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
Twitter: @KARD_Official (they share the same twitter account)
Youtube: KARD’s channel
K.A.R.D’s J.Seph: Profile and Facts
Real Name: Kim TaeHyung
Stage Name: J.Seph
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”)
Blood Type: O
Languages: Korean and English
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’’))
Blood Type: A
Languages: Korean and English
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.