Up Close And Personal With The 1995-Born Duo, JBJ95

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The 1995-Born Members Of Boy Group JBJ95

JBJ95 is a South Korean group in which the members were both born in 1995. Who’s in the 95-line? They are Kenta and Sanggyun that debuted on October 30th, 2018, under Star Road Entertainment. Kenta is the main vocal, whereas Sanggyun is the rapper.

How they built their career, and the journey they had to take to succeed in the South Korean entertainment industry, are all questions that are going to be answered in this Channel-Korea article below.

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The South Korean duo JBJ95 is including Kenta and Sanggyun.

JBJ95’s Kenta’s Profile

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Stage Name: Kenta (켄타)
Birth Name: Takada Kenta (髙田健太)
Korean Name: Go Geon Tae (고건태)
Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer, Face of the Group
Birthday: January 10th, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: B
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Twitter: kenta_starroad
Instagram: @rkm0855
Facebook: KENTA

Facts about JBJ95’s Kenta

– Kenta comes from Japan.
– Kenta’s ability is to speak Korean and make Latte art.
– He is often called Sexy cute Kenta.
– Kenta used to be a member of a cover group.
– Kenta had been training for one year and three months before joining Produce 101.
– In Produce 101, Kenta was eliminated in Episode 10.
– Kenta was ranked 24th in Produce 101.
– After Produce 101, Kenta joined the group JBJ because his fans requested him to.
– He is a big fan of Ricky from Teen Top and Highlight.
– Kenta is good friends with Ricky from Teen Top and Ravn from ONEUS.
– Kenta sometimes gets teased and lied to by people, and he believes in it.
– Kenta is terrible at doing telepathy games.
– Kenta finds it hard to organize.
– He also doesn’t like milk based on Just be Joyful Episode 4.
– He has the ability to make dance covers of many K-pop girl group songs.
– Kenta loves cats.
– Kenta’s hand is 18 cm based on Just be Joyful Episode 3.
– Kenta has a habit of dancing to the “Despacito” music anywhere and anytime whenever it’s rolling.
– Kenta was mentioned as pure and sexy in Weekly Idol.
– Kenta and Sanggyun act in the web drama Barefoot Diva.
– Kenta has a Korean Proverb book beside him therefore he can learn them in his spare time to have a better TV Persona.
– A secret to his glowing skin are his big boxes of face masks which he applies almost every day.
– He is not easy to say no.
– Kenta always does most of the chores, while Sanggyun plays games since he can’t say no.
– Kenta is illustrated as a mom and Sanggyun is the son, since he always does the daily chores.
– When he is stressed, he would run alone.
– If he feels down, he will find a bridge to find any answers and calm the situation.
– When Kenta was a trainee, he was broke and couldn’t afford many meals, so he also had a part-time job and he got a kind boss who listened and care for him.
– His father is only speaking a few words and never told Kenta that he loved him, therefore when his father hugged him he was shocked.

JBJ95’s Sanggyun’s Profile

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Stage Name: Sanggyun (상균)
Birth Name: Kim Sanggyun (김상균)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: May 23rd, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Blood Type: O
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Twitter: kimsanggyun_twt
Instagram: 8eomatom

Facts about JBJ95’s Sanggyun

– Sanggyun has a younger brother.
– He studied at Gwangdeok High School and graduated in 2014.
– Sanggyun was a former trainee of Big Hit Entertainment and he was supposed to debut in a group with RM from BTS but it got canceled.
– Sanggyun debuted with Xeno-T (Topp Dogg) in 2013 with the stage name A-Tom.
– He was a backup dancer for EvoL before debuting.
– He likes to listen to music and play soccer.
– Sanggyun writes his own rap lyrics.
– If he wasn’t a singer he would have pursued a career in fashion.
– His charming point is his smile.
– He is afraid of cats.
– Sanggyun appeared in SMTM5 (Show Me The Money 5).
– He joined Produce 101 but was eliminated in Episode 10 in rank 26.
– He joined the fan project group JBJ because it was requested by fans after Produce 101.
– He doesn’t like organizing based on Keep Your Eyes On Us JBJ.
– Sanggyun is allergic to cats, which could be seen when he met Yongguk’s cats.
– He has the best body in JBJ according to the members.
– When he finished promotions with JBJ, he left Xeno-T (Topp Dogg) and joined JBJ95.
– Sanggyun and Kenta act in the web drama Barefoot Diva.
– He prefers to play games when Kenta is doing the chores.
– Kenta said that he feels like Sanggyun is his son since he is the one who takes care of everything.
– He appeared in Elris‘s “Farewell”.

Sanggyun Debut as a ToppDogg/Xeno-T Member

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Kim Sanggyun debuted as a member of ToppDogg, a boy group that was launched in 2013. He used the stage name A-Tom. Later on, Kim Sanggyun took a hiatus from ToppDog in 2017 and joined Produce 101 Season 2. He only managed to rank 26th, but many fans loved him and they persuaded him to debut with the project group JBJ.

In February 2018, ToppDog changed their name to Xeno-T, but the group included five other members. In fact, Kim Sanggyun was not a part of the new lineup. Some fans assumed that he didn’t continue to be part of the group.

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Active as JBJ and JBJ95

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Under Star Road Entertainment, JBJ95 was born and debuted on October 30th, 2018, with their mini-album Home. Before making JBJ85, they participated in the group project called JBJ, the name submitted by fans after they finished Produce 101 Season 2.

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JBJ was the project group including six trainee members from Produce 101 Season 2 that failed to make it to the final lineup. The lineup of JBJ included Kwon Hyunbin, Roh Taehyun, Kim Donghan, Takada Kenta, Kim Sanggyun, and Kim Yongguk (Jin Longguo).

JBJ debuted in October 2017 and were contracted for only seven months so they disbanded in April 2018. Despite JBJ being active only for a short time, JBJ obtained a good fanbase and succeeded in winning a trophy from one of the South Korean music awards in Music Bank with their lead track “My Flower”.

After JBJ, Kenta and Sanggyun united. As both Kenta and Sanggyu were born in 1995, JBJ rebranded adding ‘95’ to the name of the group. JBJ was the temporary group and JBJ95 became their permanent duo. Cool!

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