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SEVENTEEN Members Profile & Facts


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


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


– 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).
– PLEDIS Entertainment remained an independent label despite Big Hit Entertainment (now known as HYBE Labels) becoming its major shareholder as of May 25, 2020.
– The group is known as a “self-producing” idol group, with members actively involved in songwriting, music production, and choreography.
– SEVENTEEN is divided into three units: hip-hop, vocal, and performance, each with its own specialization.
– 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’s official fan colors are Rose Quartz and Serenity.
– 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.
– In April 2022, the group collaborated with Apple for creative music experiences and participated in Apple’s “Today At Apple” sessions.
– All SEVENTEEN members currently live in dorms except for S.Coups who moved out to live with this brother.


– They’ve been recognized as “Performance Kings,” “Theater Kids of K-Pop,” and a “K-Pop Performance Powerhouse” by various media outlets.
– Their second EP, “Boys Be,” released on September 10, 2015, became the highest-selling rookie album of 2015, earning them multiple awards.
– They released their first Japanese single, “Happy Ending,” in May, which achieved Platinum status in Japan.
– 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.

Appearances & Participations

– They have appeared in many programs including “Knowing Bros”, “Weekly Idol”, “Idol Radio” and “Afterschool Club”.

Magazines & Endorsements

– The group has appeared in many endorsements including “Ceci’s Clean Perfume”, “Lafuma”, “The Saem”, “Elite” and “AO+ color lenses”.
– They have been featured in many notable magazines including “DAZED”, “ALLURE”, “COSMOPOLITAN” and “ELLE”.

Major Works

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


– 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.
– In December 2022, SEVENTEEN received the Building K-cultural Bridges: Culture Ambassador Award in Los Angeles for their role in cultural exchanges between Korea, Asia, and the United States.


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SEVENTEEN Members Profile

1. 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)
Blood TypeAB

S.Coups Facts:

– S.Coups is really into golf and practices his golf swing often to stay healthy.
– He likes spending time on the roof of a tall building because it helps him think.
– His ideal partner is someone who’s good at cooking and loves to eat.
– He has a dog named Kkuma, and he treats her like his daughter.
– He’s really good at Taekwondo and has a black belt after practicing for seven years.
– The things he always has with him are his phone and wallet.
– If he had ¥1,000 to spend at a Japanese convenience store, he’d buy different types of delicious bread because he likes the bread there.
– He thinks of both his real self, Choi Seung-cheol, and his stage persona, S.Coups, as important parts of who he is.
– Even though he’s achieved a lot, he still feels there’s more to enjoy in life.
– He values unique scents that remind people of him, and he thinks individuality is more important than having many fragrances.
– He’d rather eat super spicy food than do something like bungee jumping when given a choice of penalties.
– He sees himself as a hardworking member of the group, and he cares more about his contributions than being the leader.
– One of his best experiences was riding a bike with Mingyu on a movie set.
– He trained for six years before he became a member of Seventeen.
– His favorite drink at a Japanese pub is draft beer.
– When he performs, he only drinks water to stay hydrated.
– His personality type is ISTP, but he used to be an INFP.
– S.Coups has the longest training period among SEVENTEEN members.
– He is part of SEVENTEEN’s subunits, “Hip-Hop Team” (where he’s the leader) and “SVT.”
– He used to worry about losing popularity, but he doesn’t anymore.
– Even though he’s accomplished a lot, he doesn’t see himself as a successful artist because he always wants to do better.
– He hopes to keep riding a mountain bike with Mingyu.
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Instagram: sound_of_coups

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2. 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)
Blood TypeB

Jeonghan Facts:

– When he visits Japan, he likes to go to places like Shibuya, Harajuku, and Omotesando.
– He has a dream of trying out Teletubbies dress code in the future, especially the outfit that Po wears.
– Among SEVENTEEN members, Jeonghan believes that he has great chemistry with Seungkwan.
– Since he was young, he has wanted to visit northern Europe.
– In his room, he’d love to have electric curtains.
– The essential items he always carries in his bag are his phone, wallet, vitamins, and cap.
– He’s interested in having dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs as pets.
– When traveling, he enjoys taking in the scenery before seeking out a good restaurant to dine at.
– He started studying at Dong-A University of Broadcasting Arts in the Advertising Production Department but dropped out.
– He tends to feel afraid when trying new things.
– He chooses his outfits based on his mood.
– Some of his favorite Korean foods are marinated crab, stews, and chicken.
– He avoids carrots and eggs.
– His preferred drinks include Americano, banana milk, vanilla latte, and strawberry milk.
– Jeonghan has shared that he cried the most as a member of SEVENTEEN when Wonwoo had to perform with the group while he was very sick.
– His favorite colors include black, white, and cute colors.
– He considers SEVENTEEN as his happiness. (Cancam Interview)
– One of his aspirations is to learn how to surf.
– During his childhood, he learned kendo and taekwondo.
– His MBTI personality type is ISFJ, as of 2022 (according to the members’ assessment).
– Among the SEVENTEEN members, Jeonghan was voted as the one with the best personality.
– Joshua was the first member to approach him when he initially became a trainee, and he considers Joshua to be his closest friend among all the members.
– In terms of dating, Jeonghan’s ideal type is someone older because he enjoys being cared for.
– He maintains a healthy diet by eating lots of vegetables.
– At izakayas, he likes to order a cold beer and karage.
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Instagram: jeonghaniyoo_n

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3. 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)
Blood TypeA

Joshua Facts:

– Joshua suggests listening to Ariana Grande’s song “pov.”
– When he first came to Korea, he had a funny experience at Seoul Express Terminal Station. He and Seungkwan went there to buy ear piercings, but he accidentally got off the train before Seungkwan, and the train left without him. He didn’t know how to take a taxi, and he felt relieved when Seungkwan came to find him.
– He likes the Japanese dish Okonomiyaki.
– He wanted to learn pottery but couldn’t because it wasn’t accessible, so he took up bead craft as a hobby.
– He has a deep love for the sea.
– Joshua sees SEVENTEEN as his family.
– Some of his favorite singers include 2BiC, Chris Brown, Usher, and Tupac.
– He’s a fan of horror movies.
– He enjoys eating shabu-shabu, ramen, and various hot pot dishes.
– He likes to have sushi at places with Omakase courses.
– He likes wine.
– During Weekly Idol, he mentioned that he can speak five different languages.
– He never formally learned the Korean script, Hangul.
– He has to memorize song lyrics because he reads Korean slower than what’s required for singing.
– When he visits Japan, he enjoys shopping in Shibuya, Harajuku, and Omotesando.
– He’s a fan of anime.
– His favorite style is casual, and he likes shopping for clothes when he has the chance.
– His favorite foods also include sashimi, king crab, beef, chicken, and pasta.
– He isn’t shy about starting conversations with strangers.
– According to other SEVENTEEN members, Joshua often doesn’t respond to messages in the group chat.
– He believes he’s good at staying calm and handling tough situations.
– He enjoys participating in marathons.
– His most cherished memory is spending a week in LA with the members in his hometown during the “Don’t Wanna Cry” promotions.
– He’d like to try dressing up in a cool style like the main character in the “007” movie series.
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Instagram: joshu_acoustic

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4. 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
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height182 cm (6’0″)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Jun Facts:

