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Golden Child Members Profile

Golden Child Members Profile and Facts:

Golden Child (골든차일드) 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 Woollim Entertainment. On January 6, 2018, Woollim Entertainment announced Jaeseok left the group due to health issues.

Fandom Name: GOLDENNESS (A special and valuable treasure)
Official Fan Color:

Current Dorm Arrangement (as of August 2022):
Dorm #1 – Seungmin, Jaehyun, Jibeom, Donghyun, Bomin
Dorm #2 – Y, Jangjun, Tag, Joochan

Official Accounts:
Twitter: GoldenChild (Staff), Hi_Goldenness (Members), GNCDjp_official (Japan)
Facebook: gncd11
Fan Cafe: GoldenChild
Instagram: official_gncd11
YouTube: Golden Child / Gol-Cha’s Holiday 골차의 휴일
Weibo: Official_GoldenChild
TikTok: @goldenchildofficial
Weverse: Golden Child

Members Profile:

Stage Name: Daeyeol (대열)
Birth Name: Lee Dae Yeol (이대열)
Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: February 11, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoji: Lion face
Jersey Number: 11
Instagram: @2vs10_

Daeyeol Facts:
-He was born in Gyeonggi-do, Yongin, South Korea.
-He has an older brother (INFINITE‘s Sungyeol – born in 1991).
-Education: Daekyung University (Department of Applied Music / Professional Bachelor); Cyber ​​University
-Daeyeol’s jersey number is 11 because there are 11 members of Golden Child and his birthday is on the 11th.
-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.
-Hobbies: cleaning, bowling, walking, watching movies
-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 a trustworthy leader.
-Daeyeol enlisted in the Korean military on March 29th, 2022, and is currently completing his mandatory military service.
– As of September 28, 2023, Daeyeol has completed his mandatory military service and is discharged.
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Stage Name: Y (와이)
Birth Name: Choi Sung Yoon (최성윤)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 31, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 3

Y Facts:
-He was born in Busan and grew up in Gyeongsang, Changwon, South Korea.
-He has an older sister (born in 1993).
-Education: Changshin High School (Transfer) → Seoul Performing Arts High School (Practical Music / Graduated)
-In an interview, Y stated he chose his stage name after the ‘Y’ in his real name.
-He’s been a trainee since 2012.
-He’s the athlete of the group.
-Y has a very positive personality.
-Hobbies: Composing, shopping, listening to music
-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).
-Y and UP10TION‘s Jinhoo have been close friends since elementary school.
-On “Weekly Idol”, Jangjun said that Y was the temporary leader during Daeyeol’s enlistment. (x) Y led Golden Child until he enlisted in the military himself.
-He acted in the musicals “Altar Boyz” and “Midnight Sun”.
-On March 15, 2023 Y released his 1st digital single, called “바람이라면“.
-Woollim announced that Y was enlisted on March 20, 2023.
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Stage Name: Jangjun (장준)
Birth Name: Lee Jang Jun (이장준)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 3, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 82
Instagram: @son_of_dingo / @jangjun_jjangsexyhotcute
Youtube: @Superstar_jangjun

Jangjun Facts:
-He was born in Jeongju, South Korea.
-He has an older sister (Lee Min-jun – born in 1993).
-Education: Seoul Performing Arts High School (Applied Music / Graduated); Cyber ​​University
-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.
-Hobbies: Watching movies, collecting accessories, running around
-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.
-Jangjun is friends with AB6IX Woong.
-Jangjun and Jaehyun were MCs on “STARK’s Star Wars”.
-Jangjun had his own show in Dingo called “Jangstar”.
-Jangjun was a main host with AB6IX’ Woong for Melon’s “Ssap Possible”.
– He will be participating in Physical 100 Season 2.
Show more Jangjun fun facts…


Stage Name: Tag (태그)
Birth Name: Son Young Taek (손영택)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: April 13, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoji: 
Jersey Number: 7
Instagram: @son_yt7

TAG Facts:
-He was born in Gyeongi-do, Hwaseong, South Korea.
-He has an older sister (Bo-kyung Son – born in 1995).
-Education: Hanlim Performing Arts High School (Department of Practical Dance / Graduated)
-TAG was a former Keyest trainee.
-TAG started his 1st year of high school late, because he was abroad in Japan.
-He is fluent in Japanese.
-He writes his own raps.
-Tag produced the songs “Oasis” and “Purpose”.
-TAG likes wearing hats.
-He likes tree squirrels.
-Hobbies: Composing, street dancing
-He has a 4D personality.
-His shoulders width is 49.5 cm (19.48 inches).
-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.
-He is close to HOTSHOT‘s Ha SungwoonStray Kids’ Changbin and ATEEZ’s Wooyoung.
-He is also friends with TXT’s Yeonjun.
-On May 23rd, 2022, Woollim announced that TAG will be taking a break from group activities due to health issues with his liver.
-On June 27th, TAG announced on Twitter that he has returned healthily.
Show more TAG fun facts…


Stage Name: Seungmin (승민)
Birth Name: Bae Seung Min (배승민)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 13, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 98
Instagram: @bae_min_s2

Seungmin Facts:
-He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
-He has a younger brother named Seungho (born in 2002) and a younger sister named Yerim (born in 2004).
-Education: Gwangju Seongdeok High School; Baekseok University of the Arts (Practical Music)
-Seungmin joined Woolim Entertainment late 2016.
-He’s a former JYP trainee.
-He has an outgoing and cute personality. He used to be shy, but he’s gotten more confident over the years.
-Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, shopping
-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.
Show more Seungmin fun facts…


Stage Name: Jaehyun (재현)
Birth Name: Bong Jae Hyun (봉재현)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 4, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 19
Instagram: @__bongjaehyun__

