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Seventeen
Seventeen (세븐틴) is a kpop band that consists of thirteen members: S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon (the hip-hop unit); Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan (the vocal unit); Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino (the performance unit).  Seventeen debuted on May 26, 2015, under Pledis Entertainment.

Seventeen Fandom Name: Carat
Seventeen Official Fan Colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Seventeen Official Accounts:
Instagram: @saythename_17
Twitter: @pledis_17
Facebook: seventeennews
vLive: Seventeen channel
Official Website: seventeen-17.com
Fan Cafe: Pledis-17
Youtube: Seventeen

S.Coups
S.Cups
Stage name: S.Coups (에스쿱스)
Birth name: Choi Seung Cheol (최승철)
Position: Leader, Hip Hop Team Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: August 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team (Leader); SVT Leaders

S.Coups Facts:
– He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– He has an older brother (2 years older than him).
– His stage name S.Coups comes from: S – his name Sungcheol, Coups – Coup d’état
– He became a trainee in 2010.
– He’s one of the original Pledis Boys.
– S.Coups was supposed to debut with NU’EST.
– He was formally a member of ‘Tempest’ before Seventeen was created.
– His dream is to become an actor.
– His favorite Korean Singers are Big Bang’s Taeyang & Seol Kyung Goo.
– He’s a black belt in Taekwondo (learned it for 7 Years)
– He has his driver license.
– He doesn’t like lemons.
– He starred in After School Blue’s “Wonder Boy” MV, and NU’EST’s “Face” MV
– Update: In the dorm he shares a room with Wonwoo. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
S.Coups’s ideal type is someone who can cook well and who eats a lot.
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Jeonghan
Jeonghan
Stage Name: Jeonghan (정한)
Birth Name: Yoon Jeong Han (윤정한)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 4, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team

Jeonghan Facts:
– He was born in Hwaseong, South Korea.
– He has a younger sister.
– He ranks himself the third best visual in the group (after Vernon and Mingyu).
– He became a trainee in 2013.
– He admires SHINee’s Taemin.
– He likes Korean food, especially stews and chicken.
– Jeonghan’s favourite food is pasta.
– He has his driver license.
– Jeonghan can play bass guitar.
– He says he’s closest to Joshua among all the Seventeen members.
– Jeonghan & Hoshi appeared as guest judges for “King of Masked Singer”.
– Between dating someone older or younger, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
– Update: In the dorm he has his own room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
Jeonghan’s ideal type girl is someone who loves them and buys their albums.
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Joshua
Joshua
Stage Name: Joshua (조슈아)
Birth Name: Joshua Hong
Korean Name: Hong Jisoo (홍지수)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: December 30, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Instagram: @joshuahong951230

Joshua Facts:
– He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States.
– Joshua is fully Korean but was born and raised in America.
– He’s an only child.
– He joined Pledis Entertainment and began his training in 2013.
– His favorite animals are rabbits.
– He said music is his life.
– He views himself as a calm person.
– During Weekly Idol, he introduced himself as the member who can speak 5 different languages.
– He is a fan of EXO.
– His hobbies are reading, sleeping, eating, singing, playing the guitar, and watching movies.
– Joshua loves anime, especially One Piece, Naruto, & Bleach.
– Update: In the dorm he has his own room. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
Joshua’s ideal type is someone who is kind.
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Jun
Jun
Stage Name: Jun (준)
Birth  Name: Wen Junhui (文俊辉)
Korean Name: Moon Jun Hwi (문준회)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: June 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Weibo: wenjunhui

Jun Facts:
– He was born in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
– He has a younger brother, named Fengjun, born in 2005.
– He was a child actor in China.
– He speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean.
– He says many Chinese students love kpop and that’s how he became curious about it and moved to Korea.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– He is said to be looking like Super Junior’s Heechul.
– He is good at martial arts.
– He likes spicy foods.
– Update: Jun, Seungkwan, and Dino share a room.
Jun’s ideal type of girl is someone who looks pure. He also likes sexy girls.
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Hoshi
Hoshi
Stage Name: Hoshi (호시)
Birth Name: Kwon Soonyoung (권순영)
Position: Performance Team Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub-Rapper
Birthday: June 15, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team (Leader); SVT Leaders; BOOSEOKSOON

