Kim Yugyeom Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Feb 08, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Nov 30, 2023
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About Kim Yugyeom

Kim Yugyeom is a singer, dancer, and songwriter best known as a member of the boy band Got7 and the duo Jus2 in South Korea.

Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea on November 17, 1997. During childhood, he dreamed of becoming a singer and dancer, watching performances of his idols from the band Big Bang and artists like J.Y. Park and Chris Brown.

He first rose to fame after joining the band Got7. Since then, he has been involved in numerous projects. His first appearance was seen on TV in a reality show. Afterward, he slowly started getting involved in projects such as mini web drama series, choreographies, TV shows, art, and singing competitions.

He has also been featured in magazines and made his solo debut on the double cover of the February edition of Global Art Fashion magazine in 2020.

Kim Yugyeom Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Kim Yugyeom’s net worth?

The famous South Korean singer has an estimated net worth of roughly $2 million. Most of his fortune comes from his profession as a pop singer.

How much does Kim Yugyeom earn per year?

Kim Yugyeom has not revealed his annual income to any public forum. It is understood that the pop artist earns much revenue from his music career as a singer, producer, and songwriter. He often appears in various TV shows and events, contributing to his earnings.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kim Yugyeom?

Kim Yugyeom is 6 ft (183 cm) tall.

How old is Kim Yugyeom?

Kim Yugyeom, born on November 17, 1997, is currently 24 years old.

Childhood And Education

Kim Yu Gyeom spent his early years in Saudi Arabia as a kid due to his father's job. Later, his family moved back to Gyeonggi Province in South Korea, where he grew up with his brother.

Yugyeom attended Donong Elementary School for his early education and later joined Megeum Middle School.

Kim completed his schooling at the Hanlim Multi Art School in 2016, majoring in street dance, and later, he enrolled in the Model Department of Daekyeung University.

During middle school, Kim started showing interest in dance. At 14, he joined the dance group Body and Soul Crew, where he participated in various competitions. He also participated in the Hidden Performing Arts Tournament.

A video of Kim's performance, which his older brother filmed, was posted on Cyworld. This video caught the attention of Kim's cousin, who is a dance teacher. She extended an invitation to him to join her dance school. While attending the school, he was introduced to another teacher who was a dance instructor at JYP Entertainment. This meeting led to an audition for the label, and in 2011, Kim started his journey as a trainee.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kim Yugyeom dating?

Kim Yugyeom prefers to keep his private and public life separate. There is no information available regarding his current relationship status.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

South Korean singer and dancer Kim Yugyeom uses the stage name Yugyeom. After his association with JYP Entertainment, Yugyeom appeared on a reality survival TV show called 'WIN: Who Is Next' on Mnet alongside his group members from Got7 and fellow label mates.

At the beginning of 2014, Yugyeom became a member and debuted with his first K-pop band, Got7, which released their first EP, ' Got It'. The group has since produced numerous famous songs, such as 'Just Right' and 'Mad', which were widely acclaimed in the entertainment industry. Kim was also involved in the choreography for 'If You Do' from the group's EP 'Mad' and 'Poison' from the EP 'Dye'.

In the coming year, Yugyeom and his band members featured in a mini-drama series titled 'Dream Knight' which aired in 2015.

In 2016, Kim participated in a dance reality show called 'Hit The Stage' presented by Mnet. On the show, various K-pop idols grouped with other professional choreographers who later competed against each other. In the tournament finals, Kim won first place.

In that very year, he began the creative process of songwriting, composing Got7 songs, and debuted as a songwriter on the title track 'See The Light' for their album 'Flight Log: Departure'.

In 2018, along with his Got7 bandmate Jay B, he worked on an art collaboration project for the brand Perrier, a carbonated water company. Since then, Kim has been involved in various music-related projects and reality shows and has released his first solo song, 'Fine'.

In the first month of 2021, he and his band members separated from Got7. Kim later made an exclusive contract with the record label AOMG and started his career as a solo artist. In June, he made his debut release with AOMG called 'Point Of View: U', where he worked with artists such as Loco and Jay Park.

In recent months, Yugyeom was involved in a solo tour through Europe.

Charity Work

In 2019, Kim and his band members from Got7 entered a partnership with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, where young fans with terminal diseases were specially invited to their then-ongoing concerts.

What awards has Kim Yugyeom won?

In 2010, at 14, he won second place at the Adrenaline House Dance Battle with the Body and Soul Dance Crew national competition.

Kim Yugyeom’s Hobbies And Interests

Kim Yugyeom's hobbies and interests include dancing, playing the piano, songwriting and composing, eating, soccer, shopping, and music, and he also showed interest in playing trumpet, bass, and guitar.

Other Interesting Kim Yugyeom Facts And Trivia

  • In June 2021, he first appeared on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.
  • He performed at a K-pop concert cheering for the Tokyo Olympics in August 2022.
  • His zodiac sign is a Scorpio.
  • Kim was born in the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Ox.
  • His favorite musician and role model is Chris Brown.
  • Yugyeom, the youngest member of Got7, is nicknamed 'Big Baby' due to being both the tallest and youngest.


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Kim Yugyeom Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Kim Yu-gyeom

Date of Birth



South Korean

Place of Birth




183 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Singer, Songwriter, Dancer


Daekyeung University

Net Worth



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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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