Who are GOT7 and when did GOT7 debut?
GOT7 is a boy group that debuted under JPY Entertainment on January 16th, 2014, with seven members: JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, Bambam, and Yugyeom. “Girls Girls Girls” was the first song they released which received a warm welcome on various music charts. The group consists of members that come from different countries with their young members’ handsome faces and mixed styles.
JB, Jinyoung, Youngjae, and Yugyeom are from Korea, while Mark is from Los Angeles, Jackson is from Hongkong, and Bambam is from Thailand. Described as a hip-hop group, they mix martial arts tricking and b-boying in their concept, with powerful dance moves. This makes them unique and attracts people’s interest.
GOT7 members’ full profiles and interesting facts
For further information about GOT7, here are the profiles of all the members.
Full profile of Park Jin-young (Jr.)
Stage Name: Jin-young (Formerly known as Jr.)(진영)
Birth Name: Park Jin Young (박진영)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper
Date of Birth: September 22nd, 1994
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Education: Kyunggi High School – Graduated
Blood Type: O
Subunit: JJ Project (with JB)
Interesting facts about Park Jin-young (Jr.)
- Jin-young has two big sisters, so he is the only boy in his family. It makes sense that Junior looks cute!
- Jin-young has the name Jr. because people were at first confusing him with other artists in K-pop with the name JR. So, he changed the spelling to Jr.
- Jin-young started his career with JB in JJ Project and his name Park Jin-young has the same initials as JYP, the company that owns their group.
- Jin-young graduated from Kyunggi High School and continued on to Howon University to receive his diploma.
- Jin-young became a JYP trainee in 2009 by joining an open audition.
- Jin-young’s first drama was Dream High 2 in 2012 together with GOT7 member JB.
- Jin-young was picked as the cutest member of the group by the other GOT7 members.
- In GOT7, Jin-young is like the mother of the members.
- Jin-young was an MC for SBS’ Inkigayo in 2017 with NCT’s Doyoung and Blackpink’s Jisoo.
- Jin-young’s favorite foods are pizza, hamburgers, and all kinds of meat.
Full profile of Mark
Stage Name: Mark (마크)
Birth Name: Mark Yi En Tuan (마크이엔투안)
English Name: Mark Tuan
Nationality: American (but of Taiwanese descent)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Date of Birth: September 4th, 1993
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Education: Arcadia High School – 10th-grade certificate
Blood Type: O
Interesting facts about Mark
- Mark has a father, Raymond Tuan. For fans, his father may be familiar because he always helps Mark to answer his fans on Twitter.
- Mark knows that he can’t speak Korean well, but fans say that it is Mark’s charming point.
- He has a hobby of changing his hairstyles a lot.
- Mark has appeared in the drama Dream High as a cameo. Mark is pretty happy with that film.
- Mark said to fans, “I came from Los Angeles in America and I am diligently studying Korean.”
- Mark has two big sisters and one little brother.
- Mark’s favorite foods are hamburgers and meat.
- Mark likes horror movies.
- Mark can speak English, Chinese, and Korean, but his English is the most fluent.
- Mark became a JYP trainee in 2010.
- Because of Mark’s nationality, he is one of the GOT7 members who will not join military.
Full profile of Im Jae-bum (JB)
Stage Name: JB (제이비)
Birth Name: Im Jae Bum (임재범)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Date of Birth: January 6th, 1994
Height: 179 cm (5’10” 1/2)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Education: Geonguk University – Film major
Blood Type: A
Subunit: JJ Project (with Jin-young); Jus2 (with Yugyeom)
Interesting facts about Im Jae-bum (JB)
- JB is the one member who had a project before with Jin-young called JJ Project. So JB was already familiar with the entertainment world before he was in GOT7.
- He likes chicken dishes and he likes to read books from Murakami Haruki. JB always feels happy and his mood brightens when he eats chicken.
- His favorite musicians are Miguel, Ray Charles, and D’Angelo.
- JB said that he chose Jackson as the one who is most popular with the ladies.
- His dream as a child was to live his life like a flowing river. This means, JB is always trying hard to reach his dream but he’s not using any means for winning his target. He’s so wise, right?
- Many friends and people who work around him have said that he is very polite to people, especially the people who work with him.
- JB is an only child.
- JB became a JYP trainee in 2009 by joining an open audition together with Jin-young.
- JB’s first drama was Dream High 2 in 2012 together with GOT7 member Jin-young.
- JB and Youngjae used to be roommates in their dorm.
Full profile of Jackson
English Name: Jackson Wang (왕가이)
Nationality: Chinese (from Hongkong)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Date of Birth: March 28th, 1994
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Education: American International School in Hong Kong (completed up to the 11th grade)
Blood Type: O
Interesting facts about Jackson
- Every fan knows that Jackson graduated from American International School where he completed 11th grade.
