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MIXNINE (Male) Contestants Profile

MIXNINE (Male) Contestants Profile

MIXNINE (믹스나인) was a survival show run by YG Entertainment. The two final groups would have consisted of 9 females and 9 males, but their debut was cancelled because agencies didn’t agree with the contract. There were 170 participants in total; 72 males and 98 females.

MIXNINE (Male) Contestants
Chae Chang Hyun (Eliminated Ep. 10)

Birth Name: Chae Chang Hyun (채창현)
Birthday: June 25, 1998
Company: Banana Culture
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:
Instagram: @changhyun_iii

Changhyun Facts:
– His final ranking was 34th.
– He and Jaejun debuted in TREI, but they disbanded in 2020.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was influenced by G-Dragon.”
– Message to Audience: “I will give my best!”

Lee Jae Jun (Eliminated Ep. 14)

Birth Name: Lee Jae Jun (이재준)
Birthday: September 25, 1997
Company: Banana Culture
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @jjun_0925

Jaejun Facts:
– His final ranking was 16th.
– He and Changhyun debuted in TREI, but they disbanded in 2020.
– He is a former member of C-CLOWN.
– He is currently under MLD Entertainment.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 6th.
– His role models are Chris Brown and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I have always wanted to be on stage since I was young.”
– Message to Audience: “I have a long way to go, but I will surely show you my progress.”

Yoon Yong Bin (Eliminated Ep. 10)

Birth Name: Yoon Yong Bin (윤용빈)
Birthday: November 27, 1995
Company: Banana Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @yoonyongbin

Yongbin Facts:
– His final ranking was 51st.
– He participated on Produce 101 Season 2, but was eliminated in Episode 5.
– He has appeared on I Can See Your Voice.
– Yongbin almost debuted in EXO, but he rejected SM in order to finish studying.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 2nd.
– His role model is his grandmother.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I feel so excited when I am on stage and that I can express myself.”
– Message to Audience: “I will keep wanting to be better and be more loved.”

Kim Byeong Kwan (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Kim Byeong Kwan (김병관)
Birthday: August 13, 1996
Company: BEAT Interactive
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Byeongkwan Facts:
– His final ranking was 4th.
– He debuted in A.C.E, along with the other BEAT Int. participants.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 9th.
– His role models are Rain and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I grew my dreams of becoming an idol motivated by ‘Rainism’ by Rain.”
-Message to Audience: “I will do my best leaving no regrets.”

Kim Seh Yoon (Eliminated Ep. 14)

Birth Name: Kim Seh Yoon (김세윤)
Birthday: May 15, 1993
Company: BEAT Interactive
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Sehyoon Facts:
– His final ranking was 11th.
– He debuted in A.C.E, along with the other BEAT Int. participants, under the stage name Wow.
– He is a former YG Trainee.
– His role model is Pharrell Williams.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I love stage, dancing, and singing.”
– Message to Audience: “Love Ya.”

Lee Dong Hun (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Lee Dong Hun (이동훈)
Birthday: February 28, 1993
Company: BEAT Interactive
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Donghun Facts:
– His final ranking was 8th.
– He debuted in A.C.E, along with the other BEAT Int. participants.
– He appeared on I Can See Your Voice 4 and won the 4th episode.
– His role model is G-Dragon.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to be the dreams of others by becoming a great artist.”
– Message to Audience: “I will always stand on stage with a desperate mind and heart.”

Yao Ming Ming (Eliminated Ep. 14)

Birth Name: Yao Ming Ming (姚明明)
Birthday: January 5, 1997
Company: byKING Entertainment
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 68.4 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Weibo: 姚柏南
Instagram: @____ymm

Mingming Facts:
– His final ranking was 10th.
– He is currently under One Cool Jasco Entertainment.
– He was a contestant on Idol Producer Season 2 and made it to the debut team, UNINE, that disbanded in 2020.
– He was a trainee at Pledis Entertainment and almost debuted with SEVENTEEN.
– He was a member of BLK, but the group disbanded before he could debut with them.
– His role model is Taemin.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by the passion idols show on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Cheer for me and love me.”

