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D.I.P Members Profile & Facts
D.I.P (디아이피) was a Korean boy group under Inter B.D Entertainment. The latest lineup consisted of 6 members: Taeha, Soomin, Seungho, B.nish, Uhyeong and Z.One. They made their debut on November 9, 2016 with the single ‘FIZZ’. They disbanded in November of 2018.

Meaning of the group name:
is short for ‘Diplomat’, they aim to expand K-pop internationally and fulfill the role of diplomats representing K-pop and Korea.

D.I.P Fandom Name: DIP class
D.I.P Official Colors:

D.I.P Official SNS:
Twitter: @DIP_class
Facebook: DIPclass6
Website: Inter B.D

Members Profiles:

Stage Name: Taeha (태하)
Birth Name: Lee Tae Ha (이태하)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocal
Birthday: August 21, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 177.2 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @xenex_taeha

Taeha Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He was added to D.I.P in 2017 to join them for their comeback song ‘A Likely Night’.
– Taeha is a former member of Lose Control (2015-2016).
– He is currently a member of XENEX (2019-present).
– He made his solo debut on May 19, 2022 with the single Get Along’.
– Taeha became D.I.P‘s leader after Hyeongseong left the group.
– He is a big fan of Lee Donggook and Park Hyoshin.
– His role model is Rain.
– He is atheist.
– Taeha’s specialty is doing a voice impression of the Pokémon Meowth.
– He wants to be rich, sexy, funny and handsome.
– He describes himself as the oldest but cutest member.
– Taeha speaks Japanese well as a result of promoting in Japan for a long time.
– He appeared in TVXQ‘s U-KNOW‘s YouTube video ‘U-KNOW gets off here’.
– He’s been a fan of TVXQ since he was a child.


Stage Name: Seungho (승호)
Birth Name: Jang Seung Ho (장승호)
Position: Main Vocal, Ex-Lead Vocal
Birthday: December 15, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 175.1 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @koreli_jang
YouTube: Jangstar
Facebook: 장스타

Seungho Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
He is a former member of Lose Control (2015-2016) under the stage name G-wan.
– Seungho is a content creator under the name Jangstar.
– He became interested in Turkey after he traveled there for work, and decided to start creating content revolving around Turkey.
– He speaks a bit of Turkish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese and English, as he enjoys singing in these languages. Currently he is mainly focused on studying Turkish.
– Seungho gives vocal lessons and works as a wedding singer.
– He became the group’s main vocal after Hyeongseong left.
– He was a trainee for 2 years prior to joining D.I.P.
– Seungho used to be in a band, but he felt like he couldn’t express himself well enough through only singing, so he decided to become an idol.
– His special talents are singing with a lot of emotion and doing vocal impressions.
– His hobbies are cooking, traveling, learning languages watching movies and table tennis.
– Seungho’s favorite food is chicken.
– He once entered a jump rope competition as a regional representative.
– He used to be a BJ on Bigo Live.
– Seungho was a judge at the K-pop World Festival in Turkey.
– His role model is Super Junior‘s Kyuhyun.
– He describes his personality as childish and cold-hearted but kind.
– His dream is to become a global musician and YouTuber.
– Ideal type: a woman with charisma.
– Motto: “Your efforts will never betray you”.


Stage Name: Soomin (수민)
Birth Name: Choi Soo Min (최수민)
Position: Visual, Dancer, Sub Vocal
Birthday: February 16, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 180.3 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @choi.soomin.kdy
YouTube: 꽃보다수민
Twitter: @als8332 (private)

Soomin Facts:
– He was born in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, South Korea.
– He is a former member of Lose Control (2015-2016) and XENEX (2019).
– After leaving XENEX he worked as their director during their debut promotions.
– Soomin got married to former Sunny DaysDayoung on April 2, 2022, after dating for roughly 8 years.
– Soomin and Dayoung welcomed their first daughter, Hana, on October 12, 2022.
– He was a backup dancer for Sunny Days and appeared in their ‘Blah Blah’ MV.
– He went on a short hiatus during ‘A Likely Night’ promotions to undergo knee surgery.
– Soomin was a trainee for 5 years prior to joining D.I.P.
– He is the owner of a PC bang (internet cafe).
– He became an idol after seeing Girls’ Generation on TV and decided he wanted to meet them.
– Soomin is a former badminton player, he won 1st place in a competition in elementary school. After he retired as an idol he picked up the sport again.
– He also likes to play golf and go to the gym.
– His favorite foods are fried chicken, grilled eel, instant noodles, and scallop.
– His hobbies are watching movies, dramas and dance performances.
– Soomin’s special talents are badminton, acrobatics and standing on his toes.
– His role model is Highlight‘s Gikwang.
– He has a big tattoo on his shoulder/chest area.
– Soomin has a kind, level-headed and fair character.
– His goals as an idol were to chart on Oricon in Japan, become an actor, to be loved by people of all ages and have people think “I want to be like him”.
– Ideal type: ‘bagel girl’ (baby face with a glamorous body).
– Motto: “If you do something, do it right” and “When it’s time to work, let’s work, when it’s time to play, let’s play”.


