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All About Big Bang!

Big Bang is a popular idol group from South Korea which consists of 5 multi-talented boys which was formed by YG Entertainment. Big Bang members are G-Dragon, T.O.P, Daesung, Taeyang and Seungri. Big Bang successfully debuted on August 19, 2006.

Big Bang took a new direction in the K-Pop era in 2007 with the release of their song “Lies” by incorporating electronic music into their style. The song was composed and written by G-Dragon. It was their golden era in 2007-2008 since there were many iconic songs that they released that year. After receiving big popularity in South Korea, they debuted in Japan in 2008 and received much attention from Japanese fans which became successful until now. As the time went by, Big Bang began to gain attention from international fans in 2012 with their title song ‘Blue’ from the album ‘Alive’. They began their world tour in the same year and visited several overseas cities, such as the United States, Hong Kong and Europe.

Here is the global idols group’s member profiles and facts.

Big Bang Group Profile

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Fandom name = V.I.P

Official color = yellow and black

Official lightstick = crown

Official account = Youtube – Big Bang, twitter – @YG_GlobalVIP , facebook – Big Bang

Facts

  1. Big Bang rarely visits reality or variety show television programs.
  2. When they visited Weekly Idol, Seungri and Daesung really made G-Dragon shocked with their aegyo.

3. G-Dragon didn’t clarify his relationship with Kiko Mizuhara when Big Bang came on as a guest on radio star.

4. Taeyang confessed that G-Dragon always gave him a lot of advice when he wanted to started a relationship. But unfortunately Taeyang was successful in getting a girlfriend while G-Dragon was not.

5. T.O.P likes to post photos on the toilet without any reason.

6. Big Bang’s members rarely get any special reward from G-Dragon. It was revealed at the episode of ‘Run, Big Bang Scout!’

7. Big Bang were doing a drama parody for ‘Secret Garden’. It went viral because G-Dragon and T.O.P kissed and also ‘smelled’ of Daesung.

8. Big Bang gained the title “King of K-pop” since they are one of many senior groups who spread the Korean Wave internationally.

The Leader, G-Dragon

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Profile

Birth Name = Kwon Jiyong

Stage Name = G-Dragon / GD

Nickname = Iguana Idol

Date of Birth = August 18, 1988

Zodiac = Leo

Height = 177 cm

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Nationality = Korean

Blood Type = A

Position = Main Rapper, Leader, Composer, Main Producer, Face of the Group

Education = Gukje Digital University

Hobby = Drawing and listening to music

Favourite color = Yellow and White

Favourite food = Ganjang gaejang (Crab preserved in soy sauce)

Ideal type of girl = Someone that can cook well and someone who run away when GD tries to catch her, but when approaching him she throws herself into his arms when he stops trying.

Instagram = @xxxibgdrgn

Twitter = @ibdgdrgn

Facebook = gdragon

Facts

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  1. He is a childhood friend of T.O.P and Kangin from Super Junior.
  2. He is the youngest child of his family.
  3. He has an older sister named Kwon Dami. Dami owns a fashion boutique and sometimes GD helps her out by wearing her clothes.
  4. He want to have a daughter in the future.
  5. He is a former trainee of S.M. Entertainment. He was around 8 years old when he started his trainee days at S.M. Entertainment.
  6. He is the writer of the hit song of the group Lies.
  7. He was a member of young group, Little RooRa, when he was around 5 or 7 years old.
  8. He gained an interest in rap after listening to Wu Tang clan songs.
  9. He participated in the release of Flexalbum when he was 13 years old, making him the youngest rapper in South Korea in 2001.
  10. He once dropped out high school to concentrate on Big Bang. However, he passed his entrance exams in 2008.
  11. His first girlfriend was older than him.
  12. He has several tattoos. One of his tattoos are on both of his hands.
  13. When he was a trainee, JunK from 2PM was his best friend.
  14. He got a nickname ‘Iguana Idol’ because he liked to change his hair color.
  15. He was once rumored to be dating the Japanese model, Kiko Mizuhara. Many people believed the rumor because of the many photos that surfaced online.
  16. He known as a fashionista among the idols.
  17. He collaborated on IU’s song ‘Palette’.

D-Lite, Daesung

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Profile

Birth Name = Kang Dae Song

Stage Name = Daesung D-Lite

Nickname = Smiling Angel

Date of Birth = April 26, 1989

Zodiac = Taurus

Height = 178 cm

Weight = 63 kg

Origin = Incheon, South Korea

Nationality = Korean

Blood Type = O

Position = Vocals

Education = Kyung Hee University

Favourite food = Sushi

Ideal type of girl = Someone who is good at talking and doesn’t like to wear mini-skirts. Someone who can understand his career and will support him.

Facts

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  1. Other than being a singer, he is also active as an actor and MC.
  2. His parents were strongly against him becoming a singer. Luckily, he was recruited by YG Entertainment after an audition and pursued his singing career afterwards.
  3. He well known as the big joker in BigBang.
  4. His personality is known to be funny, outgoing, cheerful and always loves to put a smile in peoples faces.
  5. His first girlfriend was older than him, like G-Dragon.
  6. In the past, he wanted to become either a pastor, MC or baseball player.
  7. He chose to become a singer after he listened to songs from Stevie Wonder.
  8. He releases stress by laughing a lot.
  9. One of his favourite songs is ‘How Could You’ by Mario.
  10. Other Big Bang members choose him as someone they wanted to be in the group.
  11. He was very brilliant in school.
  12. He has an older sister named Bora.
  13. He is close as friends with the soloist, Gummy.
  14. In 2011, while Daesung was driving to his parents house at night, he noticed a taxi car pulled over to the side. When he went to stop, he ran over a man lying in the road from a previous accident. The man died, and Daesung was struck with sadness and ended all of his Idol appearances for the rest of the year. For the rest of the year he stayed at home and/or went to church.
  15. He can play drums very well but he doesn’t know how to swim.
  16. If he was a girl, he would like to date T.O.P.
  17. He is popular in Japan because Japanese people consider him as a sexy bad boy.

