JBJ (Korean: 제이비제이) was a South Korean project boy group consisting of six members who previously participated in Mnet’s 2017 survival show Produce 101 Season 2, The group was managed by Fave Entertainment, while CJ E&M oversaw the group’s release production. The group officially debuted on October 18, 2017. They held their final concert on April 22, 2018, and disbanded on April 30, 2018.
On April 22, JBJ officially concluded their final concert JBJ Really Desirable Concert [Epilogue] as their last performance.
The group officially disbanded on April 30, 2018, due to members’ contract expiration with Fave Entertainment.
JBJ Fandom Name: Joyful
JBJ Official Colors: Cornflower Blue and Dolly Yellow
JBJ Members Profile:
Stage Name: Taehyun (태현)
Birth Name: Roh Tae-hyun (노태현)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: October 15, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 167,7 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: A
– He was born in Seoul.
– He has a sister.
– He is a member of HOTSHOT.
– Taehyun (Kid Monster) debuted with Hotshot in 2014.
– He is under Ardor & Able Entertainment.
– He was an ex YG trainee.
– His hobbies are watching movies.
– His specialty is krumping.
– His nickname is KIMON.
– He appeared in Rude Paper’s “Fight like the Lion” MV.
– He’s a member of hip-hop dance crew “Monster WOO FAM”.
– Education: Korean Art High School
– He is friends with Girls Day’s Minah & Brave Girls’ Noh Hyeran.
– His old stage name used to be Kid Monster.
– Taehyun is fluent in Japanese (JBJ Just Be Joyful, ep. 4)
– Taehyun said that it’s a bit uncomfortable in the dorm since Sanggyun is always shirtless.
– Taehyun and Sanggyun are allergic to cats. They didn’t find out until after they met Yongguk’s cats.
– Taehyun is fluent in English (his earlier Instagram lives after his elimination from PD101)
– Taehyun said he favors Daehwi (Wanna One) a lot, but he was worried about their big age gap. Donghan then joked that in love there is no such thing as age gap. (Must Eat Ep. 09)
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 25 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Taehyun and Donghan are roommates.
Stage Name: Kenta (켄타)
Birth Name: Takada Kenta (髙田健太)
Korean Name: Go Geon-tae (고건태)
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: January 10, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
– He is Japanese.
– He is under STARROAD Entertainment.
– His specialty is Korean and is able to do latte art.
– He was a member of a cover group before.
– He is called “Sexy cutie Kenta”.
– He is a big fan of Teen Top’s Ricky and Highlight/Beast.
– He trained for 1 year and 3 months before going on Produce 101 Season 2.
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 24 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Everyone teases/lies to Kenta and most of the time he believes them.
– Kenta is terrible at telepathy games.
– Kenta doesn’t like organizing. (Keep Your Eyes On Us JBJ)
– Kenta doesn’t like milk. (Just Be Joyful JBJ Ep.4)
– Kenta can dance to a lot of girl k-pop idol’s songs.
– Kenta loves cats.
– Kenta’s hand is 18 cm. (Just Be Joyful JBJ ep.3)
– Kenta always dances to Despacito if played, anywhere and anytime.
– Kenta and Donghan raised their hands when the MCs asked who’s pure sexy. XD (Weekly Idol)
– Kenta is friends with Teen top’s Ricky.
– Kenta and Sanggyun are roommates.
– Kenta and Sanggyun will be acting in the web drama “Barefoot Diva”.
– Kenta and Sanggyun will officially debut as a duo under the name JBJ95.
Stage Name: Sanggyun (상균)
Birth Name: Kim Sang-gyun (김상균)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: May 23, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
– Family: mother, father, younger brother.
– He studied at Gwangdeok High School (graduated in 2014).
– Sanggyun is a former Big Hit Ent. trainee, he was supposed to debut in a group with RM but the plan changed
– He was a member of Topp Dogg.
– Sanggyun (A-Tom) debuted with ToppDogg in 2013.
– He is under Hunus Entertainment.
– He enjoys listening to music.
– He likes playing soccer.
– He can write rap lyrics.
– Sanggyun doesn’t like organizing. (Keep Your Eyes On Us JBJ)
– Prior to debut, he was a backup dancer for EVoL & a number of their performances of “Get Up” from March – April 2013.
– If he wasn’t a singer, he’d want a fashion career.
– He thinks his most charming feature is his smile.
– Sanggyun and Taehyun are allergic to cats. They didn’t find out until after they met Yongguk’s cats.
– Members said that Sanggyun has the best body in JBJ.
– Sanggyun can be a bit of a scaredy cat.
– Sanggyun was a participant in SMTM5.
