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GOT7 Member Jackson Profile, Facts, and TMI

Jackson Profile

  • Birth Name: 王嘉爾 (Wong Gaa Ji)
  • English Name: Jackson Wang
  • Stage Name: Jackson
  • Nationality: Hong Kong
  • Date of Birth: 1994.03.28
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 174 cm (5’3”)
  • Weight: 63 kg (138.8 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Personal Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Weibo, TikTok, Youtube, Vevo

Jackson Facts & TMI

  • Jackson was born and grew up in Hong Kong.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother (born 1988).
  • His position in GOT7 is rapper.
  • He graduated from American International School in Hong Kong.
  • He is Catholic.
  • Jackson is a former Hong Kong national fencer (sabre).
  • And around December 2010, he was cast by JYP Entertainment while playing basketball at school.
  • He won first place at JYP International Audition with a competition rate of 2000:1.
  • His parents were against the idea of him becoming a rapper because he was prepared to join the London Olympics at that time.
  • Jackson finally obtained permission under the condition that he has to win in Asia-level sabre competition, in which he got 2 gold medals.
  • In 2016, he also revealed that he received scholarship offers from Hong Kong University and Stanford before coming to Korea.
  • Despite being a foreigner, Jackson is often involved in GOT7’s rap making process.
  • Jackson composes and writes lyrics for his solo songs himself.
  • Jackson is very outgoing and has a good variety show sense.
  • He participated in SBS variety show ‘Roommate 2’ as a regular cast, earning him the Rookie of the Year Award at the 2014 SBS Entertainment Awards.
  • He became an MC at SBS Inkigayo alongside Kim Yoojung and Hong Jonghyun from May 17, 2015, to May 1, 2016.
  • He also starred in more variety shows throughout 2014~2016 such as ‘Hitmaker’ (MBC Every1, 2014, season 1 cast member); ‘Law of the Jungle Nicaragua’ (SBS, 2014, cast member); ‘Real Men’ (MBC, 2016, guest member with BamBam); ‘Where Is My Friend’s Home – Thailand’ (JTBC, 2016, guest member with Bambam); ‘Celebrity Bromance’ (MBC, 2016, guest member with Jooheon of Monsta X and Ahn Hyoseop).
  • He formed a project group called Big Bottle (Bigbyung) through the variety program ‘Hitmaker’ alongside BTOB Sungjae, VIXX N, and VIXX Hyuk, releasing two songs ‘Stress Come On’ and ‘Ojingeo Doenjang’.
  • He has a mole on his left cheek.
  • Jackson has noticeably thick thighs thanks to his training as an athlete.
  • Different from his image, Jackson gets scared easily and cries easily as well.
  • His fans are called SonRangdungie (Jackson + Sarangdungie).
  • Jackson has many celebrity friends thanks to his outgoing nature, among his celebrity friends, are Amber of f(x), RM of BTS, Jessi, Eric Nam, Heechul of Super Junior, Peniel of BTOB, Kim Heungguk, Baro, Jooheon of Monsta X, Seo Kangjoon, Lee Gookjoo, Heo Youngji, Hong Jonghyun, Kim Yoojung, Kim Sungkyu of Infinite, Hwang Minhyun of NU’EST, Lee Daehwi of AB6IX, Lai Guanlin, Zico of BlockB, EXO members, Lee Gikwang of Highlight, Jung Yonghwa of CNBLUE, N of VIXX, Taeyong of NCT, Jung Hyungdon and Defconn.
  • Jackson can speak various Chinese dialects such as Cantonese, Mandarin, and Shanghainese.
  • He is also fluent in Korean and English.
  • Jackson is really good at expressing affections, he doesn’t hesitate to say ‘I love you’ or ‘Thank you’ to everyone.
  • In 2015, he became the MC for the Chinese adaptation of the variety show ‘Please Take Care of My Refrigerator’ titled ‘GO FRIDGE’.
  • He released a solo digital album titled ‘Mirrors’ that ranked 32nd on the Billboard 200 Chart. 
  • As of 2020, he became the model for more than twenty local and international brands such as Pepsi, Adidas, Lenovo, Tod’s, BMW, Ray-Ban, Cartier, Giorgio Armani Perfume, VIVO phones, FENDI, etc.
  • His hobby is playing sports, such as swimming, running, basketball, rugby, etc.
  • He has an extraordinarily strong physical.
  • He likes cheese and hates spicy foods.
  • He has a habit of biting his lips.
  • Many fans think that he resembles Pokemon character Squirtle.
  • Since July 2019, he has a wax figure in Madame Tussauds Museum in Hong Kong.
  • His nicknames are Gaga, WangPuppy, WangGae, WangMandu, WangKong, Sonie, J-Flawless, Jjaeckie, SquirSon, etc.
  • He served as designer and creative director for his own fashion brand Team Wang Design launched in July 2020.
  • Jackson’s MBTI personality type is ENFJ.

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