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BtoB Members Profile – Eunkwang, Minhyuk, Changsub, Peniel, Ilhoon, Sungjae

BtoB Members
BtoB Members Profile 2017 – BtoB Facts, BtoB Ideal Type, BtoB Nominations & Awards – Born to Beat, or more popularly known as BtoB is a South Korean boy group that was formed in 2012 by Cube Entertainment.

BtoB first debuted on March 2012 where they performed “Imagine” and “Insane” on the M Countdown. Three years later, they have released their first full-length album titled “Complete”.

Prior to releasing the album, BtoB swept the nation of Japan when they released their singles “Dear Bride” and “L.U.V.”. The band was under Kiss Entertainment of Japan.

The group’s name connotes two things: they are “born to (make) beat”, hence the music and performance; and they are “born to beat (all challenges)” that may come their way in making the best music. Their group’s logo is also styled as geometrical hearts merged with two italicized letter B’s.

BtoB Fandom Name: Melody
Official Fan Color: Slow Blue
BtoB Members:
– Eunkwang
– Minhyuk
– Changsub
– Peniel
– Ilhoon
– Sungjae


– Best Vocal Group – 2016 Golden Disc Awards
– Ballad Award – 2016 Seoul Music Awards
– Best Vocal Performance Group – 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards
– Song of the Year – 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards
– Singer of the Year – 2015 KBS Music Festival

BtoB Official Accounts

– Twitter: twitter.com/officalbtob
– Facebook: facebook.com/btobofficial
– Youtube: youtube.com/officialbtob
– Fan Café: cafe.daum.net/cube-btob

BtoB Member Eunkwang Profile

BtoB Member Eunkwang Profile

Birth Name: Seo Eun Kwang
Birthday: 22 November 1990
Position: Main Vocalist, Leader
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Twitter: twitter.com/btob_sekwang
Instagram: instagram.com/btob_silver_light

BtoB Member Eunkwang Facts

– While Eunkwang is considered as the dad of the group, he is a picky eater.
– Eunkwang isn’t the tallest nor the shortest of BtoB but if he could switch heights with another BtoB member, it would be Sungjae because he wanted to “breathe the air at 180cm”.
– Eunkwang’s height is 173cm.
– Unlike other men of his age, his farts don’t have sound. When there’s a smell, he would pretend that he doesn’t know anything.
– His favorite movie is the Harry Potter series.
– Eunwakng is always in charge of singing the chorus for the group and could listen to a song and harmonize on the spot.
– This Korean idol’s favorite food is a traditional Korean food called Nurungi. It is made of scorched rice. He also enjoys Baeksook. It is a meat or a fish that is boiled or steamed without any seasoning.
– Before live performances, Eunkwang always prays before heading off to the stage.
– He went to an all-male middle and high school.
– Eunkwang enjoys watching “Lipstick Prince”, a television show which aired on 1 December 2016. Part of it is also because he participated in it alongside other famous male idols led by Super Junior’s Heechul.
– His ideal girl is someone with a kind heart and someone who goes to church.
– He likes a girl who has double eyelids, medium-sized eyes, thick lips, small waist and a long, straight hair.

Minhyuk Profile

Minhyuk Profile

Birth Name: Lee Min Hyuk
Birthday: 29 November 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: BtoB
Special Instruments: Rap making, composing music and lyrics
Twitter: www.twitter.com/hutazone
Instagram: www.instagram.com/btob2mh

Minhyuk Facts

– If Eunkwang is the dad of the group, Minhyuk is considered to be the mom of the group.
– He enjoys stretching his body and cracking the joints on his body.
– Minhyuk listens to Korean pop and hip hop. His favorite is Lee Seung Gi.
– Minhyuk helped composed some parts of their song “insane” and created the rap in “Imagine”.
– Having a healthy lifestyle is important for this BtoB bias that is why he always works out and exercise.
– His favorite movies are “Inception” which stars Leonardo Di Caprio and “The Dark Knight” starring Christian Bale.
– Minhyuk has so many skin care products because a lot of his fans give them as gifts.
– During his senior year in high school, he did some acrobatics. Unfortunately, it only lasted for about three months.
– He starred in a supporting role for “A New Leaf” and a “Sweet, Savage Family”.
– Minhyuk has also starred in a web-drama called “Nightmare Teacher”.
– He would like his girlfriend to have lots of aegyo.
– One of his mottos in life is to be always humble.

