B.A.P Members & Profiles

  • Bang
  • Full Name: Bang Yong Guk
  • Nickname: Jepp Blackman
  • Position: Main Rapper, Leader
  • Birthday: March 31, 1990
  • Height: 182 cm
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Education: KyungHee Cyber University
  • Languages: Korean, Japanese, English
  • Hometown: Incheon, South Korea
  • Hobbies: Baseball, Basketball,Writing songs and lyrics
  • Trainee Time: 6 years
  • MatokiShiShiMato
  • Fun Facts
    He started his music career when he was in his second year of middle school. He posted his own rap lyrics on an online forum and was contacted by some members of the under ground group Soul Connection and eventually joined the group.
    From being apart of Soul Connection and meeting people who were already active in the music industry, he was able to broaden his skills in composing, producing, and in music itself.
    He eventually left Soul Connection, but he still did music by himself underground in order to find his own music.
    After being recommended by the hip hop duo Untouchable, he was contacted in 2010 by TS Entertainment to be part of a hip-hop idol group. He was at first hesitant because he was afraid that he wouldn’t be able to create the type of music he wanted and be limited, but TS Entertainment assured him he would be able to live out his dreams. So he joined.
    During his time of being an under ground rapper, he took the name “Jepp Blackman” because he though it left a strong impression.
    He loves African-American soul music and has once said: “If I can be born again, I’d like to be born as an African-American and do music.”

    Was the rapper in Secret’s Song Ji Euns solo singleGoing Crazy“, and even wrote the lyrics for the rapping.
    Was in the MV for SecretsShy BoyandStarlight Moonlight
    Released his first solo single in 2011 titledI Rememberfeaturing BEAST/B2STs YoSeob
    Is a member of the underground hip hop crewSoul Connection
    Is a permanent guest on the variety showOur One Night/Lulu Lala
    InTaDah! Its B.A.Phe is an alien that was a legend in their military back on their home planet. He loves Earths war movies and thinks that all of life’s answers can be found in them.
    He has a twin brother named  Bang Yong Nam who sings in a rock band. He also has a sister.
    • Admires Teddy of 1TYM.
    His ideal girl is a virtuous woman with morals.
    He is the peacemaker of the group.
    He is very softhearted and cries often.
    He didn’t know how to talk until he was 5 years old.
    He was in 4minute’s “HuH” MV in the “Who’s Next” segment (You have to look for him!)
    •His favorite movie is “Constantine”.
    If he could be another member he would be YoungJae. “Since my trainee period was long, I experienced it when I was young. I am the oldest in B.A.P, however I never been in the middle before. Therefore, I would like to become Yongjae. As he is between the top and bottom, I would want to know his stress or his hardships and worries.”
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the dad.
    His favorite colors are red and black.
    During the recording of the MV for “Warrior”, he got burnt by the fire during one of the scenes to the point where his eyebrows were gone. In an interview he threatened the fire and warned  it to never do it again.
    During B.A.P’s “Power” promotions, he has to have surgery to remove a cyst on his hand and had to have a cast for over a month.  During that time, he never complained about his hand hurting because he didn’t want anybody to worry about him (though from time to time he used his injured hand as an excuse to have the members do things for him).
    Zelo’s loudspeaker dance in “Power” was his idea 

  • Himchan
  • Full Name: Kim Him Chan
  • Position: SubVocal, Rapper, Visual
  • Birthday: April 19, 1990
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 69 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Education: National School for Traditional Music
  • Trainee Time: 1.5 years
  • Matoki: TatsMato 
  • Fun Facts:
    He was an MC for MTVsThe Show
    Studied traditional music in high school
    Can play traditional drums (As shown on “Ta-Dah It’s B.A.P)
    Was in Jung Seulkis MV forBack in Plack Again
    Was in the MVs for SecretsShy Boy“, “Starlight Moonlight
    Was in Song Ji EunsGoing Crazy
    Was in the Bang & Zelos MV forNever Give Up
    InTaDah! Its B.A.Phe is an alien commander, and whenever he raises an idea its almost always shot down by either Bang or YoungJae.
    Has an older sister
    His ideal girl is someone who is kind.
    His favorite movie is the Japanese film “Wish, Be With You.”
    His ideal type is actually labelmate Secret’s Hyosung because of her mother like qualities.
    If he could be another member he would be Zelo. ” Because he’s cute. I mean, sometimes when Zelo and I had skinship/physical contact, Zelo looks cute, therefore, I would like to know whether Zelo dislike it or not by feeling it with his body/ becoming him.” 
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the mom.
    His favorite colors are black, gold, and red.
    His favorite food is pasta.

