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PENTAGON Members Profile

PENTAGON Members Profile and Facts:

PENTAGON (펜타곤) currently consists of 9 members: Hui, Jinho, Hongseok, Shinwon, Yanan, Yeo One, Yuto, Kino, and Wooseok. The group was created through the Mnet survival show called Pentagon Maker. The band debuted on October 10, 2016, under CUBE Entertainment. On October 9, 2023 Cube Entertainment announced Yeo One, Yanan, Yuto, Kino and Wooseok did not renew their contracts, however the group has not disbanded.

Fandom Name: Universe
Fandom Color: UniNavy

Pentagon Dorm Arrangement:
Dorm A: Hui, Hongseok, Yanan, Shinwon, Kino (all single rooms)
Dorm B: Jinho, Yeo One, Yuto, Wooseok (all single rooms)

Official Accounts:
Instagram: cube_ptg
Twitter: cube_ptg / cube_ptg_staff (Staff) / CUBE_PTG_JAPAN  (Japan)
Facebook: PENTAGON
TikTok: @official_ptg

Members Profile:

Stage Name: Hui (후이)
Birth Name: Lee Hoe Taek (이회택)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Producer
Birthday: August 28, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: INFJ (His previous result was ISFJ – his own guess without taking the test)
Representative Emoticon:  🐔/🦦
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: huitag_me

Hui Facts:
– Hui is from Gwacheon, South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– His mother is a retired English teacher.
– Education: Modern K Academy
– Hui confesses that he was rejected from Hanyang University (vLive with Hyung Don)
– He can play the piano.
– Hui used to be a JYP trainee.
– He won 1st Place Best Male Vocal at JYP 7th Audition Final Round back in 2010.
– His audition for CUBE Entertainment: in the 9th week program, he has finally completed the Pentagon graph and was officially accepted as a Pentagon member.
– Hui can do tumbling. He said that one time he just tried to do it and it went well. (Weekly Idol ep. 305)
– Hui said that he can’t eat foreign food well (PENTAGON Philippines Promotion Behind)
– Hui said that if he was a girl he’d date Yeo One. (ASC)
– In PENTAGON’s dorm, Hui has a room by himself.
– Him and Dawn formed a subunit with their labelmate Hyuna, called Triple H.
– Hui composed ‘Never’ for Produce 101 & wrote the lyrics with E’Dawn & Wooseok.
– Hui composed Wanna One‘s debut track ‘Energetic‘ which won lots of awards. Him and Wooseok wrote the lyrics for ‘Energetic’.
– He composed one of Kriesha Chu‘s song in her 1st mini album called Like Paradise, together with Flow Blow.
– Hui helped compose and write the lyrics for girl group BVNDIT‘s “Dramatic”.
– He is active in writing songs for the group. He wrote many of their songs (some of them are “Like This” and “Thank You”).
– Hui has been confirmed for the upcoming KBS music variety show ‘Hyenas on the Keyboard’.
– On August 2nd 2018, Cube has confirmed that Hui and (G)I-dle‘s Soojin use to date but they’ve broken up.
– Hui enlisted in the military on February 18, 2021 and got discharged on November 17, 2022.
– Hui competed on the survival show Boys Planet under his real name, Lee Hoetaek.
– He made his solo debut on February 7, 2024, with the mini album ‘WHU IS ME : COMPLEX’ and the music video for the title track “Hmm Bop”.
Show more Hui fun facts…


Stage Name: Jinho (진호), formerly known as Jino
Birth Name: Jo Jin Ho (조진호)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: April 17, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: 🐿
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: jinhogwarts

Jinho Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Jinho has two younger sisters.
– He can play the piano and guitar.
– He can speak Chinese.
– In 2010 he made his debut as a member of SM Entertainment’s project boy unit, SM the Ballad.
– Former Company: SM Entertainment.
– Jinho was the winner of SM Everysing Contest 2008 and Xiumin was in second place.
– After he left SM Entertainment he audited for CUBE Entertainment.
– After eight-week-audition, he has finally completed his Pentagon Graph and was accepted as a Pentagon member.
– He is known as cutest tiny hyung.
– Jinho trained for 8 years before debuting with Pentagon.
– He likes pink sweaters.
– Jinho is really good at high notes.
– He can mimic brass sounds. (The Immigration)
– Jinho is really good at rapping but doesn’t rap for the group.
– He will participate in a musical called “Iron Mask” together with BTOB’s Changsub and Infinite‘s Dongwoo.
– When asked who’d he trade bodies with he said Hongseok, because of his chocolate abs (Pentagon Plays Who’s Who).
– He became the first member of PENTAGON to enlist for mandatory military service and he officially enlisted on May 11, 2020 and got discharged on November 14, 2021.
– Jinho participated in “Phantom Singer 4” (2023) where his team, CREZL, ranked 3rd.
– On November 29, 2023, CHXXTA Company announced that CREZL joined the agency as its newest artists.
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Stage Name: Hongseok (홍석)
Birth Name: Yang Hong Seok (양홍석)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: April 17, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Official Height: 180 cm (5’11″) / Real Height: 178 cm (5’10”) – Real Men 300
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: Baby chick
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: _hongseokie

