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BTOB Members Profile: BTOB Facts and Ideal Types

BTOB (비투비) currently consists of 6 members: Eunkwang, Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik, Peniel and Sungjae. Ilhoon left the group on December 31, 2020. They debuted on March 21, 2012, under CUBE Entertainment.

BTOB Fandom Name: Melody
BTOB Official Fan Color: Slow Blue

BTOB Official Accounts:
Official Website (Japan): btobofficial.jp
Twitter: @officialbtob
Instagram: @cube_official_btob
Facebook: BTOBofficial
Youtube: officialbtob
Fan Cafe: cube-btob
Youtube: officialbtob
V Live: BTOB channel
TikTok: @official_btob

BTOB Members Profile:

Stage Name: Eunkwang (은광)
Birth Name: Seo Eun Kwang (서은광)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Official Height: 173 cm (5’8″) / Real Height: 170.5 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocals, piano
Sub-Units: BtoB Blue, BtoB 4U
Twitter: @btob_sekwang
Instagram: @btob_silver_light

Eunkwang Facts:
– He was born in Seoul in South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, named Eunchong.
– His favorite color is blue.
– He is the “father” of the group.
– He is a picky eater.
– He can play the piano.
– He likes to listen to emotional songs.
– His good friend in BTOB is Minhyuk.
– Eunkwang admits that he’s really not quick-witted. He doesn’t know to handle women.
– He went to all-male middle and high school.
– Eunkwang is good at cooking egg stew.
– Eunkwang, together with his friend, opened a Korean cafe in Singapore named +82 (Korea’s country code).
– He starred in musicals: “Monte Cristo”, “Bachelor’s Vegetable Store”, “Hamlet”, “Goddess is Watching”, “The Three Musketeers”, “Xcalibur”.
B.A.P‘s Youngjae revealed that he and BTS’s Jin, BTOB’s Eunkwang and VIXX’s Ken are in a gaming crew, called “The Strongest Idol”. (“Lee Guk Joo’s Young Street”)
– If Eunkwang was a girl, he would like to date Hyunsik.
– Eunkwang and his mother Hwang Soon Ok won “Immortal Song: Family Chuseok Special” with their cover of Sunflower’s “With Love”.
– Eunkwang released his first solo album “FoRest: Entrance” on June 8, 2020.
– Eunkwang enlisted on August 21, 2018 and got discharged on April 7, 2020.
– Cast in the musical “Something Rotten!” playing Nick Bottom.
Eunkwang’s ideal type: “Someone with a kind heart, goes to church, has double eyelids, medium sized beautiful big eyes, thick lips, small waist, no height limitation, only loves me, long straight hair, and likes it when she puts one side of her hair behind her ears.”
Show more Eunkwang fun facts…


Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
Birth Name: Lee Min Hyuk (이민혁)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 29, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Official Height: 173 cm (5’8″) / Real Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Writing lyrics, composing music, rap making, exercising, acrobatics
Sub-Unit: BtoB 4U
Instagram: @hutazone
Twitter: @btob2mh

