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SEVENTEEN Members Profile & Facts

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SEVENTEEN (세븐틴) is a thirteen-member K-pop boy group under Pledis Entertainment. The group members are S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino. They debuted on May 26, 2015, with the mini album “17 Carat.”

SEVENTEEN Profile

DebutMay 26, 2015
Active Years2015–present
SEVENTEEN MembersWonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino
GenrePop/ Dance
StatusActive
LabelPledis Entertainment
Oldest MemberS.Coups
Youngest MemberDino
Fandom NameCARAT

SEVENTEEN Facts:

– The group’s official fan colors are Rose Quartz and Serenity.
– SEVENTEEN members are divided in to the following subunits: S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon (hip-hop unit); Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan (vocal unit); Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino (performance unit).
– The name “Seventeen” represents “13 members + 3 units + 1 group,” symbolizing how the 13 members come together from three units to form one cohesive group.
– The group is known as a “self-producing” idol group, with members actively involved in songwriting, music production, and choreography.
– The popular phrase among the members is ‘BBATEOI’ which originated from ‘BATAE’ and it means ‘quick change of attitude’ but they use it to say ‘Do your best to get off work early!’. (Allure Korea)
– Prior to their debut, SEVENTEEN appeared in the reality TV show “Seventeen Project: Debut Big Plan,” which concluded with their debut showcase.
– Members Hoshi, DK, and Seungkwan formed the subgroup “BSS” and released their debut single “Just Do It.”
– The group faced member changes between 2012-2013 when they lost four members, Doyun, Mingming, Dongjin, and Samuel during their pre-debut phase.
– All SEVENTEEN members currently live in dorms except for S.Coups who moved out to live with this brother.
– The group’s first red carpet experience was at MAMA Hong Kong in 2015 and all the members practiced for the show at Mingyu’s school auditorium. (Teen Vogue)
– Jun said after their debut, all the members used to come together and laugh out loud for 30 seconds because they felt lethargic in the morning after late night practice but had to keep up the positive energy on stage. (Allure Korea)

Achievements

– Their second EP, “Boys Be,” released on September 10, 2015, became the highest-selling rookie album of 2015, earning them multiple awards.
– SEVENTEEN has been recognized as “Performance Kings,” “Theater Kids of K-Pop,” and a “K-Pop Performance Powerhouse” by various media outlets.
– Their second Japanese single, “Fallin’ Flower,” released in April 2020, sold over 400,000 copies in its first week and topped the Japan Hot 100 Chart.
– They released their first Japanese single, “Happy Ending,” in May, which achieved Platinum status in Japan.

Controversies

1. Mingyu’s Bizzare Collage Work

– Mingyu was swept up in a controversy when his art work was made public on Instagram.
– The collage art featured images of dismembered bodies, decapacitated heads of women, bloodied undergarments and sexual parts along with a man featured holding a camcorder. Additionally, Mingyu was seen intact and dressed.
– Netizens expressed shock and disturbance over the work, claiming it was a work of misogyny and objectification of women in the name of art.
– The Instagram account that revealed the work was later made private but Mingyu or Pledis Entertainment released no statement regarding the issue.

2. Lack of Cultural Understanding

– In 2023, SEVENTEEN received criticism after they featured the image of the ‘Great Wall of China’ as the background of their 11th mini album for their Beijing version of the promotional video.
– The Chinese netizens criticized them for their lack of cultural respect and understanding. The video was immediately deleted and an apology was issued by the group.

3. Wonwoo’s Past ‘Anti-SNSD’ Comments

– In 2016, Wonwoo’s past anti SNSD comments surfaced on social media by netizens. The comments and posts were made when he was in elementary school.
– Under the username ‘namdoll’ he had called them ‘trash’, accused them of getting plastic surgery and had posted unattractive photos of the members.
– Fans of SNSD expressed anger and Wonwoo admitted his mistake and released an official apology.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include “HOT”, “VERY NICE”, “Don’t Wanna Cry”, and “Super”.

Awards

– SEVENTEEN have won many awards including “K-POP World Rookie Award”, “Popular Singer Award”, “Best Artist Award in the Singer Category”, and “Singer of the Year Category Grand Prize”.
– They won the Special International Music Award at the Japan Record Awards in December 2022.

