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EJ (&TEAM) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


EJ (의주) is a South Korean singer and a member of the boy group &TEAM under HYBE Labels Japan.

EJ (&TEAM) Profile

Stage NameEJ (의주)
Birth NameByun Eui Joo (변의주)
BirthdaySeptember 7, 2002
Active Years2020–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height184 cm (6’0″)
Blood TypeA

EJ (&TEAM) Facts:

Early Life

– He hails from Goyangsi, South Korea.
– He went to Muhak Middle School.
– He graduated from Baekma High School.

Personal Life

– Before being on I-Land, he trained for a year and a half to become a singer.
– His nickname is JUJU. (&TEAM)
– He was learning to be a singer for Bighit before he went to I-Land, where he met Kyungmin.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is the Horse.
– He likes the sound of birds chirping on a Saturday or Sunday morning. (Teen Vogue)
– Fans call themselves “Uju” to support EJ.
– He didn’t wear perfumes.
– EJ thinks he’s like a sloth, and he also says he looks like Ponyo.
– When he was in middle school, he did fencing.
K gifted him perfume on his birthday. (ELLE Korea)
– He really likes chocolate ice cream from a brand called “Bbangbbare.”
– It makes him mad when things don’t go the way he planned.
– People call him, K, and JO, the tall tree.
– Yoo Jaesuk is his role model.
– EJ says he’s easy to be around, like a comfortable friend.
– He prefers red bean cake instead of custard cream cake.
– He thinks he’s quiet but laughs a lot.
– He’d prefer watching a horror movie instead of a zombie movie. (ELLE Korea)
– His hobbies are watching movies, talking to friends, and playing with LEGO.
– He is a good listener, and his eye smile is what people find charming about him.
– He usually relies on Nicholas. (Weverse Magazine)
– According to Yejun (another contestant), EJ always listens to what others think before doing something.
– He uses a facial mask before going to bed.
– He uses a massage tool every night because his face gets puffy easily.
– Members of the group say he is a gentleman.
– He learned piano, violin, guitar, and other things when he was young, but has now forgotten them all.


– On June 2, 2020, he was introduced as a participant in the I-LAND, a survival show by CJ ENM and Big Hit Entertainment.
– Unfortunately, he got “eliminated” in the second episode with 6 votes, placing him in the “Ground” section.
– On January 1, 2021, it was revealed that EJ would be a member of &TEAM, the Global Debut Project boy group under HYBE Labels Japan.
– On June 4, 2022, he joined the HYBE Labels Japan’s &AUDITION – The Howling -. In the final episode on September 3, he was announced as one of the contestants who would debut in the winning group &TEAM.
– He debuted as the Leader of &TEAM on December 7, 2022, with the release of the mini album “First Howling: ME.”

Likes & Dislikes

– He likes the fresh smell of soap.
– His favourite food is braised ribs made by his mother.
– He likes romance movies.
– He loves the smell of weekend mornings.

EJ Photos

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