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Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen

Seventeen Members Profile

Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen

Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen

Seventeen (세븐틴) is a boy group that consists of 13 members: S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino. Seventeen debuted on May 26, 2015, under Pledis Entertainment. As of May 25, 2020 Big Hit Ent. became Pledis’ major shareholder, but Pledis will continue to act as an independent label.

Seventeen Fandom Name: Carat
Official Fan Colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Seventeen Members Profile:


Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen

Stage name: S.Coups (에스쿱스)
Birth name: Choi Seung Cheol (최승철)
Position: Leader, Hip Hop Team Leader, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: August 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team (Leader); SVT Leaders
Hobby: reading
Favorite colors: Red and White
Favorite number: 8
Role models: Uknow Yunho, G-Dragon and Zico

S.Coups’s ideal type is someone who can cook well and who eats a lot.

10 Facts about S.Coups

  1. S.Coups was supposed to debut with NU’EST.
  2. He’s one of the original Pledis Boys.
  3. He says he hates to show his weaknesses but he’s actually very fragile inside.
  4. S.Coups was voted by the other members as the manliest member.
  5. He doesn’t exercise much, but his muscles grow quickly.
  6. He tries to present himself strongly, but in reality, he is someone who’s easily moved to tears.
  7. S.Coups goes shopping with Mingyu to his recommended stores.
  8. He’s a mischievous person. He splashes water on his friends who are sleeping with their heads on the table and run away quickly.
  9. He’s close with his teachers and keeps in contact with them even now.
  10. S.Coups said if he could add another member into the Hip Hop unit, he would add Hoshi so he could choreograph their choreographies for them.


Stage Name: Jeonghan (정한)
Birth Name: Yoon Jeong Han (윤정한)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 4, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Favourite food: pasta
Hobbies: sleeping, soccer, basketball, badminton

Jeonghan’s ideal type is someone who loves them and buys their albums.

10 Facts about Jeonghan

  1. He ranks himself third best visuals in the group.
  2. He is lactose intolerant
  3. When he feels sleepy at the broadcasting stations, he would tell everyone he needs to use the washroom but he’s secretly sleeping there for 5 minutes.
  4. He says he’s the weakest member in the group. He gets tired easily and sleeps whenever and wherever he can.
  5. Jeonghan says he’s closest to Joshua among all the Seventeen members.
  6. He always plays pranks on the members. At first the members hated it, but they let him on a lot to the point where lately, they’ve reached an understanding and just say, “yes, yes, go ahead,” whenever he pranks them.
  7. He listens to the members’ troubles. They confide in him a lot and it makes him really happy.
  8.  If he can’t decide on his taste in clothes, he wears clothes according to his mood.
  9. When he was a child who could get along with anyone equally as well. He thinks he was pretty ordinary, not too noisy.
  10.  Jeonghan said he gets motion sickness really easily.


Stage Name: Joshua (조슈아)
Birth Name: Joshua Hong
Korean Name: Hong Ji Soo (홍지수)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: December 30, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Favorite sport: soccer
Favorite animals: rabbits
Hobbies: reading, sleeping, eating, singing, playing the guitar and watching movies

Joshua’s ideal type is someone who is kind.

10 Facts about Joshua

  1. He was born in Los Angeles, California, US.
  2. His family is in Los Angeles, but his mom comes from time to time to Korea to see him.
  3. During Weekly Idol he introduced himself as the member who can speak 5 different languages.
  4. He is a fan of EXO.
  5. Joshua shares the same birthday even the year with BTS’s V.
  6. He wants to be a dutiful son to his parents and work hard and make them proud.
  7. Up until a short time ago, he used to be called the ‘gentleman’ of the group, but lately, he’s become more of the joker/position of a person who makes people laugh.
  8. When the weather is good, he often rides a bike on the bicycle road next to Han River
  9. He’s a person who opens up to the person he’s close to, but doesn’t really talk to people he doesn’t know.
  10. When he was in America, he had Japanese friends.


Stage Name: Jun (준)
Birth  Name: Wen Junhui (文俊辉)
Korean Name: Moon Jun Hwi (문준휘)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: June 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Hobbies: acting, singing, martial arts, playing the piano, reading on the phone.
Favorite food: spicy foods and sour foods.

Jun’s ideal type of girl is someone who looks pure. He also likes sexy girls.

10 Facts about Jun

  1. He was born in Shenzhen, Guangdong China.
  2.  Jun says many Chinese students love kpop and that’s how he became curious about it and moved to Korea.
  3. He was a child actor in China.
  4. He is good at martial arts.
  5. Jun doesn’t like plain white rice, so he often gives his share to Woozi.
  6. He likes to hide a lot of Chinese and Korean snacks in his bag. He doesn’t eat them all at once, he eats them many times but the members eat all his snacks sometimes.
  7. Jun likes to sing Chinese songs but he feels a little shy singing them in front of the members.
  8. He thinks he has the stereotypical Gemini personality
  9. He’s everyone’s ‘alarm.’ Jun’s good at waking up early
  10. Jun likes being at ease at home, and he spends time reading fantasy novels and playing games.


