GOT7 (갓세븐) is a seven-member multinational boy group that debuted on January 16th, 2014, with the mini album ‘Got It?’ under JYP Entertainment. The group members consist of Jay B, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom. The group is currently under Warner Music Korea.
|Debut||January 16th, 2014|
|GOT7 Members||Jay B, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, Yugyeom|
|Genre||Pop, hip-hop, R&B|
|Label||Warner Music Korea|
|Fandom Name||I GOT7 (Ahgase)|
– The group is known for its multinational composition, with members from South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, and the United States.
– The group’s name, GOT7, was about to get named “Get7” but it was later changed because it didn’t sound very nice.
– GOT7’s name was inspired by the first-generation group G.O.D and the lucky number seven, symbolizing “seven lucky people coming together.”
– Prior to their debut, JB and Jinyoung were part of the duo JJ Project, and other members appeared in the reality show “WIN: Who Is Next.”
– The members participated in writing and composing the songs for the first time in the album “ Flight Log: Departure” and its title track “Fly” won nine music show wins.
– GOT7 members joined JYP Entertainment in the following order: Jay B and Jinyoung in 2009, Mark and BamBam in 2010, Yugyeom later in the same year, Jackson in mid-2011, and Youngjae in mid-2013.
– The group’s subunit Jus2 consists of members Jay B and Yugyeom.
– Their lightstick is called “Agabong”.
– The group is known for its captivating live performances, often incorporating martial arts tricking and street dancing.
– In February 2023, JAY B commenced his military service, marking the first member’s enlistment in GOT7. Jinyoung followed, enlisting on May 8, 2023.
– On September 4, 2023, the group unveiled their new version of the light stick through their social media. (Soompi)
– Their debut EP “Got It?”, reached number two on the Gaon Album Chart and number one on Billboard’s World Albums Chart.
– On April 9, 2016, GOT7 entered the Billboard Artist 100 chart at No. 45, making them the second K-pop act to achieve this. (Billboard)
– They sold out tickets for their Bangkok concert on the Keep Spinning World Tour within two hours, and they had to announce another show and thus became the second K-pop group to perform two shows at the venue.
– With their EP “Call My Name” the group became the first artist from JYP Entertainment to sell over 100,000 copies on the first day.
– They are immensely popular in Thailand and they became the first K-pop artist to perform seven times in Thailand over the course of four days. They also held the largest scale fanmeeting ever recorded in Thailand called “GOT7 FAN FEST 2019 ‘SEVEN SECRETS” held in Bangkok.
Magazines & Endorsements
– GOT7 has been featured in several magazines including “W”, “VOGUE”, “GRAZIA”, “DAZED” and “Harper’s BAZAAR”.
– They have endorsed many brands including “The Face Shop”, “Tik Tok”, “Aida Sekkei”, “NBA Style (Korea & China), and “Shinsegae Duty-Free”.
– They were appointed as the model for the Adidas brand “Adidas Originals”.
Departure from JYP & Signing under Warner Music Korea
– In early January 2021, it was confirmed that they would leave JYP Entertainment after seven years, marking their last group activity at the 35th Golden Disc Awards.
– On 19 January 2021, the group officially left JYP Entertainment after their contract with the agency expired.
– On May 6, 2022, GOT7 revealed their signing with Warner Music Korea.
– Their popular songs include “You Calling My Name”, “Just Right”, “Lullaby”, and “NOT BY THE MOON”.
– GOT7 won the bronze “Best K-pop” award at the “Bravo Otto” in 2020.
– They have won several awards including “Best Male Group” at the Soompi Awards (2018), “Bonsang Award” at the Seoul Music Awards (2018), and “Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10” in 2020 and 2022 at the MAMA Awards.
– The group won their first “Daesang” (Grand Prize) at the 4th Asia Artist Awards in 2019.
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @got7.with.igot7 | @got7_isourname
Youtube: GOT7 | GOT7 (on JYP channel) | GOT7 Official channel | GOT7 (Official Japanese channel)
Twitter: @got7official | @got7
TikTok: @got7official | @got7_isourname
GOT7 Members Profile
1. Jay B
|Stage Name||Jay B, formerly JB (제이비)|
|Birth Name||Im Jae Beom (임재범)|
|Position||Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Center|
|Birthday||January 6, 1994|
|Age||29 (in 2023)|
|Height||179 cm (5’10.5″)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Tree (🌴)*|
Jay B Facts:
– He loves Korean cuisine and even looks for it while he is aboard. (Harper’s BAZAAR)
– The three books that had the greatest influence on him are “Put Some Distance” (약간의 거리를 둔다) by Ayako Sono, “Kafka on the Shore” by Haruki Murakami and “청춘불패” by Lee Oi-Soo (이외수). (Hommes Thailand)
– His best memory from the TAPE: PRESS PAUSE world tour is the group’s concert in Bangkok because it was their largest concert.