Changsub Profile

Changsub Profile

Birth Name: Lee Chang Seob
Birthday: 26 February 1991
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Position: Lead Vocalist
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Special Instruments: Piano and Drums
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lee_cs_btob
Instagram: www.instagram.com/leeCS_BTOB

Changsub Facts

– If there’s one thing this Korean idol could not resist, it is sleep.
– He has a tattoo on his right shoulder, forearm and chest. Unfortunately, his mother won’t allow him to get any more tattoo.
– The tattoo on his shoulder says “don’t be defeated from yourself”.
– His chest tattoo says “make a change”.
– The tattoo on his forearm says “do not fear for I am with you. Do not dismay for I’m your God”. The verse is from Isaiah 41:10 and the tattoo has a cross drawing.
– Aside from his singing talent, he can also cook. His specialty is kimchi fried rice.
– Changsub has yet to be organized with his things. He tends to lose most of it often.
– One bad habit this BtoB member has is nail biting.
– Because of his round eyes that turn into a half moon when he smiles, many consider Changsub the most charming member of the band.
– His idol is Michael Jackson. Up to this day, he still listens to his songs and watches his music videos.
– His motto in life is, “It’s only tough for now”.
– Changsub is left-handed.

Hyunsik Profile

Hyunsik Profile

Birth Name: Im Hyun Sik
Birthday: 7 March 1992
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Position: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Special Instruments: Guitar, Piano, Composition, Lyrics
Twitter: www.twitter.com/btob_hyunsik
Instagram: www.instagram.com/imhyunsik

Hyunsik Facts

– Hyunsik enjoys composing music, writing the lyrics and singing the songs.
– He currently has five tattoos.
– One is a stars-and-moon design located on his neck.
– The next one is a triangle which is known to be a friendship tattoo. It is on his arm.
– Another one is an “M” for Melody, their group’s fan club name.
– He also has a peeled banana tattoo on his arm and we’re not even sure why. Maybe he likes to eat bananas.
– He also has a fish tattoo, symbolizing his Zodiac sign, Pisces.
– And then his last tattoo has the numbers 3 and 7 on his arm which represents his birthday.
– This Korean idol was very popular when he was very young. Ever since in 4th grade, girls were swooning over him.
– Instead of going on a diet, he believes that to be healthy, he must lift werights.
– Monochromatic colors are some of Hyunsik’s favorite colors.
– He is also close to EXO-K’s D.O. They were once schoolmates.
– If he wasn’t famous today, he says he probably would have become a dentist.
– For a guy like Hyunsik, one would think that his favorite movies are from the action genre; but instead, he likes Notting Hill starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
– Aside from speaking Korean, he can also speak Chinese. That’s because he studied in Shanghai, China for two years.
– If he was a girl, he would date his band member Sungjae.
– Hyunsik’s ideal girl is someone who is more special than he is, someone who’s adorable, not boring, a girl that will complement him.
– Among the members of BtoB, Hyunsik is the one who could hold his liquor best.

