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iKON BOBBY Profile, Facts, and TMI

BOBBY Profile

  • Birth Name: 김지원 (Kim Jiwon)
  • Stage Name: BOBBY
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1995.12.21
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Pig
  • Height: 175 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 68 kg (149.9 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram


  • Bobby was born in Seoul but he moved to the US when he was still a kid.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother.
  • He is a Christian.
  • Bobby is the main rapper and sub vocalist in iKON.
  • Bobby made his first public appearance through the survival program ‘WIN: Who is Next’.
  • After that, Bobby participated as a contestant on the rap audition show ‘Show Me The Money 3’ and won first place.
  • His rap skills are widely acknowledged in both underground and mainstream hip-hop scenes.
  • Besides rap making, Bobby also actively participates in iKON’s music and lyrics writing.
  • Although he sounds rough when rapping, Bobby is a playful person.
  • Thanks to his appearance in ‘Show Me The Money 3’, he gained many fans after the broadcast ended.
  • Prior to his debut as iKON member, he was featured in several songs such as ‘Born Hater’ by Epik High, ‘I’m Different’ by Hi Suhyun, ‘Come Here’ by Masta Wu and Dok2.
  • Before his debut, Bobby also shot a CF for Sprite.
  • After his debut, Bobby and Winner’s Song Mino formed a hip-hop duo called MOBB. and released an album titled ‘The MOBB’.
  • As of 2021, Bobby released two full studio albums titled ‘LOVE AND FALL’ in 2017 and ‘LUCKY MAN’ in 2021.
  • Bobby is iKON members who had the most appearance in variety shows such as ‘Running Man’ (episode 278, 279 416, 417 with B.I); ‘Happy Together’ (episode 429, with B.I); ‘Sugarman’ (episode 14, with Donghyuk and Junhoe); ‘Infinity Challenge My Ugly Friends Season 2’ (episode 467 & 468); tvN’s ‘My Dad and I’; ‘Master Key’ (episode 2); ‘Knowing Bros’ (episode 113 with B.I, Yunhyeong, and Junhoe); ‘Doremi Market’ (episode 25, with Donghyuk); ‘King of Masked Singer’ (episode 117); etc.
  • In 2020, Bobby sang an OST for tvN’s drama ‘Records of Youth’ titled ‘Spotlight’.
  • Bobby is a big fan of Bob Marley and is using the ‘Bob’ from Bob Marley’s name for his stage name.
  • The Pooh doll, which he had since he was young, appears in Bobby’s past pictures from time to time. It even appeared in MOBB’s music video for ‘Call Me Quickly’.
  • He can’t eat seafood.
  • He is afraid of octopuses.
  • Bobby got a matching tattoo with his older brother and dad that read ‘Fear only God, Hate only sins’. The tattoo is located on his back.
  • Because of his front teeth, he is nicknamed Bunny.
  • His nicknames are Kim Bob, Bob Bunny, Muscle Bunny, Regret Man, Bobby Hell, Yeonnamdong Cutie, etc.
  • He loves sleeping.
  • He lived in the U.S for 4 years, so he is fluent in English.
  • He has a bad sense of direction.
  • Bobby is very close to his father.
  • He is an INFP.
  • Bobby is involved in several dissing controversies with RM of BTS, Ravi of VIXX, and boyband BOYFRIEND.

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