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 26 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Sanggyun and Kenta were roommates.
– His agency updated, saying that after Sanggyun finished his promotions with JBJ, he will return to his agency and will discuss his further activities but he won’t rejoin XENO-T (Topp Dogg).
– Sanggyun and Kenta will be acting in the web drama “Barefoot Diva”.
– Sanggyun and Kenta will officially debut as a duo under the name JBJ95.
Stage Name: Longguo / Yongguk (용국)
Birth Name: Jin Longguo (金龙国)
Korean Name: Kim Yong-guk (김용국)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: March 2, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A
– He was born in Hwaryong.
– His nationality is Chinese.
– He is a member of duo Longguo&Shihyun.
– He is under Choon Entertainment.
– He used to be a Cre.Ker/Loen trainee and he lived in a dorm with Juhaknyeon from The Boyz.
– He speaks English.
– His nicknames are “Kol-guk” and “Yong-ta-mong”.
– His family includes his mom, dad, grandpa, and grandma.
– His hobbies include playing games, sleeping, and watching movies.
– He likes cats and games.
– He doesn’t like bugs and ghosts.
– His favorite color is green, but he has a lot of black clothes.
– His favorite genres of movies are SF and horror.
– His most precious belonging is his cellphone.
– Longguo has 2 cats named Tolbi and Rcy, named after the Overwatch characters Torbjorn and Mercy. (Ep.1 of Cat Butler’s Brag)
– His best characteristics include being direct and being cheerful.
– Longguo is the fashion terrorist of the group (VLive)
– His role model is singer Crush.
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 21 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Longguo and Hyunbin were roommates.
– He is now an MC of SBS MTV The Show along with NCT’s Jeno and CLC’s Yeeun.
– He is now a solo artist: LONGGUO.
Stage Name: Hyunbin (현빈)
Birth Name: Kwon Hyun-bin (권현빈)
Position: Lead Rapper
Birthday: March 4, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B
– After graduating from middle school he became an athlete student.
– He was a fencer but after injuring his thighs’ muscles, he had to give up on fencing and went to a normal high school where he became a council member for 2 years.
– He studied abroad in Japan and was a member of Aoba Japan International School’s baseball team.
– He is under YGKPlus as a model. He joined YGKPlus in 2015 (the youngest male model during that time).
– He is a basketball team called “CODE ONE” for Korean models.
– His hobby is to upload pictures on social media.
– His specialty is acting and creating rap lyrics.
– Hyunbin speaks English.
– Hyunbin is left-handed.
– Hyunbin loves cats.
– Hyunbin’s face is 21 cm. (Just Be Joyful JBJ ep.3)
– Hyunbin can do voice impersonations.
– Hyunbin is fluent in Japanese (JBJ Just Be Joyful, ep. 4)
– Hyunbin said he’d like to make his personal brand (so far, he mentioned only hats) maybe next year or some years later.
– He and BTS’s Jin, BTOB‘s Eunkwang, B.A.P‘s Youngjae and VIXX’s Ken are in a gaming crew, called “The Strongest Idol” and Youngjae is the leader.
– Hyunbin is really close to B.A.P’s Himchan and Jongup.
– He trained for 3 months before joining Produce 101 Season 2.
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 22 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Hyunbin starred in the 2017 K-Drama “Part-Time Idol” and the drama “Borg Mom” (2017).
– Hyunbin and Longguo were roommates.
– Hyunbin is part of the cast on the variety show Dunia.
Stage Name: Donghan (동한)
Birth Name: Kim Dong-han (김동한)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Maknae
Birthday: July 3, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @don9_han / @kimdonghan.official
Fan Cafe: kimdonghanofficial
– He is under OUI Entertainment.
– His hobbies include watching movies, performances, and dramas.
– His specialties are aikido (Japanese martial arts), hapkido (Korean martial arts), and cover dances.
– Donghan was apart of a dance group called DOB.
– Donghan was also a part of a dance team called “The Face” before joining DOB.
– Donghan is a huge BTS fan.
– He is friends with Golden Child‘s Jibeom.
– He trained for 1 year and 6 months before joining Produce 101 Season 2.
– He was eliminated episode 10, rank 29 on Produce 101 Season 2.
– Donghan said he doesn’t like beans.
– Donghan often watches variety shows. (Weekly Idol)
– Donghan and Kenta raised their hands when the MCs asked who’s pure sexy. (Weekly Idol)
– Donghan can dance to EXO and BTS songs randomly at twice the speed. (Weekly Idol)
– Donghan and Taehyun were roommates.
– Donghan hates being disturbed while eating.
– He is now a solo artist: Kim Donghan.