- Jackson is one of the athletes from Hong Kong and he is very good at fencing. Because of this, Jackson has won some international competitions.
- In order to persuade his parents to agree to let him go to Korea, he proved himself with two gold medals in Asian fencing games, ranking 11th in the world and 1st in Asia.
- Jackson can fluently speak four languages which are Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and English. Jackson can speak many languages because he immigrated when he was a child.
- Jackson is the second boy in his family. His father’s name is Wang Rui-ji and his father is a former coach for the Hong Kong national fencing team. So that’s why Jackson has a talent for fencing.
- Jackson once said that he wants to know and get closer to NCT’s Lucas. And now they are friends.
- Jackson became a JYP trainee in 2011.
- Jackson has the nickname Wang Gae, which means Wang Puppy.
- Jackson is friends with Monsta X’s Jooheon. They participated in a friendship show titled Bromance.
- When Jackson participated in a show titled Roommate Season 2, his mother come to see him secretly. The moment he saw his mother, he cried.
Full profile of Young-jae
Birth Name: Choi Young-jae (최영재)
Position: Main Vocalist
Date of Birth: September 17th, 1996
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Interesting facts about Young-jae
- Let’s talk about what Young-jae likes and hates. Young-jae said that he really hates cucumber.
- Before he entered JYP and began training, he wanted to become a music therapist. It means that he really cares about other people. Since he was young, he really enjoyed singing with his brother, who taught him everything.
- He is currently taking Theater and Film major at Seokyeong University, so it’s possible that Young-jae can act really well.
- Young-jae has the nickname Sunshine.
- Young-jae has one big brother and one big sister.
- Young-jae really likes playing games.
- Young-jae and JB used to be roommates in their dorm.
- Young-jae became a JYP trainee in 2013 which makes him the last member to join GOT7 with the shortest time of training.
- Young-jae has participated a lot in writing GOT7’s songs.
- Young-jae likes to play the piano.
Full profile of Yugyeom
Date of Birth: November 17th, 1997
Blood Type: A
Subunit: Jus2 (with JB)
Interesting facts about Yugyeom
- Out of all the dancers and all the other members, Yugyeom is the most popular for his amazing dancing skills and of course, his tall figure. It makes sense because Yugyeom has a street style.
- Yugyeom is a vocalist maknae. He is so young and from the 97-line.
- Yugyeom attended Donong Elementary School and Migeum Middle School in his elementary and high school days, and maybe he will continue in school for dance in the future.
- Yugyeom is the tallest member out of all the GOT7 members.
- Yugyeom is friends with other idols who were born in 1997, such as GOT7’s Bambam, NCT’s Jaehyun, BTS’ Jongkook, Astro’s Eunwoo, Seventeen’s Mingyu, The8, and DK.
- Yugyeom has one big brother.
- Yugyeom became a JYP trainee at the end of 2010.
- Yugyeom participated in a dancing competition titled Hit the Stage.
- Yugyeom has the nickname Maknae on Top.
- Yugyeom likes to dance ever since he was very young.
Full profile of Bambam
Date of Birth: March 2nd, 1997
Blood Type: B
Interesting facts about Bambam
- Bambam comes from Thailand, and in Thailand, he was also a star.
- Bambam has appeared several times in movies and commercials in Thailand.
- Bambam pursued a career in Korea because he and his mother are big fans of Rain and he hopes to be as big a star as Rain. Bambam really loves Rain’s acting in Full House.
- He trained under JYP for three and a half years and finally appeared in Who is Next along with Yugyeom, Mark, and Jackson. They had a dance battle against YG trainees.
- Bambam is friends with Blackpink’s Lisa, NCT’s Ten, and CLC’s Sorn who are also from Thailand.
- Bambam has two big brothers and one little sister.
- Bambam became a JYP trainee in 2010.
- Bambam can speak Thai, English, and Korean.
- Bambam and Yugyeom used to be roommates in their dorm.
- Bambam’s mother is a big fan of singer Rain.
Surprising facts about K-Pop Boy Group GOT7
- GOT7 is JYP’s first boy group to debut after 2PM in 2008. They debuted on January 16th, 2014.
- In the beginning, the group’s name was Get7, but then changed to GOT7 because it did not sound good.
- Described as a hip-hop group, GOT7 mix martial arts tricking and b-boying in their concept with powerful dance moves.
- GOT7 is known as one of the boy groups with strong and difficult choreography.
- GOT7 call their fans Ahgasae from IGOT7.
- GOT7’s official lightstick colors are green and white.
- Since debut, GOT7 has already released five studio albums: Identity on November 18th, 2014 (Korean Album), Moriagatteyo on February 3rd, 2016 (Japanese Album), Flight Log: Turbulence on September 27th, 2016 (Korean Album), Present: You on September 17th, 2018 (Korean Album), and Breath of Love: Last Piece on November 30th, 2020 (Korean Album).
