Jo Kwangmin (조광민)


Real Name: Jo Kwangmin (조 광민, チョ・クァンミン, 趙光旻)
Nick Name :
 Pikachu, 4D, Right Chopstick, Ulzzang twins
Position: Dancer/Rapper
Birthday: April 24, 1995 (Younger twin)
Blood Type: A
Height: 177cm
Star Sign: Taurus
Family : Parents, Older Twin (Youngmin), and Younger Brother (Jo HyunMin 1997)
Birth Place (Home) : Seoul, Songpagu
Educational Background : Bangyi Elementary School (Seoul, Songpa), Bangyi Middle School (Seoul, Songpa), Seoul Performing Arts High School (Seoul, Guro)
Specialities: Rapping
Experience: Truth game(진실게임), All my love (몽땅내사랑)(2011), Youngmin and Kwangmin had experience a lot of acting and performing since they were young, it been said that they had been in over 300 CFs.
Training period: 2 Years (JYP), 3 Years (STARSHIPent)

Facts & Quotes

01. Kwangmin is the younger twin
02. Kwangmin has a slightly deeper voice than Youngmin
03. The twins have a younger brother named Hyunmin
04. Kwangmin and Youngmin can’t do gag, their gags are not funny at all
05. Kwangmin is a 1st year student in Seoul School of Performing Arts along with members Youngmin and Minwoo
06. “Kwangmin has a longer jawline…” -Hyunseong
07. He used to train under JYP Entertainment along with his brother, Youngmin
08. Kwangmin asks Minwoo for help when he forgets the dance moves
09. Kwangmin is bad at knowing the atmosphere
10. Kwangmin is very good at sharing things
11. Kwangmin is the shyer twin
12. Kwangmin is known as the prankster
13. The twins are known as SS501 Kim Hyun Joong’s look-a-like
14. Kwangmin wanted to go blonde too but the company said no
15. The twins shared backpack when going to recording
16. Kwangmin sit in a mermaid style since he was young and still does now
17. Kwangmin has been in over 300 CFs along with his brother, Youngmin
18. The twins name “YoungKwang” means “honor”
19. Due to Kwangmin’s shyness, he gets less camera time compared to Youngmin
20. The twins are scared of firecrackers
21. Kwangmin once shared a room with Youngmin and Jeongmin at the dorm but they complain for it to be too quiet
22. Kwangmin had his MC debut on June 18th, 2011 on MBC Show! Music Core alongside member Youngmin, T-ara’s Jiyeon, miss A’s Suzy and BEAST’s Doojoon and Yoseob in place for SHINee’s Onew and Minho
23. Kwangmin wants to be the type of boyfriend who cares for his lover silently
24. Kwangmin wants to walk around the park and then present his girlfriend with a ring like a typical style of dating.
25. Kwangmin said in an interview that he been very busy recently and he haven’t talk or meet his family at all. Suddenly, Youngmin yelled out “BUT IM YOUR FAMILY!”
26. When the twins were little, they did everything together
27. When they were little, Kwangmin would always be there when Youngmin had a CF or any other shooting.
28. Kwangmin is a fan of Dynamic Duo
29. The twins’ father dreamed of being a singer himself
30. Kwangmin is too hyper or active
31. The twins sleep at the same time and in the same position
32. Kwangmin is clumsier than Youngmin
33. Kwangmin was one of the characters acting in KBS “All My Love” along with members Youngmin and Minwoo
34. Kwangmin appeared in SISTAR’s debut MV “Push Push” along with members Donghyun and Youngmin.
35. Kwangmin would like Jungmin to be his boyfriend if he was a girl
36. Kwangmin likes soccer
37. Kwangmin likes ddeokbokki
38. Kwangmin likes a movie called “Harmony”
39. The twins have a younger brother who is younger by 2 years
40. Kwangmin likes Pororo
41. Kwangmin likes Korea’s famous rapper, Dynamic Duo sunbaenim, because they’re cool!
42. Kwangmin’s dream used to be a Novelist, but then changed to a singer/rapper
43. Youngmin and Kwangmin don’t fight as much. If they do, they would just talk back to each other nicely or crack some jokes and they’ll be fine
44. Once, Kwangmin had to replaced Youngmin’s photoshoot because Youngmin fell from a swing and cried
45. Kwangmin spends his free time to chat with the other members and the topic they discuss is mostly about music.
46. If Kwangmin has a chance to act, he wants the kind of role like helping the main lead in a drama to do things.
47. Kwangmin and Hyunseong are the ones that has to wake Youngmin up
48. Kwangmin wants to write his own rap lyrics like Dynamic Duo
49. “Kwangmin is like the hyung, but at the end of the day, Youngmin steps up as the real hyung when he has to.” -Donghyun
50. According to Donghyun, even back then the twins had different hair colours
51. 2PM’s Taecyeon once pulled the twins together on stage of KBS Music Bank when 2PM won an award – 2PM’s Taecyeon is the closest with the twins
52. “I’ve cut my hair shorter and practiced making masculine facial expressions every day” -Kwangmin
53. Kwangmin loves Pikachu
54. While promoting their debut song, “Boyfriend”, Kwangmin fractured his thumb and had to perform wearing a cast for over 3 weeks
55. The twins like to eat grapes (cr: Shereen_Aki @ Weibo via boyfriend-champion)
56. According to fans, the twins owns an iPad – and even stuck their names onto it so they wouldnt get mixed up (cr: Shereen_Aki @ Weibo via boyfriend-champion)
57. When asked about what the twins’ different personality of one being more quiet and the other being more lively, Kwangmin admits that he is the quiet one in which the interviewer was shocked of.
58. When asked what role he would like to play in a movie, Kwangmin answered “I want to challenge the role of a criminal, and also the role of a crazy kid who gets himself involved in many situations.”
59. Kwangmin’s ideal girl are ‘girls who are a bit silly, but as bright as sunshine. I like her to be kind-hearted, and have the ability to understand others.’
60. The twins share the same bunk bed with Youngmin on the top bunk and Kwangmin on the lower bunk.
61. “I want to read many books. I am interested in writing lyrics, especially rap. If I read more books, I’ll be able to write better lyrics.” -Kwangmin (57-61, cr: boyfriend-champion)
62. Kwangmin proudly pointed himself as a member he would want to date if he was a girl. [Allkpop Interview]
63. While filming for their music video for “I’ll Be There”, Kwangmin said that his pants ripped once.
64. When the twins are alone, the can’t even say a single word to each other. [W Academy]
65. According to Youngmin, Kwangmin doesn’t speak much when it’s only the two of them together [W Academy]
66. Kwangmin’s bed is filled with Pikachu dolls [W Academy]
67. Kwangmin sleeps on the top bunk [W Academy]
68. Kwangmin’s comment on his personality, “I’m nice, I get excited quickly, I have a lot of symphaty, I’m off the wall, I don’t think, I’m innocent, I’m annoying to others….because the leader said so” [W Academy]
69. Kwangmin would like to give his parents health checks, health beneficial food, medicine.
70. Kwangmin’s ideal type is Emma Watson {69-70 from DongA interview}
71. “Even though I’ve gone to co-ed schools, I’ve also never managed to date anyone” -Kwangmin {from Beatles Code 2 article trans by}

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