Got7 (Korean: 갓세븐; romanized as Gatsebeun; stylized as GOT7) is a South Korean boy group formed by JYP Entertainment in 2014. The group consists of seven members who hail from South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United States.
On March 21, 2016, they released their fifth mini album, Flight Log: Departure, with title tracks "Fly" and "Home Run".
Two of the members, JB and Jr. (now Jinyoung), originally debuted as the pop duo JJ Project in 2012 with Bounce, while Mark, Jackson, BamBam and Yugyeom made an appearance on the 4th episode of Mnet's reality-survival program Who is Next: WIN, which aired on September 6, 2013.
2014: Debut with Got It?, Got Love and Identify and Around the World
The group dropped their first EP Got It? on January 20, 2014. The album shot up to the number 1 spot on Billboard's World Albums chart and was number 2 on Gaon Album Chart. Got7 made their official music program debut on January 16, 2014 through Mnet's M! Countdown, performing their debut single "Girls Girls Girls."
Their 2nd mini album, entitled Got Love, was released on June 23 and on the same day, the music video to the title song "A", which was written and produced by J.Y. Park, was revealed. In November 2014, the group released their first full-length album, Identify, as well as the music video for its title song, "Stop Stop It". Identify topped Gaon's Weekly Album Sales Chart in its first week and "Stop Stop It" peaked at number 4 on Billboard's World Digital Songs chart.
2015: Love Train, Just Right, Laugh Laugh Laugh and Mad
The group released their 3rd mini album Just Right on July 13, 2015. The title song, having the same name, peaked at number 3 on Billboard's World Digital Songs Chart, staying in the top 3 for two consecutive weeks.
Got7 released their third Japanese single "Laugh Laugh Laugh" and its B-side "Be My Girl" on September 23. It sold 14,000 copies on the first day of its release and made its debut at first place on the Oricon's singles chart.
Got7 released their 4th EP, Mad, on September 29 along with the music video for the title song, "If You Do". They followed up this release with their very first repackaged album, Mad: Winter Edition, on November 23, along with a music video for "Confession Song."
2016: Flight Log: Departure and Fly Tour
On March 21, 2016, Got7's fifth mini album, Flight Log: Departure, was released. On March 31, 2016, Got7 entered the Billboard Artist 100 chart at 45. Flight Log: Departure debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Heatseekers album chart and number 2 on Billboard World albums chart.
On April 12, Got7 digitally released "Home Run", the second title track for their Flight Log: Departure album.
Got7 held their first solo concert, the "Fly Tour", on April 29-30 in Seoul, with the tour continuing on to dates in China, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, and the United States throughout the summer.
- Mark (Hangul: 마크), Mark Yi-Eun Tuan(段宜恩), born on September 4, 1993 , is the oldest member. He is an American citizen of Taiwanese descent and lived in Brazil and Paraguay when he was younger before his family moved back to the USA. He was cast in the US in 2010 and came to train in Korea that same year.
- JB (Hangul: 제이비), Im Jae-bum (Hangul: 임재범), born on January 6, 1994 , is the leader. JB, along with fellow member Junior, successfully auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009. Before debuting with Got7, JB and Junior also debuted together as the duo JJ Project. JB was given the stage name "JB" due to his sharing the same name with Yim Jae-beom, a famous senior singer. JB is a main vocalist, can bboy, debuted as an actor when given a small role of a backup dancer in the very popular KBS drama Dream High in 2011, and then going back for the second season and starring as JB in Dream High 2 in 2012, then went on to act in the MBC drama A Man In Love as Seo-Min Joon, and played the lead role in the Naver TVCast production Dream Knight as himself. He also produces, composes, and writes his own songs for Got7 which some have been released officially in their albums.
- Jackson (Hangul: 잭슨), English name Jackson Wang and birth name Wong Ka Yee (王嘉爾), born on March 28, 1994 , is a native of Hong Kong and a former representative of the country's national fencing team. In 2011, he earned two gold medals at the Asian Junior Olympics in Singapore. He claimed that earning a gold medal was one of his parents' requirements for allowing him to train in Korea. Jackson speaks four languages proficiently, namely Cantonese, English, Mandarin, and Korean.
- Jinyoung (Hangul: 진영), Park Jin-young (Hangul: 박진영), born on September 22, 1994 , successfully auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009 alongside group leader JB. He also previously debuted with JB as a member of JJ Project. He was given the stage name Jr. since his real name, Park Jinyoung, is also the name of JYPE's founder and CEO. As of May 5, 2015, Jr. officially changed his stage name to Junior (Hangul: 주니어). As of August 16, 2016, it was made official that Junior would from now on go by his given name, Park Jinyoung, as his stage name.
- Youngjae (Hangul:영재), Choi Young-jae (Hangul: 최영재), born on September 17, 1996 , is one of the group's vocalists. In 2013, after passing an audition at his gifted music school in Mokpo, he entered the JYP training system. Youngjae was a trainee for just seven months and was the last to join the group before debut.
- BamBam (Hangul: 뱀뱀), Kunpimook Bhuwakul (Thai: กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล), born on May 2, 1997 , is a rapper. BamBam is from Bangkok, Thailand, and was cast at a young age and sent to train in Korea. His mother is a big fan of K-pop and owns a Korean restaurant in Bangkok.
- Yugyeom (Hangul: 유겸), Kim Yu-gyeom (Hangul: 김유겸), born on November 17, 1997 , is the youngest member. He enrolled in a dance school in the seventh grade, which led him to the opportunity to audition for JYP.
The group's filmography is listed within their videography, linked below.