  • Zelo
  • Full Name: Choi Jun Hong
  • Nickname: 15 Year Old Genius
  • Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Maknae
  • Birthday: October 15, 1996
  • Height: 182 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • EducationSungdae Middle School
  • Languages: Korean, English
  • Trainee Time: 6 years
  • Matoki: ToToMato
  • Fun Facts
    His stage name comes from the Greek godZeloswhich is the god of rivalryHe was named that because of how hard he worked amoungst all his hyungs
    He skateboards
    He and YongGuk formed a subunit calledBang & Zelo
    InTaDah! Its B.A.Phe is a robot that was created by Bang to help take over the world when they promoted theirBang & Zeloalbum DaeHyun is wary of him since he was programmed by Bang, thus he could be extremely dangerousHe has a tendency toshut downrandomly.
    Has an older brother
    Admires American artist Kanye West, Will.i.am
    His ideal girl is a girl who’s good at English and has a pretty smile.
    Although he is the youngest, he is the tallest of B.A.P. He has stated that he is trying his best to stop his puberty.
    His favorite movie is “2012”. 
    He wants his fans to call him “Oppa” even though he is younger than most of them.
    If he could be another member he would be Bang. “Although I am also writing lyrics, but Yongguk hyung writes lyrics and compose, moreover, he is also able to produce. Becoming Yongguk hyung, I would like to experience something which is producing.”
    When he was young he would practicing beat boxing and dance in front of his mom’s dresser by himself.
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the “cute and pure maknae who gets the most love from his hyungs.”
    Watching TVXQ/DBSK and Super Junior made him want to become a singer.
    His favorite color’s are grey, green, and red.
    He is very close to JongUp since they are both the youngest and have bonded during their trainee years.
    He attended a academy in Gwangju to improve his dancing and rapping skills and have to travel there from Mokpo everyday (which is about an hour).  The fare wasn’t cheap and after realizing how much his parents supported and encouraged him, he learned to be frugal.
    One day Dynamic Duo was performing at the Gwangju terminal and he took a picture with them. Ever since then he’s admired them.
    Ironically, he was able to be featured in one of Dynamic Duo’s concerts and he performed the song “Solo”.  After he asked them to “please raise me [to become a singer]”, but they hilariously replied it would be difficult since they are both going into the army. “It’s a memory I can’t forget” he states laughing.

  • Young Jae
  • Full Name: Yoo Young Jae
  • Nickname: Brain
  • Position: Lead Vocal
  • Birthday: January 24, 1994
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Trainee Time: 4 years
  • MatokiJoKoMato
  • Fun Facts:
    InTaDah! Its B.A.Phe is theBrainof the group (thus his nickname) and believes that they can take over the world by being respectful [Which Bang adamantly disagrees with].  He holds a grudge against any member that shuts down his ideas, and during his free time he loves to go to the electronic store.
    Has an older brother
    Admires the artist Musiq Soulchild
    His ideal girl is someone who likes him a lot.
    His favorite movie is the Korean film “Marathon Kid”.
    He is a big fan of Jay Park.
    He is not as muscular as the other members and has a bit of a stomach.

    If he could be another member he would be Zelo. “Zelo is a child with lots of talent and he is the youngest who is loved by everyone. I would like to misuse it. It sounds fun living as a maknae.”
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the mom (he says that HimChan may say he is but in reality YoungJae is).
    He doesn’t want his future girlfriend to wear revealing clothing.
    His favorite color is sky blue.
    He and DaeHyun became very close during their trainee days.
    His ideal type is someone similar to Kang Sora’s character in the movie “Sunny”.
    He won first in several JYP auditions.
    He was a trainee at JYP for about a year, but joined TS because his debut didn’t seem to be nearing any time soon.
    He says his flaw is being slightly shy.
    He started considering becoming a singer after performing on a talent show on a school trip.
    He thinks that Himchan is a child who doesn’t have a complete grasp of things and exact judgement.
    He would immediately say no to scouts when he was casted on the streets. 

