GOT7 Member Profile

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MARK
JACKSON
JINYOUNG
YOUNGJAE
BAMBAM
YUGYEOM

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
Sub-unit: JJ Project (with Jinyoung)

Other Activities Outside of Got7:

COLLABORATIONS AND FEATURED ARTIST:

2016: “Just Because” with labelmate Baek A Yeon

2017: Featured on Primary’s “Hush”

OSTs:

2012:  “New Dreaming” with Park Seo Joon and “Together” with T-ara’s Jiyeon for his drama Dream High 2

2015: “Forever Love” for Got7’s web drama Dream Knight

2017: “U&I” with Jackson for The Package

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING:

He composes under the name Defsoul): Credits include “Bad Behavior,” “Fish,” Something Good,” “Home Run,” “Skyway,” “Prove it,” and “Dreamin.” He helped compose and write lyrics 7 for 7‘s title track “You Are” and the B-side “Teenager.” He also a Soundcloud account

ACTING:

2012: Dream High 2 (KBS), main role.  About a group of high school students at an art school who dream of being K-Pop stars.  Features other idols like 2 A.M.’s Jinwoon, Sistar’s Hyolyn, and T-ara’s Jiyeon

2013: When a Man Falls in Love (MBC), supporting role. About the complications that ensue when a gangster falls in love.  He played the younger brother of the female lead.

2015: Dream Knight (Youku Tudou), main role. Got7’s web drama.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2016: Celebrity Bromance (MBigTV) / A show that highlights friendships between male celebrities. Appeared with B.A.P’s Youngjae.

2017: Will appear on the upcoming season of Law in the Jungle (SBS)

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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, martial arts (occasional/rare since 2015)

Other Activities Outside of Got7:

COLLABORATIONS AND FEATURED ARTIST:

2014: Performed the rap part in Sunmi’s “Full Moon” for several music shows

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING:

Mark has helped write lyrics and/or compose Got7 songs such as “Can’t,” “See the Light,” “No Jam,” My Home,” “If, “Sick,” “Let Me,” and “Face.”

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2014-2015: After School Club (Arirang), Episodes 58, 8084, 144, and 167 / A talk show in Korean and English where idols talk about their latest releases, play games, and do fan service and hangouts with international fans.  Besides appearing with Got7, he and fellow English speaker Jackson made several appearances on their own.

2016: Running Man (SBS), Episode 319 / A variety show with a fixed cast and guests who complete missions during themed episodes. Appeared briefly with Jinyoung when cast member Haha went to visit JYP Entertainment and assisted him with a mission. (Sorry I didn’t choose the icon…but yes the clip is about Haha exposing his abs).

2017: Law of the Jungle in Wild New Zealand (SBS), Episodes 265-268. A show similar to Survivor where celebrities go to tropical locations and try to survive in the wilderness (but there’s no elimination system).  Appeared with fellow idols Shindong (Super Junior) and Uee (After School).  The clip is unsubbed, but it’s of him using a Got7 light stick as a flag pole.

HOSTING:

2016: Battle Likes (KBS) / Episode 1 and 2 with Bambam

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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, face of the group

Other Activities Outside of Got7:

SOLO MUSIC:

2017: Released the single “Papillon”

COLLABORATIONS AND FEATURED ARTIST:

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

OSTS:

2017: “U&I” with JB for The Package

SONGWRITING:

Jackson helped write lyrics for tracks “Just Tonight,” “Moonlight,” “Back to Me,” “Feels Good,” “GOOD,” “Tic Tic Tok,” “Boom x3,” “No Jam,” “Sick,” and “Face.”

MUSIC VIDEO APPEARANCES:

2015:  “Shake That Brass” by Amber of f(x). The music video featured a lot of her celebrity friends.

2016: “Shut Up” by The Unnies (for KBS variety show Unnie’s Slam Dunk)

HOSTING:

Was one of the MC’s for SBS Inkigayo from 2015-2016.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

NOTE: Jackson is also very active in China, but this profile focuses mostly on his Korean activities.

2014:

Roommate (SBS), Season 2 / Like a PG version of Big Brother that’s less scandalous and more humorous. He won the Newcomer Award at the SBS Entertainment Awards for his appearance.

Hitmaker Season 1 (MBC Every1) / 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.

2014-2015: After School Club (Arirang), Episodes 58, 8084, 144, and 167 / A talk show in Korean and English where idols talk about their latest releases, play games, and do fan service and hangouts with international fans.  Besides appearing with Got7, he and fellow English speaker Mark made several appearances on their own.

2015:

Happy Together 3 (KBS) /A popular variety talk show where guests tell stories and play games with a fixed panel. Appeared on the Manly Men vs. Chatterboxes Special.

Law of the Jungle Nicaragua (SBS), Episodes 178-185 / A show similar to Survivor where celebrities go to tropical locations and try to survive in the wilderness (but there’s no elimination system). Other idols were Minah (Girl’s Day), Hani (EXID), and N (Vixx).

Cool Kiz on the Block (KBS), Episode 116 / A sports variety show where a group of celebrities learns a sport and then competes against professional athletes.  (I thought he’d go on for fencing, but apparently it was swimming)

Problematic Men (tvN), Episode 9 / A talk show where the fixed cast is given a set of clues to discover the identity of their guest.  Then the whole group is given a puzzle to solve.

