JB was the main vocalist in the Kpop Rookie Duo “JJ Project“, but now he’s part of JYP’s new rookie group “GOT7“.
He and his partner JR debuted on May 20th, 2012 with their hit single Bounce. Before making their Kpop debut, they both made their acting debut on the Korean drama Dream High 2. While waiting to make his comeback with JR, JB has taken up another acting job in the new Korean drama, “When a Man Falls in Love“. We’re hoping to see him, and JR, make a comeback really soon.
- Stage Name: JB
- Real Name: Im Jaebum
- Position: Main Vocalist
- Born: January 6th, 1994
- Astrological Sign: Capricorn
- Height: 179cm or 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 63kg or 138lbs
- Blood Type: A
- Education: Sewon High School
- Twitter: JbJYP
- Favorite Foods: Ramyeon
- Favorite Artists: Michael Jackson, India Arie, Javier
- Favorite Dancers: Keone Madrid, Daniel Cloud Campos
- Favorite Actors: Ha Jeong-oo, Ryu Seung-beom
- Favorite Colors: Black, White, Red
- Favorite Hobbies: Collecting shoes, traveling via bus, and taking pictures.
- JB’s ideal girl is Girls’ Generation’s Yoona.
- He likes to play Football and Basketball.
- He is a Christian.
- He enjoys taking field trips via the bus on rainy days.
- He likes to cook.
- He likes reading Haruki Murakami’s books.
- His nickname is Jaebongi.
- He tied first place with JR in the JYP Trainee Open Recruitment 5th Audition.
- He was a trainee for 2 ½ years before debuting.
- He landed the lead role in Dream High 2, where he played JB/Jang Woo Jae.
- He debuted on May 20th with JJ Project’s single “Bounce”.
- Within 2 days, JJ Project’s Bounce music video reached over 1 million views.
- He landed the role of Seo Mi-Jun in the MBC drama “When a Man Falls in Love”.