Kim Jin Hong (Left the show)

Birth Name: Kim Jin Hong (김진홍)
Birthday: January 2, 1998
Company: Choeun Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @hong.zzin

Jinhong Facts:
– His final ranking was 39th.
– Jinhong and Changsun joined 24K. But, most members left and they are now redebuting with new members.
– His role models are Lee Gikwang and Rain.
– Why Become an Idol?: “After I took the 1st place in performing from school performance, I started to dream of becoming an idol.”
– Message to Audience: “Remember me as HongSi!” (Because he has “hong” in his name and Hongsi is a dried persimmon that everyone knows of)

Lee Chang Sun (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Lee Chang Sun (이창선)
Birthday: March 17, 1996
Company: Choeun Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type:
Twitter: @24k_changsunny
Instagram: @24k_changsunny

Changsun Facts:
– His final ranking was 59th.
– Changsun joined 24K and is still promoting with them.
– His role model is his dad.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I love dancing and I want to dance in front of people.”
– Message to Audience: YO~ MIXNINE #24K  #ChangSun #Hard-Working

Kim Jae Oh (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Jae Oh (김재오)
Birthday: September 22, 1992
Company: Chrome Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Jaeoh Facts:
– His final ranking was 61st.
– He and Sunghyun are former members of Be.A.
– His role models are Justin Bieber and Jay Park.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I would like to become the idol of the youth and become an icon of the generation.”
– Message to Audience: “Stay with me as I show you how much I can grow.”

Park Sung Hyun (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Park Sung Hyun (박성현)
Birthday: June 28, 1993
Company: Chrome Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’8”)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lb)
Blood Type:
Instagram: @real_ato

Sunghyun Facts:
– His final ranking was 45th.
– He and Jaeoh debuted in Be.A, but the group silently disbanded.
– His role model is Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I love being on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “I don’t know how I would be shown through screen but I will do my best to make progress.”

Yim Young Jun (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Yim Young Jun (임영준)
Birthday: August 24, 1995
Company: ELEVEN9 Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @0_jun2yo

Yongjun Facts:
– His final ranking was 40th.
– He was under N.A.P Entertainment in the group HIGH4, but they disbanded in 2017.
– His role model is Jay Park.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I was accepted in an audition that I attended.”
– Message to Audience: “I will try my best!”

Jeong Hyun Woo (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Jung Hyun Woo (정현우)
Birthday: September 23rd, 1996
Company: FM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Hyunwoo Facts:
– His final ranking was 33rd.
– He and the other FM Ent. participants are members of M.O.N.T. He goes by the stage name Narachan.
– His role model is Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I want to do music.”
– Message to Audience: “Support for Hyunwoo because he will succeed one day.”

Kim Sang Yeon (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Sang Yeon (김상연)
Birthday: June 4th, 1995
Company: FM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 181 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Sangyeon Facts:
– His final ranking was 58th.
– He and the other FM Ent. participants are members of M.O.N.T. He goes by the stage name Bitsaeon.
– His role model is BIG BANG.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I started off with the love of singing but then I grew interested in so many ways I could express myself on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you adore all of the trainees in MIXNINE.”

Shin Jung Min (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Shin Jung Min (신중민)
Birthday: September 19th, 1998
Company: FM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 179 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Jungmin Facts:
– His final ranking was 57th.
– He and the other FM Ent. participants are members of M.O.N.T. He goes by the stage name Roda.
– His role models are Post Malone, Nochang and BIG BANG.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to be a rapper with reputation.”
– Message to Audience: “I’ll do my best.”

Jo Yong Geun (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Jo Yong Geun (조용근)
Birthday: January 23rd, 1995
Company: Happy Face Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Yonggeun Facts:
– His final ranking was 25th.
– He debuted in D1CE, along with Hyunsoo and Jinyoung.
– He was a member of project group HNB, along with the other Happy Face Ent. participants.
– He was a participant in Produce 101 Season 2 and ranked 93rd.
– He is a former DSP Media trainee.
– His role model is D.O (EXO).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I feel wonderful on stage and I want to present myself on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “I will become the idol that lives up to the high standards debuted idols have already built.”

Kim Hyun Soo (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Kim Hyun Soo (김현수)
Birthday: April 12th, 1995
Company: Happy Face Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type:

Hyunsoo Facts:
– His final ranking was 14th.
– Hyunsoo, Yonggeun and Jinyoung debuted in D1CE.
– He was a member of project group HNB.
– His role models are Park Hyo Shin and his dad.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I loving singing and that is what I want to do only!”
– Message to Audience: “I will do my best! Hope you grow fond of me, love you!”

Woo Jin Young (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Woo Jin Young (우진영)
Birthday: May 31st, 1997
Company: Happy Face Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Jinyoung Facts:
– His final ranking was 1st.
– Jinyoung, Hyunsoo and Yonggeun debuted in D1CE.
– He was a participant on Produce 101 Season 2 and ranked 40th.
– He was a member of project group HNB.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 3rd.
– Jinyoung was on Show Me The Money 8, got eliminated and was given a second chance,
but got eliminated in the 2nd round again.
– He is a former JYP trainee.
– His role models are his dad and Kendrick Lamar.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I can let people listen to my music.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you cheer for and love Woo JinYoung!”