Hongseok Facts:
– He has lived in San Diego, Madison (Wisconsin), Singapore (since he was 7-8 years old till he was 15-16 years old), and China (He lived outside Korea for a total of 11 years)
– Hongseok has an older brother named Junseok.
– He can speak Korean, Chinese, English
– Education: Hwa Chong International School (Singapore 2007 – 2010), Tianjin Nankai High School (China), University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (he resigned in order to start his music career).
– His nicknames are: Yang Jr, Hongseokkie, Honggie.
– Hobbies: Reading Books, Study Languages.
– Former Company: YG Entertainment.
– Former contestant of MIX&MATCH (the show that made iKON).
– He auditioned for JYP 9th Audition Final Round in 2012 (Model Team/Vocal Team).
– Hongseok likes Iron Man a lot.
– He likes working out.
– Hongseok thinks his best attribute is his abs.
– He’s the best at cooking in the group according to Jin Ho. Jin Ho calls him the ‘home mom’. (ASC ep 234)
– Hongseok acted in the movie “The Love That’s Left” (2017).
– He’s a cast member of the variety show “Tutor” along with Seventeen’s Vernon, WJSN‘s Luda, etc. Hongseok is the Chinese language tutor.
– Hongseok is a cast member on the show “Real Men 300”.
– He has the driving license. (“Tutor”)
– Hongseok is on the cover of Men’s Health Korea July 2019.
– When asked who he’d like to trade bodies with he said Hui, because of his “fortune” (lol xD) (Pentagon Plays Who’s Who).
– On May 3, 2022 Hongseok enlisted as an active duty soldier. He was discharged from the military on December 26, 2022 due to worsening symptoms of depression and panic disorder.
– Hongseok left CUBE Entertainment on November 6, 2023 after his contract termination. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
Show more Hongseok fun facts…


Stage Name: Shinwon (신원)
Birth Name: Go Shin Won (고신원)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 11, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: INTP/ENTP (His previous result was ENFP-T)
Representative Emoticon: Rabbit face
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: goprofashional

Shinwon Facts:
– Shinwon was born in Cheongju-si, South Korea.
– He has an older sister named Yejin.
– He worked part-time in BWCW store.
– Shinwon was cast as a street model for LEFAS.
– McDonald’s no 1 fan. He especially loves hamburgers.
– He also loves potatoes, he can’t eat even hamburgers without fries. (“MJ Detective Office”)
– Shinwon is afraid of animals.
– He says that even if he looks like a player, Shinwon’s actually the romantic type. (Arirang TV)
– Shinwon says his most attractive trait is his honesty. (The Immigration)
– One of his hobbies is lying down. (The Immigration)
– Shinwon has the habit of biting his nails.
– Shinwon has a 95line-friends group with Kwon Eunbi, Dreamcatcher‘s Siyeon, Day6‘s Dowoon, Up10tion‘s Sooil, DIA’s Jueun, and Gugudan‘s Haebin.
– He is friends with TXT’s Yeonjun and know each other for a long time. (Shinwon’s vLive Dec 29, 2020)
– He was a DJ for EBS PENTAGON’s Night Radio.
– On December 21, 2023 Shinwon enlisted in his mandatory service.
Show more Shinwon fun facts…

Yeo One

Stage Name: Yeo One (여원)
Birth Name: Yeo Chang Gu (여창구)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: March 27, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: ISFJ-T (When he 1st took the test his result was ESFJ-A)
Representative Emoticon: Dog face
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: 9oo_sebumps

Yeo One Facts:
– He is from Daejeon Gwangyeoksi Central, South Korea.
– Yeo One has an older sister. (vLive Feb 19, 2018)
– Participated in Rainbow Concert (which was held for mentally disabled children).
– He modeled alongside HyunA for Clride.n.
– Yeo One is a good swimmer.
– He’s a huge fan of Jung Jun Il from MATE, and knows all of his solo songs and songs he’s featured in.
– His favorite color is Blue
– His role model is Cho Inseong.
– Ye One’s favorite song is “Etude of Memory“, by Kim Dong Ryul.
– His favorite drama is “That Winter, The Wind Blows“. His favorite movie is About Time.
– Yeo One can mimic a wooden percussion sound. (The Immigration)
– He modeled for CLRIDE.n in 2015.
– He was on the September 2023 issue of Men’s Health.
– Yeo One held his first fan meet in November 2023, tickets sold out within minutes.
– He left CUBE Entertainment on October 9, 2023 after his contract expired. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
– Yeo One is competing on Mnet survival show Build Up: Vocal Boy Group Survivor.
Show more Yeo One fun facts…


