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KIM WOOSEOK (Former UP10TION, X1) Profile

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is a S. Korean singer,  under Blitzway Entertainment, who made his solo debut on May 25, 2020, with the album “1ST DESIRE [GREED]“. He’s a former member of UP10TION. He is known for appearing on Produce X 101, and for being a member of the project group X1.

Official Fandom Name: NIA (니아)
Fandom Nickname:
 NyaNya (냐냐)
Official Fan Colors:

Stage Name:
KIM WOOSEOK (김우석) (Formerly known as Wooshin (우신))
Birth Name: Kim Woo-Seok (김우석)
Nicknames: Desert Fox, Jjallang (Dokinchan), Daejeon Kitty, HipHop Kitten
Birthday: October 27th, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Chinese Sign: Rat
Height: 173.5 cm (5’8.3″)
Weight: 56kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @woo.ddadda
Twitter: @KWS_official_
Youtube: Kim Wooseok 김우석 Official 

– Wooseok’s birthplace is Daedeok-gu, Daejeon, South Korea.
– He is an only child.
– Wooseok dropped out of school for his thorough plan of becoming a barista. He later on did a qualification exam.
– While working at a part-time job, he was casted by JYP.
– He decided to enter the entertainment industry after seeing his mother cry.
– He graduated from Dong Ah Institute of Media and Arts, with Major in K-pop and Acting.
– Education: Global Cyber University (Broadcast and Entertainment Department).
– He can speak basic Chinese.
– Wooseok likes drawing comics and playing video games.
– He has a big scar on his right hand that he got during art class. (2019 Birthday Vlive)
– His skills are singing, composing, and writing lyrics.
– His hobbies are watching movies, drawing, reading poetry, and discovering restaurants.
– Wooseok thinks his left side looks better than the right.
– Although he insists he is ENFP, his MBTI results showed he is INTP-A.
– He has severe cat allergy.
– He is also allergic to contact lenses and cannot wear them for long periods of time.
– Wooseok’s #1 favorite food is chicken feet.
– At night, he likes to eat chicken feet, sea eels, and sashimi.
– He can eat anything as long as it looks good.
– Wooseok had bad eyesight before he did LASIK in 2019. He wrote a long letter on X1’s Fancafe saying goodbye to his squinting eyes.
– His role model is Park Hyo shin.
– He enjoys listening to ballads.
– He is the first male model of the beauty brand Clio, the only model of the beauty platform Wallavu, and the first muse of the basic cosmetic brand Byecom.
– Wooseok’s waist is 27 inches (68.6 cm)
– Other than UP10TION/X1 members, Wooseok is also really close with ATEEZ‘s Jongho, VICTON‘s Byungchan, and former Madtown member Daewon.
– Wooseok has a Pomeranian named Maison Ddadda (Full Name) and a Bichon Frise named Maison Ppoppo.
– Wooseok has his own personal reality show named “Wooseok’s Unboxing”. (Season 1 and 2)
– In 2020, Wooseok made his acting debut as the male lead of Playlist’s Web-drama “TwentyTwenty”.
-On March 5, TOP Media released an official statement announcing the expiration of their exclusive contract with Kim Woo Seok. On the same day, Blitzway announced that Kim Woo Seok had signed an exclusive contract with the agency.
His Motto: “When the tree wishes to be calm, the wind doesn’t stop blowing. When the child wishes to be filial, the parents are no longer there.” (Ha Sungwoon’s Midnight Idol Radio 2019)
WOOSEOK’s Ideal Type: “Someone who is fresh and pure and has a refreshing look with a very cute smile”. (Wooshin-Heather Diary 2017)

UP10TION (2015-2023)
– He debuted as a member of UP10TION on September 10, 2015, under T.O.P Media.
– Wooseok was the first member to join the group through the group’s pre-debut program “Masked Rookie King”.
– He was a trainee for a year.
– Wooseok was UP10TION’s chic boy.
– He was an MC alongside I.O.Is Somi on SBS’s The Show.
– In 2017, he took nearly a year long hiatus due to worsening mental health.
– He came back from his hiatus in 2018 for UP10TION’s first full album Invitation.
– He used the stage name Wooshin under UP10TION.
– On January 10, 2020, TOP Media announced that Wooseok would continue using Kim Wooseok (the name he used during Producex101) as his stage name.
– Although officially a member, since 2020 Wooseok promoted as a soloist only.
– On February 28, 2023, T.O.P Media announced that Up10tion would continue as a 7-member boy group, implying that Wooseok already silently left the group.

Produce X 101 (2019)
– Wooseok consistently ranked in the top 10 during the entire show.
– He ranked 1st during the second elimination ceremony.
– Wooseok was chosen as the 2nd most handsome trainee on the show.
– He was a center candidate for X1MA (Producex101 theme song).
– Wooseok earned the nickname Royal Center for his position during each round of evaluation.
– In the final episode, Wooseok ranked 2nd, receiving a total of 1,304,033 votes and making it to X1.
– People with Wooseok as their 1-pick referred to themselves as Jjallangdan (Unofficial fandom name).
Kim Woo Seok’s intro video.
All of Wooseok’s Produce X 101 videos.

X1 (2020-2021)
– He was in charge of introducing X1 songs.
– Wooseok introduced himself as “X1’s Everything”
– He made almost all X1 members big fans of chicken feet.
– Wooseok alongside the other X1 members was on hiatus for two months due to the show’s voting manipulation scandal.

-On January 6, 2020, the agencies representing the members announced the group has disbanded.


– On March 5th 2024, TOP Media announced that Kim Woo Seok has left the agency after deciding not to renew his contract.
– On March 5, 2024, Wooseok joined H&Entertainment, a subsidiary of Blitzway Entertainment business division.

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