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S.Coups (SEVENTEEN) Profile, Bio, & Facts


S.Coups (에스쿱스) is a South Korean rapper and a member of the Kpop boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment.

S.Coups (SEVENTEEN) Profile

Stage NameS.Coups (에스쿱스)
Birth NameChoi Seung Cheol (최승철)
BirthdayAugust 8, 1995
Active Years2002–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood TypeAB

S.Coups (SEVENTEEN) Facts:

Early Life

– S.Coups was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– He went to Daegu Sangin Elementary School and Sangin Middle School.
– He transferred from Daejin High School and graduated from Seoul Performing Arts High School (Department of Acting Arts).

Personal Life

– He loves golf and practices his half swing regularly, even on workdays.
– He loves to buy different types of bread in Japan.
– He dropped out of Kyunghee Cyber ​​University.
– He is enrolled at Anyang University Graduate School (Integrated Business Administration Course).
– He moved from the countryside to Seoul suddenly because his father accepted the training offer immediately and went back to hometown by himself after the audition. (HMV Vol. 59)
– His stage name, S.Coups, is derived from his real name Sungcheol, with “S” representing his name and “Coups” referring to “Coup d’état.” He created this stage name himself.

– He feels he has achieved a lot but he feels that he hasn’t fully enjoyed yet.
– His aspiration for the future is to have three sons and one daughter.
– The first music show performance he went to was BIGBANG’s G-Dragon. (Teen Vogue)
– The meaning behind S.Coups’ real name is “Seung” means clearly winning or winning, and “Cheol” means fair.
– When shopping, he often accompanies Mingyu to stores recommended by Mingyu.
– He was always active during the class’s performance day in Kindergarten and declared that he wanted to be a celebrity when he grows up.  
– When given a choice of penalties, he would choose to eat extremely spicy food to bungee jumping.
– His role models include SHINee‘s Yunho, BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, and Zico.
– He has saved each member’s name with the word ‘brother/hyung’ in his contact list.
– Among his living environment (interior design), food, and clothes, he places the most importance on food. (ViVi)
– He likes the highest roof of the building because he can collect his thoughts there.
– S.Coups’s ideal type is someone who can cook well and has a big appetite.
– He has a dog named Kkuma and he likes to call him his daughter.
– He made his first song with Woozi at the rooftop of their apartment but the song never came out.  
– He holds a black belt in Taekwondo and he practiced it for seven years.
– He used to get worried about losing popularity but now doesn’t care anymore. (Marie Claire)
Jeonghan and Seungkwan often rely on him for advice and support.
– In his childhood, his dream was to become a physical education (P.E) teacher.
– He said he completely integrates Choi Seung-cheol and S.Coups because both are a part of him.
– He talks the most about going to the future as he is curious about what’ll happen. (Vanity Fair)
– He didn’t like his long eyelashes, so he used to trim them when he was young.
– He shares close friendships with members from other K-pop groups such as MONSTA X, VIXX‘s Hyuk, and BTS‘s Jimin, V, and Jungkook.
– He doesn’t feel successful as an artist because he always works with the mindset that he wants to be the best.
– The essential items he always likes to carry are his phone and wallet.
– It was revealed that he was the one behind Mingyu telling Jeonghan, a new trainee, to address him as “senior” or “sunbae-nim” during their trainee years.
– If had to choose someone in Seventeen to date, he picked himself, because of his good looks.
– He was roommates with Wonwoo but now has moved out to live with his brother.
DK’s first impression of him was that his eyebrows are very thick and he has strong features. (Allure Korea)
– S.Coups has the tiniest feet among all the SEVENTEEN members, with a shoe size of 250 mm.
– His nicknames include “17’s Father” and “Beagle King.”
– He has an older brother.
– His hobbies include reading, playing games, and participating in sports.
– If he could add another member to the Hip-Hop unit, he would choose Hoshi to assist with choreography.
– He once worked a part-time job in a cafe alongside Mingyu.


– S.Coups is the leader, hip-hop team leader, rapper, and sub-vocalist in the SEVENTEEN.
– He spent six years as a trainee before debuting with the group.
– Before his debut, he featured in Raina’s solo song “Superwoman” and appeared in After School Blue’s “Wonder Boy” MV and NU’EST‘s “Face” MV.
– He was one of the original Pledis Boys and was initially supposed to debut with NU’EST.
– Before Seventeen was formed, he was part of a group called ‘Tempest.’
– He is in SEVENTEEN subunits, “Hip-Hop Team” (Leader) and “SVT”.
– He actively participated in writing many songs for the group’s albums.
– S.Coups is the first member to join SEVENTEEN and also had the longest training period among the group’s members.
– On November 19, 2019, he began showing signs of anxiety and subsequently announced that he would temporarily suspend his activities with SEVENTEEN. He later made his comeback announcement through a V Live broadcast on March 3, 2020.
– He injured his left knee and went on hiatus on August 17, 2023 to undergo surgery. He came back on February 23, 2024.
– He was exempted from his mandatory military service due to his knee injury.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite base cosmetics is YSL’s Pure Shots.
– Red and White are his favorite colors.
– He doesn’t like roller coasters.
– His favorite number is 8.
– He likes scents that are unique and makes people remind of him.
– He prefers summer over winters.
– His favorite movies include ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’, ‘The Notebook’, and ‘Me Before You’. (Allure Korea)
– He often wears black and white clothes.
– His favorite perfumes are Chanel 1957 and Creed perfume.
– He enjoys wearing refreshing and cool accessories.
– His favorite Korean singers are Big Bang’s Taeyang and Seol Kyung Goo.

Food Preferences

– His favorite foods include Tonkatsu, kimchi stew, pickled radish, and pork cutlet.
– He also enjoys cherries and cherry jubilee Baskin Robbins ice cream.
– His first choice of drink at a Japanese izakaya is draft beer.
– He loves to eat gamjatang.
– His favorite food for the last day on Earth would be pork cutlet.
– He dislikes extremely spicy or sour foods like wasabi and lemon.
– His favorite on stage drink is water.
– He loves buldak stir-fried noodles (hot chicken flavor ramen).


– S.Coups confirmed that he got three tattoos on his back after SEVENTEEN’s contract renewal as a group in 2021. These tattoos include an olive tree symbolizing the group’s birth tree, a diamond carat tattoo, and a “Journey of Youth 2015.05.26~” tattoo, with the intention of keeping a blank space unfilled.

Personality & Habits

– When the other members cry, it often makes him cry as well.
– He easily gets scared by many things.
– S.Coups is known as the dad of the group.
– He is most confident in terms of physical strength and power and he got the nickname ‘Beagle King’ for his lively and energetic personality.
– Mingyu said he is soft-hearted so he always has to take care of him. (Ode to You)
– He was voted by the other members as the manliest member of Seventeen.
– When going out with friends, he tends to eat food that his friends want to eat.
– He said he is the type to hate losing. (HMV Vol. 59)

Instagram: sound_of_coups

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon

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