BamBam (뱀뱀/แบมแบม) is a Thai singer-songwriter, rapper, and composer under ABYSS Company. He is a member of the boy group GOT7. He debuted solo on June 15, 2021, with the mini album “Ribbon”.
Bambam (GOT7) Profile
|Stage Name||BamBam (뱀뱀/แบมแบม)|
|Birth Name||Kunpimook Bhuwakul Bambam (กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล)|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, Rapper, Composer|
|Birthday||May 2, 1997|
|Age||26 (in 2023)|
|Height||178 cm (5’10″)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
Bambam (GOT7) Facts:
– Bambam was born in Bangkok, Thailand.
– His father passed away when he was three years old and was raised by his mother.
– He went to Saiaksorn Elementary School and Pramoch Witthaya Raminthra High School.
– His family consists of his mother, two older brothers, and one younger sister.
– His mother is a huge fan of Rain.
– He was neighbors with Hwasa.
– The inspiration for his stage name, BamBam, came from his mother, who was inspired by Flintstone’s “Bamm-Bamm Rubble”.
– He revealed on an episode of Stray Kids that he was initially supposed to debut with Stray Kids instead of GOT7.
– In 2023, before he moved to San Francisco, he stayed in LA for a week and made 20 songs with multiple producers.
– He owns land in Thailand and he is building a house there to live with his family. (Vogue Korea)
– Aside from music, the field that BamBam wants to try is entertainment programs.
– His roommate was Yugyeom.
– BamBam, along with his family, opened a cafe called “B’Chill” in Bangkok.
– The direction he wants to go in moving forward is to do fun things for a long time and live happily with good people. (Arena Korea)
– He has been a huge fan of Taeyeon (Girls Generation) for over 10 years.
– He loves listening to music and always carries a big speaker wherever he goes.
– His religion is Buddhism.
– His representative emoji is a Snake (🐍).
– He has four cats named Pudding, Latte, Cupcake, and King.
– The biggest crisis of his life was when he was swept in a false dating rumor with Twice’s Mina that was spread online in 2017. He received so much criticism that he thought about retiring. (Cosmopolitan)
– Despite being the same age as Lisa, BamBam called her “noona” because she was taller than him when they were children.
– In one incident during their trainee days, Mark threw his laptop at BamBam during an argument.
– He became the only person in Korea to have a fire-shaped humidifier at his home. (News1kr)
– BamBam and Yugyeom admitted to being jealous of each other during their trainee days. Yugyeom was envious of BamBam’s cute and smaller stature, while BamBam was jealous of Yugyeom’s tall and manly appearance.
– His dream guests for “Bam House” was Taeyeon (SNSD) and he couldn’t hold his nervousness when she finally appeared o his show.
– Bambam’s ideal type is a woman who looks beautiful when she smiles.
– If he had to live with a member for a month, BamBam would choose to live with Mark because he is the quietest member. (Soompi Interview)
– In 2007, Bambam participated and won 1st place in a “Rain Cover Dance” competition in Thailand, and in 2010, he secured 2nd place in an “LG Entertainer” competition.
– He became a trainee at JYP Entertainment in 2010 after passing the JYP World Tour Audition in Thailand at the age of 13.
– He participated in a KFC commercial in 2010 and also he appeared in the “Ohwantin Milk” commercial in 2011 in Thailand.
– Before his official debut, he had a role in the Hong Kong movie “Fairy Tale Killer” in 2012.
– Bambam is a sub-rapper in the group GOT7.
– In 2015, he acted alongside other GOT7 members in the web drama “Dream Knight.”
– He had a minor role in the Korean drama “Jealousy Incarnate” in 2016.
– On April 9, 2018, BamBam returned to Thailand for the military draft but was exempted from service due to the volunteer and red card recruit quota being fulfilled in his region.
– He contributed to writing many songs for GOT7’s albums.
– On January 8, 2022, Bambam was appointed as the Official NBA Team Golden State Warriors’ Global Ambassador.
– His contract with JYP Entertainment expired on January 19, 2021, and he chose not to renew it.
– On March 5, 2021, it was officially announced that Bambam signed with ABYSS COMPANY.
– He was originally going to retire after his contract with JYP Entertainment ended. (Daebak Show)
– He chose to sign with Abyss Entertainment because they promised to make him famous in Korea. (Daebak Show)
– He wrote all the songs except two on the “Sour & Sweet” album.
– He is very popular in Thailand and his posters and advertisements are plastered everywhere.
Likes & Dislikes
– His favorite color is blue.
– He likes his hair to be down rather than up.
– He was a fan of Hedi Silmane when he was with Yves Saint Laurent. (BEAUTY+)
– He likes supervillains more than superheroes. (Daebak Show)
– He enjoys watching “Black Panther” and has even seen it six times.
– He doesn’t like the weather when it’s grey skies and rainy. (GQ Korea)
– He would choose lemonade over milkshakes. (Daebak Show)
– His favorite Thai food restaurant in Seoul is Kapom. (Allure Korea)
– The beer brands he likes include Hanmac, Gompyo beer, Heineken, and Big Wave. (Cosmopolitan)
– His favorite foods include cheeseburgers and Tom Yum Kung (Thai spicy shrimp soup).
– He likes to eat chicken feet.
– He is multilingual and is fluent in Thai, Korean, and English.
– His specialties include rapping in Thai and dancing to girl group songs.
– He is really bad at acting because he can’t cry on cue and has trouble speaking scripted dialogues. (Daebak Show)
– He is very daring and easily takes on eating challenges. He has even eaten a cockroach once.
Personality & Habits
– He is really sensitive when he works because he wants every little detail to be perfect. (Daebak Show)
– He is the type to use items for a long time.
– He doesn’t keep his things on display so his house is “neat and empty”. (BEAUTY+)
– He cleans his house briefly after coming home from a schedule and for 2 hours on an off day. (Cosmopolitan)
– He is the type to make firm and quick decisions and hates ambiguity. (Vogue Korea)
– In a group chat, BamBam is part of a of ’97 liners, which includes Yugyeom (GOT7), Jungkook (BTS), Mingyu, The8 and DK (Seventeen), Jaehyun (NCT), and Cha Eun Woo (Astro). (Pinkvilla)
– He is childhood friends with Lisa from BlackPink, and they were part of the same dance crew, We Zaa Cool in Thailand.
– He is close friends with Bang Chan from Stray Kids and CLC’s Sorn.
– His tattoos include an owl sitting on top of the number 97 on his leg, the letters ‘BB’ on his arm, “Kissin’ on my tattoos” on his chest, the number “7” on his back, the word “King” on his body, a tattoo of three faces on his arm, one on his foot and the phrase “Forever Young” on his back.
– Bambam has won several awards including “Mint Awards: The Inspiration Award”, “Inspirational Role Model for Youth Award” and the “Male Social Super Star of the Year” award.
– He has also won the “AAA Asia Celebrity (Singer)” and “AAA Best Artist (Singer)” at the Asia Artist Awards in 2021.
Bambam (GOT7) Photos
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