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DAY6 Members Profile & Facts

DAY6 Members

DAY6 (데이식스) is a South Korean 4-member Kpop boy group under JYP Entertainment. The group members consist of Sungjin, Young K, Wonpil, and Dowoon. They debuted on September 7, 2015, with the mini album ‘The Day’.

DAY6 Profile

DebutSeptember 7, 2015
Active Years2015–present
DAY6 MembersSungjin, Young K, Wonpil, and Dowoon
GenreK-Pop
StatusActive
LabelJYP Entertainment
Oldest MemberSungjin
Youngest MemberDowoon
Former MemberJae and Junhyeok.
Fandom NameMy Day

DAY6 Facts:

– DAY6’s lightstick is called “My Day Stick”.
– They were initially a five-member band named 5LIVE, consisting of Sungjin, Jae, Young K, Junhyeok, and Wonpil.
– In mid-2015, Dowoon joined the lineup, and they rebranded as Day6.
– On February 27, 2016, Junhyeok left the band due to personal reasons.
– Members joined the company in the following order: Sungjin – Young K – Wonpil – Dowoon.
– The members used to practise 12 hours a day before debut.
– Every member is the youngest in their family except Young K, who is an only child.
– All DAY6 members had learned at least one instrument before they joined JYP.
– Young K was the first idol to become a KATUSA soldier.
– They had a project “Every Day6”, in which they will release two songs each month on the sixth and hold concerts over the weekend before the song’s release.
– The group’s inspirations are Coldplay, The Script, and One Republic.
– All members began their first trainee life at JYP Entertainment.

Achievements

– Their debut album “The Day” charted at No.2 on Billboard’s World Album Chart.
– DAY6 has 19 Top 10 Hits on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Weekly Chart.
– Their song ‘Time Of Our Life’ was placed 1st on the Bugs Real Time Chart and their B-Side track, ‘For Me’, was placed 5th.

Controversies

– Former member Jae faced backlash for comments he made during his Twitch streams. He was criticized for an allegedly homophobic remark, which he later explained was misunderstood and not his intention. He also came under fire for derogatory comments about another artist, Jamie, for which he apologized and acknowledged the need for personal growth and therapy​.
– In March, 2024, the group faced criticism for including a Tel Aviv-related publication in their music video. This inclusion was perceived by some fans as insensitive or supportive of controversial political stances regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Major Work

– Their most popular songs include; “You Were Beautiful”, “Shoot Me”, and “Time of Our Life (Japanese ver.)”.

Awards

– They have won the Idol Band Award, Band Music Award, and Best Band Performance Award.

Website:  
day6.jype.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @day6official
Instagram: @day6kilogram
Facebook: DAY6
V LIVE: DAY6
Youtube: DAY6
TikTok: @day6_official

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

DAY6 Members Profile

1. Sungjin

Sungjin (DAY6)
Sungjin
Stage Name Sungjin (성진)
Birth NamePark Sung Jin (박성진)
PositionLeader, Main Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1993
Active Years2015–present
Age31 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFJ
Representative Emoji🐻

Sungjin Facts

– Some fans compare his looks to Jungkook from BTS.
– He rather always tells lies than truths. (BuzzFeed)
– If he is at the concert, he would prefer standing instead of sitting.
– He shares close friendships with Jay B from GOT7 and Sandeul from B1A4, known since elementary school.
– He has a habit of saying “It’s going to start”, “The next one”, “Let’s go”, “Hurry up”, and “Wake up” before going on stage. (HallyuSG)
– He would tell his past self “Let’s live zealously”. (Dingo)
– He wants to collaborate with Coldplay. (MTVAsian)
– He wants to remove his Chinchin song festival video. (MBC Radio)
– He hates reviews and articles of dramas that contain spoilers.
– His role model is his father.
– His speciality is his honesty.
– His favorite late night snack is chicken. (Singles)
– His philosophy on fashion is “Simple is the best”. (MUSINSA TV)
– He ate soap as a child.
– He would have been a therapist if not a singer. (MTVAsian)
– He prefers simple and solid colors without any pattern. (bling)
– He expressed interest in getting closer to Monsta X as a group.
Read More Facts About Sungjin

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @DAY6BOBSUNG_JIN
Instagram: @sungddenly
Youtube: @ParksungJjin_2YA