Minhyuk Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older brother named Jungmin.
– He was the Temporarily Leader after Eunkwang enlisted, until his own enlistment.
– Favorite color: black, white
– Minhyuk is the “mother” of the group.
– He was a cast member of the second season of The Romantic & Idol
– Minhyuk’s friends call him the ‘Holiday Star’ because they said he gets attention during the holidays.
– During college, Minhyuk participated in a cross-dressing competition twice.
– He’s a very good athlete. (He won several gold medals at “Idol Athletics”).
– Minhyuk actually wanted to become a soccer player.
– Among the members, Minhyuk is the one who sweats a lot.
– Minhyuk can watch horror movies well.
– He has a puppy named Hamo.
– He can play the piano.
– Minhyuk is good at cooking fried rice and kimchi stew.
– He barely plays games, but he really likes manga & anime.
– Minhyuk starred in Korean dramas: ‘A New Leaf’ (2014), ‘Sweet, Savage Family’ (2015).
– He starred in idol special of ‘Love & War 2’ (2013).
– Minhyuk also starred in the web-dramas ‘Nightmare Teacher’ and ‘Unexpected Heroes’.
– Minhyuk played in the movie ‘The Swordsman’.
– Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– If Minhyuk was a girl, he would like to date Sungjae.
– Minhyuk releases his first album on January 15, 2019, under the stage name Huta (허타).
– Minhyuk enlisted on February 7, 2019, due to the COVID-19 situation he was discharged earlier, on September 12, 2020.
– Set to make his silver screen debut in the upcoming historical film “The Swordsman” as Gyeon Sa-bok.
Minhyuk’s ideal type: “Has cute smiley eyes, has a small face with a body proportion of 1:8, has complete self-management, firm and elastic figure from exercising, occasionally revealing the expressions like a kitten or puppy, a well-liked person who is kind, and knows how to do aegyo, has clean and clear skin and neat teeth, someone who can watch ball games together, go to amusement parks together, go to famous tourist attractions for holiday, traveling on trains, to travel everywhere.”
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Stage Name: Changsub (창섭)
Birth Name: Lee Chang Sub (이창섭)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: February 26, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Specialties: Piano and Drums
Sub-Units: BtoB Blue, BtoB 4U
Instagram: @lee_cs_btob
Twitter: @LeeCS_BTOB

Changsub Facts:
– He was born in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has a younger sister, named Jungeun.
– His favorite color is black.
– He can play the drums, the guitar, and the bass.
– Changsub is good at cooking kimchi fried rice.
– He was a skateboard athlete.
– Changsub has acrophobia (fear of heights)
– Changsub likes all food, except pudding.
– Changsub went to Howon University.
– The member who listens to Eunkwang the most is Changsub.
– He likes to make silly faces all the time.
– Changsub tattoos: on his shoulder, it’s written: “Don’t be defeated from yourself
On his chest:Make a change” (along with a clock drawing)
On his forearm:So do not fear for I’m with you, do not dismayed for I’m your God” with a cross drawing (It’s from bible Isaiah 41:10)
His clock tattoo also stands for their debut day (it reads 3:21 which stands for March 21st)
– Changsub’s mother not allowed him to get more tattoos.
– Among the members, Changsub and Sungjae are the ‘Tom & Jerry’ of the group.
– He starred in musicals: “Boys over Flower”, “Napoleon”, “Edgar Allen Poe”, “Marie Antoinette”, “Darwin Young’s The Origin of Evil”.
– Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae, Minhyuk acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– He participated in “Law Of The Jungle” (Mongolia edition)
– He sang the OST song “Falling” for the K-drama “A Poem A Day”
– MBTI: ENTJ (based on his vLive on 08/23/2020) – his initial result was ISTJ
– He was the first member to debut his own solo album called “bpm 82.5”.
– Changsub enlisted on January 14, 2019, due to COVID-19 situation he was discharged earlier, on July 29, 2020.
Changsub’s ideal type: “Someone with a small egg-shaped face, with long straight hair or wavy curls, wears sports shoes, height 165cm, s line, smiley eyes, someone who is more lively than me and thinks before acting, doesn’t put on thick makeup, milky white skin, someone who leads me on, someone who will go with me to Busan’s haeundae to look at the sea and eat sashimi, to go to awesome place to have coffee together, eat pork soup with rice at night.”
Show more Changsub fun facts…


Stage Name: Hyunsik (현식)
Birth Name: Im Hyun Sik (임현식)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: March 7, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocal, Composition, Lyrics, Guitar, Piano
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Instagram: @imhyunsik

