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Golden Child Members Profile

Golden Child Members Profile: Golden Child Facts
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Golden Child (골든차일드) currently consists of 10 members: Daeyeol, Y, Jangjun, TAG, Seungmin, Jaehyun, Jibeom, Donghyun, Joochan, and Bomin. Golden Child debuted on August 28, 2017 with ‘DamDaDi’, under Woolim Entertainment. On January 6, 2018, Woollim Entertainment announced Jaeseok left the group due to health issues.

Golden Child Fandom Name: GOLDENNESS (a combination of Golden from their name and Coolness)
Golden Child Official Fan Color:

Golden Child Official Accounts:
Twitter: Offical_GNCD (used by the staff)
Twitter: @Hi_Goldenness (used by the members)
Facebook: gncd11
Fan Cafe: GoldenChild
Instagram: official_gncd11
VLive: Golden Child

Golden Child Members Profile:
Daeyeol
Daeyeol Goldn Child
Stage Name: Daeyeol (대열)
Birth Name: Lee Daeyeol (이대열)
Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: February 11, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: B
Jersey Number: 11

Daeyeol Facts:
-He was born in Gyeonggi-do, Yongin, South Korea
-Daeyeol’s jersey number is 11 because there are 11 members of Golden Child and his birthday is on the 11th
-Daeyeol is the younger brother of INFINITE‘s Sungyeol
-He’s been a trainee since 2012 when he was a backup dancer
-When he was a child, Daeyeol was an introvert kid. He was really shy and quiet at the point people didn’t notice his existence. He started to change when he was in high school.
-Daeyeol has dyslexia which runs in his family as his brother, Sungyeol, has it too.
-His favorite things are Americanos and green grapes
-Daeyeol loves deep colors like blue and purple
-He is the hardest to approach when mad. (After School Club)
-Daeyeol played the lead role in ToHeart’s “Tell Me Why” MV
-Daeyeol and Y both had a cameo appearance as the members of boyband “INFINITE Power” with INFINITE’s Hoya and L, in the drama “My Lovely Girl” (2014).
-He calls himself the trustworthy leader
-During W Project, dancer line Donghyun, Daeyeol and Jaeseok released a performance video

Y
Y Golden Child
Stage Name: Y (와이)
Birth Name: Choi Seongyoon (최성윤)
Position: Main Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: July 31, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Blood Type: O
Jersey Number: 3

Y Facts:
-He was born in Gyeongsang, Changwon, South Korea
-In an interview, Y stated he chose his stage name after the ‘Y’ in his real name.
-He’s been a trainee since 2012
-Y actually joined Woollim to be an actor, but he decided to debut as a singer instead
-He’s the athlete of the group
-Y has a very positive personality
-Y and Joochan share the same birthday
-His favorite sport is soccer
-Y’s favorite color is black. He loves dark colors.
-He loves flower fragrance and mountain scent
-He doesn’t feel uncomfortable with any of the members
-He has a cold side when he’s sad/upset. (After School Club)
-Y is actually a cold person but he changed/became a warmer person because of Goldenness
-He’s the member with the best fashion sense. (After School Club)
-His favorite music genre is R&B
-He was chosen by the members as the scariest member based on their first impression
-Y is known to look like BTSJungkook
-Y’s jersey number is 3 because it means “let’s place within Top 3 whatever we do”. (Weekly idol)
-Y and Daeyeol both had a cameo appearance as the members of boyband “INFINITE Power” with INFINITE’s Hoya and L, in the drama “My Lovely Girl” (2014).

Jangjun
Jangjun Golden Child
Stage Name: Jangjun (장준)
Birth Name: Lee Jangjun (이장준)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 3, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: A
Jersey Number: 82

Jangjun Facts:
-He was born in Jeongju, South Korea
-Jangjun’s favorite animals are puppies
-His favorite fashion item is his rings
-He helped with making the rap lyrics for their project song
-Jangjun’s personality type is the vitamin that never gets tired
-Jangjun is the animal lover of the group.
-During W Project, rapper line TAG and Jangjun released a song along BEE titled “Drought”
-Before debut, there were rumors going around that Jangjun was INFINITE Dongwoo’s cousin. Dongwoo said that they are not related.
-Jangjun, Joochan and Jibeom are the mood makers of the group.
-Bomin said that instead of resting, Jangjun exercises during their rest time after practice.
-Jangjun’s role model is Bang Yongguk from B.A.P and he can also imitate his voice. (vLive)
-Jangjun’s jersey number is 82 and indicates the country code of Korea +82 meaning he wants GOLDEN CHILD to be the representative of Korea one day

