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Jacob (The Boyz) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Jacob The Boyz

Jacob (제이콥) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group “The Boyz” under IST Entertainment. 

Jacob (The Boyz) Profile

Stage Name Jacob (제이콥)
Birth Name Jacob Bae (배제이콥)
Position Lead Vocalist, Sub-Rapper
Birthday May 30, 1997
Active Years 2017–present
Age 26 (in May 2023)
Zodiac Sign Gemini 
Height 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight 61 kg (132 lbs)
Nationality Korean-Canadian
Blood Type B

Jacob (The Boyz) Facts:

Early Life:

– He was born in Toronto, Canada.
– He received an MVP award for volleyball and was an honor student from elementary school to Grade 11.
– He played on the basketball team for 4 years and the volleyball team for 6 years.

Personal Life:

– He would advise his younger self to take care of his body better because age doesn’t lie. (Elle)
– He has an older brother named Jeff.
– He wants to have Eric’s loud voice. (Rolling Stone Korea)
– His Korean name is Bae Joon Young (배준영).
– He is Christian.
– His full name is Bae Jacob, so his nickname is “baecop,” which means belly button.
– He would like to meet Iron Man if he was real.
– His position in volleyball was a setter.
– He has two dogs named Lucky and Dexter which are at his home in Canada.
– He is fluent in English.
– His go-to late-night snack is rice balls. (Soompi)
– He wrote, sang, and composed a song for his DAZED profile video.
– He uses the emoji 😁 the most. (Elle Random Questions)
– He is a big fan of Sam Kim.
– He used to get over a slump through video games but now he does it through the help of the members. (hello82)
– One of his hobbies includes playing the guitar.
– He grew up listening to a lot of rap, like Eminem. But nowadays he likes acoustic music, such as songs from Ed Sheeran and Tori Kelly.” (refinery29)
– Although he used to play the piano when he was younger, he later switched to playing the guitar and drums.
– He has had Lasic surgery.
– His special talents include beatboxing and playing the guitar simultaneously, as well as doing the earthworm move.
– His go-to karaoke song is Steelheart’s “She’s Gone”. (Soompi)
– He has a habit of touching his lips.
– His skin is very dry.
– Jacob’s ideal type is someone who is good-hearted.
– He would never willingly go into a haunted house. (Seventeen)


– Jacob has the position of Lead Vocalist and Sub-Rapper in The Boyz.
– He started his trainee career through the LOEN Global Audition held in Toronto.
– On December 6th, 2017, he debuted with “The Boyz”.
– He and Kevin were chosen as hosts/MCs for the music show “Simply K-POP.”

Likes & Dislikes:

– He prefers coffee.
– His favorite animal is a dog.
– He enjoys playing volleyball and basketball.
– He likes to wear streetwear, Chelsea boots, etc. (allure)
– His favorite colors are olive and burgundy.
– He really enjoys eating cereals.
– He really likes rice balls. (Soompi)
– He can imitate the voice of Elmo.
– Wolverine is his favorite superhero.
– His favorite fashion item is a bucket hat.
– His favorite Pixar/Disney movie is “Mulan,” and he watched it about 10 times as a kid.

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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