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Big Bang (빅뱅) contains of 5 members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri. The band debuted on August 19, 2006, under YG Entertainment.

Big Bang Fandom Name: VIP
BigBang Fan Color: There isn’t an official color, instead VIPs use either yellow crown light-sticks or black and white handkerchiefs.

Big Bang Official Accounts:
Twitter: @YG_GlobalVIP
Facebook: BIGBANG
Youtube: bigbang

Big Bang members profile:
G-Dragon
G-Dragon
Stage Name: G-Dragon (지드래곤)
Birth Name: Kwon Ji Yong (권지용)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: August 18, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @xxxibgdrgn
Twitter: @ibgdrgn
Facebook: gdragon
Me2day: @g-dragon

G-Dragon facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has a sister, named Kwon Dami.
– He is a childhood friend of T.O.P and Kangin from Super Junior.
– At age of 7 he became a member of “Little Roora”.
– When he was around 8 years old he became a S.M. Entertainment trainee.
– At age of 12 he became an YGE trainee.
– Since he was 12 he trained along with another BigBang member, Taeyang.
– JunK of 2PM was GD’s best friend when he was a trainee.
– Initially, Taeyang and G-DRAGON prepared six years to debut as a hip-hop duo, GDYB, but the plan changed and 3 more members have been added.
– GD is extremely shy and modest in real life.
– One of his nicknames is “Iguana Idol” because he changes his hair color several times.
– G-Dragon can speak English.
– In 2009 he released his first solo album “Heartbreaker“.
– He is the main composer and producer of the group.
– He is the Kpop idol who earns the most song royalties (for his self composed songs).
– His favorite colors are black and red. (BigBang Best MV Collection 2006-2013 – Tonight Making)
– His favorite food is Ganjang gaejang (Crab preserved in soy sauce).
– He has several tattoos.
– G-Dragon’s lucky number is 8.
– His official height is 177 cm (around 5’10”), but his rumored height is around 168-169 cm (5’6.1″).
– He is considered the King of K-Pop.
– G-Dragon enlisted into the military on February 27th, 2018.
– G-Dragon’s expected discharge day is October 26th, 2019.
G-Dragon’s ideal type: “Someone that can cook well. I don’t know how to cook anything, so I want her to be able to teach me in areas I’m not familiar with.” Also, he likes girls who who run away when he tries to catch them, but approach him and throw themselves in his arms when he stops trying.
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T.O.P

Stage Name: T.O.P (최승현)
Birth Name: Choi Seung-hyun (최승현)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 4, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Me2day Account: @topofbb
Instagram: @choi_seung_hyun_tttop

T.O.P. facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named Choi Hye Yoon.
– He is a childhood friend of G-Dragon.
– He was 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.
– He acted in the movies “Commitment” (2013), “Out of Control” (2016).
– He acted in the dramas “Iris“ and “I Am Sam“.
– He, along with G–Dragon, are part of a sub unit called “GD&TOP“.
– His hobbies are: reading books, swimming, and do silly things.
– He is very stubborn.
– His favorite color is pink.
– His favorite food is sushi, especially tuna sushi.
– He is the jokester in the group.
– When he was a child, he was friends with the figure skater Kim Yuna.
– He said he would date Taeyang if he was a girl.
– T.O.P enlisted on February 9, 2017, and started his army duties, as a conscripted policeman.
– T.O.P’s expected discharge day is May 30th, 2019.
T.O.P.’s ideal type: “I’d like a woman that knows how to dress herself. Not only her physical appearance, but her manner of speech as well. Someone that’s respectful to adults. Ah, I hate women that swear!”

Taeyang

Stage Name: Taeyang (태양)
Birth Name: Dong Yong Bae (동영배)
Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: May 18, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Ujeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @Realtaeyang
Me2day: @solofbb
Instagram: @__youngbae__

Taeyang facts:
– He was born in Ujeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has older brother, actor Dong Hyun-bae.
– His stage name Taeyang means Sun.
– He can play the piano.
– He can speak English, Japanese, and Korean.
– He knows G-Dragon since he was 12, since they were training together.
– Initially, Taeyang and G-DRAGON prepared six years to debut as a hip-hop duo, GDYB, but the plan changed and 3 more members have been added.
– His first kiss was in the MV for his first solo single “My Girl“.
– If he was a girl, he would date Daesung.
– Once he went on a blind date with Girls’ Generation’s Yuri. They remained friends. (According to BIGBANG fan page on Facebook)
– In 2013, he began dating actress Jung Eun-ran, better known by her stage name Min Hyo Rin.
– He is known as a devout catholic, he has several tattoos that are inspired by his faith.
– His favorite food is Yakiniku (grilled meat dishes)
– TaeYang is known for his impressive vocal abilities, he was actually trained to be a rapper but debuted in BIGBANG as a singer.
– YG Ent. confirmed that Taeyang and Min Hyo-rin will get married in February 2018, before his enlistment.
– Taeyang enlisted on March 12th, 2018.
– Taeyang’s expected discharge day is November 11th, 2019.
– Taeyang is ranked 41st on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
Taeyang’s ideal type: “This question has been asked too many times…’Who is your ideal type in the entertainment business?’ I really don’t have one. That’s the truth. When reporters ask me about my ideal type, I can’t answer them accurately. Even though there have been girls that I’ve really liked, I haven’t thought about any of them being my ideal type just by judging from appearances because it’s different every time. There’s no reason to complicate things any further.”

Daesung

Stage Name: Daesung (대성)
Birth Name: Kang Daesung (강대성)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: April 26, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Incheon, South Korea
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Me2day: @bbdaesung

Daesung facts:
– He was born in Incheon, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named Bora.
– One of his nicknames is “Smiling Angel”.
– Daesung was the third picked member of Big Bang.
– In 2011, while Daesung was driving to his parents house at night, he noticed a taxi car pulled over to the side. When he went to stop, he ran over a man lying in the road from a previous accident. The man died, and Daesung was struck with sadness and ended all of his Idol appearances for the rest of the year. For the rest of the year he stayed at home and/or went to church.
– He is close friends with Gummy.
– He loves “Doreamon”.
– Daesung can play the drums (Sober MV and behind the scenes)
– He doesn’t know how to swim.
– One of his favorite food is sushi.
– He picked T.O.P as the member he would date if he was a girl.
– Daesung is very popular in Japan, in Japan they consider him sexy and a bad boy (as stated in Big Bang’s appearance on Happy Together).
– He sold goods “molds” in the shape of his nose in Japan and people used his nose shape to make jelly and rice balls) (as said in BIG BANG’s appearance in “Happy Together”)
– Daesung was a main cast member in the variety show “Family Outing”.
– He was also in the variety show “Night After Night”.
– He acted in the drama “What’s Up”.
– He was in “Cats” (the musical) as The Rum Tum Tugger.
– His Japanese stage name is D-Lite.
– Daesung enlisted on March 13th, 2018.
– Daesung’s expected discharge day is November 12th, 2019.
Daesung’s ideal type: – a woman who is a good talker, but who doesn’t wear mini-skirts since he would be worried. Also, he’d like a woman who can understand his career “I’d like to be able to lean on her for support, and whether she’s older or younger than me, I’d like for her to be able to console me and give me strength when we’re together.”

Seungri

Stage Name: Seungri (승리)
Birth Name: Lee Seung Hyun (이승현)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: December 12, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Gwangju, South Korea
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @seungriseyo
Twitter: @ForvictoRi
Me2day: @viofbb

Seungri facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has a younger sister, named Hanna.
– He studied at Chung-Ang University with Girl’s Generation’s Yuri and Sooyoung. (He ended up dropping out, due to BigBang’s busy schedule)
– He is known for his blunt attitude and his over confidence.
– Seungri’s nickname is “Panda”, created by fans and fellow members because of his dark eye circles, resembling a panda. He also likes collecting panda stuff.
– Seungri participated in an audition/survival program called “Let’s Coke Play! Battle Shinhwa”, where he competed to be part of the boy band ‘Battle’, which was initially advertised as the next Shinhwa. This was how YG scouted him to train for Big Bang.
– Seungri was originally eliminated from BIGBANG. But because he didn‘t want to face his friends and family after failing, he went back to YG and competed against SO–1 (aka Hyunsung from BEAST/B2ST) to be the final member. In the end, Seungri won.
– Initially, G-Dragon was upset that BigBang ended up having 5 members and he totally ignored Seungri for three months. XD (Happy Together – BIGBANG Special)
– His favorite food is “a bowl of rice and beef”.
– When Seungri goes places like restaurants or clubs with others he always pays the bills – even for his band mates – as he spoke about having paid Jiyong’s tab at bars and clubs numerous times.
– Seungri had said that many times in the past he had “stolen” G-Dragon’s credit card when it came time to pay when he was out for the night with others – which made people feel less guilty about letting Seungri pay the whole bill. (Big Bang’s 2016 visit to Radio Star)
– When a fan asked Seungri to rank the member based on the looks he said hes on the 3rd, so hes not ugly nor handsome. (Ask In A Box)
– He has acted in the movie “Why Did You Come to My House?” and in “19“ along side T.O.P.
– He also acted in the Korean drama “Angel’s Eyes” (2014).
– He was ft. in Alan Walker’s “Ignite” along with Julie Bergan and K-391.
– He has choreographed a large portion of BIGBANG‘s dances.
– He has his own dance academy, named “Seungri’s Academy”.
– Seungri has his own ramen store.
– A lot of well known debuted idols attended Seungri’s dance academy, these include: Topp Dogg’s Jun Hojoon and Kim Sangkyoon, BTS’s J-HOPE, WINNER’s Jinwoo, VIXX’s Hyuk, KARA’s Goo Hara, B.A.P’s Zelo, EXID’s Seo Hyerin, C-Clown’s Kang Jun, Ladies Code’s Zuny, Laboum’s Soyeon, Lovelyz’s Mijoo, and Nine Muses’s Pyo Hyemi.
– Seungri is the CEO of YGX (a subsidiary company of YG Ent). (Idol Room ep. from vLive)
– He has his own show on Netflix called “YG Future Strategy Office”, released on the 5th October 2018.
Seungri’s ideal type: “a girl that has a lot of aegyo and a bright voice” since he wants to call her often.

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