainment Awards for this.

2014: Hitmaker Season 1 (MBC Every1), where Weekly Idol hosts Jung Hyungdon and Defconn created their own idol group.  The other members were BTOB’s Sungjae and VIXX’s N and Hyuk. / Jackson appeared in Season 3 as a guest judge.

2014-2015: Has appeared on English fan service show After School Club (Arirang) several times with fellow member Mark.

2015: Law of the Jungle Nicaragua (SBS), which is basically like Survivor with celebrities. Other idols that season included Minah (Girl’s Day), Hani (EXID), and N (Vixx) / Episodes 178-185

2016: Celebrity Bromance (MBigTV),with Monsta X’s Jooheon

2016: Weekly Idol (MBC Every1), appeared on variety corner “Idols are the Best” with Gfriend’s SinB, Monsta X’s Jooheon, and Twice’s Dahyun.

2016: Real Men (MBC), a reality show where young celebrities get a taste of life to come in the military.  Appeared on the “Friendly Enlisting Special” with Bambam

2016: Where Is My Friend’s Home (JTBC), where several celebrities (usually affiliated with companion show Abnormal Summit) go to visit one cast member’s homeland in a foreign country.  Appeared on the 12th visit to fellow member Bambam’s native Thailand.

He also hosts and appears regularly on several Chinese variety shows like Go Fridge, Fresh Sunday, and Fighting Man.

*HOSTING: Was one of the MC’s for SBS Inkigayo from 2015-2016

JINYOUNG (진영)

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Jinyoung

Jinyoung in “Fly” (2016)

Real Name: Park Jinyoung (박진영)

*His original stage name was Jr./Junior because he shares the same name as JYP’s founder, but last year he changed it.

Birthday: September 22, 1994

Zodiac Sign: Virgo (Western), Dog (Eastern)

Blood Type: O

From: Jinhae-gu, Changwon City, Yongnam, South Korea

Position(s): Lead vocalist, lead dancer

Other activities outside of Got7:

*Originally debuted with fellow member JB as the duo JJ Project in 2012

*Has done some of the choreography for Got7

*SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING: Contributed to “This Star,” “Can’t,” and “Mayday”

*MUSIC VIDEO APPEARANCES: “Tasty San” by San E (2010), “Feel” by 2 P.M.’s Junho (2015), “Speed” by Melody Day (2015)

*ACTING: Has supporting roles in dramas Dream High 2 (KBS – 2012), When a Man Falls in Love (MBC – 2013), Beloved Eun-dong (JTBC – 2015), and Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS – 2016). /// Had his first leading role in the film A Stray Goat, which premiered early 2017.

Late 2017: Will be in web drama School of Magic, produced by JYP Pictures.

*HOSTING: MC for M! Countdown with Bambam from 2015-2016 /// Currently hosts SBS Inkigayo with NCT’s Doyoung and Blackpink’s Jisoo.

 

YOUNGJAE (영재)

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Youngjae in “A” (2014)

Real Name: Choi Youngjae (최영재)

Birthday: September 17, 1996

Zodiac Sign: Virgo (Western), Rat (Eastern)

Blood Type: B

From: Mokpo, South Korea

Position(s): Main vocalist

Other activities outside of Got7:

*SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING (under the name Ars): Contributed to tracks “Rewind,” “HEY,” and “Sick”

*Has his own Soundcloud account

*VARIETY AND REALITY SHOW APPEARANCES: Competed on MBC’s King of Masked Singer in 2017

BAMBAM (뱀뱀)

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Bambam in “If You Do” (2015)

Real Name: Kunpimook Bhuwakul (กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล)

Birthday: May 2, 1997

Zodiac Sign: Taurus (Western), Ox (Eastern)

Blood Type: B

From: Bangkok, Thailand

Position(s): Lead rapper

Other activities outside Got7:

*SONGWRITING: Contributed lyrics to “See the Light,” “No Jam,” “If,” and “Dreamin'”

*VARIETY/REALITY SHOW APPEARANCES

2016: Real Men (MBC), a reality show where young celebrities get a taste of life to come in the military.  Appeared on the “Friendly Enlisting Special” with Jackson

2016: Where Is My Friend’s Home (JTBC), where several celebrities (usually affiliated with companion show Abnormal Summit) go to visit one cast member’s homeland in a foreign country.  Appeared on the 12th visit to his native Thailand with Jackson.

*HOSTING: MC for M! Countdown from 2015-2016 with Jinyoung

2016: Hosted the first two episodes of Battle Likes (KBS) with Mark

2017: Is the host for K-Rush Magazine (KBS) with Lim (formerly of Wonder Girls), starting from Episode 5

 

YUGYEOM (유겸)

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Yugyeom in “Stop Stop It” (2014)

Real Name: Kim Yugyeom (김유겸)

Birthday: November 17, 1997

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio (Western), Ox (Eastern)

Blood Type: A

From: Seoul (?), South Korea

Position(s): Main dancer, vocalist, rapper, maknae

Other activities outside Got7:

*SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING: Contributed to “See the Light” and “No Jam”

*VARIETY/REALITY SHOW APPEARANCES: In 2016, he appeared on dance competition show Hit The Stage (MNET) in Episodes 9 and 10

 

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