“I never gave up till the end, and even though I came this far, It was very tough, but I never gave up on my dream”
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Name: Park Bom Lee
Stage Name: Park Bom / Bom
Position: 2NE1 Main Vocals
Date of Birth: March 24, 1984
Hobby: Listen to music
Favorite colors: Green, Pink, Red
Influences: Beyonce Knowles, Mariah Carey
Education: Berkeley College
Specialties: Singing, Piano, Flute, Cello, Japanese, English, Chinese
First Stage Performance: Big Bang First Showcase (We Belong Together and Stand Up For Love)
Park Bom was born in Seoul, South Korea. She’s the youngest to her family. In 6th grade, they left korea to study in US. She graduated High School and enrolled in Lesley University with a major in Psychology. Bom wanted to persue her music career, However, She didn’t obtain permission from her parents. With encouragement from her aunt, Bom transferred to Berklee College of Music to pursue her career. Bom decided to audition in SM Entertainment, but was rejected. Bom was rejected by YG the first time she auditioned but that didn’t stop her. She continued to knock on YG’s door for the next 3 years and was finally accepted as a trainee.
Her first appearance at Big Bang‘s First Showcase with ‘We Belong Together’ and ‘Stand Up For Love’, Bom went on to feature with the likes of Lee Hyori, Lexy, Kim Ji Eun, and Red Roc. As part of 2NE1, she has also released solo singles, ‘You and I’ and ‘Don’t Cry’ both of which have been chart toppers.
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Photo Credit: lovely-2ne1 via YGL