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TREASURE Members Profile & Facts

Treasure

TREASURE (트레저) is a South Korean 10-member K-pop boy group under YG Entertainment. The group members consist of Choi Hyunsuk, Jihoon, Yoshi, Junkyu, Yoon Jaehyuk, Asahi, Haruto, Doyoung, Park Jeongwoo, and So Junghwan. They debuted on August 7th, 2020 with the single album “The First Step: Chapter One”. 

TREASURE Profile

DebutAugust 7th, 2020
Active Years2020–present
TREASURE MembersChoi Hyunsuk, Jihoon, Yoshi, Junkyu, Yoon Jaehyuk, Asahi, Haruto, Doyoung, Park Jeongwoo, and So Junghwan
GenreK-Pop
StatusActive
LabelYG Entertainment
Oldest MemberChoi Hyunsuk
Youngest MemberSo Junghwan
Former MemberMashiho and Bang Yedam
Fandom NameTreasure Makers (Teume)
Official Fandom ColorSky Blue

TREASURE Facts:

– In 2018, the reality show “YG Treasure Box” was released consisting of 29 trainees who would make it into the next YG Boy group.
– After the eliminations, Haruto, Bang Yedam, So Junghwan, Junkyu, Park Jeongwoo, Yoon Jaehyuk, and Choi Hyunsuk made it into the final lineup of the new boy group named “Treasure”.
– In 2019, YG announced the second lineup of trainees consisting of Ha Yoonbin, Mashiho, Doyoung, Yoshi, Jihoon, and Asahi who would become members of “Magnum”.
– Both Treasure and Magnum are collectively called “Treasure 13”.
– After the departure of Ha Yoonbin, Treasure and Magnum merged into one group “TREASURE”.
– Many of the members have already been in the industry; Junkyu and So Junghwan had acting experience since childhood, Bang Yedam worked in animated shows, Mashiho starred in Akdong Musician’s (AKMU) Spring of Winter, and Choi Hyunsuk and Junkyu competed on MixNine.
– They debuted on August 7, 2020, with the single album “The First Step: Chapter One”.
– They contributed their voices to the soundtrack of the Japanese anime series “Black Clover,” which airs on TV Tokyo.
– YG Entertainment teased a preview of “The Second Step” on New Year’s Day, announcing the release of their first extended play (EP), titled The Second Step: Chapter One, on February 15, 2022. The EP quickly gained attention, with 600,000 pre-orders in eight days and 700,000 copies sold in just three days.
– On October 4, the titular single “Hello” from their second EP was released. It was recognized by Time as one of the five best K-pop songs of 2022. The Japanese version of the EP earned Treasure their first gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).
– Bang Yedam and Mashiho took a hiatus in May for music studies and health recovery, and both left the group in November.
– In 2023, they collaborated again with the Black Clover franchise, contributing to its theatrical soundtrack with the song “Here I Stand.” This track achieved significant success, marking their first number-one hit on the Billboard Japan Hot 100.
– They also launched a “reboot” project in collaboration with Columbia Records for global distribution and local marketing in North America. Concurrently, they introduced their first official sub-unit, T5, featuring So Jung-hwan, Junkyu, Jihoon, Yoon Jae-hyuk, and Doyoung. This sub-unit, known as the “flower boy quintet,” was formed based on members who were considered the most “handsome” within the band.
– The members live in 3 different dorms in 3 groups; Hyunsuk, Yoshi, Junkyu and Yedam in one, Jihoon, Mashiho and Doyoung in the second and Jaehyuk, Asahi, Haruto, Junghwan and Jeongwoo in the third one. (IDDP TREASURE)
– The members altogether can eat around 20 ramen packs at a time. (MUPLY RandomQ)

Achievements

– They became certified platinum by the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA).
– In 2020, Twitter recognized them as the “fastest growing K-pop act” worldwide, placing them ahead of other groups like TXT, Stray Kids, and Iz*One.
– Their EP “The Second Step: Chapter One”,  earned a spot in the list of the top 25 K-pop albums of 2022 by Billboard.
– The B-side, “Darari” (다라리), gained popularity on TikTok, amassing 500 million views with over one million uploads. It also became one of the most shazamed and streamed K-pop songs of 2022 on platforms like Apple Music and Spotify.

Endorsement & Ambassadorship

– They became the faces of Manyo Factory, a naturalist cosmetics brand, contributing to the brand’s highest sales.
– They endorsed I’mmune, a functional food product focused on aloe immune health under Univera.
– Ongredients, an eco-friendly organic beauty brand, also welcomed Treasure as their latest muse, representing the brand in both Korean and Japanese markets.
– They collaborated with the global creative studio Line Friends. Their products, branded as Truz, experienced high demand, selling out domestically within one minute through the official smart store and within an hour in eighteen countries abroad.
– They extended their partnerships to include Shinsegae’s convenience store, Emart24, with branches in Korea and Malaysia. Additionally, they engaged with the Pucca Puzzle Adventure game, showcasing their diverse collaborations in various industries.
– In 2021, they became the brand ambassadors for “Ruangguru”, an Indonesian educational learning platform.

