Full Profiles and Facts of K.A.R.D.’s Members


Who Is K.A.R.D?

K.A.R.D is a South Korean co-ed consisting of J.seph, BM, Somin, and Jiwoo. They made their official debut on July 19, 2017, with the EP Hola Hola. They are working under DSP Media. Before their official debut, DSP Media is planning to release three project singles (every new release will reveal a hidden member). On December 13, 2016, they released their first project single titled K.A.R.D Project Vol. 1 with the track “Oh NaNa” featuring ex-Kara member YoungJi as the first hidden member. Here, we have the full profiles of K.A.R.D’s members. Check it out! 

K.A.R.D’s Official Accounts


Fandom Name: Hidden Kard

Official Fan Color: N/A

Official Accounts:

Twitter: @KARD_Official (they share the same twitter account)

Instagram: @official_kard

Facebook: officialkard

Youtube: KARD’s channel

K.A.R.D’s J.Seph: Profile and Facts


Real Name: Kim TaeHyung

Stage Name: J.Seph

Nicknames: N/A

Position: Ace, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist

Date of Birth: June 21, 1992, in South Korea

Age: 25 years old (2017)

Height: 178.5 cm (5’10”)

Weight: N/A

Religion: N/A

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Gemini

Hobby: N/A

Languages: Korean and English

Twitter: N/A

Instagram: @j.seph_

Facts About J.Seph

  • He is able to speak English.
  • Before debuting in K.A.R.D, he was a trainee for 5 years.
  • In K.A.R.D, he represents the letter A, and he has the ace card.
  • The ace can either be the lowest card that supports the team or the highest card that is sharp (explained during debut party).
  • Before K.A.R.D’s debut, BM and J.Seph were planning to debut as a hip-hop duo, but plans were changed.
  • All members of the group say that J.Seph is the funniest member.
  • When Somin and Jiwoo were asked about J.Seph’s uniqueness, both of them said J. Seph eats the most and jokes the most.
  • J.Seph is friends with Sowon from GFriend (refer to their Reddit question and answer session).
  • His ideal type is someone like Park Si Yeon or Cha Ye Ryun.

K.A.R.D’s BM: Profile and Facts


Real Name: Kim JinSeok / Kim WooJin

Stage Name: BM

Nicknames: Matthew Kim (English name)

Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist, King Card

Date of Birth: October 20, 1992, in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Age: 25 Years Old (2017)

Height: 186 cm (6’1’’))

Weight: N/A

Religion: N/A

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Libra

Hobby: N/A

Languages: Korean and English

Twitter: N/A

Instagram: @bigmatthewww

Facts About BM

  • BM came from Los Angeles.
  • His name stands for Big Matthew.
  • He has two Korean names, which are Kim Jin-Seok and Kim Woo-Jin.
  • He participated in K-pop Star and was a trainee for 4 and a half years.
  • Matthew’s mom designs clothes.
  • Since he was born abroad, he is fluent in English.
  • He has some collaborations with Goo Hara. He was featured in Goo Hara’s song “La La La” and he appeared in Goo Hara’s “Choco Chip Cookies” MV as her dance partner.
  • In K.A.R.D, he represents the letter K and the king card.
  • BM, who is the King, explained that the king is the most dependable and strongest card, so he is the team’s solid foundation. 
  • BM has two younger brothers.
  • He participated in After School Club and was a special host for After School Club.
  • J.Seph and BM are close to each other. J.Seph helped BM a lot when he moved to Korea.
  • BM is friends with Jae from Day6, Ashley from Ladies’ Code, and Woosung from The Rose.
  • BM’s ideal type is a woman who has a strong, fierce personality and appearance, someone like CL or Jessi.

K.A.R.D’s Somin: Profile and Facts

somin kard

Real Name: Jeon SoMin

Stage Name: Somin

Nicknames: N/A

Position: Black Joker, Main Vocalist, Visual

Date of Birth: August 22, 1996, in South Korea

Age: 21 Years Old (2017)

Height: 163 cm (5’4″)

Weight: 42 kg (92 lbs)

Religion: N/A

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Leo

Hobby: N/A

Languages: Korean and Fluent English

Twitter: N/A

Instagram: @somin_jeon0822

Facts About Somin

  • In the past, she was a member of DSP Media’s Japanese girl group Puretty (which disbanded in 2014).
  • She was a Baby KARA contestant (she finished in 2nd place).
  • In August 2015, Somin debuted as the leader of DSP Media’s new girl group APRIL, but she decided to leave the band in November because she wanted to try another genre of music.
  • She appeared in Epik High’s “Born Hater” MV.
  • She represents the letter R, which refers to the black joker.
  • Somin, the Black Joker, explained the meaning, “Depending on the situation, the black joker can be the best card, so I will show the various appeals that I have.” 
  • Somin is friends with Jeongyeon from Twice and Mingyu and Seungkwan from Seventeen.
  • Somin’s ideal type is someone manly.

K.A.R.D’s Jiwoo: Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Jeon JiWoo

Stage Name: Ji Woo

Nicknames: N/A

Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae

Date of Birth: October 4, 1996

Age: 21 Years Old (2017)

Height: 165 cm (5’5″)

Weight: N/A

Religion: N/A

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: N/A

Hobby: N/A

Languages: Korean

Twitter: N/A

Instagram: @_zziwooo0

Facts About Jiwoo

  • Jiwoo is a former FNC Entertainment trainee, and she represents the letter R, which is the color joker.
  • Jiwoo explained, “I’m in charge of making our group’s singing, rapping, and dancing, and music colorful.”
  • Jiwoo has a brother, but they aren’t very close.
  • She can withstand pain. It can be seen because she did 8 piercings in one day on both ears. 8 piercings has proven that she can withstand pain.
  • She is a funny person, and she can also do a Doraemon impression.
  • Jiwoo is friends with Mimi from Gugudan and Doha from Boys24 (seen on their Reddit question and answer session).

K.A.R.D’s Hidden Member YoungJi’s Profile

youngji kard

Stage Name: YoungJi

Real Name: Hur YoungJi

Birthday: August 30, 1994

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height: 166 cm (5’5″)

Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Album Participation: “Oh NaNa” – debut album

Card Name: Hidden

Instagram: @young_g_hur

Facts About YoungJi:

  • She is a former KARA member, and she is the winner of Baby KARA.
  • Besides being a singer, she is also an actress.
  • She used to be a trainee under Core Contents Media.
  • She was cast on the reality show Roommate 2 where she got a lot of attention for always bickering with GOT7’s Jackson.
  • During K.A.R.D’s debut party, Youngji said, “I’m close with the members. I’m so happy that they were finally able to debut. Please love and support them and stream their music.”
  • If we ask about Youngji’s ideal type, she will answer, “I have liked Kim Soo Hyun.”