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Block B Members Profile – Zico, Taeil, B-Bomb, Jaehyo, U-Kwon, Kyung & P.O.

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Block B Members Profile and Facts – Zico, Taeil, B-Bomb, Jaehyo, U-Kwon, Kyung and P.O.

Block B has been with us since 2011. They surely went off on a rocky start and had gone through some controversies and hardships, but they truly prevailed as one of the most popular K-Pop groups in this generation.

Block B is a boy band now under Seven Seasons company with seven members including Zico, Taeil, B-Bomb, Jaehyo, U-Kwon, Park Kyung, and P.O. They debuted under Cho PD with the music video Freeze! but it was deemed too “sexy” for primetime viewing. The following year, Block B released a second mini album, Welcome to the Block, but two songs from this album were deemed inappropriate.

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Within this year, Block B also ran into some controversy regarding mistranslation in a Thailand interview. But the trouble doesn’t stop there. Block B also ran into some legal disputes with their old company regarding compensation. The CEO committed suicide in the midst of the dispute.

After signing with a new label, Block B began rebuilding their career and reputations. They released more mini albums and full-length albums, as well as numerous chart-topping hits and music videos.

This year, they just released another chart-topping single called Yesterday for the fans to enjoy. If you’ve been faithful to Block B as a fan, then you probably want to be kept updated on their information, right? Luckily, here’s an article on Block B members profile that’s perfect for you.

Block B Members Profile and Interesting Facts

Zico Profile

Stage Name: Zico
Real Name: Woo Ji Ho
Role: leader, main rapper, vocalist
Birthdate: September 14, 1992
Zodiac: Virgo
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 182 cm or 6’0″
Blood Type: O
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, rapping, shopping, reading
Twitter: @ZICO92
Instagram: @woozico0914

Zico Facts:

– He is the leader of Block B
– He specializes in freestyle rap
– Zico can also write his own rap lines and bars
– Zico and Kyung produced all of Block B’s albums
– When they had a controversy due to the Thai interview incident, Zico shaved his head to show his apologies as the group’s leader
– He has an older brother
– He graduated from Seoul Music High School
– Kyung is his childhood friend
– He graduated from Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts University
– He lived in Japan for three years
– Zico had a relationship with Seolhyun from AOA but they broke up last year
– He is the second youngest of the group
– Zico used to like Hello Kitty and Hello Kitty items
– He got his nickname ‘Jamaican Beggar’ due to the dreadlocks on MTV’s Match Up
– He released his debut solo album in 2014 called Tough Cookie
– He joined Stardom Entertainment in 2009
– He likes watching American comedies
– He likes women with pretty legs and thighs
– Zico auditioned for SME before
– He is a Catholic
– His stage name ‘Zico’ was his nickname when he was studying in Japan

Taeil Profile

Stage Name: Taeil
Real Name: Lee Tae Il
Role: main vocalist
Birthdate: September 24, 1990
Zodiac: Libra
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 167 cm or 5’6″
Blood Type: AB
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing
Twitter: @BB_taeil
Instagram: @2taeil2

Taeil Facts:

– He graduated from Digital Seoul Arts University
– Taeil has had 6 years of vocal training under his belt
– His hobbies include collecting hats and keeping fish as pets
– He had the shortest training time out of all the members
– Taeil is the oldest member in Block B
– He is insecure about his eyes because he thinks they are too small
– He often wears sunglasses and hats
– He likes the actress Lee Youngah
– Taeil is easy to scare and is a scaredy-cat
– Taeil has the hardest time with mastering the choreography
– He was a contestant on Birth of a Great Star
– He is a fan of Kim Bumsoo
– According to the other members, he is like a stubborn grandpa
– He likes 4MEN
– Taeil usually listens to music by foreign artists

B-Bomb Profile

Stage Name: B-Bomb
Real Name: Lee Min Hyuk
Role: main dancer, vocalist
Birthdate: December 14, 1990
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 178 cm or 5’10”
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, playing the piano
Twitter: @BlockB2011
Instagram: @bbomb2011

B-Bomb Facts:

– B-Bomb studied in Induk University as a Broadcasting major
– His specialties in dancing include popping and hip hop
– He was a guest on a TV show called Battle of Shinhwa
– He is the one who showers the longest in their dorm
– When B-Bomb can’t sleep, he usually drinks warm milk
– When he falls asleep in one position, he wakes up in the exact same position
– He checks his appearance in the mirror often
– His ideal girl is someone with cute dimples
– He is a member of the sub-unit Bastarz
– B-Bomb is allegedly the member with the most secrets
– He often helps Taeil whenever the latter has difficulty regarding the choreography
– Kyung said that B-Bomb is a selfish person
– His hobby is making scrapbooks out of cut-outs from fashion magazines

Jaehyo Profile

Stage Name: Jaehyo
Real Name: Ahn Jae Hyo
Role: lead vocalist, visual
Birthdate: December 23, 1990
Zodiac: Capricorn
Hometown: Busan, South Korea
Height: 182 cm or 6’0″
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, playing basketball and baseball
Twitter: @blockbhyo
Instagram: @bbjhyo

