BtoB (Korean: 비투비)

BtoB (Korean: 비투비; acronym for Born to Beat) is a South Korean boy band formed in 2012 by Cube Entertainment. The group consists of Seo Eun-kwang, Lee Min-hyuk, Lee Chang-sub, Im Hyun-sik, Peniel Shin, Jung Il-hoon, and Yook Sung-jae.

BTOB Fandom Name: Melody
BTOB Official Fan Color: Slow Blue

BTOB Official Accounts:
Twitter: @officialbtob
Instagram: @cube_official_btob
Facebook: BTOBofficial
Youtube: officialbtob
Fan cafe: cube-btob
Youtube: officialbtob
vLive: BTOB channel

BTOB Members Profile:

Eunkwang

Stage Name: Eunkwang (은광)
Birth Name: Seo Eun Kwang (서은광)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocals, piano
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Twitter: @btob_sekwang
Instagram: @btob_silver_light

Eunkwang Facts:
– He was born in Seoul in South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, named Eunchong.
– His favorite color is blue.
– He did a song with Yoo SungEun called “Love Virus”
– He is the “father” of the group.
– He is a picky eater.
– If Eunkwang could trade places with one BTOB member, he would be Sungjae because he wants to breathe the air at 180cm.
– He can play the piano.
– He likes to listen to emotional songs.
– Eunkwang doesn’t sound when he farts. He would pretend like he doesn’t know anything. XD
– His good friend in BTOB is Minhyuk.
– Eunkwang admits that he’s really not quick-witted. He doesn’t know to handle women.
– He went to all-male middle and high school.
– Eunkwang is close to Changsub’s sister.
– Changsub’s sister favorite member in BTOB is Eunkwang.
– Eunkwang is good at cooking egg stew.
– Eunkwang, together with his friend, opened a Korean cafe in Singapore named +82 (Korea’s country code).
– He starred in musicals: “Monte Cristo”, “Bachelor’s Vegetable Store”, “Hamlet”, “Goddess is Watching”, “The Three Musketeers”.
– Eunkwang sang “Dreaming of Spring”, an OST for ‘Mystery of Queen 2’.
– B.A.P‘s Youngjae revealed that he and BTS’s Jin, BTOB’s Eunkwang and VIXX’s Ken are in a gaming crew, called “The Strongest Idol”. (“Lee Guk Joo’s Young Street”)
– Eunkwang joined a tv show, ‘Lipstick Prince’ which premiered on 1st December 2016.
– Eunkwang and Hyunsik were in the “Law of the Jungle” in Mexico.
– If Eunkwang was a girl, he would like to date Hyunsik.
– Eunkwang and his mother Hwang Soon Ok won “Immortal Song: Family Chuseok Special” with their cover of Sunflower’s “With Love”.
– Eunkwang enlisted on August 21st 2018.
– Eunkwang’s ideal type: Someone with a kind heart, goes to church, has double eyelids, medium sized beautiful big eyes, thick lips, small waist, no height limitation, only loves me, long straight hair, and likes it when she puts one side of her hair behind her ears.

Minhyuk

Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
Birth Name: Lee Min Hyuk (이민혁)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 29, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Writing lyrics, composing music, rap making, exercising, acrobatics
Instagram: @hutazone
Twitter: @btob2mh

