All About Golden Child: Profile, Facts, Discography, and More!

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Ever heard of Golden Child? They were one of the South Korean boy bands that formed under Woollim Entertainment in 2017. In the same year, they made their debut by releasing a mini-album with the title Gol-Cha. Golden Child was originally consisting of eleven members, but currently, it consists of ten members, due to one member’s decision to leave. The current members are Daeyeol, Jangjun, Y, TAG, Seungmin, Jaehyun, Jibeom, Donghyun, Bomin, and Joochan.

Well, are you curious about Golden Child and want to know more about each member of Golden Child? Don’t worry, we will provide you with all the information about them! In this article, Channel-Korea will introduce you with the shining Golden Child and all of the fascinating information about them!

Profile and Facts About Golden Child Members

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Here are the full profiles and fascinating facts about each member of Golden Child! Let’s check it out together!

Golden Child’s Daeyeol

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Birth Name: Lee Daeyeol (이대열)

Stage Name: Daeyeol

Place and Date of Birth: Gyeonggi-do, Yongin, South Korea, February 11th, 1993

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Age: 26 (International age)/27 (Korean age)

Blood Type: B

Jersey Number: 11

Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Daeyeol:

  • Golden Child’s Daeyeol is the younger brother of INFINITE’s Sungyeol
  • He had been a trainee since 2012
  • He loves Americanos and green grapes, also loves the blue and purple color
  • He and his other mate, Golden Child’s Y, were being the cameo in the drama My Lovely Girl in 2014
  • His brother, INFINITE’s Sungyeol, and he used to have dyslexia when the two of them were children
  • Golden Child’s Daeyeol was introverted when he was a kid, but that changed when he started high school
  • He was one of the backup dancers for INFINITE in Gayo and INFINITE F

Golden Child’s TAG

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Birth Name: Son Youngtaek (손영택)

Stage Name: TAG

Place and Date of Birth: Gyeonggi-do, Hwaseong, South Korea, April 13th, 1998

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Age: 20 (International age)/21 (Korean age)

Blood Type: O

Jersey Number: 7

Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s TAG:

  • He was a former trainee of Keyeast
  • He is fluent in the Japanese language because he used to study abroad in Japan
  • He loves the color pink
  • Golden Child’s TAG is a fan of Twenty One Pilots, OASIS, and Coldplay
  • He has a 4D personality, and also he is a very flexible person
  • He loves wearing hats
  • Golden Child’s TAG, with some of the other members, such as Joochan, Jaehyun, Bomin, were in the same high school (Hanlim Multi Art High School)

Golden Child’s Bomin

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Birth Name: Choi Bomin (최보민)

Stage Name: Bomin

Date of Birth: August 24th, 2000

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Age: 18 (International age)/19 (Korean age)

Blood Type: B

Jersey Number: 89

Position: Visual, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae

Facts about Golden Child’s Bomin:

  • He is the youngest member of Golden Child, and the other members always let him do anything he wants
  • He used to attend the Seocheon High School but he moved to Hanlim Multi Art High School
  • Bomin became a trainee in Woollim Entertainment in 2015
  • He loves cats
  • He has an acrophobia
  • Bomin is always the last member to get up
  • In Golden Child, Jangjun always makes Bomin laugh a lot
  • He is in good relations with The Boyz’s Hwall, ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, and NCT’s Jeno

Golden Child’s Jaehyun

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Birth Name: Bong Jaehyun (봉재현)

Stage Name: Jaehyun

Place and Date of Birth: Seoul, South Korea, January 4th, 1999

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Age: 20 International age)/21 (Korean age)

Blood Type: O

Jersey Number: 19

Position: Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Jaehyun:

  • He went to Hanlim Multi Art High School
  • He speaks English due to living abroad in Chicago, US
  • Jaehyun loves basketball, he was even the captain of the basketball team during middle school
  • He doesn’t like to eat seafood, he loves toast
  • He loves the color black, that’s why he always buys black clothes
  • BTS’ V is his role model
  • When he is really tired, he tends to talk in his sleep
  • He loves the Harry Potter series

Golden Child’s Joochan

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Birth Name: Hong Joochan (홍주찬)

Stage Name: Joochan

Place and Date of Birth: Seoul, South Korea, July 31st, 1999

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Age: 19 (International age)/20 (Korean age)

Blood Type: A

Jersey Number: 55

Position: Main Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Joochan:

  • Joochan used to attend Lila Art School but he moved to Hanlim Multi Art High School
  • His favorite type of music are ballads, and he also loves roses
  • His instrument is the guitar
  • Joochan is good at drawing. He learned it from his sister who attended an art school
  • He has the same birthday as Golden Child’s Y
  • Joochan made an appearance in King of Masked Singer episode 153
  • He loves making random stuff, such as a ring from wood branches, a lamp from cans etc.

