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Pentagon Members Profile: Pentagon Facts

Pentagon Members Profile: Pentagon Facts

PENTAGON (펜타곤) currently consists of 9 members: Hui, Jinho, Hongseok, Shinwon, Yanan, Yeo One, Yuto, Kino, and Wooseok. Pentagon was created through the Mnet survival show called Pentagon Maker. The band debuted on October 10, 2016, under CUBE Entertainment.

PENTAGON Fandom Name: Universe
PENTAGON Official Fan Color: UniNavy

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

PENTAGON Official Accounts:
Official Website: www.cubeent.co.kr/pentagon
Twitter: @cube_ptg
Twitter (Staff): @cube_ptg_staff
Twitter (Japan): @CUBE_PTG_JAPAN
Instagram: @cube_ptg
Facebook: PENTAGON
Youtube: PENTAGON 펜타곤 
Youtube (Japan): PENTAGONVEVO
V Live: Pentagon
Fan Cafe: cube-pentagon
TikTok: @official_ptg

PENTAGON 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: ISFJ (It’s 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.
– He used to be a JYP trainee.
– He won 1st Place Best Male Vocal at JYP 7th Audition Final Round back in 2010.
– He appeared in G.NA’s ‘Secret’ MV and promotional activities.
– He appeared in Rain’s ‘Rain Effect’.
– 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.
– Hui and E’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. Hui and Wooseok wrote the lyrics for ‘Energetic’.
– Hui 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”.
– Hui 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 wrote the song called “Boys” for Produce x 101.
– He made a debut as a trot boy group under MBC called “Super Five” with ASTRO’s MJ, Park Hyung Suk, Ok Jin Wook, and former A.CIAN member Choo Hyuk Jin. The group made an official debut on 22nd August 2020.
– Hui enlisted in the military on February 18, 2021 and got discharged on November 17, 2022.
Hui’s ideal type is someone who tries their best at everything they do.
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.
– He 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.
– He 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.
– Jinho participated in a Musical called “All Shook Up”.
– He will participate in a musical called “Iron Mask” together with BTOB’s Changsub and Infinite‘s Dongwoo.
– Jinho, Shinwon, Kino, Yeo One, Yuto, and Wooseok were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
– 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’s ideal type is someone girly, he likes girls with nice nails.
Show more Jinho fun facts…


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:
– Hongseok 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).
– Modeled alongside HyunA for Clride.n
– He 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.
Hongseok’s ideal type is someone with similar preferences, someone he can eat with.
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
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.
– He was cast as a street model for LEFAS.
– Self proclaimed visual.
– He has broad shoulders.
– He has a hot temper.
– He often strips.
– 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.
– Fashionista.
– He says that even if he looks like a player, he’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, Jinho, Kino, Yeo One, Yuto, and Wooseok were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
– 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)
– Shinwon is a fan of BTS’ Jimin.
– He is a DJ for EBS Pentagon’s Night Radio.
Shinwon’s ideal type is someone cute with a round face.
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:
– Yeo One is from Daejeon Gwangyeoksi Central, South Korea.
– Yeo One has an older sister. (vLive Feb 19, 2018)
– Appeared in G.NA’s ‘Secret’ MV and promotional activities.
– Appeared in BEAST’s Dongwoon’s ‘KIMISHIKA’ MV.
– Participated in Rainbow Concert (which was held for mentally disabled children).
– Modeled alongside HyunA for Clride.n
– He’s very diligent.
– Good at acting.
– He’s very talkative.
– He watches dramas a lot.
– He dances well.
– Yeo One is a good swimmer.
– Has a nice personality.
– 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 black because it’s chic.
– His role model is Cho Inseong.
– His 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.
– Yeo One played a supporting role in the web drama “Spark” (2016) and Yuto, Hui, E’Dawn and Wooseok made an appearance in the drama.
– Yeo One, Shinwon, Jinho, Kino, Yuto, and Wooseok were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
– Yeo One acted in KBS Musical Drama ‘Chosun Beauty Competition’.
Yeo One’s ideal type is someone with a positive mindset.
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
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 he 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”)
– Yuto ranks Yan An as the best looking in the group and himself as last. (ASC ep 234)
– Yanan is friends with Seventeen’s Jun.
– Yanan was a contestant of a Chinese show called “The Collaboration” together with Seventeen’s Jun and THE8 and Samuel.
– 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’s ideal type is someone with a bright and kind personality.
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
SoundCloud: YUTO

