Rose to fame in 2017 after he and his ten bandmates made their K-pop debut as a member of the boyband Golden Child. They released the inaugural single "DamDaDi" in August of that same year.
He became a trainee with Woollim Entertainment in 2015 and would eventually debut with Golden Child in 2017.
His fans gave him the nickname Dishwasher Jibeom after he lost a rock paper scissors game to his bandmates and was forced to wash dishes for five months in a row.
He hails from Busan, South Korea.