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iKON Members Profile – Jay, B.I., Bobby, Ju-ne, Song, DK and Chan

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iKON Members Profile and Facts – Jay, B.I., Bobby, Ju-ne, Song, DK and Chan

iKON is a South Korean boy band with 7 members under YG Entertainment. Just like the other group WINNER, iKON was formed through a reality TV show called WIN: Who Is Next? They were Team B on that show. Later on, they also appeared in another show called Mix & Match. Are you already a fan of iKON? Here’s an detailed article on iKON members profile for you!

But first, here’s a little bit of history about iKON. They debuted in September of 2015 with the single called My Type, which is included in their debut album Welcome Back. The following year in 2016, they made their Japanese debut.

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This year, they are conducting their first tour. Just like any other famous boy band, they garnered many fans almost overnight. If you’re an iKONIK looking for more information on these seven gorgeous boys, then you came to the right article!

Complete Info About iKON Members and iKON Profile

B.I. Profile

Stage Name: B.I.
Real Name: Kim Han Bin
Role: leader, lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist
Birthdate: October 22, 1996
Zodiac: Libra
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 177 cm or 5’10”
Blood Type: O
Skills and Hobbies: rapping, dancing, singing, writing songs, watching movies, boxing, producing songs
Personality: charismatic, humble, shy

B.I. Facts:

– He is the leader of iKON
– He has bad eyesight
– Since he was 12 years old, he had been training under YG
– YG says that he is the second G-Dragon
– He has a younger sister who is 15 years younger than him
– He was a contestant on the show Show Me The Money 3
– He doesn’t lock doors when he is taking a shower or bathing
– He can sleep for 12 hours when given the chance
– He has a slight resemblance to Changmin of TVXQ
– His favorite food is pork and rice soup
– Monkeys are his favorite animals
– When Team B lost, he cried a lot and wrote a song about it
– He has tattoos on his upper left back, upper left breast, and on his right V-line
– He produced half of the songs on their debut album
– He made a cameo in Epik High’s music video Born Hater
– His ideal type is slender girls who would rock an outfit consisting of an oversized cardigan, blue jeans, and sneakers
– He lived in the US when he was a child
– His favorite artists are Jay Z, Eminem, The Weeknd, and Kendrick Lamar
– He hopes to compose a song with Lee Monsae someday
– He likes to watch movies
– He likes to keep his written lyrics in a notebook
– He has bad handwriting though, so no one can read his lyrics
– He has low tolerance for alcohol
– At 19 years old, he had his (one-sided) first love
– He likes Mickey Mouse
– He likes eating Pringles

Jay Profile

Stage Name: Jay/Jinhwan
Real Name: Kim Jin Hwan
Role: lead dancer, lead vocalist
Birthdate: February 7, 1994
Zodiac: Aquarius
Hometown: Jeju-do, South Korea
Height: 165 cm or 5’5″
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, swimming, playing the guitar, watching movies
Personality: trustworthy, reliable, prince

Jay Facts:

– He was formerly known as Jinhwan (as his stage name)
– He appeared in Ringa Linga music video by Taeyang
– He is the best at speaking Japanese
– The members that he is closest to are Bobby and B.I.
– YG claims that Jay is the next Taeyang
– He has an older sister
– He also has a low alcohol tolerance like B.I.
– He is a homebody and prefers to stay at home
– He can play the guitar
– If given the chance, he would like a mindreading ability
– He shares a room with Bobby
– He is good at acrobatic dances
– He has the shortest height of iKON
– He is known as a reliable and trustworthy member
– He is the oldest member of the group
– Jay is good at learning foreign languages
– His mother is a linguist
– He is very ambitious and said he would have never gave up on his dream of becoming a singer
– He likes Ja Malone perfumes
– He likes to wear denim
– He likes to be home alone
– Jinhwan says that Bobby is his favorite friend
– He almost had an accident in Jeju while riding his bike

Song Profile

Stage Name: Song
Real Name: Song Yoon Hyung
Role: lead vocalist
Birthdate: February 8, 1995
Zodiac: Aquarius
Hometown: Hannan City, South Korea
Height: 177 cm or 5’10”
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, cooking, cycling
Personality: kind, open, mischievous, hardworking, passionate

Song Facts:

– He is known for his powerful voice
– He initially trained under YG as an actor
– He is good at cooking
– Song is the most mischievous member
– He is said to be the quickest and neatest in packing
– He is good at sports
– He likes cycling
– He graduated from Hanlim School of Entertainment and Arts
– He has a younger sister
– His favorite foods are pasta and beef/pork stew
– He wants to learn Japanese so he can better communicate with his Japanese fans
– Song’s family owns a barbecue restaurant
– Once they get home, Song immediately strips in the elevator as they are going up to get to the bathroom first
– His favorite manga is Shingeki No Kyojin
– He likes Lee Moonsae and Big Bang
– He likes Justin Timberlake
– His ideal type is a noona with a sexy personality
– He is known as the group’s most mischievous member
– He has a younger sister who is an ulzzang
– YG encouraged him to take vocal lessons while he was training as an actor
– He compares himself with a chipmunk or stingray
– He thinks his best dishes are pasta and fried rice
– He likes watching serious documentaries with Chanwoo
– He liked the Valentino brand which featured leather jackets in their summer collection of 2016

Bobby Profile

Stage Name: Bobby
Real Name: Kim Ji Won
Role: main rapper, vocalist, face
Birthdate: December 21, 1995
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Hometown: Virginia, US
Height: 180 cm or 5’11”
Blood Type: O
Skills and Hobbies: rapping, dancing, singing, playing the guitar, drums, piano, basketball, making melodies
Personality: charismatic, moodmaker