TAG
TAG Golden Child
Stage Name: TAG (태그)
Birth Name: Son Youngtaek (손영택)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: April 13, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: O
Jersey Number: 7

TAG Facts:
-He was born in Gyeongi-do, Hwaseong, South Korea
-TAG was a former Keyest trainee
-TAG started his 1st year of high school late, because he was abroad in Japan.
-Jaehyun, Bomin, Joochan and TAG all go to the same high school (Hanlim Multi Art High School).
-He is fluent in Japanese
-He writes his own raps
-TAG likes wearing hats
-He likes tree squirrels
-He has a 4D personality
-TAG is very flexible and can do the splits (Weekly Idol)
-He loves all colors but the color he loves the most is pink.
-TAG likes bands such as Twenty One Pilots, OASIS and Coldplay.
-Since Kpop Star, he really admires WINNER‘s Lee Seunghoon.
-During W Project, rapper line TAG and Jangjun released a song along BEE titled “Drought”

Seungmin
Seungmin Golden Child
Stage Name: Seungmin (승민)
Birth Name: Bae Seungmin (배승민)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 13, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: A
Jersey Number: 98

Seungmin Facts:
-He was born in Gwangju, South Korea
-Seungmin joined Woolim Entertainment late 2016
-He’s a former JYP trainee
-He has a shy but cute personality
-Seungmin’s favorite drinks are fresh fruit drinks
-He likes fantasy movies
-Seungmin can do the impersonation of G Soul and stomach growling sound
-Seungmin can fit his whole body including his head into a suitcase (“Weekly idol”)
-He wants to keep his real height as a secret
-At first, he was embarrassed being called as Pocket Boy but now he loves it as he thought that’s what makes fans love him more
-Seungmin’s jersey number is 98 because he was born in 1998

Jaehyun
Jaehyun Golden Child
Stage Name: Jaehyun (재현)
Birth Name: Bong Jaehyun (봉재현)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 4, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Blood Type: O
Jersey Number: 19

Jaehyun Facts:
-He was born in Seoul, South Korea
-He went to Hanlim Multi Art School
-Jaehyun’s nickname is Bongvely
-He speaks English
-He has studied abroad in Chicago, US.
-Jaehyun’s English name is Kevin Bong.
-He made his own aegyo move named BongPid (Bong Jaehyun + Cupid)
-Jaehyun can’t eat seafood. He loves toast.
-Jaehyun’s favorite sport is basketball.
-He was the basketball captain in middle school.
-He always says cringey things confidently. (After School Club)
-He really loves “Descendant Of The Sun”. He replayed it many times.
-He loves fantasy movies, especially “Harry Potter”
-Jaehyun likes black. Whenever he buys clothes, he tends to buy black T-shirt because it’s easy to wear and plain.
-He talks in sleep when he’s really tired
-The reason why his jersey number is 19 is because he’ll be 19 when he debuts (Korean Age)
-Jaehyun’s role model is BTSV.

Jibeom
Jibeom Golden Child
Stage Name: Jibeom (지범)
Birth Name: Kim Jibeom(김지범)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: February 3, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Blood Type: B
Jersey Number: 33

Jibeom Facts:
-He was born in Busan, South Korea
-Jibeom became a Woolim trainee in 2015
-Fans gave him the nickname ‘설거지범’ (seolgeo Jibeom / dishwasher Jibeom) because he washed dishes for 5 months in a row as he lost to his members in rock, paper, scissors game and he loves the nickname.
-He was known for his looks that seems like a mixture of GOT7 Mark and BTS Jin.
-He admitted that he’s not good with English.
-He likes black because it’s relaxing and comfortable.
-His favorite season is spring
-He loves vanilla lattes
-Jibeom is a big fan of Roy Kim.
-Jibeom, Joochan and Jangjun are the mood makers of the group.
-He is known for making witty comments.
-Like Y, he has a cold side too but he’s a warm-hearted guy. (After School Club)
-He wants to do better in singing and his dream is he get to sing an OST one day.
-Jibeom has admitted he is not the best at dancing and is thankful to Jaeseok, because he practices together with him one on one.
– Jibeom is friends with former JBJ member, now a soloist, Donghan.
-Jibeom’s personality is a caring and understanding pacifist

Donghyun
Donghyun Golden Child
Stage Name: Donghyun (동현)
Birth Name: Kim Donghyun (김동현)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: February 23, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weigh: 50kg (110lbs)
Blood Type: B
Jersey Number: 80

