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DK (SEVENTEEN) Profile and Facts:
Stage Name: DK (도겸)
Birth Name: Lee Seokmin (이석민)
Birthday: 18 February 1997
Zodiac sign: Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Nationality: Korean
Hometown: Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 66 kg (145lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoji:
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON (Leader)
Instagram: @dk_is_dokyeom
DK’s Spotify list:  DK’s favorites

DK Facts:
– He was born in Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
– He has an older sister.
– Education: Shinli Kindergarten, Seoul High School of Performing Arts (‘16)
– He said when he first joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely but he’s the member that got along with everyone the fastest.
– He was a trainee for 2 years and 7 months.
– He dreamed of becoming a singer when he saw Yoon Dohyun’s performances in middle school. The amount of energy he had on stage and the way he interacted with the fans and shared their energy was very cool to him.
– He sang karaoke a lot when he was in middle school and his friends told him his singing is good.
– He loves rock bands. He was a part of a rock band when he was in middle school.
– His nicknames are: Mr. Hat, Soonseok Talk, Rockstar, Docutie, Internal voice (the members call him that because he’s noisy when he’s practicing his singing and it sounds like a speaker)
– He was previously a student at YP Music Academy.
Vernon, Seungkwan & Joshua think he’s the funniest member.
– He shares the same birthday as Vernon.
– He’s a very lively but sensitive person.
– He wants to be someone who can help others and give them hope.
– He says he likes to spend his time cheerfully so he likes to make others feel energetic but sometimes it can get out of control so he needs to have more self control.
– He says he has a great passion for the things he likes so sometimes he can get greedy when he sings.
– His hobbies are watching movies and singing while wearing earphones while resting.
– His favorite food is pizza and Doenjang Jiggae (which is a Korean soybean paste stew dish).
– He doesn’t like the smell of eggplants and cucumbers so he doesn’t like eating them.
– His favorite number is 17.
– His favorite color is Black.
– DK’s shoe size is 280mm.
– He says he likes to spend his time cheerfully so he likes to make others feel energetic but sometimes it can get out of control so he needs to have more self control.
– He was voted by the other members as the member that likes to joke the most.
– His role model is Yoon Dohyun and Moon Myungjin.
– The meaning behind his real name is that Seok means ‘big’ and Min means ‘precious gem stone’. It means to be a big existence like a precious gem stone.
– He said that he was afraid of ladybugs because of a nightmare he had when he was younger.
– DK bravely shared his story on Sukira radio (160619) of when he used to get bullied for his weight and explained how words can hurt. He suffered through a lot in the past on his own and didn’t want to burden the others. So he worked hard to become the artist he is today.
– 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.
GOT7‘s Bambam & Yugyeom, BTS‘s Jungkook, Seventeen‘s The8, Mingyu, DKNCT‘s Jaehyun and Astro‘s Cha Eunwoo (the ’97 liners) are in a group chat.
– Between dating someone younger or older, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
– He competed on “King of Masked Singer” (ep 69&70) as Baby Goblin/Baby Demon, making it to the 3rd round.
– DK ranks 1st in ” Male Idols You’d like to be Your Sunbae”.
– He’s a person who looks forward positively. His dad often said, “you should become a positive person who is considerate of others,” so he’s trying to be like that. Whenever he feels down, he eats delicious food and regains his happiness. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He thinks his role in the group is to liven up their aura. He likes making people laugh. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He watches a lot of movies. He goes to the cinema, and also watches them at home. He likes a variety of genres, but Haikyuu!! and One Piece are his favorite. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He likes refreshing/clean clothes. He prefers moderately tight clothes to baggy clothes. As for colors, black or blue or red is good. He wears quite flashy clothes too. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– When he laughs, the outer corners of his eyes wrinkle up and his mouth opens wide. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– When he was younger, he was really loud with his friends. He also loved exercising. He wasn’t good at studying, but he did try his best. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He sang the OST of the drama ‘The Great Seducer’, titled “I’m First”.
– In 2019 DK starred in a Korean Musical called “Xcalibur”.
– In the old dorm, DK had his own room. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs, floor 6th)
– Update: As of June 2020, in the new dorm he still has his own room.
DK’s ideal type is a girl with long dark hair, has aegyo and has long slender legs.

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