Yoon Jae Hee (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Yoon Jae Hee (윤재희)
Birthday: July 5, 1996
Company: Happy Face Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Jaehee Facts:
– His final ranking was 30th.
– He is now under ASTORY Entertainment in the pre-debut ASTORY Boys.
– He was in the project group HNB, along with D1CE members.
– He is a former Brand New Music trainee.
– His role models are his dad and Chris Brown.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because it’s the best thing I can do.”
– Message to Audience: “I will try to show my best to you.”

Hwang Yun Seong (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Hwang Yun Seong (황윤성)
Birthday: March 19, 1996
Company: Hunus Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @yunzzang_7
YouTube: 트롯남친 황윤성

Yunseong Facts:
– His final ranking was 49th.
– He is a member of ROMEO, along with Hyunjong, Minhak and Jaekyung. The group is on an indefinite hiatus.
– He debuted in the trot group, Mister T, formed from the show Mister Trot.
– His cousin is Hwang Ayoung, who was on Produce 101 Season 1.
– He competed on Immortal Songs.
– His role models are Kyuhyun (Super Junior) and Stevie Wonder.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I love singing and I love being on stage.”
– To the Audience: “I hope to give you happy energy!”

Kim Hyun Jong (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Kim Hyun Jong (김현종)
Birthday: September 5, 1998
Company: Hunus Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @kimhyunzzong

Hyunjong Facts:
– His final ranking was 17th.
– He is a member of ROMEO, along with Minhak, Yunseong and Jaekyung. He goes by the stage name Hyunkyung.
– He is a former Fantagio trainee.
– His role model is Doojoon (HIGHLIGHT).
– Why Become an Idol?: “Idol songs gave me the strength to continue my exercise. I’d like to be someone’s source of power as well.”
– Message to Audience: “Ready to fall in love with me?”

Kim Min Hak (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Kim Min Hak (김민학)
Birthday: August 20, 1996
Company: Hunus Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 52 kg (115 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Minhak Facts:
– His final ranking was 41st.
– He is a member of ROMEO, along with Hyunjong, Yunseong and Jaekyung. He goes by the stage name Milo.
– His role models are Lee Gikwang, Jay Park and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I grew my dream to be an idol after I watched Lee Gikwang performing ‘Dancing Shoes’.”
– Message to Audience: “Please remember the distinctively small guy with hidden charms!”

Ma Jae Kyung (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Ma Jae Kyung (마재경)
Birthday: January 15, 1997
Company: Hunus Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @l.o.u.i.x_x

Jaekyung Facts:
– His final ranking was 44th.
– He is a member of ROMEO, along with Hyunjong, Minhak and Yunseong. He goes by the stage name Kyle.
– His role models are Lee Seung Gi, Urban Zakapa and Im Chang Jung.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I’d like to work in various fields.” (Entertainment/dramas/movies/music)
– Message to Audience: “You and I are both the best, but Romeo is better than I am.”

Kim Han Gyeol (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Han Gyeol (김한결)
Birthday: December 2, 1997
Company: IME Korea
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Hangyeol Facts:
– His final ranking was 69th.
– His role models are Frank Ocean and Teddy.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I can show my full potential.”
– Message to Audience: “I will be meeting you now.”

Kim Seong Yeon (Eliminated Ep.7)

Stage Name: Kim Seong Yeon (김성연)
Birth Name: Kim Seong Yeon (김성연)
Birthday: June 18th, 2002
Company: IME Korea
Nationality: Korean
Height: 172cm
Weight: 54kg
Blood Type: O

Seongyeon Facts:
– His final ranking was 66th.
– He was a participant on YG TREASURE BOX.
– He was a participant on Produce X 101, but was eliminated episode 8.
– He is a former YG trainee.
– His role model is Park Hyo Shin.
– Why Become an Idol? “I was cast randomly, but I grew my interest in music and now it’s something I’d really like to do.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you would grow fond of the program and watch us with love!”

Jung Seung Bo (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Jung Seung Bo (정승보)
Birthday: November 1, 1997
Company: Jungle Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @seungbo_today

Seungbo Facts:
– His final ranking was 70th.
– He is a former member of VARSITY, along with Junhoe and Manny, but they have disbanded.
– He is now under GF Entertainment and debuted in KINGDOM. He goes by the stage name Dann.
– His role model is Joohoney (Monsta X).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was naturally led to this path.”
– Message to Audience: “I am Seungbo! Support for me!”

