BOYNEXTDOOR (보이넥스트도어) is a six-member Kpop boy group that debuted on May 30, 2023, with the single album “WHO!” under KOZ Entertainment. The group members consists of Sungho, Riwoo, Jaehyun, Taesan, Leehan, and Woonhak.
|Debut||May 30, 2023|
|BOYNEXTDOOR Members||Sungho, Riwoo, Jaehyun, Taesan, Leehan, Woonhak|
– The group’s name, BOYNEXTDOOR, was derived from the phrase “the boys next door,” and it means casual and approachable people.
– The group carries a “boy next door” vibe, and the members will make honest music that can relate to people.
– In 2022, KOZ Entertainment announced auditions called the “KOZ Teen Rapper Audition: U18 in the Zungle” for their new boy group that would be debuting in 2023.
– BOYNEXTDOOR’s producer, Zico, revealed that the group will not have any specific genre.
– The group released two tracks “But I Like You (돌아버리겠다)” and “One and Only” of their debut single album before the group’s official debut.
– Zico participated as a composer and producer for BOYNEXTDOOR’s song “One and Only”.
– Zico is the group’s main producer and general manager, and singer-songwriter DVWN also participated in producing the group.
– All three music videos of the songs in their debut album “WHO!” were shot in Los Angeles.
– Jaehyun is the leader and Woonhak is the maknae of the group.
– All members of BOYNEXTDOOR participated in creating the choreographies of their songs along with the performance director.
BOYNEXTDOOR Members Profile
|Stage Name||Jaehyun (재현)|
|Birth Name||Myung Jae Hyun (명재현)|
|Birthday||December 4th, 2003|
|Age||20 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Dog (🐶)|
– Jaehyun is also a lyricist and composer.
– Koz Entertainment reached out to him and said they wanted to hear his songs and Zico personally auditioned him.
– His room behavior he hasn’t shown anyone is that he often listens to sleep-inducing ASMR and sleeps with an eye patch. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He loved sports and fashion before he truly began to pursue music as a career.
– The Twilight Saga would be his choice if he could only watch one movie for the rest of his life.
– He defines Sungho and Woonhak as joyful and thrilled ones and describes Leehan, Riwoo, and Taesan as the shy ones. (NME)
– If he had to choose a meal for his entire life, he’d pick burgers.
– His go-to items are glasses and denim. (NME)
– He is considered a member who is believed to always remember the smallest details with care. (hello82)
– He likes the song Crying from their album “WHY”. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He is a former trainee at YG Entertainment.
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|Stage Name||Sungho (성호)|
|Birth Name||Park Sung Ho (박성호)|
|Birthday||September 4th, 2003|
|Age||20 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Fox (🦊)|
– Sungho describes himself as a logical person.
– He enjoys shopping and generally loves clothes. (NME)
– If he had to open a door to someone’s heart, he would just approach them naturally and greet them.
– His most common activity at home is organizing as he doesn’t like mess.
– At the end of middle school, he realized that becoming an artist would be perfect. (NME)
– His pen name is ‘Shoulder Park Sungho’. (오늘의 주우재)
– He trained at Pledis Entertainment before joining the group.
– If he had to pick one meal for the rest of his life, he’d pick burgers.
– He considers his room very important as he rests and reflects a lot in his room. (GQ Korea Interview)
– One thing he said people can find once they enter his room is photos taken with his friends when he was a student as well as pictures of him taken by his fans.
– He wants to do “But sometimes” challenge with Bruno Mars. (hello82)
– His favorite colors are purple and sky blue since they’re are subtle colors.
– He is often regarded as the member whose first impression is very different from how he actually is.
– He likes listening to Jang Ki-ha’s songs because he finds them very relaxing.
– The three things he always carries around include his phone, toothbrush, and toothpaste. (hello82)
– He wants to grow as an artist that he can be proud of in ten years’ time.
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|Stage Name||Riwoo (리우)|
|Birth Name||Lee Sang Hyeok (이상혁)|
|Birthday||October 22nd, 2003|
|Age||20 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Otter (🦦)|
– If he could eat one food for the rest of his life, he’d choose donuts. He is called as “Donut King”. (hello82)
– He would choose Spider-Man assuming he could only watch one film or television series for the rest of his life. (NME)
– According to Riwoo, accessories are an essential part of dressing up. (NME)
– He considers his room a place of efficiency and relaxation. (GQ Korea Interview)
– His favorite object in his room is a Shiba Inu doll he received as a gift from Sungho.