Stage Name: Hoshi (호시)
Birth Name: Kwon Soon Young (권순영)
Position: Performance Team Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: June 15, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team (Leader); SVT Leaders; BOOSEOKSOON
Hobby: Taekwondo
Favorite colors: black & white

Hoshi’s ideal type is someone who is fragrant and likes him.

10 Facts about Hoshi

  1. He is a black belt in Taekwondo and was a Taekwondo champion when he was young.
  2. Hoshi likes to collect bizarre photos of the members. He deleted most of them in case he loses his phone
  3. He would like to meet Chris Brown, Usher, Beyonce & SHINee.
  4. Hoshi said the hardest time in his life was when his friends and family would ask him when he would debut but he couldn’t tell them since he didn’t know himself.
  5.  S.Coups chose Hoshi as the member who could be the leader, he says he has a lot of charisma.
  6. He likes sushi, okonomiyaki, ramen, sukiyaki, and shabu shabu. he loves the convenience stores since they heat up lunch boxes for him.
  7. Hoshi is close to B.A.P’s Zelo.
  8. He has no experience in dating. His mother told him to study first and date girls later in college.
  9. Hoshi was voted by the other members as the most hard working member, along with Woozi.
  10. He was voted by the other members as the member with the most aegyo.


Stage Name: Wonwoo (원우)
Birth Name: Jeon Won Woo (전원우)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Hobbies: reading, playing games and watching movies
Favorite color: blue

Wonwoo’s ideal type is someone who suits him well.

10 Facts about Wonwoo

  1. He started off as a singer but people told him he had a good voice for rapping.
  2. Since then, he looked into the Hip Hop scene and got noticed as a rapper and became a part of the Hip Hop team.
  3. When he’s tired, he stares blankly and people tell him he looks really handsome.
  4. Between scary or comedy movies, he prefers scary movies.
  5. During Weekly Idol he introduced himself as the member with the lowest voice in Seventeen.
  6. Wonwoo feeds the stray cats in his neighborhood.
  7. He thinks there are aspects of him that are manly.
  8. Wonwoo ranks 72nd in The Most Beautiful Faces of 2017.
  9. He does not believe in love at first sight. He believes it’s rare to fall in love that quickly.
  10. Wonwoo is close to B.A.P’s Himchan.


Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen


Stage Name: Woozi (우지)
Birth Name: Lee Ji Hoon (이지훈)
Position: Vocal Team Leader, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team (Leader); SVT Leaders
Hobby: enjoying music
Favorite food: Jjajangmyun & Spicy Ramyun Noodles mix together

Woozi’s ideal type: a girl who is bright and friendly. He’s never had a girlfriend. He doesn’t even have friends that are girls.

10 Facts about Woozi

  1. He was a former member of ‘Tempest’ before Seventeen was created.
  2.  When he was younger, he did classic music for a long time.
  3. Woozi has worked with AileeKanto, and composed for 4 other groups
  4. Woozi is close to B.A.P‘s Himchan.
  5. He wants to meet Justin Bieber.
  6.  S.Coups felt sorry for Woozi because he felt like Woozi was more of a leader than he is, because Woozi is the one who makes Seventeen work.
  7. Woozi and Suga (BTS) are said to look alike. he is said to look like Suga’s little brother.
  8. Woozi collaborated with EXO’s Chanyeol for a song entitled “Give Me That”.
  9. He spends his time listening to music and playing games on the computer. Woozi loved anime since he was young.
  10.  He probably seems shy and blunt, but he has profound emotion, and once he becomes close to someone, such a close relationship will continue forever.


Stage Name: DK / Dokyeom (도겸)
Birth Name: Lee Seok Min (이석민)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O (RH-)
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal TeamBOOSEOKSOON (Leader)
Hobbies: watching movies and singing while wearing earphones while resting
Favorite food: Doenjang Jiggae
His favorite number: 17
Favorite color: black

DK’s ideal type is a girl with long dark hair, has aegyo, and has long slender legs.

10 Facts about DK

  1. He said when he first joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely but he’s the member that got along with everyone the fastest.
  2. DK sang karaoke a lot when he was in middle school and his friends told him his singing is good.
  3. He loves rock bands. He was a part of a rock band when he was in middle school.
  4. VernonSeungkwan & Joshua think he’s the funniest member.
  5. He wants to be someone who can help others and give them hope.
  6. He was voted by the other members as the member that likes to joke the most.
  7. GOT7‘s Bambam & YugyeomBTS‘s JungkookSeventeen‘s The8MingyuDK,  NCT‘s Jaehyun and Astro‘s Cha Eunwoo (the ’97 liners) are in a group chat.
  8. DK and NCT‘s Jaehyun went to the same school. In a radio interview, DK said that back then he didn’t dare to speak to Jaehyun because he was too handsome.
  9.  Between dating someone younger or older, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
  10. He thinks his role in the group is to liven up their aura. He likes making people laugh.


Stage Name: Mingyu (민규)
Birth Name: Kim Min Gyu (김민규)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: April 6, 1997
Zodiac sign: Aries
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 80 kg (176 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Hobbies: soccer, basketball, making plastic models/action figures
His favorite number: 17
Favorite color: red
Favorite food: meat

Mingyu’s ideal type is a girl who is tall, kind-hearted & easy-going.