Kim Jun Hoe (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Kim Jun Hoe (김준회)
Birthday: October 26, 1995
Company: Jungle Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @olimsx

Junhoe Facts:
– His final ranking was 48th.
– He is a former member of VARSITY, along with Seungbo and Manny. His stage name was Kid.
– He is a former member of TEN X.
– He legally changed his name to Kim Minsung (김민성).
– His role model is Michael Jackson.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by the dance moves of Michael Jackson and other idol performances.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you grow your interest in Kim JunHoe and cheer for me!”

Manny (Eliminated Ep.7)

Stage Name: Manny (만니)
Birth Name: Xiào Dōngchéng (萧东城)
Birthday: November 17, 2001
Company: Jungle Entertainment
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @manny_arab

Manny Facts:
– His final ranking was 64th.
– He was a member of VARSITY, along with Seungbo and Junhoe.
– His role models are Chris Brown, 2PAC and Michael Jackson.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I’d like to learn dancing, singing, rapping, and composing.”
– Message to Audience: “Keep your eyes on me.”

Choi Jong Ho (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Choi Jong Ho (최종호)
Birthday: October 12th, 2000
Company: KQ Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight:
Blood Type: O

Jongho Facts:
– His final ranking was 43rd.
– He debuted in ATEEZ, along with Wooyoung, Hongjoong and Mingi.
– He is related to female MIXNINE contestant Choi Jiseon.
– His role model is Jungkook (BTS).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was getting ready to be an athlete but I felt much joy in singing.”
– Message to Audience: “I will show you the talents I’ve got in MIXNINE so please give a lot of support and love!”

Jung Woo Young (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Jung Woo Young (정우영)
Birthday: November 26th, 1999
Company: KQ Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight:
Blood Type: A

Wooyoung Facts:
– His final ranking was 71st.
– He debuted in ATEEZ, along with Jongho, Hongjoong and Mingi.
– His role models are Lee Gikwang and Jimin (BTS).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I wanted to perform on bigger stages when I was performing on school stages.”
– Message to Audience: “I will try my best to show you the diverse sides of me.”

Kim Hong Joong (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Kim Hong Joong (김홍중)
Birthday: November 7th, 1998
Company: KQ Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight:
Blood Type: B

Hongjoong Facts:
– His final ranking was 42nd.
– He debuted in ATEEZ, along with Jongho, Wooyoung and Mingi.
– His role models are ZICO and G-Dragon.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I’d like to express the energy and influence which only the generation of today can give.”
– Message to Audience: “I am so pleased to be joining MIXNINE. I will do my best until the end of the program, so you can expect more of me! Thank you!”

Song Min Gi (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Song Min Gi (송민기)
Birthday: August 9th, 1999
Company: KQ Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 185 cm (6’1’’)
Weight:
Blood Type: B

Mingi Facts:
– His final ranking was 63rd.
– He debuted in ATEEZ, along with Hongjoong, Jongho and Wooyoung.
– His role models are Rain and Jay Park.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was interested in dancing and rapping. My interest naturally led me to this field.”
– Message to Audience: “Take a good look at me and you’d be in love with me! I will do my best, thank you.”

Chin Sung Ho/Bryan (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Chin Sung Ho (진성호)
English Name: Bryan Chin
Birthday: July 18, 1994
Company: Liveworks Company
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’8”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @blwu0718

Sungho Facts:
– His final ranking was 15th.
– He debuted in 1TEAM, along with Rubin. He goes by the stage name BC. The group disbanded in 2021.
– He was a participant on BOYS24.
– His role models are Tablo (Epik High), Simon Dominic, Wiz Khalifa and Jay-Z.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I love music and I want a big stage and large crowd.”
– Message to Audience: “Love u so much!”

Lee Ru Bin (Made Final 9)

Stage Name: Lee Ru Bin (이루빈)
Birth Name: Lee Hae Joon (이해준)
Birthday: August 16, 1995
Company: Liveworks Company
Nationality: Korean
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Instagram: @irubin_

Rubin Facts:
– His final ranking was 3rd.
– He debuted in 1TEAM, along with Sungho.
– After 1TEAM’s disbandment, Rubin became a tattoo artist.
– He legally changed his name to Lee Ru Bin (이루빈).
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 10th.
– He was a participant on BOYS24 and made it to the semifinals.
– He is a former Woollim trainee.
– His role models are Crush, DEAN, Zion.T and ZICO.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I am truly happy when I feel the truthful love of fans.”
– Message to Audience: “I am not much of a charmer but I will work the fullest to buy your heart.”