- While for singles, GOT7 has released twenty-two singles since debut. Some of them are “Girls Girls Girls,” “A,” “Stop Stop It,” “Just Right,” “If You Do,” “Confession Song,” “Fly,” “Home Run,” “Hard Carry,” “Never Ever,” “You Are,” “One and Only You” featuring Hyolin, “Look,” “Lullaby,” “Miracle,” “Eclipse,” “You Calling My Name,” “Not By The Moon,” “Breath,” and “Last Piece.”
GOT7 members’ age order from oldest to youngest
Based on the year of birth, here is a list of GOT7 members’ age from the oldest to the youngest:
- Mark was born on September 4th, 1993, making him the oldest member of GOT7.
- JB was born on January 6th, 1994, making him the second oldest member of GOT7 and the leader of the group.
- Jackson was born on March 28th, 1994, making him the third oldest member of GOT7.
- Jin-young was born on September 22nd, 1994, making him the fourth oldest member of GOT7.
- Young-jae was born on September 17th, 1996, making him the fifth oldest member of GOT7.
- Bambam was born on March 2nd, 1997, making him the sixth oldest member of GOT7.
- Yugyeom was born on November 17th, 1997, making him the youngest member of GOT7 or usually called Maknae in Korean.
Who is GOT7’s leader and visual?
In the Korean Entertainment industry, there are some special nicknames or titles that usually are given to someone in order to point out their position in a place, such as in a group of K-Pop idols. The most important title in a group of K-Pop idols usually is leader and visual. Why? Because a leader has the responsibility of taking care of his members. For JYP itself, usually, they choose the leader of a group based on the amount of time they had trained.
The longer someone has trained, the higher are the chances that he would be chosen as a leader as it means that he has more experience than the others. For GOT7, JB was chosen as the leader with the longest time of training. While for the visual of GOT7 – it is Mark. Mark was chosen as the visual because of his handsome visual that makes people fall for him.
GOT7 members’ zodiac signs
Based on the year of birth, here is the list of GOT7 members’ zodiac signs:
- Mark who was born on September 4th, 1993, has Virgo as his zodiac sign.
- JB who was born on January 6th, 1994, has Capricorn as his zodiac sign.
- Jackson who was born on March 28th, 1994, has Aries as his zodiac sign.
- Jin-young who was born on September 22nd, 1994, has Virgo as his zodiac sign.
- Young-jae who was born on September 17th, 1996, has Virgo as his zodiac sign.
- Bambam who was born on March 2nd, 1997, has Taurus as his zodiac sign.
- Yugyeom who was born on November 17th, 1997, has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.
GOT7 members’ personalities
In order to get to know and get closer to GOT7 members, here are the personalities and MBTI of GOT7 members that you need to know:
- Mark has a quiet personality, but the members of GOT7 have said that that is exactly Mark’s charm that makes people like him. In the MBTI test, his personality is ISTJ.
- JB has a strong and responsible personality because of his title as the leader, but sometimes he can be funny too. In the MBTI test, his personality is ENTJ.
- Jackson is known as the social butterfly because he has many friends and is easy to befriend. In the MBTI test, his personality is ENFJ.
- Jin-young has a funny personality when he is with the other members, but he also can be so shy in front of new people. In the MBTI test, his personality is ISFJ.
- Young-jae is very similar to Jin-young where he can be very funny around his members but also can be very shy in front of new people. In the MBTI test, his personality is the same as Jin-young’s, ISFJ.
- Bambam has a friendly personality where he can be friends with many people. In the MBTI test, his personality is ESTJ.
- Yugyeom is kind, the same as Jin-young and Young-jae, where he will feel comfortable with the people he is close to and feel shy around new people. In the MBTI test, his personality is INFP.
GOT7 members’ popularity ranking
Here is a review of GOT7’s popularity ranking:
- First Jackson is a favorite and popular member with 31.1%
- Next is JB with 23.3%
- 14.4% of the votes are for Mark as a popular member of GOT7
- Next is JYP Junior, a.k.a Jinyoung, with 12.2%
- Yugyeom and Youngjae have the same position and percentage with 6.7%
- And last but not least, there is Bambam with 5.6%. But in Thailand, Bambam is the winner of the popularity ranking
Well, that’s all the information about GOT7 that you need to know. Starting from what company they came from, the time when they first debuted, the full profiles of the members, the interesting facts about the members, the surprising facts about the group, the order from the oldest to the youngest members, the leader and visual of the group, the members’ zodiac signs, the members’ personalities, up to the members’ popularity ranking.
As fans, of course, knowing all these pieces of information is a must in order to get up close and personal with your favorite idol. So, do not forget to share this information with others so more people can get to know GOT7.