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Big Bang profile

from left to right: Daesung, Taeyang, G-Dragon, Seungri, TOP

Big Bang (빅뱅)
Entertainment Company: YG Entertainment
Debut: August 19, 2006
Fan Club: VIP
Fan Color: Black and Yellow

Birth Name: Kwon Ji Yong (권지용)

Stage Name: G-Dragon  (지드래곤)

Birthday: August 18, 1988

Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Composer, Face of The Group

Height: 177 cm

Weight: 58 kg

Blood Type: A

Fun facts: 
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– In 2009 he did a solo album called “Heartbreaker” and got much success from it
– In 2010 he did a album with T.O.P called “GD&T.O.P” and they had three singles called “High High”, “Oh Yeah” , and “Knock Out”
– He is a former trainee of S.M. Entertainment
– He is a childhood friend of T.O.P
– He has one older sister
– G-Dragon comes from his original name “Ji Yong” Because Ji sounds like the English letter G and Yong means Dragon
– “Lies” was supposed to be GD’s solo since he wrote it but they ended up singing it as a group
– His childhood friend is Kangin from Super Junior


Birth Name: Choi Seung Hyun (최승현)

Stage Name: T.O.P (The Official Pimp) (탑)

Birthday: November 4, 1987

Position: Lead Rapper, Beat-Boxer

Height: 181 cm

Weight: 65 kg

Blood Type: B

– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– In 2010 he did a album with G-Dragon called “GD&T.O.P” and they had three singles called “High High”, “Oh Yeah” , and “Knock Out”
– He is a childhood friend of G-Dragon
– He first rejected by YG because they said he was too over weight to be an idol. So he went home and lost 20 kg in 40 days.
– His stage name T.O.P was given to him by Se7en
– He has a older sister
– Acted in I Am Same, Nineteen, Iris and 71: Into The Fire
– Awarded at the 47th Daejong Film Awards for Hallyu Popularity
– Won Style Icon Awards for Best New Actor
– Won 31st Blue Dragon Film Awards for Best New Actor
– Won 31st Blue Dragon Film awards for Popularity
– Won Max Movie Award for Best New Actor
– Won 47th PaekSang award for Best New Actor
– Won 47th PaekSang Award for Popularity Award (Actor in a Motion Picture)


Birth Name: Dong Young Bae (동영배)

Stage Name: Taeyang  (태양)

Birthday: May 18, 1988

Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer

Height: 174 cm

Weight: 56 kg

Blood Type: AB

Instruments: Piano

Fun facts:
– He was born in Ujeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
– His stage name Taeyang means Solar
– First in the group to make his solo debut
– He likes Summer
– He speak English and Japanese
– He likes reading Manhwa’s (Korean comics)
– One older brother
– He was a child actor in 5th grade


Birth Name: Kang Dae Sung (강대성)

Stage Name: D-Lite

Birthday: April 26, 1989

Position: Main Vocalist

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 63 kg

Blood Type: O

Fun facts:
– He was born in Incheon, South Korea
– He is close friends with fellow label mate Gummy
– One older sister
– When picking the members of Big Bang he almost wasn’t picked because people thought he was too ugly
– While a trainee he was diagnosed with Vocal Cord Nodules. In the fall of 2006 it got worse so he had to undergo treatment before the realase of BIG BANG Album
Gummy, who had been in the same situation with the Vocal Cord Nodules, helped Daesung recover and manage his condition.
– Played in the drama “What’s Up”
– He’s very good at variety
– Good at imitations
– Has a good sense of humor
-In 2007 he quit high school to focus full-time on Big Bang
– Was involved in a car wreck in 2011 that halted Big Bang’s activities. The Motorcyclist involved died and Daesung went through a lot. Everything worked its self out and Daesung didn’t have to serve any time for it.


Birth Name: Lee Seung Hyun (이승현)

Stage Name: Seungri @ VI (Victory)  (승리)

Birthday: December 12, 1990

Position: Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Choreographer, Maknae

Height: 176 cm

Weight: 60 kg

Blood Type: A

Fun facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea
– He is known for his dance skills
– He released his first mini album called “VVIP” in 2011
– Entered a competition called Battle Shinhwa but was rejected because his vocals weren’t that impressive at the time
– He likes foreign languages
– One younger sibling
– Called panda or baby panda because of the dark circles under his eyes
– His highest score in high school was 85%
– His highest middle school score was 81%
– Acted in the move Nineteen along with T.O.P


August 17, 2013

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2NE1 profiles

from left to right; Dara, Minzy, CL & Bom

2NE1 (투애니원)
Means: New Evolution of the 21st Century
Entertainment Company: YG Entertainment
Debut Date: May 16, 2009
Fan Club: Blackjack
Fan Color: Hot Pink

Birth Name: Lee Chae Rin (Hangul: 이채린 | Hanja: 李債潾)

Stage Name: CL

Nickname: Baddest Female in Seoul City

Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist

DOB: February 26, 1991

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 162 cm

Weight: 45KG (99 Pounds)

Blood type: A

Fun Facts:

– Featured in Uhm Jung-hwa’s “DJ” (2008) before 2ne1′s group debut

– Featured in Dara’s song “Kiss” (2009)

– Featured in G-Dragon’s song “The Leaders” (2009)

– Did a duet with Minzy named “Please Don’t Go” (2009)

– She can speak Korean, French, Japanese and English

– She used to live in France

– She used to be JYP trainee and was shared a room Wonder Girl’s SoHee


Birth Name: Park Bom (박봄)

Stage Name: Bom

Nickname: Bommie

Position: Main Vocalist

DOB: March 24, 1984

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 165 cm

Weight: 45KG (99 IBS)

 Blood type: AB

Fun Facts:

– Started solo career with ‘You and I” (2009), continued with “Don’t Cry”

– Featured in GD&TOP’s “Oh Yeah” single (2010)

– She has lymph nodes, which causes certain areas of her body (i.e. cheeks, legs and thighs) to swell up

– She can speak English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean

– She used to live in the United States

– Favorite color is green but also loves Pink and Red

– She use to sleep walk

– She was rejected when first auditioning for YG but after 3 years she was finally accepted


Birth Name: Sandara Park (산다라 박)

Stage Name: Dara

Position: Vocalist, Face of The Group

DOB: November 12, 1984

Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Height: 162 cm

Weight: 40KG (88 IBS)

Blood Type: A

Fun Facts:

– Elder sister of Thunder, member of boy band MBLAQ

– Debuted as an actress (2004) in the Philippines before joining 2NE1

– Starred in Korean drama Return of Iljimae (2007)

– Went solo with Kiss (2009)

– She is naturally very skinny

– She can speak Korean, Tagalog and English

– She used to live in the Philippines

-She’s really good in math and physics

-She trained for three years before debuting with 2NE1


Birth Name: Gong Min Ji (Hangul: 공민지 | Hanja: 龔民持)

Stage Name: Minzy

Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Maknae

DOB: January 18, 1994

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 161 cm

Weight: 44KG (97 Pounds)

Blood Type: O

Fun Facts:

– Did a duet with CL named “Please Don’t Go” (2009)

– She speaks limited English

– She is known for her incredible dancing and popping skills

– She was discovered through a dance video on YouTube

– She has strong muscles and abs

– She went to the same dance company as Big Bang’s Seungri and KARA’s Goo Hara

-She was originally supposed to debut in Japan with ex-YG trainee May doni

– She loves taking photographs and wants to be a professional photographer

– Loves puppies but a bit scared of dogs



August, 6 2013

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