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DUSTIN Members Profile and Facts

DUSTIN Members Profile and Facts

DUSTIN (더스틴) is a South Korean boy group that debuted on January 6, 2020 with the single ‘Burn’, under Na Entertainment (formerly known as LPA and Namoo Entertainment). They initially disbanded on May 24, 2021, but on December 26, 2021 it was announced that the group will be revived with a revised lineup. The current lineup consists of five members: Siu, Lake, Seunggi, Daon, and Raphael.

Meaning of the group name:
‘Dustin’ means ‘warrior’ in old German.

DUSTIN unit system explained:
The ultimate goal is to form a 20-member ‘mega boy group’. The group will be organized in 4 units consisting of 5 members each:
DUSTIN-K: Korea based, all Korean members.
DUSTIN-J: Japan based, all Japanese members.
DUSTIN-A: Philippines based, South/Southeast Asian members (Filipino, Chinese, Thai etc.).
DUSTIN-G: South America based, members from South- and North-America, Europe etc.
Each unit will be primarily promoting in their respective region(s), and will collaborate in pairs of two for international activites. As for music releases the units will release music separately and collaborate on special albums.

DUSTIN Fandom Name: TheStan
DUSTIN Official Colors: N/A

DUSTIN Official SNS:
Instagram: @official_dst
Twitter: @dst_official_
Facebook: Dst_official
Tiktok: @dustin_official_
YouTube: @AlwaysDustin
Fancafe: DUSTIN
vLive: Dustin

DUSTIN Members Profile:
Siu 

Stage Name: Siu (시우)
Birth Name: Hwang In Suk (황인석)
Position: Main Vocalist, Performance Director, Lead Dancer
Birthday: May 19, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji: 🐷
Instagram: @siu0519
Twitter: @siu0519
Facebook: 시우 (Siu)
TikTok: @siu0519
YouTube: 반갑시우

Siu Facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He was part of the original lineup.
– Siu is a former member of the groups Challenger (2017-2018) and SAVE (2018).
– He used to be a professional b-boy.
– Siu and Daon auditioned for MNET’s survival show Mega Karaoke Survival VS.
– He doesn’t have a favorite food, he likes anything.
– His hobbies are playing games, video editing, shopping, going to cafes, composing, choreographing, sleeping and dancing.
– He has a brother.
– Siu has choreographed both of Dustin’s songs ‘Crazy’ and ‘Blacklist’.
– He also helped writing the lyrics for ‘Crazy’ and together with Daon the lyrics for ‘Blacklist’.
– He watched the anime ‘Hunter x Hunter’.
– His favorite color is white.
– Siu has 2 dogs named Hyangdan and Bangja. His dogs are named after two characters from the Korean folk tale ‘Chunhyangjeon’.
– He is able to ride the scooter.
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Lake

Stage Name: Lake (레이크)
Birth Name: Kim Su Ho (김수호)
Position: Sub Vocalist
Birthday: January 20, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji: 🐶
Instagram: @dst_lake

Lake Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on February 21, 2022.
– His hobbies are reading and watching YouTube videos.
– All of the members say he’s the cutie of the group.
– Lake has two siblings, an older brother and a younger brother.
– He has a cat named Ryong.
– Cats are his favorite animals.
– In high school his favorite subject was science.
– His favorite snack is Kancho (choco biscuits).
– His favorite color is purple.
– In his free time he likes to read or write in his diary.
– He chose his stage name because his real name backwards (호수/ hosu) translates to “Lake” in English.
– He has been MCing different times at events the group would participate in.

Seunggi

Stage Name: Seunggi (승기)
Birth Name: Hong Seung Gi (홍승기)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Rapper
Birthday: January 29, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji: 🐱
Instagram: @seunggi_dst

Seunggi Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on February 25, 2022.
– He used to be part of a street dance team.
– His hobbies/ interests are fashion, doing makeup and eating.
– He really likes potato chips, especially Pringles.
– Seunggi likes ordering food to his home and drinking wine.
– His favorite Pokemon is Metamon.
– He likes watching American tv series.
– Seunggi was part of a busking dance team.
– His favorite color is grey.
– His favorite animal is a cat.
– He likes listening to jazz.
– His MBTI is ISFP.
– His favorite group is MONSTA X.

Daon

Stage Name: Daon (다온)
Birth Name: An Seoun Il (안선일)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: December 10, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-ON, DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji: 🐻
Instagram: @dst_daon
TikTok: @se_onil

Daon Facts:
– He was part of the original lineup.
– In November 2020 it was announced that Daon would go on hiatus due to an injury.
– He left the group in 2021 but he re-joined the group on February 13, 2022.
– Daon and Siu auditioned for MNET’s survival show Mega Karaoke Survival VS.
– He is interested in acting.
– His favorite color is black.
– He and Siu wrote the lyrics for Dustin’s song ‘Blacklist’.
– He took part in the writing, composing and producing of Dustin-On’s song ‘0 (Young)’, together with Bel and JJ.
– Daon enjoys the series ‘Haikyuu!’, ‘Again My life’, and ‘Café Minamdang’.
– He goes to the gym five days a week.
– His favorite animal is a dog.
– Daon has a dog named Kong.
– He was part of the Culture and Arts club during high school.