WEBSITE
seventeen-17.com

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Instagram: saythename_17
Youtube: pledis17 | SEVENTEEN (Japan)
Twitter: pledis_17 | pledis_17jp (Japan)
TikTok: seventeen17_official
Fancafe: pledis-17
Weverse: seventeen

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SEVENTEEN Members Profile

1. S.Coups

S.Coups SEVENTEEN
S.Coups
Stage NameS.Coups (에스쿱스)
Birth NameChoi Seung Cheol (최승철)
PositionLeader, Hip-Hop Team Leader, Rapper, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayAugust 8, 1995
Active Years2002–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight65 kg (143 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB
MBTIISTP 

S.Coups Facts:

– S.Coups wants to be called ‘Bridge guy’ because he is incharge of singing the bridge for most of the SEVENTEEN songs. (Allure Korea)
– He prefers his hair down because he looks more fiercer when he styles his hair up.
– He used to think that going to MAMA was a huge deal when he was young and thought that it was like reaching the mountaintop.
– He checks his schedule first thing in the morning.
– He is most afraid of ghosts, heights and trying new things.
– He loves to watch romantic movies.
– The thing he believes he’ll never lose to others is strength.
– He likes to eat chocolate flavored ice cream.
– His favorite item is his ipad because he loves to watch TV shows.

– He has a lot of interest in computers and machines.
– He likes to practice Judo since he had an interest in martial arts since he was young. (Fanthology)
– He used to like collecting sneakers and perfumes but lost interest later.
– He wanted to be a physical education teacher as a child.

– He likes eating Jjeongmyong with canned tuna. (AtoZ Magazine)
– His favorite scents are refreshing and summer scents.
– S.Coups is friends with VIXX‘s Hyuk and BTS‘s Jungkook, V, and Jimin.
– He said Mingyu is the best at taking boyfriend selfies.
– The first pet he had was a hamster. 
– He said he likes to take care of people around him and is nosy and sensitive to other people’s emotions. (Allure Korea)
– His favorite items include his ipad, base cosmetics, face masks, camera, beanie, hand sanitizer, and watch.
– A body part he is most proud of are his eyes because he finds them beautiful.
– He got inspired to pursue singing after he had a chance to be a dancer for After School. (HMV Vol. 59)

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2. Jeonghan

Jeonghan SEVENTEEN
Jeonghan
Stage Name Jeonghan (정한)
Birth NameYoon Jeong Han (윤정한)
PositionLead Vocalist, Visual
BirthdayOctober 4, 1995
Active Years2015–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight62 kg (137 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIISFJ

Jeonghan Facts:

– Jeonghan is the biggest rule breaker of the group. (Glamour)
– He checks his text messages first thing in the morning.
– He loves it when fans call him ‘Hannie’.
– He usually skips dinner.
– He plays the most pranks in the group according to the members.
– He is not very confident in his vocals and gets nervous when he goes to the recording studio. (ELLE 2022)
– The time he said he worked the hardest was when he was a trainee.
– He thinks his eyes are the most charming thing about his appearance.
– He likes to spend his day off by sleeping.
– His favorite SEVENTEEN’s song to perform is ‘Hot’. (Rolling Stone)
– His favorite animal is a rabbit because he heard he looks like a rabbit a lot.
– He thinks his best hairstyle was during the ‘Don’t Wanna Cry’ comeback.
– The dream that left the most impact on him was when he was young, he dreamt that he was facing danger and his dad came to help him. He felt closer to his dad after waking up. (AtoZ Vol 10)
– One food item he can never get tired of is drinking coffee everyday.
– He has a lot of flashy colored pants.
– Jeonghan is friends with MONSTA X members, especially Minhyuk.
– He likes to drink coffee but can’t handle caffeine.
– The happiest time of his day is when there are no schedules the next day so he can catch up on his sleep.
– During trainee days, Jeonghan liked to eat chicken with soft serve. 
– He is a late sleeper.
– He likes SEVENTEEN’s song ‘To you’.
– He is not the type to use perfume often and rarely feels the need to use it.   (1st look Vol 220)
– His favorite emoji is 😝.
– He said he was the kind of student that got along with everyone but he was not very talkative and cheerful.
– He doesn’t have a particular style he likes and likes to dress according to his mood.
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3. Joshua

