Learn More About DKB’s Acrobatic Vocalist, Jang Dong-il a.k.a D1!
DKB (Hangul: 다크비) is a South Korean boy group that debuted under Brave Entertainment with their debut single titled “Sorry Mama.” DKB has 9 members with E-Chan, Teo, D1, GK, Heechan, Lune, Junseo, Yuku, and Harry June. As a boy group that is still among the rookies, DKB is still maintaining its career journey by releasing new songs and preparing to become an outstanding boy group.
In this article, there’s detailed information about a member of DKB who also has a position as a vocalist, which is Jang Dong-il, also known as DKB’s D1. Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about DKB’s D1 including his full profile, fun facts, and many more in this article below!
DKB’s D1’s Full Profile
Real Name: Jang Dong-il (Hangul: 장동일)
Stage Name: D1 (Hangul: 디원)
Birth: Gangwon-do, Sokcho, South Korea, February 15th, 1998
Star Sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Position in the Group: Leader, Dancer, Acrobatic, Vocalist
Education: Dropped out of KAC Korean Academy of Arts
DKB’s D1’s Facts
- DKB’s D1’s Chinese zodiac sign is the tiger
- DKB’s D1 was revealed as a member on October 31st, 2019
- DKB’s D1’s specialties are songwriting, choreography, and soccer
- DKB’s D1’s shoe size is 260 mm (size 8)
- DKB’s D1’s right eyesight is –6.0~-7.0 and is –6.0~-7.0 on the left side
- DKB’s D1’s hobby is ball games
- DKB’s D1’s childhood dream was to be an athlete or a magician
- DKB’s D1 said that he’s a genius as a secret that others don’t know
- DKB’s D1’s nickname is Elvan (Stone-Plate Cooked) Egg, and he said, “The cooked egg is hard on the outside, but they’re very soft on the inside. My first impression seems very cold. However, it turns out I’m very soft on the inside. I was nicknamed an egg. I also have dark skin so I was given the nickname Elvan Egg”
- DKB’s D1 would bring water, his friend, and a fire striker if he went to an uninhabited island
- DKB’s D1 said he’d buy a house for his family and that every day he’d order delivery food if he won the lottery
- DKB’s D1 said he hopes to be an all-around entertainer and live in a multi-floor double-decker house in 10 years
- DKB’s D1 likes tteokbokki
- DKB’s D1 shares a room with Junseo, Lune, Yuku, and Teo in the dorm
- DKB’s D1 would suddenly disappear from home when he was a child, but, actually, he was dancing alone while watching idol videos on the Internet in a computer room
- DKB’s D1 had a dance battle with local Thai people when he went on a family trip to Thailand
- DKB’s D1 dislikes mushrooms and cucumbers in Naengmyeon
- DKB’s D1’s mother always gave him a perm from kindergarten to elementary school. He hated it so much when he was in middle to high school, but he ended up doing a perm again when he went to college
- DKB’s D1 listens to WINNER’s “ISLAND” when he travels, and his favorite karaoke song is Lim Sejun’s “Don’t Go Today”
- DKB’s D1 is often referred to as the visual member because he gives a distinct and chic impression with copper-colored skin and clear facial features
- DKB’s D1’s motto is, “If you don’t walk today, you’ll run tomorrow”
DKB D1’s Debut Era
D1 debuted as an original member of DKB in 2020 and promoted in “Sorry Mama.” During their debut era, DKB’s D1 got the opportunity to participate in individual teaser images and promotions until the “Sorry Mama” teaser music video.
Before the “Sorry Mama” music video was released, DKB’s members revealed individual teasers featuring their own scene in the music video. In the “Sorry Mama” individual teaser music video, DKB’s D1 is seen being rebellious and surrounded by musical instruments, but seconds later, DKB’s D1 destroys a guitar and the scene shows him walking out of the room.
Besides that, DKB’s D1 also appeared in “Individual Film” which was released to promote the members before they officially debuted. In the video below, Brave Entertainment shows DKB’s D1 who is very good at freestyle choreography wearing an all-white outfit and dancing with confidence.
“Sorry Mama” was also delivered in a performance that was aired on a music program. On February 28, 2020, DKB was seen performing on Music Bank. They performed “Sorry Mama” for fans who watched this episode. In the focus fancam below, DKB’s D1 looks very energetic while performing “Sorry Mama,” and you can see his green hair during this debut promotion.
Let’s check out DKB’s D1’s focus fancam below to watch his performance!
Well, that is all of the information about DKB’s D1 and everything about him that you should know. Let’s continue to give support and love to DKB and also D1. Hopefully, his career can shine even more in the future. If you like this article, don’t forget to share it on your social media and wait for another interesting article from Channel-Korea!