Got7 is one of the most famous South Korean boy band. The group was formed with the help of JYP Entertainment. The group has JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom as its seven main members. The band was named Got7 and made their debut in the music industry by releasing their first EP Got It?.
Soon after the release of the song, it peaked at number two on the Gaon Album Chart. The song was even listed at number one on Billboard’s World Albums Chart. Got7 gained more attention by making live stage performances, which even included elements of martial arts tricks.
In 2009, JB and Jinyoung got the opportunity to cast into JYP Entertainment after passing open auditions held by them. Later in 2010, two more members were searched by JYP scouts in multiple places like Los Angeles, USA, and Bangkok, Thailand. The name of the two members was Mark and BamBam. That same year, Yugyeom was appointed as a JYP trainee. He was offered the internship at his dance school. Later in that year, Jackson had passed JYP’s overseas audition in Hong Kong. But he joined the group during the summer of 2011.
JB and Jinyoung made their first appearance as actors in 2012 in a TV show called Dream High 2. In May, the two artists made their debut as the pop duo JJ Project by releasing the single named “Bounce.” The duo also made their next appearance in front of the world as actors for a show called, When a Man Falls in Love, in 2013. The other members were preparing for their debut together as a group.
JYP Entertainment made an announcement, and the band named Got7 was formed on January 1, 2014. Initially, they wanted to name the group “Get7” but got changed as they did not like it. Later they came up with the name “Got7”. The name includes the number seven as they believe that “seven lucky people come together.”
On January 20, 2014, the newly formed band released its first EP named Got It?. The album soon made its way to the top ten albums of the Billboard’s World Albums Chart. After the group made their first album, the band got a chance to sign a contract with the popular Japanese company, Sony Music Entertainment. Partnering with them, the band made a show in Japan in front of 9,000 fans.
The very next year, Got7 released their second Japanese single calling it “Love Train.” After the release of the song, it made its way to #4 on the Oricon Singles Chart. As the songs were so popular among the people, the group released their third EP. It was named Just Right. All the songs got popular within few days, making the title track, “Just Right,” reach the #3 spot on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. The music video of the song, “Just Right” on YouTube marked a mind awing 200 million views.
The band called their third Japanese single “Laugh Laugh Laugh” which was released along with its B-side “Be My Girl” in the month of September. The sold a record-breaking 35,000 album copies in the first week.
The group made their return with their 8th EP called Eyes On You. “Look,” the title track of the album, “look” was co-composed by JB. After the release of the album, it soon became the most successful album on music charts since debut. The album even topped the iTunes international album charts in as many as twenty countries.
On November 4, 2019, the group released its 10th extended play, Call My Name.
Awards & Achievements
Since its inception, the band has received numerous accolades. The band has won 46 out of 124 nominations. Got7 is a four-time award holder of Asia Artist Awards. It has even won the Golden Disc Awards for a consecutive six times. It even holds seven Mnet Asian Music Awards. The list goes on.
Net Worth of Got7 in 2020
As of November 2020, Got7 as a kpop group has made an approximate net worth of $12 million. This great wealth was acquired after they got recognition from their fans for the songs and the albums the band had released. The group even worked with many companies and had taken part in brand endorsements.
Got7 is one of the most famous South Korean boy band. The group was formed with the help of the JYP Entertainment. The group has JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom as its seven main members. The songs released by the band were well accepted and loved by the people. It was thus making them one of the popular bands present in the world.