Stage Name: B.nish (비니쉬)
Birth Name: Yoo Bon (유본)
Position: Main Rapper, Dancer
Birthday: September 24, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178.7 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @real_bon_official
YouTube: 이세계 본식이

B.nish Facts:
– He was born in Eunam-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He is a former member of Lose Control (2015-2016) under the name Yubon, and XENEX (2019-2021) as Bon. He left XENEX due to cervical disk problems.
– B.nish was a trainee for 4 years prior to joining D.I.P.
– His MBTI is ENFJ.
– He has a lot of tattoos, multiple on his arms, on his collarbone, shoulder, chest and leg.
– His role models are Gary and Block B‘s rap line.
– He used to dream of becoming a soccer player or a P.E teacher.
– In order to become an idol he’s been working many part-time jobs since he was young.
– His hobbies are playing soccer, hiking, writing, eating, and reading books.
– His special talents are writing lyrics, exercising, thinking of something to eat and enduring things well.
– B.nish loved to read books when he was younger, which is the reason he can rap very fast and can write emotional lyrics.
– He’s had many operations. Cervical disk surgery, fracture in the right humerus,  left Achilles tendon, left shin, finger reattachment and more.
– He has a dog named Nani (beagle).
– His personality is described as lively, serious and fun. He describes himself as a kidult.
– His goal as an idol was for D.I.P to become a group that the general public would recognize by just their voices.
– Ideal type: someone with a sense of humor and good looks.
– Motto: “Get rich or die tryin'” and “Only I can change myself, no one else can do it for me”.


Stage Name: Uhyeong (유형)
Birth Name: Jeon Yu Hyeong (전유형)
Position: Sub Vocal, Dancer
Birthday: February 8, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 183.3 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @u_.hyeong
YouTube: 유빵

Yuhyeong Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– Uhyeong was part of the original 5-member D.I.P lineup.
– He is a former member of  XENEX (2019-2021). He left the group to fulfill his military service.
– He was a trainee for 1 year prior to joining D.I.P.
– His charming point is his height. He was the tallest member of the group.
– His specialty is having extraordinary senses.
– Uhyeong’s hobbies are sightseeing, going to aquariums, watching anime and movies, eating snacks and playing League of Legends.
– His favorite food is Korean BBQ.
– He has a tattoo on his chest.
– His role models are VIXX‘s N and Dean.
– Uhyeong described himself as the best dressed, trendiest member and member with the best humor.
–  His character is cold on the outside, but warm and friendly on the inside.
– His favorite marvel character is Iron Man.
– Uhyeong’s goal as an idol was to solidify his own unique color, be recognized by people, and be a singer people can empathize with.
– Ideal type: a strong and intimidating woman.
– Motto: “Let’s not have any regrets in anything we do” and “Artistic life ends the moment it repeats itself”.


Stage Name: Z.One (지원)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Won (김지원)
Position: Maknae, Sub Rapper
Birthday: July 1, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 173.2 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @ji_won7.1_

Z.One Facts:
– He was born in Daejeon, South Korea.
– He joined the group on October 12, 2017 to stand in for Soomin, who was recovering from surgery, during their ‘A Likely Night’ promotions.
– After D.I.P‘s disbandment he remained under the company and became a member of the co-ed group DIP.MX (2019-2021).
– He changed his stage name from Z.One to Maru after joining DIP.MX.
– He chose the stage name Z.One because it sounds like his real name, Jiwon. It’s also spelled the same way in Korean (지원).
– His role models are BTS.
– His specialty is being able to eat 3 portions of pork belly.
– Z.One’s hobbies are shopping and going on vacation.
– He described himself as the cutest member, dancing machine and the golden maknae.
– His goal as an idol was to become famous.

