South Korean Singer JB Bio, Career, Awards, Height, Weight & Net Worth

Biography of JB

Im Jaebum commonly known by his stage name JB, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, and MC. Similarly JB is the leader and lead vocalist of South Korean boy band Got7, and member of the duo JJ Project. Also JB is  a producer and composer under the name Def Soul.


Childhood & Early life

JB is born on January 6, 1994 ,his zodiac sign is an Aquarius. He was born in Goyang City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea and is South Korean by birth. His orginal name is Im Jae-beom.He attended Sewon High School. Later he  took up film at Geonguk University. JB is only boy in the family. He has no siblings. His father, Im Taek-geun, is former anchorman.



JB is a former B-boy. He, along with member Jinyoung, successfully auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009, both winning first place at the open audition.In 2011, JB was cast in the role in the television drama Dream High 2.In May 2012, he and fellow trainee Jin-young debuted as the duo JJ Project with the single album Bounce.

Furthermore on March 11, 2013, it was announced that JB would be appearing on MBC’s new drama When a Man Falls in Love. Later on January 16, 2014, the two members of JJ Project debuted as part of a seven-member boy band called Got7. Likewise in 2015 JB played the lead role in Dream Knight, a virtual musical television drama, as a superhero version of himself, alongside his fellow Got7 members. Moreover on November 24, 2017, it was revealed that he had donated 10 million won to the Pohang Earthquake Relief Fund.J

In 2018, together with group mate Yugyeom, JB participated in the art collaboration project “Collaboran” for carbonated mineral water brand Perrier with American multimedia artist Ben Jones. The creation process was revealed through a reality show released in May. Likewise on March 5, 2019, he and his group-mate Yugyeom debuted as Jus2, a sub-unit of Got7, with their EP Focus and its lead single “Focus On Me”.


Awards & Achievement

As one of the band’s leading songwriters and overall talent, JB has been the recipient of a couple of awards and nominations including the SBS MTV Award for Best New Artist , SEED Popular Asian Artist of the Year, China Goodwill Star and a couple more others. Similarly the band itself has earned over 60 award nominations from major award bodies like Seoul Music Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards and plenty more others

Net Worth

JB net worth in 2019 is estimated to be $1.5 Million. However his annual salary is under review. The astounding net worth is the compilation of Mark income and earnings from his profession as a Pop singer.



  • Birth Name: Im Jae Bum
  • Stage Name: JB
  • Nationality:Korean
  • Position:Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Center
  • Birthday: January 6, 1994
  • Zodiac sign:Capricorn
  • Height: 179 cm (5’10” 1/2)
  • Weight:66 kg (139 lbs)
  • Blood Type:A
  • Specialties:B-Boying
  • Education: Geonguk University, Film major
  • Hobbies:Watching movies, taking pictures, traveling, eating at restaurants
  • Favorite Artists:Michael Jackson, India Arie & Javier
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