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East Shine Members Profile & Facts

East Shine Members

East Shine (이스트 샤인) is a seven-member boy group under TM Entertainment. The group consists of IEL, Youngkwang, Kunhee, Dongjae, Hyunjin, Phoenix, and Sumin. They debuted on November 16, 2023, with the mini album Embers.

East Shine Profile

DebutNovember 16, 2023
Active Years2022–present
EAST SHINE MembersIEL, Youngkwang, Kunhee, Dongjae, Hyunjin, Phoenix, Sumin
GenrePop/ Dance
StatusActive
LabelTM Entertainment
Oldest MemberYoungkwang
Youngest MemberPhoenix
Former MemberGoohyun, Sunwook, Hwanjun, Donghyeon  
Fandom NameN/A

East Shine Facts:

– East Shine is the first idol group launched by TM Entertainment.
– On August 31, 2023, they announced the arrival of a new member, Sumin, and the departure of Donghyeon, who did not appear on the jacket filming album.
–  The group members were revealed in the following order: Dongjae and Hyunjin – IEL –  Younggwang and Kunhee – Phoenix –  Sumin.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: eastshine_official
Youtube: eastshine
Twitter: eastshine_tment
TikTok: official_eastshine
Facebook: EAST SHINE
Naver : eastshineofficial.cafe

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

East Shine Members Profile

1. IEL

IEL (East Shine)
IEL
Stage NameIEL (아이엘)
Birth NameHwang Kyuhyun (황규현)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Composer, Lyricist
BirthdayNovember 4, 2004
Active Years2022–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

IEL Facts:

– IEL also writes lyrics and composes music.
– He was revealed as the fifth member.
– He made an appearance on October 6, 2022.

2. Youngkwang

Youngkwang (East Shine)
Youngkwang
Stage NameYoungkwang (영광)
Birth NameKim Young Kwang (김영광)
PositionLead Vocalist, Rapper
BirthdayFebruary 14, 2002
Active Years2022–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height174 cm (5’9)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA

Youngkwang Facts:

– He was a KAIROS member.
– He was the sixth and final member to be revealed.
– He made an appearance on October 6, 2022.
– Hobbies include watching sad films or reading novels, playing video games, and going for walks.
– He received his training at BornStar Academy.

3. Karis

Karis (East Shine)
Karis
Stage NameKaris (카리스)
Birth NameLee Kunhee (이건희)
PositionLead Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 6, 2002
Active Years2020–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Kunhee Facts:

– Kunhee is a former trainee with JN Entertainment.
– He was identified as the seventh member.
– He made an appearance on October 6, 2022.
– His hobbies include guitar and badminton.

4. Dongjae

Dongjae (East Shine)
Dongjae
Stage NameDongjae (동재)
Birth NameGo Dongjae (고동재)
PositionMain Dancer
BirthdayMay 7, 2004
Active Years2022–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Dongjae Facts:

– He was revealed as the second member.
– He made an appearance on October 4, 2022.

5. Hyun

Hyun (East Shine)
Hyun
Stage NameHyun (현)
Birth NameChu Hyunjin (추현진)
PositionLead Vocalist
BirthdayApril 26, 2005
Active Years2022–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Hyun Facts:

– He was revealed as the third member.
– He made an appearance on October 4, 2022.

6. Lumin

Lumin (East Shine)
Lumin
Stage NameLumin (루민)
Birth NameYoon Sumin (윤수민)
PositionVocalist
BirthdaySeptember 20, 2006
Active Years2022–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Lumin Facts:

– He is the final member to be introduced.

7. Phoenix

Phoenix (East Shine)
Phoenix
Stage NamePhoenix (불사조) 
Birth NameYoon Sumin (윤수민)
PositionDancer, Maknae
BirthdayMay 22, 2009
Active Years2023–present
Age15 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityThai
Blood TypeN/A

Phoenix Facts:

– He was unveiled as a new member on the group’s Instagram page on June 29, 2023.
– He participated in a KFC commercial in Thailand.

Former (East Shine) Predebut Members:

8. Goohyun

Goohyun East Shine
Goohyun
Stage NameGoohyun (구현)
Birth NameN/A
PositionTrainee
BirthdayN/A
Active Years2022-2023
AgeN/A
Zodiac SignN/A
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Goohyun Facts:

– He was revealed as a member of EASTSHINE on November 17, 2022, but he left the group before their debut.

9. Sunwook

Sunwook East Shine
Sunwook
Stage NameSunwook (선욱)
Birth NameKim Sun-wook (김선욱)
PositionN/A
BirthdayMarch 2, 2001 
Active Years2022-2023
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignN/A
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Sunwook Facts:

– He was revealed as a member of the group on September 22, 2022.
– He left the group before their debut on June 29, 2023.

10. Hwanjun

Hwanjun East Shine
Hwanjun
Stage NameHwanjun (환준)
Birth NameYoo Hwan-jun (유환준)
PositionN/A
BirthdayOctober 10, 2002
Active Years2022–2023
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignN/A
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Hwanjun Facts:

– He was revealed as a member of EASTSHINE on October 5, 2022.
– He left the group before their debut on June 29, 2023.

11. Donghyeon

Donghyeon East Shine
Donghyeon
Stage NameDonghyeon (동현)
Birth NameN/A
PositionN/A
BirthdayOctober 28, 2002 
Active Years2023
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignN/A
HeightN/A
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Donghyeon Facts:

– He was revealed as a member of the group on June 29, 2023.
– On August 31, 2023, it was known that he left the group as he did not appear in the filming album.

East Shine Photos

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Latest Release: ( Trainee Performance ) https://youtu.be/tNp_HMbMz6o



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