JB 제이비 is the leader and main vocal of Got7.
JB was born Im Jaebum 임재범 on Thursday, January 6, 1994.
He was born in the Chinese Year of the Rooster. He’s a Capricorn and he’s 179 cm or 5'10½" tall. JB, Mark, and Yugyeom’s blood type is A.
He majored in film at Geonguk University. He speaks Japanese. He’s an only child.
He won first place at a JYP Entertainment audition in 2009, tying with Jinyoung. The two of them debuted as the duo JJ Project in 2012. They both made their small-screen debut in 2012 through the drama series “Dream High 2.” He also appeared in MBC’s drama “When a Man Falls in Love.” He was on the first season of “The Romantic & Idol.”
JB’s favorite artists are Michael Jackson, India Arie, D’Angelo, and Javier. His hobbies are b-boying, taking photos, traveling, and eating at restaurants. His favorite food is budae jjigae (sausage stew or Army stew), especially sundubu-jjigae (soft tofu stew).
He used to share a dorm room with Youngjae, then with Jackson. He sometimes comes across as cold or tough to strangers; he’s the member least likely to do aegyo. He’s sometimes called a grandpa (할아버지) because of his calmness, his placid facial expressions, and his ability to make his voice sound like an old man’s.