Bobby Facts:

– He was born in South Korea but grew up in the USA
– He learned to play different musical instruments in church
– He is a Christian
– He is known as the moodmaker of the group
– He likes to play basketball
– He likes Michael Jackson
– He thinks Junhoe is very handsome and is quite envious of his looks
– Before they debuted, Bobby didn’t know that Eminem was white
– He returned to South Korea after middle school
– He is known as the ‘Expert in breaking walls’ because he exceeded expectations
– He shares a room with Jinhwan
– He has the worst handwriting in the group
– He made a cameo in I’m Different music video by HI SUHYUN
– He also made an appearance in Ringa Linga by Taeyang
– His family is very religious
– He likes the character Winnie the Pooh
– His ideal type is a strong girl like Wonder Woman
– He can drink two bottles of soju
– He is allegedly the one who messages the most in their group chat
– He likes rapping more than singing
– He was included in GQ as Male of the Year 2014
– He has a tattoo at the middle of his back
– His favorite foods are pizza and hamburgers
– He doesn’t like seafood
– He is known for his candid and straightforward smiles
– He likes to sleep and his happiest moments are when he’s sleeping

DK Profile

Stage Name: DK
Real Name: Kim Dong Hyuk
Role: main dancer, vocalist
Birthdate: January 3, 1997
Zodiac: Capricorn
Hometown: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height: 175 cm or 5’9″
Blood Type: O
Skills and Hobbies: singing, dancing, basketball, playing guitar, piano, and drums
Personality: intelligent, impatient, approachable

DK Facts:

– He has the best English accent in the group
– He was an intelligent student when he was still attending school
– He was recruited by YG in 2012 through a JYP Trainee Search
– He is the fake maknae and is in charge ofaegyo
– DK wants to try MCing and acting
– B.I. trusts him with choreographies because he is such a great dancer
– He also plays basketball, soccer, and baseball
– His happiest moment was when he was meeting with his fans
– His father passed away when he was just eight years old
– He cannot cook except for making kimchi
– He has a younger sister
– He is the favorite of YG’s daughter
– He is a fan of Chris Brown and Big Bang
– DK is good at girl group dances according to Jinhwan
– He choreographed Airplane
– He says that his favorite food is ALL FOOD
– He doesn’t gain weight but he poops a lot
– He can play the guitar, piano, and drums
– He is currently obsessed with fashion
– He also loves pinky rings

Ju-ne Profile

Stage Name: Ju-ne
Real Name: Koo Jun Hoe
Role: main vocalist, visual
Birthdate: March 31, 1997
Zodiac: Aries
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 182 cm or 6’0″
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, watching movies
Personality: focused, outspoken

Ju-Ne Facts:

– He is known for his strong voice
– He cannot control his emotions well
– He likes Michael Jackson
– He can also rap well
– When he was a child, he liked to do Michael Jackson’s moonwalk
– He is the tallest member of the group next to Chanwoo
– He graduated from Hwagok University, an all-boys school
– He cannot cook (except for instant ramen)
– He likes ddeokbokki
– He is a fan of Kim Hyunsik and Big Bang
– He also likes yakisoba
– He prefers Pepsi over Coke
– He cries easily when watching sad or mellow movies
– Ju-ne has the whitest/fairest skin of the group
– He specializes in the spider dance
– He has an older sister
– He can focus well on his work
– His happiest moment was when he was performing in front of fans
– He entered YG Entertainment in 2012
– Ju-ne doesn’t easily accept new people
– He chose a ‘tsundere dog’ to compare himself to
– He wants to introduce their leader B.I. to his older sister
– He doesn’t eat sushi
– He rooms with B.I. and Donghyuk
– According to Ju-ne, he wants to go out during their off days but he has no friends
– Once he dropped his phone in the toilet and it still worked, but he washed it with soap and it didn’t turn on again
– He chose mindreading as the supernatural ability he wants to have

Chan Profile

Stage Name: Chan
Real Name: Jung Chan Woo
Role: vocalist, maknae
Birthdate: January 26, 1998
Zodiac: Aquarius
Hometown: Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Height: 180 cm or 5’11”
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: singing, dancing, playing videogames, playing the flute, swimming
Personality: competitive, childish

Chan Facts:

– He was a child actor, portraying young Lee Min-ho in Boys Over Flowers and The Heirs
– He was a child model and made his debut in 2005
– He wasn’t part of Team B on WIN
– He is also the tallest in the group next to Ju-ne
– He is afraid of Bobby the most
– He bears resemblance to Chanyeol of EXO
– Chan entered YG through a private audition in 2013
– He is the maknae but a senior among the other members due to his experience
– He shares a room with Yunhyeong
– He is the shortest among his family but taller than the other members
– He would be an actor if he didn’t debut with iKON
– Chan joined the group through Mix & Match
– Chan always brings his laptop
– He doesn’t eat kimchi or ketchup
– His ideal type is a girl who is pretty and smart; prefers someone who is older than him
– He aspires to become like Big Bang
– Chan owns a parrot named Ttoki
– Chan is known to leave the room messy
– His favorite foods are sushi, chicken, and steak
– His nicknames are Chanu, Chanumon, and Chansun among others
– Chanwoo visits Jinhwan’s room everyday
– He goes to Jinhwan for advice at times of trouble

Conclusion

We certainly dug up a lot of information about your favorite idols. If you have anything to add, please do leave them in the comments below. Do us a favor and share this with your fellow iKONIKs as well! Thanks for reading!

Who do you think is the best overall performer in iKON?

– Jay
– B.I.
– Bobby
– Ju-ne
– Song
– DK
– Chan

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