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Cross Gene Members Profile

Cross Gene Members Profile: Cross Gene Facts; Cross Gene Ideal Type
Cross Gene 2018
Cross Gene (크로스진) currently consists of 4 members. The band debuted on June 11, 2012, under Amuse Korea Entertainment.

Cross Gene Fandom Name: CandY (the abbreviation of ‘CROSS GENE and YOU’ – ‘You’ means ‘fans’)
Cross Gene Official Fan Color:

Cross Gene Official Accounts:
Korean website: crossgene.co.kr
Japanese website: www.crossgene.jp
Twitter: @cross_gene
Instagram: @cross_gene_official
Fancafe: officialgene
Youtube: Cross Gene
vLive: Cross Gene channel
Facebook: CrossGene Official
Line: crossgene
Weibo: CROSS_GENE
Vine: CROSS GENE
Naver blog: CROSS GENE

Shin
Shin Cross Gene 2018
Stage Name: Shin (신)
Birth Name: Shin Wonho (신원호)
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: October 23, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Libra/Scorpio cusp
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @cg__shinwonho

Shin Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He doesn’t have any siblings.
– His nicknames are: Presh Gene, Baby Face, God of Dating, The Prince of Advertising
– Education: Dong Ah Institute of Media and Arts
– He speaks Korean and Japanese.
– Takuya was the one who taught Shin Japanese.
– Shin is known as a visual chameleon, as he looks like different celebrities from different angles
– Shin is a huge fan of Japanese culture, and loves to watch anime
– He can play the guitar.
– His hobby is collecting large sunglasses.
– His favorite foods are Sushi and American food.
– In elementary school he learned Taekwondo, in middle school he used to play squash and in high school he learned boxing. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– He became the leader in 2013 after Takuya decided to resign from the leader position.
– He acted in a commercial with G-Dragon in August 2012.
– He acted in Korean dramas such as Bachelor’s Vegetable Store (2011), Run 60 (Japanese – 2012), Big (2012), Shuriken Sentai Ninninger (ep. 25 – 2015), Secret Message (2015), Happy Marriage!? (2016), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), “Risky Romance” (2018).
– He also acted in films: Run 60 – Game Over (2012), ZEDD (2014).
– He appeared in different CFs: Bean Pole CF with Big Bang’s G-Dragon, Skin Food 15 스킨푸드, KT Wireless Internet, Dunkin Donuts, CF Auction with f(x)’s Sulli, Pantech Vega Iron, Sumi Chip CF 2014 with Miss A’s Suzy, Bean Pole Bicycle Repair Shop.
– He has his own radio show that airs every Tuesday on EK Radio in Japan called “Shin-kun Yoru No Chuusday”.
– Awards: in 2012 he won Best Male Model Advertising and Best Rookie Actor.
Shin’s ideal type: Someone who is a little mischievous (not someone stubborn).

Seyoung
Seyoung Cross Gene 2018
Stage Name: Seyoung (세영)
Real Name: Lee Seyoung (이세영)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 8, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @cg_seyoung

Seyoung Facts:
– He was born in South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– His nickname is Miracle Gene.
– He can speak Korean and Japanese.
– He can play the piano.
– He loves veggies and fruits, as well as chocolate.
– He is the oldest member of Cross Gene.
– He actually likes bugs/insects ever since he was a kid.
– Seyoung has a husky voice.
– He replaced J.G, who left Cross Gene due to family issues.
– He is the oldest member and was the last one to join the band.
– He acted in the movie ZEDD (2014) alongside the other Cross Gene band members.
– Seyoung already did his duties in the army before they debuted.
– Seyoung, Sangmin and Yongseok performed as a sub-unit called XHEARTS (crosshearts) and had mini concerts on 9/16, 9/17, 9/24 2017 in S. Korea.
Seyoung’s ideal type: Someone with a pure heart.

Sangmin
Sangmin Cross Gene 2018
Stage Name: Sangmin (상민)
Real Name: Kim Sangmin (김상민)
Position: Rapper, Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: July 7, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @cg_sangmin

Sangmin Facts:
– He was born in South Korea.
– He has a sister.
– His nickname is Organic Gene.
– Education: Gyeongnam School of Information
– He speaks Korean and Japanese.
– He is a deep tone rapper.
– He practiced artistic gymnastics and track-and-field in middle school. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– He had the lead role in the musical “Carpe Diem” (2011)
– He acted in the movie ZEDD (2014) alongside the other Cross Gene band members.
– He’s part of the dance crew “Men of the Future” (MOTF).
– Sangmin, Seyoung and Yongseok performed as a sub-unit called XHEARTS (crosshearts) and had mini concerts on 9/16, 9/17, 9/24 2017 in S. Korea.
Sangmin’s ideal type: Someone with a beautiful smile.

