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Apeace Members Profile

Apeace Profile and Facts

Apeace (에이피스 / エーピース) is a South Korean J-Pop group under Golden Goose Entertainment. They first debuted in 2010 as a 21 member group under the name Double B 21, before re-debuting under their current name in Japan in 2011. The group currently consists of 12 members and is divided into three different sub-units: Lapis5, Jade5, and Onyx5

Apeace Fandom Name: Hana-One

Apeace Official Links:
Website: apeace.jp
Instagram: @apeacemembersofficial
Twitter: @Apeace_Japan
Facebook: ApeaceJapan
YouTube: APEACE-official

Apeace Members Profile:
Won Sik


Stage Name: Won Sik (원식)
Birth Name: Kim Won Sik (김원식)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer
Birthday: July 19, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-unit: Jade5
Instagram: @7×19.89
Twitter: @wonsik8907

Won Sik Facts:
– He joined the group as a replacement for Son Yu Chang on November 28, 2011.
– He is Christian.
– His worst habit is saying “chincha?” (really?) a lot.
– He went to an all boy’s school, so he is very shy when he speaks to girls.
– His nickname is “Chocolate Wonsik”.
– His favourite manga is Slam Dunk.
– He likes to sing karaoke to H.O.T songs.
– He wakes up earlier than the other Jade5 members and he wakes them up. The one time he slept in, all of Jade5 was late too.
– He had three Maltese dogs from second grade through to high school, named Check, Chang, and Toto. They would always be waiting for him when he got home from school. They would also bite his nose in order to wake him up at night.
– He thinks that if he were a dog, he would be a Golden Retriever.
– He describes himself as reserved.
– His favourite movie is The Pianist.
– When he makes eye contact with girl fans in the audience during a performance, his face turns really red.
– He is most embarrassed during the handshake meetings when he is complimented by fans.
– If the other members were girls, he would want to have a daughter with Tae Woo or a son with Jae Won or Ho Young.
– His mother was a terrible cook so he always had to buy his food.
– His body part that he likes the most is his eyes.
– He doesn’t like alcohol but sometimes he drinks a little beer before bed. He once drank wine with Seung Hyuk and fell asleep after 10 minutes.

Young Won

Stage Name: Young Won (영원)
Birth Name: Choi Young Won (최영원)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: May 12, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-unit: Jade5
Instagram: @apeaceoppa (personal), @s0wqbEaQ2 (for his cat)
Twitter:

Young Won Facts:
– He believes his weakness to be his severe nasal allergy.
– He is optimistic to the point where his parents scold him.
– He was vice president of the student committee in grade school and the director of the reading club.
– He has two brothers. He is close with the brother that is closer to his age.
– He has traveled to many place around the world. When he was 6, he got lost in Luxembourg for a few hours by himself.
– He was the vocalist of a band in high school.
– His parents owned a small record store when he was young.
– He was a trainee for 3 and a half years.
– He takes a long time getting ready in the morning.
– He prefers to hang around other people with blood type B.
– He is most reliable when someone needs to speak on stage.
– When he was 6 years old he had a Miniature Schnauzer named Terri, but he is allergic to dogs so it was painful for him to have one
– His life motto is “Life does not change in a hurry”.
– His favourite movie is Sherlock Holmes.
– He says the most important thing he brought from Korea is a stuffed dog because it reminds him of his dog at home.
– He once sat in the audience during a performance and no one noticed until he got up.
– His body part that he likes the most is his nose.
– He has many worries in everyday life. For example, when he is riding in a car, he likes to put a pillow between him and his seatbelt just in case the car has to stop quickly. Whenever he goes into a shop, the first thing he does is look for an emergency exit. He will go out of his way to avoid driving near a construction site.

Hyun Sung

Stage Name: Hyun Sung (현성)
Birth Name: Ji Hyun Sung (지현성)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: December 2, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-unit: Onyx5
Instagram: @jeehyunsung89
Twitter: @jeehyunsung

Hyun Sung Facts:
– He was in the subgroup Lapis, and later changed to Onyx5.
– His weakness is that he easily runs out of breath and his face becomes red easily.
– His nickname is “Angel/Angel brother”
– People mistook him for a girl when he was a toddler since his eyes were so big.
– His hometown is Changwon (30 minutes outside of Busan), where he attended the most prestigious high school in the area.
– He was very shy in school.
– He lived in Changwon until he was 21, when he decided to become a model. He did his preliminary model activities in Gangnam.
– His first job as a model was in a magazine. The scene was lovers holding hands at an amusement park.
– He belonged to DCM Model management, and modeled for magazines such as GQ, SURE, and Movie Week.
– He got nervous when he was modelling so he would dance backstage.
– He used to have very poor eyesight until he got lasik eye surgery.
– His favourite song is The Western Sky by Lee Seungchul.
– His dream is to tour in many different countries.
– He likes to bowl and play baseball.
– He likes watching scary movies.
– It is hard for him to gain weight so he eats a lot.
– He eats fried eggs almost every day. He eats them with rice and ketchup.
– He wants to be in a musical.
– He is bad at talking with girls one-on-one. He made his first woman friend when he was 20.
– He has a driver’s license.
– He enlisted in the Korean military on February 24, 2015 and returned on November 19, 2016.

