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SEUNGKWAN (SEVENTEEN) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


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


Stage NameSEUNGKWAN (승관)
Birth NameBoo Seungkwan (부승관)
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
BirthdayJanuary 16th, 1998
Active Years2015–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height174 cm (5’8.5”)
Weight58 Kg (128 lbs)
Blood TypeB


Early Life

– Seungkwan was born in Busan but raised in Jeju, South Korea.
– He went to Donggwang Elementary School and Daemyung Middle School.
– He graduated from Seoul Broadcasting High School (Broadcasting Entertainment Department).
– In elementary school, he won a prize in a calligraphy contest.
– He attended a Buddhist kindergarten because his parents missed the enrollment deadline for a regular kindergarten.
– He has won the top prize in a children’s song contest during elementary school.
– His singing talent was recognized early on, as he had been participating in Children’s Song Festivals since elementary school which was recorded and uploaded by his teacher online.

Personal Life

– He has two older sisters, Boo Jinseol and Boo Sojeong (who debuted as a singer in October 2020).
– He attended Seoul Broadcasting High School, where he graduated in 2016.
– His biggest fear is being unnoticed.
– He is a fan of the Daejeon women’s volleyball team, Jeonggwanjang Red Sparks.
– Despite being the main vocalist of Seventeen, he is also skilled at rapping.
– His nicknames include ‘Gyulytherin’, ‘Professor Boo’, ‘BooNamBo’ and ‘Cle de Bboo’.
– One word he would choose to describe himself is ‘entertainer.’ (Vanity Fair)
– He is most likely to embarrass himself in the group. (Superlatives)
– He has to have a cup of Iced Americano a day or he feels like he didn’t complete his day. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)
– He said that he and Dino fight a lot but drink beer together at day end which makes other people jealous of their relationship. (STAR1)
Hoshi said he studies a lot of variety shows and picks up humor.
Mingyu said he is very smart, deliberate and detailed.
– When he was in 6th grade he appeared on a children’s music TV show in 2009 and two years later in 2011, he visited the website and asked them to delete the video because he was embarrassed. (My Little Old Boy Ep 261)
– His father ran a rail bike business in Jeju Island.
– He has a physical trait of not being able to cross his legs due to a narrow pelvis and a short Achilles tendon.
– When he was in 4th grade, he fell in love with Wonder Girls after listening to their song ‘Tell Me’. (안소희)
– He is talented at whistling and even recorded the whistle sound used in Seventeen’s songs himself.
– He is also proficient at skipping rope.
– He usually catches up on his sleep on his days off, orders delivery food and plays badminton with friends. (Marie Claire Korea)
– As for his ideal type, he looks for an easy-going girl with big eyes who can be like a friend to him.
– He is always running late for everything. (Glamour)
– He has various hobbies, including volleyball, calligraphy, basketball, and musical singing.


– He is a main vocalist and face of the group in SEVENTEEN.
– His journey into the entertainment industry began when he joined Pledis Entertainment in June 2012.
– He auditioned with Kim Bum Soo’s “Last Love,”.
– He made his debut as a member of Seventeen on May 29, 2015.
– He is in a subunit with fellow bandmates Hoshi and DK called BSS (BooSeokSoon).
– In 2019, he appeared on “Prison Life of Fools” and the talk show “Five Cranky Brothers.”
– He released the single “Go” for the soundtrack of the series “Record of Youth” on September 7, 2020.
– On January 29, 2021, he sang the OST for drama “Lovestruck in the City” with the song titled “The Reason.”
– He also appeared in various television shows such as “Job Dongsan,” alongside Kang Ho-dong and Super Junior‘s Eunhyuk, as well as “Idol Dictation Contest” and “Racket Boys”.

Likes & Dislikes

– He has a preference for pastel colors and navy blue.
– As for his perfume preferences, he has recently been using Daniel Truth Symos, and before that, he was known to wear Hyeopjae’s morning breeze fragrance.
– He is a big fan of Wonder Girls. (안소희)
– He really likes to play basketball.
– He likes to watch comedy and emotional movies. (HMV Magazine)
– He likes rock and high tempo songs.

Food Preferences

– He is said to have lactose intolerance.
– His favorite foods include meat, cereals, fruits and mint chocolate.
– He used to love drinking greentea frappicino as a child.
– His guilty pleasure is hamburgers. (1stLook)
– His favorite sweet foods include macarons, croiffle, kaya toast and donuts, especially cream donuts.
– He loves to drink americano, especially hazelnut iced americano.
– He likes to eat chicken and Carbonara Hot Noodles when he is stressed.
– He’s a fan of goguma pizza (sweet potato-stuffed crust pizza).
– He is allergic to tomatoes and can’t eat cucumbers and melons.
– He tends to favor salty flavors over sweet ones.

Personality & Habits

– He is known for being an emotional member who tends to cry easily.
– He said he tends to think logically and doesn’t like to lose during arguments like Dino.
– He is known for his enthusiastic and lively personality and is considered SEVENTEEN’s mood maker.
– He has a somewhat timid nature and often displays aegyo (cute behavior) in his actions and words.
– Members picked him as the funniest member in the group. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He has a habit of touching his temples when he gets goosebumps.

Celebrity Friends

– He’s particularly close to his members, Daehyun from B.A.P, and Astros Moonbin, and is friends with several other K-pop idols, including The Boyz‘s Haknyeon and Juyeon and Cravity’s Serim and Allen.

Major works

Some of his popular songs includes; “As it was”, “Still You”, and “Go”.


– He has won two awards including; Male Idol Entertainer and Rookie Awards.

Instagram: pledis_boos

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

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