Minhyuk Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older brother, named Jungmin.
– After Eunkwang’s enlistment, Minhyuk was chosen as a temporary Leader.
– Favorite color: black, white
– Minhyuk is the “mother” of the group.
– He was a cast member of the second season of The Romantic & Idol
– Minhyuk’s friends call him the ‘Holiday Star’ because they said he gets attention during the holidays.
– During college, Minhyuk participated in cross-dressing competition twice.
– If Minhyuk got a casting offer from R-Rated movie, he would be interested to star in one.
– Minhyuk didn’t mind taking his shirt off.
– He’s a very good athlete. (He won several gold medals at “Idol Athletics”).
– In 2014 Minhyuk participated in Dream Team Vault Jump special. He holds the record of the highest vault jump reaching 2.75m.
– He is the role model when it comes to cleaning.
– Minhyuk actually wanted to become a soccer player.
– Among the members, Minhyuk is the one who sweats a lot.
– Minhyuk can watch horror movies well.
– He has a puppy named Hamo.
– He can play the piano.
– Minhyuk is good at cooking fried rice and kimchi stew.
– Minhyuk’s pants ripped once when performing “It’s Okay” and he was wearing red underwear at that time.
– He barely plays games, but he really likes manga & anime. He even collected the Japanese version of H2, his favorite manga.
– Minhyuk starred in ‘A New Leaf’ as supporting role.
– He starred in idol special of ‘Love & War 2’.
– Minhyuk starred in ‘Sweet, Savage Family’.
– Minhyuk also starred in the web-dramas ‘Nightmare Teacher’ and ‘Unexpected Heroes’.
– Minhyuk played in the movie ‘The Swordsman’.
– Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– If Minhyuk was a girl, he would like to date Sungjae.
– Minhyuk releases his first album on January 15, 2019, under the stage name Huta.
– Minhyuk’s ideal type: Has cute smiley eyes, has a small face with a body proportion of 1:8, has complete self management, firm and elastic figure from exercising, occasionally revealing the expressions like a kitten or puppy, a well-liked person who is kind, and knows how to aegyo, has clean and clear skin and neat teeth, someone who can watch ball games together, go to amusement parks together, go to famous tourist attractions for holiday, traveling on trains, to travel everywhere.

Changsub

Stage Name: Changsub (창섭)
Birth Name: Lee Chang Sub (이창섭)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: February 26, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Specialties: Piano and Drums
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Instagram: @lee_cs_btob
Twitter: @LeeCS_BTOB

Changsub Facts:
– He was born in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has a younger sister, named Jungeun.
– His favorite color is black.
– He can play the drums, the guitar, and the bass.
– Changsub can’t resist sleep.
– Changsub plays the base and guitar.
– Changsub is good at cooking kimchi fried rice.
– He was a skateboard athlete.
– Changsub has acrophobia (fear of heights)
– Changsub likes all food, except pudding.
– Changsub went to Howon University.
– The member who listens to Eunkwang the most is Changsub.
– Changsub really like to brush his teeth.
– He likes to make silly faces all the time.
– Changsub tattoos: on his shoulder, it’s written: “Don’t be defeated from yourself”
On his chest: “Make a change” (along with a clock drawing)
On his forearm: “So do not fear for I’m with you, do not dismayed for I’m your God” with a cross drawing (It’s from bible Isaiah 41:10)
His clock tattoo also stands for their debut day (it reads 3:21 which stands for March 21st)
– Changsub’s mother not allowed him to get more tattoos.
– Among the members, Changsub and Sungjae are the ‘Tom & Jerry’ of the group.
– He starred in musicals: “Boys over Flower”, “Napoleon”, “Edgar Allen Poe”.
– Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae, Minhyuk acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– He participated in “Law Of The Jungle” (Mongolia edition)
– He sang the OST song “Falling” for the kdrama “A Poem A Day’.
– He was the first member to debut his own solo album called “bpm 82.5”.
– Changsub’s ideal type: Someone with a small egg shaped face, with long straight hair or wavy curls, wears sports shoes, height 165cm, s line, smiley eyes, someone who is more lively than me and thinks before acting, doesn’t  put on thick make up, milky white skin, someone who leads me on, someone who will go with me to Busan’s haeundae to look at the sea and eat sashimi, to go to awesome place to have coffee together, eat pork soup with rice at night..

