Mark Tuan is a South Korean entertainer who has become famous as a member of a popular band. A Taiwanese American, he is a singer, rapper, and dancer who is now known all over the world thanks to his role as a member alongside 6 others of the boy band GOT7. Here are things you would want to know about him.
Mark Tuan Biography and Age
It was in Los Angeles, California, that the South Korean entertainer was born as Mark Yi-Eun Tuan on September 4, 1993. Even though he was born in the United States, his father Raymond Tuan is from Taiwan.
He was brought up by his father and mother, Dorine Tuan together with his 3 siblings in Los Angeles, however, the family had also moved to different places including Brazil and Paraguay before finally moving to South Korea.
For his education, the multilingual GOT7 member went to the Arcadia High School in California, and it was there that he completed his high school education.
Although he was very good when it came to sports such as swimming and volleyball, that was not where he had his mind on. Instead, he had always wanted to go into entertainment and as a singer in particular. As a result of this, he was encouraged by his father to audition for the JYP Entertainment in 2010. It was after this that he moved to South Korea to be trained, and then he made it as a GOT7 member fully in 2014.
Considering the fact that he was born in 1993, it is very easy for one to rightly figure out his age.
Career With GOT7
He became a full member of the group which was formed in the same year he joined with 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 its formation, the 1st EP of the group Got it? was released in January 2014, landing the top spot on the World Album Chart. Their next work was the Got Love, which was soon to be followed by Identify. All the works were released in 2014.
Their subsequent works are Moriagatteyo (2016) and Flight Log: Turbulence (2016) The group has also acted in the movie Dream Knight (2015).
Through the years with the GOT7, Mark Tuan who is one of its main songwriters and rapper has won a good number of awards alongside the other group members. With over 60 nominations, the boy band has won awards 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, among others.
One of the eldest members of the group, Mark Taun is a good looking young man who is slim and still athletic. He has a good height and body structure. Weighing 65 kg or 143 pounds, the singer stands at a 175 cm (5’9″).
Often described as the cute rapper, Taun has dark brown eyes and dark hair.
Other Interesting Facts
- His father who is very popular with the fans of his son is one of his number one fans, and he takes his time to respond to fans on social media.
- He has 3 siblings, 2 elder sisters and a younger brother. While his sisters’ names are Tammy and Grace, his brother is Joey.
- Apart from the United States and South Korea, Mark has also been to other countries including Brazil and Paraguay and he speaks languages English, Korean, and Mandarin very well.
- As it is very obvious to those who follow him and his style, Mark loves changing his hair colour to either red or white.
- Although the GOT7 members are close to each other, his favorite member of the band as he has revealed is Jackson who is the closest to him.
- While the nickname of his father is Papa Tuna, his fans are known as Tunas and the nickname his father has given to 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 place his net worth at an estimated $2 million, what he is actually worth is still not known.