– When he doesn’t have work, he likes reading books and watching movies. (Esquire HK)
– He loves swing chips more than Pringles.
– He likes visiting karaoke bar alone to relieve stress. (Esquire Korea)
– He usually eats his dinner before 10.
– He picked “Dream High 2 Heartbreaker Dance” over GOT7’s “A” story as the most embarrassing moment. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– He wouldn’t want to look into his future if given the chance because it would make his life dull and boring. (Warner Music Singapore)
– He has loved to go fishing since childhood and the biggest fish he has caught was 20 inches long. (Teenvogue)
– He became friends with Wheein (MAMAMOO) after collaborating with her for the song “AM PM”.
– While watching movies he often focuses on the minor roles to gain inspiration from them as they are mostly neglected. (Arena Korea)
– In the entire Korean hip-hop scene, no one has more followers than Jay B. (Vogue Korea)
– He would rather go camping every day than fishing every day.
– He loves the anime Naruto and his favorite character is Itachi. (Allure)
– He revealed that he was diagnosed with clinical depression in 2021. (L’officiel Philippines)
– He would prefer to write Christmas carols in R&B soul rather than Rap/hip-hop.
– His favorite music genre is R&B.
– His favorite GOT7 song is “Teenager” because it was when the group started to show their true musical colors. (ESQUIRE Korea)
Read more facts about Jay B
|Stage Name||Mark (마크)|
|Birth Name||Mark Yi En Tuan (段宜恩)|
|Korean Name||Dong Yi Eun (동의은)|
|English Name||Mark Tuan|
|Position||Lead Rapper, Martial Arts Tricking, Visual|
|Birthday||September 4, 1993|
|Age||30 (in 2023)|
|Height||175 cm (5’9″)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Rabbit (🐰)*|
– Mark is traumatized by spiders because he watched a documentary on them when he was in elementary school.
– The most challenging part of being a member of Got7, for him, is that he always tries to do better because he doesn’t want to have any negative effects on the team. (Lined Magazine)
– A weird thing about him is that he likes to sleep with a lot of pillows; one for his head, one goes between his legs, one that he hugs, and two more under each arm to barricade himself. (Seventeen)
– His motto is “Stay true, be real”.
– If he could live a day as another member, Mark would choose to live as BamBam because he lives a luxurious life. (W Korea)
– His least favourie Got7 song is “Nice” because he thinks it’s cringy.
– The bad habits he’s trying to fix are lip-biting and bad posture. (Esquire Korea)
– If Mark weren’t doing music, he would be doing a hands-on job like construction. (Cosmopolitan)
– He is close with THE BOYZ‘s Eric.
– He wouldn’t want to get his hair permed like it was after debut again.
– Something that makes him irrationally angry is when he has time to spare but nothing to watch. (Cosmopolitan)
– The moment he realized that being a performer is something he wants to do was during his evaluation performance when he was a trainee.
– He uses teeth aligners. (Very good light)
– The best part of being a member of Got7, for him, is that there are 6 people who will always support him. (Lined Magazine)
– He had anger issues during his trainee and early debut days and once even threw a laptop at Bambam.
– His skincare routine includes face wash, toner, moisturizer, and sometimes sheet masks. He uses pimple patches during seasonal skin breakouts. (Allure)
– He uses the “Kakao Navi” navigation app.
– If he could be reborn, he would choose to be born as himself because he is satisfied with his life. (Harper’s Bazaar)
Read more facts about Mark
|Stage Name||Jackson (잭슨) / Jackson Wang|
|Birth Name||Wang Jia Er (王嘉尔)/ Wang Ka Yee (王嘉爾)|
|Korean Name||Wang Ga Yi (왕가이)|
|Position||Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Martial Arts Tricking, Face of The Group|
|Birthday||March 28, 1994|
|Age||29 (in 2023)|
|Height||174 cm (5’9″)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Crown (👑)*|
– A fictional character he would like to meet in real life is Spider-Man and he would like to do stunts with him.
