Members
Mark Mark in 2015. Mark (Korean: 마크) was born Mark Yi-en Tuan (Chinese: 段宜恩)[54] on September 4, 1993 (age 23)[55] in Los Angeles, United States. He is the oldest member of the group and is of Taiwanese descent.[56] In 2010, after getting cast by JYP Entertainment in the U.S., Mark moved to Korea for training.[57][58] His first pre-debut appearance was on an episode of Mnet's reality-survival program WIN: Who Is Ne...
2017: Flight Log: Arrival
In February 2017, donation area G+ Star Zone re-opened, decorated with life-size portraits of Got7, to raise funds in their name to help financially disadvantaged teenagers.[52] On March 13, the third album of the Flight Log series, Flight Log: Arrival, was released. The album sold 220,000 copies in pre-orders alone.[53]
2016: Flight Log: Departure, Fly Tour and Flight Log: Turbulence
On February 15, 2016, Got7 and labelmate Twice were confirmed as new clothing ambassadors for NBA Style Korea.[35][36] On March 21, 2016, Got7's fifth EP, Flight Log: Departure, and its title track, "Fly", were released.[37][38] On March 31, Got7 became the first Korean act to chart on Billboard's Artist Hot 100 since Psy (peaking at #88), entering the chart at number #45.[39] On April 9, 2016, Got7 entered the Billboard Artist 100 chart at #45,...
2015: Liebe Train, Just Right, Laugh Laugh Laugh and Mad
In January, Got7 were awarded the "New Artist Award" at the 29th Golden Disc Awards[23] and at the 24th Seoul Music Awards.[24] In the same month, Got7 starred in their own web drama Dream Knight, co-produced by Youku Tudou and JYP Pictures, and featuring actress Song Ha-yoon as the female lead role. The drama tells the story of a girl who shares dreams, love and friendship with a group of mysterious boys and gathered close to 13 million hits in to...
2014: Debut with Got It?, Got Love, Identify and Around the World
JYP Entertainment announced Got7 on January 1, 2014. They were JYP's first boy group since the debut of 2PM in 2008.[3][6] Got7 was described as a hip-hop group[7][8]that incorporates martial arts tricking and b-boying styles in their performances.[4][9] This style drew comparisons to their senior group, 2PM, who are well known for their acrobatic dance styles.[7][10][11] The group released their first EP, Got It?, on Januar...
2009–2013: JJ Project and formation
In 2009, JB and Jinyoung were cast into JYP Entertainment after passing open auditions. In 2010, Mark and BamBam were respectively scouted by JYP scouts in Los Angeles, USA and Bangkok, Thailand. That same year, Yugyeom became a JYP trainee after he was offered an opportunity at his dance school. In December, Jackson passed JYP's overseas audition in Hong Kong, but he did not start his training until the summer of 2011. JB and Jiny...
Basic Info about Got7
Got7 (Hangul: 갓세븐; RR: Gatsebeun; stylized as GOT7) is a South Korean boy group formed by JYP Entertainment The group is composed of seven members: JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom Got7 debuted in January 2014 with the release of their first EP Got It?, which peaked at number two on the Gaon Album Chart and number one on Billboard's World Albums Chart. The group ga...