Hottest Rapper, T.O.P

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Profile

Birth Name = Choi Seung Hyun

Stage Name = T.O.P, Tempo

Date of Birth = November 4, 1987

Zodiac = Scorpio

Height = 180 cm

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Nationality = Korean

Blood Type = B

Position = Rapper

Education = Dankook University

Hobby = Reading books, swimming and doing silly things

Favourite color = Pink

Favourite food = Sushi, especially tuna sushi

Ideal type of girl = Someone who knows how to dress well, has manners and is respectful to adults. He hate someone that swears a lot.

Instagram = @choi_seung_hyun_tttop

Facts

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  1. T.O.P and G-Dragon has been friends since childhood.
  2. He was once rejected by YG Entertainment because he was overweight and later he lost 20 kg.
  3. His stage name T.O.P was given by Se7en.
  4. His favourite foods are ice cream, donuts and rice.
  5. He was the first member of Big Bang to feature as a solo artist.
  6. His favourite artists are Method Man and Kanye West.
  7. Other than being Big Bang’s rapper, he is also active as a model.
  8. He known as super playful and fun person.
  9. He has an older sister, named Choi Hye Yoon.
  10. Other than being Big Bang’s rapper, he is also active as an actor and had acted in several dramas, such as the popular drama ‘Iris’.
  11. He is very stubborn and is the jokester in the group.
  12. He was friends with the famous figure skater Kim Yuna when he was a child.
  13. He would date Taeyang if he was a girl.

Solar, Taeyang

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Profile

Birth Name = Dong Yong Bae

Stage Name = Tae Yang

Date of Birth = May 18, 1988

Zodiac = Taurus

Height = 174 cm

Origin = Ujeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Nationality = Korean

Blood Type = B

Position = Vocalist, Songwriter

Education = Daejin University

Hobby = Basketball and listening to music

Favourite food = Yakiniku (grilled meat dishes)

Ideal type of girl = doesn’t have any ideal type

Twitter = @Realtaeyang

Instagram = @_youngbae_

 Facts

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  1. He has been trained in YG Entertainment since he was 12 years old. After 6 years, he finally debuted with Big Bang in 2006.
  2. He was interested in music after he heard a song from Brain Mcknight.
  3. Since 2013, he has a girlfriend who is a model, actress and singer named Min Hyo Rin.
  4. He would have been a comedian if he didn’t pursue a music career.
  5. He decided to become a rapper when he met JinuSean.
  6. His favourite artist is Boys II Men.
  7. He wrote the lyrics for Big Bang song’s ‘Goodbye Baby’.
  8. During his childhood days, he dreamt to become a pianist.
  9. He had a dream to become a world famous artist and he has achieved that now.
  10. The part of body which attracts people the most are his eyebrows.
  11. He has an older brother who is an actor named Dong Hyun Bae.
  12. He can speak English, Japanese and Korean.
  13. His first kiss was in the MV for his first solo single ‘My Girl’.

Maknae CEO, Seungri

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Profile

Birth Name = Lee Seung Hyun

Stage Name = Seungri

Nickname = Panda

Date of Birth = December 12, 1990

Zodiac = Sagittarius

Height = 176 cm

Weight = 60 kg

Origin = Gwangju, South Korea

Nationality = Korean

Blood Type = A

Position = Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae

Education = Chung Ang University

Hobby = Watching soccer

Favourite food = A bowl of rice and beef

Ideal type of girl = Someone who has a lot of aegyo and a beautiful voice

Instagram = @seungriseyo

Twitter = @ForvictoRi

Facts

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  1. He was known as a good dancer when he was a kid.
  2. He was a contestant to be a member of male group Shinhwa.
  3. He don’t like people who call him short.
  4. He would like to perform a duet with Big Mama
  5. He never had vocal training until he joined YG Entertainment.
  6. Other than being a singer, he is also active as an actor, singer/songwriter and CEO of his own business.
  7. He was active as a soloist in 2011 and 2013 and promoted in both Japan and Korea at the same time.
  8. He has a younger sister named Hanna.
  9. He is known for his blunt attitude and his over confidence among Big Bang’s members.
  10. He got the nickname Panda because of his dark eye circles which resemble a panda and he also likes collecting panda things.
  11. He won over Hyunseung (former BEAST member) to be a final member of Big Bang.
  12. He has many businesses and is known as maknae CEO who is always busy developing his business. Several of his businesses are midnight clubs, ramen restaurants, and dance academies.
  13. His dance academies which are well known as Seungri’s Academy are popular among idols because many idols who successfully debuted have taken classes before. Including Topp Dogg’s Jun Hojoon and Kim Sangkyoon, BTS’s J-HOPE, WINNER’s Jinwoo, VIXX’s Hyuk, KARA’s Goo Hara, B.A.P’s Zelo, EXID’s Seo Hyerin, C-Clown’s Kang Jun, Ladies Code’s Zuny, Laboum’s Soyeon, Lovelyz’s Mijoo, and Nine Muses’s Pyo Hyemi.

Bigbang Members Popularity Ranking

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There are many polls in many forums about the popularity ranking of Big Bang since they are global idols. Here is summary of Big Bang’s popularity ranking.

Popularity Ranking

  1. G-Dragon
  2. T.O.P
  3. Taeyang
  4. Seungri
  5. Daesung