  • DaeHyun
  • Full Name: Jeong DaeHyun
  • Nickname: Busan’s Wonbin
  • Hometown: Busan, South Korea
  • Position: Lead Vocal
  • Birthday: June 28, 1993
  • Height: 177 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Education: Nataraja Academy in Busan
  • Trainee Time: 2 years
  • Matoki: KeKeMato
  • Fun Facts:
    He speaks with a very heavy Busan dialect
    InTaDah! Its B.A.P he is a spy/observer of the squad placed on earth and is often seen just watching them He landed in Busan which is why he specks in that dialect He does not like any of the members but is fascinated by JongUp’s dancing.
    His ideal girl is someone like Shin Saimdang
    Admires Shin Yongjae of 4MEN
    He is closest with Bang, but he and YoungJae are very close since their trainee days.
    When he first joined TS he went up to Secret and asked “Can you sign this for me?” 
    His favorite movie is “A Moment To Remember”.
    If he could be another member he would be HimChan. “He’s cool, good looking and popular around women. I would like to react to the popularity among women.
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the oldest son.
    His right hand is very weak so the members call him left handed. But when he uses chopsticks or sign’s something it’s always with his right hand.
    He likes fluorescent colors.
    He still gets nervous when he’s around fans.
    He began to dream of becoming a singer after watching TVXQ/DBSK perform.
    When asked in a interview who he wants to meet, he hilariously replied Secret since “they are always practicing, but we see them a lot. But even saying, “Noona~ Buy us food~” is kind of awkward for us, so I want to know them more.”
    His friends laugh whenever someone calls in Busan’s WonBin.

  • Jong Up
  • Full Name: Moon Jong Up
  • Nickname: Dance Shindong
  • Position: Main Dancer, SubVocal
  • Birthday: February 6, 1995
  • Height: 176 cm
  • Weight: 66 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • Education: Hanlim Arts High School
  • Trainee Time: 1.5 years
  • Matoki: DaDaMato
  • Fun Facts:
    He is very shy and at times a bit awkward.
    Was in the MVs for SecretsShy Boy“, “Starlight Moonlight
    Was in the Bang & Zelos MV forNever Give Up
    InTaDah! Its B.A.Phe is an alien that doesn’t really have much thought, and is almost always exercising or dancingHe never complains when the other members send his on errands and is always seen with a smile on his face (which puzzles DaeHyun to no end).
    Has two older brothers
    Admires Chris Brown
    He doesnt have a specific ideal type, but would like her to be older than him.
    He says that his future girlfriend is someone he likes as soon as he sees them. “I really like someone who I see and exchange that vibe with them. Ideals are just ideals.”
    He can sing while doing a backflip.
    His favorite movie is the Japanese film”Be With You”.
    If he could be another member he would be Zelo. “It’s because Zelo is the tallest. I would like to breathe the fresh air from above.”
    If B.A.P were a family he’d be the 2nd oldest son.
    His favorite color is black.
    He was casted on the streets for his dancing talent.
    His shoe fell off during their showcase.
    When asked in a interview who he wants to meet he replied Jay Park.

258 thoughts on “B.A.P Members & Profiles

  1. cfjejkngfkejngfv jb zelo and i have the same birthday!!! like month, day and year! whoa i thought he was younger than me before but wow just wow. this in addition to his rapping idk zico might have competition now.

  2. Yay!
    Daehyun and i have the same birthday.
    June 28.
    Awesomeness all the way.
    Plus i share my birthday with Mika & Karam of The Boss & Minhyuk of CNBlue

  3. Shutdown. Sorry.

    HA-HA

    Cherry Tomato. Naegoya!

    Back View.

    Zelo is seriously a cute one when he acts like a robot. ^^

  4. Wow… they are really close to my age. i knew zelo was young but not that young. i thought the rest were older..shows what people can do once they put their mind to it.

    • Thanks for commenting about that. I doubled checked it and your right. He’s a month younger than Bang. Sorry about that.

  5. they r all hot!!! the hottest in the group is dae hyunnie!!! i love all of them!!! they r so hot n cute!!! i really wanted to know bap’s comeback song tat is now not even release yet!!! i hope they keep up their hot indeed cute hairstyle!!! i love bap’s song warrior n unbreakable!!! they MUST win the best rookie!!!

  6. omo..i saw yongguk’s NIPPLE…….!!!!!!!!!!GHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHA~~~~idk but i laugh so hard!!!!!!!

  7. OMFG!!!!!!!! LOOK AT THEM!!! so HOT and SEXY!! damn! they all look so different comparing to their sweet, cute and nice looks. now they are all sexy, hot and totally different! love ZELO the MOST!!!! zelo looks good in pink hair!!!!! saranghae B.A.P!!

  8. The main/lead vocals are reversed (however, officially they tend not to differentiate daehyun and youngjae’s vocal positions).

  9. i luv em very much since there is zelo-robot in B.A.P! I like it if zelo just stay by yongguk’s side…they r a match from heaven! LOL!