Wan Chul

Stage Name: Wan Chul (완철)
Birth Name: Kim Wan Chul (김완철)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: April 13, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Lapis5
Instagram: @920413_
Twitter: @sksmssnrnrpdy

Wan Chul Facts:
– He used to be in XING generation 5 with Du Hwan.
– He has been a trainee under GGE since he was 15.
– When he was young, he was known as an “accident child”. He accidentally broke almost everything he touched.
– He had his first kiss during his second year of junior high school.
– He went to an all-boy’s high school.
– Other members call him “Chul Chul Wan Chul”
– His favourite artist is Michael Jackson.
– His weakness is that he speaks slowly.
– He is very good at baking and cooking fish.
– Other members admire him for his vocal range, his technique, and his improvisation skills.
– His dream is to be #1 on the Oricon chart and tour Japan.
– His favourite Japanese dish is pork cutlet sauce.
– He has trouble managing his weight so he doesn’t eat at night.
– He liked to make Dong Ho egg dishes since Dong Ho loves them so much.
– He loves taking selcas.
– He is more comfortable talking with the Apeace members his age than his seniors. Sometimes he feels anxious talking with his seniors.
– If he were to confess to a girl, he would sing her Arigatou by Ikimonogakari.
– He doesn’t know how to swim.
– He composed a song called ひとめぼれ (Love at First Sight).
– Young Won says he’s the calmest member of Apeace, and sometimes he’s “freaky” because he seems to be in his own world.

Jin Woo

Stage Name: Jin Woo (진우)
Birth Name: Kim Jin Woo (김진우)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: October 12, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 188 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 73 kg (161 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-unit: Onyx5
Instagram: @dacapo188
Twitter: @JW_1012

Jin Woo Facts:
– He was in the subgroup Lapis, and later changed to Onyx5.
– His nickname is “Tsundere”.
– His favourite artist is Rain.
– Ever since he was young, he wanted to be an entertainer but since he was so tall he was told to become a model instead.
– His weakness is that he can’t refuse a request given to him.
– His motto is “Think it over before you criticise others”.
– He doesn’t like his fans to like the other members, and when he sees them talking to the other members, he tries to mess up the conversation.
– He seems very shy onstage, but he jokes a lot behind the scenes.
– He loves polar bears.
– His favourite movie is Moteki.
– He’s lost count of the number of girls he’s gone out with (at least 10). He doesn’t refuse when they ask him out.
– He has a driver’s license.
– He says that if you meet him on the street and there is no staff around, it is okay to give him a hug.
– According to Dong Ho, he’s always friendly and responds with a smile even when he’s tired.
– He is an extreme light weight. He falls asleep after drinking two small cups of alcohol so he always drinks cola instead.
– Won Sik says he tends to laugh in his sleep.
– He enlisted in the Korean military on February 24, 2015 and returned on November 19, 2016.

Jun Sik

Stage Name: Jun Sik (준식)
Birth Name: Yun Jun Sik (윤준식)
Position: Dancer
Birthday: March 6, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Onyx5
Instagram: @3x6_93
Twitter: @junsik22

Jun Sik Facts:
– He replaced Seunghyung in Lapis on April 23rd, 2013 and later changed to Onyx5.
– He is from the city Gwangmeong.
– He likes the comedian Yoo Jaesuk and SNSD’s Taeyeon.
– He played basketball in high school as a centre position since he was so tall (though he is one of the shortest members of Apeace).
– He went to a co-ed high school but the classrooms were separated by gender.
– He had a yellow bag and yellow shoes in high school so his nickname was “Yellow Prince.”
– He describes himself as someone who works hard without stopping.
– He has been a trainee under GGE since he was 18 years old.
– His favourite artists are Big Bang and INFINITE.
– The ability that he is most confident in is dancing. He is known for his popping.
– He considers himself bright and lively, but sometimes mischievous.
– He was very shy as a child.
– He has a habit of fiddling with his hair.
– He loves sushi and takoyaki (octopus dumplings).
– His favourite Korean food is bulgogi (grilled marinated beef).
– He wants to visit the hot springs in Japan.
– JD is envious of his cuteness.
– He likes girls that can make decisions on their own and aren’t indecisive.
– Other Onyx5 members agree that he he will probably be the first of them to get married.

