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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 Official Accounts:
Twitter: @cube_ptg
Instagram: @cube_ptg
vLive: Pentagon
Fan Cafe: cube-pentagon

Pentagon Members Profile:
Hui

Stage Name: Hui (후이)
Birth Name: Lee Hoe Taek (이회택)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: August 28, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Hui Facts:
– Hui is from Gwacheon, South Korea.
– Education: Modern K Academy
– Hui confesses that he was rejected from Hanyang University (vLive with Hyung Don)
– His mother is a retired English teacher.
– 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 & Woo Seok. Hyuna was the producer.
– 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 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’s ideal type is someone who tries their best at everything they do.

Jinho

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
Nationality: Korean

Jinho Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– 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).
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Jinho has a room by himself.
Jinho’s ideal type is someone girly, he likes girls with nice nails.

Hongseok

Stage Name: Hongseok (홍석)
Birth Name: Yang Hong Seok (양홍석)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: April 17, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Official Height: 181 cm (5’11”)/ Real Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Hongseok Facts:
– Hongseok has lived in San Diego, 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”)
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Hongseok & EDawn used to share a room.
Hongseok’s ideal type is someone with similar preferences, someone he can eat with.

Shinwon

Stage Name: Shinwon (신원)
Birth Name: Ko Shin Won (고신원)
Position: Sub Vocalist
Birthday: December 11, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Shinwon Facts:
– 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.
– 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 is a fan of BTS’ Jimin.
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Shinwon & Kino share a room.
Shinwon’s ideal type is someone cute with a round face.

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
Nationality: Korean

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’.
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Yan An & Yeo One share a room.
Yeo One’s ideal type is someone with a positive mindset.

Yanan

Stage Name: Yanan (옌안)
Birth Name: Yan An (闫按)
Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: October 25, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Chinese

Yan An 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 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)
– 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”)
– 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.
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Yan An & Yeo One share a room.
– On August 22, 2018 Cube announced on Pentagon’s official social media that Yanan will go on hiatus due to his health.
– On November 12, 2018 he made a surprise appearance on Pentagon’s vLive, ending his hiatus.
Yanan’s ideal type is someone with a bright and kind personality.


Yuto


Stage Name: Yuto (유토)
Birth Name: Adachi Yuto
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: January 23, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Japanese

Yuto Facts:
– Yuto is from Nagano, Japan.
– Yuto has 2 older brothers and 1 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.
– 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).
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Yuto & Wooseok share a room.
Yuto’s ideal type is someone with short hair, honest and a bright personality.


Kino


Stage Name: Kino (키노)
Birth Name: Kang Hyung Gu (강형구)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: January 27, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Soundcloud: knnovation

Kino Facts:
– 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.
– Very talented.
– 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 had a collaboration with 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).
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Shinwon & Kino share a room.
Kino’s ideal type is someone with an upbeat personality.

Wooseok

Stage Name: Wooseok (우석)
Birth Name: Jung Woo Seok (정우석)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 31, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 188.4 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

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.
– 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 SeoYoon’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).
– 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 Pentagon’s dorm, Yuto & Wooseok share a room.
Wooseok’s ideal type is someone positive with a pretty smile, someone who smiles often.

Former Member:
E’ Dawn

Stage Name: E’ Dawn (이던)
Birth Name: Kim Hyo-jong (김효종)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: June 1, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @hyojong_1994

E’Dawn Facts:
– Edawn 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)
– Kinda weird.
– Edawn has a 4D personality.
– He has tattoos.
– Thinks he’s the cutest.
– His favorite color is black.
– E’dawn wanted to be a zookeeper/train animals when he was younger. (ASC ep 234)
– E’Dawn is scared of water because he can’t swim.
– E’Dawn is a great popping dancer.
– E’Dawn becomes a different person when he performs/dances according to Weekly Idol’s Doni and Coni (Weekly Idol ep. 305)
– E’Dawn can dance as if his head and body are separated. (The Imigration)
– E’Dawn and Wooseok had an appearance in Jeon SeoYoon’s “Jelly” MV.
– Used to want to be a painter/artist, until his mom bought him a bunch of art books and he lost interest.
– Is really interested in planting trees, like around cities.
– 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.
– The members of Triple H (E’Dawn, Hui, and Hyuna) wrote the song ‘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.
E’Dawn’s ideal type is someone blunt and honest.
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