Bobby is a 25-year-old South Korean rapper and a member of the group iKon under YG entertainment.
Stage Name: Bobby (바비)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Won (김지원)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: December 21, 1995
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Blood Type: O
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea.
Bobby was born in Seoul Korea to his parents and an older brother. Even though he was born in Korea, he grew up in Virginia, USA. He did his schooling/high school in Fairfax, Virginia!. He moved to Korea in 2011 after passing YG Auditions.
He also appeared in WIN: Who is Next, which was a survival show made by YG. The groups were divided into groups A and B.and he was part of group b, unfortunately, Group A won but that wasn’t the end.
Another survival show was announced called mix and match which included the members of the B group. Bobby was guaranteed to debut but few relied on fan votes.
While the show was going on he auditioned for the Mnet rap competition show me the money and amazingly won the show. He later debuted as a rapper of YG’s new boy group called iKon in 2015. A year later he made his debut as a solo artist with the single “holdup”
When he won in SMTM it was a huge deal inside his company Yg, he was already popular before making a debut was featured in many songs with different artists such as Epik High‘s “Born Hater HiSuhyun‘s “I’m Different”, “Come Here” Masta Wu. He also published his own works such as a few distract “YGGR #hiphop” and “Put Your Guard Up and Bounce”.