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon 

2. Young K

Young K (DAY6)
Young K
Stage NameYoung K (영케이)
Birth NameKang Young Hyun (강영현)
English NameBrian Kang
PositionMain Rapper, Main Vocalist, Bassist
BirthdayDecember 19, 1993
Active Years2015–present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height180.2 cm (5’11”)
Weight68 kg (149 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTP
Representative Emoji🦊

Young K Facts

– He was an uptight person. (Glamour)
– He is the best dancer among the members. (HallyuSG)
– He feels joy and freedom in the process of songwriting. (allkpop)
– He would like the ability to teleport instead of stopping time. (BuzzFeed)
– If he can born again, he will want to be himself. (Dingo)
– He finds himself charming when he is on stage. (Allure)
– He is really bad at Economics subject.
– His favorite type of pasta is truffle oil pasta.
– If he would have a last meal then it would be Gukbap. (DIVE)
– He doesn’t mind being in the same room with a spider, rat or cockroach.
– The first Kpop group that he stanned was BigBang.
– He got 116 out of 120 points in TOEFL. (MBC World)
– He got 970 out of 990 in his TOEIC test.
– He has HSK in the Chinese language.
– He was the original member of GOT7 instead of BamBam. (Bam House)
– He uses dark mode on his phone.
– He listened to NewJeans in the army. (Cosmopolitan)
– If he could, he would join the KATUSA again.
– He became the eighth army’s best warrior in the KATUSA region and he was also the first pop idol to join the KATUSA region.
– His favorite word is “Supercalifragilisticeexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins. (Esquire)
– He is a night owl.
– If he can eat only one food for the rest of his life then it would be Ramen. (MTVAsian)
– His favorite time of the day is when he comes home and spends time for himself.
– He hopes to perform in the UK. (KMusic)
– If he wasn’t a singer, he would be working in the stock market.
– He rather not communicate with anyone instead of waking up in someone else’s body.
– During his trainee days, he shared a room with Stray KidsBang Chan.
Read More Facts About Young K

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @from_youngk

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

3. Wonpil

Wonpil (DAY6)
Wonpil
Stage Name Wonpil (원필)
Birth NameKim Won Pil (김원필)
PositionMain Vocalist, Keyboardist, Synthesizer, Visual
BirthdayApril 28, 1994
Active Years2015–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height176 cm (5’9″)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTI INFP/INFJ-A
Representative Emoji🐰

Wonpil Facts

– His comfort zone during his younger days at his home was behind the A/C where he used to hide his stuff. (JYP)
– He likes nighttime.
– He doesn’t prefer an outgoing person.
– He doesn’t fall in love quickly.
– He prefers meeting people naturally.
– If he falls in love, he will be straightforward.
– If his partner is crying, he will cry together with her.
– He would prefer to give a handwritten letter on the 100th day anniversary instead of a present. (ELLE)
– He would wait for the person to make the first move in holding hands on a date.
– His favorite late-night snack is ox bone soup. (Singles)
– He formed a band in his school where he was the vocalist and played the keyboard.
– Before his debut, he used to only shower at the dorm and would sleep in the practice room.
– He finds himself charming when he is on stage. (Allure)
– He would tell his past self “You should have worked harder”. (Dingo)
– He rather always tells lies than truths. (BuzzFeed)
– The three things he keeps in his bag are his wallet, windbreaker, and musical notes. (hello82)
– He’d rather date someone who he likes instead of someone who likes him.
– His fashion philosophy is Black! White! Grey!. (MUSINSA TV)
– He wants to remove the memory of the pink neat that he bought and the members made fun of.
– He prefers to watch dramas on their schedule instead of binge-watching. (MBC Radio)
– He pours cereal first then milk.
– He likes the smell of spring.
– He puts ramen powder first when cooking ramen.
– He likes strawberry milk more than chocolate milk.
– He counts Jinyoung from GOT7 as one of his close friends.
Read More Facts About Wonpil

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @kimwon.pil

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

4. Dowoon

Dowoon (DAY6)
Dowoon
Stage Name Dowoon (도운)
Birth NameYoon Do Woon (윤도운)
PositionDrummer, Vocalist, Maknae
BirthdayAugust 25, 1995
Active Years2015–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight63.5 kg (140 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIISFP
Representative Emoji🐶

