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IKON Members Profile Full Update Name, Age, Religion, Height, And Facts

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Looking to find and learn IKON members profile? IKON (Hangul: 아이콘) is a Korean boyband released on September 15, 2015, under YG Entertainment. Composed of 7 members B.I, Bobby, JAY, JUNE, Song, DK, and Chan. If you are curious about the age as well as the profile of the group and the members of the IKON group, please take a look at this article!

Basic Information of IKON Kpop Group

Ikon’s first appearance on YG’s live show Wins: Who is Next. At this time the team was Team B and had failed to win Team A (Winner) and gave up the right to debut for WINNER. However, one year later the group continued to participate in “Mix and Match” to form YG’s new group.

The program ends and the IKON team is formed with all Team A members and new members. However, there was a lot of controversies when Yang Hong Suk and Jung Jin Hyung joined the group.

Finally, IKON debuted in early September 2015 with their debut single MY Type, which won the Red Velvet and fly to the sky on September 26, 2015.

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Initially, the group was called ICON but changed to Ikon, changing c into k to reflect the origin and nationality of the group and their intention to spread Korean pop culture around the world.

Ikon is a compound word of “ICON” and “KOREA” contains a message from YG Yang Hyun-suk for the group to “become a symbol of Korea.”

Ikon debuted on September 15, 2015, with a digital single, “Chihyang Juhkyuk.” They won first place in Show! Music Core for 11 days after its launch.

The second fastest win after WINNER Group won first place in just 6 days after the debut.
Because the fans have been waiting for their debut for three years, at concerts, many fans cried while watching the performance.

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On January 14, 2016, the group debuted in Japan. IKON’s topping the Oricon daily charts and # 5 on the Oricon monthly charts.
The group also performed Ikon JAPAN TOUR 2016 in February.

They are the fastest of the idol groups in both Korea and Japan for a performance in Budokan.

In March, IKON released a song “Just Go” in Japan.

Although just over a year after its debut, the group had an Asia tour that included major cities in China.

iKON Official Accounts:

iKON Members Profile:

1. B.I iKon

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Stage Name: B.I (비아이)
Birth Name: Kim Han Bin (김한빈)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: October 22, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Blood Type: O
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Instagram: @shxxbi131
Twitter: @ikon_shxxbi

  • He has a parent and one younger sister which is 15 years younger, named Hanbyul.
  • He was a contestant on “Show Me The Money 3”. B.I hates aegyo and said he wouldn’t do it even if YG asked him to, but he did it anyways for the fans.
  • B.I uses movies and books to get inspiration for his songs cause he didn’t experience a lot of things.
  • He never had a girlfriend before so he was depending on his imagination to write songs. He appeared in Taeyang’s “Ringa Linga” MV and in Epik High’s “Born Hater”
  • B.I is really nice to animals. (Profile wrote by the members – Arirang TV). The members said that he likes boxing as a form of exercise. (Profile wrote by the members – Arirang TV)
  • He wrote/composed all their songs and composed Winner’s “Empty”, contributed in Epik High’s “Born Hater”, Blackpink’s “Whistle” and three of PSY’s songs: “Bomb”, “Last Scene” and “Auto Reverse”.
  • B.I is good at beatboxing. YG says he is the next G-Dragon
  • B.I is a fan of Red Velvet’s Seulgi (Idol Room EP. 17). B.I’s ideal type is a pure and innocent girl who owns slender look. Fit well in over sized cardigan and blue jeans with sneakers under slim ankles.

2. Jay iKON

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Stage Name: Jay (제이)(formerly known as Jinhwan)
Birth Name: Kim Jin Hwan (김진환)
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: February 7, 1994
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Jeju-do, South Korea
Instagram: @gnani_____
Twitter: @iKON_gnani_____

  • He was a part of Team B on WIN.
  • He appeared in Taeyang’s “Ringa Linga” MV. It is rumored that AOA’s Jimin is his ex-girlfriend.
  • In iKon he can speak Japanese the best. He can play the guitar. He loves swimming.
  • He’s closest to Bobby and B.I .
  • Jinhwan can also imitate girl groups’ facial expressions. Jinhwan lived in the Philippines for seven months before he debuted.
  • iKon have moved out of their dorms and now live in 2 seperate houses, each member having their own room.
  • Jay’s ideal type is someone shorter than him and who loves him a lot.