Moon Jae Yoon (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Moon Jae Yoon (문재윤)
English Name: Alex Moon
Birthday: July 2, 2002
Company: Liveworks Company
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’7″)
Weight:
Blood Type: O

Jaeyoon Facts:
– His final ranking was 50th.
– He was a participant on BOYS24.
– His role models are Taeyang and Swings.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I dreamed of performing after I watched ‘U Go Girl’ by Lee Hyo Ri.
– Message to Audience: “Please love MIXNINE and ME as well!”

Moon Young Seo (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Moon Young Seo (문영서)
Birthday: September 15, 1994
Company: Luce Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @dudtj7942

Youngseo Facts:
– His final ranking was 62nd.
– He was a member of M.Pire, but they have been inactive since 2014.
– His role models are Taeyang and Swings.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I’d like to enjoy the stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Keep your eyes on me.”

Hiyama Kazuhiro (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Hiyama Kazuhiro (檜山和寛)
Birthday: November 24th, 1997
Company: MAJOR9
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 175cm (5’7″)
Weight:
Blood Type: A

Kazuhiro Facts:
– His final ranking was 47th.
– He debuted in the duo XRO under the stage name Hiro.
– He is a former JYP trainee.
– His role models are Bobby (iKON), G-Dragon and Dok2.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by BIG BANG‘s ‘Garagaragara go’.”
– Message to Audience: “I will try to thrill you with my stage.”

Han Jong Yeon (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Han Jong Yeon (한종연)
Birthday: May 21, 1998
Company: Maroo Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @pxxk_hx
Twitter: @Pxxk_Ha

Jongyeon Facts:
– His final ranking was 6oth.
– He is a member of LUCENTE under the stage name Parkha, but the group is on an indefinite hiatus.
– He was a participant on Produce 101 Season 2, but left the show due to bullying rumors.
– He was on the Japanese surivial show G-EGG and is debuting in the final group, NIK.
– His role models are G-Dragon and V (BTS).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I just dreamed of becoming a singer.”
– Message to Audience: “I will show you what I haven’t been able to show before.”

Jo Young Ho (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Jo Young Ho (조영호)
Birthday: July 13, 1998
Company: Maroo Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Youngho Facts:
– His final ranking was 52nd.
– He was under PLUS WIN and is a former member of Shooter-X.
– He legally changed his name to Jo Yijun (조이준).
– His role models are his parents.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I gave it a try because I was intrigued by the dance videos.”
– Message to Audience: “If you can’t avoid it, enjoy it.”

Son Jung Hyun (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Son Jun Hyung (손준형)
Birthday: October 21, 2000
Company: Maroo Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight:
Blood Type:

Junhyung Facts:
– His final ranking was 68th.
– He debuted as a member of GHOST9.
– His role models are his dad and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was dreaming of becoming a ballad singer until I watched ‘Ringa Linga’ by Taeyang.”
– Message to Audience: “I cheer for you every day! Have a great day.”

Woo Tae Woon (Eliminated Ep.13)

Stage Name: Woo Tae Woon (우태운)
Birth Name: Woo Ji Seok (우지석)
Birthday: May 11,1990
Company: Million Market
Nationality: Korean
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instragram: @bkgo123
Twitter: @bkgo123

Taewoon Facts:
– His final ranking was 20th.
– He is a former member of Co-ed School and SPEED, which was a sub-unit of Co-ed School, but then became independent.
– He is a soloist under the name ₩uNo.
– His role model is Jason Mraz.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I think this would be a great experience.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you like me!”

Kim Seung Min (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Seung Min (김승민)
Birthday: November 28, 1999
Company: Mystic Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Seungmin Facts:
– His final ranking was 55th.
– His role model is John Park.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by how music and performance can move people.”
– Message to Audience: “Love You.”

Jo Han Kook (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Jo Han Kook (조한국)
Birthday: April 3, 2002
Company: NH Media/nhemg
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Hankook Facts:
– His final ranking was 67th.
– He is a member of the predebut Daily H Boys, along with Habit and Donghyun.
– His role model is Jimin (BTS).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was enraptured by busy studios and passionate performances of idols.”
– Message to Audience: “I will try my best to overcome the faults I have now and show progress in me.”

Kim Dong Hyun (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Dong Hyun (김동현)
Birthday: July 25, 2000
Company: NH Media/nhemg
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Donghyun Facts:
– His final ranking was 56th.
– He is a member of the predebut Daily H Boys, along with Hankook and Habit.
– His role model is Jimin (BTS).
– Why Become an Idol?: “As I gained experience on stages, I desired for a bigger stage. Jimin of BTS really inspired me to become an idol.”
– Message to Audience:  “I will show all of me and all I got through MIXNINE. Please remember the sexy & adorable Kim Donghyun!”