Former Members:

Stage Name: Hyeongseong (형성)
Birth Name: Yang Hyeong Seong (양형성)
Position: Ex-Leader, Main Vocal
Birthday: November 20, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @monday1120
Facebook: 양형성

Hyeongseong Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He left D.I.P around March 2018.
Hyeongseong is a former member of Lose Control (2015-2016).
– He opened his own boiled pork restaurant in July 2022. Before that he ran an online shopping mall for children and baby clothes.
– He was a trainee for 9 years before joining D.I.P.
– Hyeongseong has a younger brother.
– He was admitted to the Dance Department of Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts, but switched to the vocal major because he was better at singing.
– He speaks a bit of Chinese.
– His role modes are XIA, TVXQ and Highlight.
– He describes himself as someone who is generous, forgetful, and kind and gentle but rational when necessary.
– Hyeongseong is a good cook and used to be in charge of D.I.P‘s meals when they lived in dorms.
– He loves meat so much that he cooks meat for breakfast.
– His other favorite foods are fried chicken, salmon trout, stir-fried rice with duck egg, and sushi.
– His hobbies are soccer, watching dramas and cooking.
– Hyeongseong’s specialty is doing vocal impressions of Xia and Yang Yoseob.
– He has two dogs named Ddung (Cocker Spaniel) and Mong (Bichon Frisé).
– He completed his military service before joining D.I.P.
– His goal as an idol was to develop his own unique color and to become an all-rounder.
– He is currently in a relationship.
– Ideal Type: a pretty and innocent girl who attends church.
– Motto: “Life is funky”.


Stage Name: Suhan (also spelled Soohan) (수한)
Birth Name: Kim Su Han (김수한)
English Name: David Kim
Position: Main Dancer, Rapper
Birthday: January 8, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 176 cm (5’9”)
Weight: 61 kg (134lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Canadian-Korean
Instagram: @suhan.kim.73

Suhan Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea, but grew up in Canada.
– Suhan left D.I.P in early 2016 to participate on BOYS24, but re-joined the group on July 23, 2016 after his elimination. Then he left again on December 7, 2016 to focus on his studies.
– He competed on MNET’s survival show BOYS24 as a member of Unit Sky, but was eliminated in episode 3.
He is a former pre-debut member of Jackpot (2012-2013) under the stage name Swan, IMFACT (2015) and Lose Control (2015-2016).
– Suhan is currently signed with Liz Entertainment.
– He speaks English.
– Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts (graduated in 2019).
– His special talents are B-Boying and imitating expressions of female idols.
– He was a B-Boy under the name B-Boy Swan.
– Suhan learned B-Boying in Canada where he met Jay Park who inspired him to become a b-boy and singer.
– His nickname is kiddo because his food preferences are like that of a child.
– He is friends with former N.CUS member Myeong and UP10TIOn‘s Bit-t0.
– His goal as an idol was to become someone like Jay Park, who excels in rapping, singing and dancing.
– Motto: “Stay true to yourself”.

Pre-Debut Members:
Stage Name: Jeeho (also spelled Jiho) (지호)
Birth Name: Choi Ji Ho (최지호)
Position: Sub Vocal
Birthday: August 22, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 170 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @by_ohiz

Jeeho Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– Jeeho was part of the original 5-member D.I.P lineup.
– He left D.I.P on September 11, 2016 to make a new start.
– He is a former member of MUSTB (2019) under the stage name Hawoon, and a former member of Challenger (2018) and NewTownBoyz (2017) as Jeeho.
– Jeeho currently goes by the name Ohi.
– He was a trainee for 4 years prior to joining D.I.P.
– His MBTI is INFJ.
– His nickname is Agumon (like the Pokémon), because he looks like a dragon.
– Jeeho’s hobbies are shopping, cooking, lying down, watching dramas and cartoons.
– His specialties are table tennis, gaming, eating hardtacks, drawing cartoons, doing voice impressions of cartoon characters, making boring jokes and resolving problems.
– He is a very sociable, gentle and straightforward person.
– He tends to act younger than his actual age.
– Jeeho has a cat named Alpha.
– He is friends with Kim Juna, Jin Seungwook (VARSITY, N.TIC, TEN-X) and IMFACT‘s Taeho.
– Ideal type: a girl with pretty eyes.
– Motto: “Let’s do more tomorrow than today”.


Stage Name: Wontak (원탁)
Birth Name: Ju Won Tak (주원탁)
Position: Vocal
Birthday: February 24, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @j_wontagii
TikTok: @j_wontagii (private)
YouTube: 노래하는 원탁🌸