Jaehyo Facts:

– He is said to be the most handsome member of the group
– Jaehyo is very confident about his looks
– He dropped out of Seoul Arts College where he majored in Music Application
– He used to train for Cube Entertainment
– Jaehyo has a tattoo on his arm
– He is close friends with Joon from the group MBLAQ
– He is a fan of the girl group A Pink
– Jaehyo is the one who showers the fastest in the dorm
– His favorite singer is Wheesung because the artist’s lyrics and level of emotions touch him
– Jaehyo sometimes stutters when he is talking
– He has a lot of upper body strength but not a lot of lower body strength
– He sometimes tweets in Busan dialect to his fans on Twitter
– He likes playing basketball and baseball
– Jaehyo used to be a fitting model
– There used to be a rumor that he was supposed to debut with B2ST
– He likes collecting gadgets
– His ideal type is gentle women

U-Kwon Profile

Stage Name: U-Kwon
Real Name: Kim Yoo Kwon
Role: lead dancer, vocalist
Birthdate: April 9, 1992
Zodiac: Aries
Hometown: Suwon, South Korea
Height: 176 cm or 5’9″
Blood Type: A
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, listening to music, reading, watching movies
Instagram: @uk_530

U-Kwon Facts:

– U-Kwon graduated from Anyang Technical High School
– He has his mother’s picture in his wallet
– He is also part of the sub-unit Bastarz
– U-Kwon likes women with short hair
– He is a cat person
– He likes reading the manga One Piece
– He is Block B’s Smiling Representative
– He has a really cute eye smile
– When he smiles, his eyes almost disappear
– He has one older brother
– U-Kwon can play the electric guitar
– He is extremely innocent according to the other members
– U-Kwon and Taeil are considered as the awkward pair in the group
– Among the group, he is the one who can cook the best rice
– He also makes good sandwiches
– Pre-debut, U-Kwon was fatter than he is now; he lost weight for Block B
– He is a Christian
– He likes doing things alone
– He is good at imitating animal noises, especially cats
– U-Kwon is considered the mother of the group when he cleans their dorm
– He was the first to have his abs seen after their debut
– He likes to eat

Kyung Profile

Stage Name: Kyung
Real Name: Park Kyung
Role: lead rapper, vocalist
Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Zodiac: Cancer
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 176 cm or 5’9″
Blood Type: B
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, rapping, composing, surfing the Internet
Twitter: @kyungpark1992
Instagram: @qkrrud79

Kyung Facts:

– He is the middle child; he has an older sister and a younger brother
– Kyung graduated from Kamo High School
– He is known for his long face
– He earned the nicknames ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Carrot’ due to his face shape
– According to himself, he is not good at doing house chores
– He produced all of Block B’s albums with Zico
– He is a talented composer
– Kyung studied in the US for one year and in New Zealand for two years
– He is childhood friends with Zico; they’ve known each other since elementary school
– His ideal type is an innocent girl
– He also likes girls with a lot of piercings
– His name means ‘bible’
– He is a Christian
– Kyung talks on his phone when he is bored
– He can speak English
– He is a fan of the singer Lyn

P.O. Profile

Stage Name: P.O.
Real Name: Pyo Ji Hoon
Role: rapper, vocalist, maknae
Birthdate: February 2, 1993
Zodiac: Aquarius
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 181 cm or 5’11”
Blood Type: B
Skills and Hobbies: dancing, singing, rapping, acting

P.O. Facts:

– He is the youngest member of the group
– P.O. likes to act and his favorite actor is Yoo Seung Bum
– He likes to memorize lines and act out scenes by Yoo Seung Bum
– He is good at aegyo
– He graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School
– He is a fanboy of Dara from 2NE1
– P.O. used to be overweight; he lost the excess weight for Block B
– P.O. was the most emotional when Mino left the line up
– He is known to be shy around girls
– He is also a Christian
– He had to be sent to the hospital due to shock after he found out about a petition for Block B’s suicide created by anti-fans
– P.O. plays the most pranks in the group
– He sleeps with a stuffed animal called Toto
– When he was young, he used to play soccer
– He loves to eat nachos
– He prefers cute girls like Dara from 2NE1 or Sulli from f(x)
– P.O. was eliminated in the first audition but he went back after losing a lot of weight and training more
– He likes to act
– Hot pink is his favorite color
– He can do an impression of Jokwon from 2AM

Conclusion

Despite all the trying times, Block B has proved themselves worthy of all the glory and attention from fans. Needless to say, they are one of the best when it comes to producing hit songs, aren’t they?

Do you have more information to add to this Block B members profile? If you do, kindly leave them in the comments below along with any questions you may have for us. Also, don’t forget to share this with your K-Pop friends as well!

For today’s poll, we are asking you:

Who do you want to have as your boyfriend in Block B?

– Zico
– P.O.
– Taeil
– B-Bomb
– Jaehyo
– U-Kwon
– Kyung

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