Young Wook

Stage Name: Young Wook (영욱)
Birth Name: Jung Young Wook (정영욱)
Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: May 14, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Lapis5
Instagram: @lovely0uk
Twitter:

Young Wook Facts:
– He has 3 older sisters, one of which were a former member of the girl group SKARF.
– When he laughs, his eyes get 3 times smaller than usual.
– His favourite artist is Rain. In junior high school, he did a dance cover of Rainism and got a standing ovation.
– One of his hobbies is Taekwondo. He also beatboxes.
– When he was in 5th grade, he was inspired by Michael Jackson to sing and dance. Now he worships him like a god.
– His dancing is self-taught.
– He uses a humidifier at night so his throat doesn’t get dry.
– He likes to play basketball.
– He doesn’t like the fact that he has very small eyes.
– He cried on Apeace’s anniversary from hearing a message from his father.
– He says the most important item he brought from Korea is his mother’s perfume.
– He’s not good at looking people in the eye when he talks to them.
– When he is embarrassed, his hands automatically go to his mouth.
– If the other members were girls, he would want to have a daughter with Tae Woo or a son with Young Won.
– If he won 100 million yen, he would buy a car (though he doesn’t have a license yet) and put the rest into savings.
– Sometimes he doesn’t go to sleep during the night because he is easily woken by noises. He spends the night practicing dancing.
– He loves to go bowling and he usually goes once a week with JD.
– He sleeps in the same bed as Seung Hyuk, who tends to stretch a lot when he sleeps, so Young Wook has to put up a barrier in the middle of the bed.

Si Hyuk

Stage Name: Si Hyuk (시혁)
Birth Name: Choi Si Hyuk (최시혁)
Position: Dancer, Rapper
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Lapis5
Instagram: @sisihyhyukuk0218
Twitter: @xornjs757

Si Hyuk Facts:
– He joined Apeace on April 9, 2014, replacing Myung Eun in Onyx. He later moved to Lapis5.
– He was briefly part of a dancing duo under GGE called Street Jam, and also appeared in segments of NOTTV’s Bidanshikai with other Apeace members before formally joining Apeace.
– He raps with a deep voice despite his baby face.
– Jin Hong thought he was quiet at first, but when he joined him in Lapis5, he realized Si Hyuk was very noisy and mischievous.
– He quickly became the mood-maker of Lapis5.
– He was never interested in Christmas.
– Wan Chul says he has a good voice and fashion sense.
– Young Wook is jealous of his small face.
– One of his favourite dishes is samgyeopsal (a Korean dish made of pork belly)
– He’s been described as the mascot of Apeace.

JD

Stage Name: JD (제이디)
Birth Name: Yoo Jae Deok (유재덕)
Position: Maknae, Vocalist, Pianist
Birthday: August 27, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Jade5
Instagram: @jewel__jd12
Twitter: @windfire123

JD Facts:
– He replaced Ho Young in the subgroup Onyx on joined April 23rd, 2013, and later switched to Jade5.
– He is the youngest member of Apeace.
– He has perfect pitch.
– He started singing when he was 6 years old.
– He plays a variety of instruments such as piano, bass guitar, drums, and gayageum (Korean zither).
– He is from Namyangu-si, Gyeonggi-do.
– He was on the 100th episode of Star King when he was 12 years old and was known as a child prodigy.
– He was a member of MetallateM, a Korean kids progressive metal band, from 2010 to 2012. He performed keyboard and vocals.
– His favourite artist is Elvis Presley. He is the reason JD became interested in rock.
– His favourite Apeace song is HERO.
– He likes to swim.
– He considers himself indecisive.
– He has a habit of daydreaming a lot.
– He likes to eat spicy things, like kimchi (spicy cabbage) and tteokbokki (spicy ricecake stew).
– He wants to see Tokyo Tower.
– He composed a song called Runaway.
– Even though he joined Apeace years after they debuted in Japan, by early 2014, he knew more Kanji than all the other Onyx members and by mid-2014, could speak Japanese as well as the rest of Apeace.
– Won Sik respects him since he can study so well.