Hyunsik Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older brother, named Yoonsik.
– His favorite color is red.
– Hobbies: singing, writing, and composing music
– Hyunsik has 5 tattoos. He has a stars/moon design on his neck, a triangle (friendship tattoo) on his arm, an “M” for Melody on his arm, a peeled banana on his arm, and a fish (Pisces) design with the numbers 3 and 7 (his birthday) on his arm.
– Hyunsik was popular among the girls ever since the 4th grade of elementary school.
– He had a fan cafe on some portal site around 3rd or 4th grade.
– He can play the guitar (both acoustic and electric) and the piano.
– Hyunsik is good at cooking stir-fried tuna with kimchi.
– Hyunsik got personal cooking lessons when he was younger.
– Hyunsik is really active in composing songs most of the time.
– Hyunsik’s father is a singer Im Jihoon.
– Hyunsik has studied abroad in Shanghai for 2 years.
– Hyunsik is said to be a real gentleman. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– Hyunsik, Sungjae, Minhyuk, Changsub acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– Hyunsik and Eunkwang were in the “Law of the Jungle” in Mexico.
– Hyunsik went to the same high school and is friends with EXO’s D.O.
– Hyunsik can hold liquor the best among the members.
– He has a really big appetite, he finished 4 bowls of instant rice and 3 different Korean dishes in one seating. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– Hyunsik’s favorite season is winter.
– He is more confident with his shoulders than his abs.
– Hyunsik and EXID’s Hani are really close friends. (Hyena on the Keyboard)
– Hyunsik released his first solo album “Rendezvous” on October 14, 2019.
– If Hyunsik was a girl, he would like to date Sungjae.
– Hyunsik enlisted on May 11, 2020.
– Hyunsik’s ideal type: “Extraordinary, someone who is more special than I am, someone who is very adorable but will be very sexy when she is next to me, someone who is not too boring, someone who is willing to give but knows that she is lacking, a woman who complements me.”
Show more Hyunsik fun facts…


Stage Name: Peniel (프니엘)
Birth Name: Shin Dong Geun (신동근)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 10, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Specialties: Acting, guitar
Sub-Unit: BtoB 4U
Instagram: @btobpeniel
Twitter: @PenielShin
Youtube: POV

Peniel Facts:
– He was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
– He has an older sister, named Jennifer.
– He is a former trainee under JYPE.
– He was raised in Chicago, Illinois, United States and speaks fluent English.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
– Peniel talks well with both male and female.
– Peniel learned Korean curse words from Sungjae.
– Peniel was the last member to join BTOB.
– Peniel’s close friends during his trainee days are B.A.P’s Youngjae, GOT7’s Mark, EXID’s Jeonghwa, and Bestie’s Haeryoung.
– He can play the acoustic guitar.
– Peniel likes to take pictures of food before eating.
– Peniel is allergic to watermelon.
– Peniel also has a cat allergy.
– He doesn’t like acting cute.
– Peniel sleeps naked.
– He suffers from alopecia (hair loss). That’s why he shaved his hair and wears heats.
– Peniel appeared in a tv show, ‘Hello Counselor’ once because he wanted to tell his fans the true reason why he went bald.
– Peniel has a podcast with Ashley (Ladies Code) and BM (Kard) called “Get Real”.
– MBTI: ESTP, his previous result was ENFJ
– If Peniel was a girl, he would date Sungjae.
Peniel’s ideal type: “A girl with a beautiful smile, must definitely not smoke. Hope she would be either pretty or adorable, someone who is positive, and able to fit in well.”
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Stage Name: Sungjae (성재)
Birth Name: Yook Sung Jae (육성재)
Position: Vocalist, Face of the Group, Maknae
Birthday: May 2, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocals, snowboarding
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Instagram: @yook_can_do_it
Twitter: @BTOB_6SJ
Weibo: yooksungjai