Yongseok
Yongseok Cross Gene 2018
Stage Name: Yongseok (용석)
Real Name: Kim Yongseok (김용석)
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 8, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Instagram: @cg_yongseok

Yongseok Facts:
– He was born in South Korea.
– He has two sisters.
– His nickname is Mypace Gene.
– He speaks Korean, Japanese and Mandarin.
– His favorite food is Korean Style Pork Chops.
– In elementary school, he practiced swimming and aikido. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– He has a mischievous personality and a good sense of humor.
– He has three tattoos so far: on his shoulder, wrist and hip.
– In the dorm, Yongseok does the house cleaning and cooking. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– He acted in the movie ZEDD (2014) alongside the other Cross Gene band members.
– He acted in musicals: Naeyeope The Stage (2014), Bachelor’s Vegetable Store (2016), Altar Boyz (2016), My Bucket List (2018), VOICE (2018).
– Yongseok, Sangmin and Seyoung performed as a sub-unit called XHEARTS (crosshearts) and had mini concerts on 9/16, 9/17, 9/24 2017 in S. Korea.
Yongseok’s ideal type: Someone smart.

Former Members:
Takuya
Takyua Cross Gene 2018
Stage Name: Takuya (타쿠야)
Birth Name: Terada Takuya (寺田拓哉)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: March 18, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 188 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @taku_march

Takuya Facts:
– He was born in Moriya, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
– He has two younger sisters (one of them is named Momoka)
– His nicknames are Gorgeous Gene, Terataku
– He was the first Cross Gene leader, but he decided to remove himself from that position after J.G left.
– He speaks Japanese and Korean.
– He can play the guitar and the piano.
– His favorite food is Hayashi rice.
– His hobbies are: playing mahjong, singing in the karaoke, shopping, playing bowling and reading.
– Takuya loves sports and used to play basketball and baseball. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– Takuya was the special finalist winner of 21st JUNON Superboy Contest before his debut.
– He acted in tv dramas: SIGN (Japanese – 2011), Run 60 (Japanese – 2012), The Lover (2015).
– He acted in some movies as well: Ai Ore! (Japanese – 2012), Run 60 – Game Over (Japanese – 2012), ZEDD (2014), Kataomoi Spiral (Japanese – 2016).
– He acted in musicals: Black & White (2010), Watashi no Host-Chan (2011), Black Butler: Noah’s Ark Circus (2016), Altar Boyz (2017 and 2018).
– Takuya was a regular member on Abnormal (or Non-) Summit on episodes 1 – 52 (Absent 17, 22, 45), 100, as the representative from Japan.
– Takuya ranked 52nd in TC Candler’s “100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– On December 10, 2018 Takuya announced via vLive that he left Cross Gene.
Takuya’s ideal type: Someone who is aware of her surroundings.

Casper
Casper
Stage Name: Casper (캐스퍼)
Birth Name: Chu Xiao-Xiang (储晓祥)
Former Stage Name: Zhong Ze Xiang (中泽祥)
Position: Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 20, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @cg_casper

Casper Facts:
– He was born in Shanghai, China.
– He doesn’t have any siblings.
– His nicknames are: Wild Chic Gene, C.True
– Education: Bao Shan Vocational and Technical School
– He can speak Chinese, Korean and English.
– He is a high tone rapper.
– His hobbies are playing sports, shopping and watching movies.
– He acted in the movie ZEDD (2014) alongside the other Cross Gene band members.
– He first wanted to be an athlete. (Cross Gene Interview for Wow! Korea)
– He had weight lifting training for 6 years and he also did short-distance racing training for 1 year.
– He gave up to the idea of becoming a professional athlete because he injured his back.
– On August 31, 2017 it was announced that Casper left Cross Gene.
– He participated on the idol survival show “The Unit”, but he was eliminated.
– Casper and J.G both are on the Chinese duet singing show “Sing Out” in 2018.
– Casper is going to participate in Idol Producer season 2 as a trainee.
Casper’s ideal type: Someone cute, kind and respectful to their parents.

J.G.
JG
Stage Name: J.G. (제이지)
Real Name: Gao Jia Ning (高家宁)
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 12, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

J.G Facts:
– He was born in Baicheng, Jilin Province, China.
– His nickname is Destiny Gene.
– Education: Chung Ang University
– He can speak Chinese and Korean.
– If he were to be an animal, he’d be a monkey.
– Favorite sports are baseball & basketball.
– He says his charisma is his singing voice.
– J.G was the last member to join Project A (pre-debut Cross Gene), he joined 6 months before their debut.
– J.G left Cross Gene in January 2013, due to family issues (his older sister died in a car accident in China).
– He auditioned on China’s The Voice in 2015.
– He said he stopped his restaurant business because his parents wanted him to pursue his true passion: singing. (“Family Fun Show”/”家庭欢乐秀” 2017)
– J.G and Casper both are on the Chinese duet singing show “Sing Out” in 2018.

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