On Hiatus:
Geon Hee


Stage Name: Geon Hee (건희)
Birth Name: Ha Geon Hee (하건희)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 19, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-unit: Jade5
Instagram: @goninosuke
Twitter: @183cm63kg

Geon Hee Facts:
– He was formerly a member of the Onyx subunit.
– He is from Tongyoung-si, Gyeongsangnam-do.
– His habit is that when he is embarrassed or in a panic he hums.
– He is very shy when he first meets someone.
– He was inspired to start singing after getting good results from singing an SG Wannabe song at a school festival.
– He was not into sports in school – instead he was into music and singing.
– He likes to do karaoke to 2AM‘s This Song.
– He is known to never lie.
– He takes a long time deciding what to eat at restaurants.
– Other members admire him for his soft and beautiful voice.
– His dream is to create a band out of some members of Apeace and release an album.
– He is the member known to be the least like a blood type B person because he is so innocent.
– His favourite movie is Howl’s Moving Castle.
– He considers himself an eight-colored bird (Korean expression for someone with many charms).
– He is comfortable with his mother and siblings, but he is scared to talk to his father.
– The first Christmas he was in Japan, his mother sent him a box of ramen and sweets. The members were on a diet but he, Tae Woo, and Seung Hyuk secretly ate the ramen in the middle of the night.
– He is afraid of injections.
– Sometimes when he is waiting at a cross walk, he pretends to step forward before the signal comes, to see if it tricks anyone.
– He is currently on hiatus as he is fulfilling his mandatory military service.

Seung Hyuk

Stage Name: Seung Hyuk (승혁)
Birth Name: Song Seung Hyuk (송승혁)
Position: Main Dancer
Birthday: July 30, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (146 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-unit: Onyx5
Instagram: @super_b.c
Twitter: @asdgg8800

Seung Hyuk Facts:
– He is from Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
– He was a trainee for 3 years.
– He and Sung Ho are very good friends since they became trainees on the same day.
– He is obsessed with leopard print and all of his personal belongings have leopard print on them.
– His habit is that he uses an overly professional tone when talking to his colleagues.
– He used to work at his mother’s clothing store.
– He has been a model since the age of 3, modelling clothes designed by his mother.
– He is known to be the fashion expert of Apeace.
– He has a tattoo on his chest.
– His favourite artist is Yoon Dohyun Band.
– He was inspired to start dancing by Rain when he was 17.
– When he is stressed out he likes to dance to relieve the tension.
– He thinks his best dance quality is his dancing facial expressions.
– He always wanted Apeace to have a sexy dance.
– He has the habit of touching the collar of his jacket when he dances.
– His dream is to perform at Tokyo Dome.
– Onyx5 members rely on him when they need to talk on stage.
– He used to have one Shih Tzu and 2 Maltese dogs. Their names were Bonbon, Goyani, and Wonsoni. He currently has a pet Dachshund.
– When he was a child he hated getting pictures taken of him. But now he loves it.
– He tends to stretch out when he sleeps, so Young Wook (who sleeps in the same bed as him) has to put up a barrier in the middle of the bed.
– He is currently on hiatus as he is fulfilling his mandatory military service.

Sung Ho

Stage Name: Sung Ho (성호)
Birth Name: Hong Sung Ho (홍성호)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: September 15, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 187 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Onyx5
Instagram: @sungho1991
Twitter:

Sung Ho Facts:
– He grew up in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do.
– He was in a band for three years in high school.
– He was the student council president in high school.
– He used to work at a Japanese store near his house so he knows how to make a lot of Japanese dishes.
– He was a trainee for 3 years.
– He is very good friends with Seung Huyk since they became trainees on the same day. When he first saw Seung Huyk, he thought he was very fashionable.
– Other members admire him for his loud and powerful voice as well as his unique dancing style.
– His habit is that when he wears a jacket, he often plays with the collar.
– His favourite song to sing in karaoke is Bon Jovie’s It’s My Life.
– He wants to be a reasonable person who considers the feelings of others.
– He is known to tell good stories.
– His hobbies are Kendo, playing soccer and swimming.
– His favourite movie is Spiderman.
– His dream is to be #1 on the Oricon charts, to perform at Tokyo Dome, and later become the #1 in Asia.
– He is scared of snakes.
– He is the gag man of Onyx5. He has a very strong personality.
– He has great leadership skills and can speak well in front of a crowd.
– His nickname is Frankie (from One Piece), which was given to him by fans.
– He eats a lot when he gets back to the dorm.
– He started going on a diet in July 2012 because he had a larger body than the other members.
– He is featured in a song called Life Is Beautiful in YHANAEL’s first album PART OF THE UNIVERSE, released in September 2014.
– He is currently on hiatus as he is fulfilling his mandatory military service.

