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Seventeen Members Profile – Facts You Didn’t Know About Seventeen

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Seventeen Members, Seventeen Profile, Facts, Ideal Type, Names, Blood Type and All Other Info

Seventeen (SEVENTEEN, SVT) is a thirteen-member South Korean boy band group that was formed in 2015 by Pledis Entertainment. The group has three sub-units where each unit has a specialization, “Hip Hop Unit”, “Vocal Unit” and “Performance Unit”.

The group has released one studio album and four extended plays. They have been involved actively in composing and producing their discography and choreography since their debut which led to them being dubbed as the “self-producing” idol group.

Seventeen Profile

Current Seventeen Members

Hip-Hop Unit

– S.Coups was born Choi Seung-cheol (Hangul: 최승철) on August 8, 1995
– Wonwoo was born Jeon Won-woo (Hangul: 전원우) on July 17, 1996
– Mingyu was born Kim Min-gyu (Hangul: 김민규) on April 6, 1997
– Vernon was born Han-sol Vernon Choi (Hangul: 최한솔) on February 18, 1998

Vocal Unit

– Jeonghan was born Yoon Jeong-han (Hangul: 윤정한) on October 4, 1995
– Joshua was born Joshua Ji-soo Hong (Hangul: 홍지수) on December 30, 1995
– Woozi was born Lee Ji-hoon (Hangul: 이지훈) on November 22, 1996
– DK, also known as Do-kyeom, was born Lee Seok-min (Hangul: 이석민) on February 18, 1997
– Seungkwan was born Boo Seung-kwan (Hangul: 부승관) on January 16, 1998

Performance Unit

– Jun was born Wen Jun-hui (Chinese: 文俊辉, Hangul: 문준휘) on June 10, 1996
– Hoshi was born Kwon Soon-young (Hangul: 권순영) on June 15, 1996
– The8 was born Xu Ming-hao (Chinese: 徐明浩, Hangul: 서명호) on November 7, 1997
– Dino was born Lee Chan (Hangul: 이찬) on February 11, 1999

Details About Seventeen Members and Seventeen Profile

S.Coups Profile

Stage Name: S.Coups
Real Name: Choi Seungcheol
Position: Leader, Rap
Birthday: August 8, 1995
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 65kg (143lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team (Leader)

S.Coups Facts:

– His stage name came from S – his name (Sungcheol), Coups – coup d’état.
– S. Coups started training since 2010.
– He is one of the original Pledis Boys.
– He also starred in After School Blue’s “Wonder Boy” music video and NU’EST’s “Face” music video.
– He was supposed to debut with NU’EST.
– Before Seventeen, he was a member of Tempest.
– S. Coups’ favorite singers are Taeyang of Big Bang and Seol Kyung Goo.
– He earned his black belt in Taekwondo.

Jeonghan Profile

Stage Name: Jeonghan
Real Name: Yoon Jung Han
Position: Vocal
Birthday: October 4, 1995
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 62kg (137lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team

Jeonghan Facts:

– He believes he’s the third handsome person in the group.
– Among the Seventeen members, he is closest to Joshua.
– Jeonghan has been training with the agency since 2013.
– He idolizes Taemin of SHINee.
– He’s very into Korean food especially stews and chicken.
– Jeonghan prefers to date someone older than him because he needs someone to take care of him.
– His ideal woman is someone who will love him unconditionally.

Joshua Profile

Stage Name: Joshua
Real Name: Hong Jisoo
Position: Vocal
Birthday: December 30, 1995
Nationality: Korean-American
Height: 177cm (5ft 9in)
Weight: 58kg (127lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team

Joshua Facts:

– He was raised in America but is a full-blooded Korean.
– Joshua has trained with Pledis since 2013.
– He prefers rabbits as animals and pets.
– He can reportedly speak at least five different languages. He said it before during Weekly Idol.
– Joshua said that music is his life and passion.
– He sees himself as someone who is calm.
– Naruto, Bleach and One Piece are his favorite anime.

Jun Profile

Stage Name: Jun
Real Name: Wen Junhui
Position: Dance, Vocal
Birthday: June 10, 1996
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 180cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 66kg (146lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: Performance Team

Jun Facts:

– Jun appeared in several Chinese TV shows and movies like “The Pye Dog” and “Children’s War”.
– His role model is Jackie Chan because he’s good at everything and that he wanted to be a professional actor just like him.
– He can play the piano and knows Wushu.
– Jun is considered the mother of the group.
– He has the ability to adapt to a new environment quickly, despite him being shy with his Korean skills that need some improvement.
– On his spare time, he also reads book.
– Jun’s ideal type is someone who looks pure and lovely.
– He can speak Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.

Hoshi Profile

Stage Name: Hoshi
Real Name: Kwon Soonyoung
Position: Dance, Vocal
Birthday: June 15, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177cm (5ft 9in)
Weight: 60kg (132lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: Performance Team (Leader)

Hoshi Facts:

– He is fluent in Japanese, but he’s from Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi,do, South Korea.
– Hoshi’s stage means “star” in Japanese.
– Hoshi had braces before but now has them removed.
– He trains and practices so much to the point that his shirt is soaked with sweat once rehearsals are done.
– Hoshi is the member that most of Seventeen would like to introduce to their sisters.
– He’s the member that they could also rely on.

Wonwoo Profile

Stage Name: Wonwoo
Real Name: Jeon Wonwoo
Position: Rap
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Height: 182cm (5ft 11in)
Weight: 63kg (139lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team

Wonwoo Facts:

– Wonwoo is very appreciative of his parents. He said that they’re his idols because they’ve worked so hard throughout their lives.
– He’s a cute boy despite having cold, sharp eyes.
– He likes to listen to sad songs and enjoys watching “Gift from Room 7”.
– Wonwoo already has a couple of notebooks filled with lyrics that he wrote for the upcoming Seventeen albums and singles.
– He tries his best to show the world that he’s very talented and skilled.
– His favorite song is Celebrity by PSY.