Sungjae Facts:
– He was born in Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named Sungyoung.
– His favorite colors are black and red.
– His hobbies are snowboarding, fishing and shopping.
– Sungjae was dropped at the final round of a JYP open audition.
– He can play the acoustic guitar and the bass.
– Sungjae first met V from BTS at the toilet and they became close since then.
– Sungjae is close friends with Boyfriend’s Kwangmin and Youngmin.
– Sungjae has a Snow Bengal cat, named Sami.
– Sungjae chooses Suzy as the female idol he wants to date.
– Sungjae likes older women.
– Sungjae filmed “We Got Married” with Joy from Red Velvet.
– He was in a parody group called Big Byung, along with VIXX’s N and Hyuk, and GOT7’s Jackson.
– Sungjae and Wanna One’s Ong Seongwoo were classmates in Hanlim Arts School.
– Sungjae, Hyunsik, Minhyuk, Changsub acted in the drama “Monstar” with Highlight’s Junhyung.
– Sungjae acted in the Korean dramas: ‘Plus Nine Boys’, ‘School 2015: Who Are You’, ‘The Village: Achiara’s Secret’, ‘Goblin’
– Sungjae joined the reality-variety program “Real Men” (2014-15), was a co-MC with SJ’s Kangin and f(x)’s Amber on “A Song For You”, was the main host of Inkigayo Sept 2015-May 2016
– He joined “The Law of the Jungle” and the reality show “All the Butlers/Master in the House”.
– Sungjae released his first solo album “Yook O’Clock” on March 2, 2020.
– If the members were girls, Sungjae would date Ilhoon because he looks the most decent with a wig on.
– Sungjae enlisted on May 11, 2020.
– Sungjae’s ideal type: “Has droopy shaped big eyes, black and straight long hair, someone who is sexy but will show me her cute side, has a belly button which looks good, slender figure and is glamorous, I want to put my arm around her waist and walk along the beach together, watch movies, eat…”
Show more Sungjae fun facts…

Former Member:

Stage Name: Ilhoon (일훈)
Birth Name: Jung Il Hoon (정일훈)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: October 4, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Official Height: 176 cm (5’9″)/Real Height: 173 cm (5’8″)-Idol Radio Ep 286
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Specialties: Rap, Writing lyrics, Composition
Instagram: @ilhoonmj
Twitter: @BTOB_ILL

 Ilhoon Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named JOO.
– His hobby is shopping.
– Ilhoon doesn’t eat much, he doesn’t have an appetite.
– Ilhoon is really good at sudden attack (games).
– Ilhoon chose teleportation as a superpower that he wants to have.
– The member who troubled Eunkwang the most is Ilhoon.
– Ilhoon doesn’t like cold weather.
– He can play the piano.
– Ilhoon hasn’t received any confessions from girls at his school.
– Ilhoon was the one that came out with the name ‘Melody’ as the fandom’s name.
– Ilhoon doesn’t like skinship. (Weekly Idol)
– Ilhoon has 4 tattoos. He has “Nadie puede ser como Dios” on his chest (“No one can be like God”), paw prints (friendship tattoo) on his wrist, “1004” on his ribs, and the labarum on his forearm.
– Ilhoon’s armpit hair originally doesn’t grow.
– He’s known for inventing and popularizing the gestures for “Gwiyomi Player”.
– Ilhoon was featured on HyunA’s Roll Deep MV.
– During high school, Ilhoon and BTS’s Rap Mon were classmates in the same club: Design Club. (Weekly Idol 140702)
– On March 8, 2018, he has made his official solo debut with “She’s Gone” MV.
– Ilhoon joined the beauty show “The Cushion”, co-hosted on Weekly Idol (2012-16), joined Unpretty Rapstar 2 semi-finals episode, and performed with contestant Jiyoon.
– Ilhoon has the most features with his co-Cube artists (2YOON, G.NA, Hyuna)
– He made his acting debut in “Webtoon Hero Toondra Show” (2015).
– If Ilhoon was a girl, he would date himself.
– In March 2018, he released his solo debut album “Big Wave”.
– Ilhoon enlisted on May 28, 2020.
– On December 31, 2020, Cube Ent. announced his departure from BTOB, after he started being investigated by the police for marijuana usage, which is illegal in S. Korea.
– On June 10, 2021 he was sentenced to two years in prison and a fine of 133 million KRW.
– On December 16, 2021 Ilhoon’s sentence was reduced from 2 years prison to 3 years probation.
Ilhoon’s ideal type: “Has long eyelashes, big eyes, s line figure, slender body, it doesn’t matter if she is tall or short, has white skin, has brown colored pupils, it would be good if she has short bob hair.”
Show more Ilhoon fun facts…

Note: Peniel updated his MBTI to ESTP, his previous result was ENFJ. (Instastory).

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