3. Song

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Stage Name: Song (송)(formerly known as Yunhyeong)
Birth Name: Song Yoon Hyung (송윤형)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual, Center
Birthday: February 8, 1995
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @sssong_yh
Twitter: @sssong6823

  • He was a part of Team B on WIN. His family owns a bbq shop.
  • He is good at cooking. Song has picked up a new hobby: Making scented candles
  • He is iKon’s most mischievous member. He originally wanted to be an actor, but YG encouraged him to take vocal lessons.
  • He admirers Justin Timberlake. He is the closest with B.I and Jinhwan.
  • He was described as a careful planner that doesn’t take it well if something doesn’t go accordingly to what he planned. (Arirang TV)
  • Yunhyeong (Song) packs the neatest/quickest. iKon have moved out of their dorms and now live in 2 seperate houses, each member having their own room. Song’s ideal type is a girl older than him.

4. Bobby iKon

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Stage Name: Bobby (바비)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Won (김지원)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: December 21, 1995
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea, but grew up in Virgina, United States
Instagram: @bobbyindaeyo
Twitter: @bobbyranika

  • Bobby was a part of Team B on WIN. Bobby said that he almost got kicked out as a trainee, he later went back to the USA with his parents and rested for a month. When he came back his boss said,”You improved a lot.”
  • He is the winner of “Show Me The Money 3” He appeared in HI SUHYUN’s “I’m Different” MV & Taeyang’s “Ringa Linga” MV
  • He learned to play guitar, drum and piano. He is the mood maker in the team.
  • Bobby tends to leave his clothes all over the floor and the members go in and steal them. Bobby is the strongest member according to the others, he even cracked an apple in half within 3 seconds.
  • Bobby is in love with Winnie the Pooh, he received a stuffed Winnie the Pooh since birth from his brother and still has it. Bobby’s Winnie appeared in his solo “Runaway” MV.
  • Bobby says his charms are his eyes, teeth, and strength. Bobby’s ideal type is a strong girl who seems careless of him. Like Wonder Woman. Also, girl who likes to wear red clothes and always does her best.

5. DK iKon

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Stage Name: DK (디케이 ) (formerly known as Donghyuk)
Birth Name: Kim Dong Hyuk (김동혁)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: January 3, 1997
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 62 kg
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @_dong_ii
Twitter: @D_dong_ii

  • DK won the competition JYP Trainee Search in March 2012, then he was recruited into YG Ent in November 2012.
  • He speaks English because he lived in America for a while and was an exchange student. The members said he is a fashionista.
  • DK’s new nickname given by the members: CFW (Crazy For Wine). YG daughter’s Jang Yujin favors him the most.
  • iKon have moved out of their dorms and now live in 2 seperate houses, each member having their own room.
  • DK’s ideal type is a girl, whose height is 158 cm, who is filled with aegyo, cute charm.

6. Ju-ne

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Stage Name: Ju-ne (준회) (formerly known as Junhoe)
Birth Name: Koo Jun Hoe (구준회)
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: March 31, 1997
Zodiac sign: Aries
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @juneeeeeeya
Twitter: @tkwpcnfak

  • Ju-ne was on Kpop Star season 1.
  • He entered YG Ent in April 2012. He is a fan of Michael Jackson.
  • June can speak Japanese fluently.
  • Junhoe and Chanwoo are the most awkward with each other now. Ju-ne takes Jiu Jitsu classes.
  • iKon have moved out of their dorms and now live in 2 seperate houses, each member having their own room. “Free Spirited members” House : Bobby, Jay, DK & Ju-ne
  • Ju-ne’s ideal type: (He is not a masochist) “I like a girl who hates me. Haha.”

7. Chan

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Birth Name: Jung Chan Woo (정찬우)
Stage Name: Chan (찬) (formerly known as Chanwoo)
Position: Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 26, 1998
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @chan_w000
Twitter: @ikon_chan_w000
Youtube: Chanwoo’s channel

  • Chan’s the only member who wasn’t part of Team B on WIN.
  • He used to be under Kids Planet Entertainment (2005-2010) and Fantagio Entertainment (2010-2014)
  • He appeared in TVXQ’s “Balloons” MV as Changmin’s younger counterpart. He played a young Lee Min Ho in dramas “Boys Over Flowers” and “The Heirs”.
  • When he met the members for the first time, he was afraid of B.I . But now , he is afraid of Bobby the most. Chan’s childhood best friend is Moonbin from Astro.
  • Chanwoo himself said that he hates when other people see him cry, so he doesn’t cry in front of others. Chanwoo (Chan) says he leaves the room a mess, and rather than scolding, Yunhyeong hits him. (Weekly Idol)
  • Chan is known for EXO`s Chanyeol look alike.
  • Chan’s ideal type: “Someone who calls me “Oppa”.

IKON is a popular Kpop group from Korea. The talented IKON boys are all young and so they always bring a vibrant and energetic style to the audience. They are a lot of young fans and love. Please support and see the activities of these guys in the future.

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