– In China, Jun started his career as a child actor at the young age of 3.
– Jun feels connected when there’s comfortable silence among all SEVENTEEN members.
– He, Seungkwan, and Dino used to share a room in Dorm 2, he now has his own room.
– He wants to take on acting roles that involve martial arts, as he believes it would improve his overall physical condition as a dancer and enhance his acting skills.
– He enjoys photography as a way to document his life and often shares his pictures with Carats on social media.
– His top recommendation for a place in Seoul is Garousu-gil.
– During work, he prefers to eat the same food as everyone else.
– He doesn’t have a specific fashion style and dresses according to his mood.
– He often keeps Chinese and Korean snacks hidden in his bag.
– He dislikes plain white rice, cow blood sausage, and eggplant.
– He’s a fan of Japanese comics like ‘Doraemon’ and ‘Fruit Basket.’
– He often makes dad jokes.
– Curry udon is his favorite Japanese food.
– He can devour a lemon in just 30 seconds.
– He underwent training for a duration of 2 years and 7 months.
– Jun was introduced as the second member of SEVENTEEN and initially went by the name ‘Jerry.’
– His favorite colors are black and white.
– He chooses new songs based on his initial instinct, listening to 2 to 3 verses of each song and creating a list of his favorites.
– He is a cat lover and considers himself a cat person.
– His favorite role in all the movies he has done is “Ye Liang Quan.”
– When reading novels, he often poses questions to himself and enjoys imagining various scenarios.
– His favorite ice cream flavors are green tea and yogurt.
– He is skilled in martial arts, particularly Kung Fu, and has won several medals in martial arts competitions during his childhood.
– He is also talented in acting and can play the piano.
– When speaking Chinese, he is known for speaking very rapidly.
– Jun is a part of SEVENTEEN’s Performance Team.
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Instagram: junhui_moon
Weibo: seventeenjun

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5. Hoshi

Stage Name      HOSHI (호시)
Birth NameKwon Soon Young (권순영)
PositionPerformance Team Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayJune 15th, 1996
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Weight61 Kg (134 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Hoshi Facts:

– His family consists of his parents and older sister.
– He choreographed almost all of Seventeen’s dance choreographies.
– He had braces when he was young..
– He has a shoe size in the range of 260-265mm (Weekly Idol Ep 342).
– S.Coups chose Hoshi as an alternative leader because of his charisma.
– His role model is choreographer Keone Madrid and he hopes to become an original and stylish dancer.
– He prioritised studying over dating when he was in school following his mother’s advice to date later in college.
– Hoshi had performed B1A4’s ‘What is this’ at a high school festival against his agency’s wishes for trainees to not attend.
– He looked up to SHINee’s Taemin when he was young.
– Hoshi is close friends with B.A.P’s Zelo. (B.A.P’s Celuv iTV ‘I am Celeb’)
– He was the school council president for three consecutive years in middle school. He had to wake up at 5:30 in the morning as a trainee to commute to Seoul from Namyangju.
– Hoshi graduated high school in February 2015 and later attended Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts starting in 2017 as a K-pop performance major in the Institute’s Division of Entertainment in Broadcasting.
– He didn’t get his ears pierced because needles used to scare him but he got 2 left ear piercings and 1 right ear piercing at Joshua’s regular store in October 2016.
– He is very interested in fashion and likes to look up foreign clothing collections online (Japanese Seventeen Magazine).
– He has a natural red dot on the inside of his left wrist.
– Hoshi had a hard time when his friends and family asked him about his debut when he was a trainee because he himself was unsure.
– He is not skilled at handling machines.
– His stage name Hoshi is a Japanese word meaning “star”.
– The Chinese characters for his name are “Kwon” for power, “Soon” for innocence, and “Young” for glorious.
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Instagram: ho5hi_kwon

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6. Wonwoo

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

Wonwoo Facts:

– He went to Pledis Entertainment’s auditions out of curiosity but he eventually passed.
– His younger brother is named Jeon Bohyuk.
– He dislikes doing aegyo.
– He cried when he watched “Miracle in Cell No.7.”
– He used to be a fast runner and his specialty was the high jump when he was young.
– He gets inspiration from Lupe Fiasco and Tablo for writing lyrics.
– The Chinese characters for his name are “Won” for ’round,’ and “Woo” for ‘help’.
– His mobile phone is an iPhone 13 Pro Max in Sierra Blue.
– Wonwoo spends his spare time playing games, reading books and feeding the stray cats of his neighborhood.
– He chose vegetable snacks over rice as part of his diet plan as a trainee..
– He got good grades in school in subjects like English, Math, and Korean but didn’t do as well in Humanities.
– He has an international driving license meaning he can drive in other countries without the need to take and pass the driving test of that country.
– In the old dorm, he had a shared room with S.Coups but in the new dorm, he shares a room with Mingyu.
– He got close with Joshua through their mothers as they are close friends. Wonwoo and Joshua often have combined family dinners.
– He radiates self-confidence and self-love which makes him captivating when he performs on stage.
– He doesn’t believe in things that he hasn’t observed himself which he doesn’t think aliens exist nor does he believe in love at first sight.
– His dream is to become a radio DJ and he is a good friend to B.A.P’s Himchan.
– He has difficulties in taking good selfies.
– His mother was ill and sadly departed early on the day of April 6th, 2022.
– Wonwoo has described his ideal type to be someone who matches and suits him well.
– He got interested in photography and videography and has been learning them.
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Instagram: everyone_woo