Hyunsik

Stage Name: Hyunsik (현식)
Birth Name: Im Hyun Sik (임현식)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: March 7, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocal, Composition, Lyrics, Guitar, Piano
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Instagram: @imhyunsik
Twitter: @BTOB_IMHYUNSIK

Hyunsik Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older brother, named Yoonsik.
– His favorite color is red.
– Hobbies: singing, writing and composing music
– Hyunsik has 5 tattoos. He has a stars/moon design on his neck, a triangle (friendship tattoo) on his arm, an “M” for Melody on his arm, a peeled banana on his arm, and a fish (Pisces) design with the numbers 3 and 7 (his birthday) on his arm.
– Hyunsik was popular among the girls ever since the 4th grade of elementary school.
– He had a fan cafe on some portal site around 3rd or 4th grade.
– He can play the guitar (both acoustic and electric) and the piano.
– Hyunsik is good at cooking stir-fried tuna with kimchi.
– Hyunsik got personal cooking lessons when he was younger.
– Hyunsik is really active in composing songs most of the time.
– Hyunsik’s father is a singer Im Jihoon.
– Hyunsik has studied abroad in Shanghai for 2 years.
– Hyunsik is said to be a real gentleman. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– Hyunsik, Sungjae, Minhyuk, Changsub acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– Hyunsik was featuring as a producer-composer on KBS’ ‘Hyena on the Keyboard’.
– Hyunsik and Eunkwang were in the “Law of the Jungle” in Mexico.
– Hyunsik went to the same high school and is friends with EXO’s D.O.
– Hyunsik can hold liquor the best among the members.
– He has a really big appetite, he finished 4 bowls of instant rice and 3 different korean dishes in one seating. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– Hyunsik’s favorite season is winter.
– He is more confident with his shoulders than his abs.
– Hyunsik and EXID’s Hani are really close friends. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– If Hyunsik was a girl, he would like to date Sungjae.
– Hyunsik’s ideal type: extraordinary, someone who is more special than I am, someone who is very adorable but will be very sexy when she is next to me, someone who is not too boring, someone who is willing to give but knows that she is lacking, a woman who complements me.

Peniel

Stage Name: Peniel (프니엘)
Birth Name: Shin Dong Geun (신동근)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 10, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Specialties: Acting, guitar
Instagram: @btobpeniel
Twitter: @PenielShin
Youtube: POV

Peniel Facts:
– He was born Chicago, Illinois, United States.
– He has an older sister, named Jennifer.
– He is a former trainee under JYPE.
– He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, United States and speaks fluent English.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
– Peniel talks well with both male and female.
– Peniel learned Korean curse words from Sungjae.
– Peniel was the last member to join BTOB.
– Peniel’s close friends during his trainee days are B.A.P’s Youngjae, GOT7’s Mark, EXID’s Junghwa and Bestie’s Haeryoung.
– He can play the acoustic guitar.
– Peniel likes to take pictures of food before eating.
– Peniel is allergic to watermelon.
– Peniel also has a cat allergy.
– He doesn’t like acting cute.
– Peniel sleeps naked.
– He suffers from hair loss. That’s why he shaved his hair.
– Peniel appeared in a tv show, ‘Hello Counselor’ once because he wanted to tell his fans the true reason why he went bald.
– If Peniel was a girl, he would date Sungjae.
– Peniel’s ideal type: A girl with a beautiful smile, must definitely not smoke. Hope she would be either pretty or adorable, someone who is positive, and able to fit in well.

Ilhoon

Stage Name: Ilhoon (일훈)
Birth Name: Jung Il Hoon (정일훈)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: October 4, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Specialties: Rap, Writing lyrics, Composition
Instagram: @ilhoonmj
Twitter: @BTOB_ILL