Hoshi Facts:
– He was born in Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has an older sister (1 year older than him)
– Hoshi’s nickname is 10:10 because his eyes are the the same angles of ten minute ten hour on a clock.
– He choreographs most of Seventeen’s routines.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He is a black belt in Taekwondo and was a Taekwondo champion when he was young.
– He likes Japanese food.
– He likes to collect bizarre photos of the members. He deleted most of them in case he loses his phone. He says he has the most bizarre photos of DK.
– He has his driver license.
– He is a big SHINee fan.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV.
– His stage name means star in Japanese.
– Hoshi & Jeonghan appeared as guest judges for “King of Masked Singer”.
– Update: Hoshi and Vernon share a room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
Hoshi’s ideal type is someone who is fragrant and likes him.
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WonWoo
WonWoo
Stage Name: Wonwoo (원우)
Birth Name: Jeon Wonwoo (전원우)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 182cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team

WonWoo Facts:
– He was born in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
– He has a brother named Jeon Bohyuk, who is 2 years younger than him.
– During Weekly Idol, he introduced himself as the member with the lowest voice in Seventeen.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He ranks himself 3rd or 4th most handsome in the group. He says S.Coups is the most handsome to him because he’s very manly and has good leadership.
– He doesn’t like aegyo.
– He’s scared of dogs.
– He has his driver license.
– He says he looks cold due to his sharp eyes but he’s a warm person.
– He said if he could create a new unit, he’d want to be in it with Seungkwan, Mingyu, Hoshi, DK and Dino and he would name it ‘Comics’.
– Seventeen voted Wonwoo as the cleanest member.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV
– Wonwoo is ranked 72nd in “The Most Handsome Faces of 2017”
– Update: In the dorm he shares a room with S.Coups. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
Wonwoo’s ideal type is someone who suits him well.
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Woozi
Woozi
Stage Name: Woozi (우지)
Birth Name: Lee Jihoon (이지훈)
Position: Vocal Team Leader, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 54kg (119lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team (Leader); SVT Leaders

Woozi Facts:
– He was born in Busan, South Korea.
– Woozi is an only child.
– When he was younger, he did classical music for a long time. He played the clarinet and band instruments.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He was voted by the other members as the most hardworking member, along with Hoshi.
– He views himself as being very calm, serious, and careful.
– It’s said he looks a lot like BTS’s Suga.
– DK has chosen him as the member he was awkward with before, so Woozi started calling him Dokyeom-shi (formal).
– Because of his height, Woozi is the most teased member of the group. xD
– His favorite food is Jjajangmyun (Black Bean Noodles) & Spicy Ramyun Noodles mixed together.
– Woozi doesn’t have the thought to get a driver’s licence. He uses Kakao Taxi Black. (Fansign)
– He was in Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV, NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV
– He is also a talented composer and producer, he wrote and co-produced I.O.I‘s “Downpour”.
– Woozi is now a member of KMCA (Korea Music Copyright Association).
– Update: In the dorm he shares a room with Mingyu. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
Woozi’s ideal type: a girl who is bright and friendly. He’s never had a girlfriend. He doesn’t even have friends that are girls.
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DK
DK
Stage Name: DK (도겸)
Birth Name: Lee Seokmin (이석민)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 66 kg (145lbs)
Blood Type: O (RH-)
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON (Leader)

DK Facts:
– He was born in Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has an older sister.
– Hansol, Seungkwan & Jisoo think he’s the funniest member.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– His favorite food is Doenjang Jiggae (which is a Korean soybean paste stew dish)
– He says he likes to spend his time cheerfully so he likes to make others feel energetic but sometimes it can get out of control so he needs to have more self control.
– DK and NCT’s Jaehyun went to the same school. Back then DK didn’t dare to talk to Jaehyun because he was too handsome.
– Between dating someone younger or older, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
– He shares the same birthday as Vernon.
– DK and GFriend’s Yuju are classmates in SOPA.
– Update: DK has his own room. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
DK’s ideal type is a girl with long dark hair, has aegyo, and has long slender legs.
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MinGyu
Mingyu
Stage Name: Mingyu (민규)
Birth Name: Kim Mingyu (김민규)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: April 6, 1997
Zodiac sign: Aries
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 80 kg (176 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @min9yu_k

