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WONWOO (SEVENTEEN) Profile, Bio, and Facts 


WONWOO (원우) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment. He is also a member in a subunit Hip-Hop Team.


Stage Name WONWOO (원우)
Birth Name Jeon Wonwoo (전원우)
Occupation Singer, Rapper
Birthday July 17th, 1996
Active Years 2015–present
Age (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height 182 cm (6’0”)
Weight 63 Kg (138 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type A


Early Life

– Wonwoo, born in Changwon, South Korea.
– He attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul and pursued a Practical Music KPop Division major at Hanyang University Institute for Future Talents.
– During his childhood, he was involved in aikido and track and field activities.
– He started taking guitar classes during his third year of middle school in Seoul.

Personal Life

– He initially joined Pledis Entertainment’s auditions for the experience but ended up passing.
– He has a younger brother named Jeon Bohyuk.
– He prefers to avoid aegyo.
– He cried while watching the Korean movie “Miracle in Cell No.7.”
– During his earlier years, he was a fast runner and excelled in the high jump.
– His role models include Lupe Fiasco and Tablo, as he’s interested in writing lyrics.
– The meaning behind his name is “Won,” which means ’round,’ and “Woo,” which means ‘help.’
– He uses an iPhone 13 Pro Max in Sierra Blue as his mobile phone.
– When not working, he enjoys spending time at home, playing games, and reading books.
– He’s also involved in feeding stray cats in his neighborhood.
– As a trainee, he wasn’t a fan of rice and preferred vegetable snacks as an alternative.
– He excelled in subjects like English, Math, and Korean but wasn’t as strong in Humanities, though he later found it interesting.
– He holds an international driving license and used to share a room with S.Coups in the old dorm but now shares a room with Mingyu.
– He shares a close relationship with Joshua, as their mothers are very close, often having dinners together with both families.
– He possesses a high level of self-confidence and self-love, making him confident in his abilities and worth.
– Interestingly, he doesn’t believe in the existence of aliens and tends to rely on his own observations to form beliefs.
– He dreams of becoming a radio DJ and is close to B.A.P’s Himchan.
– Interestingly, he struggles with taking selfies.
– He doesn’t believe in love at first sight and values a deeper connection.
– His mother sadly passed away due to illness on the morning of April 6th, 2022.
– Wonwoo’s ideal type is someone who suits him well.
– He has been learning photography and videography.


– He was a trainee for four years, initially aiming for a career as a singer but later gaining recognition as a rapper and becoming part of Seventeen’s Hip Hop team.
– He began his trainee journey at Pledis Entertainment in November 2011.
– He debuted as a member of Seventeen in 2015.
– He directed the music video “Holiday” by Seventeen.
– He appeared in several magazines including; W Korea, GQ Korea, ELLE Man Korea, and Japan’s MEN’S NON-NO.
– He also endorsed Huxley.

Likes & Dislikes

– Wonwoo enjoys reading, playing games, and watching movies in his spare time.
– His favorite color is blue.
– When it comes to movies, he prefers scary ones over comedies.
– He enjoys listening to sad music before bedtime.
– He has diverse interests, including a love for reading thriller and detective novels.
– He has a casual style and likes leather jackets.
– He has a manly side and enjoys sports like billiards, bowling, and basketball.
– His favorite song is “Through The Night” by IU.
– Interestingly, despite his current involvement in sports and exercise, he used to dislike exercising.
– Cats are his favorite animals.
– He has an appreciation for baby’s breath as his favorite flower.
– He has a fondness for places with ample natural surroundings and also has an interest in museums and galleries.
– He has a strong liking for ballads.

Food Preferences

– Wonwoo has specific food preferences, disliking ketchup, fermented cucumbers, curry, and abalone rice porridge.
– He enjoys oil pasta, and has a particular fondness for vegetable biscuits and Neoguri ramyun. – He enjoys grape juice and cola as his favorite drinks.
– He’s known to be a strong drinker, with Stella Artois being his favorite beer brand.
– He likes sweet and spicy chicken and kimchi fried rice.
– He’s also a fan of pomegranates and hamburgers but can’t eat seafood.


– He’s known for his wisdom and extensive vocabulary, often contributing to the group’s intellectual discussions.
– As a vocalist, he has a unique timbre and specializes in a low range.

Personality & Habits

– He had a peculiar habit of biting people who were standing or sitting beside him.
– Despite his sharp eyes that may make him seem cold, He is known for being a warm person.
– He also has a relatively small appetite.
– He sleeps with his mouth open, and has a habit of shaking his legs and making sweater paws.
– Despite being somewhat shy initially, Wonwoo eventually warms up to people after consistently meeting them for a month or two.
– He has a good tolerance for spicy foods.
– He’s afraid of dogs.
– He’s very ticklish.
– His daily routine involves checking their schedule on his phone right after waking up.
– He has a tendency to react slowly, similar to a sloth.


– There was a past online controversy involving Wonwoo in 2016 when he posted negative comments about Girls’ Generation. He was quick to acknowledge his immature actions and posted a handwritten apology letter to address his past behavior.

Major works

– One of his popular songs include “Bittersweet (feat. LeeHi)”.
– He also took part in the OST “Sweetest Thing” from Chocolate.

Instagram: everyone_woo

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

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