JB (Lim Jae-beom) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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JB (Lim Jae-beom) Quick Info
Height5 ft 10.5 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 6, 1994
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GirlfriendNone

JB is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor best known for being a vocalist and group leader of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment. He has produced several successful songs along with GOT7 and their EPs like Got It?Mad, and Flight Log: Arrival peaked at number 1 position on the Billboard music chart. JB has a strong social media fan base with more than 3 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Lim Jae-beom

Nick Name

JB, Harabuji

JB during a performance in September 2015
JB during a performance in September 2015 (DEFJAYB FAITHFUL TO THE END / defjayb.com / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Goyang, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

JB went to Sewon High School. He later started attending Konkuk University to major in Film.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – None

Manager

JB is represented by JYP Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Hip Hop, Trap, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

  • JYP Entertainment
  • Sony Music Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10.5 in or 179 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

JB in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2018
JB in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2018 (JB / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

JB has not dated anyone publicly yet but he described his idol type of girl to be someone who is cute and is able to attract his attention.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair ‘dark brown’ or ‘blonde’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Ear piercing

Brand Endorsements

JB has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Black Yak Walk Fit shoes
  • Nàtuur POP
  • J.Estina
  • SMART School Uniform
  • NBA Korea & China
  • Bausch & Lomb Thailand
  • CGV Youth Brand Festival
  • Est Cola
  • G+ Star Zone Season 7
  • Celuscan
  • Tao Kae Noi
  • Aida Sekkei
  • FWD Thailand
JB as seen in December 2015
JB as seen in December 2015 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Being a vocalist and group leader of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment

First Album

JB released his debut album Identify with his band, GOT7, in 2014. The album was well received and peaked at number 1 on the Korean music chart and on number 6 on the Billboard charts.

First TV Show

JB made his TV show debut on the drama series Dream High 2 in 2012.

JB Favorite Things

  • Food – Soondubu Jjigae (soft spicy tofu stew), Budae jjigae (sausage stew)
  • Artist – Michael Jackson, India Arie, Chaka Khan
  • Color – Gray
  • Movies – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Midnight in Paris (2011)
  • Sports – Basketball, Football
JB in an Instagram post in September 2018
JB in an Instagram post in September 2018 (JB / Instagram)

JB Facts

  1. His parents divorced when he was young because of his father’s drinking addiction.
  2. JB auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009 along with his GOT7 fellow member Jinyoung and both stood 1st in the open audition.
  3. In May 2012, his agency formed a duo band called ‘JJ Project’ consisting of JB and Jinyoung and they debuted with single album Bounce.
  4. He made his official debut as a part of the 7-member boy band Got7 on January 16, 2014.
  5. In 2016, he suffered a spinal disc injury due to which, he missed many of the Got7‘s Fly Tour concerts.
  6. As per his Instagram posts, it is quite clear that JB enjoys photography and is good at it. His other hobbies include watching movies, traveling, eating outside, and collecting shoes.
  7. He is not a dog person and is allergic to dog hair.
  8. JB is also ambidextrous and can use both his hands equally well.
  9. His role models among K-pop groups are 2PM and Shinhwa and he also adores Yoona from Girls’ Generation.
  10. Follow him on Instagram.

Featured Image by JB / Instagram

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