Real Name: Yoo Youngjae (유영재)
Nickname: He doesn’t have a special one. He says he’s happy if you just call me whatever you think of when looking at him.
Birthdate: January 24th, 1994
Blood Type: AB
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Position: Lead Vocalist
Bunny Color: Yellow
Education: Seshil Kindergarten, Balgok Elementary School & Middle School, Uijeongbu Technical High School, Soongsil Cyber University
Hobbies: Listening to music, Sleeping
Personality: Gentle but sometimes has mood swings as an AB type.
Role Model: Musiq Soulchild
Usual Fashion Style: Clean Hip Hop
Frequent Habit: Biting his nails
Favorite Food: Meat
Favorite Type of Music: R&B, Neo Soul
Favorite Color: Sky blue
Favorite Movie: “Sunny”
Favorite Number: 10
Motto: “Starting is half the battle.”
B.A.P to you is? “Food!”
Links: Twitter • Instagram
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- Placed first in JYP’s 6th Audition and trained there for a year. He left the company due to personal reasons and later on a person he knew introduced him to his current company, TS Entertainment.
- He was a back up dancer for SECRET.
- He’s the “brain” of the group.
- He’s really responsible and meticulous about everything he does and he speaks well.
- His favorite ice cream flavor is green tea.
- He doesn’t have an ideal type, although he likes Kang Sora.
- Since kid Youngjae liked games, it was in 6th grade that he had the dream of becoming a professional gamer.
- Among the members, he’s the best at playing games.
- He officially fell in the charms of music after he entered high school.
- In his trainee days, he was chosen as B.A.P’s representing vocal and the pressure was higher than none other. However, when Daehyun joined the group, all the pressure disappeared and with having both of them sharing parts, he was happy to be able to follow through with the kind of vocals he wanted to do.
- If he could have a supernatural power it would be the ability to easily gain what you want. He would take the vocals of an artist that he really likes and turn into them. He wants to transplant his vocal cords with theirs and sing like them for once.
- He wouldn’t want his future girlfriend to wear revealing clothes. He says he’s not protective, but it’s something he has when it comes to clothing.
- His ideal type is someone with clear and beautiful eyes.
- He tends to overreact when he is too happy so he hits people randomly when that happens. Most of the time, Jongup would be the one to get hit and he says it’s rather painful.
- "JB is my friend."
- He’s the closest to Daehyun.
- Likes to watch anime, such as “ONE PIECE”, “NARUTO”, “Hunter x Hunter” and “MAJOR”.
- He takes pictures so he would collect them in his collection album.
- According to Daehyun, Youngjae has learned Muay Thai before.