Wontak Facts:
– He was born in Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– Wontak left D.I.P around May 2016.
– He is a former member of Underdog (2016-2017) under the stage name Roel, and RAINZ (2017-2018).
– He is currently active as a soloist and an actor.
– Wontak made his solo debut on November 25, 2018 with the single ‘In The Light’, which he wrote and composed himself.
– He acted in the webdrama ‘Can Love Be Refunded’ and the movie ‘On Your Own’.
– He participated on Produce 101 Season 2 as a 2ABLE Company representative. He was eliminated on episode 5, rank 62.
– On May 23, 2019 he terminated his contract with 2ABLE Company and they ended in a legal dispute.
– He auditioned as a soloist on the survival program Peak Time, but didn’t make it into Team 24:00.
– He is a former Fantagio trainee and was part of their i-Teen project (2015-2016). He almost debuted with ASTRO, but was cut off the team because he lacked dancing skills.
– Wontak was a trainee for 4 years and 2 months prior to Produce 101 Season 2.
– He was a contestant on the singing competition Voice King.
– He sang the OST’s for the K-dramas ‘Destined With You’, ‘Sunny Again Tomorrow’ and ‘Knight Flower’ among others.
– Since middle school he worked about 7 different part-time jobs to afford taking vocal lessons and realize his dream of becoming an idol.
– Wontak’s hobbies are skating, bowling and composing songs.
– His specialty is speaking Japanese.
– He is confident in his facial features and athletic abilities.


Stage Name: Dohyun (도현)
Birth Name: Kim Do Hyun (김도현)
Position: Vocal
Birthday: April 3, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @_doh_haa

Dohyun Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do South Korea.
– He left D.I.P around May 2016.
– Dohyun is a former member of Underdog (2016-2017) and Hi5 (2017-2018) under the stage name Baekjin.
– He is currently a member of MUST.Be (MUSTB) (2018-present) under the stage name Doha.
– His MBTI is ESFJ.
– He currently works as a store manager at Lotteria (Korean fastfood chain).
– Dohyun does freelance modeling and acting on the side.
– People describe him as “soulless”, but he is actually a warm and empathic person.
– His strengths are eating well and being good at games.
– Dohyun’s weakness is that he can sometimes be a bit sloppy.
– His specialty is fitting his whole fist into his mouth.


Stage Name: Sangwoo (상우)
Birth Name: Oh Sang Woo (오상우)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: January 5, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @zero_s.w
Twitter: @dhtkddn4702

Sangwoo Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– Sangwoo was part of the original 5-member D.I.P lineup.
– He left D.I.P around May 2016.
– He is a former member of Pure Boys (2014), BLAST (2014-2015), Underdog (2016-2017), and Hi5 (2017-2018) under the stage name Kain and MUSTB (2019), ONE A DAY (2019-2020) as Sangwoo.
– His MBTI is ENFJ.
– Education: Chungwoon University (broadcasting major, undergraduate).
– He has auditioned for over 40 companies and passed most of them, but never signed to any because he just wanted to see if he could pass.
– He works as a model for makeup brands and online shopping malls and has been doing this since pre-debut.
– Sangwoo’s specialties are acting, posing like a model, MC’ing, and ballet.
– He was an exchange student in Canada before becoming an idol, so he speaks a bit of English.
– He is said to have good leadership skills and almost became D.I.P‘s leader.


Stage Name: Seunghyuk (승혁)
Birth Name: Moon Seung Hyuk (문승혁) / legalized name Moon Dong Gyu (문동규)
Position: Vocal
Birthday: November 16, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @rooftree._

Seunghyuk Facts:
– Seunghyuk was part of the original 5-member D.I.P lineup.
– He left D.I.P around May 2016.
– He is a former member of Underdog (2016-2017) under the name Seunghyuk, and Spectrum (2018-2020) as Dongkyu.
– Seunghyuk made a cameo in the webdrama ‘Issue Makers’.
– He has an older sister.
– Education: Dankook University (undergraduate degree in Business Administration, graduated February 2023).
– He wasn’t interested in music when he was younger, but in high school his friend convinced him to join the band club. During club activities, he stumbled upon a BIGBANG performance and was immediately mesmerized, he since then dreamed of becoming an idol.
– His hobbies are web surfing, reading and reviewing food and beauty products.
– Seungyuk’s specialties are calligraphy, cooking, and drawing.
– His charming points are his eye smile and his kindness.
–His favorite colors are calm, muted colors and yellow.
– Seunghyuk’s favorite things are food, writing and cleanliness.
– His least favorite things are bugs, being teased, and going to bed without washing up.
– He used to be a big fan of KARA and was part of their official fanclub.
– He is good with his hands and used to make a lot of handmade gifts for his fans.
– Seunghyuk has completed his military service.


Stage Name: Insu (인수)
Birth Name: Seo In Su (서인수)
Position: Vocal
Birthday: August 31, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @seo_in_su

Insu Facts:
– Insu was part of the original 5-member D.I.P lineup.
– He left D.I.P around May 2016.
– He is a former member of Pure Boy (2014), BLAST (2014-2015) and Lose Control (2015-2016) under the stage name Jiwoo.
– His specialty is b-boying.
– Insu is currently living a quiet, non-idol life.

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