Yuto Facts:
– Yuto is from Nagano, Japan.
– Yuto has an older brother and an older sister named Akari.
– He can speak Japanese and Korean
– He is called ‘Takoyaki Prince’ by the Pentagon members.
– He 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.
– He likes black clothes.
– He likes watching anime.
– He can’t eat spicy food and loves mayonnaise. (“MJ Detective Office”)
– Raps in Korean and Japanese.
– Yuto ranks Yan An 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, Shinwon, Jinho, Kino, Yeo One, and Wooseok were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
Yuto’s ideal type is someone with short hair, honest and a bright personality.
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
Soundcloud: knnovation

Kino Facts:
– Kino 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.
– He appeared in G.NA’s ‘Secret’ MV and promotional activities.
– He appeared in Rain’s ‘Rain Effect’.
– He was an MC at Rainbow Concert.
– He’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. (Vernon even bought Kino a phone case when he was in Japan.)
– Kino says he is the most different in dorms compared to on broadcasts (ASC ep 234)
– Kino 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”.
– E’Dawn says Kino is the best at girl group dances. (ASC ep 234)
– Kino 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’s ideal type is someone with an upbeat personality.
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.
– Wooseok is close with Wanna-One’s Guanlin.
– Wooseok gets angry when he is taken for granted.
– Wooseok has a nice singing voice.
– Wooseok and E’Dawn had an appearance in Jeon Soyeon’s “Jelly” MV.
– Wooseok, Shinwon, Jinho, Kino, Yeo One, and Yuto were cameos in the drama Age of Youth 2. (They were the group Asgard).
– Wooseok, Hui and E’Dawn wrote the lyrics for ‘Never’ for Produce 101.
– Hui and Wooseok wrote the lyrics for Wanna One’s debut single, ‘Energetic’.
– 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 he would trade bodies with, he said Kino because he says he dances better than him (Pentagon Plays Who’s Who).
Wooseok’s ideal type is someone positive with a pretty smile, someone who smiles often.
Show more Wooseok fun facts…

Former Member:
E’ Dawn

Stage Name: E’ 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

E’Dawn Facts:
– He is from Hwasun, South Korea.
– High tone rapper.
– He 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.
– Appeared in G.NA’s ‘Secret’ MV and promotional activities.
– He took part in HyunA’s ‘Roll Deep’ performance stages (replacing BtoB’s Ilhoon)
– Has a 4D personality.
– He has tattoos.
– Thinks he’s the cutest.
– His favorite color is black.
– Wanted to be a zookeeper/train animals when he was younger. (ASC ep 234)
– Is scared of water because he can’t swim.
– Is a great popping dancer.
– He becomes a different person when he performs/dances according to Weekly Idol’s Doni and Coni (Weekly Idol ep. 305)
– Can dance as if his head and body are separated. (The Imigration)
– E’Dawn and Wooseok had an appearance in Jeon Soyeon’s “Jelly” MV.
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Hongseok & EDawn used to share a room.
– E-Dawn said that if he was a girl, he would date Yuto. (Casper Radio)
– E’Dawn and Hui formed a subunit with their labelmate Hyuna, called Triple H.
– E’Dawn, Hui, and Wooseok, wrote the lyrics for ‘Never’ for Produce 101, which was a big hit.
– On August 3rd 2018, it was confirmed that E’Dawn and Hyuna have been dating since May 2016.
– On August 22, 2018 Cube announced on Pentagon’s official social media that E’Dawn will be taking an indefinite hiatus for unspecified reasons.
– On September 13, 2018 Cube officially announced that E’Dawn and Hyuna have been kicked out from the label.
– On the same day September 13, 2018 Cube’s CEO announced that the decision is not definitive and a final decision will be taken next week.
– On November 14, 2018 Cube Entertainment confirmed that E’Dawn has left Pentagon and Cube.
– E’Dawn joined PSY‘s new label, P NATION on January 25th, 2019.
– He debuted as a soloist under the stage name Dawn, on November 5, 2019.
E’Dawn’s ideal type is someone blunt and honest.
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.

Note 3: 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: 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.

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