Philanthropy

– They joined senior label-mate Sean of Jinusean in the Miracle 365 charity marathon event on multiple occasions.
– They also engaged in a program organized by YG Entertainment through the Blue Angel Volunteers at an animal shelter.
– The group was involved in opening a school support fund through Naver’s Happy Bean in collaboration with Muju YG Foundation and Um Hong-gil Human Foundation.
– The group utilized their social media platforms to advocate for the 51st Earth Day, addressing concerns about environmental problems such as climate change. 

Controversy

– They faced controversy due to their Japan tour announcement video omitting Dokdo from the map of Korea. The ‘Reboot’ video, revealed at the ‘Hello Again’ event in Japan, showcased a 2024 tour across seven regions. The map displayed major islands, but Dokdo was noticeably absent, sparking criticism. Fans expressed concern, keeping the controversy alive with discussions about geopolitical implications. Despite this, TREASURE remains strong in the music scene, having received positive feedback for their album ‘Reboot.’ Fans eagerly anticipate their 2024 Japan tour despite the ongoing debate.

Major Works

– Their most popular songs include; “DARARI”, “BONA BONA”, and “JIKJIN”.

Awards

– They have several awards including; “Rookie of the Year”, “Best Musician Award”, “Rookie Artist of the Year”, “Artist of the Year (Bonsang)”, “Best New Male Artist”, and “Best Group Award”.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @yg_treasure_official
YouTube: Official Treasure
Twitter: @ygtreasuremaker
Twitter (Members): @treasuremembers
Facebook: Official Treasure
TikTok: @yg_treasure_tiktok

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TREASURE Members Profile

1. Choi Hyunsuk

Choi Hyunsuk Treasure
Choi Hyunsuk
Stage NameChoi Hyunsuk (현석)
Birth NameChoi Hyun Suk (최현석)
English NameDaniel Choi
PositionLeader, Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Vocalist
BirthdayApril 21, 1999
Active Years2017–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height171 cm (5’7”)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFP
GemstoneGarnet

Choi Hyunsuk Facts:

– His favourite song from their “Reboot” album is “The Way To”. (Teen Vogue)
– His role models include G-Dragon, Taeyang (Big Bang) and Mino (WINNER).
– He chose YG Entertainment because of their focus on hip hop.
– The members call him the most immature eldest.
– He is the only one in the group who was born in the 20th century.
– He always posts on Mondays on his social media because he doesn’t like Mondays so he makes sure to leave a message to make the day a bit better for his fans. (Arena Homme+)
– He started with soprano and moved his way to hip hop.
– He likes figurines and collects them as a hobby.
– He likes going to galleries or exhibitions and buying style books.
– He loves soccer and his favourite teams are Real Madrid, Chelsea and FC Seoul.
– His favourite soccer player is Sergio Ramos.
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2. Jihoon

Jihoon Treasure
Jihoon
Stage NameJihoon (지훈)
Birth NamePark Ji Hoon (박지훈)
PositionLeader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 14, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight69 kg (152 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTJ
GemstoneAmethyst 

Jihoon Facts:

– He has always had abs all his life even though he doesn’t specifically do ab workouts. (IDDP TREASURE)
– If he were an office worker, he would be the type to work well and get promoted often.
– He is able to spin three hula hoops at once. (KstarNextDoor)
– According to him, a good leader produces good results through intense effort and process.
– As a trainee, he was asked to leave YG Entertainment but was reinstated after 6 months
– His favourite American food is hamburgers.
– He passed the high school proficiency test with one question wrong in the verbal section.
– His most memorable moment from Japan tour was Doyoung’s birthday. (Membership Magazine)
– He enjoys joking around and often teases the other members.
– He has the highest vocal range in TREASURE.
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3. Yoshi

Yoshi Treasure
Yoshi
Stage Name Yoshi (요시)
Birth NameKanemoto Yoshinori (金本芳典)
PositionMain Rapper
BirthdayMay 15, 2000
Active Years2018–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP-A
GemstoneAquamarine 

Yoshi Facts:

– His role model is G-Dragon (BigBang).
– He is particularly attentive to the lyrics of the songs.
– His favourite place is his parent’s house.
– He likes the movies from the 1970s and 1980s.
– He would describe Treasure in one word as “Brothers”.
– He did Taekwondo when he was young.
– Yoshi fell in love with Kpop when his sister, who was a Kpop fan, played “How Gee” by Big Bang.
– He has kept a bucket list prior to being a singer and one dream on it is to do a world tour with the members. (Indian Interview)
– He has his own studio for composing songs and writing lyrics.
– His reward for working hard is meat. (Cancam)
– He wrote the lyrics of and composed the song “Stupid” from the “Reboot” album.
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4. Junkyu

Junkyu Treasure
Junkyu
Stage Name Junkyu (준규)
Birth NameKim Jun Kyu (김준규)
PositionLead Vocalist, Visual
BirthdaySeptember 9, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height178 cm (5’10″)
Weight65 kg (143 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIINFP
GemstoneDiamond 

Junkyu Facts:

– In the past, he worked as a model for ads, TV commercials and children’s clothes.
– He is one of two people who have the messiest rooms among the members along with Jeongwoo.
– He is a homebody who refuses 10 times if the members ask him 10 times to go out. (Arena Homme+)
– Junkyu likes hoodies and long padded jackets.
– He has low stamina.
– He appeared in Girl Story’s music video as a child.
– His most memorable moment from Japan tour was when the treasure maker sang “Yamai”. (Membership Magazine)
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5. Yoon Jaehyuk

Yoon Jaehyuk Treasure
Yoon Jaehyuk
Stage NameYoon Jaehyuk (재혁)
Birth NameYoon Jaehyuk (윤재혁)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJuly 23, 2001
Active Years2018–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo 
Height178 cm (5’10″)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIINFP
GemstonePearl 

Yoon Jaehyuk Facts:

– The perfect vacation for him is where he is not disturbed and he can lounge all day.
– He sometimes wakes the members with a kiss.
– He is the fastest sprinter in the group.
– Jaehyuk does not like when someone bothers him or forces him to do something.
– He likes teasing the members.
– He is incharge of the intro in “T5”. (W Korea)
– His three-word self-description is Mischievous, King of casting, and Idol.
– He is close with Heeseung from ENHYPEN.
– He uses a lion emoticon to symbolize himself.
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6. Asahi

Asahi Treasure
Asahi
Stage NameAsahi (아사히)
Birth NameHamada Asahi (浜田朝光)
PositionVocalist, Visual
BirthdayAugust 20, 2001
Active Years2018–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo 
Height172 cm (5’7.5″)
Weight 53 kg (117 lbs)
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeAB
MBTIINFP
GemstoneRuby 

Asahi Facts:

– He learned to dance after he joined YG Entertainment.
– He does not have a favourite colour but likes all colours.
– He makes people around him comfortable.
– He is in charge of cooking when he has time, alarm, and waking up the members in the dorm.
– He scored 88% introversion on the MBTI personality test.
– The members chose him as the one who is most likely to embarrass himself. (Seventeen Superlatives)
– He is the most athletic member.
– The animal he resembles is a cat because of his fangs. (IDDP TREASURE)
– His hobbies include listening to and making music and drawing. (My Idol Diaries)
– He enjoys his free time by playing the piano or guitar in the studio.
– He usually listens to J-Pop a lot.
– He can press, lift and squat 700 pounds. (Seventeen Superlatives)
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7. Doyoung

Doyoung Treasure
Doyoung
Stage NameDoyoung (도영)
Birth NameKim Do Young (김도영)
PositionMain Dancer, Vocalist
BirthdayDecember 4, 2003
Active Years2018–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height177 cm (5’10″)
Weight 58 kg (128 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTJ
GemstoneSapphire 

Doyoung Facts:

– The members chose him as the best cook.
– His role models are BIGBANG.
– He would describe Treasure in one word as “Healing”. (Cancam)
– He can mimic SpongeBob’s laugh.
– He started dancing in 3rd grade as a way to lose weight but fell in love with it.
– He is envious of Jeongwoo’s masculinity. (Arena Homme+)
– He plays soccer, basketball, and table tennis in his off days.
– He can shed tears within 10 seconds. (Weekly Idol Ep552)
– He is known for being very optimistic and mature.
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8. Haruto

Haruto Treasure
Haruto
Stage NameHaruto (하루토)
Birth NameWatanabe Haruto ( 渡辺春虎)
PositionMain Rapper, Visual
BirthdayApril 5, 2004
Active Years2018–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height183.2 cm (6’0″)
Weight68-70kg (147-149 lbs)
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeB
MBTIISFP
GemstoneOpal

Haruto Facts:

– He enjoys collecting butterfly necklaces. (My Idol Diaries)
– Out of a choice of a world of 100% brightness and a world of 0% brightness, he would choose the latter because he thinks it is better to not see anything than see everything. (MUPLY RandomQ)
– He is incharge of turning on the air conditioner in the dorm.
– He can let go of things easily because he has the mindset of “what can’t happen, won’t happen”.
– His role model is Mino from WINNER.
– Haruto auditioned with the songs “Baby” by Justin Bieber and “Kiss You” by One Direction.
– He likes to play soccer games.
– He watches Youtube videos on his bed when he has spare time.
– His mom is a Big Bang fan and used to dress Haruto like G-Dragon.
– His favourite colour is black.
– His shoe size is 290 mm.
– Haruto resembles Han Seojoon from the webtoon “True Beauty”.
– He always sleeps facing the left side.
– He would eat white rice if he gets to have 1 million Yen.
– He plays FIFA on PlayStation with Asahi.
– He cherishes his own unique voice and low toned sound. (Cancam)
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9. Park Jeongwoo

Park Jeongwoo Treasure
Park Jeongwoo
Stage NamePark Jeongwoo (정우)
Birth NamePark Jung Woo (박정우)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdaySeptember 28, 2004
Active Years2018–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height181 cm (5’11″)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIISFP
GemstoneTopaz 

Park Jeongwoo Facts:

– He gets shy when he gets compliments.
– If he could change his body for a day, he would take the body of Asahi.
– He wants everyone to call him “Jeong Jeong”.
– He got the most votes as the best-looking of the group.
– He is the most talkative of the group.
– He is also good at getting around tough problems. (TREASURE Studio S1)
– He is one of two people who have the messiest rooms among the members along with Junkyu.
– He has wide shoulders (50 cm) and is among the tallest in the group.
– As the mood maker, he’s appeared on various variety shows.
– He would buy pickled plums and eat them if he got 1 million yen to spare. (Cancam)
– He is not good at soccer but is good at basketball.
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10. So Junghwan

So Junghwan Treasure
So Junghwan
Stage NameSo Junghwan (정환)
Birth NameSo Jung Hwan (소정환)
PositionLead Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
BirthdayFebruary 18, 2005
Active Years2018–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height180.3 cm (5’11″)
Weight67 kg (147 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENFP-T 
GemstoneTurquoise 

So Junghwan Facts:

– He was very active but gradually became quieter when he grew up.
– The number 1 song in his playlist that he always listens to first is TREASURE’s “Orange”.
– The members agreed that he smells the best and that he smells like a baby.
– He was a child actor and was in K-Tigers. (IDDP TREASURE)
– He is most confident in eating well and being energetic.
– He eats 300 calories at a time.
– He is a fan of BLACKPINK; bought their first mini-album with his own money.
– Junghwan knew Jeongwoo before joining YG Entertainment because they are both from the same hometown.
– He learned Poomsae in taekwondo and won medal every year. (W Korea)
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Former Members:

11. Mashiho

Mashiho Treasure
Mashiho
Stage NameMashiho (마시호)
Birth NameTakata Mashiho (髙田 真史帆)
PositionMain Dancer, Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 25, 2001
Active Years2018–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height169 cm (5’7″)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeAB
MBTIENFP-T 
GemstoneEmerald 

Mashiho Facts:

– He was chosen as the member with the most aegyo. (Seventeen Superlatives)
– He started learning to dance when he was 5.
– His athletic ability is high.
– Describing himself, he uses the words sexy, modest, and confident.
– A devoted fan of SE7EN, he attended fan meetings in South Korea and Thailand.
– He was voted as the most handsome by other Treasure Box trainees.
– He was recognized as the best cook among Treasure members, excelling in dishes like omelettes, fried rice, and nabe.
– He was renowned for being the most athletic member in the group.
– The members voted Mashiho as the most flexible.
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12. Bang Yedam

Bang Yedam Treasure
Bang Yedam
Stage NameBang Yedam (방예담)
Birth NameBang Yedam (방예담)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayMay 7, 2002
Active Years2012–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height172 cm (5’8″)
Weight61 kg (134 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP
GemstonePeridot 

Bang Yedam Facts:

– He started producing music at the age of 17.
– He sang the Korean OSTs of many animations like Pokemon, Dragon Ball, Power Digimon and other commercial songs.
– His room is decorated with movie posters.
– He got advice from his parents to make music that would touch the heart of people. (allkpop)
– His attractive point is that he’s goofy and has a great voice.
– He thinks that his singing got more sophisticated over time.
– His uncle is Bang Yongseok, a composer and director in the commercial film industry.
– He has proved to be an amazing composer and even got credited for a couple of songs from Sechskies.
Read More Facts About Bang Yedam

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: bangyedam_0257 | _yedam_official
Youtube: @BANGYEDAMOFFICIAL
Twitter: _YEDAM_OFFICIAL
TikTok: @_yedam_official

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