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SEVENTEEN


NameSEVENTEEN
CompanyPledis Entertainment
FandomCARAT
Year Debut2015
Years Active6
Year DisbandedN/A

Members

s.coups
s.coups
wonwoo
wonwoo
jeonghan
jeonghan
the8
the8
seungkwan
seungkwan
jun
jun
hoshi
hoshi
woozi
woozi
vernon
vernon
dk
dk
joshua
joshua
dino
dino
mingyu
mingyu

Seventeen (Korean: 세븐틴; also stylized as SVT) is a South Korean (Kpop) boy group formed by PLEDIS Entertainment (part of HYBE Labels). Seventeen has in fact 13 original members: S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon (hip hop sub-unit), Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan (vocal sub-unit), Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino (performance sub-unit). Seventeen debuted on May 26, 2015.


SEVENTEEN'S PROFILE

Number of Members: 13

Members: S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino.

Genre: Kpop

Oldest Member and Leader: S.Coups (born Aug 8, 1995)

Youngest Member (Maknae): Dino (born Feb 11, 1999)

Debut date: May 26, 2015

Label: Pledis Entertainment (HYBE Labels)

Fandom: Carat


SEVENTEEN MEMBERS

Seventeen is composed of thirteen members born between 1995 and 1999. The oldest member is S.Coups (born Aug 8, 1995). The youngest member (maknae) is Dino (born Feb 11, 1999). The group is called Seventeen because of the original 13 members + 3 sub-units + 1 group = 17. Seventeen has several foreign members. There are 2 American members: Joshua Hong (from Los Angeles) and Hansol Vernon Chwe (from New York). There are 2 Chinese members: Jun (Wen Junhui; 文俊辉; from Guangdong) and The8 (Xu Ming Hao; 徐明浩; from Liaoning).


SEVENTEEN POSITIONS

1. S.Coups: leader, main rapper, sub vocalist

2. Jeonghan: lead vocalist, visual

3. Joshua: lead vocalist, visual

4. Jun: lead dancer, sub vocalist

5. Hoshi: main dancer, lead vocalist, sub rapper

6. Wonwoo: lead rapper, sub vocalist

7. Woozi: lead vocalist

8. DK: main vocalist

9. Mingyu: lead rapper, sub vocalist, visual, face of the group

10. The8: lead dancer, sub rapper, sub vocalist

11. Seungkwan: main vocalist, face of the group

12. Vernon: main rapper, sub vocalist, visual, face of the group

13. Dino: main dancer, sub rapper, sub vocalist, maknae


SEVENTEEN AGE RANKING

Ranked from oldest to youngest (international age as of 2021):

MemberBirthdayAge
1. S.Coups Aug 8, 1995 26 years old
2. Jeonghan Oct 4, 1995 26 years old
3. Joshua Dec 30, 1995 26 years old
4. Jun Jun 10, 1996 25 years old
5. Hoshi Jun 15, 1996 25 years old
6. Wonwoo Jul 17, 1996 25 years old
7. Woozi Nov 22, 1996 25 years old
8. DK Feb 18, 1997 24 years old
9. Mingyu Apr 6, 1997 24 years old
10. The8 Nov 7, 1997 24 years old
11. Seungkwan Jan 16, 1998 23 years old
12. Vernon Feb 18, 1998 23 years old
13. Dino Feb 11, 1999 22 years old


SEVENTEEN HEIGHT RANKING

Ranked from tallest to shortest:

1. Mingyu: 187 cm (6'2")

2. Jun: 182 cm (6'0'')

3. Wonwoo: 182 cm (6'0'')

4. DK: 179 cm (5'10")

5. S.Coups: 178 cm (5'10")

6. Jeonghan: 178 cm (5'10")

7. The8: 178 cm (5'10")

8. Vernon: 178 cm (5'10")

9. Joshua: 177 cm (5'10")

10. Hoshi: 177 cm (5'10")

11. Seungkwan: 174 cm (5'9")

12. Dino: 174 cm (5'9")

13. Woozi: 164 cm (5'5")


FUN FACTS & TRIVIA

-The oldest member and leader of Seventeen is S.Coups (born Aug 8, 1995).