Lee Ha Bit (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Lee Ha Bit (이하빛)
Birthday: June 7, 1999
Company: NH Media/nhemg
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Habit Facts:
– His final ranking was 39th.
– He is a member of the predebut Daily H Boys, along with Donghyun and Hankook.
– His role models are Park Hyo Shin, Baekhyun and Sandeul (B1A4).
– Why Become an Idol?:  “I dreamed of becoming a ballad singer, but after I was offered to be an idol twice, I started to understand how powerful stages of idols are.”
– Message to Audience: “I will always stay positive no matter what hardships I face!”

Kim Young Jo (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Kim Young Jo (김영조)
Birthday: September 2, 1995
Company: RBW Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178cm (5’10″)
Weight: 65kg (143lbs)
Blood Type: A

Youngjo Facts:
– His final ranking was 27th.
– He debuted as a member of ONEUS, along with Gunmin, under the stage name Ravn.
– He is a former JYP, YG, and Play M trainee. He was supposed to debut in VICTON, but left Play M.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 11th.
– His role model is Kurt Cobain.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by the stages of Michael Jackson, BIG BANG, 2PM and FT Island.”
– Message to Audience: “Only listen to Youngjo and only look at Youngjo!”

Lee Chan Dong (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Lee Chan Dong (이찬동)
Birthday: July 20, 1992
Company: RBW Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Chandong Facts:
– His final ranking was 28th.
– He is a member of VROMANCE, along with Hyunkyu.
– His role model is Jason Mraz.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to show who I am.”
– Message to Audience: “I will make you think of me and miss me more day by day.”

Lee Gun Min (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Lee Gun Min (이건민)
Birthday: June 7, 1996
Company: RBW Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:  176cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63kg (139lbs)
Blood Type: A

Gunmin Facts:
– His final ranking was 19th.
– He was a participant on Produce 101 Season 2 and ranked 94th.
–  He debuted as a member of ONEUS, along with Youngjo, under the stage name Seoho.
– He legally changed his name to Lee Seoho (이서호).
– His role model is Bruno Mars.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I love singing and dancing.”
– Message to Audience: “I will always do my best!”

Lee Jae Jun (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Lee Jae Jun (이재준)
Birthday: September 2, 2000
Company: RBW Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Jaejun Facts:
– His final ranking was 46th.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 12th.
– His role models are EXO, BTS and Paganini.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to show people my talent and passion.”
– Message to Audience: “I will always stay modest and hard working to make it to my debut.”

Park Hyun Kyu (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Park Hyun Kyu (박현규)
Birthday: February 11, 1991
Company: RBW Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Hyunkyu Facts:
– His final ranking was 37th.
– He is a member of VROMANCE, along with Chandong.
– His role model is Bruno Mars.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I can be loved so widely and deeply.”
– Message to Audience: “I love you more than you could think of!”

Kim Sang Won (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Kim Sang Won (김상원)
Birthday: October 10, 1996
Company: STARO Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type:
Instagram: @login_vxxn

Sangwon Facts:
– His final ranking was 31st.
– He is a former member of Seven O’Clock.
– His role models are G-Dragon, Lil Wayne and Travis Scott.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to inspire people like I was inspired by others.”
– Message to Audience: “I wish to give you a good time while watching and move your heart at the same time.”

Song Han Gyeom (Made Final 9)

Stage Name: Song Han Gyeom (송한겸)
Birth Name: Song Yeon Geun (송영근)
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Company: STARO Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type:
Instagram: @songhangyeom_aday.soc

Hangyeom Facts:
– His final ranking was 6th.
– He was a member of Seven O’Clock. They disbanded in 2021.
– He is currently under Spire Ent., set to debut in Omega X.
– He legally changed his name to Song Hangyeom (송한겸).
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 5th.
– His role models are his parents.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I love dancing and I look good enough.”
– Message to Audience:  “I am Hangyeom who can do Han Gyeom (Extra special). Love ya.”

Baek Jin (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Baek Jin (백진)
Birthday: July 6th, 1995
Company: START Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Instagram: @superjin___100

Baekjin Facts:
– His final ranking was 38th.
– He joined ESVINE entertainment and debuted in the duo JxR.
– He was a member of Underdog.
– He was a participant on Produce X 101, but was eliminated episode 8.
– His older sister is Yujin of S#afla.
– His role model is Michael Jackson.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I’d like to do more than just dancing.”
– Message to Audience: “I will enjoy what’s given and I hope you cheer for us. Love you.”

