Joshua (Seventeen) Facts and Profile, Joshua’s Ideal Type
Stage Name: Joshua (조슈아)
Birth Name: Joshua Hong
Korean Name: Hong Jisoo (홍지수)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: 30 December 1995
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Joshua’s Spotify list: Beach drive
– He was born in Los Angeles, California, US.
– Education: Downtown Magnets High School.
– His parents are both Koreans.
– He’s an only child.
– He joined Pledis Entertainment and began his training in 2013.
– He was a trainee for 2 years and 2 months.
– His family is in Los Angeles, but his mom comes from time to time to Korea to see him.
– During Weekly Idol he introduced himself as the member who can speak 5 different languages.
– When he lived in America, he would speak Korean at home and English at school so he is good at speaking it but not good at writing Korean.
– He is a fan of EXO.
– His favorite singers are 2BiC, Chris Brown, Usher, and Tupac.
– Between 20 and Adore U, he prefers 20.
– He likes the Korean drama “Rooftop Prince”.
– His hobbies are reading, sleeping, eating, singing, playing the guitar and watching movies.
– His favorite colors are Blue, Black, Brown and Pink.
– He doesn’t like the color green.
– He likes horror movies.
– His favorite animals are rabbits.
– Joshua loves anime. His favorites are One Piece, Naruto & Bleach.
– He can cook.
– He loves chicken.
– His favorite flavor of ice-cream is kiwi.
– His favorite sport is soccer.
– He prefers books over movies.
– He loves fairy tales.
– He likes the British accent.
– He said music is his life.
– He views himself as a calm person.
– He’s a Christian (Catholic).
– Joshua was a member of the Praise Team in their church.
– The meaning behind his name Joshua is that it’s a name from the Bible.
– He attended church often when he lived in America.
– He plays the guitar really well.
– Joshua has the biggest hands in Seventeen, according to Seungcheol.
– He finds it difficult to ask people for favors.
– He is named Seventeen’s gentleman because he doesn’t get angry easily and talks softly.
– He has a gentle voice and behaves with manners. He says ‘Good Morning’ whenever he wakes up in the morning.
– He shares the same birthday (even the year) with BTS’s V. They’ve wished each other happy birthday for the past two years (as of 2017).
– Joshua made a cameo in “A-Teen” season 2 ep.7.
– He wants to be a dutiful son to his parents and work hard and make them proud.
– His parents are his role models.
– He has a bright personality. When he’s with the members or close friends, his spirits are often high. He used to have a shy personality, but after living with the members, his real self came out. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– Up until a short time ago, he used to be called the ‘gentleman’ of the group, but lately, he’s become more of the joker/position of a person who makes people laugh. The members laugh when he dances with all of his might, and he gets a massive overreaction. He’s told that he looks really quiet, so the difference between his looks and personality are funny. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– When the weather is good, he often rides a bike on the bicycle road next to Han River, and afterwards, goes to watch a movie. He likes anime too. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– A casual style is his favorite. He also likes buying clothes, and goes shopping when he has the time.
– When he laughs, the edges of his mouth rise slightly. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He’s a person who opens up to the person he’s close to, but doesn’t really talk to people he doesn’t know.
– When he was in America, he had Japanese friends. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– In the dorm he used to have 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.
– Joshua’s ideal type is someone who is kind.
(Special thanks to pledis17, and Masyitah Yusof, jxnn, zeltiacorn, PaseuteoJosyua, Kpopstan_11)
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