-The youngest member (maknae) of Seventeen is Dino (born Feb 11, 1999).

-The most popular Seventeen members based on popularity votes are MinGyu, Jeonghan, Joshua, and Wonwoo.

-The tallest member of Seventeen is Kim MinGyu with a height of 187cm (6’2”).

-The shortest member of Seventeen is Lee Ji Hoon, better known as Woozi, with a height of 164cm (5’5”).


SEVENTEEN MEMBERS’ PROFILES

1. S.COUPS

Stage Name: S.Coups

Full Name: Choi Seung Cheol

Native Name: 최승철

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Aug 8, 1995

Height: 178 cm (5'10")

Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Leo

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: S.Coups was 19 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mimgnyu, and Vernon are part of the Hip Hop Team.

-Position: Leader of SEVENTEEN and leader of the Hip Hop sub-team, lead rapper.

-MBTI: INFP.

-In his second year of middle school, he was running away from his friends who wanted to play soccer. While on the street, he was casted by an agent who was passing by.

-His father was unsure about the street casting. S.Coups was late for his audition but was accepted immediately and joined Pledis Entertainment in 2009.

-He was a Pledis trainee for six years before debuting with Seventeen.

-His name S.Coups comes from the combination of the first initial his real name Seungcheol and also of Seventeen (S), and the word COUPS from the French word coup d'etat.

-He is the youngest in his family, so he can have a childish personality.

-He likes ballads despite being the leader of the hip-hop team.

-He said he wants three sons and a daughter.

-He loves watching Kdramas. One of his favorites was Goblin.

-Food he likes: kimchi stew.

-Food he dislikes: spicy food, sweet food.

 

2. JEONGHAN

Stage Name: Jeonghan

Full Name: Yoon Jeong Han

Native Name: 윤정한

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Oct 4, 1995

Height: 178 cm (5'10")

Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Libra

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Jeonghan was 19 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, younger sister (born 1999).

-Position: sub vocalist.

-MBTI: ISFJ.

-Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan are part of the vocal team.

-He made his debut in SEVENTEEN with long hair.

-He is very shy but is very clear on what he likes and dislikes.

-He is very good at sports and is considered one of the best athletes among the other members.

-He has poor eyesite and wears glasses. He also has dry eyes.

-He gets motion sickness and often prefers to sit in the passenger seat.

-Hobbies: lying down, comfortable things.

-Dislikes: hard things, stuffy things, and stinging things.

-He doesn’t really like alcohol very much.

-He is the only member in Seventeen to have graduated from a science course.

-He was part of the drama club when he was in high school.

-Food he likes: banana milk.

 

3. JOSHUA

Stage Name: Joshua

Full Name: Hong Ji Soo

Native Name: 홍지수

Birth Place: United States

Birthday: Dec 30, 1995

Height: 177 cm (5'10")

Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Capricorn

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Joshua was 19 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan are part of the vocal team.

-Family: parents.

-MBTI: ENFJ.

-He was casted by a talent agent in LA, USA while attending an event in Koreatown. He joined Pledis Entertainment in 2013.

-He didn’t know how to read and write Korean when he first moved to Korea from the United States.

-Languages: English, Korean, Spanish. He is most comfortable with English since it is his native language. He studied Spanish while in school as a second foreign language for about a year and a half.

-He hates bugs.

-He doesn’t like sports nor is good at sports but he has good endurance.

-He likes eating sweet things, Korean food, squid, beef, sashimi,

-He dislikes eating eggplants and raw clams.

-His mother works as an oriental doctor in the US. Sometimes she will send him herbal medicine.

-He is close with Eric Nam and Ailee.