Stage Name: Yanan (옌안)
Birth Name: Yan An (闫按)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: October 25, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: Panda face
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @yan_an0007
Weibo: 闫桉_PENTAGON

YanAn Facts:
– His parents met in Japan so he was born in Hokkaido (Japan) but shortly after, his family moved to Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. (闫桉的中文直播 vLive)
– He’s an only child.
– He became a CUBE trainee through an audition which was held in China.
– Due to his good looks, he is said to be a lady killer from the Mainland China.
– Yanan can speak Chinese and Korean.
– He’s kinda random.
– Yanan is afraid of amusement park rides.
– He’s always been single. (Arirang TV, 2018)
– He can play a traditional Chinese instrument called Erhu. (He learned it for around 10 years – Arirang TV)
– Before Yanan got scouted by CUBE he was supposed to become air steward.
– He was a swimmer. (“The Star March 2018 Issue”)
– He is a big fan of Little Mix.
– His favorite song is “Runaway” since it is his music style. (“The Star March 2018 Issue”)
– Yanan is friends with SEVENTEEN‘s Jun.
– On August 22, 2018 Cube announced on PENTAGON’s official social media that Yanan will go on hiatus due to his health. He returned to the group activities in September 2020.
– YanAn is currently in hiatus due to family matters since February 2022.
– He left CUBE Entertainment on October 9, 2023 after his contract expired. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
Show more Yanan fun facts…


Stage Name: Yuto (유토)
Birth Name: Adachi Yuto (安達 祐人)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: January 23, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: INFP (It’s his own guess without taking the test)
Representative Emoticon: Wolf face
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: yuto_dachi
Twitter: AYUTO_official
YouTube: 安達祐人
TikTok: @ayuto_official
Rinkent: adachiyuto
SoundCloud: YUTO

Yuto Facts:
– Yuto is from Nagano, Japan.
– He has an older brother and an older sister named Akari.
– Yuto can speak Japanese and Korean.
– He is called ‘Takoyaki Prince’ by the Pentagon members.
– Yuto is a former JYP trainee.
– Audition for CUBE Entertainment: He has become one of the official members after completing his PENTAGON Graph in 9th week program.
– He appeared with BEAST‘s Dujun and Yoseob, as well as Roh Jihoon on ISAC 2015 Chuseok Special.
– Yuto is friends with ONF‘s Yuto. They’re both Japanese and former JYP trainees.
– He is a former baseball player. (The Immigration)
– He practiced baseball for 6 years and soccer for 2 years. (According to self-written profile)
– He has a deep voice.
– Yuto said that he doesn’t have aegyo. (ASC)
– He’s afraid of the dark.
– Yuto likes black clothes.
– He likes watching anime.
– He can’t eat spicy food and loves mayonnaise. (“MJ Detective Office”)
– Yuto ranks Yanan as the best looking in the group and himself as last. (ASC ep 234)
– Yuto is friends with NCT‘s Yuta and was an MC for 10th Anniversary Korean Music Festival in Yokohama with him.
– Yuto left CUBE Entertainment on October 9, 2023 after his contract expired. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
– On October 26, 2023 he signed with RINK Entertainment.
– He made his solo debut on December 13, 2023 with the single “Dat Girl“.
– Yuto started his own genderless fashion and accessory line, ‘AnY space’ in early 2024.
Show more Yuto fun facts…


Stage Name: Kino (키노)
Birth Name: Kang Hyung Gu (강형구)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Face of the Group
Birthday: January 27, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoticon: Lion face
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: 831×10
YouTube: KINO
TikTok: @kinoink
SoundCloud: knnovation

