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Ninety One Members Profile and Facts

Ninety One Profile and Facts

Ninety One is a Kazakhstani self-managed boy group consisting of Alem, ACE, ZaQ and Bala. They debuted on September 1, 2015 with the song “Aiyptama” (“Don’t Judge”) under JUZ Entertainment. Ninety One is the first Q-pop group and started new genre of Q-pop itself which is based on Western Pop & K-pop. In August 4, 2020, it was announced that A.Z has left the group.

Ninety One Fandom Name: EagleZ
Ninety One Official Fan Colors:

Ninety One Official Accounts:
Twitter: NinetyOne_Real
Instagram: ninetyone
Tiktok: ninetyone_official

Ninety One Current Members:

Stage Name: ACE
Real Name: Azamat Ashmakyn
Kazakh Full Name: Ashmaqyn Qaıratuly Azamat (Ашмақын Қайратұлы Азамат)
Russian Full Name: Azamat Kairatovich Ashmakyn (Азамат Кайратович Ашмакын)
Position: Leader, Vocalist
Birthday: August 29, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Instagram: acetagrammy

ACE Facts:
– Birthplace: Narynqol village, Almaty oblast, Kazakhstan.
– He has a younger brother, Aset Ashmakyn, member of NKI.
– Graduated from Jurgeno Academy of Arts, majoring professional acting.
– He is now studying at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages.
– He speaks Kazakh, Russian, English, Korean and Spanish.
– He can think for a very long time.
– He loves reading mystical and esoteric books.
– He prefers spicy food over sweet and separate house over apartments.
– He can drive a car. His first car was Mazda Cronos, he broke it a lot.
– His favorite times of a year are last days of spring and the beginning of fall.
– His hobbies are dancing, outdoor recreation, table tennis, extreme sports.
– As he says, he cannot live without faith.
– He describes his style before joining Ninety One as strange as he always bought clothes from second-hand markets and refused to wear dyed hair and earrings.
– If he were to an inhabited island, he would bring his skills and a girl.
– His ideal date is when feelings flow, there is no awkwardness, and all is going according to a plan.
– His role models are Brian McKnight, BoysIImen, Craig David, Eric Benet.
– He was last member joined.
– He began singing after listening to Soviet-Russian singer Alla Pugachyova.
– From 2012 to 2015, he was a trainee at SM Entertainment in South Korea.
– During quarantine, he was not stable at deciding hobbies, he did what he wanted. Mostly, he studied PR-managing and visited coaching sessions.
– He is a formal CEO of the agency, which he and his members founded. He decides economical and judicial decisions after the group became independent.


Stage Name: Alem
Real Name: Batyrkhan Malikov
Kazakh Full Name: Màlik Abaıuly Batyrkhan (Мәлік Абайұлы Батырхан)
Russian Full Name: Batyrkhan Abayevich Malikov (Батырхан Абаевич Маликов)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 18, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Instagram: xcialem

Alem Facts:
– Birthplace: Uchkuduk, Uzbekistan.
– Family: parents, older brother and younger sister.
– His ancestry is Junior Juz-Alimuly-Shomekei.
– Graduated from the Academy of Culture and Fine Art in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
– He has bad eyesight.
– His father played bass guitar and his uncle played domra, accordion and keyed instruments.
– His hobbies are football and watching movies.
– He reads a lot.
– He and A.Z were not close at first.
– He is called ‘Old Man’ due to his forgetfulness.
– He was a cinephile before.
– His favorite anime series is Death Note.
– His favorite Hollywood actors are Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Tilda Swinton, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon.
– His role models are Chris Brown, Usher, Robbie Williams, Michael Bubble and Frank Sinatra.
– He developed his fashion taste with subscribing foreign fashionistas and model on Instagram.
– He is a finalist of vocal TV show Voice of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstani adaptation of The Voice.
– He is a semifinalist of X Factor Project Kazakhstan.
– He is a laureate of International Music Competitions, which were held in Barcelona, Berlin and several Russian cities.
– During quarantine, he tested himself in digital coin trading and in photo editing.
– He was a judge in the show The Voice of Kazakhstan.
– He is responsible for clip-making after the group became independent.


Stage Name: ZaQ
Real Name: Dulat Mukhametkaliyev
Kazakh Full Name: Muhametqali Bolatuly Dýlat (Мұхаметқали Болатұлы Дулат)
Russian Full Name: Dulat Bolatovich Mukhametkaliyev (Дулат Болатович Мухаметкалиев)
Position: Main Rapper, Choreographer
Birthday: February 8, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Instagram: zaqcount

ZaQ Facts:
– Birthplace: Semei, Kazakhstan.
– He has a younger brother and a younger sister.
– He studied at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages.
– He speaks Kazakh, Russian and English.
– His favorite book is The Minds of Billy Milligan.
– He practices acrobatics in his school days.
– He has been rapping since the second grade of elementary school and attended internet rap battles in Kazakh language.
– He is the main prankster of the group.
– He is a member of the main board of the Jas Otan youth organization.
– He is the winner of the K-TOP IDOLS project.
– He is like a creative producer after the group became independent.
More information about ZaQ…


Stage Name: Bala
Real Name: Daniyar Kulumshin
Kazakh Full Name: Qulymsha Aqylbaiuly Daniıar (Құлымша Ақылбайұлы Данияр)
Russian Full Name: Daniyar Akylbaiyevich Kulumshin (Данияр Акылбаевич Кулумшин)
Position: Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Kenje
Birthday: February 19, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 179 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Instagram: bqlq.qi

Bala Facts:
– Birthplace: Aqtobe, Kazakhstan.
– His stage name Bala means Boy.
– He has a younger brother and a younger sister.
– He studies at Elebekov Republican Variety-Circus College.
– He is a former member of the vocal-instrumental group Brotherhood.
– He speaks the least at the interviews.
– His hobbies are football and painting.
– His role models are John Legend, Sam Smith, Chris Brown, Bruno Mars and James Arthur.
– He began singing after performing in front of his relatives at the celebration.
– During quarantine, he began practicing hip-hop and popping and read a lot about the cause of life..
– He is like a strategist after the group became independent.

Former Member:
Stage Name: A.Z
Real Name: Azamat Zenkayev
Kazakh Full Name: Zenkayev Baıbýlatuly Azamat (Зенкаев Байбулатұлы Азамат)
Russian Full Name: Azamat Baibulatovich Zenkayev (Азамат Байбулатович Зенкаев)
Position: Leader, Rapper
Birthday: September 28, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Instagram: xciii.ix.xxviii

A.Z Facts:
– Birthplace: Atyrau, Kazakhstan.
– Family: parents, older sister and a younger brother.
– His name Azamat means to be mighty.
– His hobbies are paintball, dancing and swimming.
– He was shy to tell his parents about his songwriting.
– His role model is Eminem.
– Since 2004, Azamat has been interested in rap and began to participate in freestyle battles.
– In 2006, he has been professionally engaged in underground rap under the stage name HALFANI.
– He was the winner of the K-TOP IDOLS project.
– He did not strive to become a leader, other members chose him to become one.
– He left the group in August 4, 2020 due to his exclusive contract being terminated.

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Note 2: Kazakh and Russian names are given because the state of Kazakhstan, where Ninety One comes from, has Kazakh and Russian as its official languages. The names are written in Latin and Cyrillic writing systems.

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