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Korean Singer Kim Yugyeom (김유겸) - Profile and Facts About "GOT7" Member

Published Thu Aug 05 2021 By Kri
Korean Singer Kim Yugyeom (김유겸) - Profile and Facts About "GOT7" Member

Kim Yugyeom (김유겸) also known by his stage name Yugyeom (유겸) is a South Korean singer conceived in Saudi Arabia and born on November 17, 1997, in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

He is popularly known as a member of the idol group "GOT7" which consists of seven members including him. He is the maknae (youngest) of the group. 

How Was Yugyeom's Early Life?

Yugyeom graduated from Donong Elementary School and Migeum Middle School. He then for higher studies attended Hanlim Arts High School where he graduated as a street dance major. For further career pursuing in modeling, he attended Taekyung University. He also has an older brother with whom he grew up.

Kim Yugyeom portrait

He used to perform in various school events. He was then scouted during his school performance by the JYP employees and then became a trainee in JYP.

What Is Yugyeom's Net Worth?

According to Forbes, IMDb, and business Insider, Kim Yugyeom's estimated net worth is $2 million. Most of his income is from his successful singing career. He earns his income as a singer from his album sales and concerts.

Kim Yugyeom for Elle Korea
Source: Instagram/ @yugyeom

He alongside his members is in a partnership with renowned brands like Addidas Originals, Pepsi, Yamaha, and many other popular brands. He also earns his keep from many endorsement deals. 

The singer is also very active on his social media with a considerable number of followers. He self promotes himself due to which many brands are attracted towards him for promotions and advertisements.


Kim Yugyeom is not until now involved in any romantic relationships. As per him, he is yet to meet the love of his life. He once revealed in an interview that his ideal type would be a lady with a charming and wacky personality.

He is currently very focused on his career and he wants to grow more in the industry.

Departure From JYP And Signing Off With New Agency

In the year 2021, Yugyeom with his members: Jay Brown, Jackson Wang, Choi Young-Jae, BamBam, Park Jin-young, and Mark Tuan officially bid goodbye to their former agency JYP. Everybody went on their own path signing off with a new agency. However, remaining together as the group GOT7.

 Kim Yugyeom with his members after the departure from JYP
Source: Instagram/ @yugyeom

Yugyeom signed an official contract with the agency "AOMG" run by Jay Park former member of the boy band 2 PM.

Kim Yugyeom for his profile shoot for his new album
Source: Instagram/ @yugyeom

All seven members decided to leave their agency due to the unfair treatment they were getting in the agency. They were not allowed to promote properly whenever they released their songs and albums. The CEO of their agency Park Jin-young (Sr) rather was busy promoting the rookie group ITZY. 

Career In AOMG

Soon after leaving JYP, he started his career as a solo artist in AOMG under the hip-hop and R&B Labell's team. After the change in the agency, the artist's talent got more known on the international platform. He was introduced as a dance visual in the video dancing to the song of Travis Scott, Young Thug, and M.I.A.

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