– The slogan for his team is “Know yourself, make your own history”.
– He said that his most prized possessions are his parents.
– His greatest fear is cockroaches.
– Things he would bring to a deserted island is a mobile phone with a signal and his manager. (Buzzfeed)
– Something that always brings a smile on his face is honesty.
– His goal is to share Asian culture with people on the other side of the world.
– His annual goal is to release 40 songs. (Harper’s Bazaar)
– If he could have any ability, he would want to be able to tell sincere people apart from fake people. (Mindset)
– His zombie apocalypse survival philosophy is to stand still and pretend to be dead.
– His method of dealing with awkward moments is to just leave. (Mindset)
– He is best friends with Amber Liu. and RM (BTS).
– He describes love as the strongest power.
– He is afraid to have regrets.
– His favorite movie is “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”. (Interview Magazine)
– The dog breed he wants to be is the golden retriever.
– His best pickup line would be “I’m Jackson Wang from China”. (Buzzfeed)
– He chose cheese over durian.
– BamBam said he is like a “prince” where one needs to care about him a lot.
– The first thing he would do if he woke up as a girl is cut his hair short.
– He wants a superpower to know which people are actually there for him. (DAEBAK SHOW)
– He went into depression because he felt empty and life felt monotonous after he was always busy doing shows and keeping up with his schedules.
– His most used emoji is 🙏.
– In three words, he would describe his mindset as “focus”, “real” and “honesty”.
Read more facts about Jackson
|Stage Name||Jinyoung (진영), formerly Jr./Junior|
|Birth Name||Park Jin Young (박진영)|
|Position||Sub Vocalist, Visual, Center, Face of The Group|
|Birthday||September 22, 1994|
|Age||29 (in 2023)|
|Height||178 cm (5’10”)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Peach (🍑)*|
– Jinyoung can watch any genre of movies or dramas except horror. (Marisol)
– He would like to be good at handwriting, drawing, taking selfies, and using social media. (W Korea)
– When his throat is sore, he deflects back to his “satoori” (dialect). (Arena Korea)
– His morning routine includes making his bed and having breakfast with a bit of daydreaming. (Esquire Korea)
– Jinyoung spends most of his time exercising.
– He would recommend new fans to watch “Bounce” by JJ Project to catch up from the start of his career.
– He prefers light-hearted movies.
– He tends to monitor his work so that he can improve his acting. (Marie Claire)
– Happiness to him is when he wakes up and he doesn’t have to hurry to be somewhere.
– If he could live as a movie character, he would choose to be Iron Man.
– To relieve stress, he goes somewhere to be alone. (Esquire Korea)
– He would like to join a cooking club because he’s not good at cooking.
– Jinyoung has no regrets about his life in his 20s.
– He enjoys doing unfulfilled love story projects because he likes the bitterness of stories ending before they get fulfilled. (Arena Homme)
– A question he would like to ask fans is “What things would you like to see me try?”.
– The moment he feels most proud to have chosen his career path is when he meets his fans. (Arena Homme)
Read more facts about Jinyoung
|Stage Name||Youngjae (영재)|
|Birth Name||Choi Young Jae (최영재)|
|Birthday||September 17, 1996|
|Age||28 (in 2023)|
|Height||177 cm (5’10”)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Crescent Moon (🌙)*|
– The moment when he is happiest is when he takes his dog Coco for a walk. (Singles Korea)
– Youngjae’s favorite song from the album “Got7” is “NANANA”. (Men’s Folio)
– He plays RPG games to relieve his stress. (Arena Korea)
– The hardest part of doing musicals for him was that musicals have no MR.
– Between Jay B’s cat and BamBam’s cat, if he had to become one, he would choose BamBam’s cat because he takes care of his cat really well. (W Korea)
– The thing he loves most about summers are air conditioners.
– Driving calmly even in traffic helps him feel relaxed and happy.
– The character he would like to play is a mischievous one. (Pink Villa)
– He laughs easily and he often laughs at trivial things like a funny photo of Coco. (Marie Claire Korea)
– The Got7’s concert in May, 2022 is his most memorable stage performance. (Singles Korea)
– If he had no restrictions, he would design a stage in an outdoor stadium with an orchestra and a choir along with a helicopter entrance.