Golden Child’s Jangjun

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Birth Name: Lee Jangjun (이장준)

Stage Name: Jangjun

Place and Date of Birth: Jeongju, South Korea, March 3rd, 1997

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Age: 21 (International age)/22 (Korean age)

Blood Type: A

Jersey Number: 82

Position: Vocalist, Main Rapper

Facts about Golden Child’s Jangjun:

  • Jangjun loves puppies
  • He helps Golden Child to make rap lyrics for their songs
  • His favorite fashion item are rings
  • He is like a vitamin that never gets tired in Golden Child
  • During Golden Child’s rest time, he prefers to exercise rather than rest
  • There’s a rumor that INFINITE’s Dongwoo is his cousin, however, it seems that they are not related
  • B.A.P’s Bang Yongguk is his role model

Golden Child’s Seungmin

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Birth Name: Bae Seungmin (배승민)

Stage Name: Seungmin

Place and Date of Birth: Gwangju, South Korea, October 13th, 1998

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Age: 20 (International age)/21 (Korean age)

Blood Type: A

Jersey Number: 98

Position: Lead Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Seungmin:

  • Seungmin likes fantasy movies
  • He was a former trainee of JYP Entertainment, and joined Woollim Entertainment in 2016
  • He wants to keep his real height a secret
  • He loves fresh fruit drinks
  • Seungmin is a shy person but he has a very cute personality
  • He can fit his whole body, including his head, into a suitcase

Golden Child’s Y

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Birth Name: Choi Seongyoon (최성윤)

Stage Name: Y

Place and Date of Birth: Gyeongsang, Changwon, South Korea, July 31st, 1995

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Age: 23 (International age)/24 (Korean age)

Blood Type: O

Jersey Number: 3

Position: Visual, Main Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Y:

  • Y had been a trainee since 2012
  • Actually, he used to be an actor, but he decided to be a singer instead
  • He is the athlete of the group, and he loves soccer
  • He has a very positive personality
  • He is famously known as the member with the best fashion sense among the other Golden Child members
  • He used to be a cold person, and the other members thought that Y was scary due to their first impression
  • He loves the color black

Golden Child’s Donghyun

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Birth Name: Kim Donghyun (김동현)

Stage Name: Donghyun

Place and Date of Birth: Seoul, South Korea, February 23rd, 1999

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Age: 19 (International age)/20 (Korean age)

Blood Type: B

Jersey Number: 80

Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Donghyun:

  • He has a younger brother named Min Chan
  • Most of the fans say that Donghyun has a similarity with INFINITE’s Sunggyu
  • He attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul
  • He had been a trainee since he was in 6th grade, and his parents gave him a lot of support to become a singer
  • Donghyun cries when he laughs a lot
  • Despite his cute looks, Donghyun is a good listener and acts like an older brother

Golden Child’s Jibeom

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Birth Name: Kim Jibeon (김지범)

Stage Name: Jibeom

Place and Date of Birth: Busan, South Korea, February 3rd, 1999

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Age: 19 (International age)/20 (Korean age)

Blood Type: B

Jersey Number: 33

Position: Visual, Lead Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Jibeom:

  • He became a trainee of Woollim Entertainment in 2015
  • He is famously known for his looks that appear like a mixture of BTS’ Jin and GOT7’s Mark
  • He loves vanilla latte, and he loves spring
  • His favorite color is black
  • His personality is caring and he is an understanding pacifist
  • He is thankful to former Golden Child member, Jaeseok, for the dance practice they did together
  • He wants to do better in singing and hopes to sing an OST one day
  • He is a big fan of Roy Kim

Former member – Jaeseok

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Birth Name: Park Jaeseok (박재석)

Stage Name: Jaeseok

Place and Date of Birth: Cheongju, South Korea, November 20th, 1995

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Age: 23 (International age) / 24 (Korean age)

Blood Type: A

Jersey Number: 20

Position: Visual, Lead Dancer, Vocalist

Facts about Golden Child’s Jaeseok:

  • He was called the Parkjumma due to his cooking skills and he was like a mother to the group
  • Jaeseok is fluent in the Japanese language
  • He is a former trainee of Keyeast
  • He, together with Golden Child’s TAG were part of the group I.D, and they were mostly active in Japan
  • On January 6th, 2018, Woollim Entertainment confirmed that Jaeseok left the group because of health issues

Pre-debut: W Projects

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What is W Projects? W Projects was one of the projects of Woollim Entertainment to introduce their trainees, such as the other members of Golden Child, before they debuted as Golden Child.

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Through W Projects, Woollim Entertainment introduced Joochan, Jangjun, TAG, Daeyeol, Donghyun, and the former member of Golden Child, Jaeseok.

Golden Child’s Discography

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Here’s the complete discography of Golden Child!

Extended Plays

Title Album Details
Gol-Cha! Released on August 28th, 2017

Label: Woollim Entertainment, CJ E&M

Formats: CD, Digital download

Miracle Released on January 29th, 2018

Label: Woollim Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment

Formats: CD, Digital download

Wish Released on October 24th, 2018

Label: Woollim Entertainment, Kakao M

Formats: CD, Digital download

 

Single Albums

Title Album Details
Goldenness Released on July 4th, 2018

Label: Woollim Entertainment, Kakao M

Formats: CD, Digital download

 

Singles

Year Title Album
2017 DamDaDi Gol-Cha!
2018 It’s U Miracle
2018 Let Me Goldenness
2018 Genie Wish

 

Soundtrack Appearances

Year Title Album
2017 Love Letter 20th Century Boy and Girl OST

 

Music Videos

Year Title
2017 DamDaDi
2018 It’s U
2018 Lady
2018 Let Me
2018 Genie

 

Watch one of Golden Child’s singles here: