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BM (K.A.R.D) Profile and Facts

BM Profile and Facts; BM’s Ideal Type

BM (비엠) is a Korean/American member of co-ed group K.A.R.D under DSP Media.

Stage Name: BM (비엠)
Korean Names: Kim Jin Seok (김진석) / Kim Woo Jin (김우진)
English Name: Matthew Kim
Birthday: October 20, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 80 kg (176 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @bigmatthewww
Soundcloud: Big Matthew

BM Facts:
– He is from Los Angeles, California.
– Family: Parents, two younger brothers.
– Education: BM’s major in college was Psychology. His original plan was to become a counselor, rapping and dancing were just his hobbies at the time.
– He speaks Korean and English.
– His mother is a clothes’ designer (BM is also quite fashionable).
– His father lived in Brazil for some period of time.
BM’s getting into K-pop story: “When BM was in college he was part of a dance team who had performed in “World of Dance” a dance competition at California. It was the first time his mother had seen him dancing. His choreography was incorporated into the routine. His mother then signed him up for a “Kpop Star” audition in LA to which he was really reluctant to go because of his then poor Korean language skills, however, he ended up going and passing the audition. After travelling to Korea, he had to go through three auditions for the televised audition for “Kpop Star” where he was saved all three times by BoA. He is thankful to both BoA and his mom who initiated getting him into the k-pop industry.
– BM came to Korea in 2011 where he trained for four and a half years in total before his debut.
– BM’s mother is fluent in Spanish. She actually helped him write the Spanish lines in KARD’s song, “Dímelo”.
– He has two tattoos. ~
– His stage name BM stands for the initials of Big Matthew.
– He and J.Seph were special judges on the seventh episode of “Stage K” (a new dance competition in which people around the world compete doing dance covers of K-pop groups/artists).
– He was meant to debut in a hip hop duo with J.Seph. When BM first moved to Korea he had adjustment problems as he didn’t know Korean, J.Seph helped him a lot.
– BM debuted as the main dancer, lead rapper and vocalist of co-ed kpop group K.A.R.D under DSP Media on July 19, 2017. He represents the letter ‘K‘ and the King card. During the group’s debut party BM explained that his card is the strongest and most dependable one, therefore, that makes him the most solid foundation of the team.
– Favorite food of all time: French fries.
– Favorite artists: Monsta X, CL, J.Cole, JessiDay6Super Junior.
– If he could have any animal he wants as a pet, he would want to raise an alpaca and name it BM Jr.
– If he could be any animal he wants in the world he would want to be a lion.
– Likes: Taking pictures and exercising (he works out regularly).
– One of his happiest days was when he got to perform in front of his family.
– He doesn’t like pineapple on his pizza.
– BM is good friends with Jae (Day6), Ashley (Ladies’ Code) and Woosung (The Rose).
– If he had a lead role in a movie of his choice he would want to be the youngest gangster of a gang. He likes actor Jason Momoa.
– He always carries a lip balm in his bag items whenever he has to go out.
– Some of the must-have foods he needs on tour are chicken breast and protein shake.
– He would love to collaborate with some of Korea’s top rappers (f.e. Monsta X‘s Joohoney) and Jay Park.
– He has been an MC for talk show ‘After School’ and a guest on variety shows such as JTBC’s ‘Shall We Walk Together’ & MBC’s ‘Video Star’.
– He has appeared in Rainbow ‘Sunshine’, KARA ‘Mamma Mi’, Goo Hara ‘Choco Chip Cookies’ and ZSUN (K.A.R.D’s choreographer) where he was also featured at ‘I’m On My Way’ MV’s.
– His solo works include songs such as ‘BOY2MAN’ , ‘Beastmode’, ‘Better Myself’ and ‘Be Mine’.
– He has been ranked #47 on TC Candler ‘The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017’ and #71 on TC Candler ‘The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018′.
– In January 2019, BM opened up on Instagram about his struggles with insomnia.
– BM wrote his rap line of “Bomb Bomb” in 15 minutes after he listened to the track. (Arirang Radio’s Sound K)
– BM was on the cover of the May 2019 issue of Korea Men’s Health magazine.
– In 2019, he joined SBS’ ‘Law of Jungle’.
– BM created producer tag “BM Make It Bang” that will be in the beginning of all the songs he produces.
– BM has established his own clothing line. The brand name is “Staydium”, with the motto “Stay motivated. Stay Inspired”. Since his parents are working in these business they helped him to create it. Their current main product is pants.
– KARD’s second mini album “Dumb Litty” was produced by BM. This would be the first KARD official song produced by BM as he has produced “Gidd Up (pronounced as Get Up)” in the past though this song remains unreleased despite from KARD performing it at concerts.
–  BM’s ideal type: He used to be particular with who his ideal type will look like and be, however, nowadays he wants someone with a healthy mind and soul. A girl who matches well with him.

Related: K.A.R.D Profile

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  • EVA

    Wow! Thank you for making a BM profile and including a lot more information than I expected. Wow!

  • 𝕬𝖎𝖑𝖎𝖓 민아이린

    You’re welcome ♥ I try to include in my profiles as many known facts as possible so I can keep them accurately detailed. Anyone is free to comment on anything I have missed or will possibly miss in the future so me or Kprofiles stuff can keep the list updated 🙂

  • EVA

    Thanks again. You did a pretty good job organizing information. 🙂

  • EVA

    I am so proud to say that BM was on the cover of the May 2019 issue of Korea Men’s Health magazine. I am super proud of him. It’s such an accomplishment.
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4cQiGQWAAEzYSi.jpg

  • EVA

    BM wrote is rap line of “Bomb Bomb” in 15 minutes after he listened to the track. This is the fastest he has ever written a rap. He said this during Arirang Radio’s Sound K on April 16, 2019.

    Also, BM said in KARD’s Billboard Korea interview BM’s mother is fluent in Spanish. She actually helped him write the Spanish lines in KARD’s song, “Dímelo.” ( I actually found that surprising that she is fluent. )
    Link to KARD’s Sound K interview:
    https://www.vlive.tv/video/123239

    Link to KARD’s interview with Billboard Korea:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yw1UyBFTxs

  • KProfiles

    @evalafrance:disqus Thanks a lot for the info and for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • EVA

    Lol! So I’ve been trying to not to comment so much to not seem so overbearing, but…hey, at least people know more facts about him. So..
    In BM’s most recent vlive (date: 04 May 2019) titled, “Big Matthew in Germany,” he said that he used to be particular with who is ideal type will look like and be. However, nowadays he wants someone with a healthy mind and soul. A girl who matches well with him.

    Here’s the link to the vlive:
    https://www.vlive.tv/video/127344

    *I don’t know if you want to add this or put in place of the one on the KARD member’s profile as well. You could keep that one and change it only on this profile if you want to. It’s all up to you. I decided to only comment this here.

  • 𝕬𝖎𝖑𝖎𝖓 민아이린

    Thank you for providing us additional information along with the analogous sources. It only makes this bio more reliably informative and your offer very helpful, surely not overbearing! ♡

  • EVA

    Bm and J.seph were guests on MBC’s “Video Star.”
    Here’s video of them on the show:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTQISOJskzI

  • EVA

    Thank you 🙂

  • EVA

    I’ve been wanting to comment this for a long time. Now, I finally have the time to type it all out. This is the how BM first got into Kpop. He said this during a vlive called, “[BM] The Best Moments,” in January 2018.

    -When BM was in college, he was apart of a dance team. They performed at a dance competition in California called “World of Dance,” which was the first time BM’s mother got to see him dance in it. His choreography was incorporated into the routine.
    -BM’s mom saw that he liked to dance and signed him up for a Kpop Star audition in LA. BM was really reluctant to go to the audition because his lack of Korean speaking skills. He ended up passing the LA audition and going to Korea.
    -BM stated that BoA saved him during the auditions in Korea. There were three auditions in Korea before the televised audition for “Kpop Star”. BoA saved him all three times.
    -BM thanks his mom and BoA as the ones who initiated getting him into Kpop.

    Here’s the link to the vlive, “[BM] The Best Moments” :
    https://www.vlive.tv/video/54324

  • EVA

    BM and J.seph were judges on “Stage K” episode 7. (It’s a new dance competition in which people around the world compete doing dance covers of Kpop groups/artists.) BM and J.seph were one of the judges that determined what team ended up the winning the competition for that day.

    Here’s a clip of them on the show:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc4sW4kFnBc