Former Members:
Dong Ho


Stage Name: Dong Ho (동호)
Birth Name: Yoo Dong Ho (유동호)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: February 25, 1985
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-unit: Jade
Instagram:
Twitter:

Dong Ho Facts:
– He was the oldest member of APeace.
– He was in SBS Star Academy with Jae Won in 2009.
– He plays the cello and does ballet as hobbies.
– He graduated from Daejeon Arts High School in 2003.
– He was in a music video with Lee Minho and Jessica Gomez.
– His habit is referring to the other members as children.
– He is often referred to as “eomma” by members Seung Hwan and Se Hyeon.
– He used to be a model before joining Apeace.
– He started modelling when he saw a poster at a cafe for auditions. He thought his low height would hurt his chances but he was selected in the top 10 out of 3,000 people.
– He decides what he wants to eat early before he enters the restaurant.
– He loves to cook.
– He had been living alone since the age of 19.
– He eats fried eggs almost every day. He likes it especially with kimchi. Sometimes he eats them 5 times in one day.
– He’s known to act most like a blood type B person out of all the members because he is very decisive and is not afraid to express his ideas and opinions clearly. He also is said to have the most pride.
– According to Geon Hee, he is the most popular among the women.
– He is the youngest child in his family and he is spoiled by his siblings.
– His mother was a piano teacher.
– He hates the sound of stepping on snow.
– He absolutely hates getting injections.
– He quit smoking the day Apeace released their major debut album, in September 2012.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014

Jae Won

Stage Name: Jae Won (재원)
Birth Name: Park Jae Won (박재원)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 17, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 190 cm (6’3″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Jade
Instagram:
Twitter:

Jae Won Facts:
– He was in SBS Star Academy with Dong Ho in 2009.
– His weakness is that he takes too long deciding on things and ends up missing opportunities.
– He used to be a model before joining Apeace.
– He wanted to become a model since he was in high school but his parents made him go into the military right after he graduated from university. After that, he went to Seoul by himself to become a model.
– His first job as a model was in the Seoul Collection under famous designer Chang Gwanhyo and teacher Lee Jooyoung.
– He belonged to DCM Model management, and modelled for magazines such as SURE, Style H, and Maison.
– He was a trainee for 3 and a half years.
– His nickname is “Mt. Fuji” because he is so tall.
– One of his hobbies is Kendo.
– He often hits his head on doorways when he gets on trains.
– He likes shopping because it relieves stress.
– He can’t stand the sight of blood.
– He collects action figures.
– He is very good at Japanese, but he gets nervous when he speaks on stage so it seems like he isn’t very good at it.
– If the other members were girls, he would want to have a daughter with Won Sik or a son with Jin Woo.
– His body parts that he likes the most are his eyes and collar bones.
– If his sister dated a member of Apeace, he would pick Jin Hong or Young Wook. He would definitely not pick Won Sik.
– He usually reads manga before going to sleep. Lately he’s been reading Slam Dunk.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014

Yu Chang

Stage Name: Yu Chang (유창)
Birth Name: Son Yu Chang (손유창)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 21, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type:
Sub-unit: Jade
Instagram:
Twitter:

Yu Chang Facts:
– Prior to joining Apeace, he worked as a model.
– He left the group on November 28, 2011 to continue studying composition

Sung Woo

Stage Name: Sung Woo (성우)
Birth Name: Lee Sung Woo (이성우)
Position: –
Birthday: August 9, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type:
Sub-unit: Onyx
Instagram:
Twitter:

Sung Woo Facts:
– He spent a long time getting ready. He usually got up 2 hours early to fix his hair.
– He has a very addictive personality, especially in playing musical instruments.
– He graduated from university on February 23rd, 2012.
– He was very close with member Geon Hee because they roomed together.
– He left the group on November 28, 2011 due to ongoing back issues. He was replaced by Lee Myung Eun.
– After recovering from his back issues, Lee Sung Woo pursued a career as a drama musical actor.

Byung Hun

Stage Name: Byung Hun (병훈)
Birth Name: Moon Byung Hun (문병훈)
Position: Main Dancer
Birthday: June 6, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 66 kg (146 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-unit: Lapis
Instagram: @byounghun821
Twitter:

Byung Hun Facts:
– He does B-Boy dancing. He started in high school when he was inspired by break dancing videos on Youtube.
– His weakness is that he is afraid of insects.
– He was quiet from an early age.
– He was addicted to anime in high school, especialy Hayao Miyazaki’s work. He was in the Japanese film club.
– It is easier for him to learn Japanese because he accustomed to Japanese dramas and animation.
– He likes to cook but he doesn’t have much confidence in cooking.
– He was a trainee for 3 years.
– His dream is to dance with choreographer Lyle Beniga.
– He doesn’t like to eat sashimi or any raw fish.
– He was interviewed for the Secret Garden (Korean drama) Official Book.
– He had many dogs growing up, such as a Yorkshire Terrier and Jindo Dog (famous Korean dog breed).
– His favourite dog breeds are: Golden Retrievers, Miniature Schnauzers, Cocker Spaniels, and Beagles.
– He thinks that if he were a dog, he would be a Jindo Dog.
– His favourite movie is Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sagasu
– He was originally left-handed but his school made him change to right.
– He received a watch from his father and he brought it to Japan with him.
– During a performance at Odaiba Stadium in August 2012, he accidentally sang his part in Korean instead of Japanese.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014