Joshua SEVENTEEN
Joshua
Stage NameJOSHUA (조슈아)
Birth NameJoshua Hong
Korean NameHong Jisoo (홍지수)
PositionLead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday30 December 1995
Active Years2015–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood TypeA
MBTIESTJ 

Joshua Facts:

– Joshua is an avid viewer of Youtube videos. (Mindset)
– He likes being called ‘Shua’ by his fans.
– He would like to collaborate with Justin Bieber as SEVENTEEN.
– He drinks Iced Americano everyday.
– A physical item he cannot live without is his phone.
– He would rather watch the entire TV show season than watch the latest movie at the theater.
– He doesn’t have any regrets from his past as he believes that whatever he is today is because of his past choices. 
– He loves to eat pizza.
– Joshua considers PLEDIS Entertainment as his real life hero because they helped him succeed. 
– He always washes his face with cold water in the morning to reduce morning swelling. He even washes his face while showering. (Mindset)
– He likes to line items on his shelf to give the room a clean look.
– He would rather swim in the ocean than go hiking.
– His first pet was a fish.
– He thinks that the key to true friendship is having someone who is supportive during sad times and someone to share happiness with.
– His definition of a perfect day is being able to rest without any worries or concerns. 
– He finds it attractive when a person works hard at their job and it’s someone he can learn from.
– If he could be a beverage, he’d like to be Iced Americano.
– Joshua is friends with Korean-American soloists Eric Nam and Ailee.
– He looks in the mirror first thing in the morning after waking up. (Teen Vogue)
– He would describe his mindset as ‘calm’, ‘cool headed’ and ‘positive energy’.
– If he could have any super power, he would like the power to teleport.
– He likes Dua Lipa’s song ‘Thinking ‘Bout You’ because of her husky voice.
– His favorite SEVENTEEN song to perform is ‘Rock with you’. (Rolling Stone)
– He loves watching anime.
– He said he hasn’t gotten used to his job and where he is today.
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4. Jun

Jun SEVENTEEN
Jun
Stage NameJun (준)
Birth NameWen Junhui (文俊辉)
Korean NameMoon Jun Hwi (문준휘)
PositionLead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayJune 10, 1996
Active Years2015–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height182 cm (6’0″)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
NationalityChinese
Blood TypeB
MBTIESFP

Jun Facts:

– Jun makes a lot of unfunny jokes according to the members. (Superlatives)
– He loves to read novels.
– He said his personality is going with the flow.
– He doesn’t take an MBTI test because he believes that it doesn’t reflect one’s true personality.
– The most beneficial skill he believes he has learned is languages.
– Fans describe him as ‘pure’, ‘beautiful’ and ‘gentle’.
– He said he is best at cooking his signature dish braised pork knuckle.
– He loves to eat Liuzhou snail noodles.
– He wants to perform with Ed Sheeran the most. (Sparks)
– Fans call him ‘Junhui’ more than ‘Jun’.
– He said he is a natural homebody.
– He speaks very fast.
– His favorite Japanese food include ‘Abora soba’ with yuzu pepper and garlic. (GINGER)
– Jun said he would probably be working in the entertainment industry as an actor even if he wasn’t a member of SEVENTEEN.
– He gets over depressive thoughts by eating delicious food.
– His favorite movie is ‘Everthing Everywhere All at Once’.
– He studied Wushu as a child.
– He likes listening to Billie Eillish’s song ‘Lovely’.
– He gets inspiration for songwriting through novels and music.
– His favorite emoji is ‘💎’.
– He doesn’t bask in happiness for a long time and moves on. (NYLON)
– He likes to spend holidays catching up on his sleep, reading novels or planning an outing with friends.
– Jun is close with Pentagon’s Yanan.
– He said he dreams a lot and tends to remember all the dreams.
– He finds controlling his diet difficult because he likes to eat a lot.
– He thinks difficulties are necessary in life.
– His official nickname is ‘Handsome guy’.
Read more facts about Jun

