Golden Child

Golden Child

Hangul: 골든차일드

Alternative name: ゴールデンチャイルド

Fandom Name: Goldenness (골드니스)

Origin: South Korea

Debut Date: Korea: August 28, 2017 - Japan: January 26, 2022

Golden Child Members

About Golden Child

Golden Child Member Ages

Ranked from oldest to youngest.

1. DaeyeolFeb 11, 199330 years old
2. YJul 31, 199527 years old
3. JangjunMar 03, 199726 years old
4. TagApr 13, 199824 years old
5. SeungminOct 13, 199824 years old
6. JaehyunJan 04, 199924 years old
7. JibeomFeb 03, 199924 years old
8. DonghyunFeb 23, 199924 years old
9. JoochanJul 31, 199923 years old
10. BominAug 24, 200022 years old

Golden Child Member Heights

Ranked from tallest to shortest.

1. Daeyeol1.81 m (5’11”)
2. Bomin1.80 m (5’11”)
3. Tag1.78 m (5’10”)
4. Jangjun1.78 m (5’10”)
5. Y1.77 m (5’10”)
6. Jaehyun1.77 m (5’10”)
7. Jibeom1.76 m (5’9″)
8. Joochan1.75 m (5’9″)
9. Donghyun1.72 m (5’8″)
10. Seungmin


Golden Child is composed of ten members born between 1993 and 2000. Their names are: Daeyeol, Y, Jangjun, Tag, Seungmin, Jaehyun, Jibeom, Donghyun, Joochan, and Bomin.

The oldest member and leader is Daeyeol (born Feb 11, 1993). The youngest member (maknae) is Bomin (born Aug 24, 2000).


Daeyeolleader, lead dancer, lead vocalist
Ymain vocalist, visual
Jangjunmain rapper, vocalist
TAGmain rapper, vocalist
Seungminlead vocalist
Jaehyunvocalist, visual
Jibeomlead vocalist, visual
Donghyunmain dancer, vocalist
Joochanmain vocalist
Bominlead dancer, vocalist, visual, maknae

Fun Facts and Trivia

  • The oldest member and leader of of Golden Child is Daeyeol (born Feb 11, 1993).
  • The youngest member (maknae) of Golden Child is Bomin (born Aug 24, 2000).


