Those with an adventurous taste in music can get to know the South Korean K-pop group GOT7. Kim Yugyeom is part of this group. He is a singer and dancer who rose to prominence as an idol and a member of his band. Here’s everything you might want to know about him:

Kim Yugyeom Age and Youth

Yugyeom was born on November 17, 1997 in Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. At the time, both of her parents were living in Saudi Arabia because her father was working there. Therefore, after he was born, his mother returned to the Saudi kingdom where the family lived for some time before finally returning home.

Raised with an older brother, the GOT7 star attended Donong Elementary School and then Migeum Middle School. He had his secondary education at Hamlim Arts High School. While there, he specialized in street dancing.

His career started in 2014 after being a part of JYP alongside other stars including JB, BamBam, Choi Youngjae, Mark Tuan, Jackson Wang and Jay Park. Before the start of his career, it is said that his mother did not want him to become an idol, even though he has what it takes to be one.

JYP is a South Korean entertainment company that was founded by singer and producer Park Jin-Young. It is to the label that Kim and the other members of GOT7 are signed. Besides the group, JYP also manages other stars in the country and groups such as 15-year-old Baek A-Yeon, Nakjoon, Day6, Twice, Stray Kids as well as Jeon So-mi.

Kim and another member of the group, JB were signed in 2009 before the other members followed suit. The band released their debut EP in 2014, Got It? . They suddenly became a large group. with the album, they managed to gain market attention beyond South Korea. Their first single to be released later was Around the World.

The coming years would see the band release albums such as Identify (2014) which is their first full album, Moriagatteyo (2016), and Flight Log: Turbulence (2016). He also had a very successful world tour in 2016 (Fly Tour) and the GOT7 Eyes On You World Tour (2018) is still on the way. They have also held concerts in various countries, including the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, China and around the world.

In terms of awards and praise, Kim and other group members have won 3 Gaon Chart Music Awards, 4 Golden Disc Awards, 3 Mnet Asian Music Awards, 3 Seoul Music Awards, 1 Fashion Power Awards, and JOOX Thailand Music Awards. The group has also won the MTV Europe Music Awards, SEED Awards and Top Chinese Music Festival, among many other awards and nominations.

Kim Yugyeom’s Family Life

Kim Yugyeom has a small family which consists of her father, mother, and older brother as mentioned earlier. Although very little is known about his father, his mother has been seen several times in the images he shares on social media. The dancer and singer also shares his images with his brother.

Her size

Despite being the youngest member of GOT7, Kim Yugyeom still manages to be the tallest. Due to his height, he is one of the most recognized members of the 7-man group.

A rather slender guy, he has a height of 180 cm and weighs 64 kg.

Facts About Kim

1. He was raised partly in Saudi Arabia and partly in South Korea.

2. His ideal type of woman is a woman with a lot of standing charm.

3. Among other musicians, he revealed that his most favorite is Chris Brown, who is also a great singer and dancer.

4. Kim Yugyeom managed to pass auditions in 2009 when he was signed by JYP Entertainment.

5. The other members of his group come from different parts of the world, including the United States (Mark), Thailand (Bambam) and China (Jackson Wang).

6. Just like the other members of GOT7, Kim Yugyeom also writes songs for the group. For example, he worked on Leave Me on their Flight Log: Turbulence with Mark.