Kim Young Jin (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Young Jin (김영진)
Birthday: June 30, 1992
Company: The Jackie Chan Group Korea
Nationality: Korean
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @simba_jjcc
Twitter: @jjcc_simba

Youngjin Facts:
– His final ranking was 65th.
– He is a member of JJCC under the stage name Simba.
– His role model is Rain.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I love my team.”
– Message to Audience: “I will only show you the best.”

Kim Kook Heon (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Kim Kook Heon (김국헌)
Birthday: April 15, 1997
Company: The Music Works
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @kukon_2

Kookheon Facts:
– His final ranking was 18th.
– He was a member of MYTEEN, along with Sangjin and Junseop, but they disbanded in 2019.
– He debuted in the duo B.O.Y.
– He was a participant on Produce X 101 and ranked 21st.
– His role models are Zion.T, Crush, ZICO and DEAN.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I am truly happy when I feel the truthful love of fans.”
– Message to Audience: “I am not much of a charmer but I will work the fullest to buy your heart.”

Kim Sang Jin (Elimated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Kim Sang Jin (김상진)
Birthday: December 22, 1996
Company: The Music Works
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @with_1222

Sangjin Facts:
– His final ranking was 54th.
– He was a member of MYTEEN, along with Kookheon and Junseop, and went by the stage name Chunjin.
– His role model is Taemin.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I enjoy dancing and singing on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you get deepened into my charms!”

Shin Jun Seop (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Shin Jun Seop (신준섭)
Birthday: February 4, 1998
Company: The Music Works
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @junseop_zzang123

Junseop Facts:
– His final ranking was 36th.
– He was a member of MYTEEN, along with Sangjin and Kookheon.
– His role model is J.Cole.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I love being on stage and I love singing and dancing.”
– Message to Audience:  “Love you guys!”

Jung Sung Chul (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Jung Sung Chul (정성철)
Birthday: June 19, 1992
Company: Urban Music
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type:

Sungchul Facts:
– His final ranking was 70th.
– He is a former member of Street.75 (a.k.a 5NL/Peace Tonez).
– His role model is G-Dragon.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because it’s cool.”
– Message to Audience: “Take a keen eye on me!”

Kim Hyo Jin (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Kim Hyo Jin (김효진)
Birthday: April 22, 1994
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 172.8 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Hyojin Facts:
– His final ranking was 2nd.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 4th.
– His role models are Park Hyo Shin, Yang Yo Seob and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I enjoy singing and dancing.”
– Message to Audience: “I will show you all things I’ve got!”

Kim Min Seok (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Kim Min Seok (김민석)
Birthday: August 12, 1999
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type: AB

Minseok Facts:
– His final ranking was 7th.
– He if a former member of ONF, under the stage name Laun.
– His role model is Yoo Jaeseok.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want to present myself to the crowd.”
– Message to Audience:  “I want to live up to your expectations!”

Lee Chang Yun (Eliminated Ep.7)

Birth Name: Lee Chang Yun (이창윤)
Birthday: December 24, 1994
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Changyun Facts:
– His final ranking was 29th.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants, under the stage name E-Tion.
– His role model is Kanye West.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because idols have huge influences on music, fashion and many other cultural aspects.”
– Message to Audience: “I am trying my best to be great, so I hope you support me!”

Lee Seung Jun (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Lee Seung Jun (이승준)
Birthday: January 13, 1995
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Seungjun Facts:
– His final ranking was 10th.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants, under the stage name J-US.
– His role model is Lee Gikwang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because it’s something I can do passionately.”
– Message to Audience: “I will show you how much I can develop!”

Yuto (Eliminated Ep.13)

Stage Name: Yuto (유토)
Birth Name: Mizuguchi Yuto (みずぐちゆと)
Birthday: March 16, 1999
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 53 kg (117 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Yuto Facts:
– His final ranking was 23rd.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants, under the stage name U.
– He is a former JYP trainee.
– His role model is Justin Bieber.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was once on a big stage as a dancer. I felt so good back then
and started dreaming of becoming an idol.”
– Message to Audience: “We are MIXNINE who dream together. Give us lots of cheers!”

Park Min Kyun (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Park Min Kyun (박민균)
Birthday: November 16, 1995
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Minkyun Facts:
– His final ranking was 22nd.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants, under the stage name MK.
– He is a former Starship trainee.
– His role models are Lloyd and Mike Posner.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I first wanted to be a trot singer and then a ballad singer. Now I want to be an idol.”
– Message to Audience: “Everything turns out positively when you think positively! Cheer for me for I will do my best.”