  • Jang Jun and Young Taek were the next members to be revealed on February 5, 2017.
  • Lee Dae Yeol , Park Jae Seok and Dong Hyun were revealed as the next members of the group on March 26, 2017.
  • Jae Seok and Young Taek joined Woollim Ent. at the same time, they were both part of the I.D group promoting in Japan, so they can both speak Japanese perfectly.
  • Daeyeol, Sungyoon, Jaeseok, Jangjun, Youngtaek and Donghyun were INFINITE’s backdancers at the 2015 GAYO year-end festivals, where they caught the attention of fans.
  • Billboard unveiled the artists to expect for their debut this 2017, Woollim Boys and Woollim Girls being at position 4.
  • Daeyeol, Sung Yoon, Ming Jong and Boo Seung were the most popular and oldest trainees of Woollim ent, they were known by the fans as the F4 of Woollim, but only the first two debuted in the group, Ming Jong left the company due to personal reasons and Boo Seung due to injury.
  • On May 14, Woollim Ent. revealed that the official name of the group would be “Golden Child” and on May 16, the names of the 11 members of the group were revealed through an image with a soccer concept.
  • The members found out the group’s official name during the filming of the first episode of “2017 WoollimPICK”.
  • All members wear a ring on their index finger of their left hand, signifying the birth of their group, “Golden Child”.
  • In WoollimPICK EP 2, Golden Child had 4 units, which are still kept: Daeyeol and Bomin “MakMak Bros” (Golden Child’s eldest and maknae), Y and Jaeseok form “Ajae Prince” (Because of their good looks) Jang Jun, TAG and Seung Min form “BaeJangTag” (The group’s rappers) Jae Hyun, Ji Beom, Dong Hyun and Joo Chan “GooGoo’s”(They revealed that they were given that name because they were all born in the same year: 1999).
  • Their first Guerrila Concert was attended by more than 1000 fans, even without having made their official debut.
  • His first V Live “What You Want to Know About Golden Child!” had over 38,000 viewers and over 3,600,000 hearts, even before it officially debuted.
  • TAG revealed why she had cried at the end of the “Guerilla Concert”: I was thinking, “ahh this is almost over…” and then I saw my mom carrying a sign with my name on it supporting me, I knew she wouldn’t come, I had asked her before, “Will you be there?” and she said she couldn’t, since she lives in Jeonju, but she still attended.
  • In “Golden Child 1st V Live”, in his farewell Daeyeol said, “This is my first time as an MC, so I was really nervous, I have dyslexia too, so I was scared, but I will continue to work hard in the future” to which his members replied that he had done well.
  • The Fans bought everyone a star with the name of each one of them.
  • A few days after their debut, they confirmed that they would have a second reality show “Ring It!Golden Child”.
  • Y and Joo Chan have the same birthday, being exactly 4 years apart. Interestingly, both are the lead vocalists.
  • Damdadi was considered the best song of September.
  • When the media and fans began to comment on Y’s strong resemblance to Jungkook of BTS when he made his debut, they began to comment on his resemblance to Jungkook of BTS.
  • His first mini album “GOL-CHA!” ranked number one in sales on Japan’s biggest daily music chart, Tower Records, on September 17, yet without having officially debuted or done any special promotion, Jangjun revealed that he found out because his mother phoned him to tell him the news.
  • They are also called Gol-Cha, as an abbreviation of Golden Child and title of their first mini album.
  • They were named 2018 Ambassadors of the Scout Association of Korea.
  • Woollim Entertainment announced the departure of Park Jae Seok on January 7.
  • In the ISACs 2018 broadcast, the boys participated in the aerobics competition, where they won the bronze medal.
  • Golden Child unveiled its movie “Golden Movie 奇跡 (Miracle)” on Feb. 27, 2018 through its V APP and YouTube channel, featuring actress Jung Da Bin .1
  • On April 26th through their official fancafe they announced that they will have their first Fanmeting named “Golden Day” on May 22nd.
  • Tickets went on sale on May 3 and sold out in just one minute.
  • To announce the official name of their fandom, they broadcasted the name on their vlive channel. At the end they shared the name on their twitter account, where they included an acrostic based on the four syllables of the name in Korean ( 골드니스), which reads, “Golden Child is happy because we can finally say your name. We will say your name more in a sweet way.”
  • Their first single is named after their fandom, in which they express their gratitude for the unwavering support of their fans.
  • They performed the song “Draw Your Dream” for the International Jamboree Patrol.
  • They were the first idol group chosen by fans to appear on Weekly Idol, receiving the most votes from viewers as the next big group.
  • With only 10 months after their debut, they are the fastest group to have an appearance on the popular show.
  • In the September ISAC 2018 broadcast, the boys participated in different categories, winning a total of 10 medals: 4 gold in 400m relay; 1 gold and silver in 60m sprint; 3 bronze in bow and arrow; 1 in foot volleyball.
  • During the Dream Concert 2019, they danced to a mash-up of BTS’ “Blood Sweat & Tears”, EXO’s “Call Me Baby”, GOT7’s “Never Ever”, NCT U’s “Boss” and SEVENTEEN’s “BOOMBOOM”.
  • His song Burn It (from his 5th mini-album “YES”) managed to debut at #2 on Genie and #4 on Bugs, beating his previous release Pump It Up.
    • All other songs from the same mini-album managed to debut on the Bugs chart: Cool Cool at #11, Breathe at #15, Milky Way at #25, Round N Round at #27 and YES. at #35.



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