Mark Tuan is a South Korean entertainer who became famous as a member of a popular band. The Taiwanese American is a singer, rapper, and dancer, who is now known worldwide thanks to his role as a member along with 6 other members of the boy band GOT7. Here are the things you want to know about him.
Mark Tuan Biography and Age
In Los Angeles, California, the South Korean entertainer was born on September 4, 1993, as Mark Yi-Eun Tuan. Although he was born in the United States, his father Raymond Tuan is from Taiwan.
He was raised by his father and mother, Dorine Tuan, together with his three siblings in Los Angeles, but the family had also moved to various places such as Brazil and Paraguay before finally moving to South Korea.
For his education, the multilingual GOT7 staff member attended Arcadia High School in California, where he also completed his high school education.
Although he was very good at sports such as swimming and volleyball, this was not his main concern. Instead, he always wanted to get into entertainment and especially as a singer. He was then encouraged by his father to audition for JYP Entertainment in 2010. He then moved to South Korea for training and made it to the GOT7 in 2014.
Considering that he was born in 1993, it’s very easy for you to get your age right.
Career With GOT7
He became a full member of the group that was formed the same year he joined other members: JB and Jinyoung, who were the first to be selected after the auditions, followed by Mark, BamBam, Yugyeom, Jackson, and Jinyoung. The last member of the group to join was Youngjae.
After their formation, the group’s 1st EP Got it? was released in January 2014 and landed first place on the World Album Chart. Their next work was Got Love, which was soon to be followed by Identify. All works were released in 2014.
Their subsequent works are Moriagatteyo (2016) and Flight Log: Turbulence (2016) The group also played in the movie Dream Knight (2015).
Over the years with the GOT7, Mark Tuan, who is one of the group’s most important songwriters and rappers, has won a number of awards alongside the other group members. With over 60 nominations, the boy band has won prizes such as the Gaon Chart Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards, Seoul Music Awards, Soribada Best K-Music Awards, Fashion Power Awards, JOOX Thailand Music Awards, and SEED Awards.
One of the oldest members of the group, Mark Taun, is a handsome young man who is slim and still athletic. He has a good height and body structure. With a weight of 65 kg or 143 pounds, the singer stands at 175 cm (5’9″).
Taun is often described as a cute rapper and has dark brown eyes and dark hair.
Other Interesting Facts
- His father, who is very popular with his son’s fans, is one of his number one fans, and he takes the time to respond to fans on social media.
- He has 3 siblings, 2 older sisters, and one younger brother. While his sisters are named Tammy and Grace, his brother is Joey, who is very popular with his son’s fans.
- Besides the United States and South Korea, Mark has been to other countries including Brazil and Paraguay, and he speaks English, Korean, and Mandarin very well.
- Since it is very obvious to those who follow him and his style, Mark loves to change his hair color to either red or white.
- Although the GOT7 members are close to each other, his favorite member of the band, as he revealed, is Jackson, who is closest to him.
- While his father’s nickname is Papa Tuna, his fans are known as Tunas, and the nickname his father gave him is Little Cock.
- While his first love is singing and dancing, he also loves martial arts and swimming.
- Although there are some sources that estimate his net worth at an estimated $2 million, it is still not known what he is actually worth.