– He considers himself a homebody.
– He passed Koz Entertainment auditions in September 2021.
– He often stays in his room on his days off.
– His favorite season is autumn.
– He wants people to see him as a sincere person. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He always applies a pack when he goes to bed.
– The memories he cherishes with the members are when they get together and eat delicious food.
– He loves listening to music.
– He went to “Def Dance Skool”.
– The first person he met after joining KOZ was Sungho.
– He wants the members to come together even after 10 years and eat grilled meat.
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|Stage Name||Taesan (태산)|
|Birth Name||Han Dong Min (한동민)|
|Birthday||August 10th, 2004|
|Age||19 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Black Cat (⬛🐈)|
– Taesan experiences sleep paralysis very often. (DIVE Studios)
– He loves listening to music. (오늘의 주우재)
– When Taesan joined the company, he met Sungho first.
– He likes Bluetooth speakers, LP players, and books.
– He trained for five years.
– He often has lucid dreams. (DIVE Studios)
– He used to train at Source Music.
– He’s friends with Hong Sung Min (Fantasy Boys) and they went to the same school.
– He considers his room a place where he has collected everything he likes.
– He might have wished to become a Taekwondo player if he had selected a different career path. (NME)
– One thing he said people can find once they enter his room is a bathrobe.
– The most memorable lucid dream he had was when he went to space on purpose and moved the planets around himself. (GQ Korea Interview)
– If had to open a door to someone’s heart he would find a common interest first.
– He likes listening to Park Hwayobo’s song “Something Like That”.
– He prefers the color red because it makes a strong visual impact.
– He describes himself as “Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside”. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He likes to do his best for the people who are by his side.
– He likes customizing items to showcase his unique style.
– He is the all-rounder member in BOYNEXTDOOR.
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|Stage Name||Leehan (이한)|
|Birth Name||Kim Dong Hyun (김동현)|
|Birthday||October 20th, 2004|
|Age||19 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Fish (🐠)|
– Leehan loves to eat jellies and would rather eat them than meals.
– He loves swimming and being in the water.
– He would choose “About Time” if he could only watch one movie for the rest of his life. (NME)
– He said interacting with Woonhak helps him in relieving stress.
– He wants to try every kind of bubble tea before 2023 is over. (hello82)
– His favorite type of pillows are ones that are moderately soft and fluffy. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He likes black color as he feels black evokes many moods. (NME)
– The thing he focuses on most at home is his fish tank.
– If he had to choose a meal for his entire life, he’d pick jelly.
– Leehan has a love for shoes. (NME)
– His most cherished item in his room is a pillow.
– He often listens to indie pop songs.
– He feels that he resembles Corydoras fish the most because of its appearance and calm personality.
– If he could keep any memories with the members, he would love to keep the memory of them eating together.
– He loves staying close to Jaehyun.
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|Stage Name||Woonhak (운학)|
|Birth Name||Kim Woon-hak (김운학)|
|Birthday||November 29th, 2006|
|Age||17 (in 2023)|
|Representative Emoji||Teddy Bear (🧸)|
– When he met Leehan for the first time, he thought of him as mysterious. (K-Pop ON! Spotify)
– Woonhak likes trendy products. (NME)
– He considers his room a place where he can reorganize himself at the end of the day and have new dreams. (GQ Korea Interview)
– He loves perfumes as he thinks it’s nice to have his own unique scent.
– He tends to be in his room all day when he is watching a new show he likes.
– Riwoon was the first person he met when he joined KOZ. (NME)
– If he had to pick one movie or TV show to watch for the rest of his life, he would pick The Notebook.
– He likes Vintage camcorders.
– The memories he cherishes with the members is after they shot the music video for “But Sometimes” because they all got together and had a late-night snack party. (GQ Korea Interview)
– One thing he said people can find once they enter his room is perfume.
– Jaehyun’s contact is saved as ‘Leader Myeong’ on his phone. (hello82)
– His nickname is ‘MC Woonhak’. (오늘의 주우재)
– He hopes that in ten years time, BOYNEXTDOOR will become a global icon.
– His first impression of Jaehyun was that he was fierce.
– According to Taesan, he talks a lot in his sleep. (GQ Korea Interview)
– If he had to open someone’s door to their heart he would write a song for them and even whisper the first part directly in their ears.
– The house he wants to live in the future must have an attic hideout, hobby area, movie theater, studio, and swimming pool.
– He wants to be remembered as a charming person.
Read More Facts About Woonhak
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