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DK (SEVENTEEN) Profile, Bio, and Facts


DK (도겸) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment. He is also a member in subunits BSS and Vocal Team.


Stage Name DK (도겸)
Birth Name Lee Seokmin (이석민)
Occupation Singer, songwriter
Birthday February 18th,, 1997
Active Years 2015–present
Age 25 years old (in Feb 2023)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight 66 kg (145 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O


Early Life

– DK was born in Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He went to Shinli Kindergarten and later attended Seoul High School of Performing Arts.

Personal Life

– He has an older sister who is three years older than him.
– When he first joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely, but he quickly became friends with everyone.
– His dream of becoming a singer was inspired by Yoon Dohyun’s performances in middle school.
– He received compliments for his singing from friends during his middle school years.
– He’s a fan of rock bands and was part of one in middle school.
– Some of his nicknames are Mr. Hat, Soonseok Talk, Rockstar, Docutie, and Internal Voice.
Vernon, Seungkwan, and Joshua think he’s the funniest member of Seventeen.
– He would have been an owner of BBQ restaurant if he wasn’t a singer.
– He shares the same birthday as Vernon.
– He’s known for being lively but sensitive.
– He aspires to help others and give them hope.
– He likes to make people feel energetic but sometimes needs more self-control.
– He’s passionate about the things he likes, especially singing.
– His shoe size is 280mm.
– He was voted as the member who likes to joke the most by other members.
– He can make soybean paste stew with river snails.
– His real name, Seok Min, means “big precious gemstone.”
– He went through a difficult time with bullying related to his weight but worked hard to become the artist he is today.
– DK’s ideal type is a girl with long dark hair, aegyo (cute behavior), and long slender legs.
– He has curly hair.
– DK and NCT‘s Jaehyun attended the same school, but he was initially too shy to talk to Jaehyun.
– He has a mole on the middle of his left cheek.
– He’s part of a group chat with other ’97 liners from various K-pop groups.
– People often mention that he has pretty hands.
– In his younger years, he was known for being loud with friends and loved exercising.
– He uses perfumes like Killian Moonlight in Heaven Eau de Parfum and Ralph Lauren Ralph’s Club.
– He sees his role in the group as someone who brings energy and laughter.
– Memorization is not his strong suit.
– DK’s MBTI personality type is INFP.
– He has eczema on his palms.
– His role models are Yoon Dohyun and Moon Myungjin.
– He’s a fan of the Doosan Bears baseball team.
– In the old dorm, he had his own room, and as of June 2020, he still had his own room in the new dorm.
– He owns a guitar named Woody.


– He joined Pledis through an audition in 2012.
– He trained for 2 years and 7 months.
– He used to be a student at YP Music Academy.
– He competed on “King of Masked Singer” as Baby Goblin/Baby Demon.
– DK is ranked 1st in “Male Idols You’d Like to be Your Sunbae”.
– He sang the OST “I’m First” for the drama ‘The Great Seducer’.
– He starred in the Korean musical “Xcalibur” in 2019.
– In 2019, he appeared in Scene Playbill (June issue).
– In 2021, he also appeared in Theater+ (August issue).

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite foods are pizza and Doenjang Jjigae (a Korean soybean paste stew).
– His favorite ice cream from Baskin Robbins is Mint Chocolate Chip, and he’s known for sharing it with the members.
– He dislikes the smell of eggplants and cucumbers.
– His favorite animal is puppy.
– His favorite number is 17, and his favorite color is black.
– He enjoys listening to calm or bright and lively songs.
– He prefers dating someone older because he likes to be taken care of.
– He loves sports comics, especially those related to baseball.
– He’s a movie enthusiast, watching various genres, with favorites like Haikyuu!! and One Piece.
– His favorite flower is Sunflower.

Personality & Habits

– His hobbies include watching movies and singing with earphones on.
– He doesn’t raise his voice when he’s upset; instead, he gets sulky.
– He had a fear of ladybugs due to a childhood nightmare.
– He is allergic to cats.
– He tries to maintain a positive outlook and enjoys good food to boost his mood.
– He’s a picky eater.
– He prefers clean, moderately tight clothing in colors like black, blue, or red.
– DK is a shopaholic who finds joy in buying new things, especially through online shopping rather than going to physical stores.
– When he laughs, his eyes wrinkle at the corners, and he has a wide smile.
– When he removes makeup, he has a habit of wiping with his mouth open.

Major Work

– His most popular songs includes; “Go”, “Missed Connections”, and “Cinematic Love”.

Instagram: dk_is_dokyeom

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

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