 

4. JUN

Stage Name: Jun

Full Name: Wen Junhui

Native Name: 文俊辉

Birth Place: China

Birthday: Jun 10, 1996

Height: 182 cm (6'0'')

Weight: 66 kg (146 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Gemini

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Jun was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, younger brother (born 2006).

-MBTI: INFP.

-He started as a child actor in China.

-He learned martial arts when he was a kid.

-He sometimes can look like a mannequin because of his body proportions (tall, long arms and legs, and wide shoulders).

-Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino are part of the performance sub-unit.

-He is the only member of the performance team to start dancing after becoming a trainee.

-He is from Guangdong China.

-Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean.

-Jun and Wonwoo are the two members that most enjoy spicy food.

-Food that he likes: he likes eating food with strong flavors, sweets (Korean and Chinese), snacks, and jelly.

-He always carries sweets in his bag and eats several times a day.

 

5. HOSHI

Stage Name: Hoshi

Full Name: Kwon Soon Young

Native Name: 권순영

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jun 15, 1996

Height: 177 cm (5'10")

Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Gemini

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Hoshi was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, older sister (born 1995)

-MBTI: INFP.

-Position: leader of the performance team, main dancer, and sub-vocalist.

-Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino are part of the performance sub-unit.

-He creates a lot of SEVENTEEN’s choreographies.

-He practiced Taekwondo when he was in elementary school.

-He joined a dance club after beeing inspired to become a singer. His inspiration started after listening to SHINee. He is a big fan.

-He is kind hearted and has a lot of aegyo.

-He can’t really eat spicy foods.

-He can’t cook despite being in the cooking club when he was in high school.

-He weighted 4kg when he was born (8.8lbs).

-He loves kimchi.

-He likes watching Kdramas like Itaewon Class, Crash Landing On You, Chocolate, etc.

 

6. WONWOO

Stage Name: Wonwoo

Full Name: Jeon Won Woo

Native Name: 전원우

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jul 17, 1996

Height: 182 cm (6'0'')

Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Cancer

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Wonwoo was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mimgnyu, and Vernon are part of the Hip Hop Team.

-Family: parents, younger brother (born 1998).

-MBTI: INFJ.

-Position: sub rapper.

-When he was in middle, I had an interest to learn to play the guitar so he joined a music academy with his friend as a hobby. Pledis Entertainment was, coincidentally, holding an audition there and Wonwoo passed. He joined Pledis in November 2011.

-His birthday is also on the 17th.

-He is introverted and has a shy personality.

-He was initially a vocal member but then changed to rapping.

-Role models: Lupe Fiasco and Tablo (Epik High).

-He practiced Aikido and Athletics when he was younger.

-He dislikes seafood.

 

7. WOOZI

Stage Name: Woozi

Full Name: Lee Ji Hoon

Native Name: 이지훈

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Nov 22, 1996

Height: 164 cm (5'5")

Weight: 53 kg (117 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Sagittarius

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Woozi was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan are part of the vocal team.

-MBTI: INFJ.

-Position: vocal sub-unit leader, lead vocalist.

-Family: parents.

-Woozi is the shortest member of SEVENTEEN with a height of 164 cm (5'5").

-He is the most glutonous member of Seventeen and basically eats a lot without gaining much weight.

-He doesn’t eat snacks but eats a lot during his main meals.

-He was born in Busan, South Korea.

-He played baseball when he was in elementary school. His position was the catcher.

 

8. DK

Stage Name: DK

Full Name: Lee Seok Min

Native Name: 이석민

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Feb 18, 1997

Height: 179 cm (5'10")

Weight: 66 kg (146 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Aquarius

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: DK was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, older sister (born 1994).

-Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan are part of the vocal team.

-MBTI: INFP.

-Position: main vocalist.

-He joined Pledis Entertainment in 2012.

-He is allergic to cats.

-Foods he likes: snacks, mint chocolate ice cream, tangerines.

-DK and Vernon share the same birthday on Feb 18 (one year apart).