Mingyu Facts:
– He was born in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has a sister, named Minseo, who is 4 years younger than him.
– He is the tallest member in the group.
– He ranks himself #1 visuals in Hip Hop unit.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He’s in charge of hair styling in the group.
– He views himself as a tall kid with dark skin.
– He likes to vacuum and clean up the trash in the dorm.
– He has his driver license.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV
– If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him.
– He is friends with BTS’s Jungkook, GOT7’s Bambam & Yugyeom, NCT’s Jaehyun, Astro’s Cha Eunwoo (a.k.a. ’97 line).
– Mingyu is rank 32nd on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– Update: Mingyu and Woozi share a room. (Dorm 1 – which is downstairs)
– Mingyu’s ideal type is a girl who is tall, kind-hearted & easy-going.
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The8
The8
Stage Name: The8 (디에잇)
Birth Name: Xu Minghao (徐明浩)
Korean Name: Seo Myung Ho (서명호)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: November 7, 1997
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 53 kg (116 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Instagram: @xuminghao_o
Weibo: xuminghao_The8

The8 Facts:
– He was born in Anshan, Liaoning, China.
– He’s an only child.
– He is in charge of b-boying in performance team.
– He did b-boying in China for 6 years.
– He became a trainee in 2013.
– His favorite season is Summer.
– Between Korean food or Chinese food, he prefers Chinese food.
– THE8 can do nunchucks.
– The meaning behind his stage name is that when the 8 is laid down, the infinite sign appears. Many Chinese people like number 8.
– He has his driver license.
– The8 was chosen as a dance mentor on season 2 of “Idol Producer”.
– Update: In the dorm he has his own room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
The8’s ideal type is someone who is cute and kind.
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Seungkwan
Seungkwan
Stage Name: Seungkwan (승관)
Birth Name: Boo Seung Kwan (부승관)
Position: Main Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: January 16, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 174cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 58kg (127lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON
Instagram: @pledis_boos

SeungKwan Facts:
– He was born in Busan, but he lived in Jeju since he was little.
– He has 2 older sisters.
– He is Seventeen’s mood maker.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– His favorite food is hamburgers.
– He is allergic to tomatoes.
– Between salty and sweet, he prefers salty.
– He won the rookie entertainer award in 2018 for his work on variety shows.
– Update: Seungkwan, Jun and Dino share a room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
– SeungKwan’s ideal type is an easy going girl with big eyes and is like a friend to him.
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Vernon
Vernon
Stage Name: Vernon (버논)
Birth Name: Hansol Vernon Choi
Korean Name: Choi Hansol (최한솔)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: February 18, 1998
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @chwenotchew

Vernon facts:
– He was born in New York, United States.
– His family lives in Hongdae but he lives in Gangnam since Seventeen’s dorm is located there.
– His father is Korean and his mother is American.
– He has a younger sister named Sofia, born in 2004.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar
– His favorite food is chocolate.
– He’s one of the members that gets scared the easiest.
– He likes the month December.
– He admires David Bowie.
– His favorite ice cream is Vanilla ice cream.
– He is a Harry Potter fan.
– He received the nickname ‘Twix’ because he had a lot of Twix in their practice room.
– He was in Man of K’s “Falling” MV, Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV, and Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV
– Vernon competed in “Show Me The Money 4” but got eliminated on the Third Round.
– Update: Vernon and Hoshi share a room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
Vernon’s ideal type is someone his heart can connect with.
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Dino
Dino
Stage Name: Dino (디노)
Birth Name: Lee Chan (이찬)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: February 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team

Dino Facts:
– He was born in Iksan-si, Jeollakbu-do, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, born in 2005.
– He explained that, in a family tree, his name is written as “Lee Joong Chan” but that his real name is actually Lee Chan. (During an interview for tenasia.co.kr)
– His parents are dancers. His father opened up a dance class and thought taught him how to dance.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– He is a big fan of Michael Jackson.
– His favorite fruits are apple and grape.
– He likes fried squid with spicy sauce.
– He has his driver license. Mingyu was the one who taught him how to drive.
– He made the choreography for their song ‘Jam Jam’ and for their song “Flower”. (Going Seventeen ep 12)
– He appeared in Orange Caramel’s “Copycat” MV
– Update: Dino, Jun, and Seungkwan share a room. (Dorm 2 – which is upstairs)
– Dino’s ideal type is a pretty girl who does aegyo.
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