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San (ATEEZ) Profile, Bio, and Facts


San (산) is a South Korean K-pop singer and a member of the boy group ATEEZ under KQ Entertainment.

San (ATEEZ) Profile

Stage NameSan (산)
Birth NameChoi San (최산)
BirthdayJuly 10th, 1999
Active Years2018–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height178 cm (5’10’’)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs )
Blood TypeB

San (ATEEZ) Facts

Early Life:

– San was born in Namhae, South Gyeongsan, South Korea.
– He went to Namhae Elementary school
– He graduated his middle school from Namhae Middle School
– He transferred from Namhae High School to Korean Arts High School where he late graduated in Dept of Music
– He attended Global Cyber University (Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment)
– He was a student council president at an elementary school
– He was a volleyball player positioned as a libero in his high-school days.

Personal Life:

– A warm-hearted person is San’s ideal type.
– Specialities: Happy Virus, vocals, whistling, exercise, dancing and facial expressions on stage.
– His dad is an instructor of Taekwondo, working at a people with disabilities sports club.
– According to the ATEEZ, San is the most introverted among the members.
– His cat has a name known as Byeol.
– San has a black belt in Taekwondo.
– He is known as the main actor who built ATEEZ’s absolute popularity overseas.
– He resembles Ten from NCT.
– Although he had low self-esteem, he revealed that he tried to live well in a positive way after seeing how the members and fans liked even the parts that he thought were his weaknesses.
– His dominant hand is his right hand
– His features suit black hair the most.
– He has a serious side to his personality.
– He has enough amount of skills according to ATEEZ.
– The name ‘San’ is the name given to him by his father. It literally means mountain.
– His most memorable memory is looking at stars in Malibu Beach when he travelled to the U.S.
– He intends to obtain a barista license
– San is the member with the highest number of individual direct cam views.
– Unlike his introverted personality, he likes people very much.
– Before his debut, during his training in the US, he carried a Shiba dog doll called Shiba.
– He has read the “Cheese in the Trap” webtoon.’
– His stage name before his debut was Howl.
– He had LASIK and now his eyesight is good.
– He once received and used an iPhone XS that member Yunho used.
– His favourite Korean TV show is “Running Man”. (Vanity Fair)
– He was born in Jinju because there are no hospitals in Namhae.
– The group chat is named “8” on his phone. (Besties on Besties)
– Something that he has never done with the members but wants to try is skiing.
– The hardest music video to shoot for him was “Fireworks” because it was freezing at the time of filming and he had to wear crop tops.
– His favourite memory with the members is the debut stage.
– His favourite character to play in “League of Legends” is Blitzcrank. (PopBuzz Meets)
– If he could only listen to one song for the rest of his life, he would choose to listen to “Say My Name” by Ateez because he loves their songs.
– He would describe Ateez to someone who hasn’t heard them as “Challengers”.
– He’s been drinking decaffeinated Americano.
– He prefers sneakers over loafers.
– His favourite fashion icon is Hongjoong.
– He would rather wear ultra-baggy pants than straight-leg jeans.
– He rather wears T-shirts than tank tops.
– His current favourite show is Along With Gods. (MTV)
– He thinks he is the funniest member of Ateez.


– San has the position of Main Dancer and Lead Vocalist in ATEEZ.
– He didn’t pass his MIXNINE audition.
– He debuted as an actor in the 2021 Kdrama “Imitations” along with ATEEZ’s Seonghwa, Yunho and Jungho
– He played “Minsu” a role of Sparkling’s Member.
– He appeared as a guest on Running Man
– He was appointed as a public relations ambassador for his hometown, Namhae-gun.

Likes And Dislikes:

– He likes the purple colour
– He hates watching horror movies
– His favourite singers are Justin Bieber, Dean and Zion.T
– He dislikes bugs
Hongjoong is San’s favourite fashion icon
– His favourite flower is a Rose.
– He enjoys reading mystery and thriller genre of novels.
– His favourite pattern is leopard print.
– He loves listening to “Party” by Sik-k and Crush a lot.
– His favourite scent is White Musk.
– He likes eating late-night snacks the most
– He really likes the character ‘Mococo’.
– He likes earthy tones in fashion. (Cosmopolitan)
– He likes baseball caps.
– He likes outfits that make his body shape stand out.
– He prefers leather jackets over denim jackets.
– He loves black-tie outfits.
– He likes wearing turtlenecks.
– His favourite song these days is “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars.

Food Preferences:

– His favourite food is meat.
– Nachos are his favourite movie theatre food.
– He enjoys desserts like chocolates.
– His favourite ice cream flavour from Baskin Robbins is Chocolate Chip, Pistachio Almonds
– “Oh Yes” is his favourite snack.


– He has a lot of nicknames including, Mountain, Chestnut, Sannie, Sanjugi, Sannyangi, Choiumbrella, Sanppi, Sanrangdungi, and Ipdeok Fairy.
– The fans nicknamed him “Santan” because he looked like Satan on stage
– He gave himself the nickname “Dog and Wolf” showing his willingness to accept all the puppies, cats, wolves, and foxes.
– He was called “The Pink Knit” when he first appeared in the Tingle Interview, he showed tremendous talent in ASMR, and the pink knit he was wearing at the time was mentioned a lot instead of his name.
– “Jjangjjangman” is a nickname that is often used to indicate that San is himself when he posts on ATEEZ Talk on the official fan cafe
– The fans nicknamed him “Sexan” because of his sexy aura.
– Dunyangi because he has a habit of making facial expressions similar to a cat.

Personality And Habits:

– San has a habit of searching for his name on Twitter a lot.
– He watches mukbang a lot on Youtube.
– He has a gentle and friendly personality.
– He is eccentric, very tense, and has a very large reaction to things.
– He says that he is hard-working and strong.
– He also takes his beliefs very seriously
– He has a habit of holding spoons and chopsticks very peculiarly.

Celebrity Friends:

– He is close with AB6IX Park Woojin and Tomorrow by Together Yeonjun as high school alumni.
– He is also friends with SF9‘s Zuho, and DKB ‘s Rune, they are close to each other because they learned Taekwondo.
– He is close with Na Sang. since they are from the same hometown,

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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1 Comment

  1. Yo también soy Fan de Ateez soy Atiny de Choi san opino mis gustos son los mismos que choi san tengo un destino mi destino es las manos de choi san eres mu destino te amo appa ❤️

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