 

9. MINGYU

Stage Name: Mingyu

Full Name: Kim Min Gyu

Native Name: 김민규

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Apr 6, 1997

Height: 187 cm (6'2")

Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Aries

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Mingyu was 18 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, younger sister (born 2001).

-S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mimgnyu, and Vernon are part of the Hip Hop Team.

-MBTI: ENFJ.

-He was street casted by a talent agent while he was attending middle school.

-Mingyu is the tallest member of Seventeen with a height of 187 cm (6'2").

-He is left-handed.

-He sufferes from Rhinitis and sneezes very often.

-He likes cleaning.

 

10. THE8

Stage Name: The8

Full Name: Xu Ming Hao

Native Name: 徐明浩

Birth Place: China

Birthday: Nov 7, 1997

Height: 178 cm (5'10")

Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Scorpio

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: The8 was 17 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino are part of the performance sub-unit.

-Position: sub vocalist, lead dancer.

-MBTI: INFJ.

-Family: parents.

-He started dancing since a ver young age. He was always more interested in dancing than studying. He started b-boying while in school.

-The8 is inspired from the number eight, which is a symbol of luck in the Chinese culture.

-His Korean was still not very fluent when he first debuted with Seventeen in 2015.

-He likes summer and the sea, tea and meditation.

-He doesn’t like eating cold foods nor drinking alcohol.

-Favorite food: rice.

 

11. SEUNGKWAN

Stage Name: Seungkwan

Full Name: Boo Seung Kwan

Native Name: 부승관

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jan 16, 1998

Height: 174 cm (5'9")

Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Capricorn

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Seungkwan was 17 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan are part of the vocal team.

-Family: parents, two older sisters (born 1989 and 1993).

-MBTI: ENFP.

-Position: main vocalist.

-He is also a good rapper.

-Hometown: Jeju Island, South Korea.

-He has a strong attachment to his hometown, Jeju Island. He has a Jeju accent.

-One of his dreams was to become a radio DJ.

 

12. VERNON

Stage Name: Vernon

Full Name: Hansol Vernon Chwe

Native Name: Choi Han Sol 최한솔

Birth Place: United States

Birthday: Feb 18, 1998

Height: 178 cm (5'10")

Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Aquarius

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Vernon was 17 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, younger sister (born 2004).

-S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mimgnyu, and Vernon are part of the Hip Hop Team.

-Position: main rapper.

-MBTI: ISFP.

-Ethnicity: his father is Korean and his mother is French-American. His mother is from Miami, Florida.

-Vernon has dual citizenship: Korean and American.

-His grandmother ran a restaurant.

-He was born in New York, USA and moved to Korea with his family at the age of five.

-He participated on children’s auditions and shows.

-He was street casted while on the subway when he was in middle school. He joined Pledis in 2012.

-He dropped out of middle school in his second year. He was homeschooled after that.

-He was a participant in the survival show Show Me The Money 4.

-DK and Vernon share the same birthday on Feb 18 (one year apart).

-Languages: his native language is Korean but he can also speak English.

-His favorite food is tofu, especially steam tofu.

-He has natural curly hair.

 

13. DINO

Stage Name: Dino

Full Name: Lee Chan

Native Name: 이찬

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Feb 11, 1999

Height: 174 cm (5'9")

Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Aquarius

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Dino was 16 years old (international age) when he debuted with Seventeen on May 26, 2015.

-Family: parents, younger brother (born 2001).

-MBTI: ENFJ.

-Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino are part of the performance sub-unit.

-His father was a dance instructor so from a young age Dino was very interested in dancing.

-He started to go to his father’s dance academy since the age of 3 or 4.

-He has very good stamina because of his dancing experience.

-Role model: Michael Jackson, Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko.

-He got his drivers’s license as soon as he was eligible. Mingyu helped him practice driving.

-He is one of the members that speaks Japanese well although he is not totally fluent.

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