Peniel Profile

Peniel Profile

Birth Name: Shin Dong Geun
Birthday: 10 March 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Blood Type: AB
Sub-Unit: N/A
Special Instruments: Guitar
Twitter: www.twitter.com/penielshin
Instagram: www.instagram.com/btobpeniel

Peniel Fun Facts

– Peniel was a former trainee of JYP Entertainment.
– Because he was born and raised in Chicago, USA, he can speak fluent English.
– Sungjae taught Peniel how to speak Korean curse words.
– During his trainee days, he became close with a couple of famous Korean kpop group members like EXID’s Junghwa, Bestie’s Haeryoung and B.A.P.’s Youngjae.
– Just like most of us, he enjoys taking pictures of his food before eating them.
– Here is one for your imagination – Peniel sleeps naked.
– Nobody is perfect, even this Korean boy band member suffers from hair loss. That’s why he has shaved his hair.
– Peniel appeared on the television show “Hello Counselor” because he wanted to tell everybody why he went bald.
– His bad habits include putting his hands in his pocket and shaking his legs.
– He doesn’t have a favorite food because he loves everything.
– He also doesn’t have a favorite movie, but that doesn’t mean he loves all movies.

Ilhoon Profile

Ilhoon Profile

Birth Name: Jung Il Hoon
Birthday: 4 October 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Position: Rapper
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: N/A
Special Instruments: Rap, Composition
Twitter: www.twitter.com/BTOB_ILL
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ilhoonmj

Ilhoon Facts

– Ilhoon enjoys writing so much that he even writes down his impressions of things, people and everything he sees.
– He enjoys listening to hip hop music and any song that has a nice, easy melody.
– He’s the only BtoB member who troubled Eunkwang the most.
– If he could have a superpower, he wants it to be teleporting.
– On a show “Vitamin”, he was warned of potentially being at risk of lung cancer.
– He currently has four tattoos.
– One says “Nadie puede ser como Dios” which means “No one can be like God”.
– The other one is a paw print which is a friendship tattoo situated on his wrist.
– The number “1004” is tattooed on his ribs, representing his birthday.
– There’s also a labarum tattoo on his forearm.
– The hair on his armpit doesn’t grow.
– He popularized “Gwiyomi Player” gestures.

Sungjae Profile

Sungjae Profile

Birth Name: Yook Sungjae
Birthday: 2 May 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Position: Vocalist, Face of the Group, Maknae
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
Special Instruments: N/A
Twitter: www.twitter.com/BTOB_6SJ

Sungjae facts

– He has the most experience in acting among all the BtoB members. His most popular one being “Goblin” where he played Yoo Dukhwa, a mortal possessed by a god.
– Even before debuting as a musician in BtoB, Sungjae already made his acting debut in a television series “Living in Chungdamdong”. Other popular tv shows like “Monstar”, “Plus Nine Boys”, “Who are you: School 2015” and “Reply 1994” followed in his acting list.
– He knows how to speak Korean and Japanese.
– His hobbies are snowboarding and shopping.
– Like labelmate Dongwoon from BEAST, Sungjae also went to the Philippines to study English. He stayed in Cebu, while Dongwoon stayed in Laguna.
– He experienced virtual marriage in “We Got Married” alongside Joy of Red Velvet. They were popularly called the “Bbyu Couple”
– His stint in the virtual marriage with joy has garnered them a Best Couple Award.
– Individually, Sungjae also won Best Male Rookie for a Variety Show for his appearance in “We Got Married”.
– “Who Are You: School 2015” has an original sound track performed by Sungjae called “Long Song”. He released this together with Park HyeSoo.
– Sungjae was born in Suwon, Gyeongi-do.
– He has one older sister named Sungyoung.
– Sungjae loves to check himself out in the mirror.
– Apparently, he also has the tendency to space out.
– He attended Hanlim Multi Art School and graduated in 2014.
– For college, he pursued the degree Practical Music at Dongshin University.
– His father is the CEO of an IT company that deals and manufactures semiconductors.

Who is your BtoB bias? If you have other facts about these BtoB boy band, then let us know in the comment section below!

Which BtoB bias would you like to go to the amusement park with? Your bias is what you will be riding with him.

Eunkwang – Ferris wheel
Minhyuk – Bump cars
Changsub – Merry-go-round
Hyunsik – Caterpillar
Peniel – Roller coaster
Ilhoon – Boating
Sungjae – Viking

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