  10. zelo…love u <3 ….hehehe…even we are 96 line,…..i still want to call u oppa <3.<3 huhuhu….saranghae B.A.P

  11. Cool every single members have something funny about themselves. I get to call Zelo oppa! Aah feel so happy!

  12. I’m extremely impressed with your writing talents as well as with the structure to your weblog. Is that this a paid theme or did you customize it your self? Anyway keep up the excellent high quality writing, it’s rare to peer a nice weblog like this one today..

  13. Zelo XD!!!!! oh my gawsh!!!!! hes like taemin from SHINee!!! he is the maknae yet the lead dancer!!!! :=} yet taemin and him are completely different !!!! ahahah ~<3 Zelo~hyeooongggg<3 still older then me by a year….bang bang bangXD

  14. hi…DAEYHUN !!! i love watching you on the t.v ,you were a great singer ..such a powerful voice..and killer smile that make me to smile because of you…. :D .. i love the way you dance especially when you sing.. ilove your song , CRASH.. AND YOUR NEW SONG.. because of you. im inspire to watch..CHANNEL M..;D

  15. I have the same day and month with Himchan but not the same year .. I ‘m younger than him ! (: I will support B.A.P forever ! Hwaiting ! <3

  16. So Zelo is the tallest. At 182 cm. Being from america, that isn’t very tall to me. Actually, thats how tall I am, and I’m a girl. Huh.

    • Actually it still is tall, even in the states. The average american male height is 5’9″ in the states and thats about 175cm. Zelo’s height is about 6′. I know it may not seem too tall to you (I’m about the same height, 179.5cm) but it really is.

  17. I love Himchan and omygash zelo Suju! :DDDbtw who’s himchan’s lovemate in b.a.p?pls.reply

  18. Zelo is defiantly my all time favourite member!! ever since I saw Warrior I’ve been following B.A.P. and loving every minute of it :DD

  19. To be honest, I would love to date Yong Guk. It appears that we’re really compatible and he’s like, sord of my dream guy. *Blushes* My eyes literally got a little bit watery when typing this for some reason. So if you’re out there, somewhere reading this, and you wouldn’t mind dating someone 7 or 8 years younger than you someday… please let me know here? Thank you. ♥

  20. Zelo is only 1year and 363 days older than me and he is so popular. But get scared everybody. My time will come. I love B.A.P. They are the best and absolute perfect.

  21. I can actually call zelo oppa!i was born on october 16 1998! zelo is so cute and I want him to actually be my oppa!!!!!

  22. Hi! B.A.P I am Joana from the North East of India. I really love your group especially Zelo oppa your so cute and handsome. Zelo oppa since I was younger than you, I really love your performance on ‘No Mercy’ & ‘One Shot’, your too man and cute. I’m your biggest fans. . . .so I would like to see more music from you. . . .I LOVE YOU

  23. Wow. . . . ! B.A.P r so awesome. . . .they are really man especially Zelo oppa. . . . .<3 i love u so much. Your 5 years older than me. . .hehe but I like it your so cute especially when you smile. . . .hehe keep it up. . . . FIGHTING I LOV U

    • KYAAAAAAAA .. saranghae oppa daehyun .. muahhh :* i love daehyun because he is soooooooooooooo cuuuuuuuuuuuuuutttttttteeeeeeeeeeee … !!!!

    • why are you here if you hate them if you like EXO then go to their site(if they have one) and chat about them instead of leaving a comment here. B.A.P is awesome and bring a new breath a fresh air into k-pop.

    • If u dont like bap why you read this website. .If u think exo is good. .Whatever i love bap and exo too. .Bap and exo to is same. . Dont say bap like that. .I love bap. .<3

  24. Exo is great can’t get enough of dat mama but bap also brings it with their new flava so can’t say bap ain’t special

  25. Love BAP so muchl…hope to see them in my real life!!! SaranghaE BAP!!! ♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★

  26. Love da way bang talks itz so sexy haha love it love me some Asians n he has dat voice ahhh don’t neéd to know wat ur sayun as long as u say anything

  27. B.A.P your so cool and talented I love all your music especially “one shot” that song got me into listening to the others. I love you guys keep doing what your doing and good luck. With love from your biggest fan Ariana.

  28. Aww crap, I’m not older than Jongup… We’re the same age, though, and my craziness would compliment his shyness. Maybe I can make him fall for me…

    This can still work out. I’m sure of it.