– According to him, the best Got7 beach song is “Let Me”. (Elle Korea)
– He wants to visit America, Japan, and Thailand, especially visiting swimming pools in hot countries. (Arena Korea)
– Youngjae is the fifth member to join Got7.
– He writes songs under the name “Ars”.
– Five songs that would be in the playlist of his life include: Justin Beiber’s “Peaches”, Jung Jaewook’s “Goodbye”, Kim Kwangseok’s “Love Has Gone”, Got7’s “Girls Girls Girls” and Morten Harket’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”. (Pink Villa)
– A beach he would recommend from his hometown is Daebang-dong. (Elle Korea)
Read more facts about Youngjae
|Stage Name||BamBam (뱀뱀/แบมแบม)|
|Birth Name||Kunpimook Bhuwakul Bambam (กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล)|
|Birthday||May 2, 1997|
|Age||26 (in 2023)|
|Height||178 cm (5’10″)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Snake (🐍)*|
– A beauty item he can’t go without is a lip balm with a clear tint and sticky texture. (BEAUTY+)
– He feels more comfortable doing cute concepts than sexy concepts.
– He doesn’t look to others for answers or advice usually because nobody 100% knows one’s conditions except himself. (Vogue Korea)
– His Got7 look is when he has his hair up whereas his personal music look is hair down.
– He prefers sour candies over gummies.
– His favorite season is summer. (Allure Korea)
– He is known for being a fan service king in the group.
– If he had to play a character, he would choose to play a silent psychopath because he wouldn’t have to talk and he would constantly have a poker face. (Daebak Show)
– A gift he would like to receive is an air fryer. (GQ Korea)
– The most memorable guest on his show “Bam House”, for him, is Sakura (LE SSERAFIM).
– He chose to sign with Abyss Company because they wanted to focus on his domestic promotions.
– A fantasy item he would like to have is a book that makes what you write in it comes true.(GQ Korea)
– He dislikes it when people treat him like a baby and prefers to be treated like a man.
– He wasn’t originally supposed to debut as a member of GOT7 and Young K (Day6) was the original member. Bambam was supposed to debut with Stray Kids. (BamHouse)
– He often eats sweet potatoes before going to the gym.
– His favorite lyric that he has written is “Take it easy. Not everyone needs me.” which means that it is okay to live without burden because the world moves fine without one person. (Cosmopolitan)
– He revealed that the preparation for his album “Sour & Sweet” took a year.
– He is a huge fan of Taeyeon from Girls Generation.
Read more facts about BamBam
|Stage Name||Yugyeom (유겸)|
|Birth Name||Kim Yu Gyeom (김유겸)|
|Position||Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae|
|Birthday||November 17, 1997|
|Age||26 (in 2023)|
|Height||183 cm (6’0″)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Daisy (🌼)*|
– Yugyeom needs to drink coffee daily to operate properly. (Esquire Korea)
– His prayer to the moon is always for the people in his life to be happy because of him. (Esquire Korea)
– He is a fan of Justin Beiber.
– He likes wearing cross bags that are easy to carry. (GQ Korea)
– He changes his phone a lot because he’s bad at keeping it from getting damaged.
– He takes Dr. Adol+ to strengthen his bones.
– If he could gift something to his fans, he would choose a bracelet because it’s simple and they can wear it every day. (Metro Style)
– He loves dandelions.
– He is best friends with SEVENTEEN members.
– He would choose to listen to Youngjae complain for an hour over listening to Jay B’s because he has listened to Jay B’s complaints multiple times for hours. (Daebak Show)
– He was responsible for a large part of Got7’s choreography and dance break structure.
– He would rather choose to become Jay Park’s son than become his dad.
– Yugyeom is the youngest and tallest member in GOT7.
– He would choose to learn acting from Jinyoung over learning the Thai language from Bambam because Bambam would get on his nerves while teaching him. (Daebak Show)
– Jackson gifted him a Fendi watch while BamBam gifted him a Rolex watch for his birthday. (Elle Korea)
– His daily routine starts with waking up then doing a workout to having a meal then walking his pet Dalgyeom then work on songs and finally meeting up with friends.
– He would choose to talk to Mark in English for a year over talking to Jackson in English for a year.
– He had the least number of promotions during COVID among the members and faced financial difficulties. (NME)
– He chose to sign with AOMG because he likes their musical direction and Jay Park said that Yugyeom’s songs suit the company.
Read more facts about Yugyeom
Note: *it’s their unofficial representative emojis.
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