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GOT7 Member JB Profile, Facts, and TMI

JB Profile

  • Birth Name: 임재범 (Lim Jaebeom)
  • Stage Name: JB
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.01.06
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
  • Height: 179.4 cm (5’8”)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145.5 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Soundcloud

JB Facts & TMI

  • JB was born in Siheung and grew up in Goyang City.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and grandmother.
  • JB is an only child.
  • He is a Christian.
  • He is raising 5 cats named Nora, Kunta, Odd, Ver, and Cake.
  • He is the leader and main vocalist of GOT7.
  • JB also composed some GOT7’s songs.
  • Before debuting with GOT7, he debuted as a duo under the name JJ Project with bandmate Jinyoung.
  • JJ Project starred in the second season of the high teen drama ‘Dream High 2’ in 2012.
  • On March 5th, 2019, JB and Yugyeom also started promoting together as subunit JUS2.
  • JB is part of Naju Lim’s clan.
  • He is a quiet and dutiful son, he often helped his parents harvesting tomatoes on their fruit farm in Ilsan. 
  • He became a fan of boyband GOD when he was 7 years old.
  • He started to gain interest in dancing and since he was in middle school, joined a B-boying crew in his hometown.
  • After appearing in Mnet’s ‘4 Things Show’, he decided to pursue a professional B-boying career.
  • He got a casting offer from a JYP staff when he participated in a dance competition.
  • JB met future groupmate Jinyoung and formed a duo for the casting audition, gaining unanimous first-rank evaluation from all judges presented at the moment.
  • To catch up on his lack of training as a singer, he spent two and a half years trainee period in JYP Entertainment before debuting as an actor in ‘Dream High 2’.
  • He appeared in various reality shows such as ‘Flower Bromance’ in 2016, ‘The Law of The Jungle: Cook Island’ in 2017, ‘I Can See Your Voice’ in 2018, ‘Hello Counselor’ in 2018, ‘Doremi Market’ in 2018 and 2019, as well as being a regular cast in ‘Prison Life of Fools’.
  • He also became special MC for several ‘MCountdown’ and ‘Inkigayo’ episodes.
  • Besides ‘Dream High 2’ he also acted as a supporting character in MBC’s drama ‘When a Man Falls in Love’ in 2013. 
  • JB has twin moles above his left eye.
  • He usually wears size XL (100~105) tops.
  • He has a sturdy build, with 94 cm chest circumference.
  • Despite his big physical build, he has small palms and feet (his shoe size is 260 mm).
  • He is claimed by GOT7’s members as the member with the best upper body build.
  • JB look-alikes including actor Lee Jehoon and Song Jaerim; singer Noh Jihoon and BTOB’s Lim Hyunsik.
  • Compliments that he likes to hear the most is “You are good at singing” and “You have high musicality”.
  • His favorite words are “Time is gold” and “Effort won’t betray”.
  • He lifetime’s dream is to be a comprehensive artist (become a singer-songwriter and a movie director).
  • His life’s motto is “Let’s work hard. Let’s be a man! Just like a tiger!”
  • His favorite musicians are Prince, James Morrison, D’Angelo, Ray Charles, Damien Rice, Musiq Soulchild, Miguel, etc.
  • JB’s favorite music genre is soul and R&B.
  • He said he wanted to collaborate with D’Angelo or Musiq Soulchild before he died. 
  • The first CD he ever bought was Damien Rice’s ‘9’.
  • He chose his parents and D’Angelo as respectable figures for him.
  • His hobbies are composing songs, photography, internet shopping, bus travel, watching movies, enjoying the breezing wind, visiting famous restaurants, b-boying, etc.
  • In October 2020, he held a photography exhibition ‘ALONE’ under the alias Def.
  • His favorite movie director is Bong Joonho.
  • His favorite movies are ‘Midnight in Paris’, ‘Before Sunrise’, ‘Eternal Sunshine’, and ‘Match Point’.
  • He is a manga otaku and a big fan of Naruto. He collected all 66 books of Naruto manga.
  • JB is an avid fan of American animation series ‘The Simpsons’, his favorite character is Bart.
  • His favorite authors are Guillaume Musso and Haruki Murakami.
  • JB’s favorite book is Kafka on The Shore.
  • His favorite color is grey.
  • He likes reading detective and mystery genre books/ novels.
  • He has a lot of interest in fashion, he mostly wears dark-themed street fashion items.
  • He mentioned Paris and Maldives as the places he really wants to visit before he dies.
  • His favorite soccer team is Liverpool while his favorite soccer player is Steven Gerrard.
  • He plays the game Overwatch.
  • His favorite Japanese word is “しあわせ” (happiness) while his favorite Japanese food is takoyaki.
  • He likes Japanese music and films, his favorite Japanese celebrities are Jun Matsumoto and Joe Odagiri.
  • His ideal type is a cute girl.
  • JB likes animals, especially cats. He said that if he has the chance to raise a puppy, he wants to raise a Miniature Pinscher.
  • He is friends with B.A.P’s Youngjae.
  • He has a habit of touching his Adam’s apple.
  • His favorite subject was science.
  • He is confident in cooking kimchi jjigae and omurice.
  • He prefers Korean food over Western food, sashimi over meat.
  • He likes soup and stew kind-of foods, he also likes spicy chicken feet.
  • He likes the mint-choco flavor.
  • JB said that he doesn’t like going to clubs.
  • He has excellent body flexibility.
  • The first thing he does when he wakes up is feeding cats.
  • His special talents are Lee Sunkyun’s voice impersonation, mimicking grandfather’s voice and b-boying.
  • In 2016, he suffered from a herniated disk, making him skip GOT7’s ‘Fly in Seoul’ concert.
  • He has been releasing mixtapes on SoundCloud since 2017 under the alias Def.
  • His nicknames are Bbom, Def., DEFSOUL, Jaebong, Jebi, Lim Leader, Lim Bart, Lim Sweet, Nora’s Dead, etc.
  • JB’s MBTI personality type is INFJ.

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