Raphael

Stage Name: Raphael (하파엘)
Birth Name: Esaki Rafael (江崎ハファエル)
Position: Rapper, Performer, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: April 5, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 182 cm (5’11)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Brazilian-Japanese
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-J/ DUSTIN-G
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @dst_raphael
Twitter: @e__lele

Raphael Facts:
– He auditioned through the Dustin-J project and got selected as a new member along with former member Alex.
– He officially joined the group in February 15, 2023.
– Raphael is a former member of the J-pop group Super Fantasy (2019-2020) under the stage name EL.
– He speaks Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and English.
– He likes the series ‘Sweet Home’.
– His biggest fears are heights and ghosts.
– His favorite animals are dogs and alpacas.
– Raphael has a dog named Abu.
– He likes soccer.
– He spends his free time shopping or sleeping.

Former Members:
Alex

Stage Name: Alex (알렉스)
Birth Name: Akiyama Ryotaro (秋山 凌太郎)
Position: Main vocalist
Birthday: July 28, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 172 cm (5’7)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Japanese
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-J/ DUSTIN-G
Representative Emoji: 🐰
Instagram: @dst__alex

Alex Facts:
– He auditioned through the Dustin-J project and got selected as a new member along with Raphael.
– He officially joined the group in February 17, 2023.
– Alex has quietly left the group in late 2023 after being on hiatus for health reasons.
– He used to be a singer back in Japan.
– He’s a singer-songwriter.
– Alex is fluent in Japanese, Korean and English.
– During his free time he likes talking to the members.
– He is a fan of Ghibli movies.

MJ

Stage Name: MJ (엠제이)
Birth Name:
Position: Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: April 26, 2003
Zodiac Sign:
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:
Nationality: Filipino
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-G
Representative Emoji:
Instagram:

MJ Facts:
– He became a trainee in 2022, he was casted when DUSTIN had their tour in the Philippines.
– He was revealed as trainee on February 18, 2023 and was supposed to join the group officially in April.
– He used to post on an Instagram account made when he joined the company, but it was later deleted.
– He ended up not joining the group due to opposal from his parents.

Mini

Stage Name: Mini (미니)
Birth Name: Lee Sang Min (이상민)
Position: Main Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: January 9, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 182 cm (5’11)
Weight:
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji:
Instagram:

Mini Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on February 7, 2022.
– He enlisted on February 7, 2023 and left the group.
– Mini lived in Chicago, USA, when he was three years old, so he can speak English well.
– He has a younger sister.
– His parents were against the idea of him pursuing a musical career.
– He really likes playing soccer and playing Go (a traditional board game).
– In high school his favorite subject was math.
– Mini used to be a big Twice fan when he was in high school.
– He looks up to the group Infinite.
– His favorite food is sushi.
– He likes to eat a lot of delicious food.

Win

Stage Name: Win (윈)
Birth Name: Han Seung Woo (한승우)
Position: Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: December 9, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 186 cm (6’1)
Weight:
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-K
Representative Emoji: 🧸
Instagram: @maksiowin / @dropthewin
YouTube: 윈과함께

Win Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on February 14, 2022.
– Win left the group in early 2023 due to health reasons.
– He has been a backup dancer for BTS, Pentagon, BTOB, BESTie, Stray Kids and more.
– Win appeared in a CF for People Car (피플카) as the lion, alongside Chungha.
– He has a sister.
– He was a member of Starhaven Entertainment’s debut group, but the debut ended up not going through.
– He had a dog.
– Win is very interested in fashion.
– He listens to many female musicians, but he says Lady Gaga is his number 1 idol.
– He really likes chicken.
– Win used to be a dancer at 1MILLION Dance Studio.
– Win is Christian.
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Seunghan

Stage Name: Seunghan (승한)
Birth Name: Lee Seung Han (이승한)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 22, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @seunghan__2@official.seunghan
YouTube: 승한 SEUNG HAN

Seunghan Facts:
– He was part of the original lineup.
– Seunghan left the group in 2021, but not the company.
– When DUSTIN was announced to be back in 2022 he was firstly still mentioned as a member, but for some reason he only remained as a soloist.
– He made his solo debut on December 13, 2021 with the single ‘Let Us Be Strangers Again’.
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Sunho

Stage Name: Sunho (선호) (Formerly Howoo)
Birth Name: Kim Seong Hun (김성훈)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: May 14, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 178 cm (5’10)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI: ISTP
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @sunho_0514
YouTube: 냐웅쿤

Sunho Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on March 1, 2021.
– He left the group in late 2021.
– He was a member of Like A Movie under the stage name Howoo, Be on New, C on H, Chaze, and ONE A DAY under his real name Seonghun.
– Sunho is currently a member of (M)IRROR.
– His hobbies are being active, playing basketball and other sports, gaming, sleeping, watching movies and listening to rap and pop songs.
– He is interested in traveling, fashion and money.
– His specialties are composing and songwriting.
– He speaks Japanese and English.
– Sunho’s charming points are his good body, his eye smile and his rapping and singing skills.
– He doesn’t like raw fish.
– He is scared of cockroaches.
– Sunho likes listening to KHH (Korean Hip Hop), his favorite artists are Dok2, Sik-K, Nucksal, Microdot, and Loopy.
– His goal is to travel around the world.
– He owns a cat.
– If Sunho could have a superpower it would be to fly.
– He uploads gaming videos to his YouTube channel.
– Motto: “Let’s live doing what we want to do”.

