Bobby is a rapper, singer, Korean producer, and musician. He is known to be the main rapper of Korean boy band iKon, signing a contract with YG Entertainment. Bobby iKon is a multi-talented guy who is widely admired by domestic and international audiences. If you are curious about more information about Bobby, please refer to this article.
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
Some interesting information about Bobby iKon
- He was born in Seoul, South Korea. Bobby’s family is very religious. He has a married brother.
- He studied playing guitar, drums, and piano.
- He likes to play basketball.
- He is the one who creates the mood in the team.
- Bobby tends to put his clothes on the floor and the members come in and steal them.
- Bobby is the strongest member according to the others, he even broke an apple within 3 seconds.
- He bought his parents a house in Korea with the money he earned at SMTM 3.
- As a child, he fell into the pool and was saved by a woman but when she wanted to thank her, she disappeared like a ghost.
- Bobby loves Winnie the Pooh, he gets a stuffed Winnie the Pooh from birth from his brother and still has it.
- He was supposed to be an early bird who did not skip breakfast.
- The members describe him as a light bulb because he brightens their mood and warms them.
- Bobby says that his charm is his eyes, teeth, and strength.He likes singing more than rapping because it touches people’s hearts more.
- He is always embarrassed by the other members of the TV shows.
- He likes to sleep in his free time because he doesn’t have to think much when he sleeps
- He and BLACKPINK’s Lisa are the main faces and models of NONA9ON.
- Bobby’s ideal type is a strong girl who seems careless to him. Like Wonder Woman. In addition, the girl likes to wear red clothes and always does her best.
Bobby Kpop’s career
After joining YG Entertainment on January 10, 2011, Bobby joined as a trainee in the 2013 WIN survival program: Who is Next? , compete with other trainees from the same brand to have the opportunity to debut as a group
In May 2014, along with BI, he successfully auditioned the third season of the Show Me The Money rap contest, winning the final as part of the “Illionaire” team with Dok2 and The Quiett. of Illionaire Records. During the contest, Bobby released 4 songs: “Go”, “L4L (Lookin ‘for Luv) in conjunction with Dok2 and The Quiett”, “YGGR #HipHop”, and the last song “Guard Up and Bounce”. His songs are also ranked well on some digital music charts.
In October 2014, he appeared on Epik High’s “Hate of Birth” single with Beenzino, Verbal Jint, BI and Mino.
On November 11, he appeared in “I Am Different” by Hi Suhyun, a project unit composed by Lee Hi and Lee Su Hyun of Akdong Musician. In the same month, he also appeared with Dok2 in Masta Wu’s “Come Here”. He performed “Born to hate” with Epik High at Mnet Asian Music Awards 2014, and performed his only “Come Here” and “YGGR” with Dok2, The Quiett and Masta Wu. featured on GQ Korea’s 2014 Men list and on December 4, 2014, he appeared as a guest at GQ Party.
After winning last season, Bobby returned to Show Me the Money 4 for a guerrilla concert and he also came to cheer his best friend Mino from WINNER who played that season.
After going through some survival programs and competitions: Winning: Who is next? , Show Me the Money 3 and Mix & Match where he won Show Me the Money and stabilized as one of the last seven members of iKON through Mix & Match, eventually, Bobby along with BI, Jinhwan, Junhoe, Yunhyeong, Donghyuk, and Chanwoo debuted as iKON. The group officially debuted on September 15, 2015, with the “My type” single. The group released their full debut album on December 24, 2015.
At the end of 2015 until early 2016, Bobby joined with iKON, through the success of his debut album Welcome Back by selling 260,000 copies in Asia and selling 4.8 million songs.
Also in early 2016, Bobby appeared in Lee Hi Seoulite’s 2nd album in her “Video” song. The album was released on April 20.
Bobby also appeared in the 9th episode of Show Me the Money 5, featured in Reddy’s “Like This” song and they performed it on stage together.
Near the end of 2016, Bobby debuted as a solo artist on September 7, 2016, with the single “HOLUP!”
In March 2017, Bobby and BI participated in producing and presenting PSY’s “Bomb” from his 4×2 = 8 album.
Bobby released his first full studio album Love and Fall on September 14, 2017
On November 29, he released the Japanese version of the album and he also performed some of his songs during the tour with iKon.
Some of the best pictures of Bobby Kpop
Hopefully, some of Bobby’s personal information and career activities in this article helped you better understand this guy. Especially, if you love Bobby too, don’t forget to support and wish him more and more success in the music career.