2PM members profile: Name, age, facts, military

2PM members profile: Name, age, facts, military

2PM is a South Korean boy-band that is owned and managed by JYP Entertainment. Initially, the band was started by Park Jin-Young, a Korean Musician and comprised of eleven members. However, the group split into two, forming 2AM and 2PM. The current 2PM members include Jun. K, Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, and Chansung. Their former leader Jaebeom left the group in 2010 and has never returned.

2PM members profile

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The six-member band debuted with the single hit “10 Points Out of 10 Points.” Apart from the exemplary singing talent, they have also entertained their fans with breath-taking acrobatic dance styles. This was the case during the launch of their first song; fans were treated to electrifying song and dance performances.

However, it was not until the release of their single "Again and Again" that they reached the number 1 target. Both "10 points out of 10 points" and "Again and Again" were featured in their album titled 1:59 PM that was released in 2009. From then, they have released various albums, including Grown (2013), Go Crazy (2014), No.5 (2015), and Gentlemen's Game (2016).

2PM members profile

Here is all you need to know about your favorite boy-band, 2PM:

Jun. K

  • Stage name: Jun. K
  • Birth name: Kim Min Jun (formerly known as Kim Junsu)
  • Position: Main vocalist
  • Birthday: January 15, 1988
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
  • Blood type: A
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Instagram: jun2dakay

Jun.K facts

  • Jun.K was born in Daegu, South Korea; his family comprises of his mother and younger brother.
  • His father passed away in 2012.
  • He chose JYP Entertainment over YG Entertainment - although both accepted him.
  • He is an award-winning songwriter.
  • He received over 70 awards in article writing.
  • He was formerly known by the name stage Junsu.
  • He is fluent in English, Korean, and conversational Japanese.
  • His hobbies include songwriting, collecting accessories, fashion, and shoes.
  • He released his first solo single “Alive“ in 2011.
  • He starred in the musical The Three Musketeers in 2012 as D'Artagnan.
  • He starred in the musical “Jack the Ripper” in 2013 as Daniel.
  • He released “Love & Hate,” his first Japanese solo album in 2014.
  • His solo “Love Letter” was the 2nd solo Japanese album. It reached 1st on the Oricon charts.
  • First 2PM members military recruit on May 8, 201.
  • Jun.K was discharged from the military on January 2, 2020.

Nickhun

  • Stage Name: Nichkhun
  • Birth Name: Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul
  • Position: Vocalist, rapper, visual
  • Birthday: June 24, 1988
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
  • Blood type: O
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Instagram: @khunsta0624

2PM members Nichkhun facts

  • Nickhun hails from Rancho Cucamonga, California.
  • Nickhun’s parents are ethnically Chinese, from Bangkok, Thailand.
  • His family comprises of his mother, father, an older brother (Nichan), two younger sisters – Nichthima (Yanin) and Nachjaree (Chereen)
  • Nickhun’s mother is a Thailand native born to immigrant parents from China.
  • His family is wealthy and is known as “Thai Prince” in South Korea.
  • He has dual citizenship: Thailand/USA citizenship.
  • He went to Dhepkanjana and Tangpiroondham School in Thailand.
  • He was found in the Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles by a JYP agent.
  • He can play both the piano and the guitar.
  • He is fluent in Thai, Mandarin, Korean, English, Japanese, and basic French.
  • He started dating SNSD’s Tiffany in 2014 and broke up with her in 2015.
  • He was featured in Korean dramas, namely Dream High (2011) and The Producers (2015).
  • He played in Chinese dramas, namely Looking for Aurora (2014) and One and a Half Summer (2014).
  • He released his first solo mini-album, ME, in February 2019.

Taecyeon

  • Stage name: Taecyeon
  • Birth name: Ok Taec Yeon
  • Position: Sub-vocalist, main rapper, 2nd visual of the group
  • Birthday: December 27, 1988
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
  • Weight: 76 kg (167 lbs)
  • Blood type: AB
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Instagram: @taecyeonokay

2PM members Taecyeon facts

  • Taecyeon hails from Seoul but relocated to Busan, South Korea.
  • His family comprises of his father, mother, older sister (Jihyen)
  • His family moved to Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, when he was ten years old.
  • He attended Bedford High School. Later joined Dankook University, where he studied.
  • He and the family lived in the USA for seven years.
  • He studied at Young Dong High School in Seoul soon after returning to Korea.
  • He auditioned to be a model for JYP Entertainment in New York.
  • He is an actor; he was featured in Korean dramas such as “Dream High” (2011), “99 days with the Superstar” (2011), “Cinderella‘s Sister“ (2010), “Let’s Fight, Ghost” (2016), "Wonderful Days" (2014), "Who Are You" (2013), "Assembly" (2015).
  • He released his 1st solo album in January 2017.
  • On January 2 and the 3rd, he held 'Taecyeon (From 2PM) Premium Concert,’ his 1st solo concert. It took place at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan.
  • He composed the title track "Promise (I'll be)" for 2PM's latest album, "Gentleman's Game."