Dowoon Facts

– He shares a birthday with former Wanna One member Ong Seungwoo.
– He is the noisiest member. (HallyuSG)
– He would tell his past self “You’re destined to become a celebrity”. (Dingo)
– He suffers from anxiety when his phone is at 26%. (MBC Radio)
– His childhood hero was Kim Jong Min.
– He has a habit of shifting his shoulder. (KMusic)
– He first pours cereal then milk (MTVAsian)
– He would want to get a lottery instead of true love. (BuzzFeed)
– He would rather not communicate with anyone instead of waking up in someone else’s body.
– He would have been a mechanic, an athlete or a lion tamer if not a singer.
– His favorite late-night snack is Jjapaguri. (Singles)
– He is often compared to EXO‘s maknae Sehun.
– He learned about what music and clothes suits him through his members. (Glass Magazine)
– He will fall asleep immediately every time he uses his phone to watch drumming videos. (Koreastardaily)
– He’s into a special set of neo soul artists, like Erykah Badu or D’Angelo. (Bling)
– His speciality is his English.
– He had a lot of dreams in childhood, to become a vet, a police officer or a president. (Studio FLO)
– He likes beaches.
– He hates the bugs. (Melon Magazine)
– He likes Coldplay. (Dazed)
Young K gave him a superstar aura when he first met him. (MUSICMTHAI)
Read More Facts About Dowoon

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @d.ddablue
Twitter: @Dw_day6_drumme
Youtube: Day6_drummer Yoondowoon

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music 

Former Members:

5. Jae

Jae (ex. DAY6)
Jae
Stage Name Jae (제이), eaJ
Birth NamePark Jae Hyung (박제형)
English NameJae Park
PositionLead Guitarist, Main Vocalist, Face of the Group
BirthdaySeptember 15, 1992
Active Years2015–present
Age31 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height183 cm (6’0″)
Weight65 kg (143 lbs)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood TypeB
MBTIINTP
Representative EmojiN/A

Jae Facts

– He was active on Twitter, interacting with fans and friends like The Rose members and K.A.R.D‘s BM and AleXa.
– He would tell his past self “Let’s work hard”. (Dingo)
– He describes himself in 5 words as ambitious, go-getter, hard worker, stupid, and stubborn.
– He was the most fashionable member. (Bling)
– He wants to collaborate with Nicki Minaj. (MTVAsian)
– He shakes his leg when focused.
– His lips quiver when he’s nervous. (KMusic)
Wonpil is the most positive person that he knows. (Glamour)
– He professionally uses his name “eaJ”.
– He was diagnosed with Panic disorder in 2020.
– Before becoming a singer, he wanted to be in the UN.
– He was training at an MPO before coming to Korea.
– One misconception about him is that his Korean is terrible.
– The best advice he has ever received is that no one remembers the 1000 times you missed but remember the one time that you made it. (Mindset)
– He doesn’t really talk to people unless he’s in the studio. (Vice)
– If there was a story of his life, the title of this chapter would be “Adjustment”. (MTV)
Read More Facts About Jae

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @aeJPark
Youtube: eajmusic
Instagram: @eajpark
Twitch: eaJParkOfficial
Soundcloud: eajpark
TikTok: eajparkofficial

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music 

6. Junhyeok

SEO JUNHYEOK (KPOP BOYS GROUP PROJECT)
SEO JUNHYEOK
Stage NameJunhyeok (준혁)
Birth NameIm Jun Hyuk (임준혁)
PositionKeyboardist, Vocalist
BirthdayJuly 17, 1993
Active Years2015–present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIINTP
Representative EmojiN/A

Junhyeok Facts

– When he is half awake, he tends to make noises. (Koreastardaily)
– He has a habit of making a sound when he eats. (HallyuSG)
– He is multi-talented; he can cover songs in his own style, compose and produce music, write lyrics, and play guitar.
– During his “The Unit” audition, he mentioned leaving DAY6 because he believed he was causing harm to the group due to past controversies.
SHINee’s Taemin likes his musical style. (Soompi)
– During The Unit, A.C.E’s Jun and MVP’s Rayoon helped him a lot with dancing.
Read More Facts About Junhyeok

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @____junhyeok

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Apple Music 

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