Mark (마크) is a Taiwanese-American singer-songwriter, composer and rapper under Creative Artists Agency. He is the main rapper of the boy group GOT7.
Mark lived in Los Angeles, in the United States, and was in high school when he was invited to audition by a representative from JYP Entertainment. Passing the audition, he became a trainee in August 2010, at which point he moved to Korea.
Mark had his first solo photoshoot in 2017 with Dazed Korea.
2018: Apparel collection
He collaborated with Represent to design a limited-edition apparel collection titled "XCIII" (his birth year in roman numerals). The items were available for two weeks, the sale opening on July 2.
2019: Second apparel collection, photobook, fan meeting tour
In April, he won the 'Weibo Hot Star Award' at the Weibo Starlight Awards.
He released his first solo photobook, 'Mark宜夏', in June.
On July 20, in Nanjing, he kicked off his first solo fan meeting tour, called "On Your Mark". The second fan meeting was held in Chengdu on September 14, during which a surprise event took place for Mark's birthday that was ten days before.
2020: Fan meeting, solo debut
On January 11, he held his last fan meeting, in Shanghai. On the same day, he made his solo debut with the digital single "Outta My Head". He released a second digital single, "从未对你说过", on March 14.
2021: Departure from JYP Entertainment, two apparel collections, "One in a Million", "Last Breath"
On January 10, it was reported by Dispatch that all GOT7 members would be leaving JYP Entertainment after 7 years of contract, with the 35th Golden Disc Awards being their last activity as a group. On January 11, JYP Entertainment officially announced that the members will be leaving the agency as their contract expires on January 19.
Mark's YouTube channel reached one million subscribers on January 21, and his first upload to the channel was a reaction to the milestone. During the video, he thanked the people supporting him and he expressed his intention to post more content soon, though he asked people to be patient for a little bit more time. He also announced that his next single, "One in a Million", a collaboration with Sanjoy, would be released on February 12.
On April 29, 2021, Deadline reported that Mark had signed with Creative Artists Agency, an American talent and sports agency.
Mark released his first English digital single, "Last Breath", on November 12.
On November 22, he collaborated once again with Represent for the "XC3: Butterfly" collection.
2022: "My Life", "Lonely", "Save Me", "Imysm", The Other Side
On January 21, Mark released his second English digital single, "My Life".
On March 24, Mark released his third English digital single, "Lonely", and on April 7, he released his fourth English digital single "Save Me". On July 1, he released his fifth English digital single "Imysm".
Producing and writing credits
- All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.
|GOT7||"Back to Me"||Just Right||Writing|
|GOT7||"Can't"||Flight Log: Departure||Writing|
|"See the Light"||Writing|
|"No Jam"||Flight Log: Turbulence|
|GOT7||"Shopping Mall"||Flight Log: Arrival||Writing|
|"Face"||7 for 7|
|GOT7||"2 (Two)"||The New Era||Writing|
|"OMW"||Present : You|
|"Higher"||Present : You & Me Edition||Writing|
|"Think About It"||Writing|
|Himself||"Outta My Head"||"Outta My Head"||Writing|
|GOT7||"God Has Returned + Mañana"||Dye||Writing|
|"Born Ready"||Breath of Love : Last Piece||Writing|
North American tour
- 2022 'The Other Side' North American Tour (2022)
- Mark宜夏 (2019)
- He has briefly lived in Brazil and Paraguay during his childhood.
- He was a trainee for three and a half years.
- His MBTI personality type is ISTJ.
- He has attended multiple international fashion events, including the 2019/20 Milan Fashion Week.
- Mark has a dog named Milo. The dog has his own Instagram account, shared by another dog named Kit, who belongs to Mark's family.
- He has many tattoos, among them: a dove and olive branches on the back of his forearm; the words "stay true" and "be real" above each knee; a hibiscus (Korea's national flower) on the back of his bicep; a smiley face on his kneecap; and a butterfly on his calf.
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