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Maki (&TEAM) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Maki
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Maki (마키) is a Japanese singer and a member of the boy group &TEAM under HYBE Labels Japan.

Maki (&TEAM) Profile

Stage NameMaki (마키)
Birth NameRiki Maus / Hirota Riki (宏田力)
OccupationSinger
BirthdayFebruary 17, 2006
Active Years2022–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height180 cm (5’10”)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese-German
Blood TypeO
MBTIESTJ

Maki (&TEAM) Facts:

Early Life

– He hails from Japan.
– He graduated from the ‘BDP project’ musical academy. 

Personal Life

– His mom is Japanese, and his dad is German.
– His nicknames are Woof Woof and Maki. (&TEAM)
– He has a younger sister.
– He did ballet from the age of 8 till 13. (Weverse Magazine)
– He describes himself as energetic.
– He enjoys cooking, exercising, and taking selfies.
– His teacher told him he had a talent for rapping.
– Special skills include proficiency in English, singing, and charm.
– He chose to become a singer because of Maroon 5’s song “Payphone”. (Teen Vogue)
– Maki’s charming points are his dimples and big eyes.
– From the third grade onward, he has been taking vocal lessons.
– He thinks he was born with an optimistic and chance-taking mindset.
– Despite looking like a “pro gamer,” he admits he’s not good at games.
– Skydiving is on his bucket list. (&TEAM)
– His energy level remains constant throughout the day.
Fuma gifted him a spoon and chopsticks set on his birthday. (Weverse Magazine)
– As a trainee, he developed an interest in fashion.
– The decision to audition was inspired by seeing Sunoo (ENHYPEN) do aegyo in I-LAND.
– His very first Korean drama was “Itaewon Class”. – His life motto is: “Don’t forget to say Hello and Thank you!”
– He’s role model is Jake from ENHYPEN.
– He doesn’t drink coffee because it is bitter.

Career

– He has experience in musical theatre, featuring in Bracken Moor in 2019.
– On June 4, 2022, he was introduced as a participant in the HYBE Labels Japan’s &AUDITION – The Howling -.
– He got a total of 70 points in his comprehensive evaluation in the final results.
– He debuted with &TEAM on December 7, 2022, with the release of the mini album “First Howling: ME.”

Likes & Dislikes

– He doesn’t like mint chocolate.
– His favourite season is fall.
– His favourite Chinese food is Xiao Long Bao.
– He likes dogs more than cats.

Maki Photos

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