Tae Woo

Stage Name: Tae Woo (태우)
Birth Name: Lee Tae Woo (이태우)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: December 8, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 190 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 71 kg (157 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Onyx
Instagram:
Twitter: @likethis21

Tae Woo Facts:
– His nickname is the Korean word for “mischievous”.
– One of his hobbies is kick-boxing.
– He was actually rather short until his 3rd year of junior high school.
– He graduated from the Daeduk College Department of Model in 2009.
– He participated in the Seoul Collection (fashion event with many top models of Korea) when he was in high school.
– His first job as a model was for weddings.
– He won an award at the 2013 Asian Model Festival Awards.
– He loves milk.
– He likes coffee flavored milk but doesn’t like coffee.
– He would rather be 3 to 5 cm shorter.
– He likes to play basketball and box.
– He hates watching scary movies.
– He is scared of ghosts. When there is a dark room in their dorms and he is too scared to go in, he tells Du Hwan to go in first.
– Other members call him the devil because he always pulls pranks on them.
– When he was a kid, he almost drowned at the beach.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014.
– After leaving Apeace, he modeled in Japan, still under Golden Goose Entertainment.
– He enlisted in the military on June 8, 2015.

Doo Hee

Stage Name: Doo Hee (두희)
Birth Name: Kim Doo Hee (김두희)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: May 1, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Jade
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Doo Hee Facts:
– Doo Hee joined the group in 2013 after several members left to fulfil their military service.
– He plays basketball and soccer.
– His favourite singer is Kim Yongwoo and his favourite actor is Ha Jungwoo.
– He mainly sang R&B before he came to Apeace.
– He wants to be in a play someday.
– He considers him a compassionate person towards others.
– His favourite Japanese food is sushi, especially salmon.
– His favourite Korean food is kimchi jjigae (spicy cabbage stew). His favourite home dishes are makchang and gopchang (grilled pork and cattle intestines).
– He became close with Dong Ho and calls him haraboji (grandfather).
– His body part that he likes the most is his forehead.
– He says that the members of Jade that treat him the best are Dong Ho and Won Sik.
– Sung Ho bought him sushi and they ate it in Sung Ho’s room without telling anyone.
– If his sister dated a member of Apeace, he would choose Dong Ho. He would not choose Chang Woo, or Jae Won (because he might like Gundam more than he’d like her).
– If he won 100 million yen, he would go shopping and then buy a car.
– He jogs and plays basketball to relieve stress.
– He says that he has never had a girlfriend.
– He can’t whistle.
– He is happiest when he is singing.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014.

Myung Eun

Stage Name: Myung Eun (명은)
Birth Name: Lee Myung Eun (이명은)
Position: –
Birthday: June 26, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (146 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Onyx
Instagram:
Twitter:

Myung Eun Facts:
– He joined the group in 2011 after Lee Sung Woo left to fulfil his mandatory military service.
– His weakness is that he has long arms.
– He had been playing soccer since elementary school.
– He doesn’t like watching horror movies.
– He doesn’t like ghosts or going to the dentist.
– He tended to sleep in and be late for practice. Usually Seung Hyuk had to get him out of bed.
– When he first entered Apeace, he would often talk without holding the microphone up to his mouth.
– He describes himself as open-minded.
– His nickname is Sokcho squid, given to him by Sung Ho because his home town, Sokcho is famous for its specialty squid. His other nickname is “Coffee Prince”.
– He is very shy, but he’s became much more sociable since he first joined Apeace.
– He becomes nervous when he speaks in Japanese.
– The most important thing that he brought from Korea is a photo of him and his grandmother. He is very close with her and they call almost every day.
– He was never close to his parents, only his siblings.
– In primary school, he made a Christmas card for his family, but he was too shy to give it to his parents.
– He used to become pale and break out into a cold sweat when he had to do something in front of an audience.
– Other members see him as very cool and chic, but he loses some of that when he goes onstage since he’s so nervous.
– On March 1, 2014, he was fired from Apeace for a serious breach in contract. On the 15th, it was revealed that he got married a woman named Kim Jimin. They had a daughter whom they named Lee Hael.