Kino Facts:
– He was born in Seongnam, South Korea.
– Kino has a younger sister, named Minju.
– He can speak Korean, Japanese, English.
– Education: Hanlim Multi Art High School, Sejong University (dance major).
– He was a former trainee of Power Vocal.
– Kino’s a dance machine.
– He was a member of a dance team called “Urban Boyz”.
– He’s friends with GOT7‘s Yugyeom, UNIQ‘s Seungyoun, and SEVENTEEN‘s Vernon.
– Kino says he is the most different in dorms compared to on broadcasts (ASC ep 234)
– He is good at imitating dance moves.
– Kino is also a good choreograph, he helped in creating the choreography for “Gorilla” (Arirang TV) and he choreographed their dance for “Like This”.
– He is part of the the group M.O.L.A (Make Our Lives Awesome), which consists of him, 15&’s Jimin, UNIQ’s Luizy (Seungyoun), and Nathan, for the song “Chillin“.
– Kino, Shinwon, Jinho, Yeo One, Yuto, and Wooseok were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
– According to Yuto, Kino likes accessories (PENTAGON Plays Who’s Who).
– His favorite color is Purple.
– He debuted as a soloist on August 8, 2022 with single “Pose“.
– Kino left CUBE Entertainment on October 9, 2023 after his contract expired. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
– He has since after leaving CUBE Ent., set up his own agency NAKED which was officially revealed on December 14, 2023.
– Kino released his first single under his own agency “Fashion Style” on January 28, 2024.
Show more Kino fun facts…


Stage Name: Wooseok (우석)
Birth Name: Jung Woo Seok (정우석)
Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 31, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 191 cm (6’3″)
Weight: 72 kg (158 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: INFP (His previous test was ENFP-T)
Representative Emoticon: Cow face
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: koesoowgnuj

Wooseok Facts:
– Wooseok is from Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has an older sister named Sojin.
– Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts
– He is the youngest member of the group.
– He won the Special Prize at a violin competition. (Arirang TV)
– During CUBE audition he got great popularity among female viewers due to his bright personality.
– He likes anime.
– He loves spicy food. (“MJ Detective Office”)
– Wooseok dislikes cucumbers.
– Wooseok can sing the soprano part from an opera.
– He is close with ex Wanna One’s Guanlin.
– Wooseok gets angry when he is taken for granted.
– He has a nice singing voice.
– Wooseok’s the co-writer for song “No Way” by UNIT RED on The UNIT along with Seo Jaewoo and Kanto.
– In March 11, 2019 he debuted in the unit Wooseok x Kuanlin, along with Wanna One‘s ex member Kuanlin.
– When asked who Wooseok would trade bodies with, he said Kino because he says he dances better than him (Pentagon Plays Who’s Who).
– Wooseok left CUBE Entertainment on October 9, 2023 after his contract expired. However he is still a PENTAGON member.
– He helped write many of the songs on Hui’s debut mini album ‘WHU IS ME : COMPLEX’ and featured on the track “A Song From A Dream”.
– On January 1, 2024, Wooseok signed an exclusive contract with Undefined Entertainment.
Show more Wooseok fun facts…

Former Member:
Dawn (E’ Dawn)

Stage Name: Dawn (이던)
Birth Name: Kim Hyo-jong (김효종)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: June 1, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: hyojong_1994

Dawn Facts:
– He is from Hwasun, South Korea.
– Dawn auditioned for JYP 9th Audition Final Round in 2012 (Dance Team).
– He was a street dancer before he signed with Cube, he also attended a dance academy.
– His favorite color is Black.
– Dawn and Wooseok had an appearance in Jeon Soyeon‘s “Jelly” MV.
– Him and Hui formed a subunit with their labelmate HyunA, called Triple H.
– Him, Hui, and Wooseok, wrote the lyrics for ‘Never’ for Produce 101, which was a big hit.
– On August 3rd 2018, it was confirmed that him and HyunA have been dating since May 2016.
– CUBE announced on August 22, 2018 on PENTAGON’s official social media that Dawn will be taking an indefinite hiatus for unspecified reasons.
– On September 13, 2018 Cube officially announced that Him and HyunA have been kicked out from the label.
– CUBE Entertainment confirmed on November 14, 2018 that Dawn has left PENTAGON and CUBE.
– He joined PSY‘s new label, P NATION on January 25th, 2019. Dawn left on August 29, 2022.
– He debuted as a soloist under the stage name Dawn, on November 5, 2019.
– He joined AREA on January 29, 2023.
Show more Dawn fun facts…

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NOTE 2: The members explained that after Hui enlisted, the responsibilities were distributed among the members, so PENTAGON doesn’t have a Temporary Leader. The members confirmed that both Wooseok and Yuto and Main Rappers and Hongseok is a Lead Vocalist (Source: Esquire Korea interview – Feb 2022)

NOTE 4: Hui updated his MBTI type to INFJ (His “Boys Planet” Profile). Hui’s previous result was ISFJ – his own guess without taking the test. The MBTI Types were updated according to Melon’s Interview TMI with PENTAGON (October 2020). Yanan updated his MBTI on April 7, 2021. Jino MBTI test result is from “Naughty Boy” era. Kino revealed his MBTI on April 17 2022, on MNET’s Be Mbitious Self-Profile. Shinwon updated his MBTI to INTP/ENTP on June 16, 2023 on Weverse.

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