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7. 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)
Blood TypeA

Woozi Facts:

– Woozi doesn’t have any siblings.
– He’s really good at making sounds like musical instruments with his hands, something people call handcuffs.
– He can play the guitar and piano, and he loves making music, writing lyrics, and producing songs.
– If he were in the Olympics, he’d want to do archery.
– He’s famous for being super careful and detailed when it comes to making Seventeen’s music and deciding what their songs should be like.
– Some people think Woozi and Suga from BTS look alike.
– Unlike the other Seventeen members, Woozi didn’t start out as a trainee; he got into the company through an open audition, which is like a public talent show.
– He looks up to Chris Brown and Park Jin Young as role models.
– People notice that Woozi has nice, neat hands.
– Even though he seems serious, he is really warm and emotional, especially around his close friends.
– He doesn’t like physical touch or getting too close to people.
– When it comes to food, he loves eating the most and has a big appetite. He’s often the one who organizes late-night snack parties.
– Woozi has created and written the words for lots of Seventeen’s songs, and he’s worked with different artists and groups outside of Seventeen too.
– He’s not interested in drinking alcohol.
– During his trainee days, Woozi worked hard to get good at lots of things, like rapping, singing, and dancing, so now he’s a really well-rounded member.
– He’s a bit shy and quiet most of the time.
– In 2016, he played as the goalkeeper in a futsal match at the Idol Star Athletics Championships, a special sports event.
– When he was a kid, he played baseball.
– He can’t whistle.
– He has a habit of flipping instant rice.
– He has loved cartoons and animated shows since he was little.
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Instagram: woozi_universefactory

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8. DK

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

DK Facts:

– If he weren’t a singer, DK would have pursued owning a BBQ restaurant.
– He’s skilled at making soybean paste stew with river snails.
– DK has naturally curly hair.
– He has a mole in the middle of his left cheek.
– Many people find his hands quite attractive.
– DK has a refined taste in perfumes, using scents like Killian Moonlight in Heaven Eau de Parfum and Ralph Lauren Ralph’s Club.
– Memorization isn’t his strong suit, and he has eczema on his palms.
– He owns a guitar named Woody.
– Mint Chocolate Chip is his favorite ice cream from Baskin Robbins, and he’s known for sharing it with the members.
– His favorite animal is a puppy.
– He enjoys listening to both calm and lively songs.
– Sunflowers are his favorite flowers.
– He tends to get sulky rather than raising his voice when upset.
– He’s allergic to cats.
– He is a bit of a picky eater.
– DK enjoys online shopping and is a shopaholic, finding joy in buying new things.
– When he laughs, his eyes wrinkle at the corners, and he has a wide smile.
– He has a unique habit of removing makeup with his mouth open.
– According to the MBTI personality test, he falls into the category of INFP.
– DK has a strong aversion to the smells of eggplants and cucumbers.
– He prefers dating someone older because he enjoys being cared for.
– He had a fear of ladybugs due to a childhood nightmare.
– In the old dorm, DK had his own room, and as of June 2020, he still had his own room in the new dorm.
– Initially, when he joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely, but he quickly made friends with everyone.
– His dream of becoming a singer was sparked by Yoon Dohyun’s performances during his middle school years.
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Instagram: dk_is_dokyeom

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9. Mingyu

Stage NameMingyu (민규)
Birth NameKim Min Gyu (김민규)
PositionRapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
BirthdayApril 6, 1997
Active Years2015–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height186 cm (6’1″)
Weight82 kg (167 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Mingyu Facts:

– Mingyu’s MBTI type is ENTJ; he was formerly ENFJ.
– He is a member of SEVENTEEN’s Hip-hop unit.
– He has a Spotify playlist named “Mingyu’s healing list”
– He has a younger sister who was born in 2001.
– He wears 280mm shoes.
– He is left-handed.
– He introduces himself by saying, “This is Mingyu, Seventeen’s visual dream tree!”
– He is confident and self-loving enough to state, “I love myself,” without reservation.
– He occasionally acts in an outrageous manner and is a little awkward and sloppy.
– He has a clumsy and messy attitude and occasionally displays numerous follies.
– Mingyu frequently becomes the focus of jokes from members. Because of the reactions he gets when the jokes are funny.
– He has two dogs.
– Pledis cast Mingyu in his second year of middle school.
– He is the group member who is the tallest.
– If given the chance, he would date a person who was older than himself.
– In his group’s unit, he placed himself at the top.
– Mingyu dogs’ names are Aji and Bobpul.
– He enjoys basketball and soccer, as well as building plastic models and putting together action figures.
– He wishes to perform in the future.
– He’d like to meet EXO.
– He wishes to see Latin America.
– His role model is T.O.P from Big Bang Theory.
– He suggests IU’s Night Letter, Lee Hi’s Sigh, Coldplay’s Fix You, Wanting’s Star In You, ONE OK ROCK’s Wherever You Are, and Brandon Jenner’s Something About You.
– He is the only individual in SEVENTEEN who is left-handed.
– He suffers from rhinitis and sneezes frequently.
– In SEVENTEEN, he is in charge of hairstyling.
– His ideal type is a girl who is easygoing, friendly, and tall.
– He imagines himself as a towering, dark-skinned child.
– He and Wonwoo used to share a room, but they now have their own.
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Instagram: min9yu_k

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10. 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)
Blood TypeO

The8 Facts:

– He spent six years practicing dance in China.
– If given the choice, he would like to vacation in Malaysia or Hawaii.
– The8 incorporates stretching into his bedtime routine.
– The members playfully said he resembles Squidward.
– On one occasion, he arrived at the training center at 5 a.m. to assist trainees who had been practicing all night.
– His speech might carry a slight dialect accent, possibly due to the influence of Chinese tones.
– He’s interested in trying diving as an activity.
– His fashion style is inspired by hip-hop.
– He performed well in school before dedicating himself to breakdancing.
– The8 is skilled at cooking various egg dishes like scrambled eggs with tomatoes, egg fried rice, egg pancakes, and scrambled eggs with chives.
– He’s a fan of summer because of his love for the ocean.
– His preferred colors include black, white, and vibrant hues.
– Alcohol is not his beverage of choice.
– He has a strong affinity for tea and meditation.
– His hobbies include breakdancing, martial arts, and watching dramas.
– ‘Rice’ is his favorite food.
– He enjoys group outings, such as biking and watching movies.
– He has a preference for sweet, woody, and heavy scents.
– When feeling sad or stressed, he turns to reading.
– He makes sure to have all his meals and avoids ice cream due to stomach sensitivity to cold foods.
– He possesses a driver’s license.
– As of June 2020, he still had his own room in the new dorm.
– The8 has a penchant for cleanliness and frequently takes it upon himself to tidy up the dorm.
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Instagram: xuminghao_o

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11. Seungkwan

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

Seungkwan Facts:

– Seungkwan was raised in Jeju from an early age despite being born in Busan.
– He graduated in 2016 from Seoul Broadcasting High School.
– His teacher videotaped and posted videos of him performing in Children’s Song Festivals when he was in elementary school, demonstrating his early musical talent.
– Boo Jinseol and Boo Sojeong, his two older sisters, made their music debuts in October 2020.
– The fear Seungkwan has the most is going unnoticed.
– Seungkwan is a supporter of the Jeonggwanjang Red Sparks, a women’s volleyball team from Daejeon.
– Despite being Seventeen’s lead singer, Seungkwan is an accomplished rapper.
– As a result of his parents missing the enrollment deadline for a conventional kindergarten, he had to attend a Buddhist kindergarten as a child.
– His nicknames include Mr. Mic, MC Boo, and DJ Boo.
– He took home first place in a calligraphy competition in elementary school.
– On Jeju Island, Seungkwan’s father owned a rail bike company.
– His tiny pelvis and short Achilles tendon prevent him from being able to cross his legs, which is a distinctive physical characteristic.
– He is an accomplished whistler who even produced the whistle sound heard in Seventeen’s songs.
– He is also a skilled rope skipper.
– His ideal type is a laid-back woman with wide eyes who can be like a buddy to him.
– In elementary school, he took home first place in a children’s song competition.
– Seungkwan frequently touches his temples when he experiences goosebumps.
– He is also alleged to be lactose intolerant.
– On May 29, 2015, the extended play “17 Carat” was released, marking Seungkwan’s entrance into the Seventeen group.
– In 2018, he released the song “Kind of Love,” which was included on the soundtrack for the television drama “Mother.” This allowed him to demonstrate his vocal skills.
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Instagram: pledis_boos

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12. 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)
Blood TypeA

Vernon Facts:

– Vernon moved to Korea when he was 5 years old.
– His MBTI type is ENTP; previously, he was ISTP, ISFP, and ENFP.
– His mother is American and his father is Korean.
– His younger sister was born in 2004.
– His shoe size is 280mm.
– He is a member of MOLA, which also includes Jimin from 15&, Seungyoun from Pentagon and Nathan.
– He is easygoing.
– He is known among his fans for his good nature.
– He shares his teammate DK’s birthday, height, weight, and even shoe size.
– Vernon spends most of his time reading on the tube between home and the practice room.
– Although he was in charge of rapping in SEVENTEEN, he began as a vocalist.
– Under his right thumb, he bears a birthmark.
– His paternal grandmother owned a restaurant, and he claims that her rice is wonderful.
– When he was in primary school, he wanted to be a film producer or star in a film.
– He is allergic to pollen.
– He has a cat named Dodam.
– “This is Seventeen’s 4D rapper, Vernon,” he says at the start.
– Vernon was 14 years old at the time he was cast.
– He now has his own dorm room; previously, he shared one with Hoshi.
– He has a highly ticklish personality.
– When he was invited to choose from the group, he would introduce Hoshi to his parents.
– In the practice room, he keeps a lot of Twix.
– When they travel overseas, he shares a room with Seungkwan.
– He prefers to dress casually with a hint of spice.
– He has naturally curly hair.
– When he was younger, he attended a Muay Thai academy.
– He has an “Oh Wow” Spotify playlist.
– He is a member of SEVENTEEN’s hip-hop sub-unit.
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Instagram: vernonline

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13. 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)
Blood TypeA

Dino Facts:

– Dino’s MBTI personality type is ENFJ.
– He is a member of SEVENTEEN’s Performance unit.
– He has a Spotify playlist called “Joy, Anger, Sorrow, and Pleasure.”
– His younger sibling was born in 2001.
– He got the impression he was acknowledged since he was good at dancing at the time.
– He’s the one who said something at the conclusion of Seventeen TV Ver. 3 Teaser.
– He would rather make someone laugh than laugh himself.
– Gaeko from Dynamic Duo serves as his role model.
– “This is SEVENTEEN’s little giant, the youngest Dino!” is his opening statement.
– Dino has been learning numerous types of dance since he was in primary school, including broadcast dance.
– He felt very embarrassed when his hyungs treated him like a younger sibling because he was the eldest in his family.
– He is one of the members who embodies the SEVENTEEN brand by having a clear and new voice.
– He now has his own dorm room, but he previously shared one with Jun and Seungkwan.
– He was getting a daesang at the Jeonju Youth Dance Tournament when he was cast.
– When he was younger, he was the type of person who would always stand at the front and assign tasks to everyone.
– Dino choreographed the “Flower” song.
– He considers himself to be a small giant.
– His shoe size is 260mm.
– His father founded a dance studio and taught him how to dance because his parents are dancers.
– His ideal type is a beautiful woman who practices aegyo.
– Despite the fact that his given name is Lee Chan, the name printed on his tree house is Lee Joong Chan.
– He has little hands and is the smallest member of the group.
– He has a hardworking personality in all he does.
– On his birthday, he chose ‘I love you’ as the words he most wanted to hear from his followers.
Read more facts about Dino