Donghyun Facts:
-He was born in Seoul, South Korea
-Donghyun has a younger brother named Min Chan.
-His nickname is ‘입덕 요정’ (“Fan Attractor Fairy”) and Jaehyun gave him another nickname, “Search Fairy” because when he’s curious about one thing, he’ll search for it until he gets what he wants.
-Fans say that Donghyn looks like Sunggyu from INFINITE, their company sunbaenim.
-Donghyun goes to SOPA (School of Performing Arts Seoul)
-Donghyun started his trainee life when he was in 6th grade
-He had full support from his parents to become a singer
-Donghyun has acrophobia
-Donghyun cries when he laughs too much.
-Jaehyun said that Donghyun is a friend who acts like an older brother despite his cute look & he’s a good listener
-Donghyun is in the same class with Romeo‘s Kangmin, ONF‘s Laun and NCT‘s Mark. (vlive)
-Donghyun’s jersey number is 80 because he wants to grow up to 180 cm
-During W Project, dancer line Donghyun, Daeyeol and Jaeseok released a performance video

Joochan
Joochan Golden Child
Stage Name: Joochan (주찬)
Birth Name: Hong Joochan (홍주찬)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 31, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Blood Type: O
Jersey Number: 55

Joochan Facts:
-He was born in Seoul, South Korea
-Joochan used to go to Lila Art School but now goes to Hanlim Multi Art High School
-His favorite type of flower are roses
-Joochan’s favorite music genre is ballads
-Joochan and Y share the same birthday.
-Joochan knows how to play instruments such as guitar
-Joochan is really good at drawing. He learned how to draw by looking at his older sister who went to art school.
-Bomin said Joochan loves making random stuffs like a ring from woods and a lamp from cans & Joochan is always proud of his own creation.
-Joochan, Jangjun and Jibeom are the mood makers of the group.
-The most meaningful song to Joochan is his own song with Soyoon, ‘No One Like You’ 🙂
-During W Project, Joochan released a duet with Woollim Girl, Soyoon titled “No One Like You”
-Joochan appeared in “King of Masked Singer” ep.153. as “Mondrian”.

Bomin

Stage Name: Bomin (보민)
Birth Name: Choi Bomin (최보민)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: August 24, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Blood Type: B
Jersey Number: 89

Bomin Facts:
-He was born in Gyeongi, Yongin, South Korea
-He used to go to Seocheon High School but now goes to Hanlim Multi Art High School
-His nicknames are ‘장난꾸러기 (jangnankkurogi)’ meaning ‘Fools Around’ because he likes to copy his members’ funny gesture & he tricks his members a lot, and 실세 막내 (silse maknae) meaning ‘Big Shot Youngest’. Not because he looks down at his members but because his members always let him do anything he wants 🙂
-The reason his jersey number is 89 is because if you substrate 11, the number of members, from 100 it equals 89
-Bomin became a Woollim trainee since August 28, 2015 (exact 2 years before his debut).
-Bomin’s favorite animal is a cat.
-Bomin has acrophobia. (Golden Child Woollim Pick episode 3)
-Jangjun makes Bomin laugh the most.
-Bomin is usually always the last member to get up.
-Bomin wants to resemble Y because Y is really good at sports and he’s full of charisma.
-If he’s given a chance to pick one of the members as his real brother, he’d chose Daeyeol.
-His jersey number 89 represents the fans [100-11 (Golden Child members) = 89 (the fans)] 🙂
-Bomin is The Luckiest Member (Woolimpick ep 8)
-He’s close to The BoyzHwall, NCT‘s Jeno and ASTRO‘s Yoon Sanha.
-Bomin appeared in Lovelyz “Now, We” music video

Former Member:
Jaeseok
Jaeseok Golden Child
Stage Name: Jaeseok (재석)
Birth Name: Park Jaeseok (박재석)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 20, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: A
Jersey Number: 20

Jaeseok Facts:
-He was born in Cheongju, South Korea
-Jaseok is a former Keyeast trainee
-His nickname (given by Jangjun) is Parkjumma because he is in charge of cooking and is like the mom of the group
-Jaeseok and Tag were apart of the group I.D. which worked mostly in Japan
-Jaeseok is fluent in Korean and Japanese
-During W Project, dancer line Donghyun, Daeyeol and Jaeseok released a performance video
-On January 6, 2018, Woollim Entertainment announced Jaeseok left the group due to health issues.

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