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Wooyoung

  • Stage name: Wooyoung
  • Birth name: Jang Woo Young
  • Position: Main dancer, lead vocalist
  • Birthday: April 30, 1989
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood type: B
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Instagram: @0430_live_boy

2PM members Wooyoung facts

  • Wooyoung was born in Busan, South Korea.
  • He comes from a family comprising of his mother, father, elder sister.
  • Won the JYP trainee in an audition with 5,000 other candidates.
  • In July 2012, he became the first 2PM member to release a single album titled “23, Male, Single.”
  • He made his solo debut in Japan in 2015 after releasing the single "ROSE."
  • He majored in dance at the Seoul School for Arts.
  • Made a cameo appearance in 2011 in the KBS Drama Special "Human Casino."
  • He was assigned as the new face of Recipe Cosmetics in 2014.
  • He was enlisted for the military on July 9, 2018. Expects to be discharged on February 28, 2020.

Junho

  • Stage name: Junho
  • Birth name: Lee Jun Ho
  • Position: Main vocalist, lead dancer
  • Birthday: January 25, 1990
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
  • Blood type: A
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Instagram: le2jh

2PM members Junho facts

  • Junho was born in Ilsan, Goyang, South Korea.
  • He has two cats named Johnny and Wollie
  • His bad tempers almost cost him his chance at JYP Entertainment.
  • He speaks fluently two languages, Korean and Japanese, and a bit of English.
  • Cast in the show "Let's Go, Dream Team" Season 2 in 2010.
  • His first solo mini-album was released in July 2013 and it was dubbed "Kimi no Koe".
  • “FEEL” topped Oricon’s daily album chart immediately after its release.
  • His third Japanese mini-album, dubbed "SO GOOD", was released in July 2015.
  • His filmography includes "Cold Eyes" (2013), "Memories of the Sword" (2015), and "Twenty" (2015).
  • His Korean filmography works are seen in dramas such as "Memory" (2016), "Chief Kim" (2017), "Uncontrollably Fond" (2016, cameo – ep. 4), "Wok of Love" (2018), "Just Between Lovers" (2018).
  • Junho is an enthusiastic animal rights activist.
  • He was enlisted on May 30, 2019. His discharge date is March 20, 2021.

Chansung

  • Stage name: Chansung
  • Birth name: Hwang Chan Sung
  • Position: Lead rapper, vocalist, maknae
  • Birthday: February 11, 1990
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Blood type: B
  • Religion: Buddhism

2PM members Chansung facts

  • Chansung was born in Seoul, South Korea.
  • He attended the Korean Art High School and Howon University.
  • He is fluent in Korean, intermediate Japanese, and basic English.
  • He is an actor. Chansung featured in "Unstoppable High Kick", "Brilliant Thieves Royale" (2011), "What's Wrong with Secretary Kim" (2018) and many others.
  • Chansung enlisted in the military on June 11, 2019; the discharge date is January 5, 2021.

2PM members facts

Apart from individual member profiles and facts, here are a few things about the entire group as a whole.

2PM official accounts

If you are a 2PM group fan, then you should be privy with facts like how many 2PM members can speak English? Or even which ones left. Apart from individual accounts, 2PM has a group account as follows:

Pre-debut

Before admission of the group, some members had already gained lots of experience from other companies. One of these is Jun.K who had already appeared in several singing competitions and events. Besides, Ok Taecyeon, Lee Junho, and Chansung had taken part in SuperStar Survival.

Initially, all the members of 2PM were members of One day. In this one group, Jaeborn was the leader following inter-house competitions among them. Later, One Day split into a four-member 2 AM and seven-member 2PM.

2PM members birthdays are always celebrated in rounds. Starting from the ones who came earlier in the year to the ones whose birthdays fall on the last quarter of the year. Noticeably, they are nearly the same age group given the small 2PM members age gap.

Members who left

When you go through the original 2PM members names, you will realize that one of their members, Jaebeom left the group. Before he left, he was the leader of the band. His appearances with the group were limited, as he left shortly after their debut.

Discography

Here are their works since formation:

Korean albums

  • 2009: 01:59 PM
  • 2013: Hands Up Grown
  • 2014: Go, Crazy!
  • 2015: No.5
  • 2016: Gentlemen's Game

Japanese albums

  • 2011: Republic of 2PM
  • 2013: Legend of 2PM
  • 2014: Genesis of 2PM
  • 2015: 2PM of 2PM
  • 2016: Galaxy of 2PM

JYP Nation tours

  • 2009 JYP Tour
  • 2010 JYP Nation Team Play Concert
  • 2011 JYP Nation Concert in Japan
  • 2012 JYP Nation Concert in Seoul
  • 2012 JYP Nation Concert in Japan
  • 2014 JYP Nation ONE MIC in Seoul
  • 2014 JYP Nation ONE MIC in Hong Kong
  • 2014 JYP Nation ONE MIC in Tokyo
  • 2014 JYP Nation ONE MIC in Bangkok
  • 2016 JYP Nation Hologram Concert
  • 2016 JYP Nation Mix&Match Concert

There are six 2PM members in total. The number was seven before the exit of Jaebeom. They perform both Korean and Japanese songs with tours covering these regions, respectively. 2PM members abs is proof of their background; some members are enlisted in the military while others have already been discharged.

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