Dojun

Stage Name: Dojun (도준)
Birth Name: Park Seong Jun (박성준)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: September 26, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178 cm (5’10)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type:
MBTI: ESTJ
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @dxxo_jxun

Dojun Facts:
– He was announced as a new member on March 2, 2021.
– He left the group in late 2021.
– He is former member of ONE A DAY (2020) under the name J and EASTONE (2017-2019/20) under the name Jun.
– Dojun is currently a member of (M)IRROR.
– His specialty are k-pop dances.
– His hobbies are gaming and exercising.

Hwani

Stage Name: Hwani (화니)
Birth Name: Jo Si Hwan (조시환)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 16, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @jsh_sihwan

Hwani Facts:
– He was part of the original lineup.
– He left the group in 2021.
– He took part in the survival show Show King Night as a member of the team ZeroNine, together with fellow Dustin member JJ. Their team made it to the finals.
– He wrote and composed Dustin’s debut song ‘Burn’ together with JJ, Kim Yoon and Bel.
– Hwani’s hobbies are shopping and listening to music.

JJ

Stage Name: JJ (제제)
Birth Name: Jun Jin Hyeok (전진혁)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Birthday: December 11, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 168 cm (5’6)
Weight: 53 kg (116 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-ON
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @jun_jin_hyeok
YouTube: 제제 [JJ]

JJ Facts:
– He was part of the original lineup.
– He left the group in late 2021.
– He took part in the survival show Show King Night as a member of the team ZeroNine, together with fellow Dustin member Hwani. Their team made it to the finals.
– JJ used to be in a dance crew named DK crew.
– He has YouTube Channel where he posts song and dance covers.
– He has a dog named Jadu.
– His favorite movie is ‘Frozen’ and his favorite character is Elsa.
– JJ enjoys watching ‘Haikyuu!’.
– His hobby is gaming.
– He wrote and composed Dustin’s debut song ‘Burn’ together with Hwani, Kim Yoon and Bel.
– He took part in the writing, composing and producing of Dustin-On’s song ‘0 (Young)’, together with Bel and Daon.
– JJ can play the electric and acoustic guitar.
– He was part of the military band and already finished his military service.

Bel

Stage Name: Bel (벨)
Birth Name: Choi Sung Hoon (최성훈)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: May 21, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 175 cm (5’8)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: DUSTIN-ON
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: bel_sh_
YouTube: CHOISUNGHOON

Bel Facts:
– He was born in Uiwang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He was part of the original lineup.
– In November 2020 it was announced that Bel will go on hiatus due to health problems.
– He left the group in 2021.
– He participated in the survival show Show King Night as a member of the team Ursa Major. The team included former A.Cian member Woonyul, soloist and former Varsity member Minsung, soloist and former CICI member KiKO, former MAXXAM member and Under Nineteen contestant Yejoon, and soloist and Stars Awakening contestant Hazt. They made it to the second round.
– He released an album with Ursa Major, ‘THE SE7EN HEART: AND’, on August 31, 2023.
– Bel enjoys watching ‘Haikyuu!’.
– He has a girlfriend.
– He graduated from Jeonghwa Arts C0llege.
– Bel has a YouTube channel where he posts covers.
– He wrote and composed Dustin’s debut song ‘Burn’ together with JJ, Hwani and Kim Yoon.
– He took part in the writing, composing and producing for DUSTIN-ON’s song, ‘0 (Young)’ together with JJ and Daon.
– Bel wrote and composed MIRAE‘s song ‘So Different’.

Kim Yoon

Stage Name: Kim Yoon (김윤)
Birth Name: Kim Seong Soo (김성수)
Position: Leader, Vocalist
Birthday: February 27, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 183 cm (6’0)
Weight: 72 kg (158 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram: @227___yk
YouTube: @김윤TV

Kim Yoon Facts:
– He was part of the original lineup.
– He left the group in 2021.
– He’s a former member of the groups NewUs (2012-2014) and All-Star (2016) where he want by the stage name P.B/Pabi.
– He was a pre-debut member of G-Most (Highmost) (2018).
–He has a cat.
– His favorite food is sushi and meat.
– Kim Yoon’s favorite sport is badminton.
– His hobbies are shopping, exercising and driving.
– He wrote and composed Dustin’s debut song ‘Burn’ together with JJ, Hwani and Bel.
– On March 4th, 2020 he started his military service.

Kan

Stage Name: Kan (칸)
Birth Name:
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday:
Zodiac Sign:
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:
Nationality:
Sub-Unit:
Representative Emoji:
Instagram:

Kan Facts:
– He was a pre-debut member.
– He got removed from the group for personal reasons.

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