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SEUNGKWAN (SEVENTEEN) Profile and Facts:

Stage Name: SEUNGKWAN (승관)
Birth Name: Boo Seung Kwan (부승관)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: 16 January 1998
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Korean
Hometown: Jeju-do, South Korea (but was born in Busan)
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI Type: ENTP (2022 – taken by the members) / ENFP (2019 – taken by himself)
Representative Emoji:
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON
Instagram: @pledis_boos
Seungkwan’ Spotify list: DJ BOO

– He was born in Busan, but he lived in Jeju since he was little.
– He has 2 older sisters: (Boo Jinseol and Boo Sojeong (Booreum) – who debuted as a singer in Oct 2020).
– Education: Seoul Broadcasting High School (‘16)
– He was a trainee for 3 years and 2 months.
– He was offered to join JYP but he rejected the offer.
– He joined Pledis Entertainment in June 2012.
– He auditioned with Kim Bum Soo’s “Last Love”. He says the song describes him too.
– Since his first year of elementary school, he participated in Childrens’ Song Festivals which were held in school.
– Since he’s from Jeju, he never thought of becoming a singer. Luckily, he got cast via an internet video (his teacher recorded of him singing at the song festival because he was singing his/her favorite song).
– His nicknames are Mr. Mic, MC Boo, DJ Boo
– His hobbies are volleyball, calligraphy, basketball, musical singing.
– Favorite colors: Pastel colors, navy blue
– His favorite foods are hamburgers, meat, cereal and fruits.
– He likes goguma pizza (sweet potato stuffed crust pizza).
– He is allergic to tomatoes.
– He can’t eat cucumbers and melons.
– Between salty and sweet, he prefers salty.
– His favorite Seasons are Summer and Fall. He loves when it rains a lot too.
– His favorite sports are volleyball and basketball.
– He says he remembers all the members birthdays.
– He says he wants to be good at everything.
– He is Seventeen’s mood maker.
– Seungkwan takes care of the members.
– Seungkwan is a fan of Wonder Girls. (SVT CLUB)
– His biggest fear is getting no attention at all.
– During “Adore U” era, the members went to their hometowns but he’s couldn’t and stayed alone in the dorm. It was raining and while he was showering, he heard a knocking and yelled “WHO’S THERE?” but there was no answer. He looked through the door hole and there was no one. He opened the door and turns out it was just the Chinese food that he ordered.
– Seungkwan once handed out tangerines to reporters at 5AM without being asked to do so.
– Before “BOOM BOOM” he lost 7 kg, stating that he “didn’t want to lose weight but wanted to show his nice look as a singer”
– When one of the members are feeling upset, he mimics voices of people, like their CEO, to make them laugh.
– Before vlive broadcasts, he and Hoshi hosted Andromada.
– He shares rooms with Vernon the most.
– His role model is Kim Junsu. It’s been over 10 years but he does musicals and solo activities and it looks very cool to him. He wants to be successful as a team and then show his solo activities.
– The meaning behind his real name is that Boo means ‘adult’, Seung means ‘success and ‘Kwan’ means generous. He wants to be a generous successor. He tries hard to be generous and loves giving energy to other people.
– His shoe size is 265mm.
– He’s very sensitive. He gets really moved when he sees their fans at concerts, and he takes song lyrics’ meanings very seriously. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– When he listens to music, it reflects the feelings he had at that time. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He normally walks by himself on the days when he finishes work early.He likes these kind of moments — not thinking about anything and spending time just feeling the air outside. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– A refreshing atmosphere is his standard style. he likes big silhouettes and clothes with food pictures on them. He often shops around Garosu-gil and COEX but he’s indecisive so he takes a lot of time. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He’s lively, energetic, and diligent. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– His character hasn’t changed at all since he was a kid — he loved singing and making people laugh. When he was in his 6th year of elementary school, he was the school vice president, but he couldn’t study at all. In his opinion, he was the most popular in his class, but it was an all boys school. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
B.A.P‘s Daehyun bought Seungkwan (when Seventeen were still rookies) rib eye. Seungkwan said he would pay him back, but Daehyun is still waiting (B.A.P’s Celuv iTV ‘I am Celeb’)
– Seungkwan is close friends with Astro’s Moonbin.
– He is also friends with The Boyz‘s Haknyeon and Juyeon and Cravity’s Serim and Allen.
– He likes to sing BTOB’s songs and he likes BTOB‘s Seo Eunkwang because he sings well.
– He is a regular cast member in ‘Unexpected Q’ together with Eun Jiwon (Sechs Kies) and Yoo Seyoon.
– Seungkwan is one of the fixed members of tvN’s program “Prison Life of Fools” together with GOT7‘s JB and IZ*ONE‘s Yena.
– He won the rookie entertainer award in 2018 for his work on variety shows.
– Seungkwan, Jun and Dino used to share a room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs, floor 8th)
– Update: As of June 2020, in the dorm he has his own room.
SEUNGKWAN ‘s ideal type is an easy going girl with big eyes and is like a friend to him.

Note: Source for the 1st MBTI results: Going Seventeen – September 9, 2019 – the members took the test themselves. Source for the 2nd MBTI resultsGoing Seventeen – June 29, 2022 – the members took the test for each other. Since some people complained that the 2nd test may not be as accurate, we kept both results.

(Special thanks to ST1CKYQUI3TT, pledis17, Kait (@seungkwality on twitter), jxnn, woozisshi, btobmelorie, markwanshine, samira, 김자이라, Eunha_Tami, qwertasdfgzxcvb)

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