Jaehyun Facts:
-He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
-He’s an only child.
-Education: Hanlim Multi Art School; he said he’s currently attending university
-Jaehyun’s nickname is Bongvely.
-He speaks English.
-His shoe size is 270mm.
-He has studied abroad in Chicago, US.
-Jaehyun’s English name is Kevin Bong.
-Jaehyun also lived in Wisconsin for 2 years. (ASC)
-He made his own aegyo move named BongPid (Bong Jaehyun + Cupid).
-Hobbies: Walking, basketball, watching movies, sleeping, listening to music, watching eating shows
-Jaehyun can’t eat seafood. He loves toast.
-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 and Jangjun are MCs on “Stark’s Star Wars”.
-He acted in “20th Century Boy and Girl” (2017, ep 1,3), “Crash! Insignificant Roommates” (2019), “Crash! Insignificant Reunion” (20200, “Convenience Store Fling” (2021), “Revenge of Others” (2022, ep. 7), “I, A Gangster, Became A High School Student” (2023).
-Jaehyun’s role model is EXO‘s Baekhyun and BTSV is his role model in terms of style. (CeCi Magazine 2018)
Show more Jaehyun fun facts…


Stage Name: Jibeom (지범)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Beom (김지범)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: February 3, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 33
Instagram: @be0m_j

Jibeom Facts:
-He was born in Busan, South Korea.
-He has a brother.
-Education: Baekseok University of the Arts (Department of Applied Music)
-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.
-Hobbies: Playing games, watching movies
-His favorite season is spring.
-He loves vanilla lattes.
-His shoe size is 270mm.
-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 is friends with former JBJ member, now a soloist and a member of WEi, Donghan.
-Jibeom’s personality is a caring and understanding pacifist.
-Jibeom appeared in Masked Singer as Full Moon Prince (March 22. 2020).
-In September 2023, he was cast as Eric in the musical “킴즈”.
Show more Jibeom fun facts…


Stage Name: Donghyun (동현)
Birth Name: Kim Dong Hyun (김동현)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: February 23, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weigh: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 80

Donghyun Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Donghyun has a younger brother named Min Chan (born in 2003).
– Education: SOPA (School of Performing Arts Seoul / Graduated)
– 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 started his trainee life when he was in 6th grade.
– He had full support from his parents to become a singer.
– Hobbies: Collecting shoes, shopping online, playing Kart Rider
– Donghyun has acrophobia.
– He has a dog pet.
– 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 was in the same class with Romeo‘s Kangmin, ONF‘s Laun and NCT‘s Mark. (vlive)
– Donghyun was casted as the Young Song Sam Dong for “Dream High” musical in 2023.
– Donghyun’s jersey number is 80 because he wants to grow up to 180 cm.
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Stage Name: Joochan (주찬)
Birth Name: Hong Joo Chan (홍주찬)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 31, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 175 cm (5’9”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoji:
Jersey Number: 55
Instagram: @_jootopia_

Joochan Facts:
-He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
-He has an older sister (born in 1996).
-Education: Hanlim Multi Art High School; Baekseok University of the Arts (Applied Music Department)
-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.
-Hobbies: Exercise, walking, watching movies, making songs, drawing
-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’ .
-Joochan appeared in “King of Masked Singer” ep.153. as “Mondrian”.
-Joochan has acted in several musicals: “Sonata of a Flame”, “On Air”, “Altar Boyz” (with Y), “Equal” (1st and 2nd run), “Harlan County” (2023).
-On February 27, 2019 Joochan made his solo debut with digital single “A song for me“.
Show more Joochan fun facts…


Stage Name: Bomin (보민)
Birth Name: Choi Bo Min (최보민)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual, Face of The Group, Maknae
Birthday: August 24, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoji: / Lion face
Jersey Number: 89
Instagram: @bomin._c

Bomin Facts:
-He was born in Gyeongi, Yongin, South Korea.
-He has a younger sister (Seobin – born in 2004).
-Education: Seocheon High School (Transfer) -> Hanlim Multi Art High School (Graduated); University
-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 :), ‘smiling angel’ and ‘cute acting machine’.
-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 (exactly 2 years before his debut).
-Bomin’s favorite animal is a cat.
-His shoe size is 270mm.
-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.
-Hobbies: Watching movies, organizing things, reading, watching TV
-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, Sunwoo and Eric, NCT‘s Jeno, ASTRO‘s Yoon Sanha, AB6IXDaehwi, Stray Kids‘s Hyunjin and Seventeen‘s Joshua.
-He is also close to SF9‘s Chani.
-Bomin appeared in Lovelyz “Now, We” music video.
-Bomim got cast on the 2nd season of “A-Teen” as the new transfer student Ryu Joo Ha.
-He acted in the Kdramas “Melting Me Softly“ (2019), “18 Again” (2020), “Shadow Beauty (2021), “Spirit Fingers” (2023).
-Bomin was the MC for KBS MUSIC BANK alongside with Shin Ye Eun his co-star in A-TEEN 2 in July 2019. Both stepped down as a MC on 17th July 2020.
-Bomin was on a break from group activities since September 29th, 2022, due to someone hitting him in the face with a wood golf club while he was practicing golf.
-On February 13th, 2023, Woollim announced that Bomin has returned and he will continue doing group activities.
Show more Bomin fun facts…

Former Member:

Stage Name: Jaeseok (재석)
Birth Name: Park Jae Seok (박재석)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 20, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: A
Jersey Number: 20
Instagram: @parkjae_seok

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.
-On January 6, 2018, Woollim Entertainment announced Jaeseok left the group due to health issues.
-Jaeseok served his mandatory military enlistment after he left Golden Child.

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