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Instagram: junhui_moon
Weibo: seventeenjun

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5. Hoshi

Hoshi SEVENTEEN
Hoshi
Stage NameHOSHI (호시)
Birth NameKwon Soon Young (권순영)
PositionPerformance Team Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayJune 15, 1996
Active Years2015–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Weight61 Kg (134 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIINTJ

Hoshi Facts:

– Hoshi is obsessed with eating kimchi.
– His favorite item in the house is clothes, especially capri pants. 
– His first experience performing in front of people during a class talent show in middle school. (Teen Vogue)
– He feels like the most himself when he performs the way he wants to on stage.
– He likes to get good sleep and eat good food to recharge.
– He would describe his fashion style in the words ‘what I like’, ‘whatever I prefer’ and ‘whatever I want’.
– He likes Chinese food.
– He manages stress by eating, dancing and singing loudly.
– His biggest change since debut is that he has lost weight and gained muscle mass. (Knight Magazine)
– Hoshi admires SHINee, especially Taemin.
– He likes to watch cooking-related videos on Youtube .(GINGER)
– He said he is the most comfortable in his room.
– He likes to eat cakes with kimchi. (VOGUE MEETS)
– He thinks the most necessary thing in life is integrity. 
– His favorite number is 5 since he is the 5th member in SEVENTEEN.
– Members picked him as the best dancer of the group.
– His guilty pleasure is food.
– He is a homebody and doesn’t like to go out much.
– He said he would want to be born as an air so he can live freely without restrictions. 

– His favorite attractions in amusement parks are the scariest rides. (AtoZ Carat)
– Hoshi can make many foods with kimchi.
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Instagram: ho5hi_kwon

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6. Wonwoo

Wonwoo SEVENTEEN
Wonwoo
Stage NameWONWOO (원우)
Birth NameJeon Wonwoo (전원우)
PositionRapper, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayJuly 17, 1996
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height182 cm (6’0”)
Weight63 Kg (138 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP

Wonwoo Facts:

– Wonwoo tends to care a lot about using proper sentences or grammar.
– He likes listening to IU’s songs a lot.
– He has the habit of attaching both chopsticks together to grab food since he was little. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– He has around 5 pairs of glasses.
– He always carries a book in his bag to read during spare time.
– He loves fruity scents.
– His playlist includes a lot of old school songs and old rock ballads.
– He puts on classical music when he goes to bed.
– His skincare routine includes wiping face with a toner pad and putting on lotion.
– The most physically difficult choreography for him was Seventeen’s ‘HOT’.
– If the word ‘I love you’ disappears, he would use the phrase ‘I want to be with you’.
– He likes savory snacks like salty fries or chips. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– Wonwoo made his first song on his MacBook.
– The first performance he went to see was the Dream Concert the year before he became a trainee.
– He is incharge of writing rap lyrics.
– Something he likes about himself is that he devotes all of himself when he likes something.
– He goes shopping a lot when he visits Japan. (MEN’s NON-No)
– He prefers a fan more than an air conditioner because he can’t stand too much cold.
– He loves using TOM FORD’s Bitter Peach perfume.
– The first time Wonwoo was really embarrassed was when he was 5 or 6 and he bought an expensive toy after breaking his piggy bank and lied to his parents that he lost his piggy bank but they knew he was lying. (Teen Vogue)
– He likes listening to Lee Eunmi’s song ‘Albatross’.
– He is not good at cooking.
– He is the listener in the group when the members are making decisions. (ViVi Japan)
– He loves to drink energy drinks.
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7. Woozi

Woozi SEVENTEEN
Woozi
Stage NameWOOZI (우지)
Birth NameLee Ji Hoon (이지훈)
PositionVocal Team Leader, Lead Vocalist, Producer
BirthdayNovember 22nd, 1996
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height166 cm (5’5”)
Weight60 Kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINTJ

Woozi Facts:

– Woozi is incharge of writing most of SEVENTEEN’s songs.
– He used to love playing baseball so much that he joined the baseball team in his elementary school. (HMV Magazine)
– He relieves his stress by sleeping.
– He hates pickles and processed vegetables.
– He has listened to Taeyeon‘s songs since he was young. 
– His favorite hairstyle is black hair.
– He said he is the type of person that can’t really see dreams. (AtoZ Vol 10)
– The one food he eats everyday is ramen.
– He said that the thing he works the hardest on is music.
– He likes cats the most because they are cute and clever.
– Woozi is close friends with Kang Daniel, Somi and Stray Kids’s Han.
– His favorite fashion style is comfortable clothes that makes it easy to move around. 
– His nickname is ‘Yoo-hoo Man’ because his ‘I sing about you-hoo’ got viral. (Marie Claire Korea)
– He loves to workout consistently.
– A strength he wants to keep forever is sincerity.
– His favorite vegetable is cucumber.
– He would want to be in Avengers if he were in a movie world. 
– He takes probiotics after waking up in the morning.
– Pledis Entertainment was his first audition.
– Woozi has the habit of taking notes when he gets an inspiration and almost half of the songs he has made have come from memos and recording files. (JoongAng Plus TMI)
– He likes perfectly clear and pleasant weather.’
– He wants to start writing from zero and write neatly because his handwriting is really bad. 
– His rest days activities include getting enough sleep and eating delicious food.
– He said out of all the SEVENTEEN members, Hoshi likes his music the most.
– He has a close resemblance to Suga from BTS.
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8. DK

DK SEVENTEEN
DK
Stage NameDK (도겸)
Birth NameLee Seokmin (이석민)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayFebruary 18, 1997
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIINFP

DK Facts:

– DK tries to talk more and say a lot of complicated or ridiculous things when situations get awkward out of habit. (Mindset)
– If he could have any skill, he would like to have Spider Man’s web shooting ability.
– He thinks the best way to make people laugh is by sacrificing himself.
– He considers his parents as his real life heroes.
– If he could go back in time, he would want to go when he was three years old.
– HIs idea of a perfect day is when he doesn’t encounter any problems.
– If he had an invisibility cloak, he would like to wear it and play pranks on people he likes.
– He used to be scared of bugs as a child. 
– He is the most likely to embarrass himself according to the members. (Superlatives)
– DK went to the same school as NCT’s Jaehyun.
– He feels uncomfortable when he doesn’t have his earphones.
– His single biggest artistic influence is YB (Yoon Do-Hyun Band). (Vanity Fair)
– A personality trait he finds most attractive in another person is when someone starts talking casually in an outgoing manner to people they don’t know.
– He takes probiotics first thing in the morning.
– His first memory is that his mom had just brewed fresh coffee and placed it on the table and he reached out for it, spilling it all over himself and had to get bandaged. (Teen Vogue)
– His first pet was a baby chick.
– He is passionate about food.
– His favorite food includes pepperoni pizza. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He loves to eat his mom’s dried pollack bean sprouts soup and he once ate it for about two weeks.
– If he could be any animated character, he would like to be The Sorting Hat from Harry Potter.
– DK is curious about the mystery of aliens so he looks up a lot of videos about it. (Mindset)
– He wants to be remembered as someone who is hardworking, positive and likes what he is doing.
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9. Mingyu

Mingyu SEVENTEEN
Mingyu
Stage NameMingyu (민규)
Birth NameKim Min Gyu (김민규)
PositionRapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
BirthdayApril 6, 1997
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height186 cm (6’1″)
Weight82 kg (167 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTJ

Mingyu Facts:

– Mingyu is the loudest member of the group.   (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He finds it most attractive when someone is aware of what they want to do and brings results from pursuing their passion.
– One thing he can’t get used to overtime is filming in the morning right after waking up.
– He said he laughs the most when he is with his members.
– He prefers being the main character of a romance movie over a noir movie.
– He is afraid of bugs and ghost.
– A habit he had during awkward times was to try and talk about anything to break the ice but now he just enjoys the moment as he can’t do anything about it. (Mindset)
– He is a fan of T.O.P from BIGBANG.
– He is most afraid of a future with no dreams.
– Mingyu listens to slow R&B while working out.
– His possession he would like to pass down as an inheritance is his SEVENTEEN ring.
– Three things that are most precious to him are ‘time’, ‘happiness’ and ‘goal’.
– If he could have any super power, he would like the power to teleport.
– He rinses his mouth first thing in the morning.
– His first audition was for a  kids model when he was in grade 2. (Teen Vogue)
– He would rather be the world’s best actor than world’s best chef.
– His first pet was a fish.
– If he were a dog, he would like to be a husky.
– His real life heroes include his parents and CEO Han Sung Soo who made him a member of SEVENTEEN. (Mindset)
– His idea of his perfect day is not overthinking and going with the flow.
– Mingyu wants to be remembered as a person who is joyful and comfortable.
– He would love to eat fried chicken or pork belly if it was his last day on Earth.
– Most members picked him as the member who has the most agyeo in the group.
– Because he is the tallest, he is in charge of changing the group’s dorm bulbs.
– He considers his eyes as his most attractive physical feature.
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10. The8

The8 SEVENTEEN
The8
Stage NameThe8 (디에잇)
Birth NameXu Ming Hao (徐明浩)
PositionLead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayNovember 7, 1997
Active Years2015–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height179.8 cm (5’11″)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
NationalityChinese
Blood TypeO
MBTIINTJ

The8 Facts:

– THE8 used to be in a team that was one of the top 8 teams in a world bboy contest. (DOYOURAM)
– He is skilled in break dancing, tumbling and acrobatics.
– He is a huge fan of accessories.
– He’d recommend their old song ‘Don’t Wanna Cry’ to newer Carats.
– He would rather do cute concepts for the rest of his life than dark concepts.
– Joshua said he looks at a lot of fashion magazines
– He used to care a lot about his appearance and how he looked to other people but now he doesn’t care anymore. (Allure 2022)
– He focuses a lot on his self development and growth according to the members. 
– S.Coups described him as someone with deep emotions.
– THE8 and Jun are close with many NCT members including Chenle and Renjun.
– He knows a lot about astrology because he often used to look into astrology with his friends in China. (BuzzFeed Celeb)

– He likes teas that make his body warm because of his weak stomach. 
– Joshua and Dino picked him as the flirtest members in SEVENTEEN.
– The first member that talked to him was Joshua and he said Joshua understands him better because he also used to live aboard for a long time.  
– He loves to eat Japanese food, especially ramen.
– He enjoys reading, watching movies and painting.
– THE8 is good at drawing and taking pictures according to DK.
– His hobbies are meditating and tea ceremonies because they soothe him a lot. (Arena Homme+ 2022)

– He likes to seek challenges rather than seek stability.
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Weibo: weibo.com

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11. Seungkwan

Seungkwan SEVENTEEN
Seungkwan
Stage NameSEUNGKWAN (승관)
Birth NameBoo Seungkwan (부승관)
PositionMain Vocalist, Face of the Group
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1998
Active Years2015–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height174 cm (5’8.5”)
Weight58 Kg (128 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTP

Seungkwan Facts:

– Seungkwan can drink up to four cups of ice Americanos a day. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)
– His favorite sports are basketball and badminton.
– He likes savory coffee flavors that smell like dark chocolate with no acidity and lots of ice.
– He said he would be working in the entertainment industry even if he wasn’t an idol.
– He likes reading essays and books to calm himself when he feels uneasy. 
– He cries a lot when he watches sad movies.
– He is the best singer in SEVENTEEN according to members because he is the main vocalist.
– He and S.Coups always ask their manager for an Iced Americano before the shoots.
– He loves to eat cream donuts, especially mint chocolate donuts.
– Seungkwan and Dino loved to spend time together as trainees but they grew apart after debut because they found out their incompatibilites so now they have a love-hate relationship. (STAR1)
– He likes to listen to fast paced music when he is working out. 
– He goes on a ketogenic diet when he has important schedules. (1stLook)
– He likes the group TWS.
– He is a big fan of Kpop music. 
– He thinks playing badminton is best for keeping oneself in shape.
– He likes listening to the song ‘Illusion’ by aespa.  
– His motto is ‘If the carats like it, I like it too’.
– His favorite person is his mother. 
– He loves volleyball and supports the KGC Red Ginseng team.
– Seungkwan grew up in the town called Iido-dong when he was a child. (Marie Claire Korea)
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Streaming Platform Links
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12. Vernon