10 Facts about Mingyu

  1. He is the tallest member in the group.
  2. He ranks himself #1 visuals in Hip Hop unit.
  3.  If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him.
  4. Mingyu played soccer since primary school. His team even placed 2nd in national championships.
  5. Mingyu used to play bass in a high school band.
  6. He enjoys and wants to try acting someday.
  7. Between pork belly and pig feet, he prefers pig feet.
  8. He is the member who eats the most
  9. He said if he could be any other member, he’d want to be Joshua because he can speak English.
  10. Mingyu is close with Monsta X‘s Kihyun.


Stage Name: The8 (디에잇)
Birth Name: Xu Ming Hao (徐明浩)
Korean Name: Seo Myung Ho (서명호)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: November 7, 1997
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Hobbies: break dancing, martial arts and watching dramas
Favorite number: 7
Favorite season: Summer

The8’s ideal type is someone who is cute and kind.

10 Facts about The8

  1. He was born in Anshan, Liaoning, China.
  2. He is in charge of b-boying in performance team.
  3. The8 participated and won first prize at the National Children’s martial arts competition.
  4. He wanted to be a superstar since he was young. He got into an audition at school when he was in China.
  5. The8 and Jun are also friends with Pentagon’s Yanan.
  6. The8 was chosen as a dance mentor on season 2 of “Idol Producer”.
  7. There are times that he goes out with the members and spending time riding bicycles and watching movies.
  8. He has an individual, hip-hop-like style.
  9. He also plays pranks often on people he’s close with.
  10. The8 and Jun, who left their loved ones in China to pursue their dreams in a foreign country, do not see SVT as work, but rather, as their own family.


Stage Name: Seungkwan (승관)
Birth Name: Boo Seung Kwan (부승관)
Position: Main Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: January 16, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal TeamBOOSEOKSOON
Favorite food: hamburgers
Hobbies: volleyball, calligraphy, basketball, musical singing

SeungKwan’s ideal type is an easy going girl with big eyes and is like a friend to him.

10 Facts about SeungKwan

  1. He was offered to join JYP but he rejected the offer.
  2.  Since he’s from Jeju, he never thought of becoming a singer. Luckily, he got cast via an internet video
  3. Between salty and sweet, he prefers salty.
  4. He is allergic to tomatoes.
  5. Seungkwan is a fan of Wonder Girls.
  6. Seungkwan once handed out tangerines to reporters at 5AM without being asked to do so.
  7. When he listens to music, it reflects the feelings he had at that time.
  8. He is also friends with The Boyz’s Haknyeon since they were both from Jeju.
  9. Seungkwan is one of the fixed members of tvN’s program “Prison Life of Fools” together with GOT7‘s JB and IZ*ONE‘s Yena.
  10. He’s lively, energetic, and diligent.


Stage Name: Vernon (버논)
Birth Name: Hansol Vernon Chwe
Korean Name: Choi Han Sol (최한솔)
Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: February 18, 1998
Zodiac sign: Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Favorite rappers: Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar
Favorite food: chocolate
Hobbies: reading webtoons, watching movies, reading

Vernon’s ideal type is someone his heart can connect with.

10 Facts about Vernon

  1.  He’s from New York but moved to Korea when he was 5 years old.
  2. His mother is American and his father is Korean.
  3.  His family lives in Hongdae but he lives in Gangnam since Seventeen’s dorm is located there.
  4. He has an interest for fashion and he owns a lot of hats.
  5. His mom moved in Korea as well but since she doesn’t speak Korean, at home they kept talking in English, that’s why Vernon’s English is so good.
  6. He’s very close to his sister, he even got a temporary tattoo of her name on his arm.
  7. He is allergic to peanuts.
  8. Vernon is close with PENTAGON‘s Kino.
  9. He looks childish, but actually, he’s a deep person.
  10. He’s an easygoing person. He always takes the longest doing whatever everyone else is doing, and the hyungs scold him for it.


Seventeen Members Profile, Seventeen Ideal Type and 10 Facts You Should Know About Seventeen


Stage Name: Dino (디노)
Birth Name: Lee Chan (이찬)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: February 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Role models: Michael Jackson and Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko
Favorite colors: Blue and White
Favorite fruits: apple and grape

Dino’s ideal type is a pretty girl who does aegyo.

10 Facts about Dino

  1. His parents are dancers. His father opened up a dance class and thought taught him how to dance.
  2. He made the choreography for their song ‘Jam Jam’.
  3. He is a big fan of Michael Jackson.
  4. Between laughing or making someone laugh, he prefers making someone laugh.
  5. He’s one of the members with the worst sleeping habits.
  6. His weakness is when people tell him he’s not good and then he feels down.
  7. Dino ranked himself first best in visuals. He selected S.Coups in second and then Wonwoo as third.
  8.  If he’s not wearing makeup, he gives off a young impression
  9. He is friends with Red Velvet’s Yeri.
  10. When he was younger, he was the type of person who, at things like events, would always stand at the front and assign everyone roles.

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