2016:

Celebrity Bromance (MBigTV) / A web series that highlights the friendships between male celebrities.  Appeared with Monsta X’s Jooheon.

Weekly Idol (MBC Every1) / A popular variety show where idols often appear to promote their new title tracks and play games. Appeared on variety corner “Idols are the Best” with Gfriend’s SinB, Monsta X’s Jooheon, and Twice’s Dahyun.

He also appeared on Episode 245 to support his friend Hani (EXID) when she became an MC.  Other guests included Hani’s bandmate Solji, Highlight’s Junhyung, and Sistar’s Bora (the latter two were supporting Super Junior’s Heechul, who was also an MC).

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.

Where Is My Friend’s Home (JTBC), Episode 55 / 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.

2017:

Hitmaker (MBC Every1), Season 3 / Made a cameo to visit Jung Hyungdon and Junhyung.

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

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JINYOUNG (진영)

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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 he changed it in 2016 when he felt it sounded too young.

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
Sub-unit: JJ Project (with JB)

Other Activities Outside of Got7:

COLLABORATION STAGES:

2016:

SBS Inkigayo Ultra Dance Festival – formed a group called Six Pack with Monsta X’s Shownu, Seventeen’s Dino, Romeo’s Hyunkyung, Astro’s Rocky, and NCT’s Ten.

SAF SBS Gayo Daejun – Dance collaboration with Yugyeom, Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, NCT’s Ten, and Blackpink’s Lisa.

OSTs:

2013: “We are the B” with Kang Sora, 2 A.M.’s Jinwoon, and Kim Jisoo for Dream High 2

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING:

Jinyoung has contributed to Got7 B-Sides “This Star,” “Can’t,” and “Mayday.”

MUSIC VIDEO APPEARANCES:

2010: “Tasty San” by San E

2015: “Feel” by 2 P.M.’s Junho (wait JB’s here too lol)

“Speed” by Melody Day

ACTING:

2012: Dream High 2 (KBS), supporting role.  About a group of high school students at an art school who dream of being K-Pop stars.  Features other idols like 2 A.M.’s Jinwoon, Sistar’s Hyolyn, and T-ara’s Jiyeon.

2013: When a Man Falls in Love (MBC), supporting role. About the complications that ensue when a gangster falls in love.

2015:

Dream Knight (Youku Tudou), main role. Got7’s web drama.

Beloved Eun-dong (JTBC), supporting role. About an actor who works with his ghostwriter to remember the romance he had twenty years ago.  Jinyoung plays a younger version of the male lead.

2016: Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS), supporting role. The love story between a con man and a mermaid both during the Joseon dynasty and in the present. Jinyoung plays the younger version of the male lead.

2017:

Played the lead in A Stray Goat, a film about a young man who moves to the countryside and befriends a young woman who is bullied in school.

Magic School (Naver/JTBC) / A web drama produced by JYP Pictures.

HOSTING:

Was previously an MC for M! Countdown with Bambam from 2015-2016. Currently hosts SBS Inkigayo with NCT’s Doyoung and Blackpink’s Jisoo.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2017Master Key (SBS), Episode 4 / A variety show where guests compete in teams to discover who has a special key.

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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:

COLLABORATIONS AND FEATURED ARTIST:

2017: Featured on Sanjoy’s “Victim of Love” with Stephen Rezza and Elliot Yamin (credited as Ars)

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING

Under the name Ars, Youngjae has contributed to Got7 tracks “Rewind,” “HEY,” “Sick,” and “Moon U.” He also has his own Soundcloud account.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2017: King of Masked Singer (MBC), Episodes 93 and 94 / A music competition show kind of similar to The Voice. Contestants singing wearing elaborate costumes and masks to disguise their identity.

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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, lead dancer

Other Activities Outside Got7:

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING:

Bambam has helped write lyrics and/or compose the Got7 songs “See the Light,” “No Jam,” “If,” “Dreamin,'” “Moon U,” “Remember You,” and “Face.”

NOTABLE VARIETY 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.

Where Is My Friend’s Home (JTBC), Episode 55/ 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:

2015 – 2016: Was an MC for M! Countdown with Jinyoung

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

2017: Hosted Episodes 5-8 of K-Rush Magazine (KBS) with Lim (formerly of Wonder Girls)

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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:

COLLABORATION STAGES:

2016: SAF SBS Gayo Daejun – Dance collaboration with Jinyoung, Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, NCT’s Ten, and Blackpink’s Lisa.

OSTs:

SONGWRITING AND COMPOSING:

Yugyeom has contributed to “See the Light” and “No Jam.” He also has a Soundcloud.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2016: Hit the Stage (MNET), Episodes 9 and 10 / A dance show where known idol dancers collaborate with dance crews to create themed stages.

Sources: JYP Entertainment, Youtube, Soundcloud, KSHOWONLINE, Wikipedia, Arirang, JTBC, KBS, MBC, MNET, Naver, SBS, tvN

None of the videos are subbed by me or belong to me.  The subs are either done by the network or a fan.

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