Vernon SEVENTEEN
Vernon
Stage NameVernon (버논)
Birth NameHansol Vernon Chwe
PositionRapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
BirthdayFebruary 18, 1998
Active Years2015–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height178 cm (5’10″)
Weight62 kg (136 lbs)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood TypeA
MBTIENTP

Vernon Facts:

– Vernon is afraid of revealing his true feelings publicly because people are too quick to judge. (Weverse)
– If he had Aladdin’s magic lamp, he would lose the chance without wishing for anything.
– He finds it attractive when that person speaks coherently.
– If he were an actor, he would just want to make a cameo appearance in a short scene.
– A regret he has is that he didn’t give enough love to his cat when he was young.
–  He always wanted to shave his head since he was young. (Mindset)
– His must-have items when trapped on a desserted island are a yacht, a mansion and a friend.
– A mystery of the world he wants to know is about extraterrestrial life. 
– His idea of a perfect day is getting good sleep, working out, doing work diligently, eating good food and ending the day with a movie.
– He said he doesn’t really focus on finding himself.  
– He wants to be known as simple and real and said he has preferred things that are plain and simple. 
– Vernon is close friends with Bang Chan from Stray Kids.
– He likes to collect shoes.
– He prefers styles that are natural.
– He has a hard time organizing his room.
– One song that he can’t resist dancing to when he hears it is ‘Rock With You.’  (Vanity Fair)
– He loves to watch movies a lot.
– He said his parents loved rock music so they used to attend rock concerts.
– His favorite SEVENTEEN song to perform is ‘Rock with you’.
– Vernon loves to read a lot of manga. (aera)
– He can’t get used to feeling tiresome. 
– He liked to dress up colorful and fun before but now doesn’t like to stand out.
– He would describe his mindset as ‘Forthright’, ‘Honest’ and ‘Natural’.
– His influences include Frank Ocean and CHARLI XCX.
– He used to enjoy wearing colorful clothes but now tends to avoid flashy clothes. (Dicon 2021)

Read more facts about Vernon

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Instagram: vernonline

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

13. Dino

Dino SEVENTEEN
Dino
Stage NameDINO (디노)
Birth NameLee Chan (이찬)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Maknae
BirthdayFebruary 11, 1999
Active Years2015–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFJ 

Dino Facts:

– Dino prefers to talk on group chat rather than personal chat.
– His favorite hairstyle is having his hair combed halfway over.
– He likes to put spicy sauce on everything.
– He switches back to his Jeolla accent out of habit when he doesn’t know what to do. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– His must have summer item is a hand fan because it’s very hot under the stage light.
– He is a fan of EXO.
– If he could live as any member for a day, he’d like to be the leader because he is the oldest son in his family.
– If he could speak to his teenage self, he would advise on finding a hobby.
– Dino loves to listen to blasting types of music when he is working out. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He would rather do dark concepts for the rest of his life than cute concepts.
– His first experience performing in front of people was when he performed at his cousin’s first birthday party. (Teen Vogue)
– The phone app he uses the most is the meal kit apps to look up easy recipes.
– His favorite OST is SEVENTEEN’s ‘Sweetest Thing’ album.
– He feels he is the most attractive when he is on stage.
– His favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate.
– Seungkwan and Dino used to be very close as trainees and Dino used to follow him everywhere. (STAR1)
– He is the best singer in the group according to Joshua and DK.
– Dino said if he had an older brother, he would be like Seungkwan.
– He loves to sing the group’s own songs and ballads in the shower.
– His favorite ice creams include ‘Da ji bar’, ‘Bibibic’ and ‘Hershey’. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– He prefers making someone laugh than laughing.
– Members said he has the best facial expressions on stage.
– He said he likes to follow his instincts as he has always been stronger on the real thing than practice.
Read more facts about Dino

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: feat.dino

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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