Shim Jae Young (Eliminated Ep.14)

Birth Name: Shim Jae Young (심재영)
Birthday: January 23, 1995
Company: WM Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Jaeyoung Facts:
– His final ranking was 13th.
– He debuted in ONF, along with the other WM Ent. participants, under the stage name Wyatt.
– His role model is Rain.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was aspired by the performances of Rain.”
– Message to Audience: “Hope you stay put to MIXNINE and have a great day!”

Kim Dong Yoon (Eliminated Ep.13)

Stage Name: Kim Dong Yoon (김동윤)
Birth Name: Kim Dong Yoon (김동윤)
Birthday: June 3, 1998
Company: WYNN Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 179.8 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @dong_y00n

Dongyoon Facts:
– His final ranking was 21st.
– His role models were Bobby (iKON) and ZICO.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 7th.
– Why Become an Idol?: I grew interested in rapping and I wanted to see myself on screen rapping the best.
– Message to Audience: Hope you remember the trainee 139, a great charmer!
– He is a former member of SPECTRUM. Dongyoon passed away on July 27, 2018.

Choi Hyun Suk (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Choi Hyun Suk (최현석)
Birthday: April 21st, 1999
Company: YG Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Hyunsuk Facts:
– His final ranking was 5th.
– He debuted in TREASURE, along with Junkyu, through YG TREASURE BOX.
– His role models are Kendrick Lamar, xxxtentacion, ASAP mob, G-Dragon and Taeyang.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by the documentary of BIG BANG‘s debut”
– Message to Audience: “I have plenty to show! Keep a keen eye on me!”

Kim Jun Kyu (Eliminated Ep.10)

Birth Name: Kim Jun Kyu (김준규)
Birthday: September 9th, 2000
Company: YG Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Junkyu Facts:
– His final ranking was 35th.
– He debuted in TREASURE, along with Hyunsuk, through YG TREASURE BOX.
– His role model is August Alsina.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I want the world to recognize me and enjoy music with people.”
– Message to Audience: “Take a good look at me!”

Lee Byoung Gon (Made Final 9)

Birth Name: Lee Byoung Gon (이병곤)
Birthday: March 5th, 1998
Company: YG Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Byounggon Facts:
– His final ranking was 9th.
– He joined C9 Entertainment and debuted as a member of CIX, with the stage name BX.
– He participated on YG TREASURE BOX.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 8th.
– His role models are G-Dragon and MINO.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I was inspired by ‘Heart Breaker’ by G-Dragon.”
– Message to Audience: “Keep a good eye on Kim Byounggon!”

Park Seung Jun (Eliminated Ep.10)

Stage Name: Park Seung Jun (박승준)
Birth Name: Park Gyeong Bok (박경복)
Birthday: October 28, 1993
Company: YNB Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 192 cm (6’3″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @parkseoham
YouTube: 박서함

Seungjun Facts:
– His final ranking was 32nd.
– He is a member of KNK, along with Inseong and Heejun, under the name Seoham.
– He legally changed his name to Park Seung Jun (박승준), and then to Park Seoham (박서함).
– He is a former BigHit and FNC trainee.
– He was in the Top 12 Visual Male in MIXNINE, ranked by Knetz, and placed 1st.
– His role models are Siwan (ZE:A) and Taecyeon (2PM).
– Why Become an Idol?: “I enjoy and love being on stage. ”
– Message to Audience: “I will do my best!”

Jung In Seong (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Jung In Seong (정인성)
Birthday: July 1, 1994
Company: YNB Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 71 kg (156 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @in_ddoni

Inseong Facts:
– His final ranking was 26th.
– He is a member of KNK, along with Seoham and Heejun.
– He is a former BigHit and FNC trainee.
– His role model is Kim Junsu.
– Why Become an Idol?: “Because I feel excited and happy to be on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Hello! I am Jeong Inseong from the group KNK. I will try my best not to disappoint you.”

Oh Hee Jun (Eliminated Ep.13)

Birth Name: Oh Hee Jun (오희준)
Birthday: May 8, 1996
Company: YNB Entertainment
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @heejuneee_

Heejun Facts:
– His final raking was 24th.
– He is a member of KNK, along with Seoham and Inseong.
– He is a former FNC trainee.
– His role model is Yoo Jae Ha.
– Why Become an Idol?: “I feel like I am shining when I am performing on stage.”
– Message to Audience: “Love you! Be my Tinkerbell.” (KNK fandom name)

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