Ilhoon Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named JOO.
– His hobby is shopping.
– Ilhoon doesn’t eat much, he doesn’t have an appetite.
– Ilhoon is really good at sudden attack (games).
– Ilhoon chose teleportation as a superpower that he wants to have.
– The member who troubled Eunkwang the most is Ilhoon.
– Ilhoon doesn’t like cold weather.
– He can play the piano.
– He mentioned that he wants to touch Himchan’s butt.
– Ilhoon hasn’t received any confessions from girls at his school.
– Ilhoon was the one that came out with the name ‘Melody’ as the fandom’s name.
– Ilhoon first love didn’t come true.
– Ilhoon doesn’t like skinship. (Weekly Idol)
– Ilhoon was warned of potentially being at risk of lung cancer on a tv show, ‘Vitamin’.
– Ilhoon has 4 tattoos. He has “Nadie puede ser como Dios” on his chest (“No one can be like God”), paw prints (friendship tattoo) on his wrist, “1004” on his ribs, and the labarum on his forearm.
– Ilhoon’s armpit hair originally doesn’t grow.
– He’s known for inventing and popularizing the gestures for “Gwiyomi Player”.
– Ilhoon was featured on HyunA’s Roll Deep MV.
– During high school, Ilhoon and BTS’s Rap Mon were classmates in the same club: Design Club. (Weekly Idol 140702)
– On March 8, 2018, he has made his official solo debut with “She’s Gone” MV.
– Ilhoon joined beauty show “The Cushion”, co-hosted on Weekly Idol (2012-16), joined Unpretty Rapstar 2 semi-finals episode and performed with contestant Jiyoon.
– Ilhoon has the most featuring with his co-Cube artists (2YOON, G.NA, Hyuna)
– He made his acting debut in “Webtoon Hero Toondra Show” (2015).
– In March 2018, he released his solo debut album “Big Wave”.
– If Ilhoon was a girl, he would date himself.
– Ilhoon’s ideal type: has long eyelashes, big eyes, s line figure, slender body, it doesn’t matter if she is tall or short, has white skin, has brown colored pupils, it would be good if she has short bob hair

Sungjae

Stage Name: Sungjae (성재)
Birth Name: Yook Sung Jae (육성재)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Face of the Group, Maknae
Birthday: May 2, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocals, snowboarding
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Instagram: @yook_can_do_it
Twitter: @BTOB_6SJ
Weibo: yooksungjai

Sungjae Facts:
– He was born in Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named Sungyoung.
– His favorite colors are black and red.
– His hobbies are snowboarding, fishing and shopping.
– Kim Sohyun and Joy are someone who Sungjae wants to has as a younger sister.
– Sungjae was dropped at the final round of a JYP open audition.
– He can play the acoustic guitar and the bass.
– Sungjae hiccups when he eats spicy food. Update: it seems he cured this problem (Season 3 of Global Request show)
– There was a time where Sungjae was a yogurt addict. He had 16 cups a day.
– Sungjae first met V from BTS at the toilet and they became close since then.
– Sungjae is close friends with Boyfriend’s Kwangmin and Youngmin.
– Sungjae has a Snow Bengal cat, named Sami.
– Sungjae doesn’t like showing his body.
– Sungjae chooses Suzy as the female idol he wants to date.
– Sungjae likes older women.
– Sungjae filmed “We Got Married” with Joy from Red Velvet.
– He was in a parody band called Big Byung, along with VIXX’s N and Hyuk, and GOT7’s Jackson.
– Sungjae and Wanna One’s Ong Seongwoo were classmates in Hanlim Arts School.
– Sungjae, Hyunsik, Minhyuk, Changsub acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– Sungjae acted in the Korean dramas: ‘Plus Nine Boys’, ‘School 2015: Who Are You’, ‘The Village: Achiara’s Secret’, ‘Goblin’
– Sungjae participated in Fantastic Duo as Gummy’s partner and won.
– Sungjae joined the reality-variety program “Real Men” (2014-15), was a co-MC with SJ’s Kangin and f(x)’s Amber on “A Song For You”, was the main host of Inkigayo Sept 2015-May 2016
– He joined “The Law of the Jungle” and the reality show “All the Butlers/Master in the House”.
– If Sungjae was a girl, he would date Minhyuk.
– If the members were girls, Sungjae would date Ilhoon because he looks the most decent with a wig on.
– Sungjae’s ideal type: Has droopy shaped big eyes, black and straight long hair, someone who is sexy but will show me her cute side, has a belly button which looks good, slender figure and is glamorous, I want to put my arm around her waist and walk along the beach together, watch movie, eat…

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