  29. ahhh does anyone know which interview bang yongguk threatens the fire in? >_< better yet, a link asldkjakljdsdas ive been looking for the past couple of hours xD THANKS

  30. Zelooooooooo u r so cute ,, really really cuteeeeee !!
    the best maknae ever !! Bang Yong Guk, u r the full package, rapping, writing lyric, composing, producing.. i just wanna say i love u guys… keep fighting…

  31. I think all the B.A.P fans love either Zelo,Bang Yongguk,Himchan,or Daehyun. :-) . I vote Daehyun!!!!!!! (As you see in my user name) Daehyunie~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ sooo HOT!!! I absolutely love him in “Badman”. I thought I was going to die when I saw him in the MV. My heart was pounding so fast. His voice is hot too. He is so funny in “ta-dah “. Not speaking at all + wearing the mask and always looking clueless- so adoreable . :-)

  32. my favorite in b.a.p is himchan (my bias) zelo, daehyun, youngjae, jong up my favorite in b.a.p except yongguk because i dont much see his attractive for me. b.a.p forever>>>>>33333

  33. Almost Youngjae’s b-day!!!!!! Congrats!!! He’s not my bias though. Daehyun is :-) But happy birthday Youngjae:-)

  34. You can see more of my comments on exo’s page except my name either says Daehyun’s Kitten, Daehyun’s Kitty, or Luhan’s Kitten. Mianhae. ;-) I have a lot of user names.

  35. B.A.P!!! I seriously like Zelo… He is the cutest n handsome’st guy in B.A.P.. I wish he was mine..

  36. Omg!!! Zelo opa xo xo cute!!! Opa Saranghae!! Even if u r PS or not I don’t care, I’m only 15 yrs old but will u love me???:I can speak English fluently and has a beautiful smile!!! :) Can I be the girl of ur dreams???? zelo opa????

  37. Omg!!! Zelo opa xo xo cute!!! Opa Saranghae!! Even if u r PS or not I don’t care, I’m only 15 yrs old but will u love me???:I can speak English fluently and has a beautiful smile!!! :) Can I be the girl of ur dreams???? zelo opa???? please come to our country Myanmar and make a show!!!! please!!!

  38. the first time i saw B.A.P ,i just like ‘why they have some face’ but several months,i thought ‘no,their face really different’ and i chose Zelo as my bias XD hahaa :3

  39. BAP jjang!!! number 1!!! Daehyun’s from ‘Nataraja Academy’?
    Isn’t Nataraja an Indian name, I googled it and the name means King of Dancing. So is it an Indian name?

    • I Like all bap. I’m myanmar. Zelo oppa is older than me 2 years. Oppa and i have the same birthday month and favourite colours. I want to see bap show. I want to visit korea . I’m trying and please wait for me. I’m not very beautiful but i’m honest;charming and kind.I hope please reply my letters.I love bap . Happy every day oppa zelo.

  40. I like bap all members but i very very really really like like love love zelo. Bap is my world. I like all bap music.
    1 thing
    2 do
    3 words
    4 zelo
    I love zelo

    • I Like all bap. I’m myanmar. Zelo oppa is older than me 2 years. Oppa and i have the same birthday month and favourite colours. I want to see bap show. I want to visit korea . I’m trying and please wait for me. I’m not very beautiful but i’m honest;charming and kind.I hope please reply my letters.I love bap . Happy every day oppa zelo.

    • I Like all bap. I’m myanmar. Zelo oppa is older than me 2 years. Oppa and i have the same birthday month and favourite colours. I want to see bap show. I want to visit korea . I’m trying and please wait for me. I’m not very beautiful but i’m honest;charming and kind. please reply your letters.I love bap . Happy every day oppa zelo.

  41. HI! I’m a new fan of B.A.P .. Does B.a.p have a fandom name ? I would love to join it.. i’m madly in love with Zeloo?and yongguk…i love all of them! They look awe7ome as a group!

  42. I LOVE ZELO OPPA.ZELO OPPA SO CUTE and HANDSOME.Lagi pun dia tua enam tahun je daripada sya ,ada aku kisah!!!saranghae zelo oppa:D;D

  43. tak perasan pula hari Sabtu,24,1,2015 ialah hari jadi young jae oppa.Walaupun,dah terlambat sya nak ucap juga, happy birthday to young jae oppa (saengil chukhahabnida)^____^

  44. God damn, Fucking hate company that keeps screwing with idols lately (TS Entertainment)
    Man! Love BAP a lot, hope to see them back together. YongGuk! Stay strong!

  45. Hello my name is jessica well it my frist time to write a comment on u guys because i never heard korean song well this is my frist time i write to u guys and i really…… Like ur song one shot i hope that u will reply my comment plz;-):)

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