Ho Young

Stage Name: Ho Young (호영)
Birth Name: Jeong Ho Young (정호영) (now Jeong Da Ho (정다호))
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 19, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 190 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Onyx
Instagram:
Twitter:

Ho Young Facts:
– His favourite manga to read as a kid was Slam Dunk.
– He was very athletic when he was a kid, his specialties being basketball, Kendo and Taekwondo
– In school, he stayed awake during Japanese class because his teacher was pretty.
– He doesn’t like normal milk. If he does drink milk it is either strawberry or banana milk.
– He likes drinking coffee.
– In junior high school, he could eat 4 bags of ramen with rice in one sitting.
– His favourite athlete is Kang Hodong, a sumo wrestler.
– He is afraid of ghosts.
– He has a soft personality that helped balance out Onyx.
– He has an older sister named Inhye who he gets along well with. She is a singing instructor.
– He and his sister form a singing group called Rainbow Paper.
– He would like to continue singing and perhaps acting in the future in Korea.
– His nickname is “Bear”
– His favourite movie is Love Story
– He hopes to be a good father someday
– In the first few days of coming to Japan, there was an early curfew but he wanted to buy some junk food at night. So while the manager was taking a shower, he and other members ran to a convenience store. He left his shoe in the door to prevent it from automatically locking.
He shared a room with Jin Woo in Japan.
– He appeared in V.O.S (Voice of Soul)’s teaser for Cry and Run (at 0:08)
– H left Apeace on April 23, 2013 to fulfil his mandatory military service

Chang Woo

Stage Name: Chang Woo (창우)
Birth Name: Heo Chang Woo (허창우)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: April 2, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-unit: Lapis
Instagram:
Twitter: @heochang52

Chang Woo Facts:
– He is from Haeundae-gu, Busan.
– His nicknames are Hominem (Eminem + Heo) and Busan man. Other members also call him “Annoying Guy”.
– Even when everyone else is tired, he is still energetic, and sometimes too loud.
– His weakness is that he has to have multiple things, he doesn’t want just one of something.
– His habit is squinting his eyes.
– According to Jae Won, he eats a lot but doesn’t gain any weight.
– He cries when he eats spicy things.
– He is known to have an addictive smile and a bubbly personality.
– He went to an all-boy’s high school. He was a popular student and made his teachers mad because he was mischievous.
– He wants to save up money to go to college. Then he wants to give money to his parents and then buy a house.
– He is good at posing according to Seung Hyung.
– He has a sister who he fought with a lot.
– He wants a daughter.
– He doesn’t know how to swim.
– His favourite places to go alone in Japan are Yoyogi Park and Harajuku.
– He graduated from Apeace on June 30, 2014
– He enlisted in the army in November, 2014.

Seung Hyung

Stage Name: Seung Hyung (승형)
Birth Name: Kim Seung Hyung (김승형)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: July 11, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 188 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Lapis
Instagram:
Twitter:

Seung Hyung Facts:
– He is from Mokpo
– His weakness is that he has a distinct accent from his home province of Jeolla.
– He was most sleepy during Math class because he never enjoyed Math.
– He loves milk.
– He was a bodybuilder in high school and could do jump 4000 times in jump rope.
– He likes to put a lot of Kanjan (Korean soy sauce) on his food.
– He played basketball in school. He was always centre because he was so tall.
– His favourite cartoon character in high school was Haruko Akagi of Slam Dunk.
– He really liked the drama Daejanggeum.
– He is interested in photography. He was giften a Nikon D3100 camera from the staff.
– He thinks Jin Woo is the most photogenic member, and Chang Woo and Tae Woo are good at posing.
– He wants to go to New York to take pictures at the Brooklyn Bridge and Times Square.
– He has a fear of bugs.
– He had his first kiss during his second year of junior high school.
– He loves IU.
– He left Apeace on April 23, 2013 to fulfil his mandatory military service. He was replaced by Yun Jun Sik.

Jin Hong

Stage Name: Jin Hong (진홍)
Birth Name: Min Jin Hong (민진홍)
Position: Main Dancer
Birthday: October 24, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Lapis5
Instagram: @4so2
Twitter:

Jin Hong Facts:
– He is from Jung-gu, Seoul.
– His favourite artist is SG Wannabe.
– He didn’t get proper dance lessons until he became a trainee for Apeace in junior high school.
– He was a trainee for 3 and a half years.
– He tries to stretch for 30 minutes before going to bed.
– He subconsciously dances while listening to music on trains.
– His parents call him all the time because they worry about him living so far away.
– He is known to be quiet but well spoken.
– He was nominated as the student council president in high school.
– He has a sister about 6 years older than him. She is very supportive of his musical career.
– When there is confusion on stage, he is most dependable to sort things out.
– He is the most mature member of Lapis5 according to Chang Woo.
– His favourite movie is Mission Impossible.
– He wants to perform with other dancers like Yunho (TVXQ), Eunhyuk (Super Junior), Taemin (SHINee), and Kai (EXO).
– He is into anime. Some of his favourites are One Piece, Naruto, and Bleach.
– He suffered from acute appendicitis in November of 2014 and returned to performing in December.
– On March 3, 2015 it was announced that Jinhong would rest indefinitely from Apeace activities due to poor condition of his knees and lumbar vertebrae. He officially left the group on July 29, 2018.
– He now works as a stage advisor for Apeace

