Korean Singer G-Dragon (YG Entertainment)
GDRAGON (Big Bang)
Here are some fun facts about Korea's favourate Kpop boy band member from Big Bang
- G-Dragon was born on the 18th August - his full name is Kwon Ji-Yong. Hi stage name G-Dragon comes from his Korean name Jiyong (G '지' & '용' [Y-ong] which means 'Dragon').
- He was born in the year of the dragon.
- In 2007, G-Dragon won the 'Best Songwriter' award at the MNet Km Music Festival
- G-Dragon has always said that Pharrel Williams from Black Eye Peas is one of his favorite artists.
- GD first experience in the entertainment industry was in a childrens TV program called 'Bbo Bbo Bbo'
- Originally G-Dragon was a product of SM towns trainee program until he was persuaded to switch over to YG Entertainment at the tender age of 12.
- GD song writing experience began with YG, when the YG CEO Tang Hyun Suk pushed his to writing a new song everyday
- In the early days, the original idea was to debut Taeyang and GDragon as a singing Duo, but YG changed their minds and decided to add a following 3 other members to form the group we know now.
- G-Dragons first ever album was Wu Tang Clan - enter the Wu Tang
- He is known as the iguana idol as he likes to change his hairstyle several times a year.
- He was friends in childhood with Superjunior's Kangin
- He is the youngest in the family, he has also a sister named Kwon Dani who owns a fashion boutique in Korea.
- G-Dragons favorite colours are Yellow, White, Green, Black, Red and Gold.
- GD was a massive fan of Ivy and Boa, and was even part of their official fan clubs.
- GD apparently sang at his audition Lil Bow Wow 'Thats My Name'
- GD aparently has the cleanest room of all the Big Bang members, while fellow Taeyang is reportedly known for containing lots of A Labels and limited edition items.