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Yechan (OMEGA X) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Yechan (OMEGA X)

Yechan (예찬) is a South Korean singer, lyricist and a member of the Kpop boy group OMEGA X under IPQ Entertainment. He is a former member of the boy group 1THE9.

Yechan (OMEGA X) Profile

Stage NameYechan (예찬)
Birth NameShin Ye Chan (신예찬)
OccupationSinger, Lyricist
BirthdayMay 14, 2001
Active Years2019–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height183 cm (6’0″)
Blood TypeA

Yechan (OMEGA X) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He graduated from Kyunggi High School.
– He lived in Oregon for three months when he was 12 years old and attended a local school there.

Personal Life

– His family consists of his parents and sister.
– His religion is Catholic, and his baptismal name is Mattia.
– He used to listen to BIGBANG a lot since he was little and when he entered junior high school, he wanted to perform like that at a school festival. After the performance he started dreaming of becoming a singer. (Kstyle)
– He enjoys hobbies like watching YouTube and Netflix, playing guitar, and playing football.
– Yechan wasn’t interested in music until he was scouted on the streets at the age of 15. (btsceleb)
– He finds Sebin the scariest because Sebin rarely gets angry.
– He describes himself in the word ‘Cameleon’.
– He would describe his sound as ‘Natural’, ‘young’, and ‘alternative’.
– His role models are BIGBANG and Justin Bieber.
– He is neither a serious nor a fun person according to himself.
– If he could swap bodies with one member for 24 hours, he’d like to live as Sebin so he can mess with Sebin who’d be in his body. (Celeb Confirmed EP.1)
– He likes to listen to music in a quiet cafe on a beach to relax.
– He gets songwriting inspiration from imagining scenarios when listening to songs. (ITTABOOK)
– He studied hard when he was young because of his parents.
– The best advice he has ever received was from a staff member when he was a trainee and had low self esteem “Yechan, if you don’t love yourself, who would love you first?”. (Naluda Magazine)
– He got scouted when he was riding his bike out of school when he was fourteen years old and got a business card. He auditioned and passed but was let go because he didn’t work as hard as he should have and from then on he became passionate. He was again handed a business card while riding a bike sometime later and he knew it was destiny. (KOREAN COWBOYS)
– He knew Hyuk, Kevin, Junghoon and Xen before he was included in the group.


– Yechan is the maknae in OMEGA X.
– He ranked 4th on the survival show Under 19.
– He was a former member of the group 1THE9.
– He was revealed as the fourth member of OMEGA X.
– He and Jaehan starred in a webtoon-based BL drama called “A Shoulder to Cry On”.
– After the disbandment of 1THE9, he joined Spire Entertainment, choosing not to renew his contract with TOP Media Entertainment.

Likes & Dislikes

– He likes listening to BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, Justin Bieber and LANY a lot. (btsceleb)
– He loves the ocean.
– He is a fan of hip hop.
– His favorite foods include pizza, fried chicken and sweet latte.
– He likes rock and pop-funk genres. (y!entertainment)
– Among American artists, he is a fan of Keshi.
– His favorite color is black.
– He is obsessed with eating lamb skewers. (KOREAN COWBOYS)


– He is nicknamed “Classical Schooler”.
– He is called “the big maknae” in the group.
– Members nicknamed Yechan ‘One bite’ because he always asks to taste food other members are eating. (Kpopmap)


– He is good at playing chess according to Hwichan.
– He is left-handed.
– He can speak English and Korean.
– Yechan is considered the team’s ‘brain’. (KOREAN COWBOYS)
– He can play piano and guitar.

Instagram: shin___yechan

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon  

Yechan Photos

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