Seung Hwan

Stage Name: Seung Hwan (승환)
Birth Name: Kim Seung Hwan (김승환)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 1, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Jade
Instagram:
Twitter:

Seung Hwan Facts:
– His weakness is that he doesn’t like vegetables, not even kimchi.
– His favourite artist is SAN-E.
– He was a perfect student in grade school.
– His favourite subject in school is art. He hated physical education.
– It is very hard for him to gain muscle.
– His father was very opposed to him living in Japan.
– According to the other members, he acts and looks much older than he actually is, especially when he raps.
– According to Young Won, he was the mood-maker of Jade.
– He doesn’t use emoticons.
– His dream is to become famous in Korea.
– He likes to paint.
– If the other members were girls, he would want to have a daughter with Jin Woo or a son with Dong Ho.
– If he could be in any Japanese movie/drama, he would want to be in Kurosagi or Liar Game.
– He went skateboarding with Du Hwan often.
– He belongs to a dance group in Korea.
– He wants to be able to translate Japanese and English in Korea in the future.
– He left Apeace on April 23, 2013 to fulfil his mandatory military service. He was replaced by Kim Doo Hee.

Du Hwan

Stage Name: Du Hwan (두환)
Birth Name: Hwang Du Hwan (황두환)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: January 30, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Sub-unit: Jade5
Instagram:
Twitter:

Du Hwan Facts:
– He was formerly a member of the Onyx subunit, before changing to Jade5
– He used to be in XING generation 5 with Wan Chul.
– His favourite artist is Yoon Dohyun Band.
– He has been a model since junior high school.
– He was in the Seoul Collection under designer Chang Gwanhyo.
– He has a younger sister.
– He has been to Malaysia since his aunt lives there. He says it is a warm and beautiful country.
– The only girls’ numbers he has saved on his phone are his sister and his mother.
– According to Jin Hong, he has a sexy and mature atmosphere.
– He is interested in photography. He received a Nikon camera from Geon Hee, and likes taking pictures of Apeace.
– He thinks Seung Hyuk is the most photogenic member.
– He wants to go to Africa. He wants to take Seung Hyuk with him because Seung Hyuk loves leopard print.
– He got a Shepard dog as a gift from his dad when he was in the fourth grade. He named it Depo (gun). He looked scary but was actually very friendly.
– He wants a pet snake.
– He thinks that if he were a dog, he would be a Chihuahua.
– He helped host NHK’s show Hangul Class season 2 every Monday from April 2013 to March 2014.
– He fiddles with his phone before he goes to sleep. Once he gets sleepy he tends to drop it on his face.
– He left the group on July 29, 2018.

Se Hyeon

Stage Name: Se Hyeon (세현)
Birth Name: Oh Se Hyeon (오세현)
Position: Vocalist/Pianist
Birthday: March 8, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-unit: Lapis5
Instagram:
Twitter: @SHluv5

Se Hyeon Facts:
– He was formerly a member of the Jade subunit, before changing to Lapis5.
– He went to Hanrim Entertainment Arts School
– His nickname is Snoopy because he’s “obedient as a dog”.
– His weakness is that even if he’s in a good mood, his face makes him looks like he’s in a bad mood.
– He is said to have a “Prince” aura.
– He is known to have beautiful almond-shaped eyes.
– His favourite artist is Park Hyoshin.
– He is very shy onstage but he is trying to become more open.
– He played the piano since he was very young, but at the age of 15 he decided he wanted to become a singer.
– His dream is to become a singer/songwriter.
– He is interested in photography. He bought himself a Canon SLR in November 2011. He likes taking pictures of landscapes.
– He wants to travel to Spain, Israel, and England.
– He was the first Apeace member to hold a solo concert.
– He wrote a song for Won Sik for his birthday called Always Close.
– If the other members were girls, he would want to have a son with Young Won or a daughter with Jae Won.
– If he could be in any Japanese drama/movie, he would want to be in Tokyo Girl.
– His body part that he likes the most is his nose.
– He likes to swim and float on his back to relieve stress.
– He composed a song called Diary.
– His ideal type is actress Inoue Mao.
– He left the group on July 29, 2018.

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