Woozi Profile

Stage Name: Woozi
Real Name: Lee Jihun
Position: Vocal
Birthday: November 22, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Weight: 54kg (119lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team (Leader)

Woozi Facts:

– Woozi was a former member of “Tempest” before Seventeen was formed.
– He can easily play the guitar.
– He likes to eat Spicy Ramyun Neoodles mixed with Jjajangmyun (black bean noodles).
– Woozi likes watching Hugh Jackman in films and has always been a fan of the X-Men series.
– Woozi has never had a girlfriend and he doesn’t have friends that are girls.
– His daily routine consists of training and more training.
– While he already showed the world that he’s the best, he still wants to aim for more.
– He was on Hello Venus’ “Venus” music video as well as NU’EST’s “Face” music video and “Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” music video.

DK Profile

Stage Name: DK
Real Name: Lee Seokmin
Position: Vocal
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Nationality: Korean
Height: 179cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 66kg (145lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team

DK Facts:

– Before joining Pledis, he was scared and lonely. However, he got along with everyone the fastest.
– DK was a student of YP Music Academy.
– He’s a warm-heated boy he likes to joke around with his friends.
– There were times DK looked at things negatively because he saw changes in himself.
– Becoming a trainee was a turning point in DK’s life and that it made him want to train harder and give out more energy to the people around him.

Mingyu Profile

Stage Name: Mingyu
Real Name: Kim Mingyu
Position: Rap
Birthday: April 7, 1997
Nationality: Korean
Height: 185cm (6ft)
Weight: 68kg (150lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team

Mingyu Facts:

– Mingyu would want to try acting someday.
– He likes dogs and he even owns a pet dog as well.
– His ideal woman is someone who’s a bit older than him.
– Mingyu calls himself “the kid that wants to get stronger”.
– He’s energetic, hyper and simply cannot stop fooling around even though he’s the strict one to the trainees.
– Mingyu is an optimistic person. When he’s being scolded, he always keep his cool.
– He’s the only person who gets along with both older and younger trainees. Mingyu thinks it’s his job to keep everyone together.

The8 Profile

Stage Name: The8
Real Name: Xu Minghao
Position: Dance, Vocal
Birthday: November 7, 1997
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 178cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 53kg (117lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: Performance Team

The8 Facts:

– The8 was born in Anhan, Liaoning, China.
– His nicknames are Little 8 and Fairy.
– He trained with management for a year and five months and did b-boying in China for six years.
– Ever since five years old, he has been doing Chinese Wushu.
– When he was younger, he had always want to become a superstar. The8 even got to audition at a school event when he was still in China.
– Although he’s very firm on his thoughts, he’s also open to listening to other people’s opinions.
– He’s a neat freak that’s why his room is the cleanest amongst all.

Seungkwan Profile

Stage Name: Seungkwan
Real Name: Boo Seung Kwan
Position: Vocal
Birthday: January 16, 1998
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174cm (5ft 8in)
Weight: 60kg (133lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team

Seungkwan Facts:

– He likes women who are easy-going and has blue eyes.
– He was born to be an entertainer because he feels he’s the most alive when people laugh and smile.
– If Seungkwan has a superpower, it would be teleportation.
– His favorite sport is basketball.
– He is the mood maker of Seventeen. If they’re feeling down, he would do voice imitations of their CEO to make them feel better.
– He was casted via an internet video that was recorded by his teacher when he sang at the school’s children song festival.
– Seungkwan is allergic to tomatoes.
– He enjoys eating goguma pizza.
– He can joke around with new staff but when it comes to singing, he is definitely the most serious out of everyone.

Vernon Profile

Stage Name: Vernon
Real Name: Hansol Vernon Choi
Position: Rap
Birthday: February 18, 1998
Nationality: Korean-American (half Korean, half Caucasian)
Height: 175cm (5ft 8in)
Weight: 65kg (143lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team

Vernon Facts:

– He has a little sister named Sofia.
– Vernon has always been ready to become an artist that would entertain and make people happy.
– One way to make Vernon cry is to tickle him.
– He’s extremely ticklish.
– His favorite rappers are Kendrick Lamar, T.I and Drake.
– His favorite music genres are r&b, hip hop and rap.
– If Vernon would have a superpower, it would be telepathy.
– His ideal woman is someone with a unique charm.
– He was voted the cutest person ever for acting when there was a cute girl around.

Dino Profile

Stage Name: Dino
Real Name: Lee Chan
Position: Dance, Vocal, Maknae
Birthday: February 11, 1999
Nationality: Korean
Height: 170cm (5ft 6in)
Weight: 56kg (123lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Performance Team

Dino Facts:

– He likes listening to Michael Jackson a lot. His favorite is “Beat It”.
– He has never been to a foreign country before joining Seventeen.
– Dino likes fried squid with a spicy sauce.
– He aims to become an artist like Michael Jackson.
– Dino views himself as a little giant.
– His stage name is from the abbreviation of the word Dinosaur. It was given to him because he will dominate the stage.
– He wants to be an artist that’s unique and will be always remembered even after becoming famous.
– Dino is a big fan of EXO.
– He’s a heavy sleeper and likes to hug soft, cold things when he’s asleep.

Who is your SEVENTEEN bias?

– Wonwoo
– Vernon
– The8
– Dino
– Jeonghan
– S.Coups
– DK
– Woozi
– Seungkwan
– Jun
– Mingyu
– Hoshi
– Joshua

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