Instagram: feat.dino

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1. How old are the SEVENTEEN members? (oldest to youngest)

SEVENTEEN members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:

– S.Coups was born on August 08, 1995, and is 28 years old.
– Jeonghan was born on October 04, 1995, and is 28 years old.
– Joshua was born on December 30, 1995, and is 28 years old.
– Jun was born on June 10, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– Hoshi was born on June 15, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– Wonwoo was born on July 17, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– Woozi was born on November 22, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– DK was born on February 18, 1997, and is 27 years old.
– Mingyu was born on April 06, 1997, and is 26 years old.
– The8 was born on November 07, 1997, and is 26 years old.
– Seungkwan was born on January 16, 1998, and is 26 years old.
– Vernon was born on February 18, 1998, and is 26 years old.
– Dino was born on February 11, 1999, and is 25 years old.

SEVENTEEN members were of the following ages when they debuted in 2013: S.Coups was 19, Jeonghan was 18, Joshua was 18, Jun was 17, Hoshi was 16, Wonwoo was 19, Woozi was 19, DK was 19, Mingyu was 19, The8 was 19, Seungkwan was 19, Vernon was 19 and Dino was 15 years old.

2. How tall are the SEVENTEEN members? (tallest to shortest)

SEVENTEEN members’ heights are the following from tallest to shortest:

– Mingyu’s height is 187 cm (6’2”).
– Jun’s height is 182 cm (6’0″).
– Wonwoo’s height is 182 cm (6’0″).
– DK’s height is 179 cm (5’10″).
– Vernon’s height is 178 cm (5’10″).
– Hoshi’s height is 178 cm (5’10″).
– The8’s height is 178 cm (5’10″).
– Jeonghan’s height is 178 cm (5’10″).
– S.Coups’s height is 178 cm (5’10″).
– Joshua’s height is 177 cm (5’10″).
– Dino’s height is 174 cm (5’9″).
– Seungkwan’s height is 174 cm (5’9″)
– Woozi’s height is 165 cm (5’5″).

3. Why is the group called SEVENTEEN if there are 13 members?

The group is called SEVENTEEN because of the original 13 members,3 sub-units and 1 group making it 17.

4. Where are the SEVENTEEN members from? (ethnicity & nationality)

SEVENTEEN members’ nationality & ethnicity are as follows:

– S.Coups is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Jeonghan is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Joshua is ethnically South Korean but Korean-American by nationality.
– Jun is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Hoshi is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Wonwoo is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Woozi is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– DK is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Mingyu is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– The8 is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Seungkwan is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Vernon is ethnically South Korean but Korean-American by nationality.
– Dino is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
All SEVENTEEN members are from South Korea except for Joshua, Vernon, Jun, and The8.

5. What are the official positions of SEVENTEEN members?

Following are the official SEVENTEEN member’s positions:

– S.Coups is the leader main rapper, and sub-vocalist.
– Jeonghan is the lead vocalist, visual.
– Joshua is the lead vocalist, and visual.
– Jun is the lead dancer and sub-vocalist.
– Hoshi is the main dancer, lead vocalist, and sub-rapper.
– Wonwoo is the lead rapper and sub-vocalist.
– Woozi is the leader and lead vocalist.
– DK is the main vocalist.
– Mingyu is the lead rapper, sub-vocalist, visual, and face of the group.
– The8 is the lead dancer, sub-rapper, and sub-vocalist.
– Seungkwan is the main vocalist and face of the group.
– Vernon is the main rapper, sub-vocalist, visual, and face of the group.
– Dino is the main dancer, sub-rapper, sub-vocalist, and maknae.

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